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CRAFTernoons

For NC State students only. Don’t have time to commit to a full-length crafts class? Come join us for an afternoon of fun and learning! Register for one or more sessions.

Class fee: $15 per session, all supplies included


Last Chance to Register for:

Session D – Turned Wood Bottle Stopper (on Feb. 2) …only 2 seats left!


Spend an afternoon swinging paint from the ceiling and letting loose on canvas and poster board! Bring your own additional items to paint on [canvas, tee shirt, mug, wood, etc.] and come to class prepared to get really messy!

Friday afternoon, January 12, 4:00 – 7:00pm  

Learn fun watercolor techniques as you paint beautiful rosebuds.

Friday afternoon, January 19, 4:00 – 7:00pm

Come learn how to use a wood lathe and turn your very own custom wooden twist pen! Start with a block of beautiful hardwood and learn how to shape, sand, finish and assemble a one-of-a-kind handmade twist pen!

Friday afternoon, January 19, 4:00 – 7:00pm

Come learn how to use a wood lathe and turn your very own custom wooden bottle stopper.

Friday afternoon, February 2, 4:00 – 7:00pm

Try your hands at the potter’s wheel while making a clay bowl or cup during this fun crafternoon activity! Pick your favorite piece to be glazed and finished in the Crafts Center’s gas kiln!

Saturday afternoon, February 10; 4:00pm – 7:00pm  

Create unique designs by cutting and layering fusible glass into various patterns and shapes. Fire in a kiln to fuse [melt] the glass into one piece to create an ornament or suncatcher or slump-fuse into a mold to make a small plate or trinket dish.

Friday afternoon, February 16, 4:00 – 7:00pm

Spend an afternoon using your creative side to blend different shades and styles to make beaded barrettes. These go great alone or in pairs, and with a variety of wardrobes.

Saturday afternoon, February 17, 1:30 – 4:30 pm

Try your hands at the potter’s wheel while making a clay bowl or cup during this fun crafternoon activity! Pick your favorite piece to be glazed and finished in the Crafts Center’s gas kiln!

Saturday afternoon, March 2; 4:00pm – 7:00pm    

Learn to make your own field notes case in leather. One refillable notebook included.

Friday afternoon, March 22, 4:00 – 7:00pm

Come learn how to use a wood lathe and turn your very own custom wooden ice cream scoop for all the Howling Cow you’ll be enjoying!

Friday afternoon, March 22, 4:00 – 7:00pm

Come ‘play’ with fire while learning to apply powdered glass to metal. In this short session, get a quick, hands-on lesson in basic hot enameling. 

Friday afternoon, March 29, 4:00 – 7:00pm

Learn basic handbuilding techniques and design your very own clay planter. Students can embellish clay slab surfaces with stamps or texture mats then carefully assemble by scoring, slipping, and compressing. Pieces will be fired in the Crafts Center’s gas kiln and available for pick up 3 – 4 weeks after the class session!

Friday afternoon, March 29: 3:00pm – 5:00pm

Foil and solder using the copper foil method of stained glass to create a simple suncatcher or ornament. 

Friday afternoon, April 5, 4:00 – 7:00pm

Come learn how to use a wood lathe and turn your very own custom wooden bottle opener. It’s good for gifts and a great addition to your kitchen ware.

Friday afternoon, April 5, 4:00 – 7:00pm

Spend an afternoon swinging paint from the ceiling and letting loose on canvas and poster board! Bring your own additional items to paint on [canvas, tee shirt, mug, wood, etc.] and come to class prepared to get really messy!

Wednesday afternoon, April 24, 12:00 – 3:00pm