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August 2020

Beginning Handwrought

August 10 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Beginning Handwrought

This course covers the fundamental processes, techniques and tools for heating and forging ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Topics include fire control, use of hammers, tools and traditional techniques for metal shapes. Upon completion, students should be able to heat and use a variety of metals to create tools and shape basic metal projects. Instructor: Josh Lyle

 

Cost: $381

Location: 3300 building, room 3327

Course Code                         Date                             Time

CSP 4000  24464         Aug. 17 – Dec. 7        6 – 10p on Mondays

Registration Deadline: August 10, 2020

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Embroidery, Needlework & Mending

August 11

Embroidery, Needlework & Mending

Thread and needle are the starting point for this class. No experience required. We will cover basic embroidery stitches, styles and types of needlework and how to select appropriate needles, thread and material. All of these building blocks can be used for decorative work or for mending your household textiles. You will have the opportunity to create a set of samples and work on a personal mending project (this could be any household or wearable textile). Instructor: Deanna Lynch

 

Cost: $100

Location: Remote/Online

Course Code                        Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24437         Aug. 18 – Sept. 15              10a – 12p

Registration Deadline: August 11, 2020

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Beginning Weaving: Rigid Heddle

August 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Beginning Weaving: Rigid Heddle

Over, under then under, over. The simplest weave structure is easy on a rigid heddle loom. Preparing the loom to weave is quick and the loom does all the “over and undering” for you. We will play with color and texture and introduce some finger manipulated techniques and the option of using more than one heddle. Weave at least one scarf or two towels or placemats during your time in class. Instructor: Deanna Lynch

 

Cost: $153

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code                         Date                                Time

CSP 4000 24436         Aug. 18 – Sept. 15             Tuesdays  1 – 4p

Registration Deadline: August 11, 2020

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Advanced Handwrought

August 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Advanced Handwrought

This course covers ideas and techniques for designing, heating and shaping metal. Topics include hammer control, use of power tools and advanced techniques such as metal lamination. Upon completion, students should be able to use traditional and contemporary techniques to make objects such as buckles, vessels, pendants and blades. Instructor: Josh Lyle

Cost: $381

Location: 3300 building, room 3327

Course Code                        Date                        Time

CSP 4000 24465         Aug. 18 – Dec. 1      6 – 10p on Tuesdays

Registration Deadline: August 11, 2020

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Beginning Weaving: Floor Loom

August 12 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Begin your journey into the world of weaving. We will practice warping repeatedly during our time together. You will see how the loom helps you produce many weaves on one threading and you will also begin to understand color interactions. Woven structures and color interaction are the two basic elements of woven design. We will practice the methods of working that are most efficient and ergonomic. You will leave the class with a sampler of structures and four napkins or two towels from your color studies. Instructor: Deanna Lynch

 

Cost: $227

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code                         Date                              Time

CSP 4000 24435          Aug. 19 – Sept. 23           Wednesdays 10a – 2p

Registration Deadline: August 12, 2020

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Color Class

August 13

Color Class

Color is an expansive subject.
Though often incorporated into artworks to embellish or enliven a subject, color can be a rich and rewarding subject in and of itself.
In this class students will learn solutions to simplify an otherwise complex subject. Topics covered will include color mixing, the color wheel and other theoretical tools used to assess and match colors, the importance of color relationships and the anatomy of light and shadow. In the course each student will be receiving a paint set, including paints and brushes selected by the instructor. Instructor: Nick Raynolds

Cost: $325

Location: Online/Remote

Course Code                       Date                              Time

CSP 4000 24433          Aug. 20 – Oct. 8        Thursdays 10AM – 12PM

Registration Deadline: August 13, 2020

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Figure Painting with Oils

August 13 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Figure Painting with Oils

Explore painting the human figure in oil paint. The richness and versatility of oil paint can offer an exciting range of dimension to this most fundamental of subjects, the human form. In this class students will consider different solutions to various problems of depicting the human figure including reflections on the ‘Old Masters’, anatomy and structure, color, composition and techniques and material application of oil paint.

 

Cost: $325

Location: REMOTE/ONLINE

Course Code                       Date                             Time

CSP 4000 24462          Aug. 20 – Oct. 8          12:15PM – 2:15PM

Registration Deadline: August 13, 2020

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Beginner Wheel Throwing

August 14

BEGINNING WHEEL THROWING

The Beginner Wheel Throwing course is an introduction for beginners as to how to create functional and decorative pottery. The course will overview how to create forms such as cups, bowls, plates, and vases. This course is perfect if you would like to discover the basics of wheel throwing and how to embellish the surface of pottery through different surface decoration techniques, including but not limited to carving and glazing (painting) your clay made works. Instructor: TBA

Cost: $200

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7221

Course Code                      Date                                  Time

CSP 4000 34417        Aug. 21 – Sept. 25            Friday, 10AM-12PM

Registration Deadline: August 14, 2020

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Figure Drawing

August 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Figure Drawing

Exploring the human form is perhaps one of the most intriguing and difficult subjects to master in learning how to draw. In this class we will explore various problems of Figure Drawing and seek to discover some solutions. Subjects will include reflections on the ‘Old Masters’, structural interpretations of the figure, anatomy and more. Students will be encouraged to work in a range of different media including graphite, charcoal and ink. The course will include supplies chosen by the instructor, a professional portrait artist.

Instructor: Nick Raynolds

Cost: $225.00

Location: Remote/Online

Course Code                        Date                                           Time

CSP 4000 24449            Aug. 21 – Oct. 9              Fridays, 12:30PM – 2:30PM

Registration Deadline: August 14, 2020

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Self Portrait-Drawing

August 14 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Self Portrait-Drawing

Working from the most affordable model money can buy – yourself, students will explore the self-portrait as a subject not only of structure and anatomy of the human head but as an investigation into personal expression as well. In this class students will consider the self-portrait in both a historical and personal context while seeking solutions to the problems of depicting the human head in 2-D. Subjects covered will include anatomy of the human head, range of facial expression, light and shadow, composition, materials and more.

Instructor: Nick Raynolds

Cost: $225.00

Location: Remote/Online

Course Code                        Date                                            Time

CSP 4000 24447           Aug. 21 – Oct. 9                      Fridays, 10AM – 12PM

Registration Deadline: August 14, 2020

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