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Mosaic Pendant Workshop


with Beverly Thomas Jenkins

Calendar Nov 1, 2021 at 6 pm

Grade 9- Adult

This class is for anyone that wants to have fun while creating a keepsake mosaic pendant. Make a pendant for yourself or one to give away. Each student will also have the opportunity to purchase an additional pendant to mosaic if time allows.

6:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m., Monday, November 1.

Pottery Wheel - Holiday Tree Dish - 2 Day Workshop


with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar Nov 2, 2021 at 10:30 am

Grades 5 -Adult

Enjoy a relaxing two-day workshop creating a unique tree shaped dish.  Personalize and paint this fully functional piece to use at your holiday gatherings or all year round.  Students will spend the first day on the potter’s wheel creating the dish form. On day two, students will learn decorating techniques. Items are food safe and dishwasher, oven, and microwave friendly.

10:30 am - 12:30 pm, Tuesday, November 2, and Thursday, November 4.

Glass Fusion - Holiday Ornaments Workshop


with Karen Hitchcock

Calendar Nov 3, 2021 at 6 pm

Ages 14 - Adult

In this two-hour glass fusion workshop students will make decorative glass holiday ornaments. This hands-on session is designed for fun!  Students will make up to five ornaments while learning the basics of fused glass.  Students will have the chance to use frit, stingers, and dichroic glass to make unique creations!  All materials are included and fired projects will be available two weeks after the class.

6:00 - 8:00 pm, Wednesday, November 3.

Will run

Sunflower - Palette Knife Workshop


with Beverly Thomas Jenkins

Calendar Nov 5, 2021 at 5:30 pm


Bring your own refreshments, bring a friend, and enjoy this oil impasto palette knife workshop!  You will learn palette knife techniques using oil paint on a 6"x6" canvas and have a lot of fun at the same time.  This workshop is designed to be laid-back and a wonderful night out with your friends or special someone!  

All supplies will be included.

5:30 - 8:30 p.m., Friday, November 5.

Mosaics - Rooster


with Beverly Thomas Jenkins

Calendar Nov 6, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 4 weeks


This class is so fun!  Using colorful china and other glass elements we will create a one-of-a-kind bird mosaic.

We ask that you bring any color china you want to use and share with other students.  All other materials will be supplied.

Some mosaic, collage, or artistic experience preferred for this class.

9:00 a.m. - Noon, Saturdays, November 6, 13, 20, and December 4.


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Zentangle Method of Drawing - Dingbatz


with Kay Grogg

Calendar Nov 13, 2021 at 10 am

Grade 9- Adult

Dingbatz are a fun way to incorporate Zentangle in any of your own art projects.  They add creativity to your snail mail, name tags, scrapbook art, hand lettering or journaling projects.  We will learn the basics of using this new way of Zentangling along with how to create "fake calligraphy".  We will create a Thank You Card, Name Tag, and learn a fun way to add interest to other art projects.  Basic Zentangle understanding is encouraged but not necessary for this class.  Materials will be supplied with class fee.

10:00 am - 12:30 pm, Saturday, November 13.

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