Arts-Based Dementia Friendly Community
Whether you’re looking to develop your skills or take up a new hobby, An Lanntair’s Education and Outreach programme has something for you. Evening classes are available in a wide range of art-forms giving you opportunities to be creative, develop skills and meet new people.
Arora is a project initiated by An Lanntair, founded on the core values of community care, creative spirit and shared culture. It is born of a community, shaped and defined by its history, language and unique culture. We proactively promote the Gaelic language and explore the role bilingualism has in relation to dementia. Locally, people … Continue reading Arts-Based Dementia Friendly Community
Mondays 15th January - 19th February (6 weeks)
Life drawing with Jon Macleod This class will provide instruction to those wishing to learn more about drawing the human figure; as well as opportunities for more experienced artists to hone their skills. You will have the chance to draw short and longer poses using a range of materials (provided). Drawing from a clothed model. (Featured … Continue reading Life Drawing evening class
Tuesdays 16th January - 20th February (6 weeks)
Japanese textiles with Chris Hammacott In this course you will make an Omiage flower shaped bag, a small wallhanging with either a kimono or ginger jar design, try some silk painting that can be quilted and beaded to make a cushion, and finish with a shibori session for a stunning scarf. No experience is required. The … Continue reading Private: Japanese Textiles evening class
Tuesdays 23 Jan – 13 Feb
Join Louise Davidson for a fun basic introduction into the beautiful dance of Argentine tango. Steeped in history and meaning, we will look at why this dance touches the heart of all who try it. Unlike Ballroom Tango with very strict movements, Argentine Tango is a relaxed walking dance, characterized by its improvisation and musicality … Continue reading Argentine Tango with Louise Davidson
Wed 24 & Thur 25 Jan
This 2 day course will look at various methods of logo design.
Wednesdays 17 Jan – 7 March
We will be using Lino cut techniques to print images on paper and fabric and will explore ways of developing the basic skills into more complex designs. The theme will be around natural forms such as shells, leaves and seascapes. At the end of the course you will have made printing blocks that you can … Continue reading Printmaking – Making an Impression with Gill Thompson
Thursdays 18 Jan – 22 Feb
In this class you can make a painting to remember a significant place near or far from home. Bring your photos, sketches, and mementos from a holiday or an inspiring location to create a unique and personal painting incorporating collage.
Fridays 19 Jan – 9 Mar
Through theoretical presentation, demonstration and assisted practical application you will be given the opportunity to make a traditional Kilt, either for a child or an adult. You will use a combination of modern sewing techniques and traditional hand tailoring techniques.
Saturday 10th February
Textile Jewellery (one day workshop) with Chris Hammacott Make a range of stunning jewellery pieces using textiles as the base (though no tweed flowers!). Use new products for necklaces, bracelets, earrings and brooches. A Sewing machine would be useful although not essential. No previous skills needed.