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Beading

Thursday, 1:30-3:30 p.m. 

Learn about beading tools, different types of beading wires, threads and cords, and assorted beads. Practice learned techniques by creating assorted earrings, necklaces, and bracelets. A supply list will be provided and discussed on the first day of class. Instructor: Deborah Hall.

Chinese Calligraphy

Tuesday, 12:50-2:50 p.m.

Tuesday, 3-5 p.m. 

Please bring ink, paper, and brush. Instructors: Fred Jair William. Mann, Y. Wang, and Yeou-Yen Cheng.

Chinese Brush Painting

Monday,  8:30-10 a.m.; 10:10-11:40 a.m.

Wednesday, 6:30 p.m.-8:30 p.m.

Learn the art of brush painting. The instructor will teach the “Impressionistic style,” which is easier to master. She will start with basic strokes to draw orchids, and then gradually introduce other components, such as flower pot, insects, bamboo, minnow, etc. Learn at your own pace. You will need a few supplies for class. Click here for the supply list. Instructor: Ming-Fen Lee.

Kumihimo

Thursday, 3:30-5:30 p.m. 

Kumihimo is a Japanese form of braid-making. Cords and ribbons are made by interlacing strands. Kumihimo is Japanese for "gathered threads". In this class you will make custom jewelry using the kumihimo technique. Instructor: Deborah Hall.

Chinese Painting with May Shei

Thursday, 5:30-8:00 p.m.

Explore abstract and realistic Chinese ink art by combining Western and Eastern techniques on rice paper and other materials. Subjects will include landscapes, flowers & birds, figures, splash ink, etc. Open to all levels: students will learn the technique of the basic outline, brush stroke and building up layers of color step by step from teacher demos. Students will get to experiment on and experience a variety of rice paper. Go to www.mayshei.com and click on "Class Schedule" for the supply list. Instructor: May Shei.


Interested in teaching a new class or presenting a new program? Send in a New Class Proposal to JasonB@Cupertino.org.


Current Class Schedule

The full senior center class schedule is available here. It can also be found in the bi-monthly newsletter,The 50+ Scene.

Program Evaluation PDF

Online Program Evaluation


*FUHSD Adult School

Fremont Union High School District works in partnership with the City of Cupertino Senior Center to provide a variety of educational courses that enhance the lifelong learning opportunities of our diverse community. FUHSD Adult classes are held at the senior center and membership is required. For all class listings and registration call 408.522.2700, or go online at www.fuhsdadultschool.com


For questions regarding senior center classes please contact:                                                                                         

Jason Bisely | Recreation Coordinator | 408.777.3127 | JasonB@Cupertino.org