nc state crafts center spring 2016
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DESCRIPTIONClasses and workshops available to NC State students and to the public; NC State University, Raleigh, NC
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
Class feeI = $50II = $90
III = $100
Class feeI = $50II = $90
III = $100
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
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
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
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
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
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