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Acrylic: POP-ART

$44

with Hattie Stiles, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar May 8, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Make a colorful pop-art inspired portrait using acrylic paint on canvas! Choose an image of a person or animal (family member, friend, pet, celebrity, anything etc.!) to translate into an original painting.  Bring at least two reference images (of the image you would like to paint). With the help of the instructor, you will grid-out and draw your image and then use acrylic paint to add value and vibrancy.  All experience levels welcome.  Materials fee of $22 payable to instructor at class.

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Artist Mentorship
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Artist Mentorship

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Artists will work closely with their mentor to establish technical, conceptual, and professional goals. This customized program is intended for artists seeking to advance their artistic practice. Overcome your artistic obstacles; whether they be speaking about, making, presenting, or selling your artwork. Your goals + areas of concentration (medium) will determine which mentor you are paired with. With your mentor, you will co-create a self-designed program; addressing your practice, process, and aesthetic barriers. When necessary, mentors will provide medium specific demonstrations and constructive criticism of both process + product. Mentorship can take place at Arts Afire Studio or another agreed upon location. For rates and more information, please contact Kristin Fitzpatrick: kfitzpatrick@sanford.org  207-608-8738

Basket Finishing Night

$19

with Christine Smith, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar May 9, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

This is your opportunity to finish any projects that aren't done or that you need help finishing.  We had a lot of big baskets this year. I want you to be able to enjoy your beautiful, finished baskets.

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Beginner Acrylic Pour Painting 5/2

$19

with Tara Finlay, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar May 2, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

With this exciting process, you never know what beautiful patterns will be created until the paint is poured. We'll cover what types of paint and additives work best to create beautiful abstract art. This class is appropriate for any artistic skill level, from beginner to pro, who wants to learn this technique. You will be transporting your wet paintings home in a container provided by the instructor, but you may want to have some plastic or cardboard in your car for the trip home.  There is a $30 materials fee payable to the instructor at class.

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Boho Dreamcatcher
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Boho Dreamcatcher

$19

with Tara Finlay, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Mar 28, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This boho dream catcher wall hanging is fun and easy to make. The instructor will have beads, trims, ribbons, hoops, and some feathers but if you have specific colors you would like to work with, you should bring them. Yarn, ribbon, decorative trims will all work. For health reasons, please only bring store-bought feathers. Materials fee $10 payable to instructor. If you have a glue gun, please bring it. You can use a doily for your center if you have it-  make sure you bring a hoop (like a wooden embroidery hoop) that will fit it. The materials fee will be adjusted for students bringing their own materials. 

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Branch Weaving

$19

with Tara Finlay, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar May 20, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

In this gentle introduction to basic weaving, we'll be working with colorful yarns and Y-shaped branches. Please bring one sturdy Y-shaped branch approximately 1/2" or larger in diameter. The branch should be cut green (not dead, dry, brittle) and free of leaves. If you do not have access to branches, please let us know and the instructor will provide them. The instructor will also have lots of pretty yarn but you can bring any yarn you choose. Various styles and textures of yarn look good together in a weaving. Materials fee of $5 payable to instructor in class.

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Clay Night for Adults 3/29

$28

with Amanda Williams, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Mar 29, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Every Friday night, we will  explore one fun and easy beginner level project. Students will have the opportunity to throw clay on the potter’s wheel and learn to hand-build sculptural forms. Students will also get to decorate their pieces before they are fired. This class is good for those new to clay, or looking to try something they’ve never experienced. Each week will be a new project, so students may come to any class they are interested in. Come by yourself, or encourage a friend or significant other to register too!  Materials fee of $12 (cash) is payable to the instructor at class.  ​  All experience levels welcome. ​For ages 18 and up.   

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Clay Night for Youth 3/29

$22

with Amanda Williams, Sanford Community Adult Education

Calendar Mar 29, 2019 at 4 pm, runs for 1 week

Every Friday night, we explore one fun and easy beginner level project. Students will have the opportunity to throw clay on the potter’s wheel and learn to hand-build sculptural forms. Students will also get to decorate their pieces before they are fired. This class is good for those new to clay, or looking to try something they’ve never experienced. All experience levels welcome.  Materials fee of $12 (cash) is payable to the instructor at class.  ​Appropriate for​​ ​ages 7-13​​. 

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