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VPA - Visual & Performing Arts

VPA 130: The Useful Object:Clay

Prerequisite(s): none
This course utilizes clay as a material for creating functional objects. Wheel-throwing and hand-building techniques beginning level and beyond will be demonstrated toward the creation of personal items that can be used in everyday life, such as tableware, containers, and bake ware.
Section 5101: in person contin. ed non credit studio Register Now
non-credit
Class #3350
Program Fee: $200.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Get the textbook from the online Campus Bookstore.
2014 Summer - Non-Credit Courses
June 23, 2014 - June 27, 2014:
Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 6:00pm-9:00pm, CVPA New Bedford Star 000

VPA 131: Useful Obj:Hand Papermaking

Prerequisite(s): none
This course utilizes natural fibers as a material for creating handmade paper and books. This course will cover pulp processing, pulp dying, pulp casting, and paper sheet forming for use in stationary, book binding, and other everyday objects.
Section 5101: in person contin. ed non credit studio Register Now
non-credit
Class #3351
Program Fee: $200.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Get the textbook from the online Campus Bookstore.
2014 Summer - Non-Credit Courses
June 23, 2014 - June 27, 2014:
Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 9:00am-12:00pm, CVPA New Bedford Star 000

VPA 132: The Useful Object:Metal

Prerequisite(s): none
This course utilizes metal as a material for creating everyday functional objects such as flatware, vessels, and containers. Traditional forming techniques of raising, fold forming, textuing and surface patinas will be demonstrated.
Section 5101: in person contin. ed non credit studio Register Now
non-credit
Class #3352
Program Fee: $200.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Get the textbook from the online Campus Bookstore.
2014 Summer - Non-Credit Courses
June 23, 2014 - June 27, 2014:
Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00pm-4:00pm, CVPA New Bedford Star 000

VPA 133: Craft Express for Body:Clay

Prerequisite(s): none
This course utilizes fine porcelain clay as a material for creating jewelry and wearables. Traditional and experimental, hand-building and glazing techniques will be demonstrated to craft beautiful one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces.
Section 5101: in person contin. ed non credit studio Register Now
non-credit
Class #3353
Program Fee: $200.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Get the textbook from the online Campus Bookstore.
2014 Summer - Non-Credit Courses
June 16, 2014 - June 20, 2014:
Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 6:00pm-9:00pm, CVPA New Bedford Star 000

VPA 134: Craft Express for Body:Fiber

Prerequisite(s): none
This course utilizes wool fibers in felting in creating wearables. Participants will create individual felted items for use on the body such as scarves, footwear, clothing, and jewelry.
Section 5101: in person contin. ed non credit studio Register Now
non-credit
Class #3354
Program Fee: $200.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Get the textbook from the online Campus Bookstore.
2014 Summer - Non-Credit Courses
June 16, 2014 - June 20, 2014:
Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 9:00am-12:00pm, CVPA New Bedford Star 000

VPA 135: Craft Express for Body:Metal

Prerequisite(s): none
This course utilizes metal and found object as a material for creating jewelry and wearables. Transform found objects such as beach finds, antiques, beads, or other small household objects into wearable art. Traditional forming techniques of saw and filing, rivets, and tabs will be demonstrated.
Section 5101: in person contin. ed non credit studio Register Now
non-credit
Class #3355
Program Fee: $200.00 (not including term registration fee)
Status: enrolling
Get the textbook from the online Campus Bookstore.
2014 Summer - Non-Credit Courses
June 16, 2014 - June 20, 2014:
Mon/Tue/Wed/Thu/Fri 1:00pm-4:00pm, CVPA New Bedford Star 000

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