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

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

Art for Mandarin or Cantonese Speakers 成人绘画课:以中文普通话和广东话授课

Alvin Xiong is an Auckland-based multi-discipline artist specifying in integrating painting techniques into different mediums to achieve a new expression.

熊炜(Alvin Xiong)将和大家分享他对于各种不同绘画形式的知识和热情。此课程专门为喜爱绘画以及热衷于提高自身绘画技巧,但希望以普通话或者广东话授课的华人群体所设。本绘画课程适合所有水平和风格的学生参加。老师将会按照每个学生的程度和使用的绘画材料因材施教,并与学生有教与学的交流环节。

He holds a Bachelor of Fine Arts in oil painting from Guangzhou Academy of Fine Arts in China; Certificates of Contemporary Art Theory and Contemporary Art History from Whitecliffe College of Arts and Design in Auckland, and he completed his Master of Fine Arts degree at Elam School of Fine Arts at the University of Auckland in New Zealand. 

This class is designed to benefit the student from the local Chinese community who is eager to learn art, but prefers to study the terms and techniques in Mandarin or Cantonese. This is a general art class, all levels, all styles and all materials are welcome as the tutor will give one on one instruction and tutorials to each student.

$220/$200 (LH Member)

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AXA1: Art for Mandarin or Cantonese Speakers
Wednesday, 14 Feb 2018 - Wednesday, 11 Apr 2018
9.30am - 12pm

Life Drawing with Gerry Copas

Begin your own exploration into drawing the human figure with the esteemed Gerry Copas. Learn to observe form, using line and tone.

Suitable for beginners. Please note there is no class on Friday 30 March which is Good Friday.

$230/$210 (LH Member)

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GCA3: Life Drawing with Gerry Copas
Friday, 16 Feb 2018 - Friday, 13 Apr 2018
10am - 12pm

Encaustic Art with Nicki Stewart

Join Nicki for 2 days delving into the art of encaustic painting. This course will provide you with all the information and practice you need to start creating your own beautiful works in wax. You will be introduced to the use of materials, grounds and their preparation, mediums and paints, layering, fusing, blending, image transfer, embedding elements into wax, incorporating mixed media such as oil paint, pastels and paper as well as a variety of mark making techniques.

Materials provided.

$260/$230 (LH Member)

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Encaustic Art with Nicki Stewart
Saturday, 17 Feb 2018 - Sunday, 18 Feb 2018
10am - 4pm

Everyone Can Draw! with Gerry Copas

A course designed to cover some of the basic rules for drawing, using dry media, pencils, charcoal and pastel. You will explore line, tone and perspective working from a number of sources to deliver exciting marks on paper. Discover different techniques from hard to soft pencils, from shading to blending with charcoal and pastels. Bring along your favourite objects or photos. A fun and exploratory investigation and experience into the art of drawing.

$220/$200 (LH Member)

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GCA2: Everyone Can Draw!
Thursday, 15 Feb 2018 - Thursday, 12 Apr 2018
9:30am - 12pm

Exploring Watercolour Painting with Susannah MacDonald

BVA Dip Teaching

Watercolour is a beautiful and expressive medium with which you can create jewel-like clarity in your paintings. In this class Susannah will take you from the beginning stages but also further develop technique for those with some experience. Each week we will focus on elements for still life - e.g fruit, flowers etc., and basics for landscapes such as water, mountains, skies and so on. We will also cover composition and painting techniques. Watercolour is the perfect medium to record life's gems.'

$220/$200 (LH Friend)

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SMA1: Exploring Watercolour Painting with Susannah MacDonald (BVA, Dip Teaching)
Wednesday, 14 Feb 2018 - Wednesday, 11 Apr 2018
1pm - 3pm
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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