Posted by Nick Mohler on Dec 16, 2016, 1:55:43 PM

Need one more gift for a family member or friend? How about an art class to brighten their winter... or sign-up with them for a fun experience together. 

PCA&D's Continuing Education office can make gift certificates that you can print from home (or pick-up) for either a monetary amount or for a specific class. Give us a call at 717-396-7833 ext 1019 between 8 am - 4 pm Monday through Friday, before end of the day on Wednesday, December 21, 2016

Below are a few possible classes for all skill levels from PCA&D's upcoming Winter 2017 session:

005_100815_PCAD a.jpgBotanical Art
with Margaret Saylor

Daytimes, Monday, January 30 - February 27, 2017,  10 a.m. - 1 p.m.

New! Botanical art draws together art and science in this time-honored genre. Contemporary botanical artists work in a variety of media, including graphite and watercolor. Perfect for the casual artist or the accomplished illustrator, join us to learn to depict our natural world accurately and artistically. All experience levels welcome. Explore graphite rendering of leaves and botanical specimens with an emphasis on drawing skills, then move on to watercolor or colored pencil as the weeks progress. Each class will consist of a brief discussion on the topic at hand followed by guided instruction during studio time. Instructor demonstrations along the way. Botanical specimens will be provided. register now


54cfe676930ffe0c9b0d9dbc_400x400.jpgDigital Painting with Piya Wannachaiwong

Evenings, Monday, January 30 - March 20, 2017, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Curious about how to create art for films, video games, comic books, and book covers? Then digital painting in Adobe Photoshop is for you. Come learn the ins and outs of Photoshop, whether to have a new way to paint at your leisure or to take that first step towards the career of your dreams. In this class, you will learn to use the Wacom tablet and the essential tools of Photoshop to help you create whatever you can imagine. This class will teach you from the ground up, so no experience is required. All that is needed is a creativity, a willingness to learn and a desire to have fun. NOTE: A basic familiarity with computers recommended.  register now


21247fd0f90d70f3e158952b_400x400.pngBasic Sewing & Alterations with Sally Martin-Congdon

Saturdays, January 28 - March 18, 2017, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

In this course, you will learn the essentials of sewing, making pattern adjustments and fitting via the creation of a personalized and stylish dress or vest.  Take a base pattern and learn how to manipulate it to fit their body.  Through the process of sewing the garment, you will learn a variety of seaming methods, zipper setting, hemming, setting a lining and setting facings. You will also be guided through the fitting process, making alterations as needed, to ensure perfect fit.  Upon completion of this course, students should feel comfortable following basic patterns, and comfortable performing simple pattern alterations.  They will also be capable of executing common alterations and repairs to existing garments. Beginner to intermediate skill levels welcome. Recommended reading: Overdressed : The Shockingly High Cost of Fast Fashion by Elizabeth Cline. register now


Also classes are available for High School, Junior High and Elementary School students. And Professional Development and Marketing Workshops are perfect for the entreprenuer in your life.

Classes fill quickly, enroll today!  Call us at 717-396-7833 ext 1019 or email with any questions.

Note: Our offices will be closed from December 24 - January 2 for the holidays. Online registration will be available and we will be checking messages.

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