CFCC offers new Heritage Arts classes to teach traditional crafts

Cape Fear Community College will offer a series of heritage arts courses to teach traditional crafting skills, as it name suggests, to allows artisans the opportunity to explore the heritage and tradition of their craft along with exploring new innovations.

Students learn from the experienced instructors and gain hands-on experience in a wide range of mediums.  As well as learning the crafts, students learn the business skills to help make their trade profitable.

Courses include crocheting, knitting, sewing, rug hooking, wood carving, wood turning, air brushing, glass bead jewelry making, glass mosaics, glass blowing, guitar and steel drums.

 

Course will cover a specific skill level such as introductory, intermediate, or advanced levels. Course work will include discussion on the history and trends of the art, practice in selected heritage arts, and information to build and supply appropriate studios. Upon completion, students will be prepared to either advance to a higher skill level or to fabricate and market their goods.

 

Most classes will be offered at the North campus beginning in January and February 2012.

The cost per class is $68 plus parking and materials. Classes are FREE to seniors ages 65 or over (Maximum of one course per semester, but materials and parking fees will still apply).

Contact Paula Williams to register by email at paulawilliams@cfcc.edu or call (910) 362-7589.

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