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Classes March 2019

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SATURDAY, MARCH 2

Family Night

7 to 8:30 p.m.

Colorful Spirits Art Studio

4221 W. Langley Road, Elm City

Fee of $10 per person (or four for $35) includes all you and your loved ones need to paint an 8X10. Several choices will be offered or you can do your own thing on a blank canvas. No experience necessary. RSVP and pay in advance. For more information, email info@colorfulspirits.com.

SATURDAY, MARCH 2

Mosaic Jewelry Workshop with Elisabeth Farnsworth

10 a.m. to noon

Hammond Gallery, Boykin Center

108 Nash St.

Local artist Elisabeth Farnsworth will instruct participants on how to create two mosaic pendant necklaces. These colorful pendants will combine different shapes from a variety of materials. Appropriate for ages 13 and up — perfect for a mother/daughter project. The cost is $40 per person, pre-registration is required. Call 252-291-4329 to register or stop by the Boykin Center Tuesday to Friday 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. or Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3p.m.

saturday, march 2

First Saturday, Kids Paint Class

10 to 11 a.m.

Colorful Spirits Art Studio

4221 W. Langley Road, Elm City

Fee of $10 per person includes all supplies needed. RSVP and pay in advance. For more information, email info@colorfulspirits.com.

Saturday, March 2

Creating Colorful Swirls with Polymer Clay

2 to 4:30 p.m.

Art Happens on Tarboro

106 Tarboro St. W.

From bright multicolor stripes to impressionistic swirls, learn to use various caning techniques in this hands-on workshop where you can take home your result as pendants or earrings. Instruction fee $40; supply fee $25. For more information call Myra Nicholas 252-650-2530 or visit the store.

Wednesday, March 6

Stained Glass Class

7 to 9:30 p.m.

Art Happens on Tarboro

106 Tarboro St. W.

Learn the basic techniques for making a stained glass panel using the copper foil method. Class runs for seven weeks. Instruction fee $150; supply fee $100-$200. For more information call Kim S. Joy 252-650-2530 or visit the store.

Friday, March 8

Stained Glass Pendant Class

10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Art Happens on Tarboro

106 Tarboro St. W.

Create little works of art using stained glass techniques. You will learn to cut, grind, layer, wrap with copper foil and solder pieces. The finished piece will be a reversible pendant. Instruction fee is $40; supply fee is $25. For more information call Kim S. Joy 252-650-2530 or visit the store.

FRIDAY, MARCH 8

Rainbow Tree Adult Paint Class

6:30 to 9:30 p.m.

Colorful Spirits Art Studio

4221 W. Langley Road, Elm City

Fee of $30 includes all you need to paint with step-by-step instructions. RSVP and pay in advance. For more information, email info@colorfulspirits.com.

Saturday, March 9

Creating/Enhancing Raised Designs

2 to 4:30 p.m.

Art Happens on Tarboro

106 Tarboro St. W.

From traditional cameos to bas relief butterflies, tinting and shading are time-honored techniques for emphasis. Instruction fee is $40; supply fee is $25. For more information call Myra Nicholas 252-650-2530 or visit the store.

tuesday, march 12

Spring Visual Arts Academy: Part 2

4 to 5:30 p.m.

Edna Boykin Cultural Center

108 Nash St.

Due to the popularity of the Visual Arts Academy with instructor Louis Small Jr., teaching comic art and drawing, the Arts Council has added an additional series of classes. Appropriate for all middle and high school students who enjoy exploring drawing in the comic art style, this series of six classes will begin Tuesday, March 12 and will run on consecutive Tuesdays through April 16. The cost is $75 for all six sessions. Call the Arts Council at 252-291-4329 to reserve your spot or stop by the office at the Boykin Center during normal business hours (Tuesday to Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., or Saturday, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.). Pre-registration is required.

THURSDAY, MARCH 14

Mark Gordon: '20 Years in Wilson'

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Hammond Gallery, Boykin Center

108 Nash St.

The Arts Council of Wilson will host work by local potter and educator Mark Gordon. The night will begin with artist talk at 5 p.m. followed by an open reception.

