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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

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

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
11 - 17 years
Wednesday

4:30pm - 6pm

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

Life Drawing

This course will guide those from beginners to advanced with drawing skills through various techniques in drawing the human form. Essential foundations will be covered as well as tips toward understanding the human form through line, tonal values and proportions. Each class will have a focus that will be followed by life drawing directly from a live model. The model’s fee is included within the class fee.

Ages
All levels
Wednesday

7pm - 9pm 

9 weeks
05 May to 30 Jun
Non member
$315.00
member
$295.00

Still Life, Human Figure & Portraiture

With Ben Ho
During this weekend workshop,  students will learn fundamental watercolour techniques through step-by-step demonstrations, and how these techniques can be synthesised to inform the colour, structure, composition, and most importantly, the concept of a painting. We will also analyse live subject matter to understand the key ideas artists look for to capture in painting, 
Day 1: Still Life with Flowers
Ages
all levels
Saturday
Sunday
Weekend Workshop

10am-4pm

29 May to 30 May
Non member
$200.00
member
$185.00

Beginners' Sketching Workshop

Learn the basics of sketching indoors and outdoors over a range of subjects  using pen, watercolour pencils and watercolour in your own personal sketch journal. During this day course you will develop your own personal sketch style, connect with your subject and capture energy and diversity in spontaneous sketches.

You don’t need to be an accomplished artist to do this course, just the enthusiasm to do something new. This workshop is suitable for complete beginners as well as anyone who wishes to get back to the rudiments of sketching.

Sunday
Weekend Workshop

10am-4pm

30 May
Non member
$120.00
member
$110.00