Classes

Check out upcoming classes below!

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Thurs
April21st
Oyster Shell Trinkets adultsStudents decoupage oyster shells to create a unique trinket dish! Ages: teen/adult class
Additional info: All supplies will be provided. Students are welcome to bring decorative tissue papers or thin scrapbooking papers to use as well as their own oyster shells – however, I will have papers for them to use as well as shells. Cost: $30 for members, $38 for non members (all material included), Class held at the Art League of Ocean City. Please register by 04/19/2022!
10:00am – 11:30amArt League of OC
502 94th Street Ocean City, MD 
$30.00 – $38.00
Thurs
April28th
Wire wrapped Sea Glass PendantDescription: Students wrap wire around pieces of sea glass to create one finished necklace and one pendant which can be used as a zipper/chain pulls, key chain, ornaments, gift toppers, etc. (please note: the sea glass provided is purchased) 
Ages: teen/adult class
Additional info: Instructor will provide all supplies. Students are welcome to bring their own authentic pieces of sea glass – pieces provided have the appearance of sea glass but have been man made. Cost: $35 for members, $44 for non members (all material included)
Please register by 04/26/2022!
10:00am – 11:30amArt League of OC
502 94th Street Ocean City, MD 
$35.00 – $44.00
Thurs
May5th
Basket Weaving (teens & adults)Students weave a Cape cod blueberry style basket out of reed. Please sign up 2 weeks in advance because supplies need to be ordered in advance. Class held at the Art League of Ocean City.
Cost: $50 for members, $63 for non members
 (all material included)
Please register by 03/24/2022!
10:00am-1:00pmArt League of OC
502 94th Street Ocean City, MD 
$50.00 – $63.00
Sat
May7th
Creative Science: Fish are FriendsCreative Science: Fish are Friends (ages 8-14) – 5/7/22 from 1:00-3:00pm
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.
Ages: 8-14, $40.00 per student.
Registration is required in advance – intheartroom@hotmail.com. Class is held at 21109 West Side Community Center in Bivalve MD 21814.
1:00-3:00pmWestside Community Center, Bivalve MD
$40.00
Wed
May11th
Painted Wine Glasses!Painted Wine Glasses (Adult) – 5/11/22 from 9:00-11:00am
Create a set of two painted wine glasses! Use examples to paint from or bring your own ideas! Supplies are included. Open to adults, $20.00 per person.
Registration is required in advance – intheartroom@hotmail.com. Class is held at 21109 West Side Community Center in Bivalve MD 21814.
9:00-11:00amWestside Community Center, Bivalve MD
$20.00
Thurs
May12th
Wire wrapped Sea Glass PendantDescription: Students wrap wire around pieces of sea glass to create one finished necklace and one pendant which can be used as a zipper/chain pulls, key chain, ornaments, gift toppers, etc. (please note: the sea glass provided is purchased) 
Ages: teen/adult class
Additional info: Instructor will provide all supplies. Students are welcome to bring their own authentic pieces of sea glass – pieces provided have the appearance of sea glass but have been man made. Cost: $35 for members, $44 for non members (all material included)
Please register by 04/26/2022!
10:00am – 11:30amArt League of OC
502 94th Street Ocean City, MD 
$35.00 – $44.00
Thurs
May19th
Oyster Shell Trinkets adultsStudents decoupage oyster shells to create a unique trinket dish! Ages: teen/adult class
Additional info: All supplies will be provided. Students are welcome to bring decorative tissue papers or thin scrapbooking papers to use as well as their own oyster shells – however, I will have papers for them to use as well as shells. Cost: $30 for members, $38 for non members (all material included), Class held at the Art League of Ocean City. Please register by 04/19/2022!
10:00am – 11:30amArt League of OC
502 94th Street Ocean City, MD 
$30.00 – $38.00
Thurs
May19th
Hanging Mason Jar VasesJoin us for monthly adult crafting classes, led by artist Jenell Willey! On May 19th, we will be making hanging mason jar vases that you will then take home with you. The class is free, but registration is required. Registration will open two weeks prior to event.
