We appreciate your interest in our classes. Our 6-week Artist Series meet once a week for 3 hours and cost $195 per 6-week session. Our One-Day Workshops run from 9-4 p.m. and cost $79. Current studio members receive 20% off all classes offered at Artascope. For info about inclement weather and how it might affect classes, please click HERE.

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May 2019

Coming Soon – Classes and Workshops for May/June

May 1

We will be listing more one-day workshops and classes in ceramics, metalsmithing, painting, stained glass, mosaics, PMC, and more very soon. Please check back for new listings. Thank you!

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Beginner Silver Ring Bands One-Day Workshop

May 5 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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SOLD OUT. In this workshop students will make their own silver rings from start to finish. This class will cover basic metalsmithing skills, such as cutting, shaping, and joining metal. You will customize your ring bands with surface design techniques such as roller-printing, stamping, and hammering. $79 workshop fee does not include materials. The $20 materials kit can be purchased at the beginning of the workshop. (For safety, be sure to wear closed toe shoes and have long hair pulled back…

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Basic Drawing 6-week Artist Series

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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SOLD OUT. Starts May 7th in Yarmouth (Tuesdays, from 10am to 1pm for 6 weeks) Students of all levels develop and practice use of practical and expressive drawing fundamentals: observation, reference (photographs, sketches, or drawings) in traditional wet and dry materials. We explore structure, proportion, line quality, composition and how to use materials and techniques. Demos and one-on-one guidance on drawing objects, landscape, or portrait in conventional and personally inventive ways. All skill levels welcome! Supplies: A variety of materials will…

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Acrylic Painting Techniques 6-week Artist Series (WED A.M.)

May 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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Starts May 8th in Yarmouth (Wednesdays, from 9am to Noon for 6 weeks) This series explores basic acrylic painting techniques: color, color mixing and theory, layering, composition, and other fundamentals. We will work from observation, photo and printed references, and imagination. Contemporary and past artists can act as kindred spirits, authentic to or challenging to your personal expression, inquiry, or development. Weekly, we consider content and strategies: indoor or outdoor scene in simultaneous contrast, domestic objects as tints or shades,…

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Acrylic Painting Techniques Thursday 6-week Artist Series

May 9 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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Starts May 9th in Yarmouth (Thursdays, from 10am to 1pm for 6 weeks) This series explores basic acrylic painting techniques: color, color mixing and theory, layering, composition, and other fundamentals. We will work from observation, photo and printed references, and imagination. Contemporary and past artists can act as kindred spirits, authentic to or challenging to your personal expression, inquiry, or development. Weekly, we consider content and strategies: indoor or outdoor scene in simultaneous contrast, domestic objects as tints or shades,…

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Beginning Metalsmithing 6-week Artist Series

May 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States

SOLD OUT. Starts May 14th in Yarmouth (Tuesdays, from 6-9 pm for 6 weeks) Learn metalsmithing in a fun, relaxed atmosphere. Begin by learning how to handle the necessary tools and equipment. You will then set out on several projects, making rings, bracelets and earrings, and perfecting skills in techniques like forging, texturizing and soldering. View class overview here. Fee: $195 for 6 weeks, or $40 per class. Call (207) 847-4060 for drop-in availability. Workshop fee does not include materials. A $10…

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Beginning/Intermediate Metalsmithing 6-week Artist Series (WED A.M.)

May 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States

THIS IS A MORNING SERIES which starts May 15th (Wednesdays, from 9:00AM - NOON for 6 weeks) Participants will learn basic fabrication techniques such as piercing, forming, soldering, hollow forms and surface finishing. There will be demonstrations on stone setting techniques for rings & pendants. Discussions will include applying the principles of design to jewelry making and how to improve craftsmanship. This class is open to beginners & intermediate level students. Fee: $195 for 6 weeks, or $40 per class.…

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Handbuilding in Clay 6-week Artist Series

May 15 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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Starts May 15th in Yarmouth (Wednesdays, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. for 6 weeks) Explore sinuous coil techniques, fun pinch pots, and versatile soft slab projects as well as paddle pots! Glaze your personal pieces and come away with truly unique finished pieces. For beginner and intermediate level students. Non-members: $195 for 6 weeks, or $40 per class. Members:$156. Call (207) 847-4060 for drop-in availability. Fee does not include materials. Clay will be three dollars a pound which covers glazing and…

