Term Classes - Adults

Term Classes - Adults

To book and pay on line, please ensure that you have registered your details. Enrolments must be completed on line.   If you do not wish to pay online, you can pay in person or over the phone.

Please note that a $10 administration fee will be charged if you would like a staff member to do the enrolment for you.

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

 

The Business of Art - 3 Day Course

The Business of Art

This is a professional development course for artists who want to grow their creativity into a career.  Whether your practice is emerging or established, you will learn valuable tools to cement your place in arts industry.  Taught by Colleen Pugh and Grae Burton this three-day course brings students together with art professionals with over 45 years of arts industry experience.

Day One: Defining Your Practice:  Understanding your creative business with a focus on tone of voice training. The aim of this class is to help you learn your unique selling proposition as an artist, which in turn will allow you to understand who your customers, clients or benefactors could be and how to best communicate with them. It will be important for you to bring images/examples of your creative work to use for discussion.

Day Two: Promoting Your Practice:  Make the internet your friend. How to create engaging social media content with just a phone. This class will have handy tips for simple at home photography. It will also aim to help you understand different online outlets and platforms to reach potential customers and supporter. Using and creating online stores to sell artworks.

Day Three: Running Your Business: Valuing and Pricing your art. Accounts, Bookkeeping and Taxes, Funding Opportunities.  Weathering financial challenges.  Taking advantage of financial opportunities.  Diversifying your art into business opportunities.

Bring along a pen and notepad.

$210/$190 (LH Member)

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The Business of Art
Wednesday, 16 Jan 2019 - Friday, 18 Jan 2019
10am - 3pm

Introduction to Video Art with Grae Burton

Explore the possibilities in creating video art using your own technology, resources and inspiration.  You will study a variety of video artists works and techniques in capturing video and developing it with effects to enhance the video artistry. No experience required.

 

MATERIALS:  Digital camera or phone with video functionality. Mobile Phone 2016 or newer encouraged but not essential.

$220/$200 (LH Member)

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GBA2: Intro to Video Art
Thursday, 14 Feb 2019 - Thursday, 11 Apr 2019
9.30am - 12pm

Introduction to VR Art with Grae Burton

Learn about three dimensional virtual reality art through google Tiltbrush in the Wallace Foundation Digital Studio. Practice creative techniques for translating 2D designs and art into 3D Virtual Reality Sculpture and learn how to take that art into the real world. No experience required.

MATERIALS: Drawing notebook, pencil and eraser. Mobile Phone 2016 or newer encouraged but not essential.

$220/$200 (LH Member)

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GBA1: Intro to VR Art
Friday, 15 Feb 2019 - Friday, 12 Apr 2019
9.30am - 12pm

Everybody Can Paint with Gerry Copas

A class for all styles. The class is designed for both the novice and experienced painter wanting a safe and encouraging studio space and those  beginning their visual journey. The course looks at the basics such as setting up, types of materials, painting styles, composition and techniques. We encourage water based mediums such as acrylics for ease of use and clean up. You can choose to work from your own photographs or still life objects.

MATERIALS: A3 size canvas boards or canvas stretchers, a selection of paints (include primary colours) round and square bristle brushes. In the first instance just something to get you started! We will talk more about materials in the first session.

$220/$200 (LH Member)

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GCA1: Everybody Can Paint
Tuesday, 12 Feb 2019 - Tuesday, 9 Apr 2019
9.30am - 12pm

Life Drawing with Gerry Copas

Begin your exploration into drawing the human figure in a supporting and encouraging environment. A course developed for both beginners and advanced students to recognise proportions and gestures, light sources and identifying masses and planes that underlay the human form. You will learn to train your mind, eye and hand co-ordination to deliver quality studies through personal instruction. All models provided.

MATERIALS: A3/A2 sketch pad; bulldog clip or similar; Selection of pencils: HB, B, 2B, 4B, 6B. Compressed charcoal sticks; Soft pastels (greys); Putty eraser. Advanced students feel free to complement with your own preferred materials.    

 

$240/$230 (LH Member)

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GCA2: Life Drawing
Thursday, 14 Feb 2019 - Thursday, 11 Apr 2019
9.30am - 12pm

Ceramic Sculpture (Int/Adv) with Susan Browne

A class for the more experienced practitioner who wants to hone skills and develop further.    

MATERIALS: Clay can be purchased in advance from CCG Industries https://www.ccg.co.nz/ or Botpots http://www.botpots.co.nz/. Kiln firing and basic glazing included in price.

$290/$260 (LH Member)

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SBA1: Ceramic Sculpture (Int/Adv)
Tuesday, 12 Feb 2019 - Tuesday, 9 Apr 2019
10am - 12.30pm

Ceramics for All Levels with Susan Browne

A ceramic class for all levels of ability.  Bring along your choice of clay and learn the basic techniques to bring a piece through to fruition.

MATERIALS: Clay can be purchased in advance from CCG Industries https://www.ccg.co.nz/ or Botpots http://www.botpots.co.nz/. Kiln firing and basic glazing included in price.

$290/$260 (LH Member)

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SBA2: Ceramics for All Levels
Wednesday, 13 Feb 2019 - Wednesday, 10 Apr 2019
7pm - 9.30pm

Art of Pastels (Beginners) with Marie Sanders

In the past 20 years, there has been huge renaissance in pastel, as it can be used as both a drawing and painting medium, and is easy for students new to art to experiment with.

This class caters for students who are new to pastel, and also students with some experience with pastel. The course will cover lessons in still life, portrait and landscape pastel paintings, with plenty of demonstrations and weekly emailed class notes from the tutor.  Students will develop skills and confidence and discover the joy of working with pastels.

MATERIALS: The tutor has spare sets of pastels which she is happy to lend to students who are new to pastel. Also she has examples of the different pastel papers for students to try.

Otherwise, bring your own pastels, pastel papers, willow charcoal, bull dog clips, wet wipes, apron and drawing board. An A2 light weight foam board makes an excellent drawing board.     

$200/$180 (LH Member) Please note there will be no class on Wednesday 20 March

 

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MSA1: Art of Pastels (Beg/Int)
Wednesday, 13 Feb 2019 - Wednesday, 10 Apr 2019
12.30pm - 3.30pm
Lake House Arts Centre

37 Fred Thomas Drive,
Takapuna, Auckland 0622

Phone: 09 486 4877

Email: info@lakehousearts.org.nz

Opening hours

Office/Reception/Shop Hours
Monday - Friday 9:30am - 3:30pm
Not open on weekends.

Gallery Hours
Tuesday - Friday 9:30am - 3:30pm,
Saturday & Sunday 10:30am - 2pm

Cafe Hours
Tuesday - Friday Open from 8am - 4pm
Saturday & Monday Open from 8:30am - 3pm

Mondays are coffee and counter food only.

 

 

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