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Common Street Arts

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93 Main Street
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
(207) 872-ARTS http://www.commonstreetarts.org

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September 2017

fresco workshop with barbara sullivan

Sat. Sep 30

Common Street Arts

Join artist Barbara Sullivan for a hands-on exploration of the medium of fresco painting. Students will develop an understanding and working knowledge of true buon fresco (painting into freshly laid wet plaster). Learn the many steps involved, how to prepare substrates, arriccio, and intonaco layers of plaster and how to grind pigments like the old…

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October 2017

printing the streets of waterville

Tue. Oct 3

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teen tuesdays: printing the streets of waterville- with ink and rollers in hand, create unique prints of the manhole covers, grates and metal work of our town. participants will go home with a t-shirt that they create on the walk about town. ages 13+.

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nature journals: flora, fauna, lichen moss

Thu. Oct 5

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elementary thursdays: create a unique nature journal of your own to bring home. fill it with collected items on a walk and observational drawings of the natural world. ages 6-12.

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create your own zoetrope animation

Tue. Oct 10

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teen tuesdays: create your own zoetrope animation- using the exhibit “into the forest” as inspiration, we will make a zoetrope, a fun way to create your own animation. ages 13+.

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giant mask making inspired by nature

Thu. Oct 12

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elementary thursdays: giant mask making inspired by nature- create large masks inspired by the nature around us and animals in the current exhibit “into the forest.” ages 6-12.

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illustrations and cartoons with russ cox

Tue. Oct 17

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teen tuesdays: illustrations and cartoons with russ cox- children’s book illustrator and author russ cox will share his secrets to his funny and creative illustrations. go home with a new character of your own invention based on maine forest flora and fauna. ages 13+.

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illustrations + cartoons with russ cox

Thu. Oct 19

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elementary thursdays: children’s book illustrator and author russ cox will share some secrets to his funny and creative illustrations. go home with a monster character of your own invention based on the maine forest flora and fauna.ages 6-12.

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pumpkin carving creations

Tue. Oct 24

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teen tuesdays: pumpkin carving creations- using knives and chisels on pumpkins safely, we will create incredible carved pumpkins for our homes. ages 13+.

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pumpkin carving with printing tools

Thu. Oct 26

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elementary thursdays: pumpkin carving with printing tools- learn to carve fun and unique pumpkin art to bring home. ages 6-12.

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November 2017

podcasting with jon part 1

Tue. Nov 7

Common Street Arts

teen tuesdays: podcasting with jon part 1- join techie and podcasting wiz jon graham to learn how to podcast! the first week will cover what a podcast is and conducting interviews. ages 13+.

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shadow art

Thu. Nov 9

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elementary thursdays: shadow art- make your own little figure to pose and make shadow art cards! ages 6-12.

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podcasting with jon part 2

Tue. Nov 14

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teen tuesdays: podcasting with jon part 2- part two of podcasting in which we will learn to edit using garageband and adding music and sound effects to podcasts. ages 13+.

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winter weeds weaving

Thu. Nov 16

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elementary thursdays: winter weeds weaving- create unique outdoor art woven in castonguay square from collected weeds and grasses. ages 6-12.

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podcasting with jon part 3

Tue. Nov 28

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teen tuesdays: podcasting with jon part 3- in part three, we will finalize edits and post our creations online! don’t miss this fun series! ages 13+.

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holiday ornaments with denae spencer

Thu. Nov 30

Common Street Arts

elementary thursdays: holiday ornaments with denae spencer- make your own clay holiday ornaments! ages 6-12.

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December 2017

ornaments with denae spencer

Tue. Dec 5

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teen tuesdays: ornaments with denae spencer- make your own clay holiday ornaments! ages 13+.

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holiday card printmaking

Thu. Dec 7

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elementary thursdays: holiday card printmaking- learn to make a printed holiday card of your very own design! go home with cards that you have printed. ages 6-12.

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holiday card printmaking

Tue. Dec 12

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teen tuesdays: holiday card printmaking- learn to make block printed holiday card of your very own design! go home with ten cards that you have printed. ages 13+.

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holiday cookie decorating

Thu. Dec 14

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elementary thursdays: holiday cookie decorating- this delicious art project will teach you the skills you need to make some incredible and arty cookies! ages 6-12.

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