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January 2022

Watercolor Challenge with Elizabeth O’Reilly

January 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Four Saturdays, January 22, 29, February 5, and 12, from 9 am to 12 noon (ET)Online via Zoom Students will become familiar with the watercolor medium and gain reasonable control so as to paint subjects including still life and landscape through looking at a particular watercolor painter each week. Through this course, students will learn to organize the chosen subjects into compositions showing an understanding of value, color, and form. Each class will explore some aspect of the elements of design or…

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Third Sunday Tour at Ten: January 2022

January 23 @ 9:45 am - 11:00 am

Join education coordinators Jude Valentine of the Farnsworth Art Museum and Mia Bogyo of the Center for Maine Contemporary Art to tour current exhibitions comparing and contrasting thematic artworks from both organizations. Participants will travel to both art institutions to view works in person and learn about varied art-making approaches.   Meet outside at the Museum Street entrance to the Farnsworth at 9:45 am. In case of rain, wait under cover until 10 am when the museum opens to be let into the…

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Painting with Andrew Wyeth Egg Tempera Workshop 2

January 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, happening 4 times

Four Mondays, January 24, 31, February 7, and 14, 10 am to 12 noon (Eastern Time) Online via Zoom. In this workshop continuing students can deepen their tempera painting techniques and practice. New students can learn the basics of the egg tempera technique. Using the work of Andrew Wyeth as inspiration, we’ll work together on one painting throughout the workshop, building and refining our work as we go. In addition, we’ll address specifically some art-making principles such as composition, how…

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Basic Drawing with Whitney River

January 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Tuesdays, January 11, 18, 25, and February 1, 2022 from 1 to 3 pm Eastern on Zoom Build your perceiving skills and be able to draw what you see. This course is a basic observational drawing class that builds your ability to translate what you see to paper. Learning these basic skills will support any visual art projects in any media. Join artist Whitney River as she shares tips and techniques to transform three dimensions onto a flat sheet of paper.…

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Beginning Watercolor with Erica Qualey

January 25 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, happening 4 times

Erica Qualey, a Walk on Monhegan

Four Tuesdays, January 11, 18, 25, and February 1 from 3:30 to 5:30 pm ET Online via Zoom. Time to dig out your paintbrushes and get those creative juices flowing! Join me for a 4-week virtual watercolor workshop perfect for beginners and those with some experience who want to fine-tune their technique. We will be covering the basics! Watercolor is a fun and beautiful medium to use and with the understanding of some basic skills can produce rich and illuminating…

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Watercolor Cohort: Building on your strengths and overcoming challenges With Erica Qualey

January 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 4 times

Erica Qualey, New Snow

Four meetings every two weeks on Tuesdays, January 11, 25, February 8, and 22 from 6 to 8 pm (Eastern Time) Online via Zoom. Looking for a supportive watercolor community to inspire, motivate, and help you grow? This class checks all these boxes! Meeting virtually every other week, this class is designed to serve as an ongoing instructional painting group and will cater to the interests and needs of the group. Instruction and demonstrations for both drawing and painting, as well as…

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Watercolor Challenge with Elizabeth O’Reilly

January 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Four Saturdays, January 22, 29, February 5, and 12, from 9 am to 12 noon (ET)Online via Zoom Students will become familiar with the watercolor medium and gain reasonable control so as to paint subjects including still life and landscape through looking at a particular watercolor painter each week. Through this course, students will learn to organize the chosen subjects into compositions showing an understanding of value, color, and form. Each class will explore some aspect of the elements of design or…

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Painting with Andrew Wyeth Egg Tempera Workshop 2

January 31 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, happening 4 times

Four Mondays, January 24, 31, February 7, and 14, 10 am to 12 noon (Eastern Time) Online via Zoom. In this workshop continuing students can deepen their tempera painting techniques and practice. New students can learn the basics of the egg tempera technique. Using the work of Andrew Wyeth as inspiration, we’ll work together on one painting throughout the workshop, building and refining our work as we go. In addition, we’ll address specifically some art-making principles such as composition, how…

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February 2022

Basic Drawing with Whitney River

February 1 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Tuesdays, January 11, 18, 25, and February 1, 2022 from 1 to 3 pm Eastern on Zoom Build your perceiving skills and be able to draw what you see. This course is a basic observational drawing class that builds your ability to translate what you see to paper. Learning these basic skills will support any visual art projects in any media. Join artist Whitney River as she shares tips and techniques to transform three dimensions onto a flat sheet of paper.…

