Golden Opportunities

Spring 2017

City of Renton Programs, Events, Fitness, and Fun for Everyone!

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6 | Register for recreation programs online at Creative Arts Drawing: Graphite/Colored Pencil Develop your skills by practicing with graphite or colored pencil. Using princi- ples of scientific illustration, capture the beauty and depth of nature while becom- ing more adept at creating high contrast and dimension to your work. Homework and critiques will be part of our learning process. All skill levels welcome. Marina Megale has a Professional Cer tif icate in Natural Science Illustration from the University of Washington and a BFA from Cornish Institute. Supply list available upon registration. No class on May 10. 59040 Wed April 19–May 31 1:00–4:00pm 59041 Wed June 14–July 19 1:00–4:00pm CR $50R / $60NR Oil Painting Create your own individual painting, bring a photograph, or picture that you would like to paint. Instructor Greta Wiwel will teach brush and palette knife techniques and concentrate on still lifes, florals and landscapes. You are encour- aged to work at your own pace. A supply list is available upon registration. 59031 Tue April 11–May 16 12:30–3:00pm 59032 Tue May 23–June 27 12:30–3:00pm CR $32R / $39NR Open Watercolor Join this opportunity to partici- pate in an informal art studio. All artists working in watercolor are invited to participate in this student led group. Thursdays 12:30–2:30pm CR Watercolor Experience the joy and beauty of water- color painting. Learn traditional and experimental watercolor techniques and application. Class includes demonstra- tion, individual assistance, discussion, and critique. Instructor continually intro- duces new methods and projects to expand student's knowledge for water- color painting, while developing one's own style. Please pick up a supply list upon registration. No class May 29. 59023 Mon May 8–June 19 1:00–3:00pm CR $37R / $45NR Woodcarving Enjoy learning the craft of wood- carving in this student led course. All levels of carvers, from beginners to advanced are encouraged to participate. Tuesdays 9:00am–12:00pm CR Ceramics This is an ongoing class where you pur- chase your bisque and glaze from the instructor. For more information contact the instructor, Dorothy Cook, on class day. Wednesdays/Fridays 9:00am–12:00pm CR $3 Driftwood Sculpture Demonstration Not sure if this driftwood sculpture class is for you? Take advantage of this free demonstration and f ind out! Melinda Jewett and friends will explain the process and you can try it out for free. Thursday April 6 9:00–11:00am CR Driftwood Sculpture Have you always enjoyed picking up driftwood on the beach, but never knew what to do with it? This is a class for beginners who want to learn how to take a piece of driftwood and create a beauti- ful sculpture. All you need is fun in your heart, time on your hands and patience in your soul. A kit is required to start and the $12.00 fee is payable to the instruc- tor. Please also bring a towel. 59025 Thur April 6–27 9:00am–12:00pm 59026 Thur May 4–25 9:00am–12:00pm CR $25R / $30NR 59027 Thur June 1–29 9:00am–12:00pm CR $30R / $36NR

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