Enrolments are open for the following classes:

To enrol either email us your details or click Book Now for enrolment form.

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These classes (for 6 to 10 year olds) has a strong focus on creative processes.  In this class, kids will explore a variety of experimental processes, collaborative art activities, fun creativity exercises and technical skills for painting and drawing.  Different mediums kids will be using include: pencil, charcoal, watercolours, acrylic, oil sticks, clay and sculpy.

All materials supplied.

Mondays: 3:45-5:15 pm

Creativity for Kids

Tutor: Melissa Burtenshaw

$150

8 Weeks commencing 4th May

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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 straight forward, simple 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

Following sessions: 1 x A2 sheet of card, 1 x A3 sheet black sugar paper, 4 x bull clips. 

Other materials supplied. 

Thursdays: 6.30 - 9pm

Drawing Essentials

Tutor: Roger Key

$130

   To be advised

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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.

Tuesdays: 6:15-8:15 pm

Pottery - Beginners

includes materials, firing extra

Tutor: Anthea Grob

$230

9 Weeks commencing 28th April

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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.

Thursdays: 6:15-8:15 pm

Pottery - Beginners

includes materials, firing extra

Tutor: Anthea Grob

$230

9 Weeks commencing 30th April

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Ages: 15 years and over

Join our fun friendly class.  Tutor on hand to help you achieve your own work.  Create a painting from your own photo or picture. Materials: OILS cheap set of oil paints, buy at the Warehouse or stationery shop, brushes cheap pack of bristle - assorted sizes plus soft 00 and a flat soft synthetics, size 12 canvas, linseed oil or my preference liquin. Palet old white plate or paper plates and paper towels or rag. Turps to clean brushes and 2 small containers, can be baked bean tins etc. Photo or picture to copy. Pencil and rubber. ACRYLICS - cheap pack acrylic paints brushes as above, everything the same except for liseed oil, liquin and turps.

Wednesdays: 4:30-7pm Or  7–9:30pm

Oil/Acrylic Painting

Tutor - Diane Toscano

$100

This class will be taking a break in Term 2.

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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

Due to COVID-19 lockdown - all remaining classes for Term 1 are suspended - your Tutors will contact you when we re-open.  We are still taking enrolments for Term 2 but due to the uncertainty of a start date please do do make any payments to us at this stage.  Use the Book Now button to register your interest.