Watercolors -- Go With the Flow
When: Saturdays, April 6, 13, 20 and 27, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Where: A relaxed country setting in Westminster West. Instructor: Karen Becker. Cost: $99 for four classes, $89 for three or $35 per class, space permitting. Contact: Karen Becker at 802-387-4897. Of note: Learn ways to see light and to draw, and how to develop your own style. Beginners welcome. Ample instruction.
This is My Story: The Art of the Personal Essay
When: Mondays, April 8, 15 and 22, 7 to 8:30 p.m.; deadline to sign up is March 31. Where: 176 New England Drive, Brattleboro. Instructor: Peg Lopata. Cost: $75. Contact: 802-254-9870. Of note: Participants use their stories to learn the craft of creative nonfiction writing.
Finding & Exploring Form
When: Wednesdays from 6 to 9 p.m., for 10 weeks starting April 17 with "Bad Art Night." Where: Brattleboro Clayworks, 532 Putney Road, Brattleboro. Instructor: Alan Steinberg. Cost: $275, plus materials. Contact: Alan Steinberg at 802-387-4820 or Alans@sover.net. Of note: Class will focus on nurturing creativity and uncovering a distinctive voice. Class features demos of techniques, stories, poetry, music, mythology, rituals and exercises for the imagination, meditations.