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ART FOR BEGINNERS CLASS After attending art school in Wales and working for 8 years in London as a commercial artist, Steve came to Scotland to qualify and work in outdoor education, and has spent the last 15 years as a creative arts facilitator, fine artist and musician. A past professional member of the Society of Industrial Artists & Designers (SIAD), he holds a BA in Visual Communication with Distinction from the University of Abertay, Dundee, and studied at Duncan of Jordanstone, Edinburgh College of Art, and theatre design in Glasgow. Whether you’ve just been given a paint box as a present, or just need some creative confidence to get you started, these progressive workshops with Steve Bretel are for you. Taking people from where they are now through to finding and developing their own creative voice, each workshop will be fun and supportive with its own theme, and a mixture of demos and instruction. The basics will be covered including choice and use of materials, sketching, drawing and painting using accurate observation, imaginative or semi-abstract approaches, taking inspiration from both man-made and natural subjects. Some materials provided to start you off but then suggestions will be given for purchasing your own. 8 WEEK BLOCK I Oct 23, 30, Nov 6, 13, 20, 27, Dec 4, 11 MONDAYS I 7 – 9pm I Adults £96 I Members £72

MIXED MEDIA WORKSHOP A A fun, exciting foray into the world of mixed media including collage, textures, mono printing, stamping, prepared surfaces and resist techniques. Using dry materials such as charcoal and pastel with water-based paints including inks, watercolour and acrylic, working from references and the imagination. Some experience necessary and students will need to bring a selection of what art materials they have along with a small mirror and some photographic or other references as possible starting points for work. Some materials will be available at the Centre. SUNDAY 12th NOVEMBER I 10am – 4pm I Adults £45 I Members £36 per workshop

Autumn 2107 forgan arts centre brochure  

Forgan Arts Centre brochure Autumn 2107