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Chalk Painting


with Darlene Mitchell

Calendar Sep 27, 2017 at 5:30 pm
In this basic course, you will learn 5 techniques of chalk painting, including paint layering, paint washing, clear wax, dark wax and glazing. These techniques are done on wood, glass or metal. Gain the confidence to paint furniture, kitchen cabinets or lamps in your own home. Paints are no VOC (volatile organic compounds), odorless and contain no solvents. No stripping, sanding or priming is necessary to transform your project into something new. All instruction, paints, brushes, finishes, moldings, glass and other supplies are included. Wear clothes suitable for painting. INSTRUCTOR: Darlene Mitchell has been passionate about furniture painting for 40 years. Five years ago Darlene enrolled in beginner and advanced classes for chalk/porcelain clay paints. She then became a retailer and opened Mainely Vintage, which is located in Reed's Antiques in Wells.

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Drilled Sea Glass Necklace

Calendar Oct 19, 2017 at 6 pm

Learn the secrets of drilling sea glass, stones and shells. Add colorful beads and spirals using an easy wire-wrapped loop technique to create your own unique jewelry. Choose from our collection of sea glass, beach stones and shells, or bring your own favorites. Cost includes all materials to make one pendant and key chain. INSTRUCTOR: Art Night Out® classes are taught by a certified Art Night Out® instructor who’s an experienced crafter providing a relaxed environment, support and quality materials to ensure a positive experience.


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Watercolor Painting


with Russell Whitten

Calendar Sep 26, 2017 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. Materials fee of $30 payable to instructor at class. If you prefer to purchase your own supplies, please request a materials list at registration. INSTRUCTOR: Emily Knight studied Fine Arts and Art Education at the University of Vermont. She currently teaches art full time at Wells High School. Portfolio:


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