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Arts & Crafts

Watercolor Flower Painting - R7 Winsted


with Collette Hurst

Calendar Apr 21, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Create colorful, textured, shimmering paintings of buds, blossoms, foliage, and garden groupings.  This class reviews watercolor materials and supplies, composition, and a variety of techniques like color mixing, brushstrokes, washes and shading.Supply list provided prior to class.

Yes, You Can Paint with Acrylics and Oils - Southbury
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Yes, You Can Paint with Acrylics and Oils - Southbury


with Lorraine Chapin

Calendar Apr 21, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Learn successful painting techniques, composition, color theory and the effects of light.  Bring in a work in progress or start your very first painting!  All levels are welcome. The instructor will call students with a supply list prior to the first class. 

Painting on Glass (New) - Torrington


with Faye Tway-Grant

Calendar Apr 21, 2020 at 6:30 pm, runs for 3 weeks

Learn and practice the different ways we can make beautiful artwork out of everyday glassware with acrylics.  No previous experience is required. A suggested 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. 

Soy Candle Making 101 - Watertown **New Time: 7:00 pm**


with Laurie Lynn Zlotowski

Calendar Apr 22, 2020 at 7 pm

Learn and create two soy candles that burn 25 plus hours each. Over 60 scents to choose from! Participants will take part in pouring their own clean burning candles for scent and lighting. There is a $20 material fee (cash only) to the instructor on the night of class.

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Advanced Origami: Origami Butterflies - Plymouth


with David Silver

Calendar Apr 23, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

In this advanced course, using La Fosse’s designs, we will explore how various bases can be used to create endless variations of colorful butterflies. You will learn how the bases can be mixed and matched and how to create your own butterfly designs. These models are created using a series of squash folds, and we will fold several models. Pre-requisites: Origami for the Beginner or previous folding experience. There is a $15 material fee payable to the instructor at the first class.

Fabric Wreaths - R7 Winsted


with Judy Hayes

Calendar Apr 23, 2020 at 6 pm

Learn to make a fabric wreath to give as a gift-or to keep for yourself. Use swatches of material to create a cloth wreath that will last for many years to come.  Students will bring their own material (3-5 yards of Print and/or solid). Instructor will provide the 16-18” green wire wreath. Participants are encouraged to bring scissors and tape measure.

Spring into Art - Plymouth


with Shawna Lee Kwashnak

Calendar Apr 23, 2020 at 6:30 pm

From illustrated manuscripts to printed media, pen and ink with watercolor drawings have held a place of honor throughout the years. In this class participants will learn valuable skills of creating a drawing using pen, ink, and watercolor. All levels welcome. There is a $5 one-time contribution to class demonstration materials payable to the instructor on the first night of class.

Stained Glass Workshop For Beginners - Woodbury


with Sarah Segovia

Calendar Apr 27, 2020 at 6 pm, runs for 2 weeks

Students will learn the basic techniques of stained glass: cutting, grinding, foiling and soldering.  Students will create a sun catcher of their choice to take home.  There will be a $10 material fee (cash only) payable to instructor.

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