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June 2019

Metal Jewelry Workshop for Beginners with Amanda Coburn

$50.00 – $60.00
June 29, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park, 19 Black House Drive
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States

Learn the basics of creating metal jewelry with artist Amanda Coburn using brass and copper.  In this hands-on workshop, you will learn to hammer, texture, bend, rivet, anneal, polish, and more. Amanda has taught private metalsmithing lessons in her home studio and artisan workshops for several years.  She is the co-owner of Maine, Jewelry & Art  (http://www.mainejewelryart.com/artisans.html) in Bangor, Maine.  Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

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July 2019

Afternoon High Tea at Woodlawn

$23.50 – $26.50
July 10, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park, 19 Black House Drive
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States

Enjoy Woodlawn’s afternoon high tea in an enchanting setting.  Catered by Flexit Café and Bakery, Woodlawn’s high teas are a long-standing tradition that have been delighting guests for many years. The cost for the high tea is $22 for Woodlawn members/$25 for non-members and includes your visit of the Black House. View the tea menu here. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required. In addition to the program fee, a $1.50 processing fee will be added to all credit card transactions.

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George Nixon Black, Jr. Day

Free
July 11
Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park, 19 Black House Drive
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States

This day marks Nixon Black's 177th birthday having been born in Ellsworth on July 11, 1842.

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Painting Class with Linda Packard: Building the Abstracted Landscape

$200.00 – $220.00
July 12, 10:00 am - July 13, 4:00 pm
Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park, 19 Black House Drive
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States

This workshop is for painters with some experience and with interest in loosening up and moving away from recording detail -finding inspiration in the beautiful gardens at the Woodlawn Museum. Through demos and individual guidance, emphasis will be on simplifying the landscape to its essence, dancing on the edge of abstraction. Any painting medium is welcome as your will not be learning specific painting techniques for any particular medium. You will learn how to utilize plein air sketches and reference…

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Afternoon High Tea at Woodlawn

$23.50 – $26.50
July 17, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park, 19 Black House Drive
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States

Enjoy Woodlawn’s afternoon high tea in an enchanting setting.  Catered by Flexit Café and Bakery, Woodlawn’s high teas are a long-standing tradition that have been delighting guests for many years. The cost for the high tea is $22 for Woodlawn members/$25 for non-members and includes your visit of the Black House. View the tea menu here. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required. In addition to the program fee, a $1.50 processing fee will be added to all credit card transactions.

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Acrylic Sponge Painting with Gay Paratore

$80.00 – $90.00
July 19, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park, 19 Black House Drive
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States

Sponge painting with acrylics is an easy to learn technique, even for a novice painter. You will learn how to dab, streak, and smear to create clouds, mountains, water, bushes, trees, and flowers in the grass. By the end of the session you will create a 16 X 20 painting. Subject matter and sponges will be provided by the instructor. You will also learn how to make a variety of painting sponges, each with a different texture which makes painting…

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Encaustic Painting Techniques with Carol Michaud

$85.00 – $95.00
July 20, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park, 19 Black House Drive
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States

You will create an 8x10 painting that is unique and interesting, while learning about encaustics and its history.  To create your painting, you will lay down and fuse wax and learn to embed photos into the wax. Additionally, you will learn colorizing, incising, embellishing and highlighting.  Wax, oil sticks, brushes and tools, and a selection of animals from fables and embellishments will be provided by the instructor. Students will work at their own pace and comfort zone. Bring a bag…

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Afternoon High Tea at Woodlawn

$23.50 – $26.50
July 24, 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park, 19 Black House Drive
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States

Enjoy Woodlawn’s afternoon high tea in an enchanting setting.  Catered by Flexit Café and Bakery, Woodlawn’s high teas are a long-standing tradition that have been delighting guests for many years. The cost for the high tea is $22 for Woodlawn members/$25 for non-members and includes your visit of the Black House. View the tea menu here. Space is limited. Pre-registration is required. In addition to the program fee, a $1.50 processing fee will be added to all credit card transactions.

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Create Dynamic, Expressive Paintings from Reference Photos with Linda Packard

$100.00 – $110.00
July 26, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park, 19 Black House Drive
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States

For most of us painting from life is the most stimulating experience and leads to the most exciting compositions. But sometimes, like during our long Maine winters, working from photos is a good alternative. But translating life force and energy from a flat photo is often challenging. The tendency toward literal translation in composition and color is hard to resist. Through demos and one-on-one guidance, you will learn ways to find the most compelling elements in your photos and work…

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Torch Fire Enameling for Beginners with Amanda Coburn

$60.00 – $70.00
July 27, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park, 19 Black House Drive
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States

Artist Amanda Coburn will teach you how to fuse powdered glass enamel to copper using a torch, to create stunning colorful jewelry. Amanda has taught private metalsmithing lessons in her home studio and artisan workshops for several years.  She is the co-owner of Maine, Jewelry & Art in Bangor, Maine (http://www.mainejewelryart.com/artisans.html). Space is limited and pre-registration is required.

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