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Watercolor Painting Fall 2017


with Bernie Beckman

Calendar Oct 3, 2017 at 6 pm

Join instructor Bernie Beckman on a watercolor journey! You’ll try your hand at a variety of watercolor techniques and compositions. All supplies will be included for the first half of class. After that, Bernie will give you a list of supplies needed to create your own works of art.

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Ways of Seeing: An Artist’s SamplerFall 2017
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Ways of Seeing: An Artist’s SamplerFall 2017


with Brenda Gott

Calendar Sep 13, 2017 at 1:30 pm

Channel the creative vision of artists from the past, as we explore why they used certain colors, followed certain rules, and portrayed people, objects, and nature in their own unique ways. Experience for yourself the varied approaches they used, as we create some of our own fun and expressive works of art. We will experiment with a wide variety of media, including colored pencil, charcoal, oil pastel, watercolor, acrylic, and collage. You may find yourself painting a colorful acrylic landscape one week, and working on a delicate watercolor flower the next. Each class will be a new adventure in exploring a particular artist, style, or medium. No previous art experience of any kind is required. All materials included. Local artist Brenda Gott has been sketching and painting the natural world for over twenty years. She brings her love of art history, and of the creative process to this chance to sample art from many perspectives. She welcomes your questions at 564-3643.

Wreath Making Workshop Fall 2017


with Thelma Regan

Calendar Nov 4, 2017 at 10 am

Learn how to make a balsam fir Christmas wreath! Students will leave with new skills and a wreath ready to hang on the door! All materials will be provided. Thelma Regan has been making wreaths and sharing her skills for many years. She is the director of Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative.

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