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Art Classes with Jenell Willey

Art Classes with Jenell Willey

Join freelance artist and art instructor Jenell Willey for art classes at the Westside Community Center.

MARCH

Polymer Clay Succulents
Create your own mini succulents out of polymer clay! Turn your finished succulent garden into a magnet or leave it as is for a cute desktop decoration! All supplies included.

  • 6-7:30 p.m. on Wed., March 2
  • Teens & adults
  • $20 per person 

Painted Birdhouse Gourds
Make a charming house for your backyard birds from a gourd! Use acrylic paints to create your own designs on a gourd which you can then hang up in your yard! All supplies included.

  • 9 a.m.-12 p.m. on Sat., March 12
  • All ages
  • $30 per child

Spring Wreath Arrangements 
Make a floral arrangement swag with silk flowers and attach it to a pre-made grapevine wreath! Finish it off with a bow! Wreaths measure 14"-18". All supplies included. Welcome to bring your own items to add to the wreath.

  • 6-7:30 p.m. on Wed., March 16
  • Teens & adults
  • $35 per person

Creative Science: Shrinking Turtles
Creative Science is a partner program between Brad Hartle, 4-H STEM educator with UMES and Jenell Willey, freelance artist and instructor from In The Art Room. They've worked together to create fun & engaging lessons that involve art and science for youth! Their Art Exploration lessons are designed to engage youth in hands on activities in both art and science, with experiments, arts & crafts, and combined projects! 
Join us for a fun lesson on Sea Turtles and shrink film! Learn about the life cycle of sea turtles, what makes them unique, and conservation. Color, cut, and shrink your own turtle keychain & charms!  

  • 1-3 p.m. on Sat., March 26
  • Ages 8+
  • $40 per person

APRIL

Basket Weaving for Kids 
Weave a round reed basket with this beginner's basket. The basket measures approx. 4” x 6” when finished and makes a great pencil holder!

  • 9 a.m.-12 p.m. on Sat., Apr. 9
  • Ages 8+
  • $35 per person

Basket Weaving for Teens & Adults
Weave a cape cod blueberry style basket out of reed!

  • 9 a.m.-12 p.m. on Wed., Apr. 13
  • Teens & adults
  • $40 per person

MAY

Creative Science: Fish are Friends
Creative Science is a partner program between Brad Hartle, 4-H STEM educator with UMES and Jenell Willey, freelance artist and instructor from In The Art Room. They've worked together to create fun & engaging lessons that involve art and science for youth! Their Art Exploration lessons are designed to engage youth in hands on activities in both art and science, with experiments, arts & crafts, and combined projects! Youth will learn about a science topic and create an art project related to the topic! During this lesson youth will learn about fish biology through a dissection and create Gyotaku using replica fish.

  • 1-3 p.m. on Sat., May 7
  • Ages 8-14
  • $40 per person

Painted Wine Glasses
Create a set of two painted wine glasses! Use examples to paint from or bring your own ideas! All supplies included.

  • 9-11 a.m. on Wed., May 11
  • Adults
  • $20 per person

Preregistration is required for all classes. A minimum number of students must be met in order to hold each class. To pre-register: text, call or email Jenell Willey at 410-713-1011 or intheartroom@hotmail.com.

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