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Pottery Wheel - Casserole Dish - 2 Day Workshop

$70

with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar Apr 20, 2021 at 10:30 am

Grades 5 -Adult

Enjoy a relaxing two-day workshop creating two beautiful casserole dishes! Students will spend the first day on the potter’s wheel creating the casserole forms. On day two, students will assemble dishes and learn decorating techniques. The goal is for each student to accomplish making two casserole dishes.  Masks will be required due to close contact during demonstrations and one-on-one instruction.

10:30 am - 12:30 pm, Tuesday, April 20, and Thursday, April 22.

Full Course

Ceramic Garden Art Workshop

$70

with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar Apr 23, 2021 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Grade 5- Adult

In this workshop, students will have the option to create a flower stake that can be used decoratively or as a bird feeder or bird bath. Be creative and use it in your garden or home. Projects will be built out of clay by hand and decorated in class. All projects will get a sealing coat of glaze and fully fired to withstand the outside elements. 

 

10:00 am - 1:00 pm, Friday, April 23

Will run

Mixed Media Drawing - Session 2
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Mixed Media Drawing - Session 2

$136

with Alice Salyer

Grade 6- Adult

Our new Mixed Media class builds upon a foundation of drawing, while expanding the possibilities with a multitude of mediums. Students will learn how to create varying degrees of line width using pen & ink; while also being introduced to brush pens -- creating smooth, flowing energetic lines. A world of color, texture and composition will be explored, using techniques from printmaking, painting and even textiles!  Students are encouraged to explore processes such as collage and abstraction.  All skill levels and ages are welcome! This class will transition to online if the need arises.

9:00 - 11:00 am, Saturdays, April 24, May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29

Casting and Mold Making with Plaster - Workshop
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Casting and Mold Making with Plaster - Workshop

$72

with Jess Parks

Grades9 - Adult

Learn how to make a simple 2-piece plaster mold of a small 3-D, solid item. Each step of the process will be discussed and executed with the instructor’s assistance. After making the mold, wet plaster will then be poured into the cavity, to create your own unique cast. All materials and tools will be supplied. 

1:00 - 4:00 pm, Saturday, April 24

 

Pottery Wheel - Mugs - 2 Day Workshop

$70

with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar May 11, 2021 at 10:30 am

Grades 5 -Adult

Enjoy a relaxing two-day workshop creating four beautiful mugs! Students will spend the first day on the potter’s wheel creating the mugs. On day two, students will trim mugs and learn decorating techniques. The goal is for each student to accomplish making four mugs.  Masks will be required due to close contact during demonstrations and one-on-one instruction.

Tuesday, May 11, and Thursday, May 13.

Movie Makers

$195

with Raymond Jones

Calendar Jun 7, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Grades 7 - 12

Class Limit:  8 students

Students will work together to create a film of their own.  As a class they will write, direct, shoot, act in, and edit their own film, using high-def digital editing software. Green Screen technology will also be an option, as students place characters in historical settings or exotic locales. Students will also have access to props, costumes, artifacts, old documents, photos and letters, and have the freedom to shoot in locations throughout town, including the historic cemetery, the Chuckey Depot, and areas that are usually closed to the public, such as the Christopher Taylor Cabin. Student films will be presented at the 7th Annual Jonesborough Student Film Festival on November 4, 2021 where they will have the opportunity to ride in a limo from Jonesborough's Visitors Center to the McKinney Center.  Once at the McKinney Center they will proceed down a red carpet to their movie premier!  Family and friends will be invited to attend!

Camp registration fee includes the use of all tech equipment, licenses used, supplies, snacks, and a camp T-shirt.  Students may be asked to bring costume items from home such as hats, scarves, shoes, etc.

June 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Gillespie Building - 1523 Persimon Ridge Road, Jonesborough, TN.  This building is at the entrance of Wetlands Waterpark.  The Gillespie Building is owned by the Town of Jonesborough and is the location of the McKinney Center's film studio!

A confirmation email will be sent to you upon registration with further information and tips regarding summer camp.

For our Infection Disease and COVID-19 Procedures, please click this link:

https://mckinneycenter.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Infectious-Disease-PolicyR-1.pdf

 

Payment plan available: $25 deposit plus 2 payments of $56.66, paid every two weeks. Final payment of $56.68.

Teen Pottery Wheel Camp

$300

with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar Jun 7, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Ages 13 - 18

Class Limit:  6 students

In this "teen only" class, students will learn to use the potter’s wheel by making basic bowl, mug, and vessel shapes.  Our goal is for each student to produce five projects that will go home with them to enjoy or give as gifts.

Registration fee includes materials including clay and glazes, supplies, snack, and a camp t-shirt!

Projects need time to dry and will be fired in a kiln.  Therefore, final projects will be available for pick up approximately 2 weeks after camp.  The McKinney Center and camp instructors will notify parents when items are ready.

June 7, 8, 9, 10, 11

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

 A confirmation email will be sent to you upon registration with further information and tips regarding summer camp.

For our Infection Disease and COVID-19 Procedures, please click this link:

https://mckinneycenter.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Infectious-Disease-PolicyR-1.pdf

 

Payment plan available: $25 deposit plus 2 payments of $91.66, paid every two weeks. Final payment of $91.68.

Simple Sewing

$155

with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar Jun 21, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Grades: 5 – Adult

Class Limit: 10 students

Sewing camp gives students the opportunity to learn basic sewing skills while making functional and fun items. Patterns, thread, and material will be included. Students will start with a pillowcase, applique pillow, beach bag, and their choice of a skirt or shorts!

Registration fee includes materials, supplies, snacks, and a camp t-shirt!

Students should bring their own machines if they have them.  The MKC does have a few that can be loaned but you must reserve the machine at time of registration.

June 21, 22, 23, 24, 25

9:00 a.m. - Noon

 A confirmation email will be sent to you upon registration with further information and tips regarding summer camp.

SIGN UP FOR POTTERY 202 AND MAKE IT A WHOLE DAY CAMP!

For our Infection Disease and COVID-19 Procedures, please click this link:

https://mckinneycenter.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/Infectious-Disease-PolicyR-1.pdf

 

Payment plan available: $25 deposit plus 1 payment of $130.00, paid every four weeks.




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