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Events at Creative Arts

  1. Upcoming Classes to be Rescheduled

    March 16 - May 27

    Greetings, Please do not be alarmed if you visit the class registration page and do not see a class that is in the 2020 Tabloid or on your calendar. Due to recent events in relation to Coronavirus (COVID-19) we are taking precautions and have suspended upcoming Continuing Education Creative Art classes. Courses have NOT been canceled,…

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  2. Photographing the Mountains

    April 21

    Photographing the Mountains Calling all sunset chasers! Join us for a hands-on experience analyzing composition and determining exposure in a variety of locations and conditions. We will cover considerations when setting up your shots as well as tools and techniques that help create your vision. Students should have general working knowledge of their camera including…

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  3. Beaded Necklace

    April 24

    Beaded Necklace In this class students will learn the basics of making a necklace using beads. We will learn to make clasps, closures, etc. to complete a necklace from beginning to end. The design element is an important part of making a desirable piece of jewelry and will be covered as well. Students will take…

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Creative Arts News

Meet Nirado Sloan

Nirado Sloan One of Haywood Community College’s latest instructor additions to the Creative Arts Continuing Education Program is Liecester’s famous Nirado Sloan. Sloan began making jewelry first by beading gemstones over twenty years ago. Sloan then began making wire wrapped jewelry and silversmithing. She has been selling her jewelry out of her studio ever since….

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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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