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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

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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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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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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August 2019

Basic Watercolor Techniques with Gay Paratore

$140.00 – $150.00
August 23, 10:00 am - August 24, 4:00 pm
Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park, 19 Black House Drive
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States

In this two-day class with artist Gay Paratore, you will have fun learning how to paint beautiful clouds and sunsets and easy ways to make rocks, grass, and trees. Learn the secret to painting colors that are clean and glowing. Learn how to paint water and reflections in water. All will be done in a series of exercises; many will be tiny paintings. Learn how to “fix” and “erase” with ease. Once we get the basics down, we will do…

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September 2019

Linoleum Block Printing with Holly Berry

$75.00 – $85.00
September 6, 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park, 19 Black House Drive
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States

In this hands-on workshop, you will create a multicolor print from a single block of linoleum. The "reduction cut" process involves carving a design from a linoleum block, bit by bit, printing each color in sequence from light to dark, layer by layer. Each color is printed first, then cut away from the block before introducing the next color. A fun challenge as all work, from start to finish, is done in reverse of the final print. Bring a bag lunch. Holly…

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Metal Etching with Sarah Regan

$55.00 – $65.00
September 7, 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park, 19 Black House Drive
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States

In this metal etching workshop, you'll learn the basics of working with sheet metal to create pieces with a raised image of your choice. You’ll learn to use a resist to apply a design on copper, then a chemical to etch into the copper and brass. The pieces you create can be used for jewelry, or any number of other projects! You'll also learn the basics of cutting, filing, and shaping metal. Please be sure to wear clothing you don't…

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Traditional & Punch Rug Hooking for Beginners with Judith Hotchkiss

$125.00 – $135.00
September 14, 10:00 am
Woodlawn Museum, Gardens & Park, 19 Black House Drive
Ellsworth, ME 04605 United States

If you've always admired hooked rugs and thought you might enjoy making your own, then this class with veteran instructor Judith Hotchkiss is for you! In this one day introductory workshop, you will make a 9” hooked piece with a coastal design that can be used as a trivet, wall hanging or pillow. A kit is provided with all materials needed to complete the project. Frames, hooks and punches are available for loan during class and purchase afterwards, if desired.…

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