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Classes, workshops & events for all AUTUMN / WINTER 2019
Welcome to Forgan Arts Centre! Our Autumn/Winter term will start with a BANG as we strike up our 4th year of Forgan Kids Art & Ceramics Club, on October 7th for two weeks. Classes will start back from Monday 21st October through to Friday 13th December. With so much on over Christmas, we know that everyone will be busy, so we have stripped back our workshops for the term, but fear not!...we will be back with a full workshop programme in the New Year. We have lots of great classes and workshops for mixed abilities and ages, including adult, children and even family options! With a huge choice of weekly classes on offer from Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 9.30pm, and complimented by our exciting weekend workshops, we have got all your arty needs covered!
Know someone creative? We also do Gift Cards! Get in touch if you would like one posted out to you or directly to the lucky recipient!
This key will appear in each listing, to show which age groups that it is open to. Please see any further age restrictions within the listing.
What’s On P4 KIDS ARTS & CERAMICS CLUB
CHRISTMAS OPEN GALLERY
BEGINNERS UPHOLSTERY UPHOLSTERY FOR ALL
P6 GLASS STAINED GLASS
P7 SEWING BEE SOCIAL P8 TEXTILES
CHILDRENS SEWING CRAFTS
P9 STAR BUNTING CROCHET
P15 LIFE DRAWING
P16 BEGINNERS DRAWING
P11 NEON WIRE SCULPTURE
P17 INTRO TO RELIEF PRINTING
How to get here…
You can access us easily from the St Andrews to Dundee 99 bus route. We can be found just past the Strawberry hut, across from Newport Primary School.
P13 ANIMAL FORMS
Visit us at: Forgan Arts Centre, Cupar Road, Newport on Tay, DD6 8RA We welcome visitors, but please note that the building is open variable hours. Please get in touch before setting off if you’d like to visit, and someone will happily show you around.
ADULTS CHILDREN’S & FAMILY
DRAWING ON EXPERIENCE
WONDERS OF WATERCOLOUR
P19 GLITTERSCAPE P20 ART & ILLUSTRATION
PAINTING P21 PHOTOGRAPHY P22 PHOTOSHOP LIGHTROOM 3
UPHOLSTERY Forgan Arts Centre presents…
UPHOLSTERY FOR BEGINNERS: with Jaqueline Donachie CLASS
CHRISTMAS OPEN GALLERY Saturday 23rd November 11-5pm This Christmas, Forgan Arts Centre will be opening its doors to showcase our tutors with an exhibition of artwork and the opportunity to chat with the artists and makers about their practice and classes.
Activities For All
Throughout the day there will be family activities and live demonstrations.
‘The Sunshine Kitchen’ will be here to provide gorgeous Home Made Soup & Bread along with Home Baked Brownies. We will also have Hot Mulled Apple along with Tea & Coffee to keep everyone cosy.
BACK! FORGAN KIDS ART & CERAMICS CLUB Our ever popular ‘Forgan Kids Art Club’ will be running during the Fife October holidays, offering an exciting club full of arts and crafts for primary aged children. Jam-packed with creative fun for those looking to be inspired and for little hands to be kept busy! With our experienced Play leaders and artists, the children can engage in a variety of activities and mini workshops such as pottery, printing, building, painting and more! This is a unique opportunity for the children to work with ceramics and immerse themselves in arts and crafts over the holiday. Children will need to bring a packed lunch each day, snack and refreshments will be provided. Materials and firing are included in the price.
