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Alcohol Ink Workshop
with Amanda Coburn, Orono-Hampden-Old Town Adult Ed Partnership
Alcohol ink is an alcohol-based pigment that is used to color non-porous surfaces such as glass, tile and metal. In this one-night, hands-on class, you will create and leave with at least two beautiful decorative tiles suitable to hang.
Feel free to bring with you your own clear glassware that you would like to decorate.
The course fee cover the cost of materials and tools.
Art Exploration Camp
with Bonita Kenney, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education
Are you a budding artist? Get a mix of all things art in this camp. We will use a variety of art mediums that inspire students to create their own original works of art! Expect to get messy and have lots of fun! For students ages 8-14.
$12 Material Fee paid to instructor at first class.
Bag-it -Learn How to Sew in Zippers -May (Spring 2017)
Make a small zippered bag on your sewing machine and line it too! Supplies: 1/3 yard each cotton fabric: one for outside, one coordinating fabric for lining. 1/2 yard medium, weight fusible interfacing, one 10" or 12" nylon coil zipper, NOT INVISIBLE ZIPPER, sewing machine, zipper foot.
Basket Weaving Messalonskee W17
with Charlotte Gifford, Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education
We will start by making a basic round basket with trim that encompasses several important techniques of basket weaving. Later we will make a square basket and as time allows you will choose a pattern that will continue to help you develop your basket weaving skills. Bring a pair of scissors, tape measure, clothespins, and dishwashing pan. Lab fee for the basket is to be determined by size, but most will be $10 or less and is due the first night of class and before the start of each new basket. Please note: There will be no class on Mar. 8 due to Parent Teacher Conferences and during school vacation, April 19. Limit 10 students.
with Bo Smith, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education
This 5-week class explores the ancient art form of Batik and offers students an opportunity to create a multi-layered project using wax and dye baths. The process of waxing and dyeing creates beautiful and colorful designs. Students will work on either flat cloth or an article of clothing to create a unique piece of art. Registration $35, plus $30 materials fee to be paid to the instructor. 5 weeks 6:30-8:00 p.m. Begins Wed 4/26 CHRHS Rm 231 Bo Smith is an artist and educator who has enjoyed teaching Batik to adults and children for 25 years. She has a BS in Art Education and has taught through The Maine Arts Commissions touring artists program. Bo has created and sold Batik clothing since 1989.
Beginner Wood Carving
with Wayne Preston, Noble Adult & Community Education
You will complete two projects to develop your carving skills. Class discussions and items include: how to do basic cuts, how to sharpen your tools, and safe carving techniques. Carving knife available through instructor for $17 to $24.00. Materials fee of $10.00 is paid directly to instructor. To view Wayne's work and for more ideas go to: www.CarverWayne.com