Albufeira Arts and Crafts Centre hosts new workshops

The Carlos Silva e Sousa Arts and Crafts Centre in Albufeira is opening its doorways in July for six imaginative workshops to encourage handicrafts and regional artwork. The weekly lessons involve Doce Fino (marzipan), Azulejo Portray, Wood Painting, Introduction to Crochet, Introduction to Embroidery and Cyanotype.

On July 1, from 15:00 to 18:00, Augusta Aragão teaches members how to make almond pastries filled with egg sweet in the Doce Fino Workshop. Participation charges €55 (substance provided). People fascinated will have to register by means of email: [email protected]

On Friday, July 7, Graça Martins returns to the Albufeira Arts and Crafts Centre for the Tile Portray Workshop. The exercise, which highlights just one of the oldest creative productions in the region (Azulejo tiles have been manufactured in Portugal for over 500 several years), runs from 14:30 to 17:30 and expenditures €30 (material bundled). Registration is mandatory and should be done by electronic mail: [email protected]

On July 11, the centre will host a Wood Portray Workshop. Maria José Ribeiro teaches individuals how to paint a wooden box with approaches that imitate denim or leather-based. The action operates from 10:00 to 13:00 and charges €40 (content incorporated). Participants should register via e mail: [email protected]

On July 19, from 14:00 to 17:30, Adriana Mariquito teaches crochet principles in the Crochet Initiation Workshop. “This useful workshop allows individuals to develop uncomplicated projects”, assures the teacher. The workshop prices €35 (materials integrated). Individuals interested ought to sign-up by means of e-mail: [email protected]

At the conclusion of the month, there is an Introduction to Embroidery Workshop. On July 22, from 10:00 to 13:00, Flávia Ferreira teaches unique details and approaches to create exclusive patterns. This workshop costs €35 (content provided). To sign up, mail an e-mail to: [email protected]

The very last workshop of the month at the Centro de Artes e Ofícios is the Cyanotype Workshop. On July 27, from 14:00 to 18:00, Sandra Nascimento teaches this alternate photographic strategy, which provides Prussian blue colour prints many thanks to a chemical response. The workshop teaches individuals how to put together the chemical resolution and its software on paper and exposure procedures applying unfavorable or transparent objects, crops or other elements. The session expenses €50, and registration via e mail is obligatory: [email protected]

In parallel, the Centro de Artes e Ofícios Carlos Silva e Sousa hosts, every single Wednesday, involving 14:30 and 16:30, the ECOS undertaking (Ecological Workshop for Social Cooperation) weaver. The ECOS project, promoted by Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Albufeira, develops and presents progressive actions in particular and social instruction, employability, promotion, and integration in the local community.

Tecelão ECOS