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Introduction to Bookbinding

Explore the basic elements of bookbinding, including design and construction of the traditional book. Techniques and tools used in bookbinding, including various stitches, presses, and hand tools will be discussed, as well as an overview of the history of bookbinding from medieval times to the present. You will learn to make a simple binding and will take home the finished product. Tuition includes the cost of materials.

Wednesdays, 9/27-11/1, 6:30-7:30pm, Richland, $59, ZAC 060
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Jewelry Making

If you've always wanted to make your own jewelry, you won't want to miss this class! Our talented instructor, Alyssa Holt, will guide you through the process of designing and creating your own custom-made jewelry from the basics to more advanced techniques. Tools and materials are included in the tuition fee. The projects and techniques taught will be different each class, so go ahead and sign up for both!

Wednesday, 11/8, 6:30-8:30pm, Richland, $35, ZAC 056.01
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Wednesday, 12/6, 6:30-8:30pm, Richland, $35, ZAC 056.02
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Metal Jewelry Stamping

Learn the basics of stamping metal to create personalized jewelry and accessories in this hands-on workshop taught by certified metalsmith Alyssa Holt. We'll discuss the necessary metalworking tools, techniques and materials needed, and then get to work practicing them. Have fun stamping out meaningful names, dates, your favorite inspiration or sentiment on nickel free metals. All necessary materials, equipment, and instruction will be provided. By the end of the class, you'll leave with your new piece ready to wear. The projects and techniques taught will be different each class, so go ahead and sign up for both!

Wednesday, 9/13, 6:30-8:30pm, Richland, $35, ZAC 063.01
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Wednesday, 10/11, 6:30-8:30pm, Richland, $35, ZAC 063.02
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Painting Party

We have partnered with Uptown Painting Party to offer monthly painting parties! Once a month we'll host an event where you follow along with a talented artist, have fun, relax, and ultimately take home a "masterpiece" of your own! You are welcome to bring your own snacks and non-alcoholic drinks. No experience or artistic ability is necessary. We'll take many pictures, and encourage singing, laughing, and talking! The projects and techniques taught will be different each class, so go ahead and sign up for as many as you'd like! Appropriate for ages 13 and up.

Wednesday, 9/13, 6:30-8:30pm, Richland, $29, ZAC 062.01
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Wednesday, 10/11, 6:30-8:30pm, Richland, $29, ZAC 062.02
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Wednesday, 11/8, 6:30-8:30pm, Richland, $29, ZAC 062.03
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Wednesday, 12/13, 6:30-8:30pm, Richland, $29, ZAC 062.04
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