We only have a small number of places, so book now to avoid disappointment! MONDAY 7 - FRIDAY 11 & MONDAY 14 - FRIDAY 18 OCT I 9.30AM - 2.30PM AGE 5-13 YEARS I £25 PER DAY I £110 PER WEEK I £210 PER FORTNIGHT
An exciting class for those new to upholstery or continuing with a current Forgan project. Jacqueline will guide you through a variety of techniques and introduce you to the equipment needed for a small upholstery project. There is a limited number of tools available at the Centre for the class to share. You may choose to invest in your own along the way. To get started you will need a measuring tape, tailors chalk, fabric scissors and to bring a piece of furniture to work on. Don’t worry! This needn’t be expensive. If you need advice on a suitable project or where to source furniture, you can contact your tutor at email@example.com and she will be more than happy to assist. TUESDAY I 7PM - 9.30PM I 8 WEEK BLOCK I OCT 22, 29 I NOV 5, 12, 19, 26 I DEC 3, 10 ADULTS £120 I MEMBERS £100
UPHOLSTERY FOR ALL: with Jaqueline Donachie A course for all levels of abilities. Bring along a project to work on - sundry materials can usually be bought from the tutor as required. All experience levels are welcome in these classes, where she will teach a range of skills and techniques to complete your projects. Beginners should bring a suitable and small project - NO SOFAS! If unsure, email Jacki: firstname.lastname@example.org. THURSDAY I 9.30AM - 12.30PM OR 1.30AM - 4.30PM 8 WEEK BLOCK I OCT 24, 31 NOV 7, 14, 21, 28 I DEC 5, 12 ADULTS £144 I MEMBERS £120 PER BLOCK
BACK! GLASS FUSION PANEL CLASS
STAINED GLASS CLASSES TIFFANY STYLE & GLASS MOSIAC: with Ann McFadyen This course teaches the art of creating stained glass mainly using the Tiffany style copper foil method and glass mosaic. Beginners receive full instruction and demonstration, with help and advice as required to create your own masterpiece! Ann McFadyen is on hand to share her vast knowledge and experience and has been teaching at Forgan for over 20 years! Bring along an image to work from or create your own design. Suitable for all abilities, 16y+. Materials and sundries can be purchased from the tutor. VARIOUS CLASSES AVAILABLE FOR A 7 WEEK BLOCK TUESDAYS 7.30 - 9.30PM I OCT 22, 29 I NOV 5, 12, 19, 26 I DEC 3 WEDNESDAYS 7.30 - 9.30PM I OCT 23, 30 I NOV 6, 13, 20, 27 I DEC 4 THURSDAYS 2PM - 4PM I OCT 24, 31 I NOV 7, 14, 21, 28 I DEC 5 ADULTS £84 I MEMBERS £70 I PER BLOCK
An eight week course to create a leaded stained glass panel incorporating fused glass sections.Over the first four weeks students will explore a variety of fused glass techniques of their choice to create small panel sections. Techniques include kiln carving, creating texture and transfer collage.The final four weeks will see students create a leaded design incorporating the fused glass panels with traditional stained glass. Tools will be provided. Glass and leaded came will be available to purchase during the course. Specific colours will need to be ordered prior to the course commencing by contacting Claire at: email@example.com. Please ensure orders are placed a minimum 10 days prior to the day required. Costs will be confirmed at point of order and payable at the workshop. If students wish to purchase glass direct, Bullseye 3mm fuseable glass is available from www.warm-glass.co.uk. Stained glass can be purchased from a variety of websites such as Creative Glass Guild and Tempsford Glass. THURSDAYS I 7PM - 9PM I 7 WEEK BLOCK I OCT 31 I NOV 7, 14, 21, 28 I DEC 5, 12 ADULTS £84 I MEMBERS £70 I PER BLOCK
FUSED GLASS BOWL WORKSHOP Suitable for beginners and the advanced, this workshop will enable students to create a beautiful 20cm diameter fused glass bowl with your own individual designs. SUNDAY 10 NOV I 10AM - 3PM ADULTS £65 I MEMBERS £57
FUSED GLASS HANGING PANEL WORKSHOP
FUSED GLASS CLASSES & WORKSHOPS
This one day workshop will enable students to create a fused glass panel (20cms x 15cms). All the basics of fused glass design will be covered, including glass cutting, creating shapes, kiln carving, accessory glass and copper inclusions, enabling you to create your finished design. SUNDAY 24 NOV I 10AM - 3PM ADULTS £65 I MEMBERS £57
STAINED GLASS & GLASS FUSION: with Claire Evans Coastal landscapes and elements are a constant source of creative inspiration for fused glass artist Claire Evans. Suitable for beginners, all the basics of fused glass design will be covered in these workshops; including glass cutting, creating shapes, kiln carving, accessory glass and copper inclusions.
SEWING BEE SOCIAL Sewing Bee is a social gathering of people who like to sew, drink tea and blether! New members are welcomed, it’s a great way to pick up new tips, share ideas, and spend an afternoon. THURSDAY I 2 - 4PM £2 PER WEEK
To attend the SOCIAL groups, you must first become a member. £30 for annual membership. Thereafter, classes will be just £2 per session. If you would like to join, please contact the Centre for more info! 7
TEXTILES EVENING DRESSMAKING: with Ruth Alexander Ruth studied Fashion and Clothing in Glasgow and has worked in costume design and to private commission from home until opening her Newport on Tay shop, ‘You Reap What I Sew’. Ruth will be leading a class for all levels from beginners to avid sewers. Whether you are just starting out without a clue where to begin or a regular stitcher looking to pick up some advanced techniques, or maybe even a cosplay fan wanting to run up your own costumes! All are welcome to join the class. If you have an enquiry about class projects, please get in touch and we shall direct you to Ruth for advice.
