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Advanced Drawing

$40

with Suzette East

Calendar Apr 27, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 8 weeks

Everything‌ ‌you‌ ‌ever‌ ‌wanted‌ ‌to‌ ‌know‌ ‌about‌ ‌trees‌ ‌and‌ ‌then‌ ‌some!‌ ‌We‌ ‌will‌ ‌study‌ ‌trees‌ ‌in‌ ‌a‌ ‌variety‌ ‌of‌ ‌mediums‌ ‌to‌ ‌capture‌ ‌the‌ ‌realism‌ ‌and‌ ‌beauty‌ ‌of‌ ‌this‌ ‌basic‌ ‌element‌ ‌of‌ ‌nature.‌ ‌From‌ ‌evergreens‌ ‌to‌ ‌dead‌ ‌limbs‌ ‌and‌ ‌of‌ ‌course‌ ‌bark! ‌Students‌ ‌will‌ ‌be‌ ‌able‌ ‌to‌ ‌structure‌ ‌work‌ ‌indicating‌ ‌trees‌ ‌in‌ ‌every‌ ‌plane‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌piece‌ ‌in‌ ‌pencil,‌ ‌and‌ ‌pen‌ ‌&‌ ‌ink.‌ ‌Suzette‌ ‌will‌ ‌have‌ ‌samples‌ ‌of‌ ‌bark‌ ‌and‌ ‌references‌ ‌and‌ ‌notes‌ ‌for‌ ‌students.‌ ‌ Supplies needed: Pencil‌ ‌kit‌ ‌containing‌ ‌2h,‌ ‌2b,‌ ‌4b,‌ ‌6‌ ‌or‌ ‌8b,;‌ ‌kneaded‌ ‌art‌ ‌eraser,‌ ‌tortillions‌ ‌or‌ ‌turpenoid,‌ ‌small‌ ‌round‌ ‌brush,‌ ‌watercolor‌ ‌pencils,‌ ‌02,‌ ‌05‌ ‌art‌ ‌pens‌ ‌(black‌ ‌or‌ ‌brown‌ ‌ink),‌ ‌Bristol‌/vellum‌ ‌drawing‌ ‌pad‌ ‌-‌ ‌or‌ ‌if‌ ‌you‌ ‌have‌ ‌an‌ ‌art‌ ‌journal‌ ‌this‌ ‌class‌ ‌will‌ ‌offer‌ ‌great‌ ‌additions.‌

Advanced Painting

$50

with Suzette East

Calendar Apr 27, 2021 at 12 pm, runs for 8 weeks

Ah‌ ‌haven’t‌ ‌you‌ ‌always‌ ‌wanted‌ ‌to‌ ‌paint‌ ‌in‌ ‌a‌ ‌manner‌ ‌of‌ ‌Gerogia‌ ‌O’Keefe!!!‌ ‌Well‌ ‌now‌ ‌you‌ ‌can,‌ ‌we‌ ‌will‌ ‌feature‌ ‌her‌ ‌style‌ ‌mixed‌ ‌in‌ ‌with‌ ‌our‌ ‌own‌ ‌Maine‌ ‌flair‌ ‌in‌ ‌creating‌ ‌a‌ ‌one‌ ‌of‌ ‌a‌ ‌kind‌ ‌piece‌ ‌in‌ ‌this‌ ‌Master‌ ‌Class.‌ ‌Painters‌ ‌will‌ ‌create‌ ‌a‌ ‌hazy‌ ‌snow‌ ‌backdrop‌ ‌to‌ ‌mount‌ ‌their‌ ‌“moose”‌ ‌skull‌ ‌on‌ ‌with‌ ‌a‌ ‌cascading‌ ‌border‌ ‌of‌ ‌pine‌ ‌tassels……‌ ‌totally‌ ‌incredible‌ ‌look!‌ ‌Suzette‌ ‌will‌ ‌have‌ ‌a‌ ‌skull‌ ‌and‌ ‌bough‌ ‌to‌ ‌examine‌ ‌and‌ ‌notes‌ ‌for‌ ‌students‌ ‌to‌ ‌get‌ ‌their‌ ‌creative‌ ‌juices‌ ‌flowing.‌ ‌Always‌ ‌a‌ ‌fun‌ ‌class!‌ ‌ Supplies needed: You’ll need: Tube artist acrylics in colors of: Titanium white, mars black, ultramarine blue, thalo blue, lemon yellow, quinacridone or acra magenta, burnt umber, Brushes: 1” flat shader or blender, no 10 flat and round, no 1 script liner and a wedge, chisel or angle brush of smaller size, sponge, (old brushes), 2 sided water/brush bin, palette, lt brown water color pencil. Come in comfy clothes and be prepared to create a masterpiece!

