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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

Glass Fusion - Spring Plate

$70

with Karen Hitchcock

Calendar Apr 20, 2021 at 6 pm

Grade 9- Adult

A two-hour glass fusion workshop making decorative spring plate for your home or for a gift.  Plates can be used for serving food or a decorative piece for everyone to see! Each student will make one plate.   All materials are included and fired projects will be available two weeks after class.

6:00 - 8:00 pm, Tuesday, April 20

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

Healing Soaps

$62

with Angela Millan

Calendar Apr 23, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

9th Grade - Adult

In this class sutdents will learn how to make a magical, supercharged, artisan soap using herbs, essential oils, quartz or other stones, and love!  Students will learn the benefits of purifying your sking and learn which ingredients stimulate the skin to restore tone and texture. Students will also learn about healing properties of various essential oils and stones.  Each student will take home two soaps by using their choice of two oils and two stones.

6:00 - 9:00 pm, Friday, April 23

Will run

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.

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

 

Garden Stone Workshop

$70

with Kara Bledsoe

Calendar Jul 14, 2021 at 10 am

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

Class Limit:  8 students

This fun workshop will capture your memories for years to come!  Each student registered will create at least one concrete garden stone.  All materials will be provided.  However, if you have special items to place in your stone you may bring it (broken china, jewelry, coins, etc.).  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 14, 2021, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.  A 30-minute break for lunch 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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