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MAY 2015
Saturday, May 9
11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Star Earrings
Instructor: Kathy Snyder

We will be making antique beaded earrings done by bezeling a Swarovski chaton stone. Bring small sharp scissors all the rest will be in the kit provided. Kit will include beading needle, swarovski crystals, seed beads, swarovski chatons, waxed thread and earring findings.​​​​

$15 members, $20 Non-members
Materials Fee $10
Saturday, November 29
9:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.

Painting Glass in Pastel
Instructor: Robert Carsten PSA-MP, IAPS-MC

Depicting glass objects has long fascinated artists and viewers alike from ancient to modern times. Learn ways to display and depict glass in the medium of pastel that express its transparent and translucent qualities, reflective nature and transmitted light. All levels welcome. Materials list available.

$75 Members, $80 Non Members
Saturday, December 6
Noon to 4 p.m.

Create Your Own Holiday Cards for Teens & Adults 
Instructor: Christine Mix

Want to have fun and make cards that are special? You will get to draw and/or paint your own Holiday Art Cards for the upcoming season. Bring your favorite paper, pencils, pens, brushes, ribbons and your imaginations. Additional materials list is available. Christine will do a demo and help you with your creations. You can paint or draw with your own favorite medium, except for oil. Christine is a local artist/illustrator. See more of her work at www.christinemixart.com.You are welcome to bring a snack or lunch. Class size is limited so please register early. 

$20 Members, $25 Non Members
JANUARY 2015
Saturday, January 10
9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Winter Landscape in Watercolor  
Instructor: Robert O’Brien, AWS, NWS

This one-day workshop will focus on winter landscape painting. The subject will be the magnificent New England countryside in winter. Students will learn to paint the snow in every aspect of its beauty. Light and shadow as well as value and composition will be emphasized. The instructor will begin with a demonstration, explaining each step of the process. Students will then paint with the instructor providing hands on assistance. There will be a critique given at the end of class. Students are encouraged to provide their own reference photos. Materials list available.

$70 Members, $75 Non Members
Saturday, January 17
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Do you Want to Build Snow People? Needle Felting  
Instructor: Sue Carey

What better way to spend a winter day than creating snowmen ornaments in the warmth. We will create our snow by needle felting locally grown white wool. During this class, we will work on creating a brimmed hat and other snowmen decorations. All material is provided. Suitable for beginners and intermediate felters.

$25 Members $30 Non Members
Materials Fee $20
Saturday, January 24
9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Winter Landscape in Pastel
Instructor: Robert Carsten, PSA-MP, IAPS-MC

Express the wonder of winter in snowscapes that capture its pristine beauty. Work from photos or sketches. Class includes demonstration, critque, techniques and plenty of painting time. All levels welcome. Materials list available.

$75 Members, $80 Non Members
FEBRUARY 2015
Saturday, February 21
11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

What Does the Fox Say?
Needle Felting  
Instructor: Sue Carey

Our foxes won’t be able to answer because they will be made out of wool! The techniques learned in this class are similar to other methods used to create sitting canines. We will also explore blending different colors of wool for a more natural appearance. Everything is provided. Students will be able to take home their approximately 4” tall ornament and felting needle which can be used in future projects.

$25 Members $30 Non Members
Materials fee $25
Saturday, February 28
10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Making Imaginary Landscapes Real
Instructor: Christine Mix

In this workshop students will learn the basics and visual tricks of perspective and depth through various vanishing points, lighting, shadows, color, and apply it to their own landscape painting or drawing. Imaginary landscapes can come from the students imagination or be based on the students own personal photos of a favorite scene using the photos as a reference. Students are responsible for bringing their own materials and are encouraged to bring their own favorite sketch book, pencils, pens, rulers, brushes and their imaginations! Materials list available.

$35 Members, $40 Non Members
​MARCH 2015
Saturday, March 14
9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Anticipating Spring
Instructor: Robert Carsten, PSA-MP, IAPS-MC

In celebration of the upcoming season, all things ‘Spring’ are the subject of this pastel workshop by noted instructor and master pastelist Robert Carsten, with a focus on the spring landscape, working from photos or sketches. All levels welcome. Materials list available.

$75 Members, $80 Non Members
Saturday, March 28
10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

How to (Tame) Needle Felt Your Dragon  
Instructor: Sue Carey

This ever popular fantasy creature makes a great ornament or toy. During this class we will needle felt the body and wet felt the wings. We will combine colored mylar or glitz to create sparkle and pizazz. All material is provided. If students want a specific color, please contact Sue at 802-446-2830 or suesmyerscarey@hotmail.com. Students will be able to take home their approx. 3” tall dragon and felting needle which can be used in future projects.

$25 Members $30 Non Members
Materials fee $25
​APRIL 2015
Saturday, April 11 and 18
10 a.m. to Noon

Carve A Backscratcher
​Instructor: Philip H. Morgan

A class held on two Saturdays, the first will show different types and methods of woodcarving, then students will begin work on their backscratcher. Returning the next week, a drum sander will be provided and also stain, finishing and painting will be discussed. Students can bring a knife of their own for carving or purchase one from the instructor. Stain and sandpaper will be provided.

$25 Members, $30 Non Members
$5 Materials Fee
Saturday, March 21
9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Painting Flowers in Watercolor  
Instructor: Robert O’Brien, AWS, NWS

This course is open to all levels of painting ability. Students will learn basic floral painting techniques with emphasis on values and composition in this one-day workshop. The session will begin with a demonstration by the instructor with class painting to follow. The instructor will provide hands on guidance throughout the painting process. The course will focus on painting from close-up photo references of flowers in an artistic setting. There will be a critique and class discussion at the end of the workshop. Materials list available.

$70 Members, $75 Non Members
NOVEMBER 2014
DECEMBER 2014