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Harvest Wreath

$45

with Susan Perrine

Calendar Nov 6, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Create a harvest wreath using natural materials collected from nearby woods and favorite shops. Twigs, acorns, moss and lichen will be arranged to create a decorative wreath to hang above your mantle or place on your dining table or sideboard. Susan will show you how to include a little hidden oasis so a few stems of fresh cut flowers may be added just before your special event. Students bring garden clippers or shears, glue gun if available, and a few fun items to add (shells, buttons, lace etc.). $10 material fee included. No discounts.

Holiday Globe Light

$40

with Susan Perrine

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

Note:  change from printed catalog. This class is on December 3rd.  Create a stunning accent light with a sparkling presence. Two circular hanging wire planters will be fixed together creating a globe that can be covered with twinkle lights. Create one or several and you will have a wonderful accent piece to brighten a dark corner or add mood lighting to a special event indoors or out. Students bring needle nose pliers, wire cutters, one or two strings of twinkle lights (plug in, battery, or solar powered), two wire circular planters of the same size. No discounts.

Introduction to Spoon Carving

$75

with Ken Wise

Calendar Sep 25, 2019 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.

Introduction to Woodcarving

$75

with Ken Wise

Calendar Dec 4, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Introduction to tools and techniques of carving wood. Learn to safely shape wood with hand tools to create projects such as tool handles, folk art, wildlife carvings, and decorative spoons. No experience needed, all tools and materials provided. $15 material fee included in cost.

Mosaic Stepping Stone

$39

with Art Night Out

Calendar Nov 26, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Create your unique path with the help of a stepping-stone. Learn how to use mosaic tools while working with our extensive tile collection. Pour your cement and take the form home to be removed the next day. Workshop fee includes all materials to make one 9-inch stepping-stone. No discounts.

Mosaic Wine Stopper

$39

with Art Night Out

Calendar Nov 26, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Impress your friends and family with handcrafted items that you've made yourself.  This is a great activity in which to spend a relaxing time with friends.  Learn basic mosaic techniques to wine stoppers using tiles from our extensive collection. Workshop fee includes all materials needed to make two stoppers.  No discounts.

Narrative Arts

$137

with Vance Bessey

Calendar Sep 30, 2019 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. No class Oct. 14 and Nov. 11.

Painted Pine Cone Glassware

$39

with Art Night Out

Calendar Dec 17, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Make your occasions or the everyday more special with personalized glassware. Learn easy one-stroke painting techniques to make a pinecone motif with enamel paint specially designed for painting on glass. Workshop fee included all materials to make a set of 2 stemless wine glasses.





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