Portfolio Preparation Information Drop-in

Sat 10 December @ Sat 10 December

Saturday 10th December, 2-4pm

Join artist / lead tutor Nick Martin, and Quay Arts Visual Arts and education manager Ian Whitmore, for an informal session to find out more about QA’s flagship Portfolio Preparation art course starting in Jan 2023.

Portfolio Preparation is a non-accredited course bespoke to Quay Arts, aimed at mature students or younger people who would like the art foundation ‘experience’. The course gives those taking part an opportunity to prepare a comprehensive portfolio and hone their presentation skills for entering art courses at university level.

This drop in is a chance to meet the tutors and have an informal chat about the course and find out if it’s the right course for you. Talk about your creative experiences and aspirations, share examples of your work and ask questions.

Portfolio Preparation is a one day a week course consisting of 30 Tuesdays over 3 terms from January to November 2023 FEE : £2,300. The course is limited to 10 spaces and this will be its 4th year.

For more information about applying please email either
Course Director / Lead Tutor – Nick Martin : nmartin@gmail.com
Visual Arts & Education Manager – Ian Whitmore : i.whitmore@quayarts.org

Seminar Room

FREE

Beginners Ukulele with JC Grimshaw

Mon 7 November @ Mon 7 November Mon 12 December @ Mon 12 December

POSTPONED until the New Year

£70 for 6 week course @Jubilee Stores

Learn how to play the ukulele with gifted multi-instrumentalist JC Grimshaw.  Suitable for beginners. Please bring your own ukulele.

Life Drawing PM

Mon 31 October @ Mon 31 October Mon 12 December @ Mon 12 December

Monday 31st Oct – 12th Dec (7 weeks)      1 – 3pm

£105 per 7 week block / £15 per session 

Improve your core observation and drawing skills working from live models in this engaging and stimulating class, with tips on anatomy, balance, form and proportion delivered by artist Nick Martin and guest tutors Leah Rumble and Caroline Underwood.

Please bring your own drawing materials and paper.

The classes, which are suitable for all levels, take place at Quay Arts in the Minghella Theatre. 

Life Drawing AM

Mon 31 October @ Mon 31 October Mon 12 December @ Mon 12 December

Monday 31st Oct – 12th Dec (7 weeks)      10:30am – 12:30pm

£105 per 7 week block / £15 per session 

Improve your core observation and drawing skills working from live models in this engaging and stimulating class, with tips on anatomy, balance, form and proportion delivered by artist Nick Martin and guest tutors Leah Rumble and Caroline Underwood.

Please bring your own drawing materials and paper.

The classes, which are suitable for all levels, take place at Quay Arts in the Minghella Theatre. 

Tuesday Evening Pottery

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Tue 1 November @ Tue 1 November Tue 13 December @ Tue 13 December

Tuesdays 1st November – 13th December 

£126 for 7 week term or £18 a session (includes materials)

A structured course for those with some experience, who prefer to develop their own work at their own pace. Motivation and guidance provided by the tutor in a relaxed friendly atmosphere. Tutor Clair Robinson

Clay Sculpture Pottery AM

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Wed 2 November @ Wed 2 November Wed 14 December @ Wed 14 December

Wednesdays 2nd November – 14th December | 10am – 12.30pm 

£161 for 7 week term or £23 a session (includes materials)

A relaxed mixed ability pottery class for all levels. There is no formal structure to the sessions but beginners will be taken through basic pottery techniques to allow them to gain skills needed to pursue their own ideas. This class would also suit those with some experience that wish to pursue their own work with guidance where needed by your tutor Juliet Collins. Wheels are available for those wishing to throw. 

Clay Sculpture Pottery PM

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Wed 2 November @ Wed 2 November Wed 14 December @ Wed 14 December

Wednesdays 2nd November – 14th December| 1.30pm – 4pm

£161 for a 7 week term or £23 a session (includes materials)

A relaxed mixed ability pottery class for all levels. There is no formal structure to the sessions but beginners will be taken through basic pottery techniques to allow them to gain skills needed to pursue their own ideas. This class would also suit those with some experience that wish to pursue their own work with guidance where needed by your tutor Juliet Collins. Wheels are available for those wishing to throw.

Wednesday Evening Pottery

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Wed 2 November @ Wed 2 November Wed 14 December @ Wed 14 December

Wednesdays 2nd November – 14th December | 7pm – 9pm

£126 for 7 week term or £18 a session (includes materials)

A relaxed class for beginners and those with some experience of pottery. Beginners will learn about hand-building, throwing and glazing. Intermediates will be able to develop their skills with guidance from the tutor, Babs Gowan.

Thursday Evening Pottery

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Thu 3 November @ Thu 3 November Thu 15 December @ Thu 15 December

Thursdays 3rd November – 15th December | 7pm – 9pm

£126 for 7 week term or £18 a session (includes materials)

An evening class aimed at those who have attended Tue evening or Fri morning classes and wish to further develop their skills. Experienced potters can come along and work at their own pace, with tutor input as needed. Tutor Clair Robinson

Friday Morning Pottery

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Fri 4 November @ Fri 4 November Fri 16 December @ Fri 16 December

Fridays 4th November – 16th December | 10am – 12.30pm

£161 for 7 week term or £23 a session (includes materials)

An introduction to the pleasures of pottery, covering hand-building techniques. throwing, decoration and glazing. Tutor Babs Gowan