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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

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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Double Knit: Design Your Own With Two Colors Spring 2019

$35

with Sherry Corbin

Calendar Mar 22, 2019 at 1 pm

Can you knit and purl? Then you can double knit using just one needle to cast on and bind off! 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 thick, 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: 1) yarn of your choice, two main colors; 2) two needles (or one circular or long loop) of any size to create the tension you like; 3) a crochet hook for hiding ends and fixing errors; and 4) a tapestry needle for binding off.

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Paint and Mingle Full Worm Moon Spring 2019

$25

with Gale Robinson

Calendar Mar 25, 2019 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 paintbrush, or you’re 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 are provided by the instructor! 

L’amour MON 2/25 6-8pm $25 PHEC

Full Worm Moon MON 3/25 6-8pm $25 PHEC

Lilac Lane MON 4/29 6-8pm $25 PHEC

Poppies MON 5/20 6-8pm $25 PHEC

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