Your browser is not optimized for viewing this website.

More information »

York Adult Education

Filter by Category



The Arts (Art, Music, Dance)

in Lifelong Learning

Wonderful Watercolor - Beginner (5 Weeks)

$149

with Kathryn Carter

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 20, 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.) Beginners Introduction to paints; pigments; saturation; washes (basic); edges; palette set-up; brushes; paper and all materials – the fundamentals for practical painting.

Wonderful Watercolor - Advanced Beginner/Intermediate (5 weeks)

$149

with Kathryn Carter

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 22, 2022 at 10 am
4 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.

Bezel Set Ring

$69

with Alice Carroll

Calendar Next available session starts Oct 29, 2022 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Learn how to texture, size, solder and set a stone in a three hour class. Each student will learn how to make their own bezel, then texture a ring and solder them together. Along with making the ring, we discuss sizing your finger and the amount of metal that is required to fabricate the ring. After the ring is created, each student will learn how to set a stone in a bezel setting. All materials are included, but if you have a gemstone, beach stone or seaglass that you are partial to, please feel free to bring it in. 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.

Zen Doodle Platter: Paint on Ceramic

$26

with Denise McDonough, Firefly Pottery

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 1, 2022 at 10 am
1 additional session on Nov 3, 2022

Zen Doodling is a relaxing way to express yourself through lines, dots, swirls and patterns. Once we design our ceramic platter, we'll add a little color to make it your own personal masterpiece!

Voice Overs

$39

with Such a Voice

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 3, 2022 at 6:30 pm
1 additional session on Apr 20, 2023

In what could be the most enlightening 2 hours you’ve ever spent, this class will show you how you can actually begin using your speaking voice for commercials, films, videos, and more. Most people go about it the wrong way. In this introductory class, you will learn about a unique, outside the box way to break into this creative, fulfilling, and potentially lucrative industry. Voice-overs can be managed on your own terms, on your own turf, in your own time, and with minimal overhead! Whether you choose to pursue voice-overs part-time or full-time, this could be the game changer you’ve been looking for.

Instant Piano for Hopelessly Busy People

$59

with Craig Coffman

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 14, 2022 at 6:30 pm
1 additional session on Feb 21, 2023

In just a few hours, you can learn enough secrets of the trade to give you years of musical enjoyment. Learn to play piano the way professionals do-using chords. The chord method is LOTS of fun and dramatically easier to learn than reading notes. Fee includes the online book, online follow up lessons, a recording of the class and also an optional periodic question and answer session. Class is held online using zoom and is partly hands on instruction and partly lecture demonstration.

Snowman Glass Fusing Suncatcher Workshop

$26

with Denise McDonough, Firefly Pottery

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 15, 2022 at 10 am
1 additional session on Nov 17, 2022

Working with colored pieces of fusing glass, we'll design a wintery scene with a frosty snowman to hang brightly in our window. Makes great tree ornaments too!

Instant Guitar for Hopelessly Busy People

$59

with Craig Coffman

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 15, 2022 at 6:30 pm
1 additional session on Feb 22, 2023

In just a few hours you can learn enough about playing the guitar to give you years of musical enjoyment, and you won’t have to take private lessons to do it. This crash course will teach you some basic chords and get you playing along with your favorite songs right away. Fee includes the online book, online follow up lessons, a recording of the class and also an optional periodic question and answer session. Class is held online using zoom and is partly hands on instruction and partly lecture/demonstration. For ages 13+.





Forgot password?
Staff Log In