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Darling Needle Felted Animals

$59

with Debra Arter

Calendar Nov 27, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

ipant will make one or more cozy soft small mammals or birds of their choice out of wool and use the needle felting method to create the features of their new friend. In the past, popular choices were bears, penguins and ducks. A material fee of $10 (included in the cost) covers all wool and armature materials, plus one felting needle. You may create a treasured gift or something to keep for yourself. No experience required! Bring your glasses if you wear them for close vision. Young people aged 12 and up may attend with an adult. 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!

Get to Know Your Digital Camera

$30

with Leisha MacDougall

Calendar Oct 23, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

 This class will help you build an understanding of your camera’s features. Bring your digital camera (w/ fresh batteries) and manual to this hands-on class & learn to access different settings and functions. We’ll discuss general camera basics, automatic settings, exposure modes, flash and how to customize settings to get the pictures you want. So, get ready, set & let’s go!

Intro to Photography
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Intro to Photography

$149

with Dennis Boyd

Calendar Sep 25, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 8 weeks

This course will cover camera functions/getting to know your camera, different settings and understanding the different uses for those settings, understanding the different elements of a photograph and the purpose for each, basics of portrait posing and lighting techniques, tips and tricks for landscape photgraphy, and applications in commercial photography. Please come to class with your SLR/DSLR or mirrorless camera with changeable lenses. Dennis Boyd grew up in Nobleboro. When he graduated from Lincoln Academy his brother and mother bought Dennis his first DSLR camera to learn on while he served in the US Air Force. After serving our country he began his own photography business in 2011 in Texas. Then in 2015 he moved back to Maine and in the summer of 2017 began to pursue a full time photography career here. Learn more at http://dennisboydphotography.com.

Introductory Pottery Class

$135

with Liz Proffetty

Calendar Oct 4, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This is an introductory class for wheel-throwing and hand-building. Students will be able to glaze and fire their pieces. All work is dinner ware, dishwasher and microwave safe. 

Learning Your Sewing Machine

$34

with Sandra Jones

Calendar Sep 27, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This course is for anyone who has a sewing machine and wants to know how to use it. Week one will focus on threading your machine, tension adjustment, and using your manual. Week two students will learn how to use different sewing machine feet and samples will be made. The last two weeks of class will focus on making samples, picking a project and finishing it. Students will need to bring their working sewing machine, manual (original or downloaded version), thread, and a half yard of plain cotton fabric.

Making Jewelry with Sea Glass

$54

with Lynne Thompson

Calendar Nov 7, 2018 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. Students should bring their needlenose pliers to class. Some will be available for use for those who do not own a pair. Lynne Thompson has been creating sea glass jewelry since 1996 after moving to New Harbor, Maine. 

Pie Plate and a Pie Bird

$35

with Liz Proffetty

Calendar Nov 1, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

If you can roll a pie crust, you can make a great pie plate. In this one night class students will make a pie plate, decorate it and choose from several glazes to finish it. Participants will also create a cute pie bird to use to vent their pies! 

Full Course

Pie Plate and a Pie Bird (Nov 8th)

$35

with Liz Proffetty

Calendar Nov 8, 2018 at 6 pm

If you can roll a pie crust, you can make a great pie plate. In this one night class students will make a pie plate, decorate it and choose from several glazes to finish it. Participants will also create a cute pie bird to use to vent their pies! 





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