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Zentangle- Working with Tan Tiles


with Kay Grogg

Calendar Mar 27, 2021 at 10 am

Grade 9- Adult

Prerequisite:  Introduction to Zentangle Method of Drawing

This class will be a continuation of the Zentangle Method of Drawing.  Students will explore the tan or Renaissance tiles using black and brown ink; white gel pens, and white charcoal.  Please bring your graphite pencil, black pens, etc., from the first class.  The additional new materials will be provided with class fee.  This class may transition online if the need arises.

10:00 am - 12:30 pm, Saturday, March 27

Alcohol Ink Art Workshop


with Jess Parks

Calendar Mar 27, 2021 at 1 pm

Grades 9 - Adult

This one-day workshop will demonstrate how to use alcohol ink to produce a stunning 2-D composition.  Students will use inks and glass to create an interesting framed piece of art and learn how to use materials and gain confidence with their future art endeavors.  Students will have two framed, finished pieces to take home.

1:00 - 4:00 pm, Saturday, March 27

Mosaic Pendant Workshop


with Beverly Thomas Jenkins

Calendar Mar 30, 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 - 8:00 pm, Tuesday, March 30

Potters Wheel Series Level 2


with Jess Parks

Calendar Mar 31, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks


This intermediate level pottery class is designed to further students’ throwing skills on the potter’s wheel. In this course, students will develop more complex forms and learn new trimming techniques. Each class will have a different demonstration to show unique ways of making functional forms. Must have prior wheel experience. 

6:00 - 8:00 pm - Wednesdays March 31, April 7, 14, 21, 28, May 5

Acrylic Painting Workshop


with Beverly Thomas Jenkins

Calendar Apr 2, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Grades 9 - Adult

This workshop is for the person who wants to try painting without having prior knowledge of painting.  Students will be creating a beautiful vase of flowers.  The style is intuitive, casual, absract  The canvas is a 9x12" flat board which will fit a frame of your choice (not included).  This is a great workshop to take with family or friends!  

You can also reserve a private workshop with a minimum of 6 guests!  Please call the McKinney Center to make this reservation.

6:00 - 9:00 pm, Friday, April 2

Fairy Garden Cottages


with Kay Grogg

Calendar Apr 3, 2021 at 10 am, runs for 2 weeks

Grade 9- Adult

Create a magical fairy garden this spring by learning how to make mini houses using flower pots, paint, and natural elements. Each participant will make at least one fairy house and will learn how to decorate other areas of a fairy garden using sticks, pinecones, and found items. This will be a fun and magical class that is sure to please the fairies who visit your garden this spring.

10:00 am - Noon, Saturdays, April 3, 10

Will run

Bird House Decorating and Design


with Jess Parks

Calendar Apr 3, 2021 at 1 pm

Grade 9- Adult

During this one-day workshop, students will explore their creative side by decorating and personalizing their own functional bird house. All students work will be finished with a beautiful glaze and fired to perfection.  Fired projects may be picked up two weeks after class.

1:00 - 4:00 pm, Saturday, April 3


Crochet - Sculpted Vessels Workshop


with Nancy Bouffard

Calendar Apr 3, 2021 at 1 pm

Ages 6 to Adult

In this three-hour workshop students will learn to increase and decrease single crochet to “sculpt” a functional fiber vessel (basket, bowl or vase).  Materials provided and/or bring your own.   Some crochet experience is helpful but not necessary.  This class will transition to online if the need arises.

1:00 - 4:00 pm, Saturday, April 3

This class will transition to online if the need arises.

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