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 December, January and February
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)

HIGHLY DETAILED PEN & INK DRAWING ON CORK
NEW AT THE ENRICHMENT CENTER!

In this class we will draw highly detailed pine and birch trees on cork. We will use a medium sized black sharpie pen, a white gel pen for the birch tree, and a fine tipped permanent black pen for the trees in the background. Students can call Karen Brackman at 615-509-3010 for the supply list. Instructor: Karen Brackman
11102   EC   Friday   1/19 - 1/26   11:30am to 2:30pm   Adults & Seniors   $40

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
10631   FR  Tuesdays  12/5 - 2/6 (skip 12/26 and 1/2)  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   12/4 - 2/26 (skip 12/18 - 1/1)   10:00am to 12:30pm  Teen/Adults  $20.00/class

Beginner's Watercolor Workshop
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 acheive. at the end of the class you will go home witha fully painted landscape. This class is for all ages and great for beginners. Supplies provided. Instructor: Amanda Harrison. For more information contact Amanda at amandaharrison@gmail.com and 615-582-8938. 
10697  EC   Friday   1/28   2:00pm to 4:30pm   16yrs and up   $50

Floral Watercolor Workshop
In this intermediate watercolor class we will paint froma 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 knowledge 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.
10698  EC   Sunday   2/11   2:00pm to 4:00pm   16yrs and up   $50

Watercolor Hand Lettering Workshop
NEW AT THE ENRICHMENT CENTER!
Learn the foundations of how to hand letter with watercolor. In this class you will learn the differences between calligraphy and hand lettering and how to use watercolor paint with a pen brush. You will walk through the alphabet in a few different styles and go home witha work book to practice with as well as a finished hand lettered quote. Instructor: Amanda Harrison. For more information contact Amanda at amandaharrisondesigns@gmail.com and 615-582-8938.
10696   EC   Tuesday   1/23   6:00pm to 8:00pm   16yrs and up   $50

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.

NEW YEAR
10704   EC   Sat    12/16   10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
10707   EC   Mon   12/18     6:00pm to 8:00pm      9 and up      $25
BIRTHDAY CARDS FOR GUYS
10708   EC   Sat    1/6     10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
10712   EC   Mon   1/8       6:00pm to 8:00pm      9 and up      $25
BIRTHDAY CARDS FOR GIRLS
10709   EC   Sat    1/13     10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
10713   EC   Mon   1/15       6:00pm to 8:00pm      9 and up      $25
VALENTINE CARDS
10710   EC   Sat    1/20     10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
10714   EC   Mon   1/22       6:00pm to 8:00pm      9 and up      $25
10711   EC   Sat    1/27     10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
10715   EC   Mon   1/29       6:00pm to 8:00pm      9 and up      $25
CLASS VALENTINES
10717   EC   Sat    2/3     10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
10721   EC   Mon   2/5       6:00pm to 8:00pm      9 and up      $25
LOVE CARDS
10718   EC   Mon   2/10       6:00pm to 8:00pm      9 and up      $25
10722   EC   Sat    2/12     10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
EVERYDAY MESSAGES
10719   EC   Sat    2/17     10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
10723   EC   Mon   2/19       6:00pm to 8:00pm      9 and up      $25
SPRING
10720   EC   Sat    2/24     10:00am to 12:00pm     9 and up      $25
10724   EC   Mon   2/26       6:00pm to 8:00pm      9 and up      $25

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, shape, 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   12/5 - 12/19   10:00am to 12:00pm    Adults & Seniors    $15.00/class
EC  Tues     1/9 - 1/30     10:00am to 12:00pm    Adults & Seniors    $15.00/class
EC  Tues     2/6 - 2/27     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
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.
*CLASSES WILL RESUME IN SPRING 2018*
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