HALLOWELL — The Harlow announces their schedule of workshops for the month of September, including painting with different techniques, making your own custom tote bag and open studios.

Registration is now open for these workshops, held at the Harlow’s new, larger location at 100 Water St. Preregistration is required for all workshops unless otherwise stated. Spaces are limited and can be reserved by calling 207-622-3813 or emailing [email protected]

The schedule of workshops for September is as follows.

Open Studio —Saturday from 10 a.m. to noon. Bring your own supplies or project, or use any of our large assortment of supplies and materials during Open Studio. They have everything from collage materials to button making supplies. Both floors of the gallery offer expansive river views, or tottle down to the rainbow chairs on the bulkhead and work outside. Bring an easel or drawing board and make a morning of it. Open to anyone. Suggested donation is $5 to $1. No preregistration required.

CANMP Workshop — Saturday, Sept. 8, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Lead by Penny Markley in conjunction with the Capital Area New Mainers Project (CANMP), this workshop offers a place to create, and supplies to anyone who has an idea to express in response to the Harlow’s call for art for “A Nation of Immigrants: Home Lost, Home Found.” You can choose to work in acrylic, pastel or watercolor. If you have supplies that you like to use, please bring them. There will also be supplies provided by the gallery. Cost is $15; scholarships available for new Maine residents. All ages; children must have an adult present. Please give your preferred medium when registering for this workshop. Preregistration required.

Create and Take: Totes! — Saturday, Sept. 15, 10 a.m. to noon. Using a variety of materials (stencils, stamps, paints and fabric markers), create a unique and individual tote to reflect your personal style and interests.. All materials are provided, including the tote. All ages; children must have an adult present. Cost is $15 for members, $20 non-members. Preregistration required.

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Alcohol Ink Workshop — Saturday Sept. 22, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Learn the colorful technique of alcohol ink painting with visiting artist Jean Nitzel. This three-hour course will allow you to learn the basic process, experiment and create a unique piece of art. You will leave with a completed painting and some supplies to continue on your own. Class size is limited to 15 people, ages 18-plus. All materials included. Cost is $40 for members, $45 for non-members. Preregistration required.

Introduction to Watercolor — Saturday, Sept. 29, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. This workshop with water-colorist Diane Dubreuil is designed for anyone who wishes to begin painting with watercolors or who may need help redirecting his/her creative thinking. She will help attendees establish some basic painting vocabulary and explore the basics of using equipment and watercolor paint. Class size is limited to 10, all materials included.Bring a bag lunch. Cost is $40 for members, $45 for non-members. Ages 16-plus. Preregistration required.

For more details or to register please visit www.harlowgallery.org or call 207-622-3813.

The Harlow announces upcoming arts workshops in their new location at 100 Water St., Hallowell, including watercolor lead by Diane Dubreuil, and more.


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