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EAC Summer Workshop Series: Zentangle (Mindful Drawing) with Ann Cannizzaro

EAC will offer Zentangle: A Mindful Drawing Workshop with Ann Cannizzaro on Tuesday, August 22, from 1-3 pm. Participants will learn Zentangle, a popular drawing method for all skill levels. Using a simple eight-step process, attendees will create their own miniature masterpieces while learning about ‘tangles’, ‘tiles’, and ‘strings’. … [Read More]

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EAC’s Summer Workshop Series Continues

Eastport Arts Center’s Summer Workshop Series will continue in August with varied projects to inspire all types of crafters and artists. On Tuesday, August 8, Sara Myrick led a session on Upcycled Bottle Art. On, Tuesday, August 15, Audra Christie taught Beginners’ Wet Felting. The series concludes on August … [Read More]

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Workshop: Upcycled Bottle Art with Sara Myrick

Eastport Arts Center’s Summer Workshop Series will continue with Sara Myrick’s Upcycled Bottle Art on Tuesday, August 8, from 1-3 pm. Participants will have a chance to enjoy creative experimentation, using bottles as their canvases. Sculptural and surface design options will be provided. Popular instructor Sara Myrick is known … [Read More]

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Stay Cool at EAC Summer Workshops: Brush Lettering, July 18; Beeswax Candles, July 25

Eastport Arts Center will offer an Introduction to Brush Lettering with Alison Brynn Ross on Tuesday, July 18 from 1-3 pm. Participants will learn skills to make any lettering project extra special—from scrapbooks to greeting cards and more. Beginning with brush pen strokes and letter forms, using practice sheets created … [Read More]

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Workshop: Beeswax Candles with Arlene Wren

Eastport Arts Center will offer a workshop, Beeswax Candles with Arlene Wren, on July 25 from 1-3 pm. Participants will create hand-rolled candles from embossed beeswax sheets, cutting each sheet and their candle wick, then warming the wax with a hair dryer prior to rolling the desired candle shape—pillar … [Read More]

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Workshop: Brush Lettering with Alison Brynn Ross

Eastport Arts Center will offer an Introduction to Brush Lettering with Alison Brynn Ross on Tuesday, July 18 from 1-3 pm. Participants will learn skills to make any lettering project extra special—from scrapbooks to greeting cards and more. Beginning with brush pen strokes and letter forms, using practice sheets created … [Read More]

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Ostrander’s Two-Day Session to Provide Immersive Sculpture Experience for Students

EAC’s summer workshop series will conclude with a special two-day workshop, Figurative Ceramic Sculpture with Elizabeth Ostrander on Saturday and Sunday, August 27 and 28, from 12:30-4:30 p.m. Participants will learn to use traditional hand building techniques and the plasticity of clay to create a large scale work. This … [Read More]

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Henna Basics Next for Workshop Series, on August 16

EAC’s Summer Workshop Series continues from 1:30-3:30 pm, Tuesday, August 16, with Ashley Hinson-Dhakal’s Henna Basics. Participants will learn about the history and traditional use of henna, as well as different designs and their meanings. Attendees will be provided with a tube of natural henna paste that may be … [Read More]

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Whimsical, Family-Friendly Workshop to Teach 3D Decoupage Techniques (August 9!)

EAC’s Summer Workshop Series continues Tuesday, August 9, with Faux Candle Fairy Bottle Lights from 1:30-3:30 pm. Engaging instructor Sue Riddle will lead attendees in a quick and easy craft with magical results. Using a decoupage technique on old wine bottles, crafters will create enchanting decorative lamps, perfect for … [Read More]

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Diverse Workshops an Engaging Summer Focal Point at EAC

EAC’s recent Summer Workshop Series offerings have delighted attendees with detailed, thought provoking projects presented by experienced teachers. The series began June 28 with Leslie Bowman’s session on photography, which drew aspiring shutterbugs from as far away as Columbia, ME, as well as from Eastport, Robbinston and Whiting. Bowman’s class … [Read More]

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The work of Eastport Arts Center is funded in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission, an independent state agency supported by the National Endowment for the Arts. The work of Eastport Arts Center is funded in part by a grant from the Maine Arts Commission, an independent state agency supported by the National Endowment for the Arts.