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Artful Lettering

$30

with Mandy Russell

Calendar Jul 11, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Fancy up that art journal, mixed media art or any other creative endeavor in this one-night class and learn several different approaches to artful lettering. The instructor will demonstrate several ways to add color to custom lettering. Come equipped with several favorite words as well as your favorite quote. There is a $5 material fee payable to the instructor. Students can waive the fee if they bring a .01 or .02 Micron pen. No discounts.

Botanical Drawing: Branching Out

$105

with Lili Bates

Calendar Aug 24, 2018 at 9:30 am, runs for 1 week
Develop your drawing skills while rendering the craggy, peeling, and gnarled texture of bark and branches. Using graphite and / or colored pencils, explore the color variations and composition of the simple branch. Birds nests and abandoned wasp nests are also good subjects. Choose one or more from your findings. Drawing experience necessary. Materials: graphite pencils 2H & HB, battery operated pencil sharpener, kneaded eraser, colored pencils, 11 x 14 Strathmore drawing paper best or medium surface, canson tracing paper, drawing board at least 18" square, masking tape, 6" or 12" clear plastic ruler, magnifying glass....desirable, but not necessary. No discounts. The Mix in Brunswick carries these supplies. Shop early. Bring lunch and snacks.

Darling Needle Felted Animal or Bird

$58

with Deb Arter

Calendar Jul 18, 2018 at 9:30 am, runs for 1 week

In this one session class each participant will make a cozy small mammal or bird of their choice out of wool roving.  We will use the needle felting method to create the features and details of the sculptural creatures. A material fee of $ 10 is included in the payment and covers all beads, wool and wire necessary to create unique needle felted animals, as well as a needle to take home.  No experience is required! You will want to make an entire zoo to keep and give some as gifts because it is so much fun! Class size is limited. If you wear reading glasses please bring them with you! Photos of the animal you wish to create is also useful. Snack will be provided. No discounts.

Drawing Freehand Flowers & Leaves AM

$55

with Kathie Boldt

Calendar Jul 10, 2018 at 9:30 am, runs for 4 weeks

A four-week workshop, approaching flowers and leaves in differing ways with mark-making in pencil, pen and ink, and colored pencil. We will arrive at either a perceptual or fanciful depiction.

 

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Drawing Freehand Flowers & Leaves PM
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Drawing Freehand Flowers & Leaves PM

$55

with Kathie Boldt

Calendar Jul 10, 2018 at 2:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

A four-week workshop, approaching flowers and leaves in differing ways with mark-making in pencil, pen and ink, and colored pencil. We will arrive at either a perceptual or fanciful depiction. 

 

Drawing Rooftops & Corners with Black & White & Colored Pencil AM
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Drawing Rooftops & Corners with Black & White & Colored Pencil AM

$45

with Kathie Boldt

Calendar Aug 7, 2018 at 9:30 am, runs for 3 weeks

Drawing from life, studying angles and tones. An emphasis on both gesture drawing and more careful development to attend composition and integration of values. More color mixing will be included to practice seeing color in shadows. 

 

Drawing Rooftops & Corners with Black & White & Colored Pencil PM

$45

with Kathie Boldt

Calendar Aug 7, 2018 at 2:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Drawing from life, studying angles and tones. An emphasis on both gesture drawing and more careful development to attend composition and integration of values. More color mixing will be included to practice seeing color in shadows. 

 

Drawing, Learning to See
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Drawing, Learning to See

$75

with Kathie Boldt

Calendar Jul 11, 2018 at 9:30 am, runs for 7 weeks
Using material from Betty Edwards, "Drawing from the Right Side of the Brain", students will learn five basic perceiving skills. The process is demanding, engaging and deeply satisfying as you integrate these skills and expand your awareness. Materials discussed at first class, approximately $20-$25.




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