Beatrice Burns is a highly skilled dressmaker and tutor here at Forgan Arts and has taught in the community for many years. Come along and learn practical and creative techniques, have fun, and develop your own projects. Beatrice can advise you on what to bring to the class - the perfect chance to raid your wardrobe and fix all of those garments that don’t quite fit right. Or perhaps you would like to create something unique to you; from scratch. Whatever you want to do, Beatrice is sure to be able to help you achieve it. Bring along your sewing machine, project and sewing kit and Beatrice will teach you the rest! WEDNESDAYS I 10AM - 12PM 8 WEEK BLOCK I OCT 23, 30 I NOV 6, 13, 20, 27 I DEC 4, 11 ADULTS £96 I MEMBERS £80
NEW! STAR BUNTING CROCHET: with Maïté Allwood
Find a materials list for this class on our website!
THURSDAYS I 6.30PM - 8.30PM I 8 WEEK BLOCK I OCT 24, 31 I NOV 7, 14, 21, 28 I DEC 5, 12 ADULTS £96 I MEMBERS £80 I YOUTHS 14+ £64
Learn the traditional skills of crochet using a natural vegetable fibre with a Scottish heritage.
CHILDREN’S SEWING & FABRIC CRAFTS: with Ruth Alexander CHILDREN’S CLASS FOR 8+ For beginners and those who already know how to sew by hand and machine. Come and learn how to sew, working on mini projects and designs with Ruth. This class is led by the tutor. Materials are provided at the Centre. Start time is flexible for people getting here after school, especially those arriving from high school. Juice and biscuits are available as a refreshment during the session. TUESDAYS I 3.15PM - 5.15PM 8 WEEK BLOCK I OCT 22, 29 I NOV 5, 12, 19, 26 DEC 3, 10 PAY WEEKLY: YOUTHS 8+ I £8 PER WEEK
DRESSMAKING: with Beatrice Burns
After knitting for 30years, Maïté taught herself to crochet and went on to develop this into a small business, ‘Knotty but nice’. Based in Angus and living beside one of the last twine producers in the UK, she now uses twine as her main yarn. Maïté will introduce basic crochet techniques such as the magic loop, double crochet, half treble and single chain. Participants will create a bunting made of stars in the colour of their choice using Nutscene twine. Perfect for your Christmas tree, your mantle or door frame...all year round! Come and refresh your skills or...start from scratch! You will leave with a pattern for your make so you can practice more at home. You will have the opportunity to purchase more twine and a crochet hook to make more at home. Tea and coffee available at the Centre, but please bring a packed lunch! SUNDAY 10 NOV I 10AM - 2PM ADULTS £15 I MEMBERS £12 I YOUTHS 15+ £10
METALWORK JEWELLERY WORKSHOPS
SILVER JEWELLERY MAKING: with Alana Peden These classes are led by a local jeweller who has been teaching her practice across Scotland for 5 years. Alana comes from a background of textiles and ceramics and graduated with first class honors in Jewellery and metal design at DJCAD, before setting up her own jewellery business East Nook Studio, in St Andrews. These workshops are for beginners and returners, the price includes silver and materials. Come along and learn how to saw, solder, form and texture your own silver jewellery from scratch!
LIGHT UP: Neon Wire Sculpture with Jen Robson WORKSHOP FOR ALL ABILITIES Make your own Neon Wire Sculpture! It doesn’t have to be a chicken, but chickens are cool. Using aluminium wire you will learn wire sculpture techniques and combine it with LED neon wire to create a neon wall sculpture inspired by your own quirky continuous line drawing of a chicken because well, why not! Bring your own ideas along or begin your design in class with tutor support. Materials are included.
Jen is also offering ‘Drawing for the terrified’ workshop! - See ARTS SUNDAY 24 NOV I 12PM - 3.30PM ADULTS £50 I MEMBERS £45 I YOUTHS 14+ £30
MAKE A RING WORKSHOP In this quick workshop you can make a textured silver ring using simple soldering and hammering techniques, ready to wear that evening! Upgrade to a stacking rings workshop if you would like to make a set of three skinny rings that evening. TUESDAY 12 NOV I 6.30PM - 9PM ADULTS £38 I MEMBERS £35 I YOUTH £30 STACKING RINGS +£10
DESIGN A SILVER PENDANT OR PAIR OF EARRINGS WORKSHOP In this workshop, we will use both traditional and modern techniques to create your own designs or recreate from the examples. You will create your own small pendant from a piece of silver, before finishing it with a silver chain, or perhaps you would prefer to make a pair of earrings? - Dangly or stud? You will design and create your own simple earrings from sterling silver, before connecting it to a silver hook or soldering a pin for stud fastenings. Whichever you prefer, you can make it in this workshop. TUESDAY 26 NOV I 6.30PM - 9.30PM ADULTS £58 I MEMBERS £48
*the jewellery classes are open to high school children from 12 years, if accompanied by a paying adult
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POTTERY We have several pottery classes for adults, and family classes for children to come along to with or without their parents. These classes are designed to cater for all abilities, from complete beginners to advanced students. Forgan boasts three wonderful pottery tutors: Pat Peters, Heather Gilbert and Irene Coulthard Along the way there will be an additional minimal firing cost, which is dependent on the size of your work. Clay can be purchased from the Centre or you can practice with recycling clay. *For budding young potters, we also run a ceramic school for kids during the holidays, see page 4 for details!
