Adults’ Visual Arts Classes

Arts and You adult classes are skills based and will cater for a mix of beginners and experienced participants (unless otherwise stated).

For general enquiries about Community Arts classes and activities phone 01236 632 828 or email Arts@culturenl.co.uk

Heather Thom, Pather Artworks Officer: “Join us this term at Pather Artworks Studio and our expert tutors can help you create that piece of pottery you’ve always wanted. We cater for all abilities in an informal and relaxed
setting.”

ADULT DRAWING AND PAINTING CLASSES
16+yrs £6.50/£5.50 Concession (all materials supplied)

Mondays 1.30pm – 3.30pm Bellshill Cultural Centre
Mondays 7pm – 9pm Charlotte Toal Centre, Coatbridge
Tuesdays 10am – 12pm Charlotte Toal Centre, Coatbridge
Tuesdays 10am – 12pm The Link, Cumbernauld
Tuesdays 7pm – 9pm Charlotte Toal Community Centre, Coatbridge
Thursdays 1.30pm – 3.30pm Airdrie Town Hal
Fridays 10am – 12.00pm Stepps Cultural Centre
Fridays 1.30pm – 3.30pm Pather Artworks, Wishaw

Suitable for beginners or for more advanced artists.

 

ADULT STUDIO CERAMICS CLASSES
16+yrs £7/£6 Concession
Thursdays 10am – 12pm Pather Artworks, Wishaw

An open class for adults of all abilities who wish to work on more complex work

 

ADULT CERAMICS CLASSES
16+yrs £6.50/£5.50 Concession

Mondays 1.30pm – 3pm Pather Artworks, Wishaw
Tuesdays 1.30pm – 3pm Pather Artworks, Wishaw
Wednesdays 11am – 12.30pm Pather Artworks, Wishaw
Wednesdays 1.30pm – 3pm Pather Artworks, Wishaw

Relaxed and informal classes for both beginners and experienced potters alike. Work
through projects using different ceramics techniques.

 

CERAMICS EVENING CLASS FOR ADULTS
16+yrs £7/£6 Concession
Tuesdays 6pm – 8pm Pather Artworks, Wishaw
 

SHORT COURSES FOR ADULTS

Sign up to one of our short courses to enjoy specialist tutoring and boost your skills. We offer a selection of great value for money activities. All materials and equipment are included; all you need to bring is your imagination. Don’t miss out – book a place now!
To book a course or make general enquiries about Community Arts programme call 01236 632828 or email Arts@culturenl.co.uk

 

ANIMAL SCULPTURE – CERAMICS WORKSHOP
Pather Artworks
16+yrs £30/£28 Concession (all materials supplied)
Thursdays 15, 22 and 29 March 6pm – 8pm

Work with a ceramic artist over three evening workshops and be guided
by a series of demonstrations, to create your own animal sculpture.
Bring photos to work from or use some of our books and images for
inspiration.

 

CALLIGRAPHY SHORT COURSE – PART TWO
Muirfield Community Centre, Cumbernauld

16+yrs £50/£45 Concession
(all materials/equipment supplied)
Mondays 15 January – 19 February inclusive 7pm – 9pm

Learn beautiful penmanship on this six-week course.
Participants will be introduced to the ‘Italic’ alphabet of
calligraphy and cover a wide range of skills, including letter/
word spacing and decorative borders. The class is open
both to beginners and those who have attended the
Calligraphy Part 1 course.

 

FINDING ABSTRACTION AROUND YOU – ARTIST LED VISUAL ART WORKSHOP
Summerlee Museum of Scottish

Industrial Life, Coatbridge
Age 16+yrs £27.50/£25
Concession
Saturday 17 February
10am – 4pm

Join artist Laura Gaiger for this engaging masterclass.
Participants will create quick colour drawings, made directly from life, to develop into bold, dynamic paintings. Learn to look at a stilllife composition like Cezanne or the Cubists, using the basic forms to create a lively, semi-abstract piece.

 

FOUR SEASONS IN ONE DAY – ARTIST LED VISUAL ART WORKSHOP WEEKEND
Summerlee Museum of Scottish Industrial Life,

Coatbridge
16+yrs £55/£50 Concession
Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 May 10am – 4pm

Explore collage, texture and layering techniques in this masterclass led by artist May Byrne. Looking at patterns and marks in the environment, have fun experimenting with mark-making tools and paint.
Creating intriguing surfaces on paper, participants will use these papers to create four small landscapes depicting each of the four seasons.

Advance booking and payment is essential as places are limited at all workshops and short courses. Call 01236 632828 between 12pm and 4pm Monday to Friday.
You can pay with most credit and debit cards.