Short Courses

Alphabet

Illustrated Alphabet

18+; Thursdays 19.00 - 21.00

9th January - 30th January (4 weeks, £72) Explore the art of Illustrated Letters! In this course you will learn the basic forms, shapes and rules of lettering and create our own decorative, hand illustrated alphabet. You will make your own truly unique letterforms through hand drawing and decorating, giving them great personality and your own style and learning about letterforms through the process. Leave with your own hand illustrated poster!

Tutor: Salina Jane

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Textile

Textile Design for Hand Painting onto Fabrics

Thursdays 19.30 - 21.00

9th January - 30th January (4 weeks, £72) Learn design skills for producing your own hand painted fabrics. Produce placement patterns engineered to a shape, all over painterly patterns, pictorial paintings and amazing abstracts. Design and develop ideas by drawing and painting from inspirational objects, textile collections and mood sheets.

Tutor: Nicola Corrigan

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IPB

Illustrated Picture Books

18+; Thursdays 19.00 - 21.00

6th February - 12th March (5 weeks, £90) Learn how to create fun, colourful picture books for young children in this short course. We will experiment with illustration techniques, explore narrative drawing styles and learn how to storyboard and layout. Begin to create your very own special illustrated picture book in your own style. This will be a fun, inspirational workshop where you use your imagination to the fullest!

Tutor: Salina Jane

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Upcycle

Design using Upcycled Fabrics, Applique & Hand Painting

Thursdays 19.30 - 21.00

13th February - 5th March (excluding 20th February) (3 weeks, £54) Develop design and sewing skills in this course where we will design textile pictures, products and accessories. We will use upcycled fabrics, beads, buttons and paint. You’ll develop drawing and design skills to interpret your ideas using stitch, applique, sewn effects and textile painting.

Tutor: Nicola Corrigan

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IPIC

Illustrated Portraits In Colour

18+; Thursdays 19.00 - 21.00

19th March - 2nd April (3 weeks, £54) Learn to use colour boldly and creatively whilst creating stylistic fun illustrated portraits in a variety of mediums. You will use makers, acrylic and ink increasing your confidence in using colour, through bold, and decisive colour choices. We will create decorative illustrations using patterns and mark making and explore your own style to make something truly unique, individual and different that shows real personality.

Tutor: Salina Jane

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Ceramic

Ceramic Design Skills and Pattern Painting

Thursdays 19.30 - 21.00

12th March - 26th March (3 weeks, £54) Design patterns for plates, tiles, mugs and other ceramics. Develop portfolio skills and one-off pieces. Learn design and drawing skills to produce inspirational patterns based on decorative items, collections and still life arrangements. Design original creations for plain and upcycled base items. Use hand paint techniques to develop central patterns, borders and all over designs. This is not a pottery or ceramics class but a design class where you will transfer your designs and ideas onto ready-made ceramic items.

Tutor: Nicola Corrigan

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