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LANDSCAPE DESIGN DRAWING- 2 - AFS212

$259

with CANDACE DRYDEN

Calendar Next available session starts May 4, 2021 at 6:30 pm
Landscape Design Drawing: Session 2- REMOTE LEARNING COURSE Build on the basic skills learned in Level 1. Advanced rendering techniques to present professional quality project drawings will be discussed and practiced in class. Weekly drawing assignments will be given in addition to weekly class work. Some basic drawing tools will be recommended. Textbook required: Please visit www.SHOPNSCC.com to order books. Prerequisite: Landscape Design Drawing: Level 1 or equivalent experience.

LANDSCAPE/GARDEN MAINT SUMMER - AFS201

$259

with DANIEL BOUCHARD

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 1, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 9 weeks
Landscape and Garden Maintenance - Summer Gain hands-on experience at Long Hill, an outstanding country estate with historic gardens in Beverly owned by The Trustees of Reservations. Participate in summer landscaping and garden maintenance supervised by the Long Hill staff horticulturalists. Learn about planting, weed identification/removal, garden rejuvenation, summer pruning (including hedges), mulching, propagation and cuttings, stone laying, landscape equipment, design of summer containers, and more. Informational handouts provided.

LANDSCAPE DESIGN DRAWING- 3 - AFS213

$259

with CANDACE DRYDEN

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 1, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks
Landscape Design Drawing: Session 3 Learn design and graphic techniques for more complex projects. This class introduces students to basic landscape design techniques and how to illustrate your designs with hand-drawn graphics. It is suitable for professionals, homeowners, and career changers. A basic knowledge of trees, shrubs, and perennials will be helpful. Homework and a small workspace at home is required. Textbook required: Please visit www.SHOPNSCC.com to order books. Prerequisite: Landscape Design Drawing: Sessions 1 & 2 or working knowledge/experience in design drawing.

GARDENING IN CONTAINERS - AFS222

$39

with MARGRET FLANAGAN

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 2, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week
Gardening in Containers- REMOTE LEARNING COURSE Want to add punch to your patios, window boxes and walkways? Add garden containers. Through lecture and demonstration, learn the best plants for containers, great color combinations, designs and how to maintain healthy and attractive plants. Texture and containers will also be covered.

SKETCHUP: LEVEL I - BAA110

$299

with CANDACE DRYDEN

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 3, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks
SketchUp Level 1- REMOTE LEARNING COURSE Designed to teach the fundamentals of both 2D and 3D computer aided drawing. Emphasis will be placed on fully understanding the SketchUp interface and inference system. Lectures, tutorials, and in class assignments will guide you through the use of SketchUp's drawing, construction, and modification tools. By the end of the course you will have a 3D model constructed of groups and layers which will be ready for further development in the Level 2 SketchUp Course. Flash drive,and free Sketchup software required. Strong computer skills and knowledge of windows required. Students must activate their My Northshore account and download Sketchup Software prior to first class. Discounted SketchUp software available at https://shop.creationengine.com/collections/ sketchup-studio-for-students.

TEXTILES AND MATERIALS - BAA104

$289

with RACHEL HAZELTON

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 7, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks
Textiles and Materials- REMOTE LEARNING COURSE Learn the large spectrum of fabrics available to the interior designer. Explore fabric make-up, aesthetics, durability, maintainability values, appropriate application to specifications, and how to create finish schedule charts for residential and commercial interiors.

THE BUSINESS OF LANDSCAPING - AFS219

$259
Calendar Next available session starts Jun 7, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 7 weeks
The Business of Landscaping Learn the skills needed to develop and operate a successful landscape business. Design, design-build, and maintenance-only firms will be considered. You will develop your own business and marketing plans. Topics include proposals and contracts, setting fees, dealing with clients and subcontractors, and record keeping. Hints for evaluating your own personal and financial capabilities will be given. Textbooks will be discussed at first session.

LANDSCAPE CONSTRUCTION - AFS203

$259

with CANDACE DRYDEN

Calendar Next available session starts Jul 27, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks
Materials and Methods of Landscape Construction Introduction to construction details, materials, and methods for the landscape. Wood arbors, decks, fences and gates, stone walls, site furniture, patio and walkway paving and other subjects such as soils, grading and earthwork will be discussed. Hands-on drawing exercises will be given. Drawing experience helpful. Homework exercises required.




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