Workshops

Workshops

The Winnsboro Center for the Arts has an ongoing program of workshops for both adults and children. Current workshops are included below.

If you have ideas, would like a specific topic offered for a workshop or if you are an instructor who would like to offer a workshop here at WCA please contact CJ Thatcher at 903-342-0686 or by email at cjthatcher@winnsborocfa.com

Crochet Basket Workshop

There are so many useful possibilities for these crocheted baskets. They can be gifts or used to organize small items such as keys or coins, and they look nice around the house.
 
Some experience is helpful but not required. $30 fee includes some supplies but participants need to bring size K crochet hooks, and 2 skeins size #4 medium weight yarn, OR 2 skeins size #5 bulky weight yarn (at least 350 yards).
 
Instruction will begin at 10:00 am, break for lunch at noon, and resume at 1:00 pm.
 
Plan to be a part of this exciting workshop! Come by WCA today or call 903-342-0686 to register. Spaces are limited. Payment is required upon registration.

Instructor:  Phyllis Neal

Date:  Saturday, Feb 29

Time:  10:00am to 4:00pm

Fee:  $30

Sign Up:  903-342-0686

Acrylic Pour Workshop

Learn techniques, tips and tricks of acrylic pouring. This workshop will demonstrate the “dirty pour” and swipe method in addition to teaching how to create cells.
 
These workshops are very popular. So book early to ensure your spot!
  • Workshop includes all the materials and tools you will need.
  • No experience necessary to create your own beautiful artwork.
  • Open to the public.
  • Please arrive 15 minutes prior to the workshop.
  • Come dressed for mess or bring an apron.
  • Canvases will need to be fully dry. Students will need to come back 3-5 days after class to pick up their paintings.
Spaces are limited, so sign up today! 

Instructor:  Marilyn Arnaud

Date:  Wednesday, March 11

Time:  10:00am to 1:00pm

Fee:  $40

Sign Up:  903-342-0686

Batik Watercolor Workshop

This workshop will use the batik technique, which is a little different from ordinary watercolor. Batik watercolor is done on rice paper with hot wax as a resist. Batik is designed for beginners or intermediate artists.
 
The $95 fee for this two-day workshop will include a pattern packet with photo and instructions, plus paints, paper, wax and brushes. Participants need only bring a stack of old newspaper (without glossy ads).
 
Don’t miss out on this new and exciting workshop! Please come by WCA today or call 903-342-0686 to register. Spaces are limited. Payment is required upon registration.

Instructor:  Kaye Jackson

Date:  Friday, March 13 – Saturday, March 14

Time:  9:00am to 4:00pm

Fee:  $95

Sign Up:  903-342-0686

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