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Lesson Title: Basic Woodturning
Offered By: Holland Van Gores
Description: Learn the basics of using tools to shape a piece of wood into something of beauty or function. Advanced instruction also available. To contact Holland, email him at hollandvang@gmail.com
Lesson Title: Irish Song Workshop with Aoife Clancy
Offered By: Transylvania Community Arts Council
Description: Irish Song Workshop with Aoife Clancy Wednesdays September 7, 14, 21, 28 2 pm - 3:30 pm at TC Arts Council This class is comprised of songs from traditional Irish origin. Clancy teaches songs that were passed down to her from her father and grandparents. Students will receive song sheets to keep during the workshop as well as the background and origin of the songs. Students will also learn a vocal technique to certain unaccompanied songs that helps with ornamentation and pacing of songs. For some of the material, she will accompany herself with the guitar and Irish drum, called a Bodhràn. Class costs $80 for all four classes. Classes will take place on Wednesday’s September 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 2:00 pm – 3:30 pm. To register call the TC Arts Council at 828.884.2787. The TC Arts Council is located at 349 S. Caldwell Street in Brevard, NC.
Lesson Title: Private Music Lessons with Jason DeCristofaro (Doctorate in Music Education, ABD)
Offered By: Jason DeCristofaro
Description: Jason DeCristofaro (Doctorate in Music Education, ABD), offers private lessons at flexible and affordable rates in the following areas: Composition/Arranging Jazz Theory and Improvisation Music Theory and Ear Training Percussion Piano For more information, please contact Jason DeCristofaro at (828)273-8254.
Lesson Title: Soft Pastel Painting with Jen Starwalt at TC Arts
Offered By: Transylvania Community Arts Council
Description: Soft Pastel Painting with Jen Starwalt at TC Arts Soft Pastel Painting with Jen Starwalt at TC Arts The Transylvania Community Arts Council has teamed with local artist Jen Starwalt to offer a soft pastel class on Saturday, June 11 at the TC Arts Council from 10 am - 1 pm. Cost for this class is $65. The Class is aimed to introduce students to the soft pastel medium, compare and contrast various methods for application, types of soft pastels and application surfaces. This is an inside look into Jen’s approach to soft pastel color layering and mixing to achieve the richly colored look of her works. Required Materials: soft pastels and sanded pastel paper. Recommended brand of soft pastels in Sennelier, Uart make 12x18 sheets of sanded paper. All items can be purchased at Cheap Joes in Asheville or ordered on line from cheapjoes or amazon. Jen studied Art and Design at The Academy of Art in San Fransisco and received a BFA in illustration from The Savannah College of Art and Design. To learn more about Jen Starwalt go to https://jenstarwalt.com/. To register for this class call TC Arts at 828.884.2787. The TC Arts Council is located at 349 S. Caldwell Street in Brevard, NC. To learn more about the TC Arts Council, go to www.tcarts.org.
Lesson Title: Coffee & Clay - Introduction to Pottery
Offered By: Transylvania Community Arts Council
Description: Coffee & Clay An Introduction to Pottery Basics of Hand-Building & Wheel Throwing Presented by Transylvania Ceramic Arts (TC Arts) Wednesday's 9:30 am - 12:30 pm at TC Arts Six Weeks - August 24, 31, Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28 Cost for six classes: $240 + Clay Register by calling 828.884.2787 TC Arts Council 349 S. Caldwell Street Brevard, NC 28712 www.tcarts.org www.artsofbrevard.org
Lesson Title: Mud Madness - Pottery for Preschoolers
Offered By: Transylvania Community Arts Council
Description: Mud Madness - Pottery for Preschoolers Presented by: Transylvania Ceramic Arts (TC Arts) Tuesday's in September (6, 13, 20, 27) 9:30 am -11:30 am Pottery for Preschoolers with Parent or Guardian Must have one adult per two children ********************************** Cost: $100 per child for 4 sessions Second Child $75 Register by calling TC Arts Council 828.884.2787 TC Arts Council 349 S. Caldwell Street Brevard, NC 28712 www.tcarts.org www.artsofbrevard.org
Lesson Title: Writing From the Heart with Bobbie Pell
Offered By: Transylvania Community Arts Council
