Maker: one of the venues for Central Fife Open Studios

On 2nd and 3rd September 2017 Maker will be one of the venues for the 2017 Central Fife Open Studios. Mary Farrell and Jane Francis will be showing and talking about their work in the workshop space at Maker on both days from 10.30am to 6pm.

to see the full listing of participating artists visit the CFOS website

Central Fife Open Studios has been set up to give professional artists and designers in Central Fife the opportunity to show their work to the public and celebrate the wealth of talent in this area.

The Open Studios offers the opportunity to talk to participating artists about how they create their work, their methods and sources of inspiration. There is also the chance to buy or commission a piece of original artwork from an exciting range of disciplines.

Inverkeithing as Art

Starting this week! Catherine Lindow will be sitting in the window of Maker, 2a High Street, Inverkeithing, creating an art work of – Inverkeithing! Catherine’s joyful and detailed homages to place can be seen in her illustration of the new Dunfermline Carnegie Library and the Abbey (see below). From Tuesday 13th to Saturday 17th June she will be working on a finished piece, based on many sketches she has made of the town, and the finished work will be available to buy as a beautiful print from Maker. Come in for a visit and to tell Catherine your stories about Inverkeithing!

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Memory Project Exhibition

The Memory Project Group have been working with Inverkeithing Arts at Maker to create a collaborative work which they will be exhibiting from Friday 9th – Thursday 15th June at the Civic Centre, Inverkeithing. There’s a private launch tomorrow 1pm-3pm and then its open to the public. We can’t wait to see the final results of all of their hard work and dedication, not to mention all of the fascinating memories, lots of laughter and endless cups of coffee! Look out for some images posted here over the next few days.

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Lindow in the Window – 13th – 17th June 2017

We’re very excited about an event coming up at Maker, our lovely arts hub in Inverkeithing – llustrator Catherine Lindow will be setting up her easel in the window for five days in June, and she’ll be creating fantastically detailed drawings – of Inverkeithing! Come in for a a nosey and a chat with her while she works – your story might just end up in her finished artwork!

Maker, 2a High Street, Inverkeithing – open 10am – 5.30pm from 13th – 17th June.

 

Make a Sock Pet – Children’s Workshop with Catherine Lindow @ Maker

Saturday 3rd June, 2-3pm

Make a Sock Pet – Children’s Workshop,

with Catherine Lindow

We’re delighted that painter and illustrator Catherine Lindow will be running workshops and projects over the summer at Maker, starting with a lovely children’s workshop making beanbag pets using recycled socks! The class is suitable for children ages 7-11 and costs £8 per child. Materials are included in the cost of the workshop.

To book come into Maker, 2a High Street, Inverkeithing or email Catherine at calindow@googlemail.com

maker sock pet workshop

 

Japanese Bookbinding Workshop – Saturday 27th May 10.30am – 1pm

There are still places left on this exciting workshop on Saturday 27th May 10.30am – 1pm – come along to Maker and make a beautiful handmade sketchbook/journal/photo album.

Cost £20 per person
Materials and tea/coffee break included in the price

To book – Come into Maker at 2a High Street, Inverkeithing, call Jo on 07717154793 or email barrettjosy@aol.com

Using a traditional technique called ‘stab binding’ you will design and assemble the book to your own specifications . Once mastered, this is a skill you can use at home with your own materials.