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January 2021

Fly Rod Making

January 28 @ 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

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7121

Course Code               Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24523          2/4 – 3/25                   6 – 8p on Tues/Thurs

Registration Deadline: 1/28/21

REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS ALSO PAYMENT DEADLINE. PLEASE CLICK HERETO BEGIN THE REGISTRATION PROCESS OR CALL 828.565.4240

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February 2021

Herstory: Women’s Makeup

February 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Herstory: Women’s Makeup This course covers the evolution of makeup, beginning with Antiquity then focused on the past one hundred years from the Jazz beauties of the roaring 1920’s to the age of makeup YouTube tutorials of modernity. Emphasis is placed on the aesthetic shift from one decade to the next. Instructor: Lauren Medford Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7105 Course Code               Date                            Time CSP 4000 24545          2/16 – 3/23                 Tuesdays, 7:45pm-8:45pm Registration Deadline: 2/9/21 Cost: $58 PLEASE CLICK HERE…

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Barbie Herstory: Story of an Icon

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

Barbie Herstory: Story of an Icon There is not a more iconic toy than Barbie! She has been a staple of inspiration for little girls since 1959. Barbie has done it all, from astronaut to presidential candidate. This course examines the ever-changing face, fashion, and career choices of Barbie as well as the creator of the most iconic toy, Ruth Handler. Instructor: Lauren Medford  Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7105 Course Code               Date                            Time CSP 4000 24546          2/18 – 3/25                …

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Diva Herstory: Cher

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

Diva Herstory: Cher Cher is, without a doubt, unforgettable! It’s hard to Believe a shy little girl from California could become a superstar! Cher has truly done it all! This course discusses the life of Cher from girlhood to her latest 2018 Album ‘Dancing Queen’, taught by one of her greatest fans. Instructor: Lauren Medford Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7105 Course Code               Date                            Time CSP 4000 24547          2/18 – 3/25                 Thursdays, 2pm-3pm Registration Deadline: 2/11/21 Cost: $58 Please click…

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Garden Tool Making: Making Garden Hoes

February 19 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Garden Tool Making: Making Garden Hoes

This 3-day class is a newly designed course for those that have previously had Beginning or Advanced Handwrought and desire something new and useful in the garden.  Students will be instructed on how to construct a Gardening Tool such as a Garden Hoe, including handle material selection, and forging techniques. Materials and supplies will be provided to make a finished Garden Hoe.  Instructor: Josh Lyle

Cost: $248

Location: 3000 Building. Room 3327

Course Code               Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24527           2/26 – 2/28                 Fri, Sat, Sun from 8AM– 5PM

Registration and Payment Deadline: 2/19/21

PLEASE CLICK HERETO BEGIN THE REGISTRATION PROCESS OR CALL 828.565.4240. TAKE NOTE OF COURSE CODE BEFORE CONTINUING.

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History of Color: PINK!

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

History of Color: PINK! This course encourages us to think pink and look at the world through rose-tinted glasses! Pink has historical and cultural significance from gender coding to brand identity. Emphasis is placed on the historical background and cultural contexts of pink. Instructor: Lauren Medford Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7105 Course Code                           Date                            Time CSP 4000 24549                   3/30 – 5/4            Tuesdays, 7:45pm-8:45pm Registration Deadline: 2/23/21 Cost: $58 Please click…

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March 2021

ABS Introduction to Bladesmithing

March 1 @ 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 24530          3/15 – 3/26                 Monday-Friday from 8AM– 5PM

Registration and Payment Deadline: 3/1/21

Cost: $1220.75

Total Including ALL Fees: $1,227.00

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Women of the Old North State

March 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Women of the Old North State From Anne Bonney, a pirate from the 18th century, to renowned author Maya Angelou, this course tells the remarkable stories of women who lived and worked in our Old North State, North Carolina. Instructor: Lauren Medford Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7105 Course Code                           Date                            Time CSP 4000 24551     4/1 – 5/6             Thursdays, 12:30pm-1:30pm Registration Deadline: 3/25/21 Cost: $58 Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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Appalachian Ghost Stories

March 25 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Appalachian Ghost Stories Have you ever seen the mysterious Brown Mountain Lights? Or heard a ghostly choir sing on the summit of Roan Mountain? Ghost stories have been used for centuries to explain the supernatural. In this course, we will discover the origin of local ghost stories and read the stories themselves. Instructor: Lauren Medford Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7105 Course Code               Date                            Time CSP 4000 24550          4/1 – 5/6                     Thursdays, 2pm-3pm Registration Deadline: 3/25/21 Cost: $58 Please click hereto…

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April 2021

ABS  Handles and Guards

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

ABS  Handles and Guards

This class is designed to continue the course of study set forth in the ABS Introduction to Bladesmithing course. This class includes detailed information on creating handles, both full tang and hidden tang, guards, butt caps, decorative file work, spiral dagger handles, handle material choices, guard material choices, pin stock, adhesives and overall finish. Students will be instructed on how to finish off a professional looking knife. Participants are expected to possess the skill and knowledge to forge, grind and heat treat blades prior to this class. A limited amount and type of materials will be provided, students are welcome to furnish and bring their own handle and guard material. It is required that students enrolling in this workshop provide their own, finished blades ready to be completed. This is a week-long class and will be taught by an ABS Certified Master Bladesmith.

Location: 3000 Building. Room 3327

Course Code               Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24532          6/7 – 6/11                   Monday-Friday from 8AM– 5PM

Registration Deadline: 4/26/21

Cost: $734.75

Total Including ALL Fees: $741.00

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