Description: July 27 – August 3, 10, 17, 24 Wednesday’s from 2 pm – 4 pm Writing From the Heart with Bobbie Pell Storyteller and writer Bobbie Pell has partnered with the Transylvania Community Arts Council to offer a 5 week writing class at the TC Arts Council entitled Writing from the Heart. What does it mean to “write from the heart” in today’s world? By examining personal definitions of this phrase, each writer will learn to deepen characterization, to interweave emotional threads into exhilarating plot lines, and to examine imagery to relay mood. Short exercises, storytelling works by national tellers, and journaling methods expand student’s writing horizons. In-class writings will create drafts ready for fictional scenes, non-fiction articles, poems, or simply personal use. Cost for this class is $175 per student. Call the TC Arts Council to register at 828.884.2787. The TC Arts Council is located at 349 S. Caldwell Street in Brevard, NC. www.tcarts.org
Lesson Title: Sculpting Wildlife with Christine Kosiba at TC Arts
Offered By: Transylvania Community Arts Council
Description: Sculpting Wildlife with Christine Kosiba August 21 & 28 This two-part workshop will focus on capturing in clay the anatomy, gesture and character of animals. Day 1 – August 21 at TC Arts Council from 10 am – 4 pm The day begins with a slideshow of Christine’s work and discussion of influences that have informed her artistic choices. The duration of the day will include demonstration and technical instruction related to various hand building techniques as participants create their own sculptures. Day 2 - August 28 at TC Arts Council from 10 am – 12 noon Day 2 will be spent exploring surface treatments and finishing techniques. Cost $225 Cost includes: instruction, clay, underglazes and firing. Required Materials: ware boards and basic sculpting tools. Teacher will supply clay and glazes. This workshop is suitable for all levels. Sculptures will be fired at the TC Arts Council and picked up at a later date. To register call TC Arts at 828.884.2787. The TC Arts Council is located at 349 S. Caldwell Street in Brevard, NC.
Lesson Title: Introduction to Printmaking
Offered By: Starfangled Press
Description: Saturdays in June! Intro to Printmaking 4 session course, $400* 4 June 2016 - Watercolor Monotypes, $110 11 June 2016 - Relief Block, $110 18 June 2016 - Drypoint Intaglio, $115 25 June 2016 - Screen Print, $120 * You may register for individual workshops, but first priority of registration will be given to those participating in the entire 4 week course. Committing to the entire 4 week course also saves you $55! You can use that $$ to stock up on cool art in our storefront, or buy yourself a fancy dinner at one of the great restaurants nearby. Register at www.StarfangledPress.com
Lesson Title: 23 May 2016 - Monotype Monday: Reductive Monotypes, $65
Offered By: Starfangled Press
Description: Monday, 23 May 2016 - Monotype Monday: Reductive Monotypes, $65 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm, $65 all materials included Minimum of 2 participants, Maximum of 4 participants Join us for a Monotype Monday Special! This course combines approximately 1 hour of basic instruction with 3 hours of open studio time. The direct and spontaneous monotype method of printmaking is perfect for beginners or advanced artists, and all materials are provided, including two full sheets (22.5 x 30) of printmaking paper per participant. Can’t stop at two sheets? Have no fear! Additional paper is also available for purchase Register at www.StarfangledPress.com
Lesson Title: 21 - 22 May 2016 - Screen Print: Original One Color T-shirts, $250
Offered By: Starfangled Press
Description: Saturday + Sunday, 21 - 22 May 2016 Screen Print: Original One Color T-shirts, $250 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, $250 *BYOT - Bring Your Own T-shirts Minimum of 4 participants, Maximum of 6 participants This two part workshop covers all the basics of one color screenprinting on t-shirts. Everyone at this workshop will be able create their own screen and mix their own unique color of ink to print on the t-shirts they have provided. The first session will focus on image preparation as we learn how to translate your idea into an appropriate one color design and spend time editing images to make sure everything is “print ready”. Next, we will learn first hand how to properly coat, expose, print, and clean a silkscreen. Differences in inks, printing substrates, and screen mesh will all be discussed. Remember, this class is BYOT, yo . That’s bring your own t-shirts. Actually, make sure you bring several, and keep in mind that natural fibers are best. You should also bring along two to three black and white potential designs. Think bold and graphic when coming up with your ideas, please. Shading and gradients aren't really screen printing's best friends. What You Need To Bring 3+ Natural Fiber T-shirts 2-3 Black and White potential designs An apron or clothes you don’t mind getting messy Lunch Register at www.StarfangledPress.com
