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An Artist's Journey through Paris


with Carol Shutt

Calendar Feb 25, 2021 at 6 pm, runs for 1 week

Join beloved MDI artist and art teacher, Carol Shutt, as she shares her artistic process from an art-making trip to Paris. She will show her imagery and poetry from an art book she created while there, and describe her process in a way that teaches you how to create a travel art journal for yourself.  This is a live online class.

Painting Birds in Chinese Brush
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Painting Birds in Chinese Brush


with Kelli McNichols

Enroll anytime!

Discover the beauty of painting birds in the Chinese Brush style. Use simple brush strokes to bring a variety of birds to life. We’ll start by learning about the supplies, then move on to brushstrokes, and finally we’ll put it all together by painting several compositions ranging from simple to complex.

Go to this website to register and use the code MDI10 for a $10 discount:

Kelli offers other classes as well through a series of short, self-paced, asynchronous (pre-recorded) lessons.

Kelli McNichols began sharing her love of art in 2014 through local community education programs. Her classes are packed with information and gentle guidance. She has had the pleasure of helping many people to develop their own creative style. Kelli lives in Maine where there is a constant source of inspiration for her art.

Sewing classes (Interest List)


with Ruth Davis

Interested in learning how to sew or become better at this skill? Ruth Davis at Quilt n' Fabric in SWH is hoping to offer classes this winter. Please register here so we can pass your name and contact info to her. She will let you know when she is ready to teach (online).

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