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May 2021

Quilting

May 27 @ 8:00 am - May 28 @ 5:00 pm

Quilting 

This project-based course is designed for individuals interested in learning the art of quilting. You will choose a project incorporating all the major quilt techniques, and learn to sandwich, quilt, and bind your masterpiece. You will learn to quilt your top on 1 of our 3 longarm quilting machines. Prior knowledge in sewing on a simple sewing is helpful! Bring your own sewing machine or sew on one of our Babyloc’s. Please bring your own scissors, seam ripper, and thread to class. Students choose their own fabric for their individualized quilt! Instructor: Lani Hendrix

Location: 1400 building, upstairs

Cost: $169

Course Code               Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24577       6/3 – 8/5                   Thursday 5pm-9pm

Registration Deadline: May 26, 2021

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Clay Working Sampler

May 31 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Clay Working Sampler

In this course students learn a new technique each week to create utilitarian cups and bowls. Pinching, coiling, slab building, wheel throwing, decorating and glazing methods will be introduced. Students can also expect to gain a basic understanding of clay properties and firing concepts. Instructor: Emily Reason

Location: 7000 Building. Room 7220

Course Code               Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24643      6/7 – 7/19                   Monday from 10AM-1PM

Registration Deadline: May 31, 2021

Cost: $244.00

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June 2021

Fly Tying 101

June 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fly Tying 101

This class will prepare the student with hands on experience and an overall understanding of the world of Fly Tying. There is no greater exhilarating experience than catching a beautiful trout on a fly that you tied yourself. As a part of your tuition you will be provided with fly tying kit that you will keep to enjoy a lifetime of satisfaction in the fun fly tying community. You will learn to tie from basic flies to some of the most beautiful flies that will all produce wonderful years of trout fishing. The book we will use is written by Skip Morris titled “FLY TYING MADE CLEAR AND SIMPLE”. The book will be provided by HCC which will have to be returned at the end of the class but you will be encouraged to secure your own copy for future reference. Each class will include a discussion of why we use the fly we are tying and history of the name of the fly. Instructor: Tommy Thomas

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7121

Cost: $214

Course Code               Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24524          6/8 – 7/27                   Tuesdays, 3:30pm-5:30pm

Registration and Payment Deadline: 6/1/21

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Fly Rod Making

June 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Fly Rod Making

Build or restore your own fly rod. Students will have a choice between building a graphite 9 ft. four-piece rod or for an additional cost of around $150 you may choose to build a bamboo rod 7 ft long in a two piece rod with two tips. 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 for evaluation and restoration. Instructor: Tommy Thomas

Cost: $331

Course Code               Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24525          6/8 – 7/27                   6 – 8p on Tues/Thurs

Registration and Payment Deadline: 6/1/21

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Homeopathic First Aid

June 1 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Homeopathic First Aid This class will help the student determine the Homeopathic remedy needed in an emergency, trauma, or illness while waiting for the First Responders or on the way to the Veterinarian.  A complete understanding of homeopathy will be given to help the student understand what they are doing and why.  This information helps to be more effective when needed.  First Aid remedies act quickly to calm the situation. Instructor: Nirado Sloan Location: 7000 Building. Room 7306 Course Code              …

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Stone Setting with Argentium Silver

June 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Stone Setting with Argentium Silver

Learn to make 3 types of settings with the techniques of fusing and granulation in Argentium® Silver. You will make 3 different pendants in this course, a prong set stone, a bezel set stone and a wire prong set stone. Argentium® is a high karat sterling silver alloy which has many advantages over traditional sterling silver. The advantages during fabrication are fusing ability, easier clean up, fire stain resistant, tarnish resistant and hypoallergenic. Prior Skills a Students Must Have include Working in Argentium® Silver, Jewelry making skills including: use of jewelers torch, sawing and Filing and finishing techniques. Instructor: Ilene Kay

The cost of the course does not include the gem or stones to complete the course projects such as an Oval cabochon (Approximately 20mm x 30mm), a Square, Rectangular or irregular shape cabochon (Approximately 20mm x 30mm), and a Round cabochon or enamel round jewel (Approximately 30mm).

Location: 7000 Building. Room 7231

Course Code               Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24572        6/15 – 7/20                   Tuesday from 1PM-4PM

Registration Deadline: June 8, 2021

Cost: $354.00

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Knife Sheath Class

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

Knife Sheath Class

This 2-day class.  Students will be instructed on how to construct a knife sheath, material selection, and techniques. Materials and supplies will be provided to make a finished knife sheath.   Instructor: Ken Hall

Cost: $169

Location: 3000 Building. Room 3327

Course Code               Date                            Time

CSP 4000 23535          6/26 – 6/27                 Sat & Sun from 8AM– 5PM

Registration and Payment Deadline: 6/11/21

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Level 1 Introduction to Metalsmithing

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

Level 1 Introduction to Metalsmithing This 8 week level 1 beginning course introduces you to the world of metalsmithing.  Students will begin learning and using skills for basic tool usage; light torch work, hammering, piercing (sawing), shaping, coloring with patinas, texturing, and more.  This class will provide the student with a strong foundation to continue studying metalsmithing if they choose to, or just enjoy the projects we do in class and go on no further. This class is designed for…

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July 2021

Tomahawk Class

July 2 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tomahawk Class This 3-day class.  Students will be instructed on how to construct a Tomahawk, including handle material selection, and forging techniques. Materials and supplies will be provided to make a finished Tomahawk.  Instructor: Josh Lyle Location: 3000 Building. Room 3327 Course Code               Date                            Time CSP 4000 24529          7/16 – 7/18                 Fri, Sat, Sun from 8AM– 5PM Registration Deadline: 7/2/21 Cost: $248 REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS ALSO PAYMENT DEADLINE. PLEASE CLICK HERETO BEGIN THE REGISTRATION PROCESS OR CALL 828.565.4240

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ABS Introduction to Bladesmithing

July 5 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

ABS Introduction to Bladesmithing

This class is for beginning knifemakers, students will be introduced to the concepts and techniques needed to make a knife. Students are taught metal selection; blade function and different blade design will be discussed. Hand forging to shape, normalizing, heat treating, grinding and tempering will all be taught. These semi-finished blades will be tested for their cutting ability, edge holding, hardness and flexibility. Students should be able to make a blade which will pass the equivalent of a Journeyman Smith Performance Test. Successful completion of this course will reduce the required three (3) year waiting period as an ABS Journeyman Smith judging in two years. This is a two-week long class and will be taught by an ABS Certified Master Bladesmith.

Location: 3000 Building. Room 3327

Course Code               Date                            Time

CSP 4000 25131         7/26 – 8/6                   Monday-Friday from 8AM– 5PM

Registration Deadline: 7/5/21

Cost: $1220.75

Total Including ALL Fees: $1,227.00

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