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Blairgowrie and Alyth Adult Education Winter/Spring Term 2018

Monday, January 15, 2018

19:00 - 21:00

Calligraphy

The ancient art of handwriting and gilding. Showing different styles of lettering.

Tutor: Davina Rutherford

£45
Booking required via Pam Drysdale or complete the application in the brochure
10 Week Course
Pam Drysdale
01250 873671
pamdrysdale3@btinternet.com

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

11:00 - 13:00

Crochet - Basics and Beyond

Learn the basics of crochet or refresh your skills. Work at you own pace, learning a range of stitches, shaping and finishing. Hook provided.

£40
Booking required
6 Week Course
Tracie Dick
07804 240861
tartantedcrafts@gmail.com

Sunday, February 11, 2018

10:00 - 16:00

Introduction to Fused Glass

This one day taster course gives you a hands-on introduction to the wonderful world of fused glass. During this relaxed workshop you will learn how to cut and layer glass to make your own coaster, sun- catcher, small bowl and trinket dish in a variety of opal and transparent glass.

Over coffee and cake we will look at the basics of fused glass, kiln processes, accessory glass products and how to use them. We will learn about the effects of temperature on glass and how to use the kiln to achieve a variety of surfaces and shapes.

No previous experience required, all tuition, tools and safety equipment will be provided. Using a range of Bullseye Glass products.

A delicious cold buffet lunch of sandwiches, cake and fruit is included with tea and coffee available throughout the day. Please contact Rachel with any dietary requirements (e.g. gluten free, vegetarian, etc.).

After the workshop your pieces will be fired and available for collection from the studio by appointment. Work can be posted out- additional charges will apply.

£80
Booking required

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

4pm - 5pm

Kids After School Art Club

This after school art club is suitable for all primary age children and led by Cat Mackay. Explore clay, pastel and paint and making some crazy art! 

£4 per child per class
Booking required by email
5 weeks
Cat Mackay
07805834323
catallmac@hotmail.com

Sunday, March 11, 2018

13:00 - 16:00

Sparkle & Fizz - Fused Glass Cake Stand

Give a gift with a difference to a special mum or best friend and spend some quality time making a stunning 2 tiered cake stand to treasure.

£45
Booking required

Platform Festival Perthshire, 24-31 March 2018

Sunday, March 25, 2018

1pm to 3pm

Drawing and Walking and Walking and Drawing

This workshop will offer the opportunity to explore drawing as a fun and creative activity and be a welcome distraction from the demands of everyday life. The workshop will begin at Create at Nest in Blairgowrie. We will begin by talking about the different ways we can walk and draw. There will be 15 minutes at the end of the workshop to talk about what we have made.

If the weather is good the workshop is outside and we will walk to Riverside by the side of River Ericht, if too wet we will work inside at Nest. Wear suitable clothing.

Free
Booking Required

Friday, March 30, 2018

10am - 4pm

Create a Wool Felting Painting with Ann Smith Art

We will be using wool fibres, silk fibres and a selection of other fibres to create a simple piece of wool felt art. I will show you how to do this using the wet felting technique, with a little bit of needle felting and hand sewing All materials and equipment will be provided for this workshop. Please bring some inspiration for your piece in the form of your own photos or a sketch of landscapes or seascapes. This workshop is aimed at the beginners and those with a little bit of experience. 

Please bring an old bath towel and plastic bag for this workshop.

Light refreshments will be provided throughout the day but please bring your own packed lunch with you. 

£70
Booking Required
Ann Smith
07851 701357
brush-stroke-art@hotmail.co.uk

Sunday, April 8, 2018

10:00 - 16:00

Introduction to Fused Glass

This one day taster course gives you a hands-on introduction to the wonderful world of fused glass. During this relaxed workshop you will learn how to cut and layer glass to make your own coaster, sun- catcher, small bowl and trinket dish in a variety of opal and transparent glass.

Over coffee and cake we will look at the basics of fused glass, kiln processes, accessory glass products and how to use them. We will learn about the effects of temperature on glass and how to use the kiln to achieve a variety of surfaces and shapes.

No previous experience required, all tuition, tools and safety equipment will be provided. Using a range of Bullseye Glass products.

A delicious cold buffet lunch of sandwiches, cake and fruit is included with tea and coffee available throughout the day. Please contact Rachel with any dietary requirements (e.g. gluten free, vegetarian, etc.).

After the workshop your pieces will be fired and available for collection from the studio by appointment. Work can be posted out- additional charges will apply.

£80
Booking required

Sunday, April 15, 2018

10:00 - 15:00

Family Fused Glass

A friendly drop in fused glass session making suncatchers and coasters. Suitable for ages 4 -104, no previous experience required - no unaccompanied children. 

