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Classes

Archiving Your Life - Archiving Your Family Photographs

Hosted by: Photosmith
Saturday April 13 and April 20, 9:30- 11:30 AM
Tuition $75 per session or $125 for both

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Session One: Will cover both printed & digital material. We will discuss sharing vs. preserving, the risks of not doing anything, the 4-STEP archiving process, the difference between archiving and digitizing, back-up methods, and most importantly, you will see samples of all the fun & meaningful preservation projects that can easily be accomplished after photos and material are organized and digitized.

Session Two: Bring your bags and boxes of photos and enjoy a self-serve station with coffee and tea while we help you through an actual hands-on session of sorting & organizing photos. You will use the 4-STEP process, introduced in Session One, which can then also be continued on your own until your entire photo collection is organized & archivally stored. Session Two includes the following for each attendee: Sorting space Photo safe pencil, sticky pad and register tape one 4x6 Archive 900 Kit by Archival Methods Kit includes: Hinged box, 1 pack of 25 4x6 archive envelopes and 25 archival safe index cards – NO SUBSTITTIONS Archival Methods is made up of industry experts with years of experience, who provide products that are the highest quality archival boxes and cases on the market. They are an approved vendor of APPO (The Association of Personal Photo Organizers)

Class tuition is discounted to $125.00 for those who register for both at time of registration – discount taken at registrationClasses and Archive Kit are non-refundable

An Evening of Painting

Taught by: Beverly Perkins

Level - Beginner Acrylic

Wednesday April 20, 7-9 PM

Tuition $40




Join us for a night of inspiration using a limited pallet to create you own original New England Landscape Painting. Beverly will guide you through the basic process and techniques.

The Art Center ...The perfect place to create

All supplies are included
Light hor derves will be served
Complimentary Beverage included

About the Instructor: Beverly Perkins received her B.F.A. in Jewelry and Metalsmithing from 1986 The Portland School Of Art. Her concentration was in Hallowware until 1987 when her first job as a jeweler was solely making jewelry by hand, ie: soldering, forming, forging, stone setting, and designing jewelry. She has also worked on restoring estate jewelry. Beverly is a certified Diamondtologist from the Diamond Council of America. Beverly has been in the jewelry business for 31 years, and has worked for several major companies.

Her love for music, led her to award winning Trumpet status and she correlates this combinination in her jewelry, metalsmithing, painting and photography by best quoting the words of her favorite painter Wassily Kandinsky. "Color is the key. The eye is the hammer. The Soul is the piano with its many chords. The artist is the hand that, by touching this or that key, sets the soul vibrating automatically. "


Level I Watercolor Workshop

Taught by Danielle Festa
Friday April 26, 2-5 PM
Tuition $50 (materials included, limited class size)



Known for being a difficult medium, Danielle Festa will introduce techniques that take the fear out of watercolor painting. This course is designed for both seasoned artists who have an interest in exploring new methods and those who have never picked up a brush.

A still life will be set up as a reference.

Leave with a better understanding of watercolors and a finished still life painting!


Gelli Plates, Stencils, and Various Objects

Taught by Rachel Resnick de Almeida
Sunday April 28, 2019 12-3 PM
Tuition: $50





Gelli Plates, Stencils and Various Objects - creating mono prints to use with a variety of natural objects such as rocks, twigs, feathers, shells and paper to create Mixed Media Art.

Minimum of 6 participants required


Herbal Anarchy Series:: Eat Your Weeds Brunch

Taught by Amanda Stanley
Sunday April 28, 2019 9-11 AM
Tuition: $50





Connect with your inner kitchen witch and join me for a feast of delicious wild weeds! From pesto & spring rolls to cupcakes & muffins- we’ll explore the many ways in which we can incorporate medicinal herbs into our every day cooking. This playshop includes demos & hands one time. Students will go home with an herbal salad dressing or other condiment they make themselves, lots of recipes & a full belly. *Herbal Mimosas will be served (21+ Participants)

$50 pp per 2 hour class includes all materials

Pre-registration required

***Sign up for 3 or more Herbal Anarchy Classes & receive 10% off. FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR DISCOUNTED REGISTRATION


Alternative Photographic Printing Workshop

Taught by Scott Buldger
May 18, 1-5 PM, May 19 12-4 PM
Tuition $125 (materials included, limited class size)



