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Scallop Shell Decoupage

$40

with Lisa Young

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 18, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

In this workshop you will create 3 beautiful decoupage scallop shells that can be used as trinket dishes or hung as art or ornaments. Choose from a wide variety of themes and prints to make your own design. This 4 step process is easy and fun to do! Each student will make 3 finished pieces-great for yourself, or to give as gifts. Class fee includes materials. 

Punch Needle Techniques

$50

with Sarah deGrandis

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 19, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this class we will use basic punch needle techniques to create colorful, modern flowers on an 8x10 inch frame. Learn new ways to create textured stitches, cut pile, and more. Perfect for anyone looking to expand their punch skills, as well as beginners! Cost includes all materials-punch needle, frame, yarn snips, printed instructions, and yarn. 

Sea Glass Window Workshop

$49

with Lisa Young

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 27, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Make a sea glass window! You will have sea glass, shells, stones, sand, and driftwood to make a wood-framed 8x10 art piece. Create your own design or use one of the provided templates. you will complete your seaside design in the workshop and will be given a kit and directions to complete and "cure" your piece at home. Class fee includes all materials, or bring your own sea shells, etc. 

Still Life Drawing for Beginners

$55
Calendar Next available session starts Oct 27, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks
1 additional session on Dec 1, 2022

Experience the exciting art of looking! When you draw, you learn to see things for the first time. Line, light and shadow, space, and perspective all come together to create an image. In this you class you will discover how each of these elements work to create a great piece of art! We will also use different tools including blending sticks, erasers, and mediums including pencil and charcoal. Please bring at least two graphite pencils: a 2B and 6B, and vine or willow charcoal. Paper provided by the instructor. Kyle Durkin, BA Studio Art, is an Adult Education instructor who enjoys helping new artists develop their skills. 

Landscape Watercolor Painting

$79

with Christopher Reed

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 3, 2022 at 12:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks
1 additional session

ZOOM Students will learn the basics of landscape watercolor painting, including color mixing, wash effects, dry brush painting, and glazing techniques. A variety of landscape images will be used for exploring composition in different ways. Each class will begin with a short meditation to minimize inhibitions and fears associated with the creative process. A supplies list will be provided. 

Landscape Drawing

$79

with Christopher Reed

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 8, 2022 at 12:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks
1 additional session

ZOOM Students will learn how to capture the beauty of Maine's coastline through the practice of graphite and charcoal drawing from photos. The principles of composition and value will be emphasized while experimentation is strongly encouraged in representational and abstract styles of working. Meditative exercises will be used to minimize inhibitions and fears associated with the creative process. A supplies list will be provided. 

Rope Rainbow

$30

with Sarah deGrandis

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 16, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn to make a colorful rainbow using rope and yard to brighten up your home or share as a gift! Cost includes all materials needed. 

Coastal Glass Trees

$69

with Lisa Young

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 6, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Make 2 beautiful Coastal Glass Trees using faux sea glass. Beachy color choices are: green, aquamarine, crystal white, turquoise, and beach blue (or mix and match). These trees can be combined as a set, or give one as a gift and keep one for yourself! Starfish toppers are optional for holiday themed trees. Class fee includes materials. 





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