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April 2019

Getting to Know Your iPhone or iPad – Creative Apps

April 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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One event on October 7, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on October 19, 2019 at 10:00am

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for non-members. Get to know the tool you hold in your hands every day! Your iPhone or iPad are amazing creative tools you can pick up whenever the mood strikes you. You can even be creative waiting in line or while watching TV! Yes, learning how to use them can be confusing or overwhelming at times but it really doesn’t have to be. Debbie will teach you how to…

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Photoshop Basics – Layering Textures

April 29 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 25, 2019 at 1:00pm

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Karen Olson - The Art Loft

This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for non-members.   Learn how to incorporate hand-painted textures and overlays with your photography using the Photoshop Layers panel. We will make our own textures for just such a purpose, photograph them, and learn how the various blending modes work to transform our images. It's an exciting way to get creative with everyday imagery! Bring your laptop with Photoshop Elements, an early version of Photoshop or the Adobe creative cloud photography…

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May 2019

Mixed Media Bouquet

May 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Joyanna Margo - The Art Loft

With optimism, you can make something positive from negative – negative space, that is! Create a lush bouquet brimming with your favorite colors, patterns & words. All materials will be provided, but you are welcome to bring papers, pages, sheets of music etc to include in your bouquet.      About your instructor - Joyanna Margo Bernardo Joyanna Margo is an artist from Rockport, Maine. She began painting abstract florals in 2015 while living in Florida. As a Mainer stuck…

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Mixed Media Bouquet

May 9 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
Joyanna Margo - The Art Loft

With optimism, you can make something positive from negative – negative space, that is! Create a lush bouquet brimming with your favorite colors, patterns & words. All materials will be provided, but you are welcome to bring papers, pages, sheets of music etc to include in your bouquet.      About your instructor - Joyanna Margo Bernardo Joyanna Margo is an artist from Rockport, Maine. She began painting abstract florals in 2015 while living in Florida. As a Mainer stuck…

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Field of Flowers

May 16 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
Joyanna Margo - The Art Loft

Take a journey with paint and patterns to grow a field of flowers from negative space. Joyanna will share basic principles for this method of creating intuitive fields of flowers with an open-minded abstract painting turned into fantastical flowers and leaves by the use of negative space.     About your instructor - Joyanna Margo Bernardo Joyanna Margo is an artist from Rockport, Maine. She began painting abstract florals in 2015 while living in Florida. As a Mainer stuck indoors…

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Story Book Tapestry

May 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Joyanna Margo Acrylic Painting Classes Rockland Maine

Storybook Tapestry Have a tale to tell? Let's create paper stencils of characters and objects to live upon an abstract background; fill in with plant life for a one-of-a-kind painting that upon closer observation tells a story. All materials will be provided, and you may bring pictures or a picture-book that you would like to inspire your painting.     About your instructor - Joyanna Margo Bernardo Joyanna Margo is an artist from Rockport, Maine. She began painting abstract florals…

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Storybook Tapestry

May 23 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Joyanna Margo Acrylic Painting Classes Rockland Maine

Storybook Tapestry Have a tale to tell? Let's create paper stencils of characters and objects to live upon an abstract background; fill in with plant life for a one-of-a-kind painting that upon closer observation tells a story. All materials will be provided, and you may bring pictures or a picture-book that you would like to inspire your painting.     About your instructor - Joyanna Margo Bernardo Joyanna Margo is an artist from Rockport, Maine. She began painting abstract florals…

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A Dress

May 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Joyanna Margo Acrylic Painting Classes Rockland Maine

The simple shape of a dress is a perfect tool to express yourself. Do you wish to convey light, dark, happy, sad, fun, intense? Let's address this by creating our own one-of-a-kind gowns –  put your thoughts on a dress, stand back, and look at it. Acknowledge, admire and learn from it. The simple shape of a dress is a perfect way to explore colors and patterns while expressing feelings and seasons of life.     About your instructor -…

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A Dress

May 30 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Joyanna Margo Acrylic Painting Classes Rockland Maine