NEW! ANIMAL FORMS: with Heather Gilbert This class will focus on learning the techniques used to make animal forms with clay. Starting with simple forms and developing into more involved work, we will combine processes such as slab, pinch and coil techniques. The course will also cover the decoration and glazing of the animals. Suitable for all abilities. THURSDAYS I 10AM - 12.30PM 6 WEEK BLOCK I OCT 31 I NOV 7, 14, 21, 28 I DEC 5 ADULTS £90 I MEMBERS £75
CHILDREN & FAMILY: with Heather Gilbert
We have several pottery classes for adults, and also family classes for children to come along to with or without their parents. Spend time with your child while both being creative in our new family class, or if your child is 10y+, they may want to come without an adult cramping their creative style? It’s up to you in this fun explorative class! Choose from class options: WEDNESDAYS I 5.45PM - 6.45PM 8 WEEK BLOCK I OCT 23, 30 I NOV 6, 13, 20, 27 DEC 4, 11 PARENT £48 I CHILD £32
ADULT CLASSES: with Pat Peters
with Heather Gilbert
Pat has been teaching for many years at both Waid Academy and Forgan Arts Centre. Pat is a highly qualified and experienced potter with a wealth of knowledge in both wheel work and hand building. Pat will teach you everything you need to know from creating a piece, to adding texture and pattern or perfecting the finish of your ceramics.
Heather holds a BA (HONS) in Fine Art, and has been teaching locally for over 15 years, and covers all methods of making, from hand building techniques such as coiling, pinching and slab work, to throwing pots on the wheel. She will be on hand to give demonstrations and advice and you will learn about the different glazing methods and techniques you can use to create your finished work. *Please note, that the Wednesday evening class is for work focused on Hand building.
Choose from 3 class options: MONDAYS I 2PM - 4PM OR 7 - 9PM 8 WEEK BLOCK I OCT 21, 28 NOV 4, 11, 18, 25 I DEC 2, 9 ADULTS £96 I MEMBERS £80
THURSDAYS I 5.45PM - 6.45PM 8 WEEK BLOCK I OCT 24, 31 I NOV 7, 14, 21, 28 DEC 5, 12 PARENT £48 I CHILD £32 OR COME TO OUR NEW DROP IN SESSIONS FOR THIS TERM ON WEDNESDAYS & THURSDAY CHILDREN £5 I PARENT £7 I PER SESSION
Please come 10 mins early on first drop in session to fill in registration forms. Due to the nature and process of pottery making, please note that pieces will not be kept for collection or fired if not returning for multiple sessions. In this instance, clay will be reconstituted.
