Arts & Crafts
NEW! Ornate Pine Needle Basketry
Learn how to coil a beautiful basket around an unusual stone center. It’s an easy way to start a basket and you’ll find yourself looking for exciting things to use for centers in your basket such as brooches, pendants, and more. Pine needles and Irish waxed lined thread provided, but the coiling technique can later be used to weave almost any plant in your yard including lavender, jacaranda, dusty miller, and rosemary. For more information see www.nadinespier.com. Bring a sack lunch.
|1055||S||6/8||10-4pm||Spier||Grossmont College (GC)
NEW! Jewelry Design with Wire Wrapping Techniques
Learn how to make a unique necklace, earrings, and bracelet from wire, gemstones, and chain. Students will learn how to use wire, tools, and chain to create their own one-of-a-kind piece of jewelry. Students will learn jewelry assembly vocabulary and techniques, how to use tools to create their pieces, color combinations, and how to identify common gemstones.
|1090||T||6/11-7/2||6:00-7:30pm||Papike||Cuyamaca College (CC) L101|
NEW! Paper Crafts Series
Part 1- Cardmaking
Give the gift of style! Learn to make beautiful handcrafted greeting cards to accompany your gifts. Students will create 3-5 greeting cards using a variety of paper-crafting techniques. Fee includes materials: paper, ribbons, brads, and buttons. Students are to bring their own basic supply kit, including scissors, adhesives, and a ruler.
|1200||W||6/19-6/26||6:30-9pm||Romano||Cuyamaca College (CC) L101|
Cricut is the home die-cutting machine that all crafters are falling in love with! During this 2 week session students will learn how to load paper, select images to cut, identify what speed and pressure to set the machine at and how to use 3-4 special function keys. Create cut outs that can be added to scrapbooks, cards or other art projects. Fee includes materials for papers and embellishments. Students are to bring their own 6 in, 8 in, or 12 in Cricut machine.
|1200||W||7/10-7/17||6:30-9:00pm||Romano||Cuyamaca College (CC) L101|
Do you love to document your life through creative artwork? Learn how to create scrapbook pages, matte photos, add embellishments, coordinate color schemes and journal your events. Complete two layouts each week and leave this two week course with a head start on creating beautiful keepsakes. Fee includes materials: scrapbook pages, ribbons, buttons, brads, and journaling squares. Students are to bring their own basic supply kit, including scissors, adhesives, and a paper cutter.
|1200||W||7/24-7/31||6:30-9:00pm||Romano||Cuyamaca College (CC) L101|
NEW! Interior Design & Decoration for Beginners
This beginning level course will introduce students to the entire design process from start to finish, including color theory, lighting, space planning, layering textiles, flooring, combining design styles, window coverings, artwork, working with contractors and many designer tricks of the trade. Students will be exposed to lecture, in class demonstration, homework project assignments, project critique and slideshow analysis of completed professional design work.
|1235||M||6/24-7/29||6:00-9:00pm||Stahl||Cuyamaca College (CC) L101|
NEW! Modern Soapmaking
After learning soapmaking safety, formulating soap recipes, calculating lye quantities, students will enjoy making soap from whole vegetable oils and herbs. Handmade soap is a great gift or may be sold for profit at craft fairs. A list of required supplies is available with special pricing through instructor's website at soapmakingstudio.com. Supplies are also available at bulkapothecary.com and brambleberry.com.
|1000||W||6/19-7/31||7:00-9:00pm||Mixon||Cuyamaca College (CC) L102|