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ART CLASSES:
Adult and Children's Programs

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Become a Member of Arts and Entertainment for $38. For more information about Membership benefits click here or book online and pay full price on your art class now and bring your receipt to the Gallery within 2 weeks to claim the difference off your membership.


Children can book at member prices if their parents are a member.

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2014 TERM 3 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, 21 July—8 September 9 am - 12 pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T3-01)
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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 August 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 WORKSHOPS
With Leonard Matkevitch
This workshop offers instruction and opportunity to experiment with Dry Point and traditional Etching (intaglio) techniques, tools and mediums. Suitable for both beginner and advanced students the course will also investigate the uses of solar plate, multiple plate making and colour printing methods.
Tuesdays 22 July—12 August 9 am - 12 pm
Cost: $125/$115 (members) for 4 weeks (Code T3-03)
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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, 19 August — 9 September 9 am - 12 pm
Cost: $125/$115 (members) for 4 weeks (Code T3-04)
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PAINTING IN ACRYLIC AND WATERCOLOUR
with Graham Austin
Expand your knowledge of water-based painting with tutor Graham Austin. This class is useful for students who are interested in developing their own compositions and style. Starting from their own inspiration, be it landscape, portraiture, still life or abstract, students will be guided through difficult areas of composition within their paintings. This class is suitable for all levels.
Tuesdays 22 July—9 September 12.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T3-05)
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FINDING YOUR OWN WAY TO PAINT (Mornings)
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.
Wednesdays 23 July—10 September 9 am - 12 pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T3-07)
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FINDING YOUR OWN WAY TO PAINT (Afternoons)
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.
Wednesdays 23 July—10 September 12.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T3-08)
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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, 24 July—11 September 9.00 am - 12.00 pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T3-09)
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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, 24 July—11 September 12.30 pm - 3.30 pm Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T3-10)
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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)

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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, 25 July—19 September 9 am - 12.00 pm
$160/$150 (members) for 9 weeks (Code T3PAG)

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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, 18 July—5 September 12.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T3-11)
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2014 CHILDREN ART CLASSES


ART ADVENTURE with Sandra McArthur

An exploratory class for older children to develop the interests and skills of the individual. Inspired by other artists, students will explore painting, drawing and sculpture in a variety of mediums and styles.
Students will develop ideas over several weeks to produce a finished artwork in their chosen medium
Wednesdays for 8 weeks
23 July—10 September 4 pm - 5.30 pm
Cost: $160/$145 Members
Code T3-12 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
18 July—5 September 4 pm - 5.30 pm
Cost: $160/$145 Members
Code T3-13, 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 4325 0056 for 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.