Creative Arts Handmade Papermaking workshops with Tim Spencer Tim has been an art teacher for over 30 years in UK and Australia. His interest in printmaking led to the creation of Handmade Paper Source, producing handmade paper products and papermaking equipment. Young and old can learn to make fabulous paper. Tim will supply all the instructions, equipment & materials. Tim’s artist’s quality Papermaking kits will be available for purchase at both workshops or at www.handmadepapersource.com.au
Introduction to making beautiful Handmade Paper Tim will teach you how to make your own high quality handmade paper. Create your own stationery, printmaking, cards, wedding invitations and envelopes for those special occasions. Tim’s workshops are guaranteed to show you how to create fine quality printable handmade paper. When: Tuesday 27th April, 9.30 - 12. Cost: $40 / $35 Location: QNH Book here:https://www.trybooking.com/BPVAK Advanced Handmade Papermaking Further your papermaking craft to include watermarking and creating beautiful gifts and pieces of artwork. When: Tuesday 11th May, 9.30 - 12. Cost: $40 / $35 Location: QNH Book here:https://www.trybooking.com/BPVAN Tuesday Evening ART with Deb Taylor Deb Taylor is a contemporary abstract artist working from her Ocean Grove home studio. She has taught art for several years in schools and run workshops for adults. She is inspired by colour and the alchemy of art-making. Her painting, collage and drawing work is abstract but connected to and inspired by the shapes, colours and patterns found in the natural world.
Collage Art 3 weeks x 2 hours a week with Deb Taylor This series of workshops will introduce you to a range of approaches to making artworks from collage. It is an art form that has been practised since the early 20th century. It is a fun and accessible way to create art - great for those who think they can’t draw!! Work with images, colour, paint and a range of materials. Materials list will be sent on enrolment. May 11th, 18th & 25th Tuesdays 6.30pm – 8.30pm Cost: $70/ $65 Location: QNH Book here: https://www.trybooking.com/BPSGI Gelliplate Printing with Deb Taylor Suitable for all levels. Participants will learn the art of Gelliplate printing. This is a really easy and fun way to make mono prints with acrylic paint. Also create patterns for artworks, prints, collages and cards. Explore layering, stencils using plants and painterly techniques. Class materials list will be sent on enrolment. When: June 8th 15th 22nd June Tuesdays 6.30pm – 8.30pm Cost: $70/ $65 HCC Location: QNH Book here:https://www.trybooking.com/BPSHL Saturday Afternoon Contemporary Art Workshops with Deb Taylor Introduction to Abstract Art and its application in art making Suitable for beginners and those with experience looking to extend and refresh their practice. This class will introduce you to Deb’s personal approach to creating abstract art - a dance between chance, intention and intuition. You will learn about the elements and principles of art that underpin all art making while experimenting with a variety of materials. Materials list will be sent on enrolment. Saturday May 22nd, 12.30 – 3.30pm Cost $40 / $35 Book here:https://www.trybooking.com/BPSGL Exploring Colour Workshop Suitable for beginners and those with experience. This workshop will focus on understanding how colour works and exploring this through abstract geometric compositions. Materials list will be sent on enrolment. Saturday June 5th, 12.30 – 3.30pm Cost $40 / $35 Book here:https://www.trybooking.com/BPSHB Drawing Inspiration from the Real World Suitable for beginners and those with experience. This workshop will focus on exploring ways of creating abstract artworks inspired by the landscape, Materials list will be sent on enrolment. Saturday June 19th 12.30 – 3.30pm Cost $40 / $35 Book here:https://www.trybooking.com/BPSHH Friday Morning Art Classes with Ryan Brearley Ryan has taught at QNH for many years and continues to dedicate his classes to equipping students with the knowledge and skills to create their own work through practical exercises and demonstrations. Ryan teaches in the tradition of Australian tonalism. Oil Painting Techniques - 3 hours x 4 weeks Suitable for beginners to intermediate. Explore different ways of working with oil based paints. Have you ever wanted to try painting with oils and didn’t know where to start or simply want to know more? You will also learn about studio safety and some of the technical aspects of oils. Water mixable oils will also be suitable for this class. Either bring materials you already have, or pay a materials fee of $40 and Ryan will provide you with what you need. Fridays 9.30 – 12.30 pm April 23rd – 14th May Cost: $150/$135 HCC Book here:https://www.trybooking.com/BPUTA
Watercolour Techniques – 3 hours x 4 weeks Suitable for beginners, this introductory course will cover basic techniques and technical aspects to begin your journey into watercolour. Looking at artists from the golden age of watercolour in the 18th and 19th Century, participants will be exposed to some of the methods these masters used and how you can incorporate them into your own work. Materials list supplied on booking. Fridays 9.30 – 12.30 pm June 4th – 25th Cost: $150/$135 HCC Book here:https://www.trybooking.com/BPUUU