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Events at Creative Arts

  1. Forging a Japanese Hammer

    August 2

    Forging a Japanese Hammer This style hammer is also known as a cutler’s hammer and a dog’s head hammer.  The unique design makes it perfect for forging the bevels on a knife blade. It’s ergonomic shape allows for accurate forging and reduces arm fatigue.  In this course we will punch and drift the eye, forge the…

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  2. DSLR Camera Basics

    August 6

    DSLR Camera Basics We will cover the ins and outs of shooting in full manual mode on your camera. We will talk about focus, aperture, shutter speed, white balance, and ISO as well as composing photographs. Instructor: Phillip Turner Cost: $111 Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7105 Course Code            Date                  Time CSP 4000 24312         T…

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  3. Chef Knife

    August 9

    Chef Knife This 3-day class requires students to have general knife grinding knowledge prior to this class. Students will be instructed on how to construct a full tang chef knife, including handle material selection, pin stock, adhesives, and overall finish techniques. Materials and supplies will be provided to make a finished chef knife. Instructor: Ken…

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Creative Arts News

2019 Professional Crafts Graduate Show

Folk Art Center Asheville, NC May 5 – June 23 Reception: Saturday, May 4 3p -5p The graduating class of Haywood Community College’s Professional Crafts program will exhibit their best work at the 2019 Graduate Show. The show will be held May 5 through June 23 at the Southern Highland Craft Guild Folk Art Center…

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Featured Success Story

Deanna Lynch Textiles

  • Professional Crafts Fiber

Class of 2014

History and Tradition My grandfather introduced me to weaving when I was 9 years old. Although I did not receive formal training for weaving until after he passed, I still feel a deep connection to him when I am at my loom. The connection to my grandfather makes me feel like I am a part of the rich history of textiles. It is an ancient craft built on necessity and…

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