NC State Crafts Center Spring 2016

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BeYOND BaSIC flaT GlaSS Instructor: Deborah Rodgers Push yourself to learn more about the art of stained glass! Explore advanced construction and soldering technique as you create a box, lantern, or a more challenging two-dimensional panel. The supply fee covers a generous amount of glass and other supplies. Solder will be available for purchase. Tuesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 15 – April 19 Prerequisites: Students must have completed the Introduction to Stained Glass class or have equivalent experience. JeWelRY & meTalS For jewelry & metals classes and studio use, participants must be age 18 or olderand have health insurance. Crafts Center classes are extracurricular, non-credit classes. All classes include a pass for access to the jewelry studio for the semester. The studio is available for use without taking a class; see Studio Use Fees for more information. This brochure was not printed with state-appropriated funds. Daytime parking deck permits for use by visitors can be purchased at the Crafts Center for $10.00 per day (or $5.00 per day by online request). Parking in the deck after 5:00 pm weekdays and all day on weekends is free. Visit www.ncsu.edu/crafts for more info. PHONe: 919-515-2457 maIlING aDDReSS: The Crafts Center, Campus Box 7320 NC State University, Raleigh, NC 27695 lOCaTION: Lower level of Thompson Hall, corner of Jensen Dr. & Dunn Ave., across from the Coliseum Parking Deck (see website for driving directions and bus route information). aCCeSSIBIlITY: Public areas of the building are wheelchair accessible. If needs are anticipated, please notify our staff at registration. Studio Use fees Studio passes are available to those not taking a class; first time users must complete an orientation before using the facilities. Studio access may be limited or unavailable during class times. Fees apply to current semester only. STUDIO/fee: I II III Clay $46 $74 $91 14 and older; access to studio with pottery equipment; slips, glazes & firings included; user must purchase clay from the Crafts Center. Darkroom $40 $64 $79 18 and older/insurance required; access to fully equipped darkroom, user provides chemicals & paper. Fibers $23 $41 $45 14 and older; access to floor looms, spinning wheels, & fiber arts library (limited passes are available). Glass $40 $64 $79 18 and older/insurance required; access to studio equipment; access to tools, kilns, & torches; some flat glass & glass rod available for purchase by students & pass holders only. Jewelry / M etals $40 $64 $79 18 and older/insurance required; access to tools, acetylene torches, and metal working equipment. Lapidary $40 $64 $79 18 and older/insurance required; access to faceting equipment, cabochon machines, and a rock saw. Woodshop $46 $74 $91 18 and older/insurance required; access to fully- equipped woodshop; a variety of wood is available for purchase. GlaSS For glass classes and studio use, participants must be age 18 or older and have health insurance. Crafts Center classes are extracurricular, non-credit classes. All classes include a pass for access to the glass studio for the semester. The studio is available for use without taking a class; see Studio Use Fees for more information. INTRODUCTION TO STaINeD GlaSS Instructor: Deborah Rodgers Add some color to your world! Learn to cut, foil and solder flat glass using the Tiffany copper foil method while making a simple sun catcher. Students in this beginning level class will also create an 8” x 11” panel using a pattern of their choice. The supply fee includes glass and materials used to make the sun catcher and panel. Tuesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 19 – February 23 lamPWORKING 101 Instructor: Kathy Driggers A beginner’s class. Make really cool beads from molten glass. Use glass rods and flame to form decorative beads around a metal mandrel. Only basic techniques will be taught. Come and see if you have a knack for working with fire! Supply fee includes glass rods and fuel for use during class. Thursday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 21 – February 25 Supply fee $28 Class fee I = $50 II = $90 III = $100 Supply fee $28 Class fee I = $50 II = $90 III = $100 Supply fee $28 Class fee I = $50 II = $90 III = $100 ReaCTIONS IN fUSeD GlaSS Instructor: Danene Groenke An intermediate to advanced class, prior fusing experience required. With the right glass chemistry, a thin colored line or "reaction" can occur when the glass is fused in a kiln. In this class, learn which COE 96 colors react together, what reactions are possible with special glasses designed for reactions, and how to create reactions with metal inclusions. An additional supply fee of $20 payable to instructor will cover specialty glasses and metal inclusions. Visit Danene’s website: danenkejewelry.blogspot.com. Monday evenings for 4 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 14 – April 4 Supply fee $18 Class fee I = $33 II = $60 III= $67 For NC State Students Only: Crafting in the Afternoon: Sessions B & C - find all the details in the Especially for NC State Students section of this brochure. Spring 2016 Schedule (Daily calendar available on website) monday, Wednesday, & friday: 2 - 10 pm Tuesday & Thursday: 10 am - 10 pm Saturday & Sunday: 12:30 - 5 pm Nov. 16 Spring registration for NC State students begins* Dec. 7 Spring registration begins for all other groups* Jan. 6 Open for semester, 2 pm Jan. 15 Close at 10 pm for MLK holiday weekend Jan. 19 Open at 10 am Feb. 1 Disappearing Frogs Project Art Exhibition begins (ends Mar. 3) Feb. 25 Robin Moore Presentation, 6:00 pm Feb. 26 Neil Patterson presentation, 6:30 pm Mar. 4 Close at 6 pm for Spring Break (Mar. 5 - 13) Mar. 14 Open at 2 pm Mar. 25-27 Closed for Spring Holiday Mar. 28 Open at 2 pm Apr. 11 Summer registration for NC State students begins* Apr. 26 - May 15 Closed for semester abreak May 2 Summer registration begins for all other groups* May 16 Open for summer semester, 2 pm * No registrations accepted prior to designated registration date. Look for exhibitions, special events and additional activities on our website: www.ncsu.edu/crafts multiple Class Discounts: If registered for one class or one workshop, pay the Level I price for one additional class of equal or lesser value taken in the same semester. Workshops are not discounted. THe aRT Of fUSING aND SlUmPING Instructor: Jean Cheely An introductory class. Fuse art glass into forms including jewelry components, small plates and candleholders. This class combines the excitement of kiln fusing and forming with cutting techniques used in flat glass. Supply fee includes glass and use of tools for projects made during class. Visit Jean’s website: jeancheely.com. Monday evenings for 4 weeks, 6:00 - 9:00 pm, February 1 - 22 Supply fee $28 Class fee I = $33 II = $60 III = $67 THe CHamPleVÉ PeNDaNT Instructor: Sandra McEwen Fuse silver sheet to create trough-like patterns that are then filled with brightly colored kiln-fired enamels. The topic for this introductory class lies in the making of a pure silver pendant adorned with a charming flower or leaf shaped champlevé design. Topics covered include fusing fine silver, enameling techniques and the shaping of the final pendant. Visit Sandra’s website: s andramcewen.com. Monday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:00 - 9:00 pm, January 25 – February 29 Supply fee $35 Class fee I = $50 II = $90 III = $100 The Crafts Center SPRING 2016 SCHeDUle aBSeNCeS: To receive the best experience and get the most out of your class, attendance at all class- es is important as there are no provisions for make-up sessions for missed classes. Studio Use fee Discount with Workshops: Workshop participants can purchase a studio pass for the studio related to the workshop at the Level I price. The Crafts Center - Spring 2016 Schedule INTRODUCTION TO BOROSIlICaTe flameWORKING Instructor: Jonathan Davis Learn to sculpt glass using torches and small rods or tubes of borosilicate glass. You’ll create small figures, vessels, and other glass sculpture. In addition to the $15 supply fee paid at registration, a $15 materials fee payable to the instructor covers all glass used during the class. For more about Jonathan, visit locallygrownart.com. Saturday & Sunday, January 30 & 31, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Supply fee $15 Class fee I = $44 II = $80 III = $89 fIBeRS Participants must be age 14 or older. Crafts Center classes are extracurricular, non-credit classes. Weaving & spinning wheel classes include a pass for access to the studio for the current semester. The fibers studio is available for use without taking a class; see Studio Use Fees for more information. WORKSHOPS: See the Workshops section of this brochure for details about our Silk Dyeing Techniques and Kumihimo Braiding workshops . BeGINNING KNITTING Instructor: Claude Bolger Basic techniques include: cast on, knit stitch, purl stitch, binding off, shaping, basic finishing, and information about types of tools, materials and pattern resources. Students may progress at their own speed. Advanced techniques will be taught and projects chosen based on each individual’s inter- est and skill level. For beginners – a materials fee of $16 is payable to instructor at first class and includes knitting needles, Knit-Chek, and yarn needles. Practice yarn will be provided by the Crafts Center at no charge. Repeat students welcome! Tuesday evenings for 5 weeks, 6:30 - 9:00 pm, January 26 – February 23 Class fee I = $35 II = $63 III = $70 PHOTOGRaPHY For photography classes & studio/darkroom use, participants must be age 18 or older and have health insurance. Crafts Center classes are extracurricular, non-credit classes. All darkroom classes include a pass for access to the darkroom for the current semester. The darkroom is available for use without taking a class; see Studio Use Fees for more information. BlaCK aND WHITe PHOTOGRaPHY Instructor: Katy Walls An introductory darkroom class. Capture light and motion on film using SLR cameras. Bring your own camera or use a Crafts Center loaner. Students will process their exposed film and spend the remainder of this class camped out in the dark room exploring the traditional B & W printing process. Visit Katy’s website: katyswalls.tumblr.com. Monday evenings for 5 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 25 – February 22 Supply fee $21 Class fee I = $42 II = $75 III = $83 DIGITal PHOTOGRaPHY Instructors: Section A & B - Gary Knight: Section C - Katy Walls 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, students in this nuts and bolts class will gain the confidence needed to capture that perfect instant. Learn to use your own SLR camera or use one of our Nikon D3000 loaners in order to get the most out of this series of hands-on discussions and photo shoots. Bring your own SD card. For more about Gary’s & Katy’s work, visit garydknightphotography.com and katyswalls.tumblr.com. Section A : Monday evenings for 4 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 21 – April 11 Section B : Tuesday evenings for 4 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 22 – April 12 Section C - (for NC State Students only): Wednesday evenings for 4 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 23 – April 13 Class fee I = $33 II = $60 III = $67 PHOTOGRaPHING YOUR aRTWORK Instructor: Gary Knight Wouldn’t you like to take your own still pictures and not have to pay others to create images for your portfolio or publication? This class will serve to orient students in the use of the Crafts Center’s photography studio while covering composition, camera control, and lighting demands common to still photography. As a bonus, students will receive an orientation of the use of Photoshop software and a scanner for digitizing 35mm slides. For more about Gary’s work, visit garydknightphotography.com. Thursday evenings for 3 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, February 4 – 18 Class fee I = $25 II = $45 III = $50 DIGITal maCRO PHOTOGRaPHY Instructor: Gary Knight Get close to your subject! This class begins with a Thursday evening session aimed at equipment and technique used in capturing stunning close- up photographs. Then, early Saturday morning, while light is good and the dew is on the vine, students will gather at the JC Raulston Arboretum where they’ll capture the best of NC flora. After breaking for lunch, the class will reconvene at the Crafts Center to share successes and discuss how their shots could be made better. For more about Gary’s work, visit garydknightphotography.com. Thursday evening, April 7, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, & Saturday, April 9, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm Class fee I = $29 II = $53 III = $59 WIRe WRaPPeD JeWelRY Instructor: Azlyn Arnett (an NC State student) Learn how to make wire jewelry over the course of 4 weeks, including wrapping beads, making rings or bracelets, the best uses for different hardness and gauges of wire, and so much more! Students will make rings, bracelets, a necklace, charms, and one item of their own design. Tuesday evenings for 4 weeks, 6:30 - 9:00 pm, January 19 – February 9 Supply fee $15 Class fee I = $28 II = $50 III = $56 ClaY For clay classes and studio use, participants must be age 14 or older. Crafts Center classes are extracurricular, non-credit classes. All clay classes include a pass for access to the studio for the current semester. The clay studio is available for use without taking class; see Studio Use Fees for more information. Except for classes requiring supply fees, individuals must provide their own tools and purchase clay from the Crafts Center. INTRODUCTION TO THe POTTeR’S WHeel Instructors: Section A - Charlene Poisel; Section B - Wah Tran (an NC State student); Section C - Edge Barnes; Section D - Jo Ellen Westmoreland Would you like to learn how to work on the pottery wheel? This class covers fundamentals of throwing basic forms: wedging, centering, pulling & shaping walls to make cylinder forms, mugs, bowls and vases. Learn to trim and glaze to create finished pots. Practice time outside of class is strongly suggested to develop throwing skills. Supply fee includes one 25# bag of clay. Section A : Monday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 11 – February 29 (skip Jan. 18 and Feb. 22) Section B : Tuesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 12 – February 16 Section C : Thursday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 14 – February 18 Section D : (for NC State students only) Friday mornings for 6 weeks, 9:45 am - 12:15 pm, January 22 – February 26 Supply fee $22 Sections A-C Class fee I = $50 II = $90 III = $100 Section D I= $42 ClaY BIRDHOUSeS Instructor: Marina Bosetti This class is for intermediate-level handbuilding folks. Using slabs and other handbuilding techniques, we will be making homes for North Carolina bluebirds, wrens, and nuthatches. Students will be instructed on the components of what makes a functioning bird haven. Houses constructed in this class will be compliant with the annual JC Raulston Arboretum's Bird House Contest that takes place in April, should a student wish to participate. Supply fee includes one 25# bag of clay. Use included studio pass from start of semester. For more about Marina and her work, visit her website: bosettiarttile.com. Monday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 25 – February 29 Prerequisites: Handbuilding 101 class or other equivalent class or experience. Supply fee $22 Class fee I = $50 II = $90 III = $100 HOW TO ReGISTeR Information about how and when to register and registration fees is available on the Crafts Center website: ncsu.edu/crafts. Registrations must be made in person, mailed in, or deposited in our drop box. We cannot accept registrations via phone or e-mail. flORal BaS-RelIef BeaDS Instructor: Betty Fetvedt An intermediate level class. Emphasizing precision and heat control, this class promises to take your beadmaking skills to a new level. Students will create painterly, bas-relief floral glass beads using hand-pulled colorful glass cane and other techniques. Use your included pass to practice ahead of time and come ready to add new dimensions to your beads! View Betty’s glass bead- work at bijoux-de-terre.com. Friday, March 18, 6:30 - 9:30 pm; Saturday, March 19, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm; and Sunday, March 20, 12:00 - 4:00 pm Prerequisites: Students must have completed the Lampworking 101 or Decorative Glass Bead Making class or be proficient in the basics of lampwork. Supply fee $23 Class fee I = $39 II = $70 III= $78 For NC State Students Only: Introduction to the Potter’s Wheel-D on Friday mornings and Crafting in the Afternoon: Sessions E & F - find all the details in the Especially for NC State Students section of this brochure. WORKSHOPS & SPECIALTY