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MindEdge Studio: Introduction to Drawing
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MindEdge Studio: Introduction to Drawing

$39

with MindEdge Instructor, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Feb 16, 2022

Drawing is a foundational skill that can aid in the development of other creative pursuits. Painters, architects, woodworkers, gardeners, and designers all benefit from honing their drawing skills. But drawing is also an art form in its own right, and learning how to draw can help unlock one's creative potential. Many benefits associated with drawing include increased focus and relaxation, improved creativity and problem solving, and greater hand-eye coordination. In this course, you'll learn the basics of drawing, including how to practice and implement the basic elements of drawing and how to develop a regular habit of drawing and sketching.

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Drawing for the Absolute Beginner
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Drawing for the Absolute Beginner

$100

with Chad Walker, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2022

If you've always been interested in drawing but don't really know how to get started, then this is the course for you. Gain a solid foundation and understanding of the basics of drawing and become the artist you've always dreamed you could be! You'll become intimately familiar with paper types, drawing styles, rendering techniques, and the basic principles of perspective, layout, design, lighting, volume, and space. If you have an interest in learning what it's like to draw or would love to increase your current knowledge in the field of art and illustrating, then this course aims to fulfill all of your needs.

Session Start Dates:

Sept 14 | Oct 12 | Nov 16  | Dec 14 | Jan 18  | Feb 15 | Mar 15 | Apr 12  | May 17  | Jun 14

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Introduction to Digital Scrapbooking
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Introduction to Digital Scrapbooking

$100

with Beverly Richards Schulz, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2022

Learn to use digital editing techniques to show off your photos and memorabilia in Introduction to Digital Scrapbooking! Using Photoshop Elements, this course will teach you how to make the most of your scrapbooking talents and artistic ideas when you combine traditional and digital scrapbooking. Starting with simple projects, you'll quickly learn how to build pages, use artistic journaling, and produce sophisticated illusions. Photoshop Elements lets you build your own clip art, create frames, and develop multi-layer pages with an endless array of layouts and designs. You'll see how to draw and create your own art, build collages and scrapbooks to share, and work with both color and black and white. If you need to restore or age images—the tools are all available to you. Come take your scrapbooking to a new level!

Session Start Dates:

Sept 14 | Oct 12 | Nov 16  | Dec 14 | Jan 18  | Feb 15 | Mar 15 | Apr 12  | May 17  | Jun 14

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Watercolor Basics - Mixing

$25

with Kaley Norsworthy, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Aug 15, 2022 at 6 pm

Do you have bad memories of trying to use those dry watercolors out of that little plastic case in school?  Then get ready to learn about liquid watercolor paints!

This course will teach students the basics of mixing liquid watercolors.  We will compete a color wheel project during class.  This will allow us ample opportunity to practice mixing colors as well provide an introduction to color theory.  

This is a stand-alone course, however, it is a great addition/next step from the first watercolor basics course.

Adult Coloring

$5

with Beth Larrabee, Winthrop/Monmouth Adult Education

Calendar Aug 16, 2022 at 2 pm
1 additional session on Aug 23, 2022

De-stress with us during our weekly adult coloring session. We will supply all the materials you will need to have a nice relaxing time. You are also welcome to bring your own supplies.

Sea Glass Art

$60

with Shirley Anderson, Winthrop/Monmouth Adult Education

Calendar Aug 16, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Various colors of tumbled glass and pottery will enable you to create that beautiful seaside art that you'll enjoy or give as a gift. Driftwood seashells and picture frames are just a few of the extras that make this class so popular.

Foggy Forest

$35

with Shirley Anderson, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Aug 17, 2022 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week

In this class you will learn how to capture the beautiful effects of fog in a wooded forest.  In this class you can choose to carpet your forest floor with your choice of several different plants, Lily of the valleys, Snow drops, Mushrooms, Lady Slippers are just a few. Materials provided.

Growing Cut Flowers

$48

with John Fromer, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Aug 17, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Growing cut flowers is fun and rewarding! Learn which flowers make good cut flowers and how to grow them. Designing, planting, and maintaining a cut flower garden are among the topics covered in this class.





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