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50 Mayo Street • Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426
knormandin@pvaec.org • 207-564-6525 • Fax: 207-564-3481
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Basic Woodworking

Offered by PVAEC - Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Would you like to learn the basics of woodworking? This is not a workshop in building bird houses but rather an eight week course to teach those who want to learn the necessary skills in becoming an amateur woodworker. It will include an... Read more

Schedule Cost: $35.00  Instructor Instructor: Charles Campione
 Schedule Schedule: September 10 - October 29th, 2014 at 6:00 pm; runs on Wed

Chair Caning

Offered by PVAEC - Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Chair caning is easier than it looks!Don’t let those heirlooms waste away in the attic any longer! Bring your own project in and learn different types of seat weaving - woven and pressed cane, rush, splint and tape.Your project should... Read more

Schedule Cost: $35.00  Instructor Instructor: Charles Shaffer
 Schedule Schedule: October 1 - November 5th, 2014 at 7:00 pm; runs on Wed

Delightful Drop Spindling

Offered by PVAEC - Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

If you have been fascinated with the idea of designing your own yarn, you may want to grab or borrow a drop spindle and get spinning. Delightful Drop Spindling is a basic spinning course to get you started to creating your own exclusive... Read more

Schedule Cost: $45.00  Instructor Instructor: Brandi Schoch
 Schedule Schedule: September 13th, 2014 at 2:00 pm; runs on Sat for 1 week

Drawing

Offered by PVAEC - Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Learn the basics of pencil drawing, focusing on simple shapes, tones and shadows, and using elements of design to create composition, with an emphasis on portraiture. Suzette East, local renowned artist, will guide you through the steps... Read more

Schedule Cost: $35.00  Instructor Instructor: Suzette East
 Schedule Schedule: September 9 - October 28th, 2014 at 9:00 am; runs on Tue for 8 weeks

Fabulous Fiber Prep

Offered by PVAEC - Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Are you a real DIY’er? This class will teach you how to process your own fiber for spinning or felting. Discover how to scour (wash) your raw fiber, dry it, pick, card or comb your fiber, and how to eliminate waste. You’ll learn how to... Read more

Schedule Cost: $45.00  Instructor Instructor: Brandi Schoch
 Schedule Schedule: September 27th, 2014 at 2:00 pm; runs on Sat for 1 week

Introduction to Throwing Lidded Jars -Intermediate levels welcome

Offered by PVAEC - Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

An introduction to throwing lidded jars on the potter’s wheel. This class is for those who are comfortable at throwing cylinders. There are several types of thrown lids. We shall begin with a basic inset-style lid where the gallery... Read more

Schedule Cost: $75.00  Instructor Instructor: Jemma Gascoine
 Schedule Schedule: October 14 - December 9th, 2014 at 6:30 pm; runs on Tue

Knit -Socks or Mittens!

Offered by PVAEC - Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Once you’ve worn handmade socks, your feet won’t be satisfied with anything else. If you are comfortable knitting, purling, increasing and decreasing then you are ready to tackle socks. We will create a sock on double-pointed needles... Read more

Schedule Cost: $19.00  Instructor Instructor: Kathy Normandin
 Schedule Schedule: September 13 - 27th, 2014 at 10:00 am; runs on Sat

Landscape Painting

Offered by PVAEC - Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Discover the art of Landscape Painting. Bring your paints and brushes and learn to paint this art form. In this class with local artist, Suzette East, you will be inspired to create beautiful, very realistic scenic canvases. Learn how to... Read more

Schedule Cost: $35.00  Instructor Instructor: Suzette East
 Schedule Schedule: September 9 - October 28th, 2014 at 12:00 pm; runs on Tue for 8 weeks

Making a Bowl on a Potter's Wheel

Offered by PVAEC - Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

This will be a fun, hands-on exploration of building a bowl from clay by pinching, using coils, using slabs and throwing on a potter’s wheel. We shall consider how we can use our hands in different ways to make a useful object that... Read more

Schedule Cost: $75.00  Instructor Instructor: Jemma Gascoine
 Schedule Schedule: October 14 - December 9th, 2014 at 4:00 pm; runs on Tue

Quilting -Dover-Foxcroft

Offered by PVAEC - Piscataquis Valley Adult Education Cooperative

Quilters of every level will find a fit for this class. Looking to just have fun while working on your project? Or perhaps you want just a bit of a challenge, or maybe you’re ready to learn a new technique. Either way this will fit your... Read more

Schedule Cost: $35.00  Instructor Instructor: Freda Gaw
 Schedule Schedule: September 4 - November 6th, 2014 at 12:30 pm; runs on Thu

 
 
 
 

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50 Mayo Street • Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426
knormandin@pvaec.org • 207-564-6525 • Fax: 207-564-3481