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Knitting is a versatile skill and a rewarding activity, and there is very little that is more satisfying than creating something with your own hands. But getting started without instruction can be discouraging. This course covers the basics of knitting, teaching you how to choose your materials, read knitting patterns, and create several different simple projects. Through a series of videos, an expert knitter will walk you through the basic stitches that are the building blocks for even the most complicated patterns, and you will soon be on your way to knitting with confidence.

to register click the link below:

https://catalog.mindedge.com/rsu19/courses/2034/mindedge-studio:-knitting-basics

 

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Portrait Drawing

with Obrianna Cornelius

Mar
20

Next session: March 20th to April 24th, 2023

$97 More Info

Intermediate Welcome to portraiture! In just 6 weeks, we will cover the basics of drawing the face. The teacher will guide you through the drawing process with hands-on projects. You’ll learn from numerous anatomical diagrams, detailed drawing demonstrations and many photo references. We will practice shapes, shading, and cover each feature of the face in detail. By the end of this course you’ll be able to do sketches of faces from life and from references and lay the foundation for more detailed portrait drawings.

Materials Needed: • Artist pencils (small set) • Mechanical Pencil • 8x10 or 9x12 Sketchbook • Kneaded Eraser • Hard Eraser (often white or pink) • Colored Pencils (small set) • Bag or box to carry everything in • Optional: Micron pens, markers, and anything else you like to create with.

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Watercolor Basics

with Obrianna Cornelius

May
1

Next session: May 1st to 22nd, 2023

$67 More Info

Beginner/Intermediate Learn all the tools you’ll need to create beautiful watercolor paintings in this 4 week class. Topics included are: drawing for a painting, watercolor techniques, composition, shapes and lines, all designed to challenge you as an artist. Come in with your ideas and see them come to life in this exciting class. You will walk away more confident and skilled in creating beautiful scenes on a page

Materials Needed: • Set of watercolor paints • Paint brushes in a variety of sizes with at least one around an inch wide. • Cup for water • Paper Towels • Blow Dryer • 9x12 Canson Watercolor Paper • Pencils • Micron pens • Optional: Easel, art board, apron or paint shirt, colored pencils, markers, and anything else you like to create with.

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Intro to Drawing

with Obrianna Cornelius

Feb
6

Next session: February 6th to March 13th, 2023

$97 More Info

Beginner/Intermediate Anyone can draw! In 6 weeks will cover the basics of drawing and give you the tools to create lifelike drawings of everything around you! Each class we will cover one essential drawing skill. How to hold the pencil like an artist, how to simplify and draw any shape, proportions, shading and values. At the end of each lesson you’ll be given homework designed to build your drawing skills. So grab your sketchbook and pencils and dive on in!

**Materials List: Artist pencils (small set), Mechanical Pencil, 8x10 or 9x12 Sketchbook, Kneaded Eraser, Hard Eraser (often white or pink), Colored Pencils (small set), Bag or box to carry everything in Optional: Micron pens, markers, and anything else you like to create with.

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Learn to use digital editing techniques to show off your photos and memorabilia in Introduction to Digital Scrapbooking! Using Photoshop Elements, this course will teach you how to make the most of your scrapbooking talents and artistic ideas when you combine traditional and digital scrapbooking.

Starting with simple projects, you'll quickly learn how to build pages, use artistic journaling, and produce sophisticated illusions. Photoshop Elements lets you build your own clip art, create frames, and develop multi-layer pages with an endless array of layouts and designs. You'll see how to draw and create your own art, build collages and scrapbooks to share, and work with both color and black and white. If you need to restore or age images—the tools are all available to you. Come take your scrapbooking to a new level!

Use link to register:

https://www.ed2go.com/rsu19ae/online-courses/digital-scrapbooking-introduction/