CLASSES AND WORKSHOPS
Winter Session: January 6 - March 13 (no regular class Feb. 16-20)
Spring Session: March 30 to May 15 (no regular class April 17 - 24)
To register:Go to www.yarmouthcommunityservices.org
or call (207) 846-2406 or walk in
To register for classes marked with a * in the schedule, email the instructors directly:
Annie Witte: firstname.lastname@example.org Charlie Paschal: email@example.com Kat Gillies: firstname.lastname@example.org
DRAWING FROM THE IMAGINATION w/ Vance Bessey 3:00-5:00pm S Age: 10-14
Discover the art of using form to create objects, people and animals without reference and put them into environments to create a graphic world from your own imagination.
Spring Program #: VB15S Location: Upstairs Fee: $120
CancelledREMIX ART CLASS w/Annie Lloyd Witte 3:30- 5:00pm FWS Age: 9-12
Create to change! Recycle-Upcycle! Embroider, weave, sew, stitch and laugh! Make creatures, bags, aprons, a collective mobile and other art-based projects using textiles, natural elements, and imagination!
Winter Program #: ALW15W Location: Downstairs Fee: $125
Storm delay: Start date postponed to Feb. 9, same time/place!
CARTOONING AND COMIC BOOK ART w/Jay Piscopo 6:30-8:00pm FWS Age: 8-18
Students will learn essential drawing techniques and work on creating basic story structures to develop unique characters and individual comics. Each week Jay will share professional drawing secrets to guide students in the art of storytelling, character development and design. Keeping a sketchbook will be encouraged.
Winter Program #: JP15W Location: Downstairs Fee: $120
Spring Program #: JP15S Location: Downstairs Fee: $120
FISH TALES ART FOR THE YOUNG EXPLORER w/Charlie Paschal 10:00am-noon F Age: 3-6
Kids dive into class to explore ideas about ocean life through creative experiences in drawing, painting, printmaking, clay, sculpture, creative dramatics and songs!
Spring Program #: CP15F Location: Downstairs Fee: $120
Postponed start to February 3 (class end pushed one week to March 17)
DRAWING EXPLORATIONS w/ Marlena Faxon 3:00-5:00pm FW Age: 10-14
Sharpen your observation skills and technique to create forms and compelling compositions using pencils, charcoal and ink. Occasionally students will be asked to bring in their own subjects or desired materials.
Winter Program #: MF15W Location: Downstairs Fee: $120
DO IT YOURSELF, Kids! w/Leslie Hamren 3:30 - 5:30pm S Age: 7-9
Make boats out of driftwood and fabric, placemats from original artwork, frameable art and more! You’ll make a new project each week. Bring a snack and dress for mess.
Spring Program #: LH15S Location: Downstairs Fee: $120
CancelledOPEN CLAY STUDIO w/ Kat Gillies 7:00-9:00 pm FWS Age: High School to Adult
This clay class introduces a variety of concepts and techniques used in contemporary ceramic object-making -- slab, pinch, coil, tile and press molds. Develop ideas and learn new skills through building, finishing and firing ceramic objects. (Open to all levels - no experience necessary)
Winter Program #: KG15W Location: Downstairs Fee: $285(20 lbs. clay/ slips incl.)
Spring Program #: KG15S Location: Downstairs Fee: $285(20 lbs. clay/ slips incl.)
SCULPTING WILDLIFE w/ Anne Alexander 3:30-5:30pm FS Age: 6-11
Create minks, manatees, monkeys and miscellaneous creatures in many different media - papier maché, found object, wire and clay! You will learn the art of taking drawings to 3D form for fun, fantasy and sharing with friends!
Spring Program #: AAa15S Location: Downstairs Fee: $120
PUPPET MANIA w/ Sue Hammerland 3:30-5:30pm W Age: 6-11
Plan and construct your very own character using papier-maché, cardboard, fabric, sponge, lolly-pops — almost anything you can think of — imagine the possibilities! Improv performances will be encouraged.
