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Art Workshops


Upholstery Workshops

Photography and Filmmaking

Film Appreciation

Music and Sound

Labor Chorus

Jewelry Making


World Languages

Business and Finance

Health Certifications

High Rise Fire Safety Renewal

Wedding and Event Planning

Wild SF! California Naturalist Certification Course



Art Workshops

Various Media  printable PDF

AR133 Art & Assemblage: the Re-Contextualizing of Objects 1/27-3/2/2020

AR140 Chalk Paper Marbling and Book Making 4/11/2020

AR155 Mixed Media, Collage and Assemblage 3/21/2020

AR158 A Collage a Day: Exploring Techniques and Content 2/5-3/4/2020

AR159 3D Collage 3/11-4/15/2020

AR160 Critique: The Constructive Criticism of Art 3/11-3/25/2020

AR199 Printing with Nature 3/14/2020

AR781 Studio Workshop: Define Your Creative Direction 4/7-5/5/2020

Drawing  printable PDF

AR200 Learn to Draw Using the Figure 1/25-3/14/2020

AR202 The Figure as Subject Matter: Explore In-depth Drawing Methods 4/4-5/16/2020

AR207 Material Processes in Sculptural Drawing 2/29-4/4/2020

AR209 Drawing Hands and Feet Workshop 3/21/2020

AR214 Thursday Evening Portrait Drawing 4/9-5/7/2020

AR215 Shodo : Japanese Calligraphy 4/25/20

AR220 Drawing Workshop: Tone and Atmosphere 1/27-3/2/2020

AR256 Get Inspired: Weekly Sketch Prompts 4/6-5/4/2020

AR273 Life Drawing with Collage 2/22-3/7/2020

AR295 Observational Drawing and Painting 4/11-5/9/2020

AR337 Writing and Illustrating Children's Books 2/11-3/17/2020

Painting  printable PDF

AR401 Exploring Light and Space in Watercolor 2/18-3/24/2020

AR402 In Pictures: Using Photos as Reference in Watercolor 4/14-5/12/2020

AR403 A Watercolor Painting a Day 4/8-5/6/2020

AR413 Painting the Portrait with the Zorn Palette 2/22-3/21/2020

AR415 Still Life Painting: Techniques for Realism 4/4-5/2/2020

AR416 Image Transfer Workshop 2/3-2/10/2020

AR417 Figure Painting Intensive-5/9/2020

AR427 Acrylic Painting: The Four Basic Techniques 2/4-3/24/2020

AR428 Acrylic Painting: Creating a Complex Surface 4/7-5/19/2020

AR431 Advanced Painting Approaches  1/27-4/13/2020

AR451 Experimental Approaches to Paint-Handling 2/6-4/15/2020

AR466 Introduction and Continuation of Oil Painting: Materials, Color and Form 2/24-3/23/2020

AR494 An Encyclopedia of Brushstrokes 2/29/2020

Ceramics and Sculpture   printable PDF

AR702 Life Sculpture Workshop: Building a Seated Figure in Clay Using an Internal Armature 1/21-3/10/2020

