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Summer Workshop Series: Needle-Felted Sea Creature Mobile with Audra Christie

EAC’s Summer Workshop Series continues with Audra Christie’s Needle-Felted Sea Creature Mobile, offered via Zoom on Tuesday, July 21 from 1-3 pm. In this live virtual workshop, participants will learn the method of needle felting with cookie cutters, from the comfort of their own homes. Participants will use metal sea-creature themed … [Read More]

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Summer Workshop Series: Introduction to Henna Tattoos with Ashley Hinson Dhakal

EAC’s Summer Workshop Series continues with Ashley Hinson Dhakal’s Introduction to Henna, offered via Zoom on Tuesday, July 14 from 1-2 pm. Participants will learn about the history and traditional use of henna, as well as view different designs and learn their meanings. Each student will be provided with … [Read More]

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Henna Workshop is July 14—Learn More in Video with Instructor, Ashley Hinson Dhakal

Coming next week—Tuesday, July 14—our Summer Workshop Series will present An Introduction to Henna Tattoos with Ashley Hinson Dhakal! Hear Ashley describe the workshop, and see some inspiring images in this video (and THANKS to volunteer Bill Johnson for the original music!!). Find full workshop information here; please sign … [Read More]

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Henna Tattoos, Needle-Felted Sea Creatures Next in Workshop Series!

EAC’s Summer Workshop Series continues via Zoom with Ashley Hinson Dhakal’s Introduction to Henna Tattoos on Tuesday, July 14, and Audra Christie’s Needle Felted Sea Creature Mobile on Tuesday, July 21. Click on the workshop names above, or visit our events calendar for full details about these workshops. Local … [Read More]

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EAC’s First Zoom Workshop—Beach Fairy Houses—Brightened a Cloudy Day

Sixteen participants aged 6 and up had a great time making their own fairy houses via Zoom with their cheerful and encouraging instructor, Sara Myrick. After sculpting their grout-walled houses over a mold, participants enjoyed decorating the structures with a multitude of beach-gleaned items: beautiful shells, various colored sea … [Read More]

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Meet Ann Cannizzaro, Instructor for Our July Summer Arts Camp (Sign up by Sunday, 7/5!)

EAC’s first session of Summer Arts Camp—’I Wonder with Watercolors’—is July 7, 8 and 9, and will be offered via Zoom for children ages 6-13. Read all about it here, and check out the video promo made by instructor Ann Cannizzaro and her daughter, Nia Aretakis. Due to supplies … [Read More]

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Step Into ‘Beach Fairy Houses’ with Sara Myrick’s Video, Plus Read About Full Workshop Scholarship

Sara Myrick, who’ll teach EAC’s Summer Workshop Series opener, ‘Beach Fairy Houses’ reviews in this video what participants will receive in their supplies kit for the workshop, which is coming up via Zoom on June 30, 2020. Also covered are materials participants will want to gather at home, and … [Read More]

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Summer Workshop Series Kicks Off with Fairy Houses, Watercolors, Henna and Felting!

EAC’s Summer Workshop series will be offered virtually this year, and instructors have worked with EAC’s Education & Outreach Director, Alison Brennan, to come up with an array of fascinating projects to be taught online. The series begins June 30 with longtime EAC instructor Sara Myrick’s Beach Fairy House … [Read More]

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Epoxy Students Stuck It All Together

On January 25, Melissa Newcomb presented a workshop on Epoxy Basics for a group of 20 students at Eastport Arts Center (EAC). Newcomb’s teaching technique and her very organized set-up made for a fun and creative class. Students learned the dos and don’ts of working with epoxy resin, and … [Read More]

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Workshop: Epoxy Resin Craft with Melissa Newcomb

PLEASE NOTE: This class is now full! We have started a waitlist, and if enough people sign up, we will offer this workshop again at a later date. Please email alison@eastportartscenter.org to express interest.   Melissa Newcomb will teach an introductory level workshop on Epoxy Resin techniques on Saturday, … [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.