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Continued Drawing B/W & Color Pencil January AM

$130

with Kathie Boldt

Calendar Jan 21, 2020 at 9 am, runs for 10 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 experiencein 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 find color perception. Materials discussed at first class - approximately $40-$45. 

Full Course

Creative Digital Photography, Session I

$50

with Dave Mention

Calendar Jan 22, 2020 at 3 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Unleash your digital photo creativity. Learn how to take control of your camera settings and get the effect you want. This class covers the basic settings of your camera: Aperture, shutter speed, and ISO sensitivity. Each week we will explore an aspect of digital photography, learning what camera settings to use to get the effect you want, and practice putting it all together. There will be hands-on practice of each technique, plus a chance to view your pictures and get constructive comments. Students are encouraged to complete a fun assignment each week. Prerequisites: Digital camera basics or the ability to change shooting modes from Auto to Manual or other creative modes, ability to upload photos to a website from your computer. NOTE: You must have a DSLR (with removable lenses), your camera manual, and a tripod for this class.

Creative Digital Photography, Session II

$50

with Dave Mention

Calendar Jan 22, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Unleash your digital photo creativity. Learn how to take control of your camera settings and get the effect you want. This class covers the basic settings of your camera: Aperture, shutter speed, and ISO sensitivity. Each week we will explore an aspect of digital photography, learning what camera settings to use to get the effect you want, and practice putting it all together. There will be hands-on practice of each technique, plus a chance to view your pictures and get constructive comments. Students are encouraged to complete a fun assignment each week. Prerequisites: Digital camera basics or the ability to change shooting modes from Auto to Manual or other creative modes, ability to upload photos to a website from your computer. NOTE: You must have a DSLR (with removable lenses), your camera manual, and a tripod for this class.

Spoon Carving, Introduction

$75

with Ken Wise

Calendar Jan 22, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

In this 3-week hands-on workshop, you will design and carve your own spoon or spatula. We will explore local Maine hardwoods and learn to carve and shape with hand tools. No experience required. All tools and materials provided. Materials fee of $15 included in the price of the course.

Full Course
Euro-Leather Bracelet
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Euro-Leather Bracelet

$45

with Art Night Out

Make an ultra-hip Euro Leather bracelet with a huge selection in colors, textures, finishes and clasps. Learn how to incorporate different colors and symbols into your bracelet for a personalized piece of stunning jewelry. Materials to make one basic bracelet with one charm included. No discounts.

Narrative Arts

$140

with Vance Bessey

Calendar Jan 27, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 12 weeks

Delve deep into the skills of narrative art and storytelling, and be prepared to create your own stories in comic book or graphic narrative form. Emphasis is on illustration, writing the script and presentation of ideas for potential publication. Students should bring a pad of drawing paper and pencils.

Small Wonderful Weavings

$45

with Susan Perrine

Calendar Jan 29, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Students will build a portable loom, set up the warp and weave a square or two. Each participant will make their own small weaving board. All materials will be provided but you are welcome to bring additional fun yarns, ribbon, lavender, balsam, beads, and seashells to integrate. Learn basic techniques that you can share with kids, grand kids, students. Students must bring a hammer and scissors. Material fee of $14 included. No discounts.

Wirebound Sea Glass Jewelry

$60

with Art Night Out

Calendar Feb 11, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Twist, wrap, and loop your way to a sophisticated design using elements drawn from the sea. Using sterling silver wire, pearls and seaglass, you'll create a lovely necklace and earring set. No drilling necessary. Bring your own seaglass or choose from our collection. Materials to make a pendant and one pair of earrings in sterling silver included. No discounts.





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