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Watercolor - Intermediate Level - ONLINE CLASS


with Sharon Squibb

Calendar Feb 3, 2021 at 5 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Grades 9 - Adult

This is a class for students who would like to explore watercolor painting from home. It continues the study of watercolor techniques introduced in Fall Semester’s Basics of Watercolor online class, but it is open to all students who wish to experience watercolor painting. Zoom instruction includes step-by-step projects designed to guide you through the painting process from start to finish. The course will offer a variety of special techniques and approaches to making watercolor paintings of different subjects. Students will work on paintings along with the instructor as she demonstrates the steps. You will also receive emails with detailed Power Points so that you may practice further or complete a piece at home. Each session will also be recorded. Students will receive a supply list after they register. Students may purchase their own supplies or through the McKinney Center for an extra $50.00. If purchased through the McKinney Center materials can be picked up prior to class (if given proper notice).

Cost is $113 plus supplies

5:00 - 6:30 pm, Wednesday ONLINE, February 3, 10, 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31, April 7

Story Collecting Workshop - ONLINE


with Jules Corriere

Calendar Apr 8, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This four-part online class is designed for those interested in collecting oral stories from family members, neighbors, veterans, and community members. Participants learn how to conduct one-on-one interviews as well as how to hold story circles through a combination of class instruction and hands-on training, covering such skills as generating effective questions, finding potential storytellers, creating the best environment, as well as proper use of recording equipment. Participants each receive a PDF guidebook which follows the training course and Power Points. All who complete the course will be certified story collectors for Jonesborough’s StoryTown Programs. All Participants are encouraged to continue using the skills learned in this class by becoming a StoryTown Brigade member, and to collect stories from Washington County community members for use in Jonesborough’s StoryTown programs, which include a monthly radio show, podcast, annual play, and other projects.

6:00 - 7:00 pm, Thursdays, ONLINE, April 8, 15, 22, 29


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