Creative Arts

Registering for classes

There are two ways to register for continuing education classes:

In person
Go to student services, the first building on the left as you enter campus.  Drive to the back of the building and enter the parking lot to the left.  Student Services is located straight through the lobby.  Registered and pay by cash, check or charge.
By mail
Must be mailed 2-3 weeks before the registration deadline. Complete the registration form (which is also in the back of your catalog) and mail it in with your payment.

Please contact Kari Rinn, the HCC Director of Creative Arts with any questions.  828-565-4240 or krrinn@haywood.edu.

Haywood Community College is excited to present new Continuing Education courses in the creative arts.  We have completed an amazing new facility that serves as host to the majority of our creative course offerings.  The facilities are state of the art and fully equipped to enable the highest quality classes.

Basic Fundamentals of Woodcarving

This course is designed to explore all the basic techniques of woodcarving. Students will be introduced to the fundamentals, from relief to three-dimensional work. We will cover the different tools and their proper uses. Instructor: Cliff Hannah.

20921: 8 weeks, Tu 5/13- 7/1, 6p-8p. Register by 5/6

Location: CAB, Rm 7121, Main Campus

Fees: $75


Intermediate Woodcarving

This course is designed to explore the advanced techniques of woodcarving. Get to know the tools, their proper use and safety points as you advance your skills in this creative artform. Instructor: Cliff Hannah

20956: 8 weeks, Tu 7/15- 9/2, 6p-8p. Register by 7/8

Location: CAB, Rm 7121, Main Campus

Fees: $75

Pre-requisite: Basic woodcarving skills


Visions Of Dimensional Landscape

This course explores the hybridization of two and three-dimensional techniques in paper. Students will use drawing techniques to illustrate scenes that can be combined to create an imagined place/space. By the end of this course students will have experimented with wet and dry media drawing techniques in color and black & white. Students will be able to construct a basic dimensional landscape with paper, using printed image, and drawn elements. Instructor Camille Demarinis.

21201: 10 weeks, Tu 4/22- 6/24, 6p-9p. Register by 4/15.

Location: CAB, Rm 7105, Main Campus

Fees: $218, additional supplies required.


Landscape Painting for the Beginner

During this course students will learn to capture the landscape using Plein Air and Ala Prima painting techniques in water-based oil. Students will be taught the importance of color, value, and texture in creating the painted landscape. By the end of this course the student will have acquired a general knowledge of oil paint handling, color mixing, color use & how to create a scene on canvas. Instructor Camille Demarinis.

21202: 10 weeks, Tu 7/8- 9/9, 9a-12p. Register by 7/1.

Location: CAB, Rm 7105, Main Campus and onsite locations.

Fees: $225, additional supplies required.


Making Slow Shibori in an Express World

Shibori is a Japanese technique for making slow cloth using hand stitching, precise dyeing, and developing a relationship with textiles and fiber that honors our creative journey. Students will learn several shibori techniques taking us far beyond tie-dye, including arashi (pole wrapping), mokume (stitching and scrunching), itajimi (folded and bound), and kumo (wrapping around stones). Working with both silk and cotton, we will make samples and dye both scarves and shirts. Instructor: Judi Jetson

20916: 1 day, Sa 4/26, 9a-5p. Register by 4/17

Location: CAB, Rm 7306, Main Campus

Fees: $65, includes dyes and three silk scarves.


Woven Shibori: Part 2

This class will continue the exploration of woven shibori and introduce other fibers and processes that may or may not include dyeing. Resists can be used with such processes as felting, permanent pleating, de-gumming silk, devore, etc. to create texture on cloth. Placing the supplementary threads in the warp will also be explored. Students will be encouraged/required to create original work of their own design by the end of the class. May be taken for curriculum credit. Instructor: Teena Tuenge

20927: 8 weeks, Th 8/7- 9/25, 6p-9p. Register by 7/31

Location: CAB, Rm 7306, Main Campus

Fees: $148

Pre-requisites: Woven Shibori: Part 1


Dyeing for Spinners & Knitters Too!

