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Children can book at member prices if their parents are a member.
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2015 TERM 1 ADULT ART CLASSES

WATERCOLOUR with Anne Brack
Students in this class, from beginner to advanced, receive individual instruction in all methods of watercolour including pen and pastels.
Mondays, 2 February —23 March 9 am - 12 pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T1-01)
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LANDSCAPE DRAWING and PAINTING with Ingeborg Zotz
Students will learn to turn the visual landscape experience into a drawing. Using the rules and techniques of landscape drawing, students will create their own countryside scenes which will be used to form successful paintings in watercolour or pastel.
Mondays, 2 February —23 March 12.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T1-02)
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PORTRAIT DRAWING SESSIONS – LONG POSES
This is a drop-in, untutored group which is ideal for those with some experience wanting to improve their portrait techniques or work on one artwork to conclusion. These sessions are based on one pose for a four week period for students who want to work directly from life on paintings, sculptures or more detailed studies. A new pose commences on the first Monday of the month and continues for four consecutive Mondays.
Every Monday evening February to November 6.30 pm - 9 pm There is no class on the fifth Monday of the month when this occurs. Cost: $15 per week (pay on the night)
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PRINTMAKING WITH THE OLD MASTERS With Leonard Matkevitch

Term 1: REMBRANDT, Line and Drypoint. Participants in this workshop will replicate all facets and stages of Etching from printing plate preparation and image drawing and development to proof printing as practiced in Rembrandt’s studio of the 17th century. Term 2 will focus on Goya
All materials, tools, chemistry, paper and ink are supplied.
Tuesdays 3 February —24 February 9 am - 12 pm
Cost: $135/$125 (members) for 4 weeks (Code T1-03)
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PORTRAITS IN PASTEL with Aileen McLeod
New teacher Aileen McLeod is well known on the Central Coast and has conducted many different courses. This 4 week course will focus on creating portraits from photographs using pastels and is suitable for all levels of students.
Tuesdays, 3 March —24 March 9 am - 12 pm
Cost: $125/$115 (members) for 4 weeks (Code T1-04) 
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MIXED MEDIA with Belinda Lindhardt : New Teacher Belinda Lindhardt, Belinda has exhibited widely and conducted independent workshops for the past 5 years.
In this class students will explore the wide range of techniques available for creating art with mixed media. Belinda will provide guided lessons on the materials and methods through mini-projects which will lead through to students being supported to create their own artwork from their own inspiration and experiences gained in class. Mixed media includes pencils, inks, pastels, watercolour, paint & collage. Suitable for all levels.
Tuesdays 3 February —24 March 12.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T1-05)
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FINDING YOUR OWN WAY TO PAINT with John Morris
Through the guidance of John Morris, students will look at historical influences, attitudes, subject matter and techniques to painting. By experiencing a broad range of approaches to art making and developing their drawing and painting skills, the students will find and develop their own approach to painting. Students are encouraged
able to choose their own mediums including acrylic, oil and mixed media
Wednesdays 4 February —25 March 10 am - 3 pm
Cost: $345/$325 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T1-06)
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IMPROVING YOUR WATERCOLOURS with Malcolm Carver
This class will take students through a series of exercises to explain tone, colour, design and edges across a range of diverse subjects. Class notes will be provided and participants are invited to bring their own paintings for appraisal and assistance in developing and
enhancing their watercolour skills.
Thursdays, 5 February —26 March 9.00 am - 12.00 pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T1-07)
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BEGINNERS WATERCOLOUR CLASS with Malcolm Carver
For those new to watercolour, this course will provide a solid introduction in the materials, tools and techniques of this popular medium. The course will cover graduated and variegated washes, wet-into-wet, wet-on-dry, glazes, hard and soft edges, blending, spattering, dry brush, masking and much more.
Thursdays, 5 February —26 March 12.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T1-08)
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LIFE DRAWING SESSIONS
This is a drop-in group which requires no booking. This class is ideal for those with some experience wanting to improve their technique and build up a folio of drawings.
Every Thursday evening February to November 6.30 pm - 9 pm Cost: $15 per week (pay on the night)


PASTELS ART GROUP
The Pastels Art Group is a group of like-minded artists who meet on Friday mornings in a friendly and supportive environment. The group has no regular tutor, however there will be two tutored sessions organised by the Gallery each term. Those wishing to utilise other 2-
dimensional water-based media are also welcome to enrol.
Fridays, 6 February —27 March 9 am - 12.00 pm
$145/$135 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T1– 9)



THE ARTIST’S STUDIO with Alice Haigh
A class with a dash of panache! Are your perspectives perplexing, watercolours worrisome, drawing daunting? Respected teacher Alice Haigh will alleviate these problems in a novel and unique way. Let her show you how to paint incredible pictures without ever using a brush.
Fridays, 6 February —27 March 12.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T1-10)



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2015 CHILDREN ART CLASSES

ART EXPRESSION with Belinda Lindhardt
This kids class encourages individual artistic expression whilst having fun and learning along the way. We will explore a variety of different drawing and painting techniques with guided lessons aiming to build confidence and working towards children being able to
create their own “artistic stamp” when creating art
Tuesdays for 8 weeks
3 February —24 March 4 pm - 5.30 pm
Cost: $160/$145 Members Code T1-11 Ages: 8-15yrs
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ART ADVENTURE with Sandra McArthur
Faces—An exploratory class for older children to develop the interests and skills of the individual. Inspired by other artists including Picasso and Modigliani we will make many faces in paint, pencils and paper.
Wednesdays for 8 weeks
4 February —25 March 4 pm - 5.30 pm
Cost: $160/$145 Members Code T1-12 Ages: 9-15yrs
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EMERGING ART-ITUDES with Alice Haigh
Experienced Art Teacher Alice Haigh focuses on core art techniques and skills in a fun and friendly environment. Students will complete works using a range of materials. Alice will use all of her knowledge to get the best from students’ creative talents. Fridays for 8 weeks
6 February —27 March 4 pm - 5.30 pm
Cost: $160/$145 Members Code T1-13, Ages: 6-12yrs
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School Programs and Tour Group Bookings:
The Gosford Regional Gallery offers free programs and affordable workshops to all schools groups. Free guided tours can be arranged for both the Japanese Gardens and the Gallery. Suitable for groups of all ages. Contact the Gallery on 4304 7550for more information.

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CONDITIONS OF ENROLMENT


Minimum class size is 5 students. Classes will be cancelled if there are insufficient students. If a class is cancelled, you will be notified by phone 3 days prior to class commencement and a refund will be issued.

Management reserves the right to change tutors, change class times, venue and structure, or to reduce the length of the class if there are insufficient numbers.

Unruly behaviour by children in classes will not be tolerated. Management reserves the right to refuse enrolment should circumstances arise.

Refunds will not be given if a student discontinues a class that has begun, or if less than 48 hours cancellation notice is given. A $10 administration fee will be applied to changes in enrolment.