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Double Knit: Design Your Own with Two Colors Fall 2017

$30

with Sherry Corbin

Calendar Oct 10, 2017 at 9 am

Can you knit and purl? Then your can double knit! Together we’ll create your own personalized colorful design, then make a chart using two or more colors. You can make your chart with paper and pencil or with an electronic tablet. Choose to create a sturdy reversible pot holder, hot pad, coaster, or scarf. Your double knit project will be elegant with integrated ends and smooth sides. Bring with you: yarn of your choice, two main colors, a circular needle or set of two needles of any size to create the tension you like, one set of two needles, one size larger, for casting on, a crochet hook for hiding ends and fixing errors, and a tapestry needle for binding off. Sherry Corbin RN., M.S. is a retired professor of nursing, Gendai Reiki Master/Teacher, Pine Tree Hospice direct care volunteer, and webmaster. She is an experienced PVAEC educator and has taught many successful knitting classes.

Drawing Fall 2017

$39

with Suzette East

Calendar Sep 12, 2017 at 9 am

Learn tips and techniques to realistic pen and ink to create a detailed “Maine” barn scene similar to the style of Historical artist Eric Sloan. Students will learn to use varying line width, shading and texturing methods to give the look of barn wood and landscape elements. You will need micron pens and Bristol/vellum drawing pad This class is open to all. Please feel free to call Suzette at 965-8679 with any questions.

Harvest Paver Fall 2017

$20

with Shirley Groody

Calendar Oct 5, 2017 at 2 pm

For all levels. Bring your old, stiff, scruffy brushes for this painting, and buy your paver from Shirley for $5.00 Shirley Groody, a multi-talented and lively artist, has been teaching classes with PVAEC for years. She has successfully taught art students of all levels. Students always walk away from Shirley’s classes with a beautiful piece of art and a smile on their face.

Jack-O-Lantern

$20

with Shirley Groody

Calendar Sep 7, 2017 at 2 pm

Intermediate level painting can be done on wood or slate. Buy an 8.5X11 piece of wood from Shirley for $2.00, or bring your own wood or slate. Shirley Groody, a multi-talented and lively artist, has been teaching classes with PVAEC for years. She has successfully taught art students of all levels. Students always walk away from Shirley’s classes with a beautiful piece of art and a smile on their face.

Landscape Painting Fall 2017

$39

with Suzette East

Calendar Sep 12, 2017 at 12 pm

Discover the art of Landscape Painting. The Fall 2017 session will focus on a vibrant sunset seascape with your choice of boat: sail or fishing! Learn how to get a glowing sky and reflections rippling in the water with some waves rolling on shore, and you’ll feel like you’re on the coast! Artist tubed acrylic plus assorted brushes and a 14 x 18 ox 16 x 20 canvas will get you started. Bring your paints and brushes and learn to paint this artform. In this class with local artist, Suzette East, you will be inspired to create beautiful, very realistic scenic canvases. If you have ever picked up a brush, you will love this class. Call Suzette at 965-8679 with any questions.

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Modern Boho Wall Hanging Fall 2017

$15

with Hilda Roberts

Calendar Oct 21, 2017 at 6 pm

Are you ready to try something new? We will create decorative and enchanting wall tapestries with driftwood and a variety of fibers (yarn, leather, ribbon, hemp, twine, and lace), and adorn them with elements such as beads and feathers. Everyone’s finished project will look different based on their own unique style. These trendy bohemian or gypsy style wall hangings are a great statement piece for any room. Keep it for yourself, or give it as a gift! All supplies are included, but you are welcome to bring your own. Hilda Roberts enjoys craft projects that utilize natural or recycled materials. When she’s not foraging for crafting supplies, she can be found exploring beautiful Piscataquis County with her chocolate lab, Brook Trout, and working as PVAEC’s administrative assistant.

Paint & Mingle Light Up Santa Fall 2017

$35

with Gale Robinson

Calendar Nov 6, 2017 at 4 pm

Join Gale Robinson of Leaves & Blooms Greenhouse for one, two, three, or all four of the following paint nights! If you have never picked up a paint brush, or if you are an expert painter, you are welcome to attend. Please bring a hair dryer if you have one (to speed up the drying process). All supplies included. *Please bring your own glue gun if you have one (for attaching the lights).

Paint & Mingle Pumpkin Patch Fall 2017

$25

with Gale Robinson

Calendar Oct 2, 2017 at 6 pm

Join Gale Robinson of Leaves & Blooms Greenhouse for one, two, three, or all four of the following paint nights! If you have never picked up a paint brush, or if you are an expert painter, you are welcome to attend. Please bring a hair dryer if you have one (to speed up the drying process). All supplies included.





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