For all questions, inquiries and suggestions please send an e-mail to forsythtechcced@forsythtech.edu.

To register by phone using a Visa or MasterCard, call 336.734.7023 option 2.

 

Calligraphy

This class is now taught online!

Learn how to write in style with Calligraphy. In a class designed for beginners, the Italic alphabet is a popular introduction to the art of the broad edged pen. Students will be offered a step-by-step approach to the basic technique, letter forms, word, line and page spacing of this beautiful and graceful calligraphic hand. The Italic alphabet lends itself to a wide variety of applications. The course can also be used as a refresher. 

Dates Days Times Location Cost Units Course Code
03/01/2021 - 03/22/2021
04/05/2021 - 04/26/2021
Mon
Mon
06:30PM - 08:30PM
06:30PM - 08:30PM
ON -Online Courses LINE
ON -Online Courses LINE
$70.00 1.60 140559

Calligraphy Supply List

 

Crocheting

Learn the basic stitches in crocheting, beginning with a simple project such as a potholder or bring your individual project to get started on your keepsake.

Dates Days Times Location Cost Units Course Code
05/26/2021 - 07/14/2021
Wed
01:00PM - 04:00PM
West Campus 16
$70.00 2.40 143640

Crocheting Supply List

 

Drawing: Basic Techniques

Before you begin your masterpiece in acrylic, oil, or watercolor, spend four Tuesday’s with Ginnie Conaway to learn the fundamentals of drawing. You will learn to draw what you see, not what you think you see. Learn to make your shapes appear three dimensional with the use of shading and values. The class will begin in pencil and you can move to pen work if you wish.

Dates Days Times Location Cost Units Course Code
05/18/2021 - 06/08/2021
Tue
09:30AM - 12:30PM
West Campus 15
$60.00 1.20 143743

Drawing: Basic Techniques Supply List

 

Drawing in Color

This class will explore colored-pencil techniques in drawing and discuss color, light and composition. Prior drawing experience is helpful.

Dates Days Times Location Cost Units Course Code
03/18/2021 - 05/06/2021
Thu
04:00PM - 07:00PM
West Campus 15
$70.00 2.40 140934

Drawing in Color Supply List

 

Beginning/Intermediate Drawing

In this mixed level class, you will learn or review basic drawing skills and gradually Improve your technique by learning to use shading and texture to make a flower or figure appear three-dimensional. Learn how to use values and perspective to create a feeling of distance in a landscape or cityscape. Understand what makes a good composition and how to edit your reference photos to get it. You can choose to draw still-life, animals, flowers, figures, or landscapes. We’ll discuss how to take photo references and where to find some of the best on the internet.

Dates Days Times Location Cost Units Course Code
02/22/2021 - 03/15/2021
Mon
04:00PM - 07:00PM
West Campus 16
$60.00 1.20 140794

Supply List

 

Drawing: Portraits

Learn the placement of facial features, how to add shading to create believable form, and capture expression.  Add color by working in your favorite medium.

Dates Days Times Location Cost Units Course Code
03/29/2021 - 05/03/2021
Mon
04:00PM - 07:00PM
West Campus 16
$70.00 1.80 140487
07/06/2021 - 08/10/2021
Tue
09:30AM - 12:30PM
West Campus 16
$75.00 1.80 143664

Drawing: Portraits Supply List

 

Flower Arranging

Susie Gordon is the instructor and in 2017 received the Arranger of the Year from NC State Florist Association. Learn to make gorgeous flower arrangements using flowers from your yard, grocery store or a local florist. Learn all the tricks from the professionals to make stunning designs. The cost of flowers is included in the registration fee.

Dates Days Times Location Cost Units Course Code
03/23/2021 - 04/27/2021
Tue
06:00PM - 08:00PM
West Campus 34
$115.00 1.20 140476
05/18/2021 - 06/22/2021
Tue
06:00PM - 08:00PM
West Campus 34
$115.00 1.20 143790

Flower Arranging Supply List

 

Painting: Acrylic

Learn the application, mixing and blending of color and a variety of techniques used in acrylic painting. Learn how to create a composition such as landscapes, seascapes and still life.

Dates Days Times Location Cost Units Course Code
03/18/2021 - 03/31/2021
04/02/2021 - 05/13/2021
Thu
Thu
09:30AM - 12:30PM
09:30AM - 12:30PM
West Campus 15
West Campus 15
$70.00 2.40 140479
05/20/2021 - 07/08/2021
Thu
09:30AM - 12:30PM
West Campus 34
$70.00 2.40 143692

 Painting: Acrylic Supply List

 

Painting: Oil All Levels

All levels of students from beginners to advanced will meet to explore the proper use of this exciting medium; especially color mixing, application and brush techniques. We will work from photos and nature while studying the styles of the master oil painters.