Lesson Title: 14 May 2016 - Crash Course Screen Printing, $120
Offered By: Starfangled Press
Description: Saturday, 14 May 2016 - Crash Course Screen Printing, $120 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, $125 all materials included Minimum of 4 participants, Maximum of 6 participants Our one-day crash course screenprinting workshop covers all the basics of screenprinting. Attendees will choose an image to print from our collection of prepared film images and learn first hand how properly coat, expose, print from, and clean a silkscreen. Differences in inks, printing substrates, screen mesh, and film preparation will all be discussed. Completion of this workshop will qualify participants to rent the screen printing equipment at Starfangled Press during Open Studio hours. Register at www.StarfangledPress.com
Lesson Title: 9 May 2016 - Monotype Monday: Watercolor Monotypes, $65
Offered By: Starfangled Press
Description: Monday, 9 May 2016 - Monotype Monday: Watercolor Monotypes Join us for a Monotype Monday Special! This course combines approximately 1 hour of basic instruction with 3 hours of open studio time. The direct and spontaneous monotype method of printmaking is perfect for beginners or advanced artists, and all materials are provided, including two full sheets (22.5 x 30) of printmaking paper per participant. Can’t stop at two sheets? Have no fear! Additional paper is also available for purchase. Register at www.StarfangledPress.com
Lesson Title: 7 May 2016 - One-color Linoleum Block Print Note Cards, $110
Offered By: Starfangled Press
Description: One-color Linoleum Block Printing - Note Cards Saturday, 7 May 2016 10:00 am – 4:00 pm, $110 all materials included Minimum of 4 participants, Maximum of 6 participants Block printing is fun, versatile, and one of the few types of printmaking you can explore at home with ease. A form of relief printmaking, block printing can be used for fine art, artist’s books, fabric design, t-shirts, tote bags, note cards, and many other creative projects. In this one day workshop we will learn all of the basic skills needed to make professional quality one color hand-pulled relief prints. At the end of the workshop you will have a beautiful hand carved linoleum block, a set of 10 notecards, envelopes printed by you, and the skills to continue to print your block repeatedly for years to come. Don’t worry, no previous experience is necessary and all printmaking materials are provided! Each participant will design and carve a 4.5” x 6.25” linoleum sheet to create unique printing block. We will then explore printing the block both on the printing press and by hand. What You Need To Bring Ideas, drawings, reference material, or just come as you are! Apron Register at www.StarfangledPress.com
Lesson Title: 4 May 2016 - Simple Bookbinding: Basic Instant Book, Accordion, and Pamphlet
Offered By: Starfangled Press
Description: Simple Bookbinding: Basic Instant Book, Accordion, and Pamphlet Wednesday, 4 May 2016 1:00 – 4:00 pm, $65 all materials included Minimum of 2 participants, Maximum of 6 participants Want to make your own sketchbooks, journals, artist books, or ‘zines? If you’ve ever been curious about how to make a book, this hands on workshop is the perfect place to start. We will discuss tools and materials for bookbinding, paper types and uses, as well as grain for paper and book cloth. We will learn basic bookbinding structures and stitches that every book artist should know—instant book, accordion book, single-section pamphlet stitch, —and each attendee will leave with three finished products and the forever knowledge of how make fun, simple books. Register at www.StarfangledPress.com
Lesson Title: Beginners Silk Painting
Offered By: Julie Craig
Description: April 11th Beginners Silk Painting Maximum 5 Students for this class In this class we will be painting a silk scarf use the serti-gutta method
Lesson Title: TC Arts Summer Art Camp June 27 - July 1
Offered By: Transylvania Community Arts Council
Description: June 27 – July 1 TC Arts Summer Art Camp The Transylvania Community Arts Council invites youth ages 5-12 years old to explore visual arts, music, and dance. Morning and afternoon sessions are available. Morning session goes from 9 am – 12 noon and the afternoon session goes from 1 pm – 4 pm. Cost for the weeklong art camp is $125 per child and includes all supplies and snacks. To register call TC Arts Council at 828-884-2787 or email tcarts@comporium.net. The TC Arts Council is located at 349 S. Caldwell Street in Brevard, NC. To learn more about the TC Arts Council go to www.tcarts.org.
