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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March 2020

Precious Metal Clay One-Day Workshop

March 8 @ 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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Basic Drawing 6-week Artist Series

March 10 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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Starts March 10th 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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Acrylic Painting Techniques Thursday morning 6-week Artist Series

March 12 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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Starts March 12th in Yarmouth (Thursday mornings, from 10:00am to 1:00pm 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, and…

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Acrylic Painting Techniques Thursday afternoon 6-week Artist Series

March 12 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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Starts March 12th in Yarmouth (Thursday afternoons, from 1:30pm to 4:30pm for 6 weeks) NOTE: This follows the same curriculum as the Thursday morning Acrylic series. If the morning series is sold out, we invite you to register for this option. 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,…

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Fused Glass Jewelry Two-Day Saturday Workshop – March 14th and 21st

March 14 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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PART I Fused Glass Jewelry on Saturday, March 14th from 9am-4pm In this two-part workshop held on two consecutive Saturdays, we will make colorful fused glass earrings and cabochons using three distinctive techniques of glass layering to create these one of a kind wonders. Glass cutting skills are handy but we’ll teach you if you are a newbie. Part I will cover learning how to work with the glass to create your designs. Items created on March 14th will be kiln-fired…

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Step-by-Step Watercolor 6-week Artist Series

March 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

Starts March 16th (Mondays, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. for 6 weeks) This watercolor series is designed to teach you to paint what you can see or imagine. After introductory lessons at the start of each class, you will have several hours of guided painting to finesse these learned skills. Whether you are a complete beginner or focused expert, you will learn techniques needed to further your painting. We will start with single subjects and work our way to…

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Beginning Metalsmithing Tuesday 6-week Artist Series

March 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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Starts March 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.)

March 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 March 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

March 18 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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Starts March 18th in Yarmouth (Wednesday mornings, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 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 firing costs.…

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Expressions in Painting 6-week Artist Series

March 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States

Starts March 18th 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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Wheel Throwing 6-week Artist Series

March 19 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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Starts March 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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Needle Felted Koala One-Day Workshop

March 22 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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Explore the sensory and creative world of needle-felting! In this workshop students will learn various needle felting techniques to make a felted koala bear. The techniques can be easily used for many other needle-felted projects. The koalas then will be attached on driftwood sticks for beautiful nature mobiles. No experience necessary. Part of the proceeds from this event will go to Australian wildfire relief efforts. We will have an hour break for lunch between Noon-1:00. Feel free to bring your own…

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Beginner Silver Ring Bands Workshop

March 29 @ 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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April 2020

Beginner Silver Ring Bands One-Day Workshop

April 26 @ 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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Chinese Brush Painting One-Day Workshop

April 29 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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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. $79 workshop fee does…

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May 2020

Watercolor Pencil Magic One-Day Workshop

May 13 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Artascope at bec, 48 Railroad Square
Yarmouth, ME 04096 United States
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Watercolor pencils are portable, versatile, and the perfect addition to your art repertoire. Spend the day learning fun, simple, and effective ways to tap into this medium’s potential. Learn how to mix colors, create washes, layer colors, and create texture. Some of the projects we will discuss and paint are still lifes, landscapes, birds/animals, and figures. Please bring a set of 12 watercolor pencils to class, all other supplies will be provided. No experience is necessary, all levels are welcome. We…

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