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Accidental Fabric Landscapes

$32

with KELLY MONROE

Calendar Nov 8, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks
Create beautiful landscapes from batik and cotton fabric scraps and embellishments. You do not need an expensive pattern or kit to make a wall-hanging you will want to frame. Techniques taught are based on Karen Eckmeier’s original book: “Accidental Landscapes, Surprisingly Simple Quilted Scenes.” Maximum class size is 5 so register early. Material list is available upon registration.

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Acrylic Painting

$54

with Gail Fitzpatrick

Calendar Oct 4, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

This class is for painters of all levels, beginner through intermediate. We’ll cover topics such as composition, design, color theory, color mixing, color harmony, as well as materials and techniques. In addition to learning the fundamentals of painting with acrylics, class time will allow for experimentation, creativity and the opportunity to work on student’s own projects with the guidance of an instructor.

For this class, you will need to bring the following:

  • Acrylic paints (if you're buying a "set", try to make sure that the following colors are included): White, Cadmium yellow medium, Cadmium red medium, Cobalt Blue, Dioxazine purple, Ultramarine blue, Yellow ochre, Burnt Umber, Burnt Sienna, Permanent Green.
  • Brushes (various sizes)
  • Water cups
  • Palette (Wax paper will suffice)
  • Palette knife (for mixing paint)
  • Watercolor paper, illustration board, any heavy paper, canvas boards, stretched canvas (We’ll begin with heavy paper surfaces. Canvas need not be purchased at the beginning)

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Basket Creations: Confetti Bowl

$28

with Martha Chessie

Calendar Oct 19, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Using an 8” solid round base and colorful spokes, you’ll be able to weave this simple round basket, perfect for fruit or a bread basket. Materials fee of $16 payable to instructor the night of class. We are looking forward to Martha’s return to NACE to share her creative ideas and unique style. Supply list: mop sized bucket, sturdy shears, tape measure, pencil, 12 spring type clothespins, jack knife, spray bottle, and an old towel.

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Basket Creations: Market Basket

$28

with Martha Chessie

Calendar Nov 30, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
Come to create a woven bottomed sturdy “D” handled rectangular basket! Add color of your choice to personalize your basket. Materials fee of $16 payable to instructor the night of class. We are looking forward to Martha’s return to NACE to share her creative ideas and unique style. Supply list: mop sized bucket, sturdy shears, tape measure, pencil, 12 spring type clothespins, jack knife, spray bottle, and an old towel.

Basket Creations: Onion Basket

$28

with ELIZABETH GOODY

Calendar Oct 4, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week
This sturdy basket is created with an open weave twining and can hold up to two pounds of onions or garlic. The basket measures 7” in diameter, 10” tall, and has a handle. A $7 material fee is payable to instructor the night of class. Supply list: mop sized bucket, sturdy shears, tape measure, pencil, 12 spring type clothespins, jack knife, spray bottle, and an old towel.

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Beginner Drawing

$62

with Gail Fitzpatrick

Calendar Sep 25, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 5 weeks

Develop the skills to draw what you see. You will begin with the basics: contour, perspective, value, shading, composition, and gesture. Moving on, you will do observational drawing using line, gesture, shape, value and texture to record and interpret reality. Students should bring a sketchbook (9" x 12" or larger), pencils of various weights: 2B, 3B, 4B, and an eraser.

*No class Oct 9

 

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Calligraphy

$72

with Dianne Couture

Calendar Oct 4, 2017 at 5:30 pm, runs for 9 weeks

Calligraphy is the art of creating visually attractive letters and symbols using a special writing instrument. It is different than handwriting. Learn how a series of pen strokes connected together form creative words and sentences. Join this fun and interesting class and build new skills each week. Pre-registration is required as supplies need to be ordered in advance. Materials fee of $25 payable to the instructor at the first class. * No class Nov 22

 

Do Your Own Thing Quilting

$32

with KELLY MONROE

Calendar Oct 11, 2017 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Need time to finish a project before the holidays busy up your evenings? Join the group to laugh, chat, and sew while finishing that UFO. Show and tell is strongly encouraged. Drop in fee: $10.00 per visit. Maximum registration for this class is 5 students to be sure everyone has plenty of sewing room.

 





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