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3d Ink Explosion

$20

with Tara Finlay, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Dec 14, 2019 at 11 am, runs for 1 week
We’ll use prepared frames and mix 2- part resin to create fantastic abstract works of art using special inks. No art experience necessary. $40 Materials Fee payable to the instructor the day of class. You will be taking your pieces home in a container provided by the instructor. The containers must be level on the trip home so prepare accordingly.

Abstract Art

$67

with Bess Cutler, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Oct 17, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Go beyond the Literal. Explore abstraction through progressive weekly fun exercises and projects. For all levels. All media: drawing, painting, collage, mixed media. Feedback and group discussions about the work. Exposure to contemporary work and ideas from Matisse to now. Bring to class: materials list supplied at registration.

Thursday, Oct. 17- Nov. 14, 6-8 p.m., 5 sessions

Course Fee: $67 

Acrylic Painting

$64

with Gayle Fitzpatrick, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Oct 8, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This class covers composition, color theory, and color mixing as well as materials and techniques. You will learn and practice the fundamentals of painting with acrylics. Class time will provide time for experimentation, creativity and the opportunity to work on your own projects with guidance from the instructor. Beginner and Intermediate painters are both welcome! Class size limited to 10. Bring to class: materials list supplied at registration.

Tuesday, Oct. 8 - Nov.12, 6:30-8 p.m., 6 sessions

Course Fee: $64

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Acrylic Painting for Beginners TBA

$60

with Michelle Mishaan, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

This class will cover the basics needed to feel more comfortable with this medium. 

We will learn about the numerous supplies and techniques

of watercolor as well as creating well-designed paintings. 

Each class will cover topics of interest, demonstrations of techniques and plenty of time for exploration by the students at their own level. 

 

Acrylic Pour - Dips

$20

with Tara Finlay, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Nov 2, 2019 at 11 am, runs for 1 week
Learn a new recipe and a new way to use pour paint to create art. You will be making four mini canvases or four tiles that can be finished at home to be made into coasters. There is a $35 materials fee payable to the instructor the day of the class. You will be taking your pieces home in a container provided by the instructor.

Acrylic Pour - Dutch Method

$20

with Tara Finlay, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Oct 19, 2019 at 11 am, runs for 1 week
This acrylic pouring method has a interesting twist. Learn the special recipe for mixing paint to do the popular Dutch pour. If you've tried this method at home with your blow dryer, learn how to do it without the blow dryer. We'll use a deep cradled canvas to display our abstract painting which often looks like an abstract flower. All materials included for $40 payable to instructor the night of class. No experience necessary. Appropriate for absolute beginners to professional artists who want to learn fluid painting methods.

Acrylic Pour Dips

$24

with Tara Finlay, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Nov 14, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Acrylic dips are a combination of acrylic pour painting and monoprints. You will learn the special recipe to make paint suitable for dipping, choose a color scheme, and will dip 4 mini canvases or tiles to make art to hang or to turn into coasters later at home. Photo shows a variety of color schemes. You will be taking your pieces home in a container provided by the instructor. A $30 materials fee is payable to instructor the night of class.

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Acrylic Pour: Dips

$59

with Tara Finlay, Biddeford Adult Education

Calendar Next session starts Oct 28, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn the specific recipe for making acrylic dips, where the paint is poured onto a surface and the canvas is dipped into it. They come out looking like beautiful abstract flowers! You have the choice to make either four mini canvases or four coasters on tile (Coasters will need to be sealed and backed at home.) The instructor will provide a container for you to take your items home in.





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