Register for Fall 2017

The Office of Continuing Education provides a diverse program of not-for-credit classes, workshops and seminars to support lifelong education. The CCSF Continuing Education program is not supported by public funds and is financed entirely by class fees.   

Continuing Education is not a part of the Free City Program.  

See a full list of workshops and classes below or click on a subject to the left for more information...

 

EA101

The San Francisco Bay Area supports an incredible diversity of birds that is matched by very few other areas in North America. The goal of this class is to provide participants with the necessary skills to begin to understand that diversity. 

 

Art Tours

AR184 Art Up Close: San Francisco Art Tours 10/7/17 - 11/4/17

 

Various Media

AR102 Color Introduction and Expansion 9/25/17 - 10/30/17

AR125 Art as Healing Practice 11/21/17 - 12/12/17

AR158 A Collage a Day: Exploring Techniques and Content 9/27/17 - 10/25/17

AR159 Visual Journal Workshop 11/20/17 - 12/13/17

AR163 3-Dimensional Collage 11/8/17 - 12/13/17

AR308 Mindfulness for Creative People 10/28/17 - 11/18/17

AR529 Coding in Context of New Media Art 10/5/17 - 10/26/17

AR781 Studio Workshop: Define your Creative Direction 9/26/17 - 10/24/17

AR845 Be a TOP Figure Model 10/28/17

 

Textiles

AR170 Knit a Hat 9/23/17 - 9/30/17

AR171 Smart Aleck Stitching: the Practice and History of Contemporary Embroidery 9/21/17 - 10/05/17

AR376 Shibori with Natural Dyes 10/13/17 - 10/14/17

AR965 Beginning Diagonal Plaited Basketry 9/16/17

 

Drawing

AR105 Tactile Drawing 10/19/17 - 11/16/17

AR115 Shodo (Japanese Calligraphy) 10/7/17

AR136 Narrative Illustration: Comic Books, Storyboards and Book Illustration 9/14 - 10/12

AR175 Museum Sketching: Activating the Museum Visit 10/5/17 - 11/9/17

AR201 Introduction to Figure Drawing 9/9/17-10/7/17

AR204 Drawing Workshop : The Portrait 9/14/17-10/12/17

AR205 Drawing Workshop : The Long Pose 12/9/17 - 12/16/17

AR210 Drawing Workshop: Life - Beyond Fundamentals 10/4/17 - 11/18/17

AR221 Beginning Drawing: From the Still Life to the Skeleton 10/16/17 - 11/20/17

AR226 Portrait Drawing with Mixed Media 11/30/2017 - 12/14/2017 

AR254 Drawing at the Edge of Representation 10/17/17 - 11/14/17

AR295 Location Drawing and Painting 9/16/17 - 10/14/17

AR318 Making Art After Pop Art: Working from Found Photographs10/19/17 - 11/16/17

AR337 Writing, Illustrating & Publishing Children's Books 10/16/17 - 11/20/17

AR338 Advanced Childrens Book Illustration 11/27/17 - 12/11/17

 

Painting

AR199 Introduction to Brush Lettering 9/5/17 - 10/3/17

AR242 Adding Color to the Composition, Daytime Watercolor Workshop 11/6/17-12/4/17

AR400 Painting and Drawing Workshop: Collaborating with Nature10/18/17 - 11/18/17

AR413 Painting the Portrait with the Zorn Palette 9/12/17 - 10/3/17

AR421 Painting with a Contemporary Focus 9/11/17 - 12/4/17

AR425 Introduction to Watercolor Workshop 9/12/17 - 10/17/17

AR426 Continued Exploration with Watercolor  10/24/17 - 11/28/17

AR428 Acrylic Painting Workshop: Beginning and Continuing 11/1/17 - 12/13/17

AR441 Experimental Painting with Image Transfer 9/16/17 - 10/14/17

AR466 Introduction to Oil Painting: Materials, Color and Form 9/14/17 - 10/26/17

AR473 Introduction to Contemporary Abstract Painting 11/2/17 - 12/14/17

AR479 Painting Workshop: Flowers 9/13/17 - 10/11/17

AR508 Anything but Canvas 10/21/17 - 11/18/17

AR513 Sign Painting Workshop 10/10/17 - 11/14/17

 

Sculpture and Ceramics

AR133 Art & Assemblage Workshop 10/16/17 - 11/20/17

AR703 Life Sculpture Workshop: Heads, Hands, and Feet 9/5/17 - 10/24/17

AR704 Life Sculpture Workshop: the Dynamic Pose 10/31/17 - 12/12/17

AR724 Ceramics Workshop 9/14/17 - 10/26/17

AR727 Interpretive Everyday Ceramics 11/2/17 - 12/14/17

AR735 Contemporary Decorative Ceramics 9/5/17 - 10/10/17

AR751 Raku Workshop, Section 1 9/17/17

AR752 Raku Workshop, Section 2 10/22/17

AR753 Raku Workshop, Section 3 11/19/17

AR781 Studio Workshop: Define your Creative Direction 9/26/17 - 10/24/17

AR789 Mobiles and Suspended Sculptures 11/6/17 - 12/4/17

 

