Art

Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeading Basics--Make Your Own Jewelry—2018-09-24 through 2018-09-24$49—Face to FaceView Details

Mon.,5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. Creating original, beautiful beaded jewelry is fun and easy. Learn the basic techniques through detailed instruction and hands-on practice. You will be introduced to everything from wire manipulation to bead stringing and all the lingo and tools to go with them. Put your new knowledge to use by creating a stunning necklace and earring set. Bring your reading glasses if needed for fine work. All supplies provided, but feel free to bring some of your own beads. Includes supplies.<br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891127
Crochet Basics—2018-10-19 through 2018-10-26$59—Face to FaceView Details

2 Fri., 9:30 a.m.-noon, 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 =312891085
Crochet 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 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891092
DIY 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: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891082
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerExploring Watercolors—2018-09-20 through 2018-10-04$109—Face to FaceView Details

3 Thurs, 6-8:30 pm, Great Lakes Campus Rm 112. Expand your artistic ability while exploring the watercolor painting. Through demonstration and hands-on practice, you will learn a variety of techniques like taking advantage of the white of the paper or the ability to lift paint to gain the desired color value. Adapt to the spontaneous nature of the medium while learning to control the movements of water paint on the paper. Bring a sketch or black and white photograph to use as a reference. Includes all other materials.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891033
Fall into Watercolors—2018-10-18 through 2018-10-25$99—Face to FaceView Details

2 Thurs, 6-9 pm, Great Lakes Campus Rm 112. Use watercolors to paint the vibrant fall colors of northern Michigan. Learn to how to use brushes and other watercolor tools to create the texture and value of trees in the autumn season. Whether you are a beginner or more experienced painter, you will come away with new knowledge to implement in your watercolor art. Bring a reference photo of a fall scene to the first class. All other materials are supplied.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891041
Fused Glass: Fall Trees for Your Windows—2018-10-08 through 2018-10-10$85—Face to FaceView Details

Mon. and Wed., 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Do you love the magic of autumn leaves? Wish their vibrant colors lasted more than a couple of weeks? Create a large Art Glass Window Ornament to extend peak color season at your home. 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 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891070
Course ClosedKnitting: 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
Knitting: 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: Socks Your Way—2018-10-11 through 2018-10-18$80—Face to FaceView Details

NOTE: Price has been lowered to $80! 2 Thurs., 1-5:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 213. Socks are the rage -- they are small, comfortable, portable, use relatively little yarn and are fun to knit because there are endless different techniques you can use. If you are new to knitting socks you will learn the basics while using worsted weight (#4) yarn and size US4/US5 knitting needles while making a toddler-size sock. Prerequisite: you must already know the basics of knitting; knowing how to knit in the round is a plus, but not mandatory. 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 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891110
Knitting: Socks Your Way—2018-11-17 through 2018-12-01$80—Face to FaceView Details

NOTE: Price has been lowered to $80! 2 Sat., 1-5:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 213, no class Nov. 24. Socks are the rage -- they are small, comfortable, portable, use relatively little yarn and are fun to knit because there are endless different techniques you can use. If you are new to knitting socks you will learn the basics while using worsted weight (#4) yarn and size US4/US5 knitting needles while making a toddler-size sock. Prerequisite: you must already know the basics of knitting; knowing how to knit in the round is a plus, but not mandatory. 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 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891113
Knitting: The Very Beginning—2018-10-30 through 2018-10-30$39—Face to FaceView Details

Tues, 5:30-8:30 pm, University Center Rm. 211. 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 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891096
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 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891099
Making and Printing Your Own Book—2018-10-29 through 2018-10-30$65—Face to FaceView Details

Mon. and Tues., 6-8 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 204. Ever wish you could put your photos, art or writing into a book and have it printed? Learn how to design and create your own book, plus use on demand printing to have it created for fun or profit. Discover the design of a real photography book in its 6th printing, and then craft a class collaboration project book that incorporates some of your material in one of the chapters.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891074
Pastels at Your Pace—2018-10-05 through 2018-10-26$149—Face to FaceView Details

4 Fri, 6-8 pm, 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! All materials are included.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891059
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPolynesian Painting Party—2018-09-27 through 2018-09-27$39—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6-8:30 pm, Meets at The Art Studio B &amp; B (112 W. Race Street (M-204), Suttons Bay. Tropical punch, an art studio in Suttons Bay, an expert painting instructor, and a blank canvas are just waiting for you! Join this fun party where you can expand your painting talents--or try them for the first time. Enjoy tropical punch (you can bring your own beverage too), followed by a hands-on art class where you will hear tales about impressionist art legend Paul Gauguin, who painted Tahitian life using color and exaggeration expressively, his time spent with VanGogh, his mistresses, his journeys. Leave with your own 16-inch by 20-inch acrylic painting of a colorful thatched hut under palm trees, ready to hang. All materials included.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891052
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPottery Techniques—2018-09-26 through 2018-11-14$225—Face to FaceView Details

