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  1. 1. ti on ca me du m t E gra ul oAd Pr Prospectus Spring 2012
  2. 2. Adult Education Programme Zinc is excited to be hosting a wide range of new courses and classes for adults within the local community as part of Zinc’s Adult Education Programme. There will be a variety of taster sessions and half day classes, as well as more intense six week courses or one day events which will offer you theopportunity to develop your creative skills and become fully immersed in the subjectsof your choice.Taster sessions: These will provide you with a ‘taste’ of your chosen subject matter, allowing you to learn basic techniques and skills. These taster sessions last for 2 - 3 hours (depending on which subject you choose). Liked the taster session? Why not try the full six week course, and really sink your teeth into the subject!Half day classes: There are two subject matters which are available as a half day session; ‘Jewellery Making’ and ‘Folk Art’. These one-off classes provide a great opportunity to get creative.Full courses: These courses run over a six week period, one session a week, providing you with an in depth insight into the subject matter of your choice. These sessions will run for 2 - 3 hours (depending on which subject you choose).One day events: These single day courses are one-off events which run at different dates throughout the year. We currently only have event: ‘Starting Your Own Business’ (page 9).Full details on all courses and classes can be found in this brochure, and if you seeanything that tickles your fancy, then please complete the application form on page 8and return it to Zinc. Alternatively, you can register onto any of our classes, coursesor workshops via the Zinc website: www.zincarts.org.uk. Zinc, Great Stony, High Street, Chipping Ongar, Essex, CM5 0AD 1
  3. 3. Course Timetable All*six week courses are discounted to only £120! * Excluding ‘Comedy Acting Classes’. Full DiscountCourse Title Duration Date/s Times Price PriceAdobe Photoshop Six week course 25 June - 30 July 6.30pm - 8.30pm £180 £120 2.00pm - 4.00pm Taster session 23 April 2012 or £25 6.30pm - 8.30pmCeramics 2.00pm - 4.00pm Six week course 30 April - 18 June or £180 £120 6.30pm - 8.30pmComedy Acting Taster session 23 April 2012 7.00pm - 8.45pm £8Classes Six week course 14 May - 25 June 7.00pm - 8.45pm £48Creative Drawing Taster session 25 April 2012 6.30pm - 8.30pm £25for Beginners Six week course 9 May - 20 June 6.30pm - 8.30pm £180 £120Crochet for Taster session 17 April 2012 6.00pm - 9.00pm £25Beginners Six week course 1 May - 12 June 6.00pm - 9.00pm £180 £120Folk Art Half day class 21 April 2012 2.00pm - 5.00pm £25Jewellery Half day class 5 May 2012 10.00am - 4.00pm £25Knitting for Taster session 19 April 2012 7.00pm - 9.00pm £25Beginners Six week course 3 May - 14 June 7.00pm - 9.00pm £180 £120 10.00am - 1.00pm Taster session 26 April 2012 or £25 7.00pm - 10.00pmPatchwork 10.00am - 1.00pm Six week course 14 June - 19 July or £180 £120 7.00pm - 10.00pm Taster session 26 April 2012 7.00pm - 9.00pm £25Photography Six week course 10 May - 21 June 7.00pm - 9.00pm £180 £120Portraiture and Taster session 17 April 2012 7.00pm - 9.00pm £25Life Drawing Six week course 1 May - 12 June 7.00pm - 9.00pm £180 £120 10.00am - 12.00pm Taster session 25 April 2012 or £25 7.00pm - 9.00pmTextile Printing 10.00am - 12.00pm Six week course 9 May - 20 June or £180 £120 7.00pm - 9.00pm 2
  4. 4. ® ® Adobe Photoshop for Beginners ® This course offers an introduction to the basics of Adobe ® Photoshop. ® The course will introduce you to the Photoshop on-screen workspace and it’s tools. It will teach you how to import, retouch, restore and manipulate photographs, as well as how to create your own original digital artwork. CeramicsIn the taster session, learn how to prepare clay for use and experiment using a range oftechniques and tools to create interesting texture. Each technique will be covered as a step-by-step demonstration. In the full course, you will learn how to:  Prepare clay for use.  Make thumb pots.  Use coils to create pots, jars, bowls, etc.  Use slabs to create abstract designs.  Experiment with texture.  Apply glazes correctly. Each student will then be given the opportunity to create their own items using their preferred method of construction. Comedy Acting Classes Do you aspire to be as funny as Rowan Atkinson or Dawn French? Then here is a course just for you! Each week learn how to act funny through drama games, improvisations and famous sketches. Come along and have a laugh with others and make others laugh. Ah go on, go on, go on!Zinc, Great Stony, High Street, Chipping Ongar, Essex, CM5 0AD 3
