Gilli is a freelance illustrator who has over 10 years experience working as a lecturer in further education and has also tutored art classes and workshops in different environments.
The Youths Art and Illustration classes are for anyone aged between 8 and 14 years old who has an interest in art and design. Gilli will introduce fun creative activities including portrait drawings, still life artwork, designing and mark making using a variety of basic techniques including drawing, painting, collage, mixed media artwork.
Playing with different art materials and encouraging the students to have fun will help to create imaginative works of art.
If the children have an art box with art materials such as below, please bring that with you, or begin to build one as you move through the course.
Limited materials will be available to share at the Centre
• Graphite pencils
• Colour Pencils
• Colour Pens
• Paints - gouache and acrylic.
• Paint Brushes
• Oil Pastels
• Chalk Pastels
• Eraser/Putty Rubber
• Pencil sharpener
• Pritt Stick
• Sketchbook or cartridge paper - minimum A4 size
• Selection of Papers - newspapers, magazines, tissue papers, tracing paper.
Please read the booking terms and conditions on the course page before making a booking.
To reduce the spread of the covid virus and protect its employees, tutors and class attendees, FAC will continue to follow Scottish Government advice and regulations in place at the time.
FAC will continue to consider what it can do to reduce the spread of the virus and protect its employees and Centre users.
The wearing of facemasks will no longer be mandatory from the 18th April 2022, however FAC in line with government advice will continue to strongly recommend the wearing of face coverings in the Centre.
To keep you, your fellow class members and our and tutors safe please note the following
FAC encourages you to continue to wear a facemask in class to protect you, our tutors and staff and other class attendees.
Requests you wash/sanitise your hands before and during classes and after using equipment which is not your own
If you are showing symptoms of covid , (temperature, persistent cough or loss of taste or smell) or are isolating , you should not attend class.
Follow our distancing recommendations and any other guidance given by our staff and tutors
By booking a course with us online it is deemed you have read and agreed to the above, plus any that are brought in to manage the risk of Covid virus infection whilst the courses are running. We will keep these conditions under constant review in line with current advice and guidance that emerges and advise you of any changes.
Measures we will continue to put in place to make FAC as safe as possible:
· Ensuring that there is sufficient ventilation in the Centre
· Providing sanitiser / signage / introducing online booking
· Encouraging the uptake of vaccination in staff and tutors ( as per Scottish Government advice to businesses )
· Allowing for appropriate physical distancing in classes
· Encouraging people with specific concerns to come and discuss these with FAC
· Carrying out a Full Risk Assessment of the Centre to reduce the risk of infection
Cancellations Refunds - can be issued up to 2 weeks before classes begin, minus a £10 booking fee. No refunds can be offered for non-attendance . If a course is cancelled by the Centre due to unforeseen circumstances, you will be issued with a full /pro- rata refund.
Disclaimer Every effort has been made to ensure the course information in these booking pages is accurate - however FAC assumes no responsibility for any errors or omissions in the information provided.
Forgan Arts Centre is a Scottish Charitable Incorporated Organisation (SCIO) regulated by the Scottish Charity Regulator (OSCR), Charity number: SC008537
YOUTHS ART SS22
Course ticket - for remaining 5 dates.