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Abstract Art


with Bess Cutler

Calendar Feb 7, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Go beyond the literal. Explore abstraction through progressive weekly fun exercises and homework. All media: drawing, painting, collage. Lots of one-on-one feedback and group discussions and critiques of work, as well as looking at contemporary art online and in books. Bring to class: materials list supplied at registration.

Thursday, Feb. 7- March 7, 6-8 p.m., 4 sessions *no class 2/21

Course Fee: $52

Acrylic Painting


with Gayle Fitzpatrick

Calendar Apr 23, 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 April 23- May 28, 6:30-8 p.m., 6 sessions

Course Fee: $72

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All Things Paper


with Gayle Fitzpatrick

Calendar Mar 19, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Paper has been around for 2000 years and we are going to explore all facets of it! Starting with making sheets of paper, to marbling paper, to binding books, to sculpting, as well as creating amazing cards.

Tuesday, March 19-April 9, 6-8 p.m., 4 sessions

Course Fee: $54

Material Fee: $7, payable to instructor at first class

Chair Caning/Knitting Open Studio


with Mary Carter

Calendar Apr 6, 2019 at 9:30 am, runs for 1 week

Do you have questions or need help with finishing your chair caning project? Questions on a knitting project? Join Mary and fellow chair caning and knitting enthusiasts to work on your projects together. Carolyn Brooks, the original Chair Lady, may even be on hand to answer questions!

Please bring your own materials/chair to work with and a bag lunch. Class will meet at the First Congregation Church of Kittery Point.

Saturday, April 6, 9:30 am, 1 session

Course Fee: $5

Drilled Beach Stone: Necklace and Key Ring


with Susan Randall

Calendar May 16, 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, May 16-30, 6-7:30 p.m., 3 sessions

Course Fee: $67

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


Felted Woodland Creatures


with Jennifer Field

Calendar Mar 12, 2019 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

In this fun & colorful 3-night workshop, students will explore needle felting techniques to "sculpt" wool fleece into a woodland animal. Either a fawn or a fox.  Students will learn how to create a sturdy wire skeleton (armature), about animal proportions and how to sculpt a solid core in natural undyed wool fleece, using very sharp barbed needles. Day two students will focus on applying color and finishing details. Glass eyes created by the instructor will bring your creation to life. This is an advanced beginner friendly class, meaning some creative experience. Felting or sculptural experience is helpful. Bring to class: a 3 needle Pink Clover pen holder (they are available online or from instructor for $14), bring a pen and sketchbook (for notes), if you own them, bring wire cutters, needle nose pliers and small SHARP scissors (instructor will bring some to share). Extra needles, glass eyes, wire, needle holders and fleece will be available for purchase from instructor.

Tuesday, March 12-26, 6-9 p.m., 3 sessions

Course Fee: $93 

Material Fee: $30, payable to instructor at first class


Intermediate Drawing


with Gayle Fitzpatrick

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

Gayle Fitzpatrick

Students in Drawing II will engage in sequential learning experiences that encompass aesthetics and production and lead to the creation of portfolio quality works. Further development of drawing skills is the primary objective of this class and uses the human figure, landscape, still life and design work to help accomplish this goal. Students will learn various techniques and different approaches to drawing through the use of chalk, colored pencil, conte crayon, pastels, pen and ink, charcoal, and pencil. Drawing II students will critique their own and others works. Bring to class: materials list supplied at registration.

Tuesday, Feb. 5-March 12, 6:30-8 p.m., 5 sessions *no class 2/19

Course Fee: $52

Intermediate/Advanced Quilling, Session 1


with Dianne Couture

Calendar Mar 5, 2019 at 3:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Intermediate/Advanced Paper Quilling brings together students who have already completed Beginner Paper Quilling classes and have previous quilling experience. Continue rolling, scrolling, looping, crimping and fringing. Learn additional techniques and applications, add to your reference card and start new and exciting projects. Bring to class: Your supplies from previous paper quilling class.

Tuesday, March 5 – March 26, 3:30-6:00 p.m., 4 sessions 

Course Fee: $62

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