Arts & Crafts for Teens & Adults

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Arts & Crafts for Teens & Adults

Nurture your natural artistic ability or push your limits to learn a new skill and talent.  WCPR offers a number of arts and crafts classes led by an incredible team of instructors.  If you only enjoy the occasional art experience due to an already filled personal calendar, register to attend one-time, open workshops.  If you can’t find time during the week then check out our array of weekend workshops.  Or, maybe you have time and want to commit to an extended program that offers weekly classes to advance your skill on a weekly basis.  Whatever your schedule, we have just the right program to meet your needs through a variety of art mediums and techniques. *Click on highlighted Registration Code #'s for program description, details and online registration.

Classes for March, April and May
Location Codes:
FR = Franklin Recreation Complex in Franklin
LV = Longview Recreation Center in Spring Hill
NV = Nolensville Recreation Complex in Nolensville
FV = Fairview Recreation Complex in Fairview
EC - Community Enrichment Center in Franklin (new, next to County Library)


PAINTING WITH YARA STAGNER - Oils and Acrylics

Are you interested in finding your inner painter?  This is the class for you!  Painting with Yara Stagner is an introductory step by step class into the world of oil and acrylic painting.  Perfect class for the beginner or advanced student.  This class is an open workshop for painting and does not require pre-registration.  Payment must be made at the front desk prior to entering the workshop for class.  New students welcome to join anytime.  Instructor:  Yara Stagner, new students call instructor for supply list at 615-485-9839.
FR  Mon  3/13 - 3/27   10:00am to 12:30pm  Teen/Adults  $20.00/class
FR  Mon   4/3 - 4/24   10:00am to 12:30pm  Teen/Adults  $20.00/class
FR  Mon   5/1 - 5/29   10:00am to 12:30pm  Teen/Adults  $20.00/class

WATERCOLOR FOR BEGINNERS
NEW AT THE ENRICHMENT CENTER!
Join us for a fun afternoon of learning a foundation to watercolor painting. We will cover different techniques of how to use water and paint to create many types of looks that watercolor can achieve. At the end of the class you will go home with a fully painted landscape. This class is for all ages and great for beginners. Supplies provided. Instructor: Amanda Harrison. For more information contact Amanda at amandaharrisondesigns@gmail.com and 615-582-8938.
9434   EC   Fri   5/19    1:00pm to 4:00pm    16yrs and up   $50.00

FLOWERS THAT POP WITH COLOR & STYLE - with Caroline Thompson
NEW AT THE ENRICHMENT CENTER!
This class focuses on creating impressionst floral designs that literally pop off the canvas. Bold color choices mixed with unique designs and texture help the participants bring authenticity to their work. You'll see flowers in the landscape in a different way! Instructor: Caroline Thompson. Call Caroline at 303-882-8931 for more information and a materials list.
8543   EC   Thurs   3/23    9:30am to 2:30pm    Adults & Seniors   $50.00
8544   EC   Thurs   4/27    9:30am to 2:30pm    Adults & Seniors   $50.00
8545   EC   Thurs   5/18    9:30am to 2:30pm    Adults & Seniors   $50.00

BASIC DRAWING - Beginners & Intermediate
NEW AT THE ENRICHMENT CENTER!
This is an ongoing drop in class and each student is taught at their own skill level. The class will explore the basics of drawing such as perspective, value, color, and texture. Each class will include exercises such as drawing a face, an animal, or a landscape. Instructor: Marie Oxnard. Call Marie at 919-740-2800 or marieoxnard@yahoo.com for more information.
8908  EC   Tues  3/7 - 3/28 (skip 3/21)   10:00am to 12:00pm  Adults & Seniors   $15.00/class
8909  EC   Tues  4/4 - 4/25   10:00am to 12:00pm   Adults & Seniors   $15.00/class
8910  EC   Tues  5/2 - 5/30   10:00am to 12:00pm   Adults & Seniors   $15.00/class