Printmaking

AR901 Introduction to Screen Printing 10/21/17 - 11/8/17

AR921 Monday Morning Printmaking Workshop 9/25/17 - 11/13/17

AR922 Saturday Printmaking Workshop 9/16/17 - 11/18/17

AR923 Tuesday Evening Printmaking Workshop 9/19/17 - 11/14/17

AR948 Block Printing Workshop 10/19/17 - 11/2/17

Interior Design

AR360 Inspired Spaces: Interior Design Workshop 10/24/17 - 11/28/17

 

Portfolio

PH402 Photography Portfolio Seminar : Lecture  9/13/17 - 10/25/17

PH404 Photography Portfolio Seminar : Lecture and Holiday Sale 11/8/17 - 12/17/17

Digital

CP440 Introduction to Lightroom 10/25/17-11/15/17

CP460 Introduction to Photoshop 11/6/17 - 11/27/17

PH801 Taking Pictures with Your Digital Camera and Image Editing 9/25/17 - 10/30/17

Filmmaking and Voiceover

PH815 DIY Cinema 9/16/17 - 10/21/17

TA110 Voice-Overs: Getting Started in Voice Acting 9/20/17

 

WR101 Introduction to Fiction Writing Workshop 10/16/17 - 11/13/17

WR105 Creative Non-Fiction Writing Workshop 10/17/17 - 11/14/17

WR107 Poetry Writing Workshop 10/18/17 - 11/15/17

WR111 Science Fiction Writing Workshop 10/21/17 - 11/18/17

WR120 Personal Narrative Writing Workshop 9/14/17 - 10/12/17

WR200 Ace Your Writing MFA Application 11/28/17 - 12/12/17

 

French

LA362 "Pièce montée": Discuss a (fun) French Novel 9/5/17 - 10/17/17

LA363 Contemporary France (Advanced Conversation) 10/31/17 - 12/12/17

Greek

LA450 Beginning Greek Conversation 9/20/17 - 11/8/17

Spanish

LA702 Basic Spanish Conversation I 9/13/17 - 10/25/17

LA703 Basic Spanish Conversation II 11/1/17 - 12/13/17

 

Cooking

FW110 Indian Cooking with California Flair 9/26/17

FW115 Fresh Mex Experience 10/17/17

Nutrition

HE118 Feeding a Young Family 11/2/17 - 11/9/17

Health Certification

HE154 Personal Trainer Fitness Certification 9/9/17

HE158 Sports Nutrition Consultant Certification 9/10/17

Healing and Mindfulness

AR125 Art as Healing Practice 11/21/17 - 12/12/17

AR308 Mindfulness for Creative People 10/28/17 - 11/18/17

 

Notary Public Certification

BU180 Become a California Notary Public 11/4/17

BU180R California Notary Public Renewal 11/4/17

BU185 Become a Loan Signing Agent 12/2/17

Investment

FP101 Investment Basics for Everyone 9/11/17 - 9/18/17

FP105 How to Pick Stock and Bond Mutual Funds 11/6/17 - 11/13/17

Retirement

FP117A Passport to Retirement ® 9/6/17 - 9/13/17

FP117B Passport to Retirement ® 9/26/17 - 10/3/17

FP117C Passport to Retirement ® 11/21/17 - 11/28/17

FP118 Passport II: Protecting Your Retirement Income ® 10/23/17 - 10/30/17

 

WP101 Wedding and Event Planning Certification 9/26/17 - 11/16/17

**Click HERE for online Wedding Planning classes**

 

Please see individual class pages for dates.

Basic Math Review Only

TE505A Basic Math Review with Early Registration (on or before 9/12/17)

TE505   Basic Math Review

Basic Math Review with GRE Test Prep

TE510A GRE and Basic Math Review with Early Registration (on or before 9/12/17)

TE510   GRE and Basic Math Review

GRE Test Prep Only

TE511A GRE Test Prep with Early Registration (on or before 9/26/17)

TE511   GRE Test Prep

Basic Math Review with GMAT Test Prep

TE525A GMAT and Basic Math Review with Early Registration (on or before 9/12/17)

TE525   GMAT and Basic Math Review

GMAT Test Prep Only

TE526A GMAT Test Prep with Early Registration (on or before 9/26/17)

TE526   GMAT Test Prep