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Beginning Drawing

$58

with Gayle Fitzpatrick

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 16, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Learn the basics: contour, perspective, value, shading, composition and gesture. Draw from observation using line, gesture, shape value and texture to record and interpret reality. Develop skills to draw what you see. Bring to class: materials list supplied at registration.

5 Tuesday sessions

March 16-April 13, 6:30-8 p.m.

Course Fee: $58

String Art Cards

$15

with Sarah Holden Remick

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 29, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

You will learn to make beautiful string art cards. You will make two string art cards during the class and will be able to choose from 4 designs. These designs are perfect as gifts or are beautiful as home decor.

Monday, March 29, 6-7:30 p.m.

Course Fee: $15

Material Fee: $7, paid to instructor at class

Terrarium Workshop

$15

with Felicia Motherway

Calendar Next available session starts Mar 30, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 1 week

Bring spring indoors early by learning how to make a terrarium. A terrarium is a miniature garden under glass that is fun to make and easy to grow. You can bring in your own glass container (ideally with a large enough opening to fit your hand in) or pick one from our collection.

Tuesday, March 30, 6:30- 8:30 p.m.

Course Fee: $15

Material Fee: $25, payable to instructor at class 

Digital Photography II -Intermediate/Advanced

$129

with Steve McGrath

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 5, 2021 at 4 pm, runs for 5 weeks

You are comfortable with your camera and you want more! In this class we will explore the use of intermediate camera controls such as metering (spot, matrix, center weight), exposure and exposure compensation, ISO, aperture and shutter priority. We will take an in-depth look at manual focus and its use, fill flash and flash modes, as well as controlling motion, composition, and many other intermediate and advanced techniques. You should be familiar with your camera (also, bring your camera manual to class) and be ready for some in-depth photographic training. This is a virtual class. You will be sent a ZOOM link after registering.

5 Monday sessions

April 5-May 3, 4-6 p.m.

Course Fee: $129

Sgrafitto Plate – Pottery Hand Building Techniques

$30

with Pam Hansen

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 6, 2021 at 6:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Sgraffito (in Italian "to scratch") is a decorating pottery technique produced by applying layers of color or colors (underglazes or colored slips) to leather hard pottery and then scratching off parts of the layer(s) to create contrasting images, patterns and texture and reveal the clay color underneath. Lessons include hand building techniques, wedging and rolling clay. Homework will be to make the scrafitto base into a heavy cream. Then learn to mix the scrafitto colors, carve the picture you want, and glaze the piece. At the last class we will arrange a pickup date for the finished glazed pieces. 

3 Tuesday sessions

April 6, 13 & 27, 6:30-8:30 pm *no class 4/20

Course Fee: $30

Material Fee: $50, payable to instructor at first class

Stained Glass Mosaics

$20

with Leslie Doherty

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 8, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Learn the fine art of stained glass mosaics as you create your own unique piece of art.  Project choices include a garden stepping stone, a large planter pot or a mirror.  The instruction will take place virtually.  Each participant will pick up their kit of materials - plenty of stained glass pieces, which offer infinite color combinations and patterns, your project choice, glue, popsicle stick, and grout.  No experience is necessary. You will pick up your materials curbside at Kittery Adult Education (Traip Academy) a few days prior to class. Then you will create your chosen art project with Leslie via a Zoom meeting. Visit Leslie's site at: http://www.waysofcolor.com/

A ZOOM link will be emailed at least 1/2 hour before the class time. You will be contacted to arrange a pickup time of the materials.

Thursday, April 8, 6-8 p.m.  

Course Fee: $20

Material Fee: $25 payable to instructor at time of kit pick-up (cash preferred).

Spa Gift Set

$25

with Sarah Holden Remick

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 15, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

You will learn how to make a selection of bath and beauty products perfect for the home spa experience. In the class, we will make all natural solid lotion bars, cleansing sugar scrub cubes and dry face masks. You will leave the class with 2 mini solid lotion bars, a jar of cleansing sugar scrub cubes and a dry face mask. You will also leave with the recipes used in the class.

Thursday, April 15, 6-7:30 p.m.

Course Fee: $25

Material Fee: $15, paid to instructor at class

Watercolor Painting

$85

with Doris Rice

Calendar Next available session starts Apr 26, 2021 at 4:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Join in and learn some new techniques or improve on your skills. Bring to class: materials list supplied at registration.

5 Monday Sessions

April 26- May 24, 4:30-6:30 p.m.

Course Fee: $85





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