Campus Art

Winter semester 2018 - Workshops for students and staff

By Martine Ahlborn, Alan Johnston, Inês Rebelo de Andrade, Ursula Scheuern and Emmanuelle Hingray.
 

"Discover your own creativity, escape your normal daily life and get back to your roots!"

In Luxembourg-Hollerich at the Art Center Carré, 1, rue de l’Aciérie
   &
on Belval Campus, Maison des Arts MAE / 4th floor / Atelier creation manuelle & Atelier Architecture

No prior knowledge is necessary.

Experience the recreational approach of our art classes. A range of art books and other methods of inspiration will help you to choose your topic for reflection. The works will be carried out individually or in a group.

The courses are free and the material is provided.

Students of the BScE and BScS are especially invited to make their own practical experiences in visual arts and to get professional advice for their pedagogical careers.

Registration, contact & more information

Registration & more details at campus.art@uni.lu
Contact: Eric Gary (SEVE) and Martine Ahlborn
More pictures at www.facebook.com/CampusArt
 

Full Winter Semester 2018 Programme

 

Ceramics & Modelling by Martine Ahlborn

Discover pottery! Create your own bowls, plates, buttons… or model figures out of clay: life-size portraits, ethnic masks, organic shapes, mural reliefs…
Learn how to fire ceramics in an electric kiln.
Experience colours and glazes to accomplish your work.
 
When: Thursdays 16:30 - 19:30 / 4, 11 and 25 October, 8, 15, 22 and 29 November, 6 and 13 December
Where: CAMPUS ART studio / located at the art center Carré in Luxembourg-Hollerich / 1, rue de l’aciérie

 

 

Stone Sculpture by Martine Ahlborn

Individual research – Meditative activity – Technical introduction
Learn how to create your own stone sculpture in alabaster, steatite or sandstone.
Get inspired by the shapes and structures, explore the tools, enjoy hammering or polishing… get into a dialogue with your stone and escape daily life!
 
When: Thursdays 16:30 - 19:30 / 11 and 25 October, 8, 15, 22 and 29 November
Where: CAMPUS ART studio / located at the art center Carré in Luxembourg-Hollerich / 1, rue de l’aciérie

 

 

Painting: discover acrylics by Inês Rebelo de Andrade

In this workshop you will discover a most versatile medium.
Experiment and explore a variety of techniques (effects, texture, collage, wet in wet…) on a diversity of materials (paper, canvas, wood, metal…).
Learn how to use acrylic paint to release your creativity and how/where to find inspiration.
 
When: Tuesdays 16:30 - 19:00 / 2, 9, 16, 23 and 30 October, 6 and 13 November
Where: Campus Belval / Maison des Arts MAE / 4th floor/ Atelier Architecture

 

 

Drawing by Inês Rebelo de Andrade

Explore different techniques and develop your observation skills with a variety of materials (china ink, pencil, charcoal, pastels, gouache...) following your own individual approach and interests.
 
When: Mondays 16:30 - 18:30 / 1, 8, 15 and 22 October
Where: Campus Belval / Maison des Arts MAE / 4th floor/ Atelier Architecture

 

 

Handmade books by Ursula Scheuern

You like to create a personal sketchbook, pocketbook, Two-Sewn-as-one, Accordion- Fold- Book, or a diary? It’s less difficult than you think.
Some sheets of paper, - by the way you will discover different paper qualities - a pair of scissors and a brush, that’s everything that is required to get started. With a needle, some inches of thread and special bookbinding glue you will be able to manufacture a variety of beautiful, creative and unique handcrafted objects.
 
When: Fridays 16:30 - 19:00 / 19 and 26 October, 9, 16, 23 and 30 November
Where: CAMPUS ART Studio in Luxembourg-Hollerich at the Art Center Carré, 1, rue de l’Aciérie

 

 

 

 

 

Felted wool & painted silk By Martine Ahlborn

Learn how to create felted artistic objects from coloured raw wool skeins, and discover a traditional handicraft technique in the process.
Experience silk painting techniques. Create your own delicate translucent art screen that could be combined with felted wool or used for processing into small textile objects.
Make fashion accessories like flowers, scarves, necklaces, small bags… or other useful objects like a felted sketchbook cover and a colourful cushion.
 
When: Mondays 16:30 - 19:00 / 8, 15 and 29 October, 5 and 12 November
Where: CAMPUS ART Studio in Luxembourg-Hollerich at the Art Center Carré, 1, rue de l’Aciérie

 

 

Porcelain jewellery by Emmanuelle Hingray

Create your own porcelain jewellery!
Using basic techniques, you will learn how to work with clay to create items of jewellery that reflect your personality. During this workshop, Emmanuelle will show you how to create your own porcelain jewellery (rings, brooches, earrings, pendants...). You will also learn how to apply colour and enamel to your creations.
 
Equipment to be provided: apron or work clothes.
 
When: Thursdays 16:30 - 19:00 / 8, 15, 22 and 29 November
Where: Campus Belval / Maison des Arts MAE / 4th floor/ Atelier de création manuelle

 

 

 

Printing ornemental patterns By Martine Ahlborn

Discover manual printing techniques.
Let you inspire by beautiful ornaments from different cultures. Choose your own motif, stylise it and transfer it on a printing support: soft-cut blocks (lino-cut).
Learn about ornamental patterns: grids, circles, waves, repetition….
Choose your support: translucent or heavy papers, textile, transparent material...
Get ideas for applications: sketchbook-covers, greeting cards, decorated wrapping paper, stylish textile bags. Contribute to a collective art installation...
 
When: Mondays 16:30 - 19:00 / 19 and 26 November,  3 and 10 December
Where: CAMPUS ART Studio in Luxembourg-Hollerich at the Art Center Carré, 1, rue de l’Aciérie

 

 

 

Sketching in the tropics by Alan Johnston

If you’re fed up with the cold, grey winter weather and you enjoy sketching, join Artist-naturalist Alan Johnston who will transport you to the tropical atmosphere houses to draw some amazing plants from Madagascar and a selection of wildlife from Amazonia in Bettembourg’s ‘Parc Merveilleux’ Zoo.

It’s easier than it sounds - just come and try it and see!

The artist will provide all material including sketchbooks BUT please bring:

  • Warm and Waterproof Outdoor clothes in layers - the tropical houses are tropically hot!
  • Snacks and a picnic, cameras.

For students without a car, Alan can ensure transport from Bettembourg Train Station to the zoo and back (ca 5 minutes one way).
 
When: Saturdays 10:00 - 12:00 and 13:00 - 16:00 / 24 November and 1 December
Where: Bettembourg Zoo / Parc Merveilleux, Route de Mondorf, 3260 Bettembourg

Meet at main entrance Bettembourg CFL Train station at 09:30. Alan will leave for the zoo at 09:45 sharp!
If you cannot come to the train station please inform Alan before hand: johnst@pt.lu or if urgent call or send an SMS to: 621 459 778

 

 

 

Artist studio visits

If you are interested to meet artists working in Luxembourg, please let us know.

Campus Art would be pleased to organise studio visits on demand (minimum 6 persons).