Enrolments are open for the following classes:

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Creativity for Kids      Ages 6 - 10 years 

Tutor: Patrice Buescher

8 Weeks 

Mondays commencing 3rd May

or

Wednesdays commencing 5th May

 3:45-5:15 pm

The artistic journey is the focus of this class for each child, where we nurture their innate creativity and foster their love of learning. In this class we will develop creative thinking skills and express ourselves by exploring a variety of mediums such as drawing, painting, collage, illustration and more.

All materials supplied.

$150

Embroidery Classes - After school, years 9 - 13 

Tutor: Sue Swann

8 Weeks 

Thursdays commencing 13th May

 4:00 - 6:00 pm

This course is designed to introduce young adults to the basics of hand embroidery stitches, styles and design. Each week we will focus on a new stitch and learn how to use it.

In addition, a small project will be worked on over the course of the term.

All materials and equipment are included in the course fee.

$150

Basics in Hand Built Pottery -  After school years 12 and 13

(with a focus on art/crafts)

Tutor: Maya Hammarsal

10 Weeks 

May  -  Monday 3rd, 10th, 17th,

Friday 21st, Monday 24th, 31st

June  -  Friday 4th, Monday 14th, 21st, 29th 

 4:00-6:30 pm

This course will introduce you to pottery and the fundamentals of making art and functional pieces from clay. Learn how to pinch, slab, coil and pour clay.  How to decorate and glaze it.  Course aim:   to produce a selection of finished projects.  Project work can be aligned to school work (discuss with tutor.)

Doing the course, you will have a chance to be awarded a student membership of the Hutt Art Society, and enter pieces into exhibitions.

 No prior experience needed, just a can-do attitude and willingness to get your hands dirty.

Cost includes all materials and firing costs.

$210

Textile Art

Classes starting May 2021

Various times

An opportunity to learn a new technique in hand embroidery, machine quilting, machine embroidery or print your own unique piece of fabric.  Our experienced tutors, Clare Smith, Diana Carroll and Sue Swann are teaching classes from May onwards. For information on the classes available follow the link.

If you are interested in other classes/styles, please send an 'expression of interest' to huttartsociety@xtra.co.nz.

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$65

Painting with Acrylics and Oils

Tutor: Roger Key

7 weeks commencing 24th March

Wednesdays: 6.30 - 9pm

Choosing your own subject, media and style you will create paintings from your own reference photograph.  The tutor will be able to assist in all aspects of your work to help achieve your individual goals in what ever direction you wish to take things.  This is a relaxed and friendly environment and suitable for any level of knowledge, from beginner to experienced.  We will also explore how to create excellent reference photos for painting from, that will allow you to bring so much more to your artworks.

Materials for the class: whatever painting media and materials you wish to work with.  If you're unsure, feel free to contact me prior to the start of the class. rogkey@gmail.com

$140

Pottery - Beginners

includes materials, firing extra

Tutor: Anthea Grob

9 weeks commencing 4th May

Tuesdays: 6:15-8:15 pm

An introduction to making pottery making. The first two sessions will cover preparation of clay and hand-building techniques, the rest of the sessions focus on the wheel including: how to centre the clay, how to pull up the walls, shaping actions, shaping bowls, turning the foot, making glazes or slips and the final class covers glazing. Students should bring an apron and old towel with them.

$230

Pottery - Beginners

includes materials, firing extra

Tutor: Anthea Grob

9 weeks commencing 6th May

Thursdays: 6:15-8:15 pm

An introduction to making pottery making. The first two sessions will cover preparation of clay and hand-building techniques, the rest of the sessions focus on the wheel including: how to centre the clay, how to pull up the walls, shaping actions, shaping bowls, turning the foot, making glazes or slips and the final class covers glazing. Students should bring an apron and old towel with them.

$230

Drawing Essentials

Tutor: Roger Key

7 weeks commencing 25th March

Thursdays: 6.30 - 9pm

Drawing realistically is the vital foundation for painting and all other creative media you wish to use. Whether a complete beginner or experienced, this class will give you techniques that will transform your drawing abilities and confidence, in a fun and friendly environment.  Come and discover that drawing is something we can all do and what a difference it will make to what you can achieve!

Materials: 1st Session:1 x HB pencil, 1 x sharpener or knife, 1 x A4 or A3 drawing pad

Other materials supplied. 

$140

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Jacky Pearson - Tutor:  Fortnightly Classes during school terms.

Watercolours - classical painting methods, step by step demonstrations and all the theory to go with it.
Each term there is a theme such as skies, tone, colour theory, still life, water and reflections, some thing for everyone. I provide all the necessary teaching aids and reference. Beginners are made very welcome.  Classes are generally in term time and usually fortnightly, but this may vary from time to time.

Apply to Jacky direct.

For full details - www.jackypearson.co.nz