MS. AMY'S AFTER SCHOOL ART ADVENTURES
NEW AT THE ENRICHMENT CENTER!
Let's do art! Let's draw cartoons, doodle, paint, sculpt clay, collage, and more! We create with markers, paints, pastels, oil pastels, model magic, glue, and recycled found collage. You will be amazed at how much art and fun we will have in just a few hours. Supply Fee: $5.00 payable to instructor. Instructor: Amy Stielstra. For more information you can contact Amy at 615-218-9877 or email amystielstra@bellsouth.net.
8623   EC  Tues  3/14   3:45pm to 5:45pm    11yrs to 17yrs  $20
8624   EC  Tues  4/11   3:45pm to 5:45pm    11yrs to 17yrs  $20
8625   EC  Tues   5/9    3:45pm to 5:45pm    11yrs to 17yrs  $20

SEWING MACHINES & THINGS - LEVEL 1 SEWING
NEW AT THE ENRICHMENT CENTER!

Learn basic sewing skills: We will be teaching how to make a basic poncho, simple skirt, pillowcase, tissue holder, and tote bag. We will teach the use of our sewing machines, proper measuring techniques, fabric selections, ease of allowance of fabrics, machine hemming, elastics casings, French seams, and much, much more!!! Supply Fee: $45 payable to Sewing Machines & Things. For more information contact sewingmachinesandthings@yahoo.com or 615-790-3888.
9407   EC   Tues    4/11 - 5/2    5:30pm - 8:00pm   12yrs and up   $120
9408   EC   Tues     5/9 - 5/30   5:30pm - 8:00pm   12yrs and up   $120
9409   EC   Thurs   4/13 - 5/4    5:30pm - 8:00pm   12yrs and up   $120
9410   EC   Thurs   5/11 - 6/1    5:30pm - 8:00pm   12yrs and up   $120

Art & Appetizers

Drop-in to join Melinda Duncan and fellow artists for an evening of painting at the Nolensville Rec Center! You will have step-by-step instructions to create a trendy piece to call your own. Sign up at the front desk at the Nolensville Rec Center and bring your favorite appetizer to share! Instructor: Melinda Duncan For more information contact Melinda at artist081772@gmail.com or visit http://social-artworking.com/profile/melindaduncan.

*$30 fee paid at the front desk with cash or check the night of the class*

NEW!!! 
Franklin Art Scene's "First Friday Art Crawl" & Parent's Night Out!
Parents if you would like a night out to enjoy the Arts yourself, but need childcare.....we have the perfect solution for you.  WCPR has teamed up with The Franklin Art Scene to provide programs where you can drop off your kids to MAKE art....and then you can go downtown, enjoy dinner on Main Street and then mosey through the Franklin Art Crawl to see the work of incredible local artists. Click on the link in the left margin for more information! 
NEW TIMES AND PRICE
8843   FR    Fri   4/7    6:00pm to 8:00pm   Ms. Shelley    4yrs to 7yrs    $20
8587   FR    Fri   4/7    6:00pm to 8:00pm   Ms. Amy        7yrs to 11yrs   $20
8844   FR    Fri   5/5    6:00pm to 8:00pm   Ms. Shelley    4yrs to 7yrs    $20
8588   FR    Fri   5/5    6:00pm to 8:00pm   Ms. Amy        7yrs to 11yrs   $20

TEEN / ADULT POTTERY - Open Workshops
FV   Tuesdays   On-Going   11:00a  to  3:00pm   Teen/Adult   $12/class
*$25 supply fee is payable to instructor 
*Register or walk-in the day of at Fairview Recreation Center

DRAWING FOR BEGINNERS
Learn the basic concepts of drawing, focusing on learning to draw what you see.
Students will warm up with drawing activities to enhance their skills and leave
with a final project they will be proud of.

FV   Mondays   On-Going    5:30p to 7:00p    Teen/Adult    $15/class
*Registration on Active required
*Click here to register!

ALBUM ART
Get inspired by your favorite music to create your own album art. Students will
pretend their favorite musician is their client to create a unique
representation of their favorite songs. Learn techniques to go from concept to
finished project. Each student will leave with their own hand made album art to
hang in their room.

9251    FV    Thurs    March 2, 9, 16, 23    5:30p to 7:30p    Teen/Adult    $60/session
9252    FV    Thurs    April 6, 13, 20, 27     5:30p to 7:30p    Teen/Adult    $60/session
9253    FV    Thurs    May 4, 11, 18, 25     5:30p to 7:30p    Teen/Adult    $60/session

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