Exhibitions

ENROLMENT DAY - Enrolments will be taken in person or by telephone on 028 9181 0803, on Wednesday 11 January 2017 between 9am and 5pm.*

Please note: ALL adult class and workshop fees are payable in full on enrolment and are non-refundable unless the class is cancelled by Ards Arts Centre.  Participants will be required to bring their own materials unless otherwise stated.

We make a decision on whether to run a course one week before the start date. Please help us to help you by enrolling promptly.

Classes commence the week beginning 23 January 2017 and will run for 10 weeks unless otherwise stated. 

*Classes fill up quickly, so please book early on Enrolment Day to avoid disappointment!

 

Come along and learn about the different weaving techniques; many use simple equipment.
different weaving techniques; many
use simple equipment.

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Lee Boyd will help you explore the mediums, techniques and styles of drawing, ways of looking and how to capture mark making that builds your confidence and enjoyment of the process of drawing.

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In this hands-on figurative ceramic workshop, learn the various hand-building methods including coiling, slab-building and paperclay.

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These classes will centre around building skills in watercolour painting as well as experimenting with the use of inks.

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This is a great opportunity to explore a variety of bead jewellery making techniques to compliment your wardrobe.

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During these classes we will focus on learning and developing acrylic and oil painting techniques.

Catch up with the latest trend in crafting and learn to crochet.

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Join artist, Lauren Scott and create your own birds & animals using traditional textile techniques in a modern way.

Whether you have just bought yourself a new guitar or are looking to improve upon your playing skills, Darren can teach you the skills to make you a better player.

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If you enjoy sketching and using watercolours, you can improve your skills and experiment using simple yet effective pen and wash techniques.

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Learn the timeless craft of patch-working with the help of Gillian Barr

Due to popular demand, an evening class of illustration with Bernice Anderson has been added.

Through a series of exercises the aim is to improve ways of seeing, develop mark making skills, improve decision making and above all encourage each unique and individual style.

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Learn to make traditional, modern and contemporary floral arrangements in a friendly atmosphere with Maureen Mulligan.

Learn to make traditional, modern and contemporary floral arrangements in a friendly atmosphere with Maureen Mulligan

Learn the different styles of Calligraphy with artist Jacquie Brachi

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Aimed at a beginner level, this class is perfect for anyone who has a digital camera and wants to learn to get the best from it.

Over the course of 6 weeks participants will gain an insight into three distinct printmaking techniques

Learn the timeless craft of patch-working with the help of Gillian Barr

Catch up with the latest trend in crafting and learn to crochet.

Lee Boyd will help you explore the mediums, techniques and styles of drawing, ways of looking and how to capture mark making that builds your confidence and enjoyment of the process of drawing.

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Get hands on and messy producing your own creative masterpieces inspired by awesome artists from Picasso to Van Gogh!

Kids will enjoy a 'round the world' ceramic tour, inspired by cultures and artists across the globe!

Come along to a full-day workshop where you can create a miniature of your pet dog in clay!

Come along to a full-day workshop where you can create a miniature of your pet cat in clay!

This workshop, inspired by Clinton's exhibition, looks at what it is to explore the imagination using drawing and monotype to look at different ways to create imagery.

Spend a day of fun in the workshop and create a pair of silver stacking rings.

Create beautiful Easter themed projects using the art of parchment.

Calling all Easter bunnies who want to get creative over the holidays!

Singer and teacher Diane Petherick-Holt teaches all the songs by ear in a relaxed and fun atmosphere.

If you are a keen knitter )or enjoy crochet)and love a good natter, you'll love this weekly knitting circle!

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