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Beginning Watercolor with Erica Qualey

February 1 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Tuesday, happening 4 times

Erica Qualey, a Walk on Monhegan

Four Tuesdays, January 11, 18, 25, and February 1 from 3:30 to 5:30 pm ET Online via Zoom. Time to dig out your paintbrushes and get those creative juices flowing! Join me for a 4-week virtual watercolor workshop perfect for beginners and those with some experience who want to fine-tune their technique. We will be covering the basics! Watercolor is a fun and beautiful medium to use and with the understanding of some basic skills can produce rich and illuminating…

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Watercolor Challenge with Elizabeth O’Reilly

February 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Four Saturdays, January 22, 29, February 5, and 12, from 9 am to 12 noon (ET)Online via Zoom Students will become familiar with the watercolor medium and gain reasonable control so as to paint subjects including still life and landscape through looking at a particular watercolor painter each week. Through this course, students will learn to organize the chosen subjects into compositions showing an understanding of value, color, and form. Each class will explore some aspect of the elements of design or…

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Painting with Andrew Wyeth Egg Tempera Workshop 2

February 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, happening 4 times

Four Mondays, January 24, 31, February 7, and 14, 10 am to 12 noon (Eastern Time) Online via Zoom. In this workshop continuing students can deepen their tempera painting techniques and practice. New students can learn the basics of the egg tempera technique. Using the work of Andrew Wyeth as inspiration, we’ll work together on one painting throughout the workshop, building and refining our work as we go. In addition, we’ll address specifically some art-making principles such as composition, how…

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Wyeth Waters and Other Shores Explored: Drawing and Painting Maine Waters with Rachael and John David O’Shaughnessy

February 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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This program will take place on Zoom United States

Four Mondays, February 7, 14, 28, and March 7 (no class on February 21 as it is a holiday) from 6 to 8 pm (ET)Online via Zoom. This class is an immersive look at water through the eyes of some of the most beloved works in the Farnsworth collection. Join artists, and husband and wife team, John and Rachael O’Shaughnessy, to learn how to create dynamic, convincing drawings and paintings of Maine's waters, using the guidance of both memory and observation.…

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Watercolor Cohort: Building on your strengths and overcoming challenges With Erica Qualey

February 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 4 times

Erica Qualey, New Snow

Four meetings every two weeks on Tuesdays, January 11, 25, February 8, and 22 from 6 to 8 pm (Eastern Time) Online via Zoom. Looking for a supportive watercolor community to inspire, motivate, and help you grow? This class checks all these boxes! Meeting virtually every other week, this class is designed to serve as an ongoing instructional painting group and will cater to the interests and needs of the group. Instruction and demonstrations for both drawing and painting, as well as…

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Painters’ Forum Rob Pollien

February 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Second of the month, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Fridays: January, 14; February, 11; March, 11; and April 8 from 1 to 3 pm (Eastern Time) via Zoom Suitable for intermediate or advanced painters in oil or acrylic. Four painting projects over four months with demonstrations, lectures, an online forum, discussion, and critiques! The projects will begin with palette management and color mixing exercises and progress through a series of color-related painting problems. The work of Albers, Itten, and Zorn will be referenced, examined, and incorporated into our study.…

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Watercolor Challenge with Elizabeth O’Reilly

February 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Saturday, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Four Saturdays, January 22, 29, February 5, and 12, from 9 am to 12 noon (ET)Online via Zoom Students will become familiar with the watercolor medium and gain reasonable control so as to paint subjects including still life and landscape through looking at a particular watercolor painter each week. Through this course, students will learn to organize the chosen subjects into compositions showing an understanding of value, color, and form. Each class will explore some aspect of the elements of design or…

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Painting with Andrew Wyeth Egg Tempera Workshop 2

February 14 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Monday, happening 4 times

Four Mondays, January 24, 31, February 7, and 14, 10 am to 12 noon (Eastern Time) Online via Zoom. In this workshop continuing students can deepen their tempera painting techniques and practice. New students can learn the basics of the egg tempera technique. Using the work of Andrew Wyeth as inspiration, we’ll work together on one painting throughout the workshop, building and refining our work as we go. In addition, we’ll address specifically some art-making principles such as composition, how…

