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March 2020

Upcoming Classes to be Rescheduled

March 16, 2020 - May 27, 2020

Greetings,

Please do not be alarmed if you visit the class registration page and do not see a class that is in the 2020 Tabloid or on your calendar. Due to recent events in relation to Coronavirus (COVID-19) we are taking precautions and have suspended upcoming Continuing Education Creative Art classes. Courses have NOT been canceled, they are simply being rescheduled. We encourage you to visit this webpage daily for upcoming class dates.

Please contact your Instructor when courses continue to be in session.

Do not be alarmed, we will continue to have jewelry, fiber, photography, upholstery, quilting, and woodworking courses continuing in June. Please keep in mind the recommended precaution of consistent and proper hand washing. Please watch the video below as it is very helpful.

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May 2020

Woodworking on a Budget 2

May 20, 2020

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          (Rescheduled Days) M, W 6/29 -7/20           5 – 7p

Currently ongoing course and is not open for registration.

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July 2020

Fiber Special Studies Workshop

July 2, 2020

Fiber Special Studies Workshop

Required Pre-Requisite: CE Fiber Special Study taught by Amy Putansu during 2020

Fiber Special Studies Workshop is a full day workshop for those that wish to focus on current ongoing projects in their fiber studies at HCC under Amy Putansu. The course is an opportunity for current HCC students that have unfinished or fiber projects that need additional attention in the Creative Arts Building. The 1 day workshop is for those that desire to add the finishing touches in their work as well as receive fine art critique from fellow students and the instructor. Instructor: Amy Putansu.

Cost: $85

Location: Creative Arts Building, room 7206

Course Code                                            Date                                            Time

CSP 4000 24423           (All July Classes are Currently on Hold)            9AM – 4PM

Registration Deadline: July 2, 2020. Class date was July 10 and is currently being rescheduled.

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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Beaded Necklace and Bracelet

July 3, 2020

Beaded Necklace and Bracelet

In this class students will design and construct one necklace and one bracelet using beads and metal components. We will learn to make the metal beads, clasps and any other components to complete two projects. Using handmade components adds a personal touch and unique aspect to everyone’s pieces. Instructor: Sharon Nirado Sloan

 

Cost: $313 (Price change due to seat limit to assure safe distancing for all students and faculty)

Location: Creative Arts Building, Room 7231

Course Code                                          Date                                                     Time

CSP 4000 34415              (All July Classes are currently on hold)       Fridays from 11AM-4PM

Registration Deadline: July 3rd, 2020. Dates were July 10 – July 31, and are currently being rescheduled.

 

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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Woodworking on a Budget 3

July 15, 2020

Woodworking on a Budget 3

Throughout this course, students will garner a strong understanding of basic power tools, as well as expand their abilities with hand tools, while they work to craft a small cabinet. 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 24347                 ALL July classes are currently on hold       Mon & Wed, 5 – 7p

Registration Deadline: REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED AS COURSE IS AT FULL CAPACITY. PLEASE SEE UPCOMING WOODWORKING CLASSES. Class dates were to be 7/22 – 8/24 and are currently being rescheduled.

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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Jazz Guitar 1

July 16, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Jazz Guitar 1

This course offers jazz harmonic and improvisational concepts, accompaniment, and how to play in various jazz settings such as “jams” and “gigs” and sub-genres such as swing, latin jazz, bebop, and others. This class would be enjoyable for intermediate to advanced guitarists interested in learning jazz, applying jazz concepts to other styles, and/or interested in performing beyond the classroom.

 

Cost: $167

Location: ONLINE/REMOTE

Course Code                        Date                                    Time

CSP 4000 24453         Aug. 6 – Sept. 24             Thursdays  2pm-3:30pm

Registration Deadline: July 31, 2020

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ABS Introduction to Bladesmithing

July 20, 2020

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 24384           ALL July classes are on currently on hold.          8a – 5p

The course will take place beginning on 7/27 and continue to run everyday until 8/5, including Saturday and Sunday.

Preferred Registration Deadline: June 29th, 2020. Class dates were set for 7/27 – 8/5  and are currently under review.

Please click here to begin the registration process or call 828.565.4240

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August 2020

Guided Open Forge

August 1, 2020

Guided Open Forge

Students will have the opportunity to use shop equipment to work on blacksmith or bladesmith projects. An experienced instructor will be on hand to provide guidance and assistance.

Prerequisite: *ALL STUDENTS MUST HAVE TAKEN OR CURRENTLY BE ENROLLED IN A HAND WROUGHT CLASS AT HCC* Instructor: Josh Lyle.

Class meets every 2nd Saturday from August to December. Please note the following dates: 8/08, 9/12, 10/10, 11/14, 12/12

 

Cost: $180

Location: 3300 building, room 3327

Course Code                Date                               Time

CSP 4000 24432         8/08 – 12/12      Saturday from 9AM – 1PM

Registration Deadline: August 1, 2020

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Beginning Handwrought

August 10, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

Beginning Handwrought

This course covers the fundamental processes, techniques and tools for heating and forging ferrous and non-ferrous metals. Topics include fire control, use of hammers, tools and traditional techniques for metal shapes. Upon completion, students should be able to heat and use a variety of metals to create tools and shape basic metal projects. Instructor: Josh Lyle

 

Cost: $381

Location: 3300 building, room 3327

Course Code                         Date                             Time

CSP 4000  24464         Aug. 17 – Dec. 7        6 – 10p on Mondays

Registration Deadline: August 10, 2020

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Embroidery, Needlework & Mending

August 11, 2020

Embroidery, Needlework & Mending

Thread and needle are the starting point for this class. No experience required. We will cover basic embroidery stitches, styles and types of needlework and how to select appropriate needles, thread and material. All of these building blocks can be used for decorative work or for mending your household textiles. You will have the opportunity to create a set of samples and work on a personal mending project (this could be any household or wearable textile). Instructor: Deanna Lynch

 

Cost: $100

Location: Remote/Online

Course Code                        Date                            Time

CSP 4000 24437         Aug. 18 – Sept. 15              10a – 12p

Registration Deadline: August 11, 2020

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