Lesson Title: Pottery Camp for Youth by Mountain Roots at TC Arts July 25 - 29
Offered By: Transylvania Community Arts Council
Description: July 25 - 29 Pottery Camp by Mountain Roots at TC Arts Morning Session 9:00 am-Noon Ages 6-10 Afternoon Session 1:30-4:30—Ages 10-15 Cost--$225 per camper During this week of pottery camp, students will have the opportunity to learn and practice basic hand-building skills including the pinch, coil, and slab techniques. This experiential camp provides half-day hands-on opportunities to be creative, meet other campers, and create some really cool and useful art. Students will have the opportunity to paint on several of their own glazes (underglazes in various colors), and choose from a variety of colors for their other projects. Visit www.MountainRoots.org for more information or contact Ali Lien at Ali@MountainRoots.org or 828-329-7298. The camp will be held at the Transylvania Community Arts Council located at 349 S. Caldwell Street in Brevard, NC. 828-884-2787.
Lesson Title: Pottery Camp for Kids by Mountain Roots at TC Arts July 11 - 15
Offered By: Transylvania Community Arts Council
Description: July 11 – 15 Pottery Camp by Mountain Roots at TC Arts Morning Session 9:00 am-Noon Ages 6-10 Afternoon Session 1:30-4:30—Ages 10-15 Cost--$225 per camper During this week of pottery camp, students will have the opportunity to learn and practice basic hand-building skills including the pinch, coil, and slab techniques. This experiential camp provides half-day hands-on opportunities to be creative, meet other campers, and create some really cool and useful art. Students will have the opportunity to paint on several of their own glazes (underglazes in various colors), and choose from a variety of colors for their other projects. Visit www.MountainRoots.org for more information or contact Ali Lien at Ali@MountainRoots.org or 828-329-7298. The camp will be held at the Transylvania Community Arts Council located at 349 S. Caldwell Street in Brevard, NC. 828-884-2787.
Lesson Title: Paint to Profit with Shabby Paints
Offered By: COLLECTIVE
Description: A 2hr class that will take you from start to finish on a project and teach you how to make $$ on your creative project * furniture makeover class instructed by Liz Colvin Classes Offered - Mondays- October 26th at 9:30 to 11:30 or 6 to 8 November 2nd and 9th - same times Email Katy Grace at brevardcollective@gmail.com or call 553-9450
Lesson Title: Beginner Wheel Throwing Class with John Dodson at TC Arts April 18 - 22
Offered By: Transylvania Community Arts Council
Description: April 18 - 22 Beginner Wheel Throwing Class with John Dodson from Mud Dabbers Pottery at TC Arts Mountain Roots, Inc will host this Beginner/Intermediate Wheel Throwing pottery class with John Dodson from Mud Dabbers Pottery at the TC Arts Council located at 349 S. Caldwell Street in Brevard. The classes will be held on Monday – Wednesday and Friday April 18, 19, 20, and 22 from 6-9 pm with an additional night of class to glaze the pottery the following week. Cost for this multi-day pottery class is $210 + the cost of clay. To register call TC Arts Council at 828-884-2787. For questions about the program email Mountain Roots, Inc. ali@mountainroots.org.
