Tuesday, January 29, 2013


Dear Everyone,

There are two evening courses coming up in Dublin 2, at The CENTRE FOR CREATIVE PRACTICES
starting on Monday 11th of February!

Please read on for details - and I would very much appreciate it if you could forward this e-mail to friends who might be interested! The first course is a Professional Development Programme for Artists and Crafts People - specifically designed for people involved in creative practices and industries.

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSE for Artists - 11th, 18th, 25th February, 5 - 6.30 pm 
“Artists as Educators:
Planning and Delivering Arts Education Programmes for Children”
Facilitator: Tunde Toth – Visual Arts Practitioner and Educator

Aim and objective of the workshop:
To provide practical and useful information, guidelines and advice to artists and crafts people in the planning and delivering of art educational programmes for primary school age children in various settings. This workshop is particularly aimed for creative practitioners who are at the beginning of their careers as educators or facilitators. 
The programme offers practical help and advice on all the "how to" and also covers: 
  • Source and development of workshop and project ideas
  • Guidelines: best practice, child protection training and policy, insurance
  • Getting involved in projects and programmes that are already in place in various education settings, arts organizations, venues and events in Ireland
  • Visual Arts Curriculum – Primary Schools
  • Promotion, administration, relevant time management
  • Documentation, evaluation

    EVENING COURSE on SILK FIBRE PAPERMAKING -11th, 18th, 25th February, 7 - 8.30pm
    Tutor:  Tunde Toth – Visual Arts Practitioner

    This course introduces two techniques used in contemporary Silk Fibre Papermaking and the last workshop includes a slideshow presentation on contemporary paper arts.

    Using a variety of natural materials – raw silk fibres, cocoon strippings, hand dyed silk tops, throwsters fibres, silk threads...etc – participants will create plain or colourful, textured, decorative, ``fabric – like`` papers.
    These unique pieces are suitable for writing, painting, printmaking (dry point and carborundum works well, with unusual textures) textile art- and collage works, stitching, embroidery and are ideal for 3 dimensional, sculptural projects and installations.
    The course also offers an insight into experimental processes, decorating methods and ideas using fibre reactive textile dyes on silk papers.

    This course is suitable for beginners and participants with some previous experience in papermaking, fibre- and paper arts.

    FEES: € 110 / € 95 (con.) per participant for the 3 sessions of each course, INCLUDING all materials and printouts

    For further information and bookings PLEASE CONTACT: www.cfcp.ie
    To book a place: monika@cfcp.ie
    If you have any questions or need advice re these courses please contact me on:tundetune@gmail.com

    All best wishes


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