Archive for the ‘Art & Design’ Category

Glass Evening Workshop: Design and Make

Make kiln-formed glass pieces or learn traditional techniques of stained glass work; from copper foiling or create a lead panel. This Glass evening workshop is aimed at both beginners and those with some previous experience where you will learn new skills or extend existing skills.
Students will pay for materials and studio fee.

For more information about the course contact Maria Zulueta : m.zulueta@kcc.ac.uk

Glass – Building Skills for the Advanced Glass Artist

This course aims to extend techniques and develop personal work and visual identity through individual guidance and support. It is suitable for those who have completed a full time level 3 course or have advanced making skills. Students pay for glass used and a studio fee.

Glass Masterclass: Patte de Verre

Pâte de verre is a kiln casting method that literally means “paste of glass”. This technique is to mix frit glass granules with binders and then apply the glass to the inner surface of a negative mould.
You will learn mould making techniques and specific glass frit technique of Patte de Verre to create granular cast vessels, architectural pieces or sculptural kiln formed glass.
Students will pay for materials and studio fee.

For more information about the course contact Maria Zulueta : m.zulueta@kcc.ac.uk

Glass Masterclass: Introduction to Glass Printing

This course will offer both introductory and intermediate instruction in relief printing and screen printing techniques on glass. It will explore methods of printmaking that produce beautiful textured surfaces and feelings of otherworldliness through the use of extremely fine and intricate marks.

Students will pay for materials and a studio fee.

For more information about the course contact Maria Zulueta : m.zulueta@kcc.ac.uk

Glass Workshop: Screen Printing on Glass

The aim of this course is to introduce you to the process of silkscreen printing onto glass, give a more comprehensive understanding of the technique and to familiarise you with the printmaking facilities. You will learn how to mix enamels, apply images on screens and print accurately on a smooth shiny surface.
Students will pay for materials and a studio fee.

For more information about the course contact Maria Zulueta : m.zulueta@kcc.ac.uk

Glass Evening Workshop: Explore Kiln formed glass techniques

This Glass evening workshop is aimed at both beginners and those with some previous experience where you will learn new skills or extend existing skills.
Students will pay for materials and studio fee.

For more information about the course contact Maria Zulueta : m.zulueta@kcc.ac.uk

Photoshop Illustrator and InDesign

This course provides a thorough introduction to the three leading components of Adobe’s industry-preferred Creative Suite software package. Learn how to edit images, create graphics and layout text for print and online magazines, posters, websites, social media apps and more.

Taught by experienced design professionals by the end of this course you should expect to have become proficient in the following:

Photoshop

Adobe Photoshop is the design industry’s preferred software for working with and editing graphics and images.

In this introductory course you will learn how to:

  • Crop and resizing images
  • Enhance image quality
  • Add text to images
  • Prepare images for social media
  • Create composite images
  • Apply colour filters
  • Create web banners

Illustrator

Adobe Illustrator is the industry-preferred graphics software that lets you create logos, icons, drawings, typography, and complex illustrations for print or online.

In this introductory course you will learn how to:

  • Learn how to create professional designs and illustrations in Illustrator
  • Master the Pen tool
  • Create and edit shapes
  • Learn simple designs
  • Design logos and web icons

InDesign

Adobe InDesign is the industry-preferred software for producing covers and layouts for magazines, newsletters, reports and other printed publications. It is widely used in media companies as well as in marketing and communications.

In this introductory course you will learn how to:

  • Create a new document InDesign
  • Create layouts
  • Add and format text
  • Add graphics
  • Apply colour and other effects

Throughout the course, the emphasis is on practical, hands‐on learning including a series of exercises designed to consolidate new skills and build confidence.

Don’t miss this opportunity and enrol now as courses fill up fast. Take that vital first step towards a rewarding experience that will help you to make your own text or design material or provide training in essential skills for a future career.

No prior experience needed.

Glass Skills Workshop – Painting and Sandblasting

This four weeks course will be an opportunity to learn the basics of stained glass painting using black/brown tracing colour as well as sandblasting frosted surface design, to add a new dimension to your work, enabling detail and imagery to form part of your design.
You will experiment with mark making techniques such as shading, sgrafitto and applying texture.

There will be tuition at every stage with encouragement to experiment freely.

All levels welcomed.

Glass Skills Workshop – Festive Christmas Decorations

Immerse yourself in the joy of making glass Christmas decorations and gifts. This 4 weeks course is designed to introduce you to the creative possibilities of glass fusing and stained glass technique of copper foil. It’s a perfect opportunity to make personalised and complete a number of pieces Christmas gifts.

All levels welcomed.

Students will pay for materials and small studio fee.

 

Jewellery Summer Workshop

For those who have always wanted to have a go at making Jewellery or need to prepare before starting a more substantial course in September, this will give you basic jewellery making skills and an introduction to the workshop and equipment. There will be some additional costs for materials. Please note that this is a metal working course and does not include beading.