Creating Clay Art By Hand

$159

with Deirdre Yelverton

Calendar Apr 27, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

A six week class hand building beautiful and functional clay art. The themes for each session will follow the season of Spring. We will create flower pots, wind chimes, fairy houses, garden markers and a lantern. Skills and decorative techniques will be explored along with different methods of creating with clay by hand including slab, coil and slump molding. All materials provided by the instructor. Firing cost is included. Please bring your own patience and creativity. Deirdre Yelverton, a transplant from Massachusetts, is a lifelong artist and designer. Studying at MassArt, The School of the Museum of Fine Arts and New England School of Art and Design has given her a broad and varied experience in multiple mediums. Originally a sculptor/painter, Deirdre began taking classes in wheel throwing and was hooked. Clay in all forms is her favorite form of expression leading her to open a studio dedicated to sharing this passion in 2018 called Sandy Acre Pottery. Deirdre believes the greatest inspiration comes from community involvement and sharing her skills and talent through teaching and demonstrations. She is currently building a working studio in her home and working with several local groups to bring more clay art to the region.

This class is full! Due to popular demand, we have added a second session. Space is limited! Register Here

Full Course

Beginner "Nature Photo"Drawing

$40

with Suzette East

Calendar Apr 28, 2021 at 9 am, runs for 8 weeks

This‌ ‌is‌ ‌a‌ ‌must‌ ‌to‌ ‌gain‌ ‌the‌ ‌skills‌ ‌to‌ ‌draw‌ ‌anything‌ ‌but‌ ‌especially‌ ‌if‌ ‌you‌ ‌want‌ ‌to‌ ‌recreate‌ ‌a‌ ‌photo‌ ‌reference‌ ‌into‌ ‌a‌ ‌great‌ ‌piece‌ ‌of‌ ‌art.‌ ‌In‌ ‌a‌ ‌step‌ ‌by‌ ‌step‌ ‌process‌ ‌students‌ ‌will‌ ‌transfer‌ ‌photo‌ ‌images‌ ‌onto‌ ‌drawing‌ ‌board‌ ‌by‌ ‌hand‌ ‌and‌ ‌complete‌ ‌the‌ ‌piece‌ ‌just‌ ‌as‌ ‌it is, ‌or‌ ‌altered‌ ‌to‌ ‌suit‌ ‌their‌ ‌creativity.‌ ‌Two ‌different‌ ‌styles‌ ‌of‌ ‌grid‌ ‌transferring‌ ‌will‌ ‌be‌ ‌taught‌ ‌and‌ ‌Suzette‌ ‌will‌ ‌supply‌ ‌grids‌ ‌and‌ ‌notes‌ to‌ ‌take‌ ‌you‌ ‌each‌ ‌step‌ ‌of‌ ‌the‌ ‌way‌ ‌to‌ ‌success! Supplies needed: Pencil‌ ‌kit‌ ‌containing‌ ‌2h,‌ ‌2b,‌ ‌4b,‌ ‌6‌ ‌or‌ ‌8b,;‌ ‌kneaded‌ ‌art‌ ‌eraser,‌ ‌tortillions‌ ‌or‌ ‌turpenoid,‌ ‌small‌ ‌round‌ ‌brush,‌ ‌watercolor‌ ‌pencils,‌ ‌02,‌ ‌05‌ ‌art‌ ‌pens‌ ‌(black‌ ‌or‌ ‌brown‌ ‌ink),‌ ‌Bristol‌/vellum‌ ‌drawing‌ ‌pad‌ ‌-‌ ‌or‌ ‌if‌ ‌you‌ ‌have‌ ‌an‌ ‌art‌ ‌journal‌ ‌this‌ ‌class‌ ‌will‌ ‌offer‌ ‌great‌ ‌additions.‌

