The Williamson County Parks and Recreation Department offers a variety of arts and crafts activities for teens and adults at the Franklin Recreation Complex, located at 1120 Hillsboro Road.  For more information on activities at the Franklin Recreation Complex, call (615) 790-5719, ext. 2010 or view the monthly newsletter at www.wcparksandrec.com.

You may also receive department information by “liking” them on Facebook. Williamson County Parks and Recreation is a public organization, here to benefit the community. Anyone may register for and participate in the department’s programs, teams, classes and events. Pre-registration is required for all classes.

DRAWING-INTERMEDIATE

New Zealand native and artist Kristee Mays presents a drawing class for teens and adults on Wednesdays, September 3-24 at the Franklin Recreation Complex from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Emphasis will be placed on colored pencil, graphite and charcoal, while focusing on perspective, shading, highlighting, 3-D techniques and more. The four-week course is $65. Supply list provided at registration or by contacting instructor, kristeemayscreative@icloud.com. To register, call (615) 790-5719, ext. 2010.

PAINTING WITH J.A. YANCES-OILS & ACRYLICS

This class will inspire your creativity and is designed with the beginner, intermediate or advanced teen and adult art student in mind. Students will choose their own subject matter and medium, learn about perspective and application. Classes are offered on Mondays, September 8-29  from 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at the Franklin Recreation Complex. The cost is $20 per class. For a class supply list, please contact the instructor, internationally known fine artist, J. A. Yances at (615) 405-8887 or visit www.yances.com. Please register at least one day in advance by calling (615) 790-5719, ext. 2010.

ZENTANGLE BASICS

Zentangle is a cool new art form that uses abstract drawings and color to create intricate one-of-a-kind pieces of art. Zentangle Basics will be on Thursday, September 18 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Franklin Recreation Complex. The class is $30 plus a $5 supply fee payable to the instructor. For teens and adults. Check out examples of Zentangle at www.linesbylynn.net. To register, call (615) 790-5719, ext. 2010.

BASKET WEAVING-VASE

Learn to weave a vase basket using a Mason jar in this beginner class. Instructor Rhonda Jones studied at John C. Campbell Folk School and is a former member of the Tidewater Basketry Guild and the North Carolina Basketmakers Association. Basket Weaving will meet Saturday, September 20 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. at the Franklin Recreation Complex. The class is $20, plus a supply fee of $6 payable to the instructor. For ages 16 and older. To register, call (615) 790-5719, ext. 2010.

ZENTANGLE 2-ADVANCED

Further your Zentagngle skills suing colored pencils and pens on black tiles. Bring your favorite tangles to class and see how different they can look! Zentangle 2 Advanced will be on Thursday, September 25 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at the Franklin Recreation Complex. The class is $30 plus a $5 supply fee payable to the instructor. For teens and adults. Bring your Zentangle basics kit along. Check out examples of Zentangle at www.linesbylynn.net. To register, call (615) 790-5719, ext. 2010.

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