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September 2018

Polymer Clay – Santa Face on Mussel Shell – free for members

September 5, 2018 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Learn how to sculpt a Santa face on a 2-3 inch mussel shell complete with beard and red hat, all out of various types of polymer clay.  The finished face can be used as an ornament or as a magnet.  As we work you will learn about the properties of various polymer clays and tips on how to achieve great results. No experience necessary.  Supplies included. This is a drop-in class; no registration required.  The class is free to Art…

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Fundamentals of Still Life Drawing and Painting – free for members

September 8, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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In this set of classes the instructor will introduce the fundamental concepts of still life drawing and painting starting with simple objects to study value, form, volume and perspective, and then moving on to more complex still life objects and setups (flowers, drapery, etc). The instructor will do a brief lecture and demo at the start of each class time, and then the rest of the time will be for participants to practice using their observation skills to draw/paint a…

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Polymer Clay meets Mokume-gane! – free for members

September 12, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Mokume-gane is an old Japanese technique for creating patterned and colored finishes that resemble wood grain using metals.  In this class, we will be applying this technique to polymer clay to produce beautiful veneers.  These veneers will then be used to cover various items in class.  As we work you will learn about the properties of various polymer clays and tips on how to achieve great results. No experience necessary.  Supplies included. This is a drop-in class; no registration required. …

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Fundamentals of Still Life Drawing and Painting – free for members

September 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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In this set of classes the instructor will introduce the fundamental concepts of still life drawing and painting starting with simple objects to study value, form, volume and perspective, and then moving on to more complex still life objects and setups (flowers, drapery, etc). The instructor will do a brief lecture and demo at the start of each class time, and then the rest of the time will be for participants to practice using their observation skills to draw/paint a…

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Intro to Figure Painting – free for members

September 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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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 – free for members

September 18, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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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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Fundamentals of Still Life Drawing and Painting – free for members

September 22, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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In this set of classes the instructor will introduce the fundamental concepts of still life drawing and painting starting with simple objects to study value, form, volume and perspective, and then moving on to more complex still life objects and setups (flowers, drapery, etc). The instructor will do a brief lecture and demo at the start of each class time, and then the rest of the time will be for participants to practice using their observation skills to draw/paint a…

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Intro to Figure Painting – free for members

September 24, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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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 – free for members

September 26, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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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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Fundamentals of Still Life Drawing and Painting – free for members

September 29, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Saturday, repeating until September 29, 2018

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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In this set of classes the instructor will introduce the fundamental concepts of still life drawing and painting starting with simple objects to study value, form, volume and perspective, and then moving on to more complex still life objects and setups (flowers, drapery, etc). The instructor will do a brief lecture and demo at the start of each class time, and then the rest of the time will be for participants to practice using their observation skills to draw/paint a…

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October 2018

Your Creative Self – free for members

October 1, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Monday, repeating until October 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 31, 2018

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Creative Self - Art Loft

Students of all abilities and backgrounds are encouraged to immerse themselves in techniques designed to cultivate a “beginner mind,” surrender to the moment and let go of the ego. Class discussions and exercises will draw from extremely diverse areas including: Surrealism, meditation, movement, theater, traditional studio arts, and yogic philosophy. Students will be encouraged to continue to build on in-class energy with outside work and to bring classroom ideas and techniques into everyday daily life.  Come to any or all…

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Your Creative Self – free for members

October 3, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until October 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 31, 2018

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Creative Self - Art Loft

Students of all abilities and backgrounds are encouraged to immerse themselves in techniques designed to cultivate a “beginner mind,” surrender to the moment and let go of the ego. Class discussions and exercises will draw from extremely diverse areas including: Surrealism, meditation, movement, theater, traditional studio arts, and yogic philosophy. Students will be encouraged to continue to build on in-class energy with outside work and to bring classroom ideas and techniques into everyday daily life.  Come to any or all…

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Your Creative Self – free for members

