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Spanish and Creative Arts

Is this course for you?

Yes ~ if you're looking to improve your Spanish language skills and the joys of pottery, sculpture, painting or ceramics work.  The Spanish and Creative Arts courses are offered in Barcelona, a truly dynamic city - allowing you to visit some wonderful sights, live by the sea, put your Spanish into practise and get those creative juices going! 

   ~ Spanish & Creative Arts
   ~ Spanish & Pottery
   ~ Spanish & Sculpture
   ~ Spanish & Drawing & Painting

The following courses allow you to explore your creativity and develop different artistic techniques at one of Barcelona's longest established Art Schools as well as improving their Spanish proficiency at the language college.

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Spanish and Creative Arts

~ One, two or four week course duration / set dates apply
~ Open to 16yrs+ age group
~ 20 group lessons per week
~ 4 Arts Workshops in total
~ Workshops in Ceramics : Glass-fusing : Pottery : Sculpture
~ Max. 10 people per Spanish class
~ Minimum level : low intermediate+ Spanish (Art classes will be taught in Spanish

Combine your Spanish language studies with a wonderful selection of creative workshops! You can fit all four workshops into one week (Tuesday to Friday), or take two per week over a fortnight, or one per week over a four week language course - the choice is yours.  All materials are supplied by the Art Studio. Each workshop lasts approximately 1.5hrs.

Ceramics:
Decorating a porcelain dragon figure (designed by Gaudi) which has previously been fired at 1200oc.  The decorative mosaic technique often used by Gaudi is also explained in detail.
Glass-fusing:
Students will study the marvellous possibilities of working with molten glass.  Each participant will produce a plate or bowl and decorate it according to their wishes.
Pottery:
Following a demonstration of the art of "throwing" a pot on a wheel, each participant will be given the opportunity to produce a bowl, plate or jug of their own.
Sculpture:
This workshop focuses on how to make sculptures appear well balanced and less static than is often the case.  Each participant will be given the opportunity to make a Picasso-style bull.

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Spanish and Pottery

~ Two or four week course duration / set dates apply
~ Open to 16yrs+ age group
~ 20 group lessons per week
~ Eight 3 hr pottery sessions (over 2 or 4 weeks)
~ Max. 10 people per Spanish class
~ Minimum Spanish level recommended : Low Intermediate

Students follow the Spanish Standard programme in the morning at the language college and then transfer* to the dedicated Ceramics/Art Studio for the pottery course on the relevant afternoons. 
This course starts by looking at different types of clay and covers a number of techniques such as developing different forms (tiles, plates, vases) and using a variety of glazes at different temperatures.  All the materials required are included in the course fee.

* Students make their own way to the Art Studio by public transport.

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Spanish and Sculpture

~ Two or four week course duration / set dates apply
~ Open to 16yrs+ age group
~ 20 group lessons per week
~ Eight 3 hr sculpture sessions (over 2 or 4 weeks)
~ Max. 10 people per Spanish class
~ Minimum Spanish level recommended : Low Intermediate

Students follow the Spanish Standard programme in the morning at the language college and then transfer* to the dedicated Ceramics/Art Studio for the sculpture course on the relevant afternoons.  
The course looks at how different forms and styles can be developed in clay and also considers the variety of finishes that can be applied to each sculpture.  All the materials required are included in the course fee.

* Students make their own way to the Art Studio by public transport.

> Dates & Prices : On Course Finder
   Select Spanish / Barcelona / Spanish & Sculpture

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Spanish and Drawing & Painting

~ Two or four week course duration / set dates apply
~ Open to 16yrs+ age group
~ 20 group lessons per week
~ Eight 3 hr drawing/painting sessions (over 2 or 4 weeks)
~ Max. 10 people per Spanish class
~ Minimum Spanish level recommended : Low Intermediate

Students follow the Spanish Standard programme in the morning at the language college and then transfer* to the dedicated Ceramics/Art Studio for the pottery course on the relevant afternoons. 
Using a variety of materials such as charcoal, water colours, oil paints or acrylics.  The course focuses on such issues as how to produce light and shadow, how to develop perspective and build volume, how to paint portraits etc.  All the materials required are included in the course fee - except oil paints.

* Students make their own way to the Art Studio by public transport.

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