Arts and Crafts

Take your creativity to the next level with our wide variety of courses in arts and crafts.

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Courses

Cricut Crafting Basics

Whether you’re a creative pro or brand-new to DIY, Cricut® will help you make personalized, professional-quality projects with ease. Cricut® smart cutting machines allow you to create projects for home décor, parties and events, weddings, apparel and more. Learn how to use Circuit Design Space™ software to find images, projects, and fonts, and design your heart out. All great projects start with an idea – make yours come to life using your computer, tablet or smartphone! This course teaches students how to navigate Cricut® smart cutting machines are an amazing tool to create beautiful crafts for home décor, parties and events, weddings, apparel and more. This course teaches students how to navigate Circuit Design Space™ and provides a review of Cricut® smart cutting machine options, cutting materials, and cutting tools.

You will need a computer, tablet or phone with a camera and high speed internet access. You should have a computer or tablet with Cricut Design™ downloaded to the device prior to the start of the course. You do not need a Cricut® machine to take this course.

This course is taught remotely via Zoom. You will need your Hudson Valley username and password to access the course. 

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Heather Chase, Instructor 

Cricut Crafting Basics
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Saturday, 10/3
9:00 am - 12:00 pm
ZARC-298 500 1 seats left $25

Cricut Crafting Intermediate

Cricut® smart cutting machines are an amazing tool to create beautiful crafts for home décor, parties and events, weddings, apparel and more. Navigating Circuit Design Space™ is key to successful crafting with Cricut®. In this course you will learn how to upload SVG, JPEG, and PNG files, and how to use the group, attach, weld, slice, contour, and how to add score lines in Circuit Design Space™.

You will need a computer, tablet or phone with video capability and high speed internet access. You should have a computer or tablet with Cricut Design™ downloaded to the device prior to the start of the course. You do not need a Cricut®  machine to take this course.

This course is taught remotely via Zoom. You will need your Hudson Valley username and password to access the course. 

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Heather Chase, Instructor

Cricut Crafting Intermediate
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Saturday, 10/3
1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
ZARC-304 500 3 seats left $25

Drawing

This class will enable participants to confidently draw from observation using natural objects and still life setups. We will learn about and use techniques such as lines, contour, blind contour and value to demonstrate shading, gradation, and color. A materials list will be emailed to you after registering.

Materials list: 

This course is taught remotely via Zoom. You will need your Hudson Valley username and password to access the course.

Dorothea Osborn, Instructor

Drawing
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Mondays, 9/21 - 11/9
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
ZARC-299 500 0 seats left $89Section Full

Glass Etching

Have you ever wanted to learn how to personalize your glassware? Join this class and learn how to etch words onto glass surfaces with etching paste. We will practice on a glass and a mason jar that you can take home that day. After this class, you won’t have to pay for expensive personalized glassware – you’ll be able to do it yourself! Course fee includes $10 materials fee.

Alexandra Omecinsky, Instructor

Class will meet in Day Care Center, Room B06

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Glass Etching
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Saturday, 12/5
12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
ZARC-279 500 8 seats left $25

Light Up Wine Bottle Painting

Join the experienced educators from Art in Mind in learning how to paint on glass wine bottle that will light up to beautifully glow! You will be walked through the steps of painting a fall scene on a frosted wine bottle.The class will include a battery powered cork with light string attached to insert into bottle, embellishments for the bottle, and an extra set of batteries to take with you. Students must withdraw five business days before the start of the course for a full refund. All supplies are included and no experience necessary.

Art in Mind Studio, Instructor

Course will meet in Day Care Building, Room B06

On-Campus Health Screening Process 

Light Up Wine Bottle Painting
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Tuesday, 10/20
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
ZARC-288 500 10 seats left $55

Nature & Embroidery Art

Nature & Embroidery Art

 

This workshop will explore the combination of natural materials with embroidery to create small art pieces. Objects found in nature, like pine needles, branches, insects, stones, grass, and more, can all serve as the source for your composition. Learn the basics of embroidery by embroidering into watercolor paper to create designs and to incorporate natural materials. Students will complete the workshop with small pieces of art that utilize the natural beauty of our world and are secured on the substrate with embroidery thread. 

Materials List:

This course is taught remotely via Zoom. You will need your Hudson Valley username and password to access the course.

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Dorothea Osborn, Instructor

Nature & Embroidery Art
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Saturday, 10/3
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
ZARC-330 500 8 seats left $25

Nature & Free Embroidery

This workshop will explore stitches of embroidery and the use of a water-soluble substrate and tulle. In this workshop students will discover the use of substrates and embroidery stitches that will enable you to produce “free from the substrate” embroidery. Students will leave the workshop with three pieces of embroidery. Depending on the scale of the pieces, students may have to complete outside of class.

Materials List

This course is taught remotely via Zoom. You will need your Hudson Valley username and password to access the course.

Computer Account Information

Dorothea Osborn, Instructor

Nature & Free Embroidery
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Saturday, 11/7
10:00 am - 1:00 pm
ZARC-331 500 10 seats left $25

Winter Slate Painting

Join the experienced educators from Art in Mind in painting a winter scene on beautiful genuine roofing slate removed from an Adirondack home! You will learn techniques of painting on natural stone, as well as many other painting techniques, as they walk you through this project. Students must withdraw five business days before the start of the course for a full refund. All supplies are included and no experience necessary.

Art in Mind, Instructor

Course meets in the Day Care Building, Room B06

On-Campus Health Screening Process 

Winter Slate Painting
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Tuesday, 11/17
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
ZARC-316 500 6 seats left $55

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Community and Professional Education

Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 252

Fax: (518) 629-8103

Regular Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday - Friday, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
(excluding college holidays and vacations)