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Wonderful Watercolor - Advanced Beginner/Intermediate (3 weeks)

$99

with Kathryn Carter

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 3, 2022 at 10 am

Watercolor moves freely with surprising results, yet can be easily controlled when desired. In these fun, easy classes, Kathryn will guide you with clear step-by-step instruction and helpful demonstrations as you enjoy creating your own beautiful paintings.(Materials list available upon registration.) Advanced Beginners/Intermediates Continuing to build on our knowledge and skills using new techniques to create provocative, rich darks, luminously atmospheric lights, textures and details; color recipes that are exciting and limitless; design concepts – foundation builders on which to advance.

Holiday Stone and Sea Glass Framed Art

$29

with Lisa Robertson

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 5, 2022 at 6:30 pm

Those framed stone and sea glass pictures that you see in galleries and gift shops, with tiny rocks as birds, dogs, and people, are all the rage! Create your own unique artwork with Lisa and go home with a beautifully framed piece that you'll be proud to display or give as a gift.

Wonderful Watercolor - Beginner (3 Weeks)

$99

with Kathryn Carter

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 9, 2023 at 10 am
1 additional session on May 4, 2023

Watercolor moves freely with surprising results, yet can be easily controlled when desired. In these fun, easy classes, Kathryn will guide you with clear step-by-step instruction and helpful demonstrations as you enjoy creating your own beautiful paintings. (Materials list available upon registration.) Beginners Introduction to paints; pigments; saturation; washes (basic); edges; palette set-up; brushes; paper and all materials – the fundamentals for practical painting.

Glass Fused Holiday Tree Dish Workshop

$39

with Denise McDonough, Firefly Pottery

Calendar Next available session starts Dec 13, 2022 at 10 am
1 additional session on Dec 15, 2022

Working with colored pieces of fusing glass, we'll design a bright Holiday tree dish that would be perfect for serving sweet treats!

Wonderful Watercolor - Advanced Beginner/Intermediate (5 weeks)

$149

with Kathryn Carter

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 7, 2023 at 10 am
3 additional sessions through May 6, 2023

Watercolor moves freely with surprising results, yet can be easily controlled when desired. In these fun, easy classes, Kathryn will guide you with clear step-by-step instruction and helpful demonstrations as you enjoy creating your own beautiful paintings.(Materials list available upon registration.) Advanced Beginners/Intermediates Continuing to build on our knowledge and skills using new techniques to create provocative, rich darks, luminously atmospheric lights, textures and details; color recipes that are exciting and limitless; design concepts – foundation builders on which to advance.

Watercolor Abstracts Merge with Pen & Ink

$59

with Joyce Amend

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 10, 2023 at 6 pm
1 additional session on Mar 14, 2023

Stress-free, relaxing workshop series wherein watercolors and ink merge with lines and shapes to create beautiful, mindful, abstract paintings. A tranquil mood will allow for self-expression as you create unique works of art while listening to soothing music. You will paint a series of small, mindful paintings throughout 3 sessions that reflect intuitive creative expressions. No artistic experience is required. You will bring a watercolor pan set to class and #8 and #2 round brushes or similar. Also bring Sakura Micron pens (any sizes). All other supplies will be provided for a material fee of $10 payable to the instructor. OPTIONAL to bring: metallic gold watercolor paint, masking tape, any other brushes you'd like to use. Class size is limited.

Beginner Songwriting
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Beginner Songwriting

$99

with Curt Bessette

Got a song in your heart or in your head? Want to improve your writing and lyrics? Spend some time with an experienced songwriter and explore the art and craft of songwriting.

Forged Bracelet

$69

with Alice Carroll

Calendar Next available session starts Jan 21, 2023 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Forging is an ancient technique of controlled hammer blows to change the plane of the metal and move it into varying shapes. Each student will learn how to control the directional movement of metal by using certain hammers and hammering the metal in certain directions. After practicing some hammering, everyone will leave with a beautiful finished forged bracelet. All materials and supplies included and no experience necessary. 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.





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