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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.
Graphic Design with Canva!
with Lisa Robertson
Canva is a powerful, online, free design tool where you create stunning images, posters, documents, and visual presentations with royalty-free stock photos. The online platform is simple to learn and the results are amazing, ready for free download or pay to print through canva! Impress your friends and coworkers with your design skills (shhhh, you don't need to tell them you use canva)! Register to get the link for the livestream session.
Homemade Paper from Recycled Materials
with Jaime Wing
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.
A’s, B’s, C’s, and D’s of Medicare
with Alan Minthorn
This course provides an overview of how to transition into senior health insurance (Medicare). Items covered: SSA forms; the parts of Medicare; timelines - how and when to apply; avoiding penalties and pitfalls; how to shop for plans. Register to get the link for the livestream session. Alan Minthorn, owner of Maine Senior Insurance, LLC, is a licensed and certified senior health insurance products broker. Licensed since 1991, currently in ME, NH, and FL. He consults with carriers on product designs as well as advocates for seniors in Augusta.
HIIT - Livingroom Style
with Amanda Gunter
Join Amanda for this fun high intensity, short break workout. You will get in shape and feel energized all from the comfort of your own livingroom. Register to get the link for the livestream session.
New World Same Humans Discussion Group
with Lisa Robertson
New World Same Humans is a weekly article on trends, tech, and society by David Mattin. Join us as we delve into topics like patterns, randomness, virtual companions, Four Futures framework, anti-racism supports, emerging trends in technology, and mankind's search for meaning. David Mattin sits on the World Economic Forums Global Future Council on Consumption. Register to get the link for the livestream session.
Telling Your Story with Confidence
with Jennie Bryant
Everyone has a story to tell; set your story free with a writing class that focuses on fun, interactive activities. Let the words flow, review editing strategies, peer-review (if desired), and finalize your piece. Register to get the link for the livestream session. Jennie Robertson Bryant has a BA in TESOL. She has been published in several print and online publications.
Please note: New class day is Wed (there has been a change since the publication which stated class was on Tues.)
Sterling Silver Spinner Ring
with Alice Carroll
Make your own stunning sterling silver spinner ring. Learn the basics of texturing, soldering, ring construction and sizing. 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.