Art on Paper

You must be 18 or older, or a currently enrolled NC State student, and have health insurance to take classes at the Crafts Center.

Classes are available in varying session lengths as an ongoing study in a specific studio. For classes that are 15 hours and over, students will have access to the studio in which they are enrolled for the duration of the semester. For classes less than 15 hours, students have the option to sign up for other classes and/or purchase a membership.

Workshops are focused sessions that are held for several consecutive days. Workshops do not include additional studio access; however, students will have access to the studio during the time in which the workshop is being conducted.

Crafts Center classes are extracurricular, non-credit classes.


Class Prerequisites:

Each class is designed specifically for a designated level of experience. PLEASE DO NOT SIGN UP FOR AN INTERMEDIATE/ADVANCED COURSE IF YOU DO NOT HAVE THE REQUIRED EXPERIENCE.Please refer to this key, which designates each class level:

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Open to all_blue circleArt Journaling

Instructor: Hayley NordstromArt Journaling

Open to all skill levels. Art journaling is a great way to unlock and exercise your creativity without the pressure of a solitary canvas. The focus is on the process, not the product! Learn basic techniques for mixed media journaling, including painted backgrounds, collage, lettering, and more. You will be guided through various creative exercises and prompts to get you started in your own art journal and you will leave the course with an extended list of prompts to keep you creating on your own! Students are responsible for providing some of their own supplies from a supply list provided upon registration. (Expect to pay $15 – $35 for supplies at a local art supply store.)

Tuesday evenings for 4 weeks, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m, October 24 – November 14

Class fee 

I = $ 52
II = $ 82
III = $ 90

Beginner's green asteriskBeginner’s Watercolor

Instructor: Laura AzziWatercolor I

Learn the basics– from brush strokes to color mixing, color theory and composition. Students will be responsible for providing some of their own supplies from a supply list provided upon registration.Students are responsible for providing some of their own supplies from a supply list provided upon registration. (Expect to pay $20 – $35 for supplies at a local art supply store.)

Friday, September 15, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m.,  and Saturday, September 16, 10:00 am – 4:00 p.m.

Class Fee:  

I = $ 44
II = $ 68
II = $ 74

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Coptic Bound Books (Workshop)

Instructor: Anne McLeanCoptic Bound Books

Open to all skill levels. Make your own hand-bound books! Learn basic skills for decorating book covers, tearing and folding signatures, and Coptic stitch. Decorative paper will be provided for the covers and feel free to bring your own papers, fabric or wallpaper. This two-day workshop will include materials for making two medium- sized books approximately 5”x 7” each.

Saturday & Sunday, October 21 & 22, 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Class Fee:  

I = $ 86
II = $ 117
II = $ 125

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Fashion Illustration

Instructor: Jillian Ohlfashion-illustration

Open to all skill levels. Learn to express your fashion designs with vibrant illustrations! This class will cover everything from drawing the figure to learning how to create the look of different materials and fabric through mixed media. Some drawing and painting experience is preferred but not required. Methods will range from technical illustrations to complete abstraction. Students are responsible for providing some of their own supplies from a supply list provided upon registration. (Expect to pay $15 – $25 for supplies at a local art supply store.) Visit Jillian’s artwork at jillianohl.com.

Thursday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m, August 24 – September 28

Class fee 

I = $ 78
II = $ 124
III = $ 136

Beginner's green asteriskIntroduction to Acrylic Painting

Instructor: Austin Caskie

Acrylic Painting I

You will learn basic painting techniques using still lifes and exploring the different ways in which color interacts. Students  will be responsible for providing some of their own supplies from a supply list provided upon registration. (Expect to pay $50–$125 for supplies.) Visit Austin’s website: www.austincaskie.com/art.

Tuesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m, August 22 – September 26

Class fee 

I = $ 68
II = $ 114
III = $ 126

Beginner's green asteriskIntroduction to Drawing

Instructor: Austin CaskieIntro to Drawing

Learn the fundamentals of design such as composition and mark- making. Students will be responsible for providing some of their own supplies from a supply list provided upon registration. (Expect to pay $25 – $35 for supplies.) Visit Austin’s website: www.austincaskie.com/art.

Monday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m, October 9 – November 13

Class fee 

I = $ 68
II = $ 114
III = $ 126

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Simple Landscape in Watercolor (Workshop)

Instructor: Laura AzziSimple Landscapes in Watercolor

Open to all skill levels, o experience necessary. Enjoy painting a simple landscape in watercolor. Use the creative process of the watercolor medium to make a vibrant, moving landscape through textures and techniques. Students are responsible for providing some of their own supplies from a supply list provided upon registration. (Expect to pay $20 – $35 for supplies at a local art supply store.)

Friday, October 27, 6:30 – 9:30 p.m. and Saturday, October 28, 10:00 am – 4:00 p.m.

Class fee 

I = $ 44
II = $ 68
III = $ 74

 

Register for classes

See Crafts Center registration guidelines and instructions.

Cancellations

Most of our classes fill quickly so there is often a wait list. Late notice cancellations require considerable processing and labor to try and fill the reserved seat. Therefore, cancellations under 10 days are not able to be refunded unless we can fill the space.
• If cancellation occurs 10 or more days prior to the start of a class, a 75% refund of payment will be issued; 25% of payment is assessed for processing charge.
• If cancellation occurs less than 10 days prior to the start of a class, a refund cannot be issued unless the space can be filled. If the space is able to be filled, a 50% refund of payment will be issued.
If you find you need to cancel out of a class you have registered for, you must our online Cancellation Form »

Cancellation requests will not be accepted at the main desk or via phone or email.

Absences

To receive an optimal experience and get the most out of the class, attendance is important as there are no provisions for make-up sessions for missed classes.

Wait Lists

Names are accepted on waiting lists after a class is full until the day the class begins.  Wait lists are only valid for the current semester’s class – wait lists are not carried over to the next semester.