One thing I enjoy almost as much as drawing is sharing my love of art with others. My classes are packed with information and inspiration, and I hope my enthusiasm helps all of my students to find their own creative voice. Classes are held through local adult community education programs. Classes can be one night or multi-week workshops. Check the listings below for upcoming classes (the links will take you to more information, including how to register for a class) or contact me to discuss scheduling a class.

2018

Colored Pencil Explorations 6-week Artist Series

Discover the versatility of colored pencil as you learn the fundamental techniques for working with this incredible medium. Classes will include discussions and demonstrations on creating form and volume, layering and blending colors, and how to create a variety of textures (e.g. metal, glass, leaves, fur, feathers). All levels are welcome. Download the supply list »

  • Tuesdays, Mar. 19 – Apr. 24 | 9:00am – 12:00pm at Artascope
  • Can’t come to all 6 classes? Contact Artascope at (207) 847-4060 for drop-in availability.

Watercolor Landscapes: Skies

Skies set the mood of a painting and are the perfect subject for watercolor. In this class we’ll explore a variety of techniques as we paint different clouds types, dramatic sunsets, mist, falling rain, and wind. There will be instructor led demonstrations and plenty of time for individual guidance. No experience is necessary, all levels are welcome. Download the supply list »

Colored Pencil Botanicals

Get ready for the upcoming gardening season by learning how to capture the beauty of your favorite flower, fruit, or vegetable. Using colored pencils you will learn techniques to create realistic plant and leaf textures. Classes will include demonstrations, discussions on mixing colors, and plenty of time for practice and individual guidance. All levels of drawing experience are welcome.

Watercolor Florals Session 1

Spring is a wonderful time to paint flowers from the garden. Join me as we explore a variety of techniques for capturing the beauty of flowers and leaves in watercolor. Some of the flowers we will paint include sunflowers, peonies, and poppies. There will be demonstrations and plenty of time for and individual guidance. All levels are welcome. Download the supply list »

Watercolor Florals Session 2

Join me as we continue our exploration in painting flowers. Using a variety of watercolor techniques we will capture the beauty of flowers and leaves from the garden. There will be demonstrations and plenty of time for and individual guidance. All levels are welcome. Participation in Session 1 is not required. Download the supply list »

Past Classes & Workshops

2018

  • Jan – Feb: Colored Pencil Explorations 6-week artist series
  • Jan: Watercolor Birds

2017

  • Nov – Dec: Colored Pencil Explorations 6-week artist series
  • Oct – Nov: Colored Pencil Textures
  • Oct – Nov: Drawing Workshops – Fall Foliage, Puffin, Black Bear, Chickadee & Pinecone
  • Sept – Oct: Watercolor Landscapes
  • Jun: Watercolor Florals
  • Jun: Chinese Brush Painting Birds & Animals: One Day Workshop
  • May – Jun: Chinese Brush Painting 6-week artist series
  • May: Drawing Workshops: Birds, Botanicals, and Drawing Owls on Black Paper
  • Apr: Introduction to Chinese Brush Painting: One Day Workshop
  • Apr: Paint Night – Chinese Brush Irises
  • Jan – Mar: Magic of Watercolor Pencil
  • Jan – Feb: Introduction to Watercolor Painting

2016

    Barred Owl

  • Nov – Dec: Drawing Maine Wild Life
  • Oct: Chinese Brush Painting Poinsettias
  • Sept – Oct: Nature Sketching
  • June: Introduction to Chinese Brush Painting
  • Mar – June: Drawing Birds in Watercolor Pencil
  • Mar – May: Drawing Plants in Colored Pencil
  • Jan – Mar: Introduction to Creative Lettering

2015

  • Dec: Paint Your Own Holiday Cards
  • Nov: Drawing Animals in Colored Pencil
  • Nov: Colored Pencil Drawing Night
  • Oct: Quick & Clever Watercolor Pencils
  • Sept: Drawing Night: Pastel Panda
  • Apr – May: Drawing Birds in Colored Pencil
  • The Queen - OrchidMar – Apr: Drawing the Kitchen Garden in Colored Pencil
  • Jan – Feb: Introduction to Watercolor Pencil

2014

  • Nov – Dec: Drawing on Black Paper
  • Oct – Dec: Drawing Nature with Colored Pencil
  • Sept – Oct: Getting Started with Colored Pencil
  • Sept: Colored Pencil Workshop for Beginners
  • Apr – May: Drawing Birds in Colored Pencil
  • Feb – Mar: Getting Started with Colored Pencil