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Ceramics with Jill Stofer meets on Tuesdays from 6-9 p.m. beginning tomorrow, Sept. 16. (Photo from UK)

Ceramics with Jill Stofer meets on Tuesdays from 6-9 p.m. beginning tomorrow, Sept. 16. (Photo from UK)

 
Are you interested in further developing your artistic skills and exploring your creativity? University of Kentucky Fine Arts Institute is offering classes and workshops this fall through the School of Visual Arts and Studies.
 
These non-credit community education courses offer a wide array of class options to suit your creative side. These courses are designed to fit into the working schedules of most adults with courses taking place during the evenings and on weekends.
 
Courses are offered three times a year and vary from metal working to an intro to Photoshop class. The institute’s programs range from beginner to advanced levels. This fall, the institute is offering 14 courses including: nine classes and five workshops.
 

   Jeremy Colbert's metal working course meets Thursdays from 6-9 p.m. beginning Thursday, Sept. 18. (Photo from UK)

Jeremy Colbert’s metal working course meets Thursdays from 6-9 p.m. beginning Thursday, Sept. 18. (Photo from UK)

Classes meet once or twice a week for typically eight weeks, and workshops are a one-day event. Locations for the courses include the Fine Arts Building, Reynolds Building No. 1 and White Hall Classroom Building.
 
The institute’s fall 2014 classes are:
 
· “Ceramics” with Jill Stofer, 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning Sept. 16;
· “Beginning to Draw” with Christine Kuhn, 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays, beginning Sept. 16;
· “Beginning to Paint” with Kuhn, 6-9 p.m. Wednesdays, beginning Sept. 17;
· “Continuing to Paint” with Kuhn, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays, beginning Sept. 18;
· “Living a Layered Life: Felting and Shibori Dyeing Class” with Laverne Zabielski, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays, beginning Sept. 18;
· “Metal Working” with Jeremy Colbert, 6-9 p.m. Thursdays, beginning Sept. 18;
· “CAD/CAM/CNC 3D Design and Optimization for Fabrication: An Introduction to Rhinoceros (Rhino3d) 3D Printing and CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing)” with Derek Eggers, times and dates to be determined; and
· “Beginning Photoshop” with Lennon Michalski, 6-9 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays, beginning Nov. 11.
 

For those interested in a one-day or two-day course, the fall 2014 workshops are:
 
· “Digital Photography One-Day Workshops” with Michalski, presented Sept. 20 or Sept. 28 or Nov. 8 or Nov. 29 or Dec. 13;
· “Advanced Digital Photography and Studio Lighting Workshops” with Michalski, presented Nov. 2 or Nov. 16 or Dec. 14;
· “Advanced Digital Photography and Outdoor Portrait Workshops” with Michalski, presented Oct. 5 or Nov. 9;
· “One Day Natural Portrait Photography and Photoshop Editing Workshops” with Michalski and Shelly Petty of Rochambeau Photography, presented Sept. 21 or Nov. 15; and
· “Living a Layered Life” with Zabielski, presented Sept. 20 and 27.
 
In addition to the courses and workshops being offered this fall, an open drawing session will be available at 9 a.m. every Saturday. There is a $5 fee per session to participate.
 
For more information on any of the Fine Arts Institute courses or to read more about instructors, class costs and times, visit the institute online here.
 
The Fine Arts Institute is an outreach program at the UK School of Art and Visual Studies in the UK College of Fine Arts. It demonstrates all the resources and classrooms that the school has to offer through noncredit art classes. All courses and workshops are open to the public and are not restricted to students of the university.
 
Registration for UK Fine Arts Institute courses is available by visiting here, by calling the institute at 859-257-8151, or by emailing Jane Andrus at mailto:jane.andrus@uky.edu.
 
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