Dot Lingren, left is holding up a sheet of metal while Welding and Sculpting instructor Kitrick Short cuts a piece off. Short is the Welding and Sculpting instructor at the Center for the Arts of Bonita Springs, he has been teaching welding here for three sessions and has been perfecting his trade since the 70's. . The class is designed by first introducing level one students tools, the basics of welding properly, a hands on demo from this the students can generate an idea of what they'd like to create. Photographed on June 14, 2011. Kelli Stanko/Special to the Marco Eagle
The Introduction to Metal class is an addition to the adult educational offerings. Teaching people to weld is unusual for a local art center, where classes such as watercolor painting or photography are more the norm.
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