Summer Club: The Making Edition

Stitched Up

Introduction to Garment Making

This 2-day workshop provides an intensive course in the process of making a button-up shirt.  From selecting the right fabric to working the stitch, the workshop introduces participants to the basic principles of clothing design.

3 July 2018 - 4 July 2018
18:30 - 21:30

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Art Room

Please come into our self-service studio anytime during July 3 – 21 where you can book up to 3 hours with an unlimited array of acrylic paint in different colours.

3 July 2018 - 21 July 2018
12:00 - 20:00

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Light and Shade

Introduction to Modular Lighting Design

This 3-part workshop provides an introduction to the product design process, with a particular focus on lighting objects, using wood and soft wood materials.

5 July 2018 - 7 July 2018
18:30 - 20:30

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Digital Motion

Introduction to Video

This workshop breaks down a number of complex filmmaking techniques into practical and accessible tools for capturing and editing video.

In partnership with Gulf Photo Plus

6 July 2018 - 7 July 2018
11:00 - 16:00

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On Screen

Introduction to Screen Printing

This hands-on session provides a step-by-step introduction to the screen-printing process. With a focus on experimental printing, the collaborative workshop also explores the history of the medium, the aspects of color theory and the importance of considering print and production factors in any design process.

7 July 2018
18:30 - 21:30

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Paper Trail

The Art of Paper Making

This workshop offers a creative way to reuse, reinvent and recycle paper scraps, turning them into handmade paper.

8 July 2018
18:30 - 21:30

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Hide and Seek

Working with Leather

Led by leather specialist, Naresh Kumar of 24th Street in Dubai, this two-day session explores the details of working with leather, covering modes of leather, tanning, tempers, stitching and more.

10 July 2018 - 11 July 2018
18:30 - 21:30

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New Dimensions

Introduction to 3D Printing

This workshop provides an introduction to the 3D printing process and the design of small-scale objects under the guidance of experts in the field.

13 July 2018 - 14 July 2018
11:00 - 14:00

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Swirl

Introduction to Paper Marbling

This workshop provides an intensive introduction to paper marbling, which is a form of surface design that produces patterns similar to smooth marble or stone.

14 July 2018
18:30 - 20:30

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Needle and Thread

Introduction to Embroidery

This workshop delves into the world of contemporary embroidery. Participants will learn essential embroidery techniques and tricks, and start a sampler of different embroidery stitches that have various textures and effects.

15 July 2018
18:30 - 21:30

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Making Scents

Introduction to Perfume Making

Perfume making has a long history in the region and is a living art in the Emirates. This session offers a very personal workshop, demonstrating how to create various forms of perfumes based on old family recipes.

19 July 2018
18:30 - 21:30

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Elegant Metal

Introduction to Jewelry Making

This 3-day workshop delves into the world of jewellery making. Participants will learn basic jewellery sawing and piercing techniques and fabrication methods such as filling and polishing.

19 July 2018 - 21 July 2018
18:30 - 21:30

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Photography Level 1

Semi-manual modes

In this two-day workshop, participants will break free of Auto mode and gain a solid understanding of the essential elements in achieving a perfect exposure: ISO, shutter speed, and aperture. They will also explore the creative side of photography with a focus on the traditional rules of composition, as well as how to break them.

In partnership with Gulf Photo Plus

20 July 2018 - 21 July 2018
11:00 - 16:00

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Make the most of your Summer!

Summer Club: The Making Edition is a diverse mix of introductory, intermediate and intensive workshops focused on different aspects of the creative production process.  It is specifically designed for people with an interest in the creative process and emerging makers of varying skill levels.

Running from 3 to 21 July at Warehouse421, the Summer Club encompasses a range of craft-based disciplines, including working with textiles, leather and paper, and digital arts such as photography and video production.  It also includes a series of technical workshops hosted by Nagwa Design exploring 3D printing, laser cutting and lighting design, taking advantage of their designers’ expertise and professional on-site facilities.

All Summer Club: The Making Edition sessions feature a mix of theory and practice, enabling participants to learn about the history and unique challenges of each discipline, before practicing it for themselves.  No prior knowledge or experience is required, unless otherwise specified.