Category Archives: Workshops

Workshop: Basic Beading w/ Tonya Gorman

Workshop: Basic Beading w/ Tonya Gorman

Join local jewelry artist Tonya Gorman as she leads a beginners beading workshop on Saturday, April 21st, from 10am-12pm. Tonya will talk a little about her background and creative process and then delve into a choice of one of two projects. Learn about color, bead placement, and finishing work. Participants will walk away with a beautiful, ready to wear creation! Children Ages 8 & up can participate but must be accompanied by an adult. Limited space, sign-up today by calling 207-622-3813 or emailing kvaa@harlowgallery.org. Member Tuition: $30 Non Members Tuition: $35 Kids 8-17: $20

Workshop: Two Types of Paper w/ Cynthia Ahlstrin

Workshop: Two Types of Paper w/ Cynthia Ahlstrin

On Sunday, May 6 from 10am-4pm join Cynthia Ahlstrin, an award winning local artist who exhibits her work nationally for a workshop on hand designed paste paper and layered papermaking. The workshop will explore the exciting method of using pigment, paste and other media to create original hand designed decorative paper often used in book arts, collage and other arts. Limited space, sign-up today by calling 207-622-3813 or emailing kvaa@harlowgallery.org. Member Tuition: $90 | Non Members Tuition: $95 | Kids 12-17: $75

Workshop: Watercolor for Beginners w/ Kay Morris

Workshop: Watercolor for Beginners w/ Kay Morris

On Saturday, May 26, 10am-1pm join expert watercolor artist and Harlow member Kay Morris for an entry level watercolor course taught in a relaxed environment. This will be a small class, limited to six participants with lots of opportunity for one on one instruction and questions. Using a simple palette of primary colors, learn about color mixing, brush stroke and become familiar with using watercolor paper. All materials will be provided. Space is limited, register today by calling 207-622-3813 or emailing kvaa@harlowgallery.org. Member Tuition: $40 | Non Members Tuition: $45.

Workshop: Needle Felted Animals w/ Deb Arter

Workshop: Needle Felted Animals w/ Deb Arter

Saturday, April 14, 9:30-12:30. This workshop will be a fun and project based way to learn the basics of needle felting. Spend time with local artist Deb Arter, learning how to create a unique animal out of simple wool. Needle felting is easy to learn and especially relaxing in a group setting. Participants will each come home with something unique and handmade. All materials included. Children Ages 11 & up can participate but must be accompanied by an adult. Member Tuition: $40 | Non Members Tuition: $45 | Kids 11-17: $20

Create & Take: Hand-Wrapped Yarn Eggs

Create & Take: Hand-Wrapped Yarn Eggs

Celebrate Spring by creating colorful and vibrant seasonal decorations in the Harlow’s new workshop space. Bring a box to carry home your creations, all other materials provided. All ages welcome. $5 per participant.

Create & Take: Valentines

Create & Take: Valentines

Saturday, February 10th, 9am-12pm. 100 Water Street. Drop-in for a Valentine’s ‘Create and Take’ session. Make Valentines for coworkers, friends, classmates, family, or significant others. A variety of materials provided, including envelope-making instruction, various templates, and even some sweet treats. All ages welcome. No need to pre-register, just drop-in. $10 Adults | $5 Kids.

Pysanka Workshop w/ Norma Ociepka

Pysanka Workshop w/ Norma Ociepka

Saturday, March 3rd, 10am-12pm. Join Norma Ociepka for a step-by-step guided tutorial in the traditional Ukrainian craft of Pysanka. Using wax, dyes and a real flame, create something beautiful in this magical tradition. This class has limited space, sign-up today by calling 207-622-3813 or emailing kvaa@harlowgallery.org. Member: $30 | Non-Members: $35 | Kids 10-17: $20.

Sun, Moon, & Stars: A Collage Workshop w/ Robin Brooks

Sun, Moon, & Stars: A Collage Workshop w/ Robin Brooks

Saturday, March 17th | 10am-1pm | 100 Water Street. Join Robin Brooks for an enriching morning of collage exploration.  In this 3 hour workshop we will be using cut and torn paper, scissors, and paste or glue, to explore figure/ground relationships and to create our own unique collage compositions. This workshop is designed for all ages, 5 and up; artists and aspiring artists alike. Space limited, sign-up today by calling 207-622-3813 or emailing kvaa@harlowgallery.org. Membesr: $20 | Non-Members: $25 | Kids: $10.

Crafting Ceramic Letters w/ Juliette Walker

Crafting Ceramic Letters w/ Juliette Walker

Saturday, March 24th | 9am-12pm | 100 Water Street. Join local ceramic artist Juliette Walker for a 3-hour workshop in crafting ceramic letters. Beginning with a brainstorming session, each participant will come up with words or phrases they would like to see out in their community, and sculpt out of clay. Juliette will then lead the group in crafting their own ceramic letters.  Juliette will photograph the letters around the town of Hallowell, and they will  become a part of an online social media exhibition to follow. Limited space, sign-up today by calling 207-622-3813 or emailing kvaa@harlowgallery.org. Member: $30 | Non-Members: $35 | Kids 8-17: $20.