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Alternative Tools for Painting 

9/16/2019 - 11/4/2019 Instructor: Sharon Sandel, Walter A-Akert
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 230
M, 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Material costs: Approximately $20-$80. See https://olliasheville.com/courses for more information on methods and materials list.
 

Appalachian Beauty in Watercolors 

10/4/2019 - 11/8/2019 Instructor: Susan Kibler
Sessions: 6 Location: Reuter Center 230
F, 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Last 6 weeks
Prerequisite: Participants must have taken at least one transparent watercolor course.
 

Appalachian Flora In Pen and Ink 

9/17/2019 - 10/8/2019 Instructor: Sharon Kopstein
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 230
Tu, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
First 4 weeks
 

Architectural History of Asheville 

9/18/2019 - 11/6/2019 Instructor: Dick Hansley
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 206
W, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Recommended text: Asheville's Historic Architecture by Richard Hansley, ISBN-13: 978-1609491079.
 

Asheville, Appalachia and Our World Class Art Museum  

10/18/2019 - 11/8/2019 Instructor: Kristi McMillan
Sessions: 4 Location: Off Campus Asheville Area
F, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM Check with Instructor for Site Location , NC
   
Second 4 weeks
 

Design and Make Pop-ups  

9/18/2019 - 11/6/2019 Instructor: Angelyn Whitmeyer
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 230
W, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Prerequisites: Ability to cut with scissors and/or craft knife and to fold paper accurately and precisely. Some intricate options will be presented. Materials fee: $20 payable to the instructor for paper, card stock and variety of adhesives. See olliasheville.com/courses for a detailed outline and list of other supplies needed.
 

Docent's Journey: How do Artists Create Art Masterpieces 

9/18/2019 - 11/6/2019 Instructor: Ari Landau
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 102
W, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Recommended texts: Art History, Volumes I and II. by Marilyn Stokstad and Michael Cothren, ISBN-13: 978-0205873487; Pictorial Composition: An Introduction by Henry R. Poore, ISBN-13: 978-0486233581: Signs and Symbols in Christian Art by George Ferguson, ISBN-13: 978-0195014327: The Visual Arts Companion by Larry Smolucha, ISBN-13: 978-0130429872.
 

Drawing Endangered Appalachian Wildlife 

9/18/2019 - 10/9/2019 Instructor: Bill LaRocque
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 207
W, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
First 4 weeks
Materials list: Paper, pencils or pens. Other dry drawing materials welcome.
 

Making a Knitted Felt Hat 

9/17/2019 - 10/8/2019 Instructor: Nancy Morgan
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 230
Tu, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
First 4 weeks
Materials list: Two skeins of 100% wool, mohair or alpaca, 200 yards in each skein for basic hat and 250 yards in each for large brim hat. Size 11 Circular needles 24" long, a set of double pointed needles size 11, stitch markers, and measuring tape. Materials fee: $5 payable to the instructor for materials to make the accessories for the hat.
 

Making Knitted Felted Items: Bowls, Birdhouses or even a Cat Cave! 

10/15/2019 - 11/5/2019 Instructor: Sally Pete, Ellen Boyd
Sessions: 4 Location: Reuter Center 230
Tu, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Second 4 weeks
Prerequisite: Participants should be able to cast-on, knit, purl, and cast-off. Most items will be knitted in the round on circular needles and then switched to double point needles when decreasing. Materials list: Several skeins of 100% wool yarn (about $5 to $7 each), size 11 circular needles, size 11 double point needles. See https://olliasheville.com/courses for more information.
 

Mask Making 

9/17/2019 - 11/5/2019 Instructor: Louis Gire
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 230
Tu, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Materials fee: $30, payable to the instructor at the first session for clay, plaster gauze fabric, paper mache materials, basic acrylic paints, tools, decorations and a foam wig head form.
 

Needle Felting for Beginners 

9/16/2019 - 11/4/2019 Instructor: Alison James
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 207
M, 11:30 AM - 1:30 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
Materials fee: $40 paid to the instructor will cover basic tools to be kept by participant, including foam block and felting needles, all materials to complete up to four projects, including background felt, colored wool roving, specialty dyed kid locks, embroidery thread and other materials as needed depending on projects.
 

Photography Composition for Pleasing Images 

9/17/2019 - 10/22/2019 Instructor: Susanna Euston
Sessions: 6 Location: Reuter Center 120
Tu, 11:15 AM - 1:45 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
   
Prerequisite: Participants must have an intermediate skill level with photography. This includes being thoroughly familiar with your camera and understanding exposure basics. Please contact the instructor at images@susannaeustonphotography.com to discuss your skill level before requesting this course. Required text: The Photographer's Portable Field Guide, by Susanna Euston. Revised 2019. $10, payable to the instructor at the first session.
 

Pop-Ups: Personal Projects 

9/18/2019 - 11/6/2019 Instructor: Angelyn Whitmeyer
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 230
W, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Prerequisite: Completion of Design and Make Pop-Ups. Materials fee: $10 payable to the instructor for card stock and handouts. See olliasheville.com/courses for an outline and list of other supplies needed.
 

Sparking Your Creative Muse 

9/19/2019 - 11/7/2019 Instructor: Kathleen Corcoran, Linda Robinson
Sessions: 8 Location: Reuter Center 230
Th, 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
 

Sweater Knit Along 

9/19/2019 - 10/24/2019 Instructor: Gay Lambirth
Sessions: 6 Location: Reuter Center 207
Th, 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM UNC Asheville , NC 28804
Prerequisites: Participants must be able to knit, purl, cast on, bind off, read and follow patterns and be willing to attempt new techniques. Materials list: The February Lady Pattern is a free pattern. Participants will furnish their own yarn and knitting needles.
 

 
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