Mary Brooking
Maine artist

THE SKY IS NOT BLUE! simplifying the landscape in acrylics - Mary Brooking, instructor 

​If you want permission to explore your own style of painting, "The Sky is Not Blue" offers you the opportunity to express yourself while you learn or hone techniques of acrylic painting in a relaxed and non-judgmental atmosphere.

Choose a session: Monday 10am-noon; Monday 1:30-3:30pm; Monday 7-9pm. Class size is limited for maximum participation. ​

$150 tuition includes all basic supplies.

The next sessions of this popular six-week course will begin on March 9 and will continue through April 13 given no postponements. 

Preregistration required. To register, or for questions, email 
FIGURE DRAWING GROUP - Michael Shaughnessy, facilitator

​This group is for artists and students who wish to develop their figurative skills though practice drawing unclothed live models in an informal, respectful atmosphere. The group is led, not taught. Serious interest only please. You must join the email list and rsvp to participate.

​Ongoing Selected Wednesday evenings (to be announced via email) 6-9pm $15 drop-in rate. Preregistration required. 
Light refreshments provided; bring more to share if you like.

To register, or for questions, email or
PAINTING WITH OIL AND COLD WAX - Diane Bowie Zaitlin, instructor

A variety of techniques and tools will be used to explore the medium of oil and cold wax in this intensive TWO-DAY WORKSHOP. Artists will be encouraged to experiment with layering, mark-making, and scraping back to learn how this versatile medium can invigorate their imagery and artwork. We will use drawing implements and various tools more than brushes.

Saturday, April 18 - Sunday, Sunday, April 19 - 10am-3pm. Bring a lunch or plan buy one from one of several restaurants with easy walking distance of Continuum.

$210 tuition + $20 materials fee.

Artists of all levels of experience are welcome. 

For questions about the content of the workshop, please contact Diane at
To register, email

Preregistration is required.