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12 Sprays of Christmas - NEW

$25

with Colleen Fahy

Calendar Dec 13, 2018 at 6 pm

It’s beginning to smell a lot like Christmas season. There are some smells that remind you of the holidays… spices apples,peppermint, and fur tress. You will want to have these smells in your house especially when friends and family are visiting and sharing holiday cheer. Instructor: Colleen Fahy has working with essential oils and wants to share her experiences with you. She is excited to havethe benefits of essential oils in supporting healthy cell function, anchoring healthy biochemistry and promoting physical andemotional detox.

 

A Library of Hand Bound Books- New

$52

with Gayle Fitzpatrick

Calendar Oct 4, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 3 weeks

In this class, students will create six book structures: a simple pamphlet book, a Japanese stab bound book, a basic coolex, a hard cover accordion book, flutter books and a hard cover book with signatures sewn on tapes. Class will focus on techniques, structures, tools, materials and processes. A materials fee of $8.00 will be paid directly to the instructor. INSTRUCTOR: Gayle Fitzpatrick studied Fine Arts, Art Education and Art History at Massachusetts College of Art, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, and studied traditional Japanese papermaking with Tsuneo Naito and at the Penland School of Crafts, in North Carolina. She currently teaches art, printmaking and drawing at Kittery Community Education and Noble Adult Education.

 

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Drawing Basics

$59

with Russel Whitten

Calendar Sep 25, 2018 at 10 am, runs for 5 weeks

This course is appropriate for beginner through experienced students. Learn drawing basics such as the use of value to create form, perspective, composition, and drawing from life and imagination. The instructor will individualize instruction to meet the needs of each student. Please bring the following materials to class: 8X10 (or larger) drawing pad with a spiral binding, HB or #2 pencil, Willow medium charcoal, kneaded eraser, and a handheld pencil sharpener. INSTRUCTOR: Russel Whitten studied art at Maine College of Art, Heartwood College of Art and the Art Students League of New York. He is a member and showing artist with the Ogunquit Arts Association/ Barn Gallery and the Kymara Gallery. His painting experience includes scenic artistry in theater painting at The Ogunquit Playhouse, Good Theater in Portland Maine and Prescott Park, Portsmouth NH. He has taught over 15 years in local adult education programs.

 

Round Pie Basket - NEW

$25

with Martha Chessie

Calendar Oct 24, 2018 at 5 pm

Using a solid wooden base and wrought iron handle, this basket will come in handy for the holiday season. Please bring the following to class: mop-size bucket, sturdy shears, 12 spring-type clothespins, tape measure, pencil, jack knife, spray bottle and old towel. Materials fee of $20 payable to instructor at class. INSTRUCTOR: Martha Chessie began her love of baskets by taking basket-weaving classes 36 years ago through an Adult Education program. She now sells her baskets throughout Maine and her home state of Vermont. Martha enjoys adding unique items to her creations such as antlers, beaver sticks, horse bits, leather reins and halters, birch strips and seashore finds.

 

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Watercolor Painting

$69

with Russel Whitten

Calendar Sep 25, 2018 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Learn and practice a variety of techniques and approaches specific to watercolor painting. Whether a beginner or experienced, enjoy a relaxing and supportive environment to paint from references, still life objects and observation. You will receive feedback and see what others are working on. Bring ideas for projects to class for instruction tailored to your needs, or participate in guided exercises to gain a deeper understanding of this medium. You may bring your own supplies, if you prefer to purchase your own supplies, please request a materials list at registration. INSTRUCTOR: Russel Whitten studied Fine Arts and Art Education at Heartwood College of Art, Maine College of Art and Art Student League in New York. He currently teaches art in the OOB/Saco and Wells-Ogunquit Adult Community Education Programs. Portfolio: Instagram@whittenrussel or Facebook

 

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Wool Drying Basket - NEW

$25

with Martha Chessie

Calendar Dec 4, 2018 at 5 pm

This woven basket is raised on 4 wooden legs to offer ventilation under the basket. The basket is completed with 2 bushel basket handles. Please bring the following to class: mop-size bucket, sturdy shears, 12 spring-type clothespins, tape measure, pencil, jack knife, spray bottle and old towel. Materials fee of $20 payable to instructor at class. INSTRUCTOR: Martha Chessie began her love of baskets by taking basket-weaving classes 36 years ago through an Adult Education program. She now sells her baskets throughout Maine and her home state of Vermont. Martha enjoys adding unique items to her creations such as antlers, beaver sticks, horse bits, leather reins and halters, birch strips and seashore finds.

 

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