Courses and Workshops

DAY OF THE DEAD INSPIRED CERAMICS WORKSHOP

Monday 14 and Tuesday 15 October

10am – 1pm

Pather Artworks Wishaw

7-12yrs

£21 for 2 days

Have a fun filled couple of days at Pather Artworks creating some amazing Mexican inspired Day of the Dead ceramics.
Use the Pixar film Coco for ideas to create skulls, skeletons and other Mexican folk art themes. Space on our workshops are limited therefore booking is essential.

Please call 01236 632828 to book. You can pay with most debit and credit cards

PAINT ALONG WITH GREG!

Tuesday 22 October, 6.30pm – 9pm

Charlotte Toal Community Centre, Coatbridge

16+ years

£20 / Concession £18 (includes all materials and equipment) Refreshments provided.

A fantastic opportunity to work directly and immediately with artist Greg Moore at this paint along session. Participants will refer to the same source materials, painting simultaneously with this to the same source material, painting simultaneously with this experienced artist. Working in acrylic, Greg will guide everyone through the various stages of setting up your palette, doing an underpainting, mixing and applying colour and getting those all-important finishing touched just right. The aim of this session is to enjoy using this versatile medium and to improve your technique and produce better paintings.

 

CLIMATE CHANGE – STILL LIFE

Sunday 24 November, 11am – 2pm

Summerlee Photomedia Studio, Coatbridge

16+ years

£18

Join one of our photography tutors in the studio for a fairly instant climate change experience. Explore some frozen natural objects with the camera as they slowly melt. Recording the process and adding creative lighting can create amazing still life images. It’s a fascinating way to create some really cool images without the use of any digital manipulation

 

FELT-MAKING COURSE

Starts Monday 11 November, 7pm – 9pm

Airdrie Town Hall, Room 5

16+ years

£50 / £45 (includes all materials and equipment)

Back by popular demand! Explore the beautiful craft of felting and make unique Christmas gifts and decorations for lucky friends and family.

Over the course of 4 weeks (11 & 18 November and 2 & 9 December) you will learn needle and wet felting techniques to create picture samples, cute creatures, brooches, cards and more! To compliment and embellish your creations, simple decorative embroidery and applique techniques will also be introduced to add those all-important finishing touches.

 

HAND PRINTED CHRISTMAS CARDS AND UNIQUE MONO PRINTS

Saturday 16 November, 10am – 4pm

Summerlee Museum, Reigart Room

16+ years

£35 / Concession £33 (includes all materials and equipment) Refreshments provided

Join us for a one day, artist led masterclass that will guide you through the process of lino-cut printmaking. Create cards that are unique and personal for Christmas at this busy and extremely enjoyable workshop. Participants will design, cut and print an edition of 10 handmade cards and/or a unique mono print to take away. Gifting or self-gifting…you decide!

 

WONDERFUL WORLD OF WEAVING

Saturday 14 December, 10am – 4pm

Summerlee Museum, Reigart Room

16+ years

£35 / Concession £33 (includes all materials and equipment)

Discover the therapeutic art of hand weaving over the course of this one day masterclass. Led by textile artist Amy Bond, participants will learn how to set up a hand frame loom on which to practice essential weaving techniques such as plain weave, twills , herringbone, basket weave, hand manipulated structures and tapestry. Participants will create textures and patterns using a variety of exciting yarns and materials and will be encouraged to freely experiment with shape and colour.

The masterclass offers the opportunity for participants to relax and learn about the wonders of weaving with finished woven pieces being made into a wall hanging to take home.