Garden Art – Project 1
In this workshop, students will have the option to create two different, unique and lasting works of art for their 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. Sign up for one project or both!
Project 1: Decorative flower stake. Can be used decoratively or as a bird bath or feeder.
Garden Art – Project 2
In this workshop, students will have the option of creating two different, unique and lasting works of art for their 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. Sign up for one project or both!
Project 2: Flower bell or windchime. This decorative flower can hang out amongst your plants and will have a bloom that will last year-round.
Valentine’s Day Card Making
Make your own Valentine’s Day cards this year! In this one-day workshop, learn the techniques behind making beautiful handmade cards with simple, step-by-step instructions. All materials for this workshop will be supplied. It is encouraged for students to bring in any tools, papers, embellishments, etc. of their choosing to use in the class.
Paper Art 2D Compositions
This workshop is about creating a 2D composition from paper. Students will learn new paper art skills and take home their own framed piece of work. Colored paper can be rolled, looped, curled, twisted, and otherwise manipulated to create shapes which make up designs. Learn how to cut paper into interesting layers with foam core to create depth and a unique piece of art.
Introduction to the Zentangle Method
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.
Black Tiles: The Next Step in the Zentangle Method
Take your Zentangle drawings to the next level in this intermediate workshop! Learn to draw with white ink and charcoal on Black Tiles. Must have taken an Intro to Zentangle class prior.
Glass Fusion Workshops: 4 Part Plate
A two-hour glass fusion workshop that you will put 4 – 4x 4 pieces of glass together to make a picture or an abstract that makes one picture. It will look great on a table when it’s not being used. Examples of uses are candies, nuts, sauces or dips.
Glass Fusion Workshops: Night Lights
A 2-hour glass fusion workshop where students will learn to make fun and useful night lights of their own design!
Glass Fusion Workshops: Garden Stakes
A 2-hour glass fusion workshop making decorative glass stakes for your garden or house. Each student can make up to four.
Glass Fusion Workshops: Folded Vase
A 2-hour glass fusion workshop where students will make a beautiful vase to showcase their spring flowers and impress their family and friends.
Glass Fusion Workshops: Sun Catchers
A 2-hour glass fusion workshop where students will create a beautiful sun catcher to hang in their garden or home!
Glass Fusion Workshops: Spring Plate
A 2-hour glass fusion workshop where students will be creating a square dinner plate to eat their favorite meal on or display for everyone to see!
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ABOUT THE MCKINNEY CENTER
The McKinney Center at Booker T. Washington School is a multi-use facility providing arts education through Jonesborough's Mary B. Martin Program.