Volume #2, No. 7
July 2011



Combat those Winter blahs with scintillating art classes at Sanctuary Arts!


Learn  colored pencil techniques with master artist Carol Ann Morley (SA 13)
"Pillow Talk" by Carol Morley

Todd Bonita will show you 20 tips for using color in this one day Color Workshop for Painters (SA 19)
"Venerable Spirit" by Todd Bonita

"Hand Forged" by Kim Case
Are you a beginner or casual photographer? SA 21, Getting the most out of your Digital Camera with professional photographer Kim Case is the class for you!

Painting by Shiao-Ping Wang
Learn Chinese calligraphy technique, design and color in SA 20, Pictures of Words with Shiao-Ping Wang, or investigate the power of color and collage in SA 7, Color & Collage in Abstraction.

Art Studio


We have a couple of art studios coming available, ranging from $190 to $300 a month, including all utililties. Call (207) 438-9826 to come by and take a look.


For information about classes, workshops and instructors, call (207) 438-9826, or visit our website: www.sanctuaryarts.org









Sanctuary Arts
117 Bolt Hill Road
Eliot, ME 03903
(207) 438-9826


Want to design a piece you can make in multiples and share with your friends?

 Shane Chick brings in his own printing press to introduce you to reduction relief printing using a wonderfully soft linoleum product that cuts and prints efortlessly, or a harder birch plywood to create a whole edition of prints! (SA10)

"Night Tug" by Shane Chick

"Cobalt Bird" by Trisha Coates
Have you always wanted to design your own tiles to beautify your home, or throw your own mugs and bowls?  Ceramic artist Trisha Coates will guide you  through those processes. (SA 22, SA 23 & SA 24) Do you want to explore the intricasies of Figure Sculpture? (SA 25) Sculptor Christopher Gowell will teach you methods for working from the live model.

Note: SA 25, Figure Sculpture with Sculptor Christopher Gowell has been changed to Mondays, 3- 5:30-extended to 12 classes instead of 10.

 Want to explore methods of wet and needle felting for jewelry, florals, or birds? Jennifer Field will help you discover the possibilities (SA 27 A, B, C).

Felted  Flowers by Jennifer Field

Interested in Abstraction? Try Color & Collage in Abstraction with Shiao-Ping Wang (SA 7)or Mindful, Mad Abstraction with Dustan Knight (SA  12). Want to learn more about color? Todd Bonita's one day Color Workshop for Painters will enhance your knowledge (SA 19). Can't figure out your new digital camera? Professional photographer Kim Case will help you understand the mechanisms to take successful pictures (SA 21). Have you always wanted to illustrate your own children's book? Published illustrator Teri Weidner will guide you through that process (SA 18).

"Remember me Koi" by Dustan Knight

Would you rather hone your skills with traditional drawing and painting classes? We have truly professional instruction offered in Cate Aichele's “Old Master Drawing” class  (SA 3), Carol Ann Morley's Botanical Drawing in Color (SA 13), as well as Russ Whitten's Drawing & Watercolor classes (SA 16 & SA 17). Dewitt Hardy teaches watercolor instruction in his own inimitable entertaining style (SA 5). Have a hankering to explore traditional Pastels? Norma Machado's tutelage will expand your horizons (SA 2). Want to shake yourself up? Gail Sauter will teach you to think more spontaneously as you build fresher, more effective oil paintings in Oil Painting Boot Camp (SA 15 A & B).