Cyanotype and Gum Bichromate are antique photographic processes originated in the middle of the 19th century. Today, they are counted among the myriad of processes counted as “alternative”. On two days in May, I will be at The Art Center in Dover sharing my thoughts, ideas, and knowledge regarding how I create my work, from inception to completion. If you are interested in learning how to do this, I invite you to join me and create your own work using he techniques that I will teach you, or by feeding off of those ideas to create your own entirely new and unique imagery. I am not a scientist, I am an artist. There are infinite methods, variations, variables, and techniques, and we will not have time to go over even a small percentage of them. What we will have time for over the combined 8 hours of instruction is the way that I create my work, hopefully opening doors for you to incorporate these ideas into your own work.

All materials will be provided. Having a laptop computer with Photoshop would be nice, but is in no way required. You will need to have multiple digital images to consider for printing. I find the best images to be bold, and graphically strong, not relying on minute detail for their success. Everyone should leave the class with 2 completed images to take with them.


Herbal Anarchy:: Beyond Bug Repellents

Taught by Amanda Stanley
May 30, 2019 2-4 PM
Tuition: $45





From adults, kids, babies & pets- we'll cover it all. Bug & pest protection of all kinds- herbal extracts, teas, infused oils, hydrosols and more. There will be hands on demos on how to prepare different varieties of bug repellents, essential oil basics including where to source the best materials. We'll also discuss the different ways we can protect ourselves from all kinds of critters including ticks, not just with bug spray but with every day practices for our health & wellness. Each student will custom blend a bug repellent of their choosing + extensive notes & recipes to take home with them.

$45 pp 2hr playshop includes all materials

pre-registration required

***Sign up for 3 or more Herbal Anarchy Classes & receive 10% off. FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR DISCOUNTED REGISTRATION


Herbal Anarchy Series:: Wild Weed Walk & Medicine Making

Taught by Amanda Stanley
June 13, 2019 2-4 PM
Tuition: $45





Join me for a wild weed walk around the streets of downtown Dover- it’s incredible what we’ll find even growing out of cracks in the pavement & ally ways. I’ll talk about the ways to use the weeds we meet for food, medicine & magic. Bring your camera & notebook! After our walk we’ll head back to the Art Center to make our very own herbal medicine- tinctures! I’ll have lots of fresh plants to work with that I’ll bring with me from my organic gardens & lots of different “menstruums” (liquid solvents) to choose from in tincturing. You’ll learn about the varying benefits of each as well as ways to use your finished product!

$50 pp per 2 hour class includes all materials

Pre-registration required

***Sign up for 3 or more Herbal Anarchy Classes & receive 10% off. FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR DISCOUNTED REGISTRATION


Herbal Anarchy Series::Skin Deep- Blocks, Balms, Salves & Creams

Taught by Amanda Stanley
June 29, 2019 9-11 AM
Tuition: $45





From infused oils to, sunblock, to body creams & butters, lip balms & serums, we'll play with & sample the many ways to create natural skin care products with pure ingredients, customized to fit our needs. We'll also discuss the importance of maintaining healthy skin from the inside out! From foods, supplements, herbs & daily practices, we'll cover all of the ways we can keep our skin healthy and strong for many years to come! This play shop is hands-on and students will have the opportunity to take part in creating skin care products together as well as take some products home with them.

$45 pp 2hr playshop includes all materials

pre-registration required

***Sign up for 3 or more Herbal Anarchy Classes & receive 10% off. FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR DISCOUNTED REGISTRATION


Herbal Anarchy Series:: Herbal Waters

Taught by Amanda Stanley
July 11, 2019 2-4 PM
Tuition: $45





Tub teas, Shower bombs, V- Steams & P-Steams, Bath Bombs & Salt Scrubs... there are so many ways we can use the healing powers of herbs combined with the healing powers of water to feed our minds, bodies & spirits with the deep nurturing and rejuvenation we need in our busy lives! This play shop will include lots of hands on demos, loads of recipes and DIY herbal products that you'll bring home with you

$50 pp per 2 hour class includes all materials

Pre-registration required

***Sign up for 3 or more Herbal Anarchy Classes & receive 10% off. FOLLOW THIS LINK FOR DISCOUNTED REGISTRATION