8 Wed., 5:30-8:30 p.m., Fine Arts Pottery Studio Rm. 135. Beginners through advanced students -- try all of the techniques and materials available in the NMC Ceramics Lab. You will work with wheel throwing, hand-building, and glazing. Open studio hours will be available on weekends for experimentation.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891169
Rigid Heddle Weaving—2018-10-23 through 2018-10-30$95—Face to FaceView Details

2 Tues.,5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 11. 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 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891141
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
Rigid Heddle Weaving II: Textures and Patterns—2018-11-06 through 2018-11-13$95—Face to FaceView Details

2 Tues., 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 11. 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 =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
Watercolor 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 registerWatercolors: Try It Out!—2018-09-11 through 2018-09-11$59—Face to FaceView Details

Tues, 6-9 pm, Great Lakes Campus Rm 112. Do you want to try watercolor painting? It is hard to paint without supplies. Let us provide the supplies AND your first lesson! Paint side-by-side with award-winning watercolor artist, Adam VanHouten, as he explores and demonstrates how paint, paper, and water work together. Walk away with two small paintings and a world of possibilities. Unleash the creative artist that lies within you. All materials are provided.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891029
Windsor Chair-Making for Women—2018-10-27 through 2018-10-28$260—Face to FaceView Details

Sat. & Sun., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Aero Park Labs Rm. 102. Make a project you will cherish for life! Gain skills for a lifelong hobby while you build a beautiful Windsor-style bench or side chair. Gain valuable woodworking skills in the process: wood shaping with drawknife, travisher, compass plane, hoop shave, and spoke shave; joint wedging; leveling the legs; and assembling and adjusting your project. 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.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891157
Course ClosedWoven Tapestry Wall Hanging—2018-10-03 through 2018-10-17$95—Face to FaceView Details

3 Wed., 6-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 07. You have seen the trendy, highly textured, woven tapestries popular on internet idea boards. Wish you could make one? Nows 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: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891138
Zentangle Method for Mindfulness—2018-10-04 through 2018-10-25$89—Face to FaceView Details

4 Thurs, 1-3 pm, University Center Rm 218. Discover the meditative art form known as the Zentangle Method. Explore, create and play with pen and ink as you rekindle your creativity, develop greater hand-eye coordination, improve your capacity to perceive with an artists eye and quiet your mind. Practicing the Zentangle Method helps you access your innate creative wisdom for design inspiration or problem solving enabling you to immediately shift your focus. The Zentangle Method can quickly break the spell of whatever is holding you down, bringing a fresh excitement to life. Includes all materials.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891062
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerWatercolors: Try It Out!—2018-09-11 through 2018-09-11$59—Face to FaceView Details

Tues, 6-9 pm, Great Lakes Campus Rm 112. Do you want to try watercolor painting? It is hard to paint without supplies. Let us provide the supplies AND your first lesson! Paint side-by-side with award-winning watercolor artist, Adam VanHouten, as he explores and demonstrates how paint, paper, and water work together. Walk away with two small paintings and a world of possibilities. Unleash the creative artist that lies within you. All materials are provided.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891029
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerExploring Watercolors—2018-09-20 through 2018-10-04$109—Face to FaceView Details

3 Thurs, 6-8:30 pm, Great Lakes Campus Rm 112. Expand your artistic ability while exploring the watercolor painting. Through demonstration and hands-on practice, you will learn a variety of techniques like taking advantage of the white of the paper or the ability to lift paint to gain the desired color value. Adapt to the spontaneous nature of the medium while learning to control the movements of water paint on the paper. Bring a sketch or black and white photograph to use as a reference. Includes all other materials.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891033
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerBeading Basics--Make Your Own Jewelry—2018-09-24 through 2018-09-24$49—Face to FaceView Details

Mon.,5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 214. Creating original, beautiful beaded jewelry is fun and easy. Learn the basic techniques through detailed instruction and hands-on practice. You will be introduced to everything from wire manipulation to bead stringing and all the lingo and tools to go with them. Put your new knowledge to use by creating a stunning necklace and earring set. Bring your reading glasses if needed for fine work. All supplies provided, but feel free to bring some of your own beads. Includes supplies.<br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891127
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPottery Techniques—2018-09-26 through 2018-11-14$225—Face to FaceView Details

8 Wed., 5:30-8:30 p.m., Fine Arts Pottery Studio Rm. 135. Beginners through advanced students -- try all of the techniques and materials available in the NMC Ceramics Lab. You will work with wheel throwing, hand-building, and glazing. Open studio hours will be available on weekends for experimentation.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891169
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerPolynesian Painting Party—2018-09-27 through 2018-09-27$39—Face to FaceView Details

Thurs, 6-8:30 pm, Meets at The Art Studio B &amp; B (112 W. Race Street (M-204), Suttons Bay. Tropical punch, an art studio in Suttons Bay, an expert painting instructor, and a blank canvas are just waiting for you! Join this fun party where you can expand your painting talents--or try them for the first time. Enjoy tropical punch (you can bring your own beverage too), followed by a hands-on art class where you will hear tales about impressionist art legend Paul Gauguin, who painted Tahitian life using color and exaggeration expressively, his time spent with VanGogh, his mistresses, his journeys. Leave with your own 16-inch by 20-inch acrylic painting of a colorful thatched hut under palm trees, ready to hang. All materials included.

