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Acid Etched Glass

$40

with Penny Hartwell

Calendar Apr 3, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Want to create a unique holiday gift for someone special, for yourself or both? Here’s your opportunity learn how to create beautiful designs on glass using an acid etching technique. Penny will provide many designs to choose from to create your personalized items. Great class for the novice craftsman! Bring four pieces of glass to etch – perfect for wine glasses or beer mugs. Fee for additional materials of $8 included in price of course. No discounts.

Artists Open Studio Session I

$60
Calendar Jan 30, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Join fellow artists in any medium for three-hours of open studio time in the lovely light of Merrymeeting Adult Ed's Room 3. All levels welcome; however, there is no instructor. Instead, artists are invited to share the space in an atmosphere of creative collegiality.

Artists Open Studio Session II

$60
Calendar Mar 13, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Join fellow artists in any medium for three-hours of open studio time in the lovely light of Merrymeeting Adult Ed's Room 3. All levels welcome; however, there is no instructor. Instead, artists are invited to share the space in an atmosphere of creative collegiality.

Artists Open Studio Session III

$60
Calendar Apr 24, 2019 at 1 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Join fellow artists in any medium for three-hours of open studio time in the lovely light of Merrymeeting Adult Ed's Room 3. All levels welcome; however, there is no instructor. Instead, artists are invited to share the space in an atmosphere of creative collegiality.

Canoe Paddle Making

$85

with Ken Wise

Calendar Mar 20, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

In this 3-week hands-on workshop you will create a beautiful and useful canoe paddle using hand tools. We will explore traditional designs and local woods. All tools and materials will be provided. $30 material fee is included in the price. Spooncarving (offered in this catalog) or some woodworking experience suggested prior to this class.

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Ceramics/Pottery Exploration!

$165

with Zachary Fields

Calendar Jan 10, 2019 at 5 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Have you always wanted to experience the feel of clay in your hands? Here’s your chance! You will learn the fundamentals of clay and have fun exploring functional and sculptural ceramics using wheel-throwing and hand-building techniques. Coursework is dependent on the class’ collective creative desires and will be tailored to best suit individual needs. No experience required, but certainly welcome. This 8-week course includes $30 materials and studio fee. The fee includes 50 lbs. of clay; more available for an additional fee. Limited enrollment, register early!

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Clay, Beyond the Wheel Session I

$85

with Lonie Laffely Ellis

Calendar Jan 8, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Have you avoided creating with clay because you don't have access to a potter's wheel? This class will take you beyond the wheel to create beautiful hand-built pieces. Each week will focus on a different hand building technique: Pinch, coil, and slab. You will also learn various surface design methods to enhance your work. This class will give you a good foundation to start creating with clay off the wheel! Materials (clay, glaze and firing) $20 included.

Clay, Beyond the Wheel Session II

$85

with Lonie Laffely Ellis

Calendar Feb 27, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Have you avoided creating with clay because you don't have access to a potter's wheel? This class will take you beyond the wheel to create beautiful hand-built pieces. Each week will focus on a different hand building technique: Pinch, coil, and slab. You will also learn various surface design methods to enhance your work. This class will give you a good foundation to start creating with clay off the wheel! Materials (clay, glaze and firing) $20 included. No class April 17 during school vacation.





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