Oxford Hills/Nezinscot Adult Education

Spring 2021

One and Done!!!Offered twice!!!

“Simply Understanding How to Draw”

Introductory Class for the beginner.

Date: Tuesday evening Feb. 9th   /Also offered Date: Monday evening March 1st.

Time: 5:30pm – 8pm

Price per student: $45.

Minimum 2 - Maximum 6 students.

All materials will be supplied by instructor.

   This introductory class will simply help teach you how to draw the very basics. Whether you create with watercolor, oils or pastels, first you will have to know how to put the lines down and draw your composition. It’s truly not as hard as it looks! I will make it easy and simple and get you on your way of a lifetime of drawing and sketching.

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One and Done!!!

“Creating Floral with Colored Pencils”

Date: Tuesday evening Feb. 23rd.
Time: 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Price per student: $45.
Minimum 2 - Maximum 6 students.
All materials will be supplied by instructor. Feel free to bring your own supplies.

​ Leave that adult coloring book at home and come find out how colored pencils can be so inspiring. I will show you how to apply and layer colored pencil and make your piece of art so realistic. I will supply plenty of reference photos to work from. This is truly a fun filled class.
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One and Done!!! Offered twice!!!

“Playing with Pastels” Landscapes


Date: Thursday evening March 11th. / Also offer Date: Monday evening March 29th.

Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Price per student: $45.
Minimum 2 – Maximum 6 students.

All materials will be supplied by instructor. Feel free to bring your own supplies.


  In this class the basic steps of the medium pastels will be taught layer by layer. We will practice the simple steps of creating a beautiful painting with fun techniques. All materials will be supplied by instructor. Feel free to bring your own supplies if you would like.

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3 weeks series. 9 hours total for this class

“Truly Understanding the Wonderful Medium of Watercolors”

Dates: Tuesday evenings March 2nd., 9th., 16th.
Time: 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Price per student: $85.
Minimum 2 - Maximum 6 students.
Instructor will supply material for the first class. Then a small supply list (approx. $15. - $20.) will be passed out so that you may purchase materials. This will allow you time to practice at home between classes.

​    I will get you moving with this fun filled series on “how to do” for the beginner artist and show you how easy some of the skills are. Even if you have some experience, I still can show you more and take you to your next level. In this series of classes you will be amazed at the abundance of information and skills taught. You will be able to practice at home between classes which will make it much easier for you to move on to more techniques.

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One and Done!!!

“Ladies Paint Night”

Dates: evening Thursday, February 25th.
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Price per student: $35
Minimum 4 - Maximum 6 students.

All materials will be supplied by instructor.

Gather a group of your friends and come relax and enjoy creating a painting of your own by adding some color to your winter days!!! I will provide a pre-drawn sketch that will inspire you to paint. Throughout the evening I will demonstrate step by step until you have completed a piece of art of your own. It will be matted and ready to hang on your wall at home! This class is a don’t miss! This is perfect for a ladies night out!!!!

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***NEW CLASS!!

“Dyeing Colorful Easter Eggs”

Two Night Class

Dates: Monday evening, March 22nd. And Thursday evening March 25th.

Time: 5:30pm – 8:00pm

Price per student: $45.

Minimum 2- maximum 6

All materials will be supplied by the instructor.

This class is going to be so much fun! We will create a few different types of beautiful colored eggs using a variety of techniques. I will teach you how to make a bird nest out of branches and mosses for them to sit in. Since the eggs will need drying time this will be a two night class. Every student will go home with a dozen decorated eggs. Happy Easter.

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3 week series. 7 ½ hours total for this class   

***NEW CLASS

“Painting Sand and Seashells”

Dates: Tuesday evenings March 30th., Tuesday, April 6th., Tuesday, April 13th.
Time: 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Price per student: $85.
Minimum 4 - Maximum 6 students.

All materials will be supplied by instructor.

