Art

Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCrochet Basics—2018-11-06 through 2018-11-13$59—Face to FaceView Details

2 Tues., 5:30-8 pm, University Center Rm. 211. Discover the art of crocheting! From learning how to hold the crochet hook and yarn correctly to how to read a pattern, you will make a sampler dishcloth in the first class. Building on the basic chain stitch, single and double crochet, you will crochet in circles and squares for the second class and make an updated granny square. Leave with new skills and confidence to try a project on your own. All materials are provided.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891092
Course ClosedDIY Bath and Body Products—2018-11-27 through 2018-11-27$59—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, NOTE ROOM CHANGE: will now meet in Rm. 112. Not familiar with the many ingredients in your store-bought bath and body products? Be assured of the ingredients you use on your body by making them yourself. Identify plants, flowers, essential oils, and herbs that you can use to create herbal bath teas, scented milk bath powders, solid perfume, moisturizing cream, and lip balms. Making these products at home will save you half the cost of store bought products and they are twice as much fun to make. Plus, your holiday gift giving will be more unique and thoughtful! All ingredients and take-home containers are supplied.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891082
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKnitting: Beginning and Beyond—2018-11-01 through 2018-11-08$65—Face to FaceView Details

DATES CHANGED TO 4 THURSDAYS, NOV. 1-29 (NO CLASS NOV. 22) 1-3 p.m., Univ. Center Rm. 213. Whether you are brand new to knitting or have some experience and want to move to the Beginner II or even Beginner III level, this class is for you! Beginners will learn the foundation of all knitting: cast on, knit stitch, purl stitch, increase, decrease and bind off. Discover different types of yarn and needles and what those strange abbreviations mean. Knit a sampler covering the basic techniques learned in this class providing you with a reference to use for future knitting. If you are beyond a beginner and want to take your knitting to the next level you will gain very useful tips and tricks. You are welcome to phone instructor Lindy Barnes if you have questions about which class fits your skill level: (928) 231-4396. Syllabus and supply list will be sent prior to class. Note: this class appears in the catalog as a 2-day class, but is now a 4-day class, Nov. 1, 8, 15, and 29.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891121
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKnitting: Beginning and Beyond—2018-11-03 through 2018-11-03$65—Face to FaceView Details

DATES CHANGED TO 2 SAT, NOV. 3 and 10, 1-5 pm, University Center Rm. 213. Whether you are brand new to knitting or a knitter with some experience and want to move to the Beginner II or even Beginner III level, this class is for you! Beginners will learn the basic essentials--the foundation of all knitting: cast on, knit stitch, purl stitch, increase, decrease and bind off. Discover different types of yarn and needles and what those strange abbreviations mean. Knit a sampler covering the basic techniques learned in this class providing you with a reference to use for future knitting. If you are beyond a beginner and want to take your knitting to the next level you will gain very useful tips and tricks. You are welcome to phone instructor Lindy Barnes if you have questions about which class fits your skill level: (928) 231-4396. Syllabus and supply list will be sent prior to class. Note: this class appears in the catalog as a one-day class, but is now a 2-day class, Nov. 3 and 10.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891124
Knitting: The Very Beginning—2018-12-08 through 2018-12-08$39—Face to FaceView Details

Sat., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 213. Is learning to knit on your bucket list? No more excuses! You will enjoy this quick-start lesson that may help you find a new passion for handwork, fiber and color! You will learn the basics from casting on, the knit stitch, and finish with a basic bind off. Leave with foundational skills to move ahead and tackle a simple scarf (pattern provided) which provides great practice. You are welcome to phone instructor Lindy Barnes if you have questions about which class fits your skill level: (928) 231-4396. Syllabus and supply list will be sent prior to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891099
Rigid Heddle Weaving—2018-11-28 through 2018-12-05$95—Face to FaceView Details

2 Weds., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 07. Are you curious about hand weaving, but not ready to invest in a large loom? Rigid heddle looms are portable, less expensive and easy to use. Learn the simplest method of warping your loom. You will learn how to make plain weave, the most basic and versatile weave structure. Become familiar with weaving vocabulary, how to finish your project, and how to make design decisions for your next project. A supply list will be mailed prior to the first class. You need your own rigid heddle loom. A limited number of looms are available to rent for $15 from the instructor; contact her prior to class to reserve one (517) 282-8565 or nmcray@mac.com.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891144
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerRigid Heddle Weaving II: Textures and Patterns—2018-11-06 through 2018-11-13$95—Face to FaceView Details

