Fall Quarter Workshops
Basics of Animal Drawing (Whidbey Campus)
This class will begin with basic drawing elements: Line, Value, Shape and Proportion. We will build on this foundation and learn to compose and construct the anatomy of many different animals. Our goal will be understanding the artistic process and creating realistic, accurate illustrations. Supplies required: Sketch book (spiral bound, 11 x14 or larger).
CART 073 AGW 6:00PM-8:00PM M 9/25 to 10/9 C001 Schuemann $69.00 Seats Avail: 13 of 20
Beginning Weaving Levels I & II (Mount Vernon Campus)
This class will cater to both the very beginner and students from our previous weaving classes. The beginners will learn how to “dress” a weaving loom and weave a simple, but elegant scarf. For returning students, this is your opportunity to plan a weaving project, determine appropriate yarns, wind a warp, dress your loom, and carry your project to completion with supervision and guidance. Returning students need to contact the instructor prior to class to discuss plans and prepare a loom. Table looms will be provided and there will be a $100 refundable deposit (payable to instructor) for those who wish to take the looms home between classes. A materials fee of $10 is payable to instructor at the first class. For more information contact instructor at 970-692-3949 or email@example.com.
CART 044 AG 9:00AM-12:00PM Sa 11/18 to 12/2 TBA Moncrief L $99.00 Seats Avail: 5 of 6
CLAY WORKSHOP (Mount Vernon Campus)
All levels of interest and abilities are welcomed to work on self-guided projects in an open studio setting. Hand-building areas as well as pottery wheels are available for use. Some instruction in glazing will be offered. We use CKK6--a white firing stoneware body. We bisque work to ^04 and glaze fire in electric kilns to ^6. Instruction at all levels to maximize learning opportunities. Materials included, and most tools available. Bring an apron, and for wheel work a towel.
CART 020 AG 6:00PM-9:00PM W 9/20 to 11/8 H119 Steveni D $199.00 Seats Avail: 16 of 25
Drawing a Portrait of Your Pet (Whidbey Campus)
Enjoy creating a personalized portrait of your beloved companion. We will work from your photograph(s). Skills taught will be used to develop your custom portrait. Required supplies: Sketch book (spiral bound, 11 x14 or larger). Illustration board (Hot Press, 16x20 usually sold in 20x30 size).
CART 075 AGW 6:00PM-8:00PM M 10/16 to 10/30 C001 Schuemann $69.00 Seats Avail: 14 of 20
Equestrian Art (Whidbey Campus)
Horses have been a favorite subject of artists for centuries. If you enjoy horses and find them beautiful, please join us as we explore the art of the horse. There are many facets of these remarkable creatures to be studied. We will focus on their internal skeletal and muscular structure which is a necessity for accuracy. We will look at the variety of forms and faces from the many different breeds. Understanding their gaits and natural movement will enhance the realism of our illustrations. Required supplies: Sketch book (spiral bound, 11 x14 or larger). Optional Illustration board (Hot Press, 16x20 usually sold in 20x30 size).
CART 074 AGW 6:00PM-8:00PM M 11/6 to 11/20 C001 Schuemann $69.00 Seats Avail: 20 of 20
Introduction to Glass Mosaics (Hot & Cold) (Mount Vernon Campus)
This 6-week class is geared toward beginners who want to learn about basic techniques, tools and materials involved in creating mosaic art. Includes cutting, proper adhesives, substrates, design/layout and grouting. Students will be introduced to glass fusing (warm glass or kiln glass) to create components for their in-class mosaic projects. Each student will complete two projects, exploring traditional and contemporary techniques. All materials, supplies and use of tools provided. Come experience the endless possibilities of this beautiful art form! Class limited to ten--sign up early. A $45 material fee is paid to the instructor at first class.
CART 036 AG 6:00PM-9:00PM T 10/24 to 12/5 T031 Mitchell B $165.00 Seats Avail: 8 of 10
PAINTING IN OIL (Mount Vernon Campus)
In class painting sessions taught using indirect method (Old Master's) oil painting techniques. Beginners will be shown methods to attain competent skills and techniques; experienced painters will attain a satisfying level of technical achievement through this methodical and challenging approach. Supply list posted at www.skagit.edu/communityeducation.