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Wyeth Waters and Other Shores Explored: Drawing and Painting Maine Waters with Rachael and John David O’Shaughnessy

February 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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This program will take place on Zoom United States

Four Mondays, February 7, 14, 28, and March 7 (no class on February 21 as it is a holiday) from 6 to 8 pm (ET)Online via Zoom. This class is an immersive look at water through the eyes of some of the most beloved works in the Farnsworth collection. Join artists, and husband and wife team, John and Rachael O’Shaughnessy, to learn how to create dynamic, convincing drawings and paintings of Maine's waters, using the guidance of both memory and observation.…

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Millay in Maine: 130th Birthday Celebration of Edna St. Vincent Millay

February 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
This program will take place on Zoom United States

Presented by the Farnsworth Art Museum in collaboration with the Millay House Rockland this event is hosted by Kathleen Ellis and features writers from across Maine including: Julia Bouwsma, François Amar, Carol Bachofner, Ellen Goldsmith, Annaliese Jakimides, Gary Lawless, Kristen Lindquist, Carl Little, Claire Millikin, Jefferson Navicky, and Rachel Ouellette. Cost: Free and open to the public. Registration is requred

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Watercolor Cohort: Building on your strengths and overcoming challenges With Erica Qualey

February 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, happening 4 times

Erica Qualey, New Snow

Four meetings every two weeks on Tuesdays, January 11, 25, February 8, and 22 from 6 to 8 pm (Eastern Time) Online via Zoom. Looking for a supportive watercolor community to inspire, motivate, and help you grow? This class checks all these boxes! Meeting virtually every other week, this class is designed to serve as an ongoing instructional painting group and will cater to the interests and needs of the group. Instruction and demonstrations for both drawing and painting, as well as…

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Wyeth Waters and Other Shores Explored: Drawing and Painting Maine Waters with Rachael and John David O’Shaughnessy

February 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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This program will take place on Zoom United States

Four Mondays, February 7, 14, 28, and March 7 (no class on February 21 as it is a holiday) from 6 to 8 pm (ET)Online via Zoom. This class is an immersive look at water through the eyes of some of the most beloved works in the Farnsworth collection. Join artists, and husband and wife team, John and Rachael O’Shaughnessy, to learn how to create dynamic, convincing drawings and paintings of Maine's waters, using the guidance of both memory and observation.…

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March 2022

Wyeth Waters and Other Shores Explored: Drawing and Painting Maine Waters with Rachael and John David O’Shaughnessy

March 7 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Recurring Event
This program will take place on Zoom United States

Four Mondays, February 7, 14, 28, and March 7 (no class on February 21 as it is a holiday) from 6 to 8 pm (ET)Online via Zoom. This class is an immersive look at water through the eyes of some of the most beloved works in the Farnsworth collection. Join artists, and husband and wife team, John and Rachael O’Shaughnessy, to learn how to create dynamic, convincing drawings and paintings of Maine's waters, using the guidance of both memory and observation.…

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Painters’ Forum Rob Pollien

March 11 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Second of the month, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Fridays: January, 14; February, 11; March, 11; and April 8 from 1 to 3 pm (Eastern Time) via Zoom Suitable for intermediate or advanced painters in oil or acrylic. Four painting projects over four months with demonstrations, lectures, an online forum, discussion, and critiques! The projects will begin with palette management and color mixing exercises and progress through a series of color-related painting problems. The work of Albers, Itten, and Zorn will be referenced, examined, and incorporated into our study.…

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Word and Image: A Generative Writing Salon with Jodi Paloni

March 12 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
This program will take place on Zoom United States

Saturday, March 12, 9:30 am to 12:30 pm, online via Zoom Join local author and career educator, Jodi Paloni, via Zoom, for a generative writing salon inspired by visual images selected from current exhibitions and the museum collections paired with snippets of poetry and prose to spark curiosity and imagination. Participants will engage first in a “sudden prompt” to get the creative juices flowing, and then break to write “alone among others” for about 30 minutes. Finally, writers will share…

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April 2022

Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America with Laurence Cotton

April 7 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Thursday, April 7 at 2 pm, Eastern TimeOnline via Zoom  April 26, 2022, marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Frederick Law Olmsted, the master designer of public parks and a founder of the field of landscape architecture. Join historian and filmmaker Laurence Cotton (originator of and consulting producer to the PBS special “Frederick Law Olmsted: Designing America”) as he does a deep dive into the remarkable life and career of Renaissance-man Olmsted--writer, philosopher, social reformer, advocate for the…

