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Leaf Impressions Bowl

$40

with Joshua Rysted, MSAD#44 Adult & Continuing Ed

Calendar Aug 13, 2022 at 10 am, runs for -1 weeks

Created by nature and captured in clay by you.  In this one-day hand-building course, you will create your own unique leaf impression bowl using leaves from plants in the garden or trees in your yard.  Press the leaf into a clay slab to leave a detailed impression and then form it into a bowl or tray for a one-of-a-kind creation.  Your finished project will be microwave and dishwasher safe and glazed in your choice of color.  It will be ready for pick up approximately two weeks after class.  No previous clay experience is required for this class.  All tools and supplies will be provided by the clay studio. Face masks optional during class.

Watercolor Basics - Mixing

$25

with Kaley Norsworthy, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Aug 15, 2022 at 6 pm

Do you have bad memories of trying to use those dry watercolors out of that little plastic case in school?  Then get ready to learn about liquid watercolor paints!

This course will teach students the basics of mixing liquid watercolors.  We will compete a color wheel project during class.  This will allow us ample opportunity to practice mixing colors as well provide an introduction to color theory.  

This is a stand-alone course, however, it is a great addition/next step from the first watercolor basics course.

Sea Glass Art

$60

with Shirley Anderson, Winthrop/Monmouth Adult Education

Calendar Aug 16, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Various colors of tumbled glass and pottery will enable you to create that beautiful seaside art that you'll enjoy or give as a gift. Driftwood seashells and picture frames are just a few of the extras that make this class so popular.

Foggy Forest

$35

with Shirley Anderson, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Aug 17, 2022 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week

In this class you will learn how to capture the beautiful effects of fog in a wooded forest.  In this class you can choose to carpet your forest floor with your choice of several different plants, Lily of the valleys, Snow drops, Mushrooms, Lady Slippers are just a few. Materials provided.

Growing Cut Flowers

$48

with John Fromer, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Aug 17, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Growing cut flowers is fun and rewarding! Learn which flowers make good cut flowers and how to grow them. Designing, planting, and maintaining a cut flower garden are among the topics covered in this class.

Scrappy Bird Ornaments

$35

with Heather Burgess, United Technologies Center - Adult Education

Calendar Aug 17, 2022 at 6 pm

Please join us making the cutest little "Scrappy Bird" ornaments. You will learn the art of foiling, soldering, and wire bending. You will complete at least one ornament if not more in this 2.5 hour evening class. 

Eye protection and closed toe shoes are required. Masks are optional. 

Sketching - Water Drops

$20

with Kaley Norsworthy, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Aug 17, 2022 at 6 pm

Join us for an evening exploration as we try to recreate a series of water drops in our sketchbooks.  We will observe how droplets from, talk about how light interacts with the water, and see how we can recreate them using pencils and gel pens.  All materials will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own if you wish.

Sketching Collaboration

$65

with Kaley Norsworthy, MSAD#1 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Aug 17, 2022 at 6 pm

This is a 4 week class.  In this class you will learn how to sketch still life, water drops, glassware and hands.

August 17 - Water drops - 

Join us for an evening exploration as we try to recreate a series of water drops in our sketchbooks.  We will observe how droplets from, talk about how light interacts with the water, and see how we can recreate them using pencils and gel pens. 

August 24 - Hands

Having trouble drawing hands?  Join us as we study the shapes and lines that make up a human hand and practice drawing them.  The instructor will walk students through a number of exercises that will help to train your eye, improve your hand-eye coordination, and take the stress out of drawing hands.  

August 31 - Glassware

Glassware has a unique quality of interacting with light.  During this class we will make observations and discover how we see and identify glassware and how to capture those unique qualities on paper.

September 14 - Still life

During this class students will observe and recreate mini still life scenes.  We will discuss object relations, measuring on paper, and how to create depth on the page.

All materials will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own if you wish.

Each of these classes are done individually but by registering through this link you are saving $15 off all 4 classes.  That's a pretty great deal!

 





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