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We offer a range of art classes including photography, upholstery, corsage making,  jewellery making and figure drawing, all delivered by professional artists.

Beginners Oil Pastels with Iona Grey 

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Have you ever felt you wanted to have a go at oil pastels but didn't know where to start? Iona is a popular tutor with us and returns to Balloch Library and will show basic techniques to get you started. Oil pastels are surprisingly versatile!

The library will be closed so you will have peace and quiet to focus. 

Cost 

£12 - All materials are provided in this cost 

Location 

Balloch Library
Carrochan Road, Balloch, G83 8BW

Date and Time

Saturday 14th September
Between 1:00pm – 4.00pm

Booking 

Tickets Beginners Oil Pastels with Iona Grey (Booked via Eventbrite)

More Information 

T: 01389 772148
E: arts.development@west-dunbarton.gov.uk

 

Felted Christmas Decorations with Laryna Wuppermann 

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Have some festive fun together as a family making Christmas decorations together that you will keep and treasure for your years. You will learn how to make some beautiful decorations using felt with fibre artist Laryna E Wuppermann.

Laryna E Wupperman teaches various kinds of beautiful felt making throughout Glasgow and West Scotland

Suitable for age 6 upwards 

Cost 

£12 - All materials are provided in this cost 

Location 

Balloch Library
Carrochan Road, Balloch, G83 8BW

Date and Time

Saturday 16th September
Between 1:00pm – 3.00pm

Booking 

Tickets Felted Christmas Decorations with Laryna Wuppermann (Booked via Eventbrite)

More Information 

T: 01389 772148
E: arts.development@west-dunbarton.gov.uk

Intro to Linocut with Maeve Dixon

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Broaden your artistic skills and try our linocut class. Under the step-by-step guidance of artist Maeve Dixon, in 3 hours you’ll produce your own linocut print. You’ll be able to print multiples of your linocut using our printing press. You will also learn how to produce your own linocuts at home. This class is suitable for ages 14 and upwards.

The tutor Maeve Dixon studied printmaking at Glasgow School of Art and specialises in relief printmaking.  

Cost 

£7.50/£5.00 unwaged - All materials are provided in this cost 

Location 

Clydebank Library
Dumbarton Road, Clydebank, G81 1XH

Date and Time

Wednesday 25th September
Between 10am -1pm

Booking 

Tickets Intro to Linocut with Maeve Dixon (Booked via Eventbrite)

More Information 

T: 01389 772148
E: arts.development@west-dunbarton.gov.uk

Beginners Felting with Laryna Wuppermann

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The process of felting goes back to ancient times and can be used to create beautiful accessories including shoes, hats, shawls and jewellery. Join felt artist Laryna Wupperman and learn the basics of felting. 

In this session you will create basic flat sheets of felt that you can transform into whatever you like! Ideal as a cushion cover, or even simply to frame as a work of art for your wall.

The class is suitable for ages 8 years and up.  

Cost 

£10 - All materials are provided in the cost 

Location 

Clydebank Library
Dumbarton Road, Clydebank, G81 1XH

Date and Time

Tuesday 8th October
Between 1:00pm – 4.00pm

Booking 

Tickets Beginners Felting with Laryna Wuppermann (Booked via Eventbrite)

More Information 

T: 01389 772148
E: arts.development@west-dunbarton.gov.uk 

Macramé Necklaces with Schoolery of Jeweller

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We have invited back the Schoolery of Jewellery - all the way from Aberdeen!

Lexy from Schoolery of Jewellery will show you a little bit of macramé to make the most beautiful of necklaces! Perfect as a unique gift!

Cost 

£12.50 - All materials are provided in this cost 

Location 

Dumbarton Library
Strathleven Place, Dumbarton, G82 1BD

Date and Time

Saturday 26th October
Between 10-12noon

Booking 

Tickets for Macramé Necklaces with Schoolery of Jewellery (Booked via Eventbrite)

More Information 

T: 01389 772148
E: arts.development@west-dunbarton.gov.uk

Kesha Bracelets with Schoolery of Jewellery

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The Schoolery of Jewellery is back!

Join jeweller Alex and make your very own Kesha bracelet. This class will teach you the basics of macramé and beading, to help make your bracelet sparkle. And there’s plenty of time to turn your new skill into unique, handmade gifts in time for the festive season!

Suitable for ages 10 upwards

Cost 

£12.50 - All materials are provided in this cost 

Location 

Clydebank Library
Dumbarton Road, Clydebank, G81 1XH

Date and Time

Saturday 2nd November 
Between 10-12noon

Booking 

Tickets for Kesha Bracelets with Schoolery of Jewellery (Booked via Eventbrite)

More Information 

T: 01389 772148
E: arts.development@west-dunbarton.gov.uk

 

Needle Felting Christmas Decorations with Laryna Wuppermann

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Enjoy some festive fun at our Christmas needle felting class! Make decorations that you will keep and treasure for years to come.

You will learn the basics of felting and needle felting, guided by fibre artist Laryna E Wupperman.

Laryna E Wupperman teaches various kinds of beautiful felt making throughout Glasgow and West Scotland.

Cost 

£10 - All materials are provided in this cost 

Location 

Dumbarton Library
Strathleven Place, Dumbarton, G82 1BD

Date and Time

Wednesday 6th November
Between 10-12.30pm

Booking 

Tickets for Needle Felting Christmas Decorations with Laryna Wuppermann (Booked via Eventbrite)

More Information 

T: 01389 772148
E: arts.development@west-dunbarton.gov.uk

Resin Jewellery with Planet Peach 

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We have been desperate for Addison from Plant Peach to come back and do her resin jewellery class with us!

Images and small objects can be embedded in resin to make highly personal jewellery. You will learn how to use jewellery tools and how to set the resin to create your own beautiful jewellery.

We will provide materials but you are more than welcome to bring small images or items that you would like preserved in resin.

Suitable for age 12 upwards

Cost: £20/£15 (under 16)

Cost 

£20/£15 (under 16)All materials are provided in this cost 

Location 

Dumbarton Library
Strathleven Place, Dumbarton, G82 1BD

Date and Time

Wednesday 13th November
Between 5.30 - 7.30pm

Booking 

Tickets for Resin Jewellery with Planet Peach  (Booked via Eventbrite)

More Information 

T: 01389 772148
E: arts.development@west-dunbarton.gov.uk