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Once Upon a Time

February 17, 2019

Folk Art Studio course for kids

Once upon a time… the beginning of a fairy tale starts with a big beautiful initial letter. Today we will work with the first letter of your name to create a beautiful ornamental letter/monogram in celebration of hand made typography. We will create our own decorative initial cap font using colored pencils and markers. We’ll start out with a brief history of letters, look at a few examples from past to present and then take off on our own journey exploring myriad ways to embellish, flourish and design our own abstract or floral initial letter. If you have a favorite pen or marker you use, bring it with you.

Design work by Jessica Hische

Folk Art Studio at Fiber & Vine, 402 Main Street, Norway is offering Once Upon a Time class on March 16. The course is being taught by Virginia Valdes who is the Graphic Design and Digital Imaging instructor at the Oxford Hills Comprehensive High School in South Paris.

March 16 – Session 1 | Ages 6-8 | 10am-12pm Session 2 | Ages 9-12 | 1pm-3pm Tuition $35 | Scholarships available

Register before March 9 at Fiberandvine.com.

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In Today’s News

April 11, 2013

Art student goes to SkillsUSA

The Oxford Hills Sun Journal included an article about student Carly Sauro who will be traveling to Kansas City in June to compete at the SkillsUSA National Championship. Carly attends the Oxford Hills Technical Center and received a Gold Medal at the state-level competition which qualifies her for the national competition. Carly’s graphic design teacher is Virginia Valdes. Carly’s winning informational graphic design centered around a cluster of 16 Maine lighthouses. You can read the entire article by clicking here.

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