October 8, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Monday, repeating until October 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 31, 2018

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Creative Self - Art Loft

Students of all abilities and backgrounds are encouraged to immerse themselves in techniques designed to cultivate a “beginner mind,” surrender to the moment and let go of the ego. Class discussions and exercises will draw from extremely diverse areas including: Surrealism, meditation, movement, theater, traditional studio arts, and yogic philosophy. Students will be encouraged to continue to build on in-class energy with outside work and to bring classroom ideas and techniques into everyday daily life.  Come to any or all…

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Your Creative Self – free for members

October 10, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until October 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 31, 2018

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Creative Self - Art Loft

Students of all abilities and backgrounds are encouraged to immerse themselves in techniques designed to cultivate a “beginner mind,” surrender to the moment and let go of the ego. Class discussions and exercises will draw from extremely diverse areas including: Surrealism, meditation, movement, theater, traditional studio arts, and yogic philosophy. Students will be encouraged to continue to build on in-class energy with outside work and to bring classroom ideas and techniques into everyday daily life.  Come to any or all…

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Your Creative Self – free for members

October 15, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Monday, repeating until October 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 31, 2018

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Creative Self - Art Loft

Students of all abilities and backgrounds are encouraged to immerse themselves in techniques designed to cultivate a “beginner mind,” surrender to the moment and let go of the ego. Class discussions and exercises will draw from extremely diverse areas including: Surrealism, meditation, movement, theater, traditional studio arts, and yogic philosophy. Students will be encouraged to continue to build on in-class energy with outside work and to bring classroom ideas and techniques into everyday daily life.  Come to any or all…

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Your Creative Self – free for members

October 17, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until October 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 31, 2018

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Creative Self - Art Loft

Students of all abilities and backgrounds are encouraged to immerse themselves in techniques designed to cultivate a “beginner mind,” surrender to the moment and let go of the ego. Class discussions and exercises will draw from extremely diverse areas including: Surrealism, meditation, movement, theater, traditional studio arts, and yogic philosophy. Students will be encouraged to continue to build on in-class energy with outside work and to bring classroom ideas and techniques into everyday daily life.  Come to any or all…

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Your Creative Self – free for members

October 22, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Monday, repeating until October 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 31, 2018

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Creative Self - Art Loft

Students of all abilities and backgrounds are encouraged to immerse themselves in techniques designed to cultivate a “beginner mind,” surrender to the moment and let go of the ego. Class discussions and exercises will draw from extremely diverse areas including: Surrealism, meditation, movement, theater, traditional studio arts, and yogic philosophy. Students will be encouraged to continue to build on in-class energy with outside work and to bring classroom ideas and techniques into everyday daily life.  Come to any or all…

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Your Creative Self – free for members

October 24, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until October 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 31, 2018

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Creative Self - Art Loft

Students of all abilities and backgrounds are encouraged to immerse themselves in techniques designed to cultivate a “beginner mind,” surrender to the moment and let go of the ego. Class discussions and exercises will draw from extremely diverse areas including: Surrealism, meditation, movement, theater, traditional studio arts, and yogic philosophy. Students will be encouraged to continue to build on in-class energy with outside work and to bring classroom ideas and techniques into everyday daily life.  Come to any or all…

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Your Creative Self – free for members

October 29, 2018 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Monday, repeating until October 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 31, 2018

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Creative Self - Art Loft

Students of all abilities and backgrounds are encouraged to immerse themselves in techniques designed to cultivate a “beginner mind,” surrender to the moment and let go of the ego. Class discussions and exercises will draw from extremely diverse areas including: Surrealism, meditation, movement, theater, traditional studio arts, and yogic philosophy. Students will be encouraged to continue to build on in-class energy with outside work and to bring classroom ideas and techniques into everyday daily life.  Come to any or all…

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Your Creative Self – free for members

October 31, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until October 29, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until October 31, 2018

