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Metal Bead Workshop

$69

with Alice Carroll

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 19, 2022 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

This workshop each student will make a beautiful silver and brass bead out of sheet metal. We will learn to shape the metal into a square, oval, round, hexagon or rectangle form by hammering. The top and the bottom will be textured using a rolling mill, stamps or hammers. We will discuss surface decoration while learning how to solder, shape and form. It will be able to be worn on any kind of chain. No experience needed. 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.

Clay Creations: Wheel Throw a Bowl

$99

with Denise McDonough, Firefly Pottery

Calendar Next available session starts Nov 29, 2022 at 10 am
1 additional session on Dec 1, 2022

This is a limited class to learn how to throw your own pottery bowls on the wheel!! Each student makes 2. Once fired, it will be ready for you to come back and glaze!

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 Dec 8, 2022 at 10 am
2 additional sessions through 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!

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.

Spinner Ring

$69

with Alice Carroll

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 25, 2023 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Make your own fun ring with moving parts. Great ring to wear if you like to figit. This is a beginner workshop that will focus on learning how to size your ring and your metal, textures and soldering. Each student will have time to try stamping, roller printing, and hammered textures. The ring will be textured, then soldered and shaped, polished and at the very end we will add the spinners to the ring, so that they move freely. No experience necessary, all materials and tools supplied. 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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