Art

Glass Fusion for the Garden— 2019-04-12 through  2019-04-13$79— Face to FaceView Details

Fri. and Sat., 10 a.m.-noon, Scholars Hall Rm. 106. Do you love walking through your garden and watching everything grow? Take some time to bling up your garden with fused glass art, made by you! Let yourself grow too, by learning to cut colored glass to create a whimsical bug and a wind chime to bring your garden to life. You will also make a wall bud vase to hang inside for your lovely flowers. No prior experience is required and all materials are included. Your projects will be ready for pick up the week after class.)

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 329008340
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKnitting: Beginning and Beyond— 2019-03-23 through  2019-04-06$89— Face to FaceView Details

3 Sat., 1:30-4:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. Whether you are brand new to knitting or a knitter with some experience who wants to up your skill level, this is for you! Beginners will learn the basic foundations of knitting. You will knit a sampler using the basic stitches and learn what some of the knitting abbreviations mean and how to read a simple pattern. We will discuss different types of yarn and what those needle sizes really mean. If you are beyond the very beginner level and want to take your knitting up a notch or two, please contact the instructor with your ideas. If anyone has questions or concerns, please phone instructor Lindy Barnes (928) 231-4396. Syllabus and supply list will be sent prior to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 329005501
Course ClosedPastels at Your Pace— 2019-04-19 through  2019-05-10$149— Face to FaceView Details

DATES CHANGED TO APRIL 26-MAY 17, 4 Fri., 6-8 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 130. Whether you are a novice or experienced artist, this class is for you! Join artist Linda Alice Dewey as she shares her 50 years of pastel painting experience, during four practical, sit-at-the-easel sessions. You will receive individualized guidance from your first session, where you will paint a piece of fruit (to familiarize yourself with the medium), to your last session, where you will paint the subject of your choice. Discover different types of pastels, papers to use, various techniques, plus more! Everything is provided, but if you already have pastels you like, you are welcome to bring them.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 329005376
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerRigid Heddle Weaving II: Textures and Patterns— 2019-03-12 through  2019-03-19$95— Face to FaceView Details

2 Tues., 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 207. 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.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 329011182
Watercolor Landscapes: Textures and Surfaces— 2019-04-09 through  2019-04-23$115— Face to FaceView Details

3 Tues., 6-8:30 p.m., 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 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 329005306
Woven Tapestry Wall Hanging— 2019-04-03 through  2019-04-17$109— Face to FaceView Details

3 Wed., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 212. You have seen the trendy, highly textured, woven tapestries popular on internet idea boards. Wish you could make one? Now is your chance to create your personalized wall hanging! Begin by building a custom-size frame loom, which you get to keep! Explore designing with thick and thin yarns as you learn basic tapestry techniques to handcraft a unique piece of art ready to hang on your wall. Please bring scissors, hammer, ruler, sketch pad and writing utensils to class. All other materials are included.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 329011208
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerRigid Heddle Weaving II: Textures and Patterns— 2019-03-12 through  2019-03-19$95— Face to FaceView Details

2 Tues., 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 207. 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.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 329011182
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerKnitting: Beginning and Beyond— 2019-03-23 through  2019-04-06$89— Face to FaceView Details

3 Sat., 1:30-4:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. Whether you are brand new to knitting or a knitter with some experience who wants to up your skill level, this is for you! Beginners will learn the basic foundations of knitting. You will knit a sampler using the basic stitches and learn what some of the knitting abbreviations mean and how to read a simple pattern. We will discuss different types of yarn and what those needle sizes really mean. If you are beyond the very beginner level and want to take your knitting up a notch or two, please contact the instructor with your ideas. If anyone has questions or concerns, please phone instructor Lindy Barnes (928) 231-4396. Syllabus and supply list will be sent prior to class.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 329005501
Woven Tapestry Wall Hanging— 2019-04-03 through  2019-04-17$109— Face to FaceView Details

3 Wed., 1-4 p.m., University Center Rm. 212. You have seen the trendy, highly textured, woven tapestries popular on internet idea boards. Wish you could make one? Now is your chance to create your personalized wall hanging! Begin by building a custom-size frame loom, which you get to keep! Explore designing with thick and thin yarns as you learn basic tapestry techniques to handcraft a unique piece of art ready to hang on your wall. Please bring scissors, hammer, ruler, sketch pad and writing utensils to class. All other materials are included.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 329011208
Watercolor Landscapes: Textures and Surfaces— 2019-04-09 through  2019-04-23$115— Face to FaceView Details

3 Tues., 6-8:30 p.m., 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 14. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 329005306
Glass Fusion for the Garden— 2019-04-12 through  2019-04-13$79— Face to FaceView Details

Fri. and Sat., 10 a.m.-noon, Scholars Hall Rm. 106. Do you love walking through your garden and watching everything grow? Take some time to bling up your garden with fused glass art, made by you! Let yourself grow too, by learning to cut colored glass to create a whimsical bug and a wind chime to bring your garden to life. You will also make a wall bud vase to hang inside for your lovely flowers. No prior experience is required and all materials are included. Your projects will be ready for pick up the week after class.)

  • Seats available: Approximately 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 329008340
Course ClosedPastels at Your Pace— 2019-04-19 through  2019-05-10$149— Face to FaceView Details

DATES CHANGED TO APRIL 26-MAY 17, 4 Fri., 6-8 p.m., Fine Arts Bldg. Rm. 130. Whether you are a novice or experienced artist, this class is for you! Join artist Linda Alice Dewey as she shares her 50 years of pastel painting experience, during four practical, sit-at-the-easel sessions. You will receive individualized guidance from your first session, where you will paint a piece of fruit (to familiarize yourself with the medium), to your last session, where you will paint the subject of your choice. Discover different types of pastels, papers to use, various techniques, plus more! Everything is provided, but if you already have pastels you like, you are welcome to bring them.

  • Seats available: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: Main campus  —  Maps
  • Course ID = 329005376
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