Choose from 3 adult class options:
Other classes that young ones can get involved in this Term…
WEDNESDAYS I 2.30PM - 4.30PM OR 7PM - 9PM 8 WEEK BLOCK I OCT 23, 30 I NOV 6, 13, 20, 27 DEC 4, 11 ADULTS £96 I MEMBERS £80
5+ ART & CERAMIC CLUB
5+ FAMILY POTTERY
14+ WIRE / NEON SCULPTURE
8+ SEWING CRAFTS
10+ YOUTHS ART & ILLUSTRATION
16+ FUSED GLASS
THURSDAYS I 7PM - 9.30PM EXTENDED CLASS 8 WEEK BLOCK I OCT 24, 31 I NOV 7, 14, 21, 28 DEC 5, 12 ADULTS £120 I MEMBERS £100 I PER BLOCK
12+ ILLUSTRATIVE PORTRAIT
16+ STAINED GLASS
Our full children’s programme will return for Spring 13
ARTS BACK! OIL PAINTING FOR ALL: with Nichola Martin CLASS Nichola graduated in Fine Art from Duncan of Jordanstone, winning many prestigious awards. Working from her studio in Fife, she exhibits widely, with work in private international collections. In these classes students will be taught the fundamental techniques of drawing and painting, such as shading, mixing colour, composition and dimensions. First learning to draw before proceeding to painting, students will be taught about colour mixing techniques, colour values and how brush strokes can be applied in various ways. Please bring brushes, paint palette and canvas to get started! WEDNESDAYS I 2PM - 4.30PM 8 WEEK BLOCK I OCT 23, 30 I NOV 6, 13, 20, 27 I DEC 4, 11 ADULTS £120 I MEMBERS £100
LIFE DRAWING WITH LIVE MODEL & LED BY TUTOR: with Kirsty Whiten CLASS A graduate of Drawing and Painting from Edinburgh College of Art, Kirsty Whiten is a figurative artist working in her studio in Fife and exhibiting widely. Drawing from the model is an important and vibrant part of her practice, and this class is about sharing that passion. You can work at any level in a relaxed group. Kirsty will be there to offer support, advice and demonstrations of technique to you where you might want it. There will be a variety of short and long poses. The focus will be on being present, observing intently and responding to what is there in the moment. Paper available for purchase at the Centre and some materials. Please bring charcoal, charcoal pencils, soft pencils, putty rubber and anything else you like to work with. MONDAYS I 10AM - 12PM OR 1PM - 3PM 8 WEEK BLOCK I OCT 21, 28 I NOV 4, 11, 18, 25 I DEC 2, 9 ADULTS £128 I MEMBERS £104
BACK! LIFE DRAWING WITH MODEL & TUTOR: with Kirsty Whiten WORKSHOP
CHARCOAL DRAWING: with Nichola Martin CLASS This 10 Week course will consist of working from still life using charcoal. All abilities welcome, with no experience necessary. Students will learn about composition, measuring, tonal values, material choice and the techniques needed to create your own masterpiece. Some materials provided on first class to get you started! MONDAYS I 7PM - 9PM 8 WEEK BLOCK I OCT 21, 28 I NOV 4, 11, 18, 25 DEC 2, 9 ADULTS £96 I MEMBERS £80
A graduate of Drawing and Painting from Edinburgh College of Art, Kirsty Whiten is a figurative artist working in her studio in Fife and exhibiting widely. Drawing from the model is an important and vibrant part of her practice, and this workshop is about sharing that passion. You can work at any level in a relaxed group. Kirsty will be there to offer support, advice and demonstrations of technique to you where you might want it. You will spend the day developing your drawings with the model. There will be a variety of short poses to warm up and longer poses to allow time for more involved drawings. The focus will be on being present, observing intently and responding to what is there in the moment. Props and costumes may be added to encourage intrigue. Materials included. Tea, coffee, juice and biscuits available at the Centre, but remember your packed lunch! SATURDAY 2ND NOV I 11AM - 5PM ADULTS £80 I MEMBERS £68 I YOUTHS 16+ £50
DRAWING FOR BEGINNERS: with Theresa Gourlay CLASS
BACK! INTRO TO RELIEF PRINTING: with Theresa Gourlay CLASS
Theresa Gourlay graduated from DJCAD in Drawing and Painting. In this introduction to drawing, you can learn the basics of pencil, watercolour, charcoal and drawing with pen and ink. Take time to experiment, to become confident and ambitious with materials, and produce drawings that you are proud of! This class is for anyone who would like to try drawing for the first time, and for those who are looking to build confidence in their drawing technique.
A fun class looking at the basics and the possibilities of relief printing, Theresa Gourlay will teach you the techniques used to create printing blocks with polystyrene, soft lino and card, in order to produce a series of multi-coloured prints. All starter materials are provided, additional materials such as lino, can be purchased from tutor if required.
Please bring a basic drawing kit! FRIDAYS I 10.30AM - 12.30PM 8 WEEK BLOCK I OCT 25 I NOV 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 I DEC 6, 13 ADULTS £96 I MEMBERS £80
DRAWING ON EXPERIENCE: with Theresa Gourlay CLASS The course will build on previous experience of drawing and introduce new materials and techniques. You will experiment with mixing different media, create unexpected things and discover the strengths and weaknesses of differing materials. Theresa will demonstrate the use of line, texture, tone and colour. We will look at approaches to the composition, collecting ideas in a variety of materials, including pencil, charcoal, pen, pastel and coloured pencil.