CLASSES: See the Specialty Classes section for Raku Firing. CONTINUING WHeel Instructor: Edge Barnes The next step after you have completed the introductory wheel class. This class is for students who understand the basics of centering and pulling up walls and would like to continue exploring their skills. Demonstrations include small plates, lidded pots, pitchers, handles, etc. Students’ skill levels will help direct this class. Practice time outside of class is strongly suggested to develop throwing skills. Students must purchase clay of their choosing at the Crafts Center. Use included studio pass from start of semester. Visit Edge’s website: edgebarnes.net. Thursday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 17 – April 21 Prerequisites: Introduction to the Potter’s Wheel class or equivalent. Class fee I = $50 II = $90 III = $100 alTeRING & SURfaCe DeCORaTION Instructor: Edge Barnes Create exciting surfaces on your pots! Explore diverse methods for altering & modifying wheel thrown forms as well as a variety of surface decoration methods, including fluting, sprigging, carving, impressed texture, faceting, etc. A large number of stamps and tools for texturing will be available during class and you will learn how to easily make your own personalized texturing tools. While the focus of the class will not be on glazing, we will discuss how different surfaces react with and enhance glazes. Form alteration will be on wheel thrown pieces; however, much of the surface decoration is applicable to hand formed pieces and hand builders are welcome. Practice time outside of class is strongly suggested to develop throwing skills. Students must purchase clay of their choosing at the Crafts Center. Use included studio pass from start of semester. See Edge’s work at www.edgebarnes.net. Wednesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 20 – February 24 Prerequisites: Continuing Wheel class or other equivalent class or experience. Class fee I = $50 II = $90 III = $100 HaNDBUIlDING 101 Instructors: Section A - Jennifer Siegel; Section B - Marina Bosetti No experience necessary. Coiling, soft and hard slab construction, and extruding are the main methods of handbuilding this beginner level class introduces. Students will create functional as well as sculptural forms, such as small bowls, plates, and lidded boxes. Surface decoration through slips, stains, and wax, as well as glazing, will be a significant aspect of this class. Practice time outside of class is strongly suggested to develop your skills and finish class projects. Supply fee includes one 25# bag of clay. See Jennifer’s work at roundaboutartcollective.com/ jennife-siegel and Marina’s work at bosettiarttile.com. Section A : Tuesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 12 – February 23 (skip Feb. 2) Section B : Thursday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 21 – February 25 Supply fee $22 Class fee I = $50 II = $90 III = $100 WeaVING ON a flOOR lOOm Instructor: Shelly King Learn to weave! Wind a warp, dress your loom and weave it off. Beginners to the craft will explore twill patterns and other weaving techniques before completing a woven scarf. For continuing students, it would be helpful to have your project planned before the first class. Class fee includes use of a loom through the end of the semester. Visit Shelly’s website at thetexturedbolt.blogspot.com to view images of her work. Tuesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 26 – March 1 Supply fee $29 Class fee I = $50 II = $90 III = $100 PeRSONal TOTemS Instructor: Julie Olson An intermediate level class. Create your own personal four foot tall totem using the potter's wheel. We will explore several different forms including compound forms and textures. Basic throwing skills are a must for this class. Students must purchase clay of their choosing at the Crafts Center. Use included studio pass from start of semester. For more about Julie and her work, visit whiteoakartworks.com. Wednesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 16 – April 20 Prerequisites: Continuing Wheel class or other equivalent class or experience. Class fee I = $50 II = $90 III = $100 CONTINUING BOROSIlICaTe flameWORKING Instructor: Jonathan Davis Build on skills and explore the creative possibilities found in the hot and more forgiving nature of borosilicate. As a follow-up to Jonathan’s Intro to Borosilicate Flameworking, students in this class will expand their repertoire while learning to make small figures, vessels, and other glass sculpture. In addition to the $10 supply fee paid at registration, a $15 supply paid to the instructor covers all glass used during the class. For more about Jonathan, visit locallygrownart.com. Saturday & Sunday, February 27 & 28, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm Prerequisites: Students must have taken an introductory class or be proficient in the basics of flameworking. Supply fee $10 Class fee I = $44 II = $80 III = $89 aRT ON PaPeR Participants must be age 14 or older. Crafts Center classes are extracurricular, non-credit classes. aCRYlIC PaINTING I Instructor: Kirk Adam For beginners only. An excellent class for those who have never painted. Learn about composition, value, materialism, space, volume, techniques, and color. Students will work from still life to learn skills and then have the opportunity to paint their desired subjects. Students are responsible for providing their own supplies and will receive a supply list upon registration. (Expect to pay $40-$100 for supplies, depending on the items & brands you choose to purchase.) Monday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 25 – February 29 Class fee I = $50 II = $90 III = $100 For NC State Students Only: Crafting in the Afternoon: Sessions G, I & K - find all the details in the Especially for NC State Students section of this brochure. WORKSHOPS: See the Workshops section of this brochure for details about our Handmade Books workshop. aCRYlIC PaINTING II Instructor: Kirk Adam For the painter with experience in acrylics who wants to improve their skills and master more! Each week explore different acrylic painting exercises, learn different techniques, and refine your skill as you bring confidence into your new artwork possibilities. Students will experiment with abstraction, color combinations, composition, and new materials. During class, students will work on their own painting projects. Students are responsible for providing their own supplies and will receive a supply list upon registration. (Expect to pay $40-$100 for supplies, depending on the items & brands you choose to purchase.) Monday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 14 – April 18 Prerequisites: Completion of Acrylic Painting I or equivalent experience. Class fee I = $50 II = $90 III = $100 CONTINUING WaTeRCOlOR Instructor: Laura Azzi Those who have previously learned the basics of watercolor will expand their knowledge of layering with color, light and texture to create natural and expressive paintings. Mixed media techniques will also be explored. Students are responsible for providing their own supplies and will receive a supply list upon registration. (Expect to pay $35 - $45 for supplies at a local art supply store.) See Laura’s paintings on her website: lauraazzifinearts.com. Tuesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 15 – April 19 Prerequisites: Watercolor I class, Watercolor Cards workshop, or another beginning watercolor class. Class fee I = $50 II = $90 III = $100 SCReeNPRINTING Instructor: Kirk Adam Have you ever wanted to print your own design on a T-shirt or print cool posters? In this class you'll learn the basics to do just that. We'll cover things such as creating designs, making silkscreens, applying emulsions, exposing the screen, and printing techniques. No experience necessary, just an open mind to let creativity flow. In addition to the supply fee paid at registration, students are responsible for providing their own additional supplies and will receive a supply list upon registration. (Expect to pay $40-$50 for supplies at a local art supply store.) Wednesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 27 – March 2 Supply fee $12 Class fee I = $50 II = $90 III = $100 WaTeRCOlOR I BaSIC WaTeRCOlOR Instructor: Laura Azzi For beginners only. Students will be taught the basics, from brush strokes to color mixing to applying water media paint. Color theory and composition will be covered. Come and express your creative self through watercolor for relaxation and enjoyment. Students are responsible for providing their own supplies and will receive a supply list upon registration. (Expect to pay $35-$45 for supplies at a local art supply store.) See Laura’s paintings on her website: lauraazzifinearts.com. Tuesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 12 – February 16 Class fee I = $50 II = $90 III = $100 ORIGamI Instructor: Gabby Seider (an NC State student) Discover the ancient art of paper folding. Each week we will explore different origami techniques and use them to create an endless variety of origami models. Students will have the opportunity to create origami ornaments and large sculptures. We will begin with simple introductory forms and animals then move on to more complicated designs such as sonobe units and tessalations. Thursday evenings for 4 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, February 11 – March 3 Supply fee $6 Class fee I = $33 II = $60 III = $67 The Crafts Center is funded primarily by NC State University student fees and community participation. The programs and facilities are open to everyone with the following qualifications: for woodshop, lapidary, darkroom, glass, jewelry & metals classes, participants must be age 18 or older and have health insurance; for all other classes, participants must be age 14 or older. Crafts Center classes are extracurricular, non-credit classes. ClaSS aND WORKSHOP feeS I Student price fee paying NC State student (not spouses) II Affiliate price alumni; parent of NC State student; NC State employee; non-fee paying NC State student*; OLLI student; senior citizen (60+)* (* discount not extended to spouses) III Base price general public PaYmeNT: Payment may be made by cash, check, or money order made payable to University Student Center . Checks returned by your bank for any reason will incur a $25 return check fee. CaNCellaTIONS: Staff must be notified of a cancellation 7 days before the class or workshop begins for a refund; $10 is non-refundable. COlORfUl CaRDmaKING Instructor: Susan Soper No experience necessary. Celebrate spring with us! Make your own colorful, whimsical cards while learning the basics of linoleum cut print making. Using bold images, blocks will be cut and printed cards! Envelopes included. A materials fee of $10 is payable to instructor at first class. Visit Susan’s website: susansoperlithographs.com. Friday, April 8, 6:30 - 9:30pm Class fee I = $9 II = $15 III = $17 THINKING THROUGH ClaY Instructor: Gaines Bailey An intermediate level wheel-throwing class. Whether you have just developed your technical skills and want a creative push or are looking to re-energize your work, this class is designed to help focus your inspiration and examine the motifs, context, and coherence of your work. Activities to research and progress your personal style, technical demonstrations, and personal assistance to get your ideas into action will all be covered. Students must purchase clay of their choosing at the Crafts Center. Use included studio pass from start of semester. See Gaines’ work at www.facebook.com/gainesbaileypottery. Saturday & Sunday mornings, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm, February 6 & 7 and 20 & 21 (skip Feb. 13 &14) Prerequisites: Continuing Wheel class or other equivalent class or experience. Class fee I = $50 II = $90 III = $100 GOURD BIRDHOUSeS Instructor: Barbara McGeachy Decorate a gourd birdhouse with paint and/or decoupage. Instructor will provide a craft-ready gourd (clean with holes cut) and all materials except the sealant. Once the birdhouse has completely dried (about 7 days), you will need to spray the gourd with an outdoor sealant (if you wish to hang the gourd outdoors). Bring an apron or towel or wear old clothes. A $20 materials fee is payable to the instructor at the start of class. Beginners and all skill levels welcome. Monday evenings for two weeks, 6:30 - 9:00 pm, January 25 and February 1 Class fee I = $14 II = $25 III = $28 BeGINNING CROCHeT Instructor: Azlyn Arnett (an NC State student) Learn the basics of crochet including color work, types of chain, shaping, how to read patterns and the techniques needed for several small projects and one larger project of individual design. Students are responsible for providing their own supplies and will receive a supply list upon registration. Repeat students welcome! Thursday evenings for 5 weeks, 6:30 - 9:00 pm, February 25 – March 31 (skip Mar. 10) Class fee I = $35 II = $63 III = $70 STaINeD GlaSS TeRRaRIUm Instructor: Deborah Rodgers Create the perfect tiny garden housed in a container made from a mix of clear textured glass embellished with accents rich in color. Choosing from several patterns, work through Sunday morning cutting, foiling and soldering glass to construct a container that suits your personal space and fancy. Sunday afternoon will be spent with hands in dirt, planting and filling your little habitat with greenery. Supply fee includes succulents, mosses and other plants and planting materials. Friday, April 8, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm; Saturday & Sunday, April 9 & 10, 9:00 am - 5:00pm Prerequisites: Students must have completed the Introduction to Stained Glass class or have equivalent experience. Supply fee $38 Class fee I = $53 II = $95 III = $106 TaB SeTTING ODD SHaPeD STONeS Instructor: Linda Searcy A great place to start for the absolute beginner metalsmith, this class will focus on essential jewelry techniques. Using copper, we’ll fabricate a pendant with odd-shaped stones, such as river rocks or sea glass, using tab settings where no soldering will be required. Annealing metal, sawing, drilling, filing, texturing, stamping and much more will be covered in class. A materials fee of $15.00 is payable to the instructor at class time (additional materials will be available for purchase in class). Visit Linda’s website: lindasearcydesigns.com. Wednesdays for 3 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 16 – 30 Class fee I = $25 II = $45 III = $50 meTal JeWelRY: DISCOVeR YOUR PeRSONal STYle Instructor: Mary Ann Scherr For all skill levels. Explore a mix of tools with a strong emphasis on design and personal expression. Boundaries for accomplishment will be determined by the complexity of technique to be learned. Experimentation is encouraged. Supply fee covers basic lab needs and Nu-Gold (bronze) used in making the initial project. Students will receive information from the instructor regarding the purchase of additional metals. Tuesdays for 6 weeks, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, March 22 – April 26 Supply fee $24 Class fee I = $83 II = $150 III = $167 For NC State Students Only: Crafting in the Afternoon: Session J - find all the details in the Especially for NC State Students section of this brochure. WORKSHOPS: See the Workshops section of this brochure for details about our jewelry workshops: A Day of Silversmithing, Chain Making, Exploring the Possibilities of PMC 3 , Kumihimo Braiding, and Electro-Etching workshops . BRaCeleT, NeCKlaCe aND TOGGleS TWO Instructor: Naomi Profesorsky For all skill levels! In the first class you’ll make a beautiful flat spiral woven bracelet using seed beads. On the second night you’ll use the St. Petersburg stitch to make a stunning necklace ...a new stitch at the Crafts Center! On the third night you’ll finish the pieces by using the Peyote stitch to make your own bar and ring toggle clasps. Visit Naomi’s website: jewelrybynaomi.com. Thursday evenings for 3 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 28 – February 11 Supply fee $18 Class fee I = $25 II = $45 III = $50 CONTINUING SIlVeRSmITHING Instructor: Gary McCutchen By popular demand, we’re offering this expanded two-day follow-up class to Gary McCutchen’s “A Day of Silversmithing.” Having learned the basic skills in the one-day introductory workshop, now you can turn your focus to creativity and have fun making more pieces in this new weekend class. Bring your cabochons, fused glass, or other suitable art pieces made in Crafts Center studios. The $8 supply fee only covers miscellaneous studio supplies. Gary will have solder, metal, stones and other materials for use during the class ( expect to pay an additional $25 - $100 for materials and supplies ). Saturday & Sunday, April 2 & 3, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm Supply fee $8 Class fee I = $39 II = $70 III = $78 JeWelRY & meTalS , continued