5:00pm-7:00pmSeaford Library
600 N. Market Street
Seaford, DE 19973
Sat
May21st
Pop Art Painting!Create a pop art painting inspired by the style of Burton Morris. We will be painting with acrylics on canvas.  
May 21st from 12:00 – 5:00 
Ages: 9+  
Cost: $50.00 
12:00pm-5:00pmIn The Art Room
4453 Tyaskin Road
Tyaskin MD 21865
$50.00
Thurs
June2nd
Basket Weaving (teens & adults)Students weave a Cape cod blueberry style basket out of reed. Please sign up 2 weeks in advance because supplies need to be ordered in advance. Class held at the Art Leage of Ocean City.
Cost: $50 for members, $63 for non members
 (all material included)
Please register by 03/24/2022!
10:00am-1:00pmArt League of OC
502 94th Street Ocean City, MD 
$50.00 – $63.00
Sat
June4th
Tabletop Fairy GardensOn Saturday, June 4, at 10:30am. at the Greenwood Library, join artist Jenell Willey in creating a tabletop fairy garden with live plants, stones, shells, marbles and faux moss in a decorative glass container.   Students are invited to bring any miniature items they would like to add to their garden.  The program is free and open to all 16 years and older.  Registration is required.  To register, visit the library calendar at http://www.greenwood.lib.de.us or call the library at 302-855-1242.  Masks are not required; social distancing will be observed.
10:30am-12:30amGreenwood Library
100 Mill St
Greenwood, Delaware 19950
Thurs
June9th
Oyster Shell Trinkets adultsStudents decoupage oyster shells to create a unique trinket dish! Ages: teen/adult class
Additional info: All supplies will be provided. Students are welcome to bring decorative tissue papers or thin scrapbooking papers to use as well as their own oyster shells – however, I will have papers for them to use as well as shells. Cost: $30 for members, $38 for non members (all material included), Class held at the Art League of Ocean City. Please register by 04/19/2022!
10:00am – 11:30amArt League of OC
502 94th Street Ocean City, MD 
$30.00 – $38.00
Thurs
June9th
Faux Glass SuncatchersJoin us for monthly adult crafting classes, led by artist Jenell Willey! On June 9th, we will be making faux glass suncatchers that you will then take home with you. The class is free, but registration is required. Registration will open two weeks prior to event.
5:00pm-7:00pmSeaford Library
600 N. Market Street
Seaford, DE 19973
Thurs
June16th
Wire wrapped Sea Glass PendantDescription: Students wrap wire around pieces of sea glass to create one finished necklace and one pendant which can be used as a zipper/chain pulls, key chain, ornaments, gift toppers, etc. (please note: the sea glass provided is purchased) 
Ages: teen/adult class
Additional info: Instructor will provide all supplies. Students are welcome to bring their own authentic pieces of sea glass – pieces provided have the appearance of sea glass but have been man made. Cost: $35 for members, $44 for non members (all material included)
Please register by 04/26/2022!
10:00am – 11:30amArt League of OC
502 94th Street Ocean City, MD 
$35.00 – $44.00
Tues
June21st
Nautical Painted Wooden PlaquePaint a nautical scene or subject on a piece of wood!  
June 21st from 9:00-2:00 – Bring a lunch!  
Ages: 9+ 
Cost: $45.00 
9:00am-2:00pmIn The Art Room
4453 Tyaskin Road
Tyaskin MD 21865
$45.00
Thurs
June23rd
Kids Table Top Fairy GardenDescription:  Students assemble a mini table top garden and create a polymer clay fairy house OR toadstool to adorn their garden with!  Ages: 8 and up!
Additional info: Instructor will provide all supplies. Students are welcome to bring additional objects to decorate their gardens with, such as, shells, rocks, stones, gems, marbles, or miniature fairy garden decor. Cost: $50 for members, $63 for non members (all material included). Please register by 06/21/2022!
10:00am-11:30pmArt League of OC
502 94th Street Ocean City, MD 
$50.00 – $63.00
Fri
June24th
Clay Succulent MagnetDescription: Students create one mini succulent garden magnet out of polymer clay.  Ages: Children 10 and up/adult class
Additional info: Instructor will provide all supplies.
