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with Beverly Thomas Jenkins
Grades 9 - Adult
This 2-day 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 using water-solouble oil paint. The style is intuitive, casual, and abstract. The canvas is a 9"x12" 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 - 8:00 pm, Monday, October 9 and Wednesday, October 11.
Tree of Life - Quilt Workshop
with Kristy Ottinger
Join Greeneville, TN quilter, Kristy Ottinger, for this 2-Day quilting workshop to make a one-of-kind, Tree of Life, quilted wall hanging. This quilted hanging will be 3-dimensional and will be made using free motion quilting. Free Motion Quilting is machine quilting the quilt top, batting and backing without the aid of the machine's feed-dogs to move the quilt sandwich forward. The size of the stitches are based on the speed of the machine and the quilter's hand movements, not controlled by the machine as in regular machine sewing with the feed-dogs. Students must bring their own supplies. Supply list can be obtained from the McKinney Center.
9:00 a.m. - Noon, Saturdays, October 14 & 21
Glass Fusion - Sushi Dish Workshop
with Karen Hitchcock
Grade 9- Adult
You will learn about different types of glass and how to use the tools to create a project. This particular class will be creating a sushi plate which can be used for many things.
Tuesday, October 17, 6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
Still Life Painting Workshop - The Colors of Fall
with Donna Bird
This class will feature a still life set-up of all things Fall! Come and explore the colors and textures of the harvest season through the medium of oil or acrylic paint. We will use a limited palette, just 3-5 colors, to learn about color harmony in a painting. We will also experiment with different ways to create texture and atmosphere to create interest. This class is best suited for students with some painting experience.
Students will bring their own supplies. The supply list will be sent upon registration.
Tuesday, October 24, 1:00 - 5:00 p.m.
Zentangle Method of Drawing - Dingbatz
with Kay Grogg
Grade 9- Adult
Dingbatz are a fun way to incorporate Zentangle in any of your own art projects. They add creativity to your snail mail, name tags, scrapbook art, hand lettering or journaling projects. We will learn the basics of using this new way of Zentangling along with how to create "fake calligraphy". We will create a Thank You Card, Name Tag, and learn a fun way to add interest to other art projects. Basic Zentangle understanding is encouraged but not necessary for this class. Materials will be supplied with class fee.
Saturday, November 4, 10:00 am - 12:30 pm.
Glass Fusion - Holiday Ornaments Workshop
with Karen Hitchcock
Ages 14 - Adult
In this two-hour glass fusion workshop, students will make decorative glass holiday ornaments. This hands-on session is designed for fun! Students will make up to five ornaments while learning the basics of fused glass. Students will have the chance to use frit, and stingers glass to make unique creations! All materials are included and fired projects will be available two weeks after the class.
6:00 - 8:00 pm, Thursday, November 9.