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UW-Waukesha Continuing Classes Offered Oct. 22-Nov. 4, 2012

Oct. 15, 2012

UW-Waukesha Continuing Education offers classes in personal enrich¬ment, undergraduate credit courses and professional certificates for community members of every stage of life. We invite our valuable customers to engage and channel their time and energy into seizing the day and exploring all that our classes have to offer. Classes are held at UW-Waukesha unless otherwise noted.

Continuing Photoshop/Photoshop Elements Part 2
Instructor, Christina Fohr
Take your skills in Photoshop to the next level! Discover the additional tools and creative techniques in Photoshop and Photoshop Elements to further enhance your photographs. See how new concepts with blending can transform your photos. Computer experience is required for this class and access to Photoshop or Photoshop Elements on your home computer is necessary to complete the course work.
M, Oct 22-Nov 19, 6:00pm-8:30pm, $149

The Civil War: History I Wish I Had Learned in School
Instructor, Pat Gardner
Calling all history buffs! Over 600,000 died and a new nation was re-born 150 years ago in the bloodiest, most devastating conflict in American History. Political hardliners, romantic idealists, modern weapons of mass destruction, heroes and hooligans were all part of the American Civil War. Civil War enthusiasts, genealogists and amateur historians will learn what the whole shebang was about as we explore the war through documentaries, audio/visual aids and lecture.
M, Oct 22-Nov 26, 7:00pm-9:00pm, $89

NEW! History of Interior Design: The 19th Century
Instructor, Keith MacKay
The Picturesque Styles: 1850-1900
A world of confidence and material wealth delighted in the infinite variety of styles to choose from for decorating your home. Rooms and objects designed in the Victorian Rococo and Elizabethan Revivals as well as the Aesthetic and Arts and Crafts reform movements will be discussed, their defining characteristic identified and key craftsman and tastemakers introduced. Class held on UW-Waukesha campus.
T, Oct 23, 6:00pm-8:00pm, $39

NEW! Mid-Life Anxiety: The Impact on Women
Instructor, Di Philippi
Is anxiety an inevitable part of mid-life for women? Mid-life is a powerful life stage that brings a challenge for women experiencing menopause or peri-menopause. Decipher the difference between menopausal symptoms and anxiety. Explore the connections, similarities, differences, and tips for coping when anxiety spikes so you can navigate your mid-life years with ease.
T, Oct 23, 6:00pm-7:30pm, $19

Intermediate Spanish
Instructor, Kim Omachinski
Expand your language skills and continue learning Spanish by building your vocabulary base, learning the preterite tense, and use more complex sentence structures. Textbook required: Spanish Now! Level 1 with CDs, 7th edition, Barron’s Publisher, ISBN-13: 978-0764177743 or ISBN: 0764177745, approx. $30.
T, Oct 23-Nov 27, 7:00pm-9:00pm, $149

Wildlife Photography Workshop
Instructor, Chris Jourdan
Love National Geographic? Try your hand at mesmerizing wildlife pictures! Great wildlife photos start with proper equipment and camera settings, after that it is a waiting game. Start with a classroom session covering all the proper technical information on settings and equipment for great wildlife shots. Then it is off to the Milwaukee County Zoo with on-site help from your instructor! Finish the class with a critique session. Students are responsible for admission and parking fees at the zoo photo shoot.
Th, Oct 25-Nov 1, 6:00pm-9:00pm
Sat, Oct 27, 9:00am-1:00pm, Zoo Field Trip, $129

NEW! Fine Tune that Photograph
Instructor, Christina Fohr
Fine tune your skills and explore more editing techniques with your photos in a mini Photoshop Workshop sure to inspire. Bring the photos that you are working on enhancing to class. Please bring your photos on a zip drive so you may save the work you do in class. Prerequisite: Intro to Photoshop/Photoshop Elements.
Sat, Oct 27, 9:00am-Noon, $59

Guitar for the Busy Adults
White House of Music
Ever wanted to pick up a guitar and play around the campfire, or strum your favorite tune? This class will get you started! Open to students ages 12 and up, bring your own guitar or rent one. Class is held at White House of Music, 2101 N. Springdale Road, Waukesha WI 53186.
T, Oct 30-December 18, 7:00pm-7:50pm, $99

Composition
Instructor, Robert Schaap
Simple composition tips to guarantee a great shot! Create outstanding photographs by implementing basic composition techniques and gain new insight in photography. On the second evening of class, students will be asked to bring in their photographs for a photo critique on composition.
T, Oct 30-Nov 13, 6:30pm-9:30pm, $89

Intermediate/Advanced Watercolor
Instructor, Joyce Eesley
Don’t stop now; increase your watercolor skills and your ability of handling this medium as you progress to an intermediate or advanced level. Gain more knowledge of watercolor through the use of a variety of materials and interesting techniques such as layering your washes until you have the right value and contrast. As you learn and understand the essentials of values, color and composition you will be on your way to painting wonderful realistic looking images as you paint from your own pictures or from those supplied by the instructor.
W, Oct 31-Dec 12, 5:30pm-8:00pm, $119

NEW! You Can Save for Retirement!
Instructor, Charles Winn
Feeling unsure and uncertain about retirement? Even if you only save $10 a week or month, you are doing better than most Americans! Uncover strategies on how to find money in your budget to save! 100% success rate guaranteed! You don’t want to miss this one!
Th, Nov 1, 6:00pm-8:00pm, $29

Little Engineers (Ages 7-8)
Instructor, Tom Staude
Learn the latest in engineering from LEGO! Prep your little engineer to become part of this exciting program! Redefine classroom robotics by building and programming their machine. Work with simple motors, tilt and motion sensors then work with computer software to make them come alive. Bridge the physical and virtual worlds through hands-on learning that promotes creative thinking, teamwork and problem solving skills, which are essential in today’s workplace. Please bring a lunch.
Sat, Nov 3, 10:00am-2:00pm, $59

NEW! History of Interior Design: The 19th Century
Instructor, Keith MacKay
Twentieth Century Revivals: Field Trip to Ten Chimneys
The class concludes with a visit to Ten Chimneys where numerous examples of the styles discussed in the class can be seen. Ten Chimney’s interiors provide an exceptional example of how the objects and styles of the nineteenth century were used in a new and daring ways by those confident enough to appreciate the “Victorian” when modernism dominated. Tour held at Ten Chimneys, S43W31575 Depot Road Genesee Depot, WI 53189.
Sat, Nov 3, 10:00am-Noon, Tour, $39


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