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Contemporary Pictorial & Abstract Art

Free to express your artistic flow. An exciting diverse contemporary art class welcomes the development of all artistic styles expressing your creativity.

Ages
All levels
Monday

9:30am - 12:30pm

9 weeks. No class 26 Oct (Labour weekend)
12 Oct to 14 Dec
Non member
$245.00
member
$215.00

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

1:00pm - 4:00pm

9 weeks / no class 26 Oct (Labour weekend)
12 Oct to 14 Dec
Non member
$245.00
member
$215.00

Realistic Oil Portrait Painting

Paint realistic portraits in the style of the old masters using photo reference. Students will be introduced to oil painting techniques, and methods for correct lighting, shading and colour choices.

Ages
All levels
Monday

1pm - 3:30pm

9 weeks / no class 26 Oct (Labour weekend)
12 Oct to 14 Dec
Non member
$250.00
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 / no class 26 Oct (Labour weekend)
12 Oct to 14 Dec
Non member
$320.00
member
$305.00

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

7:00pm - 9:00pm

9 weeks / no class 26 Oct (Labour weekend)
12 Oct to 14 Dec
Non member
$215.00
member
$205.00

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
13 Oct to 08 Dec
Non member
$320.00
member
$305.00

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

1:00pm - 4:00pm

9 weeks
13 Oct to 08 Dec
Non member
$285.00
member
$260.00

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
13 Oct to 08 Dec
Non member
$215.00
member
$205.00

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
Tuesday

7pm-9pm

6 weeks
13 Oct to 17 Nov
Non member
$210.00
member
$195.00

Expressive Acrylics Evening

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
Tuesday

7:00pm - 9:00pm

9 weeks
13 Oct to 08 Dec
Non member
$175.00
member
$160.00

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

9 weeks
14 Oct to 09 Dec
Non member
$245.00
member
$215.00

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
14 Oct to 09 Dec
Non member
$245.00
member
$215.00

Realistic Drawing

Simplify the challenge of capturing a likeness in Realistic Drawing. Use photo references with your preference of portrait, landscape or still life.

Ages
All levels
Wednesday

1pm - 3.30pm

9 weeks
14 Oct to 09 Dec
Non member
$250.00
member
$225.00

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

9 weeks
14 Oct to 09 Dec
Non member
$280.00
member
$260.00

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
14 Oct to 09 Dec
Non member
$245.00
member
$215.00