Incorporate color into your handspun or other fiber. This class will cover easy and safe dyeing methods for wools, silk and plant fibers. Add a little color to your life! Instructor: Nancie McCraw

20972: 2 weeks, Sa 3/15 & 3/22, 9a-4p. Register by 3/7

20973: 2 weeks, Sa 5/24 & 5/31, 9a-4p. Register by 5/16

Location: CAB, Rm 7306, Main Campus

Fees: $65, includes fiber and dyes.


Batik on Cloth for Dramatic Effects

Newly fashionable, batik is a thousand-year-old Asian art form that enlivens garments, furnishings, wall hangings, tablecloths and household goods. Batik is deceptively simple to create; we’ll apply melted wax to cloth using a brush, stamp, stencil or tool, then dip in dye, dry, apply more wax and dye with more colors to create elaborate and colorful designs. All levels welcome. Instructor: Judi Jetson

21003: 2 days, Sa/Su 7/12 & 7/13, 9a-4p. Register by 7/3

Location: CAB, Rm 7105, Main Campus

Fees: $85, includes dyes and wax


Beginning Fiber Spinning

Ever wanted to make your own yarn? Thin lace or bulky, silky or curl, all are possibilities. You just have to start with the basics. In Beginning Spinning, students will wash fleece, card the fiber, learn to draft, spin the fiber into yarn, ply, and take home your very first 'homespun' yarn. Wheels provided. Instructor: Julie Wilson

20975: 1 day, Sa 4/12, 9a-4p. Register by 4/4

Location: CAB, Rm 7306, Main Campus

Fees: $38, includes fiber


Spinning Beyond Beginning

Build on the basics, and turn your spun singles into the type of yarn you've dreamt about. We'll cover a range of plying techniques, learn how to blend colors at the wheel on the drum carder, and make interesting textured yarn by varying thickness in your singles. Finally, we'll discuss, plan and start projects that make the most of your new spinning skills. Instructor: Judi Jetson

20919: 4 weeks, We 5/7- 5/28, 2p-5p. Register by 4/30

Location: CAB, Rm 7306, Main Campus

Fees: $83, includes wool top and roving.

Pre-requisite: must be able to spin a consistent thread.


Spinning Tech: The How & Why

Now that you can spin a good yarn and have worked with a few different fibers, where do you go? This class goes in depth with what happens when you spin. We will explore different preparations and drafting techniques, plying - when, why and how, great yarn finishing, and spinning for a project - reverse engineering the yarn we want. Instructor: Nancie Mc Craw

20969: 4 weeks, Th 3/20- 4/10, 6p-9p. Register by 3/13

Location: CAB, Rm 7306, Main Campus

Fees: $78, includes fiber for first 3 weeks

Pre-requisite: must be able to spin a consistent thread.


Spinning Art Yarn: Embrace Imperfection

Now that you've mastered your spinning wheel, what's next? In this class we'll make creative, highly textured yarn from multiple fibers and shiney things and then learn how to use them in a project. This class will teach the major techniques used in artyarn (coils, knots, beehives, corespinning and tailspinning), resulting in your own uniquely designed and spun yarn that can be used with a commercial pattern. Instructor: Judi Jetson

20924: 4 weeks, We 7/9- 7/30, 2p-5p. Register by 7/2

Location: CAB, Rm 7306, Main Campus

Fees: $70, includes various fibers.

Pre-requisite: must be able to spin a consistent thread.


