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August 23, 2013

CCC offers classes at Maquoketa sites


Digital Photography, An Introduction: Thursdays, Oct. 3 to 24 from 6 to 8 p.m. at CCC Maquoketa Center. Cost is $35. Class #129259.

Explore the endless possibilities of digital photography. This course offers an introduction to digital photography and how to use your digital camera to the fullest extent. Optimize your shots by learning how to utilize your camera’s different functions and settings. Learn formal elements of photography such as: different aspects of focus, lighting and camera angles to enhance your images. Understand how cropping images can help attain desirable photographic aesthetics. This course will provide you with a basic knowledge of digital photography useful for photographers wanting to capture: portraits, landscapes and micro images.

Foliage Market Basket: Tuesday, Oct. 8 from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the CCC Maquoketa Center. Cost is $15. Class #129252.

This is a medium-sized market basket that is woven using the beautiful colors of fall. The sides are triple twined and twilled. The rim is braided. Prior basket weaving experience is needed for this class. There is a materials fee of $25 payable to the instructor at time of class.

• Introduction to the Personal Computer: Tuesdays, Oct. 15 to 29 from 6 to 8 p.m. at CCC Maquoketa Center Computer Lab 28. Class fee is $95. Class #129257.

This course is designed for those who have never used a computer or for those who are thinking about buying a computer. Become familiar with terminology. Get a taste of the Windows operating system, the word processing program Word, and spreadsheets using Excel through hands-on experience. A great place to start if you are brand new to computing. Book is included in class fee.

Shamballa Bracelet: Monday, Oct. 21 from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. at the CCC Maquoketa Center- Class fee is $15. Class #129264.

Learn how to make your own Shamballa bracelet in the one night of class. Supplies will be provided for two bracelets. One bracelet will be made in the class and the other to take home with you. Shamballa bracelets are made using silk rat tail cording and beads. All supplies will be provided, however, if you have a clip board please bring that along to class. There is a materials fee of $10 payable to the instructor at time of class.

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