Botanical Illustration for Beginners
Term 1, 2019 - 4 February - 1 April (No class Labour Day - 11 March)
Be guided each week as you create beautiful botanical works in a contemporary style in an encouraging and fun class for beginners. Learn to paint flowers, fruits and plants in magnificent watercolour, capturing colour and detail realistically.
Watercolour Painting (Advanced)
Term 1, 2019 - 8 February - 29 March (8 weeks)
Watercolour is art's most expressive and spontaneous medium. Learn the wet into wet technique with an experienced and well qualified teacher/artist.
Lessons cover a broad range of subject matter, including landscape, seascape and streetscape. You must have some previous watercolour painting experience.
Social Sewing Group
Feb 12, 26, March 12, 26, April 23, May 7, 21, June 4, 18
Social sewing is the perfect opportunity to get some motivation and dedicate some time to those projects you’ve started. We provide easy to use sewing machines, over lockers, iron, ironing board and the all-important tea and coffee! All levels of sewing experience are welcome, but these sessions are not facilitated, so a basic level of experience is recommended. Bring your own projects and your usual sewing tools.
Painting - Oil/Acrylic
Term 1, 2019 - 12 February - 2 April
Learn to manipulate oil/acrylic paint to suit the different moods encountered in a broad range of subject matters, ie landscape, seascape, figurative. An experienced tutor will lead lessons through some demonstrations and will discuss composition, colour, tonal values and texture.
Community Craft Group
Tuesdays 10:00-12:00 noon
Starts 5 February 2019
$30 per term or $4 casual
This is an opportunity to meet other people who share your passion for craft, swap patterns, share skills and knowledge and make some new friends.
First Wednesday of the month 1.00-3.00pm
6 February, 6 March, 3 April,
$4 per session
A dedicated group meet monthly to share their knowledge and enjoy the art of patchwork. Experienced and newcomers welcome.
Term 1, 2019 - 7 February - 4 April
$40 per term
Come along and join this workshop under the guidance of Jack. Specialising in pencil, pen and wash.
Term 1, 2019 - 7 February - 4 April
$30 per term
You will be amazed at how quickly you will learn to make your own yarn. The enjoyment comes from the creative process rather than aiming for a perfect ply. The group is very generous with their time and knowledge for beginners and spinning wheels are available on loan so come along and see if it's for you.
Learn to Turn
Term 1, 2019 - Feb 2, 16, 23, March 9, 30, April 6
This course will teach the basics of spindle turning and bowl turning as well as maintenance of the lathe and tools.
The cost includes all materials required and tuition as well as the initial joining fee and membership of the Guild until August.
Please contact Richard Jardine (0402 506 041) or Graham Besley (9859 5777) for more information.
Mind Your Own Beeswax
Wednesday, February 20
Beeswax is a natural wax that purifies the air. Elva will show you how to make your own votive candles and you will come away with a kit to be able to make more. Don't miss out!
Card Art 101
Friday, March 8
In this workshop you will learn the essentials of car art. Design and create your own stylish cards or invitations and wow your friends and family. A card is a gift in itself.
Thursday ,March 28
In this two hour workshop Bryan will introduce you to the fun of watercolous and show you an exciting colour called moon glow. No previous painting skills required. It's all about the fun.