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Adult Art Classes
Term 2 2013
with Anne Brack
Both beginner and advanced students will receive individual instruction
in all methods of watercolour, including pen and pastels, which
are two integral components of the watercolour medium.
Mon 6 May to Mon 3 June & Mon 17 to Mon 24 June 9am-12 pm
Cost: $210 for 7 weeks (Code T2-01)
LANDSCAPE DRAWING with Ingeborg Zotz
Students will learn just how easy it is to turn the visual landscape
experience into a drawing. Using the rules and techniques of landscape
drawing, participants will create their own countryside scenes
which can then be utilised to form successful paintings in watercolours
Mon 6 May to Mon 3 June & Mon 17 to Mon 24 June
Cost: $210 for 7 weeks (Code T2-02).
LIFE DRAWING SESSIONS – LONG POSES
This is a drop-in, untutored group which requires no booking.
The class is ideal for those with some experience wanting to improve
their technique or work on one artwork to conclusion. These sessions
utilise the same life model over four weeks and are based upon
long poses suitable for students who want to work directly from
life on paintings, sculptures or more detailed studies.
Mon 6 May to Mon 27 May 6.30pm - 9pm
Cost: $15 per week (pay on the night)
THE PRINTMAKING STUDIO with Leonard Matkevich
These sessions provide an opportunity to learn, practice and develop
printmaking skills across a variety of mediums. These can include
traditional press-printed metal plate etching, hand or press-printed
relief printmaking on wood or lino blocks, hand or press solar-plate
printmaking using photopolymer plates. The artclass is designed
for novice and experienced printmakers to work together in a supportive
Tue 4 June to Tues 25 June 9am - 12pm
Cost: $100 for 4 weeks + $10 materials paid to tutor (T2-03)
WATERCOLOUR CLASS with Graham Austin
Improve your watercolour skills and abilities by learning the
importance of drawing and composition. Students will also focus
on understanding tonal qualities with harmonious colour to achieve
stand apart, exhibition-quality paintings.
Tue 7 May to Tue 25 June 12.30pm - 3.30 pm
Cost: $240 for 8 weeks (Code T2-04)
EXPERIMENTS IN WATERCOLOUR with Graham Austin
Students will be able to expand their knowledge of water-based
painting with new tutor Graham Austin. Graham is a former president
of the Australian Watercolour Institute and in 2006 was awarded
the Order of Australia Medal for his services to the visual arts.
This class is designed to push the boundaries of participants’
creative practice with a series of skills based techniques.
Tue 7 May to Tue 25 June 6.30pm - 9pm
Cost: $215 for 8 weeks (Code T2-05)
THE ART OF DRAWING with Graeme Balchin
This term will focus on a prolonged drawing which will continue
for as many weeks as is needed to finish the work. It will include
drawing from life as well as imagination to complete the image
in the student’s unique style.
Participants will be encouraged to push their boundaries and work
the drawing with both realism and abstraction.
Wed 8 May to Wed 26 June 9am - 12pm
Cost: $240 for 8 weeks (Code T2-06)
OIL PAINTING with Graeme Balchin
Students are encouraged to bring their own subject to paint for
this term’s class. Ideas, styles and methods to complete
the painting will be provided. Subjects may range from still life,
photos or imagination, abstract or realism in oil paint.
Demonstrations will be given throughout the term to teach students
how to begin and progress their painting through to finish.
Wed 8 May to Wed 26 June 12.30pm - 3.30pm
Cost: $240 for 8 weeks (Code T2-07)
PORTRAITS IN OILS OR ACRYLICS with Ingeborg Zotz
Students will learn about the basic shape and proportions of the
head as well as has how to manipulate light and shade in a face
to make dramatic differences and changes in expression or mood.
Students will utilise different techniques to paint a portrait,
from the traditional to the expressive and learn how to create
the right colour for skin tones.
Wed 8 May to Wed 26 June 6.30pm - 9pm
Cost: $215 for 8 weeks (Code T2-08)
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.
Thur 9 May to Thur 27 June 9am - 12pm
Cost: $240 for 8 weeks (Code T2-09)
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.
Thur 9 May to Thur 27 June 12.30pm - 3.30pm
Cost: $240 for 8 weeks (Code T2-10)
LIFE DRAWING SESSIONS
This is a drop-in group which requires no booking. The class is
ideal for those with some experience wishing to improve their
technique and build up a folio of drawings.
