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Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative



Personal Enrichment

Advanced Drawing: “Nature’s Sketchbook with En Plein Air Workshop” Spring 2019

$40

with Suzette East

Calendar Apr 2, 2019 at 9 am

Students will study and experiment with the application of watercolor pencils. Implementing washes, overlays, and many other techniques as they create art of objects around us. Please bring watercolor pencils, standard pencils, fine line paintbrush, wash brush, sea sponge, tortillions, turpenoid and smooth bristol “mixed media” drawing pad. Class will focus on surface/texture indication and how to make sketch pages reflect a journaling feel. Great fun and skills development are put together in this class, one of Suzette’s favorites!

Advanced Painting Spring 2019

$50

with Suzette East

Calendar Apr 2, 2019 at 12 pm

It is another great Master’s Study class. Suzette will take you through the style of Andrew Wyeth in “Wyeth’s Window of Our World”. Class will learn about underpainting and development of a tonal painting with the addition of a focal object. Be prepared to expand your knowledge on this Maine master in a fun and easygoing atmosphere. Our painting with its large offset window, sparse landscape, and a view of an ominous raven looming just outside. Ah… perhaps a bit of Poe there! Join us for a truly inspirational class. Please bring acrylic tube paints: titanium white, mars black, ultramarine blue, thalo blue, lemon yellow, quinacridone magenta, burnt umber; a variety of brushes ¾ flat, ¼ flat, ¼ flat or filbert, short round #10, fine liner, any scruffy brushes, sponges, water bin, 16 x 20 canvas, palette tray.

Arts and Crafts with Michelle Delightful Daisies Plaque Spring 2019

$30

with Michelle Cross

Calendar May 2, 2019 at 2 pm

Michelle Cross is a retired educator who has had a lifelong passion for crafting of all types. Creating beautiful works of art with friends is sure to make these classes a pleasure for students of all levels. Sign up for one or all of the following classes: Rustic Mini Apple Box Locally made apple boxes are the canvas for a rustic birdhouse motif. Purchase your mini apple box from Michelle for $6. THURS 3/7-3/28 2-4pm $30 PHEC Nature Sampler Jar Bugs and blooms in a sampler motif decorate this glass jar that has many future uses. Glass jars are provided by the instructor. Come and enjoy! THURS 4/4-4/25 2-4pm $30 PHEC Delightful Daisies Plaque Celebrate spring with these bright and colorful daisies! Their adorable faces are sure to make everyone smile. Plaques are provided by the instructor. 5/2-5/23 2-4pm $30 PHEC

Arts and Crafts with Michelle Nature Sampler Jar Spring 2019

$30

with Michelle Cross

Calendar Apr 4, 2019 at 2 pm

Michelle Cross is a retired educator who has had a lifelong passion for crafting of all types. Creating beautiful works of art with friends is sure to make these classes a pleasure for students of all levels. Sign up for one or all of the following classes: Rustic Mini Apple Box Locally made apple boxes are the canvas for a rustic birdhouse motif. Purchase your mini apple box from Michelle for $6. THURS 3/7-3/28 2-4pm $30 PHEC Nature Sampler Jar Bugs and blooms in a sampler motif decorate this glass jar that has many future uses. Glass jars are provided by the instructor. Come and enjoy! THURS 4/4-4/25 2-4pm $30 PHEC Delightful Daisies Plaque Celebrate spring with these bright and colorful daisies! Their adorable faces are sure to make everyone smile. Plaques are provided by the instructor. 5/2-5/23 2-4pm $30 PHEC

Basic Firearm Safety Spring 2019

$49

with Scott Chandler

Calendar Apr 16, 2019 at 6 pm

Learn the basic principles of firearm safety. Students 18-20 years old may take this class in order to qualify for a concealed carry permit. Adults 21 and older interested in learning more about gun safety are also encouraged to attend. Accidents involving guns generally result from one of two causes; ignorance or carelessness. This is an NRA Firearm Safety course and a certificate will be awarded upon successful completion. This is a non-shooting class. No live ammunition is allowed in the classroom. Scott Chandler has 33 years of experience with firearms including hunting, target shooting, law enforcement, and tactical combat. He has attended Maine Criminal Justice Academy for law enforcement and corrections. Scott was a firearm and infantry instructor in the US Army and is certified with the NRA.

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Beginner Drawing Spring 2019

$40

with Suzette East

Calendar Apr 3, 2019 at 9 am

Suzette has created a class just with you in mind, whether you are a beginner or just want to hone up on those drawing skills. In this class, which features an old well and wooden bucket, students will gain a basic understanding of perspective and how to render light on different surfaces. Learning is centered on the "Elements of Drawing" which supports gaining strength on your composition and technique ability. Please bring basic pencil drawing kits (often contain assorted pencils, kneaded erasers, tortillions and sharpener), Smooth surface drawing pad, turpenoid. Suzette will give each student handouts that outline the steps to creating interesting art images. So join us for a fun time at a pace that makes art a true pleasure.

Beginner Painting Spring 2019

$50

with Suzette East

Calendar Apr 3, 2019 at 12 pm

No matter where your experience is at you'll find something about this painting class intriguing. We will study color theory and how to set up a color/value scheme. This eight session class will take paint to a whole new level as we create a hanging series of three still life paintings that are classics in the art world..... fruit, teacup and bunch of herbs. These small paintings will also teach the student about adding fun embellishments of artsy borders and brush strokes and then learn how to group them together. Techniques on color mixing and simple understanding on making objects look 3D. Please bring acrylic tube paints: Titanium white, mars black, burnt umber, ultramarine blue, phalo blue, lemon yellow, quinacridone magenta; water bin, palette, assorted brushes, sea sponge, Wear comfy "paint" clothes and be prepare to have fun as you explore the hows and whys of acrylic paints.

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Beginning Writer's Workshop
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Beginning Writer's Workshop

$115

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Calendar runs for 52 weeks

If you've always wanted to write but have no idea where to start, this course will demystify the process for you. You'll get a taste of the writing life, improve your writing skills, and develop new ways to stretch your creative muscles. This exciting, hands-on course for the creative writing novice is filled with challenging exercises, expert advice, and plenty of direct support and encouragement. As you work your way through the lessons, you'll develop your own short, creative fiction or nonfiction piece. Our emphasis in this course is on developing your skills through practice, so you'll spend more time writing than reading. You'll master important concepts by completing enjoyable writing exercises and assignments, and you'll discover a variety of strategies and techniques the pros use to develop characters, create a compelling point of view, build interest through dialogue, and add meaning to your stories.

To register, go to: http://www.ed2go.com/pvaec/online-courses/beginning-writers-workshop?tab=detail

 

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