The simple shape of a dress is a perfect tool to express yourself. Do you wish to convey light, dark, happy, sad, fun, intense? Let's address this by creating our own one-of-a-kind gowns –  put your thoughts on a dress, stand back, and look at it. Acknowledge, admire and learn from it. The simple shape of a dress is a perfect way to explore colors and patterns while expressing feelings and seasons of life.     About your instructor -…

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June 2019

Watercolor Note Cards

June 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Learn the skill of all occasion card making! We will be painting simple cards in watercolor with botanical themes and your choice of greetings. If you have ever wanted to get started with color, this is the class for you! All materials included. This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for non-members.     About your Instructor - Hilary Mank Hi! I’m Hilary Mank. I reside in Hope, Maine and work as a local gardener and artist.…

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Creating Your Map

June 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Kim Nicoll - The Art Loft

Creating Your Own Personal Map In this class, we will take you on a personal journey by creating your very own map. It could be a map of your local town, favorite vacation spot, or a journey you are desiring take - your dream journey! To make this map we will be honing our drawing skills and learning to use Gouache! This will be a totally fun and free-spirited class!! You’re welcome to bring some reference photos of your desired location…

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Multi-media Photo Art

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Hilary Mank - The Art Loft

Bring along a copy of a treasured photo! We will be building artwork based on your picture along with meaningful words. Let’s make a masterpiece out of a memory! Additional photos and all materials will be provided. This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for non-members.     About your Instructor - Hilary Mank Hi! I’m Hilary Mank. I reside in Hope, Maine and work as a local gardener and artist. Surrounding myself with nature always…

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Creating Your Map

June 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Kim Nicoll - The Art Loft

Creating Your Own Personal Map In this class, we will take you on a personal journey by creating your very own map. It could be a map of your local town, favorite vacation spot, or a journey you are desiring take - your dream journey! To make this map we will be honing our drawing skills and learning to use Gouache! This will be a totally fun and free-spirited class!! You’re welcome to bring some reference photos of your desired location…

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Painting BIG!

June 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Painting big & painting barefoot. Let’s explore and expand our creative energy with full body movement and wonder.  Have you ever wanted to get downright dirty while you paint, I have! I’ve started a new method for myself to create with abandon.  Fun will be had by all! Wear something you won’t mind getting paint on because we’re going to get messy!! This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for non-members. About the Artist - Kim…

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Driftwood Jewelry Making

June 21 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Hilary Mank - The Art Loft

Each piece is unique when working with driftwood. Come create with us using driftwood, natural materials and beads that reflect the colors of the ocean. You will be able to make several pieces in the time allotted. All materials included. This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for non-members.     About your Instructor - Hilary Mank Hi! I’m Hilary Mank. I reside in Hope, Maine and work as a local gardener and artist. Surrounding myself…

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Multi-media Photo Art

June 27 @ 1:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Hilary Mank - The Art Loft

Bring along a copy of a treasured photo! We will be building artwork based on your picture along with meaningful words. Let’s make a masterpiece out of a memory! Additional photos and all materials will be provided. This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for non-members.     About your Instructor - Hilary Mank Hi! I’m Hilary Mank. I reside in Hope, Maine and work as a local gardener and artist. Surrounding myself with nature always…

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Painting BIG!

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Kim Nicoll - The Art Loft

Painting big & painting barefoot. Let’s explore and expand our creative energy with full body movement and wonder.  Have you ever wanted to get downright dirty while you paint, I have! I’ve started a new method for myself to create with abandon.  Fun will be had by all! Wear something you won’t mind getting paint on because we’re going to get messy!! This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for non-members. About the Artist - Kim…

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July 2019

Intro to Figure Painting

July 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Justin Kinney - The Art Loft

The figure could prove to be an extremely difficult subject to paint without the proper tools. There are various tricks and tips that may ease the stress of painting a human body. This class will guide you through the steps necessary to accurately paint and draw the human form. Each week we will tackle a new aspect of the human body until we are comfortable enough to begin painting on our own. From the top of the head down to…

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Intro to Figure Painting

July 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Justin Kinney - The Art Loft

The figure could prove to be an extremely difficult subject to paint without the proper tools. There are various tricks and tips that may ease the stress of painting a human body. This class will guide you through the steps necessary to accurately paint and draw the human form. Each week we will tackle a new aspect of the human body until we are comfortable enough to begin painting on our own. From the top of the head down to…

