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Adult Classes

Truths be Told: The Workshop Series

If you’re ready to dip your toes into the storytelling experience or brush off skills you haven’t exercised in some time, start here. Instructor Akwi Nji launches the series with a generative workshop focused on the foundational steps of mining for and crafting a personal narrative story to be told on stage. 

In this three hour generative workshop, participants will engage in exercises to help identify a story and then draft their own 3- to 5-minute personal story utilizing Akwi’s suggested “key elements” to engage a live audience.

Alcohol Ink Painting Class

Alcohol inks is a medium for folks who have never tried painting as well as the seasoned artist. It is a class where the students can just relax and discover the beauty, motion and flow of the inks. Students will learn basic alcohol ink techniques and then will have a chance to experiment with the inks to create their own colorful artworks. Paintings will be on square tiles and Yupo paper.

GRIT for Grown-Ups: 4 Sources of Personal Perseverance

Feel like getting some resilience to deal with life these days? Learn how to get some traction when life grinds you down. Well-researched personal practices are easy to learn and immediately beneficial. Artful expression boosts understanding and increases the possibilities of success. The first 5 to sign up receive a complimentary copy of Jorgensen’s book, “ 101: Study Smart, Learn for Life.”

Holiday and Waterfall Card-Making

Sending out holiday cards can be made extra special by sending cards that you made yourself! There will be examples of cards to make, many of which are surprisingly easy and really look lovely, including cards that fold flat to mail and then can be made into a three dimensional centerpiece. You will have access to holiday themed paper, stamps, punches and more. The Waterfall Card is a special action card you may send for any occasion. When you pull the string it opens up with a cascade of panels that reveal images or messages inside.