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Nautical Buoy
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Nautical Buoy

$18

with Marge Otis, MSAD #11 Adult Education

This silhouette technique can be done with a variety of subjects and background tones! On this shaped buoy we will do a Coastal Lighthouse scene. The buoy has a flat back so you can hang it on the wall! Students need to bring acrylic brushes to class. A materials fee of $12.00 is due to instructor at class.

Double Knit: Design Your Own with Two Colors Spring 2020

$50

with Sherry Corbin, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Calendar Feb 28, 2020 at 1 pm

Can you knit and purl? Then you can double knit using just one needle to cast on! Together we’ll create your own personalized design for a thick, sturdy, reversible pot holder, hot pad, coaster, or scarf in two or more colors. You can draw your design with paper and pencil or with an electronic tablet. Your double knit project will be elegant with four fully integrated smooth sides. We’ll also learn an incredibly fast and easy way to double knit using one color. Bring with you: 1) yarn of your choice, two colors; 2) two needles of any size to create the tension you like (or one straight needle and one circular or long loop needle).

Youth Clay Night 2/28

$25

with Amanda Williams, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Feb 28, 2020 at 4 pm

Explore a fun, easy beginner-level project. Throw clay on the potter’s wheel and learn to hand-build sculptural forms. Decorate pieces before firing! Come by yourself or encourage a friend to register too!  All experience levels welcome.  Open to ages 7-12. Materials fee of $12 (cash please) for clay, slip & glaze, payable to instructor at class. Specify session when registering.

 

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Girls Night Out: Adult Clay Night 2/28

$30

with Amanda Williams, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Feb 28, 2020 at 6:30 pm

Grab your girls and have some creative, group fun!  Experiment with some hand building, or throw some clay on the wheel and go for a spin! Decorate & glaze your pieces, and we will fire them for you! Materials fee of $12 (cash please) is payable at class.

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Wonderful Watercolor @ Studio

$135

with Kathryn Carter, York Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Feb 29, 2020 at 10 am, runs for 5 weeks
1 additional session on May 2, 2020

In these fun and easy classes, you’ll discover the amazing characteristics of this excitingly fluid medium. Watercolor moves freely and lends itself to surprising results, yet is easily controlled when desired. Learn and practice techniques to successfully create atmosphere and mood using washes, glazes, texture and detail. Kathryn will guide and encourage you with clear instruction and demonstrations as you enjoy creating your own beautiful paintings. All levels of experience, especially beginners. All classes are designed to help you build a solid foundational knowledge of the materials, techniques and concepts necessary for artistic advancement and confidence. Materials list available by request. Palette set-up with instructions at first session, if needed. By popular request, we now offer, at a discounted cost of $60, a “Beginner’s Kit,” which includes two palettes (one with paint) two brushes, and professional-grade watercolor paper – must be pre-ordered.

Wednesday at YMS, 6-8:30pm, 5 weeks, Cost: $135 Session Start Dates: 1) Feb 26 2) Apr 29

Saturday at Kathy’s Studio, 10am-12:30pm, 5 weeks,$135 Session Start Dates: 1) Feb 29 2) May 2

Kathryn Carter is an award-winning professional artist with over 30 years of experience with watercolors, oils, acrylics, and pen and ink. Her works are in many private and corporate collections throughout the U.S. and abroad, and have been published in many magazines, books and newspapers. As Founder of Seacoast School of Art, Ms. Carter continually pursues a higher level of skill and knowledge and finds new ways to convey, share, inspire and encourage students of all ages and experience levels. 

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Beginner Sewing W20

$55

with Vicki Limberger, Mid-Maine Regional Adult Community Education

Calendar Mar 2, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Learn how to sew! Beginners or someone that needs a refresher can come learn the basics of sewing such as threading your machine and bobbin, cutting, pinning and sewing four simple projects. Learn basic seams and French seams while creating a placemat, bento or drawstring bag, a banner, and pillowcase. A supply list is available on our FAQ tab at midmaine.maineadulted.org. Bring your own machine! Storm date of Apr. 6. Limit 10 students.

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Crochet Granny Square

$34

with Samantha Dimmick, MSAD #11 Adult Education

Calendar Mar 2, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

You won’t believe how many things you can do with a granny square! These versatile crochet patterns are the foundation for lots of fun and creative projects. Students will learn how to follow a pattern to create a granny square and how to join squares to create a larger project such as a blanket, tote bag or pillow. Basic knowledge of crochet stitches is required. Bring two skeins of two coordinating colors and hook sizes recommended on label.

Fly Tying

$34

with REBECCA DUBAY, Noble Adult & Community Education

Calendar Mar 2, 2020 at 6 pm

There is nothing more fulfilling than catching a trout on your own fly! Come learn how to tie simple wet flies, nymphs, dry flies, and streamers while learning how to use the tools and how to pick out materials. It is recommended you purchase a fly tying kit, found at any hunting/fishing store but two vises will be available.

A materials fee of $5 per fly is paid directly to the instructor.

5 Sessions





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