AR703 Life Sculpture Workshop: Heads, Hands and Feet 3/17-5/5/2020

AR720 Ceramics Workshop: Techniques and Practices 1/23-3/5/2020

AR721 Ceramics Workshop: Beyond Standard Ceramics Methods 3/12-4/30/2020

AR751 Raku Workshop, Section 1 1/12/2020

AR752 Raku Workshop, Section 2 2/16/2020

AR753 Raku Workshop, Section 3 3/29/2020

AR754 Raku Workshop, Section 4 4/25/2020

Printmaking   printable PDF

AR901 Introduction to Screen Printing Workshop 4/4-5/2/2020

AR910 Between Painting and Printmaking 2/21-3/20/2020

AR911 Photographic Printmaking Processes 4/10-5/8/2020


Textiles  printable PDF

TX102A Itajime Shibori - Layered Patterns with Natural Dye 2/8/2020

TX103 Shibori Dyeing 2/19-3/18/2020

TX104 Block Printing and Textile Surface Design 4/8-5/6/2020

TX171 Contemporary Embroidery Sampler 2/24-3/23/2020


Upholstery   printable PDF

ID105 Introduction to Upholstery: How to Make a Sprung Ottoman 1/18-3/7/2020

ID201 Intermediate Upholstery Studio Workshop 4/4-5/9/2020


Photography and Filmmaking

Darkroom printable PDF

PH225 Magic of the Darkroom, Old-school B&W Film Photography  2/5-3/11/2020

PH226 Magic of the Darkroom: New Darkroom Techniques 3/25-4/29/2020

PH501A B&W Darkroom Open Lab 2/9-3/8/2020

PH501B B&W Darkroom Open Lab 3/22-4/26/2020

PH601 The Craft of Toning Black & White Photographs 5/10/2020


PH801 Taking Pictures with Your Digital Camera 1/30-2/27/2020

PH855 Introduction to Adobe Photoshop 3/5-3/26/2020

Filmmaking   printing PDF

PH810 Documentary Filmmaking 3/18-4/22/2020

Voiceover Acting

VO101 Voice-Overs One-On-One:Getting Started in Voice Acting anytime 


Film Appreciation   printable PDF

CM105 How to Review Movies 2/5-2/26/2020

CM106 Pre-Code Movies 4/8-5/13/2020


Music and Sound  


MU130 Fundamentals of Guitar 3/4-4/29/2020

Labor Chorus 

MU700 Labor Chorus 1/16-5/14/2020


Jewelry Making  printable PDF

AT609 Basic Properties of Metal: Creating Unique Items of Adornment 2/22-3/14/2020

AT610 Essential Techniques: Surface Enrichment and Embellishment 4/4-4/25/2020



WR101 Fiction Writing Deep Dive: Character, Setting, Plot, & Point of View 2/6-3/5/2020

WR105 Creative Non-Fiction Writing Workshop 3/11-4/15/2020

WR107 Poetry, Culture, and Community: Generating New Poems in a Diverse Community 2/18-3/24/2020

WR109 Sparking Creativity: A Workshop to Jumpstart Your Fiction Writing Project 4/14-5/12/2020

WR112 Beat Poets: Poetry and Philosophy 4/11-5/9/2020 


World Languages   


LA300 Introductory French Workshop 2/5-3/4/2020

LA301 Introductory French Workshop, Part 2 4/8-5/6/2020


LA400 Beginning Irish: Part 1 4/6-5/4/2020 

Greek Conversation

LA451 Modern Greek Conversation II 4/8-5/6/2020


Business and Finance  printable PDF


FP101A Investment Basics for Everyone 1/27-2/3/2020

FP105A How to Pick Stock and Bond Mutual Funds 2/4-3/2/2020

Retirement Planning

FP110A Retirement Planning Checklist 2/8/2020

FP110B Retirement Planning Checklist 4/11/2020


Health Certifications  printable PDF

HE154 Personal Trainer Certification 4/25/2020

HE158 Sports Nutrition Consultant Certification 4/26/2020


High Rise Fire Safety Renewal   printable PDF

TF110A High Rise Fire Safety Director Renewal Certificate 3/10/2020

TF110B High Rise Fire Safety Director Renewal Certificate 6/2/2020


Wedding Planning   printable PDF

WP101 Wedding and Event Planning Certification 3/17-5/14/2020


Naturalist Certification Courses   printable PDF

AS101 Wild SF! California Naturalist Certification Course 4/13-6/8/2020




HG100A Ikebana - Sogetsu School session I 1/21-2/25/2020

HG100B Ikebana - Sogetsu School session II 3/10-4/21/2020

HG100C Ikebana - Sogetsu School session III 5/5-6/16/2020


HG201 Orchid- Care and Culture II 4/9-4/30/2020