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Intro to Figure Painting

July 15 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Justin Kinney - The Art Loft

The figure could prove to be an extremely difficult subject to paint without the proper tools. There are various tricks and tips that may ease the stress of painting a human body. This class will guide you through the steps necessary to accurately paint and draw the human form. Each week we will tackle a new aspect of the human body until we are comfortable enough to begin painting on our own. From the top of the head down to…

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Intro to Figure Painting

July 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Justin Kinney - The Art Loft

The figure could prove to be an extremely difficult subject to paint without the proper tools. There are various tricks and tips that may ease the stress of painting a human body. This class will guide you through the steps necessary to accurately paint and draw the human form. Each week we will tackle a new aspect of the human body until we are comfortable enough to begin painting on our own. From the top of the head down to…

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Intro to Figure Painting

July 29 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Justin Kinney - The Art Loft

The figure could prove to be an extremely difficult subject to paint without the proper tools. There are various tricks and tips that may ease the stress of painting a human body. This class will guide you through the steps necessary to accurately paint and draw the human form. Each week we will tackle a new aspect of the human body until we are comfortable enough to begin painting on our own. From the top of the head down to…

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August 2019

Watercolor Basics and Beyond

August 3 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until August 24, 2019

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Barbra Bragg - The Art Loft

Painting with watercolor is fun and accessible! In our series of classes in August we will learn basic watercolor techniques - Wet in wet Wet on dry Building up color Gradient washes With simple warm-up activities, you’ll begin to understand how watercolor really works and get comfortable with your paints. We will experiment with both transparent and opaque watercolors and explore color and composition inspired by simple nature studies and designs. Special emphasis on individual creative goals and expression will…

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Watercolor Basics and Beyond

August 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until August 26, 2019

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Barbra Bragg - The Art Loft

Painting with watercolor is fun and accessible! In our series of classes in August we will learn basic watercolor techniques - Wet in wet Wet on dry Building up color Gradient washes With simple warm-up activities, you’ll begin to understand how watercolor really works and get comfortable with your paints. We will experiment with both transparent and opaque watercolors and explore color and composition inspired by simple nature studies and designs. Special emphasis on individual creative goals and expression will…

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Watercolor Basics and Beyond

August 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until August 24, 2019

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Barbra Bragg - The Art Loft

Painting with watercolor is fun and accessible! In our series of classes in August we will learn basic watercolor techniques - Wet in wet Wet on dry Building up color Gradient washes With simple warm-up activities, you’ll begin to understand how watercolor really works and get comfortable with your paints. We will experiment with both transparent and opaque watercolors and explore color and composition inspired by simple nature studies and designs. Special emphasis on individual creative goals and expression will…

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Watercolor Basics and Beyond

August 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until August 26, 2019

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Barbra Bragg - The Art Loft

Painting with watercolor is fun and accessible! In our series of classes in August we will learn basic watercolor techniques - Wet in wet Wet on dry Building up color Gradient washes With simple warm-up activities, you’ll begin to understand how watercolor really works and get comfortable with your paints. We will experiment with both transparent and opaque watercolors and explore color and composition inspired by simple nature studies and designs. Special emphasis on individual creative goals and expression will…

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Watercolor Basics and Beyond

August 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until August 24, 2019

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Barbra Bragg - The Art Loft

Painting with watercolor is fun and accessible! In our series of classes in August we will learn basic watercolor techniques - Wet in wet Wet on dry Building up color Gradient washes With simple warm-up activities, you’ll begin to understand how watercolor really works and get comfortable with your paints. We will experiment with both transparent and opaque watercolors and explore color and composition inspired by simple nature studies and designs. Special emphasis on individual creative goals and expression will…

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Watercolor Basics and Beyond

August 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until August 26, 2019

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Barbra Bragg - The Art Loft

Painting with watercolor is fun and accessible! In our series of classes in August we will learn basic watercolor techniques - Wet in wet Wet on dry Building up color Gradient washes With simple warm-up activities, you’ll begin to understand how watercolor really works and get comfortable with your paints. We will experiment with both transparent and opaque watercolors and explore color and composition inspired by simple nature studies and designs. Special emphasis on individual creative goals and expression will…

