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Portrait Painting and Color Theory in Acrylic or Oil Session II
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Portrait Painting and Color Theory in Acrylic or Oil Session II

$99

with Sophie Roblin

Using your choice of acrylic or oil, this class will introduce color theory, color mixing, and using color to create a sense of space. We will explore the works of artists past and contemporary, painting from observation and photographs. It is recommended that students have some knowledge of life drawing or feel comfortable with their observational drawing skills. Instructor: Sophie Roblin. Materials included. All classes are held at the Art and Nature Center at Tannery Brook.

Session II, 5 classes, Tuesdays, 3/5-4/2, 12:30pm-2:00pm, $99

Intentional Collage: Cut, Paste, and Write Your Way to Greater Self-Knowledge -Spring Collage (A Four Season Series)
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Intentional Collage: Cut, Paste, and Write Your Way to Greater Self-Knowledge -Spring Collage (A Four Season Series)

$44

with Lynne Mentzer

Remember the fun you had making art in Kindergarten? Intentional Collage is a fun way to make “kindergarten art” as a way of deepening self-knowledge. The combination of meditation and music, images and words can reveal new insights into your current situation or new directions to explore. No artistic skill is needed; all materials are provided (including chocolate!). Because each new collage builds on previous collages, it is recommended that participants sign up for all four (3/5, 6/4, 9/3, and 12/3) 3-hour workshops. Lynne Mentzer is an avid journal writer. She is certified to teach courses in Journal to Self and has led numerous writing and collage workshops. Lynne is an ordained United Methodist minister, recently retired after serving churches in Maine and New Hampshire for the past 20 years.

Spring Collage, Tuesday, 3/5, 6:00pm-9:00pm, GMS, $44

****Check back this fall for two more classes: Fall Collage 9/3 and Winter Collage 12/3)****

Chakra Balancing Workshop and Meditation

$29

with Elissa Nauman

Calendar Mar 5, 2024 at 6:30 pm

Have you heard the term “chakra” and wondered what it means? It is a specific energy center that resides along the spine of the body that can become blocked and have an impact on your mind and body. In this workshop, you will learn about associated affirmations, essential oils and crystals that correlate with each chakra, organs of the body, and personality traits that can be emphasized or affected. We will also discuss what each chakra represents and how you can learn to balance each one to manage stress and anxiety. The class will begin with you taking a fun quiz to find out how balanced your energy centers are and will conclude with a 20-ish minute meditation designed to relax you and enhance positive energy within each chakra. Elissa Nauman, MS, is the founder of Restoring Through Nature, LLC. She guides clients to achieve their physical, emotional, and spiritual health goals through the support of essential oils and energy work (Reiki and IET). She has a Master of Science in Counseling and is certified in essential oils coaching, Usui Reiki Level 2, Integrated Energy Therapy, Reiki Crystal Healing and is a Certified Chakra Therapist.

Tuesday, 3/5, 6:30pm-8:00pm, GMS, $29

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Culinary Herbs

$20

with Joel Leak

Calendar Mar 5, 2024 at 6:30 pm

Do you enjoy cooking with fresh herbs but hate buying a package every time you cook? Join Master Gardener Joel Leak and learn how to grow your own. For the price of a package of fresh herbs, you can buy a package of seeds or a plant and have a lifetime supply of delicious fresh herbs right outside your kitchen door. Joel will cover how to grow and use over 20 different herbs, and how to preserve herbs by drying, freezing, and making herb butters and vinegars. Feel free to bring your favorite herb recipe to share. Joel Leak has been a Master Gardener since 2001 and has been gardening for over 50 years. He teaches Adult Education classes in vegetable gardening, fruit trees, culinary herbs, and growing berries. He lives in Falmouth where he maintains a large vegetable garden, berries bushes, fruit trees, and an incredible edible hedge.

Tuesday, 3/5, 6:30pm-8:00pm, GMS, $20

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Beginners Pilates/ Yoga Combination Session II

$42

with Theresa Labrecque

Calendar Mar 6, 2024 at 5:45 pm, runs for 6 weeks

This program introduces the basic concepts of yoga and Pilates to new students. It will provide the foundations of both areas of fitness and build core strength, flexibility and increase mobility. This class is a great intro before doing the full Yoga/Pilates class. Please bring a yoga mat, water, and yoga blocks (if you have them). Theresa has been a certified group fitness instructor for over 20 years, teaching Pilates for more than 13 years and Yoga for more than 7 years. She is committed to providing functional strengthening to all ages and ability levels.

6 classes, Wed, 3/6-4/10, 5:45pm-6:45pm, Village Elementary School Gym, $49

Open Studio: Ceramics Handbuilding and Throwing - AM Session III

$99

with Daisy Hutt

Calendar Mar 7, 2024 at 10 am, runs for 4 weeks

Open studio is offered for those who are interested in using our space and materials to make clay work independently from a class. Our open studio is available for use only by those who have taken at least one ceramics class at our studio or for those with prior experience that has been approved by the studio manager. Open studio members can choose to handbuild, throw on the wheel, or both! Materials will include 25 pounds of clay, the use of wheels and tools, a storage shelf, and the glazing and firing of work made in that month. All clay must be purchased through Gorham Arts Alliance and all firings will be done by the studio manager. Members are welcome to purchase their own cone 5/6 glazes to use in firings if they want something other than what is provided. All classes are held at the Art and Nature Center at Tannery Brook.

AM Session III, 4 classes, Thursdays, 3/7 - 3/28, 10:00AM - 1:00PM, $99

Full Course

Open Studio: Ceramics Handbuilding and Throwing - PM Session III

$99

with Daisy Hutt

Calendar Mar 7, 2024 at 5 pm, runs for 4 weeks

Open studio is offered for those who are interested in using our space and materials to make clay work independently from a class. Our open studio is available for use only by those who have taken at least one ceramics class at our studio or for those with prior experience that has been approved by the studio manager. Open studio members can choose to handbuild, throw on the wheel, or both! Materials will include 25 pounds of clay, the use of wheels and tools, a storage shelf, and the glazing and firing of work made in that month. All clay must be purchased through Gorham Arts Alliance and all firings will be done by the studio manager. Members are welcome to purchase their own cone 5/6 glazes to use in firings if they want something other than what is provided. All classes are held at the Art and Nature Center at Tannery Brook.

PM Session III, 4 classes, Thursdays, 3/7 - 3/28, 5:00PM - 8:00PM, $99

Full Course

Saint Patrick’s Day Let Your Yoga Dance

$22

with Ren Hawkes

Calendar Mar 8, 2024 at 10 am

Let Your Yoga Dance is a joy-based movement practice combining yoga and dance with music from around the world. Offered in a safe, kind, welcoming environment, it is a practice for all fitness levels and ages! No dance or yoga experience necessary. Join instructor, Ren Hawkes, to build your heart health, brain health, and soul health to expand the joy and fun in your life. Ren Hawkes has been studying yoga and movement for over 20 years.  A 200 hr. yoga teacher, Ren is certified as a Let Your Yoga Dance instructor, children’s yoga teacher and a Yin yoga instructor.   She brings her love of nature and the world around her to everything that she teaches.  

Saint Patrick’s Day Let Your Yoga Dance, Friday, 3/8, 10:00am-11:00am, Village Yoga at Tannery Brook (10 Wentworth Dr., use back entrance,  $22  





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