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  • BeyOND BasIC flat GlassInstructor: Deborah Rodgers Push yourself to learn more about the art of stained glass! Explore advanced construction and soldering technique as you create a box, lantern, or a more challenging two-dimensional panel. The supply fee covers a generous amount of glass and othersupplies. Solder will be available for purchase.Tuesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 15 April 19 Prerequisites: Students must have completed the Introduction to Stained Glassclass or have equivalent experience.

    Jewelry &metalsFor jewelry & metals classes and studio use, participants must be age 18 or olderand have health insurance. Crafts Center classes are extracurricular, non-credit classes. All classes include a passfor access to the jewelry studio for the semester. The studio is available for use without taking a

    class; see Studio Use Fees for more information.

    This brochure was not printed with state-appropriated funds.

    Daytime parking deck permits for use by visitors can be purchased at the Crafts Center for

    $10.00 per day (or $5.00 per day by onlinerequest). Parking in the deck after 5:00 pm weekdays and all day on weekends is free.

    Visit www.ncsu.edu/crafts for more info.

    PHONe: 919-515-2457maIlING aDDress:The Crafts Center, Campus Box 7320NC State University, Raleigh, NC 27695lOCatION: Lower level of Thompson Hall, corner ofJensen Dr. & Dunn Ave., across from the ColiseumParking Deck (see website for driving directions and busroute information).aCCessIBIlIty: Public areas of the building arewheelchair accessible. If needs are anticipated, please notify our staff at registration.

    studio Use feesStudio passes are available to those not taking a class; first timeusers must complete an orientation before using the facilities.Studio access may be limited or unavailable during class times.Fees apply to current semester only. stUDIO/fee: I II IIIClay $46 $74 $9114 and older; access to studio with pottery equipment;slips, glazes & firings included; user must purchaseclay from the Crafts Center.Darkroom $40 $64 $7918 and older/insurance required; access to fullyequipped darkroom, user provides chemicals & paper.

