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Painting with 
Acrylics & Oils

Starting 18th August, $140

Tuesdays 6.30 - 9pm, 7 weeks

Venue: Hutt Art Centre, 9-11 Myrtle St, Lower Hutt

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 complete beginner to experienced. 

Please note that the 'Enrol Now' link will take you to the Hutt Art Centre class enrolment page for enrolment in this class. 

Limited to 12 places

 

What to bring:

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.

Age Suitability

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

Drawing realistically is the vital foundation for painting and any other creative media you wish to use. Whether a complete beginner or experienced, this class will demonstrate techniques that will transform your drawing abilities and confidence, in a relaxed 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 in any media you use! 

For previous students you are very welcome to develop your own drawing direction and media.

Please note that the 'Enrol Now' link will take you to the Hutt Art Centre class enrolment page for enrolment in this class.

Limited to 12 places

What to bring:

All you need to bring is A4 or A3 drawing pad/paper, H pencil, pencil sharpener or knife. All other materials will be supplied.

Age Suitability

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

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learn to Paint

Sunday 23 January 9.30am-4pm

Society members $72, non-members $90

Venue: Hutt Art Centre,
9-11 Myrtle St, Lower Hutt

Enrolments close 21 Jan

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, you won't look back!

Limited to 12 places

Please note that the 'Enrol Now' link will take you to the Hutt Art Centre class enrolment page for enrolment in this class. 

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 for your use.

Age Suitability

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

learn to draw

Tuesday Evenings 7-9pm

7 weeks, starting 1 February, $145

Venue: Wellington Art Club,
27 Chelsea Street, Miramar

Class Full

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Drawing realistically is the vital foundation for painting and any other creative media you wish to use. Whether a complete beginner or experienced, this class will demonstrate techniques that will transform your drawing abilities and confidence, in a relaxed 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 in any media you use! 

For previous students you are very welcome to develop your own drawing direction and media.

Limited to 12 places

What to bring:

All you need to bring is A4 or A3 drawing pad/paper, H pencil, pencil sharpener or knife. All other materials will be supplied.

Age Suitability

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

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drawing with ink
& mixed media

Saturday 20th November

9.30am-4pm, $90

Masterton Art Club members 20% discount ($72)

Enrolments close 19 Nov

Venue: Masterton Art Club,

12 Victoria Street, Masterton

Ink is a fantastic drawing media and extremely versatile in how it can be used, from very fine work to broad and expressive, its possibilities are endless! This class will demonstrate a range of ways to work using ink and also how we can combine it with other media, such as paint, watercolour or pencil to create a huge range of effects and techniques that will really open up new creative ideas and skills. Come along for a great day of exploring, experimenting and learning with this outstanding media!

Limited to 12 places

 

What to bring:

Please bring is A4 or A3 drawing pad/paper, H pencil, pencil sharpener or knife.

1 x small bottle of black acrylic ink.

Any brushes/paint/watercolour/media you might like to use.

Age Suitability

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

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drawing styles 
& approaches

Starting 22 March $145

Thursdays 6.30 - 9pm, 7 weeks

Venue: Hutt Art Centre,
9-11 Myrtle St, Lower Hutt

Enrolments close 18 March

Each week we will explore a different approach to how we can interpret and create our subjects based on various artistic styles and ideas. Using a range of media, this class will really expand the way you can express yourself and your subjects in new ways, both technically and conceptually.

For previous students you are very welcome to develop your own drawing direction and media.

Please note that the 'Enrol Now' link will take you to the Hutt Art Centre class enrolment page for enrolment in this class.

Limited to 12 places

What to bring:

All you need to bring is A4 or A3 drawing pad/paper, H pencil, pencil sharpener or knife. Some other media will be required, such as B&W pastel, but I will discuss these once the class is underway and show you examples before you purchase to avoid unnecessary costs.

Age Suitability

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

creating portraits workshop

Sunday 10th April
9.30am-4pm, $90

Wellington Art Club members 20% discount ($72)

Venue: Wellington Art Club,
27 Chelsea Street, Miramar

Enrolments close 9 April

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This one day class is all about improving your confidence to create a realistic portrait. It doesn't matter if you've never even picked up a pencil before or are already experienced, you'll learn techniques that will allow you to understand how to capture a likeness and the character of your subject. Dive in and you'll surprise yourself with what you can achieve when you learn how!

