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Community Arts Center of Cambria County
Hours of Operation

Adult Winter Class Schedule

Keeping the Arts Alive in Cambria County.

Call 814-255-6515 to register

Elizabeth Good
M:  $49  NM:  $56
5:30-6:30 pm 

7 Mondays … Jan. 16-Feb. 27   

Bring balance & energy to the new year! Learn a complete Yang-style tai chi short form that strengthens muscles & improves balance through gentle movement. Warmup exercises include qigong breathing techniques that aid in chromic pain management, stress reduction, and healing. Prior experience in tai chi not required.


Ron Hood
                   M:  $42   NM:  $47                  
                            6:30-8:30 pm                         

Tuesdays … Jan. 17 – Feb. 21

Learn to prepare patterns & all techniques needed to complete a 10x14” hanging panel of a hummingbird & flower design for the beginner; for the intermediate student, a 13x18” panel with an iris design. Purchase glass and supplies prior to 1st class.  Supply list given upon receipt of payment.  CAC will provide all other equipment for use in class. 

                  DRAWING From Life                     
Lara Rice
M:   $42 NM:  $47
                           6:30-8:30 pm                          
6 Mondays … Jan. 16-Feb. 20

Working with different drawing materials (graphite pencil, charcoal, Conte crayon, etc.) learn how to recreate what “you see” in real life. If you are a beginner or just want to improve the skills you have, you will learn to draw creative subject matter. All materials provided, EXCEPT an 11x14 drawing tablet.


KNITTING For Beginners   

Margaret Smith

Limit 6 Students
M:   $42 NM:  $47
6:30-8:30 pm
Tuesdays … Jan. 17 – Feb. 21

Enter the wonderful world of knitting … it provides enjoyment & a sense of accomplishment… plus, improves mood, reduces stress, and boosts confidence. You will learn all you need to know to complete your first knitting project.
Materials fee, $12.00, payable to teacher.

Landscapes in WATERCOLOR
Richard Hower
M:  $45 NM:  $50 
6:30-8:30 pm

6 Mondays … Jan. 16 – Feb. 20

For the beginner to intermediate student. Learn lots of techniques… wet-into-wet, dry brush, washes, glazing, hard and soft edges. Design and layout will also be covered. Lots of demonstrations. Please bring landscape photos or calendar art. All supplies provided.


Wheel Thrown POTTERY
Connie Rauch Schneider

Limit 7 Students
M: $54  NM: $60
6:30-8:30 pm
6 Wednesdays … Jan. 18 – Feb. 22

Students learn techniques such as wedging, centering, opening & raising the walls of pots, and more. Once familiar with these techniques, learn how to create plates, bowls, mugs, teapots & other lidded vessels.  Materials fee:  $20 for clay, glazes and firing, payable to CAC.               

Learn to Crochet
Mary Lynn Mahla
M: $42  NM:  $47
6:30-8:30 pm
6 Mondays… Jan 16 – Feb 20     

Beginners will learn the basics of starting a project, basic stitches such as chain stitch, single & double crochet & more. The class will cover other techniques such as increasing, decreasing, and pattern reading. Projects include a dishcloth, spa cloth, a scarf or a necklace. Experienced students may bring something they are currently working on.
Materials needed: Practice yarn & G or H hook.

Intermediate WOODCARVING   

Dale Thompson
M:  $42 NM:  $47

6:30-8:30 pm 
6 Wednesdays … Jan. 18 – Feb. 22     

Dale will take your woodcarving experience a step further… participants must have some woodcarving experience.  A  3-D project will be completed. Supplies needed: a good quality carving knife, plus work gloves which can be purchased from Home Depot, approx. $10. Stop to see the sample.               

Yoga & You
Adriann White
M: $38  NM: $45   
6 Tuesdays … Jan 17 – Feb 21, 1:00-2:00 p m 
6 Tuesdays … Jan 17 – Feb 21, 6:45-7:45 pm 

   6 Thursdays … Jan 19 – Feb 23, 1:00-2:00 pm

Start the New Year off on the right foot!  Try yoga, restore and renew your spirits.  Yoga is a great way to release tension & stress and boost radiance. Make sure you wear loose and comfortable clothing. If you have your own yoga mat and tension strap please bring them to class.                    


Kendra Pearl
M: $45  NM:  $50
6:30-8:30 pm
6 Wednesdays … Jan. 18 – Feb. 22          

Everything you always wanted to know about color and more! By creating a 7-point color star and using watercolors, students will manipulate  & learn how colors interact. Topics covered will be: Color Physics, Color Agent & Color Effect; Concorde of Colors, Theory of Color Design using the 12-part Color Star, The Seven Color Contrast, Color Mixing, Color Sphere & Color Harmony; Form & Color… Plus more!

Dale Thompson
Limit 8 Students
M:  $42 NM:  $47
6:30-8:30 pm
6 Tuesdays … Jan. 17 – Feb. 21
For the beginner… Using basic tools and techniques, learn hand-held carving, including shaping, detailing and
whittling. How to select the proper wood for carving will also be discussed. A 3-D project will be completed. Materials fee: $8, payable to teacher. Plus you will need a leather work glove which can be purchased from Home Depot, approx. $10. Stop to see sample. 


 Charles Rametta
M:  $35 NM:  $40
6:30-8:30 pm
6 Wednesdays … Jan. 18 – Feb. 22

Get a new camera for Christmas and need help using it? This class will help you get to know your camera & show you how to use all the different settings, Class is part lecture & part hands-on. Must have digital SLR camera for this class.  Bring your camera & manual to class.

10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.