Nothing is more vital to the mastery of cooking than knife skills. Learn about knife construction, proper techniques for cutting and how to slice, dice, julienne, and chiffonade. Clark's own McClaskey Culinary Institute Chef Victoria will share techniques and tips in our MCI kitchen.
Join us to ignite your creativity and confidence in all kinds of writing including fiction and non-fiction. Join other writers in overcoming blocks, criticism, and fear; and get words on the page. Taught by a published author. Hanna Hall 118 - Classroom - Sa 11:00AM - 3:00PM, Su 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Are you having trouble starting or maintaining a desired way of life? Research shows that accountability is a major factor in motivating healthy habit changes. Learn how to meal plan on a budget or manage your weight without sacrificing enjoyment of food. Eating right can create a ripple effect on your health, leading to increased vitality, healthier skin, improved digestion, more restful sleep and a better immune system. Our instructor is a Level 2 Precision Nutrition Coach and ACSM certified personal trainer. She is also a Wellcoaches Health and Wellness Coach.
Take your acrylic painting to the next level! Move into increasingly experimental stages, learning to expand your creativity and express yourself in a more intuitive style. Free your artistic self. Focus will be on the elements of design and color, line, and shape with demonstrations, tips and activities. Designed to meet the needs of those who already possess some acrylic experience, but all levels are welcome.
Explore acrylics with a focus on color, composition and pattern. Demonstrations will show color mixing, shading and texture. Work on projects of your choice or suggested demo projects.
Do you have an aging parent or partner with declining health? Explore the complex issues you may encounter when assisting the elderly. Learn the key legal issues and documents relevant to elder care, the differences in medical insurance, the different types of housing/medical assistance available to the elderly, and the potential role of hospice or palliative care.
Under the guidance of a professional musician, learn the basics of how to play the guitar. Focus on tuning, basic chords, picking, strumming, note reading, and chord progressions. As you progress you will add more notes and chords as well as more complex rhythms and strumming patterns. Ultimately you will play songs as a group. Bring your guitar to class. See webpage for textbook information. Ages 15 and over.
Learn a variety of machine and hand sewing techniques specifically tailored to sewing apparel. At the end of the course, you will have completed a wide range of seam samples that will serve as reference for future sewing endeavors. Basic sewing machine operation and maintenance, as well as reading and understanding commercial home sewing patterns will be explored. Note: Student must bring a sewing machine and sewing tools needed to class.
Take your digital camera off AUTOMATIC and learn now to use MANUAL modes for best creative control and results, i.e., learn F/Stops, Shutter Speeds, Depth-of-Field, ISO, etc., PLUS Basic Photography tips, Rules of Composition, Lens selection, Pre-visualization and more so you can consistently create more compelling photos. In this class you’ll learn through exercises, assignments and photo critiques.. For Beginners; not a Photoshop class. Bring your camera's owners manual, a 3 ring binder, pen or pencil and tripod if availble.
Parlez-vous français? Enjoy this fun beginner's class which introduces students to French pronunciation, vocabulary, phrases, and conversational dialogues. Also perfect for those who want to brush up on their French, or are planning a trip. Recommended for ages 16 and over.
Textbook: French in 3 months by Ronald Overy and Jacqueline Lecanuet.
Parlez-vous français? Enjoy this fun beginner’s class which introduces students to French pronunciation, vocabulary, phrases, and conversational dialogues. Also perfect for those who want to brush up on their French, or are planning a trip. Bring a French/English dictionary and French verb book. Ages 16 and over. Purchase “French Fundamentals” textbook at the Clark College Bookstore prior to first class
Experience the joys of watercolor in a positive atmosphere with the support and encouragement of fellow artists in this class. Explore your own projects, brush up on watercolor basics or learn some new and interesting techniques to add to your painting repertoire. Grow as an artist and creator. Be inspired and motivated by the creativity and talent of those around you. Prerequisite: a foundation in watercolor. Bring your favorite supplies. Any special supplies needed for class projects you wish to do will be discussed in class. No class 10/31.
Explore Japanese language and culture in this beginner class. Taught by a native speaker.
Whether it is your first time line dancing or you are feeling a little rusty, learn hitches, grapevines, half-turns, scuffs, cha-cha step, brushes, and stomps are steps included in multiple dances. Dance steps are broken down and learned through repetition. No partner needed. Absolutely no experience necessary.
Be the pianist you always wanted to be! This class is expertly tailored for beginners who want immediate results. Shatter the myth that only a select few people are musical. Get solid skills with chords, intervals, solfege, and music notation. We will improvise, play ensemble pieces, and explore everything from Beethoven to Broadway, Ragtime to Rock.
Anything you see, you can draw! This course is designed to be an introduction to the basic materials and technical properties of drawing with a focus on the formal qualities of drawing and its concepts. Projects include drawing from still life and natural forms. Develop observational skills, perceptual awareness, and expressive capabilities through the exploration of proportional relationships, linear perspective, and composition techniques.
Social justice is the view that everyone deserves equal economic, political and human rights and opportunities. Social justice is fairness as it manifests in society. That includes fairness in healthcare, employment, housing, and more. In a socially-just society, human rights are respected, and discrimination is not allowed to flourish.
Did you know that you can make money in stocks during good and bad markets with as little as $2,000? Discover basic strategies for investing, market cycles, knowing when to sell, mutual funds, and real estate.
Yang Style 10 Form is a relatively new form developed in the early 2000’s by a commission to create other tai chi forms . The 10 Form was created to be easier to learn than the Tai Chi 24 Form. It is composed of 10 movements used in the Yang 24 Short Form but with slight differences in sequence and direction. Learning this form is advantageous for practicing Tai Chi 24 Forms. Students learn easily and greatly improve balance.
Have you always wanted to learn the basics of watercolor? Learn step by step techniques such as color choices and mixing, creating texture with different brush strokes and glazing colors. No prior painting experience required.
This class is designed for self-directed artists looking for a creative environment in which to receive coaching and encouragement in developing their art. Students facing design challenges can get technique demonstrations from the instructor. Each class ends with friendly critiques. Prerequisites: Ability to come up with painting ideas. Beginning watercolor skills. This class is not designed for absolute beginners.
Have you always wanted to try out this beautiful art form? Learn the fundamentals and be guided with step-by-step instructions. You will learn a new technique each week.