Learn the Basics of Knitting

This course is designed to introduce students to the basics of knitting. The class will explore the creation of projects from yarn using needles and following written patterns. Upon completion of the course, students should be able to create a knitted project using basic techniques and have the knowledge necessary for beginner skill level patterns. Instructor: Barbara Colley

20992: 3 weeks, Mo 3/31- 4/14, 10a-2p. Register by 3/24

20998: 3 weeks, Mo 6/2- 6/16, 10a-2p. Register by 5/23

Location: CAB, Rm 7306, Main Campus

Fees: $76, includes all supplies


Introduction to Lace Knitting

This course is designed to introduce students to the basics of knitting lace patterns. The class will explore the creation of projects from yarn using needles and following written patterns or charts. Upon completion of the course, students should be able to create a knitted lace project using basic techniques and they should have the knowledge necessary for beginner skill level lace patterns. Instructor: Barbara Colley

20993: 3 weeks, We 4/30- 5/14, 9a-1p. Register by 4/23

21012: 3 weeks, Mo 7/14- 7/28, 10a-2p. Register by 7/7

Location: CAB, Rm 7306, Main Campus

Fees: $78, includes all supplies

Pre-requisite: Must be familiar with basic knitting stitches


Illusion Knitting

This course is designed to introduce students to the basics of illusion knitting. The class will explore the creation of striped wash clothes with a hidden image viewable only from an angle using two colors of cotton yarn, knitting needles and following written patterns and charts. Upon completion of the course, students should be able to create a knitted wash cloth using illusion techniques and they should have the knowledge necessary for knitting illusion patterns. Instructor: Barbara Colley

21000: 3 weeks, We 6/11- 6/25, 10a-2p. Register by 6/4

Location: CAB, 7306, Main Campus

Fees: $78, includes all supplies

Pre-requisite: Must have basic knitting skills


Bold and Twisted: Using Color & Texture in Knitting

Explore ways to successfully work with yarns that have brilliant colors and stunning textures in this knitting design class. You'll learn how to choose the right yarns to go with a pattern you love, to dye yarns that compliment each other and suit your palette and choose yarns to create specific textures. We'll make samples each week which can be turned into an accent pillow, and used to guide your next project. Instructor: Judi Jetson

20923: 4 weeks, We 7/9- 7/30, 6p-9p. Register by 7/2

Location: CAB, Rm 7306, Main Campus

Fees: $58

Pre-requisite: Must have basic knitting skills


Outside the Lines: Artful Knitting

This class for experienced knitters is designed to teach you to knit creatively. Techniques covered include lace knitting, flowers and 3-D embellishments, entrelac and domino knitting. You will learn to adapt patterns to fit your yarn and body. Students will create samples and use them to create their own unique knitted throw. Instructor: Judi Jetson

20917: 4 weeks, We 5/7- 5/28, 6p-9p. Register by 4/30

Location: CAB, Rm 7306, Main Campus

Fees: $58

Pre-requisite: Must have basic knitting skills


Knit to Fit

In knitting, like sewing, patterns are written for the "average" person of a given size. Real people are rarely this average in all directions! In this class the student will take a knitting pattern and individually adjust it for the perfect fit. We will learn how to take accurate measurements, read the important fitting points in the knitting pattern, diagnose what changes need to be made and then re-write the pattern directions to a perfect custom fit. We will also learn to make minor design element changes to ensure the garment is flattering as well as fitted. Instructor: Nancie McCraw

20971: 4 weeks, Mo 4/28- 5/19, 6p-9p. Register by 4/21

Location: CAB, Rm 7306, Main Campus

Fees: $56

Pre-requisite: Must have basic knitting skills


Weaving Beyond the Basics

Continue your journey into the world of weaving. Explore the variations of plain weave and one 4 or 8 shaft pattern of your choice, such as fancy twills, overshot, summer and winter, double weave, lace weaves, etc. Learn to read and understand a weaving draft. Practice your warping and weaving skills with up to three projects of your choice to become more proficient. You will also be introduced to making your own design called a profile. Finishing techniques will be presented. Instructor: Teena Tuenge

20929: 8 weeks, Th 5/1- 6/19, 6p-9p. Register by 4/24

Location: CAB, Rm 7306, Main Campus

Fees: $148

Pre-requisite: Some weaving experience. Should understand warping & have familiarity with reading a weave draft.


