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.
We work closely with partner organisations to bring accessible opportunities to groups. An Lanntair is at the forefront of innovative intervention for people living with Dementia. If you are someone who needs extra help to get into, see or understand any of An Lanntair’s programme, let us know.
Contact Joe Mahony email@example.com to find out more.
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
Sat 29 July
This workshop, facilitated by designer/maker Martin Campbell of Glasgow’s Rag and Bone Workshop will give you an introduction to some basic furniture making techniques. Participants will be guided through the making of a contemporary design, based on a milking stool or alternatively a traditional Scottish stool known as a ‘Creepie’, which they will be encouraged to customise … Continue reading Milking it! Stool making with Martin Campbell
Mondays 21st August – 25th September (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.
Tuesdays 19th September - 10th October
Introduction to Graphic Design with Pearse O’Halloran This course will cover the full process of creating a poster design. Students will be given a set amount of graphic assets and will use them to create a final poster design using industry standard software. Basic techniques for Illustrator, Photoshop and InDesign will be covered as well … Continue reading Introduction to Graphic Design evening class
Wednesdays 23rd August - 11th October (8 weeks)
Printmaking : Adding a Touch of Colour – with Gill Thompson Develop printing techniques using lino cut (reduction printing, multiblock printing, chine collé, repeat patterns) and collagraph printing processes within a supportive environment. Produce multi-colour images in a variety of ways and let your imagination run wild. This course is suitable for those more experienced in … Continue reading Printmaking : Adding a Touch of Colour evening class
Thursdays 24th August – 5th October (7 weeks)
Drawing from nature with Steven Tod In this series of workshops we will look at using line to create strong images. In each class the group will get the opportunity to try out different mediums including pencil, ink, charcoal and watercolour. We will be drawing real objects focusing on natural forms – Bone, wood, sea weed, … Continue reading Drawing from Nature evening class
Fridays 25th August – 13th October (8 weeks)
Kilt making with Netty Sopata (Diggory Brown) 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.
Tuesdays from 12th September to 3rd October (4 weeks)
Introduction to Argentine Tango with Louise Davidson Join us 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, … Continue reading Introduction to Argentine Tango evening class