Art

Botanicals Paper Collage Workshop —2018-08-22 through 2018-08-22$59—Face to FaceView Details

Weds, Aug 22, Great Lakes Campus rm 103. Do you like to create your own artwork for your home or gifting? Using botanicals as the subject matter, you will design a captivating paper collage on a 2 x 2 Masonite board with gel medium, acrylics, reference photos and torn paper. You will be provided with a basic underpainting and learn how to apply torn and painted collage through demonstration and hands-on guidance. Use reference photos, art materials and a 2 x 2 Masonite board. Leave with a beautiful, finished work of art that can be framed. All materials included.

  • Seats available: Approximately 22. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =287674049
Ceramics I—2018-06-13 through 2018-08-08$465—Face to FaceView Details

8 weeks, Mon/Wed/Thurs, 5:30-8:05 p.m. (no class July 4), Fine Arts Rm. 135. This introductory course develops hand-building skills and basic ceramic design skills. Gain technical skills by completing hand-building projects that include sets, complex shapes (made from multiple shapes), relief, pouring vessels and a detailed sketchbook that includes research and design focused on each project. Cost does not include text. May also be taken for academic credit.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =287790597
Painting the Bay in Watercolor—2018-07-31 through 2018-08-01$89—Face to FaceView Details

<p>Tues and Wed, 6-9 pm, Great Lakes Campus Rm 112. Grand Traverse Bay is full of spectacular scenes to paint. Whether you are a beginner or a more experienced painter, do not miss this opportunity to create your own watercolor scene inspired by our local landscape. Learn techniques to execute a successful landscape painting using color, composition and value. Bring a sketchbook, pencil and camera to the first class as you will go outside and capture a favorite scene to paint in the following class. All other materials supplied.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =287654054
Pique Assiette Flower Pot Mosaic—2018-07-16 through 2018-07-30$89—Face to FaceView Details

Mon, 6-8 pm, Fine Arts Bldg Rm 126. Pique Assiette or picassiette is a French term meaning stolen from the plate. Enjoy this popular form of mosaic art and find ways to repurpose broken crockery, figurines, plates, tiles, jewelry, buttons or beads, as you create a keepsake terra cotta flower pot. Learn to cut crockery, apply pieces to a terra cotta pot with a thin set mortar, and then finish with grout. Some supplies will be available, but please come prepared with personal items to use to decorate your pot, making it unique to you.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =287659007
Printmaking Explorations—2018-08-14 through 2018-08-21$129—Face to FaceView Details

Tues-Thurs-Tues, 9am - Noon, Fine Arts Bldg Rm 132. Join renowned artist, Glenn Wolff, to gain the fundamental workings of a printmaking studio. Learn how to prepare a block and plate for print, etch a metal plate, print an etching and do block printing on a press. Explore inks and papers used in printmaking and basic studio etiquette. Plus enjoy access to the NMC Art Department print drawers of past work to examine various techniques that may inspire your designs. Open to anyone 16 years and older.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =287658864
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerRigid Heddle Weaving—2018-05-23 through 2018-05-30$95—Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 5:30-8:30 pm, University Center Rm 212. 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'll 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 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =287676899
Rigid Heddle Weaving II: Textures and Patterns—2018-06-05 through 2018-06-12$95—Face to FaceView Details

Tues, 1:30-4:30 pm, University Center Rm 212. 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 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =287679308
The Summer Sketch Book—2018-06-19 through 2018-06-21$149—Face to FaceView Details

Tues-Thurs, 9am - Noon, NMC Boardman River Cabin. Join well-known illustrator/artist, Glenn Wolff, for three quiet mornings on the banks of the Boardman River. Designed for the artist, or would-be-artist, of any skill level who desires to untether digitally and reclaim the contemplative act of sketching and drawing. Explore a variety of drawing and illustration materials and techniques while sketching in-class from still lifes, artifacts and in-the-field assignments. The goal: Sketchbook as your new PAD (Personal Analog Device) that will itself become a work of art/journal for the summer. Includes all materials.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =287658340
Woodworking: Build the Windsor Hen and Chick —2018-06-09 through 2018-06-10$195—Face to FaceView Details

<p>Sat-Sun, 9am-4pm, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Woodshop Area C/D. Windsor furniture represents woodworking at its best. Only basic skills and simple hand tools are required to create a Windsor Bench (Hen) and Foot Stool (Chick) combination. Learn to shape the bench and stool parts from squares of hardwood. Gain experience working with a variety of hand tools, wedging through joints and leveling furniture with uneven legs. No prior woodworking experience required; and tools are provided. All materials to make your project are included. Leave with a completed Hen and Chick set that will become a family heirloom. Lunch is on your own.</p>

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =287676544
Call (231) 995-1700 to registerRigid Heddle Weaving—2018-05-23 through 2018-05-30$95—Face to FaceView Details

Weds, 5:30-8:30 pm, University Center Rm 212. 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'll 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 2. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =287676899
Rigid Heddle Weaving II: Textures and Patterns—2018-06-05 through 2018-06-12$95—Face to FaceView Details

