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Art Night Out - Drilled Seaglass Pendants and Keychain


with Sarah Walker, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Sep 28, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn the secrets to drilling glass, stones and shells. Add colorful beads and spirals using our easy wire-wrapped loop techniques to create your own unique jewelry. Use our collection of sea glass, beach stones and shells, or bring your own favorites. Workshop fee includes all materials to make one pendant and one key chain.

Full Course
Introduction to Watercolors
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Introduction to Watercolors


with Linda Murray, MSAD #11 Adult Education

To learn the fundamentals of painting using watercolor media while having fun. The intent is to familiarize the student with the tools and techniques used to create watercolor paintings. This class will learn to paint the elements of the landscape, in an easy step-by-step format. Each element of the landscape will be broken down and worked on in class. Many classes will begin with an online demonstration and brief discussion of a new technique. Students are asked to buy their own supplies... the list will be provided after registration. 

***Please provide a current working email address when registering for this course. This class will occur via ZOOM, Google Meets, or WebEx and you will be sent a link prior to the first night of class. The technology requirements for this class are a tablet, smartphone, laptop, or a desktop computer with a microphone and camera.

Pebble Flower Art
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Pebble Flower Art


with Sarah Holden Remick, Kittery Adult Education

You will make pebble flower art, mounted onto wooden boards, making beautiful rustic décor or truly unique and personalized gifts.

Monday, Sept. 28, 6-7:30 p.m.

Course Fee: $25

Material Fee: $10, payable to instructor at class

Acrylic Painting for Beginners
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Acrylic Painting for Beginners


with Sue Corning, Oxford Hills/Nezinscot Adult Education

Calendar Sep 29, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Bring some color into those dreary long winter nights with a series of lessons i acrylic painting. We will focus on mixing colors, shading, and developing 3-D forms in various compositions. No experience necessary. Students need to purchase acrylic paints in red, blue, yellow, black and white, and a flat and round paint brush in small or large.This course may also be eligible for 1/2 Diploma credit. No experience necessary.

Carving Wood Spoons & More
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Carving Wood Spoons & More


with Sherwood HIlt, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

This class is for beginners in wood carving. You will learn the art of carving a wood spooonfrom an instructor who has been carving a variety of objects for 29 years. Spoons can be small or large, carved plain or with decorative handles, and made from a a variety of wood. After carving your spoon, the instructor will offer a variety of other small carved objects, such as birds, jack-o-lanterns, or small animals,which you can choose for a second project. At the first class, we will discuss tools you will need and how to use them. The materials fee of $10.00 is payable to the instructor at the first class and includes a booklet on carving for you to keep as a reference.

Casual Couch Pillow


with Lynne Stewart, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 29, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This class will be held onsite, face-to-face.

NOTE:  DATE CHANGED to 9/29/2020

Create a unique pillow to enhance your living or family room sofa.  This pillow looks tailored and professional, but requires just a few special skills; you can do it!  Finished product will have piping around it as well as a zipper.  Sewing Class Notes  Please bring to class - a sewing machine in working order and experience sewing with it, sharp scissors, thread, needles & notions.  Fabric for Sewing Classes  A limited selection of fabrics will be available for each project for purchase from the instructor for $7/yard.  (cash please).  Please note fabric selection does not match the picture.  Yardage:  1 1/2 yards.  Pillow forms, zipper, piping available from instructor for $20.


Marvelous Macrame - Coasters


with Tish Rimmer, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Sep 29, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This class is designed to "flip" from onsite to remote, should we need to close our buildings.

Macrame is back and better than ever!  Old school hands-on knotting and beading meets todays easy but impressive designs!  Basic materials provided.  See website for descriptions of other treasures to find and incorporate!  Specify date/project when registering.

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Scrafitto Plate – Pottery Hand Building techniques


with Pam Hansen, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Sep 29, 2020 at 7 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Sgraffito (in Italian "to scratch") is a decorating pottery technique produced by applying layers of color or colors (underglazes or colored slips) to leather hard pottery and then scratching off parts of the layer(s) to create contrasting images, patterns and texture and reveal the clay color underneath. The layer(s) of color can be underglazes or colored slips.

Lessons include hand building techniques, wedging and rolling clay. Homework will be to make the scrafitto base into a heavy cream. Then you will learn to mix the scrafitto colors. Lesson will be to carve whatever picture you want on the plate. Finally, learn to glaze the piece using clear glaze. You will bring home a scrafitto’d fired ceramic plate about the size of 1 1/2 license plates or the size of a dinner plate depending on the mold you select. All materials included.

Class is limited to 6 students. Instructor may like to do a Zoom meeting prior to class to go over the class structure, goals, & objectives.  

3 Tuesday sessions

Sept. 29, Oct. 6 & Oct 20 *no class Oct. 13

7-8:30 pm

Course Fee: $20

Material Fee: $60, payable to instructor at first class

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