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01/05/2010

 

 

Galveston College Continuing Education students show off their sushi dishes they made in the Sushi Made Easy class. Pictured left to right are Kelly O’Barr, Anne Hutchinson, Anne Murray, Irene Gariby and instructor Kaye Gabel.

Leadership Galveston 2010 Takes Shape at Galveston College

Galveston College has set its Leadership Galveston program’s spring 2010 dates. Sessions will be held on Fridays Jan. 29, Feb. 12, Feb. 26, March 12, March 26 and April 9. The cost is $350 per registrant.  For information, call Joe Huff, Director of Public Affairs and Galveston College Foundation, at 409-944-1302, or e-mail jhuff@gc.edu.  The last day to register is Jan. 21.

Prospective students must complete the college’s Leadership Galveston application and the Employer’s Certification forms, which are online at www.gc.edu, and mail them to Galveston College Leadership Institute, c/o Joe Huff, at 4015 Ave. Q, Galveston.

Sushi Made Easy to be offered in January

Master hand rolled sushi at this three hour class to be held January 22nd from 10am – 1pm. We’ll discuss how to get the rice just right to make that perfect sushi. Different types of fish and shell fish will also be discussed. Tuition for this class will be $50; no textbook is required.

Galveston College will be offering several courses as part of its Arts and Crafts Institute. Here are a few examples of courses coming in the New Year:

Painting

Students will use acrylics or oils to explore different techniques to portray still life, landscapes and portraits.   The class is suitable for all levels and no previous background in art is necessary. Supplies may be purchased at college bookstore. Tuition is $65; no senior discounts will be given and no textbook is required.  Class will meet on Tuesdays, January 26th through March 2nd, from 6:00pm - 8:00pm.

Watercolor

This Watercolor class is for adult students of all levels.  Exploration of ideas using water-based painting media and techniques will be reviewed. Various techniques of color theory will be stressed as well as style. Supplies may be purchased at college bookstore. Tuition is $65; no senior discounts will be given and no textbook is required.   Class will meet on Thursdays February 4th - March 11th, 6:00pm - 8:00pm.

Drawing I

Expand your artistic abilities and learn to draw. This fundamental course presents drawing through exploration and experimentation using a variety of drawing mediums and techniques. The supplies may be purchased at college bookstore. Tuition is $65; no senior discounts will be given and no textbook is required.  Class will meet Tuesdays March 23rd - April 13th, from 6:00pm - 9:00pm.

Drawing II

A continuation of Basic Drawing I, Drawing II is an in-depth course focusing on exploration and experimentation using a variety of drawing mediums and techniques.  Tuition is $65; a supply list will be provided upon registration.  Class will meet Tuesdays May 4th – 25th, from 6:00pm - 9:00p.m.

Digital Photography

This class is designed for users of small digital cameras that do not have interchangeable lenses. The class will teach you to take better photographs of people, landscapes and objects. The class will teach you how the digital camera functions – and how to prepare images for computer use or printing. We will cover the use of automatic settings, the built-in flash, and how to use special camera settings.  Tuition is $55; no senior discounts will be given and no textbook is required.  Class will meet Thursdays, January 28th - February 18th, 6:00pm - 8:00pm.