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Fold away Space

Create an imaginary world that folds away! First draw shapes then using some drawing skills we will turn them into 3D spaces. Travel from room to room using your imagination. What will you draw? Possibilities are unlimited when we are creative.

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

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Ages
5 - 11 years
Friday

10am - 3pm

21 Jan
Non member
$65.00
young member
$60.00

Ball Mazes

Let's track the path around MAC! What other tracks and paths can we find outside for our research? Then, create twisting, winding, turning pathways and tunnels to make a ball maze from clay. 

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

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Ages
7 - 11 years
Friday

10am - 3pm

21 Jan
Non member
$75.00
young member
$70.00

Topsy turvy faces

What if faces were different? What if you had 1 eye? Maybe your mouth was on your forehead. Or perhaps your face was half red and half blue. Let's create these fun portraits taking inspiration from the Cubist movement made famous by artist Pablo Picasso.

 

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

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Ages
8 - 11 years
Wednesday

10am - 3pm

26 Jan
Non member
$65.00
young member
$60.00

Dazzling Fashion

Create your own dazzling Fashion garment for a special occasion. Will you be creating for a ball, maybe a fairy party or perhaps a rock concert! What sort of an outfit will it be? And what accessories? Would there be a crown? Or perhaps a pet, maybe a hat! Would you use glitter or maybe beads!? Let your imagination run wild while you design and learn fashion drawing and design using mixed media.

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

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Ages
7 - 11 years
Friday

10am - 3pm

28 Jan
Non member
$65.00
young member
$60.00

The Clay Club

Explore the exciting world of ceramics and learn basic clay techniques such as making pinch pots, slab building, joining and surface decoration. We will experiment with flowers and natural materials and you are welcome to bring a photo of your pet or favourite animal!

Ages
7 - 11 years
Friday

10am-3pm

28 Jan
Non member
$75.00
young member
$70.00

The Wonders of Clay!

Turn those wonderful imaginative ideas into clay creations. Learn hand building techniques to help bring your ideas to life.

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

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Ages
6 - 9 years
Wednesday

4.30pm - 6pm

8 weeks
09 Feb to 30 Mar
Non member
$210.00
young member
$195.00

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. 
 

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

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Ages
12-17 years
Wednesday

4:30pm - 6pm

8 weeks
09 Feb to 30 Mar
Non member
$190.00
young member
$175.00

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.

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Ages
All levels
Wednesday

9:30am - 12:30pm

9 weeks
09 Feb to 06 Apr
Non member
$260.00
member
$230.00

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.

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Ages
Beginners - Intermediate
Wednesday

9.30am - 12.30pm

9 weeks
09 Feb to 06 Apr
Non member
$260.00
member
$230.00

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.

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Ages
Intermediate
Wednesday

1pm - 4pm

9 weeks
09 Feb to 06 Apr
Non member
$260.00
member
$230.00

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

9 weeks
09 Feb to 06 Apr
Non member
$190.00
member
$175.00

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
09 Feb to 16 Mar
Non member
$225.00
member
$210.00

Wheel Throwing Development for Young Adults

A new class designed solely for young adults. Explore the art of the potters wheel, throwing, building and designing forms. This can include etching, carving, and use of slips. You will be challenged to explore design, unique shapes, and refine fundamental skills. You will also glaze your own vessels at the conclusion. For all levels. 

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

Ages
13 - 19 yrs
Friday

4:30 - 6pm

6 weeks
11 Feb to 18 Mar
Non member
$170.00
young member
$160.00

Painting with Friends Untutored

Join our circle of friends and enjoy a morning of dabbling in your favourite medium. This is an untutored group led by Susan Lawrence.

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Ages
All levels
Friday

9:30am - 12:30pm

9 weeks
11 Feb to 08 Apr
Non member
$110.00
member
$100.00

Creative Drawing

Lines can create stories. Starting with observational drawing, students will be introduced to creative drawing techniques and will explore lines, tone, shape and form using a variety of media.

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

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Ages
7 - 11 years
Friday

4:30pm - 6pm

8 weeks
18 Feb to 08 Apr
Non member
$175.00
young member
$160.00