The Market Basket

Discover the ancient craft of basketry! This course is designed to introduce students to basic basket weaving techniques. Information covered will include a brief overview of the history of basketry, types of weaving materials, and basic construction of a market basket. Dyeing of reed and basket finishes will also be covered. The student will complete a functional market basket of reed and cane by the end of the workshop. HCC will supply handouts, reed, and most tools. There will be a supply list of additional items to bring to class. Instructor: Suzanne Simoneau

20965: 2 days, Tu/Th 5/27 & 5/29, 1p-5p. Register by 5/20

Location: CAB, Rm 7121, Main Campus

Fees: $56, includes handouts, reed and most tools


Beginner Pine Needle Basketry

Be a part of the continuing revival of the centuries old art of pine needle basket weaving. This course is designed to introduce students to basic coiling techniques using Southern long leaf pine needles. Coiling and stitching of natural materials is one of the oldest methods used in basketry. Information covered will include a brief overview of the history of pine needle basketry, preparation of materials, and basic construction. The basket will be started using a wooden or ceramic base. We will complete a small decorative pine needle basket by the end of the workshop. There will be a supply list for additional items to bring to class. Instructor: Suzanne Simoneau

20968: 1 day, Sa 5/31, 9a-6p. Register by 5/23

20967: 2 days, Tu/Th 7/8 & 7/10, 1p-5p. Register by 7/1

Location: CAB, Rm 7121, Main Campus

Fees: $49, includes handouts, pine needles, needles, thread, gauge, and bases


Go Big; Exploring Large Ribbed Baskets

A comprehensive course in ribbed basketry applies the technique to large scale pieces. Students will learn the basics of ribbed baskets and transfer this knowledge in exploring the format of larger basket styles and shapes over 16”. Discussions in using wild vines, reed dyeing and basket tips will all be up for exploration and discussion. This class should be a good stretch for those familiar with ribbed basketry and a great introduction for novices who will be amazed and delighted with their large scale creations. Some hand strength necessary. Instructor: Carla Filippelli

21016: 2 weeks, Sa 3/22 & 3/29, 10a-4p. Register by 3/14

21018: 2 weeks, Sa 7/26 & 8/2, 10a-4p. Register by 7/18

Location: CAB, Rm 7121, Main Campus

Fees: $74, all supplies included

 


Create a Birdhouse Basket

Create a distinctive birdhouse and learn the twined method of basket weaving. Each participant will work with hand dyed colorful reeds and learn an easy to master twined basket, then move on to a Birdhouse design. Basket tips, native materials and dyeing reeds will all be up for discussion as you create a Winter and Springtime favorite. Instructor: Carla Fillippelli

21019: 1 day, Sa 4/12, 10a-4p. Register by 4/4

Location: CAB, Rm 7105, Main Campus

Fees: $42, all supplies included


Creative Wicker Basketry

Students will learn the wicker method of weaving; by creating an easy to master gathering basket with hand dyed reeds. We move on to another wicker basket technique by mid day and will create a small basket which will give you skills to try more ambitious baskets in a variety of shapes. Also included will be many helpful weaving tips and discussion about reed dyeing. Instructor: Carla Filippelli

21020: 1 day, Sa 4/5, 10a-4p. Register by 3/28

21022: 1 day, Sa 8/9, 10a-4p. Register by 8/1

Location: CAB, Rm 7121, Main Campus

Fees: $42, all supplies included


Intermediate Stained Glass

In this course students will explore more advanced techniques in 2D and 3D stained glass art. We will learn to design and create 2D and 3D glass projects. The course will focus on intermediate students with previous stained glass experience and help to broaden and refine their skills. Instructor: George Kenney

20948: 8 weeks, Mo 5/5- 6/30, 6p-9p. (No class 5/26) Register by 4/28

Location: CAB, Rm 7121, Main Campus

Fees: $98

Pre-requisite: previous stained glass experience required.


