In this class you will learn to make and glaze slab bowls that will contribute to the supply of bowls for the Empty Bowls Dinner here at Messalonskee High School in March. You will make two bowls to take home to use as a gifts or decorations and the other two bowls will contribute to an evening event that will help the food pantries in our RSU 18 communities. Dress in work clothes. A $15 material fee covers the cost of clay, glaze, and firing of your two bowls and is due at the first class. Must be 17 to register. Limit 12 students. Storm dates of Feb. 6 and 13. (Pick up: Feb. 6, 5:30-6:00 p.m.)
During this three session course, students will learn the basics of 3D printing and simple jewelry designs using basic metal findings and beads. Using Tinkerkad software and Flashforge printers, students will explore how to design a print and get hands-on experience with operating a 3D printer. Participants will receive a key card to access the studio when the class is not in session. Students are invited to bring a laptop or tablet if they would like, but it is not necessary in order to take the class. The software is not technically complex and most anyone can use it! Beginners welcome! Limit 12 students. No class Mar. 4. Storm date of Mar. 18.
Learn how to sew! Beginners or someone that needs a refresher can come learn the basics of sewing such as threading your machine and bobbin, cutting, pinning and sewing four simple projects. Learn basic seams and French seams while creating a placemat, bento or drawstring bag, a banner, and pillowcase. A supply list is available on our FAQ tab at midmaine.maineadulted.org. Bring your own machine! Storm date of Apr. 6. Limit 10 students.
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 midmaine.maineadulted.org. Limit 10 students. No class Mar. 9. Storm date of Apr. 27.
Painting with watercolors is relaxing and the results can be surprisingly unexpected. In this beginners class you will learn about types of paper, brushes, paints and other materials needed to create your masterpiece. You will learn about dry brush, wet on wet, glazing, using kosher salt, plastic wrap plus other techniques to achieve certain effects. These classes are structured and informal, join us and learn the basics and develop your own style. A lesson plan will be made available to registered students. A supply list is available on our FAQ tab at midmaine.maineadulted.org. Limit 14 students.