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Art & Creativity

Sewing With Confidence

6 or 8 weeks

For beginners to experienced sewers. Improve your confidence in using the sewing machine, over-locker, choosing patterns and fabrics. Students each work on their own chosen garment/item.

Tutor: Karen Richards
Date: Tuesday 2 Aug – 6 Sept 2022, 7.00 – 9.00 pm
Fee: $115

Tutor: Sunshine Hall
Date: Wednesday 18 May – 22 June 2022, 6.30 – 8.30 pm
Fee: $115

Tutor: Deb Baker
Date: Thursday 28 July – 15 Sept 2022, 7.00 – 9.00 pm
Fee: $145

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
Date: Monday 25 July – 5 Sept 2022 (no class 8 Aug)

Fee: $150

Digital Photography

Monday 6.30 –8.30 pm (8 weeks)

You will gain a stronger understanding and confidence in using your digital camera.  Techniques to increase your success and take control of the creative aspects of photography will be taught in a fun and highly informative course.  Most people are eligible for a 50% subsidy.

Tutor: Robert Palmer
Date: 25 July – 19 Sept 2022 (no class 8 Aug)
Fee: $160*

Books & Bindings Workshop

Saturday 9.30 am –4.00 pm (1 Day)

Learn several techniques to create small books which are ideal for journals, artist books or gifts.  We will cover several simple styles, including folded books and simple stitched samples.  This is a great class to utilise and recycle papers or to create books suitable to use as journals and sketchbooks, or as a gift.

Tutor: Ronnie Martin
Date: 10 Sept 2022
Fee: $115

Introduction to Simple Books & Bindings Workshop

Saturday 9.30 am –4.00 pm (1 Day)

In this workshop you will learn several simple techniques to create small books which are ideal for journals, artist books, or as gifts.  We will cover several different styles of books from folded books, through to several simple stitched samples.  These books are a great way to recycle cardboard and scrap papers.  No prior knowledge is required or expected.  This is a really enjoyable class with losts of ideas and practical tips.  Ronnie will share many of the creative possibilities of this art form with you.

Tutor: Ronnie Martin
Date: 2 July 2022
Fee: $115

Printmaking with the Gelli Plate – Beyond the Basics

Saturday 9.30 am –4.00 pm (1 Day)

This class builds on the Introduction class, although it is not essential to have done this previous class as full guidance will be given.  We will cover Collagraph printing, some methods of image transfer and other exciting techniques which you can add to the skills you have already gained.

Tutor: Ronnie Martin
Date: 30 July 2022
Fee: $115

Introduction to Printmaking with the Gelli Plate Workshop

Saturday 9.30 am –4.00 pm (1 Day)

Gelliplates are a popular and easy method of printmaking. This class is for those who wish to explore the Gelli plate as a printmaking tool.  It gives students many tips and ideas for using this versatile technique as they build knowledge and skills.  We will be using found materials, making stencils, and learning how to build richly complex surfaces.  Great for cards, jounals, creative collage and much more.

Tutor: Ronnie Martin
Date: 28 May 2022
Fee: $115