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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 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.

Continued Drawing B/W & Color Pencil AM Session II

$106

with Kathleen Boldt

Calendar Apr 30, 2019 at 9:30 am, runs for 8 weeks

Join esteemed instructor Kathy Boldt as you further develop your drawing skills, working in black and white and color media. Learning the perception of color relationships demands a depth of experience in seeing tones and you will soon find yourself becoming more and more skilled in thumbnails. You will develop your knowledge of color theory and advance the building of your fine color perception. Materials discussed at first class - approximately $40-$45.

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Continued Drawing B/W & Color Pencil PM Session II

$106

with Kathie Boldt

Calendar Apr 30, 2019 at 2:30 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Join esteemed instructor Kathy Boldt as you further develop your drawing skills, working in black and white and color media. Learning the perception of color relationships demands a depth of experience in seeing tones and you will soon find yourself becoming more and more skilled in thumbnails. You will develop your knowledge of color theory and advance the building of your fine color perception. Materials discussed at first class - approximately $40-$45.

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Darling Needlefelted Animals

$71

with Deb Arter

Calendar Apr 3, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

In two evenings, each participant will make one or more cozy soft small mammals or birds of their choice out of wool using the needle felting method. In the past, popular choices were bears, penguins and ducks! A material fee of $11 included in the cost covers the wool and armature materials. One felting needle is also included. Bring your glasses if you wear them for close vision. No experience required. Class size is limited. No discounts.

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Deepening Drawing Skills, Part 2 of DRAWING: LEARNING TO SEE.

$106

with Kathie Boldt

Calendar May 1, 2019 at 9:30 am, runs for 8 weeks

This course is a follow-up for those who have taken the beginning course, Drawing: Learning to See, developing seeing skills even further. Emphasis is on the practice of sighting, negative spaces, and tonal skills.

Material list can be seen HERE.

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Egg Decorating with Wax Resist Dyes

$42

with Nancy Marstaller

Calendar Apr 3, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Celebrate spring using wax resist dyes to decorate eggs. This technique can also be employed to make decorations and gifts for any occasion. Traditional and modern patterns will be taught, or you may use your own design. Even simple patterns are striking when made with the vibrant colors of the dyes. All materials provided. Wear old clothes and bring reading glasses if you use them. Material fee of $7 included in price. No discounts.

Fun with Gelli Plate Printing

$40

with Deb Arter

Calendar Apr 29, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

If you think printmaking is hard, think again! In this one-night class, everyone will make greeting cards, wall art, unique prints, and more. Gelli plates are a sturdy new alternative print surface that works well with die cuts, botanical items, foam printing, hand painting, and offsets. $8 materials fee included. No experience required. No discounts.

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