The Vintage Craft School

The Vintage Craft School

The Vintage Craft School is a new and exciting collaboration of all things vintage. It aims to foster an ongoing creative community while sharing time-honored art and craft techniques, teaching basic traditional skills and the popular art of up-cycling. The Vintage Craft School not only offers the chance to learn traditional skills from experienced tutors and create beautiful art objects in a heritage setting; it brings back the social, interactive aspect of ‘hand-making’ as a therapeutic pastime. 

      

More classes coming soon!

ART + CRAFT + GIFT: Silk Painting

This course will use sized silk from China and will take two days to complete.

Day one [Friday afternoon] will be to draw [or trace] a picture on to the silk with a fine brush and light Chinese ink.Students can bring their own picture[ no bigger than A4] if they want, or a selection will be available.

Some shading in ink will then be added to the painting.

Day two we will start to use colour on the shaded parts.

The more layers are used the brighter the painting will be so I think we will need to have a lunch break before returning to the painting. Lastly a layer of white on the back of the painting can be added to make the colours stand out.

I can provide the silk, brushes, ink and colours. The students will need to bring a white saucer or palette for colours, water container for washing brushes and possibly sellotape to anchor the silk down.

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V.CKA1: Silk Painting
Friday, 4 Aug 2017 - Saturday, 5 Aug 2017

ART + CRAFT + GIFT: Introduction to Calligraphy

Stepping you through various calligraphic techniques, you will create a concertina booklet using calligraphic marks, lettering and your own handmade pen.

Learn to use other tools, new and old, to make calligraphic marks then,using these mark bring texture and rhythm into your lettering.

Make your own pen and learn to use it to produce a 'concertina' sampler book of your workshop time, for further reference.

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V.MWA1: Introduction to Calligraphy
Saturday, 2 Sep 2017 - Saturday, 2 Sep 2017
9:30 - 3:30

ART+CRAFT+GIFT: 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.

$220  LH Friend: $195

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V.NSA1: Encaustic Art with Nicki Stewart
Saturday, 12 Aug 2017 - Sunday, 13 Aug 2017
10am - 4pm
Lake House Arts Centre

37 Fred Thomas Drive,
Takapuna, Auckland 0622

Phone: 09 486 4877

Email: info@lakehousearts.org.nz

Phone Cafe: 09 486 0802

Opening hours

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

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

Cafe WINTER HOURS
Everyday 9am - 3pm
 

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