    Fibers $23 $41 $4514 and older; access to floor looms, spinning wheels, &fiber arts library (limited passes are available).

    Glass $40 $64 $7918 and older/insurance required; access to studioequipment; access to tools, kilns, & torches; some flatglass & glass rod available for purchase by students &pass holders only.

    Jewelry/Metals $40 $64 $7918 and older/insurance required; access to tools, acetylene torches, and metal working equipment.

    Lapidary $40 $64 $7918 and older/insurance required; access to facetingequipment, cabochon machines, and a rock saw.

    Woodshop $46 $74 $9118 and older/insurance required; access to fully-equipped woodshop; a variety of wood is available forpurchase.

    GlassFor glass classes and studio use, participants must be age 18 or older and have health insurance. Crafts Center classes are extracurricular, non-credit classes. All classes include a pass for accessto the glass studio for the semester. The studio is available for use without taking a class; see

    Studio Use Fees for more information.INtrODUCtION tO staINeD GlassInstructor: Deborah RodgersAdd some color to your world! Learn to cut, foil and solder flat glass using the Tiffany copperfoil method while making a simple sun catcher. Students in this beginning level class will alsocreate an 8 x 11 panel using a pattern of their choice. The supply fee includes glass and materials used to make the sun catcher and panel. Tuesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 19 February 23

    lamPwOrKING 101Instructor: Kathy DriggersA beginners class. Make really cool beads from molten glass. Use glass rods and flame to formdecorative beads around a metal mandrel. Only basic techniques will be taught. Come and see if youhave a knack for working with fire! Supply fee includes glass rods and fuel for use during class. Thursday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 21 February 25

    Supply fee$28

    Class feeI = $50II = $90

    III = $100

    Supply fee$28

    Class feeI = $50II = $90

    III = $100

    Supply fee$28

    Class feeI = $50II = $90

    III = $100

    reaCtIONs IN fUseD Glass Instructor: Danene GroenkeAn intermediate to advanced class, prior fusing experience required. With the right glasschemistry, a thin colored line or "reaction" can occur when the glass is fused in a kiln. In this class,learn which COE 96 colors react together, what reactions are possible with special glasses designedfor reactions, and how to create reactions with metal inclusions. An additional supply fee of $20payable to instructor will cover specialty glasses and metal inclusions. Visit Danenes website:danenkejewelry.blogspot.com.Monday evenings for 4 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 14 April 4

    Supply fee$18

    Class feeI = $33 II = $60III= $67

    For NC State Students Only: Crafting in the Afternoon: Sessions B & C - find all thedetails in the Especial ly for NC State Students section of this brochure.

    spring 2016 schedule (Daily calendar available on website)monday, wednesday, &friday: 2 - 10 pmtuesday & thursday: 10 am - 10 pmsaturday & sunday: 12:30 - 5 pmNov. 16 Spring registration for NC State students begins*Dec. 7 Spring registration begins for all other groups*Jan. 6 Open for semester, 2 pmJan. 15 Close at 10 pm for MLK holiday weekend Jan. 19 Open at 10 amFeb. 1 Disappearing Frogs Project Art Exhibition

    begins (ends Mar. 3)Feb. 25 Robin Moore Presentation, 6:00 pmFeb. 26 Neil Patterson presentation, 6:30 pmMar. 4 Close at 6 pm for Spring Break (Mar. 5 - 13)Mar. 14 Open at 2 pmMar. 25-27 Closed for Spring HolidayMar. 28 Open at 2 pmApr. 11 Summer registration for NC Statestudents begins*Apr. 26 - May 15 Closed for semester abreak May 2 Summer registration begins for all other groups*May 16 Open for summer semester, 2 pm*No registrations accepted prior to designated registration date.Look for exhibitions, special events and additionalactivities on our website: www.ncsu.edu/crafts

    multiple Class Discounts:If registered for one class or one workshop, pay the Level I price for

    one additional class of equal or lesser value taken in the samesemester. Workshops are not discounted.

    tHe art Of fUsING aND slUmPING Instructor: Jean CheelyAn introductory class. Fuse art glass into forms including jewelry components, small plates andcandleholders. This class combines the excitement of kiln fusing and forming with cutting techniques used in flat glass. Supply fee includes glass and use of tools for projects made duringclass. Visit Jeans website: jeancheely.com.Monday evenings for 4 weeks, 6:00 - 9:00 pm, February 1 - 22

    Supply fee$28

    Class feeI = $33II = $60III = $67

    tHe CHamPleV PeNDaNtInstructor: Sandra McEwenFuse silver sheet to create trough-like patterns that are then filled with brightly colored kiln-firedenamels. The topic for this introductory class lies in the making of a pure silver pendant adornedwith a charming flower or leaf shaped champlev design. Topics covered include fusing finesilver, enameling techniques and the shaping of the final pendant. Visit Sandras website:sandramcewen.com.Monday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:00 - 9:00 pm, January 25 February 29

    Supply fee$35

    Class feeI = $50 II = $90

    III = $100

    t h e C r a f t s C e n t e r sPrING 2016 sCHeDUle

    aBseNCes: To receive the best experience andget the most out of your class, attendance at all class-es is important as there are no provisions for make-up sessions for missed classes.

    studio Use fee Discount with workshops:

    Workshop participants can purchase a studio passfor the studio related to the workshop at the

    Level I price.

    the Crafts Center - spring 2016 schedule

    INtrODUCtION tO BOrOsIlICate flamewOrKINGInstructor: Jonathan DavisLearn to sculpt glass using torches and small rods or tubes of borosilicate glass. Youll create small figures, vessels, and other glass sculpture. In addition to the $15 supply fee paid atregistration, a $15 materials fee payable to the instructor covers all glass used during the class.For more about Jonathan, visit locallygrownart.com.Saturday & Sunday, January 30 & 31, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Supply fee$15

    Class feeI = $44II = $80III = $89

    fIBersParticipants must be age 14 or older. Crafts Center classes are extracurricular, non-credit

    classes. Weaving & spinning wheel classes include a pass for access to the studio for the currentsemester. The fibers studio is available for use without taking a class; see Studio Use Fees for

    more information.

    WORKSHOPS: See the Workshops section of this brochure for details about our Silk DyeingTechniques and Kumihimo Braiding workshops.

    BeGINNING KNIttING Instructor: Claude BolgerBasic techniques include: cast on, knit stitch, purl stitch, binding off, shaping, basic finishing, and information about types of tools, materials and pattern resources. Students may progress at theirown speed. Advanced techniques will be taught and projects chosen based on each individuals inter-est and skill level. For beginners a materials fee of $16 is payable to instructor at first class and includes knitting needles, Knit-Chek, and yarn needles. Practice yarn will be provided by the Crafts Center at no charge.Repeat students welcome! Tuesday evenings for 5 weeks, 6:30 - 9:00 pm, January 26 February 23

    Class feeI = $35II = $63III = $70

    PHOtOGraPHyFor photography classes & studio/darkroom use, participants must be age 18 or older and havehealth insurance. Crafts Center classes are extracurricular, non-credit classes. All darkroom classes include a pass for access to the darkroom for the current semester. The darkroom is

    available for use without taking a class; see Studio Use Fees for more information.

    BlaCK aND wHIte PHOtOGraPHyInstructor: Katy WallsAn introductory darkroom class. Capture light and motion on film using SLR cameras. Bring yourown camera or use a Crafts Center loaner. Students will process their exposed film and spend theremainder of this class camped out in the dark room exploring the traditional B & W printingprocess. Visit Katys website: katyswalls.tumblr.com.Monday evenings for 5 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 25 February 22

    Supply fee$21

    Class feeI = $42II = $75III = $83

    DIGItal PHOtOGraPHyInstructors: Section A & B - Gary Knight: Section C - Katy WallsThe digital cameraso much capability that so few people fully comprehend! From learning thevarious camera controls to exercising the options of how and when they are best used, studentsin this nuts and bolts class will gain the confidence needed to capture that perfect instant. Learnto use your own SLR camera or use one of our Nikon D3000 loaners in order to get the most out of this seriesof hands-on discussions and photo shoots. Bring your own SD card. For more about Garys & Katys work,visit garydknightphotography.com and katyswalls.tumblr.com.Section A: Monday evenings for 4 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 21 April 11Section B: Tuesday evenings for 4 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 22 April 12Section C - (for NC State Students only): Wednesday evenings for 4 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 23 April 13

    Class feeI = $33II = $60 III = $67

    PHOtOGraPHING yOUr artwOrKInstructor: Gary KnightWouldnt you like to take your own still pictures and not have to pay others to create images foryour portfolio or publication? This class will serve to orient students in the use of the CraftsCenters photography studio while covering composition, camera control, and lighting demandscommon to still photography. As a bonus, students will receive an orientation of the use ofPhotoshop software and a scanner for digitizing 35mm slides. For more about Garys work, visitgarydknightphotography.com. Thursday evenings for 3 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, February 4 18

    Class feeI = $25II = $45III = $50

    DIGItal maCrO PHOtOGraPHyInstructor: Gary KnightGet close to your subject! This class begins with a Thursday eveningsession aimed at equipment and technique used in capturing stunning close-up photographs. Then, early Saturday morning, while light is good and thedew is on the vine, students will gather at the JC Raulston Arboretum wheretheyll capture the best of NC flora. After breaking for lunch, the class will

    reconvene at the Crafts Center to share successes and discuss how their shots could be made better. For moreabout Garys work, visit garydknightphotography.com.Thursday evening, April 7, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, & Saturday, April 9, 8:30 am - 4:00 pm

    Class feeI = $29II = $53III = $59

    wIre wraPPeD JewelryInstructor: Azlyn Arnett (an NC State student)Learn how to make wire jewelry over the course of 4 weeks, including wrapping beads, makingrings or bracelets, the best uses for different hardness and gauges of wire, and so much more!Students will make rings, bracelets, a necklace, charms, and one item of their own design.Tuesday evenings for 4 weeks, 6:30 - 9:00 pm, January 19 February 9

    Supply fee$15

    Class feeI = $28 II = $50III = $56

    ClayFor clay classes and studio use, participants must be age 14 or older. Crafts Center

    classes are extracurricular, non-credit classes. All clay classes include a pass for accessto the studio for the current semester. The clay studio is available for use without takingclass; see Studio Use Fees for more information. Except for classes requiring supply

    fees, individuals must provide their own tools and purchase clay from the Crafts Center.

