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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

9 weeks
28 Jul to 22 Sep
Non member
$250.00
member
$220.00

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
28 Jul to 22 Sep
Non member
$250.00
member
$220.00

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
28 Jul to 22 Sep
Non member
$250.00
member
$220.00

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
28 Jul to 22 Sep
Non member
$285.00
member
$265.00

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 yrs
Wednesday

4:30pm - 6pm

 
8 weeks
28 Jul to 15 Sep
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 yrs
Wednesday

4.30pm - 6pm

8 weeks
28 Jul to 15 Sep
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.

 

Ages
11-17 years
Wednesday

4.30pm-6pm

8 weeks
28 Jul to 15 Sep
Non member
$165.00
young member
$150.00

Saturday Drawing

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 yrs
Saturday

10am - 11:30am

8 weeks
31 Jul to 18 Sep
Non member
$160.00
young member
$145.00

Arty Crafty Club Mornings

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 yrs
Saturday

10am - 11:30am

8 weeks - no class Saturday 28 August
07 Aug to 02 Oct
Non member
$180.00
young member
$165.00

Arty Crafty Club Afternoons

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 yrs
Saturday

12:30pm - 2pm

8 weeks - no class Saturday 28 August
07 Aug to 02 Oct
Non member
$180.00
young member
$165.00

Textile Wood-Block Printing

Learn how to hand print your own textile with a collection of woodblock stamps to create your own unique design. This workshop is ideal for kids and families. Feel free to bring your own t-shirts and spare textiles to play around with. Ink and woodblocks will be provided. All children who attend must be accompanied by an adult and workshop price is the same as for adults.  Bookings for children cannot be made online. Please contact MAC office on ph. 478-2237 or email: info@mairangiarts.co.nz

Ages
all levels
Saturday
Weekend Workshop

10:30am - 12.30pm

28 Aug
Non member
$10.00
member
$8.00

Art Critique

Join Vanessa Mei Crofskey in an open group crit-sharing session at Mairangi Arts Centre.

Ages
Adults
Saturday
Weekend Workshop

11.30am-1.30pm

28 Aug
Non member
$10.00
member
$8.00