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March 2019

Basic Knife & Axe Making

March 25

BASIC KNIFE & AXE MAKING

In this class students will forge, grind, heat treat and handle a basic fixed blade knife or forge a Kentucky style belt axe. If time allows more than one knife or a different style axe can be created. This is a perfect introduction to the art of bladesmithing or a great way to increase one’s skillset. Instructor: Matthew Shirey. Class meets on Monday.

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Cost: $225

Location: 3300 building, room 3327

Course Code                Date                Time

CSP 4000 24234      4/1-5/20          1-4 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 3/25

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ABS Folders

March 25

April 18 – 12

ABS Folders

This class will cover the very basics of making folding knives. This course provides detailed instruction on the art and craft of fabrication of the slip joint folder. This is a week-long class and will be taught by an ABS Certified Master Bladesmith. Instructor: Steve Dunn

Students need to bring their own safety equipment for the classes:

Eye protection

Leather chaps

Gloves – 2 sets: one for hot material and a pair of regular leather gloves for protection.

Hearing protection

Cost: $617.25

Location: 3300 building, room 3327

Course Code                Date                Time

CSP 4000 XXXXX          4/8 – 12         8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 3/25

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Art Quilts for the Natural Dyer

March 26

ART QUILTS FOR THE NATURAL DYER

Create a mini art quilt in this 6-week workshop! We will learn how to achieve brilliant colors with natural dyes on cotton fabrics, explore surface design opportunities available to the natural dyer, and delve into the art of quilting. From planning to dyeing to stitching, we’ll have fun and expand our imaginations. Participants will go home with their own creations. Instructor: Rebecca Porche. Class meets on Tuesday.

 

Cost: $240

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code              Date                Time

CSP 4000 24171        4/2-5/21          5-8 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 3/26

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Beginning Jewelry Fabrication

March 28

***THIS CLASS IS FULL***

In this 10-week course students will acquire working knowledge of jewelry and fabrication skills. Students will design and fabricate pieces in the studio and examine contemporary trends in jewelry and metalsmithing.The course will cover techniques commonly used in jewelry and metalsmithing, sawing, piercing, soldering, basic stone setting, forming, and finishing are explored through the creation of individual projects. Instructor: Greta Lutman

 

Cost: $285

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7231

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24142    Th 4/4/19 – 6/6/19             6-9p.m.

Registration Deadline: 3/28/19

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April 2019

Upholstery

April 1

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 old sofa into a new masterpiece. Instructor: Lani Hendrix. Class meets on Mondays.

 

Cost: $155

Location: 1400 building, downstairs

Course Code              Date                Time

CSP 4000 24196         4/8-6/10           5:30-9:30 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 4/1

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String Class 1

April 1

STRING CLASS 1

Students will learn basic concepts such as plucking, simple bow articulations, ear-training exercises, scales and classical and folk tunes. Students will also learn practice techniques, as well as some ensemble and performance techniques in a fun and comfortable environment. Violin, cello, viola and string bass are all welcome in this class. Beginning to intermediate levels appropriate. Students will need to buy a companion book “Essential Elements for Strings 1” by Hal Leonard Publishing and will also need to provide their own instrument. Instructor: Ashley Winters. Class meets on Monday.

Cost: $155

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7315

Course Code              Date                Time

CSP 4000 24198     4/8-6/17              5-6:30 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 4/1

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String Class 2

April 1

STRING CLASS 2

Students will continue to build on the physical and theoretical music skills learned in String Class I, but the goal will be focused more on playing as an ensemble, going much deeper into performance studies. New students must place into this course level. Violin, cello, viola and string bass are all welcomed in this class. Students will need to buy the companion book “Essential Elements for Strings 1” by Hal Leonard Publishing and provide their own instrument. For intermediate to advanced students. Instructor: Ashley Winters. Class meets on Monday.

 

Cost: $155

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7315

Course Code              Date                Time

CSP 4000 24200         4/8-6/17          7-8:30p.m.

Registration Deadline: 4/1

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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Upholstery

April 1

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 old sofa into a new masterpiece. Instructor: Lani Hendrix. Class meets on Mondays.

 

Cost: $155

Location: 1400 building, downstairs

Course Code              Date                Time

CSP 4000 24195         4/8-6/10           10a.m. – 2 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 4/1

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Guitar Class 1

April 2

GUITAR CLASS 1

Students will learn basic concepts such as tuning, 1st position melody playing, chords, strumming, rhythms, and basic music theory playing simple classical and folk tunes. Students will also learn practice techniques, as well as some ensemble and performance techniques in a fun and comfortable environment. Acoustic guitars only please. Beginning to intermediate levels appropriate. Students will need to buy the companion book: “Hal Leonard Guitar Method Book 1.” Students will need to provide their own instrument. Instructor: Bryan McConnell. Class meets on Tuesday.

 

Cost: $155

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7315

Course Code              Date                Time

CSP 4000 24202    4/9-6/11          5-6:30 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 4/2

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Guitar Class 2

April 2

GUITAR CLASS 2

Guitar Class 2 will continue to build on the physical and theoretical music skills learned in Guitar Class 1, but the goal will be focused more on playing as an ensemble, going much deeper into performance studies. New students must place into this course level. Instructor will assess your level during the first class. Acoustic guitars only please. Intermediate to advanced levels appropriate. Students will need to buy the companionbook: “Hal Leonard Guitar Method Book 1.” Students will need to provide their own instrument. Instructor: Bryan McConnell. Class meets on Tuesday.

Cost: $155

Location: Creative Arts Building, room7315

CourseCode                  Date                  Time

CSP 4000 24204                        4/9-6/11                    7-8:30 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 4/2

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