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Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Beginner & Advanced Painting

with Suzette East


Haven’t‌ ‌you‌ ‌always‌ ‌wanted‌ ‌to‌ ‌paint‌ ‌in‌ ‌a‌ ‌manner‌ ‌of‌ ‌Georgia‌ ‌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 - a ‌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!‌ ‌This fall, this class will be offered to beginner and advanced painting students! 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! Class includes a 30 minute lunch break.


This fall, ALL Enrichment courses are pay-per-class. When pre-registering, please send a check or money order for the FIRST CLASS ONLY. You can also call ahead to register and pay at the first class. Because all classes are pay-per-class, we are NOT offering the option to pay online or by credit card this semester. All payments must be made by cash, check or money order. We apologize for the inconvenience this may cause and we hope to be back to our usual routine in 2021. Thank you for your patience and understanding. If you prepaid for a previously canceled class, you can also check the “Credit” box on the form below and mail to us. 

Non-Academic (Enrichment) Courses: You may mail in your payment and registration form.  You may register by phone (564-6525) and then mail in your payment with the mail in registration form. You may also register in person at our Main Office at Penquis Higher Education Center in Dover Foxcroft. All Fall 2020 Enrichment classes are pay-per-class. Class prices are listed with each individual class. Sorry, we are not accepting online or credit/debit card payments this semester. PLEASE DO NOT SEND CASH BY MAIL.

Canceled Spring 2020 Classes: If you prepaid for a canceled Spring 2020 class, we can offer you a refund or a credit towards any future class. Refund requests must be made before November 30, 2020. Class credits will not expire.

Classes will be set up for physical distancing with limited spaces available, and masks will be required. If you prepaid for a Spring 2020 class that did not run, we can offer you a refund, or credit towards a Fall 2020 or future class. Sorry, we are unable to refund the $1.99 fees for online payments. If you would like a refund, please contact us before November 30, 2020. Class credit will not expire. You will notice that classes are now pay-per-session. Each week when you arrive for class, you will be screened by PVAEC staff for COVID symptoms and pay for that day/night’s class. Please plan on arriving 15-30 minutes early for your class. 

Your safety is our top priority so please understand that these classes are subject to being postponed and/or canceled. 

Though the world may be changing, we are still here! If you have any questions or concerns, please contact us at 207-564-6525 or email Our hope is to be back to our full schedule in 2021. 

- Your PVAEC Team


  • Oct 6 - Nov 24th, 2020
    Tue for 8 weeks from 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

PHEC-Penquis Higher Education Center

50 Mayo St
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426 Get directions

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