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Pottery Wheel - Bowls - 2 Day Workshop


with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar Mar 16, 2021 at 10:30 am

Grades 5 -Adult

Enjoy a relaxing two-day workshop creating beautiful bowls! Students will spend the first day on the potter’s wheel creating bowl forms. On day two, students will trim bowls on the wheel and learn decorating techniques. The goal is for each student to accomplish making 3 – 5 ceramic bowls. Masks will be required due to close contact during demonstrations and one-on-one instruction.

10:30 am - 12:30 pm, Tuesday, March 16, and Thursday, March 18

Mandala Magic Workshop


with Roslyn Eitel

Calendar Mar 20, 2021 at 1 pm

9th Grade to Adult

Mandalas are circle drawings that are very relaxing to create. The radial and repetitive nature helps focus the mind, enabling concentration and lets creativity flow. During this workshop, students will learn how to draw a radial mandala. Drawing and coloring their mandala will help with mindfulness & bring a sense of peace & relaxation. Students will work on one mandala with different options for coloring. The final piece will be framed & ready to display.

1:00 - 5:00 pm, Saturday, March 20

Mosaic Pet Portrait


with Beverly Thomas Jenkins

Calendar Mar 22, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Grade 9- Adult

Learn mosaics by creating a family keepsake of your favorite animal or beloved pet. This class will teach you basic mosaic principals along with shading techniques, color enhancement choices, etc. to achieve a unique one of a kind finished mosaic. This class may transition to online if the need arises.

6:00 - 8:30 pm, Mondays, March 22, 29, April 5, 12, 19

Glass Fusion - Garden Stakes


with Karen Hitchcock

Calendar Mar 23, 2021 at 6 pm

Grade 9- Adult

A two-hour glass fusion workshop making decorative glass stakes for your garden or house. Each student can make up to four garden stakes.  All materials are included and fired projects will be available two weeks after class.

6:00 - 8:00 pm, Tuesday, March 23

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

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

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