Arts & Crafts

sketchbook

water color class

wheelthrowing

Beginning Knitting (6 weeks)

Instructor: Anne Howard

  • Thursdays, 7:30-9:00 PM, October 12 - November 16
  • Fee $101 NU/$111 Public

Meditative and creative, knitting helps reduce stress while creating beautiful, practical, and perosnalized items. In this class, students will learn the four basic steps in knitting and much more. Students will develop a pattern for a scarf and begin working on their first project.

Introduction to the Black and White Darkroom (8 weeks)

Instructor: Travis Roozee

  • Tuesdays, 6:00-9:00 PM, October 10 - November 28
  • Fee: $131 NU / $141 Public

This course serves as an introduction to photographing with black and white film and related darkroom practices. Studetns will receive an overview of black and white methods, including camera functions, exposure control, film developing, and image printing. By no means comprehensive, this introductory course will establish a basic skill set and serve as a starting point for further lens-based explorations. the material covered in the course is transferable to digital cameras and photographing with mobile devices.

Sketchbook I: Drawing (6 weeks)

Instructor: Stephanie Lupu

  • Tuesdays, 6:00-8:00 Pm, October 10 - November 14
  • Fee: $101 NU / $111 Public

This course provides a solid technical understanding of drawing. Beginner students will learn an appreciation for charcoal and graphite media through lessons in composition, value, line quality, perspective, and still life observation.

Sketchbook II: Mixed Media (6 weeks)

Instructor: Stephanie Lupu

  • Tuesdays, 8:00-10:00 PM, October 10 - November 14
  • Fee: $101 NU / $111 Public

This course provides a solid technical understanding of drawing and color theory. Students from intermediate skill levels will learn an appreciation for materials and methods through lessons in composition, value, line quality, perspective, and still life observation.

Exploring Watercolor (6 weeks)

Instructor: Ingrid Albrecht

  • Mondays, 6:00-8:00 PM, October 9 - November 13
  • Fee: $111 NU / $121 Public

Energy, improvisation, impulse, gesture, and chance are all characteristics of this printing process. Students will learn the monotype printing process in ink and watercolor using the additive, subtractive, and free-style processes. Students will also learn how to ouse the two mediums together for exciting results. This is a popular class that promises a lot of creative fun and outstanding results.

Beginning Ceramics (6 weeks)

Instructor: Katie Susko

  • Saturdays, 1:00-3:00 PM, October 14 - November 18
  • Fees: $101 NU/ $111 Public

In this introduction to wheel throwing techniques, studetns will learn to use the wheel to make a variety of forms including cups, bowls, plates, and vases. We will discuss glazing techniques and other design applications for pottery.

Beginning Ceramics: On & Off the Wheel (6 weeks)

Instructor: Becca Smith

  •  Wednesdays, 4:00pm - 6:00PM, October 11 - November 15
  • Fee: $101 NU/$111 Public

Introduction to wheel throwing and hand building techniques. Students will learn to use a variety of techniques to make a both functional and sculptural forms. We will discuss glazing techniques and other design applications for pottery.

Intermediate/Advance: Ceramics Sculpture (6 weeks)

Instructor: Becca Smith

  • Wednesdays, 7:00pm - 9:00PM, October 11 - November 14
  • Fee: $101 NU/$111 Public

For Intermediate/advanced students with some experience with clay. We will explore techniques like building with coils and slabs, using plaster and bisque molds, and making our own tools to create dynamic surfaces.

Intermediate: Ceramics (6 weeks)

Instructor: Becca Smith

  • Section 1: Tuesdays, 4:00pm -6:00pm, October 7 - November 14
  • Section 2: Thursdays, 4:00pm - 6:00PM, October 12 - November 15
  • Fee: $101 NU/$111 Public

This class is for students who want to review and practice their throwing skills. The focus will be on making taller and larger work and incorporating hand building techniques. Previous ceramics experience is required.

Intermediate: Ceramics Multiples (6 Weeks)

Instrucotr: Becca Smith

  • Tuesdays, 7:00pm -9:00pm, October 7 - November 14
  • Fee: $101 NU/$111 Public

For intermediate students with clay experience. We will work through project based assignments focused on design, concept, and installation. Projects will cover a variety of topics, both functional and sculptural in nature.

Advanced Ceramics (6 weeks)

Becca Smith

  • Thursdays, 7:00pm - :00PM, October 12 - November 15
  • Fee: $101 NU/$111 Public

This class is for experienced potters who can consistently center and pull a cylinder.  The teacher will use the project ideas of individual students to teach skills to the entire class.  The focus will be on producing larger forms, such as casseroles, chip and dip platters, lidded vessels, and altering thrown pieces. Previous ceramics experience is required.