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Arts & Crafts

Chickadee Painting

$55

with Shirley Anderson

Calendar Mar 2, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn to paint this beautiful chickadee  step by step, no art experience is required!  Ruffled feathers and a simply moss covered branch are painted using a layering technique. Canvas & Paints provided!

Acadian Arts Spring Retreat in Prospect Harbor: International Fusion Homestyle Cooking for a Crowd

$395

with Chris Toy

Calendar Apr 18, 2022 at 8 am, runs for 1 week

International Fusion Homestyle Cooking for a Crowd engages all the senses. Cooking instructor and author of 6 cookbooks, Chris Toy has been teaching Asian themed and fusion recipes privately, for community education statewide, Stonewall Kitchen Cooking School in York, La Roux Kitchen in Portland, and Now You're Cooking in Bath. Together you'll prepare great tasting lunches and hearty dinners for yourselves and fellow artists. Instruction will include selection and care of tools, (knives, woks, cast iron) history of recipes (back stories) , finding, choosing and preparing ingredients (shopping tips) , and techniques for getting great results in record time (tips and tricks). All supplies and tools will be provided..We'll be hands-on so bring your aprons, cutting boards, and hand towels. For more about Chris visit christoy.net

Acadian Arts Spring Retreat in Prospect Harbor: Set Your CreativE SPIRIT FREE

$395

with Kat Logan

Calendar Apr 18, 2022 at 8 am, runs for 1 week

Set Your Creative SPIRIT FREE with Grammy nominated singer-songwriter, artist, and teacher Kat Logan. Drawing on the power of art to find your magic within!! Creativity is the magic of making something happen and letting something happen. In our time together, we will explore our true creative nature by opening to your intuition, your storehouse of knowing to express your talent. "Talent" coming from the Greek word, "Talentum", a Grecian weight, a sum of Gold). Come and find your GOLD! We will work in a variety of materials, all which are provided, and keep a process journal to begin a daily practice that you can take home with you! All levels of ability are welcome! For more information about this workshop you are welcome to call Kat Logan at her home number 207-226-7446 and visit her website at www.katlogan.com.

Acadian Arts Spring Retreat in Prospect Harbor: Watercolor Painting

$395

with Mary Laury

Calendar Apr 18, 2022 at 8 am, runs for 1 week

Watercolor Painting is an exciting medium; it flows and moves and does beautiful things. Instructor Mary Laury has been recognized for her work by the Maine Arts Commission. Workshop participants will do landscapes and seascapes in this 4 session course. If you have never painted in watercolors we will start at the beginning. If you have painted before, you will pick up some new tips and tricks as well. We all learn together! We'll begin with a demo and lesson. Weather permitting, we will go outside for plein air painting. This Inn has a breathtaking view, visible from the lawn, porch, and parlor. Later in the week we'll finish up with show and tell. We will do studies of sky, water, and rocks, culminating in a finished painting (or two) of a seascape. Materials will be provided, but bring what you have. Mary will contact each participant with a list of optional supplies. For more about Mary visit her website https://www.marylaury.com/

Freshly Cut Lilacs

$55

with Shirley Anderson

Calendar Apr 20, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week

The smell of fresh lilacs is like no other.  Join us and learn to paint thesel flowers in a beautiful blue cobalt jar.  Underpainting glazing and layering are some of the techniques used to create this gorgeous piece of art. Canvas & Paints provided!

Grandmother's Window

$55

with Shirley Anderson

Calendar May 4, 2022 at 4:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Come join us and paint old weathered shakes and Grandmother's beautiful climbing roses. Layering and dry brushing are some of the techniques that we will use to create this beautiful piece of art. Camcas & Paints provided!





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