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Arts and Crafts

Acrylic Painting

This course is designed to teach fundamentals of painting using simple techniques to create beautiful works of art. Course work will include learning different art mediums as well as brush strokes, blending colors both primary and secondary to create beautiful art. The first class will teach the introduction of mediums, brushes, and demonstrations of how to use each product. Students will be given a syllabus and material list of products to purchase.

Course Code: CSP-4000-CD1
Date: March 12-April 23, Thursday, 5.30p-8p
Location: H4-High Point Campus
Room #: 207 Instructor: Robertson
Cost: $55

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Basket Making with a Twist of Paper!

This course is designed to teach you the basics to advanced level of basketry techniques and terms included in dyeing and weaving with reed. Weaving with painted paper is also available. First time students will start with a reed basket and can move on from there. Participants may complete 2-3 baskets in one session. Please bring to class a basin, spray bottle, small screw driver, measuring tape, pencil, towel and heavy duty scissors. There will be an extra cost for materials.

Course Code: CSP-4000-PT1
Date: January 27-March 10, Tuesday, 12:30p-3:30p
Location: CEC-Con Ed Center, Greensboro Campus
Room #: 117 Instructor: P. Adelman
Cost: $60

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Course Code: CSP-4000-PZ1
Date: January 29-March 19, Thursday, 12:30p-3:30p
Location: CEC-Con Ed Center, Greensboro Campus
Room #: 117 Instructor: P. Adelman
Cost: $60 / no class 3/5

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Course Code: CSP-4000-MC1
Date: March 24-May 5, Tuesday, 12:30p-3:30p
Location: CEC-Con Ed Center, Greensboro Campus
Room #: 117 Instructor: P. Adelman
Cost: $60

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Course Code: CSP-4000-PU1
Date: March 26-May 7, 12:30p-3:30p, Thursday
Location: CEC-Con Ed Center, Greensboro Campus
Room #: 117 Instructor: P. Adelman
Cost: $60

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Card Making Basics

In this course students will learn the basic building blocks for creating handmade cards. Some of the basic techniques will include folding and scoring the cardstock, heat embossing, distressing your papers and many more that can easily transfer to scrapbooking as well. Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to create three handmade card creations.


Course Code: CSP-4000-NI1
Date: February 24-April 7, Tuesday, 6p-8:30p
Location: CEC-Con Ed Center, Greensboro Campus
Room #: 152a Instructor: J. Renken
Cost: $55

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Chrismons

The word Chrismon is the combination of two words, Christ and monogram. Each Chrismon depicts a specific Christian element in the form of a hanging Christmas tree ornament. These decorations are made with pearls, gold beads and crystal beads strung on wire. There is an extra cost for materials. Self Supporting.


Course Code: CSP-4000-PE1
Date: February 3-April 7, Tuesday, 6:30p-9p
Location: CEC-Con Ed Center, Greensboro Campus
Room #: TBA Instructor: B.Betts
Cost: $55

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Course Code: CSP-4000-PD1
Date: February 6-April 17, Friday, 9a-11:30a
Location: WMM, Greensboro
Room #: Instructor: B.Betts
Cost: $55 / no class on 4/3

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Color Your World

Are you a weekend painter who would like to learn how to make your colors "sing"? Would you love to redecorate your home but feel timid about using color? Or maybe you'd like to see what clothing or makeup colors will bring out your best? Color theory is the answer to all these questions. In this two hour seminar, you will learn about color and how to use it to enrich your life. Self supporting.

Course Code: CSP-4000-NK1
Date: January 29, Thursday, 6p-8p
Location: CEC-Con Ed Center, Greensboro Campus
Room #: 117 Instructor: A. Kawashima
Cost: $25

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Course Code: CSP-4000-MY1
Date: May 5, Tuesday, 6p-8p
Location: CEC-Con Ed Center, Greensboro Campus
Room #: 117 Instructor: A. Kawashima
Cost: $25

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Discover Your Talent in Drawing

This course is designed to enable students to increase their artistic abilities through demonstrations and exercises. Course consists of lecture/ demonstrations, plus drawing and tactile exercises by the students. Learn analytical and visualization techniques which help translate what you see and put it on paper. Students need to purchase a pad, drawing paper, kneaded eraser, pencil or charcoal (plus small amount of black paper and white conte for week 6 exercise). Self Supporting.

Course Code: CSP-4000-P41
Date: February 3-March 24, Tuesday, 6p-9p
Location: CEC-Con Ed Center, Greensboro Campus
Room #: 117 Instructor: A. Kawashima
Cost: $80

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Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain

In this course you will learn and practice the 5 basic skills of drawing in a fun, effective way which is inspired by Betty Edwards' best-selling book, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. Bring a 9" x 12" drawing pad and #2 pencil with eraser to the first class. Additional supplies will be needed at students' cost.
Visit www.donstewart.com/gtcc for all of the details. Self Supporting.

