CLASSES

 

CLASSES & WORKSHOPS / TERM 2

 

The Pencil Room provides a welcoming and personalised learning environment with individual attention and engagement from your tutor. Classes are 4-8 students.

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Saturday Arvo Sessions

Saturdays 2.00 - 4.30pm, $45.00 ea
Tutor: Emily Armstrong (MA&D, BMA)

A series of short introductory workshops throughout the year covering a range of media. Each workshop follows a project to complete a finished art work, with freedom to experiment. Suitable for complete beginners or those wanting to get back into an art practice. Meet like minded people in a relaxed environment. All quality fine art materials are provided as well as afternoon tea.

30th June - Creative Watercolour, $45

Take a non-traditional approach to watercolour painting to explore colour, form and the experimental elements of the medium. Follow a mixed media project using pencil, ink and watercolour using supplied imagery or work from your imagination. Suitable for complete beginners and artists wanting to explore their creativity.

 

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The Drawing Club

Selected Tuesdays 6.15pm - 8.15pm
$5/$15 koha on the door ($15 sessions cover model fees)

The Drawing Club sessions are self directed (not a taught class) and suitable for people with some basic art experience who want to improve through practice. Sessions include:

Life drawing (nude model)  - The model will be directed through timed poses and you choose your media and style of drawing.

Objective drawing - Use the provided  subject matter or bring your own art project to work on at your own pace alongside like-minded people . Byo snacks welcome.

Basic drawing materials and paper are provided. There are eight full size easels available for use.

Life drawing classes require minimum four participants - please register below to reserve an easel.

26th June - Life Drawing, $15 FULL

Yoga Connect

Thursdays 5.30 - 6.30pm, 17th May - 5th July, $10 casual, $35 four weeks, $65 term.
Tutor: Emily Armstrong (IYTA NZ)

Welcome to Yoga Connect, a practical yoga class with a focus on (re)connecting with your body to improve physical and mental wellbeing. 

Emily helps you get the most out of yoga by teaching you key movements simplified to suit your lifestyle. 

Gain strength, flexibility and manage stress. Come along and try your first class for free!

Max. 8 students.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Art Juniors

Tuesdays 4.15pm - 5.45pm, 8th May - 26th June (8 weeks)  5-7 years,  $200.00 FULL
Tutor: Laura Pearce (BEd BDe)

In this weekly class for young ones, tutor Laura Pearce provides a stimulating environment for creative play. Laura, who is a qualified primary teacher and a practicing artist, will lead students through projects that include drawing, paint, collage and clay to develop creative thinking, co-ordination and new art skills.

 

 

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Let's Get Creative  

Mondays 4.15pm - 5.45pm, 7th May - 2nd July (8 weeks - No class 6 June)  8-11 years,  $200.00  FULL
Tutor: Laura Pearce (BEd BDe)

 

This introductory art class provides your child with the foundation to explore their innate creativity, while encouraging originality and celebration of their own unique style. Laura will introduce a number of different art mediums including paint, collage, ink and clay as a way of developing creative thinking in class that will carry over to other areas of your child’s life. 

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Teenager’s Art Club

Wednesdays 4.00 - 5.30pm,  9th May - 27th June (8 weeks), 11-17 years, $200
Tutor: Emily Armstrong (MA&D, BMA)

A weekly class for 11-17 year olds with a passion for art.  Students are taught on an individual basis depending on their interests and skill level and work in a more self-directed manner. Suitable for independent students wanting to improve their skill level or to have tutoring which supports their school art work.

 

 

Space Hire

Got an idea but need a venue?

 

The Pencil Room is a large, light filled, upstairs space available for hire at an hourly or daily rate. Facilities include:

Large carpeted room with two distinct spaces

Trestle tables and chairs

Heatpump

Basic bathroom and kitchen facilities

Couch

Flat screen tv with lightening cable

Art book library

Tea and coffee

Contact emily@thepencilroom.co.nz for more info.