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Upcoming classes held at the David Wight house at Old Sturbridge Village- Classes are opened to the public

Penwork 5/20-21, 2017 9am-4pm

Teacher: Nancy Corcoran

This class is for all levels, beginner to advanced. We will ink a delightful little 5 X 5 frame using an original border pattern from a Scottish pen work box c. 1820. The patterns will be sent to you ahead of time so you can trace before coming to class. In class I have prepared the frames with the base coats so you will be able to start working immediately. The class fee is $40.00/day. Supply fee is $10.00 which includes the pattern and prepared frame.  A supply list will be sent upon registration. Class is limited to 8. Please send a check for $40.00  to reserve your spot in class to:

Nancy Corcoran 6 Overlook Road, Plymouth, MA 02360 if you have any questions, please email me at hedgerowstudio@msn.com


Theorem Class 5/27-28, 2017  9:30am-4pm 

Teacher: Mary Avery

This class is for beginners as well as experience theorem painters. The process of using watercolor or oil colors to complete a painting on paper or velvet in the theoremetrical manner will be the focus of this class. A variety of patterns will be available, which consists of flowers, fruits arranged in a bowl or basket and sometimes with birds or butterflies.

Supplies will be available able for purchase. Class fee is $40.00/day. Supply fee: $15.00 A supply list will be sent upon registration. Please send a check for $40.00 to reserve your spot to: Mary Avery, 11 Edward Ave, Norwich, CT 06360

If you have any questions, please email me at: mavery1894@att.net


Floorcloth Class 5/9-11, 2017 9am-noon

Teacher: Charlie Gruman

Each participant will create a floorcloth based on Early American designs. The canvas is 28″ X 36″, light color base coats will be done, then you can choose dark green or black for the geometrics and there will a choice of stencils. Acrylic paints will be used, canvas will be supplied and other materials needed will be identified for participants preceding the class. Class is  limited to 8 and a minimum of 4.  Please send $40.00 to:  Charlie Gruman, 119 Terraceview Drive, Ithaca, NY 14850

A supply list will be sent upon registration.

Any questions please email me at: cpgruman@twcny.rr.com


Fraktur Class 5/4-5, 2017 9am-4pm

Teacher: Sandra Strong

This class is for all levels, beginners to advanced. We will reproduce an authentic
design in watercolor on laid paper. The class project is a “Valentine Love Knot” .
It can be personalized with different names and dates.
The class fee is $40.00/day. Supply fee is $25.00, which includes Micron pen,
color photo of Fraktur, copy/tracing, instruction sheet and “laid” paper for inking
& painting your fraktur, a 8-1/2″x 11″ frame. A history of Fraktur’s is also included.
A supply list will be sent upon registration. Class is limited to 8.

Please send a check for $40.00 to reserve your place in class to:

Sandra Strong, 691 Palisado Avenue, Windsor, CT 06095
If you have any questions please email me at
sanstrong@sbcglobal.net

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