September 8th, 2014

 

GRENNAN MILL CRAFT SCHOOL

Evening Courses for September

ENROLMENT: WEDNESDAY September 17th 2014  6.00 – 8.00PM

(Tues)   Life Drawing   (€120)

7.30 – 9.30pm X 9 weeks

(Tues)   Metalcraft & Jewellery for Beginners & Improvers   (€115)

7.00 – 10.00pm X 6 weeks

(Thurs)  Pottery    (€105)

7.00 – 9.00pm X 9 weeks

(Wed)    Basket Making     (€60 per session)

Session 1     7.30 – 9.30pm X 4 weeks

Session 2     7.30 – 9.30pm X 4 weeks

  • (  ) Denotes Class Night
  • See individual class for times
  • All classes are for 18 hours  (except for Basket Making – 8 hours per session)
  • Cheques payable to Kilkenny & Carlow ETB
  • Class formation depends on numbers enrolling – usually 13 participants necessary
  • Materials & model costs – all included in above fee

ALL FEES PAYABLE IN FULL ENROLMENT NIGHT

 ENROLMENT AT 

GRENNAN MILL CRAFT SCHOOL, MILL STREET, THOMASTOWN, CO KILKENNY

ALL CLASSES COMMENCE WEEK BEGINNING September 22nd  2014

( BASKET MAKING Session 2 starts Nov 5th )

 

For details Tel: (056) 7724557 


March 19th, 2014

 

  • Introduction to Hand Made Printmaking suitable for Beginners & Improvers

Wednesday 25th June – Mono printing from glass slabs

Thursday 26th June – Mono printing from woodblocks

Friday 27th and Saturday 28th June – Collagraph (printing from a collage)

All classes run from 10am – 5pm

This course (one day, two day, three day or four day) will introduce students to making prints by hand, without the need of a printing press, using techniques which can be easily continued afterwards at home. Recycled materials such as textured papers, fabrics, foliage etc. will be incorporated for interesting effects. The studio is environmentally friendly and all inks are water based.

Minimum 6 – Maximum 8 persons

Course Fee One day €75 / Two days €150 / Three days €165 / Four days €200

Fees include all materials but students can also bring their choice of papers etc. if they wish. Students are asked to bring visual ideas in the form of drawings, photographs etc.

 

  • Introduction to Japanese Bookbinding suitable for Beginners & Improvers

Friday 4th July / 10am – 4pm

This one day workshop will show students how to create their own personal notebooks by using Japanese stab binding and accordion book making techniques.

Minimum 6 – Maximum 8 persons

 Course Fee €65 includes all materials, but students may wish to bring their own papers for the covers.

 

  • Introduction to Japanese Woodblock Printmaking suitable for Beginners & Improvers

Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th July / 10am – 5pm

This two day workshop will introduce students to the ancient art form of Japanese woodblock printmaking and will cover the traditional registration method of making multi-colour prints. This technique is hand produced, environmentally friendly and can be easily continued afterwards at home.

All traditional tools and materials are provided and students are asked to bring visual ideas in the form of drawings, photographs etc.

Minimum 6 – Maximum 8 persons

Course Fee €140

Materials fee €25

 

  • Enamelling & Silver Jewellery for Beginners & Improvers

Thurs 26th – Sat 28th June / 10am-5pm

3 day course exploring many techniques in Silver Jewellery making & kiln enamelling.

Minimum 6 – Maximum 9 persons

Course Fee €160

Materials Fee €25 – includes 10grms silver, enamels, copper, solders & sundries.

 

  • Metalcraft for Beginners & Improvers

Mon 30th June – Thurs 3rd July / 10am-4pm

Explore many techniques in Metalsmithing & Jewellery-making including enamelling, soldering, forming, repousse work, surface decoration & more…

Minimum 6 – Maximum 9 persons

Course Fee €170

Materials Fee €15 – includes copper & gilding metal, enamels, solders & sundries.

 

  • Silver Jewellery Making for Beginners & Improvers

Sat July 5th & Sun July 6th / 10am-5pm

Learn to make your own designs or replicate a chosen piece of jewellery using precious metals, stones & other chosen materials. Students will learn many aspects of working with silver including soldering, cutting, filing, stone-setting, chain-making & more.

Minimum 6 – Maximum 9 persons

Course Fee €140

Materials Fee €25 – includes 10grms silver, enamels, copper, solders & sundries.

 

  • Pottery Making Techniques suitable for Beginners & Improvers

4 day CourseTuesday June 24th- Friday June 27th June / 10am – 5pm

Learn how to make and decorate your very own ceramic pots using a wide selection of techniques such as coiling , slab-making and throwing as well as learning decorating slip techniques.

Minimum 6 – Maximum 10 persons

Course Fee €180

Materials fee €25 includes firing fee

 

  • Weekend Pottery Wheel Course suitable for Beginners & Improvers

Sat 5th & Sun 6th July / 10am- 5pm

Minimum 5 – Maximum 6 persons

Learn the art of throwing on the Potter’s wheel to create your own tableware and decorate with coloured slips.

Course Fee €140

Materials fee €25 – includes firing fee

 

  • Weekend Pottery Wheel Course suitable for Beginners & Improvers

Sat 19th & Sun 20th July  / 10am- 5pm

Maximum 6 persons

Learn the art of throwing on the Potter’s wheel to create your own tableware and decorate with coloured slips.

Course Fee €140

Materials fee €25 – includes firing fee

 

  • Tapestry Weaving suitable for Beginners & Improvers

Mon 23rd – Fri 27th June / 10am- 4pm

Minimum 8 – Maximum 10 persons

Following a morning of designing, students will weave a Tapestry on a wooden frame using a variety of textured and coloured yarns. All materials will be provided.

Course Fee €180

Materials fee €10

 

For all summer courses:

Application Forms available from Grennan Mill Craft School, Mill Street, Thomastown, Co Kilkenny

• There is a train and bus service to Thomastown
• Completed application form and non-refundable deposit of 50% of course fee are required by:
  Friday 30th May for ALL courses
• Cheques made payable to ‘Grennan Mill Craft School’
• Class formation is dependent on an adequate number of applicants – see individual course numbers requirements – otherwise usually 10 participants necessary
• Should Grennan Mill cancel the course, your monies will be refunded in full

For further details: Tel: (056) 7724557 / grennanmill@eircom.net


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