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October 2021

Intro to Painting

October 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Intro to Painting

Painting is lots of fun and using acrylic paint is one of the best ways to introduce you to creating colorful art. We are going to demystify color theory by exploring the elements of color and how colors relate to each other. You will discover how to limit your color palette with amazing results. The subject matter will be up to you, be it still life, nature, or landscape. Materials cost not included in course cost. Students must provide their own materials. Instructor: James Stilwell

Students must have taken Drawing Foundations 1 or an equivalent course.

Cost: $86

Course Code               Date                   Time

CSP 4000 24636          11/2 – 11/30   Tuesday, 3:30pm-5:30pm

Registration Deadline: 10/26/21

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Intro to Drawing

October 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Intro to Drawing

Let’s unleash and nurture your creative side together. Learn to visually interpret what you see and capture this on paper. We will cover basic drawing fundamentals: line, contour, shapes, shading, controlling tones, proportion, perspective and composition. While using pencil or graphite stick a variety of subject matter including still life, nature, people and buildings will be explored. Students will be given a list of materials to purchase (material cost not included). Instructor: James Stilwell

Cost: $91

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7105

Course Code               Date                   Time

CSP 4000 24634           11/2 – 11/30   Tuesday, 1pm-3pm

Registration Deadline: 10/26/21

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Impeccable Applique

October 26 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Impeccable Applique

Enhance your textiles with appliqué! In this class, we’ll practice both turned and reverse appliqué, achieving those coveted crisp edges. This class is 2 consecutive Tuesdays. Instructor: Rebecca Porche

Location: 7000 building, room 7306

Cost: $69

Course Code             Date                              Time

CSP 4000 24641        11/9 – 11/16                   Tuesday, 5:30pm-7:30pm

   Registration Deadline: 10/26/21

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November 2021

Woodworking for beginners: Simple Chair

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

Woodworking for beginners: Simple Chair

This course will build on skills students have learned in the previous two classes and each student will design their own simple chair which they will construct using basic woodworking tools that are easily accessible. No prior woodworking experience is necessary, but classes are recommended in order. CSP 4000 24616: Each student will need to provide their own lumber for their project. The estimated cost of the lumber is $20-100. Instructor: Bill Weinert

 Cost: $210

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7121

Course Code                 Date                       Time

CSP 4000 24616        11/8 – 12/8              5 – 7pm, Monday & Wednesday

Registration Deadline: 11/1/21

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Knife Sheath Class

November 5 @ 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: $177

Location: 3300 building, room 3327

Course Code               Date                              Time

CSP 4000 24582          11/20 – 11/21               Fri, Sat. & Sun. 8a – 5p

Registration Deadline: 11/5/21

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Hollow Bead Pendant Workshop

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

Hollow Bead Pendant Workshop

Hollow forms like beads add interest to your work and are another technique to master. Make this basic hollow form and learn how to fuse wire onto a curved surface.

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. Students must have taken a course in Argentium Basics or Intermediate jewelry in the past.  Please remember to pack a lunch as this is an all day workshop. Instructor: Ilene Kay

Cost: $148

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7231

Course Code                 Date                 Time

CSP 4000 24587          11/17               Wednesdays, 9am – 5pm

Registration Deadline: 11/10

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Belt Ax Class

November 23 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Belt Ax Class

This 3-day class.  Students will be instructed on how to construct a Belt Ax, commonly referred to as a Tomahawk. The course will including handle material selection, and forging techniques. Materials and supplies will be provided to make a finished belt ax.  Instructor: Josh Lyle

Cost: $253

Location: 3300 building, room 3327

Course Code                 Date                             Time

CSP 4000 24596         12/3 – 12/5                   Fri, Sat. & Sun. 8a – 5p

Registration Deadline: 11/23/21

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December 2021

Painting with Plant Dyes

December 4 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Painting with Plant Dyes

Learn how to achieve a range of hues from a single dyepot! On the first day of this 2-day workshop, we’ll mix, thicken, and paint with several mordants. We’ll dye our fabrics on day 2 and observe as our fabrics take up a range of colors as mordant mixes with dye. Students should bring: a pair of fabric scissors, 3-4 paintbrushes in various sizes, and fabric design ideas/sketches. A fundamental knowledge of the natural dye process is very helpful in the course. Instructor: Rebecca Porche

Location: 7000 building, room 7306

Cost: $130

Course Code             Date                             Time

CSP 4000 24642        12/11 – 12/12                 11am – 5pm, Saturday & Sunday

Registration Deadline: 12/4/21

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Upholstery

December 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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

Location: 1400 building, downstairs

Cost: $169

Course Code             Date                             Time

CSP 4000 24704        1/3 – 3/21           10am – 2:00pm

Class will not meet on the following dates: 1/17 & 2/21

  Registration Deadline: 12/27/21

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Please note the following for ALL Quilting courses:

  • Classes are offered on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • Students must register and pay by the registration deadline in order to ensure a spot in the class. The absolute latest a student can register is 24 hours before the start date and time of the course.
  • Students must withdraw at least 24 hours before course via email or phone in order to receive a refund for the class.
  • No students will be permitted to register past courses start date.
  • Students who do not withdraw or/and do not show up for class will still be billed for the class.
  • Please bring project or project ideas the first day of class.
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Upholstery

December 27 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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

Cost: $169

Course Code             Date                             Time

CSP 4000 24705        1/3 – 3/21           5:30pm – 9:30

Class will not meet on the following dates: 1/17 & 2/21

   Registration Deadline: 12/27/21

Please click hereto begin the registration

Please note the following for ALL Quilting courses:

  • Classes are offered on a first-come-first-served basis.
  • Students must register and pay by the registration deadline in order to ensure a spot in the class. The absolute latest a student can register is 24 hours before the start date and time of the course.
  • Students must withdraw at least 24 hours before course via email or phone in order to receive a refund for the class.
  • No students will be permitted to register past courses start date.
  • Students who do not withdraw or/and do not show up for class will still be billed for the class.
  • Please bring project or project ideas the first day of class.
Find out more »
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