Cost: $30 for members, $38 for non members (all material included)
Please register by 06/22/2022!
10:00am-11:30pmArt League of OC
502 94th Street Ocean City, MD 
$35.00 – $44.00
Wed
June24th
Polymer Clay SucculentsCreate mini polymer clay succulents! Turn it into a magnet, fun desk décor, bookmark, or into a hair pin! There are three separate dates for this class – when signing up you are choosing one date & time to attend – cost reflects one class.  
June 24th from 2:00-3:30 
Ages: 8+  
Cost: $20.00 
2:00pm-3:30pmIn The Art Room
4453 Tyaskin Road
Tyaskin MD 21865
$20.00
Thurs
June30th
Basket Weaving KidsDescription: Students create one round reed woven basket. Ages: 8+ (younger ages are welcome if an adult stays to assist) 
Additional info: Instructor will provide all supplies.
Cost: $40 for members, $50 for non members (all material included)
Please register by 06/28/2022!
10:00am-12:30pmArt League of OC
502 94th Street Ocean City, MD 
$40.00 – $50.00
Wed
July6th, 13th & 20th
Fantasy Fun!Come create different fantasy themed projects in this session! When signing up, you are committing to all listed dates & projects! In this session make a Unicorn or Dino Sock creature – cut and sew your own stuffed Unicorn or Dino! Add buttons, yarn and details to make them unique! A Dragon Eye Dream box – Create a unique and fun dream box, or trinket box, with polymer clays, pearl powders and paints! Keep your dreams and wishes in your box or use it to hold small items such as jewelry, coins, tickets, or other small memorabilia! A Mermaid or Nessie Lantern – Use mixed media and decoupage techniques to create a night light lantern with a mermaid or Lochness monster that appears when the light is turned on!  
Dates: July 6th, 13th, & 20th from 9:00 – 12:30 each date – Missing a date may mean you will not be able to complete each project. Sign up for Crazy Creatures and stay the afternoon – bring a lunch!  
Ages: 7+ 
Cost: $95.00 
9:00-12:30 each dateIn The Art Room
4453 Tyaskin Road
Tyaskin MD 21865
$95.00
Wed
July6th, 13th, & 20th
Crazy Creatures!  Bring to life some crazy creature themed projects each date! When you sign up you are signing up for all listed dates & projects! In this session make a Captured Critter – sculpt a small critter, inspired by insects & finish by painting and decorating before “capturing” your critter under a jar for display! Make a Silly Monster Planter – a ceramic planter of a crazy monster, adding a live air plant for spikes! And create a Monster Mask – create a mask armature and use paper Mache techniques to form the base of your mask, incorporate monster elements such as; spikes, feathers, extra eyes, scales, etc., finally finish your mask with painting techniques! We may be outside for portions of the classes – bring sunscreen, bug spray, & bottled drinks! 
Dates: July 6th, 13th, & 20th from 1:00 – 5:00 – Missing a date may mean you will not be able to complete each project. Sign up for Fantasy Fun in the morning and stay the afternoon – bring a lunch! 
Ages: 7+ 
Cost: $100.00 
1:00-5:00 each dateIn The Art Room
4453 Tyaskin Road
Tyaskin MD 21865
$100.00
Wed
July27th
Polymer Clay SucculentsCreate mini polymer clay succulents! Turn it into a magnet, fun desk décor, bookmark, or into a hair pin! There are three separate dates for this class – when signing up you are choosing one date & time to attend – cost reflects one class.  
July 27th from 2:00-3:30 
Ages: 8+  
Cost: $20.00 
2:00pm-3:30pmIn The Art Room
4453 Tyaskin Road
Tyaskin MD 21865
$20.00
Wed
August3rd, 10th, & 17th
Inspired by NatureThis session, create different projects for your garden and inspired by nature! When signing up, you are committing to all listed dates & projects!  Learn about artists Claude Monet and Georgia O’Keeffe – Complete a pastel drawing and acrylic painting inspired by their styles! Paint a 12” cement paver to use as a garden stepping stone or decoration for your garden! Create a cyanotype using natural elements and objects!  
