Waimea College


Art & Creativity

Jewellery Making, Repairing & Revamping:

Thursday 6.30 – 9.00 pm (6 weeks)                   NEW

Learn the fundamentals of bead, wire and braid-work as well as all the basic skills you’ll need in repairing or revamping your existing jewellery and creating your own unique designs from scratch. Through demonstrations and individual projects, we’ll explore methods of upcycling and re-purposing old jewellery and found objects.  Some basic materials provided.

Tutor:  Ruth O’Connell   14 May – 18 June                                                                                          Fee $155           

“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        30 May                                                                                                             Fee $80


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  19 May – 23 June                                                                            Fee $110

Tutor: Deb Baker                    OR Thursday 14 May – 2 July                                                                       Fee $140


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. Paper provided.

Tutor: Caroline Jones  14 May – 25 June (no class 4 June)                                                                     Fee $155


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  18 May – 29 June (no class 1 June)                                                                      Fee $145