Lesson Title: Life Drawing Practice
Offered By: Coffee cARTS Studio
Description: [Life Drawing Practice] 2nd and 4th Thursdays, 6-8pm (Attending one session of “Figure Drawing: Body Landmarks” is recommended.) Register Now Life Drawing Practice is an open studio time for people interested in drawing the figure. The studio time will allow for warm up drawing and then progress to longer drawings. A clothed model will be present. The model’s clothing will reflect a different theme each session. Participants are required to bring their own drawing or painting supplies. Details Date: Start January 15 and 29 every 2nd and 4th Thursdays Time: 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Cost: 10.00 Event Categories: Art, Drawing Website: http://mkt.com/CoffeecArtsStudio/life-drawing-practice Organizer Coffee cARTS STUDIO Phone: (828) 877-5245 Website: https://www.facebook.com/coffeecARTSSTUDIO Venue Coffee cARTS STUDIO 1061 Rosman Highway, Brevard, NC 28712 United States
Lesson Title: Figure Drawing: Body Landmarks
Offered By: Coffee cARTS Studio
Description: 5-5:45pm, 2nd and 4th Thursday each month. (Recommended prerequisite for 6-8pm “Life Drawing Practice” participants.) Drawing the human form is often intimidating, especially as a beginner or intermediate artist. This class will break down the anatomy of the human form into recognizable landmarks that students may use to inform and improve their figure drawing. Basic drawing skills will be covered as well, and the knowledge gained during the class can be implemented directly after the class during the Life Drawing open studio. Details Date: Starting Jan 15 Time: 5:00 pm - 5:45 pm Cost: 20.00 Website: http://mkt.com/CoffeecArtsStudio/figure-drawing-body-landmarks Organizer Coffee cARTS STUDIO Phone: (828) 877-5245 Website: https://www.facebook.com/coffeecARTSSTUDIO Venue Coffee cARTS STUDIO 1061 Rosman Highway, Brevard, NC 28712 United States
Lesson Title: Portraiture Painting
Offered By: Billy Smith
Description: Oil and Acrylic painting painting palette set up and Portrait painting. Learn how to create realistic paintings $45 intro understanding skin tones $60 Painting With model Locations will vary If you are interested email me at newartdomain@yahoo.com
Lesson Title: Beginners drawing class
Offered By: Coffee cARTS Studio
Description: “Drawing is the foundation of all artistic pursuits. In this class you will explore techniques and skills that will enable you to create representations of the world around us. But most importantly, this class will be a fun and enjoyable journey into your creative side.” – Billy Smith, Instructor This class will cover light and tone, lines, sketch tips, shapes and forms, shading gradation, still life and more. Billy Smith is a gifted artist whose talents are surpassed by his ability to teach others, regardless of age or experience. Day: Thursdays Times: 3:30pm - 5:30pm and 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Cost: 39.00 Event Categories: Art, Drawing Website: http://mkt.com/CoffeecArtsStudio/beginner-s-drawing Organizer Coffee cARTS STUDIO Phone: (828) 877-5245 Website: https://www.facebook.com/coffeecARTSSTUDIO Venue Coffee cARTS STUDIO 1061 Rosman Highway, Brevard, NC 28712 United States + Google Map
Lesson Title: Beginners Drawing Class
Offered By: Coffee cARTS Studio
Description: Drawing is the foundation of all artistic pursuits. In this class you will explore techniques and skills that will enable you to create representations of our world around us. This class will cover light and tone, lines, sketch tips, shapes and forms, shading gradation, still life and many more. But most importantly this class will be a fun and enjoyable journey into your creative side making you a better artist than you were before. Ages 9 and up. Every Tuesdays adults 1:00pm-3:00pm, Kids 3:30pm-5:30pm. Every Friday (unless cancelation) 7:00pm-9:00pm $35 pre registration price $40 day of event 8 students per class ( 8 students per class) *Reserve your space by calling (828) 877-5245 ~ Walk-ins accepted before 1:00. Instructor ~ Billy Smith Venue Coffee cARTS STUDIO 1061 Rosman Highway, Brevard, NC 28712 United States + Google Map
Lesson Title: Beginners drawing
Offered By: Billy Smith
Description: Drawing is the foundation of all artistic pursuits. In this class you will explore techniques and skills that will enable you to create representations of our world around us. This class will cover light and tone, lines, sketch tips, shapes and forms, shading gradation, still life and many more. But most importantly this class will be a fun and enjoyable journey into your creative side making you a better artist than you were before. Ages 9 and up. location: Coffee cAtrs Studio every Tuesday Adult 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm,also Kids after school 3:30-5:30 Every Thursday 3:30pm -5:30pm 6:00pm -8:00 pm $39 pre-registration price $45 day of event 8 students per class ( 8 students per class) *Reserve your space by calling (828) 877-5245 ~ Walk-ins accepted before hr before class time Instructor ~ Billy Smith
Lesson Title: Private Custom Drawing and Painting Lessons
Offered By: Theresa Reuter
Description: These are personalized lessons for any individual who would like one lesson or on going lessons. I am willing to cover all forms of Drawing,painting, acrylic, oil, and some watercolor...and mixed media. You will be working in my own personal studio. This is for beginners who have never done art before or for experienced artists who want to learn more. Children are also welcome if they are motivated. Please call 828-606-9450 or e-mail me at tarreuter@gmail.com
Lesson Title: Learn to make all natural body products
Offered By: Blue Ridge Naturals
Description: Would you like to learn how to make body butter, sugar scrub, salt scrubs, body sprays, or lotion? Than I will show you how to make one of your choice. Class are available on weekends only. Price is 35.00 an hour. You will also get to keep the items you make.