Limited to 12 places

What to bring:

H or HB pencil and some paper to draw on.

Age Suitability

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

get painting!

Tuesday Evenings 7-9pm

7 weeks, starting 10 May $145

Venue: Wellington Art Club,
27 Chelsea Street, Miramar

Enrolments close 9 May

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Great for a complete beginner or experienced, you'll chose your media, subject and style to explore how you can create in your own unique way and direction. Learn how to use the paint boldly with control and consistency, develop excellent colour use and create greater confidence and understanding of painting techniques and media and what you need to know to really get the most out of your painting. If you've been thinking about giving painting a go or wanting to get back into it, this is the class for you. Bust out and discover what you can achieve with paint, you won't look back!

For previous students you are very welcome to develop your own direction and media.

Limited to 12 places

What to bring:

Paint, brushes, something to paint on and anything else you need to use.

If you're unsure about anything or what to get, contact me for advice before the start date of the class and we'll sort it out.

Age Suitability

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

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drawing  
creatively

Starting 12 May $145

Thursdays 6.30 - 9pm, 7 weeks

Venue: Hutt Art Centre,
9-11 Myrtle St, Lower Hutt

Enrolments close 11May

This class is all about developing a more innovative, individual approach to creating your drawings. Each week we will explore different aspects of drawing to give you a wide variety of ways you can break out and bring a much more imaginative approach to your work. Some of the class will be creative exercises designed to help with idea generation and conceptual possibilities that can be applied directly to your own ideas and preferred media, to take your ideas in any direction you desire. This will give you new ways to think conceptually about your artwork and really put it into practice!

Please note that the 'Enrol Now' link will take you to the Hutt Art Centre class enrolment page for enrolment in this class.

Limited to 12 places

What to bring:

You will need a drawing pad and pencil. Otherwise whatever drawing media and materials you wish to work with. If you’re unsure, feel free to contact me prior to the start of the class.

Age Suitability

While this is an adults drawing class, students high school age and older are welcome enrol if the parent/guardian is confident they are mature enough to attend.

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charcoal & pastel techniques

Saturday 27th August

9.30am-4pm, $90

Masterton Art Club
members 20% discount ($72)

Enrolments close 27 August

Venue: Masterton Art Club,

12 Victoria Street, Masterton

This workshop is all about learning techniques that will get you creating boldly with charcoal and pastel! We’ll start by exploring ways we can use black charcoal/pastel on its own and then introduce white pastel to the mix to discover how to build up your image in through layering and mixing these two together.  Finally we’ll bring some colour to into it to widen the scope even further to what you can achieve. It’ll be a great day of exploring, experimenting and learning how to get the most from these wonderful media with fearlessness and daring!

Limited to 12 places

 

What to bring:

- black & white compressed charcoal or pastel sticks

- rubber eraser

 Also colour pastels if you wish to use them (colour is optional).  

All other materials, including paper, will be supplied. Single B&W pastel sticks will be available to purchase if required.

Age Suitability

While this is an adults drawing class, students high school age and older are welcome enrol if the parent/guardian is confident they are mature enough to attend.

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draw & paint
creatively

Sunday 12th June

9.30am-4pm, $90

Horowhenua Art Society members 20% discount ($72)

Venue: Horowhenua Art Society,
119 Bath Street, Levin

Enrolments close 11th June

This class is all about developing a more innovative, individual approach to creating your artworks. We will explore different aspects of working with painting and drawing to give you a wide variety of ways you can break out and bring a more imaginative approach to your artwork, wth new ways to think conceptually about your ideas and put it into practice! With lot’s of creative exercises designed to help with idea generation and conceptual possibilities that will be applied directly to your own ideas and preferred media, take your ideas in any direction you desire in a fresh new way!

Limited to 12 places

 

What to bring:

You will need a drawing pad and pencil. Otherwise whatever drawing/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.

Some materials supplied in course fee.

Age Suitability

While this is an adults drawing class, students high school and older are welcome enrol if the parent/guardian is confident they are mature enough to attend.

