Fine Arts & Crafts

Fine Arts & Crafts

Acrylic Painting Techniques and More

11 Thursdays, December 1 – 15 & January 5 – February 23, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., $88

This is a fun course for beginners and those who want to improve their painting techniques. Althea Ericsson will guide you through the fundamentals of composition, color values, and perspective while you discuss other artists and how they achieve their style.

Portrait Class

11 Thursdays, December 1 – 15 & January 5 – February 23, 12:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., $88

Artist Althea Ericsson will teach the fundamentals of painting or drawing the human face. Composition, perspective, proportions, and the effect of light and dark will be explored.
You can use acrylics, pastels or pencil to create your portraits.

Knitting and Crochet

Most Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., Free

Bring your knitting or crocheting projects or learn how to knit or crochet with many talented stitchers on Thursdays. We have needles, hooks and yarn if you want to learn and a nice group of women to have coffee and chat.

Pen and Watercolor with Regina Custer

11 Fridays, December 2 – 16 & January 6 – February 24,  10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m., $110

Pen and watercolor is a lot of fun. You don’t have to be perfect at drawing to enjoy this class. Light washes of watercolor are layered over a simple or detailed line drawing. You will learn exciting techniques to create texture and shading in a variety of subjects! Supply list available at sign up.

 Crafty Tuesdays

most Tuesdays, 10:00 a.m. – noon, Free

This group works on a variety of crafts, all of which are sold to benefit local charities.


6 Mondays, January 9 – February 27, 2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m., Free

Bring your work in progress to either get help from Aggie Aspinwall, who teaches at The Enriched Stitch in Wilton, or to simply work with other needlepointers.  Each week Aggie will teach one new technique, such as layered stitching, applique and stumpwork.  People who are brand new to needlepoint should call ahead to arrange for a beginner’s kit.