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October 2020

Mixed Media Salon

October 27

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 7315

 

Course Code                         Date                      Time

CSP 4000 24415             Nov. 3 – Nov. 17       Tuesdays 1pm – 4pm

Registration Deadline: October 27 2020

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Introduction to Soap Making: Goat Milk Lavender Oatmeal Soap

October 30

Introduction to Soap Making: Goat Milk Lavender Oatmeal Soap

Basics of soap chemistry, safety precautions, equipment, and most importantly, the art of soap making will be covered in this workshop with a focus on the alchemy of the soothing qualities of lavender and oatmeal. Each student will make and take home two pounds of goat milk process lavender oatmeal soap. All supplies are included, but please wear long sleeved shirts, close-toed shoes, and bring an apron if you have one. Instructor: Rachael Austin

 

Cost: $75

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7105A

Course Code                Date                Time

CSP 4000 24364          Sa 11/7            10a – 3p

Sun 11/8         10a – 12p

Registration Deadline: 10/30

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November 2020

Mixed Media Salon

November 24

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 7315

 

Course Code                         Date                      Time

CSP 4000 24416         Dec. 01 – Dec. 15       Tuesdays 1pm – 4pm

Registration Deadline: November 24, 2020

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January 2021

Tool Making

January 5, 2021 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Tool Making

The course covers the use, design, and construction of a variety of Blacksmithing tools. Topics will include punching eyes, wrapped yes, punching, slitting, and upsetting. The student will be able to make basic hand tools for Blacksmithing as well as harden and temper steels to suit the application. Instructor: Josh Lyle.

*ALL STUDENTS MUST HAVE TAKEN BEGINNING HANDWROUGHT TO BE ADMITTED.*

Cost: $412

Location: 3000 Building. Room 3327

Course Code               Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24526           1/12 – 5/4       Tuesdays, 6pm-10pm

Registration and Payment Deadline: 1/5/21

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

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Fly Rod Making

January 28, 2021 @ 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

Garden Tool Making: Making Garden Hoes

February 19, 2021 @ 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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March 2021

ABS Introduction to Bladesmithing

March 1, 2021 @ 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

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April 2021

ABS  Handles and Guards

April 26, 2021 @ 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

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July 2021

ABS Introduction to Bladesmithing

July 5, 2021 @ 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 24531          7/26 – 8/6                   Monday-Friday from 8AM– 5PM

Registration Deadline: 7/5/21

Cost: $1220.75

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