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February 2020

Woodworking on a Budget 2

February 24

Woodworking on a Budget 2

Throughout this course, students will garner a strong understanding of basic hand held power tools, as well as expand their abilities with hand tools, while they work to craft a fine side table. This course will place an emphasis on making the craft of woodworking an enjoyable and attainable hobby for anyone. Instructor: Bill Weinert

 

Cost: $195

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7121

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24338          M, W 3/2 – 4/6           5 – 7p

Registration Deadline: 2/24

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March 2020

Intermediate Weaving: Floor Loom

March 3

Intermediate Weaving: Floor Loom

This class is for anyone who has taken a beginning weaving class and would expand their knowledge. We will talk about how to read weaving drafts, where to find weaving patterns, ideas about selecting colors and yarns. We will also cover some of the main ways to create variety in your weaving. You will leave class with a completed scarf or set of towels and a list of new ideas and places to start. Instructor: Deanna Lynch

 

Cost: $227

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24404          T 3/10 – 4/21              10a – 4p

Registration Deadline: 3/3

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Intermediate Natural Dye

March 3

Intermediate Natural Dye

In this course we’ll take a deep dive into designing with plant dyes! Students are welcome to work with any substrate they choose: yarn, fabric, event recycled clothing. We’ll play with space-dyeing, discharging mordants, printing with mordants, and shibori. Experiment and execute your visions in a supportive environment. Instructor: Rebecca Porche

Cost: $211

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24349          T, TH 3/10 – 4/2          5:30 – 7:30p

Registration Deadline: 3/3

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Drawing: Foundations

March 3

Drawing: Foundations

This course focuses on translating three dimensions to a two-dimensional surface. We will do this by drawing what we see, not what we think we see, in black and white drawing media. Our varied subject matter will be translated to paper utilizing the elements of art. Primary focus on line/contour, shapes as well as conveying value with shading, crosshatching and stippling. Come and practice the foundations of drawing! Instructor: Karen Danielson

 

Cost: $75

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7121

Course Code                Date                Time

CSP 4000 24366          T 3/10 – 24      9a – 12:30p

Registration Deadline: 3/3

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Mixed Media Salon

March 3

Mixed Media Salon

Artful conversation is always a source of inspiration. Join the instructor and other artists to implement ideas that convey expression in drawing and/or painting (student’s choice). Together we will strengthen each other’s creative resolve by sharing and utilizing skilled techniques. All levels of experience and skill are encouraged to attend! Instructor Karen Danielson

 

Cost: $75

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7121

Course Code                Date                Time

CSP 4000 24372          T 3/10 – 24      1 – 4p

Registration Deadline: 3/3

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Intro to Painting: Acrylics

March 3

Intro to Painting: Acrylics

This course will introduce each student to the joys of painting! Students will learn basics of painting with acrylic paints. Painting from still life, the primary focus will be on color theory as well as best practices to work efficiently and effectively with acrylics. We will discuss color relationships while mixing and blending to soak up the elements of art and transfer subjects onto the canvas! Students must have taken Drawing: Foundations to be in this class. Instructor: Karen Danielson

 

Cost: $75

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7121

Course Code                Date                Time

CSP 4000 24369          T 3/10 – 24      4:30 – 7:30p

Registration Deadline: 3/3

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Beginning Tapestry

March 4

Beginning Tapestry

Weave some ‘postcards’ to learn tapestry techniques. Landscapes lend themselves to interpretation in woven form. Learn both disciplined and free form methods to interpret your favorite scenic views in yarn. Prepare the portable loom in ah hour or so and begin at once to weave and play with colors and textures to make your small pictures. Looms may not be taken from the classroom but students may bring their own looms in order to weave at home. A small sampler and at least one ‘postcard’ will be completed in class. Instructor: Deanna Lynch

 

Cost: $166

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7306B

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 42375          W 3/11 – 3/25            10a – 3p

Registration Deadline: 3/4

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ABS Introduction to Bladesmithing

March 9

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.

 

Cost: $1,227.25

Location: 3300 building, room 3327

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24383          M – F 3/16 – 27            8a – 5p

Registration Deadline: 3/9

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Beaded Necklace

March 13

Beaded Necklace

In this class students will learn the basics of making a necklace using beads. We will learn to make clasps, closures, etc. to complete a necklace from beginning to end. The design element is an important part of making a desirable piece of jewelry and will be covered as well. Students will take home a piece of jewelry that may even become an heirloom. Instructor: Sharon NiradoSloan

 

Cost: $80

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7231

Course Code                Date                Time

CSP 4000 24402          F 3/20              12 – 4p

Registration Deadline: 3/13

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Upholstery

March 23

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: $160

Location: 1400 building, downstairs

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24400          M 3/30 – 6/9               10a – 2:30p

Registration Deadline: 3/23

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