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Tap into your inner artist or

               Give the gift of creativity…..

Off Track Art is sponsoring a series of art workshops taught by experienced Carroll County artists this Winter and Spring!

Workshops are offered in the Westminster area.  Contact the artist at the email listed in the description to register.  Mail payment to the artist at least a week before class begins. Early registration is encouraged to reserve your spot in the class.  Supplies cost may vary beyond the registration fee for the course, based on the student's choice of materials.  Check the specific description below for the location of each class. 

•  January 26  2-4 p.m.  Card Making Workshop  

Make four different winter themed cards.  Limited to 8 adults 18 and over. Cost $30.00 (supplies included)   Class to be held at Cat Tracks Studio in Westminster, MD  Light refreshments provided.   Contact instructor, Carolyn Seabolt, at for more information.  Advance payment required. 


•  February 8   9 a.m.--12 p.m.  Beaded Chains & Balled Wire Accessories  

Students will learn how to make wire link beaded chains. In 3 hours of instruction, students can plan on making their choice of a beaded necklace with an original clasp, or several pairs of earrings: perhaps an adjustable bracelet and ring.  Limited to 8 students over 12 years old. Beginners welcome. Advanced students will learn challenging techniques. Beginners do not need to bring anything. Advanced students should bring hand tools, beads, charms, chains.   Copper, brass, silver, gem beads, pearls, chains will be available at wholesale prices. No highly flammable clothing. Wear closed toed shoes. Long hair must be secured.  Cost $50.00 plus bead cost.   Class to be held in The Jewelry Studio at McDaniel College.  Light refreshments provided. Contact instructor, Linda Van Hart, at for more information. Linda teaches metalsmithing at McDaniel College, is a partner in Off Track Art and NOMA art cooperatives, and sells her work at East Coast craft events.

• February 15  9-11 a.m. (snow date Feb. 22) Table Topper Workshop 

Quilt a beautiful  and unique table accessory. Choice of two sets of fabrics. A sewing machine and knowledge of its basics is required. Please bring a bobbin for your machine, pins, and scissors. Cutting mat, rotary cutter, rulers, iron, and thread provided in class. Limit of 4 students age 16 or over.  Cost $30.00 (supplies included)  Contact instructor, Marilyn Smith, at for more information. Marilyn, a retired McDaniel College professor, has sewn since childhood and quilted for over 9 years. She is an Off Track Art partner and sells at craft fairs in Carroll and Frederick Counties.

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•  February 23  2-4 p.m.  Silk Painting Workshop  

Learn the art of silk painting while creating a beautiful habotai cosmetic bag.  Limited to 8 adults 18 and over. Cost $30.00 (supplies included).   Class to be held at Cat Tracks Studio in Westminster, MD   Light refreshments will be provided. Contact instructor, Carolyn Seabolt, at for more information. Advance payment required.

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