Check out our range of courses

Check out our range of courses
Stephen Hurley Posted by Stephen Hurley on the 15 Sep 2022

Our New Courses are now live! 

At Creative Spark, we are delighted to announce our new range of courses, aimed to stimulate innovation and creativity! Check out what we have to offer and book your places today!


Creative Skills Development

10 Week Courses

 

Ceramics (Adults)

Monday 19 September

Time: 11.00-1.00pm

Tutor: Etaoin O’Reilly

OR

Wednesday 21 September

Time 7.00pm-9.00pm

Tutor: Etaoin O’Reilly                  

Cost: €175 (inc. materials)

 

On your 10 week course, Etaoin will expertly guide you through some of the various techniques to get you started on your ceramic journey. From introduction to ceramics and how to join clay together, to making funky storage jars and candleholders to decorating using slips and glazes, you will work at a steady and relaxed pace to create some wonderful objects to be proud of. During the course Etaoin will also be setting up a pottery wheel going through the different stages of throwing. Click here to book your place

 

Painting (Adults aged 16+)                     

Tuesday 20 September

Time: 7.00pm – 9.00pm

Tutor Susan Farrelly

OR

Wednesday 21 September

Time: 11.00am -1.00pm

Tutor: Susan Farrelly    

Cost: €150

 

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced painter, these classes will help you master your chosen media or experiment with new ones. You will learn to mix colour, use a palette knife, glaze, varnish and create your own compositions in a relaxed creative environment; suitable for acrylics and oils.

 

Creative Club (Children 8-13 years)                 

Tuesday 20 September

Time: 3.30pm - 4.30pm

Tutor: Various                 

Cost: €100 (inc. materials)

 

Join our brand new after school art club at Creative Spark.  Young artists explore a huge variety of different techniques and projects. Use professional art materials, learn traditional skills and digital fabrication to create a series of different artworks.

Our tutors will guide you through different projects including ceramics, printmaking, painting, laser cutting and much much more. 

Tutors for autumn term: Etaoin O’Reilly, Susan Farrelly and Gráinne Murphy.

 


 

Sewing Machine Projects Beginners / Improvers (Adults)

Friday 23 September

Time: 10.00am -12.00pm

Tutor: Caoimhe O’Dwyer

Cost: €150

 

This great course will bring your sewing to the next level or refresh your skills. Learn new skills and techniques in a fun, creative atmosphere and meet like-minded people who are keen to do the same. You will get to design, make and take home some fun and quirky projects, or you can bring a special project to work on.

Please bring your own sewing machine (two class machines available for those without).

 

Sew Creative for Kids, sewing and fashion design class. (Children 7-12 years)  

Friday 23 September

Time: 4.00pm-5.15pm 

Tutor: Caoimhe O’Dwyer                          

Cost: €100 (inc. materials)

 

Learn how to sew using a sewing machine. Kids will make fabulous sewing and fashion projects using sewing machines and hand sewing techniques, in a fun and safe environment. During this 10-week course, participants will get to create personalised projects to bring home and use, while learning new skills on the way.

For bookings call/message Caoimhe on 086 320 8671

 

Introduction to Printmaking

Tuesday 20 September

Time: 11.00am – 1.00pm

Tutor: Gráinne Murphy               

Cost: €175 (inc. materials)

 

This ten-week course will give you a taster of several different printmaking techniques. You will learn how to develop your artwork into a series of different editions. Perfect for beginners or people who want to explore more techniques.

Techniques covered include Monoprint, Drypoint, Collagraph, Woodcut and Cyanotype

 

 

5 Week Courses

Screenprint Course (Places limited to 5)

Wednesday 21 September

Time: 7.00-9.00pm

Tutor: Gráinne Murphy               

Cost: €120.00 (inc. materials)

OR

Wednesday 2 November

Time: 7.00-9.00pm

Tutor: Grainne Murphy

Cost: €120.00 (inc. materials)

 

 

This five-week course is a great opportunity to learn the art of screen printing. Explore and learn screen printing, both paper and fabric printing.

Using your own drawings and images, discover how to transform your design into an edition of prints. You will learn all the tricks and skills you need to start screen printing independently at a high level.  You will experiment techniques, such us hand cut stencils, photo stencils and MRPVC hand drawn stencil.

This course is suitable for complete beginners and well as improvers.