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Zentangle Method of Drawing - Introduction

$50

with Kay Grogg

Calendar Mar 13, 2021 at 10 am

Grade 9- Adult

The Zentangle Method of Art is an easy to learn art form that is FUN and RELAXING! Beautiful images can be created by drawing structured patterns. As you become engrossed in the process, your focus becomes, “Zen” like and relaxed, resulting in individually unique masterpieces.  Students must complete this class or have previous Zentangle experience before taking, Working With Tan Tiles."  This workshop may transition to online if the need arises.

10:00 am - 12:30 pm, Saturday, March 13

Garden Mushrooms Decorating and Design

$66

with Jess Parks

Calendar Mar 13, 2021 at 1 pm

Grade 9- Adult

During this one-day workshop, students will explore their creative side by decorating and personalizing their own clay mushrooms for their garden or home. Students will receive two pre-constructed clay mushrooms that they design and decorate using stamps, stencils, and other tools.  All student work will be finished with a beautiful glaze and fired to perfection.  Fired projects may be picked up two weeks after class.

1:00 - 4:00 pm, Saturday, March 13

Pottery Wheel - Bowls - 2 Day Workshop

$70

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

Ceramic Tray Decorating

$66

with Jess Parks

Calendar Mar 20, 2021 at 1 pm

Grade 9- Adult

During this two-hour workshop, students will design and decorate a long serving platter. Explore your creative side by adding handles, surface texture, and personal touches. Each dish will be fired and glazed to enjoy for years to come.   Fired projects may be picked up two weeks after class.

1:00 - 4:00 pm, Saturday, March 20

Mandala Magic Workshop

$60

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

Glass Fusion - Garden Stakes

$70

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

$55

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

$60

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





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