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December Collage FUN!

$99

with Christine Pilkinton

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 1, 2020 at 9:30 am, runs for 3 weeks

This SHOW & TELL Series will inspire you to work on your own collage projects and help develop a CREATIVE PLAN for 2021. Learn about layers, materials, glues, tools, and apps through demos, video clips, special guests artists sharing their work. Peer critique will help with finalizing your piece. 

Christy has been teaching classical painting, photography for the artist, and other art courses through teleconference bringing the artist community together during the pandemic. 

Wonderful Watercolor
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Wonderful Watercolor

$89

with Kathy Carter

Discover the exciting characteristics of this fluid medium! Watercolor moves freely, lending itself to surprising results, yet is easily controlled. Kathryn will guide you, step-by-step, clear instruction and demonstrations as you practice techniques to successfully create your own beautiful paintings. All levels are welcome! Students recommended materials list is available through YACE or purchase kit. Register to get the link for the livestream session. Kathryn Carter is an award-winning professional artists with over 30 years of experience working with watercolors, oils, acrylics and pen-and-ink. Her paintings are in private and corporate collections throughout the U.S. and abroad, and have been published in magazines, books and newspapers. As the founder of Seacoast School of Art, the discipline of teaching fine art compels Ms. Carter to continually pursue higher levels of skill and knowledge, and to find new ways to convey, inspire and encourage students of all ages and experience levels. Whether facilitating corporate art events, leading workshops or plein air painting holidays, Kathryns passion continues to be teaching.

Silver Bezel Ring

$69

with Alice Carroll

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 12, 2020 at 10 am

This workshop includes a ring with a bezel set stone. You will learn the basic techniques and to finish a beautiful piece of jewelry. You can bring a stone, sea glass or beach stone of your choice for the ring or use a small black onyx that is provided. We will cover soldering, fusing, light forging and forming, and bezel setting. All metals, tools, and supplies provided. Class is located at Alice's studio in Portsmouth. Alice Carroll, who has a BFA from Maine College of Art and an MFA from Rochester Technology of Art, School for American Crafts, was an Artist in Residence at Penland School of Crafts in NC for two years. She came back to Maine in 1994 and has been teaching at Heartwood College of Art, Sanctuary Arts, and River Tree Arts.

Wonderful Watercolor
Registration Unavailable

Wonderful Watercolor

$139

with Kathy Carter

Discover the exciting characteristics of this fluid medium! Watercolor moves freely, lending itself to surprising results, yet is easily controlled. Kathryn will guide you, step-by-step, clear instruction and demonstrations as you practice techniques to successfully create your own beautiful paintings. All levels are welcome! Students recommended materials list is available through YACE or purchase kit. Register to get the link for the livestream session. Kathryn Carter is an award-winning professional artists with over 30 years of experience working with watercolors, oils, acrylics and pen-and-ink. Her paintings are in private and corporate collections throughout the U.S. and abroad, and have been published in magazines, books and newspapers. As the founder of Seacoast School of Art, the discipline of teaching fine art compels Ms. Carter to continually pursue higher levels of skill and knowledge, and to find new ways to convey, inspire and encourage students of all ages and experience levels. Whether facilitating corporate art events, leading workshops or plein air painting holidays, Kathryns passion continues to be teaching.

Homemade Paper from Recycled Materials

$39

with Jaime Wing

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 7, 2021 at 12 pm

It's easy and fun to make beautiful handmade paper at home! Printmaker and paper artist Jaime Wing will teach you how to turn your trash into treasure. Each piece of paper you make is a unique art piece you can use to write letters, scrapbook, make prints, and so much more! Register to get the link for the livestream session. Jamie is a Portland artist with a BFA in Printmaking from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with over ten years of printmaking experience. A member of the Maine Crafts Association and Pickwick Independent Press, Jamie has been teaching printmaking workshops for several years.

Drilling Stone and Sea Glass

$69

with Alice Carroll

Calendar Next session starts Jan 16, 2021 at 10 am

Learn to drill holes in beach stones or seaglass, then line the hole with a sterling tube rivet. You will create a silver piece of both a stone/glass riveted on top. Bring your collection and as time allows students will be able to drill and create beads and charms that they can attach to chains or wires. No experience necessary. All metals, tools, and supplies provided. Class is located at Alice's studio in Portsmouth. Alice Carroll, who has a BFA from Maine College of Art and an MFA from Rochester Technology of Art, School for American Crafts, was an Artist in Residence at Penland School of Crafts in NC for two years. She came back to Maine in 1994 and has been teaching at Heartwood College of Art, Sanctuary Arts, and River Tree Arts.

Full Course

Photoshop for the Artist

$39

with Christine Pilkinton

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 19, 2021 at 9:30 am

Photoshop is a powerful photo editing tool which can enhance any artist's reference material for drawing and painting. Course covers understanding file size, resizing images, using history and layers, and editing tools for the artist such as image adjustment, clone, blur, skew, quick selection tools, and using artistic filters. For artists of all levels, some experience in Photoshop will be helpful but not required. Register to get the link for the livestream session. Master studies with many artists https://www.portraitcreations.com/-educational-background

Basic Printmaking, Stamp Making at Home

$39

with Jaime Wing

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 21, 2021 at 12 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Have you ever wanted to try relief printmaking but didn't know where to start? With this basic course, start making your own greeting cards, patches, t-shirts, and more! Click here for materials list. Register to get the link for the livestream session. Jamie is a Portland artist with a BFA in Printmaking from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst with over ten years of printmaking experience. A member of the Maine Crafts Association and Pickwick Independent Press, Jamie has been teaching printmaking workshops for several years.





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