Creative Arts



Adobe Photoshop (Beginner)
In this hands-on introduction to image manipulation and editing using Photoshop, you will learn to prepare, alter, and improve images for desktop publishing and the Web through use of Photoshop color, selection and editing tools such as the lasso, magic wand, color picker, clone tool, and healing brush. Lessons and practice exercises will include selecting, converting and resizing images, correcting color, retouching, creating type, working with layers, and basic web graphics.

Prerequisite: basic computer skills (including file management) required, but no previous imaging experience necessary.

It is recommended that students have access to to Photoshop CS4, CS5, CS6, or CC, which is available free from Adobe for a 30-day trial. Students with Photoshop Elements can also benefit from this course.


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Minuteman High School
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TBD 2/3 - 3/2 Mo 06:00 PM - 08:30 PM $185.00 View

Book Binding

This one night class will allow you to learn the art of book binding. These books are great for scrapbooking, journaling, and more! You will make one 5x7 book out of premium cardstock to take home with you, but the best part is that you will learn how to create more books from home. Come for a night out to learn this art and take home a new skill!



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Minuteman High School
Room 2501 - Art
Laramee 3/4 - 3/4 We 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $49.00 View

Interior Design
During this three week class, you’ll learn the elements and principles of design and explore how they apply to your own home, allowing you to enhance your space. We will collect concept images to help guide you in your design, and learn how to draft a floor plan and space plan, and spend a class on color theory to develop your eye and assist in paint and accessory choices. This class is a rounded fundamentals of interior decoration, design and color theory.  

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Minuteman High School
Shop 2505 - DVC Lab II
Lucas 2/27 - 3/12 Th 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM $99.00 View

Introduction to Bonsai Art
Learn about the history and styles of Bonsai (miniature trees). You’ll receive your own Bonsai to work on during the class and bring home with you, along with tips and handouts telling you how to keep it flourishing during all four seasons. You’ll also learn tips on how to select and buy Bonsai.





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Minuteman High School
Shop 1200 - Horticulture
Ong 2/13 - 2/13 Th 06:45 PM - 09:15 PM $75.00 View

Introduction to Photography
Do you love taking photos? Want to learn how to capture GREAT images? Did you know photography is both art and science? As an art, photography is a marvelous tool of creative, self-expression. As a science, it is a wonderful technical tool, teaching lessons in, light, math, and computer skills. It encourages closer looks and whole new ways of looking at things. During this photography class, you will learn how to use or better use your digital camera and experiment using a digital SLR camera, different shooting techniques and create a portfolio of images. You will learn to creatively control manual settings such as white balance, aperture, shutter, ISO, among others settings, camera angle, and other compositional aspects of photography will be key aspects of this class. Learn to use Adobe Photoshop to enhance photos before printing. 

(4 Sessions)

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Minuteman High School
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Metzger 2/5 - 3/4 We 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM $100.00 View

Knitting Workshop

Make a set of felted bowls while you learn to knit! Join a seasoned, yet patient, knitter with 25+ years experience for knitting inspiration and conversation. You may bring a project of your choice, or the instructor will offer several options. These may include a shawl for those with experience, or smaller projects, including nesting bowls, wrist warmers, a hat, or a scarf. At the end of the session, you will know how to cast on, knit, purl, increase/decrease, change colors, and bind off. This class is not just for beginners - anyone who is stuck or needs a little hand-holding can bring their current projects to work on as well! After registering, email [email protected] for pattern and supply list. 



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Minuteman High School
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Spadafora 2/5 - 3/18 We 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM $160.00 View

Let's SEW it up - It's SEW Easy!

Do you have a quilt you would like to make, or pants that need hemming? The life skill of sewing has been lost for many. Come join this introductory class to get started using that sewing machine that is collecting dust in your closet. 



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Minuteman High School
CR103 Conference Room
Laramee 1/22 - 2/26 We 06:00 PM - 09:00 PM $149.00 View

Stone Carving

Come learn how to carve stone (alabaster) and learn all parts of this fascinating ancient medium.

Beginning/intermediate/advanced students are all welcomed. You will learn the whole process of stone carving from the beginning chisels, to the files and finishing process. Students are encouraged and helped to produce the type of work that interests them! More advanced students are helped to pursue new creative directions or to revisit current ones. Class discussion and demonstration accompany many peaceful hours of working and connecting with the stone.

No previous experience required! Tools are included for beginners, stone is an additional cost! 



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Scott's Stone Carving
80 Loomis St, Bedford
Cahaly 1/6 - 3/16 Mo 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM $535.00 View
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Scott's Stone Carving
80 Loomis St, Bedford
Cahaly 1/8 - 3/18 We 10:00 AM - 01:00 PM $535.00 View
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Scott's Stone Carving
80 Loomis St, Bedford
Cahaly 1/8 - 3/18 We 07:00 PM - 10:00 PM $535.00 View

Stone Carving Saturday
In this popular one-day workshop, you'll have the opportunity to carve your own stone, an art form that is not typically accessible. For beginners and experienced sculptors alike, you'll be guided through the process of looking into the rock for imagery, carving into material, planning and forming a sculpture, and using tools. Hand-carving techniques will be demonstrated, and stone carving lore will be discussed. We'll also touch upon safety in the studio, and stone and tool sourcing. You will leave with your stone sculpture in hand. Please bring a bag lunch to class. All materials will be provided.

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Scott's Stone Carving
80 Loomis St, Bedford
Cahaly 1/25 - 1/25 Sa 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM $140.00 View
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Scott's Stone Carving
80 Loomis St, Bedford
Cahaly 2/22 - 2/22 Sa 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM $140.00 View
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Scott's Stone Carving
80 Loomis St, Bedford
Cahaly 3/21 - 3/21 Sa 09:30 AM - 02:30 PM $140.00 View