Bring along a drawing kit and whatever art materials that you have to play with. Paper is available to purchase at the Centre! WEDNESDAYS I 10PM - 12PM 7 WEEK BLOCK I OCT 30 I NOV 6, 13, 20, 27 I DEC 4, 11 ADULTS £84 I MEMBERS £70
NEW! INTRO TO RELIEF PRINTING: with Theresa Gourlay WORKSHOP A fun class looking at the basics and the possibilities of relief printing, Theresa Gourlay will teach you the techniques used to create printing blocks with polystyrene, soft lino and card, in order to produce a series of multi-coloured prints. All starter materials are provided, additional materials such as lino, can be purchased from tutor if required. Bring along a drawing kit and whatever art materials that you have to play with. Paper is available to purchase at the Centre! SATURDAY 26 OCT I 11AM - 3PM ADULTS £46 I MEMBERS £38 YOUTHS 14+ £20
The aim is to build confidence and have fun exploring materials, working towards a final piece. Bring along a drawing kit and whatever art materials that you have to play with. Paper is available to purchase at the Centre! FRIDAYS I 1.30PM - 3.30PM 8 WEEK BLOCK I OCT 25 I NOV 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 I DEC 6, 13 ADULTS £96 I MEMBERS £80
PAINTING CLASS: with John Johnstone CLASS
NEW! CREATE YOUR OWN GLITTERSCAPE: with Jen Robson
A professional member of the Society of Scottish Artists, John Johnstone has been teaching students at Forgan Arts Centre for over 25 years. Having studied and taught at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design for many years, John travelled Europe painting and exhibited across London.
This is an extremely popular class for all levels of ability and confidence. A relaxed working environment where you can work freely in any medium you prefer, with guidance and advice from John throughout. You can work from your table, at an easel or even astride a donkey! Please bring along your chosen materials and mediums and get ready to experiment with new techniques or perfect a traditional approach! TUESDAYS I 2PM - 4PM 8 WEEK BLOCK I OCT 22, 29 I NOV 5, 12, 19, 26 I DEC 3, 10 ADULTS £96 I MEMBERS £80
WONDERS OF WATERCOLOUR: with Liz Dulley
Inspired by Jen’s unique mixed media artwork ’Auchmithie’ you will create your own version of a shimmering land or sea scape using mixed 3D media and acrylic paints. Learn about the process involved in creating landscapes, through basic drawing and compositional exercises. Experiment with acrylic paints. Bring along a landscape photo that is special to you or use reference material provided by the tutor. Jen will help you translate your idea into a mixed media masterpiece. Make one for yourself or as a beautiful handmade gift for the magpie in your life. All paints and a canvas surface to paint on supplied. Some glitter and beads supplied but please bring your own bits and bobs for your own unique piece. It does not have to be glitter, you can incorporate all sorts into your piece, from beach combing treasures to textiles and papers. Spend the day playing, getting messy and leaving with a treasure of your own. This workshop is suitable for anyone with an interest in art. SUNDAY 10 NOV I 12PM- 4PM ADULTS £60 I MEMBERS £55 I YOUTHS 14+ £45
FOR ALL ABILITIES
Liz Dulley is a talented artist and tutor, with work exhibited by The Royal Scottish Society of Painters in Watercolour. In these stimulating classes, Liz’s explorative approach brings life to her work and teaching. These are specially designed classes tailored to the individual’s abilities, for learning or improving painting skills, gaining confidence and finding out what you can really do with watercolours. From laying down washes, painting without a paintbrush to building up pattern and textures, Liz teaches exciting techniques using various water-based mediums. Students will bring along their own materials and have the chance to experiment whilst working on their own paintings. Please check the website for a materials check list. Some additional paper may be purchased at the Centre. FRIDAYS I 10.30AM - 12.30PM OR 1.30PM - 3.30PM OR 4PM - 6PM 8 WEEK BLOCK I OCT 25 I NOV 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 I DEC 6, 13 ADULTS £96 I MEMBERS £80 I PER BLOCK
We also provide classes in: • ART FOR BEGINNERS • PORTRAITURE • CHARCOAL DRAWING • OIL PAINTING FOR ALL • CHILDRENS CANVAS CHARACTERS • INTRO TO SILVER JEWELLERY MAKING • SILVER BANGLE MAKING • MISHIMA POTTERY TECHNIQUES • SLIP CASTING • RAKU AND MORE …These classes and workshops may resume in the Spring, so please get in touch to let us know if you would like to be put on the interest list for them. 19
YOUTH ART & ILLUSTRATION: with Yvonne Stewart CLASS
with Dawn White
FOR AGES 10 - 18
Yvonne graduated from Heriot Watt University with a BA (Hons) in Textile Design. Based in Balmullo, she creates quirky and playful illustrations in soft bright colours, exhibiting work locally and online under the name ‘Coramantic’. In these classes you will learn the basics of working with a variety of paints including gouache and acrylic. Students will be taught how to create portrait paintings, including animal portraits and character designs. Experiment with mark making and motifs. No experience is necessary for these fun classes and Yvonne will be there to offer advice along the way. Great for those with an interest in art and illustration. £6 per session to be paid by the block. All materials will be provided WEDNESDAYS I 6PM - 8PM 5 WEEK BLOCK I NOV 13, 20, 27 I DEC 4, 11 YOUTHS 10 - 18 I £6 PER WEEK I £30 PAID BY THE BLOCK
ILLUSTRATIVE PORTRAIT PAINTING: with Yvonne Stewart WORKSHOP FOR ADULTS AND YOUTHS 12+
Portrait and Pet Painting with Gouache: In this 4 hour workshop you will create a portrait of a person or an animal or pet using gouache. Gouache is a type of paint that shares characteristics of both watercolour and acrylic. Here you will learn the basics of painting with this media and be taught portrait painting techniques, then apply your skills in creating a final portrait. Students will make experimental sheets to begin, familiarizing themselves with gouache. Final artwork will be presented in a cello bag with backing board and a certificate about the artwork for them to take home. Materials will be provided but please bring along any photos you might like to work from. Remember your packed lunch! Tea, coffee, juice and biscuits available at the Centre!