<p>NOTE ROOM CHANGE &amp; DATE CHANGE: Now meets Nov. 6 &amp; <strong><u>20</u></strong>, University Center Rm. <strong><u>O6</u></strong>, 2 Tues., 5:30-8:30 p.m. Add a pick up stick or two to the Rigid Heddle loom and explode the possibilities! Practice adding welt floats, warp floats and combining the two for wonderful lace and textured effects. Create a sampler in class but leave knowing several patterns that can be combined for some lovely fabrics. You must have taken Beginning Rigid Heddle Weaving or have instructor permission. A supply list will be sent prior to first class. You need your own rigid heddle loom. A limited number of looms are available to rent for $15 from the instructor; contact her prior to class to reserve one (517) 282-8565 or nmcray@mac.com.</p><br><br><br><br><p>&nbsp;</p><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891153
Course ClosedSanta's Workshop - Windsor Furniture Making—2018-11-17 through 2018-11-18$195—Face to FaceView Details

Sat. & Sun., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Aero Park Labs Rm. 102. Make an heirloom for someone special in your life by hand-building a Windsor-style bench and footstool. You will learn wood-shaping and how to use a variety of hand tools like the drawknife, travisher, compass plane, hoop shave, and spoke shave. Gain techniques for wedging through joints and leveling uneven stool legs and assembling your project. Take home an heirloom you built yourself and the skills to do it again. You can even upgrade to a chair project by talking with the instructor prior to the first class (additional material charge required). No woodworking experience is necessary. Includes all materials. Bring a sack lunch.<br><br>

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891166
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerWatercolor Landscapes: Textures and Surfaces—2018-11-01 through 2018-11-15$109—Face to FaceView Details

3 Thurs, 6-8:30 pm, Great Lakes Campus Rm 112. Find out how to apply textures to get the impression of rocks, trees, skies, and water. Discover new and different watercolor papers while learning how to build layers of luminous color. Whether you are a beginner or pro, you will benefit from this instruction and be able to incorporate these practices into your painting. Get ready to be adventurous and implement a variety of tools that will energize you and your watercolor painting. Bring some reference images with you. All other materials are supplied.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891044
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerWatercolor Landscapes: Textures and Surfaces—2018-11-01 through 2018-11-15$109—Face to FaceView Details

3 Thurs, 6-8:30 pm, Great Lakes Campus Rm 112. Find out how to apply textures to get the impression of rocks, trees, skies, and water. Discover new and different watercolor papers while learning how to build layers of luminous color. Whether you are a beginner or pro, you will benefit from this instruction and be able to incorporate these practices into your painting. Get ready to be adventurous and implement a variety of tools that will energize you and your watercolor painting. Bring some reference images with you. All other materials are supplied.

  • Seats available: Approximately 11. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891044
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKnitting: Beginning and Beyond—2018-11-01 through 2018-11-08$65—Face to FaceView Details

DATES CHANGED TO 4 THURSDAYS, NOV. 1-29 (NO CLASS NOV. 22) 1-3 p.m., Univ. Center Rm. 213. Whether you are brand new to knitting or have some experience and want to move to the Beginner II or even Beginner III level, this class is for you! Beginners will learn the foundation of all knitting: cast on, knit stitch, purl stitch, increase, decrease and bind off. Discover different types of yarn and needles and what those strange abbreviations mean. Knit a sampler covering the basic techniques learned in this class providing you with a reference to use for future knitting. If you are beyond a beginner and want to take your knitting to the next level you will gain very useful tips and tricks. You are welcome to phone instructor Lindy Barnes if you have questions about which class fits your skill level: (928) 231-4396. Syllabus and supply list will be sent prior to class. Note: this class appears in the catalog as a 2-day class, but is now a 4-day class, Nov. 1, 8, 15, and 29.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891121
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKnitting: Beginning and Beyond—2018-11-03 through 2018-11-03$65—Face to FaceView Details

DATES CHANGED TO 2 SAT, NOV. 3 and 10, 1-5 pm, University Center Rm. 213. Whether you are brand new to knitting or a knitter with some experience and want to move to the Beginner II or even Beginner III level, this class is for you! Beginners will learn the basic essentials--the foundation of all knitting: cast on, knit stitch, purl stitch, increase, decrease and bind off. Discover different types of yarn and needles and what those strange abbreviations mean. Knit a sampler covering the basic techniques learned in this class providing you with a reference to use for future knitting. If you are beyond a beginner and want to take your knitting to the next level you will gain very useful tips and tricks. You are welcome to phone instructor Lindy Barnes if you have questions about which class fits your skill level: (928) 231-4396. Syllabus and supply list will be sent prior to class. Note: this class appears in the catalog as a one-day class, but is now a 2-day class, Nov. 3 and 10.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891124
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerRigid Heddle Weaving II: Textures and Patterns—2018-11-06 through 2018-11-13$95—Face to FaceView Details

