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Events at Creative Arts

  1. History of Poster Design

    December 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

    History of Poster Design From political to promotional, posters have informed and entertained audiences since the invention of lithography over one and a half centuries ago. In this course, we will examine the components of a “poster”: the design, illustration, typography, and modes of printing throughout history, starting with the invention of lithography up to…

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  2. Appalachian Ghost Stories

    December 22 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Appalachian Ghost Stories Have you ever seen the mysterious Brown Mountain Lights? Or heard a ghostly choir sing on the summit of Roan Mountain? Ghost stories have been used for centuries to explain the supernatural. In this course, we will discover the origin of local ghost stories and read the stories themselves. Location: Creative Arts…

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  3. Upholstery

    December 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Upholstery Have a sofa that’s old and worn out? Or a chair that has lost its beauty? If so, come and make it look new again. This course provides hands-on experience in tool use, various equipment, and techniques of the upholstery profession. You will learn to select fabrics to suit your design and transform that…

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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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