Dawn has been a professional wedding and portrait photographer for the past 15 years and now enjoys teaching both photography and digital imaging. Photography has been a lifelong passion and she very much enjoys helping others to explore this fascinating hobby. She is a member of Dundee Photographic Society where she has been the syllabus secretary for a number of years as well as running the beginner’s classes for the club. She enjoys all genres of photography especially natural history as well as travel photography for which she received an Associateship of the Royal Photographic Society last year.
BACK! BRUSH UP YOUR PHOTOGRAPHY
Confused about what all the buttons on your camera do? Want to take better photographs? This series of 8 practical workshops will help you to get to know your camera better & use it creatively. The first three workshops will be devoted to understanding the “technical” side of photography with lots of demonstrations, explanation and practical exercises. These will be followed by 5 themed workshops covering different photographic genres including landscape, portraiture, action/sports, still life and macro/abstract. Some of the workshops may be outside at nearby locations if the weather permits. The workshops are best suited to cameras which allow manual setting of aperture and shutter speed (i.e. DSLR cameras and some bridge cameras) Bring your camera (with fully charged batteries and a blank memory card), whatever lenses you have, camera manual and tripod (if you have these) and lots of enthusiasm! TUESDAYS I 9.30AM - 11.30AM 8 WEEK BLOCK I OCT 22, 29 I NOV 5, 12, 19, 26 I DEC 3, 10 ADULTS £96 I MEMBERS £80
SUNDAY 24 NOV I 10.30AM - 2.30PM ADULTS £20 I MEMBERS £16 I YOUTHS 12+ £12
BACK! INTRODUCTION TO ADOBE LIGHTROOM Learn how to organise, edit, enhance & share your photos using Adobe Lightroom. The classes will guide you through the whole process from importing from your camera to exporting the final image for print or web. These classes can be combined with the Photoshop classes for a complete introduction to digital imaging. Sample images will be supplied so if you have a laptop with a recent edition of LR installed bring it along and work together on the same images. Sample images will be supplied so if you have a laptop with a recent edition of LR installed bring it along and work together on the same images. Topics will include: • An overview of what Lightroom offers • The Lightroom Workspace • Importing & organizing images • Using the database to find photos • Colour & tone adjustments • Cropping, noise reduction & sharpening • Removing blemishes • Processing Raw files • Exporting images to print, e-mail & web TUESDAY I 11.40AM - 1.40PM I 4 WEEK BLOCK I OCT 23, 30 I NOV 6, 13 ADULTS £48 I MEMBERS £40
BACK! INTRODUCTION TO ADOBE PHOTOSHOP All you need to know to start using Photoshop to create stunning images. Learn to use the tools & techniques which will enable you to add the “wow” factor to your photography. The classes are suitable as a “stand alone” course or as a follow-on from the Adobe Lightroom classes for a complete introduction to digital imaging. Sample images will be supplied so if you have a laptop with a recent edition of PS installed, bring it along to the class & work on the same images together. Topics will include: • An overview of what Photoshop offers • When to use Photoshop rather than Lightroom • Colour & tone adjustments • Removing unwanted items from an image • Using layers & layer masks • Raw File Processing • Converting to monotone • Cropping, resizing & sharpening TUESDAY I 11.40AM - 1.40PM I 4 WEEK BLOCK I NOV 20, 27 I DEC 4, 11 ADULTS £48 I MEMBERS £40
Want to become a member? You don’t have to become a member to attend our classes, however it dramatically reduces the cost of your course and any other classes throughout the year, as well as helping to support the Centre. We wouldn’t be the bustling hub that we are without our valued members and their continued support and involvement at Forgan Arts, from baking to volunteering or simply providing us with vital feedback. If you would like to join us, Membership costs £30 for the year and can be purchased at the Centre or through our website: forganartscentre.co.uk
Bookings Bookings can be made in person or online through our website booking forms. Please note, that until you have had confirmation of space and have made payment, your place will not be secured. Enquiries can be made through emailing the Centre at: firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 01382 542062 We accept payment by cash, cheque (to Forgan Arts Centre) or by Bank Transfer. Account name: Forgan Arts Centre Account number: 60031119 Sort code: 82-67-01 Reference: name of class purchased (add MEM for memberships) PLEASE SEE WEBSITE FOR FULL TERMS & CONDITIONS
Visit us at: Forgan Arts Centre, Cupar Road, Newport on Tay, DD6 8RA We welcome visitors, but please note that the building is not staffed 24/7. Please get in touch before setting off if you’d like to visit outside of our activity times and someone will happily show you around.