  • Seats available: Approximately 5. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891052
Course ClosedWoven Tapestry Wall Hanging—2018-10-03 through 2018-10-17$95—Face to FaceView Details

3 Wed., 6-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 07. You have seen the trendy, highly textured, woven tapestries popular on internet idea boards. Wish you could make one? Nows 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: 0. Call to be placed on waiting list.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891138
Zentangle Method for Mindfulness—2018-10-04 through 2018-10-25$89—Face to FaceView Details

4 Thurs, 1-3 pm, University Center Rm 218. Discover the meditative art form known as the Zentangle Method. Explore, create and play with pen and ink as you rekindle your creativity, develop greater hand-eye coordination, improve your capacity to perceive with an artists eye and quiet your mind. Practicing the Zentangle Method helps you access your innate creative wisdom for design inspiration or problem solving enabling you to immediately shift your focus. The Zentangle Method can quickly break the spell of whatever is holding you down, bringing a fresh excitement to life. Includes all materials.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891062
Pastels at Your Pace—2018-10-05 through 2018-10-26$149—Face to FaceView Details

4 Fri, 6-8 pm, 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! All materials are included.

  • Seats available: Approximately 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891059
Fused Glass: Fall Trees for Your Windows—2018-10-08 through 2018-10-10$85—Face to FaceView Details

Mon. and Wed., 6-9 p.m., University Center Rm. 219. Do you love the magic of autumn leaves? Wish their vibrant colors lasted more than a couple of weeks? Create a large Art Glass Window Ornament to extend peak color season at your home. 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 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891070
Knitting: Socks Your Way—2018-10-11 through 2018-10-18$80—Face to FaceView Details

NOTE: Price has been lowered to $80! 2 Thurs., 1-5:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 213. Socks are the rage -- they are small, comfortable, portable, use relatively little yarn and are fun to knit because there are endless different techniques you can use. If you are new to knitting socks you will learn the basics while using worsted weight (#4) yarn and size US4/US5 knitting needles while making a toddler-size sock. Prerequisite: you must already know the basics of knitting; knowing how to knit in the round is a plus, but not mandatory. 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 8. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891110
Fall into Watercolors—2018-10-18 through 2018-10-25$99—Face to FaceView Details

2 Thurs, 6-9 pm, Great Lakes Campus Rm 112. Use watercolors to paint the vibrant fall colors of northern Michigan. Learn to how to use brushes and other watercolor tools to create the texture and value of trees in the autumn season. Whether you are a beginner or more experienced painter, you will come away with new knowledge to implement in your watercolor art. Bring a reference photo of a fall scene to the first class. All other materials are supplied.

  • Seats available: Approximately 7. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891041
Crochet Basics—2018-10-19 through 2018-10-26$59—Face to FaceView Details

2 Fri., 9:30 a.m.-noon, 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 =312891085
Rigid Heddle Weaving—2018-10-23 through 2018-10-30$95—Face to FaceView Details

2 Tues.,5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 11. 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 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891141
Windsor Chair-Making for Women—2018-10-27 through 2018-10-28$260—Face to FaceView Details

Sat. & Sun., 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Aero Park Labs Rm. 102. Make a project you will cherish for life! Gain skills for a lifelong hobby while you build a beautiful Windsor-style bench or side chair. Gain valuable woodworking skills in the process: wood shaping with drawknife, travisher, compass plane, hoop shave, and spoke shave; joint wedging; leveling the legs; and assembling and adjusting your project. 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.

  • Seats available: Approximately 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891157
Making and Printing Your Own Book—2018-10-29 through 2018-10-30$65—Face to FaceView Details

Mon. and Tues., 6-8 p.m., Beckett Bldg. Rm. 204. Ever wish you could put your photos, art or writing into a book and have it printed? Learn how to design and create your own book, plus use on demand printing to have it created for fun or profit. Discover the design of a real photography book in its 6th printing, and then craft a class collaboration project book that incorporates some of your material in one of the chapters.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891074
Knitting: The Very Beginning—2018-10-30 through 2018-10-30$39—Face to FaceView Details

Tues, 5:30-8:30 pm, University Center Rm. 211. 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 1. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891096
Watercolor 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
Course ClosedKnitting: 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
Knitting: 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
Rigid Heddle Weaving II: Textures and Patterns—2018-11-06 through 2018-11-13$95—Face to FaceView Details

2 Tues., 5:30-8:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 11. 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 =312891153
Crochet 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 6. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891092
Knitting: Socks Your Way—2018-11-17 through 2018-12-01$80—Face to FaceView Details

NOTE: Price has been lowered to $80! 2 Sat., 1-5:30 p.m., University Center Rm. 213, no class Nov. 24. Socks are the rage -- they are small, comfortable, portable, use relatively little yarn and are fun to knit because there are endless different techniques you can use. If you are new to knitting socks you will learn the basics while using worsted weight (#4) yarn and size US4/US5 knitting needles while making a toddler-size sock. Prerequisite: you must already know the basics of knitting; knowing how to knit in the round is a plus, but not mandatory. 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 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891113
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
DIY 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: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • 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 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =312891099
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