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September 2018

Instrument Building: Dulcimer

September 17, 2018

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, 2018

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, 2018

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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Intermediate Painting: Pet Portrait

October 19, 2018

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. A supply list may be found online. 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 24086                  Fr 10/26 – 12/7           4:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 10/19

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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Using Your iPhone or iPad: Going Beyond the Basics

October 30, 2018

Using Your iPhone or iPad: Going Beyond the Basics: Do you have an iPhone or an iPad that you think could do so much more for you? Join us to learn the ins and outs of the iOS 11 operating system on iPhones and iPads. Instructor: Phillip Turner

 

Cost: $65

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7105

Course Code                Date                Time

CSP 4000 24136    Tu 11/6 – 27     6-8p.m.

Registration Deadline:  10/30

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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November 2018

Introduction to Cold Process Soap Making

November 2, 2018

***THIS CLASS IS FULL***

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In this workshop we will cover basic soap chemistry, safety precautions, equipment, and most importantly the art of soap making. Each student will make and take home 2lbs or goat milk process peppermint calendula 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: $50

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7105A

Course Code                Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24097      Sa 11/10 – Su 11/11       Sa 10a.m. – 3p.m. Su 10a.m. – 12p.m.

Registration Deadline: 11/2

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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January 2019

iPhone Photography

January 3

iPhone Photography: Learn how to use the iPhone as your only camera. We will discuss how to use the default apps as well as third party applications to make stunning photographs that were once only possible with dedicated lens cameras. Other class topics include editing photos on your phone as well as photo back-up and sharing options. Instructor: Phillip Turner

 

Cost: $65

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7105

Course Code                Date                Time

CSP 4000 24137    Tu 1/8 – 29       6-8p.m.

Registration Deadline:  1/3

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

 

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Drawing: Foundations

January 18

DRAWING: FOUNDATIONS

This course focuses on translating three dimensions to a two-dimensional surface. We will do thisby 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 learnthe foundations of drawing! Instructor: Karen Danielson. Class meets on Friday.

Cost: $135

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7105

Course Code                Date                Time

CSP 4000 24174        1/25 – 3/1         9:30 a.m.-12 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 1/18

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Introduction to Painting: Acrylics

January 18

INTRODUCTION TO PAINTING: ACRYLICS

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. A sup- ply list may be found online. Instructor: Karen Danielson. Class meets on Friday.

 

Cost: $135

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7105

Course Code                Date                Time

CSP 4000 24176       1/25-3/1           1-4 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 1/18

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Oil Painting: An Introduction

January 18

OIL PAINTING: AN INTRODUCTION

This class is for beginning painters to seasoned artists wanting to experience the vibrant joys of Oil Painting. Individualized instruction will be given as we explore painting from still life and photograph, focusing on color mixing, use of mediums and seeing values of color as shape.  Instructor: Karen Danielson. Class meets on Friday.

 

Cost: $135

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7105

Course Code    Date    Time

CSP 4000 24177       1/25-3/1           4:30-7:30 p.m.

Registration Deadline: 1/18

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