Professional Crafts

Photo of a human sculpture, mug, and table created at WPCCWestern Piedmont Community College’s Professional Crafts programs offer unique opportunities for expressing your creativity.  Our programs offer studio practice along with guidance for running an arts business. Whether you are a professional artist or someone wanting to explore a new hobby, a variety of course options are available to give opportunities in sculpture, pottery, and woodworking on our campus.

We invite you to learn more about our offerings below.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

WPCC’s Studio Facilities

Students in our professional crafts classes have access to state-of-the-art facilities in which to practice their work. Wood-turning machines, pottery kilns, wheels, and other tools are available to assist in bringing ideas to life.

 

 

Curriculum Classes

Come join us at WPCC for some fantastic courses offered in Professional Crafts. For current and upcoming classes, please visit the Class Schedules page.

 

Professional Crafts Continuing Education Courses

Professional Crafts instructors also offer opportunities for specialized learning through WPCC Continuing Education. These courses are non-credit and focus on specific topics. To get more information, select a class name on the calendar. You will be presented with a course description and a link to register online. To see class offerings in future months, click the Next button or choose the month name and hit the “Go” button.

 

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Events in November 2016–October 2017

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    Porcelain Demonstration Workshop "Free"
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    Introduction to Seating: Wood Stool Class
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    Printmaking Techniques on Clay
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    Sharpening Woodworking Handtools
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    Handbuilding Pottery II
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    Figurative Clay Sculpture: The Human Head
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    Turning Small Lathe Objects
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    Turning Wood Bowls
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    Pottery Mold Making Techniques
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    Ceramic Wall Art - All Levels
    Functional Hand Built Pottery
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    Introduction to Blacksmithing Fundamentals of Forging I
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    Free Demonstration - Going Big: Guide to Making Large Wheel Thrown Pots for Wood firing
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    Introduction to Blacksmithing Fundamentals of Forging II
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    Wood Turning Plates
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    Weekend Blacksmithing: Fundamentals of Forging
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    (Canceled) -Ceramic Wall Art - All Levels
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    Functional Hand Built Pottery
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    Build Your First Chair
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    Wood Design Challenge - 52820
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    Turning Wide Rimmed Wood Bowls
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    Functional Hand Built Pottery
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    Wood Turning a Custom Keepsake Box - 53312

 

The Professional Crafts Programs at WPCC

Western Piedmont Community College offers associate degrees, diplomas, and certificates in three areas:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Sculpture

WPCC offers the following studies in sculpture:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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