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Creative Self - Art Loft

Students of all abilities and backgrounds are encouraged to immerse themselves in techniques designed to cultivate a “beginner mind,” surrender to the moment and let go of the ego. Class discussions and exercises will draw from extremely diverse areas including: Surrealism, meditation, movement, theater, traditional studio arts, and yogic philosophy. Students will be encouraged to continue to build on in-class energy with outside work and to bring classroom ideas and techniques into everyday daily life.  Come to any or all…

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November 2018

Variations of Collage – free for members

November 1, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until November 29, 2018

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Join Lisa Cohn and Melissa Kelly, trained art therapists, for the month of November at The Art Loft in exploring the endless ways to create a collage. From Altered Books to SoulCollage® to Image Transfers.   Collage relieves the pressure for those who do not feel confident in their artistic abilities. The collage process is also a wonderful way to spark new ideas and stimulate thought. Feel free to bring your own images and objects for collage or use what we…

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Variations of Collage – free for members

November 6, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until November 29, 2018

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
+ Google Map

Join Lisa Cohn and Melissa Kelly, trained art therapists, for the month of November at The Art Loft in exploring the endless ways to create a collage. From Altered Books to SoulCollage® to Image Transfers.   Collage relieves the pressure for those who do not feel confident in their artistic abilities. The collage process is also a wonderful way to spark new ideas and stimulate thought. Feel free to bring your own images and objects for collage or use what we…

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Variations of Collage – free for members

November 8, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until November 29, 2018

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
+ Google Map

Join Lisa Cohn and Melissa Kelly, trained art therapists, for the month of November at The Art Loft in exploring the endless ways to create a collage. From Altered Books to SoulCollage® to Image Transfers.   Collage relieves the pressure for those who do not feel confident in their artistic abilities. The collage process is also a wonderful way to spark new ideas and stimulate thought. Feel free to bring your own images and objects for collage or use what we…

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Variations of Collage – free for members

November 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until November 29, 2018

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
+ Google Map

Join Lisa Cohn and Melissa Kelly, trained art therapists, for the month of November at The Art Loft in exploring the endless ways to create a collage. From Altered Books to SoulCollage® to Image Transfers.   Collage relieves the pressure for those who do not feel confident in their artistic abilities. The collage process is also a wonderful way to spark new ideas and stimulate thought. Feel free to bring your own images and objects for collage or use what we…

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Variations of Collage – free for members

November 15, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until November 29, 2018

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
+ Google Map

Join Lisa Cohn and Melissa Kelly, trained art therapists, for the month of November at The Art Loft in exploring the endless ways to create a collage. From Altered Books to SoulCollage® to Image Transfers.   Collage relieves the pressure for those who do not feel confident in their artistic abilities. The collage process is also a wonderful way to spark new ideas and stimulate thought. Feel free to bring your own images and objects for collage or use what we…

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Variations of Collage – free for members

November 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until November 29, 2018

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
+ Google Map

Join Lisa Cohn and Melissa Kelly, trained art therapists, for the month of November at The Art Loft in exploring the endless ways to create a collage. From Altered Books to SoulCollage® to Image Transfers.   Collage relieves the pressure for those who do not feel confident in their artistic abilities. The collage process is also a wonderful way to spark new ideas and stimulate thought. Feel free to bring your own images and objects for collage or use what we…

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Variations of Collage – free for members

November 27, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until November 29, 2018

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
+ Google Map

Join Lisa Cohn and Melissa Kelly, trained art therapists, for the month of November at The Art Loft in exploring the endless ways to create a collage. From Altered Books to SoulCollage® to Image Transfers.   Collage relieves the pressure for those who do not feel confident in their artistic abilities. The collage process is also a wonderful way to spark new ideas and stimulate thought. Feel free to bring your own images and objects for collage or use what we…

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Variations of Collage – free for members

November 29, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 27, 2018

An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Thursday, repeating until November 29, 2018

