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January 2019

Piano 1

January 23

PIANO I

Want to learn how to play the piano? With the right tools, teacher, and a little focus, you may be surprised at how quickly you can become proficient in basic piano. With an introduction to the keyboard through the study of notation, hand positions, chord formations, scales and sight-reading, students will learn to read and perform piano techniques through step-by-step teaching methods. This class is designed for the absolutebeginner, or those with a minimal knowledge of piano. Five students maximum. Instructor: Julie McConnell. Class meets on Wednesday.

 

Cost: $275

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7301

Course Code           Date                Time

CSP 4000 24205      1/30-4/3           5-6:30 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 1/23

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Piano 2

January 23

PIANO II

Piano Class II will continue to build on the physical and theoretical music skills learned in Piano Class I. New students must place into this course level. The instructor will assess your level the first class meeting. Students will need to buy a companion book. 5 students maximum. Instructor: Julie McConnell. Class meets on Wednesdays.

 

Cost: $275

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7301

Course Code    Date                Time

CSP 4000 24206      1/30-4/3         7-8:30 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 1/23

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Basic Blacksmithing

January 23

BASIC BLACKSMITHING

In this introductory level beginner course, students will focus on controlling the fire and establishing good forging habits as they work to gain familiarity with a variety of basic forging techniques. No experience required. Instructor: Matthew Shirey. Class meets on Wednesday.

 

Cost: $225

Location: 3300 building, room 3327

Course Code                Date                Time

CSP 4000 24231       1/30-3/20       6-9 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 1/23

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Vocal Class

January 24

VOCAL CLASS

This class addresses functional techniques in singingfor students seeking to develop vocal and musical abilities. Areas covered include: breathing, posture, practice techniques and exercises, voice placement, diction, phrasing, interpretation, performance preparation and execution. Develop a repertoire based on your ‘style’ and ability! Whatever genre you wish to sing, these techniques will make you a better singer in every way.Beginner to intermediate levels welcome. Six students maximum. Instructor: Julie McConnell. Class meets on Thursday.

Cost: $155

Location: Creative Arts Building, room7316

Course Code                  Date                  Time

CSP4000 24209                         1/31-4/11                   7-8:30p.m.

Registration Deadline: 1/24

 

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Fly Rod Making

January 29

Build or restore your own fly rod. Students will have a choice between building a graphite 9 ft 4- piece rod or for a small additional cost between $25 and $50 you may choose to build a bamboo rod between 6 ft and 8 ft long in a 2 piece rod with 2 tips. Methodology of rod building will consist of techniques that are well over 100 yrs old. All materials will be provided but students are welcome to bring a rod for evaluation and restoration. Instructor: Tommy Thomas

Cost: $360

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7121

Course Code                Date                                        Time

CSP 4000 24117        Tue & Thu 2/12 – 4/4 2019    7-9p.m.

Registration Deadline: 1/29/2019

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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Communicating Creativity: Writing for Artists

January 31

COMMUNICATING CREATIVITY: WRITING FOR ARTISTS

Communicating well is the key to success in any field. Are you a new photographer that needs help writing a great bio? Are you an experienced painter whose artist statement needs a refresh? Do you want to know more about engaging audiences on social media, or how to write an effective grant proposal? This class is for artists across disciplines who want to enhance communication techniques and work with peers to refine messaging and create an artistic voice you’re proud to call your own. Students will: define their creative voice, prepare and/or refine basic messaging documents (biography, artist statement), and utilize communication techniques of self-promotion (including marketing tools and social media). Instructor: Lindsey Solomon. Class meets on Thursday.

 

Cost: $45

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7105

Course Code                Date                Time

CSP 4000 24179       2/7                   6-8 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 1/31

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February 2019

Pots for Plants

February 1

POTS FOR PLANTS

Students in this class will explore the primary techniques of pottery construction: pinching, slumping, coiling and slab work. This short course is a fun introduction to working with clay. Instructor: Laurey-Faye Dean. Class meets on Saturday.

Cost: $86

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7221

CourseCode                  Date                  Time

CSP 400024211             2/9-2/23             10 a.m.-12p.m.

Registration Deadline: 2/1

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Communicating Creativity: Writing for Artists

February 4

COMMUNICATING CREATIVITY: Writing for Artists

Communicating well is the key to success in any field. Are you a new photographer that needs help writing a great bio? Are you an experienced painter whose artist statement needs a refresh? Do you want to know more about engaging audiences on social media, or how to write an effective grant proposal? This class is for artists across disciplines who want to enhance communication techniques and work with peers to refine messaging and create an artistic voice you’re proud to call your own. Students will: define their creative voice, prepare and/or refine basic messaging documents (biography, artist statement), and utilize communication techniques of self-promotion (including marketing tools and social media). Instructor: Lindsey Solomon. Class meets on Monday.

 

Cost: $45

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7105

Course Code                Date                Time

CSP 4000 24180            3/11                  6-8 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 3/4

 

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Small Camp Knife

February 8

SMALL CAMP KNIFE

This 3-day class will provide students with an introduction and general knowledge of forging and grinding blades. Students will be instructed on how to construct a 5” full tang small Camp knife, including handle material selection, pin stock, adhesives, and overall finish techniques. Instructor: Rob Singleton. Class meets Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

 

Cost: $296

Location: 3300 building, room 3337

Course Code                Date                Time

CSP 4000 24227           2/15-2/17         8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 2/8

 

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DSLR Camera Basics

February 12

DSLR Camera Basics: We will cover the ins & outs of shooting in full manual mode on your camera. We will talk about Focus, Aperture, Shutter Speed, White Balance, & ISO as well as composing photographs.Instructor: Phillip Turner

 

Cost: $65

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7105

Course Code                Date                Time

CSP 4000 24132    Tu 2/19/19 – 3/12/19      6-8p.m.

Registration Deadline:  2/12/19

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