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Events at Creative Arts

  1. Surface Design with Natural Dyes

    May 29

    Surface Design with Natural Dyes: In this course, students will learn a variety of methods for approaching textile design with natural dyes, including mordant painting, resist methods, and overdyeing. We’ll first learn the basics of producing desired color via natural dyes and indigo. We’ll then explore the various methods of producing a resist. Students will…

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  2. Fly Rod Making

    June 5

    Fly Rod Making: Build or restore your own fly rod. Methodology of rod building will consist of techniques that are well over 100 years old. All materials will be provided but students are welcome to bring a rod to restore. This class is twice a week on Tuesday and Thursday evenings.   Cost: $360 Location: Creative…

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Drawing foundation

This course focuses on translating three dimension to a two dimensional surface. By observational drawing in black and white drawing media, we will utilize vanous slighting techniques, valve, composition, and linear perspective. We will do this through a variety if subject matter, still life and figuration that may include gesture drawing, crosshatching, contour structure, and…

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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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