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

New! Knitting for Beginners

This course is designed to teach the basics to knitting. Students will successfully learn to knit, purl, cast-on, pick up dropped stitches, bind off, count stitches, count rows, decrease knit  and much more. By the end of the course, the student will be able to make a few simple pieces of their choice. There will be an extra cost for materials and will be discussed on first day of class. Tuition Cost: $55

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-ND3 New! Knitting for Beginners 10/15/20 - 11/5/20 TH 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Jamestown AT 372 Register Now

 

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. Tuition Cost $70

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-DD3 Basket Making 10/20/20 - 12/1/20 T 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm Greensboro CEC 117 Register Now
CSP-4000-GF1 Basket Making 1/26/21 - 3/9/21 T 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm Greensboro CEC 116 Register Now
CSP-4000-DD1 Basket Making 3/23/21 - 5/4/21 T 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm Greensboro CEC 116 Register Now

 

 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-DO1 Chrismons 2/2/21 - 4/6/21 T 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm W. Market United Methodist Church 413 Register Now
CSP-4000-DN1 Chrismons 2/5/21 - 4/8/21 F 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm W. Market United Methodist Church 413 Register Now

 

 Jewelry Design- Beginners

This course is designed for students with limited knowledge of jewelry design/making. The students will receive information on choosing and purchasing materials and tools. Students will participate in making their own necklace, bracelet, and earrings. By the end of the course, students will have a basic knowledge on how to make a necklace, bracelet and earrings. The student will also be able to estimate supplies they will need for their projects, where to purchase them and what they cost. Students will also learn helpful hints and shortcuts to jewelry making. Tuition cost covers some of the basic materials but additional costs may apply.  Tuition Cost: $75

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-DJ3 Jewelry Design- Beginners 10/7/20 - 10/28/20 T 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm Greensboro CEC 117 Register Now
CSP-4000-DJ1 Jewelry Design- Beginners 1/26/21 - 2/16/21 T 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm Greensboro CEC 225 Register Now
CSP-4000-HB1 Jewelry Design- Beginners 3/25/21 - 4/15/21 TH 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm Jamestown AT 330 Register Now

 

Jewelry Design- Intermediate

This course is a continuation of jewelry design. Students should have an advanced beginner's knowledge of jewelry design/making. Students will participate in making their own necklace, bracelet, and earrings. By the end of the course, students will have an intermediate knowledge in jewelry design. The student will also be able to estimate supplies they will need for their own projects, where to purchase them and what they cost. Tuition cost covers some of the basic materials but additional costs may apply.  Tuition Cost: $70

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-DP1 Jewelry Design- Intermediate 2/23/21 - 3/9/21 T 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm Greensboro CEC 225 Register Now
CSP-4000-HP1 Jewelry Design- Intermediate 4/22/21 - 5/6/21 TH 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm Jamestown AT 330 Register Now

 

New! Jewelry Design- Basic Wire Wrapping

This one day workshop is designed for students to learn the basics of wire wrapping for jewelry design. The instructor will cover different types of wire and the different gauges of wire. Students will also learn the tools used for wire wrapping. Students will participate in making their own necklace. By the end of the course, students will have a basic knowledge of wire wrapping in jewelry design.  Some of the materials are covered in the cost for tuition. Tuition $60

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-DK3 New! Basic Wire Wrapping (Jewelry) 11/5/20 - 11/5/20 TH 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm Greensboro CEC 117 Register Now
CSP-4000-DK1 New! Basic Wire Wrapping (Jewelry) 3/17/21 - 3/24/21 W 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm Greensboro CEC 225 Register Now

 

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: $65

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-DG3   Oil Painting 10/14/20 - 12/2/20 W 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm Greensboro CEC 116 Register Now
CSP-4000-GL1 Oil Painting 1/27/21 - 3/10/21 W 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm Greensboro CEC 116 Register Now
CSP-4000-DG1 Oil Painting 3/24/21 - 5/5/21 W 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm Greensboro CEC 116 Register Now

 

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: $65

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-DH3 Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain 10/15/20 - 12/3/20 TH 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm Greensboro CEC 116 Register Now
CSP-4000-GM1 Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain 1/30/21 - 3/13/21 SA 9:30 am - 12:00 pm Greensboro CEC 116 Register Now
CSP-4000-DH1 Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain 3/20/21 - 5/8/21 SA 9:30 am - 12:00 pm Greensboro CEC 116 Register Now

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 $65

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-DI3 Drawing in Color 10/16/20 - 12/4/20 F 9:30 am -12:00 pm Greensboro CEC 116 Register Now
CSP-4000-GN1 Drawing in Color 1/29/21 - 3/12/21 F 9:30 am -12:00 pm Greensboro CEC 116 Register Now
CSP-4000-DI1 Drawing in Color 3/19/21 - 5/7/21 F 9:30 am -12:00 pm Greensboro CEC 116 Register Now

 

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: $70

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-GB1 Beginning Sewing 2/12/21 - 4/5/21 M 9:30 am - 12:00 pm Greensboro CEC 115 Register Now
CSP-4000-GD1 Beginning Sewing 3/2/21 - 4/20/21 T 6:15 pm - 8:45 pm Greensboro CEC 115 Register Now

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. No class will be held on 9/7/20. Tuition Cost: $70

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-GA1 Beginning to Intermediate Sewing 2/15/21 - 4/5/21 M 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm Greensboro CEC 115 Register Now

 

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: $70

Course Name Dates Days Hours Campus Room Register
CSP-4000-GE1 Advanced Sewing 3/4/21 - 4/22/21 TH 6:15 pm - 8:45 pm Greensboro CEC 115 Register Now

 

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