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Pottery Messalonskee F22


with Sherrie Damon

Calendar Sep 29, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

In this class you will be introduced to a variety of hand-building methods to produce clay work. First-time students will be given individual attention, while more experienced artists may work at their desired pace. No prior experience required. Glazing and decorating techniques will also be covered. Three Pottery wheels will be available for students to try (one class lesson will be provided). Come with your ideas and dress in work clothes. A $25 lab fee (no credit cards please) is payable to the instructor at the start of class. Must be 17 to register. Art Pick-up on Nov. 17, from 5:30-6:00 p.m. No class Oct. 6. Limit 12 students.

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Stained Glass Messalonskee F22


with Carmela Patriotti

Calendar Sep 29, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 6 weeks

In this class, Beginners will learn the step-by-step process of Tiffany’s copper foil stained glass design. You will complete a beautiful glass panel; participate in a field trip on the second class to the stained glass shop in Manchester. At the end of the class you will have gained the fundamental skills to continue a new and beautiful hobby and craft. The kit is $120, and there will be other materials that you will need to purchase, such as glass which will be $40-$50. For Intermediate students: You will work independently and under the teacher’s watchful eye as you advance your techniques. If you have been thinking about learning Stained Glass or improving your skills this is your chance! Intermediate lab fee $10 payable to the instructor. Oct. 6 will be the Field Trip. (If you have tools and supplies from previously, you will not need to buy more.) Storm date of Nov. 10. Limit 10 students.

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Paint Your Own Pottery F22


with Yvonne Brown

Calendar Oct 8, 2022 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

This fun and relaxed class will cover basic glazing and surface techniques on ceramics. Each student will select two glaze ready pieces from an assortment of cups, bowls, mugs and vases. Instructor Yvonne Brown will demonstrate a few methods of glazing that provide delightful results! Note: Works will be kiln fired and ready for pickup the week after the class. Limit 8 students.

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Mixed Media Fabric Art Messalonskee F22


with Lesley Corbett

Calendar Oct 15, 2022 at 1 pm, runs for 2 weeks

This unique art form will amaze you. In two sessions you will make wall art of paper, fabric, and acrylic for that room you just redecorated, a house warming or holiday gift, or even that spot in the breezeway or family room that just needs a NEW conversation piece. Bring fabric, quilting squares, scrapbooking paper, magazine pages, or other items from around the house. Other supplies will be provided. See our online brochure for sample pictures or check out Lesley on Instagram at Instagram Corbett_Lesley account! Materials fee: $30 payable to the instructor at the start of class. Limit 12 students.

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Pastels for All Levels F22


with Ann Rhinehardt

Calendar Oct 17, 2022 at 6:30 pm, runs for 6 weeks

In this class we will explore the medium of pastels to create vibrant and luminous paintings. In addition to learning the techniques of painting in pastels, students will experiment with using expressive color in a variety of subject matter, with a concentration on landscapes. The principles of composition, design, value and color will be integrated in all sessions and the care and framing of pastel paintings will be explained. Beginning and more experienced students are welcome! A supply list is available on our FAQ tab at No class Nov. 7. Storm date Dec. 5. Limit 8 students.

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Quilt Sampler for Beginners Messalonskee F22


with Josephine Schiebel

Calendar Oct 19, 2022 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

In this class we will make a four square sampler mini quilt. You can bring in fat quarters or use fabric scraps to make the 9" quilt blocks. We will make are the PinWheel (2 fabrics), the Triple Four Patch (3 fabrics), the Shoofly (4 fabrics), and Card Trick (5 fabrics). Your supply list will be sent via email when we have enough students for the class. Limit 8 students.

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Print, Pattern, & Paper F22


with Lisa Wheeler

Calendar Oct 20, 2022 at 5:30 pm, runs for 1 week

In this workshop we’ll explore gelatin printing, a low-tech, non-toxic, hand printing process. Artists of all ages will work small and fast to create a collection of colorful mono-prints layering color and pattern. Come with a sense of adventure and see what unfolds! All materials will be provided except that students must bring a package of dye, lotion, and aloe free baby wipes. Sign up with a friend and split a package of 100! A $10 materials fee must be paid to the instructor at the start of class. Children under the age of 13 are welcome to register with an adult. Limit 10 students.

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Fall Watercolor: Corvids and Color! F22


with Desiree Dubois

Calendar Oct 22, 2022 at 10 am, runs for 1 week

Michelle, a Maine Master Naturalist, will answer spooky questions like, “Do crows have funerals?” while Desi will guide the watercolor creation! The final work will be an 11x17 depiction of a crow on a fence in the moonlight, with a pumpkin patch in the background. Immerse yourself in an informative study of the magic birds and nature! All supplies included. Please bring your lunch, as we will take a half hour break to eat. Limit 10 students.

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