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
+ Google Map

Join Lisa Cohn and Melissa Kelly, trained art therapists, for the month of November at The Art Loft in exploring the endless ways to create a collage. From Altered Books to SoulCollage® to Image Transfers.   Collage relieves the pressure for those who do not feel confident in their artistic abilities. The collage process is also a wonderful way to spark new ideas and stimulate thought. Feel free to bring your own images and objects for collage or use what we…

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December 2018

Mixed Media – Collage – free to members

December 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on December 13, 2018 at 6:00pm

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Mixed media is an easy way for both the “artistically challenged” and “artistically gifted” to make meaningful art. Each week we will create a new piece of artwork, either sculpture, collage or expanded canvas, with found objects combined with your own art. Everyone needs to express themselves and collage is an easy way to do that. This Mixed Media Collage class will combine printed words, old artwork and anything else you bring to the table. This class is a drop-in…

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Mixed Media – Collage – free to members

December 13, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on December 13, 2018 at 6:00pm

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Mixed media is an easy way for both the “artistically challenged” and “artistically gifted” to make meaningful art. Each week we will create a new piece of artwork, either sculpture, collage or expanded canvas, with found objects combined with your own art. Everyone needs to express themselves and collage is an easy way to do that. This Mixed Media Collage class will combine printed words, old artwork and anything else you bring to the table. This class is a drop-in…

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Mixed Media – The Canvas Expanded – free to members

December 19, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on December 20, 2018 at 6:00pm

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Mixed media is an easy way for both the “artistically challenged” and “artistically gifted” to make meaningful art. Each week we will create a new piece of artwork, either sculpture, collage or expanded canvas, with found objects combined with your own art. Work on canvas doesn’t need to be flat. In this Canvas Expanded class, we will combine traditional painting with found objects glued or sewn onto the canvas. This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for…

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CANCELLED: Mixed Media – The Canvas Expanded

December 20, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Mixed media is an easy way for both the “artistically challenged” and “artistically gifted” to make meaningful art. Each week we will create a new piece of artwork, either sculpture, collage or expanded canvas, with found objects combined with your own art. Work on canvas doesn’t need to be flat. In this Canvas Expanded class, we will combine traditional painting with found objects glued or sewn onto the canvas. This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for…

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January 2019

Word Art: The Word as Art – free to members

January 2 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until January 3, 2019

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Art Classes Rockland Maine - The Art Loft

Word Art Month… This month we will explore different ways to use words in our art.  Some classes will be using words as art and some will incorporate the words within the art, some will be political and some will be just for fun. The Word as Art -  For class this week, we will be using words to create a work of art.  Please bring a basic concept that you would like to flesh out, and during this class, we will create a piece around that idea. Come…

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Word Art: The Word as Art – free to members

January 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until January 3, 2019

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Art Classes Rockland Maine - The Art Loft

Word Art Month… This month we will explore different ways to use words in our art.  Some classes will be using words as art and some will incorporate the words within the art, some will be political and some will be just for fun. The Word as Art -  For class this week, we will be using words to create a work of art.  Please bring a basic concept that you would like to flesh out, and during this class, we will create a piece around that idea. Come…

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Word Art: Take A Stand – free to members

January 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until January 10, 2019

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Art Classes Rockland Maine - The Art Loft

Word Art Month… This month we will explore different ways to use words in our art.  Some classes will be using words as art and some will incorporate the words within the art, some will be political and some will be just for fun. Take A Stand.  This class will explore making a political statement with our words.  We will create a series of posters with the idea of promoting the change we want to see in the world.  You may bring your…

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Word Art: Take A Stand – free to members

January 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until January 10, 2019

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Art Classes Rockland Maine - The Art Loft

Word Art Month… This month we will explore different ways to use words in our art.  Some classes will be using words as art and some will incorporate the words within the art, some will be political and some will be just for fun. Take A Stand.  This class will explore making a political statement with our words.  We will create a series of posters with the idea of promoting the change we want to see in the world.  You may bring your…

