Beginning Welded Steel Sculpture (401)Paul Nimz, Studio 1
Tuesdays, January 9 - March 27
6:30-9 pm/12 weeks
In this class we will be introducing students to the equipment and processes for manipulating and joining steel for sculptural applications. Learn to cut, bend, weld, and surface to begin realizing our creative visions in steel. No prior experience is necessary. Some metals will be supplied; Students may need to purchase or collect additional steel.
Intermediate Welded Metal Sculpture (402)Eric Pott, Studio 1
Mondays, January 8 - March 26
6:30-9 pm/12 weeks
Prerequisite: Beginning Welding
Now that you have learned the basics of welding, go to the next step of constructing and finishing your personal works of metal. Bring your own designs into solid form to finish indoor or outdoor projects. The instructor is available to assist with the challenges your projects present. Some metals will be supplied but students will need to purchase or collect additional steel. A refresher demo on all equipment is available for those who have not welded in awhile. For protection, students should bring safety glasses, leather gloves, wear long pants, close-toed shoes and bring a long sleeve shirt to class.
Sculpture/Independent Study (403)Michael Keith, Studio 1
Fridays, January 12 - March 30
1:30-4:00 pm/12 weeks
Prerequisite: Beginning & intermediate welding, or equivalent.
This class is for the self-directed student who is familiar with the operation and
safe use of our equipment. Students must provide their own metal materials. Permission of the instructor is required.
Intro to Sculpture (404)Chad Bagge, Studio 1
Wednesdays, January 10 - March 28
1 - 3:30 pm/12 weeks
Explore 3D design in this mixed media course. Make new work by transforming old and new ideas into lasting sculptural art. Examine basic principles of sculpture and concepts of 3D design to inform
your process of creation. We will discuss past and present artists while working in ceramics, wood, plaster, and found objects.
Wood Joinery with Hand Tools (405)Gerren Young, Studio 1
Thursdays, January 11 - March 29
6:30 - 9 pm/12 weeks
This adult class will focus on hand cutting strong and attractive joints in wood. Students will learn that once they can layout a joint accurately and cut to the line, any joint is possible! We will learn several variations of dovetail and mortise and tenon joints, bridal joints, lap joints, and more! Sharpening chisels and using card scrapers will also be covered.