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with York Adult & Community Education

Calendar Mar 20, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks



with Linda Mansur, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Mar 6, 2018 at 9:30 am, runs for 6 weeks

Beginner through intermediate acrylic artists, this is the class for you! This individualized class will get you started right away! Bring your materials and a reference photograph of what you would like to paint.  A simple landscape or still life is a great choice for beginners.  Materials: small canvas board, beginners may experiment with Apple Barrel paints, include red, blue, yellow, white and black as basic needs, (white will be used the most)-try to avoid gloss.  Brushes (round 2,6,8 and flat 2,6,8).  Bring a container for water, paper towels, trash bag or plastic to cover the table.



Acrylics, Beginning


with Deb Arter, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Jan 10, 2018 at 9:30 am, runs for 9 weeks

Acrylic painting may be just the tool you need to enjoy a color-filled life and it's easier to learn than you may think! Through a series of guided lessons and demonstrations, each student will learn how to mix colors, arrange pleasing compositions, use color theory and understand technical aspects of acrylic paint on various surfaces. Don’t worry about prior skills – we will nurture everyone in a supportive environment. Materials list is available HERE or on the home page at . No class on Jan 24 or Feb 14.

Acrylics, Intermediate & Advanced


with Deb Arter, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Jan 10, 2018 at 1 pm, runs for 9 weeks

This class is designed for students who wish to further refine their painting technique using acrylic paints. Don’t procrastinate about getting work done at home any longer. Instruction in still life, landscape, and portraiture will be made available in a supportive environment. Attention will be paid to individual student goals. Continued emphasis on observation and color mixing will enable participants to achieve mastery in this vibrant medium. Some prior experience is advised for enrollment in this course. Materials list is available HERE or the home page at Optional supplies available from instructor for nominal fee. No class on Jan 24 or Feb 14.

Adults in the Studio


with Deb Farnham Thompson, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Jan 8, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Here's a great opportunity for adults to come and tap into their creativity in the art studio!  What's your interest? Painting? Pottery by hand or by wheel? Collage? Not sure? It's OK! We've got lots of options! No stress, just some concentrated time exploring your own brand of creative expression.  Materials fees will be payable to SCAE depending on projects selected! 

No class 1/15 or 2/19.

Basic Sewing/Quilting
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Basic Sewing/Quilting


with Liza Donald, Spruce Mountain Adult Education

Calendar Nov 29, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Have you always wanted to learn how to sew?  OR are you a casual sewer wanting to renew your skills? This beginning class is for you!  Instructor Liza Donald will help you, whether you are starting from scratch or just needing a few pointers.  Understand your machine and improve your technique.  Finish a project during these 4 classes.  Liza will help you with a current project or guide you through making a Christmas place-mat.  

Materials needed for class: sewing machine, marking pencil, straight pins, seam ripper, 6" seam guide, hand sewing needles, scissors, and fabric for project. 

A $10 material fee for the instructor, paid at the first class. 

This class will be help on site at the Wilton Town Office  

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Beginner Crochet Skills


with Tara Finlay, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Jan 23, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

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.



Beginning Drawing


with Cherise Feser, Bonny Eagle Adult Education

Calendar Jan 29, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Bring out your inner Picasso and learn to draw! During the first class, you’ll try pencil, charcoal, pen and ink, crayon, colored pencil, and pastel and decide which medium works best for you. Then, you’ll get a short supply list to get only the items you need for the rest of the class. We’ll cover perspective, shading, gesture, figure drawing & critique, using various techniques and methods. This is a good class for beginners or if you have a specific drawing problem or goal you would like to accomplish. Everyone can be an artist, so put on your comfortable painting clothes and join us for eight weeks of fun and learning! 8 Weeks.


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