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2014 TERM 2 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, 28 April to 23 June 9am - 12pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T2-01)
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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, 28 April to 23 June 12.30pm - 3.30pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T2-02)
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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 6.30pm - 9pm
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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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, 6 May to 27 May 9am - 12pm
Cost: $125/$115 (members) for 4 weeks (Code T2-03)
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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 3 June to 24 June 9am - 12pm
Cost: $125/$115 (members) for 4 weeks (Code T2-04)
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PAINTING WITH ACRYLIC with Graham Austin
In this class students will learn to work through difficult areas of
composition within their paintings. Starting from their own inspiration, be it landscape, portraiture, still life or abstract. Students will be guided through problem areas. This class is suitable for all levels.
Tuesdays 6 May to 24 June 12.30pm - 3.30pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T2-05)
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EXPERIMENTS IN WATERCOLOUR with Graham Austin
Expand your knowledge of water-based painting with 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 your creative practice with a series of skills based techniques.
Tuesdays 6 May to 24 June 6.30pm - 9pm
Cost: $220/$200 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T2-06)
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NEW TEACHER
John Morris has over 25 years experience teaching at TAFE and was a former head teacher of Newcastle Art School. He is also a previous winner of the Gosford Art Prize
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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
Wednesdays 7 May to 25 June 9am - 12pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T2-07)
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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
Wednesdays 7 May to 25 June 12.30pm - 3.30 m
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T2-08)
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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, 8 May to 26 June 9.00am - 12.00pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T2-09)
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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, 8 May to 26 June 12.30pm - 3.30 pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T2-10)
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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 6.30pm - 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 to enrol.
Fridays, 2 May to 27 June 9.am - 12.00pm
$160/$150 (members) for 9 weeks (Code T2PAG)
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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, 9 May to 27 June 12.30pm - 3.30pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T2-11)
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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
7 May to 25 June 4 pm - 5.30 pm
Cost: $160/$145 Members
Code T2-12 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
9 May to 27 June 4 pm - 5.30pm
Cost: $160/$145 Members
Code T2-13, 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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Free Garden Activities
Please note: children should be supervised by a responsible adult at all times

Someone special is making a visit to the Gosford/Edogawa Commemorative Gardens this Easter School Holidays (11th April - 27th April). It’s Pete the Long-nosed Potoroo. He has fallen asleep in the Gosford/Edogawa Commemorative Gardens. Bring your family to follow the clues to find him? Draw a picture or write Pete the potoroo a thank you letter and you can go in the draw to will loads of prizes! See you there

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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 refuse enrolment should circumstances arise.
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.