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A Library of Hand Bound Books


with Gayle Fitzpatrick

Calendar Sep 10, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

In this class, students will create five/six book structures: a simple pamphlet book, a Japanese Stab Bound book, a basic Codex, a hard cover accordion book, a hard cover book with signatures sewn on tapes, and flutter books.  Class will focus on the techniques, structures, tools, materials and processes.

Tuesday, Sept. 10- Oct. 1, 6:30-8 p.m., 4 sessions

Course Fee: $44

Material Fee: $8, payable to instructor at class

Abstract Art


with Bess Cutler

Calendar Oct 17, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Go beyond the Literal. Explore abstraction through progressive weekly fun exercises and projects. For all levels. All media: drawing, painting, collage, mixed media. Feedback and group discussions about the work. Exposure to contemporary work and ideas from Matisse to now. Bring to class: materials list supplied at registration.

Thursday, Oct. 17- Nov. 14, 6-8 p.m., 5 sessions

Course Fee: $67 

Acrylic Painting


with Gayle Fitzpatrick

Calendar Oct 8, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This class covers composition, color theory, and color mixing as well as materials and techniques. You will learn and practice the fundamentals of painting with acrylics. Class time will provide time for experimentation, creativity and the opportunity to work on your own projects with guidance from the instructor. Beginner and Intermediate painters are both welcome! Class size limited to 10. Bring to class: materials list supplied at registration.

Tuesday, Oct. 8 - Nov.12, 6:30-8 p.m., 6 sessions

Course Fee: $64

Beauty Gift Set


with Sarah Holden Remick

Calendar Nov 14, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

You will learn how to make a gift basket selection of bath and beauty products. 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, Nov. 14, 6-7:30 p.m., 1 session

Course Fee: $36

Beginner Drawing


with Gayle Fitzpatrick

Calendar Nov 19, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Develop skills to draw what you see. Start with the basics: contour, perspective, value shading, composition, and gesture. Then move on to observational drawing using line, gesture, shape, value and texture to record and interpret reality. 

Bring to class: materials list supplied at registration.

Tuesday, Nov. 19 - Dec.17, 6:30-8 p.m., 5 sessions

Course Fee: $54

Beginner Paper Quilling - Create Paper Snowflakes, Session 2


with Dianne Couture

Calendar Oct 22, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

In Session 2 you will continue rolling, scrolling, shaping and creating. It's amazing how many different shapes can be made out of a rolled paper coil! Learn additional techniques and applications, add to your reference card and complete additional projects. 

​Bring to class: A good amount of white or light blue quilling paper

Tuesday, Oct. 22 – Nov. 19, 6:30 – 8:00 p.m., 5 sessions 

Course Fee: $60

Beginner Paper Quilling, Session 1


with Dianne Couture

Calendar Sep 17, 2019 at 6:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Paper Quilling looks intricate and complicated but it is surprisingly simple. It's easy to learn and fun to see assembled shapes result in finished designs! In this class, you will learn the art of rolling and scrolling pre-cut strips of quilling paper with a quilling tool, start a reference card of shapes and complete your first project. Bring to class: Materials list supplied at registration.

Tuesday, Sept. 17- Oct. 15, 6:30-8:00 p.m., 5 sessions 

Drilled Beach Stone: Necklace and Key Ring


with Susan Randall

Calendar Sep 19, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Learn to turn beach stones into beautiful one of a kind necklaces and key rings by safely drilling beach stones, setting grommets and attaching jump rings. At the end of class, you will have 2 necklaces and 1 key ring. Choose from prepared stones that Susan will provide. If time allows additional materials may be purchased to make more items.

Thursday, Sept. 19-Oct. 10, 6-7:30 p.m., 3 sessions  *no class 10/3

Course Fee: $69

Material Fee: $5, payable to instructor at first class.

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