Enjoy studying and painting several Maine seashells sunbathing in the sand in this beginner watercolor class. Even if you’ve been painting for a while its always easy to advance in this medium and become more confident in your skills. Plenty of reference photographs will make the drawing easy and I will guide you with techniques that are also simple to understand and follow.

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One and Done!!!”

***NEW CLASS

Learning and Understanding Perspective Drawing”

Introduction class for the beginner.

Dates: Thursday evening February 11th.

Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Price per student: $45.

Minimum 2 – maximum 6

All materials will be supplied by the instructor.

In this class you will learn point projection perspective to achieve and depict spatial depth. Understanding one-point perspective and two-point perspective, vanishing points and convergence lines is a very handy skill for and artist and quite crucial to learn advanced perspective topics later. This class is for the beginner and not hard to understand and learn.

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One and Done!!!

***NEW CLASS

“Making Pressed Flowered Bookmarks and Cards”

Dates: Thursday evening April 1st.

Time: 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Price per student: $45.

Minimum 4- Maximum 6

All materials will be supplied by instructor.

 

   In this class you will go home with many beautiful gifts for Mother’s Day for a mom, daughter or special friend. You will learn how to use beautiful already dried and pressed flowers into designs on paper. This will be a simple fun and exciting class!!

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One and Done!!

***NEW CLASS

“Making a Flower Press Booklet”

Dates: Thursday evening April 15th.

Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Price per student: $45.

Minimum 4- Maximum 6

All materials will be supplied by instructor.

 

   In this class you will create a flower press that will hold beautiful blooms from your gardens. You will learn how to press flowers properly and we will decorate the cover for that personal touch.

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Fall 2020

The classes listed below have been completed

3 weeks series. 9 hours total for this class

“Painting Maine Woodland and Meadow Birds”

Dates: Thursdays evenings: October 8th, 15th and 22nd.
Time: 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Price per student: $75.
Minimum 4 - Maximum 14 students.

All materials will be supplied by instructor.

Enjoy studying and painting several Maine woodland and meadow birds in this beginner watercolor class. Even if you’ve been painting for a while its always easy to advance in this medium and become more confident in your skills. Seasons will be added to our paintings whether it’s a Nuthatch in the autumn or a Chickadee in the winter. Plenty of reference photographs will make the drawing easy and I will guide you with techniques that are also simple to understand and follow. This class has always been one of my favorites to offer.

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3 weeks series. 9 hours total for this class

“Truly Understanding the Wonderful Medium of Watercolors”

Dates: Thursday evening November 5th, 12th and 19th.
Time: 5:00pm – 8:00pm
Price per student: $75.
Minimum 4 - Maximum 12 students.
All materials will be supplied by instructor.

     I will get you moving with this fun filled series on “how to do” for the beginner artist and show you how easy some of the skills are. Even if you have some experience, I still can show you more and take you to your next level. In this series of classes you will be amazed at the abundance of information and skills taught. You will be able to practice at home between classes which will make it much easier for you to move on to more techniques.

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One and Done!!!

Offered twice!!!

“Simply Understanding How to Draw”

Introductory Class for the beginner.

Date: Tuesday October 13th. / Also offered Monday, November 9th.

Time: 5:30pm – 8pm

Price per student: $35.

Minimum 3 - Maximum 12 students.

All materials will be supplied by instructor.

   This introductory class will simply help teach you how to draw the very basics. Whether you create with watercolor, oils or pastels, first you have to know how to put the lines down and draw your composition. It’s truly not as hard as it looks! I will make it easy and simple and get you on your way of a lifetime of drawing and sketching.

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One and Done!!!

“Creating Art with Colored Pencils”

Date: Tuesday, October 20th.
Time: 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Price per student: $35.
Minimum 3 - Maximum 12 students.
All materials will be supplied by instructor. Feel free to bring your own supplies.

​ Leave that adult coloring book at home and come find out how colored pencils can be so inspiring. I will show you how to apply and layer colored pencil and make your piece of art so realistic. I will supply plenty of reference photos to work from. This is truly a fun filled class.
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One and Done!!!