  5. 5. Creative Drawing for Beginners This is an introductory course exploring the basic principles of drawing; including mark making, perspective, three-dimensional shapes, shading, shadows, textures and colour. It will introduce learners to different drawing styles and techniques, as well as a range of different mediums such as pencil, pen, pastels, oil pastels, and watercolours. The course will also give you a basic introduction into colour theory, exploring how colour can be used to enhance and/or change the mood of a drawing.Crochet for Beginners Learn the basic skills of crochet during these workshops and leave with your very own granny square or flower! Granny (or Afghan) squares are the most popular blanket making technique. During the six week course learn how to read patterns and embark on bigger projects! Crochet hooks and wool will be provided and you can take them home to practice with. In partnership with ‘Make Do & Mend’.Folk Art Come and be inspired by the wonderful Sharon Blackman, an experienced and talented textile artist renowned for her fantastic work! In a group, learn to make a vintage style picture using recycled fabrics, appliqué and simple embroidery stitches. Go on, you know you want to....! All materials would be provided. In partnership with ‘Make Do & Mend’.Tel: 01277 365626 | Email: info@zincarts.org.uk | www.zincarts.org.uk 4
  6. 6. Jewellery Making Using simple to obtain tools and materials you will learn how to create stunning jewellery. During the course of the day, you can be shown how to:  Use and attach findings correctly.  Weave using a bead-weaving loom.  Bead weaving (freehand).  Bead wrapping.  Wire-work including making your own findings.  Knotting with cord and mixing beads. Each technique will be covered as a step-by-step demonstration. Each student will then be given the opportunity to create their own pieces of jewellery. Knitting for Beginners Come along to this beginners course and learn how to knit, purl, cast on, stocking stitch, garter stitch, rib and casting off. Already know the basics? Then this course will also help you take the next step by learning how to read patterns and be independently creative with your knitting skills! Knitting needles and wool will be provided. In partnership with ‘Make Do & Mend’. Patchwork for Beginners During this course you will learn different patchwork techniques and be guided through the processes in which to create beautiful quilts, cushions, bags and whatever takes your fancy! A perfect way to recycle and turn unwanted fabric into beautiful new items. In partnership with ‘Make Do & Mend’.Zinc, Great Stony, High Street, Chipping Ongar, Essex, CM5 0AD 5
  7. 7. PhotographyThis course will teach you the basics of general photography and how to get the best results fromyour digital camera (both compact and SLR). This course is aimed at beginners who have or are preparing to buy a digital camera. This course includes both theoretical and practical aspects of digital photogra- phy, and provides an introduction to:  Portrait photography  Still life (including Macro mode)  Landscape photography  Night time photographyPortraiture and Life Drawing This course will teach you how to draw figures and portraits using a variety of different media including pencil, charcoal and inks. You will explore different techniques and learn how to observe your subject in a variety of different perspectives. Come along if you want to learn visual arts techniques, or if you just want to hone your skills as an artist.Textile Printing Come and create your own piece of art using fabrics and simple but effective printing techniques with experienced artist Sarah Bracey. You will have the opportunity to design your own print blocks and experiment with these on fabrics. Once printed you can work the surface with other fabrics, beads and threads. Maybe suggest wearing old clothes!Tel: 01277 365626 | Email: info@zincarts.org.uk | www.zincarts.org.uk 6
  8. 8. One Day Events‘Starting Your Own Business’ Thinking about starting your own business? This one day course will give you the information you need to make your mind up and decide if it’s right for you. Starting your own business can be one of the most difficult but rewarding experiences you will ever make. Within this course you will gain the expertise of an experienced trainer to introduce you to the business planning, accounting, publicity and marketing.This one day course will be running throughout the year on the dates and times below. If you areinterested in attending one of these days, please complete the application form on page 8,indicating which date you are would like to attend.One Day Event Dates Time Price 28 April 2012 19 May 2012Starting Your Own 23 June 2012 £75 9.45am - 4.30pmBusiness 29 September 2012 (£59 concession) 20 October 2012 24 November 2012Rooms for Hire Looking to run a course or event of your own but don’t have the space? Zinc Arts Centre has a wide range of spaces for hire at competitive prices; including wet art rooms, meeting rooms, a multi-purpose studio space and a residential centre. If you have an enquiry about room hire, prices andavailability, then please contact Rachael Loukes, General Manager at Zinc on 01277 365626 formore information. Alternatively, you can call to arrange a visit of our Arts Centre and it’s spaces.Zinc, Great Stony, High Street, Chipping Ongar, Essex, CM5 0AD 7
