For a printable PDF of the Summer Workforce Development and Community Education course book, please click here.
For the online list of Summer Community Educations courses and their locations, click here.
Thursdays, June 1 – June 29
During this class designed for artists of all ability levels, students will learn watercolor basics or expand on what they already know. Students will explore watercolor painting and painting techniques while creating beautiful landscapes, still life paintings and more. All materials will be provided. This course is taught by Art Innovators. Click here
Thursdays, June 1 – June 29
In this class students can bring in and finish projects, get help with a sewing technique, get direction and assistance on what they need to do to start or finish a sewing project or pick a project (or get assigned a project) to work on while in class. The instructor will assist all students in all aspects of sewing necessary to finish their project. This class is open to all levels and any sewing projects. All students must bring in their own sewing machine and the following supplies: a pattern (if applicable), scissors, matching thread, measuring tape, straight pins, marking pen or pencil and a seam ripper. Students may contact the instructor at email@example.com with any questions regarding the course or the supply list. This course is taught by Fatima Bey, who has been sewing and crocheting since she was 10 years old. She was the Alterations Manager at David’s Bridal for 10 years and teaches sewing classes at Jo-ann Fabrics, Hobby Lobby, Albany High School, and HVCC. Click here
Wednesdays, June 7 – June 28
In this course you will learn the basics of sewing including the differences between threads and fabrics, and more. The instructor will also teach students anything they want to know about their machine. Students will make a simple tote bag as they learn the basics of sewing. All students must bring in their own sewing machine and the following supplies: a seam ripper, thread, scrap fabric, pins and a pin cushion, measuring tape and scissors. Students may contact the instructor at firstname.lastname@example.org with any questions regarding the course or the supply list. This course is taught by Fatima Bey, who has been sewing and crocheting since she was 10 years old. She was the Alterations Manager at David’s Bridal for 10 years and teaches sewing classes at Jo-ann Fabrics, Hobby Lobby, Albany High School, and HVCC. Click here
GETTING PAID TO TALK: AN INTRODUCTION TO VOICEOVER
Tuesday, July 11
This course will be held at the Voice Coaches, 26 Vly Road, Colonie, N.Y. 12205.
From audio books and cartoons to documentaries, commercials and more, this class will introduce you to the growing field of voiceover. Today, the range of voices hired has grown dramatically from the days of announcers. Learn what the pros look for, how to prepare, and where to find work in your area. We’ll discuss industry pros and cons and play samples from working voice professionals. In addition, you’ll have an opportunity to record a short professional script under the direction of the instructor. This class is fun, realistic and a great first step for anyone interested in the voice over field. Class size is limited. This course is taught by Voice Coaches.
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