    INtrODUCtION tO tHe POtters wHeelInstructors: Section A - Charlene Poisel; Section B - Wah Tran (an NC State student);

    Section C - Edge Barnes; Section D - Jo Ellen Westmoreland Would you like to learn how to work on the pottery wheel? This class covers fundamentals ofthrowing basic forms: wedging, centering, pulling & shaping walls to make cylinder forms, mugs,bowls and vases. Learn to trim and glaze to create finished pots. Practice time outside of classis strongly suggested to develop throwing skills. Supply fee includes one 25# bag of clay.Section A: Monday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 11 February 29 (skip Jan. 18 and Feb. 22)Section B: Tuesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 12 February 16Section C: Thursday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 14 February 18 Section D: (for NC State students only) Friday mornings for 6 weeks, 9:45 am - 12:15 pm, January 22 February 26

    Supply fee$22

    Sections A-CClass feeI = $50II = $90

    III = $100Section DI= $42

    Clay BIrDHOUsesInstructor: Marina BosettiThis class is for intermediate-level handbuilding folks. Using slabs and other handbuildingtechniques, we will be making homes for North Carolina bluebirds, wrens, and nuthatches.Students will be instructed on the components of what makes a functioning bird haven. Housesconstructed in this class will be compliant with the annual JC Raulston Arboretum's Bird HouseContest that takes place in April, should a student wish to participate. Supply fee includes one 25#bag of clay. Use included studio pass from start of semester. For more about Marina and her work, visit herwebsite: bosettiarttile.com.Monday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 25 February 29 Prerequisites: Handbuilding 101 class or other equivalent class or experience.

    Supply fee$22

    Class fee I = $50II = $90

    III = $100

    HOw tO reGIsterInformation about how and when to register and registration fees is

    available on the Crafts Center website: ncsu.edu/crafts. Registrationsmust be made in person, mailed in, or deposited in our drop box.

    We cannot accept registrations via phone or e-mail.

    flOral Bas-relIef BeaDsInstructor: Betty FetvedtAn intermediate level class. Emphasizing precision and heat control, this class promises to takeyour beadmaking skills to a new level. Students will create painterly, bas-relief floral glass beadsusing hand-pulled colorful glass cane and other techniques. Use your included pass to practiceahead of time and come ready to add new dimensions to your beads! View Bettys glass bead-work at bijoux-de-terre.com.Friday, March 18, 6:30 - 9:30 pm; Saturday, March 19, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm; and Sunday, March 20,12:00 - 4:00 pmPrerequisites: Students must have completed the Lampworking 101 or Decorative Glass BeadMaking class or be proficient in the basics of lampwork.

    Supply fee$23

    Class feeI = $39 II = $70III= $78

    For NC State Students Only: Introduction to the Potters Wheel-D on Friday mornings andCrafting in the Afternoon: Sessions E & F - find all the details in the Especially for NC StateStudents section of this brochure.WORKSHOPS & SPECIALTY CLASSES: See the Specialty Classes section for Raku Firing.

    CONtINUING wHeelInstructor: Edge BarnesThe next step after you have completed the introductory wheel class. This class is for studentswho understand the basics of centering and pulling up walls and would like to continue exploring their skills. Demonstrations include small plates, lidded pots, pitchers, handles, etc.Students skill levels will help direct this class. Practice time outside of class is strongly suggested to develop throwing skills. Students must purchase clay of their choosing at the Crafts Center. Use included studio pass from start of semester. Visit Edges website: edgebarnes.net.Thursday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 17 April 21Prerequisites: Introduction to the Potters Wheel class or equivalent.

    Class fee I = $50II = $90

    III = $100

    alterING & sUrfaCe DeCOratIONInstructor: Edge BarnesCreate exciting surfaces on your pots! Explore diverse methods for altering & modifying wheelthrown forms as well as a variety of surface decoration methods, including fluting, sprigging,carving, impressed texture, faceting, etc. A large number of stamps and tools for texturing willbe available during class and you will learn how to easily make your own personalized texturingtools. While the focus of the class will not be on glazing, we will discuss how different surfaces react with andenhance glazes. Form alteration will be on wheel thrown pieces; however, much of the surface decoration is applicable to hand formed pieces and hand builders are welcome. Practice time outside of class is strongly suggested to develop throwing skills. Students must purchase clay of their choosing at the CraftsCenter. Use included studio pass from start of semester. See Edges work at www.edgebarnes.net.Wednesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 20 February 24 Prerequisites: Continuing Wheel class or other equivalent class or experience.

    Class fee I = $50II = $90

    III = $100

    HaNDBUIlDING 101Instructors: Section A - Jennifer Siegel; Section B - Marina BosettiNo experience necessary. Coiling, soft and hard slab construction, and extruding are the mainmethods of handbuilding this beginner level class introduces. Students will create functional aswell as sculptural forms, such as small bowls, plates, and lidded boxes. Surface decorationthrough slips, stains, and wax, as well as glazing, will be a significant aspect of this class. Practice time outside of class is strongly suggested to develop your skills and finish class projects. Supply fee includes one 25# bag of clay. See Jennifers work at roundaboutartcollective.com/jennife-siegel and Marinas work at bosettiarttile.com.Section A: Tuesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 12 February 23 (skip Feb. 2) Section B: Thursday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 21 February 25

    Supply fee$22

    Class feeI = $50II = $90

    III = $100

    weaVING ON a flOOr lOOmInstructor: Shelly KingLearn to weave! Wind a warp, dress your loom and weave it off. Beginners to the craft willexplore twill patterns and other weaving techniques before completing a woven scarf. For continuing students, it would be helpful to have your project planned before the first class. Classfee includes use of a loom through the end of the semester. Visit Shellys website atthetexturedbolt.blogspot.com to view images of her work.Tuesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 26 March 1

    Supply fee$29

    Class feeI = $50II = $90

    III = $100

    PersONal tOtems Instructor: Julie OlsonAn intermediate level class. Create your own personal four foot tall totem using the potter'swheel. We will explore several different forms including compound forms and textures. Basicthrowing skills are a must for this class. Students must purchase clay of their choosing at theCrafts Center. Use included studio pass from start of semester. For more about Julie and her work, visitwhiteoakartworks.com.Wednesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 16 April 20 Prerequisites: Continuing Wheel class or other equivalent class or experience.

    Class fee I = $50II = $90

    III = $100

    CONtINUING BOrOsIlICate flamewOrKINGInstructor: Jonathan DavisBuild on skills and explore the creative possibilities found in the hot and more forgiving nature of borosilicate. As a follow-up to Jonathans Intro to Borosilicate Flameworking, students in this class will expand their repertoire while learning to make small figures, vessels, and other glass sculpture. In addition to the $10 supply fee paid at registration, a $15 supply paid to the instructor covers all glass used during the class. For more aboutJonathan, visit locallygrownart.com.Saturday & Sunday, February 27 & 28, 9:00 am - 5:00 pmPrerequisites: Students must have taken an introductory class or be proficient in the basics of flameworking.

    Supply fee$10

    Class feeI = $44II = $80III = $89

    art ON PaPerParticipants must be age 14 or older.

    Crafts Center classes are extracurricular, non-credit classes.

    aCrylIC PaINtING IInstructor: Kirk AdamFor beginners only. An excellent class for those who have never painted. Learn about composition,value, materialism, space, volume, techniques, and color. Students will work from still life to learnskills and then have the opportunity to paint their desired subjects. Students are responsible for providing their own supplies and will receive a supply list upon registration. (Expect to pay $40-$100 for supplies, depending on the items & brands you choose to purchase.)Monday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 25 February 29

    Class fee I = $50II = $90

    III = $100

    For NC State Students Only: Crafting in the Afternoon: Sessions G, I & K - find all thedetails in the Especially for NC State Students section of this brochure.

    WORKSHOPS: See the Workshops section of this brochure for details about our HandmadeBooks workshop.

    aCrylIC PaINtING IIInstructor: Kirk AdamFor the painter with experience in acrylics who wants to improve their skills and master more!Each week explore different acrylic painting exercises, learn different techniques, and refine yourskill as you bring confidence into your new artwork possibilities. Students will experiment with abstraction, color combinations, composition, and new materials. During class, students will workon their own painting projects. Students are responsible for providing their own supplies and will receive asupply list upon registration. (Expect to pay $40-$100 for supplies, depending on the items & brands youchoose to purchase.)Monday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 14 April 18Prerequisites: Completion of Acrylic Painting I or equivalent experience.

    Class fee I = $50II = $90

    III = $100

    CONtINUING waterCOlOr Instructor: Laura AzziThose who have previously learned the basics of watercolor will expand their knowledge of layering with color, light and texture to create natural and expressive paintings. Mixed media techniques will also be explored. Students are responsible for providing their own supplies andwill receive a supply list upon registration. (Expect to pay $35 - $45 for supplies at a local art supply store.) See Lauras paintings on her website: lauraazzifinearts.com.

    Tuesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 15 April 19Prerequisites: Watercolor I class, Watercolor Cards workshop, or another beginning watercolor class.