<p>NOTE ROOM CHANGE &amp; DATE CHANGE: Now meets Nov. 6 &amp; <strong><u>20</u></strong>, University Center Rm. <strong><u>O6</u></strong>, 2 Tues., 5:30-8:30 p.m. Add a pick up stick or two to the Rigid Heddle loom and explode the possibilities! Practice adding welt floats, warp floats and combining the two for wonderful lace and textured effects. Create a sampler in class but leave knowing several patterns that can be combined for some lovely fabrics. You must have taken Beginning Rigid Heddle Weaving or have instructor permission. A supply list will be sent prior to first class. You need your own rigid heddle loom. A limited number of looms are available to rent for $15 from the instructor; contact her prior to class to reserve one (517) 282-8565 or nmcray@mac.com.</p><br><br><br><br><p>&nbsp;</p><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891153
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerCrochet Basics—2018-11-06 through 2018-11-13$59—Face to FaceView Details

2 Tues., 5:30-8 pm, University Center Rm. 211. Discover the art of crocheting! From learning how to hold the crochet hook and yarn correctly to how to read a pattern, you will make a sampler dishcloth in the first class. Building on the basic chain stitch, single and double crochet, you will crochet in circles and squares for the second class and make an updated granny square. Leave with new skills and confidence to try a project on your own. All materials are provided.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891092
Course ClosedSanta's Workshop - Windsor Furniture Making—2018-11-17 through 2018-11-18$195—Face to FaceView Details

Sat. & Sun., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Aero Park Labs Rm. 102. Make an heirloom for someone special in your life by hand-building a Windsor-style bench and footstool. You will learn wood-shaping and how to use a variety of hand tools like the drawknife, travisher, compass plane, hoop shave, and spoke shave. Gain techniques for wedging through joints and leveling uneven stool legs and assembling your project. Take home an heirloom you built yourself and the skills to do it again. You can even upgrade to a chair project by talking with the instructor prior to the first class (additional material charge required). No woodworking experience is necessary. Includes all materials. Bring a sack lunch.<br><br>

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891166
Course ClosedDIY Bath and Body Products—2018-11-27 through 2018-11-27$59—Face to FaceView Details

Tues., 6-9 p.m., Great Lakes Campus, NOTE ROOM CHANGE: will now meet in Rm. 112. Not familiar with the many ingredients in your store-bought bath and body products? Be assured of the ingredients you use on your body by making them yourself. Identify plants, flowers, essential oils, and herbs that you can use to create herbal bath teas, scented milk bath powders, solid perfume, moisturizing cream, and lip balms. Making these products at home will save you half the cost of store bought products and they are twice as much fun to make. Plus, your holiday gift giving will be more unique and thoughtful! All ingredients and take-home containers are supplied.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891082
Rigid Heddle Weaving—2018-11-28 through 2018-12-05$95—Face to FaceView Details

2 Weds., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 07. Are you curious about hand weaving, but not ready to invest in a large loom? Rigid heddle looms are portable, less expensive and easy to use. Learn the simplest method of warping your loom. You will learn how to make plain weave, the most basic and versatile weave structure. Become familiar with weaving vocabulary, how to finish your project, and how to make design decisions for your next project. A supply list will be mailed prior to the first class. You need your own rigid heddle loom. A limited number of looms are available to rent for $15 from the instructor; contact her prior to class to reserve one (517) 282-8565 or nmcray@mac.com.

  • Seats available: Approximately 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891144
Knitting: The Very Beginning—2018-12-08 through 2018-12-08$39—Face to FaceView Details

Sat., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 213. Is learning to knit on your bucket list? No more excuses! You will enjoy this quick-start lesson that may help you find a new passion for handwork, fiber and color! You will learn the basics from casting on, the knit stitch, and finish with a basic bind off. Leave with foundational skills to move ahead and tackle a simple scarf (pattern provided) which provides great practice. You are welcome to phone instructor Lindy Barnes if you have questions about which class fits your skill level: (928) 231-4396. Syllabus and supply list will be sent prior to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891099
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