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Art Workshops 2014

Art Workshops for 2014

Go to:  Spring Art Classes Go to: Art Workshops for Kids Go to: Art Workshops for Adults

ART WORKSHOPS for KIDS

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Christmas Workshop14th Annual Children’s Christmas Workshop (Ages 4 –up)

An afternoon of fun and festivities for children of all ages! Children will work like little elves in the art studios at The Renaissance Center creating gifts and decorations. Three hands-on-art activities and refreshments will make for a fun experience. (Parents are asked to stay with children 4-6 years of age.)

Combine this workshop with other holiday activities this Saturday for a special package price!

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ART WORKSHOPS for ADULTS

Paint Your ART Out with Kimberly Daniel

It’s the best “night out” around in Dickson County, Humphreys County, and Hickman County.  All you have to do is bring a smile.  We’ll have everything you need. Get settled in, while our Artist paints the night’s selection rightWinter_Beautyalong with you, guiding you step by step until you’ve completed your own 16×20 masterpiece to take home with you.

Our paint parties are the answer to the question, “What do we do tonight?”  You can paint, laugh and just have fun.  Our studio is a fabulous place designed to make your girls’ night out, birthday party or any special event memorable.  It’s a great date night for couples!  Our change of pace experience will have you telling everyone about the excitement! Call to ensure your place at the next class!

MUST REGISTER at LEAST 1 DAY before Class 

  • April 8 - 6:00 - 8:00
  • April 14 - 6:00 - 8:00
  • April 22 - 6:00 - 8:00 

Text or Call Kimberly: 615-426-4555.

May Paint-Along with Susan E. Jones: Landscape

Make your plans now to paint a unique gift or family heirloom for that special person. Register now for Renaissance Center Paint-Along class “Landscape” scheduled for Thursday evening, May 8th, from 6:00-9:00pm in Rm 118. 
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Paint along with Susan E Jones to create your own masterpiece. No prior experience is necessary, only the desire to find your inner artist and have some fun!  You are welcome to bring snacks, beverages, and friends to share in the fun!

The class fee is $35 which includes your instruction, demonstration, 16 x 20 stretched canvas acrylic paint, and other materials. Students will have the option to paint two 9 x 12 canvas panels if they prefer smaller paintings.

Registration is required and payment is due at registration. Seats are limited. Call for more details or to register, 615-216-5907.

Email or Call Susan E. Jones to Register.

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Pet Portrait Workshop with Susan E. Jones ( ages 16 –up)

The Pet Portrait Workshop, taught by instructor and colorist Susan E. Jones, teaches the beginning to Pippaintermediate student the basics of capturing his/her pet's likeness and personality on canvas. The workshop costs $80 per student, and includes both instruction and supplies. Easels are furnished during class. Students must have a clear reference photo of their pet, preferably a head shot taken in good light emailed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it one week prior to class. Student limit 12 

 September 27, 2014    12pm to 4pm

 December 12, 2014    12pm to 4pm

Email or Call Susan E. Jones to Register.

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House Portrait Workshop with Susan E. Jones ( ages 16 –up)

The House Portrait Workshop, taught by instructor and colorist Susan E. Jones, teaches the beginning to intermediate student the basics of capturing his/her home, grandma's house, church building, college administration building or any other special place on canvas. The Windy_Acre_Cottageworkshop covers the values assigned to each plane of a landscape, atmospheric perspective, and linear perspective. The workshop fee of $80 per student includes both instruction and supplies. Easels are furnished during class. Students must have a clear reference photo taken in good light, preferably taken 2 hours after sun up or 2 hours before sun down depending on the direction the house faces, emailed to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it one week prior to class. Student limit 12

August 23, 2014          12pm to 4pm

November 22, 2014    12pmto 4pm

 

Email or Call Susan E. Jones to Register.

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Polymer-Ornaments3Polymer Clay Ornament Workshop with Patricia Hudson

 

Decorate your tree with your own creations. Learn the art of working with polymer (oven bake) clay to form a cane which can be sliced to cover a glass ornament.  Other uses for the created cane will be demonstrated and suggested.

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Soap - Lynn LustyNatural Soap and Lotion Making with Lynn Lusty
 
Have you ever wondered about the ingredients that are found in skin care products?  Do you wish there were an alternative?  Well, there is!  This class will show you how to make your own soaps and lotions the natural way.  In this class you will make a 2 pound batch of soap as well as 12 ounces of lotion.  This is a fun and informative class.  Students will need to bring a towel and a shallow box (10"X12" minimum) to accommodate soap mold.  All other supplies will be furnished.  The instructor, Lynn Lusty is an experienced soaper and teacher.  Supply fee is $20.00 and payable to the instructor on the day of class.  Class limited to 8 students.

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August 16

*Remember space is limited!
Wire Wrapped Jewelry (Earrings, Pendants, Rings & Bracelets) with Lorraine Stevenson   
Be prepared to have a wonderful experience using the different wire techniques to make one of a kind jewelry.  Each person will make something to take home: earrings, pendant, necklace, bracelet... whatever you have time for! So come and have fun. The instructor, LorraineStevenson is a Tennessee Artisan.  Supply fee is $15.00 and payable to theinstructor on the day of class.  Class limited to 6 students.  
 
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Yule LogHave Your Cake and Paint it Too with Sonja DiMeola (adults)

It’s all about food!  Enjoy a delicious dessert while making a beautiful still life painting of it to take home.  You will be instructed by Sonja DiMeola who will guide you through the step by step painting process, and give you the recipe. No experience required, all materials provided.  Student limit 12.

 

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Please contact Anna Flowers for more information about these workshops or if you would like to teach a workshop here: (615) 740-5572, This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

FHU | Dickson

@ The Renaissance Center

Classes Begin Fall 2014

Visit www.fhu.edu/dickson for more information. 

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