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Events at Creative Arts

  1. Beginning Knife Making

    February 26

    This class is for begining knifemakers.  Students will be introduced to the concepts and techniques needed to make a full tang knife. Students will be instructed regarding safe shop practices, the use of tools/equipment, and metal selection. Blade function and various blade designs will be discussed. The skills of hand forging to shape, normalizing, heat…

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  2. Beginning Wheel Throwing

    February 27

    BEGINNING WHEEL THROWING This course is designed for students who have never played with clay as well as those who want to improve beginner level wheel techniques. Students will learn to center clay, become familiar with basic throwing moves, glazing techniques and loading and unloading a kiln. Instructor: Laurey-Faye Dean. Class meets on Wednesday. Cost:…

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  3. Intermediate Wheel Throwing

    February 27

    INTERMEDIATE WHEEL THROWING This course is designed for students who have gained a working level with the basic pottery forms and are ready to improve their skills. We will begin with lids and lid fit, continue with handles and trimming, and end with teapots. Instructor: Laurey-Faye Dean. Class meets on Wednesday. Cost: $180 Location: Creative…

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Creative Arts News

Visiting Artist Lecture Series

Visiting Artist Lecture Series Articulation through Art Wednesday February 13 12 – 1p Creative Arts Building, room 7105The Professional Crafts department will be hosting visiting artist  Sarah Rose Lejeune  Wednesday, February 13, 12 to 1 p.m. in the Creative Arts Building, room 7105. This one-hour artist lecture is free and open to the public.Lejeune is a papermaker, weaver,…

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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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