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Expressive Acrylics

Enjoyable and fast-paced, this class explores the versatility and techniques of acrylic paints with emphasis on abstract design principles. Fabulous tutor demos and step-by-step guides.

 

Ages
All levels
Monday

1pm - 4pm

9 weeks
25 Jul to 19 Sep
Non member
$265.00
member
$235.00

Monday Evening Clay Making

Melissa Mead

Come join a dynamic class tailored to share the passion of handbuilding, throwing and glazing. You will be guided and challenged to use a foundation of skills for creating functional or sculptural forms. Clay/glaze/firing not included in price. Suitable all levels. 

 

Ages
All levels
Monday

7pm - 9pm

9 weeks
25 Jul to 19 Sep
Non member
$235.00
member
$225.00

Monday Afternoon Clay Making

Melissa Mead

Come join a dynamic three hour class tailored to share the passion of handbuilding, throwing and glazing.  You will be guided and challenged to use a foundation of skills for creating functional or sculptural forms. Clay/glaze/firing not included in price. Suitable all levels.

 

 
Ages
All levels
Monday

12pm-3pm

 
9 weeks
25 Jul to 19 Sep
Non member
$345.00
member
$325.00

Contemporary Pictorial & Abstract Art

Be free to express your artistic flow! This is exciting diverse contemporary art class welcomes the development of all artistic styles expressing your creativity. All levels welcomed.

 

Ages
All levels
Monday

9:30am - 12:30pm

9 weeks
25 Jul to 19 Sep
Non member
$265.00
member
$235.00

Tuesday Afternoon Clay Making

Melissa Mead

Come join a dynamic three hour class tailored to share the passion of handbuilding, throwing and glazing. You will be guided and challenged to use a foundation of skills for creating functional or sculptural forms. Clay/glaze/firing not included in price. Suitable all levels. 

 

Ages
All Levels
Tuesday

12pm - 3pm

9 weeks
26 Jul to 20 Sep
Non member
$345.00
member
$325.00

Tuesday Evening Clay Making

Melissa Mead

Come join a dynamic class tailored to share the passion of handbuilding, throwing and glazing. You will be guided and challenged to use a foundation of skills for creating functional or sculptural forms. Clay/glaze/firing not included in price. Suitable all levels. 

 

Ages
All levels
Tuesday

7pm - 9pm

9 weeks
26 Jul to 20 Sep
Non member
$235.00
member
$225.00

Lively Sketching with Pen & Wash

Come and join Michelle for a Sketching and drawing course. Let's get that sketch book going and develop skills with pencil, pen, watercolour and charcoal creating lively drawing with expressive use of line and mark making. We will learn more about tone, contrast, colour and form, looking at genres such as landscape, botanical, objects, animals.

This is a fun experimental class with lots of tips and tricks along the way.

 

Ages
Beginners and Intermediate
Tuesday

9.15am - 11.45am

9 weeks
26 Jul to 20 Sep
Non member
$245.00
member
$225.00

Advanced Watercolours

A user-friendly class with excellent demonstrations for intermediate-advanced students. In-depth knowledge delivered with humour and plain speak. Relax, enjoy and learn.

 

Ages
Advanced
Tuesday

1pm - 4pm

9 weeks
26 Jul to 20 Sep
Non member
$305.00
member
$285.00

First Steps in Watercolour

Learn step by step everything you need to know to produce saleable paintings under the guidance of one of New Zealand's most respected artists. This is a structured course that begins with the basics and builds towards proficiency through practice exercises and demonstration. If you are a total beginner or have some expertise already, this is the course for you.

 

Ages
Beginners - Intermediate
Wednesday

9.30am - 12.30pm

9 weeks
27 Jul to 21 Sep
Non member
$265.00
member
$235.00

Soap Making

Learn how to make soap from scratch using the cold process technique. 

Over six evenings, we will cover the basics of soap making and you will create six beautiful soaps to take home with you. Each evening will focus on a different colouring and swirling technique. This class is aimed at both beginners and advanced soap makers, for those wanting to explore colouring techniques, even if you have never made soap before. All materials are provided ($60 value) and included within the class fee. 

 

Ages
Beginners to Advanced
Wednesday

7pm-9pm

6 weeks
27 Jul to 31 Aug
Non member
$230.00
member
$215.00

Watercolour

If you are keen to develop proficiency in watercolour, this is the class that delivers results. Many of Brian’s pupils gain professional status - you could be one of them! This class is not suitable for beginners - you may like to send an example of your work to the office to make sure this class is suitable for you.

 

Ages
Intermediate
Wednesday

1pm - 4pm

9 weeks
27 Jul to 21 Sep
Non member
$265.00
member
$235.00

Crystal Glass Evening

Students will work on their own work and learn to make glass objects via wax models, silicon mould-making, kiln mould-making. Lots of fun and a great class environment. Suitable all levels, beginners to advanced. Glass costs extra. Please bring $20 cash for bond for loan of wax. Bond will be refunded when students return wax. 

 

Ages
All levels
Wednesday

7pm - 9pm

9 weeks
27 Jul to 21 Sep
Non member
$300.00
member
$280.00

Crystal Glass Morning

Students will work on their own work and learn to make glass objects via wax models, silicon mould-making, kiln mould-making. Lots of fun and a great class environment. Glass costs extra. Please bring $20 cash for bond for loan of wax. Bond will be refunded when students return wax. 

 

Ages
All levels
Thursday

9.30am-12.30pm

9 weeks
28 Jul to 22 Sep
Non member
$410.00
member
$380.00

Create an Oil Painting

Learn step by step techniques and tips to create an oil painting with experienced tutor and practising artist Annette Dickison. Oil paints can be made water-mixable, odourless, non-toxic and pleasant to use. Work on projects of your choosing in a relaxed and friendly atmosphere. Suitable all levels, beginner to advanced.

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Ages
All levels
Thursday

1pm - 4pm

9 weeks
28 Jul to 22 Sep
Non member
$265.00
member
$235.00

Drawing & Painting in Acrylics & Oils

This inspirational and ever popular night class will teach the entire process of creating realistic drawings and paintings. Learn to paint in Acrylic or Oil paints - for those unable to attend Annette's day class. Clear instructions and excellent demonstrations will be given with lots of humour. Relax and learn, working on our own projects with a long experienced tutor. All levels.

 

Ages
All levels
Thursday

7pm - 9pm

9 weeks
28 Jul to 22 Sep
Non member
$195.00
member
$180.00