Your Creative Getaway on the Coast of Maine

Art EscapeŽ creative getaways cover a unique variety of subjects from stained glass to metalsmithing, painting to collage. All Art EscapeŽ art classes are suitable for complete beginners as well as advanced artists. These classes are taught by professional artists who will guide you through this enriching experience; providing you with the right tools, materials and instruction so that you can step right into the art making process. Treat yourself to a weekend of creative indulgence in a stress free and relaxing environment.

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Catherine Bickford 
Artascope Studios 
207 799-5154 
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Art Night Out workshops are designed to nurture creativity and help you make art. We make it easy by providing the right tools, materials, and instruction so that you can step right into the art making process and express yourself. No prior experience is necessary and all materials are included in the cost.

Artist Series

These six week in-depth classes are for you to indulge your inner artist. This format is perfect for absolute beginners looking for a challenge, or for intermediate students looking to sharpen their skills. Each Artist Series meets once a week for six weeks, three hours at a setting. The curriculum begins with weekly projects and gradually progresses to individual exploration. Artist Series classes cost $195 for a six week session or $40 per class. Starter material kits are available.

Necktie ChairNecktie Chair Weaving

Friday 6 - 9pm, Saturday 10am - 6pm, Sunday 10am - 2pm

Instructor: Diane Brakeley

Using re-purposed silk neckties, learn techniques that will lead to the transformation of ordinary furniture to what will become heirloom treasures. Starting with a chair that had a rush or woven seat, you will learn how to remove the old seat, prepare the chair, prepare old ties, and then weave a new seat, creating a wonderful and unique new chair. You are guaranteed to love the results! Diane will also share ideas for using every bit of your ties to make everything from handbags to skirts.

Visit the Art Escape website for more information and the complete listing of Art Escape art classes.

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Catherine Bickford
Artascope Studios
207 799-5154