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Word Art: Word Play – free to members

January 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until January 17, 2019

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Art Classes Rockland Maine - The Art Loft

Word Art Month… This month we will explore different ways to use words in our art.  Some classes will be using words as art and some will incorporate the words within the art, some will be political and some will be just for fun. Word Play - This class explores the use of our everyday language and how it affects our perception of ourselves.  You can bring a laptop to work on using Photoshop or Illustrator or work with our materials in the studio.…

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Word Art: Word Play – free to members

January 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until January 17, 2019

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Art Classes Rockland Maine - The Art Loft

Word Art Month… This month we will explore different ways to use words in our art.  Some classes will be using words as art and some will incorporate the words within the art, some will be political and some will be just for fun. Word Play - This class explores the use of our everyday language and how it affects our perception of ourselves.  You can bring a laptop to work on using Photoshop or Illustrator or work with our materials in the studio.…

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Word Art: Mixed Media with Words – free to members

January 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until January 24, 2019

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Art Classes Rockland Maine - The Art Loft

Word Art Month… This month we will explore different ways to use words in our art.  Some classes will be using words as art and some will incorporate the words within the art, some will be political and some will be just for fun. Mixed Media with Words - During this class we will make a mixed media piece, using words incorporated into the fabric of the work. Come to any or all of Amy's Word Art classes This class is a drop-in…

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Word Art: Mixed Media with Words – free to members

January 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until January 24, 2019

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Art Classes Rockland Maine - The Art Loft

Word Art Month… This month we will explore different ways to use words in our art.  Some classes will be using words as art and some will incorporate the words within the art, some will be political and some will be just for fun. Mixed Media with Words - During this class we will make a mixed media piece, using words incorporated into the fabric of the work. Come to any or all of Amy's Word Art classes This class is a drop-in…

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Word Art: Mixed Media/Word Art Free For All – free to members

January 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 6:00pm, repeating until January 31, 2019

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Art Classes Rockland Maine - The Art Loft

Word Art Month… This month we will explore different ways to use words in our art.  Some classes will be using words as art and some will incorporate the words within the art, some will be political and some will be just for fun. Mixed Media/Word Art Free For All - Come create any kind of art with words and/or mixed media.  You can bring your laptop or create with the supplies provided. Come to any or all of Amy's Word Art classes.…

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April 2019

Mixed Media Collage

April 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Art Classes Rockland Maine - The Art Loft

This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for non-members. Mixed media is an easy way for both the “artistically challenged” and “artistically gifted” to make meaningful art. Each week we will create a new piece of artwork, either sculpture, collage or expanded canvas, with found objects combined with your own art. Everyone needs to express themselves and collage is an easy way to do that. This Mixed Media Collage class will combine printed words, old artwork…

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Mixed Media Collage

April 9 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Art Classes Rockland Maine - The Art Loft

This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for non-members. Mixed media is an easy way for both the “artistically challenged” and “artistically gifted” to make meaningful art. Each week we will create a new piece of artwork, either sculpture, collage or expanded canvas, with found objects combined with your own art. Everyone needs to express themselves and collage is an easy way to do that. This Mixed Media Collage class will combine printed words, old artwork…

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Intro to Figure Painting

April 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until April 21, 2019

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

This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for non-members.   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…

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Painting Textures and Layers

April 17 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 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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Introduction to Gouache

April 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
Kim Nicoll - The Art Loft

This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for non-members.   Gouache has a considerable history going back over 600 years. It is similar to watercolor in that it can be re-wetted and it dries to a matte finish. It is similar to acrylic or oil paints in that it is normally used in an opaque painting style and it can form a superficial layer. Watercolor and gouache can easily be used together. In this class, Kim…

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Learn Camera Settings the Easy Way

April 20 @ 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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Intro to Figure Painting

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until April 21, 2019

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

This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for non-members.   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…

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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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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

