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with Hugo Heriz-Smith
In this class the instructor will demonstrate how to use Adobe's Lightroom to organize, edit and adjust your images. The class will be aimed at people who have only just started using Lightroom or those who have never used it but are curious about it. Registration $35. 4 weeks 6:30-8:30 p.m. Begins Wed 10/25 CHRHS Rm 480 Hugo Heriz-Smith moved to Maine in 2004 and lives in Camden. He has worked with Mac and Windows/DOS computers since the late 80's. He has been self-employed helping small business and residential customers with a wide range of technology needs since 2001, focusing on those using Apple products.
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Astrology -- An Introduction
with Ananur Forma
We will use your natal astrological chart as a teaching tool. You will learn the meaning of the sun in your chart, the house it’s located in, and the aspects it made when you were born. It’s most helpful if you know your birth time within 4 minutes, but, if not, you are still welcome to attend. Bring an open mind and your intuition. No books are necessary, although some will be suggested for those who wish to continue on their own. The planets in signs, houses, and in aspects in your chart will be discussed as well as the extremely important North and South Nodes. Registration $35. 6 weeks 6:00-7:30 p.m. Begins Mon 11/6 CHRHS Rm 225 Ananur Forma is a local astrologer with a weekly column in the Free Press. She also has a blog on Knox Village Soup. Ananur began her lifelong study of astrology in Boston in 1973 with Isabel Hickey who influenced Ananur’s approach to meditation, past life regression and Huna techniques.
Baby Food Prep and Infant Nutrition
with Molly Staples
This informative class will introduce you to foods, food prep and safety, and recipes for your infant. The instructor will also help you learn about different methods of food introduction. This class has a casual atmosphere and you should feel free to bring your baby if you need to! You will leave with some prepped, ready to freeze baby food. Registration $20, plus ingredients fee of $5 payable to the instructor at class. 1 night 5:00-7:00 p.m. Class Tues 10/24 CHRHS Rm 231 Molly Staples is a registered dietitian and mother of three. She loves prepping food for her kids to ensure they get the most nutritious food possible, all the while maintaining safe standards of food prep.
with Bo Smith
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
with Nancy Glassman
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.
Calendula Salve and Lip Balm from Medicinal Plants
with Jacinda Martinez
This class will focus on medicinal and edible flowers that you can plant and what you can do with them at harvesting. We will also make calendula salve and calendula lip balm. The calming and anti-inflammatory properties of calendula make this salve excellent for healing skin. Participants will leave with two 2 oz tins of salve, 2 tubes of lip balm and some calendula seeds to get started for next season. Registration $20, plus $15 materials fee to be paid to the instructor. 1 night 6:00-8:30 p.m. Class Thurs 10/26 CHRHS Rm 231 Jacinda Martinez has been growing food and flowers for the last decade. She savours the sweetness of summer as long as possible by adding value to items like salve. Every winter her family and friends receive her newest batch of salve.
Ceramic Painting - An Introduction
with Cynthia Dean
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
with Cynthia Dean
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.