Dates: August 3rd, 10th, & 17th from 9:00 – 2:00 each date. Bring a lunch and extra bottled drinks (we will be outside for portions of each date). Missing a date may mean you will not be able to complete each project. Sign up for Watercolor Workshop and stay the afternoon!  
Ages: 9+ 
Cost: $100.00 
9:00-2:00 each dateIn The Art Room
4453 Tyaskin Road
Tyaskin MD 21865
$100.00
Wed
August3rd, 10th, & 17th
Watercolor Workshop!Work with watercolors and learn basic techniques like wet-on-wet, wet-on-dry, and more! Utilize the techniques in a completed painting.  
Dates: August 3rd, 10th, & 17th from 2:00 – 4:00 each date. Join us for Inspired by Nature earlier in the day and stay the afternoon!  
Ages: 9+ 
Cost: $95.00 
2:00-4:00 each dateIn The Art Room
4453 Tyaskin Road
Tyaskin MD 21865
$95.00
Wed
August3rd, 10th, & 17th
JournalingEach date we will explore a different technique, medium, subject, or prompt. Have fun getting creative and expressing thoughts, feelings and moods! A journal will be supplied – we will also be outside for some of the class (bring a bottled drink).   
Dates: August 3rd, 10th, & 17th from 4:00 – 6:00 each date.  
Ages: 13+  
Cost: $65.00 
4:00-6:00 each dateIn The Art Room
4453 Tyaskin Road
Tyaskin MD 21865
$65.00
Mon
August15th
Polymer Clay SucculentsCreate mini polymer clay succulents! Turn it into a magnet, fun desk décor, bookmark, or into a hair pin! There are three separate dates for this class – when signing up you are choosing one date & time to attend – cost reflects one class.  
August 15th from 1:00-2:30 
Ages: 8+  
Cost: $20.00 
1:00pm-2:30pmIn The Art Room
4453 Tyaskin Road
Tyaskin MD 21865
$20.00
Mon
August15th
Polymer Clay Food JewelryUse polymer clay to create fun pieces of food inspired jewelry!  
August 15th from 9:30-12:00 – Sign up for Polymer clay succulents in the afternoon, bring a lunch & stay! 
Ages: 8+ 
Cost: $35.00 
9:30am-12:00pmIn The Art Room
4453 Tyaskin Road
Tyaskin MD 21865
$35.00
Tues
August16th
Painted FurnitureBring a piece of small furniture (chair, small end table/stand, stool, or other wooden object) and give it new life! Sand paint and seal to make a one-of-a-kind piece either in a funky and whimsical style or distressed and aged! We may be outside for portions of the classes – bring sunscreen, bug spray, & bottled drinks! 
August 16th from 9:00-3:00 – Bring a lunch and your object to paint (contact me if you have questions on what to bring). 
Ages: 9+ 
Cost: $45.00 
9:00am-3:00pmIn The Art Room
4453 Tyaskin Road
Tyaskin MD 21865
$45.00
Thurs
August18th
Miniature worldsHave fun getting creative and bringing to life a miniature world out of found objects. Design, build and make a miniature world with a theme of your choosing!  
August 18th from 9:00-3:00 – Bring a lunch! 
Ages: 9+ 
Cost: $65.00 
9:00am-3:00pmIn The Art Room
4453 Tyaskin Road
Tyaskin MD 21865
$65.00
Mon
August22nd
Pop Art Pet Portraits! Create a painting of your pet in a pop art style! Send photos of your pet in advance.  
August 22nd from 9:00-3:00  
Ages: 9+ 
Cost: $60.00 
9:00am-3:00pmIn The Art Room
4453 Tyaskin Road
Tyaskin MD 21865
$60.00
Tues
August23rd
Out Of This World!Create three, out of this world pieces of art – a spray paint galaxy, learn about Salvador Dali and make an inspired keychain or magnet – surrealist style. And use crayons to make a fun melted work of art!    
August 23rd from 9:00 – 2:00. Bring a lunch!  
Ages: 8+ 
Cost: $45.00 
9:00am-2:00pmIn The Art Room
4453 Tyaskin Road
Tyaskin MD 21865
$45.00