FRIDAY, MARCH 15

Eiffel Tower Adult Paint Class

6:30 to 9 p.m.

Colorful Spirits Art Studio

4221 W. Langley Road, Elm City

Fee of $30 includes all you need to paint with a step-by-step instructions of the Eiffel Tower. RSVP and pay in advance. For more information, email info@colorfulspirits.com.

Saturday, March 16

Stained Glass Class

10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Art Happens on Tarboro

106 Tarboro St. W.

Learn the basic techniques for making a stained glass panel using the copper foil method. Class runs for seven weeks. Instruction fee is $150; supply fee is $100 to $200. For more information call Kim S. Joy 252-650-2530 or visit the store.

Saturday, March 16

Themed Charm Bracelet

2 to 4 p.m.

Art Happens on Tarboro

106 Tarboro St. W.

Students will pick from a variety of charms to create their own themed bracelet. Memory wire fits any size wrist. Choose beads and findings to match. Instruction fee is $35; supply fee is $20. For more information call Myra Nicholas 252-650-2530 or visit the store.

Thursday, March 21

Creating Multicolor Starburst Flowers

7 to 9 p.m.

Art Happens on Tarboro

106 Tarboro St. W.

Create vivid or subtle flowers with this technique. Bugle beads with seed bead edges, gives you fabulous combinations. Stunning in clusters or worn as earrings or pendants.

Instruction Fee $40 and Supply Fee $25. For more information call Myra Nicholas 252-650-2530 or visit the store.

THURSDAY, MARCH 21

Creative Kids Painting Academy with Kim Valentine

4 to 5:30 p.m.

Hammond Gallery, Boykin Center

108 Nash St.

The cost is $60 for all five classes, pre-registration is required. This class is for students in kindergarten through 5th grade. Valentine teaches young artists some of the fundamentals of drawing and painting, while encouraging their own creativity. Scholarships are available to those who qualify. Call 252-291-4329 or visit the Boykin Center during regular business hours (Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., or Saturdays 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.) This class will continue on Thursdays through April 18.

FRIDAY, MARCH 22

Pour Your Art Out: Feather-String Pull Technique

6:30 to 9 p.m.

Colorful Spirits Art Studio

4221 W. Langley Road, Elm City

Explore a new technique to create dynamic paintings. Fee of $40 includes all you need to paint with step-by-step instructions to make it easy to follow along. RSVP and pay in advance. For more information, visit info@colorfulspirits.com.

Friday, March 22

PMC Basics

1 to 5 p.m.

Art Happens on Tarboro

106 Tarboro St. W.

This class will cover the basic tools and techniques as you make a simple pendant with precious metal clay. PMC is a clay at after firing turns to Fine Silver. Instruction fee is $50; supply fee is $45. For more information call Kim S. Joy 252-650-2530 or stop by the store.

Saturday, March 23

Pillowcase Sewing Class

1:30 to 4:30 p.m.

Art Happens on Tarboro

106 Tarboro St. W.

Have you wanted to learn to sew or use that sewing machine you got as a gift? Learn about machine operation and sewing. Instruction fee is $20; supply kit is $8. Bring your own sewing machine. For more information all Kim S. Joy 252-650-2530 or visit store.

friday, march 29

Coffee Time Rooster Adult Paint Class

6:30 to 9 p.m.

Colorful Spirits Art Studio

4221 W. Langley Road, Elm City

Fee of $30 includes all you need to paint a step-by-step coffee time rooster. RSVP and pay in advance. For more information, visit info@colorfulspirits.com.

Saturday, March 30

Creating Wire and Beaded Figures

2 to 4:30 p.m.

Art Happens on Tarboro

106 Tarboro St. W.

Make your own wired woman and give her a unique personality. Using colored wire, beads and other components, create a whimsical figure that you can wear or display. Instruction fee is $40; supply fee is $25. For more information call Myra Nicholas 252-650-2530 or visit the store.

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