CART 045 AG 6:00PM-9:00PM T 9/19 to 11/7 H208 Steveni D $159.00 Seats Avail: 20 of 25
Stained Glass Art (Mount Vernon Campus)
Discover the time-honored craft of stained glass. You will explore the process of creating a stained glass panel. Students will progress at their own pace and develop projects appropriate to their skill level--from light-catchers to lampshades. Topics to be covered include design and color as well as technical issues such as cutting, foiling and leading. Safety issues will be addressed in depth. All levels welcome. Basic materials are supplied (some glass, foil, lead and solder). A $55 material fee is paid to the instructor at first class.
CART 014 AG 6:00PM-9:00PM W 10/25 to 12/6 T031 Mitchell B $165.00 Seats Avail: 12 of 15
Textural Felted Hat Class (Whidbey Campus)
Just in time for chilly weather, create your choice of hat styles in this one-day class. Perfect for beginning felt makers. Learn how to cross-hatch loose fibers, how many layers of wool it takes to create a sturdy hat versus a flimsy one. Learn how to create and use a plastic resist pattern, and the difference between closed and open resists. The fun part is playing with up-cycled textural fabrics, such as burn out velour, sequin embellished silk chiffon, and more. Wear comfortable shoes, bring an old towel you don''t mind staining, and a pair of full size, sharp scissors.
CART 076 AGW 9:00AM-4:00PM F 10/13 C001 Barker P $69.00 CLASS CLOSED
Watercolor Painting (Mount Vernon Campus)
In-class painting, exercises, demonstrations and individual attention to increase your skills, whether you are a beginner or more experienced. Learn about washes, glazing, color mixing, dry and wet techniques, brushes, and different brush strokes. Supply list can be viewed by clicking on side bar under "Contacts and Class Resources".
CART 011 AG 6:00PM-9:00PM W 9/20 to 11/8 H209 Cooper M $159.00 Seats Avail: 1 of 20
Continuing Professional Education
AHA BLS PROVIDER CERTIFICATION (Mount Vernon Campus)
This class teaches the skills of CPR for victims of all ages, relief of choking, and the use of an automated external defibrillator. Students earn an American Heart Association BLS Provider card (valid for two years) upon successful completion of the class. A physical skills test and a written test are required. Class is appropriate for healthcare professionals and students in healthcare-related programs. No prerequisites required. Text and pocket mask required and available for purchase at the SVC bookstore.
CPROF 093 AG 9:00AM-1:00PM Sa 12/16 A144 Carter P $63.00 Seats Avail: 9 of 10
Flagging and Traffic Control (Mount Vernon Campus)
Upon successful completion, students receive a Washington State Traffic Control Flagger card approved by the State of Washington and valid for three years. Must be 18 years of age or older to receive card.
CPROF 034 AG 6:00PM-9:00PM TTh 9/19 to 9/21 T031 Prindle $84.00 Seats Avail: 17 of 30
CPROF 034 BG 6:00PM-9:00PM TTh 10/17 to 10/19 T031 Prindle $84.00 Seats Avail: 23 of 30
CPROF 034 CG 6:30PM-9:30PM TTh 11/14 to 11/16 T041 Prindle $84.00 Seats Avail: 28 of 30
House Building in San Juan County (San Juan Center)
This workshop will prepare you for homebuilding and residential contracting while also introducing you to methods for conducting an effective and cost-conscience project. The course provides you with information, resources and problem-solving strategies to help you achieve a successful house building project. For those already experienced this class offers business practices to further sharpen your skills.
CPROF 014 AP 9:00AM-4:00PM Sa 10/21 CR Russell R $67.00 Seats Avail: 8 of 15
Introduction to Construction Trades (San Juan Center)
Learn building and framing techniques including the usage of construction materials and gain skills in carpentry. Students will employ construction industry standards in measurements and layout, blueprint reading, and a proper hand/power tool usage.
CPROF 012 AP 9:00AM-4:00PM Sa 10/7 CR Russell R $67.00 Seats Avail: 8 of 15
Voice-Overs: Now is Your Time (Mount Vernon Campus)
YOU'VE HEARD LISA FOSTER ON TV AND RADIO COMMERCIALS! Now hear Lisa LIVE as she illustrates how YOU could actually begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films, and videos! Most people go about it the wrong way. Lisa will show you a unique, outside-of-the-box way to cash in on one of the most lucrative full or part-time careers out there! This is a business that you can handle on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time, and with practically no overhead! And NOW is the best time to make this happen as new companies are looking for new voices like never before. This exciting and fun class could be the game changer you've been looking for! Lisa Foster's voice can be heard on commercials and narrations for such clients as: Crest Toothpaste, Olay, Cafe Appassionato, LA Weight Loss, Advanced Laser Clinics and Sleep Train.
