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ArtsAlive! Education Center

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200 High St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
410 778 6300

April 2020

Intermediate Pastels with Mary Pritchard – Surface Quality (Early April)

April 1 @ 9:00 am - April 3 @ 4:00 pm
ArtsAlive! Education Center, 200 High St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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The quality of the surface in a pastel painting can make or break the success of the work. In this innovative new workshop from pastel artist and popular workshop instructor Mary Pritchard, students will step back from “making pictures” right away and instead will focus on experimenting with new techniques for handling pastel. They will explore a variety of pastel surfaces, both “off the shelf” and custom made in class. As part of the process, students will underpaint, add pastel…

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Wednesday Whimsy! Drop In Arts & Craft Time

April 1 @ 2:00 pm - July 22 @ 4:00 pm
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ArtsAlive! Education Center, 200 High St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Drop in to work on your own project or try a small activity we've created each week. Enjoy time to make and do something creative! We welcome you to enjoy: Wellness - Take time for YOU Wonder - Have fun Wisdom - Learn something new Warmth - Meet friends We welcome You!        

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Monday Afternoon Life Drawing (Ongoing)

April 6 @ 1:00 pm - August 17 @ 4:00 pm
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ArtsAlive! Education Center, 200 High St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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The drawing of the human figure requires the highest level of artistic ability and when mastered, these same skills apply to the still life, landscape, and all fields of art. RiverArts offers opportunities to practice your skills by hiring a live model for Life Drawing, Every Monday afternoon 1 to 4 pm There are tables, chairs, and easels in the space for your use. Acceptable to arrive late or depart early. Bring a snack and a drink. All levels of…

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Metal Stamping Workshop

April 8 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
ArtsAlive! Education Center, 200 High St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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In this exciting workshop, students will learn how to stamp words, patterns and images onto aluminum, copper and silver blanks and texture using design stamps. Students will also use the torch to make balled headpins and make wrapped crystal drops to add a little sparkle. Then make a pretty charm bracelet, put it all together and wear it home. This is a fun, stress-free workshop where design meets imagination. For supplies, there is an additional Kit Fee due to the…

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The Benefits for YOU of Chestertown’s Arts & Entertainment District – For All Interested Makers: Visual Artists, Musicians, Writers, & Creatives of All Types

April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
ArtsAlive! Education Center, 200 High St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Come learn about the benefits of making & selling your art in a state-designated Arts & Entertainment (A&E) District. You will hear directly from the Maryland State Arts Council's Deputy Director, Steven Skerritt-Davis, who heads up this statewide program. And you will be able to ask questions of two talented Chestertown couples who currently create & sell their work in our A&E District -- amazing glass artists Patti & Dave Hegland (www.heglandglass.com) and dynamic illustrator/author duo Robbi Behr & Matthew…

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Intermediate Pastels with Mary Pritchard – Surface Quality (Mid April)

April 15 @ 9:00 am - April 17 @ 4:00 pm
ArtsAlive! Education Center, 200 High St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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The quality of the surface in a pastel painting can make or break the success of the work. In this innovative new workshop from pastel artist and popular workshop instructor Mary Pritchard, students will step back from “making pictures” right away and instead will focus on experimenting with new techniques for handling pastel. They will explore a variety of pastel surfaces, both “off the shelf” and custom made in class. As part of the process, students will underpaint, add pastel…

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Darling Spring Animals ~ Needle Felting

April 30 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
ArtsAlive! Education Center, 200 High St.
Chestertown, MD 21620 United States
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Discover the art of needle felting as you transform wool into darling three-dimensional sculptures. In this class, you will make one felted creation, and you will leave with a little kit with the supplies to continue your felting! You are welcome to bring a lunch, or there’s a great bakery across the street! Come learn something new and have fun! Clara Daining creates one-of-a-kind handmade folk art, needle felting creations, and repurposed jewelry. In this world of mass production, she…

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