Learning is fun and easy with Adult Enrichment Classes at Craven Community College. Explore new enrichment opportunities during this month’s classes, which include: Mastering Your iPhone, Apple iPad Training, Drawing for Newbies, and Explore Printmaking. All these classes are available through instant enrollment, which allows you to start having fun in our classroom in no time.
“Drawing for Newbies”
June 18-July 30 on Mondays from 11:30 a.m. -1:30 p.m.
June 18-July 30 on Mondays 2 p.m.-4 p.m
Improve your skills of observing and developing the coordination necessary to record what you observe more accurately. The skills developed will include using drawing tools in a more intentional manner. There will be some out-of-class exercises to help increase the speed, fluency, and accuracy of what you choose to draw.
Drawing for Newbies 2
June 18-July 30 on Mondays from 2-4 p.m.
(This class is designed as a continuation of Drawing for Newbies 1, however is available to anyone with some drawing skill.)
The primary focus of this series of lessons is shading. This means creating a full and rich range of values from white to black. Various media will be used to build up experience in creating those values, including graphite, charcoal, ink wash, and pen and ink. The mechanics of light will be explored thoroughly, so students will understand how to identify light sources, and consistently utilize them when creating work, which will enhance the drama of the piece.
June 18-July 30 on Mondays from 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Leave an impression with a new way to express your creative side! Come and learn techniques like collograph printing, monoprinting, and linoleum block printing. Students will also learn how to embellish and alter the prints to create their own artwork, and how to sign and edition prints for a more professional presentation There will be a strong emphasis on planning and composition of the work.
“Mastering Your iPhone”
June 18-21. Monday, Tuesday Thursday from 9 a.m. -11 a.m.
June 23-30 on Saturdays from 9 a.m.-Noon.
Be smarter than your phone! “Mastering Your iPhone” teaches the basics of the Apple iPhone, and tips and tricks for maximizing its use. You will learn to manage phone calls, surf the internet and send e-mail messages with attachments, manage contacts, network (using airplane mode, Bluetooth, and WI-FI), Siri voice commands, take photos and videos, view and edit photos, and AirDrop. The class will also explore several applications, including social media, iTunes, maps, iCloud, digital books, and working with other iPhone apps.
“Apple iPad Training”
June 18-21 on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday 3 p.m.-5 p.m.
Technology changes every day but it doesn’t have to be overwhelming. Learn the basics of the Apple iPad, and tips to get the most from your device. “Apple iPad Training” explores device settings, built-in applications, managing your calendar, setting up mail accounts, working with Apps and more.
Dozens of classes are offered by the Craven Community College Adult Enrichment Program throughout the year. Click here for a list of classes available in the coming months.