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Acrylic Painting

$64

with Gayle Fitzpatrick, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Apr 23, 2024 at 6 pm

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.

4 Tuesday sessions

April 23-May14, 6-8 pm

Registration Fee: $64

Full Course

UKULELE FOR BEGINNERS, SESSION 2

$79

with Duncan Perry, Sacopee Valley Adult & Community Education

Calendar Apr 23, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This is your chance to learn to play this amazingly versatile instrument. You’ll need an ukulele, some curiosity, a love of music, and time to practice. Join our stress-free program for plenty of fun and learning. You won’t want to stop once you have mastered the fundamentals. The nicest part is that you don’t have to read music! Sign up, tune up, and show up to start your musical adventure now! Buying a ukulele? Duncan can provide you with brand, price, style and size recommendations as well as local stores where you can purchase an excellent beginner’s ukulele. Contact us and we’ll have him reach out to you! Required: Five days before the commencement of the program, important documents will be sent to the email address you provided at registration. Before attending the first session, please read this email carefully. Pre-registration is required for access to online link.

Duncan Perry is a popular ukulele performer and teacher. He believes studying an instrument makes the brain sharper, helps reduce stress and brings joy to the uke players and audiences. He has taught the powerful ukulele to almost 700 individuals!

 

WATERCOLOR S2 Intermediate

$69

with Russel Whitten, Wells-Ogunquit Adult Community Education

Calendar Apr 23, 2024 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Learn and practice a variety of techniques and approaches  specific to watercolor painting. Whether a beginner or experienced, enjoy a relaxing and supportive environment to  paint from references, still life objects and observation. You  will receive feedback and see what others are working on.  Bring ideas for projects to class for instruction tailored to  your needs, or participate in guided exercises to gain a deeper  understanding of this medium. You may bring your own  supplies, if you prefer to purchase your own supplies, please  request a materials list at registration. 

INSTRUCTOR: Russel Whitten 

Full Course

Wheel Pottery NOON Class (April 24-May 29)

$45

with Patricia Hayes, MSAD #37 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Apr 24, 2024 at 12 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Class for wheel pottery involves learning about the basics of clay and forming on the pottery wheel. Beginners start with centering and forming and by the end of the six-week class can make small bowls or cups and have completed at least 7-8 items which they have been glazed and fired. There is an additional $20 material fee due to the instructor the first night of class. Limited to 6 participants during each session.

Full Course

Image Transfer Workshop

$35

with Catherine Scanlon, Merrymeeting Community & Adult Education

Calendar Apr 24, 2024 at 5 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Join Catherine to create a unique and beautiful image transfer panel, the perfect gift for a favorite person -- or yourself. On the first night of class we will create a collage background using a variety of vintage and patterned papers to create an interesting background for the design. Once the background has been finished, an image will be chosen to transfer to a wood panel. On the second night of class, and once our transfer completely dries, we'll finish up and we add color using a variety of mixed mediums. Before you leave for the night, your panel will be sealed with a matte varnish to protect it, other options for sealing will be discussed. Workshop is 2 Days: 4/16 + 4/23. All materials included in the $25 materials fee, payable to the instructor.

Full Course

Wheel Pottery EVENING Class (April 24-May 29)

$45

with Patricia Hayes, MSAD #37 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Apr 24, 2024 at 5 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Class for wheel pottery involves learning about the basics of clay and forming on the pottery wheel. Beginners start with centering and forming and by the end of the six-week class can make small bowls or cups and have completed at least 7-8 items which they have been glazed and fired. There is an additional $20 material fee due to the instructor the first night of class. Limited to 6 participants during each session.

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Theater Improv for Everyone
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Theater Improv for Everyone

$125

with Al D'Andrea, Boothbay Region Adult & Community Education

This is a fun and exciting workshop in which students will participate in theater games, acting exercises, and structured improvisations to develop their creativity, spontaneity and people skills. The class is designed to help participants explore and access their imagination; help overcome shyness; and build self-confidence. They will learn to express themselves fully and freely, engage their adventurous spirit, create something from virtually nothing, develop an ensemble, and laugh and play the hours away while adding a colorful dimension to an already colorful Fall season. All are welcome to join this unique and invigorating theater workshop.

Acrylic Painting for Beginners Part 2

$49

with Kyle Durkin, Biddeford Adult Education

Calendar Apr 24, 2024 at 6 pm

This is a class for people who have taken my first Acrylic Painting for Beginners class or for people who have some acrylic painting experience. You will need to know how to use acrylic paint and how to mix color already to join this class. We will work on more tutorials and expand your skills. Join us and create more exciting paintings to take home!

Materials needed: Box set of acrylic paints (at least red, blue, yellow and white); set of acrylic/synthetic paintbrushes (a variety of brush sizes, flats and rounds)

Full Course




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