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  • June 2019

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    Superduo Bead Wrap Bracelet Date: Sunday, June 9, 2019 Time: 4:00 pm-6:30 pm Location: Manchester Arts Studio & Gallery Fee: $45

    Double the fun in this beading workshop by using the new Superduo two-hole Czech glass beads to create a multiple wrap bracelet. Beautiful in its visual complexity, you will be pleasantly surprised to learn that the stringing technique is easy for all levels of beading or jewelry making experience levels. Participants will have their choice of three color palettes to choose from to create this stylish and super popular bracelet.

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    Pet Portrait Painting Date: Saturday, June 15, 2019 Time: 10:00 am-2:00 pm Location: Long Trail School Art Room Fee: $60

    Calling all animal lovers! Working from a digital photo of your favorite pet’s face, you will learn how to paint an acrylic portrait that you and your four-legged (or two-legged) friend will cherish for years to come. Please send a digital photo of your pet to allewelyn@longtrailschool.org before class. This will be digitally adjusted to make your process of painting easy and fun. Bring a bag lunch.

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    Sip & Paint - Beach Time! Date: Wednesday, June 19, 2019 Time: 6:00 pm-8:00 pm Location: Long Trail School Art Room Fee: $35

    Enjoy wine and cheese while Anharad leads you through the steps of good composition and color theory. There’s guaranteed fun while sipping and painting your colorful masterpiece, featuring a beach time theme with this fun painting by Jan Matsen.

  • July 2019

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    Needle Felted Landscape Art Date: Wednesday, July 10, 2019 Time: 5:30 pm-8:30 pm Location: Manchester Arts Studio & Gallery Fee: $45

    You are invited to come “paint” with wool and create a beautiful piece of fiber art. Working from a scenic photograph as a reference, participants in this class will learn to use wool roving as if it were paint, and manipulate a special barbed needle to create a small felted landscape. Participants may bring a landscape photograph as inspiration or use one provided by the instructor. This class is perfect for both beginners and more experienced felters.

  • August 2019

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    Indigo Dyed Shibori Tea Towels Date: Sunday, August 18, 2019 Time: 3:00 pm-6:00 pm Location: Manchester Arts Studio & Gallery Fee: $55

    Learn how to dye with indigo in the Shibori manner. Shibori is a Japanese style of resist dyeing that involves twisting, tying, binding, folding, stitching and other manipulation of fabric. We will demonstrate a number of classic techniques and guide you to create your own unique designs. Materials are provided, but you may also bring two additional small items to dye or you may purchase additional towels or napkins for $5 each from the instructor.

  • September 2019

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    Igniting Creativity: A Four-Week Workshop on Writing Poetry Date: Saturday, September 7, 2019 Time: 1:00 pm-3:30 pm Location: Equinox Village Fee: $75

    Many of us have the idea that poetry is some abstract, inaccessible craft reserved for those in obscure academic circles. As this workshop will reveal, however, beautiful and moving poetry can emerge from the details of everyday life. Each week, we will work from examples and prompts that invite us to turn the so-called ordinary objects, images and memories of our lives into fuel for extraordinary art that reaches out and touches others. We will work together in a safe, non-judgmental space, sharing our writing and encouraging each other to uncover those essential, mindful moments we might otherwise have ignored. All skill levels are welcome; you just need a pen, paper and an open mind!