Fall semester’s not over yet! You can still register for these remaining classes:
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.
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:
Introduction to Borosilicate Flameworking [Workshop]
Instructor: Jonathan Davis
Learn to sculpt glass using torches and small rods and tubes of borosilicate glass. You will create small figures, vessels, and other glass sculpture. A materials fee of $15 payable to the instructor covers all glass used during the workshop. For more about Jonathan, visit: www.jonathanmichaeldavis.com.
Saturday, October 27: 10:00 am – 5:00pm
Sunday, October 28: 10:00 am – 5:00pm
Saturday, November 10: 10:00 am – 5:00pm
Sunday, November 11: 10:00 am – 5:00pm
Class fees by level: I – $60 II – $95 III – $105 Register for this class»
Stained Glass Ornaments and 3-D Stars[Workshop]
Instructor: Deborah Rodgers
Celebrate your Holiday Season by making ornaments in stained glass Create one significant piece such as an open-center star, and/or make a series of simpler flat glass ornaments to give away as gifts! Various patterns to choose from will be available. Glass and solder is included in the supply fee.
Friday, November 30: 6:30 – 9:30pm
Saturday, December 1: 10:00am – 5:00pm
Prerequisites: Students must have completed the Introduction to Stained Glass class.
Class fees by level: I – $65 II – $90 III – $95 Register for this class»
JEWELRY and METALS
Sandwich Pendants [Workshop]
Instructor: John Fetvedt
Expand your metalsmithing skills by making a sandwich pendant. Tools and techniques used will include the bench shear, rolling mill, hydraulic press, and riveting, as well as filing, sanding, polishing, etc. We will also use an acetylene torch to anneal metal. This workshop is suitable for beginners as well as more advanced metalsmiths. A $15 materials fee, paid to instructor at the end of the workshop, includes enough copper and supplies for two pendants. Additional metal and supplies will be available for purchase from the instructor. All necessary tools will be available for use in the workshop, although you might want to bring an Optivisor. Visit John’s website: bijoux–de–terre.com.
Saturday, November 10: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Class fees by level: I – $30 II – $45 III – $50 Register for this class»
Watercolor Poinsettias [Workshop]
Instructor: Laura Azzi
No experience necessary. The poinsettia is a unique plant of which the leaves themselves become the flower. The unassumingflowering bracts of this ornamental holiday plant carries symbolism in its color and star-shaped leaves. Using a limited palette of only six paints and simple techniques, enjoy creating the brilliance in the flaming leaf-flower and the petal-like leaves. Students are responsible for providing some of their own supplies and will receive a supply list upon registration. [If you have no supplies on hand, expect to pay $20 – $35 for supplies at a local art supply store.] See Laura’s work at: www.facebook.com/Laura-Azzi-Fine-Arts.
Saturday, December 1: 10:00am – 4:00pm
Class fees by level: I – $35 II – $50 III – $55 Register for this class»
For NC State students only; no experience necessary. 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 : $10 per session, all supplies included (studio membership not included)
Session L – Watercolor Snowman Cards: Learn fun watercolor painting techniques while painting a snowman motif on folding cards.
Friday afternoon, 4-7 pm, November 30 Register for this classe»