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Silver Jewelry Making: Session I

$60

with Penny Hartwell, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Jul 12, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Working with Silver Clay is an exciting process where the inexperienced can explore their artistic abilities and create unique one of a kind items. Come join this exciting class where beginners can easily learn to create earrings, pendants, charms, beads, bracelets, and rings. Experience a new creative adventure and learn how easy and fun it is to make beautiful items from Precious Metal Clay (PMC) or Art Clay Silver (ACS). Materials fee of $80 is payable to the instructor on the first night of class.

The Power of Line - online

$58

with Susan Reidy, Mid-Coast School of Technology Adult Education

Calendar Jul 12, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This class, offered via Zoom, is for those who want to draw, and/or improve their drawing skill. Increase your drawing observation, confidence and control. In this class, a study of various drawing and shading techniques will be explored. The techniques then will be applied to basic shapes and forms, followed by a completed still life drawing utilizing techniques covered during class. A short supply list is available here: Suggested Supply List 

Wheel Pottery July 12-August 16
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Wheel Pottery July 12-August 16

$35

with PATRICIA HAYES, MSAD #37 Adult & Community Education

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.

All classes and activities are subject to MSAD #37 Covid Guidelines, which include wearing a mask to class.

Terracotta Pot of Lilies of the Valley

$35

with Shirley Anderson, Merrymeeting Adult Education

Calendar Jul 13, 2022 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week

The lily of the valley's sweet scent and beautiful bell-shaped flowers will make you fall in love immediately.  Learn how to paint these beautiful spring flower plants along with an aged terracotta pot or a beautiful blue and white vase. The choice is up to you! Painting is Acrylic on 11 x 14 canvas. Materials provided.

iPhone Photography 7.13.22

$29

with Olivia St.Claire, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jul 13, 2022 at 5:45 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn to take stunning photographs with your phone that will look like they were taken with a regular camera! It all begins with the best tools you have – your eyes. In this class you’ll learn how to use features in your phone camera that will immediately change the way your photographs look! Olivia will guide you in the art of visual storytelling, composition and more. We will have hands-on time to hone your new skills as you work on assignments. You will leave the class excited about creating beautiful images with your phone camera and looking at your surroundings with new eyes! Class includes handouts and hands-on time with your phone.

Handbuilding Pottery July 13-August 17
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Handbuilding Pottery July 13-August 17

$35

with PATRICIA HAYES, MSAD #37 Adult & Community Education

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.

All classes/activities are subject to the MSAD #37 COVID protocols, including wearing a mask to class.

Landscape Photography

$49

with Steve McGrath, York Adult Education

Calendar Jul 14, 2022

In this Beginner/Intermediate Landscape Photography Class Steve will show you all the various camera settings you can use when taking Landscape Photography utilizing your Shutter and Aperture settings for the best exposure. Including understanding and using natural light, finding the best composition, understanding the ways different focal length lenses behave and using depth of field and the use of filters. Tripods are also a plus but not mandatory for the class and you can use Smartphone or digital camera for this class.

July 14 Online from 6-8:00pm

July 16 Meet at the Highland Farm Preserve from 9-11:00am 

July 19 Meet Online to view and Critique our Images 6-8:00pm

 

Making Movies with Your iPhone

$75

with Olivia St.Claire, Five Town CSD Adult & Community Education

Calendar Jul 14, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Learn to make engaging and compelling films in the palm of your hand with your phone. Our phones allow anyone to quickly and easily make beautiful movies. You don't need to worry about having expensive equipment or the right settings. This course will be based around the theme of "A Day in the Life" where you will learn to record ordinary moments in your day and weave them together into a beautiful story. Each student will shoot a mini film each day for a week - creating regularly improves skills and creativity. Olivia will also discuss her favorite movie making apps, editing and music sites.





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