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All Art Workshops require advance registration, and have limited space availability.
June 11 - September 6, 2021

Art Workshop

Artists in the Mountains

Exercise your creativity!
Take some time out from the summer sun to dabble in the arts. Specially designed, hands-on workshops help you create your own art and craft projects to enjoy for years to come. Local artists provide instruction and all the materials needed to complete your project.

Paint & Sip

(BYOB) Paint and Sip

Monday, 6:00 pm - - 8:00 pm
$45 per person, per session
Learn how strokes are made on canvas and how your brushes do the work with acrylic paint. All while you sip your favorite drink.

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All levels. Materials included. Ages 16 & older, anyone under the age of 21 must be accompanied by someone over 21. Alcoholic beverages are not provided. Meet at the Nordland Library.
Capture the beautiful summer sunset in this outdoor painting/drawing class, with Karen Winslow. We will be using watercolor and gouache, or a combination of paint and colored pencils on toned paper. Students will learn how to interpret and simplify a scene by painting in masses (value shapes) to create a realistic illusion of light, form, and space. All materials included. All levels welcome. In case of rain, this class will be indoors. Advance sign-up required, as space is limited. Meets at the Artists in the Mountains at the Morse Highlands Day Lodge.

Join Karen Winslow in this fun new class that brings the outdoors, in! Using the same principles that she teaches in her outdoor landscape painting classes, Karen will demonstrate how to invent unique landscape paintings and teach you how to create a believable illusion of light, form, and space. Subjects could include sunsets, moonscapes, vistas, farms, or covered bridges, etc. In addition to all art supplies, tea and cookies will be provided, so come explore your creativi-TEA and Par-TEA on!! Ages 8 & up, under 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Advance sign-up required, as space is limited. Meets at the Artists in the Mountains at the Morse Highlands Day Lodge.

Explore various media as we sketch and draw inside the Artists in the Mountains room at the Morse Highlands Day Lodge. We will use pencil, charcoal, inks and more. No experience or particular skills necessary. Ages 10 & older. All materials included. Includes an artist quality sketchbook and pencil to take home.

In this workshop you'll spend a half-hour indoors learning the basics of how the paints work, then we'll head outdoors. Please bring a water bottle and a bag or backpack (if you have them). We will stay within a quarter mile of the art building, but wear walking shoes. Ages 12 & older. All materials as well as a painting stool are provided.


Acrylic painting for anyone who has considered painting but didn't think they could, or for artists who wish to increase their creativity. Primary colors are explored, along with composition and play. Each person will be pleased to bring home a painting at the end of this 2 1/2-hour session. Ages 12 & older.

Explore your creative side as you develop natural forms into clay images in the three-dimensional art form. Nancy Schade leads you in clay modeling, learning the properties of various clays and forming clay into a piece that can be finished. Take home a complete sculpture. Ages 12 & older.
Cancellations must be made by 5:00 pm the day prior to the program/activity start date to receive a full refund. Cancellations made after 5:00 pm are not eligible for a refund.

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