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10 Water Street, Suite 106
Waterville, ME 04901 United States
2076160292 https://www.commonstreetarts.org

October 2018

folded paper portraits – teen tuesdays

Tue. Oct 2

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Drawing inspiration from the exhibition, Face to Face: Portraits by Rabee Kiwan in the CSA gallery, students will create folded paper portraits. Paper quilling is a beautiful art form that we will explore for this event. Learn how to curl, fold, and otherwise alter paper to create a unique self-portrait. Teen Tuesdays are for ages 13+. Admission…

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beginning wheel class- 6 week workshop

Wed. Oct 3

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This six-week pottery class will teach students the basics of throwing clay on the wheel. The class will start with clay basics and expand to creating mugs, bowls, plates, and other objects based on student interest. Skills that will be develop include centering, shaping, trimming, handle making, and decoration and glazing. Students will also assist…

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folded paper portraits – after school art club

Thu. Oct 4

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The fun art of paper portraiture will be explored in this after-school activity! Drawing inspiration from the exhibition, Face to Face: Portraits by Rabee Kiwan in the CSA gallery, students will create folded paper portraits. Admission is $12 per session. Scholarships available. Elementary ages 7-12.

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open house

Thu. Oct 4

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Join Waterville Creates! + Common Street Arts in their new space at the Hathaway Creative Center. The night will feature free clay demonstrations, tours of the classroom and clay studio.  This open house is in conjunction with the exhibition opening of Face to Face: Portraits by Rabee Kiwan.  All ages welcome.

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acrylic portraits – teen tuesdays

Tue. Oct 9

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Drawing inspiration from the exhibition, Face to Face: Portraits by Rabee Kiwan in the CSA gallery, students will view the portraits on view and then create their own acrylic portraits. Teen Tuesdays are for ages 13+. Admission is $12 per person.

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after school art club: clay portraits

Thu. Oct 11

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Drawing inspiration from the exhibition, Face to Face: Portraits by Rabee Kiwan in the CSA gallery, students will view portraits in the exhibition and then create their own three dimensional clay portraits. These awesome selfies made of clay will be fired and ready to pick up the following week. $15. Scholarships available.

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folded paper portraits

Sat. Oct 13

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Come try your hand at paper quilling - the art of rolling, folding, looping, overlapping, curling, and otherwise contorting paper into a unique design. For this event, we'll be practicing different techniques to craft a self-portrait! This event is in conjunction with our exhibition Face to Face: Portraits by Rabee Kiwan. We will be creating unique…

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leaf art portraits and painting – teen tuesdays

Tue. Oct 16

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Drawing inspiration from the exhibition, Face to Face: Portraits by Rabee Kiwan in the CSA gallery, students will use collected leaves to create portraits of people and animals. This unique art form is preserved with 'Mod Podge' to make the leaf colors last! Common Street Arts offers a dynamic after-school program. Each week we will have a…

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after school art club: painting with leaves

Thu. Oct 18

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Inspired by the Maine fall season, this week after school art club participants will create paintings with autumn leaves! Ages 7-12. Admission is $12. Scholarships are available.

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Felting with Susan

Sat. Oct 20

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Mixed media and fiber artist Susan Mills will guide you through the process of wet felting using merino wool, soapy water, and a palm sander. The possibilities are endless for the creation of your own magically unique handbag, vessel, or wall hanging. Learn how to arrange fibers to form seamless unique pieces. Participants will create…

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tea towel embroidery

Sat. Oct 20

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Join us for another crafty afternoon! Whether you are starting to prepare for the holiday season, or want to make a special gift for one of your favorite people, today's activity will allow you to create a custom tea towel. Bring a photo of you or a friend to embroider onto a tea towel. Instructors…

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pumpkin portraits – teen tuesdays

Tue. Oct 23

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The spooky season is here! Join Common Street Arts to carve pumpkin portraits for your home! We'll show you how to transfer an image onto the pumpkin, and how to safely carve the incredible designs onto pumpkins using knives and chisels. Teen Tuesdays are for ages 13+. Admission is $12 per session. Scholarships available.

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after school art club: pumpkin portraits

Thu. Oct 25

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Join Common Street Arts to create carved pumpkin faces and explore different printing tools to create these fun works of art! Ages 7-12. Admission is $12. Scholarships are available.

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beginning wheel class- 6 week workshop

Thu. Oct 25

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This six-week pottery class will teach students the basics of throwing clay on the wheel. The class will start with clay basics and expand to creating mugs, bowls, plates, and other objects based on student interest. Skills that will be developed include centering, shaping, trimming, handle making, and decoration and glazing. The instructor will work…

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pumpkin portraits

Sat. Oct 27

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Tired of the same old design year after year for your pumpkin? Come spice things up with Common Street Arts at our pumpkin carving and painting event! We'll be using printing tools to transform the bland orange surface into a unique pumpkin portrait. This event is in conjunction with our exhibition Face to Face: Portraits by…

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creepy mask making – teen tuesdays

Tue. Oct 30

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Forgot  your Halloween costume? Need a mask for a Halloween party? No worries, we can fix that! Join us today to create your own creepy mask! Teen Tuesdays are for ages 13+. Admission is $12 per session. Scholarships available

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November 2018

after school art club: leaf printing on fabric

Thu. Nov 1

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Join Common Street Arts to learn how to transfer leaf colors onto your own fabric shirt or bag! Ages 7-12. Admission is $12. Scholarships are available.

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introduction to wheel throwing- one day

Sat. Nov 3

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Have you ever wanted to try throwing clay on a wheel without the commitment of a six-week class? This introductory morning class will involve the basics: centering, throwing, and making a simple object. Beginners are encouraged to try this class. Come discover the magic of pottery! Ages 15+ Limit: 6 students Instructor: Denae Ferguson

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beer tasting and mug making

Wed. Nov 7

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Have a birthday party coming up, but you haven't bought the gift yet? Did your favorite mug break this week? Just need some time to yourself? Come craft a special decal mug and taste some awesome Waterville Brewing Company beer! Oh the fun we'll have when art meets quality brew! Ages 21+

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after school art club: clay monsters

Thu. Nov 8

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Join Common Street Arts this week as we discover the art of monster making with clay! The monsters will be fired and ready for pick up the following week! Ages 7-12. Admission is $15 for clay classes. Scholarships are available.

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The Art of the Proposal

Thu. Nov 8

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Are you an artist who is ready to apply for artist calls, grants, and residencies? Do your eyes glaze over in panic when you read the proposal submission requirements? If so, this workshop is for you! Join Anne Marie Purkey Levine for this informal workshop where she will walk you through the nuts and bolts…

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coloring silk scarves

Sat. Nov 10

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You can never have too many scarves. In fact, you may be missing a color for this season. Join Common Street Arts to learn how to create natural dyed silk scarves with instructor Vickie Limberger. The class will use leaves, flowers, and other natural elements to make these fabulous dyed scarves. Just in time for…

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altered books with robin- teen tuesdays

Tue. Nov 13

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The wonderful book art of Robin Duperry is full of whimsy and fun! Teens are invited to come try their hand at book carving and learn a bit about the art of altered books from the artist herself! Teen Tuesdays are for ages 13+. Admission is $12 per session. Scholarships available

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