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Batik Workshop

$35

with Bo Smith

Calendar Oct 25, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 4 weeks

We will explore the ancient art form of Batik and offer students an opportunity to create a multi-layered project using wax and dye baths. The process of waxing and dyeing creates beautiful and colorful designs. Students will work on either flat cloth or an article of clothing to create a unique piece of art. Registration $35, plus $30 materials fee to be paid to the instructor. 4 weeks 6:30-8:00 p.m. Begins Wed 10/25 CHRHS Rm 231 Bo Smith is an artist and educator who has enjoyed teaching Batik to adults and children for 25 years. She has a BS in Art Education and has taught through The Maine Arts Commissions touring artists program. Bo has created and sold Batik clothing since 1989.

 

Believe It! Drawing Class at Sweet Tree Arts

$100

with Nancy Glassman

Calendar Nov 2, 2017 at 6:30 pm, runs for 5 weeks

This class offers a range of exercises to open your eyes to what you are truly seeing and build trust and coordination between your eyes, brain and hand. What you learn in this class will help you with any subject you care to draw. There will be some flexibility for instruction to respond to student interests. Be forewarned, luminous expansion in the way you perceive has been known to result. Call Nancy Gassman with any questions at 322-9147. This class does not have a senior discount. Class is appropriate for high school age and adult. Registration $100, financial aid is available from Sweet Tree Arts. 5 weeks 6:30-8:30 p.m. Begins Thurs 11/2 Sweet Tree Arts, 4 Church St., Hope Nancy Glassman considers teaching to be one of her callings and enjoys helping students discover their best ways of learning. She is a working artist represented by the Caldbeck Gallery in Rockland. Nancy has been teaching art for 40 years, in a wide variety of settings, including the Farnsworth Art Museum, The Maine Arts Commission’s Visiting Artist Program, the Early stARTS Program of USM, the L.C. Bates Museum, and Unity College.

 

Ceramic Painting - An Introduction

$35

with Cynthia Dean

Calendar Nov 7, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

In this 5 week course you will be introduced to three different techniques used in finishing ceramics. We will work with acrylic, underglazes and glazes and you will have the opportunity to complete 5 or 6 different projects. Project choices include a variety of mugs, plates, animals, holiday items and serving bowl or platter. Materials cost covers the 5 or 6 individual pieces, tools, glazes and paints. Registration $35, plus materials fee of $80 payable to the instructor at the first class. 5 weeks 6:00-8:00 p.m. Begins Tues 11/7 Rm 3D Art Cynthia Dean owns the ceramic shop “Paint It Shoreself” located on Park Street in Rockland. She fell in love with ceramics in grade school and played with clay all through high school. She bought her first kiln and molds when she was 22 and subsequently became certified through Gare, Mayco and Duncan ceramic companies. She has been teaching ceramics for over 20 years.

 

Ceramics - Lighted Christmas Tree

$25

with Cynthia Dean

Calendar Nov 20, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This two-week project is a traditional lighted ceramic Christmas tree, “like Grandma used to make”. Students may choose either a large tree (21 inches tall for $65) or a medium tree (16 inches tall for $45). They will have the choice of either Christmas green or classic white for glazing. Materials fee includes the piece, glazes, pegs and electrical components. Registration $25, plus materials fee of $45 or $65 payable to the instructor at the first class. 2 weeks 6:00-9:00 p.m. Begins Mon 11/20 Rm 2D Art Cynthia Dean owns the ceramic shop “Paint It Shoreself” located on Park Street in Rockland. She fell in love with ceramics in grade school and played with clay all through high school. She bought her first kiln and molds when she was 22 and subsequently became certified through Gare, Mayco and Duncan ceramic companies. She has been teaching ceramics for over 20 years.

