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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

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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.

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.

Pottery Studio 202

$255

with Kara Bledsoe and Jess Parks

Calendar Jun 21, 2021 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Grades:  7-12

Class Limit:  10 students

In this fun and messy class, students will learn hand-building techniques and the use of the potter’s wheel. Students will also experience the delight of creating with their own hands and imagination in clay. 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 21, 22, 23, 24, 25

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.

SIGN UP FOR SIMPLE SEWING 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 2 payments of $76.66, paid every two weeks. Final payment of $76.68.

Butterfly Garden Sculpture Workshop

$70

with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar Jul 12, 2021 at 10 am

All ages welcome!  Children under age 12 should register with an adult.

Class Limit:  8

In this one-time workshop, students will make a beautiful butterfly using clay.  Students will learn basic clay hand-building techniques to make this long-lasting work of art that can be used in the yard, garden, or home.  

This is a great workshop to do with your children, family, and friends!  The class will take place in the McKinney Center's spacious auditorium with a maximum of 8 students.  

There will be a 30 minute break so bring a bag lunch and snacks!

Registration fee includes all supplies, concrete, etc.  Students should bring an old hand towel or kitchen towel.  Students should wear clothing and shoes that you don't mind getting messy!

July  12, 2021

10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.   A 30-minute break will be provided for lunch.

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

 

Ceramic Party Platter Workshop

$70

with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar Jul 16, 2021 at 10 am

All ages welcome!  Children ages 12 and under should register with an adult.

Class Limit:  8 students

In this one-time workshop, students will learn to build their very own party platter using hand-building clay techniques.  This class will take place in the McKinney Center's spacious auditorium with a maximum of 8 participants.  Sign up with your family and friends and have some creative fun!

There will be a 30 minute break so bring a bag lunch and snacks!

Registration fee includes all supplies, clay, glazes, two kiln firings, etc.  Students should bring an old hand towel or kitchen towel.  We will provide aprons but students can bring their own and wear clothing and shoes that you don't mind getting messy!  

July 16, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.     A 30-minute lunch break will be provided.

 

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





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