Beveled Sun Catcher

Add light to your home by bringing in the sunshine. In this course students will learn the stained glass techniques of soldering to create their own beveled glass sun catcher. No grinding required! Hang it in your home or give it as a gift. Instructor: George Kenney

20991: 1 day, Sa 4/26, 9a-1p, Register by 4/17

Location: CAB, Rm 7121, Main Campus

Fees: $45, all supplies included


Free form Stained Glass Suncatcher

–incorporate sea glass and broken china into a creation for your home. You can design your own piece and put it together in a matter of two classes!! Bring your own sea glass, glass or china scraps to combine with glass scraps. Adding a unique stained glass suncatcher to your window can give you a boost of energy and creativity! Instructor: Marisa Dana

20979: 2 weeks, Sa 6/14 & 6/21, 9a-1p. Register by 6/6

Location: CAB, Rm 7121, Main Campus

Fees: $65, supplies included (but feel free to bring some of your own!)


Egg-stravagant Ornamentation

Immerse yourself in colorful patterns, whimsical themes and vibrant colors as we explore egg-painting techniques from base coat to finishing touch. Students will explore the subtractive egg coloring process of wax resist and the additive process of hand painting with acrylic. Learn how to use festive themes to create finished works of art ready to ornament your home! At the end of this course students will have a basic understanding of painting and dying, and will have created decorative eggs for display. Instructor Camille Demarinis.

21200: 2 weeks, Sa. 3/29 & 4/5, 9a-4p. Register by 3/21

Location: CAB, Rm 7105, Main Campus

Fees: $72, some supplies required.


Egg-stravagant Ornamentation

Immerse yourself in colorful patterns, whimsical themes and vibrant colors as we explore egg-painting techniques from base coat to finishing touch. Students will explore the subtractive egg coloring process of wax resist and the additive process of hand painting with acrylic. Learn how to use festive themes to create finished works of art ready to ornament your home! At the end of this course students will have a basic understanding of painting and dying, and will have created decorative eggs for display. Instructor Camille Demarinis.

21197: 3 weeks, Tu 3/25- 4/8, 6p-9p. Register by 3/18

Location: CAB, Rm 7105, Main Campus

Fees: $58, some supplies required.


Spring Floral Design

Take advantage of all the colors of spring by making arrangements that bring the beauty of the outdoors to your dining room table or front door. Create a centerpiece that can be enjoyed all spring or make your home feel bright and welcoming with a colorful wreath or other decorative arrangement. Instructor: Cliff Hannah

20951: 1 day, Sa 4/12, 9a-1p. Register by 4/4

Location: CAB, Rm 7121, Main Campus

Fees: $21 plus supplies


Variations on a Cylinder: Clay Basics

This course will cover just that, all the basics. Student will have the opportunity 
to learn the skills needed to make a vessel including tools, techniques, different types of clay, throwing on a wheel, hand building, decoration and glazes. Instructor: Velda Davis

20958: 8 weeks, Tu 4/22- 6/10, 6p-9p. Register by 4/15

20957: 8 weeks, Mo 7/7- 9/8, 6p-9p. Register by 6/30

Location: CAB, Rm 7221, Main Campus

Fees: $168, includes clay, glazes and firing


On the Table: Pottery for Food

Learn to create functional pottery for your dining room and kitchen. In this all-levels class we will use the potters wheel to turn basic bowl, cylinder and plate forms into functional objects like utensil holders, batter bowls, berry bowls and covered dishes. We will also explore decorative techniques with the intent on creating well-designed elegant serving ware for the kitchen and the table. This class is ideal for beginner and intermediate students. Instructor: Lindsay Rogers

