Course Catalog Fall 2017–Arts, Gardening, and Cooking

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Chinese Calligraphy (#119)

Chinese Calligraphy, the most revered of fine arts in China, is closely linked to Chinese culture, aesthetics, philosophy, and history. The class is designed to help students appreciate the unique beauty of this art form and learn how to write traditional Chinese characters with a bamboo brush. Students will understand the way calligraphy is integral to various aspects of Chinese culture, improving the students' cultural proficiency and writing. The course's main emphasis is individuality and creativity while practicing the age-old techniques.

Lianghao Liu is a graduate student at Beijing Normal University, majoring in English Translation and Interpreting. Dedicated to promoting Chinese culture internationally, Lianghao has been trained extensively by Hanban in teaching Chinese language and traditional arts, such as Chinese calligraphy, paper-cutting, etc. Her special interest lies in Changquan, which is a form of traditional Chinese martial arts.

Sessions for this course: 8

Cost: $80.00

Times: All classes are from 5:10 PM to 6:10 PM

Location: Rowe House, 314 Jamestown Road, College of William and Mary

Dates:
Tuesday, October 24
Thursday, October 26
Tuesday, October 31
Thursday, November 2
Tuesday, November 7
Thursday, November 9
Tuesday, November 14
Thursday, November 16

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Chinese Painting - Session 1: September/October (#129) - CLASS FULL

THIS SESSION IS FULL. THERE IS ANOTHER SESSION STARTING IN LATE OCTOBER.
Chinese painting is a delicate art form that emphasizes the beauty of simple, flowing brush strokes and graceful designs. It combines the arts of poetry, calligraphy, painting, and seal engraving. The class will provide students with fundamental knowledge of Chinese painting and expose them to a variety of traditional painting techniques, thereby reflecting time-honored principles of Chinese philosophy and culture.

Kaiyan Gao is a graduate of Beijing Normal University with talents in both Chinese calligraphy and painting. She loves painting and has drawn pieces of works mounted on scrolls.

Sessions for this class: 8

Cost: $80.00

Time: All classes are from 5:10 PM to 6:10 PM

Location: Confucius Institute, The College of William & Mary. Rowe House, 314 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, VA

Dates:
Monday, September 18
Wednesday, September 20
Monday, September 25
Wednesday, September 27
Monday, October 2
Wednesday, October 4
Monday, October 9
Wednesday, October 11

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Chinese Painting - Session 2: October/November (#229)

Chinese painting is a delicate art form that emphasizes the beauty of simple, flowing brush strokes and graceful designs. It combines the arts of poetry, calligraphy, painting, and seal engraving. The class will provide students with fundamental knowledge of Chinese painting and expose them to a variety of traditional painting techniques, thereby reflecting time-honored principles of Chinese philosophy and culture.

Kaiyan Gao is a graduate of Beijing Normal University with talents in both Chinese calligraphy and painting. She loves painting and has drawn pieces of works mounted on scrolls.

Sessions for this class: 8

Cost: $80.00

Time: All classes are from 5:10 PM to 6:10 PM

Location: Confucius Institute, The College of William & Mary. Rowe House, 314 Jamestown Road, Williamsburg, VA

Dates:
Monday, October 23
Wednesday, October 25
Monday, October 30
Wednesday, November 1
Monday, November 6
Wednesday, November 8
Monday, November 13
Wednesday, November 15

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Early Childhood Art Studio (#125)

Looking for something new and creative to do with your little one? Come enjoy Early Childhood Art Studio for a weekly artistic experience with a variety of themes. Every month will be a different theme (such as farm animals or ocean life) while using a different art medium each week (such as clay, finger paint, or crayons). Supplies will be available for toddlers and their caretakers to make something together. Examples of project ideas will be provided each week, allowing students to either follow guidelines or just come for the experience. Toddlers can be between 1 year to 3 years old and up to 2 adults can accompany each child.

If you need to bring older children with you and your toddler, please note that there is an additional fee so that older children can have supplies to create or help.

Instructor: Alison Pariso, artist and mommy of a 1-year-old.

Fall Session (4 classes - you may register for fewer classes if necessary):
Fall Session (4 classes - you may register for fewer classes if necessary):
Monday, September 18, 2017
Monday, September 25, 2017
Monday, October 2, 2017
Monday, October 9, 2017

Time (all classes): 11:00 AM - 12 Noon

Cost for Fall Session (4 classes) - Toddler and caretaker: $50.00 per session per toddler
Children older than 3 years: $5.00 additional per child per class
Individual classes - Toddler and caretaker: $15.00 per class

Location: Williamsburg Unitarian Universalists campus, 3051 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg

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How to Downsize With Style (#82)

The art of interior design with your flair and Chris Chura's expertise - Stylish, Sophisticated, Livable. Are you thinking of moving to a active over-55 community or apartment? Or have you already made the move to a smaller space? Chris will share tips, hints and proven methods on how you can live with less and keep your unique style in your new home!

Chris Chura is a Masters graduate from The George Washington University in Interior Design. She is a member of the Interior Design Society and the owner of Chura Custom Interiors in Williamsburg, bringing stylish, sophisticated, livable interior designs to Williamsburg since 2000. See more about her and her expertise at www.ChuraDesigns.com.

Cost: $25

Sessions for this class: 1

Date/Time: Wednesday, October 18, 2017, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Location: Williamsburg Unitarian Universalists campus, 3051 Ironbound Road, Williamsburg, VA

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