Adventure into the fun and unpredictable world of Acrylic Pouring!
Elena Corradino will teach you everything there is to know about this exciting style of abstract art.
You will make 10 paintings (5 wooden panels, two ceramic tiles, a wooden round, an 8×10 canvas and a deep edge 5×5 canvas) and each will be different. You will learn 5 different types of pours, including a double flip cup, AND 3 ways to make “cells”. You will discuss color theory and what makes abstract art pop, and Elena will go into detail about the materials, brands she uses, etc. You will leave with the knowledge of how to do this on your own as well as beautiful art!
Link to Sign Up & Register For the Class:
Saturday, August 14, 2021
Location: The Inventor Center, 118 Shelby Street, Kingsport, TN, 37660
10am – 2:30pm (30 min break for lunch, bring-your-own or eat local) 4hr instruction/creative time
All materials you need will be provided.
No Refunds. No Pets.
*Online sales end 48 hours prior to class.
Please call us with any questions: 423-392-8414
You don’t want to miss being a part of this! The 2021 Kingsport Iron Pour will take place on Saturday, May 8th, 2021, with workshops taking place in the weeks prior. You have a chance to create your own iron artwork! See details below.
You’re not just invited to watch, you’re invited to make your own art. On Saturday, May 8th, the furnace will roar, crackle, flame, and spark with power and excitement! Join us for an iron pour demonstration conducted by Sculpture artist Tripp Jarvis and a team of master sculptors as they heat 500 pounds of iron until it’s white hot, then pour it into molds made in the Scratch Mold Workshop. Let the fireworks begin!
To watch, it’s free! To participate by creating your own mold, it’s only $15 to create your own Iron Art thru one of the workshops. (see below for details)
Food Trucks will be on site with us as the iron pour is heating up! 11:30am – 3pm is projected time of the fun!
Venue: The Inventor Center 118 Shelby St., Kingsport, Tennessee 37660
Scratch Mold Workshops:
Class option 1: Friday, April 30th, 10am – 12 noon (Update: SOLD OUT!)
Class option 2: Friday, April 30th, 6pm-8pm (Update: SOLD OUT!)
Class option 3: Friday, May 7th, 10am – 12 noon (Update: SOLD OUT!)
Class option 4: Friday, May 7th, 6pm-8pm (Update: SOLD OUT!)
Class option 5: Saturday, May 8th, 10am – 12 noon (This is the morning of the Iron Pour event. All molds must be completed no later than 1pm) (Update: SOLD OUT!)
Create your own iron artwork by making a Scratch Mold. Suitable for beginners and students of all skill level, you’ll scratch unique designs into an 8-inch sand mold which will be cast with molten iron by professional artists during the main event (held on Saturday, May 8th). At the end of the night, take home your one-of-a-kind art. The workshop cost includes all materials needed for the workshop and the casting of your piece in iron on May 8th during the main event. Rain or shine. Advance registration required. $15 scratch block mold. (ALL WORKSHOPS ARE SOLD OUT – But join us for the IRON POUR demonstration on May 8th!)
Visit www.EngageKingsport.com & click on “Buy Tickets” at the top to reserve your spot! Call 423-392-8414 with any questions.
Direct link to ticket page: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/iron-pour-scratch-mold-workshop-tickets-148818848181?aff=ebdsoporgprofile
This Scratch Mold Workshop and Iron Pour is hosted by Engage Kingsport and the Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts at the Inventor Center located at 118 Shelby Street, and is made possible by a grant from the Tennessee Arts Commission.
About the Office of Cultural Arts
The Office of Cultural Arts (OCA), part of the City of Kingsport, connects, coordinates and engages the public with a creative community. We operate the Renaissance Arts Center, the Farmer’s Market, the Kingsport Carousel, the Carousel Fine Craft Show, Kingsport Public Art Program, Engage Kingsport Performing Arts Series and a broad range of support to the area’s arts organizations. The OCA works in tandem with Engage Kingsport, Inc., the “Friends of the Cultural Arts” group, a private, volunteer-led 501(c)3 non-profit community organization.
About the City of Kingsport
Founded in 1917, the City of Kingsport (pop. 53,000) is located on the Tennessee-Virginia border at the crossroads of I-81 and I-26 near the geographic center of the eastern U.S. The city is widely known as a planned community, designed by renowned city planner John Nolen and wrapping around the foot of Bays Mountain – a 3,500-acre park, nature preserve, planetarium and observatory. Kingsport is recognized as an International Safe Community by the National Safety Council, a Healthier Tennessee community, and won the 2009 Harvard Innovations in American Government Award for its higher education initiatives. While many city names are duplicated throughout the U.S., there’s only one Kingsport – a fact that invokes community pride, known locally as the “Kingsport Spirit.”
