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  Events for Friday, 23 September 2022
  • Develop your Portrait Skills
    Develop Your Portrait Skills | Fri 23 Sep to Fri 2 Dec | 10.30am-1pm | £180 (9 wks) | 16 yrs+ | Tutor Catherine MacDiarmid | Studio 3 Portraiture is the perfect discipline to improve your drawing and painting skills. This course will provide an opportunity for people of all abilities to develop portraits, from basic observation of proportion and form from a live sitter, through to processes of using photographic images. What will the course cover and how will it be taught? This course will be taught working with both a live sitter and from photographic source material. Through a series of enjoyable exercises, you will gain confidence in your portrait drawing skills, improve your ability to capture a likeness and develop ideas of what makes a good portrait. Some different drawing and painting techniques and processes will be explored with the opportunity to personalise your practice throughout the course.
    VENUE: Brewery Arts
    DATE:  23rd September 2022
    TIME: 10:30 - 13:00
  Recurring events in this month
  • FREE Managing Your Budget course in Penrith
    Learn how to live on a tight budget, manage bills, avoid debt and know where to seek help and support if you need it. 7-week course.
  • Inspired By Nature: Drawing And Journal Making
    Mon 12 Sep to Mon 26 Sep |10am - 12.30pm | £75 (3wks) | 16+ yrs | Tutor Karen Lester | Footprint Discover new ways to record your personal experiences of natural world in your own created art booklets in this short course. Through a series of explorations, you will create images using a range of drawing media in direct response to your observations in and around the beautiful Footprint and National Trust St Catherine's estate in Windermere. Gather your images and develop them further into your personal art book of discoveries. You will be encouraged to make marks and create textures using drawing materials, and collage, in series of exploratory exercises. In week two the session focuses on creating art booklets, led by artist Elizabeth Shorrock. You will look at ways in which to record and arrange your artwork using a range of paper booklet formats. The emphasis is very much on practical individual experience with tutor - led demonstrations, discussion, example work, and hand
  • Forty Farms Exhibition
    Forty Farms exhibition is an visual record of farming at period of profound change told through photography, film and word. From British life Photographer of the year Amy Bateman who in March 2021 embarked on a journey to record the stories of Forty Farms in the Lake District and Cumbria.
  • Mini Art Explorers
    Tue 20 Sep to Tue 18 Oct | 11.15am-12.15pm | £30 (5wks) | 2-6 yrs | Tutor Ciara Heaton | A creative art and craft class for little ones and their grownups! A great opportunity to expand the imagination, develop new skills and experiment with lots of different materials and techniques. Expect to get messy!
  • Art Explorers
    Art Explorers | Tue 20 Sep to Tue 6 Dec | 1.45-2.45pm | £60 (10 wks) | 7+ yrs | Tutor Ciara Heaton A creative art and craft class for young people in the home education community. A great opportunity to expand the imagination, develop new skills and experiment with lots of different materials and techniques.
  • Artseen Tuesday
    Tue 20 Sep to Tue 6 Dec | 4-5.30pm | 8-16 yrs | £85 (10 wks) | Tutor Sophie Martin | A fun and lively class where you can develop your skills in art, craft and design. Explore lots of different materials and techniques including drawing, painting, printmaking, clay and animation taking inspiration from a diverse range of artists and makers.
  • Contemporary Dance
    Tue 20 Sep to Tue 6 Dec | 4.15-5.45pm | £70 (10 wks) | 11-14 yrs | Tutor Emily Davies This class develops skills in contemporary dance, building techniques while focussing on creativity. Be part of a fun and exciting group, with opportunities to perform on stage and elsewhere with your friends. A step up from our younger ‘Creative Dance’ class. If you've not attended a Brewery Youth Dance class before and would like to try the session out before committing to the term, please contact emily.davies@breweryarts.co.uk
  • Young Music Producers
    Tue 20 Sep to Tue 6 Dec | 4.30-6pm | £50 (10 wks) | 11-14 yrs | Tutor Tiiva Learn how to write and record your own songs and music using Ableton. Working with a professional music producer will be a fun and creative way to write together. The group will use a digital lab to make their own piece of music and explore the creativity of producing music along the way. What will the session cover and how will it be taught? Learn how to write and record your own songs, produce and make beats, using digital software in a creative space. We'll play around with effects like reverb, beat making and building our own synth sounds, to make a track as our own music group. Learn how to write and produce with your voices, and instruments in an open safe space, sharing ideas and expressing yourself through music making. We'll be writing, improvising and producing using Ableton and GarageBand.
  • Brewery Youth Dance
    Tue 20 Sep to Tue 6 Dec | 6-7.30pm | £70 (10 wks) | 15 yrs + | Tutor Emily Davies
  • Artseen Wednesday
    Wed 21 Sep to Wed 7 Dec | 4.30-6pm | £85 (10 wks) | 8-16 yrs | Tutor Amy Williams | A fun and lively class where you can develop your skills in art, craft anddesign. Explore lots of different materials and techniques including drawing, painting, printmaking, clay and animation taking inspiration from a diverse range of artists and makers. What do I need to bring? Please bring your own apron or wear old clothes. All other materials and equipment are provided.
