Classes
 
Class Date & Time Instructor Cost  

Watermelon Door
Hanger

July 19th, 6-8pm

Natalie Cranford

$35 Adult

Description

Come create a fun summertime wooden door hanger! This slice of summer will certainly brighten up any door!

Ages

adult

Class Size Min. 5 - Max. 18
What to Bring Wear clothes to paint in!
About the Artist

Natalie Cranford has enjoyed making crafts for many years. She has worked on projects from sanding and remodeling yard sale finds to creating the coolest trends from Pinterest. Currently she is in her 6th year of teaching 3rd grade, but enjoys working with all ages of people. Along with crafting she also enjoys running, cooking, and shopping!

or call 704-484-2787 to register by phone
 
Class Date & Time Instructor Cost  

Paint & Sip
Cow

July 26,
6:00 – 8:00

Kara McDaniel

$30 plus $5 material fee

Description

Monochromatic Moo Cows! Create your own spin on a lovable cow by focusing on a monochromatic color scheme of your choosing! These creative colorful animals are fun and fantastic and will add style and flair when displayed! Join us for an evening painting session where you can create your own masterpiece in just a couple hours! Worried you don't have any experience painting? We will teach you stroke-by-stroke how to get the painting you desire. Whether you are looking for a fun night out with your friends or just trying to find your creative side, we can make it happen.

Ages

Adult 18+

Class Size Min. 6 - Max. 15
What to Bring Wear old clothes and bring your favorite beverage and a snack to share (optional)
About the Artist

 

or call 704-484-2787 to register by phone
 
Class Date & Time Instructor Cost  

Pineapple Door
Hanger

August 2nd, 6-8pm

Natalie Cranford

$35 Adult

Description

Come create a fun and trendy pineapple door holder! Students will be able to customize it by adding their own initial! Please specify which initial you would like to use when signing up!

Ages

adult

Class Size Min. 5 - Max. 18
What to Bring Wear clothes to paint in!
About the Artist

Natalie Cranford has enjoyed making crafts for many years. She has worked on projects from sanding and remodeling yard sale finds to creating the coolest trends from Pinterest. Currently she is in her 6th year of teaching 3rd grade, but enjoys working with all ages of people. Along with crafting she also enjoys running, cooking, and shopping!

or call 704-484-2787 to register by phone
 
Class Date & Time Instructor Cost  

Summer Inspired
Paint Your Own Pottery

August 13th, 10am-12pm

Natalie Cranford

$35 Adult
$45 adult + 1 child

$55 adult + 2 children

Description

Come and paint from either a plate or two ceramic tiles with fun bright colors.  The teacher can lead you in various summer designs or you can come and use your own imagination!  Adults and children welcome. Pick from two blank (6" x 6") tiles or 1 plate (9 3/4") This needs to be specified when you pay.

Ages

5yo - adult

Class Size Min. 12 - Max. 20
What to Bring all supplies will be provided by the teacher
About the Artist

Natalie Cranford has enjoyed making crafts for many years. She has worked on projects from sanding and remodeling yard sale finds to creating the coolest trends from Pinterest. Currently she is in her 6th year of teaching 3rd grade, but enjoys working with all ages of people. Along with crafting she also enjoys running, cooking, and shopping!

Paint Your own Pottery
or call 704-484-2787 to register by phone
 
Class Date & Time Instructor Cost  

Hands-on Barn Quilt Painting

Friday, September 23, 9am – 2pm

Amy Drum

$55

Description

We will learn the art, techniques and history of making Barn Quilts. You’ll choose one of three quilt patterns; learn to layout the pattern on your board, draw and paint the pattern. You’ll leave with your own Barn Quilt ready for hanging and starting a quilt trail in your neighborhood!

Ages

16+

Class Size Min. 4 - Max. 10
What to Bring

Bring: Three 2 ½” paint brushes and a fine detail brush, frog tape (green), and a hand held hair dryer. Come dressed in paint clothes.
Supplies provided by instructor include: 2’x2’ plywood primed on all sides, paints, lunch and beverage for everyone. One student registered per panel, please.

