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Spring Craft Classes Begin Soon at MCC[Thursday, March 23, 2017]
Hop into spring with fun craft classes in March offered by McHenry County College’s Continuing Education Department. Try hand painting Easter eggs, learn the basics of fused glass or create fused glass ornaments.
The following classes are available:
Sip and Paint Easter Egg Experience: Enjoy a creative and fun evening hand painting your own Easter Eggs to enjoy for years to come. Participants will receive three eggs to paint and the instructor will guide class members how to use bright, brilliant colors and stencils to create the perfect design, unique to your style. All materials are included. Class takes place from 7-8:30 p.m. Friday, March 24 at Handmade on Main, 320 S. Main Street in Algonquin. Cost is $39 per person. Use course code: NCF S11 001 when registering.
Fused Glass Holiday Ornaments: Make a minimum of six fused glass ornaments suitable for hanging on a tree or in a window, choosing from several seasonal designs. Supply costs are not included in course fee. Supplies will be available for purchase on site, ranging from $10 to $40, depending on the number of ornaments made. Finished ornaments will be fired the week after the class date and then available for pick up. Class takes place from 1-3:50 p.m. Sunday, March 19 at Material Things, 103 W. Van Buren Street in Woodstock. Cost is $19 per person. Use course code: NCF S60 001 when registering.
Fused Glass Workshop I: Learn the basics of kiln-fired glass, which is also called fused glass. Characteristics of fused glass materials, assembling techniques, and firing guidelines will be covered in class. Supply costs are not included in the course fee. Supplies will be available on site, ranging from $12 to $55. Several jewelry/ornament projects are available and students will complete a minimum of three projects. No glass crafting experience is necessary, and tools will be provided. Class takes place from 7-9:50 p.m. Wednesdays, March 15 and 22 at Material Things, 103 W. Van Buren Street in Woodstock. Cost is $32. Use course code: NCF S34 024 when registering.
To register, call the MCC Registration Office at (815) 455-8588 or register online at www.mchenry.edu/myMCC. For more information call Tracy Berry at (815) 455-8758 or Claudia Terrones at (815) 455-8782.