    Class fee I = $50II = $90

    III = $100

    sCreeNPrINtINGInstructor: Kirk AdamHave you ever wanted to print your own design on a T-shirt or print cool posters? In this class you'lllearn the basics to do just that. We'll cover things such as creating designs, making silkscreens,applying emulsions, exposing the screen, and printing techniques. No experience necessary, just anopen mind to let creativity flow. In addition to the supply fee paid at registration, students areresponsible for providing their own additional supplies and will receive a supply list uponregistration. (Expect to pay $40-$50 for supplies at a local art supply store.)Wednesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 27 March 2

    Supplyfee $12

    Class feeI = $50II = $90

    III = $100

    waterCOlOr I BasIC waterCOlOrInstructor: Laura AzziFor beginners only. Students will be taught the basics, from brush strokes to color mixing to applying water media paint. Color theory and composition will be covered. Come and express your creative self through watercolor for relaxation and enjoyment. Students are responsible for providing their own supplies and will receive a supply list upon registration. (Expect to pay $35-$45 for supplies at a local art supply store.) See Lauras paintings on her website:lauraazzifinearts.com.Tuesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 12 February 16

    Class fee I = $50II = $90

    III = $100

    OrIGamIInstructor: Gabby Seider (an NC State student)Discover the ancient art of paper folding. Each week we will explore different origami techniquesand use them to create an endless variety of origami models. Students will have the opportunity tocreate origami ornaments and large sculptures. We will begin with simple introductory forms and animals then move on to more complicated designs such as sonobe units and tessalations. Thursday evenings for 4 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, February 11 March 3

    Supplyfee $6

    Class fee I = $33II = $60III = $67

    the Crafts Center is funded primarily byNC State University student fees and community participation. The programs and facilities are open toeveryone with the following qualifications: for woodshop, lapidary, darkroom, glass, jewelry & metals classes, participants must be age 18 or older andhave health insurance; for all other classes, participantsmust be age 14 or older. Crafts Center classes areextracurricular, non-credit classes.Class aND wOrKsHOP feesI Student price

    fee paying NC State student (not spouses)II Affiliate price

    alumni; parent of NC State student; NC State employee; non-fee paying NC Statestudent*; OLLI student; senior citizen (60+)* (* discount not extended to spouses)

    III Base pricegeneral public

    PaymeNt: Payment may be made by cash,check, or money order made payable to UniversityStudent Center. Checks returned by your bank forany reason will incur a $25 return check fee.

    CaNCellatIONs: Staff must be notified of a cancellation 7 days before the class or workshopbegins for a refund; $10 is non-refundable.

    COlOrfUl CarDmaKINGInstructor: Susan SoperNo experience necessary. Celebrate spring with us! Make your own colorful, whimsical cards whilelearning the basics of linoleum cut print making. Using bold images, blocks will be cut and printedcards! Envelopes included. A materials fee of $10 is payable to instructor at first class. VisitSusans website: susansoperlithographs.com.Friday, April 8, 6:30 - 9:30pm

    Class fee I = $9

    II = $15 III = $17

    tHINKING tHrOUGH Clay Instructor: Gaines BaileyAn intermediate level wheel-throwing class. Whether you have just developed your technicalskills and want a creative push or are looking to re-energize your work, this class is designed tohelp focus your inspiration and examine the motifs, context, and coherence of your work.Activities to research and progress your personal style, technical demonstrations, and personal assistance to getyour ideas into action will all be covered. Students must purchase clay of their choosing at the Crafts Center.Use included studio pass from start of semester. See Gaines work at www.facebook.com/gainesbaileypottery.Saturday & Sunday mornings, 9:00 am - 12:30 pm, February 6 & 7 and 20 & 21 (skip Feb. 13 &14)Prerequisites: Continuing Wheel class or other equivalent class or experience.

    Class fee I = $50II = $90

    III = $100

    GOUrD BIrDHOUses Instructor: Barbara McGeachyDecorate a gourd birdhouse with paint and/or decoupage. Instructor will provide a craft-ready gourd(clean with holes cut) and all materials except the sealant. Once the birdhouse has completely dried(about 7 days), you will need to spray the gourd with an outdoor sealant (if you wish to hang thegourd outdoors). Bring an apron or towel or wear old clothes. A $20 materials fee is payable tothe instructor at the start of class. Beginners and all skill levels welcome. Monday evenings for two weeks, 6:30 - 9:00 pm, January 25 and February 1

    Class feeI = $14II = $25III = $28

    BeGINNING CrOCHetInstructor: Azlyn Arnett (an NC State student)Learn the basics of crochet including color work, types of chain, shaping, how to read patterns andthe techniques needed for several small projects and one larger project of individual design.Students are responsible for providing their own supplies and will receive a supply list upon registration. Repeat students welcome!Thursday evenings for 5 weeks, 6:30 - 9:00 pm, February 25 March 31 (skip Mar. 10)

    Class feeI = $35II = $63III = $70

    staINeD Glass terrarIUm Instructor: Deborah Rodgers Create the perfect tiny garden housed in a container made from a mix of clear textured glass embellished with accents rich in color. Choosing from several patterns, work through Sundaymorning cutting, foiling and soldering glass to construct a container that suits your personal spaceand fancy. Sunday afternoon will be spent with hands in dirt, planting and filling your little habitat with greenery. Supply fee includes succulents, mosses and other plants and planting materials.Friday, April 8, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm; Saturday & Sunday, April 9 & 10, 9:00 am - 5:00pmPrerequisites: Students must have completed the Introduction to Stained Glass class or have equivalent experience.

    Supply fee$38

    Class feeI = $53II = $95

    III = $106

    taB settING ODD sHaPeD stONesInstructor: Linda SearcyA great place to start for the absolute beginner metalsmith, this class will focus on essentialjewelry techniques. Using copper, well fabricate a pendant with odd-shaped stones, such as riverrocks or sea glass, using tab settings where no soldering will be required. Annealing metal,sawing, drilling, filing, texturing, stamping and much more will be covered in class. A materialsfee of $15.00 is payable to the instructor at class time (additional materials will be available forpurchase in class). Visit Lindas website: lindasearcydesigns.com.Wednesdays for 3 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 16 30

    Class feeI = $25 II = $45III = $50

    metal Jewelry: DIsCOVer yOUr PersONal styleInstructor: Mary Ann ScherrFor all skill levels. Explore a mix of tools with a strong emphasis on design and personalexpression. Boundaries for accomplishment will be determined by the complexity of technique tobe learned. Experimentation is encouraged. Supply fee covers basic lab needs and Nu-Gold(bronze) used in making the initial project. Students will receive information from the instructorregarding the purchase of additional metals. Tuesdays for 6 weeks, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm, March 22 April 26

    Supply fee$24

    Class feeI = $83

    II = $150 III = $167

    For NC State Students Only: Crafting in the Afternoon: Session J - find all the details inthe Especially for NC State Students section of this brochure.WORKSHOPS: See the Workshops section of this brochure for details about our jewelry workshops:A Day of Silversmithing, Chain Making, Exploring the Possibilities of PMC3, KumihimoBraiding, and Electro-Etching workshops.

    BraCelet, NeCKlaCe aND tOGGles twO Instructor: Naomi ProfesorskyFor all skill levels! In the first class youll make a beautiful flat spiral woven bracelet using seedbeads. On the second night youll use the St. Petersburg stitch to make a stunning necklace ...a new stitch at the Crafts Center! On the third night youll finish the pieces by using the Peyotestitch to make your own bar and ring toggle clasps. Visit Naomis website: jewelrybynaomi.com.Thursday evenings for 3 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 28 February 11

    Supply fee$18

    Class feeI = $25 II = $45III = $50

    CONtINUING sIlVersmItHING Instructor: Gary McCutchenBy popular demand, were offering this expanded two-day follow-up class to Gary McCutchens A Day of Silversmithing. Having learned the basic skills in the one-day introductory workshop, now you can turn your focus to creativity and have fun making morepieces in this new weekend class. Bring your cabochons, fused glass, or other suitable art pieces made in Crafts Center studios. The $8 supply fee only covers miscellaneous studio supplies. Gary will have solder, metal, stones and other materials for use during the class (expect to pay an additional $25 - $100 for materials and supplies). Saturday & Sunday, April 2 & 3, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Supply fee$8

    Class fee I = $39II = $70III = $78

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    esPeCIally fOr NC state stUDeNts !!!Registration for NC State Students begins Monday, November 16

    Crafts Center classes are extracurricular, non-credit classes.

    CrafterNOONs!For NC State students only. Dont have time to commit to a full-lengthcrafts class? Come join us for an afternoon of fun & learning! Register forone or more sessions.

    Session A - Desktop Book Cradle: Make a simple wooden book holder perfectlyadorned with a ShopBot routed image of the NC State Block S.Friday afternoon, 4-7 pm, January 22

    Session B - Glass Memory Pendant: Capture your college memories between twopieces of glass soldered and adorned to make a pendant (use our images or bring your own 2D artwork around1.5 x 1.5 in size).Friday afternoon, 4-7 pm, January 22

    Session C - Hot Glass Beads: Learn to use the lampwork torches to make colorful glass beads. Friday afternoon 4-7 pm, January 29

    Session D - Hopi Style Flute: Use a piece of PVC pipe to make a Hopi styled flute with origins deep inthe Anasazi heritage.Friday afternoon, 4-7 pm, January 29

    Session E - Clay Bowl: Use the potters wheel to create a simple bowl or cup made from clay! Friday afternoon, 4-7 pm, January 29

    Session F - Clay Flute: Make a handbuilt clay xun or ocarina style flute.Friday afternoon, 4-7 pm, February 5

    Session G - Creative Card Making: Be ready for those unexpected occasions! Make your own classy cardsall while learning the basics of linoleum cut printmaking! Using bold images, blocks will be cut and printed.Friday afternoon, 4-7 pm, February 19

    Session H - Wooden Bowl: Use the wood lathe to turn and a block of poplar into the perfect little bowl.Friday afternoon, 4-7 pm, February 26

    Session I - Watercolor Tulips: Learn watercolor techniques while painting springtime tulips. Friday afternoon, 4-7 pm, March 18

    Session J - Wire Wrap Bracelet: Come learn how to make a simple wire bangle and decorate it withwire, beads, and charms! Friday afternoon, 4-7 pm, March 18

    Session K - Origami: Learn to make origami butterflies, swans, cranes, and geometric ornaments. Friday evening, 6-8 pm, March 18

    Class fee $5 per session,all suppliesincluded(does NOTinclude

    studio access forthe semester)

    maKING tHe lONGBOarD sKateBOarD DeCKInstructor: Hilary Smith (an NC State student) For NC State s tudents only . No experience needed . Intensely hands-on! Make acustom-sized longboard skateboard you can ride and enjoy for years. Students willlearn to laminate plys of Baltic birch into the necessary complex curves. The form willthen be cut with the band saw, drilled, routed and sanded to final shape. By the end ofthe three classes, you will have a finished longboard deck ready for wheels. Section A: Thursday evenings for 3 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 7 21Section B: Monday evenings, for 3 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 14 28

    Supply fee $18

    Class fee$25

    (includes a studio pass forthe semester)

    wOODwOrKINGFor woodshop classes and studio use, participants must be age 18 or older and have health

    insurance. Crafts Center classes are extracurricular, non-credit classes. All wood classes include apass for access to the woodshop for the current semester. The woodshop is available for use

    without taking a class; see Studio Use Fees for more information.