Intro to sewing class! This is a 3 hour course that will get you acquainted with your machine and you’ll leave with a completed pin cushion. Limited space available. Must provide your own machine with all parts. If you do not have a machine there are a limited number of machines available for rent, but must be reserved. Instructor: Arielle Sprinkle, of Storybook Creations
Saturday, March 14th in the 2nd level Studio Space at the Kingsport Carousel
350 Clinchfield St. Kingsport, TN 37660.
10am – 1pm (3-hr course)
$40 per student
www.EngageKingsport.com – “Buy Tickets”
*Online sales end 48 hours prior to class.
Join our Beach Vacation themed Acrylic Pour, Alcohol Ink & Resin!
Love the Beach?! Come away from this summer-inspired class, with a set of 4 acrylic pour beach coasters, 2 compact alcohol ink beach scenes, and a large resin beach scene. Shells and sand will be available, or you bring your own! All pieces will be resin-ed. No experience is needed to take this class. Instructor for this class is Elena Corradino.
Saturday, July 13th or August 3rd in the 2nd level Studio Space at the Kingsport Carousel. Start time is 10am – 2:30pm (30 min break for lunch, bring-your-own or eat local) 4hr instruction/creative time. All materials you need will be provided. Cost is $100 /per person. Click here to reserve your spot!
Pets are Not allowed, thank you!
For any additional information please call 423-392-8414
Welcome all to our scratch mold workshop
and iron pour!
In about an hour and a half attendees who take part in this workshop will be able to make a sand mold of their design that will then be filled with molten iron forming a lasting metal positive image. You make your own design! Bring your ideas with you. Designs can be anything from your initials, your house number to patterns with complex designs. You will be making a one-of-a-kind creation out of iron. Jim and his crew will give you instruction and help you out with the mold making. This scratch mold workshop and iron pour is hosted by Engage Kingsport and the Kingsport Office of Cultural Arts at the Inventor Center located at 118 Shelby Street.
On March 9th between 9 am and 3 pm there will be a scratch mold workshop. The estimated time for the iron pouring to begin is at 3:30pm. While the iron pour finishes up we will have a band and a food truck for your dinner and your entertainment.
To participate in this workshop your options for both days are purchasing:
- A scratch mold- $35 per person,
- A scratch mold and dinner – $50 per person
- Just the food for $20
- An additional scratch mold may be added (limit 1 per person) for $25.
Donnie and the Dryheavers
To see an example of an scratch mold workshop and iron pour check out this video from the AbOmingOg Intl. Arts Collective iron pour event by clicking here.
To reserve your spot for this event CLICK HERE!
Hope to see you there!
All About Resin!
Adventure into the new world of Resin and Alcohol Ink with Elena Corradino…
Students will learn all about resin in this class! Each will make two acrylic pour bisque coasters, four porcelain alcohol ink coasters and three silicone mold coasters..all of which will be resin-ed. They will also be allowed to keep their respiratory mask and silicone mold. We will go over safety, mixing techniques and mistakes that can cost resin – all while creating 9 beautiful and functional pieces of art! Create your own unique hand-crafted gifts!
On Saturday, August 1st in the 2nd level Studio Space at the Kingsport Carousel join us from 10am – 2:30pm (30 min break for lunch, bring-your-own or eat local) 4hr instruction/creative time. $98 – All materials provided!
The World of Acrylic Pouring
Adventure into the fun and unpredictable world of acrylic pouring with Elena Corradino! She will teach you everything there is to know about this exciting style of abstract art. You will make 10 paintings (5 wooden panels, two ceramic tiles, a wooden round, an 8×10 canvas and a deep edge 5×5 canvas) and each will be different. You will learn 5 different types of pours, including a double flip cup, AND 3 ways to make “cells”. You will discuss color theory and what makes abstract art pop, and Elena will go into detail about the materials, brands she uses, etc. You will leave with the knowledge of how to do this on your own as well as beautiful art!
Where: Saturday, May 25th! in the 2nd level Studio Space at the Kingsport Carousel
When: 10am – 2:30pm (30 min break for lunch, bring-your-own or eat local) 4hr instruction/creative time
All materials you need will be provided.
Holiday themed 2-in-1 class!
Acrylic Pouring & Alcohol Ink
A holiday themed class! Create your own ornaments and cards. Each student would make 10 cards from Alcohol Ink, 8 wooden ornaments in Acrylic Pouring, and 4 fall or winter themed door hangers. The ornaments and door hangers will be varnished for you. No experience needed!
Join us on the 2nd level Studio Space at the Kingsport Carousel (350 Clinchfield St. Kingsport, TN 37660) on Saturday, Nov 17, from 10am – 2pm (30 min break for lunch, bring-your-own or eat local). This fun class is just $80 per student. Includes all materials. Max of 9 students.
For more information visit www.EngageKingsport.com or call 423-392-8414. To reserve your spot Click Here!