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kids holiday club CLASSES, WORKSHOPS & EVENTS FOR ALL MARCH TO JULY 2018

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Welcome to Forgan Arts Centre Our Spring term kicks off with our Forgan Arts Kids club in the Easter holidays, with classes starting back on Monday 16th April until Friday 29th June. We have lots of great classes and workshops for mixed abilities and ages, including adult and family classes. Running Monday to Friday from 9.30am to 9.30pm, plus varied weekend workshops, there’s something for everyone!

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. 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.

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As we cater for a wide range of age groups, we have added a key to help you find the classes available to the age group that you require. These will appear in each listing, to show which age groups that it is open to. Please see any further age restrictions within the listing. Is there something that you would like to see on our programme? Or an event that you would like us to get involved in? A craft that you would like to try your hand at? Please do get in touch and we will look to introduce it to the Centre. If we can cater for it, we would love to make it happen! Want to keep up to date with all things Forgan Arts? Sign up to our seasonal newsletter and follow us on Facebook at facebook.com/Forganartsfife Details can be found on our website under the Contact tab at forganartscentre.co.uk


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P13 SCARED OF THE PAPER WIRE SCULPTURE P14 SKATE REJUVENATE TIN WORKS P18 FUSED GLASS

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OIL PAINTING FOR ALL CHARCOAL DRAWING

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PORTRAIT PAINTING ART FOR ALL

P10 PAINTING DRAWING FOR BEGINNERS INTRODUCTION TO RELIEF PRINTING P12 WONDERS OF WATERCOLOUR P15 UPHOLSTERY FOR BEGINNERS UPHOLSTERY FOR ALL P16 POTTERY ADULTS P17 HAND BUILT POTTERY POTTERY CHILDREN & FAMILY P18 STAINED GLASS 3


Forgan Annual General Meeting Sunday 29th April 5pm. See website for further details

Open Studios Day Saturday 5th May, 11am - 4pm. FREE! All welcome. A welcomed tea & coffee stop along your Open Studios tour. Come and visit our exhibition of work produced by Forgan Art Centre Tutors and students. We will be showing Painting, Glass, Jewellery, Upholstery, Pottery and more! Meet our makers, chat to tutors and students and take part in mini-workshops for adults and children! Our pottery tutor Heather Gilbert and her students will be demonstrating Raku firing ceramics in the Playground and we will also have Philippa Johnston revealing her quirky Tin Works process. See our website for more details and information on exhibiting Artists.

Forgan Arts Open Gardens Party Sunday 13th May 12pm - 4.30pm For the annual Scotland’s Gardens scheme, the gardens at Willowhill, Tayfield and St Fort Woodland Garden, will open to visitors from 1pm - 5pm. Entry to the three Gardens is just £5 at the gate. Please see www.scotlandsgardens. org. There will also be a plant sale next door to Forgan Arts Centre at the beautiful Willowhill Gardens. Forgan Arts Centre will be open to provide tea, coffee, baking and an exhibition for £2.50. All monies raised from the Open Gardens is kindly donated to both Forgan Arts and Scotland’s Gardens beneficiary charities. This is much needed funding for the Arts Centre so please come along and support us by joining in! To add to the fun of the Gardens day, Forgan Arts Centre will also be bringing a variety of activities to our playground for you! Join Steve Bretel in our Cabin for a demonstration on whittling wooden spoons, or perhaps you would like to take part in a Raku firing, where you can glaze your own ceramic pot and watch it be fired in our Raku kiln? Claire Evans Fused Glass artist will be showing you how she makes her fused glassware, and there will be activities for children to take part in around the playground. You can help us to decorate flower pots and plant up some foliage so that we can grow a colourful environment. Take our adventure quiz while your pots dry and try your hand at making a clay decoration for us to hang in the garden. If you are interested in helping out, we are always looking for volunteers to lend a hand! Please do get in touch. Any additional donations of plant pots, tools or equipment are welcomed. More activities and information on our exhibiting artists can be found on our website nearer the time. 4


KIDS HOLIDAY CLUBS FORGAN KIDS ART & CERAMICS CLUB Back once again, the ‘Forgan Kids Art Club’ will be running during the Easter 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 will be able to engage in a variety of activities and mini workshops such as pottery, printing, building, painting and more! With the success of ceramics during the last clubs, where possible we will have a pottery session each day. The children will get to experiment with different techniques of stamping shapes, playing with textures, hand building pots and model making. At points there will be a chance to have a shot on the potters wheel to throw small pots to decorate and fire. This is a unique opportunity for the children to work with Ceramics, and immerse themselves in arts and crafts over the holiday. Where the weather allows, we may take some activities outdoors. We would also hope to take walks to forage for foliage to use in our crafts, allowing the children to explore new textures and techniques. Children will need to bring a packed lunch each day, snack and refreshments will be provided.