  9. 9. Application FormName: Age:Address: Postcode:Home Number: Mobile:Email:Please tick the box of the taster sessions or courses you are interested in attending:Course Title Duration Tick Course Title Duration Tick ®Adobe Photoshop ® Full course Taster session Knitting Full course Taster (2.00pm) Taster session Taster (6.30pm) Life DrawingCeramics Full course Full course (2.00pm) Taster (10.00am) Full course (6.30pm) Taster (7.00pm) Taster session PatchworkComedy Acting Full course (10.00am) Full course Full course (7.00pm) Taster sessionCreative Drawing Taster session Full course Photography Full course Taster sessionCrochet Taster (10.00am) Full course Taster (7.00pm)Folk Art Half day class Textile Printing Full course (10.00am)Jewellery Half day class Full course (7.00pm)If you wish to attend a one day event, please tick the date that you are interested in:One Day Events Dates Tick Adults aged 19 - 60 years old who are not in education, employment or training 28 April 2012 are eligible for a 50% discount on all* 19 May 2012 taster sessions and courses. *Excludes one day events.Starting Your Own 23 June 2012 (Please note, proof of eligibility will beBusiness 29 September 2012 needed prior to the start of the course.) 20 October 2012 Please tick if you are eligible for this discount. 24 November 2012Tel: 01277 365626 | Email: info@zincarts.org.uk | www.zincarts.org.uk 8
  10. 10. ICT Facilities at Zinc Internet Café Open six days a week, Monday - Saturday, Zinc’s computer suite is open to the public as an Internet Café, offering full use of the internet and all Microsoft Office applications for just £1.00 an hour! Need to print something fast? Zinc’s InternetCafé also provides printer facilities at very reasonable prices.If you find yourself getting thirsty with all the hard work, why not treat yourself to adrink and a light snack from the Almond Café?Computer Drop-In with ICT SupportZinc runs weekly sessions for members of the local community who requiresupport when using computers. These sessions deliver one-to-one support froman ICT professional, providing you with a safe environment to ask questions andproblem solve while allowing you to learn at your own pace.Whether you are a complete computer novice or you just want to brush up onsome software, this group offers something for everyone.Zinc has PCs with Microsoft Office 2010 applications, as well as Apple Macs foryou to learn on.Feel free to bring along your own laptop if there is something on it that you needtroubleshooting; we are happy to help!Thursdays, 4.00pm - 7.00pm, £5.00 per sessionPick up a ‘What’s On’ leaflet from reception or visit our website for more details. Zinc, Great Stony, High Street, Chipping Ongar, Essex, CM5 0AD 9
  11. 11. Opening Times: Monday - Thursday: 10.00am - 8.00pm Friday: 10.00am - 5.00pm Saturday: 10.00am - 4.00pm Sunday: ClosedSituated within the atrium, at the heart of the Zinc Arts Centre, the Almond Caféprovides a warm and creative atmosphere where you can enjoy teas, fresh Italiancoffee and a wide range of cakes and light meals served throughout the day.Silver Lunch ClubIf you are aged 55 years and over, then why not pop down to the Almond Café on aFriday to enjoy a freshly cooked, homemade meal. Served between 12.00 middayand 3.00pm, you can enjoy a hot meal and a dessert for only £5.00! Zinc hosts an exciting array of activities and workshops throughout the week for young people, adults and the local community. Whether you want to join our ‘Adult Theatre Group’ to learn new acting skills, or if you have a child or young person that wants to get creative in our ‘Saturday Brunch Gang’, then Zinc is the place to be! For more information on these and other activities, pop into Zinc today and pick up a ‘What’s On’ leaflet for all the exciting details! Tel: 01277 365626 | Email: info@zincarts.org.uk | www.zincarts.org.uk 10
  12. 12. Coming soon to Zinc Arts Centre ‘Activities for people with Learning Disabilities’ (starts May/June 2012) Zinc is proud to be starting brand new weekly courses for young people aged 16 years and over with learning disabilities. Working in partnership with ‘Youth Plus’, we will be running courses in ICT, drama, visual arts, ceramics and much more! If you know anyone who may be interested in this exciting new range of courses, pop into the Arts Centre and pick up your copy the Programme at reception. ‘Summer Programme for Young People’ (July - August 2012) Looking for activities and high quality arts workshops run by professional artists during the summer holidays? This summer Zinc will be running an exciting new programme of activities for children and young people aged 5 - 17 years old. Courses include performing arts residentials, dance school, weekday ‘Brunch Gang’, animation and graffiti workshops and much more! For more details on our holiday activities, pick up our Summer Programme. Alternatively, contact Sonia Cakebread on 01277 365626 for more information on this and all other courses and programmes, or visit our website for more details.Zinc, Great Stony, High Street, Chipping Ongar, Essex CM5 0ADTel: 01277 365626 | Fax/Minicom: 01277 365003Email: info@zincarts.org.uk | www.zincarts.org.ukZinc Arts is the trading name of Theatre Resource a registered charity no 1035444 and a company limited by guaranteeno. 02866315 registered in England and Wales at the above address.This information is available in Braille, large print, and electronic formats on request. All information is to the best of ourknowledge correct at the time of going to print. Zinc cannot accept responsibility for any subsequent changes orinaccuracies.This document has been printed using 55% recycled silk paper, eco-friendly vegetable inks and is FSC certified. 55%