Committee A crucial part of Forgan life is the role of the voluntary Committee, which has done a fantastic job of running the Centre over the years. We are always interested to hear from potential new Committee members. If you’d like to be involved in shaping the future of Forgan, please get in touch.
Basic Booking Terms and Conditions A copy of our full T&C’s can be found on our website. • Bookings will not be fully secured until you have received confirmation of a place and payment has been made. • All booking payments include a nonrefundable deposit of £20. If you wish to cancel a booking your refund will be issued by BACS, minus this charge. No refund will be issued if cancellation occurs on the day of a workshop or event, or after that date has passed, in the event of non-attendance.
How to get here…
• If a course or event is cancelled by the Centre due to unforeseen circumstances, you will be issued with a full refund.
You can access us easily from the St Andrews to Dundee 99 bus route.
We can be found just past the Strawberry hut, across from Newport Primary School.
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What’s on Autumn/Winter 2019 Classes
Mondays Life Drawing Life Drawing Pottery Pottery Charcoal
10am - 12pm 1pm - 3pm 2pm - 4pm 7pm - 9pm 7pm - 9pm
Tuesdays Intro Photography Intro Lightroom Intro Photoshop Painting Children’s Sewing Crafts Beginners Upholstery Stained Glass Jewellery
9.30am - 11.30am 11.40am - 1.40pm 11.40am - 1.40pm 2pm - 4pm 3.15pm - 5.15pm 7pm - 9.30pm 7.30pm - 9.30pm 6.30pm - 9pm
Wednesdays Intro to Relief Printing Dressmaking Oil Painting Pottery Child & Family Pottery Hand built Pottery Youths Art & Illustration Stained Glass
10am - 12pm 10am - 12pm 2.30pm - 4.30pm 3pm - 5pm 5.45pm - 6.45pm 7pm - 9pm 6pm - 8pm 7.30pm - 9.30pm
Thursdays Upholstery for all Beginners Upholstery Stained Glass Sewing Bee Pottery: Animal Forms Child & Family Pottery Pottery Evening Dressmaking Fused & Stained Glass
9.30am - 12.30pm 1.30pm - 4.30pm 2pm - 4pm 2pm - 4pm 10am - 12.30pm 5.45pm - 6.45pm 7pm - 9.30pm 7pm - 9pm 7pm - 9pm
Fridays Beginners Drawing Drawing on Experience Wonders of Watercolour Wonders of Watercolour Wonders of Watercolour Pottery
10.30am - 12.30pm 1.30pm - 3.30pm 10.30am - 12.30pm 1.30pm - 3.30pm 4pm - 6pm 1.30pm - 3.30pm
Saturday 26 Oct Relief Printing
11am - 3pm
Saturday 2 Nov Life Drawing
11am - 5pm
Sunday 10 Nov Fused Glass Bowl Glitterscape Painting Crochet:Star Bunting
10am - 3pm 12pm - 4pm 10am - 2pm
Tuesday 12 Nov Jewellery: Making Rings
6.30pm - 9pm
Sunday 24 Nov Fused Glass Hanging Panel Neon Wire Sculpture Illustrative Portraits
10am - 4pm 12pm - 3.30pm 10am - 2pm
Tuesday 26 Nov Jewellery: Silver Pendant/Earrings
6.30pm - 9pm
forganartscentre.co.uk firstname.lastname@example.org facebook.com/forganarts Tel: 01382 542062 Cupar Road, Newport-on-Tay DD6 8RA Between Forgan Roundabout and Newport Primary School
Forgan Arts Centre Autumn Winter Programme. Providing classes, workshops and events in the Art & Crafts for all ages and abilities.
Published on Sep 9, 2019
Forgan Arts Centre Autumn Winter Programme. Providing classes, workshops and events in the Art & Crafts for all ages and abilities.