Adult Art Classes

Adult Art Classes

Ceramic Sculpture- " Wonderful class and great teacher" Daniella Solberg 08/08/2017

Everybody Can Paint - "Great class" Juliet Dunning 08/08/2017 

Mastering Watercolour Painting - " Great class and very patient teacher" Gwen McGeown 16/08/2017

FAMILY WORKSHOP - Introductory Photoshop CS & PIXLR.com

CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS UP TO AGE 17 PARTICIPATE FOR FREE WITH AN ADULT PARTICIPANT. 

Want to get the most out of your digital photography?

Grae Burton shows you around and gives you practical experience of two of the most popular photo editor applications available, Photoshop and PixlR.  Grae will also reveal some secrets of getting the most out of your cameras own effects mode.

The day will involve taking photos in and around Lake House and then be exploring and editing the photos on the programmes.

No previous experience is necessary.  Participants can bring their own laptops and tablets, digital cameras or smartphones.

Grae Burton has over 20 years experience as a photographer and is an award-winning designer.  He has over 150 photographic works in the Wallace Arts Trust Permanent Collection.  His technique is heavily based in post-production of digital photography, creating vivid graphic prints.

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GBF2: FAMILY WORKSHOP - Introductory PhotoshopCS5/PIXLR.com(children go free)
Sunday, 18 Mar 2018 - Sunday, 18 Mar 2018
10am - 3pm

FAMILY WORKSHOP - Introductory Youtube Creator

CHILDREN AND YOUNG ADULTS UP TO AGE 17 PARTICIPATE FOR FREE WITH AN ADULT PARTICIPANT. 

$30/$25 (LH Member)

Youtube is quickly taking over as a mainstream provider of entertainment and media.  The amazing thing about this platform is that it is Creator controlled.  The Creator dictates their content and what they want to share.

Film maker Grae Burton introduces you to how to set up your own creator channel and how to create content for it.  He will reveal some "tricks of the trade" and some of the challenges that can befall the unwitting "newb" Youtube creator.

This workshop is geared toward the whole family, (families creating content together is a big craze on Youtube) but individuals who take part will also get just as much benefit.  Whether you want to become a business Youtube creator or just vlog about your day, this is the workshop for you!

Grae Burton is a filmmaker with over 25 years experience.  He has been a Youtube creator since it began in 2005/2006.  He set up Nelson Cities Official Youtube channel ChannelN.  He was Line Producer for the Michael Hill International Violin Competition which annually has over 1 million views for it 2 week programmed.  He is also responsible for the creation of the Wallace Arts Channel.  He has recently moved into 360cam filming for youtube and has created the longest 360cam documentary on Youtube.  He is an experience vlogger and interviewer and has made over 10,000 hours of content for Youtube. 

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GBF1: FAMILY WORKSHOP - Introductory Youtube Creator (children go free)
Sunday, 25 Mar 2018 - Sunday, 25 Mar 2018
10am - 3pm

Intro to Watercolour (Summer School)

Watercolour is a flexible and expressive  medium, suitable for many subjects. In this class we will explore the elements of still life and land/seascapes, such as clouds, water, trees, mountains, fruit, flowers, small objects and more.

$60/$55 (LH Member)

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SMS1: Intro to Watercolour
Thursday, 18 Jan 2018 - Thursday, 18 Jan 2018
10am - 3pm

Charcoal Self Portraiture (Summer School)

You will be surprised by how quick and easy it is  to make a convincingly figurative drawing with this beautiful medium. Join esteemed Han Nae Kim and explore the limitless qualities of charcoal.

$58/$52 (LH Member)

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HNS2: Charcoal Self Portraiture
Wednesday, 17 Jan 2018 - Wednesday, 17 Jan 2018
10am - 3pm

A-Z Charcoal Drawing (Summer School)

This intensive drawing workshop is designed for art enthusiasts of all ages, and of any level from beginner to advanced. Participants are expected to focus on drawing methodologies and processes using CHARCOAL as the main medium to explore its limitless possibilities in translating ideas of different forms and scales. A variety of experiments with charcoal and a range of mixed media will be tested on choices of paper. Be guided by an experienced tutor from A to Z and discover the beauty of charcoal!

$58/$52 (LH Member)

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HNS1: A-Z Charcoal Drawing
Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018 - Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018
10am - 3pm

Intro to Woodblock Printing (Summer School)

Join artist Ina Arraoui for a two-day workshop to discover the art and magic of woodblock printing. You will learn the fundamental techniques for carving, inking and printing your very own woodblock and gain the confidence to create your own woodblock prints at home, which can be used for cards, textile design or small print editions. Open to all, this is a great course for anyone interested in making beautiful, unique prints by hand. 

$210/$190 (LH Member)

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IAA1: Intro to Woodblock Printing (2 days)
Monday, 15 Jan 2018 - Tuesday, 16 Jan 2018
9.30am - 4pm

Silver Jewelry/Leaf Pendant (Summer School)

This program teaches the  basics of  Artclay and how to use it affectively and to its maximum potential.

You will  learn to use the paste using a real leaf to create a pendant.

$140/$130 (LH Member)

 

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SMA1: Silver Jewelry with Simon Misdale (Summer School)
Monday, 15 Jan 2018 - Monday, 15 Jan 2018
10am - 3pm

Art Restoration of Natural Lacquer with Gold/Silver Leaf

Do you have any damaged piece of art made with wood, metal, ceramics or lacquer sitting in a dark corner of your storage?

Lacquer is one of the oldest natural material used in East Asian countries to repair damages and fill / consolidate losses on artefacts. You will  learn how to use this amazingly durable polymer to transform surfaces from dull and lifeless to vibrant and appealing over the intensive workshops primarily using lacquer as a filler and varnish, decorated with shells, gold and silver. Be introduced to this semi-permanent, high-quality medium from nature, and amend, adorn and develop your torn or broken art pieces from paintings or sculptures to plates and vases back into its full-fledged glory like a professional! Bring along any art piece(s) to minimize further damage and conserve its aesthetic value.

All materials provided.

$130/$120 (LH Member)

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HNW1 Art Restoration of Natural Lacquer with Gold/Silver Leaf (2 Sundays)
Sunday, 25 Feb 2018 - Sunday, 4 Mar 2018
1pm - 4pm
Lake House Arts Centre

37 Fred Thomas Drive,
Takapuna, Auckland 0622

Phone: 09 486 4877

Email: info@lakehousearts.org.nz

Opening hours

Office WINTER HOURS
Monday - Friday 9:30am - 3:30pm

Gallery WINTER HOURS
Tuesday - Friday 9:30am - 3:30pm,
Saturday & Sunday 10am - 3pm

Cafe WINTER HOURS
Tuesday - Friday Open from 8am
Saturday & Sunday Open from 8:30am

 

 

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