We only have a small number of places, so book now to avoid disappointment! MONDAY 2nd | FRIDAY 6th APRIL I MONDAY 9th FRIDAY 13th APRIL 9.30am – 2.30pm | Age 5 – 12 years | £25 per day | £100 per week Materials and firing are included in the price | Children will require a packed lunch

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JEWELLERY Interested in learning how to make your own jewellery? Local Jeweller Scarlett Erskine is running an 5week block for beginners to Jewellery Making. During this course you will learn the basic techniques of jewellery making to make your own metal jewellery to take home. Each week you will learn new techniques and make your very own ring, pendant and earrings to take home each evening. Starting with base metals, Scarlett will show you the techniques of sawing, soldering and texturing metal before upping your skills to Make a Silver Ring. Putting your new skills to the test you will work towards designing and making a silver pendant. We will begin to look at ways of attaching earring backs to jewellery, perfecting your polishing skills and thinking about your final piece. The last week, will be free time for you to use your new skills to make your own piece of jewellery. This class is suitable from beginner’s level. Students taking repeat classes will be guided through further techniques to develop your skills. All tools and materials including sterling silver are provided. Extra silver can be purchased as you go if you are wanting to make larger pieces. 5 WEEK BLOCK I April 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15 TUESDAYS I 6.30 - 8.30pm I Adults £165 I Members £149 I PRICE INCLUDES SILVER Can’t make the course? Join us for individual workshops…

TUESDAYS 6.30 – 8.30PM MAKE A RING WORKSHOP - 24th APRIL Learn to make a silver ring or set of stacking rings, and texture with your own style. RING Adult £38 I Member £35 I PRICE INCLUDES SILVER STACK Adult £38 I Member £35 I PRICE INCLUDES SILVER

MAKE A PENDANT WORKSHOP – 1st MAY Make a pendant from silver wire or sheet, adding texture and design and finishing with chain. Adult £45 I Member £39 I PRICE INCLUDES SILVER

MAKE A PAIR OF EARRINGS WORKSHOP - 8th MAY Design and make your own silver earrings or recreate a pair from the examples. Learning to use sheet or wire in your designs, adding textures and fixing findings. Adult £45 I Member £39 I PRICE INCLUDES SILVER

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TEXTILES NEW! EVENING DRESSMAKING

CLASS

Ruth Alexander 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 cos play 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. 6 WEEK BLOCK I April 16, 23, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28 June 4, 11, 18 MONDAYS I 7pm – 9pm I Adults £72 I Members £54 I Youths £48

DRESSMAKING

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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. 5 WEEK BLOCK I May 9, 16, 23, 30 June 6 WEDNESDAY I 10am – 12pm I Adults £60 I Members £45

SOCIAL 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. THURSDAYS I April 19th – June 28th I 2pm – 4pm I £2 PER WEEK To attend the SOCIAL groups, you must first become a member I £30 for annual membership I Thereafter, classes will be just £2 per session. If you would like to join, please contact the Centre for more info!

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ARTS OIL PAINTING FOR ALL Nichola Nichola Martin graduated in Fine Art from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design, winning many prestigious awards. Working from her studio in Fife, she exhibits widely, with work in private international collections. Teaching both Charcoal and Oil painting classes, Nichola regularly tutors at Forgan Arts Centre to all abilities, from beginners to advanced. In these classes students will be taught fundamental drawing and painting techniques, 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. All materials supplied except brushes, paint palette and canvas. 10 WEEK BLOCK I April 18, 25 May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 June 6, 13, 20 WEDNESDAYS I 2 - 4.30pm I Adults £150 I Members £112

