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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July 2019

The Basics of Watercolor One-Day Workshop

July 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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Designed for beginners who have always wanted to try the medium of watercolors and just haven’t gotten their toes wet for one reason or another. Even if you have dabbled a bit in this medium there’s still so much to learn and Lynn will give you the knowledge, easy techniques and simple skills to create beautiful pieces of art. You will learn about paper options, how to mix gorgeous colors, and more. She will show you how to make your…

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August 2019

Chinese Brush Painting One-Day Workshop

August 7 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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Wednesday One-Day Workshop - Discover the beauty of Chinese Brush Painting - the art of using simple brush strokes to give an impression of a figure or scene. Learn how to paint common landscape elements like mountains, lakes, and trees, and then combine them into beautiful compositions. No experience is necessary, all levels are welcome. 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.…

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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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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 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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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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Beginner Silver Ring Bands One-Day Workshop

August 18 @ 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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September 2019

2019 Art on Wheels Family BBQ & Friend Raiser

September 14 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Bickford Collection Truck Museum, 38 Yarmouth Junction, East Elm Street
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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Enjoy live music, good food, vintage trucks, and great art for sale. Take a ride in an antique car or have a commemorative photo taken with your favorite vintage vehicle. We'll also have free cider, cookies, and popcorn for everyone and a cash bar for beer and wine. Food is included with the cost of admission. Held at the Bickford Collection Truck Museum, 38 Yarmouth Junction off East Elm Street, Yarmouth, ME (near Cuddledown). Filled with memorabilia, the museum is a treat…

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Basic Drawing 6-week Artist Series

September 17 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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Starts September 17th in Yarmouth (Tuesdays, from 10am to 1pm for 6 weeks) Students of all levels develop and expand practical skills and expressive fundamentals. We work from observation, reference (photographs, sketches, or drawings) in traditional dry materials. We explore structure, proportion, line quality, composition and how to use materials and techniques. Demos and one-on-one provide guidance on how to draw objects, landscape, or portrait in conventional and personally inventive ways. All skill levels welcome! Supplies: Strathmore Rough Newsprint pad 18x24…

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Beginning Metalsmithing Tuesday 6-week Artist Series

September 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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Starts September 17th 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. Non-members: $195 for 6 weeks. Members: $156. Fee does not include materials. Supply kit available from instructor for $10 when series begins. Additional supplies available to purchase separately as…

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

September 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States

THIS IS A MORNING SERIES which starts September 18th (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. Non-members: $195 for 6 weeks. Members: $156. Workshop fee does not include…

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Handbuilding in Clay 6-week Artist Series

September 18 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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Starts September 18th 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…

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Acrylic Painting Techniques 6-week Artist Series

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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SOLD OUT. Starts September 19th in Yarmouth (Thursdays, from 10am to 1pm for 6 weeks) This series explores basic acrylic painting techniques for all levels of experience. Color mixing and theory, layering, composition, and other fundamentals combined with content such as objects, flowers, landscape, natural forms from shells to fruits and vegetables (real, borrowed, or imagined), and other subjects. Styles and approaches depend on an artist's interest and preferences. Weekly, artists will work two 16x20 inch canvases simultaneously from observation, photo,…

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Wheel Throwing 6-week Artist Series

September 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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Starts September 19th in Yarmouth (Thursdays, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for 6 weeks) Learn various centering solutions and throwing techniques on the wheel. We will start with pulling up a cylinder for a vase the first week, add a handle for a mug the second week and cover lids the third week. From there we will go on to throw bowls and pitchers, and glaze our finished pots. Come share a wheel with a friend (to be!) and…

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Masterworks 6-week Artist Series

September 20 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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Starts September 20th (Fridays, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. for 6 weeks) Learn from the master painters, such as Edward Hopper, Vincent Van Gogh and Fairfield Porter. Sometimes the best way to learn is to "apprentice" from master painters of the past. In the process of copying these magnificient works of art, you can learn the nuances that the artists themselves explored. This class will use acrylic paints and is guaranteed to raise your understanding of what creates a…

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Beginner Silver Ring Bands Workshop

September 22 @ 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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October 2019

Introduction to Glass Mosaics Evening Workshop – October 10th and 11th

October 10 @ 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, October 10th - 5pm-9pm (Design & Create): Learn about the tools, materials and basic process of mosaic art. Friday, October 11th - 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…

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Nature in Glass October 12th Workshop

October 12 @ 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 October 13th Workshop

October 13 @ 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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