CPROF 053 AG 9:30AM-11:30AM Sa 11/18 H024 Foster L $45.00 Seats Avail: 26 of 30
Early Childhood Education
Homeschool Information and Qualification Course (Mount Vernon Campus)
Each child has a unique combination of learning styles, abilities, and interests that helps them learn. Homeschooling is one way to teach children in a personalized way, in order to develop lifelong skills and a love of learning. If you are considering this educational option, taking this course will provide you with information and resources to pursue teaching your child at home. The course content will include presentation of legal requirements and "how-to" information concerning teaching/learning to develop practical skills for application. Successful completion of this class also meets the Washington State legal requirements as a "Qualifying Course" for parents who choose to provide home-based instruction for their children. For information about the class content or requirements, contact the instructor at (206) 365-5313.
CECE 011 AG 6:00PM-9:00PM F 9/29 to 9/30 A125 Rosenzweig B $95.00 Seats Avail: 8 of 12
Also meets: Sa 9:00AM-5:00PM A125 in Angst Hall
English And Literature
Creative Writing (Whidbey Campus)
Hone your writing skills with riveting stories, unique poetry, unforgettable memoirs, or other creative genre. An atmosphere of friendly affirmation allows you to share ideas, build self-confidence, and even polish for publication if desired. Note: This class is held at the Anacortes Senior Center. (FULL QUARTER)
CENGL 019 AGW 9:00AM-11:00AM T Warm S $90.00 Seats Avail: 11 of 16
Jump-start the Creative Process with Author Mitzi Szereto (Mount Vernon Campus)
Need help getting started on that novel or find yourself stuck midstream? Join internationally known multi-genre fiction author and anthology editor Mitzi Szereto for a workshop that’s sure to stimulate your creativity and give you lots of new ideas. For beginning to advanced writers. Mitzi Szereto has taught writing workshops around the world, from literature festivals to residential courses in the Greek islands, and lectured in creative writing at universities in the UK.
CENGL 028 AG 12:00PM-4:00PM Sa 11/4 N120 Szereto M $49.00 Seats Avail: 24 of 24
HISTORY: 1914-PRESENT (San Juan Center)
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CHIST 017 AP 8:45AM-11:00AM TTh SJCC Hahn R $90.00 Seats Avail: 27 of 36
History of Africa (Whidbey Campus)
Explore the people and events that have shaped sub-Saharan Africa from prehistoric times to the present. Location: Oak Harbor Senior Center.
CHIST 030 AGW 1:00PM-3:00PM Th Wallin D $90.00 Seats Avail: 8 of 24
CONTINUING NOSEWORK (Mount Vernon Campus)
Multi-level continuing Nosework teams will work to strengthen their search abilities. Problem solving skills for the canines will be set up and intertwined with less challenging puzzles to keep the learning fun. We will work on the four K9 Nosework elements of containers, exteriors, interiors and vehicles. Teams will work with primary reward and the target odors of Birch, Anise and Clove. This is a skill building class that is meant to be repeated as the team works towards learning more from their canine, possible competition and having FUN. Before first registering for this class, please visit JaegerScentTraining.com or email JaegerScentTraining@hotmail.com.
CPET 003 AG 6:00PM-7:30PM W 9/6 to 10/25 N121 Monroe C $150.00 Seats Avail: 3 of 8
CPET 003 BG 6:00PM-7:30PM W 11/8 to 12/27 N121 Monroe C $150.00 Seats Avail: 6 of 8
Mind and Body Coordination (Whidbey Campus)
This is a mental and physical discipline which cultivates calm, concentration, balance, posture, and correct movement. Consistent practice cultivates a strong mind that can relax, remain positive and persevere regardless of circumstance or environment. The physical requirements are low. It is designed to be applied to daily life. Instructor has 6 years of training with the Northwest Ki Federation. Read more at www.oregonki.org/programs-ki.php. (FULL QUARTER)
CPE 016 AGW 6:30PM-7:30PM M A118 Manning B $0.00 Seats Avail: 16 of 18
Senior Fitness (Mount Vernon Campus)
Class encourages range of motion, balance, strength training and cardiovascular exercises.
CPE 025 AG 9:30AM-10:30AM MW 9/18 to 12/8 GYM Deschenes S $54.00 Seats Avail: 5 of 36