 

Course Code: CSP-4000-NL1
Date: January 31-March 14, Saturday, 9a-11:30a
Location: CEC-Con Ed Center, Greensboro Campus
Room #: 116 Instructor: D. Stewart
Cost: $55

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Course Code: CSP-4000-QM1
Date: March 21-May 2, 9a-11:30a, Saturday
Room #: 116 Instructor: D. Stewart
Cost: $55

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Intro to Floral Design

This course is designed to give students the basic skills, knowledge, and confidence to make their own silk and fresh floral arrangements. Upon completion, we will have covered different design elements, color combinations, floral care, and materials used by floral industry. Students will get hands-on instruction and consultation. Bring your personal choice of silk flowers. No textbook required. Please email jariposey@gmail.com for list of supplies.

Course Code: CSP-4000-CG1
Date: February 4-February 25,
Wednesday, 6p-8:30p
Location: H1-High Point Campus
Room #: 132 Instructor: Posey
Cost: $50

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Course Code: CSP-4000-CH1
Date: March 11-April 1, Wednesday, 6p-8:30p
Location: H1-High Point Campus
Room #: 132 Instructor: Posey
Cost: $50

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Oil Painting

This course is for oil painters of all levels. Beginners will learn about painting still life and experienced painters will do still life or independent projects. Prerequisite: Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain course or equivalent drawing experience. If painting the still life, bring a medium sized newsprint pad, soft vine charcoal and kneaded eraser to the first class. Visit www.donstewart.com/gtcc for all of the details.

Course Code: CSP-4000-NM1
Date: January 27-March 10, Tuesday, 6:45p-9:15p
Location: CEC-Con Ed Center, Greensboro Campus
Room #: 116 Instructor: D. Stewart
Cost: $55

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Course Code: CSP-4000-PN1
Date: February 2-March 16, Monday, 9a-11:30a
Location: CEC-Con Ed Center, Greensboro Campus
Room #: 116 Instructor: D. Stewart
Cost: $55

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Course Code: CSP-4000-PW1
Date: March 23-May 4, 9a-11:30a, Monday
Room #: 116 Instructor: D. Stewart
Cost: $55

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Course Code: CSP-4000-NU1
Date: March 24-May 5, 6:45 PM-9:15 PM, Tuesday
Room #: 116 Instructor: D. Stewart
Cost: $55

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Stained Glass

This stained glass class will accommodate novice to intermediate stained glass students. Students will learn the basic techniques for fabricating stained glass or be able to hone skills in cutting, grinding, etc. Patterns may be of students' own design or selected from class patterns and can be fabricated in either copper foil or lead. Students should bring 2-3 pieces of stained glass to begin project on the first day of class.
(Additional $10. fee due for provided miscellaneous supplies) . Contact sansuglass@ yahoo.com for questions.

Course Code: CSP-4000-GA1
Date: February 2-February 23, Monday, 6p-9p
Location: H1-High Point Campus
Room #: 132 Instructor: Smith
Cost: $40

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Course Code: CSP-4000-GB1
Date: March 9-March 30, Monday, 6p-9p
Location: H1-High Point Campus
Room #: 132 Instructor: Smith
Cost: $40

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Course Code: CSP-4000-GC1
Date: April 13-May 4, Monday, 6p-9p
Location: H1-High Point Campus
Room #: 132 Instructor: Smith
Cost: $40

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Watercolors

This course is designed to teach the elements and techniques of painting. Individual creativity and expression will be encouraged throughout the course. Self supporting.

Course Code: CSP-4000-NZ1
Date: January 28-March 11, Wednesday, 9a-11:30a
Location: CEC-Con Ed Center, Greensboro Campus
Room #: 116 Instructor: R. Bauer
Cost: $55

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Course Code: CSP-4000-PG1
Date: March 26-May 6, 9a-11:30a, Wednesday
Room #: 116 Instructor: R. Bauer
Cost: $55

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The Portrait Class

This course will introduce students of all skills level to the specifics of portraiture from artistic rendering to the nuts and bolts of securing a commission. Instructor will cover rendering and compostional techniques, and discuss the professional aspect of portraiture. Students need to purchase a pad of drawing paper, kneaded eraser and pencil or charoal. Self supporting.

Course Code: CSP-4000-N53
Date: October 21-November 25, Tuesday, 6p-9p
Location: CEC-Con Ed Center, Greensboro Campus
Room #: 117 Instructor: A. Kawashima
Cost: $60

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Understanding Art: Impressionism

In this two-hour seminar, you will learn about the Impressionist movement. Your instructor will guide you through the origins and major players of the Impressionist style and explain its significance. No supplies needed just sit back and enjoy! Self Supporting.

Course Code: CSP-4000-591
Date: March 19, Thursday, 6p-8p
Location: CEC-Con Ed Center, Greensboro Campus
Room #: 152d Instructor: A. Kawashima
Cost: $25

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Understanding Art: Surrealism

In this two-hour seminar, you will enjoy learning about the Surrealist movement and its major players. Find out how Dali used symbolism to depict the Spanish Civil War and how Rene Magritte juxtaposed everyday items in unexpected ways to create landscapes of fantasy. Never again will you be at a loss to discuss art at cocktail parties! Art history doesn't have to be dry and boring--we will have alot of fun in this class, and learn some things too! Self Supporting

Course Code: CSP-4000-601
Date: April 9, Thursday, 6p-8p
Location: CEC-Con Ed Center, Greensboro Campus
Room #: 152d Instructor: A. Kawashima
Cost: $25

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Updated 12/08/2014