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BCCC classes at Pocosin Arts School

COLUMBIA — Beaufort County Community College’s is offering classes at the Pocosin Arts School of Fine Crafts in Columbia. Due to COVID-19 concerns, these two classes will take place through Zoom, with art materials delivered to registered students. See the full Continuing Education fall schedule at www.beaufortccc.edu/current-con-ed. Call 252-940-6375 or email continuingeducation@beaufortccc.edu to sign up or the check on the status of a class.

Explore Ceramics

Learn about ceramics, the fundamental craft tied to human civilization as early as 28,000 BCE — it’s been all the rage for quite some time! This three-hour introductory course will immerse participants in hand-building techniques, surface design and includes a fun and short history of ceramics. Participant’s creations will be available for pick up a week after class. Materials and firing included in the price. This class will take place through Zoom. Students will have materials delivered to them, and ceramics will get picked up to get fired in a kiln. This class costs just $45. Class runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Aug. 25.

Explore Metalsmithing

Rings and other types of jewelry have been in production as early as 3000 BCE, with the earliest examples found in the tombs of ancient Egypt. This three-hour introductory course will introduce essential techniques, and have participants sawing, forming, and soldering to create a custom fit silver ring in less than three hours! Materials included in the price. This class will take place through Zoom. Students will have materials delivered to them. This class costs just $45. Class runs from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., Aug. 25.