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McKinney Center



Spring 2023

Watercolor - Intermediate Level - ONLINE CLASS

$109

with Sharon Squibb

Calendar Feb 8, 2023 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 $109 plus supplies

5:00 - 6:30 pm, Wednesday ONLINE, February 8, 15, 22, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12.

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Daytime Throwing

$282

with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar Feb 9, 2023 at 10 am, runs for 6 weeks

Grade 6- Adult

All levels of experience welcome.  This daytime throwing class will offer plenty of one to one instruction for beginners plus plenty of wheel time for the more experienced thrower to hone their skills.  All tools, materials, and firing time is included.  Small class size ensures wheel access and daily demos will provide tips and techniques needed to become confident on the potters wheel.

10:00 am - 12:30 pm, Thursdays, February 9, 16, 23, March 2, 9, 16.

Full Course

Mosaic - Happy Jar - 3 Day Workshop

$124

with Beverly Thomas Jenkins

Calendar Feb 13, 2023 at 9 am, runs for 1 week

Adult

Learn mosaics by creating a happy jar using Smalti Glass with the design of your choosing. The instructor will show students how to draw out their design, choose glass types and colors, and finish with a family keepsake.

9:00 am - Noon, Monday, February 13, Wednesday, February 15, and Friday, February 17.

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Basics of Watercolor

$189

with Sharon Squibb

Calendar Feb 13, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Grades 9 - Adult

This is a class for students who would like to explore watercolor painting in-person. 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 resources so that you may practice further or complete a piece at home. Materials are included but students are welcome to bring their own supplies.

5:30 - 7:00 pm, Mondays, February 13, 20, 27, March 6, 13, 20, 27, April 3, 10, 17.

Full Course

Tap - Level 1

$145

with Olivia Campbell

Calendar Feb 14, 2023 at 5:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Grade 9- Adult

This beginner’s class will be very energetic and have you happily sweating in no time. Students will learn to perform easy-to-follow tap dance steps and become acquainted with the terminology of tap, which equips students to quickly learn a variety of combinations and routines. Along with these basic steps, students will also learn ear training to improve rhythm and musicality. Students will need to supply their own tap shoes.  

5:30 - 6:30 pm, Tuesdays, February 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21, 28, April 4, 11, 18.

Full Course

Potters Wheel Series - Level 1

$348

with Jess Parks

Calendar Feb 14, 2023 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Adults

This beginning level class is designed for those wishing to develop their own skills on the potter’s wheel. This class is designed to build students’ skills in the foundational elements of clay, glazes, and terminology. Every class will demonstrate a different wheel throwing exercise. 

There are only 6 spots in this class to ensure that each student has wheel access.  The registration fee covers all materials including clay, glazes, tools, and kiln firing time.

6:00 - 8:30 pm - Tuesdays, February 14, 21, 28, March 7, 14, 21.

Full Course

Creative Constructions

$140

with Donna Bird

Calendar Feb 15, 2023 at 4:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Grades 3-6

Creative Constructions is designed for students who have taken Art Adventures or have the basic art skills needed to create more complex activities and projects. This class will allow young creatives to construct original pieces of art and to learn more about painting, drawing, mixed media, narrative art, and printmaking. Creative Constructions students will be introduced to a variety of art materials and learn new artistic techniques while reinforcing the basic elements of art. For example, students will work with scratchboard, learn perspective drawing, try their hand at watercolor and acrylic painting, and learn about master artists. Small class size allows for individual attention in a fun and inviting environment!

4:30 - 5:30 pm - Wednesdays, February 15, 22, March 1, 8, 15, 22, 29, April 5, 12, 19.

Full Course

Dance Discovery - Children's Dance

$148

with Earlene Hopkins

Calendar Feb 15, 2023 at 4:30 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Ages 6 - 8 (ages are flexible with instructor's permission)

Dance Discovery is an introductory course that provides children with a space to learn confidence through movement.  Students will experiment with improvisation, spatial awareness, and basic techniques of ballet and modern dance.  This course is designed to help the child explore expression in an organized movement class, equipping them for possible future dance classes.  

Students should come to class in a black leotard and black tights.  Students will dance barefoot.

4:30 - 5:15 pm, Wednesdays, February 15, 22, March 1, 8, 15, 29, April 5, 12, 19, 26, May 3. (No class on March 22).

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