20982: 8 weeks, We 3/26- 5/14, 2p-5p. Register by 3/19

20980: 8 weeks, Tu 6/24- 8/12, 6p-9p. Register by 6/17

Location: CAB, 7221, Main Campus

Fees: $182, includes clay, glazes and firing


Dynamic Surface: Clay Techniques

Using the three basic functional clay forms (cylinder, bowl and plate) as our canvas, we will discuss and explore the difference between slips, underglazes, stains and glazes; as well as take an introductory look into the wide world of underglaze transfers and decals. With the pottery wheel as our primary starting point, we will create both visual and tactile pattern on rounded vessels. Techniques will include, but are not limited to: stenciling, stamping, mishima, sgraffito, printing slip from paper, underglaze transfers, decal application, oxide application and wax resist. Although we will work on forms made on the pottery wheel, demos will focus mainly on surface application and not on the details of how to make pots. By the end of the class we will be combining multiple techniques to create new and dynamic surfaces! May be taken for curriculum credit. Instructor: Lindsay Rogers

20985: 10 weeks, We 5/21- 7/23, 6p-9p. Register by 5/14

Location: CAB, Rm 7221, Main Campus

Fees: $215, includes, clay, glazes and firing

Pre-requisite: Must have previous clay experience and ability to create a vessel to apply decorative techniques.


Metal Jewelry- Basic Connections

If you’ve always wanted to make metal jewelry but don’t have tools or previous experience, this eight week class is just for you. You’ll learn how to join metal parts without a torch by using rivets; tab settings for stones or found objects; wrapping or stitching with wire; and how to make simple findings. We will cover basic metal techniques - sawing, shaping, creating texture on metals, and finishing options. Using copper and brass, we will make jewelry you can give or wear with pride. You’ll create one-of-a-kind earrings, pendants, and more. Instructor: Terry Taylor

21024: 8 weeks, Mo 6/4- 7/23, 6p-9p. Register by 4/28

Location: CAB, Rm 7231, Main Campus

Fees: $148, includes supplies and tools


Introduction to Metalsmithing

Learn the basics to create jewelry from metal using a torch! Students will be introduced to sawing, filing, piercing, soldering, and basic, small-scale metal construction skills. A variety of jewelry making tools will be identified 
and demonstrated. The characteristics and properties of metals used for making jewelry will be explained. Students will learn to make earrings, rings, bracelets and more using basic jewelry/metal working techniques. Instructor: Terry Taylor

21025: 8 weeks, 4/9- 5/28, 6p-9p. Register by 4/2

Location: CAB, Rm 7231, Main Campus

Fees: $165, supplies and tools included


Metal Bead Workshop

Are you a beading fanatic? Make your own one-of-a-kind metal focus beads and decorative bead caps in this one-day workshop. You’ll learn to texture metal with a hammer, stamps, and roller printing. Then you’ll learn how to cut out and shape flat metal discs to create bead caps or focus beads. After you’ve learned the basics, you’ll move on to create one-of-a-kind metal beads of your own design. After you’ve learned how to texture and rivet, you won’t want to stop making beads! Instructor: Terry Taylor

20962: 1 day, Sa 3/22, 10a-3:30p. Register by 3/14

20961: 1 day, Sa 4/12, 10a-3:30p. Register by 4/4

20960: 1 day, Sa 7/12, 10a-3:30p. Register by 7/3

Location: CAB, Rm 7231, Main Campus

Fees: $41, includes supplies and tools


First Steps in Enameling

Enameling is NOT the same thing as enamel paint! Explore the basics of this age-old technique of adding color to metal with glass. You’ll learn how to apply finely-ground glass to metal and fire it in a kiln. We’ll be using opaque enamels to learn a variety of decorative techniques. Students will create colorful earrings, pendants, a small tray, and more. We’ll explore using stencils, drawing on glass surfaces, sgraffito, wire and copper inlay, using foil, and more to create fabulous, colorful work. Instructor: Terry Taylor

20964: 6 weeks, Mo 6/2- 7/7, 6p-9p. Register by 5/26

Location: CAB, Rm 7231, Main Campus

Fees: $138, includes supplies and tools


Hand Wrought Metals

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: David Burnette

21190: 16 weeks, Tu 8/19- 12/16, 1p-5p. Register by 8/1.