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Watercolor Basics and Beyond

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until August 24, 2019

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Barbra Bragg - The Art Loft

Painting with watercolor is fun and accessible! In our series of classes in August we will learn basic watercolor techniques - Wet in wet Wet on dry Building up color Gradient washes With simple warm-up activities, you’ll begin to understand how watercolor really works and get comfortable with your paints. We will experiment with both transparent and opaque watercolors and explore color and composition inspired by simple nature studies and designs. Special emphasis on individual creative goals and expression will…

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Watercolor Basics and Beyond

August 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Monday, repeating until August 26, 2019

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Barbra Bragg - The Art Loft

Painting with watercolor is fun and accessible! In our series of classes in August we will learn basic watercolor techniques - Wet in wet Wet on dry Building up color Gradient washes With simple warm-up activities, you’ll begin to understand how watercolor really works and get comfortable with your paints. We will experiment with both transparent and opaque watercolors and explore color and composition inspired by simple nature studies and designs. Special emphasis on individual creative goals and expression will…

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September 2019

Mixed Media – Drawing and Collage

September 4 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on January 1, 1970 at 1:00pm

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Mixed media art classes - Rockland Maine - The Art Loft

In this class, we will be learning the basics of drawing and collage to develop creative and colorful pieces of art. Additionally, we will incorporate printmaking and painting to integrate our work and create amazing pieces that are meaningful and personal. If there are objects, photos, or specific things you would like to incorporate, bring it along! Old paintings you want to paint over incorporate, also great. All materials will be provided. This class is a drop-in class: free to…

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Mixed Media – Drawing and Collage

September 5 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Mixed media art classes - Rockland Maine - The Art Loft

In this class, we will be learning the basics of drawing and collage to develop creative and colorful pieces of art. Additionally, we will incorporate printmaking and painting to integrate our work and create amazing pieces that are meaningful and personal. If there are objects, photos, or specific things you would like to incorporate, bring it along! Old paintings you want to paint over incorporate, also great. All materials will be provided. This class is a drop-in class: free to…

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Figure Drawing

September 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 28, 2019

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Katharina Gifford - The Art Loft

The goal of this class is for the student to understand and practice seeing and representing the figure using fundamental methods of drawing based on traditional drawing and observation principles. After a series of demos by the instructor, students begin with block in drawing, learning to see the figure as a whole and to clearly develop proper proportions and gesture in a linear way. Proper proportion, gesture, value, correct anatomy and an understanding of the relationship between large and small…

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Altered Books

September 11 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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altered book class - Rockland Maine - The Art Loft

Join Naomi and create your very own altered book! Altered books are the perfect way to dive into creativity and develop your ability to express yourself personally. We will incorporate painting, text, and found objects and integrate them to create amazing pieces that are meaningful and personal. If there are objects, photos, or specific things you would like to incorporate, bring it along! Old paintings are great to bring along as well. All materials provided. This class is a drop-in class:…

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Altered Books

September 12 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on January 1, 1970 at 6:00pm

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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altered book class - Rockland Maine - The Art Loft

Join Naomi and create your very own altered book! Altered books are the perfect way to dive into creativity and develop your ability to express yourself personally. We will incorporate painting, text, and found objects and integrate them to create amazing pieces that are meaningful and personal. If there are objects, photos, or specific things you would like to incorporate, bring it along! Old paintings are great to bring along as well. All materials provided. This class is a drop-in class:…

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Figure Drawing

September 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 28, 2019

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Katharina Gifford - The Art Loft

The goal of this class is for the student to understand and practice seeing and representing the figure using fundamental methods of drawing based on traditional drawing and observation principles. After a series of demos by the instructor, students begin with block in drawing, learning to see the figure as a whole and to clearly develop proper proportions and gesture in a linear way. Proper proportion, gesture, value, correct anatomy and an understanding of the relationship between large and small…

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Figure Drawing

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 28, 2019

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Katharina Gifford - The Art Loft

The goal of this class is for the student to understand and practice seeing and representing the figure using fundamental methods of drawing based on traditional drawing and observation principles. After a series of demos by the instructor, students begin with block in drawing, learning to see the figure as a whole and to clearly develop proper proportions and gesture in a linear way. Proper proportion, gesture, value, correct anatomy and an understanding of the relationship between large and small…

