Arts & Crafts for Teens & Adults

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Arts & Crafts for Teens & Adults

urture 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 August, September, October & November
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)

BASIC WATERCOLOR & PENCIL TECHNIQUES

Join professional artist, Tim Pafford, as he facilitates a new class great for beginners or intermediate students. This class will cover: watercolor painting, brush techniques, color mixing, special effects, and pencil techniques. Students will also learn about design, composition, creating mood, reflections and weathered effects. 
**Students may purchase premium supplies from Instructor  - cost begins at $75. 
No prior experience is necessary.     
Instructor: Tim Pafford
10043  FR  Tuesdays  8/15 - 9/19  5pm to 7pm  Teen/Adults   $180**
10063   FR  Tuesdays  9/26 - 11/28 (skip 10/31 and 11/21)  5pm to 7pm  Teen/Adults   $240**

PAINTING WITH YARA STAGNER: OILS AND ACRYLICS
NEW AT THE ENRICHMENT CENTER!
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. Instructor:  Yara Stagner  
EC  Mondays   9/4 - 11/27   10:00am to 12:30pm  Teen/Adults  $20.00/class

CARD MAKING WITH VARADA
Perfect for a beginner or experienced paper crafter or anyone in between. In this class you will spend time exploring creativity. Students will work with different techniques to make unique and handmade greeting cards for various occasions. Class will remain open for registration through the session. Instructor: Varada Sharma. For more information contact Varada at varada.sharma@gmail.com or visit www.VaradaSharma.com.
WATERCOLOR
9480   EC   Mon    8/7 - 8/28      6:00pm to 8:00pm      12 and up     $100.00
9481   EC   Sat     8/12 - 8/26    10:00am to 12:00pm   12 and up      $75.00
3D CRAFTS
9976   EC   Mon    9/11      6:00pm to 8:00pm       9 and up      $25
9975   EC   Sat      9/16    10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
HALLOWEEN
9978   EC   Mon    9/18      6:00pm to 8:00pm       9 and up      $25
9977   EC   Sat      9/23    10:00am to 12:00pm    9 and up      $25
THANKSGIVING
9981   EC   Mon    9/30      6:00pm to 8:00pm       9 and up      $25
9979   EC   Sat     9/25    10:00am to 12:00pm      9 and up      $25
INTERACTIVE CARDS
9985   EC   Mon    10/9        6:00pm to 8:00pm      9 and up      $25
9984   EC   Sat     10/7      10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
9987   EC   Mon    10/16      6:00pm to 8:00pm      9 and up      $25
9986   EC   Sat     10/14    10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
SMALL GIFT HOLDERS
9989   EC   Mon    10/23      6:00pm to 8:00pm      9 and up      $25
9988   EC   Sat     10/21    10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
CHRISTMAS CARDS
9991   EC   Mon    10/30      6:00pm to 8:00pm       9 and up     $25
9990   EC   Sat     10/28    10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
MIXED MEDIA
9993   EC   Mon    11/6       6:00pm to 8:00pm      12 and up     $25
9992   EC   Sat     11/4      10:00am to 12:00pm    12 and up     $25
9997   EC   Mon    11/27      6:00pm to 8:00pm     12 and up     $25
9996   EC   Sat     11/18    10:00am to 12:00pm    12 and up     $25
GIFT CARD HOLDERS
9995   EC   Mon    11/13      6:00pm to 8:00pm      12 and up     $25
9994   EC   Sat     11/11    10:00am to 12:00pm     12 and up     $25

SEWING WITH SHAVON
NEW AT THE ENRICHMENT CENTER!
Sewing 101. Learn the basics of machine sewing. Each class participant will make a project each week to take home and enjoy. We will be making a cinch bag, a travel pillow, a bedside caddy, and an oven mitt! Online registration closes 24 hours before the class begins. If you would like to sign up after online registration closes, bring cash or a check to the front desk at the Enrichment Center. Space is limited! Instructor: Shavon Ward
10234   EC   Tues    10/3     3:45pm to 4:45pm    13yrs and up    $15.00
10235   EC   Tues   10/10    3:45pm to 4:45pm    13yrs and up    $15.00

10236   EC   Tues   10/17    3:45pm to 4:45pm    13yrs and up    $15.00
10237   EC   Tues   10/24    3:45pm to 4:45pm    13yrs and up    $15.00

WATERCOLOR FOR BEGINNERS
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.
9473   EC   Fri   8/18    1:00pm to 4:00pm    16yrs and up   $50.00
9855   EC   Fri   9/15    1:00pm to 4:00pm    16yrs and up   $50.00

FLORAL WATERCOLORS
NEW AT THE ENRICHMENT CENTER!
In this intermediate watercolor class we will paint from a live floral subject. Students will learn to sketch out what they see and learn to paint the layers to create a stunning watercolor floral painting. Students should have a basic knowedge of watercolor or have some experience in the medium. Sketching skills will be taught in class. Bring your own supplies. Instructor: Amanda Harrison. For more information contact Amanda at amandaharrisondesigns@gmail.com and 615-582-8938. 
9859  EC  Sun   8/20    2:00pm to 4:00pm    16yrs and up    $50.00
9860  EC  Sun   9/17    2:00pm to 4:00pm    16yrs and up    $50.00

FLOWERS AND ABSTRACTS THAT POP WITH CAROLINE THOMPSON
NEW AT THE ENRICHMENT CENTER!
Caroline Thompson creates and teaches expressionist floral and abstract painting. She believes these two genres can inspire the artist to new heights, and can be used individually or collectively. Come explore the possibilities! Instructor Caroline Thompson. Call Caroline at 303-882-8931 for more information and a materials list. 
10009  EC  Thurs     9/12     12:30pm to 4:30pm    Adults & Seniors    $40.00
10010  EC  Thurs     9/19     12:30pm to 4:30pm    Adults & Seniors    $40.00
10011  EC  Thurs     10/3     12:30pm to 4:30pm    Adults & Seniors    $40.00
10012  EC  Thurs    10/17    12:30pm to 4:30pm    Adults & Seniors    $40.00
10013  EC  Thurs    10/31    12:30pm to 4:30pm    Adults & Seniors    $40.00
10014  EC  Thurs    11/14    12:30pm to 4:30pm    Adults & Seniors    $40.00

BASIC DRAWING - Beginners & Intermediate
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.
EC  Tues     8/1 - 8/29     10:00am to 12:00pm    Adults & Seniors    $15.00/class
EC  Tues     9/5 - 9/26     10:00am to 12:00pm    Adults & Seniors    $15.00/class
EC  Tues  10/10 - 10/31   10:00am to 12:00pm   Adults & Seniors    $15.00/class
EC  Tues   11/7 - 11/28   10:00am to 12:00pm    Adults & Seniors    $15.00/class

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 every 6 weeks
*Register or walk-in the day of at Fairview Recreation Center

BASKET-MAKING 101
NEW AT THE FAIRVIEW RECREATION COMPLEX!
Join instructor Ann Schlemm for a fun, interactive, and informational class in which students will be taught to construct and weave baskets! Ann has over 25 years of experience in basket making, and she is eager to extend her knowledge to you! Register today to reserve your spot!
*There is a $20 supply fee, payable to Ann Schlemm, for each basket construction. Basic supplies for the       classroom will be provided.
9956   FV   Wednesday   9/20 - 10/11   10:00am to 12:00pm   Teen/Adult   $40
9957   FV   Wednesday   10/18 - 11/8   10:00am to 12:00pm   Teen/Adult   $40
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