Learn to work with oil paint in this introductory workshop series. Classes cover colour theory and colour mixing, as well the history of oil painting and how to apply techniques from old masters in a contemporary way.
Mondays 12 February – 25 March 2024, 10am–12noon Book now
Seven sessions $250, materials not included
Introduction to Jewellery with Joanna Campbell
Design and create a range of jewellery from signet rings to pendants and brooches in this seven week course with renowned jeweller Joanna Campbell. Learn how to carve designs in wax ready for them to be cast in a metal of your choice, as well as wire working techniques and how to clean up your castings with simple finishing techniques.
Tuesdays, 13 February – 26 March 2024, 6–8pm Book now
Seven sessions $360, some materials included
Expand your drawings skills in this eight week course, from learning how to approach still-life assemblages to successfully capturing life drawing. You will develop a good understanding of sketching in different mediums and become confident in mark-making.
Thursdays, 8 February – 28 March, 6–8pm Book now
Eight sessions $250, some materials included
Art History with Linda Tyler
Join esteemed writer and art historian Linda Tyler to gain an overview of New Zealand Art History in this eight-week course. Students can sign up for a year-long programme or enrol term by term.
Fridays, 9 February – 22 March 2024, 10am–12noon Book now
Eight sessions $300
Exploring Botanic Watercolour with Jennifer Duval-Smith
Discover the joy of watercolour with contemporary botanical painter and nature journaling teacher Jennifer Duval-Smith. Connect your creativity and curiosity for nature by experimenting with botanical subjects and techniques.
Fridays, 9 February – 15 March 2024, 10am–12noon Book now
Seven sessions $300
Hand Building Clay with Michelle Huizinga
Create your own experimental ceramics with sculptor Michelle Huizinga. Learn how Michelle makes ceramics influenced by nature and the raw beauty of her materials, and be inspired by the long history of ceramics in West Auckland.
Fridays, 9 February – 22 March 2024, 2–4pm Book now
Eight sessions $260