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August 2018

Fly Rod Making

August 28

Fly Rod Making

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 24089      Tue & Thu 9/11 – 11/1              7-9p.m.

Registration Deadline: 8/28

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Communicating Creativity

August 30

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

 

Cost: $45

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7105A

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24112        Th 9/6                          6-8 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 8/30

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September 2018

DSLR Camera Basics

September 4

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 24133    Tu 9/11 – 10/2  6-8p.m.

Registration Deadline:  9/4

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Drawing: Foundations

September 7

This course focuses on translating three dimensions to a two-dimensional surface. We will do this by drawing what we see in black and white drawing media, utilizing various siting techniques, value, composition and linear perspective. We will study varying subject matter utilizing methods such as line and contour drawing, crosshatching, shading and stippling. Come and learn the foundations of drawing! Instructor: Karen Danielson

 

Cost: $135

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7105

Course Code                            Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24087               Fr 9/14 – 10/19           9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 9/7

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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Introduction to Painting: Acrylics

September 7

This course will introduce each student to the joys of painting! In this course students will learn the basics of painting with acrylic paints. Color theory, mixing and blending color and perspective will all be covered in this intro class. Instructor: Karen Danielson

Supply List:

Soft lead pencil 2B-6B.  Eraser. Sketch pad, journal,size is personal preference.

Palette. White Ceramic Plate, white enamel butcher tray or white plastic dish.

Palette Knife.

Acrylic Paint Colors: titanium white, cadmium red medium, cadmium yellow medium, pthalo blue, ultramarine blue, burnt umber and yellow ochre.

Brushes: a combination of both round and flat inexpensive synthetic bristle brushes.  #2, #5, and or #10 of both will be great. (numbers do not have to match exactly, example/get closest to a 10 by getting an 8 or 12…whichever you feel more comfortable with)

Large Jar or Plastic Yogurt container for Water to rinse brushes in.

Beginning Painting Canvases:  two 9 x 12 and two 11x 14

Cost: $135

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7105

Course Code                            Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24083                Fr 9/14 – 10/19           1-4p.m.

Registration Deadline: 9/7

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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Intermediate Painting: Pet Portrait

September 7

Intermediate Painting: Pet Portrait: Calling all animal and art lovers! This fun course is for the person who has some experience with painting and wants to capture their favorite furry friend. Please bring a few photographs of your subject. Instructor: Karen Danielson

Supply List:

Soft lead pencil 2B-6B.  Eraser. Sketch pad, journal,size is personal preference.

Palette. White Ceramic Plate, white enamel butcher tray or white plastic dish.

Palette Knife.

Acrylic Paint Colors: titanium white, cadmium red medium, cadmium yellow medium, pthalo blue, ultramarine blue, burnt umber and yellow ochre.

Brushes: a combination of both round and flat inexpensive synthetic bristle brushes.  #2, #5, and or #10 of both will be great. (numbers do not have to match exactly, example/get closest to a 10 by getting an 8 or 12…whichever you feel more comfortable with)

Large Jar or Plastic Yogurt container for Water to rinse brushes in.

Intermediate Painting Canvases: two canvases, student’s choice for size. and of course photos of pets, with bigh contrast between light and dark.

Cost: $135

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7105

Course Code                            Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24085                Fr 9/14 – 10/19           4:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 9/7

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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Intermediate Painting: Pet Portrait

September 7

Intermediate Painting: Pet Portrait

Calling all animal and art lovers! This fun course is for the person who has some experience with painting and wants to capture their favorite furry friend. Please bring a few photographs of your subject. Instructor: Karen Danielson

Soft lead pencil 2B-6B.  Eraser. Sketch pad, journal,size is personal preference.

Palette. White Ceramic Plate, white enamel butcher tray or white plastic dish.

Palette Knife.

Acrylic Paint Colors: titanium white, cadmium red medium, cadmium yellow medium, pthalo blue, ultramarine blue, burnt umber and yellow ochre.

Brushes: a combination of both round and flat inexpensive synthetic bristle brushes.  #2, #5, and or #10 of both will be great. (numbers do not have to match exactly, example/get closest to a 10 by getting an 8 or 12…whichever you feel more comfortable with)

Large Jar or Plastic Yogurt container for Water to rinse brushes in.

Intermediate Painting Canvases: two canvases, student’s choice for size. and of course photos of pets, with bigh contrast between light and dark.

Cost: $135

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7105

Course Code                            Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24085                  Fr 9/14 – 10/19           4:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 9/7

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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Instrument Building: Dulcimer

September 17

Instrument Building (Dulcimer): This course is open to students with a comfortable understanding of woodworking. Students will learn all the skills necessary to design and build a dulcimer. Students will complete at least one instrument of their own creation. Some woodworking experience required. Instructor: Bill Weinert

Cost: $205

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7121

Course Code                Date                                        Time

CSP 4000 24119    Mon & Wed 9/24 – 10/10       5-9p.m.

Registration Deadline: 9/17

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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October 2018

Drawing: Foundations

October 19

This course focuses on translating three dimensions to a two-dimensional surface. We will do this by drawing what we see in black and white drawing media, utilizing various siting techniques, value, composition and linear perspective. We will study varying subject matter utilizing methods such as line and contour drawing, crosshatching, shading and stippling. Come and learn the foundations of drawing! Instructor: Karen Danielson

Supply List:

  1. Graphite Pencils- 4H,3H,2H,H,HB,B,2B-6B+9B
  2. Kneaded Eraser
  3. Charcoal Pencils- HB,2B,4B,6B,+WHITE
  4. Sketch Pad / Notebook- At least 8 1/2×11′
  5. Strathmore 400 series drawing pad 11’x14′ or similar brand with 8016.400 senes drawing paper suitable for pencil and charcoal

Cost: $135

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7105

Course Code                            Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24088               Fr 10/26 – 12/7           9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 10/19

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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Introduction to Painting: Acrylics

October 19

This course will introduce each student to the joys of painting! In this course students will learn the basics of painting with acrylic paints. Color theory, mixing and blending color and perspective will all be covered in this intro class. Instructor: Karen Danielson

Supply List:

Soft lead pencil 2B-6B.  Eraser. Sketch pad, journal,size is personal preference.

Palette. White Ceramic Plate, white enamel butcher tray or white plastic dish.

Palette Knife.

Acrylic Paint Colors: titanium white, cadmium red medium, cadmium yellow medium, pthalo blue, ultramarine blue, burnt umber and yellow ochre.

Brushes: a combination of both round and flat inexpensive synthetic bristle brushes.  #2, #5, and or #10 of both will be great. (numbers do not have to match exactly, example/get closest to a 10 by getting an 8 or 12…whichever you feel more comfortable with)

Large Jar or Plastic Yogurt container for Water to rinse brushes in.

Beginning Painting Canvases:  two 9 x 12 and two 11x 14

Cost: $135

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7105

Course Code                            Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24084                  Fr 10/26 – 12/7           1-4p.m.

Registration Deadline: 10/19

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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