See our Workshop page for January 1-day classes

Enrolments are open for the following classes:

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

Creativity for Kids

Tutor: Melissa Burtenshaw

8 Weeks commencing 1st February

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Mondays: 3:45-5:15 pm

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.

$150

Creativity for Children

Tutor: Melissa Burtenshaw

8 Weeks commencing 3rd February

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Wednesdays: 3:45-5:15 pm

Fun, enjoyment and self expression are key ingredients in these classes.  Using a variety of media, children will be encouraged to explore, experiment and create.

Suitable for 6 to 10 year olds.

All materials supplied.

$150

Drawing Essentials

Tutor: Roger Key

7 weeks commencing 4th February

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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 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. 

$140

Painting with Acrylics and Oils

Tutor: Roger Key

7 weeks commencing 3rd February

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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 2nd February

(there will be no class on 16th February)

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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 4th February

(there will be no class on 18th February)

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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

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9th & 16th January 10am-4pm

13th February 10am-12.30pm

This course is for students who have completed a beginners course so they know how to prepare clay and what throwing is about (even if not entirely confident with it as yet.)    Students should bring an apron and old towel. 

$160

Pottery - The Next Steps

includes materials, firing extra

Tutor: Anthea Grob

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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