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The Art Loft

385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
207-200-7915 https://artloftrockland.org

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June 2019

Open Studio Mondays

June 17 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

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

Looking for a space to paint or pursue your creative endeavors? The Art Loft opens it's doors to all members Monday morning from 10 am - 12 pm. $10 suggested donation for materials or bring your own.

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Block Printing

June 18 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
$25.00 12 tickets left
card making class Rockland Maine

In this workshop, Naomi will bring her extensive collection of materials for you to learn block printing techniques to make unique prints. Use your newfound techniques to create art for your wall, make cards, or even print on fabric. Such a versatile skill to have.   About Your Instructor - Naomi Howe Naomi Howe, a resident of Spruce Head, has been an artist all her life, beginning with pen and ink in her young years, and moving on to watercolor and…

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Seascapes – Watercolor Workshop

June 19 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
$35.00 17 tickets left
Paint Night - The Art Loft - Rockland Maine Art Classes

This class will experiment with watercolor techniques, creating seascapes with both flat and reflecting water scenes and active, surging seascapes. Included, will be how to handle both rocky shores and beaches. Mary Ann Heinzen teaches by demonstration and a variety of exercises, designed to explore the delights and potentials of the watercolor.  Beginners are welcome. While basics such as drawing skills, design and composition are always included; the emphasis will be on enjoying this exciting medium. The Art Loft provides…

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Drawing with Naomi Howe

June 19 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on May 22, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on June 5, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on June 19, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on July 10, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on July 24, 2019 at 6:00pm

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
$25
Drawing classes Rockland Maine

Learn to draw or extend your drawing ability Naomi will teach you line work, shading, value, and creating a 3-dimensional form using a variety of mediums. We will be using pen, chalk, pencil, Conte crayon, and charcoal to get a feel for different types of drawing. This is a recurring class, available Wednesday evenings twice a month. Take one or several. All materials are provided. Learn more about the class by clicking the image below.   About Your Instructor -…

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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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Nautical – Watercolor Workshop

June 22 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
$35.00 18 tickets left
Paint Night - The Art Loft - Rockland Maine Art Classes

This would be more advanced. With some practice on handling harbor and seascapes, we will challenge ourselves by adding some boats. We'll take on waterlines, hulls and boat shapes, getting some practice in drawing and perspective with nautical subject matter. Mary Ann Heinzen teaches by demonstration and a variety of exercises, designed to explore the delights and potentials of the watercolor.  Beginners are welcome. While basics such as drawing skills, design, and composition are always included; the emphasis will be on…

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Open Studio Mondays

June 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

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

Looking for a space to paint or pursue your creative endeavors? The Art Loft opens it's doors to all members Monday morning from 10 am - 12 pm. $10 suggested donation for materials or bring your own.

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Color Explorations

June 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
$35.00 18 tickets left

Working only with the primary colors you will learn to mix beautiful greys, greens, reds, and blues.  Learn how an “ugly” can make another color sing! By the end of the class, you will be more comfortable with how to create your own personal color palette. You will create several small compositions using acrylics. Beginning or intermediate students will enjoy translating their newfound color knowledge into works of art!   About Your Instructor - Anne Hebebrand Anne relocated to Bath three years…

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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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Under the Sea Gouache Workshop

June 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
$35.00 12 tickets left
Kimberly Anne Nicoll - The Art Loft

Pablo Picasso said, “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once we grow up.” How true that is! It is Kim Nicoll’s goal to nurture our inner child or inner artist. It’s in each of us!  Kim is so excited to share her latest artist discovery with you and offer the Art Loft’s first Gouache class!  Why should you try gouache? It is a water medium, so it's easy to clean up and quick to dry. But the most fabulous thing is that it…

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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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Paint Night – Koi

June 30 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
$35.00 16 tickets left
Paint Night - The Art Loft - Rockland Maine Art Classes

Join us at The Art Loft for a fun night of painting and socializing. Our leader, Justin Kinney, will guide us step-by-step through painting one of his original works. Without the need for any painting experience what-so-ever, you will be amazed at what you are capable of creating. In just two hours your canvas will transform before your very eyes. Snacks will be served during our leg-stretching break and please feel free to bring your own snacks and/or beverage, wine…

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July 2019

Open Studio Mondays

July 1 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

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

Looking for a space to paint or pursue your creative endeavors? The Art Loft opens it's doors to all members Monday morning from 10 am - 12 pm. $10 suggested donation for materials or bring your own.