CHARCOAL DRAWING This 10 Week course taught by Nichola Martin, will consist of working from still life using charcoal. All abilities are welcome, with no experience necessary. Materials are available in the class. Students will learn about composition, measuring, tonal values, material choice and the techniques needed to create your own masterpiece. 10 WEEK BLOCK I April 16, 23, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28 June 4, 11, 18 MONDAYS I 7pm – 9pm Adults £120 I Members £90

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PORTRAIT PAINTING ...from photographs Robert Macmillan graduated from Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design in 1997 with a BA hons in Fine Art; Drawing and Painting. Robert has been a full time artist for almost 20 years, exhibiting all over the UK, winning prestigious awards and has work in many private collections worldwide. His dramatic portraits are instantly recognisable and appreciated for their use of old masters techniques. In this class, Robert will demonstrate how to produce a portrait from photographs using oil paints. Starting by drawing an image, you will develop an underpainting and work up in colour. There will be various techniques taught, including forms of glazing and how to use a variety of tools such as brushes, palette knife and even sandpaper to enhance a painting. There will also be short talks on various classical and contemporary figurative painters. Bring along a photograph of a portrait (side or front on from shoulders upwards, ideally with strong light and dark contrast), images can be provided to work from if necessary. A material list is available at www.forganartscentre.co.uk. 10 WEEK BLOCK I April 19, 26 May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 June 8, 14, 21 THURSDAYS I 7pm – 9pm I Adults £120 I Members £100

ART FOR ALL Steve Bretel has spent over 15 years as a creative arts facilitator and fine artist across the UK, after a successful commercial art career in London. Studying widely at Duncan of Jordanstone, Edinburgh College of Art, and theatre design in Glasgow, Steve was a professional member of the Society of Industrial Artists & Designers (SIAD) and holds a BA in Visual Communication. Whether you’ve just been given a paint box as a present, or need some creative confidence to get you started again, these progressive classes are for you. The basics will be covered such as choice and use of materials, sketching, drawing and painting using accurate observation with imaginative or semi-abstract approaches. Each class will be fun and supportive with its own theme, using a mixture of demos and instruction, taking inspiration from both man-made and natural subjects. Some materials are provided to start you off, then suggestions will be given for purchasing your own. Aimed at beginners and those starting afresh. 7 WEEK BLOCK I April 18, 25 May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 WEDNESDAYS I 7pm – 9pm I Adults £84 I Members £70

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PAINTING 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. 5 WEEK BLOCK I April 17, 24, May 1, 8, 15 TUESDAYS I 2 - 4pm I Adults £60 I Members £45

DRAWING FOR BEGINNERS 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. All materials are provided. 8 WEEK BLOCK I April 20, 27 May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8 FRIDAYS I 10.30am - 12.30pm I Adults £96 I Members £72

INTRO TO RELIEF PRINTING 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 can be purchased if required. BLOCK 1 I 4 WEEK BLOCK I April 20, 27 May 4, 11 BLOCK 2 I 4 WEEK BLOCK I May 18, 25 June 1, 8 FRIDAYS I 1pm – 3pm I Adults £48 I Members £40 per block

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Give us a Wave! Want to help but not sure what you could do? There’s loads of ways to show Forgan Arts Centre your support, you can… Follow us on Facebook or Instagram - just search for Forgan Arts! Sign up to our mailing list - you’ll find this on our website. Then we can keep you up to date with what’s on! Share our brochure - by email or by handing out paper copies to your friends or workplaces. This helps us to spread the word on the fabulous classes we have on offer. Join our Committee - we are always looking for new and enthusiastic members. We only meet once a month and all we ask for is your support. Donate - if you have materials, equipment or the most valuable of all … TIME! We make use of all sorts of donations at the Centre. Volunteer - we always need helping hands at our events, or perhaps you would like to help create new events? Feedback - fill out a feedback form to let us know how we are doing and what we can do better.

