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Acrylic Painting

$75

with Gayle Fitzpatrick, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Apr 10, 2018 at 6:30 pm, runs for 7 weeks

This class covers composition, color theory, and color mixing as well as materials and techniques. You’ll 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, April 10 – May 29, 6:30-8 p.m., 7 sessions *No class 4/17

Course Fee: $75

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Artful Lettering

$30

with Mandy Russell, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Jul 11, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Fancy up that art journal, mixed media art or any other creative endeavor in this one-night class and learn several different approaches to artful lettering. The instructor will demonstrate several ways to add color to custom lettering. Come equipped with several favorite words as well as your favorite quote. There is a $5 material fee payable to the instructor. Students can waive the fee if they bring a .01 or .02 Micron pen. No discounts.

August, Art Adventure - The Traveling Sketchbook Summer Class

$105

with Mary Byrom, York Adult & Community Education

Calendar Aug 7, 2018 at 1 pm, runs for 4 weeks

SUMMER CLASSES ARE READY! ARE YOU? Now is your chance to get outside and have a really great time sketching and painting! Here is what is coming up. FOR THE ABSOLUTE BEGINNER & INTERMEDIATE STUDENT ...ART ADVENTURE - THE TRAVELING SKETCHBOOK SUMMER CLASS! This traveling sketchbook class is for everyone. With just a pen, pencil and a sketchbook, you can begin this creative adventure. We start this class with an introduction to different types of sketchbooks and paper, pencils, pens, and paints and how you can use them for different effects in your sketchbook. We will start with an introduction to sketching and look at the foundations of good sketches, various techniques, and applications you can use in your sketchbook. Beginner to experienced artists will love this process. Sketching develops your observing and drawing skills, increases your visual vocabulary, expands your creativity and is very relaxing. Individual expression, growth, and creativity are encouraged. Every week we will meet at a different location. This class is perfect for absolute beginners to skilled artists who would like to try a new experience with a minimum of expense for supplies. Beginners are very welcome. Bring all of your supplies to the first class. We will be sketching outdoors after an introduction to materials.Sketching Supplies - Materials list: The Bare Minimum Sketchbook Kit: A sketchbook, pencil & ink pen. The Expanded Sketchbook Kit: Colored pencils, markers, ink pens, watercolor pencils, crayons, watercolors, gouache, paintbrush, water brush, paper towels, sponge, water, bulldog clips.Expanded Sketchbook Kit can be viewed on Mary’s website.

Tuesday’s ~ 1pm - 4pm

August - 7, 14 ,21, 28 ~ 4 sessions $105

 

Beginner Crochet Skills 6/4

$32

with Tara Finlay, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Jun 4, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Learn the most basic crocheting techniques including basic tools, types and weights of yarn, and how to read a written pattern.  Materials: Size I/9-5.50MM or J10-6.00MM aluminum or plastic crochet hook and one skein or ball or worsted weight yarn in a light color (easier to see.) Instructor will have a limited number of hooks and yarn to lend.  If you need glasses to read, bring them.  No kit fee.

 

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Berry Bowls

$35

with Joshua Rysted, MSAD#44 Adult & Continuing Ed

Calendar Jun 16, 2018 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Strawberries, blueberries, blackberries, raspberries…summer's bounty is coming! Be ready with a delicious little berry bowl colander suitable for rinsing, serving, and storing your sweet harvest. Your finished project will be microwave and dishwasher safe and glazed in your choice of color. Max 10

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Botanical Drawing: Branching Out

$105

with Lili Bates, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Aug 24, 2018 at 9:30 am, runs for 1 week
Develop your drawing skills while rendering the craggy, peeling, and gnarled texture of bark and branches. Using graphite and / or colored pencils, explore the color variations and composition of the simple branch. Birds nests and abandoned wasp nests are also good subjects. Choose one or more from your findings. Drawing experience necessary. Materials: graphite pencils 2H & HB, battery operated pencil sharpener, kneaded eraser, colored pencils, 11 x 14 Strathmore drawing paper best or medium surface, canson tracing paper, drawing board at least 18" square, masking tape, 6" or 12" clear plastic ruler, magnifying glass....desirable, but not necessary. No discounts. The Mix in Brunswick carries these supplies. Shop early. Bring lunch and snacks.

Children's Theatre Camp

$100

with Penny Jaskalen, MSAD 52 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jul 30, 2018 at 9 am

Elementary aged students (Grades 1 - 6) are invited to explore the world of theatre through games, skits and lessons.  A performance will be presented on Thursday evening as a showcase of talent.

Students should wear comfy clothes and closed toe shoes (no flip flops, please) and bring a bag lunch and water bottles. 

Color PI 5K

$25

with MSAD#1 Adult Education

Calendar Aug 11, 2018 at 8 am

The Color PI 5K is an event all about fun, fitness and the arts!  Dress in white, and let us supply the color!

This is not a times race, feel free to walk, run, crawl or jitterbug your way through the course.  The color is cornstarch-based powder.  It is non-toxic and non-allergenic.  You should wear white clothes, and for sensitive areas, runners have been known to wear goggles, sunglasses, bandanas or dust masks over their mouths.

Registration for this event is $25 After August first it's goes up to $35.00 and children 10 years old and under are free!!  All Children 18 years and under must have a parent or legal guardian sign a consent form.  The race is rain or shine, we will postpone if thunder and lightning.  

 Registration that day will be at Riverside park at 8am, race starts at 9am

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