£5 for each item made, refreshments included. Drop in any time between 10 and 3.

£5 per item made
No booking required, just drop in!

Sunday, April 29, 2018

10:00 - 16:00

Fused Glass Beyond the Basics - Glass Clocks

Delve into the fascinating world of fused glass and create a stunning fused glass clock. Learn how to cut and shape glass, how to get different effects and how a glass kiln works. choose from a rainbow of colours in sheet and accessory glass to achieve different effects. Make either a round or square clock face with a radio controlled movement- which uses a radio signal to always tell the right time. Price includes all materials, tuition, firing and buffet lunch. No experience required.

£75 including materials & buffet lunch
Booking required

Sunday, May 20, 2018

10am - 4pm

Fused Glass Beyond the Basics - Garden Glass

Get set for summer and treat your garden to a splash of colour.

£85
Booking Required

Sunday, June 3, 2018

10am - 4pm

Fused Glass Beyond the Basics- Glass Bowls

Combine function with beauty and create a set of fused glass platters and bowls to complement your home.

£85
Booking Required

Sunday, June 24, 2018

10:00 - 16:00

Introduction to Fused Glass

This one day taster course gives you a hands-on introduction to the wonderful world of fused glass. During this relaxed workshop you will learn how to cut and layer glass to make your own coaster, sun- catcher, small bowl and trinket dish in a variety of opal and transparent glass.

Over coffee and cake we will look at the basics of fused glass, kiln processes, accessory glass products and how to use them. We will learn about the effects of temperature on glass and how to use the kiln to achieve a variety of surfaces and shapes.

No previous experience required, all tuition, tools and safety equipment will be provided. Using a range of Bullseye Glass products.

A delicious cold buffet lunch of sandwiches, cake and fruit is included with tea and coffee available throughout the day. Please contact Rachel with any dietary requirements (e.g. gluten free, vegetarian, etc.).

After the workshop your pieces will be fired and available for collection from the studio by appointment. Work can be posted out- additional charges will apply.

£80
Booking required

Sunday, July 8, 2018

10:00 - 15:00

Family Fused Glass

A friendly drop in fused glass session making suncatchers and coasters. Suitable for ages 4 -104, no previous experience required - no unaccompanied children. 

£5 for each item made, refreshments included. Drop in any time between 10 and 3.

£5 per item made
No booking required, just drop in!

Sunday, August 12, 2018

10:00 - 15:00

Family Fused Glass

A friendly drop in fused glass session making suncatchers and coasters. Suitable for ages 4 -104, no previous experience required - no unaccompanied children. 

£5 for each item made, refreshments included. Drop in any time between 10 and 3.

£5 per item made
No booking required, just drop in!

Saturday, September 1, 2018

10am - 4pm

Create a Wool Felt Bag

In this full day workshop we will use the wet felting technique with resist to create a wool bag. Light refreshments of tea/coffee/cake will provided. Please bring a packed lunch and apron with you for this workshop.

£70
Booking Required
Ann Smith
07851 701357
brush-stroke-art@hotmail.co.uk

Sunday, September 23, 2018

10:00 - 16:00

Introduction to Fused Glass

This one day taster course gives you a hands-on introduction to the wonderful world of fused glass. During this relaxed workshop you will learn how to cut and layer glass to make your own coaster, sun- catcher, small bowl and trinket dish in a variety of opal and transparent glass.

Over coffee and cake we will look at the basics of fused glass, kiln processes, accessory glass products and how to use them. We will learn about the effects of temperature on glass and how to use the kiln to achieve a variety of surfaces and shapes.

No previous experience required, all tuition, tools and safety equipment will be provided. Using a range of Bullseye Glass products.

A delicious cold buffet lunch of sandwiches, cake and fruit is included with tea and coffee available throughout the day. Please contact Rachel with any dietary requirements (e.g. gluten free, vegetarian, etc.).

After the workshop your pieces will be fired and available for collection from the studio by appointment. Work can be posted out- additional charges will apply.

£80
Booking required

Sunday, October 7, 2018

13:00 - 16:00

Sparkle & Fizz - Fused Glass Cake Stand

Give a gift with a difference to a special mum or best friend and spend some quality time making a stunning 2 tiered cake stand to treasure.

£45
Booking required

Sunday, October 14, 2018

10:00 - 15:00

Family Fused Glass

A friendly drop in fused glass session making suncatchers and coasters. Suitable for ages 4 -104, no previous experience required - no unaccompanied children. 

£5 for each item made, refreshments included. Drop in any time between 10 and 3.

£5 per item made
No booking required, just drop in!

Sunday, October 28, 2018

10am - 4pm

Fused Glass Beyond the Basics- Glass Bowls

Combine function with beauty and create a set of fused glass platters and bowls to complement your home.