Tues, 1:30-4:30 pm, University Center Rm 212. 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 9. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: University Center  — Maps
  • Course ID =287679308
Woodworking: Build the Windsor Hen and Chick —2018-06-09 through 2018-06-10$195—Face to FaceView Details

<p>Sat-Sun, 9am-4pm, Aero Park Labs Bldg. Woodshop Area C/D. Windsor furniture represents woodworking at its best. Only basic skills and simple hand tools are required to create a Windsor Bench (Hen) and Foot Stool (Chick) combination. Learn to shape the bench and stool parts from squares of hardwood. Gain experience working with a variety of hand tools, wedging through joints and leveling furniture with uneven legs. No prior woodworking experience required; and tools are provided. All materials to make your project are included. Leave with a completed Hen and Chick set that will become a family heirloom. Lunch is on your own.</p>

  • Seats available: Approximately 10. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Aero Park  — Maps
  • Course ID =287676544
Ceramics I—2018-06-13 through 2018-08-08$465—Face to FaceView Details

8 weeks, Mon/Wed/Thurs, 5:30-8:05 p.m. (no class July 4), Fine Arts Rm. 135. This introductory course develops hand-building skills and basic ceramic design skills. Gain technical skills by completing hand-building projects that include sets, complex shapes (made from multiple shapes), relief, pouring vessels and a detailed sketchbook that includes research and design focused on each project. Cost does not include text. May also be taken for academic credit.

  • Seats available: Approximately 4. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =287790597
The Summer Sketch Book—2018-06-19 through 2018-06-21$149—Face to FaceView Details

Tues-Thurs, 9am - Noon, NMC Boardman River Cabin. Join well-known illustrator/artist, Glenn Wolff, for three quiet mornings on the banks of the Boardman River. Designed for the artist, or would-be-artist, of any skill level who desires to untether digitally and reclaim the contemplative act of sketching and drawing. Explore a variety of drawing and illustration materials and techniques while sketching in-class from still lifes, artifacts and in-the-field assignments. The goal: Sketchbook as your new PAD (Personal Analog Device) that will itself become a work of art/journal for the summer. Includes all materials.

  • Seats available: Approximately 3. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Other  — Maps
  • Course ID =287658340
Pique Assiette Flower Pot Mosaic—2018-07-16 through 2018-07-30$89—Face to FaceView Details

Mon, 6-8 pm, Fine Arts Bldg Rm 126. Pique Assiette or picassiette is a French term meaning stolen from the plate. Enjoy this popular form of mosaic art and find ways to repurpose broken crockery, figurines, plates, tiles, jewelry, buttons or beads, as you create a keepsake terra cotta flower pot. Learn to cut crockery, apply pieces to a terra cotta pot with a thin set mortar, and then finish with grout. Some supplies will be available, but please come prepared with personal items to use to decorate your pot, making it unique to you.

  • Seats available: Approximately 13. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =287659007
Painting the Bay in Watercolor—2018-07-31 through 2018-08-01$89—Face to FaceView Details

<p>Tues and Wed, 6-9 pm, Great Lakes Campus Rm 112. Grand Traverse Bay is full of spectacular scenes to paint. Whether you are a beginner or a more experienced painter, do not miss this opportunity to create your own watercolor scene inspired by our local landscape. Learn techniques to execute a successful landscape painting using color, composition and value. Bring a sketchbook, pencil and camera to the first class as you will go outside and capture a favorite scene to paint in the following class. All other materials supplied.</p><br><br>

  • Seats available: Approximately 17. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =287654054
Printmaking Explorations—2018-08-14 through 2018-08-21$129—Face to FaceView Details

Tues-Thurs-Tues, 9am - Noon, Fine Arts Bldg Rm 132. Join renowned artist, Glenn Wolff, to gain the fundamental workings of a printmaking studio. Learn how to prepare a block and plate for print, etch a metal plate, print an etching and do block printing on a press. Explore inks and papers used in printmaking and basic studio etiquette. Plus enjoy access to the NMC Art Department print drawers of past work to examine various techniques that may inspire your designs. Open to anyone 16 years and older.

  • Seats available: Approximately 12. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Main campus  — Maps
  • Course ID =287658864
Botanicals Paper Collage Workshop —2018-08-22 through 2018-08-22$59—Face to FaceView Details

Weds, Aug 22, Great Lakes Campus rm 103. Do you like to create your own artwork for your home or gifting? Using botanicals as the subject matter, you will design a captivating paper collage on a 2 x 2 Masonite board with gel medium, acrylics, reference photos and torn paper. You will be provided with a basic underpainting and learn how to apply torn and painted collage through demonstration and hands-on guidance. Use reference photos, art materials and a 2 x 2 Masonite board. Leave with a beautiful, finished work of art that can be framed. All materials included.

  • Seats available: Approximately 22. This will be confirmed at checkout.
  • Location: Great Lakes  — Maps
  • Course ID =287674049
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