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Art for Adults

Art for Adults

The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department announces new classes in altered art, botanical illustration and porcelain china painting at the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Road. Registration is required for all classes. For more information, call 790-5719, ext. 10.  


If you love flowers, join this painting class and learn a great way to keep them forever! Practice the art of observing the minute detail of live flowers, unique details and the art of transferring the detail to paper using drawing and watercolor techniques.  Course will cover the history of botanical art and 19th century prints. No experience necessary. Meets Tuesdays, 1pm-3pm, October 7th through November 11th OR on Tuesday nights, 6:30pm-8:30pm.  Cost: $90 for 6-week course.  To register call Franklin Recreation Complex, 790-5719, ext. 10.

ALTERED ART-Flying . . . A Matter of Good Wing Feathers
Altered art is a fast growing craft trend where objects are used as a creative starting point for a unique work of art. Inspired by the cut-out collage work of Chagall and Matisse, students will work with paint, paper, images and found objects to create a shadow box in tribute to the art of flying. For beginning and experienced crafters and artists, age 13 and older. Class will be offered Tuesday, October 21st from 10am-noon OR October 29th, from 1pm-3pm. Class fee is $15 (second family member $10), plus a supply fee of $5. To register, call the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Road, 790-5719, ext. 10.

Learn the art of porcelain painting in this beginner’s class for teens and adults. Make a sunflower trivet for an easy first project. All supplies and kiln firings for project are included in the supply cost. Porcelain painting will meet on Thursdays, October 23rd through November 13th from 1pm-4pm. Course fee: $80, plus supply fee of $25. Call instructor Rebecca Harter for more information. To register, call the Franklin Recreation Complex, 1120 Hillsboro Road, 790-5719, ext. 10.  

Is your group of friends looking for something new, fun and creative to do together?   Or does your organization need a creative outlet to satisfy their adventurous spirit?  Then how about planning a custom made arts and crafts party for your group?  You can pick your own project.  Some party ideas include:  Bead Jewelry, Decorative Painting, Stamping, Altered Art and Mosaics.  Call Arts and Crafts Coordinator, Cindy Moore at the Franklin Recreation Complex at 790-5719, ext. 20 for more information and to book your imaginative adventure today!