Courses

Participants will learn how to create works of art using embroidery and needle felting.

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Students will practice felting, both wet and needle-based, embroidery, fabric collage, and hand weaving.

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Participants will learn to create works of art using watercolor paints and collage techniques.

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If you are looking for an opportunity to learn how to put a handle on a mug or improve your pottery skills, this is the class for you! The workshop will focus on wheel-throwing cups and learning various methods of handle-making.


March 26, 2024 to May 2, 2024, Visual Arts Bldg Rm 114
If you are learning to make pottery for the first time, or you are looking to improve your skills, this is the class for you! Introductory, intermediate, and advanced techniques will be demonstrated and one-on-one instruction will be included to meet each participant at their level.


May 9, 2024 to June 11, 2024, Visual Arts Bldg Rm 114
Learn how to take better photos, regardless of the type of camera. Topics such as composition, lighting, and exposure will be discussed in order to gain a better understanding of photography.

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In this course we will examine the use of photography as an art form and participants will be encouraged to create images that are suitable for display as an artistic expression of ideas and themes.

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Portrait photography is an excellent skill to cultivate. Whether you just want to take better photos of your family or want to build on your portrait portfolio, learn how to create exceptional portraits using poses and lighting that emphasize your subjects' character and features.


May 1-29, 2024, Visual Arts Bldg Rm 209
Learn techniques and ideas that will enable you to grow as a creative photographer and visual storyteller. Prerequisite: Students should have a basic understanding of photography fundamentals before taking this course.


March 13, 2024 to April 17, 2024, Visual Arts Bldg Rm 209
Learn to edit your own photographs to get rid of dust and scratches, fix the color, correct image exposure, colorize parts of an image, and how to create simple digital paintings.


March 13, 2024 to April 17, 2024, Online Course
Learn the powerful tools of Adobe Illustrator® CC, the industry standard vector drawing and illustration program. From creating line art and logos to graphic layouts and finished illustrations, this course will cover the fundamental tools needed to use this program productively.


March 18, 2024 to May 20, 2024, Online Course
Learn how to use Adobe InDesign® CC software to create professional-quality letterhead, brochures, forms, eBooks, business materials and more. This course uses hands-on exercises and expert instruction to help you discover how the program features relate to producing actual usable documents.


April 17, 2024 to May 22, 2024, Online Course
Learn to use advanced features in Adobe InDesign® Creative Cloud (CC) to produce professional brochures, forms, and documents. This course will not only make you comfortable designing and planning workflows and templates, but also efficient and effective at amping up your publications.


March 13, 2024 to April 17, 2024, Online Course
This class will focus on making various pottery forms intended to be fired in the wood kiln. Participants will learn how to glaze and prepare pottery for wood firings, as well as learn how to load and fire the kiln.

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Learning to make teapots and pitchers will be the focus of this class. Demonstrations will include making wheel-thrown, slab-built, pulled, and molded spouts as well as lids and handles.

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Learning to decorate pottery in new and innovative ways will be the focus of this class. Decorating techniques such as stamping, texturizing, piercing, and others will be demonstrated. Participants will have an opportunity to make pottery forms, try out new decorating techniques, and glaze fire their work to completion.

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This class will focus on making various stoneware pottery forms intended to be fired in the gas reduction kiln. Demonstrations and one-on-one instruction will be included. Participants will learn new glazing techniques as well as learn how to load and unload the kiln.

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The focus will be on testing ceramic glazes that will be used to finish the pottery that you make during the class. The basic components of a ceramic glaze will be discussed and how they respond to material substitutions and firing atmospheres.

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This class will focus on making various pottery forms intended to be fired in the soda kiln. Participants will learn to how to glaze and prepare pottery for soda firings, as well as learn how to load and fire the kiln.

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