From little ideas and suggestions to lightbulb moments, your input is vital to us, so let’s hear from you! info@forganartscentre.co.uk www.forganartscentre.co.uk facebook.com/forganarts Instagram: Forgan_arts_centre Twitter: @forganarts


WONDERS OF WATERCOLOUR 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. 6 WEEK BLOCK I April 20, 27 May 4, 11, 18, 25 FRIDAYS I 1pm - 3pm I Adults £72 I Members £54

LAYERS AND MARK MAKING

WORKSHOP

Do you ever worry about going ‘too far’ with a drawing, and spoiling it? Then this is the workshop for you! Laura Darling is a Dundee-based illustrator whose quirky and playful work is underpinned by observational drawing. Join Laura to explore a variety of different mark-making techniques and learn how to layer colours and lines to create vibrant, energetic pieces of art. Gain tips and tricks to improve your technique and keep your drawings fresh. You are welcome to bring an object to draw, or work from the eclectic range of objects provided. Please bring a packed lunch and a selection of drawing tools if you have them, others can be sourced at the Centre. SUNDAY 20th MAY 10am – 4pm I Adults £45 I Members I £39 I per workshop

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JEN ROBSON is a local WASPS artist and Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art and Design graduate who has been teaching adult drawing classes for 8 years from her Dundee studio. She has worked with McManus Galleries, D’Arcy Thomson Museum, Off the Rails Arthouse and a variety of community groups. Jen has developed and delivered confidence building sessions for teachers in portrait, drawing, music and painting workshops. This term she will be offering two exciting workshops at Forgan Arts Centre…

SCARED OF THE PAPER: Drawing for the terrified WORKSHOP Does a blank piece of paper terrify you when you just want to draw? Do you want to create but don’t know where to start? Do you want to feel more confident and improve your drawing? Scared of the Paper is a different kind of drawing class, focussed on finding the joy in drawing. Throughout the day you will work on a variety of exercises and techniques in mixed media to help build belief in yourself. You will be shown how to draw using traditional skills and visual techniques to help you conquer the fundamentals of drawing. You will be guided and encouraged to embrace and develop your own style using techniques such as blind and automatic drawing. This workshop is suitable for anyone with an interest in making art. From complete beginners to professionals looking to get back into drawing you can benefit from Jen’s vast knowledge and experience, in a relaxed and inspiring environment. SATURDAY 23rd JUNE 11 - 4.30pm I Adults £45 I Members £39 I Youths 14+ £28 I per workshop

WIRE SCULPTURE

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Jen will take you through a step by step process to create your own aluminium wire sculpture. This workshop is suitable for all skill levels. You can create freely a representational form, animal or human figures, abstract or organic inspired shapes or geometric decorative art. Your final piece can be a hanging, wall art or freestanding sculpture. Aluminium wire is a delicious material to use, lightweight, flexible and easy to cut and manipulate. It’s just like drawing in the air. You can bring your own ideas along or work on your design in the class with tutor support. You can incorporate other materials into your design. All wire will be supplied but you can also bring your own additions such as feathers, fabric, threads, embroidery, paper, string, beads, jewellery, anything that can be attached using wire. Come along and make your own sculpture! Part two is for students that have attended the first workshop and want to further their development. PART ONE SAT 28th APRIL I PART TWO SAT 26th MAY 11- 4.30pm I Adults £48 I Members £42 I Youths 14+ £28 I per workshop

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SKATE AND REJUVENATE

WORKSHOP

A Class in Fresh Skateboard Art. Blair McCafferty of the Creature Emporium, has a degree in Graphic Design and a passion for all things skateboarding. Previously sponsored by Deathbox, Converse, Jart Skateboards and Dephect skate brands, Blair has campaigned for skateparks and facilities since he was a young lad and recently had a hand in the design, fund raising and build of Newport-on-Tay’s skatepark. Working freelance, he describes himself as a full time doodle monkey who likes to create cute graffiti and fun street art. In this all day workshop, Blair will be teaching you how to recycle your old and broken skateboards into wonderful works of art. Using your own ideas, you will use spray-paint and paint pens to create a fun piece of art that’s out of this world! Broken boards and materials will be provided. Bring a packed lunch! SATURDAY 28th APRIL | 26th MAY 11am – 4pm I Age 10 - 18 I £25 per workshop

