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Basic Beaded Earrings - NEW!

$45

with Art Night Out

May 10, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn the basic tools and techniques needed to make your own beautiful beaded jewelry in just minutes. Choose from a large selection of high quality materials: silver ear wires and headpins, faceted Czech crystal and seed beads in a variety of colors and sizes. Learn basic wire wrapping techniques as well as advanced techniques such as working with chains and clusters. Workshop fee includes all materials needed to make two pairs of earrings.

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.

 

Ceramic Tableware - NEW!

$119

with Erica Hood

May 10, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This in-depth hand-building ceramic course is great for all levels of experience. You will have an opportunity to hand-build projects using multiple processes. Building with slabs and coils is key to creating functional pieces of art. There will also be an emphasis on developing your personal style by utilizing form and surface design. Projects will include platters, mugs, vases, boxes and other utilitarian pieces. Cost includes all materials, use of tools and firing.

INSTRUCTOR: Erica Hood earned a B.F.A. from MA College of Art and Design in 2014 and has studied under many ceramics professionals. She has taught at schools and studios across New England and continues to create sculptural and functional artwork out of her personal studio in Wells. Visit ericalynnhood.com.

 

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Chalk Painting

$75

with Darlene Mitchell

Apr 11, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

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 & Key Chain

$45

with Art Night Out

Mar 22, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn the secrets of drilling sea glass, stones and shells. Add colorful beads and spirals using our easy wire-wrapped loop technique to create your own unique jewelry. Use our collection of sea glass, beach stones and shells, or bring your own favorites. Workshop fee includes all materials to make one pendant and one 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.

 

Mosaic House Number - NEW!

$49

with Brigit McCallum

May 16, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Create a unique mosaic house number for your home or a gift. This 2-session course is appropriate for everyone, beginner to experienced. In the first session, you will design and execute a house number using stained glass, tile or crockery on a slate shingle base. Complete designs at home between sessions if needed. The second session will cover grout color selection, grouting and finishing the project. All participants are required to wear eyeglasses or safety glasses when cutting glass, a surgical mask while working with dry grout and closed-toe shoes. Cost includes $12 for materials.

INSTRUCTOR: Brigit McCallum is passionate about gardening and mosaic art. She has an underlying consciousness regarding treatment of land, re-use and recycling. Many of the materials in her mosaics are scraps given a new life. View samples of Brigit’s work at brigitmccallum.com.

 

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Muffin Basket - NEW!

$45

with Martha Chessie

Mar 8, 2017 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

Create this rectangular, woven-bottomed basket (6”W x 8”L x 4”H) that is perfect for serving muffins, rolls or other goodies. Add color and two wrought iron side handles. Cost includes $16 for materials. 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.

INSTRUCTOR: Martha Chessie began her love of baskets by taking basket-weaving classes 35 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.

 

Wall Basket - NEW!

$47

with Martha Chessie

May 2, 2017 at 5 pm, runs for 1 week

With a 10” long solid base, weave this wall basket complete with bushel basket handle for hanging. Add color accents to match your home décor. Cost includes $18 for materials. 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.

INSTRUCTOR: Martha Chessie began her love of baskets by taking basket-weaving classes 35 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 - NEW!

$99

with Emily Knight

Feb 28, 2017 at 5 pm, runs for 6 weeks

In this course you will have the opportunity to learn and practice a variety of techniques and approaches specific to watercolor painting. Whether a beginner or experienced, you will 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. Cost includes $30 for materials. If you prefer to purchase your own supplies, please request a materials list at registration. Also, in order to get the cost of $69.00, without suppies added, please call us at 207-646-4565.

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: http://emilyknight11.wixsite.com/portfolio

 





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