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Classes and Programs

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Writing Picture Books - Adults - Fall

LSJCC, Start Date: 09/14/2014, End Date: 11/23/2014, Time: 11:00 AM-1:00 PM

Explore and discuss the distinctive qualities of picture books and writing for this genre! This class includes instruction on creating characters, point of view, and beginnings and endings. In-class workshops will be aimed to help improve voice and structure. Instructor: Julie Bliven

Creative Writing: Fiction - Adults - Fall

LSJCC, Start Date: 09/14/2014, End Date: 11/23/2014, Time: 1:15 PM-3:15 PM

In a supportive workshop setting, get back in the flow of fiction writing. This class is designed to inspire inquisitive, eager writers of all skill levels. Writers of any fiction genre are welcome, and the course assumes that those who want to write are those who have been significantly influenced by other writers. Instructor: Julie Bliven

Young Author's Club - Grades 3-6 - Fall

LSJCC, Start Date: 09/14/2014, End Date: 11/16/2014, Time: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM

(Grades: 3-6) Do you enjoy making up stories? The Young Author’s Club is a place for kids to have fun exploring the craft of writing. Under the guidance of an award winning published children’s author, children will learn new skills and techniques and share work with fellow writers. Instructor: Jane Kohuth

Advanced Israeli Dance: Drop In - Adults - Fall

LSJCC, Start Date: 09/14/2014, End Date: 12/14/2014, Time: 6:15 PM-8:15 PM

Cost: $9/class; JCC member cost: $7/class

Watercolor Studio - Adults - Fall

LSJCC, Start Date: 09/15/2014, End Date: 11/24/2014, Time: 9:30 AM-12:30 PM

(Intermediate/Advanced) Explore color, textures and different techniqures unique to watercolor. We will work in realistic and abstract forms in an exciting, supportive environment. Composition and drawing are an integral part of this course. Instructor: Marjorie Gerber Gold

Beginning Pen & Ink - Adults - Fall

LSJCC, Start Date: 09/15/2014, End Date: 11/24/2014, Time: 9:30 AM-12:00 PM

(Beginners) Pen & ink is one of the most basic forms of art-making, but it can be incredibly powerful. This class will be an introduction to the tools and techniques of pen & ink drawing. Students will be given assignments each week based on lessons, lectures, and demonstrations. Texture, light, form, and other basic drawing components will all be discussed while learning the technical side to ink drawing. Instructor: Sophy Tuttle www.sophytuttle.com

Beginner Social Bridge - Adults - Fall

LSJCC, Start Date: 09/15/2014, End Date: 12/15/2014, Time: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM

Beginners For people who do not know how to bid or play Bridge. Develop the skills needed to enjoy playing in a social setting. Basics will be covered, including point counting, opening bids, responses, overcalls, bidding to contract, and basic elements of playing the hand. Instructor: Sam Seicol

Playing Better Bridge - Adults - Fall

LSJCC, Start Date: 09/15/2014, End Date: 12/15/2014, Time: 1:00 PM-3:00 PM

(Beginners/Intermediates) Designed for Social Bridge players who know how to bid to contract and would like to improve their play. Improve declarer play at No Trump and Suit contracts; defender leads and signals; and tips for planning the play. Advanced bidding techniques will be explored. Duplicate players welcome. Instructor: Sam Seicol

Drawing for Everyone - Adults - Fall

LSJCC, Start Date: 09/15/2014, End Date: 11/24/2014, Time: 1:00 PM-4:00 PM

(All Levels) Explore composition, line and value with a variety of techniques and materials. Some classes will be working from a live figure model. Emphasis is on self-expression and experimentation. Price includes model fee. Instructor: Elizabeth Carter elizabethcarter.biz

Drawing Nature in Pen & Ink - Adults - Fall

LSJCC, Start Date: 09/15/2014, End Date: 11/24/2014, Time: 1:00 PM-3:30 PM

(All levels) Animals, birds, reptiles, and plants have fascinated artists since humans began to make art. In this class we will explore anatomy and botany while learning the basic techniques of pen and ink drawing. We will learn how to draw from life, as well as how to use photographic reference. Students will be given assignments each week based on lessons, lectures, and demonstrations. Materials list available upon registration. Instructor: Sophy Tuttle www.sophytuttle.com

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