Every Thur evening Feb-Apr 6.30pm - 9pm
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
Fri 3 May to Fri 28 June 9.30am - 12.30pm
$155 for 9 weeks (Code T2-PAG)
THE ARTIST’S STUDIO with Alice Haigh
Join experienced and respected artist Alice Haigh in a comprehensive
guide to water based art techniques. The Artist’s Studio
is designed to help students advance their art practice through
skills development and work from still life in the studio or from
their own photos, sketches and ideas. Students will be given the
tools to discover their own creative expression.
Fri 10 May to Fri 28 May 12.30pm - 3.30pm
Cost: $240 for 8 weeks (Code T2-11)
Weekend Adult Art Classes Term 2
JEWELLERY with Kes Harper
Students will learn how to design their own, unique pair of silver
earrings based on the changing natural environment as we head
towards Autumn. Participants will gain knowledge about basic jewellery
techniques, including sawing, filing, texturing and polishing,
to create their own silver earrings. The enrolment fee includes
material costs. Students are asked to bring their own safety goggles.
Sat 18 May 10am - 4pm Cost: $100 (Code T2-W1)
TECHNIQUES with Sandi Phillips
Under the expert guidance of tutor Sandi Phillips, students will
be taken through a series of innovative ways to improve their
drawing skills. The class will focus on using charcoal, wax crayon,
pencils and pastels. Students will be working from still-life
subjects but will also be encouraged to experiment with new skills
Sat 25 May 10am - 4pm Cost: $85(Code T2-W2)
DRYPOINT PRINTMAKING with Leonard Matkevitch
This workshop will introduce student and advanced
printmakers to a range of drypoint printmaking materials and methods.
Drypoint can be an effective and exciting medium for a range of
creative approaches; this chemical free plate-making method will
help students create spectacular artworks. Each participant will
experiment on two synthetic
printing plates with line, texture and colour and print a series
of “proofs” during this session. A practical workshop
with all materials supplied for a $10 fee (to Tutor).
Sun 26 May 10am - 4pm Cost: $85 (Code T2-W3)
NON-SOLVENT BASED OIL PAINTING with Peter Lankas
A one day workshop in the techniques of non-solvent based oil
painting. Students will learn and practice techniques attributed
to the old masters before the advent of solvents. The enrolment
fee includes specialist material costs.
Sat 1 June 10am - 4pm Cost: $100 (Code T2-W4)
MODELLING THE FIGURE FROM PAPER CLAY
with Willemina Villari
In this workshop students will learn how to model the human body
using a life model and gain an understanding of how to capture
the figure and all its complexities in 3D. This is a great class
for those who don’t mind getting their hands dirty.
Fee includes life model and clay costs.
Sat 15 June 10am - 4pm Cost: $100 (Code T1-W5)
Children's Art Classes
Term 2 2013
START with Sandra McArthur
Art Start is an active fun class for 6-9 year olds. This term
the class will explore texture through clay, fabric, paint and
wire. Participants will examine and consider the work of artists
Calder and Brancusi.
Mon 6 May to Mon 3 June
& Mon 17 to Mon 24 June 4pm - 5.30 pm
Cost: $136 for 7 weeks (Code T2-12) Age: 6-9yrs
ADVENTURE with Sandra McArthur
Art Adventure is an exploratory class to develop the interests
and skills of the individual. Inspired by other artists includingBrancusi
and other sculptors particpants will develop skills in clay, fabric,
paint and wire.
Wed 8 May to Wed 26 June 4pm - 5.30 pm
Cost: $155 for 8 weeks (Code T2-13) Age: 10-16yrs
APPLIED ARTS with Sandy James
Students will learn about individual artists, imitate their styles
and explore a variety of techniques in an interactive, fun workshop
environment. Each week students will be able to design and create
a t-shirt, plate, card or poster inspired by a different famous
Thur 9 May to Thur 27 June 4pm - 5.30pm
Cost: $155 for 8 weeks (Code T2-14) Age: 6-11yrs
EMERGING ART-ITUDES with Alice Haigh
We are pleased to announce a fun and engaging artclass with highly
experienced art teacher, Alice Haigh. Alice will use all her knowledge
to get the best from students’ creative talents, focusing
on core art techniques and skills in a fun and friendly environment.
Fri 10 May to Fri 28 May 4pm - 5.30 pm
Cost: $155 for 8 weeks (Code T2-15) Age: 6-11yrs
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 refuse enrolment should circumstances
Management reserves the right to reduce the
length of the class if there are insufficient numbers.
Unruly behaviour by children in classes will not be tolerated.
All classes must be paid for at the time of booking.
Refunds will not be given if a student discontinues a class that
has begun, or if less than 48 hours cancellation notice is given.