Free Creative Workshops from May 2014

Would you like to take part in a free CoolTan workshop? We have an exciting new programme of 12 week workshops starting from May 2014.

Come along, gain new skills, meet new people and explore your creative side. Friendly and relaxed environment, with small groups and professional tutors.

**Book your place now**
For more info speak to Olivia in the CoolTan office, call 020 7701 2696 or email olivia@cooltanarts.org.uk
Workshops are open to people 18+ who are unemployed with experience of mental distress (self defined), who are not receiving a Personal Budget.

Workshops:

Art – Tuesdays 11-1pm – Start May 13th.
Empower yourself through creativity with our unique art workshop. Experiment with different themes and styles, and  explore various art techniques, such as acrylic, watercolours, charcoal etc. Meet like minded people in this small friendly group with a professional and supportive tutor. Suitable for all levels. Embrace the opportunity to exhibit in CoolTan and beyond!

Film – Tuesdays 11-1pm – Start May 13th.
Learn how to do your own film-making and editing. Use some of the latest cameras and sound microphones to make your own creative piece of work for internet or DVD. Along the way you will gain a good working knowledge of the Final Cut Pro editing programme. No previous experience necessary except basic I.T skills.

Creative Writing – Wednesdays 11-1pm – Start May 14th.
Explore techniques, find inspiration and learn how structure your writing to make it exciting and engaging. Come along, learn, create and enjoy!

Textiles – Thursdays 2-4pm – Start May 15th.
Learn how to make your own piece of clothing, from creating a design to pattern cutting to making up your finished piece. Gain skills in batik, embroidery and beading. Suitable for beginners as well as those who want to build on existing skills.

Photoshop – Thursdays 11-1pm – Start May 15th.
Edit and retouch your photography to a professional standard. Learn how to cut out and combine images. Use layers, filters, text and drawing tools to create artistic effects. No previous experience necessary except basic I.T skills.

With thanks to our funders: Reaching Communities Big Lottery Fund

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