FALL into the ARTS workshops are here!

Stillwater Community Arts is happy to offer the following workshops on Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.!  All workshops are $15 and last 90 minutes unless otherwise noted.

Registration is on a first come, first served basis. 
Registration is confirmed upon receipt of payment in full.  To register for the workshops please contact Cami Carter at stillwatercommunityarts@gmail.com or send a Registration Form with a check for the total amount owed made out to Stillwater Community Arts to:

Stillwater Community Arts
P.O. Box 292
Orono, Maine 04473

10 a.m. Workshops:
Beginning Embroidery:
Learn the fundamental techniques for successful embroidery.  Using embroidery wools (crewels), hand dyed on a farm in Medford we will stitch a Tudor Rose.  This class will run for both sessions with a lunch break in between.  All materials included in the price of the class. Limit 10 participants.  Michele Goldman

Juggle-rama!:
This workshop will focus on teaching the basic three ball cascade. Breaking this seemingly complex art into easy-to-learn steps, this workshop will have everyone on their way to becoming a juggler! More advanced jugglers are also welcome, and will learn more complex patterns and tricks. Open to all ages.  Workshop is offered at 10 a.m. at Old Town Elementary School. Zach Field

Latin and Swing Dancing:
Shake, rattle, and shimmy.  Enjoy Latin flavor by learning basic steps of Merengue, salsa, and samba, taught in a line dance format.  Follow this by learning easy swing steps including basic turns, charleston and dips. Partner required for this portion.  No previous dance experience needed. Workshop is offered at 10 a.m. at Asa Adams Elementary School. Ann Ross

Seaglass and Shells Jewelry Making: 
Preserve your summer memories by learning to wire-wrap seaglass/shells into pendants. Materials fee includes tools and materials needed to make 3 pendants.  Beginners welcome. Workshop is offered at 10 a.m. at 54 Gilbert Street, Orono. Materials Fee $5. Limit of 6 participants.  Ency Whitehill

1 p.m. Workshops:
Balloon Mania:
Balloon sculpting made easy!  From the simple dog, to the complex motorcycle, this is the chance to learn how to create simple balloons into exotic animals and amazing shapes. Basic balloon twisting skills are covered as well as more advanced techniques.  Open to all ages.  Workshop is offered at 1 p.m. at Old Town Elementary School. Zach Field

Crystal Pendant Jewelry Making:
Capture the healing power of crystals by wire-wrapping a water-quartz crystal pendant for you and a friend!  The class will have you make two crystal pendants. Beginners are welcome. Workshop is offered at 1 p.m. at Ency Whitehill’s studio at 54 Gilbert Street, Orono. Materials Fee: $5.  Limit of 6 participants. Ency Whitehill

Workshops offered at both 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.:
Beginning Bookbinding Workshop:
Come to this beginning bookbinding class and learn about the single signature binding and its variations. The single signature book is a gathering of papers, folded in two and sewn through the center. Each student will make several hand sewn book models and learn how make simple bookbinding tools to start their own bindery at home. No experience necessary, must be able to use a sewing needle or be accompanied by an adult. Please bring a pencil, a pair of scissors, glue stick, and an apron (optional). Workshop is offered at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Asa Adams Elementary School. Materials fee: $2.00 Limit of 12 participants. Nancy Leavitt

Beginning Print Making:
Learn the different types of printmaking. These printmaking techniques will include fun and simple printing approaches as well as ones that take a little more thought and time. Everyone will go home with several prints ready to frame. Workshop is offered at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Old Town Elementary School. Materials fee: $3.00 Limit of 10 participants. Pam Dunphy

Encaustic Painting:
In this fun workshop participants will receive hands-on instruction on how to make and use Encaustic painting, the ancient medium of the Egyptians. Included are materials for the workshop ( waxes, pigments etc.) and hands on use and manufacture of this beautiful wax medium. Other topics covered: proper painting surfaces, explanation of types of waxes, brushes, hot-plates, general painting techniques, including collage and polychroming sculpture, and a discussion of the use of the medium throughout history. Workshop is offered at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Asa Adams Elementary School. Materials fee: $3.00 Limit of 15 participants. Ed Nadeau

Improvisational Theatre:
This workshop will teach you how to think on your feet, perform scenes without a script and provide an understanding of the basic fundamentals of improvisational acting through performance and observation in a theatrical workshop environment. Ages 14 and over. Workshop is offered at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Asa Adams Elementary School. Limit of 20 participants.  Telly Coolong

Stomp the Yard:
Be the Beat!! Using buckets, garbage cans, water jugs, sticks and body percussion we will create rythms and steppin’ choreography to rock the house. If possible please bring your own drum sticks or two sturdy sticks from nature 8-10” long and 1/2-1” in diameters. All ages. Workshop is offered at 1 p.m. at Asa Adams Elementary School.  Ann Ross

Storytelling, Song, and Signing:
A chance to learn the art of American Sign Language with music and stories. Open to all ages. Workshop is offered at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Old Town Elementary School. Ana Caballaro

Watercolor Painting:
A basic watercolor class for all ages. that will include mixing and blending colors You will work on landscape and/or flowers. Workshop is offered at 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. at Old Town Elementary School. Materials fee: $3.  Janice Hambelton

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