Adult Education


TAIT SIMONSON

Book Binding
ages 18+

 

Stab Binding
Wednesday, July 22, from 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Line Stitch 
Wednesday, July 29, from 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Coptic Stitch
Wednesday, August 5, from 6:00 - 8:00 pm

Perfect Binding
Wednesday, August 12, from 6:00 - 8:00 pm

 

Social distancing is required. Class is capped at 14 people. Masks and gloves will be provided. Parking is free.

 

Have you ever wanted to create your own book, or maybe you're tired of buying a boring sketchbook that isn’t what you want? This could be the perfect class for you! Learn how to create and bind your very own books! This is a great way learn to make your sketchbook or craft book for almost any use! This class we go over four distinctly different binding stitches with great insight on how you might use this technique for years to come!

 

All material is provided, no experience necessary. 

 

Each evening class rate:

Members: $25
Non-members: $35

Sign up for all four classes and receive 25% off

 

 

Stab Binding

Line Stitch

Coptic Stitch

Perfect Binding
 



 

 

TAIT SIMONSON

Digital Drawing 
online class
ages 18+

 

Four weeks to choose from!
Monday - Friday
June 29 - July 3 
July 13 - 17
July 20 - 24
July 27 - 31

 

Ever want to create a wonderful work of art, but just don't have the materials? This is the camp for you! It is all digital! We love using our phones and devices so why not make art with them! Learn to draw and paint digitally on a whole new level with this camp! Four unique art lessons on making digital art, step by step directions from start to finish, that will teach you better understanding of techniques and process of digital art making! 

 

Each day includes a pre-recorded demonstration. You'll upload your images and get feedback from the teacher and other students in the online classroom. We're looking forward to seeing you!

 

These classes are a combination of working on your own time and meeting together using Zoom. Please see schedule below.

 

Monday - Friday. Four lessons and three Zoom meetings.

 

Monday: Mountain Landscape
Tuesday: Abstract Art
Wednesday: Contour Line Drawing
Thursday: Desert Sunset Landscape
Friday: Review and Celebrate!

 

Zoom Meetings:
Monday, Introduction: 11:00 am 40 minutes
Wednesday, Review and Discuss: 11:00 am 40 minutes
Friday, Review and Celebrate: 11:00 am 40 minutes

 

Zoom meeting links available in the classroom

*You will need a gmail account (email address) to access the classroom. Secure classroom codes sent after registration.

 

Members $100
Non-members $120

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Tait Simonson is from Faith, South Dakota, today he does most of his creative art work from Grand Forks, North Dakota. He attended undergraduate school at the University of South Dakota receiving his Bachelor of Fine Art Degree with an emphasis in Sculpture. He then went on to attend graduate school at the Pacific Northwest College of Fine Art to receive his Master's of Fine Arts degree. Since then he has been teaching Art at Central Valley Public School K-12, while receiving his Bachelor of Science degree in Education from Valley City State University. He specializes in sculpture and, focuses on light based architecturally responsive work, he also enjoys working with metal, clay, and wood.