Beginner Painting

$50

with Suzette East

Calendar Apr 28, 2021 at 12 pm, runs for 8 weeks

‌A‌ ‌border‌ ‌can‌ ‌change‌ ‌the‌ ‌whole‌ ‌painting…..especially‌ ‌a‌ ‌layered‌ ‌one.‌ ‌ We‌ ‌will‌ ‌start‌ ‌with‌ ‌three‌ ‌creative‌ ‌borders‌ ‌and‌ ‌different‌ ‌ways‌ ‌to‌ ‌suit‌ ‌them‌ ‌to‌ ‌the‌ ‌art.‌ ‌Wooden‌ ‌frame‌ ‌look,‌ ‌twining‌ ‌berries,‌ ‌floating‌ ‌colors,‌ ‌the‌ ‌students‌ ‌will‌ ‌create‌ ‌a‌ ‌small‌ ‌sparrow‌ ‌painting‌ ‌and‌ ‌pair ‌the‌ ‌art‌ ‌onto‌ ‌the‌ ‌border‌ ‌of‌ ‌their‌ ‌choice. A‌ ‌great‌ ‌way‌ ‌to‌ ‌be‌ ‌creative‌, ‌learn‌ ‌basic‌ ‌birds‌ ‌and‌ ‌develop‌ ‌an‌ ‌eye‌ ‌to‌ ‌put‌ ‌two ‌paintings‌ ‌into‌ ‌one.‌ You’ll‌ ‌need‌ ‌square‌ ‌canvases‌ ‌either‌ ‌panels‌ ‌or‌ ‌stretched.‌ ‌Three‌ ‌of‌ ‌a‌ ‌larger‌ ‌size‌ ‌(for‌ ‌borders)‌ ‌8‌ ‌x‌ ‌8”‌ ‌and‌ ‌one‌ ‌smaller‌ ‌canvas‌ ‌(for‌ ‌bird)‌ ‌4‌ ‌x‌ ‌4”.‌ ‌ ‌Suzette‌ ‌will‌ ‌supply‌ ‌bird‌ ‌transfer‌ ‌and‌ ‌notes‌ ‌plus‌ ‌examples‌ ‌to‌ ‌enlighten‌ ‌that‌ ‌inner‌ ‌artist inside.‌ ‌This‌ ‌piece‌ ‌is‌ ‌so‌ ‌beautiful‌ ‌when‌ ‌complete‌ ‌and‌ ‌the‌ ‌ways‌ ‌you‌ ‌can‌ ‌now‌ ‌complete‌ ‌painting‌ ‌edges‌ ‌are‌ ‌endless.‌ ‌‌ Supplies needed: You’ll need: Tube artist acrylics in colors of: Titanium white, mars black, ultramarine blue, thalo blue, lemon yellow, quinacridone or acra magenta, burnt umber, Brushes: 1” flat shader or blender, no 10 flat and round, no 1 script liner and a wedge, chisel or angle brush of smaller size, sponge, (old brushes), 2 sided water/brush bin, palette, lt brown water color pencil. Come in comfy clothes and be prepared to create a masterpiece!

Masterpieces & Messages: Dragonfly

$35

with Angie Butler Welch

Calendar Apr 28, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Ever Done a Paint and Sip? Angie puts her own little spin on it! Not only will she walk you step by step through your painting, giving you a variety of choices on colors and even canvas size, BUT because Angie is a professional Medium and Psychic, everyone will receive a mini intuitive reading / messages based on their painting! It’s amazing the insight, healing and guidance that comes through, just from YOUR painting! While this is a "Paint and Sip" style class, the use of alcohol in our facilities is prohibited. Psychic Medium and Intuitive Artist, Angie Butler Welch owns Leap of Faith Soul Space in Brewer, Maine. All materials are provided. Please visit www.angiewelch.com for more info.

Creating Clay Art By Hand - THURSDAY

$159

with Deirdre Yelverton

Calendar Apr 29, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

A six week class hand building beautiful and functional clay art. The themes for each session will follow the season of Spring. We will create flower pots, wind chimes, fairy houses, garden markers and a lantern. Skills and decorative techniques will be explored along with different methods of creating with clay by hand including slab, coil and slump molding. All materials provided by the instructor. Firing cost is included. Please bring your own patience and creativity. Deirdre Yelverton, a transplant from Massachusetts, is a lifelong artist and designer. Studying at MassArt, The School of the Museum of Fine Arts and New England School of Art and Design has given her a broad and varied experience in multiple mediums. Originally a sculptor/painter, Deirdre began taking classes in wheel throwing and was hooked. Clay in all forms is her favorite form of expression leading her to open a studio dedicated to sharing this passion in 2018 called Sandy Acre Pottery. Deirdre believes the greatest inspiration comes from community involvement and sharing her skills and talent through teaching and demonstrations. She is currently building a working studio in her home and working with several local groups to bring more clay art to the region.

Masterpieces and Messages: Flora

$35

with Angie Butler Welch

Calendar May 10, 2021 at 12 pm, runs for 1 week

Ever Done a Paint and Sip? Angie puts her own little spin on it! Not only will she walk you step by step through your painting, giving you a variety of choices on colors and even canvas size, BUT because Angie is a professional Medium and Psychic, everyone will receive a mini intuitive reading / messages based on their painting! It’s amazing the insight, healing and guidance that comes through, just from YOUR painting! While this is a "Paint and Sip" style class, the use of alcohol in our facilities is prohibited. Psychic Medium and Intuitive Artist, Angie Butler Welch owns Leap of Faith Soul Space in Brewer, Maine. All materials are provided. Please visit www.angiewelch.com for more info.





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