ADULTS CLASSES & WORKSHOPS / TERM 4 2019
The Pencil Room provides a welcoming and personalised learning environment where there is always opportunity for individual instruction from the tutor. Classes are a maximum of 10 students.
Improve Your Drawing
Tuesdays 6.00-8.00pm, 22nd Oct - 26th Nov (6 weeks) | Creative Arts Napier | $180
Love drawing but feeling stuck? Want to take it to the next level? This drawing course is suitable for artists or those returning to art who are wanting to improve their current drawing practice.
In the first two weeks we will look at objective drawing before spending two weeks on figure drawing and two weeks on portraiture. Each two week block will build on drawing techniques including contour & gesture drawing, measuring & proportion, drawing media and style. All materials provided for use during the course and a sketchbook is provided for each student.
Intro To Acrylic Painting
Mondays 6.00-8.00pm, 4th Nov - 9th Dec | Keirunga Creative Hub, Havelock North | $180
If you want to learn how to paint but aren’t sure where to start this course will teach you everything you need to get painting on your own, including what tools to use, how to mix, apply and blend acrylic paint, what surfaces to paint on and how to prepare them.
The first few weeks will consist of practical experimentation and fun and easy projects designed to help students discover how acrylic paint works. Students will then work on their own projects with individual assistance from their tutor. All materials provided for class use during the course.
Saturday Arvo Sessions
Selected Saturdays 1.30 - 4.30pm | $55 per workshop | $47.50 ea for multiple workshops
Saturday Arvo sessions are designed for people who want to learn new art skills and relax in a creative space for an afternoon with like-minded people. No prior experience is necessary and you can work step by step along with your tutor or bring your own personal flair to the afternoon's project. Sessions include an introduction to materials and some experimental practice before completing your own individual artwork. All materials and a yummy afternoon tea included.
Intro To Watercolour Technique
Saturday 9th November | 1-4pm | Keirunga Creative Hub, Havelock North | $55 (2x workshops = $95)
This is a fun watercolour workshop that will not only give you the opportunity to relax and be creative but also the means to start painting in your own time.
Ideal if you want to start painting or improve your existing skills this workshop will cover everything you need to know including: brands of paint, paper, brushes, how to mix colours, layering and application techniques and how to find your own style as you produce your individual artwork with assistance from an experienced tutor.
Easy Ink & Watercolour
Saturday 23rd November | 1-4pm | Keirunga Creative Hub, Havelock North | $55 (2x workshops = $95)
Take some time out with this EASY creative workshop in ink and watercolour. No need to be able to draw!
If you want to express yourself through art but are not sure where to start or feel pressure to produce something that looks good, this workshop is the perfect first step. All the hard stuff is already done for you so you can relax and play with paint and colour before using templates to produce a couple of beautiful small paintings.
Leave the kids at home, grab a friend to come along with you and get creative!
Life Drawing Sessions
Selected Thursdays 6.00pm - 8.00pm.
$16 | Concession 4 sessions $54
HELD AT CREATIVE ARTS NAPIER, 16 BYRON ST
Improve your figure drawing skills through consistent practice!
In these life drawing sessions students are free to follow the direction given which includes warm up exercises and drawing tips, or to choose their own media and style of drawing.
Please note this is primarily a self directed session (not a taught class), and is therefore suitable for people with some basic drawing experience. Drawing materials and paper are provided.
Spaces are limited and we require a minimum of four participants to run.
Big thanks to Creative Communities Napier for providing funding and enabling our life drawing sessions to continue throughout 2019.
Wednesdays 6.00-7.00pm, Oct 16th - Dec 18th, $12 casual | $90 term (10 weeks) | 5 class concession $50 (valid for one term)
Tutor: Emily Armstrong (IYTA NZ Teachers Diploma)
HELD AT 10 HERSCHELL ST, NAPIER (Above the Buddhist Centre)
Yoga Connect is a practical yoga class with a focus on connecting your body, breath and mind to improve physical and mental wellbeing.
Combining key yoga poses with functional movement and breath flow, it reduces stress and improves flexibility, balance and strength.
Adaptable to your own body and level - beginners welcome!