£85
Booking Required

Sunday, November 4, 2018

10:00 - 16:00

Introduction to Fused Glass

This one day taster course gives you a hands-on introduction to the wonderful world of fused glass. During this relaxed workshop you will learn how to cut and layer glass to make your own coaster, sun- catcher, small bowl and trinket dish in a variety of opal and transparent glass.

Over coffee and cake we will look at the basics of fused glass, kiln processes, accessory glass products and how to use them. We will learn about the effects of temperature on glass and how to use the kiln to achieve a variety of surfaces and shapes.

No previous experience required, all tuition, tools and safety equipment will be provided. Using a range of Bullseye Glass products.

A delicious cold buffet lunch of sandwiches, cake and fruit is included with tea and coffee available throughout the day. Please contact Rachel with any dietary requirements (e.g. gluten free, vegetarian, etc.).

After the workshop your pieces will be fired and available for collection from the studio by appointment. Work can be posted out- additional charges will apply.

£80
Booking required

Sunday, November 11, 2018

10am - 3pm

Christmas Decorations

Nothing says Christmas more than the sparkle of fused glass and candle light. Come and get festive making a selection of decorations for home and tree. Beautiful to keep, gorgeous to give.

£65
Booking required

Sunday, November 25, 2018

10am - 3pm

More Christmas Decorations

Sometimes one just isn’t enough! More seasonal delights in fused glass.

£65
Booking required

Sunday, February 11, 2018

10:00 - 16:00

Introduction to Fused Glass

This one day taster course gives you a hands-on introduction to the wonderful world of fused glass.

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

4pm - 5pm

Kids After School Art Club

Suitable for all primary age children and led by Cat Mackay.

Sunday, March 11, 2018

13:00 - 16:00

Sparkle & Fizz - Fused Glass Cake Stand

Give a gift with a difference to a special mum or best friend and spend some quality time making a stunning 2 tiered cake stand to treasure.

Friday, March 30, 2018

10am - 4pm

Create a Wool Felting Painting with Ann Smith Art

We will be using wool fibres, silk fibres and a selection of other fibres to create a simple piece of wool felt art.

Sunday, April 8, 2018

10:00 - 16:00

Introduction to Fused Glass

This one day taster course gives you a hands-on introduction to the wonderful world of fused glass.

Sunday, April 29, 2018

10:00 - 16:00

Fused Glass Beyond the Basics - Glass Clocks

Delve into the fascinating world of fused glass and create a stunning fused glass clock.

Sunday, May 20, 2018

10am - 4pm

Fused Glass Beyond the Basics - Garden Glass

Get set for summer and treat your garden to a splash of colour.

Sunday, June 3, 2018

10am - 4pm

Fused Glass Beyond the Basics- Glass Bowls

Combine function with beauty and create a set of fused glass platters and bowls to complement your home.

Sunday, June 24, 2018

10:00 - 16:00

Introduction to Fused Glass

This one day taster course gives you a hands-on introduction to the wonderful world of fused glass.

Sunday, July 8, 2018

10:00 - 15:00

Family Fused Glass

A friendly drop in fused glass session making suncatchers and coasters for ages 4 to 104!

Sunday, August 12, 2018

10:00 - 15:00

Family Fused Glass

A friendly drop in fused glass session making suncatchers and coasters for ages 4 to 104!

Saturday, September 1, 2018

10am - 4pm

Create a Wool Felt Bag

In this full day workshop we will use the wet felting technique with resist to create a wool bag.

Sunday, September 23, 2018

10:00 - 16:00

Introduction to Fused Glass

This one day taster course gives you a hands-on introduction to the wonderful world of fused glass.

Sunday, October 7, 2018

13:00 - 16:00

Sparkle & Fizz - Fused Glass Cake Stand

Give a gift with a difference to a special mum or best friend and spend some quality time making a stunning 2 tiered cake stand to treasure.

Sunday, October 14, 2018

10:00 - 15:00

Family Fused Glass

A friendly drop in fused glass session making suncatchers and coasters for ages 4 to 104!

Sunday, October 28, 2018

10am - 4pm

Fused Glass Beyond the Basics- Glass Bowls

Combine function with beauty and create a set of fused glass platters and bowls to complement your home.

Sunday, November 4, 2018

10:00 - 16:00

Introduction to Fused Glass

This one day taster course gives you a hands-on introduction to the wonderful world of fused glass.

Sunday, November 11, 2018

10am - 3pm

Christmas Decorations

Nothing says Christmas more than the sparkle of fused glass and candle light.

Sunday, November 25, 2018

10am - 3pm

More Christmas Decorations

Sometimes one just isn’t enough! More seasonal delights in fused glass.
Please note: details of craft events are provided by each tutor/organiser. Create at NEST does not run the events and is not responsible for incorrect details.