TINWORKS: Recycled Tin

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Discover how to transform your old biscuit or sweet tin into a quirky folk-art bird or animal using just a few simple tools and techniques. In this weekend workshop, you will learn how to prepare and cut the tin; to emboss and add texture; incorporate wire and other materials; and to use a pop riveter to connect pieces together. There will be plenty of examples on hand as well as a wide selection of reference books and source materials. Aimed at those who have already taken part in a one day tin workshop at Forgan or those who have some metalwork experience, the weekend offers you the chance to work on a bigger piece or individual project. If you have something specific in mind, do bring along any sources of inspiration or drawings. All tools and materials will be supplied but do bring along things you might like to incorporate. Tutor Philippa Johnston is a Fife-based metalsmith and textile artist who works with recycled tin, wire and other materials to create two and three dimensional decorative and functional pieces inspired by traditional and contemporary folk art. SATURDAY 2nd AND SUNDAY 3rd JUNE 10am - 4.30pm Adults £45 | Members £39 | Youths £28 | per workshop

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UPHOLSTERY CLASS FOR BEGINNERS: with Jaqueline Donachie 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 jacki@funkybobbin.co.uk and she will be more than happy to assist. 10 WEEK COURSE I April 17, 24 May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 June 5, 12, 19 TUESDAYS I 7.00 - 9.30pm I Adults £150 I Members £115

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. Email jacki@funkybobbin.co.uk 10 WEEK COURSE I April 19, 26 May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 June 7, 14, 21 THURSDAYS I 10am - 1pm Adults £180 I Members £135

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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 two wonderful pottery tutors: Pat Peters and 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. 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 5 FOR DETAILS!

ADULT CLASSES 10 WEEK BLOCK I April 16, 23, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28 June 4, 11, 18 MONDAYS I 2pm – 4pm or 7pm – 9pm I Adults £120 I Members £90 I with Pat Peters 10 WEEK BLOCK I April 19, 26 May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 June 7, 14, 21 THURSDAYS I 7pm – 9.30pm I Adults £150 I Members £115 I with Heather Gilbert 10 WEEK BLOCK I April 20, 27 May 4, 11, 18, 25 June 1, 8, 15, 22 FRIDAYS I 1.30pm – 3.30pm I Adults £120 I Members £90 I with Pat Peters

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NEW! HAND BUILT POTTERY COURSE This class will primarily concentrate on hand building techniques. This block will explore the versatility of pinch and coil pots and the sessions will be demonstration lead to help you master and improve these skills. Suitable for all abilities. 10 WEEK BLOCK I April 18, 25 May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 June 6, 13, 20 WEDNESDAYS I 7pm – 9pm I Adults £120 I Members £90 I with Heather Gilbert

CHILDREN & FAMILY CLASSES With Heather Gilbert. This class is designed for children to come along to with or without their parents! These classes cater for all abilities, from complete beginners to advanced students. Spend time with your child while both being creative in our new family class, or if your child is 9y+, they may want to come without an adult cramping their creative style? It’s up to you in these fun explorative classes! Along the way there will be an additional minimal firing cost, which is dependent on the volume 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! 10 WEEK BLOCK I April 18, 25 May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 June 6, 13, 20 WEDNESDAYS I 5.45pm-6.45pm 10 WEEK BLOCK I April 19, 26 May 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 June 7, 14, 21 THURSDAYS I 5.45pm-6.45pm Children £44 I Parents £55 I per block

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GLASS FUSED GLASS

WORKSHOPS

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. All tools and glass will be supplied. Small pieces of glass off cuts for decoration will be supplied. FUSED GLASS BOWL 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. SATURDAY 28th APRIL 10am – 3.30pm I Adult £60 I Member £51 I Youth 16+ £42

FUSED GLASS HANGING PANEL This one-day workshop will enable students to create a 20x15 cm fused glass panel using decorative and accessory glass. For all levels and abilities. SUNDAY 20th MAY 10am – 3.30pm I Adult £60 I Member £51 I Youth 16+ £42

FUSED GLASS IN STAINED GLASS PANEL 2 PART WORKSHOP A two-day workshop combining stained glass with glass fusion. You will design and make an A4 sized stained glass panel incorporating individually designed fused glass elements. Day One you will develop a basic design and create the fused glass pieces that you want to incorporate into your design; and cut the remainder of your glass. Your fused glass pieces will be kiln fired in time for the following workshop. Day two you will commence, making the stained glass panel by assembling your individual glass pieces, leading, soldering, cementing and polishing your piece. SATURDAY 2nd JUNE 10am – 3.30pm SUNDAY 10th JUNE 10am – 4.30pm Adult £112 I Member £94

STAINED GLASS 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 ARE AVAILABLE FOR A 6 WEEK BLOCK: Adults £72 I Members £54 I Youths 16 - 18 £36 per block TUESDAY 7.30-9.30pm I April 17, 24 May 1, 8, 15, 22 WEDNESDAY 7.30-9.30pm I April 18, 25 May 2, 9, 16, 23 THURSDAY 2-4pm I April 19, 26 May 3, 10, 17, 24

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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.

