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Classes in Fletcher

Blue Ridge Community College is offering classes at the Fletcher Town Hall and at the Fletcher YMCA.

 


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Tai Chi

Wire Wrapping Bracelet

 Wire Wrapping Pendants

Calligraphy 

 

  Tai Chi Intro Simplified 24 Yang
Join the thousands who are embracing the most popular Tai Chi form practiced today, the Simplified 24 Yang. Tai Chi is an excellent form of exercise that can significantly reduce falls and improve strength and flexibility. Tai Chi can also reduce stress and can be fun to practice. Participants will learn eight core movements of the 24 Yang form, as well as five key Tai Chi Principles. Wear supportive shoes and comfortable, loose-fitting clothes.
February 7 – March 14
Tuesdays, 7 to 8 p.m.
Fletcher YMCA
Registration Fee $51.30
Course # CSP-8661-800

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Wire Wrapping Bracelet
Learn to make your own professional looking jewelry. Experience the art of wire-wrapping through the construction of a copper bangle bracelet with clasp. No experience is necessary, but good eyesight or a close work magnifier or glasses is necessary. The cost of materials is included in the registration fee.

March 7 – March 14
Tuesdays, 6 to 9 p.m.
Fletcher Town Hall
Registration Fee $66.30
Course # CSP-8552-800

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Wire Wrapping Pendants
Learn to make your own professional silver wire and gemstone pendant. Experience the art of wire-wrapping through the construction of a beautiful gemstone pendant. No experience is necessary, but good eyesight or a close work magnifier or glasses is necessary. Approximate cost of supplies $25.
March 21 – March 28
Tuesdays, 6 to 9 p.m.
Fletcher Town Hall
Registration Fee $51.30
Course # CSP-8599-800

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Round Hand Calligraphy
Learn the classic 'Round Hand' or 'Foundation Hand' style of calligraphy along with correct approaches to spacing and layout. Once learned, the Round Hand can be used alone or easily adapted into many other styles, hence the term foundation. This class is a great introduction to calligraphy and should be taken prior to the advanced course where other styles are studied. In this class, you will produce a finished piece such as a poem or favorite quotation including color, if desired. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
January 30 – March 6
Mondays, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Fletcher Town Hall
Registration Fee $60.00
Course # CSP-8665-800

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Advanced Calligraphy
Learn to write in a number of calligraphy styles such as Old English, Irish Uncial, Condensed italic, Compound capitals, Versals and more. You will work on a chosen verse or quotation with some illustration. Some prior training in basic calligraphy is desirable. In this class you will complete a final piece that can be used for wall art or a greeting card. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
March 20 – May 5
Mondays, 1:30 to 3:30 p.m.
Fletcher Town Hall
Registration Fee $60.00
Course # CSP-8662-800

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Illustrated Manuscript Lettering
Learn the six dominant periods of illuminated lettering from the 6th Century to the 16th Century and choose your favorite style to use throughout the class. Illuminated lettering can be used as an art form on many surfaces such as t-shirts, mugs, greeting cards wall art and other gift items. Make your favorite quotes or verses come to life with illuminated letters using a step by step approach using color and 23kt gold leaf. This class requires no previous art training and is open to all levels. A supply list will be provided upon registration.
February 21 – March 28
Tuesdays, 1:30 to 4 p.m.
Fletcher Town Hall
Registration Fee $ 60.00
Course # CSP-8664-800

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Contact Us

Olga Gonzalez
oa_gonzalez@blueridge.edu

(828) 694-1742