Dates Days Times Location Cost Units Course Code
02/02/2021 - 03/09/2021
Tue
05:30PM - 08:30PM
West Campus 15
$84.00 1.80 140796
04/06/2021 - 05/11/2021
Tue
05:30PM - 08:30PM
West Campus 15
$84.00 1.80 140489

Painting: Oil All Levels Supply List

 

Painting: Watercolor

Gain a basic understanding of watercolor painting of still life and landscapes through lecture and accomplishments.

Dates Days Times Location Cost Units Course Code
03/19/2021 - 05/14/2021
Fri
09:30AM - 12:30PM
West Campus 15
$70.00 2.40 140565
06/04/2021 - 07/23/2021
Fri
09:30AM - 12:30PM
West Campus 34
$70.00 2.40 143641

Painting: Watercolor Supply List

Picture Framing and Matting

This class for beginners and continuing participants covers each step in the process of matting and framing. You will complete several projects to take home.

There are no courses available

Picture Framing Supply List

 

Silversmithing

This metalworking course for beginning and continuing participants focuses on fabricating jewelry. Ring design, soldering, bezel construction and stone setting are included. Continuing participants may bring their own projects to complete.

Dates Days Times Location Cost Units Course Code
03/24/2021 - 05/12/2021
Wed
06:00PM - 09:00PM
West Campus 34
$100.00 2.40 140939
06/09/2021 - 07/21/2021
Wed
06:00PM - 09:00PM
West Campus 34
$100.00 2.10 143745

Silversmithing Supply List

 

Stained Glass – All Levels

Beginners explore the qualities of stained glass methods with copper foil or leaded techniques learning fabrication processes of cutting glass, foiling, leading and soldering. Intermediate and advanced participants may explore painting with vitreous paints or fused glass elements as a component to their projects, filigree and/or sandblasting.

Dates Days Times Location Cost Units Course Code
03/04/2021 - 04/22/2021
Thu
06:00PM - 09:00PM
West Campus 34
$90.00 2.40 140491
05/20/2021 - 07/08/2021
Thu
06:00PM - 09:00PM
West Campus 34
$90.00 2.40 143665

Stained Glass Supply List

 

Woodworking

First time students will create a footstool using most of the power tools in our carpentry lab (approximately 3 weeks).You will learn about equipment safety, see demonstration of woodworking power machines and enjoy hands on learning. Once your project is complete to your satisfaction, you may work on an individual project. Please bring all supplies to the first class.

Dates Days Times Location Cost Units Course Code
03/23/2021 - 05/11/2021
Tue
06:00PM - 09:00PM
RLS Robert L. Strickland Ctr. 1297
$90.00 2.40 140482
05/18/2021 - 07/06/2021
Tue
06:00PM - 09:00PM
RLS Robert L. Strickland Ctr. 1297
$90.00 2.40 143791

Woodworking Supply List

 

 

Drawing: Basic Techniques

Before you begin your masterpiece in acrylic, oil, or watercolor, spend four Tuesday’s with Ginnie Conaway to learn the fundamentals of drawing.
You will learn to draw what you see, not what you think you see.
Learn to make your shapes appear three dimensional with the use of shading and values.
The class will begin in pencil and you can move to pen work if you wish.

There are no courses available

Drawing Basic Technique Supply List

 

Drawing In Color

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This class will explore colored-pencil techniques in drawing and discuss color, light and composition. Prior drawing experience is helpful.

There are no courses available

Drawing in Color Supply List

 

Drawing: Intermediate

Improve your basic drawing skills by learning to use shading and texture to make a flower or figure appear three-dimensional. Learn how to use values and perspective to create a feeling of distance in a landscape or cityscape. Understand what makes a good composition and how to edit your reference photos to get it. You can choose to draw still-life, animals, flowers, figures, or landscapes. We’ll discuss how to take photo references and where to find some of the best on the internet.

There are no courses available

Drawing: Intermediate Supply List

 

Drawing: Portrait

Learn how to recognize and draw facial features and placement on the planes of the head.  Forming the features individually and knowing their placement in relation to each other will help to create a finished portrait.  You will learn the value of shading and highlighting to create the appearance of a three dimensional portrait.

There are no courses available

Drawing Portraits Supply List

 

Painting: Oil All Levels

All levels of students from beginners to advanced will meet to explore the proper use of this exciting medium; especially color mixing, application and brush techniques. We will work from photos and nature while studying the styles of the master oil painters.

There are no courses available

Painting: Oil All Levels Supply List

 

Painting: Water Media

This class allows student to experiment with any water media, including watercolors, acrylics, gouache, and watercolor pencils. Beginners, will receive an introduction into watercolor and acrylics and the difference between them the first day of class. We keep supplies at a minimum, teaching you how to mix paints to create hues rather than buy a tube of another color. Demonstrations will be done in blending colors, what makes a good paint brush and can you use them for all media, and much more!

There are no courses available

Painting: Watermedia Bess Supply List