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Painters’ Forum Rob Pollien

April 8 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 8:00 am on day Second of the month, happening 4 times

This program will take place on Zoom United States

Fridays: January, 14; February, 11; March, 11; and April 8 from 1 to 3 pm (Eastern Time) via Zoom Suitable for intermediate or advanced painters in oil or acrylic. Four painting projects over four months with demonstrations, lectures, an online forum, discussion, and critiques! The projects will begin with palette management and color mixing exercises and progress through a series of color-related painting problems. The work of Albers, Itten, and Zorn will be referenced, examined, and incorporated into our study.…

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Getting Started with Reduction Linocut with Sherrie York

April 16 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Sherrie York, Long-eared Owl

Saturday, April 16, 10 am to 4 pm. In-person, downstairs studio of the Gamble Education Center on the Farnsworth Campus Linocuts, or linoleum block prints, offer countless creative possibilities and can be created with the simplest of tools, entirely by hand, at your kitchen table!  Reduction printing allows the artist to develop a multi-color image through successive cutting, inking, and printing of a single block.  This workshop will cover:  • How to design an image for reduction printing  • How…

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Introduction to Encaustic: Painting Metaphors of Spring with Hélène Farrar

April 29 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Hélène Farrar, Three Tulips

Friday, April 29 from 10 am to 4 pm (ET)In-person class, in the first-floor studio of the Gamble Education Center on the Farnsworth Campus Spring is one of the most colorful of seasons where everything comes to LIFE! Colors abound in the landscape creating conversations and song!  Join artist Hélène Farrar as she leads you in an 'Introduction to Encaustics - The Metaphors of Spring,' painting in the ancient medium of encaustic.  Students will explore this hot molten wax painting medium…

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May 2022

Exploring the Accordion Book! with Mj Viano Crowe

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 am on Saturday, happening 2 times

Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Two Saturdays, May 7 and 14 from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm (ET), In-person in the downstairs studio of the Gamble Education Center on the campus of the Farnsworth Art Museum Playing with the possibilities the accordion book format offers, students will explore a variety of folding structures and systems, using mixed media with images and text to tell their unique stories. Session 1 introduces students to simple accordion folding methods, and the opportunity to play with mixed media supplies…

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Exploring the Accordion Book! with Mj Viano Crowe

May 14 @ 3:00 am - 3:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 am on Saturday, happening 2 times

Gamble Education Center, 9 Grace Street
Rockland, ME 04841-2867 United States
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Two Saturdays, May 7 and 14 from 10:30 am to 3:30 pm (ET), In-person in the downstairs studio of the Gamble Education Center on the campus of the Farnsworth Art Museum Playing with the possibilities the accordion book format offers, students will explore a variety of folding structures and systems, using mixed media with images and text to tell their unique stories. Session 1 introduces students to simple accordion folding methods, and the opportunity to play with mixed media supplies…

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Watercolor Batik with Erica Qualey

May 19 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on May 20, 2022 at 9:30 am

Gamble Education Center, 12 Grace St
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Work by Erica Qualey

Two-day workshop, Thursday, May 19 and Friday, May 20 from 9:30 am to 3 pm. In-person in the first-floor studio of the Gamble Education Center of the Farnsworth campus. Join Erica Qualey for this exciting class exploring the traditional techniques of batik but applying them with a new twist… with watercolor on a beautiful translucent rice paper. The results are fantastic and lovely with rich bold colors and soft textures created by the natural qualities of rice paper. During this…

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Watercolor Batik with Erica Qualey

May 20 @ 9:30 am - 3:00 pm
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One event on May 20, 2022 at 9:30 am

Gamble Education Center, 12 Grace St
Rockland, ME 04841 United States
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Work by Erica Qualey

Two-day workshop, Thursday, May 19 and Friday, May 20 from 9:30 am to 3 pm. In-person in the first-floor studio of the Gamble Education Center of the Farnsworth campus. Join Erica Qualey for this exciting class exploring the traditional techniques of batik but applying them with a new twist… with watercolor on a beautiful translucent rice paper. The results are fantastic and lovely with rich bold colors and soft textures created by the natural qualities of rice paper. During this…

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