Creative Learning for Young People & Adults

Enrolment for Youth & Adult Classes for the January 2019 Term

ENROLMENT OPENS ON TUESDAY 18 DECEMBER 

9am, BOOKINGS IN PERSON AT FLOWERFIELD

11am, BOOKINGS OPEN BY TELEPHONE

Tel: 028 7083 1400
 


Friday Art Club – Studio Day

Every Friday, 10.30am-12.30pm

Cost £5 per day

Fridays are reserved as open studio morning for all artists who would like to come and use the Flowerfield painting studio to meet and share ideas, find inspiration, discuss techniques and enjoy a studio based painting day.


U3A Mixed Media Painting Workshop                            

Monday 14 January for 12 weeks, 10.30am-12.30pm

Wednesday 16 January for 12 weeks, 10.30am-12.30pm

Cost: £80 per course

U3A members only – To join University of the 3rd Age (U3A) contact Causeway

U3A for more details. www.causewayu3a.co.uk


Heritage Craft:  Patchwork 1

Intermediate & Advanced

Tuesday 15 January for 10 Weeks, 2-4.30pm

Cost: £55 full, £50 concession

This class is for those patch-workers who have more advanced skills and meet as a class to continue improving their and sharing in this heritage craft As usual bring your kit (pencil, paper, paper scissors, thread, fabric scraps and a ruler) and of course your sewing machine.   


Heritage Craft:  Patchwork 2

Intermediate & Advanced Class

Wednesday 16 January for 10 Weeks, 2-4.30pm

Cost: £55 full, £50 concession

Another class for those patch-workers with more advanced skills and can’t meet on Tuesday As before students continue improving their and sharing in this heritage craft As usual bring your kit (pencil, paper, paper scissors, thread, fabric scraps and a ruler) and of course your sewing machine.



 

The Pleasure of Painting: A Multi Medium Painting Class

Wednesday 23 January for 10 Weeks, 7-9pm

Thursday 24 January for 10 weeks, 2- 4 pm

Cost: £55 full, £50 concession

Designed for beginners and Improvers, learn new painting techniques working in watercolour, oils or acrylics or just improve your painting skills. Bring any materials you have to the first class and advice will be given. Beginners ask for the “Basic Equipment Check List” when enrolling 



Kiln Formed Glass 1

Improvers and Advanced Level

Monday 21 January, for 6 Weeks, 2-5pm and 6-9pm

Cost: £105 full, £95 concession

Ease the fee, pay in two instalments. Full: £50 & £55 or Conc: £50 & £45.

A class aimed at the intermediate and advanced level students, working in warm glass using Slumping & Fusing techniques. The fee covers the cost of firing & slumping, essential workshop materials (Kiln Paper & Megatekta glass) and tools. Students buy their own choice of coloured Bullseye glass. New students - Order glass on advice from the tutor.



Conversational Spanish 

For further information, please contact Victoria Olivan via email: inter2lingis@gmail.com

  



Clay Days. Clay Nights.

Tuesday 22 January for 8 Weeks, 12noon-3pm or 6-9pm

Cost: £112 full, £100 concession per course

Ease the fee, pay in two instalments. Full: £56 x 2 or Conc: £50 x 2

Learn to make sculptural, hand built ceramics or how to throw on the potter’s wheel. Techniques are demonstrated to help develop your skills. Basic Materials - Clay and basic slips/stains and glazes are all supplied. Beginners and experienced students are welcome

Your Kit: Bring a large lidded plastic box to carry your work, a hand towel and a little tool kit (sold in the Centre at a reduced cost)



Creative Writing

Wednesday 23 January for 10 weeks, 7-9pm

Cost: £55 full, £50 concession

This very popular creative writing class returns to its Wednesday Night slot, led by local poet and playwright Anne McMaster she will explore poetry, prose and drama in a uniquely proactive way. Build confidence in your writing skills as you enhance your writing techniques, discover new creative forms, learn to promote your work and take part in a writers’ showcase. Suitable for all levels.



Yoga

Wednesday 23 January for 10 Weeks, 7.30-9pm

Friday 25 January for 10 Weeks, 9.30–11am

Cost: £65

The ancient art of yoga consciously links body, mind and breath. These courses include all the elements of classical yoga practice, suitable for both beginners and continuers. Wednesday evening is in Flowerfield Arts Centre and Friday morning is in the Minor Hall, Portstewart Town Hall



Art of Floristry  

Monday 28 January for 10 Weeks, 7- 9pm

Cost: £55 full, £50 concession

A structured class to suit students of all abilities, from beginner’s first steps, to the more advanced student, with new tips on technique and design to learn.  Ask for the “Starter Kit Check List” when enrolling for this class.  To secure your place and avoid disappointment, pay on booking. Numbers are strictly limited to a max of 12 students and it fills quickly. 



Woolly Wild Folk Needle Felting   - Forest Friends

Saturday 2-23 February, 10.30am–1.30pm

Cost: £60

This new craft course will introduce you to the skills of needle-felting, learn how to sculpt a form from carded wool, blend and apply the top coat, add details and shape to your woollen models, whilst creating a host of adorable woodland themed flora and fauna. Take home your very own foxes, mice, acorns, hares and birds. All equipment and material are provided by the tutor. Suitable for all abilities and remember the felting needle is very sharp!



Making Mosaics

Wednesday 6 March-10 April, 6.30-9pm

Cost: £105 (ease the fee: Pay a deposit of £55 followed by £50)

Mosaic Design is a fun, hands on short course for students of all abilities. Working with glass mosaic tiles, tutor McCall Gilfillan will teach design, cuting & grouting in traditional Italian style. You can experiment with colour and texture as you piece together your masterpiece. Students will work on their own medium sized piece, or some smaller pieces. All tools and materials provided. Suitable for beginners.  10 people max



Slab Built Ceramics 1

Saturday 2 March & Saturday 9 March (Two day course)

10.30am - 4.30pm

Cost: £50

In this 2 day workshop with maker Alex Scott, learn how to handle clay to make bold sculptural forms using precision cutting and slab building techniques. The class is designed for both the complete beginner and the more experienced maker. All materials are provided.

Bring a packed lunch. 10 people max



Kiln Formed Glass 2 Continuation Classes              

Monday 4 March for 6 weeks, 2-5pm or 6-9pm

Cost: £105 full, £95 concession

Ease the fee, pay in two instalments. Full: £50 & £55 or Conc: £50 & £45.

For those students who would like to continue on with another 6 week class. Please note there will be a break in this class on 18 March and classes will resume on 25 March – Class details are as above



  

Slab Built Ceramics 2

Saturday 23 March & Saturday 30 March  (Two day course)

10.30am - 4.30pm

Cost: £50

Another chance to do this 2 day workshop with Alex Scott learn how to handle clay to make bold sculptural forms using precision cutting and slab building techniques. The class is designed for both the complete beginner and the more experienced maker. All materials are provided.

Bring a packed lunch. 10 people max


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