Arts & Hobbies

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Beginning Acoustic Guitar
Learn to play the guitar, and become the musician you’ve always wanted to be! In these lessons, you’ll build basic guitar skills step-by-step with the help of hands-on exercises, and your skilled instructor. Learn the basic techniques—chords, rhythm, how to tune the guitar, scales, and music fundamentals—that will give you a solid foundation and be applicable to all styles of guitar music. This class is also great for guitar players needing a refresher. Learn in a relaxed and fun environment.
Tuesdays • 9/29-11/17 • 6-8 pm • $115 • Paul Freeburn • Rm: O-109

Digital Photography Essentials!
Are you tired of cutting off the top of your friends’ heads in pictures? Designed for beginning digital photographers, this class is filled with tips and tricks to help you take better photographs. You’ll learn the principles of good photography and get the skills necessary to create amazing photos. If you want to take more memorable and inspiring photographs of your travels, your friends and family, or the great outdoors, then this class is for you. NOTE: This class is for users of DSLR cameras only; please bring
your camera to class.
Mondays • 10/19-11/9 • 6-8 pm • $55 • Bailey Scott • Rm: LT-304

Understanding Poetry: Explore the Sonnet NEW!
Explore the incredible range and power of the verse form that has inspired
poets across the centuries and discover the powerful feelings, insights, and
experiences that can be concentrated into a mere fourteen lines of poetry. You’ll learn about form and structure, plus we’ll read and share fun, uplifting verse. Connect with your inner poet as you try your hand at writing a sonnet and get feedback from your classmates and instructor, a professor of English and literature at KCC. From the Renaissance to the present, the sonnet has given poets a superb vehicle for private contemplation, introspection, and the expression of passionate feelings
and thoughts. Join us to connect with other poets and discover resources for this versatile and enduring form of poetry.
Monday • 10/19 • 6-8:30 pm • $35 • Ron Davis • Rm: LT-303

The Knowledgeable Knitter: Make Every Project a Success NEW!
Are you new to knitting, or has the pandemic encouraged you to start a new
hobby? Join us as we share tips and tricks to help you be successful as a knitting crafter—swatching, pattern reading and the best way to save and share knitting projects. If you love to knit, you have been here before: New project picked out-check! Yarn purchased and readycheck! Needles the size called for in the pattern-check! Swatch-wait-what??? Swatching is extremely important. Even if the pattern says that “gauge doesn’t matter” it does. How do you decide that the pattern is right for you? We’ll explain what to look for in a well written pattern, and decipher some of
the more confusing aspects of patterns. Ever heard of Ravelry? It’s a website that was developed with fiber lovers in mind. With a free account, you can keep track of your projects. We’ll share how to get your account set up and then you’ll be ready for your next knitting project!
Tuesday • 10/20 • 6-8 pm • $25 • Kassie Dunham • Rm: LT-303

Fashion Essentials: The Perfectly “You” You NEW!
Do you have a lot of clothes, yet feel like you have nothing to wear? Is your closet full, but you can’t find anything you want to put on? Do you shop and select items you never use? Then this class is for you! Join us to discover how to build a wardrobe around basic colors; receive guidance about what looks good on you; learn how to organize your clothes and your closet for easy mix and match outfits, and discuss fashion blog recommendations
that will give you current fashion ideas. This class is a real-life discussion to help you learn about fashion ideas and feel good in clothes you love! Wear an outfit to class that you like and bring a few other pieces you’d like to learn how to style. We will definitely have fun!
Monday • 10/26 • 6-8:30 pm • $25 • Laura Culver • Rm: LT-303

Online Offerings

Drawing for the Absolute Beginner

Discover Digital Photography

Introduction to Digital Scrapbooking

Photographing Nature with Your Digital Camera

Photographing People with Your Digital Camera

Mastering Your Digital SLR Camera

Secrets of Better Photography

Travel Photography for the Digital Photographer

Genealogy Basics