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This course is designed to instruct a newcomer, as well as an old salt, the art and science of sailing! Class is taught by qualified sailors and boat captains of the Black Hills Sailing Association and includes a day of sailing aboard one of the fleet boats on the beautiful Angostura Lake. Some of the topics will be boat handling and safety, sail trim, seamanship and knots, weather, nautical terms and more. If you've ever had the desire to sail, feel the roll of the deck under your feet and the wind in your sails, come join us. NOTE: Sailing date will be discussed/scheduled in class on an individual basis. Tuition includes all supply fees.
Don't have the space or time for the traditional vegetable garden? Don't let that stop you! If you want to grow and enjoy vegetables at home and like the idea of outside containers, come learn from a gardener! You'll learn about soil mixes, watering, fertilizing, traditional gardening, selecting appropriate vegetable plants plus more. Each student will receive a container, a plant, soil mix plus instruction to enjoy the fruits of your labor! NOTE: Additional $15 supply fee per person paid to instructor.
This workshop is your opportunity to learn the amazing art of painting on silk from a long-time Black Hills silk artist. Come create truly uniquely beautiful pieces for special gifts for people in your life….or a nice present for yourself! You will learn to mix colors, the mechanics of silk painting, five silk painting techniques, and paint 2 - 3 beautiful scarves! Amazing! All materials, equipment, and techniques will be provided for you. If you have watercolor brushes you want to use, please bring them. Plan a 1-hr lunch break on your own or we can go as a group. No prior painting experience required! Ages 12 and above welcome.NOTE: $50 supply fee paid to instructor. Class size limited.
Do you enjoy fly fishing or looking for a way to get started in it? Fill up your fly box this winter and learn more about what the fish are eating with an experienced fly fishing guide! Feel free to use your own equipment and materials, but tying materials and equipment will be provided for those beginners. Different patterns will be tied in each class so enjoy them all. NOTE: Additional $10 fee paid to instructor for supplies if used. S14A class date has been changed to March 21.
One of the most important topics in photography in taking a great picture is..(drum roll)..the use of light. This class will cover how to constantly get professional looking photos with great lightings weather it’s portrait, outdoor, indoor, studio and more. We’ll also cover how this is accomplished with digital camera and post-processing in Photoshop or other image software. To view the instructor's portfolio, go to www.shutterstock.com/g/brookhouse NOTE: Please bring your camera and manual.