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Exploring Acrylics

A painting adventure designed for those who would like to extend their creative thinking. Different painting styles will be explored to develop an individual approach.

Ages
All levels
Wednesday

9:30am - 12:30pm

8 weeks
20 Oct to 08 Dec
Non member
$225.00
member
$195.00

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

8 weeks
20 Oct to 08 Dec
Non member
$225.00
member
$195.00

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

8 weeks
20 Oct to 08 Dec
Non member
$225.00
member
$195.00

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.

Ages
All levels
Wednesday

7pm - 9pm

8 weeks
20 Oct to 08 Dec
Non member
$235.00
member
$215.00

Wednesday Drawing

This class covers the basic foundations of drawing. Children will learn to ‘see’ by simplifying objects into basic shapes, making them easy to draw. They will learn perspective, proportion, shadows and shading techniques while sketching from life around them and having fun! 

***Students must be within the stated age range.***

 
Ages
8 - 12 years
Wednesday

4:30pm - 6pm

 
8 weeks
20 Oct to 08 Dec
Non member
$165.00
young member
$150.00

Wednesday Introduction to Clay

Get to know clay - how it works and what you can do with it. Learn basic techniques to help you bring your ideas to life.

***Students must be within the stated age range.***

Ages
6 - 9 years
Wednesday

4.30pm - 6pm

8 weeks
20 Oct to 08 Dec
Non member
$200.00
young member
$185.00

Expressive Portraits

Learn the fundamentals of drawing a face, and how to bring them to life with a variety of techniques. Students will enjoy developing their own style to create unique portraits. We will work in pencil and experiment with watercolour and coloured pencils.

***Students must be within the stated age range.***

 

Ages
11-17 years
Wednesday

4.30pm-6pm

8 weeks
20 Oct to 08 Dec
Non member
$165.00
young member
$150.00

Creating on Fabric

Learn many ways to decorate on fabric. We will explore various approaches of creating images and designs through printing, painting, and dyeing. Once we experiment and have fun with our individual projects, we will take part in a community collaboration!
 

***Students must be within the stated age range.***

Ages
10-17 years
Wednesday

4:30pm - 6pm

8 weeks
20 Oct to 08 Dec
Non member
$180.00
young member
$165.00

Cartooning

Suitable for beginners and intermediates desirous of fellowshipping, this class will cover cartoon character creation, background drafting, inking and caption writing. Four categories will be covered being:

Humour                 Just for fun

Ages
all levels
Wednesday

7pm-9pm

8 weeks
20 Oct to 08 Dec
Non member
$180.00
member
$165.00

Saturday Drawing

Please note this class has a late start, commencing 30 October. Students will be led through a range of drawing techniques which they will then use in creative drawing exercises. The aim is to develop the students’ drawing skills through fun projects.

***Students must be within the stated age range.***

Ages
7 - 12 years
Saturday

10am - 11:30am

7 weeks
30 Oct to 11 Dec
Non member
$145.00
young member
$130.00

Arty Crafty Club Mornings

Please note this class has a late start, commencing 30 October. Creative freedom is the key in this popular weekend art club. Children are introduced to a range of materials and techniques to explore their own creative ideas using drawing, painting, assemblage, mixed media and more.

***Students must be within the stated age range.***

Ages
7-12 years
Saturday

10am - 11:30am

7 weeks
30 Oct to 11 Dec
Non member
$160.00
young member
$145.00

Arty Crafty Club Afternoons

Please note this class has a late start, commencing 30 October. Children are introduced to a range of materials and techniques to explore their own creative ideas using drawing, painting, assemblage, mixed media and more. This club is similar to the morning club where creative freedom is nurtured.

***Students must be within the stated age range.***

Ages
5 - 10 years
Saturday

12:30pm - 2pm

7 weeks
30 Oct to 11 Dec
Non member
$160.00
young member
$145.00

Beginners' Soap Making

Soap Making

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

Over six evenings, we will cover the theory of soap making, the different oils and fats used to make soap, how to calculate your own recipes, colouring and fragrancing your soap, and how to add various ingredients to your soap. Aside from the theory, you will also make a small loaf of soap each evening for you to take home and keep. All materials are provided  ($60 value) and included within the class fee.

Ages
Beginners
Wednesday

7pm-9pm

6 weeks
10 Nov to 15 Dec
Non member
$215.00
member
$200.00