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Custom Etched Glassware

$39

with Art Night Out

Calendar Nov 7, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

New! Wow your friends with personalized etched glassware that is fun and easy to make. Customize with an inspiring word, dates, initials, or designs to create cool frost-etched glassware. Make your next toast a memorable one. Workshop fee includes all materials to make two glasses.

Wed, 11/07/2018, 6:00 to 8:00 pm, $39

Limit 8

Certified Art Night Out Instructors 

Fall Open Studio: Drawing, Painting, Mixed Media

$50

with Christopher Reed

Calendar Dec 11, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Have you done some beginning drawing or painting on your own, in a past class with Christopher Reed, or through another art program – but want a chance to continue your work? Have you already purchased your supplies and want to continue using them? Open studio offers a supportive, creative space to work on your own in pencil, acrylic, tempera, pastel, or oil, and be able to request individual guidance from an instructor, while continuing to develop your own unique style. Enjoy the company of others in this relaxed, unstructured setting, yet receive the support you need, when you need it. Bring optional floor or table easel, all your own supplies, and something to transport them. 

Chris graduated from Bowdoin College with a BA in Visual Arts. He is a painter, exhibitor, and art teacher inspired by the synthesis of nature, the evolving play of light, and each artist’s unique, mindful expression of feelings and interpretation.

Four eves, Tues and Thurs

12/11 to 12/20/2018

6:00 to 8:30 pm, $50

Instructor: Christopher Reed

Forged Silver and Stone Pendant and Earring

$62

with Art Night Out

Calendar Nov 28, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

New! Create custom jewelry with pre-drilled stone, sea glass, and sterling silver findings. Make your own ear wires and connectors using hammers and steel plates to forge sterling silver jewelry designs. Premium workshop fee includes all materials to make one pair of earrings and one pendant on a sterling silver chain.

Wed, 11/28/2018, 6:00 to 8:00 pm, $62 

Limit 8

Certified Art Night Out Instructors 

Mindful Landscape Oil Painting: Beginners and Up

$90

with Christopher Reed

Calendar Oct 30, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Have you dabbled in tempera, acrylics or watercolors, but have become curious about trying oils? Learn to navigate oil’s challenges and take advantage of the benefits: brighter colors, slower dry time, ease in blending, minimized color change through drying process, etc. Gain an understanding of mixing oil colors, paint application, composition, and value, and be introduced to new styles such as Impressionism and American Tonalism. In a supportive, meditative and relaxed setting, get to know oils, while further exploring your own unique style of landscape painting through photographs and demos. Supply list provided once class determined to run. 

Chris graduated from Bowdoin College with a BA in Visual Arts. He is a painter, exhibitor, and art teacher inspired by the synthesis of nature, the evolving play of light, and each artist’s unique, mindful expression of feelings and interpretation.

Six Tues, 10/30 to 12/04/2018

6:00 to 8:00 pm

$80, plus approx. $70-90 in supplies provided by student

Instructor: Christopher Reed

Mindful Portrait Drawing: Beginners and Up

$80

with Christopher Reed

Calendar Oct 25, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Popular and fun! This class will introduce students to the techniques of capturing the human face using pencil, pen, charcoal and conte crayon. We’ll be working from photos, to mirrored self-portraits, to a live model - incorporating the principles of line, form, texture, value, and composition. A mindfulness approach will be introduced to encourage the inner artist to unfold naturally without judgment and fears that impede the creative process. Supply list provided once class is determined to run. 

Chris graduated from Bowdoin College with a BA in Visual Arts. He is a painter, exhibitor, and art teacher inspired by the synthesis of nature, the evolving play of light, and each artist’s unique, mindful expression of feelings and interpretation.

Six Thurs, 10/25 to 12/06/2018, 6:00 to 8:00 pm

No class 11/22 

$80, plus approx. $40-50 in supplies provided by student

Instructor: Christopher Reed

Natural Brass Embossed Earrings

$39

with Art Night Out

Calendar Dec 5, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

New! Create interesting embossed jewelry that gets noticed! Using the Vintaj metal texturizing system, you’ll impress patterns on pre-patinaed natural brass shapes and reveal interesting contrast with sanding blocks and sand paper. Combine your textured metal with chain and beads to create whimsical, modern jewelry. Workshop fee includes all materials needed to make two pair of earrings.

Wed, 12/05/2018, 6:00 to 8:00 pm, $39

Limit 8

Certified Art Night Out Instructors  





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