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Expressions in Painting 6-week Artist Series

May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States

Starts May 15th in Yarmouth (Wednesdays, from 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. for 6 weeks) Do you have a desire to explore yourself through painting? Do you want to learn playful and visually appealing techniques that will help you communicate your artistic vision? This class will instruct you in the basics of expressionist painting techniques such as glazing, washes, scumbling, and adding texture. You will learn about the great expressionist painters such as Van Gogh and Paul Klee. And, you…

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Understanding Watercolors 6-week Artist Series

May 16 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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Starts May 16th (Thursdays, from 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. for 6 weeks) This six-week series is designed for those who have always wanted to try the medium of watercolors, as well as those who have been painting for a while. In the first four weeks, we’ll have two pieces in front of us to work on simultaneously. Watercolors sometimes need time to dry, and this way we can practice on another piece of paper and not lose time. The…

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June 2019

Precious Metal Clay One-Day Workshop

June 2 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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Precious Metal Clay (PMC) combines the ease of working with bronze clay and the results of precious metals. Learn rolling, stamping and cutting techniques during the creation process and see how they translate to kiln fired bronze PMC pieces. We will have an hour break for lunch between Noon-1:00. Feel free to bring your own lunch, or check out one of the local restaurants. $79 workshop fee does not include materials. PMC bronze clay packs will be available for purchase for…

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Introduction to Mosaics Evening Workshop – June 6 and 7th

June 6 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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In this two-day workshop (6 hours total), we will create an 8x8" Mosaic artwork using various glass and ceramic tesserae. Thursday, June 6th - 5pm-9pm (Design & Create): Learn about the tools, materials and basic process of mosaic art. Friday, June 7th - 5pm-7pm (Grouting): Students will learn the grouting process and will leave with a completed wall hanging. Students are invited to bring in a meaningful ceramic dish to incorporate in their piece or to share. All levels welcome. No prior…

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Nature in Glass June 8th Workshop

June 8 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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SOLD OUT. Recreate the natural world in glass. The instructor will provide a large variety of patterns featuring flowers, garden herbs, feathers and birds, as well as a selection of glorious colorful glass. Students will spend their day moving through the techniques of selecting and cutting glass, soldering and adding a special touch to their piece with some decorative soldering methods. Each student will make 1-2 pieces to bring home and leave with the basic knowledge of the stained glass…

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Nature in Glass June 9th Workshop

June 9 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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SOLD OUT. Our workshops have been so popular, we added two dates. If June 8th is sold out, this is the other option. Recreate the natural world in glass. The instructor will provide a large variety of patterns featuring flowers, garden herbs, feathers and birds, as well as a selection of glorious colorful glass. Students will spend their day moving through the techniques of selecting and cutting glass, soldering and adding a special touch to their piece with some decorative…

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Beginner Silver Ring Bands One-Day Workshop

June 16 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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In this workshop students will make their own silver rings from start to finish. This class will cover basic metalsmithing skills, such as cutting, shaping, and joining metal. You will customize your ring bands with surface design techniques such as roller-printing, stamping, and hammering. $79 workshop fee does not include materials. The $20 materials kit can be purchased at the beginning of the workshop. (For safety, be sure to wear closed toe shoes and have long hair pulled back with clips…

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August 2019

Nature in Glass August 10th Workshop

August 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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Recreate the natural world in glass. The instructor will provide a large variety of patterns featuring flowers, garden herbs, feathers and birds, as well as a selection of glorious colorful glass. Students will spend their day moving through the techniques of selecting and cutting glass, soldering and adding a special touch to their piece with some decorative soldering methods. Each student will make 1-2 pieces to bring home and leave with the basic knowledge of the stained glass process. Your…

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Nature in Glass August 11th Workshop

August 11 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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Our workshops have been so popular, we added two dates. If August 10th is sold out, this is the other option. Recreate the natural world in glass. The instructor will provide a large variety of patterns featuring flowers, garden herbs, feathers and birds, as well as a selection of glorious colorful glass. Students will spend their day moving through the techniques of selecting and cutting glass, soldering and adding a special touch to their piece with some decorative soldering methods.…

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(NOTE: Refunds include a $25 processing fee up until 1 week before class. If less than a week before class, refunds are 50% of purchase price OR 100% credit on another class.)

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