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Have you ever wanted to write short stories or even try a novel? Have you dreamt of seeing your play on stage, your film on screen, or even stunning audiences with your poetry? This innovative new course introduces participants to the craft of creative writing while working in a range of genres such as sci-fi, crime, horror and realism. We will share work, exchange feedback and discuss routes to publication. Suitable for those seeking a rewarding pastime or as an introduction to an exciting professional career as a creative writer.
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Mosaic Workshop with Aidan Byrne
This one-day Mosaic workshop is designed to suit complete beginners and people with previous experience in Mosaic and other crafts. Over the course of the day participants will go through all the processes involved in making a mosaic from start to finish. Each participant makes their own personalised mosaic and brings it home at the end of the workshop.
Aidan Byrne (BA hons.) Fine Art is a visual artist and art facilitator based at Belmont Mill Artist Studios in Co Offaly. Aidan studied Sculpture at GMIT, graduating in 2011.
For more details please go to: Mosaics at the Mill
Digital Photography for Beginners by artist Louise Manifold is a 10 week evening course for adults. The course is intended to provide a general introduction to photography and is suitable for both absolute beginners and people with a little basic photographic knowledge wishing to develop their potential as photographers.
This 10 week course aims at working creatively with digital photography to give practical hands on experience of working with your digital camera to gain confidence and gain knowledge of what you camera has to offer.
Cost €115/€100 Concessions
Portraiture Workshop with Caitlyn Rooke
Learn the basics of portrait painting in oils in this 6 hour workshop. This is an opportunity for beginners or professionals who want to freshen up their life painting. This workshop includes demonstrations at each stage of the portrait and with only eight places available, expect individualized thorough feedback throughout the day.
Caitlyn has exhibited her portraits in the Royal Society of Portrait Painters 2018 Annual in London, as well as in recent RHA annuals in Dublin. Check out Caitlyn's work on her website, www.caitlynrooke.com and on Instagram: @caitlynrookepainter.
Acting is universal. Every time we tell a story, every time we consciously select which emotions to display, we are performing a creative act. This new group offers everybody an opportunity to explore the skills of Theatre. Content will include use of Body, use of Voice, Improvisation and much, much more.
This 8-week course is designed for students who wish to develop their skills in drawing and painting. It will include the process of paint, collage, colour theory, still life, landscape, portraiture and mixed media. The course is open to both Beginners and those with some experience; each student will work at their own pace with individualised tuition. The class would be particularly valuable to students who wish to build a portfolio for Third Level.
Jennifer has won multiple awards for her work. She exhibits both nationally and internationally, most recently with a solo show in the Galway International Arts Festival. She has taught for many years in I.A.D.T, has extensive knowledge of the N.C.A.D brief and her students frequently score highly in portfolio assessments and gain entry to third level institutions. www.jennifercunningham.ie
An Introduction to the Ad Hoc Choir - Voice Workshops
Happy Harmonies, world songs, improvisations. Ahead of the January term there will be a number of introductory workshops to see if the Ad Hoc Choir is for you. At a special price of €7, these workshops are for everyone who would like to try singing in a group, and no experience is needed! Drop in welcome.