MBACC Course Catalog

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1 Day Workshop, July 22, 10 am - 4 pm

Design and creation of delicate, eye-catching earrings will be the focus of this course. Students will have a chance to explore concepts  by playfully but systematically engaging in the design process. We will cover basic metalsmithing skills of cutting, drilling and shaping metal for one project. The other project will involve using unconventional non-metal materials such as plastics, textiles and found objects. This course is suitable for beginners and above.

Tuition: $102.00 (NM) | $90 (M)
Materials Fee: $35.00 payable to instructor
Ages: 18+

Instructor(s):
Price: $102.00
Member Price:
$90.00
2 Day Workshop, 8/22 & 8/23, 6 pm - 9 pm

This course is an introduction to glass enamel on copper. Students will learn the process of applying colorful powder to metal and firing it in a kiln until it becomes a solid glass surface. We will explore layering and firing methods for creating various textures. During this workshop, students will create both sample tiles and finished jewelry to be fired to a glossy, luminous surface with a wide range of exciting colors. Some metalworking skills are helpful, though not required.

Tuition: $102 NM | $90.00 M 
Materials Fee: $35.00 payable to instructor
Ages: 18+

Instructor(s):
Price: $102.00
Member Price:
$90.00
Resumes in Fall 2017 Dates TBA

Introducing Music- Led Interval Training

STRONG by Zumba™ combines high intensity interval training with the science of Synced Music Motivation. In every class, music and moves sync in a way that pushes you past your perceived limits, to reach your fitness goals faster.

How It Works

With most workout programs, music is an afterthought. The music in STRONG by Zumba™ was crafted to drive the intensity in a challenging progression that provides a total body workout. The result? A group fitness experience like no other.

Benefits

Moving in sync with music makes you work harder. This class will push you past your plateaus to help you reach your fitness goals faster. Using your own body weight, you will gain muscular endurance, tone, and definition, and you will experience an increased afterburn.

Tuition: $52 M | $60 NM |

Drop In: $20 (Register for the four week session and the 4th class if free!)

Instructor(s):
Price: $60.00
Member Price:
$52.00
2 Day Workshop, 9/16 & 9/17, 1 pm - 5 pm

This workshop builds on the first Painting the Landscape in Pastel workshop to explore additional topics in color and composition.  Participants should have some experience working with pastels, should bring their own pastels as well as any photographs they would like to work from .  Pastel paper will be provided during the workshop.  

Tuition: $100 NM | $90 M
Materials: Students to bring materials from supply list provided.
Prerequisites: Students with some experience using pastels or those who have taken a previous workshop with Susanne. 

 

Instructor(s):
Price: $100.00
Member Price:
$90.00
8 Tuesdays, 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm, starts 10/3/2017

Award winning artist and instructor of ten years, Nancy Walton shares her twenty years-plus experience in watercolor painting in this class, where she will explore not only the basic elements of watercolor painting, but also how to put “soul” into the painting. Using a paint-along method of teaching, each class will be designed towards the completion of a painting within the three hour time-frame. Designed for the advanced beginner/intermediate painter, beginners are welcome, though a class of introduction to painting is strongly suggested and can be made available at an additional charge prior to the start of the main session. Students are responsible for their own supplies; a supply list will be distributed before the start of class.

Instructor(s):
Price: $235.00
Member Price:
$200.00
8 Tuesdays, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm, starts 10/3/2017

Award winning artist and instructor of ten years, Nancy Walton shares her twenty years-plus experience in watercolor painting in this class, where she will explore not only the basic elements of watercolor painting, but also how to put “soul” into the painting. Using a paint-along method of teaching, each class will be designed towards the completion of a painting within the three hour time-frame. Designed for the advanced beginner/intermediate painter, beginners are welcome, though a class of introduction to painting is strongly suggested and can be made available at an additional charge prior to the start of the main session. Students are responsible for their own supplies; a supply list will be distributed before the start of class.

Instructor(s):
Price: $235.00
Member Price:
$200.00
2 Day Workshop, 10/14 & 10/15, 1 pm - 5 pm

Transform your favorite landscape photograph into a pastel painting. Intended for beginners, we will cover the basics of applying pastels, planning a landscape from a photograph composition and color, and finishing.  Participants may bring their own photos to use during the workshop.  As it is important to work with good materials, all paper and a box of 36 Nupastels needed for the workshop will be included. If you already own a set of Nupastels please let us know and the tuition can be adjusted.

Tuition & Materials: $110 M | $125 NM

Instructor(s):
Price: $125.00
Member Price:
$115.00