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

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.  

Fall

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
10/7 To 12/2/2019 M South Fork Recreation Center Rm. 100 6:00 PM TO  9:00 PM F. Paige $65.00 132534 NO

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.

Summer

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
5/22 To 7/17/2019 W South Fork Recreation Center Rm 1:00 PM TO  4:00 PM  J. Jester $65.00 129599 NO

Crocheting Supply List

Fall

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
8/21 To 10/9/2019 W South Fork Recreation Center Rm. 100 1:00PM TO 4:00 PM J. Jester $65.00 132544 NO
Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
10/24 To 12/5/2019 TH South Fork Recreation Center Rm. 100 1:00PM TO 4:00 PM J. Jester $65.00 132490 NO

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.

Summer

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
5/21 To 6/25/2019 T West Campus, Rm. 15  9:30 AM to  12:30 PM V. Conaway $65.00 129590 YES

Drawing: Basic Techniques Supply List

Fall

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
9/3 To 9/24/2019 T West Campus, Rm. 15  9:30 AM to  12:30 PM V. Conaway $55.00 132479 NO

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.

Fall

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
8/22 To 10/10/2019 TH Miller Park Recreation Center, Rm. 100 9:00 AM TO 12:00 PM D. Stewart $65.00 132474 NO
Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
10/24 To 12/5/2019 TH Miller Park Recreation Center, Rm. 100 9:00 AM TO 12:00 PM D. Stewart $65.00 132495 NO

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.

Fall

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
10/1 To 10/29/2019 T West Campus, Rm. 15  9:30 AM to  12:30 PM V. Conaway $55.00 132487 NO

Drawing: Intermediate 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.

Summer

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
7/9/2019 To 8/6/2019 T West Campus Rm. 16 9:30 AM TO 12:30 PM  V. Conaway $65.00 129460 YES
Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
7/29/2019 To 7/29/2019 M West Campus Rm. 16 1:30 PM TO 4:30 PM  V. Conaway $65.00 129460 YES

Drawing: Portraits Supply List

Fall

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
11/5 To 12/10/2019 T West Campus, Rm. 15 9:30AM TO 12:30 PM V. Conaway $65.00 132497 YES

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.

Summer

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
5/21 To 6/25/2019 T South Fork Recreation Center, Rm 6:00 PM TO 8:00 PM S. Gordon $110.00 129454 NO

Flower Arranging Supply List

Fall

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
10/29 To 12/3/2019 T South Fork Recreation Center, Rm 6:30PM TO 8:30 PM S. Gordon $110.00 132496 NO

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.

Summer

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
7/9/2019 To 8/6/2019 T West Campus Rm. 16 9:30 AM TO 12:30 PM  V. Conaway $65.00 129460 YES
Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
7/29/2019 To 7/29/2019 M West Campus Rm. 16 1:30 PM TO 4:30 PM  V. Conaway $65.00 129460 YES

Drawing: Portraits Supply List

Fall

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
8/22 To 10/10/2019 TH West Campus, Rm. 15 9:30 AM TO  12:30 PM V. Conaway $65.00 132543 YES
Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
10/17 To 12/12/2019 TH West Campus, Rm. 15  9:30 AM to  12:30 PM V. Conaway $65.00 132532 YES

 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.

Summer

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
5/22 To 6/26/2019 W West Campus Rm. 16  9:00 AM TO 12:00 PM  V. Conaway $79.00 129602 YES

Painting: Oil All Levels Supply List

Fall

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
9/4 To 10/9/2019 W West Campus, Rm. 15 9:00 AM TO 12:00 PM D. Stewart $79.00 132541 YES
Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
10/23 To 12/4/2019 W West Campus, Rm. 15 9:00AM TO 12:00 PM D. Stewart $79.00 132526 YES

Painting: Oil All Levels Supply List

 

Painting: Watercolor

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

Summer

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
6/7 To 6/28/2019 F West Campus, Rm. 15  9:30 AM to  12:30 PM V. Conaway $65.00 129607 NO
Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
7/19 To 8/9/2019 F South Fork Recreation Center  9:30 AM to  12:30 PM V. Conaway $65.00 129607 NO

Painting: Watercolor Supply List

Fall

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
8/23 To 10/11/2019 F West Campus, Rm. 15  9:30 AM to  12:30 PM V. Conaway $65.00 132475 YES
Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
10/18 To 12/13/2019 F West Campus, Rm. 15  9:30 AM to  12:30 PM V. Conaway $65.00 132491 YES

Painting: Watercolor 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!

Not available this Fall

Painting: Watermedia 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.

Not available this Fall

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.

Summer

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
6/12 To 7/24/2019 W West Campus, Rm. 34 6:00 PM TO  9:00 PM L. Rubin $75.00 129609 YES

Silversmithing Supply List

Falls

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
9/18 To 11/6/2019 W West Campus, Rm. 34 6:00 PM TO  9:00 PM L. Rubin $95.00 132484 YES

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.

Summer

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req
5/16 To 7/11/2019 TH West Campus, Rm. 34  6:00 PM TO  9:00 PM B. Pettinati Longinotti $85.00 129452 YES

Stained Glass Supply List

Fall

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req
9/5/ To 10/24/2019 TH West Campus, Rm. 34  6:00 PM TO  9:00 PM B. Pettinati Longinotti $85.00 132480 YES

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.

Summer

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
5/21 To 7/16/2019 T Robert L. Strickland Center, Rm. 1297  6:00 PM TO  9:00 PM S. Danner $85.00 129595 YES

Woodworking Supply List

Fall

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
8/20 To 10/8/2019 T Robert L. Strickland Center Room 1297 6:00 PM To 9:00 PM S. Danner $85.00 132473 YES
Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
10/22 To 12/10/2019 T Robert L. Strickland Center Room 1297 6:00 PM To 9:00 PM S. Danner $85.00 132494 YES

 

 

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.

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
01/23 TO 02/13/2018 T West Campus, Rm. 15  9:30 AM TO  12:30 PM V. Conaway $55.00 119178 NO
Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
02/27 TO 03/20/2018 T West Campus, Rm. 15 9:30 AM TO  12:30 PM V. Conaway $55.00 119183 NO

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.

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
01/18 TO 03/08/2018 TH Miller Park Recreation Center, Rm. 100  9:00 AM TO  12:00 PM D.Stewart $65.00 119165 NO
Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
03/22 TO 05/10/2018 TH Miller Park Recreation Center, Rm. 100  9:00 AM TO  12:00 PM D.Stewart $65.00 119172 NO

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.

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
04/03 TO 04/24/2018 T West Campus, Rm. 15  9:30 AM TO  12:30 PM V. Conaway $55.00 119189 NO

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.

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
02/27 TO 04/03/2018 T West Campus, Rm. 15 1:30 PM To 4:30 PM V. Conaway $65.00 119193 YES

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.

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
01/17 TO 03/07/2018 W West Campus, Rm. 15 9:00 AM TO  12:00 PM  D. Stewart $65.00 119138 YES
Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
4/4 TO 5/23/2018 W West Campus, Rm. 15 9:00 AM TO  12:00 PM To be Announced $65.00 119143 YES

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!

Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
01/31 TO 03/21/2018 W South Fork Recreation Center, Rm. 100  1:00 PM TO  4:00 PM A. Bess $65.00 119164 NO
Date Day Location Start To End Time Instructor Cost Course Number Parking Req.
04/04 TO 05/09/2018 W South Fork Recreation Center, Rm. 100  91:00 PM TO  4:00 PM A. Bess $55.00 119156 YES

Painting: Watermedia Bess Supply List