Enrolments are open for the following classes: Term 1 2022
We are following the guidelines put out by the NZ Govt, Ministry of Health and Hutt City Council, and everyone aged 12 and over entering our Art Centre and Galleries must be double vaccinated and be able to show their vaccine pass.

 

To enrol click Book Now for enrolment form.

1 - day Workshop; Sunday 16th January 2022

Learn to Paint
Tutor: Roger Key

Age: while this is an adults class, students 14 years and older are welcome to enrol if the parent/guardian is confident they are mature enough to attend.

9.30am - 4pm

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Great for a complete beginner or experienced.  This class will show you what you need to know to get the most out of your painting.  Using black and white paint only, we will learn to use the paint boldly with control and consistency, developing greater confidence and understanding of painting techniques and media.  Really bust out and discover what you can achieve with paint.  We'll have fun and learn heaps - you won't look back! 

What to bring:
Black & white acrylic paint (minimum size 75ml tube)
Palette - something flat and non absorbent (something like an old plate will work)
One A2 card to paint onto will be included in course cost.  Brushes etc will be provided.

$90 non-members
$72 HA members

  7 weeks commencing 2nd February 

Painting with Acrylics and Oils
Tutor: Roger Key

Age: while this is an adults class, students 14 years and older are welcome to enrol if the parent/guardian is confident they are mature enough to attend.

Wednesdays: 6.30 - 9pm

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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

$145

7 weeks commencing 3rd February

Learn to Draw
Tutor: Roger Key

Age:
while this is an adults class, students 14 years and older are welcome to enrol if the parent/guardian is confident they are mature enough to attend.

Thursdays: 6.30 - 9pm

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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! 
For previous students, you are very welcome to work on your own drawing choices independent of the Learn to Draw programme.
 
Materials required for 1st session: 1 x HB pencil, 1 x sharpener or knife, 1 x A4 or A3 drawing pad.

$145

8 Weeks
Starting Monday 14th February

Creativity for Kids      Ages 9 - 13 years 
Tutor: Patrice Buescher

 3:45-5:15 pm

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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

8 Weeks
Starting Wednesday 16th February

Creativity for Kids      Ages 6 - 10 years 
Tutor: Patrice Buescher

 3:45-5:15 pm

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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

Classes to be advised

Textile Art

Various times

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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.

From

$65

Class are still to be finalized for 2022

Pottery - Beginners

includes materials, firing extra

Tutor: Anthea Grob

Tuesdays or Thursdays: 6:15-8:15 pm

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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.

$230

Class Full
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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