About the Artist

Amy Drum fell in love with the barn quilt patterns as she traveled the roads of North Carolina’s High Country and the Blue Ridge Parkway. She came home with the vision of developing a trail in Cliffside that would bring people to the once thriving mill village. She has since painted more than 34 quilt squares in Cliffside and 18 in other areas of the region. Amy, her husband and their three small children live in Kings Mountain, NC.

or call 704-484-2787 to register by phone
 
Class Date & Time Instructor Cost  

Hands-on Barn Quilt Painting

Saturday, September 24, 9am – 2pm

Amy Drum

$55

Description

We will learn the art, techniques and history of making Barn Quilts. You’ll choose one of three quilt patterns; learn to layout the pattern on your board, draw and paint the pattern. You’ll leave with your own Barn Quilt ready for hanging and starting a quilt trail in your neighborhood!

Ages

16+

Class Size Min. 4 - Max. 10
What to Bring

Bring: Three 2 ½” paint brushes and a fine detail brush, frog tape (green), and a hand held hair dryer. Come dressed in paint clothes.
Supplies provided by instructor include: 2’x2’ plywood primed on all sides, paints, lunch and beverage for everyone. One student registered per panel, please.

About the Artist

Amy Drum fell in love with the barn quilt patterns as she traveled the roads of North Carolina’s High Country and the Blue Ridge Parkway. She came home with the vision of developing a trail in Cliffside that would bring people to the once thriving mill village. She has since painted more than 34 quilt squares in Cliffside and 18 in other areas of the region. Amy, her husband and their three small children live in Kings Mountain, NC.

or call 704-484-2787 to register by phone
 
Class Date & Time Instructor Cost  

Private or Group Drawing and Painting Sessions

Please call the Arts Council to Set Up Times
704-484-2787

Steven Greenway

Individual: $30 per session or $80 for three sessions

Group: $25 per session per person or $70 for three sessions

Description

Having difficulty fine tuning your 2D artwork? Want to create clear colors instead of muddy colors in your watercolor or acrylic paintings? Stumped by not knowing how to clean up a glaring watercolor mistake? Do you want to bump up your drawing skills with better shading, directional lighting, perspective and figure drawing?

Steven Greenway will help you improve your skills and more in one-on-one or small group sessions. These special instructive classes are held at the Cleveland County Arts Council by appointment only.

Sessions are 1 ½ hours long with individual instruction.
These sessions are intended for serious minded artists interested in
kick-starting their art career.

Ages

Adult

Class Size Min. 6 - Max. 15
What to Bring Bring your own art materials and samples of your work. 
About the Artist

Steven Greenway has his MFA from the Otis Art Institute. His experience includes book illustrations, graphic design, teaching, and private art instruction.  He was employed as  the art director for Clyde A Short and McDowell Technical Community College.

Please call 704-484-2787 to register by phone
 
 
PLEASE NOTE: In order to register you must call 704-484-2787 or visit the Arts Council -
111 S. Washington Street, Shelby, NC 28150.
 

Class Cancellations/Refund Policy
The Arts Council reserves the right to cancel a class if a minimum enrollment is not attained.  In such instances, previously paid fees will be fully refunded.
Students who need to withdraw from any class should contact the Arts Council at the earliest time possible.  You will receive a refund, less $10.00 service charge per class only when notice is received within a minimum of four (4) before the first class meeting.

 

Calling All Artists
Are you interested in teaching art classes at the Cleveland County Arts Council in Shelby, NC?

We are looking for artists interested in teaching art to children or adults. Do you have a fun project, skill or an art form you would like teach others?

The Cleveland County Arts Council offers you the opportunity to design your own class, hours, description and yes, even the price.

The Arts Council will advertise your class on our website, newspaper, e-mail, Facebook, and newsletter, provide the classroom, register students and handle the financial transactions for only $15 - 20.00 per student.

We’d like to offer evening classes during the week and Saturday classes during the year. If you are interested and want us to consider your class, please complete the Instructor Interest Form and submit to Cleveland Arts Council, 111 S. Washington Street, Shelby, NC 28150.

Also, please include a short biography, description of your art and teaching experience and a list of references and telephone numbers.

Please contact Darby Foust at the Cleveland County Arts Council with any questions. Our telephone number is 704-484-2787 or e-mail darby@ccartscouncil.org

 
 
111 S. Washington St., Shelby, NC 28150   -   Phone: 704-484-2787   -   Email: info@ccartscouncil.org