Photography Courses: Developing Your Craft

Photography Courses: Developing Your Craft

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Photographers are everywhere these days, because phones are everywhere. Not only can children as young as eight or nine take crystal-clear snaps with their 8-megapixel camera phones (which they can…
Woodwork Courses

Woodwork Courses

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Woodwork is the process used to make, carve, build or craft objects out of wood. These can be functional and practical or they can be creative and ornamental, or both.…
Floristry: Fertilising Communication

Floristry: Fertilising Communication

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There are myriad ways that we can communicate with one another. We have the complexities of language, of gesture, of facial expression and so on – so why is it…
Photography: seeing the world your way

Photography: seeing the world your way

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Photography is one of the most popular pastimes in Ireland, boasting dedicated enthusiasts of all ages and backgrounds. The reasons for this are many, but the easy accessibility offered by…
Dressmaking Courses

Dressmaking Courses

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Dressmaking courses teach the art of creating unique garments to suit an individual’s specific requirements, body shape, fitting preferences and/or personal taste. Skilled dressmakers customise highly fashionable garments using a…
Painting Classes

Painting Classes

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A big advantage of painting is that there is lots of colour and potential for a mess, which makes it fun. A painting class or course will teach you how to…
Mosaic Classes

Mosaic Classes

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“I will lay thy stones with fair colours, and lay their foundations with sapphires. And I will make thy windows of agates, and thy gates of carbuncles, and all thy…
Fashion Design Student Profile

Fashion Design Student Profile

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Name: Belinda Sullivan Course Provider: Mallow College of Design and Tailoring, Co. Cork. Course: City & Guilds Diploma in Fashion Design From the time I left school and finished my…
Stained Glass classes

Stained Glass classes

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Stained Glass is usually coloured by adding metallic salts to it during its manufacture. It is then crafted by arranging small pieces of to form patterns or pictures which are…
Crochet Classes

Crochet Classes

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Not to be confused with the game of hitting balls through hoops; crochet is the art of creating fabric from yarn or thread using a crochet hook. It is similar…
Digital Photography Courses

Digital Photography Courses

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The urge to create, the urge to photograph, comes in part from the deep desire to live with more integrity, to live more in peace with the world, and possibly…
Painting Lessons

Painting Lessons

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If the art in your home consists of classic posters like the naked man holding the baby or the chimp on the toilet, then perhaps it’s time for a change.…
Sewing Classes

Sewing Classes

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What are sewing classes? Sewing classes teach the craft of stitching fabrics together, either by hand using a needle and thread, or mechanically using a sewing machine. Many sewing skills…
Art Classes

Art Classes

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What is it Art has always been a difficult thing to define to define, and it is probably an even more difficult thing to define in the twenty-first century. Everything…
Drawing Classes

Drawing Classes

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Don’t hide your inner artist under a bushel. An evening class in drawing can unleash the Leonardo lurking inside all of us. . . Nobody is a really an absolute…
Pottery classes

Pottery classes

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Abba, Abba, Father, you are the potter, we are the clay. But what would happen if the tables were turned We can all have a chance to play God by…
Sculpture courses

Sculpture courses

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Sculpture isn’t new to any of us. Ever since we first rolled out our first marla snake in Junior Infants, the seed was planted. Sculpture, whether we notice it or…
Knitting classes

Knitting classes

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According to the Woolmark Company, knitting is one of the world’s greatest stress relievers. Well, they would say that, they have a vested interest in getting your needles clacking. However,…