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creating the
drawings you want

Starting 24 November, $115

Thursdays 6.30 - 9pm, 5 weeks

Venue: Hutt Art Centre,
9-11 Myrtle St, Lower Hutt

Enrolments close 23 November

With your choice of subject, media and style each person will develop their drawings in their own unique direction and interest. Learn how to take your drawings and ideas into much greater depth and sharpen your technical and conceptual skills. You can explore something new or build on your existing projects to really advance them. Or both! 

Suitable for all drawing abilities from complete beginner to experienced, discover how to push those drawings much further!

Please note that the 'Enrol Now' link will take you to the Hutt Art Centre class enrolment page for enrolment in this class.

Limited to 12 places

What to bring:

Whatever drawing media and materials you wish to work with. If you’re unsure, feel free to contact me prior to the start of the class.

Age Suitability

While this is an adults drawing class, students high school age and older are welcome enrol if the parent/guardian is confident they are mature enough to attend.

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drawing creatively

Starting 23 March $145

Thursdays 6.30 - 9pm, 7 weeks

Venue: Hutt Art Centre,
9-11 Myrtle St, Lower Hutt

Enrolments close 22 Mar

This class is all about developing a more innovative, individual approach to creating your drawings. Each week we will explore different aspects of drawing to give you a wide variety of ways you can break out and bring a much more imaginative approach to your work. There will be lots of creative exercises designed to help with idea generation and conceptual possibilities that can be applied directly to your own ideas and preferred media, offering greater options to take your ideas in any direction you desire. This will give you new ways to think conceptually about your artwork and really put it into practice!

Please note that the 'Enrol Now' link will take you to the Hutt Art Centre class enrolment page for enrolment in this class.

Limited to 12 places

What to bring:

You will need a drawing pad and pencil and some colour drawing media will be required such as coloured pencils or pastels which will be advised about in the class. Otherwise whatever drawing media and materials you wish to work with. If you’re unsure, feel free to contact me prior to the start of the class.

Age Suitability

While this is an adults drawing class, students high school age and older are welcome enrol if the parent/guardian is confident they are mature enough to attend.

9.30am-4pm

Venue: Horowhenua Art Society,
119 Bath Street, Levin

Enrolments close 18th Nov

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life drawing
class

Saturday 19th November

Horowhenua Art Society members $60
non-members $75

Suitable for beginners or experienced, this workshop will be a great day of learning how to get the most out of your life drawing to improve your knowledge and confidence to draw the figure. We'll look at overcoming common mistakes and strategies you can apply to your drawing to really take your life drawing to the next level. You can choose your own preference of media to work with and we'll have some good long poses to give plenty of time to settle into it and take things at the pace that suits you.

PLEASE NOTE:

Enrolment for this class is not via this website. Please enrol by paying directly into the Horowhenua Art Society bank account, with your name and in the reference: Life Draw

Account no. BNZ 02 0668 0093876 000

What to bring:

A drawing pad and HB pencil

Your own choice of media and materials

Age Suitability

While this is an adults drawing class, students high school and older are welcome enrol if the parent/guardian is confident they are mature enough to attend.

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drawing the figure

Saturday 15th April, 9.30am-4pm

Cost: Masterton Art Club
            members $65
            Non-members $85

Venue: Masterton Art Club,

12 Victoria Street, Masterton

Enrolments close 14 April

This workshop is all about gaining real insight into drawing the human form, whether from still images or life. Suitable for beginner or experienced, we will cover all the vital aspects of drawing the figure, how to understand the form, different media, foreshortening and all those challenges the body entails. This workshop will make a real difference to what you can achieve giving you strategies to overcome any problem and enjoy drawing your subjects with confidence and flare! 

Limited to 12 places

 

What to bring:

You will need a drawing pad and pencil. Otherwise whatever drawing media and materials you wish to work with. If you’re unsure, feel free to contact me prior to the start of the class.

Some materials are supplied in course fee.

Age Suitability

While this is an adults drawing class, students high school age and older are welcome enrol if the parent/guardian is confident they are mature enough to attend.

