Arts & Crafts

Guilford Technical Community College is pleased to offer a variety of lifelong leisure learning and personal enrichment courses.  Whether you are you interested in enhancing your skills or turning your skills into an entrepreneurial opportunity, Guilford Technical Community College has a course designed just for you!

Frequently Asked Questions

Basket Making

This course teaches basic to advanced level basketry techniques and terms and includes dyeing and weaving with reed. Weaving with painted paper is also available. If you are a first-time student, you will start with a reed basket and can move on from there. You may complete two to three 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. Tuiton Cost: $65

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-PT3 Basket Making 10/22/19 - 12/3/19 T 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm Greensboro CEC 117 Click Here
CSP-4000-MC1 Basket Making 1/28/20 - 3/17/20 T 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm Greensboro CEC 117 Click Here
CSP-4000-PT1 Basket Making 3/24/20 - 5/5/20 T 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm Greensboro CEC 117 Click Here

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. You make these decorations with pearls, gold beads, and crystal beads, which you string on wire. There is an extra cost for materials. You will be told about the costs at the first class meeting. Tuition Cost: $70

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-PD1 Chrismons  2/14/20  - 4/24/20 F 9:00 am   - 11:30 am West Market United Methodist Church 413 Click Here
CSP-4000-PE1 Chrismons  2/18/20 - 4/28/20 T 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm  West Market United Methodist Church 413 Click Here

Watercolors

his course teaches the elements and techniques of painting using watercolors. Watercolor painting is a skill that anyone can learn! This fun, informative, stress-free class is designed for the beginning and leisure watercolorist. You do not need to have any drawing skills to take this class. Come and discover the unique and beautiful qualities of watercolor in a welcoming, supportive environment. You will be told about the supplies that you need during the first class session. Tuition Cost: $50

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-PN3 Watercolors 10/9/19  - 11/13/19 W 9:00 am  - 11:30 am Greensboro CEC 116 Click Here
CSP-4000-PN1 Watercolors 3/11/20 - 4/15/20 W 9:00 am  - 11:30 am Greensboro CEC 116 Click Here


Oil Painting

This course teaches the fundamentals of traditional oil painting techniques. The course features the genre of still life painting, as well as drawing basics when working from life, and time-honored methods and materials unique to oil painting. The course includes instructor demonstrations and one-on-one time. There will be an extra cost for materials. The instructor will explain the extra costs for materials on the first day. Visit www.donstewart.com/gtcc for details. Tuition Cost: $60

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-NU3 Oil Painting 10/16/19 - 12/4/19  W 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm Greensboro CEC 116 Click Here
CSP-4000-NM1 Oil Painting 1/29/20 - 3/11/20 W 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm Greensboro CEC 116 Click Here
CSP-4000-NU1 Oil Painting 3/25/20 - 5/6/20 W 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm Greensboro CEC 116 Click Here

Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain

In this course, you will learn and practice the five basic skills of drawing in a fun, effective way with inspiration from Betty Edwards’ best-selling book, Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain. Bring a 9″ x 12″ drawing pad and No. 2 pencils with eraser to the first class. You will need to pay for additional supplies. Visit www.donstewart.com/gtcc for details. Tuition Cost: $60

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-QM3 Drawing on Right Side of Brain 10/26/19 - 12/14/19  Sa 9:30 am-  12:00 pm Greensboro CEC 116 Click Here
CSP-4000-NL1 Drawing on Right Side of Brain 2/1/20 - 3/14/20 Sa 9:30 am-  12:00 pm Greensboro CEC 116 Click Here
CSP-4000-QM1 Drawing on Right Side of Brain 3/21/20 - 5/9/20 Sa 9:30 am-  12:00 pm Greensboro CEC 116 Click Here

Drawing in Color

This course teaches the basic of value, form and color theory using colored pencils. Colored pencils are fun and easy to use, easy to carry and economical. You will learn how to draw in color from both life and photos. The course is informative, stress-free and suitable for beginning to advanced artists. Materials are needed at an extra cost and will be discussed on the first day of class. Visit www.donstewart.com/gtcc for details.  Tuition Cost $60

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-SS3 Drawing in Color 9/20/19  - 11/1/19 F 9:30 am-  12:00 pm Greensboro CEC 116 Click Here
CSP-4000-SS1 Drawing in Color 1/31/20 - 3/13/20 F 9:30 am-  12:00 pm Greensboro CEC 116 Click Here

Beginning Sewing
Beginning sewing provides students with the opportunity to learn fabric and pattern selection, principles of cutting and marking, and basic construction skills. Included in the course are darts, seams and finishes, sleeves, hems, pockets, and buttonholes. There is an extra cost for supplies and supply list will be given in first-day class. The college provides sewing machines for class instruction, no personal sewing machines will be allowed in the class. Tuition Cost: $65

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-AD1 Beginning Sewing 1/28/20 - 3/24/20 T 9:30 am - 12:00 pm High Point H1 136 Click Here
CSP-4000-PR3 Beginning Sewing 10/15/19 - 12/3/19  T 6:45 pm - 9:15 pm  Greensboro CEC 115 Click Here
CSP-4000-PP1 Beginning Sewing 1/28/20 - 3/17/20 T 6:45 pm - 9:15 pm Greensboro CEC 115 Click Here
CSP-4000-PR1 Beginning Sewing 3/24/20 - 5/12/20 T 6:45 pm - 9:15 pm Greensboro CEC 115 Click Here

Beginning to Intermediate Sewing

This class is designed for students whose sewing levels would range from beginning to intermediate levels. This class would be specially taught based in individual skills. There is an extra cost for supplies, a supply list will be given on the first day of class. The college provides sewing machines for class instruction, no personal sewing machines will be allowed in the class. Tuition Cost: $65

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-PC1 Beginning to Intermediate Sewing 1/27/20  - 3/16/20 M 6:00 pm  - 8:30 pm Greensboro CEC 115 Click Here

Advanced Sewing
Students select their own projects and fabric. Also includes alterations of your patterns if necessary. Students may bring a complex pattern(s) and other instruction will be given during the first class. (Includes intermediate through advanced sewing.) The college provides sewing machines for class instruction, no personal sewing machines will be allowed in the class. Tuition Cost: $65

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-PQ3 Advanced Sewing 10/10/19 - 12/12/19  Th 6:45 pm  - 9:15 pm Greensboro CEC 115 Click Here
CSP-4000-MS1 Advanced Sewing 1/30/20 - 3/19/20 Th 6:45 pm  - 9:15 pm Greensboro CEC 115 Click Here
CSP-4000-PQ1 Advanced Sewing 3/26/20 - 5/14/20 Th 6:45 pm  - 9:15 pm Greensboro CEC 115 Click Here

Students can register in one of three ways: PREREGISTRATION is REQUIRED prior to attending class.

  • Online: Register
    • Use the Search function to search for Course Title or Course Code
  • In Person:
    • Jamestown, 140 Jamestown Court, Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm
    • Greensboro, 3505 E. Wendover Ave., Continuing Education Center, Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am – 6:00 pm and Friday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
    • High Point, 901 S. Main St., H1, Monday – Thursday, 8:30 am – 6:00 pm and Friday, 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
  • Mail: Download the registration form from website, and mail to GTCC, PO BOX 309, Jamestown, N.C. 27282. Download the form here: Con Ed Registration Form