 

Ceramics - Mr. and Mrs. Fancy Bears

$25

with Cynthia Dean

Calendar Nov 6, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This cuddly ceramic bear will make a good gift for any age on your gift list. The bear stands 10 inches tall and is dressed to impress. You will finish it in acrylics using “dry brush” techniques. The materials fee is per bear, and you will be able to choose between the girl or the boy. Or both if you please. Registration $25, plus materials fee of $22 per bear payable to the instructor at the first class. 2 weeks 6:00-8:30 p.m. Begins Mon 11/6 Rm 2D Art Cynthia Dean owns the ceramic shop “Paint It Shoreself” located on Park Street in Rockland. She fell in love with ceramics in grade school and played with clay all through high school. She bought her first kiln and molds when she was 22 and subsequently became certified through Gare, Mayco and Duncan ceramic companies. She has been teaching ceramics for over 20 years.

 

Ceramics - Thanksgiving Turkey Centerpiece

$20

with Cynthia Dean

Calendar Oct 30, 2017 at 6 pm

Paint your own Tom Turkey centerpiece to decorate your Thanksgiving table. We will be working with underglazes and glazes for this project, so Big Tom will need to go back into the kiln for his final touches. Materials fee is $35, payable to the instructor, and includes the piece, use of all tools and glazes. Registration $20, plus materials fee of $35 payable to the instructor at the first class. 1 night 6:00-9:00 p.m. Class Mon 10/30 Rm 2D Art Cynthia Dean owns the ceramic shop “Paint It Shoreself” located on Park Street in Rockland. She fell in love with ceramics in grade school and played with clay all through high school. She bought her first kiln and molds when she was 22 subsequently became certified through Gare, Mayco and Duncan ceramic companies. She has been teaching ceramics for over 20 years.

 

Clay Garden Planters and Garden Sculpture

$95

with Randy Fein

Calendar Nov 1, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 7 weeks

NEW DATES AND LOCATION CHANGE

Join Randy in her Camden studio and learn how to create one-of-a-kind sculptural planters and garden sculpture. Our inspiration will be sparked by viewing ancient and contemporary garden planters and outdoor sculpture from all over the world. We will explore the use of animal, floral and figurative themes in making unique work. Randy's expertise in clay and her individualized teaching style will make your experience fun and easy. She will share her secrets in clay hand-building techniques and help you construct remarkable ornamental planters and sculpture for your garden. A microwave and refrigerator are available in the studio to heat food or cool beverages. Cost for materials includes 10 pounds of clay and all glazes and kiln firing. Students may purchase additional clay. Limited to 6. Registration $95, plus $45 materials fee payable to instructor. 7 weeks 5:30-8:30 p.m. Begins Wed 11/1 CHRHS Rm 3D Art Randy Fein is an experienced ceramic potter/sculptor whose work is in international public and private collections. She has studied and taught ceramics for more than 30 years at a number of schools including Unity College, Haystack Mountain School for the Arts, and Babson College. You can view her work at www.randyfein.com.

 

Clay Open Studio on Saturdays - Play with Clay!

$35

with Randy Fein

Calendar Nov 4, 2017 at 10 am, runs for 2 weeks

NEW DATES

Work independently hand-building or wheel throwing. Individual instruction is available when needed. Students have access to tools, potters wheels, table space, slab roller and shelf space for their work and must attend both classes. In the first class we use wet clay to build our work then wait two weeks for drying and kiln firing. In the second class we glaze or add a painted finish to our work. Cost for materials includes 10 pounds of clay and all glazes and kiln firing. Students may purchase additional clay. Limited to 6. Class meeets two Saturdays, 11/4 and 11/18. Registration $35, plus $20 materials fee payable to instructor. 2 weeks 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Begins Sat 11/4 Randy Fein Studio 41 Melvin Heights Rd. Camden Randy Fein is an experienced ceramic potter/sculptor whose work is in international public and private collections. She has studied and taught ceramics for more than 30 years at a number of schools including Unity College, Haystack Mountain School for the Arts, and Babson College. You can view her work at www.randyfein.com.

 





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