    PrOJeCts IN wOODInstructor: Tim Bevacqua After completing the introductory woodworking class, are you eager to get started on your nextwoodworking project? From a plan and materials of your own choosing, discussion on the first night is aimed at getting you going. From there, this class will be allhands-on, requiring possible work time outside of class to complete your project. Expect to spend $20-$75 for materials, depending on choice of project and wood used.Section A: Tuesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 12 February 16Section B: Wednesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 16 April 20Prerequisites: Completion of the How to Use Woodshop Machines and Handtools class with basic woodworking skills.

    Class feeI = $50 II = $90

    III = $100

    wOODtUrNINGInstructors: Bi l l & Jim Wal laceTurn wooden bowls and spindles! In this introductory class, students will have the opportunityto explore the very different experiences found in turning the side grain of a spindle and the endgrain found in making a bowl. The supply fee includes plenty of wood and use of lathe tools dur-ing class and studio. Visit Bills website: newlightwoodworks.com.Section A: Tuesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 19 February 23Section B: Tuesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 15 April 19Prerequisites: Completion of the How to Use Woodshop Machines and Handtools class with basic woodworking skills.

    Supply fee$26

    Class feeI = $50 II = $90

    III = $100

    HOw tO Use wOODsHOP maCHINes aND HaNDtOOlsInstructor: Zach GregoryInterested in woodworking and have never been exposed to the larger machines , toolsand processes? Students in this introductory hands-on class wil l learn the ski l l se ts of machine woodworking while constructing a floating top table suitable for use at home orin any residence hal l room. Visi t Zachs websi te : zachgregory.com.Section A: Wednesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 13 February 17Section B: Tuesday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 15 April 19

    Supply fee$28

    Class feeI = $50 II = $90

    III = $100

    tHe sHaKer styleD sIDe taBleInstructor: David TruebloodGreat as an accent or beside the bed or sofa, the Shaker styled side table is perfect for expand-ing your skill set after taking an introductory woodworking class. Starting from rough planks ofpoplar hardwood, youll layout and learn to taper legs and chop mortise and tenon joints byhand. The mix of machines and handtools used offers a great opportunity to experience the joysof handcrafting a fine piece of furniture.Saturday mornings for 6 weeks, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm, January 23 February 27Prerequisites: Completion of the How to Use Woodshop Machines and Handtools class with basic woodworking skills.

    Supply fee$27

    Class feeI = $50II = $90

    III = $100

    For NC State Students Only: Making the Longboard Skateboard Deck, A Quick Shelf,Woodturning Bootcamp, and Crafting in the Afternoon: Sessions A, D & H. Find all the details in theEspecially for NC State Students section.WORKSHOPS: See the Workshops section of this brochure for details about our Marquetry workshop.

    attention ras and student Organizations! You can schedule a craft activity session for your student group.

    Select from a menu of classes geared especially toward being taughtin a 112 - to 3-hour session. Activit ies offered include Pottery, JewelryMaking, Painting, Sculpture, Woodturning, Wood Carving, Stained

    Glass, Glass Bead Making, and more.Vis i t the Craf ts Center websi te ncsu.edu/crafts for more deta i ls .

    tINy HOUses: wOODwOrKING fOr tHe BIrDsInstructor: George ThomasFor all skill levels! Build tiny homes for your fine feathered friends! Think about habitat, architecture and what will make your little house a cozy home. A great introduction to woodworking, youre encouraged to build on your own ideas as we surface and machine wood and even explore the use of non-traditional materials. We hope youllconsider showing your creation at JC Raulston Arboretums annual parade of homes (birdhouses.)Monday evenings for 4 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 25 February 15

    Supply fee$8

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    CHaIN maKING (Workshop)Instructor: John FetvedtMake a chain bracelet - from raw wire to finished jewelry. Tools and techniques will be cov-ered along with the math behind selecting the right sized jump rings for different chain patterns. Youll even learn to wind and cut your own jump rings! All levels of students can participate. Beginning students will practice making several basic round ringchain patterns using copper jump rings. Advanced students will be encouraged to move beyond the basics into the realm of complex chains. All necessary tools will be available for use duringthe class, or you may bring your own. A supply fee of $15 (plus tax) is payable to the instructor at the end of the workshop. Additional materials will be available for purchase from the instructor. Visit Johns website: bijoux-de-terre.com.Saturday, February 27, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Supply fee$9

    Workshopfee

    I = $19II = $35III = $39

    eXPlOrING tHe POssIBIlItes Of PmC3 (Workshop)Instructor: Kaleigh HesselAn introductory two-day workshop for all skill levels. Precious Metal Clay (PMC3) can bemolded, sculpted, and carved to create jewelry. When fired in a kiln, this versatile material becomes 99.9 % silver! PMC3 is suitable for making earrings, pendants and other jewelry components embellished with stones set either before or after firing. Basic techniques will be demonstrated along with the opportunity to design and complete several pieces expressing your own creative style. The $60 supply fee paid at registration includes one 25gpackage of PMC3. An additional materials fee of $20 payable to the instructor at the beginning of classincludes stones and special supplies used to embellish your jewelry. Saturday & Sunday, February 27 & 28, 12:00 - 5:00 pm

    Supply Fee$60

    Workshopfee

    I = $28II = $50III = $56

    marQUetry (Workshop)Instructor: Beth WoodyNo experience needed! Have you ever wanted to make the lovely imagery or floral insertsused in fine furniture and intricately detailed pictures? You can! Not only will students inthis hands-on workshop learn the history of this ancient art form, they will also cut veneerwith hand-operated fret saws and knives while creating their own beautiful marquetry picture. A $25 materials fee payable to the instructor at the end of the workshop covers veneer anduse of all tools needed to complete one picture. Additional supplies will be available for purchase. Saturday & Sunday, April 2 & 3, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

    Workshopfee

    I = $44II = $80III = $89

    eleCtrO-etCHING (Workshop)Instructor: John FetvedtFor all skill levels! Get in-depth knowledge and experience electro-etching metal using simple equipment that can easily and safely be set up and used in your home studio. The advantages of electro-etching include: no caustic or highly dangerous chemicals are used, nodangerous gasses or fumes are created during the process, and many of the electrolyte solutionsdo not become exhausted and do not need to be refreshed. The techniques learned may be usedto electro-etch copper, brass, bronze, nickel silver, and silver, depending on the electrolyte. Well use 1.5and 6 volt batteries as power sources, and salt, copper sulfate, and cupric nitrate as electrolytes. A wide variety of resists will be used and discussed during the workshop, including; vinyl, PnP Blue, etc. Studentsmay also use a hydraulic press for forming bracelets, pendants, and earrings. The $35.00 supply fee, paidto instructor at the end of the workshop, includes several sheets of copper. Students who wish to etchsilver must bring their own silver to the workshop. 20 gauge metal is recommended for bracelets andpendants and 24 gauge metal for earrings. Visit Johns website: bijoux-de-terre.com.Saturday & Sunday, March 19 & 20, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Workshopfee

    I = $39II = $70III = $78

    HaNDmaDe BOOKs (Workshop)Instructor: Anne McLeanLearn the skil ls used in decorating book covers, tearing and folding signatures (pages), and stitch bindings. Students will explore the creative andfunctional design possibilities of books, including addition of pockets and unusual materials to make each book unique! Supply fee includes materials to make two books sapproximately 17 cm x 13 cm (~5 x7) each. Bring your own decorative papers, fabric, or wallpaper for the covers if you wish.Saturday & Sunday, March 19 & 20, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Supply fee$36

    Workshopfee

    I = $33II = $60 III = $67

    sIlK DyeING teCHNIQUes (Workshop)Instructor: Wanda BorrelliNo experience necessary! Add some color to your wardrobe or make a gift for that special friend. In this fun class we will learn different dyeing techniques using Procion MXdyes on silk scarves. Exciting patterns will emerge as we experiment with various techniquesand color mixing. Colors can range from vibrant to pastels. In addition to immersion dyeing, we will learn shibori techniques and different forms of resist. All supplies provided. A $30 materials fee, payable to instructor at first class, includes 6 silk scarves.Extra scarves will be available for purchase. Saturday & Sunday, April 16 & 17, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Workshopfee

    I = $39II = $70III = $78

    KUmIHImO JaPaNese BraIDING (Workshop)Instructor: Carol SellNo experience necessary. In this class you will learn how to make both fiber and beaded jewelry that can be used for any occasion. You will first learn how to braid a roundbracelet using a Kumihimo disk. Then we will move on to braiding with beads and finally,we will put some dimension into the beaded braid using a different shaped bead. You willbe able to expand your braiding techniques to make beautiful jewelry when you leave this class.Saturday March 19, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm & Sunday, March 20, 1:00 - 5:00 pm

    Supply Fee$23

    Workshopfee

    I = $28II = $50III = $56

    wOODtUrNING BOOt CamPInstructor: Alex Barnes (an NC State s tudent)For NC State students only . Learn to spin wood into any shape you wish! The Friday evening session will provide an intensely hands-on introduction to the wood lathe, spindle turning, and all of the many shapes that can be made. On Saturday, studentscan expect a fast-paced day of making tea bowls with the final challenge being a goblet . This class includes a semester pass so that you can continue practicing yournewfound skil l .Friday evening, March 18, 5:00 - 8:00 pm and Saturday, March 19, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Supply fee $15

    Class fee$28

    (includes a studio pass forthe semester)

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    a QUICK sHelfInstructor: George ThomasFor NC State students only. In this fun-paced introduction to woodworking, studentswill experience the proper use of power tools while constructing a wall shelf of theirown design. On day one well cut, plane and square rough wood to serve as the underlying structure for building the shelf . Subsequent classes will be spent witheach student personalizing their own shelf through creative piercing, carving, texturing, shaping, or f inishing.Friday afternoons for 3 weeks, 4:00 - 7:00 pm, February 5 19

