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Mosaic Making Courses 2017 - London

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We are street artists at Southbank Mosaics offering long and short courses in the art of mosaic for complete beginners and improvers.

All materials and equipment are provided. Gift vouchers are also available.

SHORT COURSES:

* WEEKEND MOSAIC COURSE - DIRECT METHOD
Create a beautiful mosaic to yourself or as a Christmas gift!
Sat 3rd & Sun 4th December 2016
Sat 10am-5pm & Sun 10am-3pm
Beginner level

* ROMAN MOSAIC - 8 WEEK EVENING COURSE - DIRECT METHOD
Make a copy of a original Roman Mosaic using ceramic tiles and tile nippers
Starting Monday 6th February 2017
from 6.30pm-9.00-pm
Mixed levels

* INTRODUCTION TO MOSAIC - WEEKEND COURSE - DIRECT METHOD
Create a beautiful mosaic out of a photograph or drawing
Sat 11th & Sun 12th February 2017
Sat 10am-6pm & Sun from 10am-4pm
Beginner level

* MODERN MOSAIC COURSE - ART NOUVEAU DESIGNS - 7 WEEK - INDIRECT METHOD
Learn the modern mosaic technique
Starting Wednesday 15th February 2017
from 6.30pm-8.30-pm
Mixed level

* INTRODUCTION TO MOSAICS - 6 WEEK EVENING COURSE - INDIRECT METHOD
Starting Tuesday 21st February 2017
from 6.30pm-8.30-pm
Beginner level

* CERAMICS MIXED LEVELS - 12 WEEK EVENING COURSE
Learn different techniques to make and decorate ceramic objects using clay.
Starting Wed 15th March 2017 till Wed 30th May
from 6pm till 9pm
Mixed levels

* WEEKEND THAMES MUDLARKING & MOSAIC COURSE
Create a beautiful mosaic with tiles collected by you from the river Thames
Sat 18th & Sun 19th March 2017
from 10am-4pm
All levels are welcome

* WEEKEND CERAMICS FOR FAMILY - TWO SATURDAYS
Bring your family for a fun and creative weekend making and decorating hand made ceramic objects and pottery
Saturday 18th & Saturday 25th March 2017
from 2pm till 3pm
Adult with children welcome

* 10 WEEK MASTER CLASS: PORTRAITS IN MOSAIC
INDIRECT METHOD
Learn how to interpret a portrait photograph into mosaic
starting Thursday 27th April 2017
from 6.30pm till 8.30pm
Level: Advisable some previous knowledge of mosaic or art

* Gift Vouchers Available!
Buy a Mosaic Course Gift Voucher - they are an excellent gift!
Vouchers are valid for 1 year!

To book a place in one of our courses visit or website:

www.southbankmosaics.com

email: info@sosuthbankmosaics.com

phone: 020 7620 6070

address: St John's Crypt, 76 Waterloo rd, SE1 8UD

OPEN CALL: Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2017

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We are excited to announce that the third instalment of the Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize is open for entries. The prize is open to artists working across all genres, styles and from any background. The overall deadline is 15 January, however all artists who enter before the 18 December will receive feedback on the application they submitted. We are a prize that focuses on supporting not just winners but all artists involved.

PRIZES INCLUDE:

7,000prizes, for the Overall Winner, the Employee Choice Award, the Sculpture Award, Ashurst's Rich Mix Prize

Includes 1,000 of vouchersfrom Cass Art for the 3 Winners

Three monthsolo exhibitionsin London, England

Group Showfor 25 Shortlisted Artists in April - June 2017

Early entrieswill featurein our ongoing campaigns to clients,invitationsto ourinformative talks.

 

For further information and the application form see here or please email with questions.

Make your own 'Dalston Doll' from natural materials

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Join Mopsa Wolff from, a local maker who makes carefully crafted dolls, handmade in Hackney. She has also been running popular workshops teaching others how to create your own personalised doll using natural materials, hand & some machine sewing techniques.

You can create a beautiful doll to take away and have the skills to make more on your own. All levels of makers are welcome, from beginner to expert. All materials will be provided, we will use good quality materials including organic stuffing wool. You will be able to choose from different skin tones and eye colours.of Dalston Dolls already existing in the world!


Plan for the Day:

In the morning you will stuff and attach the limbs and start on the head, after lunch sew on the features and the head to the body and start on the hair. You will be given guidance on how to make dolls clothes at home or you can book into Fabrications fortnightly Thursday evening Craft Club for additional support. Places on the workshop are limited to 6 participants.

You will be supplied with your own 'Dalston Doll' pack of materials:
- fabric for torso and limbs, sewn up but not sewn together- face fabric- organic stuffing wool- bandage and string for the head- embroidery thread for features- doll needle and darning needle (for hair)- organic 100% wool brown yarn for hair, 50g ball (you can bring or buy alternatives if you prefer)


WHEN:
Saturday 10th December,10am - 6pm (with a lunch break)

WHERE:Fabrications, 7 Broadway Market, Hackney, London E8 4PH. http://www.fabricatiobs1.co.uk

PRICE:70 / 65 concession (includes materials & refreshments) Bring your own packed lunch or enjoy choosing something out on Broadway Market

TO BOOK: email or call Barley on 020 7275 8043 or BOOK ONLINE via our website CALENDAR

Call for Teaching Artist

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Arts Place is looking for artist instructors for our Summer 2017 Arts in the Parks program. Arts in the Parks works with children in rural communities across East Central Indiana and West Central Ohio to introduce them to the arts and foster their creativity. Skills taught in past years include ceramics, fiber art, poetry, theater performance, painting, dance, sculpture and so much more. Classes run from early June through the end of July. The classes are hosted in multiple different location throughout our service area.

We are looking for enthusiastic, creative, and accomplished artist instructors who have a passion for sharing their craft with children aged 6-14. Our teaching artists generally have at least a four-year degree in the arts, but significant experience will be considered. The selected candidates will have sizable input with the Arts in the Parks coordinator on the community arts projects and workshop curriculum. We are seeking instructors who are flexible, love working with children of all ages, can teach art in new and interesting ways, and are passionate about community building.

Teaching artists will be contracted for one to two week residencies. Our artists are placed with compatible local families in pleasant surroundings.  This is an important part of our residency experience as local families assist the teaching artist in making meaningful connections to the community. 

Arts Place is a rural arts council that operates arts centers in Portland, Indiana, Hartford City, Indiana and St. Mary’s, Ohio. It is our mission to foster the creative spirit in anyone.

Teaching artists typically earn $550 to $1,200 per week based on training, experience, and demand. Supplies are provided for classes and teaching artists are reimbursed for mileage between class sites. Teaching artists are responsible for their own meals and travel to and from the area.

To apply, please send a resume, 10 samples of your work, 3 class samples or community project ideas, and a letter of interest to kanderson@artsland.org by January 27th, 2017. To inquire about positions and the program prior to applying, contact Kimberly Anderson at (270) 726-4809 ext. 230 or at kanderson@artsland.org.

 

Deadline: 
01/27/2017

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