Here at Lake House Arts, we have some talented people who hire our studios to teach their own classes. Check out their offerings below - please click on them for further information. Please remember these classes cannot be booked via the Lake House Arts booking system, so please see all contact details below for booking information.
Takutai is trained in tikanga and wharekai, and ensures tikanga (cultural practices, protocols and procedures) are followed and adhered to in the running of Harakeke program. Takutai has been weaving since she was a child, learning from kuia and whanau. Takutai gained a Diploma in Raranga and has many years creating her own contemporary pieces and teaching weaving to others. Takutai also works in the restoration sector and as such Takutai considers herself a kaitiaki (guardian) of the land. Two-day workshop, introduction/beginner level harakeke harvesting and weaving following tikanga, led by experienced weaving tutor Takutai Moana-Watts. The programme will be suitable for adults and youth (age 10 upwards), max 10 students. The programme will be themed around Matariki, with learning and stories interwoven into the workshops.
Minhwa (Korean folk painting) Minhwa is roughly drawn, it expresses the philosophy of art of the Koreans: bold strokes, vivid colours, and unconventional layouts, combined with wit, humour, and an optimistic spirit. This relaxed class explores Korean traditional painting and Asian painting techniques which use Korean pigment, traditional paper (Hanji), silk, and Korean traditional brushes. It will get exciting with new style of painting and Korean culture during the class. We welcome beginners and intermediate painters. Information and booking: please contact Chloe on email@example.com
Make your own lampshade! No experience required. Venue: The Lake House Arts Centre, Takapuna Dates: Sundays. Monthly Time: 10-12.30pm Cost: $125pp A fun, informal small class with Claire from Oscuro. You will be making your very own drum lampshade using materials provided. All you will need is 0.5m of your own fabric (specific details will be emailed when booking) or there will be fabrics that can be purchased from $10pm (cash only). Option to make your shade tapered and lined shade depending on numbers and interest. Tea, coffee and cookies provided. More available to purchase at the lovely onsite cafe. Confirmation and payment will need to be made to secure places. Book online www.oscuro.co.nz/book-online Further dates each month, please ask for details. I hope to meet you soon :)
The VR Club is the premier virtual reality arcade in Takapuna. Designed for social multiplayer and immersive solo experiences for all ages, with a focus on having the best and biggest game library available in New Zealand, coupled with the best service and friendly knowledgeable support. We offer state-of-the-art and fully licensed virtual reality games in a bright and welcoming premises at Lake House Arts Centre. Come and join us here in the future. Available for casual bookings, private birthday hire, corporate events and team-building, and off-site corporate hire. Enquire 027 257 2577 or firstname.lastname@example.org or book online via www.vrclub.co.nz
Travel sketching is that quick impression sketched in minutes where we teach how to "see" your subject. Tony McNeight will tutor you through an 8 week programme of foundation skills to take you from first steps, to being a confident and passionate sketcher. Our weekly classes will guide you in a relaxed, fun way to find your creative side. Call Tony today on 021 925 031 or email email@example.com
This studio series is an introduction to art therapy and the ways creativity can be used to promote self-care, mindfulness and self-expression. You will explore and work with a range of visual art forms – no prior art experience necessary! Sasha Iyengar is a registered art therapist who is passionate about creativity in community and its role in contributing to health and wellbeing. Sasha specialises in adolescent and adult mental health, women’s health, end of life care and rehabilitation. With a background in education and psychology, Sasha has taught art and design in schools, galleries and hospital contexts and worked therapeutically with both groups and individuals. For bookings and further information contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Lib Steward in an artist and teacher. She teaches all media including mixed media and encourages students to work in their own direction once they are knowledgeable with the basics of creating art. Lib teaches individually within a group of students. Her groups are encouraged to interact, share ideas and learn from one another under her guidance. Wednesdays and Fridays, 9.30am - 12.30pm. Please contact Lib on email@example.com for more information and booking.