Summer art classes at Annmarie

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Summer art classes at Annmarie

Solomon's Island, MD - 6/6/2013

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By Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center

June 5, 2013, Solomons, Maryland – Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center (Annmarie Garden) in Solomons, Maryland, offers a variety of classes for all adults and children.  Advance registration is required.  Call 410-326-4640 or visit www.annmariegarden.org for detailed information. Annmarie Garden Members receive a discount!

Adult Classes:

Annmarie Garden will present Girls Night Out: Wine and Dish, a two-class series taught by Sarah Houde, on August 26 & September 9, 6:30 pm - 9:30pm both nights. Grab your favorite snack or beverage and join us for a fun night out as we use soft clay slabs and coils to make traditional or whimsical serving platters. Learn to add textural embellishments and colorful glazes while making your platter dishwasher and food safe.Cost is $70 for non-members; $65 for members. Advance registration is required; please call 410-326-4640.

Annmarie Garden will present Brilliant Blooms: A Watercolor Workshop, a two class series taught by Mary Blumberg on June 22, 2013, 10:00 am - 3:30pm. Learn to paint "rhodies"- the beautiful blossoms of rhododendrons that are a dominant eye-pleaser in Maryland springtime landscapes. Color, light, shadow and and high contrast will be discussed to develop perfect petals in your paintings. Join us, some experience with watercolors preferred. Cost is $100 for non-members; $95 for members. Visit www.annmariegarden.org or call 410-326-4640 to register.

Annmarie Garden will present a Watercolor Bold and Loose Class, a two class series taught by Nancy Thompson, July 9 & 10, 2013, 10:00 am – 3:30 pm. This two day watercolor workshop will give you techniques and tools to make your watercolors bold and loose using color and contrast. It is a workshop suitable for all levels. Cost is $135 for non-members; $125 for members; advanced registration required. Visit www.annmariegarden.org or call 410-326-4640 to register.

Annmarie Garden will present a Getting Started With Pastel, a three-class series taught by Mary Ellen Carsley, July 31 – August 2, 2013; 10:00 am – 12:00 pm. This course is designed for the beginning and intermediate student interested in focusing their efforts on developing strong color skills through the medium of pastel and its various techniques. Students will also have the opportunity to hone their drawing and compositional skills as well. Cost is $70for non-members; $65 for members. Advanced registration required; please call 410-326-4640 to register.

Annmarie Garden will present a Sea Glass Jewelry Class, taught by Liz Printz, June 23, 2013, 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm. Create a beautiful pendant and matching earrings with sea glass found on local southern Maryland beaches. Students will learn quick, easy assembly techniques to incorporate sea glass and beachy found objects into fun, creative jewelry. Cost is $30 for non-members; $25 for members; advanced registration required. Visit www.annmariegarden.org or call 410-326-4640 to register.

Annmarie Garden will present Introduction to Stained Glass – June Session, taught by Leza Hepler, on June 22, 2013, 10:00 am - 2:00pm. Learn the fundamentals behind stained glass art as we explore the copper foil technique. Learn to cut, shape and grind glass, foiling and soldering techniques, to make a small sun-catcher for your window. Cost is $45 for non-members; $40 for members. Visit www.annmariegarden.org or call 410-326-4640 to register.

Annmarie Garden will present Stained Glass – 3D Fairies, taught by Leza Hepler, on July 13, 2013, 10:00 am - 5:00pm. For beginning and intermediate students, come learn basic copper foil techniques and use them to create a 3-dimensional fairy for your home. Finished product is roughly 10" long. Cost is $80 for non-members; $75 for members; advanced registration required. Visit www.annmariegarden.org or call 410-326-4640 to register.

NEW!!!

Annmarie Garden will present artLAB Walking Sticks, taught by Barbara Boward and Susan Fletcher, on June 30, 2013, 10:00 am - 1:00pm. Join us for a morning of creativity and imagination as you make your own Walking Stick or Talking Stick using a historic southern Maryland tobacco stick. Use found and re-purposed objects, or items that have special meaning to you – stones, beads, fossils, buttons, vintage jewelry, small pictures or other mementos to design and create a practical and beautiful treasure. Class includes ideas on decorating and personalizing, wire wrapping, and beading. Tobacco sticks, beads, shells, a variety of found objects, wire, and adhesive provided. Cost is $40 for non-members; $35 for members; advanced registration required. Visit www.annmariegarden.org or call 410-326-4640 to register.

Children’s classes:

Annmarie Garden will present Spectacular Shadow Puppets!, for ages 9-13, July 25 & July 26, 2013, 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Learn how to draw animals and make puppets from your drawings in the ancient tradition of the Asian Shadow puppet theater. Put on a show for your peers! Cost is $45 for non-members; $40 for members. Visit www.annmariegarden.org or call 410-326-4640 to register.

Annmarie Garden will present Play in Clay:  Fabulous Fairy & Gnome Homes, for ages 6 and above, July 25 & July 26, 2013, 1:00 – 4:00 pm. Have you explored Annmarie's fabulous fairy houses? Learn techniques to create a ceramic fairy house or gnome home to display in your yard! Pinch, coil, and slab techniques will be demonstrated. Parents must sign up with children ages 6-11; parents get to make their own creature, too! Cost is $50 for non-members/individuals and $60 parent/child couple; $40 for individual members and $50 for parent/child pair. Visit www.annmariegarden.org or call 410-326-4640 to register. 



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