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2015 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, 27 April —22 June 9 am - 12 pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T2-01)
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)
PRINTMAKING WITH THE OLD MASTERS With Leonard Matkevitch
Term 2: GOYA, Acquatint and Line. 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 the Spanish masters studio century. Term 3 will focus on Whistler and drypoint. All materials, tools, chemistry, paper and ink are supplied.
Tuesdays 28 April — 19 May 9 am - 12 pm
Cost: $145/$135 (members) for 4 weeks (Code T2-03)
This class is limited to 8 places
DARING TO DRAW with Aileen McLeod
Experienced tutor Aileen McLeod will introduce students to
various drawing techniques. Using different mediums students will work on portraits and other subject matter. This 4 week course is suitable for all levels of students.
Tuesdays, 26 May —16 June 9 am - 12 pm
Cost: $125/$115 (members) for 4 weeks (Code T2-04)
MIXED MEDIA 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 miniprojects 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 28 April —16 June 12.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T2-05)
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 29 April —17 June 10 am - 3 pm
Cost: $345/$325 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T2-06)
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, 30 April — 18 June 9.00 am - 12.00 pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T2-07)
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, 30 April —18 June 12.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T2-08)
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 - 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, 1 May —26 June 9 am - 12.00 pm
$145/$135 (members) for 9 weeks (Code T2– 09)
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, 1 May —19 June 12.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T2-10)
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
28 April —16 June 4 pm - 5.30 pm
Cost: $160/$145 Members Code T2-11 Ages: 8-15yrs
JOURNEY THROUGH ART with Sandra McArthur
This class will take students through a variety of art
styles. Starting this term with inspiration from
indigenous art from around the world students will
explore symbols and develop self expressions using a
variety of mediums and techniques.
Wednesdays for 8 weeks
29 April —17 June 4 pm - 5.30 pm
Cost: $160/$145 Members Code T2-12 Ages: 9-15yrs
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
1 May —19 June 4 pm - 5.30 pm
Cost: $160/$145 Members Code T2-13, 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 7550 for 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.