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Personal Interest

Jefferson College boasts a wide variety of personal interest courses. We have a little bit of something for everyone. There are dance classes for those who are light
on their feet (or perhaps those who just want to be), watercolor painting for the budding artist, floral arranging for those who are excited about home decor, and so much more!

 

Beyond the Basics in Watercolor
(ART-960)

Students learn how to take basic watercolor techniques to plan and create finished paintings, using values and a limited palette of colors. Class will cover how to simplify washes, how to control soft and hard edges, how to control wet into wet, and how to plan a pleasing composition. (Drawing skills not required.) Students will be given a supply list at the time of registration.

Section: 0
Day/Date/Time: T, 
6:30pm - 8:30pm
Sessions: 4
Instructor: Wendy Martin
Fee: $49
Location: Festus Senior High, Room 229
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More Beyond the Basics in Watercolor 
(ART-989) 

Students learn how to take basic watercolor techniques to plan and create finished paintings using values and a limited palette of colors. Class will cover how to simplify washes, how to control soft and hard edges, how to control wet into wet, and how to plan a pleasing composition. (Drawing skills not required.) Students will be given a supply list upon registration.

Section: 
Day/Date/Time: T,  
6:30pm - 8:30pm 
Sessions: 
Fee: $49 
Instructor: Wendy Martin 
Location: Festus Senior High, Room 229 
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Watercolor
(ART-969)

Those of you new to this medium will learn the basic principles of watercolor. Completion of one (or more) pictures from start to finish, is the goal for this class. You will learn to mix colors, use color values, and enlarge your photos. Students will also be given many reference notes which may be used later. Class will actually begin their project on the first night, so be sure to bring your supplies with you. NOTE: Brushes will be the most expensive item on your supply list. Please call (636) 481-3144 to receive a copy of the supply list during registration.

Section: 0
Day/Date/Time: T,
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Sessions: 8
Instructor: Bonnie Blass
Fee: $79
Location:
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Pen & Ink
(ART-990)

Like to sketch? Then why not take it to the next level with a Pen & Ink class? Basic sketching techniques and instructions for how to ink the final picture will be covered. Students will be taught how to frame their art with a matt, enlarge a photo, and make greeting cards or stationery to use or give. Call (636) 481-3144 to receive a copy of the required supply list, which will be given at the time of registration. We will begin our projects on the first night, so be sure to bring your supplies!

Section: 0
Day/Date/Time: W,
7:00pm - 9:00pm
Sessions: 6
Instructor: Bonnie Blass
Fee: $59
Location:
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Floral Design
(ART-905)

Learn to master the basics of floral design in this course. We will be discovering the size, shape, color, texture and structure of floral designs. We will be working with fresh flowers during the first two sessions, and silks for the second two sessions, with the final class culminating in wedding arrangements; including table scapes, bridal bouquets, and large-scale design. Additional personal expense will be incurred with the use of fresh flowers during the first two sessions.

A list of supplies not covered by the course fee will be provided during the first session.

Section: 0
Day/Date/Time: T,
6:30pm  - 9:30pm
Sessions: 4
Instructor: Sheryl Bartch
Fee: $89
Location:
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Floral Design for the Holidays*
(ART 973)

Learn simple design basics used by master designers to create stunning holiday decorations. Wreaths, swags, garland and centerpieces are just a few of the topics covered in this class. We will be using fresh flowers, fruits, vegetables, candles, ribbons, wire, cones, seed pods and much more! Join us, and together we'll put a new light on your holiday decorating.

*NOTE: This seasonal course will be offered again next Fall.
 

Note: There are many additional Personal Interest courses listed in the CE Fall 2015 Course Schedule. Please check the schedule for additional listings.

 

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CE Registration Info

By Phone:  
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Call (636) 481-3144.
TDD users call (636) 789-5772.
    
By Mail: 
 
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Form
 and mail to:
 
CE ENROLL
Jefferson College
1000 Viking Dr.
Hillsboro, MO 63050*
*Registration is not complete
until payment is received
 
In Person:

At Jefferson College Hillsboro:
Continuing Education Office,
Administration Building,
Monday-Friday, 8 am - 4:30 pm 
 
OR
At Jefferson College Arnold:
Monday-Thursday, 8 am - 8 pm
Friday, 8 am - 4 pm
 
 
By FAX: 
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(636) 789-4012. 
 
    
By E-Mail:  
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only:  EnrollCE@jeffco.edu
 

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