Drop-in class - Free for members/ $20 for non-members 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…

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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

Drop-in class - Free for members/ $20 for non-members 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…

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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

Drop-in class - Free for members/ $20 for non-members 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…

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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

Drop-in class - Free for members/ $20 for non-members 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…

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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

Drop-in class - Free for members/ $20 for non-members 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…

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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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This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for non-members. 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.     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

This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for non-members. 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…

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Watercolor Note Cards

June 13 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 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 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 - 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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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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Driftwood Jewelry

June 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 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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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 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm 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 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until July 30, 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 15 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm 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 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until July 30, 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 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm 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 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until July 30, 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 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm 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 30 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating indefinitely

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Tuesday, repeating until July 30, 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 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm 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 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm 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 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm 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 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm 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 -Photo Rx

October 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Photo Rx Are you unhappy with the way your photos come out? Do you wish you had a more creative eye or are you struggling with the technical aspects of focus or exposure? Here's your chance to get some one-on-one help from a pro. Literally, from Apro . . . Paula Apro. Paula has been leading creative photography workshops here in Rockland for the past several years and during this member class, she will be sharing her many years of shooting…

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Painting Textures and Layers

October 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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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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 14 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States

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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Photo Editing

October 16 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Karen Olson Photography

This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for non-members. Learn to crop, cull, and edit your photos for the best effect. We will review both free and paid editing options (including Adobe Lightroom), downloading and uploading files and file size requirements for all applications, Bring your camera, phone, and your laptop or tablet. this class is applicable for both DSLR and phone photographers.   About Your Instructor - Karen Olson "Portrait work is my passion, still life…

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Getting to Know Your iPhone or iPad – Creative Apps – Canceled

October 19 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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This class has been canceled due to illness.      About Your Instructor - Debbie Gay Debbie Gay has been an artist for 30 years. She has explored many artistic mediums and still does but her current passion is iPad art. Years ago, Photoshop Elements was the tool many artists used for Photography, then Photoshop. She taught herself how to use the programs to realize her vision. When the iPad came there were so many wonderful apps to use for…

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Bringing Creativity to your Photography – Photo Rx

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Photo Rx Are you unhappy with the way your photos come out? Do you wish you had a more creative eye or are you struggling with the technical aspects of focus or exposure? Here's your chance to get some one-on-one help from a pro. Literally, from Apro . . . Paula Apro. Paula has been leading creative photography workshops here in Rockland for the past several years and during this member class, she will be sharing her many years of shooting…

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November 2019

Basic Digital Camera Operation

November 1 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States

This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for non-members. Learn the basics of your digital camera so you can take it of Program mode and start getting really creative.  Bring your camera and some good humor and you will have a much better understanding of the camera settings and how to use them by the time you leave.   About the Artist: Amy Wilton is a photographer and mixed media artist living in Hope, ME. Always aware…

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Basic Digital Camera Operation

November 1 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States

This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for non-members. Learn the basics of your digital camera so you can take it of Program mode and start getting really creative.  Bring your camera and some good humor and you will have a much better understanding of the camera settings and how to use them by the time you leave.   About the Artist: Amy Wilton is a photographer and mixed media artist living in Hope, ME. Always aware…

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Using Metaphors in Your Art

November 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States

This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for non-members. Bring a notebook/journal and an open mind.  We will talk about the use of metaphor in well-known art and how to use it in your own to express your own ideas and feelings in your art making practice.    About the Artist: Amy Wilton is a photographer and mixed media artist living in Hope, ME. Always aware of light and its quality, its energy, Amy has the ability…

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Using Metaphors in Your Art

November 11 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States

This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for non-members. Bring a notebook/journal and an open mind.  We will talk about the use of metaphor in well-known art and how to use it in your own to express your own ideas and feelings in your art making practice.    About the Artist: Amy Wilton is a photographer and mixed media artist living in Hope, ME. Always aware of light and its quality, its energy, Amy has the ability…

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