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Clay, Beyond the Wheel

$85

with Lonie Ellis

Calendar Nov 13, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Have you avoided creating with clay because you don't have access to a potter's wheel? This class will take you beyond the wheel to create beautiful hand built pieces. Each week will focus on a different hand building technique: pinch, coil and slab. You will also learn various surface designs methods to enhance your work. This class will give you a good foundation to start creating with clay off the wheel! Glazing and firing schedule will be discussed during class. Materials (clay and glaze) and firing fee of $20 included in the price of the course.

Continued Drawing B/W & Colored Pencil AM

$106

with Kathie Boldt

Calendar Sep 18, 2018 at 9:30 am, runs for 10 weeks

Would you like to further develop your drawing skills? We will work in black and white media, as in tonal drawing, as well as working in color or readying to work in color. Perceiving color relationships demands a depth of experience in seeing tones, so you'll become more skilled in thumbnails. Color theory will come into play to advance the building of fine color perception. Materials discussed at first class - approximately $40.

Full Course

Continued Drawing B/W & Colored Pencil PM

$106

with Kathie Boldt

Calendar Sep 18, 2018 at 2:30 pm, runs for 10 weeks

Would you like to further develop your drawing skills? We will work in black and white media, as in tonal drawing, as well as working in color or readying to work in color. Perceiving color relationships demands a depth of experience in seeing tones, so you'll become more skilled in thumbnails. Color theory will come into play to advance the building of fine color perception. Materials discussed at first class - approximately $40.

Full Course

Cuban Salsa - Fundamentals

$61

with Anna Golendukhina

Calendar Sep 21, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Join us for an introduction to Cuban Salsa! Students will learn the basic of the Salsa footwork and some simple, fun moves that will get you out on the dance floor. You will learn how to connect with any partner, and build your confidence dancing to different styles and tempos of music. Partner is not required but recommended! No class on 10/12.

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Cuban Salsa – Level 2

$72

with Anna Golendukhina

Calendar Sep 21, 2018 at 7 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Join us for Cuban Salsa level 2 class! Students will continue learning new moves and different Salsa footwork. You will learn how to connect with any partner, and build your confidence dancing to different styles and tempos of music. Partner is not required but recommended! No class on 10/12.

Darling Needlefelted Animals

$71

with Deb Arter

Calendar Nov 7, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

In this two-evening class each participant will make one or more cozy soft small mammal or bird of their choice out of wool and use the needle felting method to create the features of their new friend. In the past popular choices were bears, penguins and ducks. A material fee of $11 included in the cost covers the all wool and armature materials. One felting needle is also included. No experience required! You may create the treasured gift that makes someone's holiday special. Class size is limited. Debra holds a MA in Fine Art and has been teaching adults various art processes for many years. She has worked on her needle felting projects even while in an airplane! She guarantees that the night will fly by! Bring your glasses if you wear them for close vision. No discounts.   Photo by Instructor Deb Arter; Felted owl by student Annie Parker.

Drawing Learning to See

$106

with Kathie Boldt

Calendar Sep 12, 2018 at 9:30 am, runs for 10 weeks

Using material from Betty Edwards, "Drawing from the Right Side of the Brain", students will learn five basic perceiving skills in this 10 week course. The process is demanding, engaging and deeply satisfying as you integrate these skills and expand your awareness. Materials approximately $40, see list HERE

Full Course

East Coast Swing Dance Session I

$61

with Barbara Charles

Calendar Sep 12, 2018 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

Are you ready to be cool? If so, the Swing is a “must learn” dance. The dance was created by dance studios including the Arthur Murray dance studios in the 1940s, based on the Lindy Hop.  For those who want to learn only Swing, we will be reviewing the foundation and adding more moves, including the triple step.  It will be more technical than the foundation class. Classes are held at ABsolutely Fit Center, 9 Cumberland St., Brunswick. No Discounts.





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