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Mar 29, 2024

Shortcut to list of all Wood classes in Reporter

Mar 29, 2024

Shortcut to list of all Photography classes in Reporter

Mar 29, 2024

Shortcut to list of all C:LAB classes in Reporter

There are no C:LAB classes scheduled for the summer semester. Classes will be offered in the fall semester. 

Mar 29, 2024

Shortcut to list of all Mixed Media classes in Reporter

Mar 29, 2024

Shortcut to list of all Lapidary classes in Reporter

Mar 29, 2024

Shortcut to list of all Jewelry & Metals classes in Reporter

Mar 28, 2024

Shortcut to list of all Fibers classes in Reporter

Mar 28, 2024

Shortcut to list of all Clay classes in Reporter

Mar 28, 2024

Shortcut to list of all Clay classes in Reporter

Mar 28, 2024

Shortcut to list of all Break to Make classes in Reporter

Mar 23, 2024

Registration for summer Break2Make classes will open at 3:00pm for students (April 1) and for the public (April 8).

Nov 5, 2023

2024 Spring registration dates>

May 14, 2024

Gallery Exhibition Opening Reception: Thomas Way – Oak City Street Photography

Please join us for the opening reception of our new gallery exhibition. The viewer of this exhibition will be presented with a collection of candid moments and portraits of the… 

wood working

Mar 29, 2024

Woodworking 1: Foundations of Woodworking

Welcome to woodworking! This class is an exploration of the techniques and processes that are key to expanding skill in fine woodworking. Over four class periods, you will cover the… 

Mar 29, 2024

Woodworking 2: Joinery and Intermediate Techniques

This class will expand upon the foundational skills of woodworking by focusing on frame and table leg construction using mortise and tenon joinery. You will also learn the various uses… 

Mar 29, 2024

Woodworking 3: Methods of Furniture Construction

Leveraging the skills developed in Woodworking 1 & 2, you will build a small wall mounted cabinet. The cabinet is composed of 2 doors made with bridle joints (a version… 

Mar 29, 2024

Bowl Carving [Workshop]

In this two-day workshop you will be hand carving a small to medium bowl.  You will be using a variety of hand tools including gouges and mallets to design, shape… 

Mar 29, 2024

Introduction to Woodturning: Bowls

Turn wooden bowls! In this introductory class, you will have the opportunity to explore the very different experiences found in turning the end grain found in making a bowl. The… 

Mar 29, 2024

Jigs and Fixtures – Routers

This three-day class features the Router/shaper Table & hand routers. Classes consist of demonstrations by the instructor and hands-on use of a variety of jigs and fixtures available for use… 

Mar 29, 2024

Jigs and Fixtures – Table Saw

This three-day class features the Table Saw (SawStop). Classes consist of demonstrations by the instructor and hands-on use of a variety of jigs and fixtures available for use in the… 

Mar 29, 2024

Scroll Saw Techniques [Workshop]

Join us to learn the basic techniques involved in scroll saw work as you work to complete a small wall-hung art project. Instructor: Maria Lai Saturday, July 13: 1:00 –… 

WOOD CARVED SPOONS

Mar 29, 2024

Spoon Carving [Workshop]

Come and enjoy a one-day spoon carving workshop. Using a variety of tools, learn how to design, shape and carve your very own wooden spoon with both functional and sculptural… 

Mar 29, 2024

Steam Bent Landing Nets

Learn the art and process of steam bending a shape to a form and create a landing net for your fishing adventures. You must be proficient with the use of… 

Mar 29, 2024

Three-Legged Stool [Workshop]

Simple yet complex in so many ways. Join us to learn the art of one of the simplest of seated forms and the many factors and skills that go into… 

Mar 29, 2024

Turning a Sphere [Workshop]

How’s your skill at turning a bead? This class will help you advance that technique and achieve a perfect — or nearly perfect — sphere. Using basic tools and hand-made… 

Mar 29, 2024

Wood Spirit Carving [Workshop]

Carve a wood spirit in a piece of basswood using mallet-type and handheld carving tools. Use your imagination to create a one-of-a-kind sculpture. Medium hand strength is useful. No experience… 

Mar 29, 2024

Woodturned Jewelry Pendants [Workshop]

This project class will show intermediate woodturners how to make elegant jewelry pendants from small pieces of colorful or exotic wood using a technique called off-set turning. Instructor: Norm Cloutier… 

Mar 29, 2024

Woodturned Wind Chime [Workshop]

Join us for this simple project and turn a decorative wind chime. You will utilize a pen mandrel and the Dremel tool for optional decoration to add some personal touches to your… 

Mar 29, 2024

4×5 Paper Negative Workshop

This workshop is focused on creating still lives and portraits with RC paper rather than sheet film, making it perfect for anyone new to analog photography and intimidated by working… 

Mar 29, 2024

C-41 Color Processing

Capture light and color on film with an SLR camera; using your own or with a Crafts Center loaner. This workshop begins with an on-campus photo walk followed by two… 

Mar 29, 2024

Digital Photography: Getting Started

The digital camera… so much capability that so few people fully comprehend! From learning the various camera controls to exercising the options of how and when they are best used,… 

Mar 29, 2024

Fun with Portraiture!  [Workshop]

Kick your portraiture up a notch with this workshop! Students will learn several secret, yet simple techniques, and a few extra suave tips that are sure to add a dash… 

Mar 29, 2024

Lumen Print Workshop

Lumen printing is a form of contact printing that requires UV light and masks to create an image. This alternative darkroom process leads students to create beautiful color registrations on… 

NC State

Mar 29, 2024

NC State in Black and White

An introductory darkroom class! Capture light and motion on film using SLR cameras. Bring your own camera or use a Crafts Center loaner. You will process your exposed film and… 

plastic

Mar 29, 2024

Plastic Camera: An Introduction to Medium Format Film Photography

This is a beginning level class – darkroom experience is helpful, but not required! You will shoot 120 film using a modern Holga or retro Kodak Hawkeye Brownie. This course… 

Mar 29, 2024

Basics of Drawing

For beginners. Learn the basics of drawing with graphite, charcoal, and ballpoint pen. Beginning with simple drawing exercises you will learn techniques for shading and value, to create more finished… 

Mar 29, 2024

Calligraphic Lettering

Elevate your journal writing, create personalized gifts, or integrate lettering into your artwork!  In this course you will learn three hand lettering styles using traditional calligraphy nibs and dipped ink. … 

Mar 29, 2024

Daylilies in Watercolor[Workshop]

No experience necessary. Learn the basics of watercolor as you paint vibrant daylilies. Create this painting with the blending of transparent watercolors while layering washes and adding glazes to produce…