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Drawing Trees (Zoom Class)

$72

with Christopher Reed, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Jun 9, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks
Students will develop a better understanding of the world of trees through the practice of graphite and charcoal drawings from photos in addition to close observational studies during some of the classes if weather permits. The principles of composition and value will be emphasized while experimentation is strongly encouraged in representational and abstract styles of working. Meditative exercises will be used to minimize inhibitions and fears associated with the creative process. A supply list will be provided when the class is determined to run. 4/14-5/26 (no class, 4/21), 6-8 pm 6/2-7/14 (no class, 7/7), 6-8 pm

Landscape Photography Workshop

$115

with Steve McGrath, Kittery Adult Education

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 10, 2021 at 6 pm

This course is a hybrid - you will meet using ZOOM twice and you meet in person at Short Sands Beach in York, Maine

A beautiful landscape is a joy you can capture and share with others. Learn how to utilize your Shutter and Aperture settings for the best landscape exposure. When you understand how to use natural lighting your photos come alive. Discover how to find the best composition, understand how different focal length lenses behave, and use depth of field and the use of filters.Steve McGrath is an Award Winning freelance photographer and photography teacher who has been creating images for 30 years. Steve first began by shooting sports photography for local high schools, then weddings and stock agencies. His love of the outdoors led him to focus more on his true passion, nature photography and teaching photography.

3 sessions, June 10-14

1st class: June 10, online from 6-8:30pm

2nd class: June 12, meet at York Beach (Short Sands Beach), 10 am -1:00 pm

3rd class: June 14, online from 6-8:30 pm

Course Fee: $115

Drawing for Absolute Beginners

$100

with Online Instructor Chad Walker, Houlton/Hodgdon Adult & Community Education

Calendar Next available session starts Jun 16, 2021
1 additional session on Jul 14, 2021

https://www.ed2go.com/msad2970/online-courses/drawing-for-absolute-beginner/

Gain a solid foundation in the basics of drawing to become the artist you've always wanted to be. This course will help you become familiar with paper type, drawing styles, techniques, and basic principles of perspective, layout and design.

6 Weeks Access / 24 Course Hrs

 

Still Life Pastel ( Zoom Class)

$72

with Christopher Reed, Portland Adult Education

Calendar Jun 21, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 7 weeks
This class will provide students with the basic principles of pastel painting, including the layering of colors and blending. Composition and value will also be explored through still life photographs. Mindfulness exercises will accentuate the creative process and allow the inner artist to unfold naturally without judgment and fear. For beginners as well as those with previous experience. A supply list will be provided when the class is determined to run

Wheel Pottery June 29-August 3

$35

with PATRICIA HAYES, MSAD #37 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jun 29, 2021 at 6 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

Handbuilding Pottery June 30-August 4

$35

with PATRICIA HAYES, MSAD #37 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jun 30, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Handbuilding encompasses the use of four types of clay. Each clay including porcelain, terra cotta, white stoneware, and brown stoneware will have its own hand-built project. There is an additional $20 material fee due to the instructor the first night of class. Limited to 6 participants during each session

Will run

Arts and Crafts with Michelle: Summer Beach Magnet

$30

with Michelle Cross, Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Calendar Jul 1, 2021 at 2 pm, runs for 4 weeks

The sand, the sun, the lighthouse… all are signs of summer! Create a beach scene on this heavy duty magnet. Perfect to display all year! Magnets will be provided by Michelle.

Advanced Wheel Pottery July 1-August 5

$35

with PATRICIA HAYES, MSAD #37 Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jul 1, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Advanced wheel lets experienced potters to continue with the skills gained from the regular wheel class.  You will be able to complete at least 7-8 items which 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.

Will run





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