Abstract Painting

Learn how to approach abstract painting through this introductory workshop. Experiment with diverse techniques and delve into the history of abstract painting.

Mondays, 6 May – 24 June 2024 (no class 3 June), 10am – 12noon Book now

Life Drawing with Abbey Lyman

Learn the fundamentals of figurative drawing, while using historical and contemporary techniques to develop our own drawing styles.

Wednesdays, 8 May – 26 June, 6–8pm Book now

Art History with Linda Tyler

Join esteemed writer and art historian Linda Tyler to gain an overview of New Zealand Art History. Associate Professor Linda Tyler has taught art and design history at Canterbury, Victoria, Waikato and Auckland universities.

Tyler currently teaches art writing and curatorial practice at Honours level in the Art History Department at the University of Auckland and supervises student research in the University’s Museums and Cultural Heritage programme.

Thursdays, 9 May – 27 June, 6–8pm Book now

Explore Botanical Watercolours with Jennifer Duval-Smith

Discover the joy of nature and watercolours with contemporary botanical painter and nature journaling teacher Jennifer Duval-Smith. Techniques you will learn include observation, drawing, colour and watercolour painting.

Fridays, 10 May – 21 June, 10am – 12pm Book now

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 landscape and the long history of ceramics in West Auckland.

Fridays, 10 May – 21 June 2024, 2–4pm Book now