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Figure Drawing

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 28, 2019

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Katharina Gifford - The Art Loft

The goal of this class is for the student to understand and practice seeing and representing the figure using fundamental methods of drawing based on traditional drawing and observation principles. After a series of demos by the instructor, students begin with block in drawing, learning to see the figure as a whole and to clearly develop proper proportions and gesture in a linear way. Proper proportion, gesture, value, correct anatomy and an understanding of the relationship between large and small…

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October 2019

Getting to Know Your iPhone or iPad – Creative Apps

October 7 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 7, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on October 19, 2019 at 10:00am

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for non-members. Get to know the tool you hold in your hands every day! Your iPhone or iPad are amazing creative tools you can pick up whenever the mood strikes you. You can even be creative waiting in line or while watching TV! Yes, learning how to use them can be confusing or overwhelming at times but it really doesn’t have to be. Debbie will teach you how to…

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Bringing Creativity to your Photography

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 16, 2019 at 5:00pm

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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This class is all about creativity and learning how to compose interesting photos. Don’t let your limited knowledge of camera settings and exposure techniques scare you off from improving the look of your photos. No matter what kind of camera you are using (DSRL, Point-n-shoot, or a phone), there are still some tips and tricks that can make your photos stand out in a crowd. Attend this fun class to be inspired and practice shooting objects in a fresh new…

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Learn Camera Settings the Easy Way

October 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 11, 2019 at 10:00am

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
Karen Olson - The Art Loft

This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for non-members.   Do you shoot in Manual Mode? Most of us are so afraid to try to use manual mode, our camera is set permanently on auto mode. Many photographers say one should ONLY shoot in manual mode and scoff at those who don’t. You can get some pretty great shots with our high tech cameras these days, so why bother? Manual Mode is Where the Art Is…

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Painting Textures and Layers

October 12 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 12, 2019 at 10:00am

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
Karen Olson - The Art Loft

This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for non-members.   Building of layers is a skill all artists need to master. In art, it makes all the difference! Layers of color and texture create beautifully radiant work. Once we learn this skill we can put it to use across a variety of mediums; acrylic painting, collage, mixed media, even photography! We will be using acrylic paints and a variety of household tools to create our layers…

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Bringing Creativity to your Photography

October 16 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on October 16, 2019 at 5:00pm

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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This class is all about creativity and learning how to compose interesting photos. Don’t let your limited knowledge of camera settings and exposure techniques scare you off from improving the look of your photos. No matter what kind of camera you are using (DSRL, Point-n-shoot, or a phone), there are still some tips and tricks that can make your photos stand out in a crowd. Attend this fun class to be inspired and practice shooting objects in a fresh new…

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Getting to Know Your iPhone or iPad – Creative Apps

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on October 7, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on October 19, 2019 at 10:00am

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for non-members. Get to know the tool you hold in your hands every day! Your iPhone or iPad are amazing creative tools you can pick up whenever the mood strikes you. You can even be creative waiting in line or while watching TV! Yes, learning how to use them can be confusing or overwhelming at times but it really doesn’t have to be. Debbie will teach you how to…

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Photoshop Basics – Creating Composites

October 23 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Karen Olson - The Art Loft

Get creative with your photography! In this class, we will learn a few of the basic functions of Photoshop, the crop tool, the paint tool, and the healing brush tool. We will then create composites from the images we have prepared. Bring your laptop with Photoshop Elements, an early version of Photoshop or the Adobe creative cloud photography suite. And, of course, some of your own photos. This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for non-members.…

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Photoshop Basics – Layering Textures

October 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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One event on October 25, 2019 at 1:00pm

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Karen Olson - The Art Loft

This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for non-members.   Learn how to incorporate hand-painted textures and overlays with your photography using the Photoshop Layers panel. We will make our own textures for just such a purpose, photograph them, and learn how the various blending modes work to transform our images. It's an exciting way to get creative with everyday imagery! Bring your laptop with Photoshop Elements, an early version of Photoshop or the Adobe creative cloud photography…

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