Offered twice.

“How to Make a Live Terrarium”

Dates: Monday, November 2nd. / Also offered Tuesday, November 17th.

Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm

Price per student: $30.

Minimum 4- Maximum 15

All materials will be supplied by instructor.

In this class you will learn how to create your very own living terrarium garden. We will be working with different mosses of color and texture along with small woodland plants and will be putting it all inside a glass gallon jar. I will supply all materials needed but please feel free to bring any small ceramic or glass item (small animal, stones or fairy like items) to class to really make it your own. Everyone will leave with a finished terrarium. This is always a fun filled and easy class!!!

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One and Done!!!

Offered twice

“Ladies Paint Night”

Dates: Wednesday, October 28th, / Also offered Tuesday, November 24th.
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Price per student: $30.
Minimum 4 - Maximum 18 students.

All materials will be supplied by instructor.

Gather a group of your friends and come relax and enjoy creating a painting of your own!!! I will provide a pre-drawn sketch that will inspire you to paint. Throughout the evening I will demonstrate step by step until you have completed a piece of art. It will be matted and put behind a clear plastic sleeve ready to hang on your wall at home! This class is a don’t miss! This is perfect for a ladies night out!!!!

October class we will be painting a picture of pumpkins.

November class we will be painting a picture of  (to be decided).

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Winter 2020

The classes listed below have been completed.

 

“Simply Understanding How To Draw"

2 different classes offered.

Introductory Class for the beginner.

Date: Tuesday evening Feb. 4th   /also offered Date: Monday evening March 2nd.

Time: 5:30pm – 8pm

Price per student: $35.

Minimum 3 - Maximum 12 students.

All materials will be supplied by instructor.

   This introductory class will simply help teach you how to draw the very basics. Whether you create with watercolor, oils or pastels, first you have to know how to put the lines down and draw your composition. It’s truly not as hard as it looks! I will make it easy and simple and get you on your way of a lifetime of drawing and sketching.

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“Creating Art With Colored Pencils"

Date: Tuesday evening Feb. 11th.
Time: 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Price per student: $35.
Minimum 3 - Maximum 12 students.
All materials will be supplied by instructor. Feel free to bring your own supplies.

​ Leave that adult coloring book at home and come find out how colored pencils can be so inspiring. I will show you how to apply and layer colored pencil and make your piece of art so realistic. I will supply plenty of reference photos to work from. This is truly a fun filled class.

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“Playing with Pastels” Landscapes

2 different classes offered.
Date: Tuesday evening March 10th. / also offer Date: Monday evening March 23rd.
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Price per student: $35.
Minimum 3 – Maximum 12 students.

All materials will be supplied by instructor. Feel free to bring your own supplies.


  In this class the basic steps of the medium pastels will be taught layer by layer. We will practice the simple steps of creating a beautiful painting with fun techniques. All materials will be supplied by instructor. Feel free to bring your own supplies if you would like.

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4 weeks series. 10 hours total for this workshop.

“Truly Understanding the Wonderful Medium of Watercolors”

Dates: Thursday evenings April 2nd., 9th., 16th. and 30th.
Time: 5:30pm – 8:00pm
Price per student: $75.
Minimum 4 - Maximum 10 students.
Instructor will supply material for the first class. Then a small supply list (approx. $15. - $20.) will be passed out so that you may purchase materials. This will allow you time to practice at home between classes.

​    I will get you moving with this fun filled series on “how to do” for the beginner artist and show you how easy some of the skills are. Even if you have some experience, I still can show you more and take you to your next level. In this series of classes you will be amazed at the abundance of information and skills taught. You will be able to practice at home between classes which will make it much easier for you to move on to more techniques.

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“Ladies Paint Night”

3 different paint nights offered.

