Deb Vendetti, artist and librarian at Appleton Village School, will lead one of her popular animation workshops Monday through Thursday, July 9 through 12 at the Islesboro Community Center.

Geared for those who enjoy drawing and working with art materials, this is an introduction to classical, frame-by-frame animation employing cut-paper techniques. All art materials will be provided, and participants are asked to bring some of their best drawings or other artwork to share with others the first day. To register, contact Greg Barron at 734-8200 or

From Monday through Wednesday, July 16 through 18, Vendetti will offer On Location, a plein air drawing skills workshop for any age, departing each morning from the Camden Public Library. For more information or to register, contact the artist at or 785-4104.

Courier Publications’ A&E Editor Dagney C. Ernest can be reached at 207-594-4401 or