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Term 1 2020

Children’s art class

Young artists will experiment with a variety of new techniques and mediums such as drawing, painting, collage, stenciling, stamping and photography to construct a personal visual journal. A balance between direction and freedom, these classes are a rare opportunity for our children to express themselves creatively, become comfortable with their own abilities, skills and style and perhaps even develop valuable skills they need to feel comfortable to become more like their unique selves instead of always trying be like everyone else. $30 for journal and materials. Pay directly to the tutor.Young artists will experiment with a variety of new techniques and mediums such as drawing, painting, collage, stenciling, stamping and photography to construct a personal visual journal. A balance between direction and freedom, these classes are a rare opportunity for our children to express themselves creatively, become comfortable with their own abilities, skills and style and perhaps even develop valuable skills they need to feel comfortable to become more like their unique selves instead of always trying be like everyone else. $30 for journal and materials. Pay directly to the tutor.

Time & Date Mondays 4pm from 3rd February or Tuesday 4pm from 4th February
Fees 7x1.5 hour sessions - $118
Materials Extra (pay direct to tutor please) - $30
Tutor Adie McDermott

Evening Drawing and Painting Classes

Have you ever dreamed of being able to draw, paint or live a more creative life? We welcome anyone of any age, skill level or ability to our classes where we will combine drawing 101 with painting in different mediums, and techniques to encourage creative thinking. Learn to feel comfortable in your own individual ability, improve your observation skills, allow yourself to be creative and develop new, professional painting techniques such as acrylic painting, watercolour, pastel painting, pen and ink and mixed media to use in your private art making practice. $20 for materials. Pay directly to the tutor.

Time & Date Mondays 6pm from 3rd February
Fees 7x 2hr sessions - $158
Materials Extra (pay direct to tutor please) - $20
Tutor Adie McDermott

Drawing and Painting Classes

Drawing and Painting ClassesIn our class we are continuously discovering new mediums and learning new professional drawing and painting techniques. We see developments in each other’s work every single week. Class members enjoy hanging out within a group of like-minded creative people, whist exploring mediums such as watercolour, acrylic painting, pastel painting, pen and ink and mixed media. It is encouraged from the start that you learn to feel comfortable in your own individual artistic ability and that you allow yourself to be creative. Prior experience in drawing is an advantage in these classes, but not essential. $20 for materials. Pay directly to the tutor.

Time & Date Mondays 12.30pm from 3rd February
Fees 7x 3hr sessions - $236
Materials Extra (pay direct to tutor please) - $20
Tutor Adie McDermott

Beginners Drawing and Painting Classes

Beginners drawing and painting classesYou don’t need to be a highly skilled artist to use art to bring more joy, healing, stress relief or connection into our community. These classes will introduce you to mediums such as watercolour, acrylic painting, pastel painting, pen and ink and mixed media and are designed to nurture your own ability no matter what level you are at, whilst connecting you with a group of like-minded interesting and fun creative people. $20 for materials. Pay directly to the tutor.

Time & Date Mondays 10am from 3rd February
Fees 7x 2hr sessions - $158
Materials Extra (pay direct to tutor please) - $20
Tutor Adie McDermott

Reclaim your creative self -NEW!

This is a gentle introduction to mixed media and art journaling for adults. Do you have a longing to be more creative but don’t think you are good enough?This is your invitation to ignore perfectionism, ignore your feelings of not being good enough, ignore all the other jobs on your to do list and indulge in some serious fun with other adults, who just like you, are returning to art making. You will be gently guided by introductory exercises that explore techniques and mediums such as stencilling and acrylics, inks, paint pens, text, water colour and collage; creating layered mixed-media artworks and whimsical characters; taking cues from the process, but carrying each one in your own direction. $30 for art materials to be paid directly to tutor.

Time & Date Fridays 10.30am from 7th February
Fees 8x 2hr sessions - $180
Materials Extra (pay direct to tutor please) - $30
Tutor Adie McDermott

Paint yourself happy!

Mixed media and journalling for adults.Loosen up, overcome creative blocks, express yourself and find your own unique creative voice without the fear of perfection and getting things wrong.Explore different mixed media techniques and mediums such as stencilling and acrylics, inks, paint pens, text, watercolour and collage; create multi-layered mixed media backgrounds and whimsical characters.Most importantly, have fun with your art!!! No experience is necessary for this class. People of all abilities and ages over 18 are welcome.

Time & Date Fridays 1pm from 7th February
Fees 8x 2hr sessions - $180
Materials Extra (pay direct to tutor please) - $30
Tutor Adie McDermott

Permission to patch and Quilt

Permission to patch and QuiltJoin Jenni who has an infectious enthusiasm for patchwork and a desire to share the joy of quilting with others. In this workshop she will demonstrate how quickly and easily beautiful quilts can come together. She shares little tips and tricks to help simplify the patching process and encourages participants to play with colour and pattern. Most importantly Jenni gives participants permission to laugh, relax and enjoy the process of creating and she will not allow anyone to get bogged down with perfectionism. BYO sewing machine.

Time & Date Mondays 10am from 10th February or Thursdays 10am from 13th February
Fees 6x 2hr sessions - $130
Materials Kit available for $70 (pay direct to tutor please) - or materials list available.
Tutor Jenni Farrar

Beginners Overlocker Class

This course is designed for overlocker beginners and novices. This 4 hour workshop covers lots of tips and techniques for overlocking and working with stretch fabrics. You are encouraged to have basic sewing machine skills but no previous overlocker experience is required. BYO overlocker.

Time & Date Satuday 10am 29th February
Fees 1x 4hr sessions - $55
Materials materials list available on enrolment.
Tutor Jenni Farrar