Creative Arts and Crafts

Continuing Education at Green River College

In this wonderful sketching medium, this class covers the basics of handling acrylic paint and using its quick-drying properties to your advantage. Including essentials of drawing and composition, you will build an awareness of approaches and processes involved, whether creating a finished painting ...

Learn the easiest, luscious and most versatile medium of all without toxic solvents! With the fewest of supplies and most limited palette, begin to paint in oil, and build at your own pace from your own discoveries. Learn the handling of the medium, the mixing of colors, and the importance and princ...

Colorful pastels have been used by artists since the 16th century and have been making a comeback the last few years. This will be an overview of the different pastel materials, tools, and techniques. Projects will include landscapes and still life. ...

Everyone has a story to tell—what's yours? This class focuses on the basic skills needed to write your own personal essays. These are not the boring, academic essays you were required to write in school! The personal essay can take on many forms. It is a telling of your own unique experience, and ...

Create a full spectrum of colors using just six colors, and create your signature style palette. Six painting projects including landscape, floral, still life and color wheel. Have fun and learn playing with color!...

Move beyond the "auto" mode of your digital camera and take great photos in any situation! Through this basic hands-on course, you will explore modern photography in simple, real-world terms. You will learn about exposure, shutter speed, focus, flash, aperture, depth of field, ISO, and much more. P...

Move beyond the "auto" mode of your digital camera and take great photos in any situation! Through this basic hands-on course, you will explore modern photography in simple, real world terms. You will learn about exposure, shutter speed, focus, flash, aperture, depth of field, ISO, and much more. C...

Join instructor Roger Young for this hands-on class. Each week the class will focus on a single project that will include: photographic illusions and perspectives, HDR (both taking the photos and processing them), sports photography (taking photos of things in motion), time lapse photography and us...

Astound yourself at your hidden ability to draw from life! Learn the essentials to making a mark that looks like what you see. Through various exercises, PD Jensen shows how to see like an artist; the drawings then become the record of what you see. Learn the importance of Line, Value, Contrast and ...

Going beyond drawing is to do so with a brush. In this wonderful sketching medium, this class covers the basics of handling acrylic paint and using its quick-drying properties to your advantage. Including essentials of drawing and composition, you will build an awareness of approaches and processes ...

This class is a fun way for students of all levels (beginners to experienced) to learn or improve their glass fusing skills. Students select 2-3 small projects as they work hands-on to cut, design, and create fused glass. Projects may include: icicles, tiles, hanging decorations, or colorful element...

Celebrate the holidays by creating your own fused glass ornaments or tiles! This fun, 4-hour workshop is a great way for beginners to learn the basics of glass fusing. Students will learn to cut, design, and fire up to 4 colorful glass ornaments to decorate the tree or tiles to give as gifts. A $12...

Improve your landscape, wildlife, flora, weather, and night photography through instruction and hands-on experience with specialized tools and techniques. Completion of Digital Photography 1 is strongly recommended but not required. ...

This class provides a supportive, well equipped environment to gain a basic intro to woodcarving, by learning the techniques of hand carving your design choice on good quality wood. You’ll learn many of the carving, painting and woodworking skills you’ll need to carve future projects. We’ll t...

Lightroom is Adobe's image management and enhancement program designed specifically for photographers. Lightroom makes managing, enhancing and sharing your photographs easy and efficient. Learn how to organize, back up, manage, and enhance your images. Learn to integrate Lightroom and Photoshop or E...

Notwithstanding this recognizable but challenging medium, watercolor is taught here as an approachable exploration of the medium for teens to adults, beginners to advanced students. Learning the essentials of the medium prepares for the practice from which the variety, spontaneity and freshness of w...

If you've ever thought about writing children's books, this class will help you get started. As a beginning writer, you'll learn how to get ideas and turn them into stories as we discuss plot and character development, story structure, view point, dialogue, where and how to market your work, and ...

Go beyond the basics! This class includes how to work with RAW images, advanced camera controls (exposure lock, spot meter, exposure compensation, advanced flash), when to use manual controls, shooting for HDR, retouching images in Photoshop, and composition. Outdoor shooting labs included. Pleas...

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