  • Brewery Film Crew
    Wed 21 Sep to Wed 7 Dec | 4.30-6pm | £70 (10 wks) | 12-16 years | Tutor Film On The Brain Ever wanted to be a star on the big screen? Ever wanted to create your own films and be a director, cinematographer, or script writer? Whether you want to be in front or behind the camera, come and learn the skills to create your own short films and engage an audience through the lens of a camera. Who is it for? Anyone ages 12-16 can join, no acting or technical know-how is required, you'll have the opportunity to explore all aspects of film.
  • Introduction to Oil Painting
    Wed 21 Sep - Wed 19 Oct | 7.30pm - 9.30pm | £70 (5 weeks) | 16+ years | Tutor: Catherine MacDiarmid | Studio 3 Discover the basics of oil painting, such as equipment, surface preparation, colour mixing and painting techniques. You will learn to: Prepare and use appropriate surfaces to use oil paint on. Explore and experiment with a variety of oil painting techniques and colour palettes. Appreciate some technical methods of using oil paints and develop a personal language with the medium. Appreciate the work and oil painting techniques of other artists.
  • Makers Club
    Thu 22 Sep to Thu 8 Dec | 4-5.30pm | £85 (10 wks) | 7-11 yrs | Tutor Amy Williams/Chris Barnes Immerse yourself in a number of art projects over the term, taught by different makers with expertise in their field. An opportunity to invent, make and build with different materials….the only limit is your imagination!
  • Junior Drama
    Thu 22 Sep to Thu 8 Dec | 4-5pm | £60 (10 wks) | 7-11 yrs | Tutor Chris Jones A fun session for those who love to act, explore and use their imaginations Age 7-11 yrs? Want to try both dance and drama at Brewery Arts on a Thursday? Sign up to our Junior Drama and Creative Dance and save 10%. What will the class cover and how will it be taught? Students will learn a multitude of skills and techniques to add to their acting toolbox such as devising, script work, creating characters and vocal and physical techniques. There will be opportunities to work towards exciting projects and show off your new skills in the Brewery Arts Theatre! If you've not attended the class before and would like to try the session out before committing to the term, please contact emily.baxter@breweryarts.co.uk
  • Stage Stars
    Thu 22 Sep to Thu 8 Dec | 4-4.45pm | £60 (10 wks) | 4-6 yrs | Tutor Emily Davies Move, make, create and play in our brand new performing arts class for little ones. Work on different skills for the stage, exploring different themes through dance and drama, using our imaginations and developing our creativity. A great starting point for any young children who were born to perform! If you've not attended a Brewery class before and would like to try the session out before committing to the term, please contact emily.davies@breweryarts.co.uk
  • Creative Dance
    | Thu 22 Sep to Thu 8 Dec | 5-6pm | £60 (10 wks) | 7-11 yrs | Tutor Emily Davies A fun and inclusive class centred on creative and contemporary dance. You and your friends are at the heart of the work you create, plus lots of performance opportunities Age 7-11 yrs? Want to try both dance and drama at Brewery Arts on a Thursday? Sign up to our Junior Drama and Creative Dance and save 10%. If you've not attended a Brewery Youth Dance class before and would like to try the session out before committing to the term, please contact emily.davies@breweryarts.co.uk
  • Young Actors
    Thu 22 Sep to Thu 8 Dec | 5.15-6.45pm | £70 (10 wks) | 11-14 yrs | Tutor Chris Jones Explore who you are and the world around you through drama activities, productions and games. What will the class cover and how will it be taught? Build on theatre skills to bring scripts to life, build confidence, form a strong and supportive theatre company and make friends. Open your minds to different ways of performance including clowning, physical theatre, comedy, puppetry and mime. If you've not attended the class before and would like to try the session out before committing to the term, please contact emily.baxter@breweryarts.co.uk
  • Brewery Youth Theatre
    | Thu 22 Sep to Thu 8 Dec | 7-9pm | £75 (10 wks)| 15-19 yrs | Tutor Emily Baxter | Studio 1 Brewery Youth Theatre has been selected to participate in the prestigious National Theatre Connections Festival. This involves working towards performances in both the Brewery Arts theatre in March 2023 and a regional partner theatre in the North West. If you are young and passionate about theatre, committed to productions and developing skills and techniques (whilst still having lots of fun), this company will help you be the best you can be Commitment to this project is essential and a full rehearsal schedule will be available at the start of the term.
  • Develop your Portrait Skills
    Develop Your Portrait Skills | Fri 23 Sep to Fri 2 Dec | 10.30am-1pm | £180 (9 wks) | 16 yrs+ | Tutor Catherine MacDiarmid | Studio 3 Portraiture is the perfect discipline to improve your drawing and painting skills. This course will provide an opportunity for people of all abilities to develop portraits, from basic observation of proportion and form from a live sitter, through to processes of using photographic images. What will the course cover and how will it be taught? This course will be taught working with both a live sitter and from photographic source material. Through a series of enjoyable exercises, you will gain confidence in your portrait drawing skills, improve your ability to capture a likeness and develop ideas of what makes a good portrait. Some different drawing and painting techniques and processes will be explored with the opportunity to personalise your practice throughout the course.