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Crazy Cartoon Characters!

Its always fun to draw cartoon characters, but what about creating some 3D ones?

Kids will learn some ceramic techniques to help bring their imagnation to life.

All work will be painted and glazed.

School holiday clay work takes approx one month for firing. You will be notified by email when to pick up. 

Ages
5-12 years
Wednesday

10am-3pm

13 Jul
Non member
$75.00
young member
$70.00

Creating Universes

A Creative Approach To Learning GIMP. In this workshop, students will learn to use image manipulation software as another tool to express themselves.

Ages
12-17 Years
Wednesday

10am-3pm

13 Jul
Non member
$65.00
young member
$60.00

Imagination Station

Students are taken on a journey through story telling, opening up their imagination. They then create using a variety of art materials while learning skills in drawing, painting and mixed media.

Ages
5-7 Years
Wednesday

10am-3pm

13 Jul
Non member
$65.00
young member
$60.00

Clay Vessels Galore!

Lets have fun making all kinds of useful clay vessels, using the three different ceramic techniques you will learn in this class.

All work will be painted and glazed.

School holiday clay work takes approx one month for firing. You will be notified by email when to pick up. 

Ages
5-12 years
Wednesday

10am-3pm

20 Jul
Non member
$75.00
young member
$70.00

IMAGINATION STATION

Students are taken on a journey through story telling, opening up their imagination. They then create using a variety of art materials while learning skills in drawing, painting and mixed media.

Ages
8-12 Years
Wednesday

10am-3pm

20 Jul
Non member
$65.00
young member
$60.00

Illustrated Friends

In this workshop students will get inspiration from a short story to create a unique character.

Creating a character is a great way to explore creativity.

Students will be able to imagine, draw, paint and give personality to their characters, adding all the necessary details with different materials.

At the end of the workshop they will go home with a new illustrated friend.

Ages
5-7 years
Wednesday

10am-3pm

20 Jul
Non member
$65.00
young member
$60.00

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.

 

Ages
All levels
Wednesday

7pm - 9pm

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

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

Wednesdays Introduction to 3D Art

KIds will explore three-dimensional building with a variety of sculpting mediums ranging from ceramics to paper-mache, homemade porcelain and paper clay as well as natural and recycled materials. There are so many ways to create a sculpture and in this class kids will learn to use a bit of innovative thinking to achieve their creative goals. Age 5-7 years

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

 

Ages
5-7 years
Wednesday

4.30pm - 6pm

8 weeks
27 Jul to 14 Sep
Non member
$220.00
young member
$205.00

Wednesday Creative Drawing & Painting

Students will expand their creativity by developing their knowledge and skills in art and design techniques. This class offers chances to experiment with different techniques and media.

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

 

Ages
8-12 years
Wednesday

4:30pm - 6pm

8 weeks
27 Jul to 14 Sep
Non member
$180.00
young member
$165.00

Explorations in Art

We will begin our exciting exploration in art through 2D creations of painting and drawing. From there, we will introduce the third dimension of 3D forms through sculpture and mixed media.  Each week, participating young artists will learn new creative skills and make-and-take home their masterpieces!

 

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

 

Ages
9-12 years
Saturday

12.30pm-2pm

4 weeks
30 Jul to 20 Aug
Non member
$95.00
young member
$85.00

3D Art (Saturday Mornings)

Kids will explore three-dimensional building with a variety of sculpting mediums ranging from ceramics to paper-mache, home-made porcelain and paper clay as well as natural and recycled materials. There are so many ways to create a sculpture and in this class kids will learn to use a bit of innovative thinklng to achieve their creative goals. 

Ages
5-12 years
Saturday

10.30am-12pm

8 weeks
30 Jul to 17 Sep
Non member
$200.00
young member
$190.00