Special Programs

Mixed Media:  Collage

Instructor:  Patricia Thomas, Artist & Photographer, graduate of Manhattanville College Studio & Fine   
                 Arts Program
Time:  6:00 – 8:00 pm
Evenings:  Thursday    
Start Date:  September 24, 2015
Length:  4 weeks
Cost:  $89.00

Collage is drawing and painting with paper, and requires neither formal art experience nor drawing skills. But it teaches about composition, color relationships, texture, pattern and design! Students will create unique artworks, learn art making skills and leave with lots of ideas.


Digital Photography Basics

Instructor:  Patricia Thomas, Artist & Photographer, graduate of Manhattanville College Studio & Fine Arts  

Time:  6:00 – 8:00 pm
Evenings:  Wednesday    
Start Date:  September 23, 2015
Length:  4 weeks
Cost:  $89.00

Learn to use your camera! This short course covers the basics of digital photography, suitable for point-and-shoot and SLR and DSLR camera users. Topics include the components of a good photograph, angle of view, composition, focal length, quality of light, flash & exposure compensation, white balance, file type and appropriate file sizes for specific uses. Instruction will include weekly assignments.
Read your camera manual thoroughly before the first class. Bring camera with fresh batteries and manual to class. Email two of your photos (good or with issues) in JPEG format (up to 15 MB total per email to p.art87105@gmail.com at least 4 days before class begins with the subject line “Photoclass” and “name”(or bring them in to class in a separate folder on a thumb drive or your camera’s flash card).


Finding Your Confidence as a Speaker


Instructor:   D.J. Tom Tuttle, M.A.
Time:  6:00 – 8:00 pm                          
Day of the Week:  Wednesday
Number of weeks: 3
Class Dates:  May 20 & 27, June 3, 2015
Cost:  $60.00
Class size limited to 6 students


Just the thought of public speaking is too much for many to handle, and the message they want to get out to the world goes unheard.  Did you know there are ways you can learn to find your voice and build your confidence as a speaker and presenter?  Yes, it’s true. Tom will offer you a series of exercises designed to help you build your self confidence and be the best speaker you can be.  The best way to learn is by practicing, and Tom will make sure you get up in front of the class as many times as possible to do just that.  Whether you have to speak before committees, or ask your boss for a raise, you will learn ways to help you overcome what has been holding you back and become more confident.   More at: http://www.capecodpublicspeaking.com


Jump-Start Your Career with LinkedIn (online)

Did you know that 95% of all job opportunities aren't made public? Did you know that most people get their jobs through their "connections"? If you've been frustrated in your career or job search, LinkedIn is the solution you're looking for. Whether you already have an account and you haven't taken advantage of it yet, or you're just beginning to think about signing up, this course will give you the knowledge you need to succeed with LinkedIn.

In this course, you'll get hands-on experience with this powerful tool as you build your own career network. You'll learn how to create a profile that shows your professional achievements off to their best advantage, and you'll gain techniques for deepening and expanding your business contacts. You'll also learn about LinkedIn groups—a great way to find others who share your interests and background, and who may be major players in your industry.  

You'll also learn how to incorporate LinkedIn into your overall job-search and career development strategy, including traditional methods such as calling, letter writing, email etiquette, in-person interviewing, as well as some of the newer media, including text etiquette and social media do's and don'ts. There's even a lesson to help you if you're a creative professional who doesn't fit the everyday mold.

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  Introduction to Guitar (online)

Learn to play guitar, and become the musician you've always wanted to be! In these fun and informative lessons, you'll build basic guitar skills step-by-step with the help of hands-on exercises, audio and video recordings, and detailed illustrations.

First, you'll get to know all the parts of your guitar, from frets to strings, and learn how to tune your instrument. After that, you'll explore the fundamentals of music notation and find out how to produce clear, beautiful notes and chords. You'll also discover how to control your rhythm, tempo, and volume, and how to express yourself artistically. The classical guitar skills you'll master in this course will allow you to play any style of music, from hard rock to country-and-western.

And that's not all! Good guitar players know that the secret to making beautiful music is to practice, practice, practice—so that's what you'll do. You'll make rapid progress as you follow a carefully planned practice schedule that reinforces each new skill you learn.  

Whether you're a beginner or an intermediate student, this course will take your musical talent to the next level. By the time you're finished, you'll be well on your way to becoming a skilled guitar player.


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351 Pleasant Lake Ave., Harwich, MA. 02645 Tel: (508) 432-4500