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developing your
drawing

Starting 11 May $145

Thursdays 6.30 - 9pm, 7 weeks

Venue: Hutt Art Centre,
9-11 Myrtle St, Lower Hutt

Enrolments close 10 May

Learn how to take your drawing ideas from the sketch stage through to completed, resolved works ready for display. With your choice of subject, media and style each person will develop their drawings in their own unique direction exploring media, composition and content choices, experimenting with different possibilities before evolving your ideas into finished artworks.

Suitable for all drawing abilities from complete beginner to experienced, take your drawings and ideas into much greater depth, sharpen your technical and conceptual skills and discover how to push those drawings much further! 

Please note that the 'Enrol Now' link will take you to the Hutt Art Centre class enrolment page for enrolment in this class.

Limited to 12 places

What to bring:

Whatever drawing media and materials you wish to work with. If you’re unsure, feel free to contact me prior to the start of the class.

Age Suitability

While this is an adults drawing class, students high school age and older are welcome enrol if the parent/guardian is confident they are mature enough to attend.

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learn to draw

Starting 3 February $145

Thursdays 6.30 - 9pm, 7 weeks

Venue: Hutt Art Centre,
9-11 Myrtle St, Lower Hutt

Enrolments close 2 Feb

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multi media
drawing

Starting 29 June $145

Thursdays 6.30 - 9pm, 7 weeks

Venue: Hutt Art Centre,
9-11 Myrtle St, Lower Hutt

Enrolments close 28 June

This class will explore different drawing ideas and media use to give you fresh ways to bring more imaginative approaches to your work. Each week we will experiment with different creative ways to use a variety of media techniques and conceptual possibilities to take your drawings and skills in new directions. This will give you broader ways to think about and create your drawings and discover how to get more from drawing media!

Please note that the 'Enrol Now' link will take you to the Hutt Art Centre class enrolment page for enrolment in this class.

Limited to 12 places

What to bring:

You will need a drawing pad (minimum A4 size) and HB pencil. 

I will discuss what will be needed at the first class, so don’t buy anything until I’ve explained what to get.

Some other media will be supplied.

Age Suitability

While this is an adults drawing class, students high school age and older are welcome enrol if the parent/guardian is confident they are mature enough to attend.

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drawing
ideas & media

Starting 5 October, $155

Thursdays 6.30 - 9pm, 7 weeks

Venue: Hutt Art Centre,
9-11 Myrtle St, Lower Hutt

Enrolments close 4 October

This class is all about developing a more innovative approach to creating your drawings and creating with a variety of media. We will explore different ideas to draw giving you fresh ways to bring a more imaginative approach to your work, using creative exercises designed to help with idea generation and conceptual possibilities as well as media techniques to take your drawings and skills in new directions. This will give you broader ways to think conceptually about your drawing and discover how to get more from drawing media!

Please note that the 'Enrol Now' link will take you to the Hutt Art Centre class enrolment page for enrolment in this class.

Limited to 12 places

What to bring:

You will need a drawing pad (minimum A4 size) and HB pencil. 

Other media that will be required I will discuss this at the first class, so don’t buy anything until I’ve explained what to get in class.

Some other media will be supplied.

Age Suitability

While this is an adults drawing class, students high school age and older are welcome enrol if the parent/guardian is confident they are mature enough to attend.

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creative drawing ideas

Starting 23 November, $110

Thursdays 6.30 - 9pm, 5 weeks

Venue: Hutt Art Centre,
9-11 Myrtle St, Lower Hutt

Enrolments close 22 November

This class is all about discovering how you can approach your drawings in new ways. As a starting point we will look at the ideas that have been used by some different art movements to take a fresh look at how you can think about and express your subjects from different perspectives. This will really broaden your ability to conceive diversely about your drawing and open up many more possibilities. You will choose your own preferred subject and media to work with so you’ll have plenty of freedom to create in your own way!

Please note that the 'Enrol Now' link will take you to the Hutt Art Centre class enrolment page for enrolment in this class.

Limited to 12 places

What to bring:

Whatever drawing media and materials you wish to work with. If you’re unsure, feel free to contact me prior to the start of the class. Some materials will be supplied.

Age Suitability

While this is an adults drawing class, students high school age and older are welcome enrol if the parent/guardian is confident they are mature enough to attend.

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