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Events at Creative Arts

  1. ABS Introduction to Bladesmithing

    March 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

    ABS Introduction to Bladesmithing This class is for beginning knifemakers, students will be introduced to the concepts and techniques needed to make a knife. Students are taught metal selection; blade function and different blade design will be discussed. Hand forging to shape, normalizing, heat treating, grinding and tempering will all be taught. These semi-finished blades…

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  2. Beginning Sawing and Soldering

    March 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Beginning Sawing and Soldering Absolute beginners and intermediate students who want to perfect these skills are welcome! The intermediate students will focus on more complex projects. In this course you will learn the essential skills of sawing and soldering. The projects will include pendants, rings or bracelet. You will work in copper while perfecting your…

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  3. Basics of Argentium

    March 3 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Basics of Argentium Learn the basics of how to fuse Argentium® Silver and create an ensemble of jewelry. You will make earrings, stacking rings, link bracelet and a pendant. Argentium® is a high karat sterling silver alloy which has many advantages over traditional sterling silver. The advantages during fabrication are fusing ability, easier clean up,…

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Creative Arts News

Important July Class Update!

This update is due to precautions taken by the NC state Governor Cooper. Please begin wearing a mask in and outside of all buildings on HCC campus starting at 5pm on June 26th, 2020. Masks will not be provided by the school, please bring your own and follow the links below to learn how to…

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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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