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KNITTING WITH THE “KNOTTY KNITTERS”

Free

with Sue Moulton, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education

Calendar Apr 7, 2022 at 12 pm, runs for 16 weeks

The “Knotty Knitters” is a group of fiber enthusiasts with skill levels ranging from beginner to advanced. The members would like to invite new individuals to join. If you’re a novice, instructional support can be arranged. If you’re a pro, this is an opportunity to pass along your knowledge. This group meets year-round except for major holidays. Ongoing. Join anytime!

 

Knitting: Summer Session

$45

with Vicky Vaughn, Marshwood Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jun 8, 2022 at 5 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Always wanted to learn how to knit? Or has it been a long time since you've picked up the needles? Maybe you're stuck on a project. Join us in a relaxed, fun atmosphere! Enjoy an introduction, reintroduction, or continuation into knitting in this 4-week class!

You'll learn how to cast on, knit and purl, read a pattern, as well as repair mistakes in an easy-going class. It's fun to be part of a creative community.

All levels are welcome!

You'll need a skein of light colored Red Heart Worsted Weight yarn and a pair of size needles (size 7 or 8 is best) other small supplies will be discussed. Get ready to learn how to make all kinds of items suitable for gift giving. One of Vicky’s favorite patterns is a dead fish hat which she is happy to share. Get ready to laugh with Vicky, she certainly makes knitting fun.

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Sketching for Everyone: Multimedia Journaling

$110

with Ed Higgins, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Jun 27, 2022 at 9:30 am, runs for 8 weeks

For continuing or beginning sketch artists. Writers and poets are also welcome! In this class we’ll take keeping a sketchbook or journal of your thoughts and ideas to the next level. You’ll integrate multimedia collage, doodles and sketches with your musings, poetry and prose. Keeping a journal or sketchbook is essential for any creative pursuit. The goal for this summer workshop is to completely fill a journal/sketchbook with 8 weeks of your meaningful experiences, and to share ideas with your fellow artists and writers. Materials list available. Sketching for Everyone Multimedia

 

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Abstract Art for Everyone: Paper and Ink Edition

$110

with Ed Higgins, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Jun 27, 2022 at 1 pm, runs for 9 weeks

Summer studio workshop in abstract drawing. A follow up to the previous session’s abstract course, with an emphasis on works on paper. Using pens, brush, and ink, you will learn traditional techniques of rendering tone and surface textures with a pen; giving life to brushwork and calligraphic line; while gaining confidence and evolving your unique style of mark making and motifs. We’ll experiment with various natural ink colors and washes, as well as the combination of ink and watercolor. This will be a good class for anyone interested in pursuing abstract art, as well as any artists looking to inform or deepen their work through the pure, immediate experience of ink drawing. Materials list available. NO CLASS 7/4. Abstract Art For Everyone Paper & Ink

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Ceramics Camp

$90

with Heather Monsen, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Jun 28, 2022 at 12 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Come explore the hands on fun of working with clay. Together we will be making everything from clay magnets to garden gnomes. Every student will have an opportunity to work on the potters wheel if they would like, but the main focus of the class will be centered around handbuilding. A materials fee of $25 is payable to the instructor on the first class. 

*AGES 10-14

Adult Coloring

$5

with Beth Larrabee, Winthrop/Monmouth Adult Education

Calendar Jun 28, 2022 at 2 pm
8 additional sessions through 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.

Ceramics (Beginner & Intermediate)

$125

with Heather Monsen, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Jun 28, 2022 at 3 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Ever wanted to take some time for yourself and play with clay, but you were too busy, too tired, or too intimidated? Learn the basics of hand-building, surface decoration, and wheel throwing to create functional pieces and sculptures. This class is geared toward the beginner who would like to learn coil, slab, and pinch construction as well as basic wheel throwing techniques and glazing. New demonstrations are given weekly, but students can also use this time as an open studio to work on their own personal projects. A $55 Materials fee, payable to the instructor, must be paid on the first night of class. Additional clay can be purchased separately. Come work in the brand new studios at Morse!

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Open Studio Ceramics

$110

with Heather Monsen, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Jun 28, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

As of today 6/3/2022, all wheels are spoken for, however, the instructor will continue to take students in this Open Studio for handbuilding ONLY. So if you are registering for this class after 6/3/2022, you may not have access to a wheel.

Are you comfortable with your clay abilities and just looking for a place to work and improve your skills? This Summer, join us in the Morse High School Ceramics Studio and start making all those things you have been dreaming up! This is not an instructor lead class, but the instructor will be on site working in case you need something. A $55 Materials fee, payable to the instructor, must be paid on the first night of class. Additional clay can be purchased separately. Come work in the brand new studios at Morse!

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