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Handbuilt Spring Flower Vase

$34

with Bridgette Kinney

Calendar Nov 7, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Adults must accompany all children under the age of 16. This is an easy class for any age! Each student will be given 1.5 pounds of clay and stamps to create a small handbuilt slab flower vase. Students will create at the first session and glaze their work at the second session. After firing, students can pick up their vase the week following the second class. A materials fee of $8 per person is payable to the instructor at the class.

Bridgette Kinney has been a potter for 14 years and is the owner and operator of Dragon's Breath Pottery in Warren.

 

Kitchen Cabinet Basics - Monday Session

$39

with Rick Gallion

Calendar Nov 6, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

For anyone considering building their own cabinets for kitchen, bath or utility rooms, this course is for you. We will discuss design, materials, construction techniques and hardware choices. No materials needed.

Rick Gallion has been a professional woodworker for thirty years and has taught many students the craft of woodworking. His new shop is designed as a teaching facility.

 

Full Course

Lighted Christmas Tree

$29

with Cynthia Dean

Calendar Nov 9, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

The project for this two week class will be the traditional lighted ceramic Christmas tree. Students will have a choice between two different sizes. The large tree stands 21 inches tall for $65.00 or the medium tree which is16 inches tall for $45.00. Each piece will be glazed either with classic Christmas green or a dazzling white glaze. The materials fee, dependent on tree size picked, will be payable to the instructor the night of the first class. The materials fee includes the piece, glazes, pegs and electrical components, (snow is optional).

Cynthia Dean is the owner of the ceramic shop “Paint It Shoreself,” located in Rockland. She first fell in love with ceramics in grade school and bought her first kiln and molds at 22. Cynthia is certified through Gare, Mayco and Duncan Ceramic Companies and has been teaching ceramics for over 20 years.

 

Making Jewelry with Sea Glass

$39

with Lynne Thompson

Calendar Nov 1, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Beautiful pieces of natural sea glass are turned into wearable art in this class. Learn some of the basics of jewelry making as you create a pendant and earrings out of sea glass. Sea glass and wire will be provided by the instructor but feel free to bring your own pieces. Each student will need his or her own pair of needle-nose pliers. Please bring a $15 materials fee payable to the instructor the first night of class.

Lynne Thompson has been creating sea glass jewelry since 1996 after moving to New Harbor, Maine.

 

Mr. OR Mrs. Fancy Bear

$29

with Cynthia Dean

Calendar Nov 8, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

This adorable bear will make a good gift for someone you love to cuddle. It will be finished in acrylics with the “dry brush” technique. It sits 10 inches tall and is dressed to impress. The materials fee is $22.00 for each bear, and students can choose between the girl or the boy, or a mommy bear holding a baby. There is also the option to do all three. The materials fee will be payable to instructor the night of the class.

Cynthia Dean is the owner of the ceramic shop “Paint It Shoreself,” located in Rockland. She first fell in love with ceramics in grade school and bought her first kiln and molds at 22. Cynthia is certified through Gare, Mayco and Duncan Ceramic Companies and has been teaching ceramics for over 20 years.

 

Needle Felted Animals

$39

with Debra Arter

Calendar Nov 9, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Participants will make a cozy, soft, small mammal or bird of their choice out of wool and use the needle felting method to create the features of their new friend. A materi- als fee of $10 payable to the instructor covers the cost of all wool and armature materials. No experience required! You will want to make an entire zoo because it is so much fun! The time will fly by and you will take home a lovely original wool sculpture in the end. Class size is limited.

Debra Arter holds a MA in Fine Art and has been teaching adults various art processes for many years. She has worked on her needle felting projects even while on an airplane!

 

Open Form Class

$34

with Cynthia Dean

Calendar Nov 29, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This class is an introduction to ceramics where students will choose their own project, from a variety of mugs, plates, animals, holiday items, a serving bowl or a serving platter. Students will be introduced to three different types of techniques to finish ceramics. Participants will work with acrylic, under-glazes and glazes with the opportunity to complete 4-5 different projects. The materials cost is $80 which covers the 4 or 5 different projects and the tools, glazes and paints. Note: any electrical components needed would be an extra cost payable to the instructor at time of class.

Cynthia Dean is the owner of the ceramic shop “Paint It Shoreself,” located in Rockland. She first fell in love with ceramics in grade school and bought her first kiln and molds at 22. Cynthia is certified through Gare, Mayco and Duncan Ceramic Companies and has been teaching ceramics for over 20 years.

 

Paper Trails: Exploring Printmaking - Session 2: Printmaking Without a Press

$54

with Elizabeth Caton Pardoe

Calendar Nov 7, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

A print is an impression made by an object on the surface of another object. Explore and share the art and craft of creating imagery from a wide range of readily available materials, incorporating line, form, texture and color to produce a single print, series or edition. There will be class discussion each week in the use of materials, preparing the image, proofing and printing. Basic tools, materials and water-based inks are provided for use in class. Additional suggested materials list will be available at time of registration. All materials can be purchased locally.

Elizabeth Caton Pardoe, accomplished printmaker and painter for over 30 years, holds a BFA degree from The University of Southern Maine. Her works are in private and corporate collections throughout the United States, Canada and abroad

 





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