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Acrylic Painting - Litchfield
with Ray Olsen
Learn to paint beautiful pictures using acrylic paint on canvas. You will first sketch your ideas on paper and then transfer them to canvas. By the end of classes, you will have painted a beautiful still life or a landscape. Instructor will call students with a supply list prior to the first class.
Amazing Alcohol Inks: Techniques & Play - Litchfield
with Faye Tway-Grant
Learn and practice the different ways we can produce art using alcohol inks. Create sun catchers, flowers, landscapes, and abstract designs on tile, glass or canvas. No previous experience is required. A supply list will be provided on the first night of class. There is also an option to purchase supplies directly from the instructor for approximately $15.
Beginner Stained Glass - Litchfield
with Sarah Segovia
Learn the basic techniques of stained glass: cutting, grinding, foiling and soldering. Participants will create a sun catcher of their choice to take home. There will be a $10 material fee (cash only) payable to instructor on the first night of class.
Block Printing - Litchfield
with Ray Olsen
Learn a creative way to make your own cards or prints by carving a pattern on an 8x10 inch piece of linoleum or wood. The instructor will supply reference materials for students to use for creative ideas. On the first night, students should bring a sketch pad and drawing pencils. Students will need to get a set of wood block carving tools, a wood block or piece of linoleum no larger than 8x10 inches, paper for printing design. The instructor will call students prior to the first class with a complete supply list. *No Class 11/28
Brush & Pallet - A Holiday Mixed Media Canvas - Torrington
with Carolyn Mitchell
Try the fun of mixed media. This 11” x 14” canvas is made up of interesting materials such as scrapbook paper, wallpaper, embellishments, inks, stamps and pens. Ring in the holidays a new way and get hooked on mixed media. Material fee of $25 payable to instructor on the day of class. HELD AT BRUSH & PALLET, 21 BURLINGTON RD, HARWINTON.
Brush & Pallet - Stenciled Farmhouse Sign: Grateful, Thankful, Blessed - Torrington
with Carolyn Mitchell
Learn to distress a reclaimed wood plank and stencil your sign with a rustic yet polished look to accent any interior. Sign measures 5.5” x 24”. You will clear coat your finished product and attach the hanger so it will be ready to display in your home. Materials fee of $25 payable to instructor the day of class. HELD AT BRUSH & PALLET, 21 BURLINGTON RD, HARWINTON.
Cake Decor Flower Fun with Fondant (New) - Watertown
with Rose Ann Mazzola
Use fondant to create roses and other flowers for cake, cupcake and cookie decoration. Students only need to bring two small packages of Fondant (one any color for flowers, one green for leaves). Fondant, about $5 per package, is found at Walmart, Amazon or Michael’s Craft store. Instructor will share tools for class work. Participants will learn different methods to create flowers. There is a $7.00 materials fee (cash only) payable the night of the class to the instructor.
Cell Phone Photography - Litchfield
with Harold Pantely
Today, most people can use their cell phones as a camera for everyday use. Come learn how to use a cell phone as a camera with ease. Basic photo techniques are taught and adapted to cell phone usage. Discussion on composition, focus, angle, time of day and scenic techniques and unique and advanced cell phone features. Also learn how to preserve your important photos so they are not lost if something happens to your phone. Techniques are applicable to all cell phones regardless of make.