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: info@forganartscentre.co.uk 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

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.

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 £10. 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. • If a course or event is cancelled by the Centre due to unforeseen circumstances, you will be issued with a full refund.

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FORGAN ARTS CENTRE

SPRING TIMETABLE

MARCH TO JULY 2018

Mondays

Pottery

Pat Peters

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Pottery

Pat Peters

7-9

Charcoal Drawing

Nichola Martin

Dressmaking

Ruth Alexander

Tuesdays

Painting

John Johnstone

2-4

Upholstery for Beginners

Jacqueline Donachie

7 - 9.30

Stained Glass

Ann McFadyen

7.30 - 9.30

Jewellery

Scarlett Erskine

6.30 - 8.30

Wednesdays

Dressmaking

Beatrice Burns

10 - 12

Oil Painting

Nichola Martin

2 - 4.30

Family/Kids Pottery

Heather Gilbert

5.45 - 6.45

Hand Built Pottery

Heather Gilbert

7-9

Stained Glass

Ann McFadyen

Art for Beginners

Steve Bretel

Thursdays

Upholstery for All

Jacqueline Donachie

10 - 1

Sewing Bee

Social group

2-4

Stained Glass

Ann McFadyen

Family/Kids Pottery

Heather Gilbert

Pottery

Heather Gilbert

7 - 9.30

Portrait

Robert Macmillan

7-9

Fridays

Wonders of Watercolour

Liz Dulley

10 - 12

Wonders of Watercolour

Liz Dulley

1.45 - 3.45

Pottery

Pat Peters

1.30 - 3.30

Relief Printing

Theresa Gourlay

1.30 - 3.30

Beginners Drawing

Theresa Gourlay

10.30 - 12.30

7-9

7-9

7.30 - 9.30

7-9

2-4

5.45 - 6.45

Weekend Workshops

Sat 28th April

Fused Glass Bowl

Claire Evans

10 - 3.30

Sat 28th April

Skate Rejuvenate 10yr+

Blair McCafferty

11 - 4

Sat 28th April

Wire Sculpture Part 1

Jen Robson

11 - 4.30

Sun 20th May

Fused Glass Hanging Panel

Claire Evans

10 - 3.30

Sun 20th May

Layers & Mark Making

Laura Darling

10 - 4

Sat 26th May

Skate Rejuvenate 10yr+

Blair McCafferty

11 - 4

Sat 26th May

Wire Sculpture Part 2

Jen Robson

11 - 4.30

Sat 2nd June

Fused Glass Panel Part 1

Claire Evans

10 - 3.30

Sat 2nd June

Tinworks Part 1

Phillipa Johnston

10 - 4.30

Sun 3rd June

Tinworks Part 2

Phillipa Johnston

10 - 4.30

Sun 10th June

Fused Glass Panel Part 2

Claire Evans

10 - 4.30

Sat 23rd June

Scared of Paper

Jen Robson

11 - 4.30

Events

Open Studios

Saturday 5th May

Open Gardens

Sunday 13th May

12 - 4.30

Forgan AGM

Sunday 29th April

5

11 - 4

FORGAN ARTS CENTRE PROGRAMME SPRING 2018  

FORGAN ARTS CENTRE PROGRAMME SPRING 2018 ARTS AND CRAFT CLASSS AND WORKSHOPS CENTRE OPEN TO ALL AGES AND ABILITIES.

FORGAN ARTS CENTRE PROGRAMME SPRING 2018  

FORGAN ARTS CENTRE PROGRAMME SPRING 2018 ARTS AND CRAFT CLASSS AND WORKSHOPS CENTRE OPEN TO ALL AGES AND ABILITIES.

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