    Supply fee $18

    Class fee$25

    (includes a studio pass forthe semester)

    INtrODUCtION tO tHe POtters wHeelInstructor: Jo Ellen WestmorelandFor NC State students only . Would you like to learn how to work on the potterywheel? This class covers the fundamentals of throwing basic forms: wedging, centering, forming and pulling walls to make cylinder forms, mugs, bowls and vases.You then will learn to tr im and glaze to create finished pots. Practice t ime outside ofclass is strongly suggested to develop throwing skil ls .Section D: Friday mornings for 6 weeks, 9:45 am - 12:15 pm, January 22 February 26

    Supply fee$22

    Class fee$42

    (includes a studio pass forthe semester)

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    sCrOll saw ImaGeryInstructor: Maria Chang Puzzles, portraiture, and layer-built imagery - all of these can be created out of colorful woods with the help of the scroll saw. Gain confidence in scroll sawing as youwork to complete a basic project. Once the machine is mastered, you will explore moreadvanced techniques, work with more advanced patterns, and even create imagery ofyour own design.Monday evenings for 4 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 25 February 15

    Supply fee$8

    Class feeI = $33II = $60 III = $67

    ImaGes aND sCrIPt: aN INtrODUCtION tO tHe sHOPBOt CNC rOUterInstructor: Zach Gregory

    An introduction to the Crafts Center s ShopBot router,students will design imagery, create tool paths and exe-cute basic cuts. CAD (computer-aided design) softwarewill be used to develop imagery before sett ing up themachine to cut and inlay designs into matching pocketson contrasting hardwood. Engraving of script and otherdesigns will be explored to embellish wooden plaques.All cutt ing bits and materials will be furnished during theclass. You must provide your own cutting bits for useoutside of class. Visit Zachs website: zachgregory.com.

    Thursday evenings for 4 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, February 4 February 25Prerequisites: Prior computer experience in vector drawing is required.

    Supply fee$10

    Class feeI = $33II = $60 III = $67

    tHe eleCtrIC CIGar BOX GUItarInstructor: Sam Mayes (an NC State s tudent)Build your own axe! Well saw and set the frets, shape the neck, install tuning machinesand wire the pick-ups. This simple four-string instrument is fun to make and even morefun to play! Though learning to play will be up to you, well provide wood, the cigarbox, and all the other bits and pieces needed to make your guitar sing. Thursday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 17 April 21

    Supply fee$45

    Class feeI = $50II = $90

    III = $100

    BIKe rePaIr aND maINteNaNCeInstructors: Kathan Bender (an NC State student) andGregory Powell (an NC State student) For NC State students, Employees & Centennial Affiliates only - a Bike Repair Facility insupport of the WolfWheels Program! Say goodbye to expensive bike repairs and learn to properlymaintain your own bike. Participating NC State students will receive access to our repair facilityfor their entire college career and participating employees and Centennial Affiliates receive access for theirentire term of employment at the University! Whether you are a competitive racer or just a casual rider, thisclass will provide you with the necessary skills to replace/repair flats, lubricate drive-trains, tune brakes andderailleurs, true wheels, and much more. Students are encouraged to bring their own bikes to learn on. For moreabout WolfWheels, visit ncsu.edu/wolfwheels.Section A: Thursday evenings for two weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 28 & February 4Section B: Wednesday evenings for two weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 23 & 30

    Class feeI = $17II = $30

    INtrODUCtION tO leatHerwOrKINGInstructor: Sophie Wiseman-Floyd (an NC State Student)In this introductory leatherworking workshop you will learn basic cutting, stitching, stamping, pat-tern making and finishing techniques. You will leave this class with either a handmade strapclutch or a passport/card carrier/wallet and a key fob to match. Students will use basic leather construction and finishing techniques that will apple to future projects. See Sophies work on instagram.com/swisemanfloyd.Friday evening, January 29, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, and Saturday, January 30, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

    Supply fee$28

    Class feeI = $22II = $40III = $44

    BeGINNING GUItarInstructor: Kirk AdamWould you like to learn to play the guitar? For both electric and acoustic guitar, students in thisintroductory class will build the basic foundation of chords and rhythm needed to play their favorite songs. No prior knowledge of music is required! (The Crafts Center has three electric guitars for use during class by the first three students to reserve one with registration.) Repeat students welcome.Section A: Monday evenings, 5:00 - 6:00 pm, for 6 weeks, January 25 February 29Section B: Wednesday evenings, 5:00 - 6:00 pm, for 6 weeks, January 27 March 2

    Class fee I = $17II = $30III = $33

    raKU fIrINGInstructor: Conrad WeiserA two-day Raku firing event that includes a clay studio pass for the semester. Bring your pots inthe biscuit state, ready to decorate. Glazes will be furnished, but you may bring your own. (All students participating in the Raku Firing for the first time at the Crafts Center are required to attend an introductory discussion of techniques and a video that will help in planning appropriateforms for Raku firing). Supply fee includes one 25# bag of raku clay. Use included studio passfrom start of semester.Visit Conrads website: conradwaltonweiser.com.Introductory Session & Demo: Saturday, January 23, 9:00 - 11:00 amRaku Firing: Saturday & Sunday, April 16 & 17, 9:00 am - 5:00 pmPrerequisites: Completion of an introductory potter s wheel class or handbuilding class.

    Supply fee$24

    Class feeI = $50II = $90

    III = $100

    sPeCIalty ClassesFor Bike Repair and Raku Firing classes, participants must be age 18 or older and have health insurance.

    For all other classes, participants must be age 14 or older.

    CONtINUING GUItarInstructor: Kirk AdamHave you recently completed the Beginning Guitar class and wish for further instruction aimed atadvancing technique and music theory? Students in this class will explore music while learningmore complex melody and harmony structure. The Crafts Center has three electric guitars for useduring class by the first three students to reserve one with registration.) Repeat students welcome.Monday evenings for 6 weeks, 5:00 - 6:00 pm, March 14 April 18

    Class fee I = $17II = $30III = $33

    HaNDmaDe NatUral BODy Care: lOtIONs, sOaPs aND lIP Balm(Workshop)Instructor: Angel Cruz (an NC State student)Make your own body care products in a casual and fun setting. Make your own organic lip balm,body butter, castile soap and goats milk soap! You will be able to take home plenty of productsto try, as well as enough for gifts for family and friends. Students need to bring their own 4- to 6-quart stainless steel pot to melt ingredients in.Friday, February 5, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, and Saturday, February 6, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Supply fee$30

    Workshopfee

    I = $25II = $45 III = $50

    wOrKsHOPsIf registered for a workshop, studio use can be added in the studio related to the workshop at the Level I price

    listed under Studio Use Fees. Crafts Center classes are extracurricular, non-credit classes.

    a Day Of sIlVersmItHING! (Workshop)Instructor: Gary McCutchenNo experience needed as this is a quick introduction to the fabrication of jewelry. All students will have the opportunity to walk away with at least one piece of wearable jewelry. Whether a simple pendant, bracelet, ring, or pin think ahead about what you wantto make and come ready to bring your ideas to life. Bring your cabochons, fused glass, orother suitable art pieces made in Crafts Center classes and spend the day turning them intojewelry. Gary will have solder, metal, stones and other materials available for purchase during the workshop. (Expect to pay $25 - $100 for materials and supplies.)Section A: Saturday, January 30, 9:00 am - 4:00 pmSection B: Sunday, January 31, 9:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Workshopfee

    I = $19II = $35III = $39

    DIGItal PHOtOGraPHyInstructor: Katy WallsFor NC State students only . The digital cameraso much capability that so few people fullycomprehend! From learning the various camera controls to exercising the options of how andwhen they are best used, students in this nuts and bolts class will gain the confidence needed tocapture that perfect instant. Learn to use your own SLR camera or use one of our Nikon D3000 loaners inorder to get the most out of this series of hands-on discussions and photo shoots. Bring your own SD card.Visit Katys website: katyswalls.tumblr.com.Section C: Wednesday evenings for 4 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 23 April 13

    Class fee$33

    wOODwOrKING, continuedlaPIDaryFor lapidary classes and studio use, participants must be age 18 or older and have health

    insurance. Crafts Center classes are extracurricular, non-credit classes. All classes include a passfor access to the lapidary studio for the current semester. The studio is available for use without

    taking a class; see Studio Use Fees for more information.INtrODUCtION tO faCetINGInstructor: Bob BendelowA beginning level class. Release the color and hidden light from within a precious gemstone!Participants in this class will learn to cut facets in crystals and gemstones turning them into worksof art. Students will begin by working with crystal quartz and then move on to fine gemstones. Thursday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 14 February 18 CaBOCHONsInstructor: Neil ChernoffA beginning level class.Cut slabs of stone and polish into convex forms to produce gems worthy ofsetting into brooches, rings, or necklaces! This cut produces an evenly curved surface in a range ofshapes. Students will begin the process with agate or quartz great for rock hounds! Tuesday evenings for 5 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, January 26 February 23

    Supply fee$28

    Class feeI = $50II = $90

    III = $100

    faCetING IIInstructor: Bob BendelowLaps, polishes, shapes, materials - what to use and what to do. What lap works best for what material? What rough works best or is hardest to facet? Students in the class will explore advanced concepts while cutting a more challenging shape.Thursday evenings for 6 weeks, 6:30 - 9:30 pm, March 17 April 21 Prerequisites: Introduction to Faceting class or equivalent experience.

    Supply fee$28

    Class feeI = $50II = $90

    III = $100

    Supply fee$25

    Class feeI = $42II = $75III = $83

    exhibitions & special eventsCheck out our upcoming gallery exhibitions & special events on our website:ncsu.edu/crafts. Heres what youll find: the Disappearing Frogs Project ArtExhibition; Crafting for the Birds - A Challenge and Informative Talk; In Search ofLost Frogs, a presentation by author and photographer Robin Moore; a talk onForensic Photography by Gary Knight; a presentation by nationally known potterNeil Patterson; and Exploring the Micro-World: Where Science Meets Art!

    Cover images, L to R: Elissa Doty, Gary Knight, Terry Thirion, Marina Bosetti, Sandra McEwen