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Gallery Show – Justin Kinney

July 5 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
Justin Kinney Gallery Show - The Art Loft

ROCKLAND — The Art Loft, 385 Main St., Suite 9, will show works by resident artist Justin Kinney Friday, July 5, starting with a reception at 5 p.m. The nonprofit community art center is on the lobby level of the Thorndike Building. Kinney, a self-taught painter based in Rockland, is originally from Weehawken, N.J. He is beginning his third summer in Maine and this will be his second annual exhibition with the Art Loft. “This amazing state has done so…

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Paint Night – Life’s a Beach

July 6 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
$35.00 18 tickets left
Paint Night - The Art Loft - Rockland Maine Art Classes

Join us at The Art Loft for a fun night of painting and socializing. Our leader, Justin Kinney, will guide us step-by-step through painting one of his original works. Without the need for any painting experience what-so-ever, you will be amazed at what you are capable of creating. In just two hours your canvas will transform before your very eyes. Snacks will be served during our leg-stretching break and please feel free to bring your own snacks and/or beverage, wine…

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Open Studio Mondays

July 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

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

Looking for a space to paint or pursue your creative endeavors? The Art Loft opens it's doors to all members Monday morning from 10 am - 12 pm. $10 suggested donation for materials or bring your own.

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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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Morning On Main

July 9 @ 8:00 am - 9:00 am
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
Rockland Maine

The Art Loft will host 'Morning on Main' for Rockland Downtown at 8 am, Tuesday, July 9th. All Downtown Rockland members are welcome.

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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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Drawing with Naomi Howe

July 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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One event on May 22, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on June 5, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on June 19, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on July 10, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on July 24, 2019 at 6:00pm

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
$25
Drawing classes Rockland Maine

Learn to draw or extend your drawing ability Naomi will teach you line work, shading, value, and creating a 3-dimensional form using a variety of mediums. We will be using pen, chalk, pencil, Conte crayon, and charcoal to get a feel for different types of drawing. This is a recurring class, available Wednesday evenings twice a month. Take one or several. All materials are provided. Learn more about the class by clicking the image below.   About Your Instructor -…

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Journal Making Workshop – Drawing from Nature

July 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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$35.00 10 tickets left
Nature Journal Workshop - The Art Loft Rockland Maine

Come and create with us outdoors! Explore your creative side with a journal-making workshop design to highlight the beauty of nature. We will learn to make a simple art journal using a variety of papers and a simple stitch pattern with waxed thread and needle. Then we will draw from nature with pen and ink using found nature items to embellish the journal. Students will have direction and practice for how to draw plants, flowers, bark, etc. and will incorporate…

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Paint Night – Flamingo Wine Glasses

July 14 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
$35.00 18 tickets left
Paint Night - The Art Loft - Rockland Maine Art Classes

Painting's not just for the canvas!  Create your own custom wine glass, hand painted by YOU! We'll provide the glass and all of the materials to create a masterpiece you'll get to enjoy with every sip. These wine glass creations make the perfect gift for a friend or loved one. There will be a guided lesson, but participants are encouraged to take creativity into their own hands and design something unique. The class is BYOB so feel free to bring…

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Open Studio Mondays

July 15 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

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

Looking for a space to paint or pursue your creative endeavors? The Art Loft opens it's doors to all members Monday morning from 10 am - 12 pm. $10 suggested donation for materials or bring your own.

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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
+ Google Map
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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Creative Color Wheel

July 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
$35.00 18 tickets left
Anne Hebebrand - Art Classes Rockland Maine - The Art Loft

How do colors react with each other? Which colors compliment each other, which ones create harmony. Are black and white considered colors? In this workshop you will design your creative color wheel, that will be a useful tool for future paintings. You will create several small compositions using acrylics. Beginning or intermediate students will enjoy translating their newfound color knowledge into works of art!   About Your Instructor - Anne Hebebrand Anne relocated to Bath three years ago after teaching art…

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Learn Camera Settings the Easy Way

July 18 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
$35.00 6 tickets left
Karen Olson - The Art Loft

