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Central Fife Open Studios 2019

Mary Farrell and Jane Francis will be taking part in Central Fife Open Studios again this September at Maker. The open studios are open for 2 weekends this year, to give visitors more opportunity to visit more of the artists they are interested in. The dates are Saturday 7th & Sunday 8th and Saturday 14th & Sunday 15th. The doors will be open from 10am – 6pm on all four days. Two of the thirty artists and makers taking part, Mary and Jane will be showing some of the work they’ve been working on over the past year, and discussing with visitors their inspirations and creative processes. You can pick up a brochure in Maker, with details of how to find all thirty participants across central Fife.

www.centralfifeopenstudios.org

www.centralfifeopenstudios.org/mary-farrell

www.centralfifeopenstudios.org/jane-francis.

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Beginning Watercolour Painting with Jeanne Dron

Have you ever fancied producing your own beautiful paintings in watercolours, but not known where to start? Jeanne Dron is here to take you through her popular six week beginner’s course, starting with information about paints, papers and brushes, working you through water handling, effects and styles and taking you on to producing your own beautiful paintings! Starting next Monday 26th September,  there are still places on this course – so email us at info@inverkeithingarts.org,  call 01383 271839 or pop in to Maker on Friday 23rd or Saturday 24th to get booked in!

Level 1 August 2019

 

Glass Fusing Summer Programme @ Maker

Carole Robinson has devised a programme of glass fusing and slumping workshops over four evenings this summer at Maker. Book just one class or as many as you like! You can work on several projects during each session, developing colourful and exciting designs and mastering new techniques.

£20 per person per session + £2-£5 per project for materials

Wednesday 10th July 6-8pm
Wednesday 24th July 6-8pm
Wednesday 7th August 6-8pm
Wednesday 21st August 6-8pm

booking classes:
email:info@inverkeithingarts.org
call: 01383 271 839

or drop into Maker during shop opening hours:
Thursday – Saturday, 10 am – 5.30 pm

For more information about any of our activities:
 www.inverkeithingarts.org

 

The colourful art of glass fusing

Join Carole Robinson on 26th June at Maker and explore the exciting medium of glass fusing. Open to all levels, from beginners to more experienced makers, her class will allow you to create beautiful and colourful creations, such as bowls, suncatchers and coasters.

This is Carole’s second time running a class at Maker – sharing her knowledge, skills and love of the material.

This is an evening class.

booking classes:
email:info@inverkeithingarts.org
call: 01383 271 839

or drop into Maker during shop opening hours:
Thursday – Saturday, 10 am – 5.30 pm

For more information about any of our activities:
 www.inverkeithingarts.org

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Three Creative Classes, May & June 2019

MAKER, 2a High Street, Inverkeithing, Fife KY11 1NN

Join tutors Jo Barrett and Carole Robinson this May and June at Maker for some more relaxing and creative classes. Jo is offering two of the most popular classes that she offers; the first, on 28th May will be making leather bound journals using lovely recycled leather. Then, on 4th June, she’ll be leading a workshop casting botanical materials in plaster, a technique which creates fascinating and sculptural designs.

Carole is joining Inverkeithing Arts Initiative for the first time for a colourful fused glass pendant making class on 29th May. She intends to run more glass classes throughout this summer at Maker, helping participants develop their techniques with mirror frames, vessels and decorative hangings.

For more class details see below. 

booking classes:
email: info@inverkeithingarts.org
call: 01383 271 839

or drop into Maker during shop opening hours:
Thursday – Saturday, 10 am – 5.30 pm

For more information about any of our activities:
www.inverkeithingarts.org

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MAKER Glass Fusing WorkshopMay 2019

BOTANICAL PLASTER CASTING

 

 

Spring Into Summer Workshops at Maker

We’ve got loads of new creative workshops coming up at Maker over the next two or three months, so we thought we’d make it easier for you to find just the one you want by listing the dates, times, costs etc in one post.

For more details visit the workshops page on this website. All of the workshops will take place at Maker, 2a High Street, Inverkeithing, KY11 1NN. To book your place on any of the workshops you can email us at info@inverkeithingarts.org, call 01383 271839 or pop in to Maker. We’re open Thursday – Saturday 10am-5.30pm.

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Images clockwise from top left: Silk Painting, Up-cycled Mirror Making, Easter Angel Decorations, Watercolour Painting level 3, Drawing For Fun For Kids

-8-80 Exhibition

We are excited about our upcoming exhibition – 8 – 80 – Drawing for Fun.  It features the work of five young artists and seven young-at-heart artists who participated in the Drawing for Fun Kids, Beginners and Development classes last Autumn at Maker.  

Advanced students took on diverse themes such as Umbria, Elasticity and Openings!  Kids embraced exercises like drawing upside down, using a viewfinder and doing 1-1 scale charcoal sketches of giant cutlery loaned by Gulshan’s Indian Restaurant.  Adult beginners were as enthusiastic as ever and rose to the challenge of drawing with humour and tenacity.

Our Kid’s classes were supported by Fife Cultural Trust and the Common Good Fund. And following their success we will be offering more kids classes after Easter.

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