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Art & Creativity

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“Shabby Chic” One Day Workshop:      Saturday 10.00 am  –  4.00 pm

Shabby Chic is inspired by French and Italian interior design styles.  Learn how to distress, apply texture and transfer images onto your piece of furniture.  Bring a small piece of furniture.

Tutor:  Margaret Klink        3 Nov                                                                                                               Fee $75

 

Sewing With Confidence:   7.00 – 9.00 pm (6 or 8 weeks)

For beginners to experienced sewers. Improve your confidence in using the sewing machine, over-locker, choosing patterns and fabrics.

Tutor: Karen Richards            Tuesday  30 Oct – 4 Dec (6 weeks)                                                                           Fee $105

Tutor: Deb Baker           OR   Thursday 25 Oct – 13 Dec (8 weeks)                                                            Fee $135

 

Drawing For All Levels:   Thursday 6.30 – 9.00 pm (6 weeks)

For beginners through to experienced students. You will explore various drawing approaches with a range of media to develop your observational and expressive skills.

Tutor: Caroline Jones  25 Oct – 29 Nov                                                                                                    Fee $150

 

Painting For All Levels:   Monday 6.30 – 9.00 pm (6 weeks)

A fun and relaxed painting class for the beginner through to the experienced artist. Choose your medium to paint in (eg: acrylics, oils or watercolours). Each session will begin with a short introduction on a different subject (eg: colour theory, values, perspective, figures, composition, painting from live vs. photograph). Then the lesson will continue “one on one” to further develop and explore your own subject and style. Paint from a still life or your photograph.

Tutor: Nicole Russell  15 Oct – 26 Nov (no class 22 Oct)                                                                           Fee $140

 

Flax Weaving:        Weekend two day workshop     9.30 am – 4.30 pm

Creative, hands-on flax weaving weekend for beginner and intermediate weavers. Beginners will create three small weavings during the weekend, intermediate weavers with previous experience will create one larger kete or backpack.

The workshop will include instruction about flax preparation and harvesting. Come and enjoy learning some new skills, and be happily surprised at how much you can achieve.

Tutor: Maureen Harte       24 Nov – 25 Nov                                                                                              Fee $130