Winter Program #: SHb15W Location: Upstairs Fee: $120
KNIT NIGHT w/ Kristina Truesdale 6:00 to 8:00pm W Age: All
Join Kristina and bring a friend for a fun night of knitting. Beginners can start with the basics by creating a knitted "infinity scarf," while easy sweater patterns and techniques for making socks and mittens will be available for the more adventuresome. (A supply list will be provided on registration)
Winter Program #: KT15W Location: Upstairs Fee: $120
CancelledSTONE CARVING w/ Anne Alexander 6:00 - 8:00pm W Age: Teen to Adult
Students will choose blocks of alabaster stone to carve either an abstract or simplified figurative form using saws, rasps, files, and sandpapers. The works will be finished by wet sanding, oiling, and waxing. (Please bring $20 material fee to your first class)
Winter Program#: AAb15W Location: Downstairs Fee: $120
THE ART PRACTICE w/ Diana Johnson 10:00-Noon FWS(4 weeks each only) Age: Adult
Join this open studio group to deepen your art practice experience. Bring a painting to work on or to start. Your choice of medium, i.e. acrylic, oil, watercolor, etc. You will learn strategies to critique your own work and receive individualized help with techniques and composition.
Winter Program# DJ15W (Feb. 26, March 5, 12, 19) Location: Downstairs Fee: $75
Spring Program# DJ15S (April 30, May 7, 14, 24) Location: Downstairs Fee: $75
BYOPAINTING w/Sue Hammerland 6:00-9:00pm FW Age: Adults
Need some creative time set aside to work on a painting? Need some direction and feedback? Give yourself the gift of a great space to work, in a relaxed atmosphere with thoughtful people. Beginners are welcome!
Winter Program #: SHc15W Location: Downstairs Fee: $100
DO IT YOURSELF FOR ADULTS w/ Leslie Hamren 10:00am - Noon W Age: Adult
Personalize your home and realize your potential every single week - block printing, card creating, painted botanicals, placemats and more! Check website for list of projects. (Bring $20 supply fee to first class)
Winter Program #: LH15W Location: Downstairs Fee: $120
INTRO TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY w/ Mike Leonard Age: Teen-Adult
Thursdays: October 9/2014; Jan. 29/2015; April 2/2015 6:30pm to 8:30pm
All you need to know but did not read in your manual! Learn how to take your camera out of that green 'Auto' mode and why you need to shoot in Raw.
Workshop Program #: W/MLa15W 01/29/2015 Location: DownstairsFee: $25
Workshop Program #: W/MLa15S 04/02/2015 Location: Downstairs Fee: $25
INTRO TO PHOTOSHOP/PHOTO EDITING w/Mike Leonard Age: Teen/Adult
Thursdays: October 16/2014; February 5/2015; April 9/2015 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Learn how to process images taken in Raw mode as well as simple cropping and resizing. Participants bring their own images.
Workshop Program #: W/MLb15W 02/05/2015 Location: Downstairs Fee: $25
Workshop Program #: W/MLb15S 04/09/2015 Location: Downstairs Fee: $25
AFTER DARK w/Mike Leonard Age: Teen/Adult
Thursdays: October 23/2014;
February 12/2015; April 16/2015 6:30pm to 8:30pm
How to shoot at night with a demonstration and a presentation all about shooting after the sun sets.
Workshop Program #: W/MLc15W 02/12/2015 Location: Downstairs Fee: $25
Workshop Program #: W/MLc15S 04/16/2015 Location: Downstairs Fee: $25
*There will be a free review workshop to be announced in class
PostponedNeedle Felted Wool Buddies w/ Kathleen Gerdes
Date: January 29
Time: 3:00 -5:00pm
These irresistible little creatures are easy to make and great for beginners! You will have a choice of owls, frogs, seals, pigs and many other adorable animals. Each student can make one buddy in our class but you will be ready to make many more at home. Needle felting is an easy craft that is inexpensive and fun to share with friends.
Winter Workshop#: W/KGa15W
FLOOR CLOTH WORKSHOP w/Marlena Faxon
February break 16/17/18, 9am-12pm Age: 13 to Adult
This class will cover the basics of floor cloth making and explore color, design, pattern and texture with regular house paint on a 2'x3' or 3'x4' canvas. The cloths will then be sealed with a water based polyurethane finish that is durable and can be wiped clean with water. Bring to class $10 supply fee for canvas and materials.
Workshop Program #: W/MF14W Location: Downstairs
Fee: $30 per day
CASTING WORKSHOP w/ Vance Bessey Age: Teen/Adult
Sunday, March 1/8/15 1:00-4:00pm
Learn the techniques of single mold casting for concrete, resin, wax and chocolate with instructor, Vance Bessey, local illustrator and sculptor. Vance will take you step-by-step, from creating a sculpture/model, making molds, mold reinforcement, to finally creating a castings of your original sculpture for a variety of mediums. This workshop is composed of three consecutive 3 hour sessions at 1 week intervals to allow for drying and curing.
Workshop Program #: W/VB15W Location Downstairs/Courtyard Fee: $110 (includes supplies)