21203: 16 weeks, Mo 8/18- 12/15, 6p-10p. Register by 8/1.

Location: Rm 3321, Main Campus

Fees: $245


Advanced Wrought Metals

This course covers ideas and techniques for designing, heating and shaping metal. Topics include hammer control, use of power tools and advanced techniques such as metal lamination. Upon completion, students should be able to use traditional and contemporary techniques to make objects such as buckles, vessels, pendants, and blades. Instructor: David Burnette

21195: 16 weeks, Th 8/21- 12/11, 6p-10p. Register by 8/1.

Location: Rm 3321, Main Campus

Fees: $245

Pre-requisite: Hand wrought metals course


Basic Knife Making

This course introduces fundamental design and technical skills for knife making. Topics include blade processes of forging and stock removal, as well as handle materials and attachment methods. Upon completion, students should be able to select appropriate techniques, materials, and designs to produce a basic functional or decorative knife. Instructor: David Burnette

21193: 16 weeks, Tu 8/19- 12/16, 7p-11p. Register by 8/1.

Location: Rm 3321, Main Campus

Fees: $245

Pre-requisite: Hand wrought metals course


Advanced Knife Making

This course expands upon basic skills and knowledge of blade making, handle attachment, and ornamentation. Topics include techniques such as laminated blades, ground blades, advanced handle attachment, and decorative elements (inlay, carving, riveting, and stone setting). Upon completion, students should be able to design and finish more professional quality functional and decorative hand-made knives.

21252: 8 weeks, Mo/Th 5/29- 7/21, 6p-10p. Register by 5/15.

21194: 16 weeks, We 8/20- 12/10, 6p-10p. Register by 8/1.

Location: Rm 3321, Main Campus

Fees: $245

Pre-requisite: Hand wrought metals course


Hand Wrought Joinery

This course introduces the use of traditional joinery techniques used in the Hand Wrought Metal Profession. Emphasis is placed on the history and processes of the traditional joinery using tenons, mortises, collars, rivets, and forge welded joints. Upon completion, students should be able to create joints for hand wrought metal work using mortise and tenon, collars, and hot wraps. Instructor: David Burnette

21191: 16 weeks, Tu 8/19- 12/16, 6p-10p. Register by 8/1.

Location: Rm 3321, Main Campus

Fees: $245


Introduction to Photoshop C26 (for Mac)

Adobe Photoshop is a popular digital image editing application used by amateurs and professionals, to enhance, edit or even create images for the web as well as print media. It’s likely that nearly every picture you’ve seen (such as posters, book covers, magazine pictures, and brochures) has either been created or edited using Photoshop.

Designed for hobbyist, graphic designers, and photographers alike, this course introduces students to image editing, image enhancement, and composition techniques using Adobe Photoshop CS6. Documents created in class will be suitable for web and print usage. Instructor: Shantanu Suman

20994: 10 weeks, Th 4/24- 6/26, 6p-9p. Register by 4/17

Location: CAB, Rm 7302, Main Campus

Fees: $180, includes lab fee


Introduction to Adobe Illustrator C26 ( for Mac)

Adobe Illustrator is the industry standard illustration software for creating logos, package design, posters and various kinds of illustrations. Designed for hobbyist, graphic designers, and photographers alike, this course introduces students to create graphic illustrations and manipulate text using a vector based computer graphics-drawing program. Emphasis will be on design, typography / text manipulation, graphic rendering, understanding and preparing artwork for pre-press, and creating graphics for the Web. Instructor: Shantanu Suman

20984: 10 weeks, 4/24- 6/26, 2p-5p. Register by 4/17

Location: CAB, Rm 7302, Main Campus

Fees: $180, includes lab fee