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Children can book at member prices if their parents are a member.
2014 TERM 4 ADULT ART CLASSES
with Anne Brack
Students in this class, from beginner to advanced, receive individual instruction in all methods of watercolour including pen and pastels.
Mondays, 13 October —1 December 9 am - 12 pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T4-01)
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, 13 October —1 December 12.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T4-02)
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)
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 14 October —4 November 9 am - 12 pm
Cost: $125/$115 (members) for 4 weeks (Code T4-03)
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, 11 November —2 December 9 am - 12 pm
Cost: $125/$115 (members) for 4 weeks (Code T4-04)
with Belinda Lindhardt
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 14 October —2 December 12.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T4-05)
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 15 October —3 December 10 am - 3 pm
Cost: $345/$325 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T4-06)
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, 16 October —4 December 9.00 am - 12.00 pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T4-07)
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, 16 October —4 December 12.30 pm - 3.30 pm Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T4-08)
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, 10 October —5 December 9 am - 12.00 pm
$160/$150 (members) for 9 weeks (Code T4– 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, 17 October —5 December 12.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T4-10)
2014 CHILDREN ART CLASSES
with Belina 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
14 October —2 December 4 pm - 5.30 pm
Cost: $160/$145 Members Code T4-11 Ages: 8-15yrs
with Sandra McArthur
An exploratory class to develop the interests and skills of the individual. Inspired by other artists we will develop and create sculptures and artworks that explore the element of texture. We will use clay, paper, paint and oil crayons.
Wednesdays for 8 weeks
15 October —3 December 4 pm - 5.30 pm
Cost: $160/$145 Members Code T4-12 Ages: 8-15yrs
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
17 October —5 December 4 pm - 5.30 pm
Cost: $160/$145 Members Code T4-13, Ages: 6-12yrs
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.
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.