OPTION #1 – You can now register and pay online below and, if need be, apply for scholarships here.
OPTION #4 – Call the office at 207 338-2222, register/pay with a credit card.
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OPTION #4 – Stop by to register and pay. Office is at Waterfall Arts 256 High Street in Belfast. Office hours – Tue – Fri 10 am to 5 pm.
Please try to register no later than one week prior to the first meeting of the class. All classes have minimum and maximum enrollment thresholds, so early registration will improve the chances of a class running and of your slot in it!
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The longest running group of its kind in the Midcoast area, the life drawing group at Waterfall Arts began over a decade ago. Anyone who has an interest in drawing from the figure can join this on-going, long running, non-instructional group. The models, both male and female, are different each week and the group is supportive and respectful. The poses tend to be long, one or two a session. Bring your own materials. We supply easels, drawing benches, and good music in the room. Saturday Life Drawing is an ongoing event - you can pay for six sessions at a…Find out more »
Keep the creativity flowing through the summer with this weekly drop-in art club for ages 8-18! Kids can work on their own projects, get help with a certain skill, or experiment with the many materials in the Bridge Studio. Parents/guardians must come in and fill out a sign up form at drop-off (only the first time) or fill out the online form below before first drop-off. Kids can drop $8 into the jar when they arrive, or visits can be prepaid online or in the office. Headphones are allowed, but we ask that cellphones be used just for calls to parents…Find out more »
A class for all levels! Explore all the many facets of working with clay. Weekly demonstrations focus on understanding the fundamentals of clay, through hand building projects and gradually developing skills on the wheel. Intermediate and advanced students will have an opportunity to hone their techniques in wheel throwing, hand building, sculpture, surface decoration and glazing through independent projects. Open studio hours available to extend work time. Ceramics: All Levels with Linda Stec July 12 - August 16 Wednesdays 5:30 - 7:30PM $120 + $15 materials fee $25 drop in Age: 15+ Members receive class discounts! Check out our membership…Find out more »
This workshop is about getting out of the studio and into the landscape. Painting outdoors, with your subject facing you with every turn of the head, is unique. It’s immediate, ever-changing, meditative, and a remote cousin of the studio experience. In the words of one artist, it’s a living and vibrant, moment-to-moment transformation of your observations - with its shifts, permutations and deviations - all orchestrated by the passing of the day. With attention to color, method and materials, we’ll spend full days painting small works, with the idea a completing one or more paintings each session. It’s about LIGHT…Find out more »
A great introduction to torchworking glass rods into beads. Hours fly by in focused creation, full of rich color and fascinating techniques. Learn how to make round beads, use a marver to make cylindrical or flattened beads, mix colors and get beautiful reactions, work with stringer and pull hot glass into "stripes" and "twisties" to make patterns on beads. The emphasis will be on developing familiarity with glass and individual creativity. Hot Glass: All Levels with Marta Bernbaum July 31 - August 4 Monday - Friday 9:00AM - 3:00PM $225 + $30 materials Age: 13+ Members receive class discounts!…Find out more »
This class will explore watercolor's transparent qualities. Students will learn about washes, gradations, tonal values, manipulating and controlling the medium while being open to it's endless surprises. Watercolor with Lesia Sochor August 2 - 4 Wednesday - Friday, 9:00AM - 12:00PM $95 + $10 materials Age: 15+ Members receive class discounts! Check out our membership program here. ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Lesia Sochor is a graduate of the Philadelphia College of Art. Sochor is a dedicated and enthusiastic teacher who believes "anyone has the ability" to create. Sochor has lived, painted,exhibited and taught in Maine for 30 years. She…Find out more »
This class gives students the opportunity to learn how to use multiple color graphic designs to print using the silkscreen process. Learn how to separate a color image into a graphic screen printing through examples and screen print demonstrations. All students will leave with a 2 color screen print of their design. Experience with screen printing not required but recommended. Screen printing with Shawn Brewer Saturday, August 5 10:00am - 3:00pm $65 + $15 materials fee Age: 15+ Members receive class discounts! Check out our membership program here. ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Shawn Brewer is a printmaker based out…Find out more »
GELATIN PRINT with ABBIE READ Friday, August 11 9:00am - 12:00pm $30 + $10 materials Members receive class discounts! Check out our membership program here. ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Abbie Read has taught a variety of art disciplines for many years – including printmaking, bookbinding, assemblage and painting. She has been working in abstract collage for decades, and loves the freedom to invent compositions and play around with the visual elements of shape, color and line. Register by filling out the form below or calling the office at (207) 338-2222. Enroll early to ensure a spot!Find out more »
Learn all about gilding with master artisan Joe Ascrizzi! Students will learn how to make gesso and all the processes related to the art form. Each student will be supplied with gold leaf, a gilder’s tip, gesso, rabbit skin glue, two panels (one already gessoed and one plain, to be gessoed), and a picture frame to fit the panel, which will be gessoed, decorated, and gold leafed. Introduction to Gilding with Joe Ascrizzi August 12 & 13 Saturday & Sunday, 9:00AM - 5:00PM $275 + $75 materials fee Age: 15+ Members receive class discounts! Check out our membership program…Find out more »
Eco-print uses locally sourced plant materials to capture impressions on cloth and paper. In this workshop we will explore the basics of printing with both silk and paper. Specially prepared papers and fibers are bundled, stacked and steamed, and the results are like unwrapping gifts- one never can be quite certain of the outcome, but the natural world provides us with amazing colors and patterns- from distinct plant images to abstract color effects. Susan Smith teaches in the Intermedia MFA program at the University of Maine-Orono, and uses multi-media in her own art practice, which focuses on unconventional materials and…Find out more »
Participants will have the opportunity to handbuild vessels or throw on the wheel, then experience the exciting process of firing their pottery outdoors in a raku kiln. The first 3 classes will be for creating and glazing. Firing will take place during the final class. Raku Clay with Linda Stec August 15, 17, 22, 25 Tues, Thurs, Tues, Fri 5:00PM - 7:00PM $60 + $10 materials Age: 15+ Members receive class discounts! Check out our membership program here. ABOUT THE INSTRUCTOR: Linda Stec has been teaching clay at Waterfall Arts for over a decade. She has a degree…Find out more »
Students in this course will learn the process of screen printing used to create prints on a variety of surfaces. We will look at artist prints, t-shirts, and other printed goods to find inspiration in the studio. Participants will then print their own posters and t-shirts. By the end of the workshop, students will walk away with a printed T-shirt, Totebag, and stickers adorned with their own designs! Screen Printing for Youth with Shawn Brewer Saturday, August 19 9:00AM - 1:00PM $40 + $15 materials Age: 8-15 Members receive class discounts! Check out our membership program here. ABOUT…Find out more »
A fun, 4-day animation workshop creating art, making new friends and learning new things! Prior animation experience is not required, but definitely geared for those who enjoy drawing and working with art materials. The program begins with a group sharing and brainstorming to develop the story or “concept” for the animation. Participants will work together as a production team creating the art for characters, props, set, etc. Come prepared to work! Film screenings will cover the history of animation and a sampling of short films by international animators using a variety of animation techniques. A frame-by-frame capable, digital video camera…Find out more »
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