Lesson Title: Learn how to make all natural liquid soap from scratch
Offered By: Blue Ridge Naturals
Description: Learn how to make all natural liquid soap from scratch. I will show you how to make liquid soap using the crock pot method. Can show you how to make dish soap, washing detergent, shower gel or shampoo. You get to choose. Classes are available on weekends only and need two weeks notice ahead of time. Class price is 125.00 for 1 day class. 75.00 each additional per day class.
Lesson Title: Colored Pencil Classes
Offered By: Rose Haynes
Description: You will learn how to use colored pencils to create different techniques such as: blending, layering,and burnishing. I teach both beginners and advanced students. You will learn basic skills and/or ways to improve your current skills. For more information, call me at 828.884-9606.
Lesson Title: Drawing Classes
Offered By: Rose Haynes
Description: Learning how to draw can be easy and fun. You will learn the basic shapes of objects and how to develop drawing skills. Classes can be made by appointment. Call me for more information at 828.884-9606.
Lesson Title: Easy Harmonica Play Songs Right Away! House Calls! (Brevard)
Offered By: Charlie Story - Harmonica In Schools
Description: Charlie Story's Very Popular INSTANT harmonica for beginners! Available for private lessons -All Ages! Contact Charlie! (School residencies through the North and South Carolina State Arts Councils.) Songs Or Blues! 828-862-7973
Lesson Title: Advanced Stained Glass
Offered By: Dave's Stained Glass
Description: Looking for an environment in which to improve your skill and learn new and advanced techniques in stained glass? Look no further. Dave's Stained Glass offers open workshop on Monday evenings from 6:30-9:30 pm ($8/per session) where you can work on your next stained glass project. Advice and assistance are available and you can use our tools and equipment. The only prerequisite is that you have completed a beginners stained glass class or worked with stained glass in the past. For more information call 828-862-8554.
Lesson Title: Stained Glass for Beginners
Offered By: Dave's Stained Glass
Description: An introductory stained glass class designed for beginners. paritipants will work with etching, lead came and copper foil methods. Five projects will be completed during the six classes. Enrollment will be limited to eight students to allow time for individual coaching ans assistance. All tools provided. Tuition is $55. Materials available from the instuctor for $40. Classes are taught in the spring and fall semesters at the instructor's studio. Registration is through Creekside at Brevard College (828-884-8251/8256). For more information, call 828-862-8554
Lesson Title: I teach in my studio on Wednesdays and several times a year at Brevard College's Creekside studies.
Offered By: Martha Towler
Description: Studio classes are "free form". I'll teach you to make almost any basket of your choice. See the Creekside catalogue for the basket type, time and place I will be teaching.
Lesson Title: Composition Lessons
Offered By: Bob Hamilton
Description: Composition for all skill levels. Call now to schedule lessons! (884-4476)
Lesson Title: Lessons in Improvisation for All Instruments
Offered By: Bob Hamilton
Description: Call now to schedule lessons! (884-4476)
Lesson Title: Beginning, Intermediate, Advanced Piano and Woodwinds
Offered By: Bob Hamilton
Description: Welcoming students of all ages. Classical and American music techniques. Call now to schedule lessons! (884-4476)

 



 
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