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 Manual mode allows YOU to be the boss! With it, you can realize your…

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Paint Night – Boats by the Dock

July 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
$35.00 18 tickets left
Paint Night - The Art Loft - Rockland Maine Art Classes

Join us at The Art Loft for a fun night of painting and socializing. Our leader, Justin Kinney, will guide us step-by-step through painting one of his original works. Without the need for any painting experience what-so-ever, you will be amazed at what you are capable of creating. In just two hours your canvas will transform before your very eyes. Snacks will be served during our leg-stretching break and please feel free to bring your own snacks and/or beverage, wine…

Find out more »

Open Studio Mondays

July 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

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

Looking for a space to paint or pursue your creative endeavors? The Art Loft opens it's doors to all members Monday morning from 10 am - 12 pm. $10 suggested donation for materials or bring your own.

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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
+ Google Map
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
+ Google Map
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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Drawing with Naomi Howe

July 24 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on May 22, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on June 5, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on June 19, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on July 10, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on July 24, 2019 at 6:00pm

The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
$25
Drawing classes Rockland Maine

Learn to draw or extend your drawing ability Naomi will teach you line work, shading, value, and creating a 3-dimensional form using a variety of mediums. We will be using pen, chalk, pencil, Conte crayon, and charcoal to get a feel for different types of drawing. This is a recurring class, available Wednesday evenings twice a month. Take one or several. All materials are provided. Learn more about the class by clicking the image below.   About Your Instructor -…

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Photo Collage

July 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
$25.00 12 tickets left
card making class Rockland Maine

Create one of kind works of art incorporating older or antique photos. Bring your own or use Naomi's extensive collection. A fun a relaxing evening making art!     About Your Instructor - Naomi Howe Naomi Howe, a resident of Spruce Head, has been an artist all her life, beginning with pen and ink in her young years, and moving on to watercolor and various mediums in painting. As a clinical psychologist, therapist and educator, she has worked with adjudicated…

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Chinese Painting – Modern Calligraphy

July 27 @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
$35.00 12 tickets left
Chinese Painting Rockland Maine - The Art Loft

In this class, we will begin a new series of work based on traditional calligraphy writing expressed as abstract paintings. There will be no limits on the materials, tools or papers used in this class so that all can explore their own ideas concerning this ancient writing/art form. No previous artistic experience is required to enjoy this class. Anyone interested in Chinese calligraphy is welcome to join us. All materials will be provided.   About your instructor: Nanfei Wang Artist…

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Paint Night – Crab Wine Glasses

July 28 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
$35.00 18 tickets left
Paint Night - The Art Loft - Rockland Maine Art Classes

Painting's not just for the canvas!  Create your own custom wine glass, hand painted by YOU! We'll provide the glass and all of the materials to create a masterpiece you'll get to enjoy with every sip. These wine glass creations make the perfect gift for a friend or loved one. There will be a guided lesson, but participants are encouraged to take creativity into their own hands and design something unique. The class is BYOB so feel free to bring…

Find out more »

Open Studio Mondays

July 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until July 29, 2019

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

Looking for a space to paint or pursue your creative endeavors? The Art Loft opens it's doors to all members Monday morning from 10 am - 12 pm. $10 suggested donation for materials or bring your own.

Find out more »

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
+ Google Map
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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map
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
+ Google Map
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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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
+ Google Map
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
|Recurring Event (See all)

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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Photoshop Basics – Layering Textures

October 18 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
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 textures and overlays with your photography using the Photoshop Layers panel. We will photograph our own textures for just such a purpose 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 camera and your laptop with Adobe creative cloud photography suite downloaded. And, of course, some of your own photos.…

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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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Getting Creative with your iPhone or iPad

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Art Loft, 385 Main Street
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Debbie Gay - The Art Loft

Get creative with the tool you hold in your hands every day! This class will help you use your iPhone or iPad to express yourself creatively. We will take you through a step by step process using your own photos or stock photography and combine them to make an amazing image. First, we will use the app SuperimposeX to cut out elements that can be layered on top of another image. Then we use the program Procreate to paint background images.…

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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

This class is a drop-in class: free to members and $20 for non-members. 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 camera and your laptop with the Adobe creative cloud photography suite downloaded. And, of course, some of your own photos.   About Your Instructor -…

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