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Want to enjoy great discounts on your Art Classes?Become a Member of Arts and Entertainment for $38 and receive substantial discounts off your art class bookings. For more information about Membership benefits and how to join, click here. Alternatively book your art class online now, pay full price on your art class 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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2015 TERM 3 ADULT ART CLASSES

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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, 20 July—7 Sept 9 am - 12 pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T3-01)
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ART AND SEEING with Sandra McArthur

Unleash your creativity through structured exercises and
individual art projects that will develop your ability to see with an artist’s eye. Sandra will guide the beginner/ intermediate or those wishing to develop their creative skills through drawing and painting. All mediums welcome: watercolour, acrylic, oils and pastels.
Mondays, 20 July—7 Sept 12.30 - 3.30 pm

Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T3-14)
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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
6.30 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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CENTRAL COAST BOTANICAL ART GROUP

This group aims to foster members’ learning and experimentation in the genre of botanical art, through sharing and discussion. The group has no regular tutor, however members freely offer constructive advice to each other NEW MEMBERS ARE VERY WELCOME.
Tuesdays , 14 July—8 Sept 9 am - 12 pm
Cost: $145 /$135 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T3-03)
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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 , 21 July—8 Sept 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 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 July—2 Sept 10 am - 3 pm
Cost: $345/$325 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T3-06)
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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, 23 July— 10 Sept 9.00 am - 12.00 pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T3-07)
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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, 23 July— 10 Sept 12.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T3-08)
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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 - 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
members freely offer constructive advice to each other. .
Those wishing to utilise other 2-dimensional water-based
media are also welcome to enrol.
Fridays, 17 July— 11 Sept 9 am - 12.00 pm
$145/$135 (members) for 9 weeks (Code T3– 09)
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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, 24 July— 11 Sept 12.30 pm - 3.30 pm
Cost: $245/$225 (members) for 8 weeks (Code T3-10)
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2015 TERM 3 CHILDREN'S 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
21 July—8 Sept 4 pm - 5.30 pm
Cost: $160/$145 Members Code T3-11 Ages: 8-15yrs
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DISCOVERING NATURE THROUGH THE ARTS
with Begona Pretorius

This term we will explore the natural environment through a variety of art mediums including pastels, charcoals and acrylic paints, exploring the ideas of movement in everyday life.
Wednesdays for 8 weeks
22 July— 9 Sept 4 pm - 5.30 pm
Cost: $160/$145 Members Code T3-12 Ages: 6-12yrs
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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
24 July—11 Sept 4pm - 5.30 pm
Cost: $160/$145 Members Code T3-13, Ages: 6-12yrs
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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.

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CHILDREN'S ART ACTIVITIES JULY HOLIDAYS 2015
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Clay Sea Creatures with Wendy Bridgen
Students will make sea creatures, mermaids and other fantasy creatures using artists’ quality air drying clay, which allows them to take the completed artworks home at the end of the session. Please bring a small box/ ice cream container to take your work home in.
Mon 6 July 10.30am - 12.30pm (Code W-01)
Cost: $25 (including materials) Ages: 6-15
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Clay Dragons with Wendy Bridgen Students will make dragons and other fantasy creatures using artists’ quality air drying clay, which allows them to take the completed artworks home at the end of the session. Please bring a small box/ ice cream container to take your work home in.
Mon 6 July 1.30pm - 3.30pm (Code W-02)
Cost: $25 (including materials) Ages: 6-15
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Cartooning Starters with Belinda Lindhardt
This fun class will feature lessons to teach cartooning to kids with some previous drawing experience. Create a creature or character and gaining confidence in cartooning and drawing.
Tue 7 July 10.30am - 12.30pm (Code W-03)
Cost: $25 (including materials) Ages: 7-11
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Cartooning and Faces with Belinda Lindhardt
Do you want to learn how to draw better faces? Or how to incorporate other elements or expressions in your cartoons? This is for older students who have some experience in cartooning and drawing and would like to
expand on their drawing skills. Focused on drawing, this class will expanding on individual’s talents.
Tue 7 July 1.30pm - 3.30pm (Code W-04)
Cost: $25 (including materials) Ages: 12– 17
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Creative Tree with Sandra McArthur
After studying and drawing trees in the garden ( weather permitting) budding artists will develop a tree artwork using a variety of techniques and mediums.
Fri 10 July 10.30am - 12.30pm (Code W-05)
Cost: $25 (including materials) Ages: 6-15
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Pastel Art with Sandra McArthur
Inspired by the works of Richard O’Farrell on display in the Foyer of the Gallery, art students will create a series of pastel drawings to develop their own visual story.
Fri 10 July 1.30pm - 3.30pm (Code W-06)
Cost: $25 (including materials) Ages: 6-15
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FREE HOLIDAY ACTIVITIES
Please note: children should be supervised by a responsible adult at all times


DRAWING IN THE GARDEN

This is a fun and enjoyable free art activity for
budding artists. Simply pick up your garden themed activity sheets and drawing materials from the gallery and head out into the garden. Once completed bring your
drawings back to the desk and enter your artwork into our Drawing In The Garden art competition. Age prize winners receive a certificate and award. Entries close on 9 July, artworks will be exhibited in the Garden Tea House over the Weekend 11—12
July


FREE ART ACTIVITIES IN THE GALLERY FOYER
To celebrate NAIDOC week and our current Reconciliation exhibition we have a range of free Aboriginal inspired art activities. Drop in and create
your own design on a boomerang, colour your hand
or do some scratch art with Native Australian
Animals. Daily 10—4 during the holidays.


Gosford City Library: Stories at the Gallery
Tuesday 30 June, 10.30am to 11.30am
Stories at the Gallery will feature Aboriginal stories
from Gosford Library’s book collection. Participate
in our group activity to create a Rainbow Serpent.
Ages 6 to 12 years Bookings essential.
Book on-line at http://www.eventbrite.com.au/o/
gosford-city-library-416549578, or phone
43047011. Free event.

 

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.