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Fairy Tale House and Magic Garden

First make a magic wand! Then step inside your imagination and create a beautiful artwork of a fairytale house with a magic garden! This will be a day filled with sparkles, unicorns and rainbows! 

Ages
5 - 12 years
Wednesday

10am - 3pm

21 Apr
Non member
$60.00
young member
$55.00

Monster Mugs

We will be building mugs using two different techniques: the pinch pot and slab technique. The kids will then create funny monster faces on their mugs. All work will be painted and glazed. 

Ages
8 - 12 years
Wednesday

10am - 3pm

21 Apr
Non member
$70.00
young member
$65.00

Floating Island

I feel the earth move under my feet. I feel the sky tumbling down. In reality, there are patches of plastic existing as giant islands of floating garbage called microplastics travelling around in our ocean. We invite all junior engineers to join our recycling plan to create a recycling island.

Ages
5 - 12 years
Wednesday

10am - 3pm

21 Apr
Non member
$60.00
young member
$55.00

Bees and Butterflies

In this class children will be using the coil technique to create a pair of bee and butterfly wings. We will then add the body and eyes to finish the sculpture off. This will be a decorative wall sculpture. All sculptures will be painted and glazed. 

 

Ages
8 - 12 years
Wednesday

10am - 3pm

28 Apr
Non member
$70.00
young member
$65.00

I can't draw unless I practice

If you can draw a stick man, you can learn how to draw people! We will explore the lines and shapes that make up an object. This class will teach you step by step how to draw by practicing.

Ages
5 - 12 years
Wednesday

10am - 3pm

28 Apr
Non member
$60.00
young member
$55.00

Night Time in the Forest

What happens in the forest at night time when you are fast asleep? Explore shades, tones and highlights while you create an amazing painting about the creatures and the magic of the night.

Ages
5 - 12 years
Wednesday

10am - 3pm

28 Apr
Non member
$60.00
young member
$55.00

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
05 May to 30 Jun
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
05 May to 30 Jun
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
05 May to 30 Jun
Non member
$250.00
member
$220.00

Advanced Soap Making

Soap Making
This is an advanced course for those who have completed the beginners course or those familiar with the cold process soap making technique. Over six evenings, you will learn how to improve the quality of your soap, how to add fresh ingredients to your soap, different ways of making milk soaps, and additional colouring techniques. Each evening includes a theory part and practical session, where you get to make a soap to take home with  you. All materials are provided ($60 value) and included within the class fee.

 

Ages
Advanced
Wednesday

7pm-9pm

6 weeks
05 May to 09 Jun
Non member
$215.00
member
$200.00

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
05 May to 30 Jun
Non member
$285.00
member
$265.00

Advanced Painting

Develop art skills at all levels. Suitable for students preparing portfolio for further studies in Art and Design. New students must have previously taken ES02, or have met with the tutor before enrolling.

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

Ages
11 -17 yrs
Wednesday

4:30pm - 6pm

8 weeks
05 May to 23 Jun
Non member
$180.00
young member
$165.00

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
05 May to 23 Jun
Non member
$200.00
young member
$185.00

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
05 May to 23 Jun
Non member
$165.00
young member
$150.00

Fashion Drawing

Learn to draw the fashion figure in a step by step manner. You will experience the creative process of design development along with drawing and rendering garments on the fashion figure.

Ages
13 - 17 years
Wednesday

4:30pm - 6pm

8 weeks
05 May to 23 Jun
Non member
$180.00
young member
$165.00