Learn basic drawing skills and techniques and most importantly how to perceive and see differently. By experimenting with shapes and lines, discover new ways of drawing objects so you can find your own unique style. We will look at the 5 basic perceptual skills, learn about composition and explore the use of pencil, pen and pastels. Express your individuality and creativity. Suitable for all levels.
Wed Aug 19, 12.30-2.30pm 4wks $97
Award winning Couture Designer and Dressmaker, Sue Parker will give you a taste of what it is like to make a garment that suits you, fits you and that you will be proud to wear. Cut, construct and finish an unlined skirt using a commercial pattern. A course for beginners and those in need of a refresher. (BYO sewing machine and materials; see HERE for materials list)
A workshop for those feeling confident in the basics of acrylic pouring. Have a world of fun with likeminded students. In this class, we delve deeper into potential alternatives to canvas. Learn & practice new techniques, discuss varnishing and sealant options for food safe items and bring all our knowledge together to create some out of this world art to impress your friends with. Our basic fluid art is a recommended prerequisite but not essential. Sat Aug 1, 9:30 - 11:30 am. 1 wk, $85, all materials included.
Want to take your crochet further than the humble granny square? Join this intermediate class for our very own crochet-along.
Each class you will learn new stitches to create your own sampler blanket. The blanket uses 14 different pattern squares, in increasing complexity. Note: This project requires 14 balls of wool. Please download our materials list HERE, or call our office for details.
Acrylic pouring, also known as flow art, or fluid art painting is a form of abstract art that uses acrylic paints with a runny (fluid) consistency. Layers of acrylic paint are poured into a cup, which then react with each other when combined to create organic free-flowing abstract compositions.
Fluid Art Beginners -
Sat August 22 9.30-11.30 Cost $57, all materials included.