The Process and Pitfalls of Historic Preservation” 7pm Blake Swihart’s talk will draw from case studies on Peaks Island, including the Peaks Island Amusement District, and Portland, including development on Munjoy Hill. Free and open to the public.
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Peaks Islanders I Wish I Had Known by Judy Richardson, historian. Judy introduces us to the resilient, resourceful early islanders especially women who developed Peaks Island.
Organize Your Life”, wills, health care directives, etc., Gary Melville, Brackett Church
Join author Lyn Smith and Peaks Island illustrator Jamie Hogan for an Illustration Institute workshop in nature studies. With demonstrations and direct observation of nature specimens from the Maine environment, everyone will make discoveries within handmade sketchbooks. Come sharpen your eyes and your pencils! Enjoy a rare opportunity to learn from two of the most… Illustration Institute Nature Sketchbooks by the Sea @5thMaine“>Read more »
EVENT CANCELED: Barbara broke her ankle and can’t travel to Maine this year. We hope to have her here next summer! Rines Auditorium Portland Public LIbrary, Main Branch Don’t miss this intimate evening with Barbara McClintock as she delves into the intricacies and delights of developing a picture book. Her varied style and the topics… CANCELLED: Summer Stories and Craft: How Illustrations & Text Pair to Create the Perfect Children’s Picture Book @Portland Library“>Read more »
Deb Andrews, Portland Historic Preservation Mgr.
INTERMEDIATE WATERCOLOR CLASS This class is for those who have previously taken a watercolor class. Bring a photo of a scene you would like to paint, or you can sketch a view from the Clubhouse porch. The instructor will consult with each participant as they create their painting and assist as needed Tory Tyler Millar… Watercolor Painting“>Read more »
BEGINNING WATERCOLORS Participants will learn basic watercolor techniques in order to control the paint. They will create a sampler of techniques as they learn how to render skies, clouds, ocean, grass, trees. Tory Tyler Millar will be teaching all classes. She is an artist and a teacher who received the Maine Art Educator of the… Learn to Watercolor Paint“>Read more »
Inside America’s Test Kitchen by Elizabeth Carduff, editor of ATK. Elizabeth will give us an inside look at what goes on at America’s Test Kitchen. You may be one of her food tasters!
Stories & Craft by Mrs. Crowley-Rockwell, children 5-8, Library Community Room