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Paint it! Draw It!

Try Your Hand at Painting & Drawing

by Cory Marie Podielski on May 24, 2014

in Featured Classes, Paint it! Draw It!

The Folk School offers traditional Painting and Drawing classes that encourage you to embrace the natural beauty of the Folk School Campus. Bring your vision to life through different media – acrylics, watercolor, pen & ink, pencils, and more. Capture pastoral landscapes or colorful blooms and watch your canvas come to life in classes like: […]


Mill House Painting

by Cory Marie Podielski on March 18, 2014

in Folk School Folks, Out and About, Paint it! Draw It!

Look what friend of the Folk School, Liz Dahmen, found at an estate sale in Beacon, NY this past weekend: It’s a beautiful painting of Mill House by the Blacksmith Shop! We don’t know the back-story, but the signature reads “F Caplan 1999.” Liz has a good eye and found a treasure in an unexpected […]

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  We are excited about a new painting class at the Folk School celebrating the beauty of a favorite flower – the iris! June Rollins, known for her gorgeous dreamscapes, is teaching a watercolor class: All About Iris – Intermediate Watercolor February 16-22. Why the iris you might ask? June explains her passion for the […]


Almost every Folk School class utilizes valuable craft-making tools – tools that help us to get the job done. The Folk School offers several tool-making classes to help you expand your own personal toolbox. Do you love fly fishing or archery? Imagine telling your buddy on your next fishing/hunting trip, “I made this rod!” or […]


June Rollins is one of our favorite Craft Shop people and bloggers here at the Folk School. But did you know that June is also an awesome artist? This Easter, June painted an awesome portrait of Edward, our beloved Rooster and we loved the card so much, we wanted to find out more about June […]