Dates: Wedsenday evening February 26th. / also offer Thursday evening March 12th. / also offer Wednesday March 25th.
Time: 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Price per student: $25
Minimum 4 - Maximum 18 students.

All materials will be supplied by instructor.

Gather a group of your friends and come relax and enjoy creating a painting of your own by adding some color to your winter days!!! I will provide a pre-drawn sketch that will inspire you to paint. Throughout the evening I will demonstrate step by step until you have completed a piece of art of your own. It will be matted and ready to hang on your wall at home! This class is a don’t miss! This is perfect for a ladies night out!!!!

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4 week series. 8 hours total for this class

“Painting Maine Woodland and Meadow Birds” 

This class has been cancelled .

Dates: Thursdays evenings February 6th.,13th., 27th. and Thursday March 5th.
Time: 5:30pm – 7:30pm
Price per student: $75.
Minimum 4 - Maximum 14 students.

All materials will be supplied by instructor.

Enjoy studying and painting several Maine woodland and meadow birds in this beginner watercolor class. Even if you’ve been painting for a while its always easy to advance in this medium and become more confident in your skills. Seasons will be added to our paintings whether it’s a Nuthatch in the autumn or a Chickadee in the winter. Plenty of reference photographs will make the drawing easy and I will guide you with techniques that are also simple to understand and follow. This class has always been one of my favorites to offer.

SUMMER 2019

The class listed below has been completed.

“The Basics of Watercolors”

Introductory class for the beginner.

July 10th.

10:00am -1:00pm

All materials supplied by instructor.

Cost: $95.

Minimum students 4 – Maximum 14

    Because of my passion for watercolors I absolutely love teaching this informative class for the beginner. This six week class is designed for those that have always wanted to try the medium watercolors and just haven’t gotten your toes wet for one reason or another! Even if you have dabbled a bit in this medium there’s still so much to learn and I will give you the knowledge, easy techniques and simple skills to create beautiful pieces of art. We will learn about the paper were working on, how to mix gorgeous colors and I will show you how to make your pieces of art come to life with value and light.

I hope to see you in class.

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FALL and WINTER 2018

“Basic Watercolors”

Introductory class for the beginner.

Thursdays, March 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th,2018

5:00pm – 7:00pm

All materials supplied by instructor.

Cost: $75.

Minimum students 4 – Maximum

For those of you that have never picked up a watercolor brush Lynn will teach you easy techniques, dry and wet brush strokes and how to make vibrant colors. This exciting class will teach you how easy watercolors can be.

“The Wonderful World of Watercolors”

Introductory class for the beginner.

October, Wed. 3rd. – 24th, 2018

5:30pm – 7:30pm

All materials supplied by instructor.

Cost: $75.

Minimum students 4 – Maximum

For those of you that have never picked up a watercolor brush Lynn will teach you easy techniques, dry and wet brush strokes and how to make vibrant colors. This exciting class will teach you how easy watercolors can be.

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“Learning How to Draw”

Introductory class for the beginner.

November, Wed. 7th, 2018

5:30pm – 7:30pm

All materials supplied by instructor.

Cost: $35.

Minimum students 4 – Maximum 12

This class is designed to get you started in the world of drawing. Lynn will simply show you how to put lines down on a plain piece of paper with just a few steps.

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 “Vibrant Colored Pencils”

Introductory class for the beginner.

November, Wed. 14th 2018

5:30pm – 7:30pm

All materials supplied by instructor.

Cost: $35.

Minimum students 4 – Maximum 12

Leave the coloring book at home!!! Learn how to layer colors on top of each other and add shading with colored pencil. You’ll also learn techniques which will make your piece of art come alive!

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“ Playful Pastels”

Introductory class for the beginner.

Weds., March 6th and 13thh, 2018

5:00pm – 7:00pm

All materials supplied by instructor.

Cost: $40.

Minimum students 4 – Maximum 12

Besides learning the basics and fun easy techniques you will fall in love with the simplicity of pastels in this two week class!