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TERM 1    2024

CLASSES - MEMBERS ONLY


You must be a Colour Circle member to book a class

PLEASE USE THE PC/TABLET VERSION OF THE WEBSITE TO BOOK - NOT THE MOBILE VERSION

There is no longer a requirement for mandatory wearing of masks however the committee strongly encourage the wearing of masks wherever possible.

Oil Painting
with JOAN HU
MBLE 

Mondays 9:30am - 12:30pm 
12 February - 22 April

8 weeks x 3hrs
No classes 12Feb, 11Mar, 01Apr

Cost: $168
                            

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These classes will cover the basics of good painting. These are tonal values, mixing and the use of colour, good composition, and different techniques of applying paint.  These  classes are suitable for students of all stages of learning and new students will be assisted to progress at their own level and pace.

Painting with Friends -
Watercolour


Mondays 1.30 pm to 3:30 pm
(2 hour sessions) 
12 February - 8 April

No classes 12Feb, 11Mar, 01Apr
6 weeks

Cost:   $30 ($5 per session)        

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Painting with Friends groups meet together in a supportive environment to continue their art, encouraging and learning from each other.  These groups are untutored.  Participants share their experiences and enjoy the company of fellow artists in an informal atmosphere. Members are welcome to stay until 4.30pm if a key holder is available to lock up the studio.

 

Animal and Pet Portraits in Soft Pastels
with BARBARA ETTER


Tuesdays 9:30 - 12:30
13 February - 02 April
8 weeks x 3hrs

Cost $168

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This course will cover the basics of animal and human portraits, particularly bringing an image or drawing to life with colour, detail and dimension. While the primary focus will be on pastels, the principles can apply to any medium.

Portraits will be done from photo references. Animals will include birds, farm animals, reptiles, wildlife, insects and creatures of the sea and ice.

Attendees will be provided with demonstrations and mentored in completing their own portraits as part of the course.  Participants will be encouraged to develop their own style and to eventually try different approaches such as caricatures or Pop Art.

The course will cater for the inexperienced as well as intermediate artists.

Painting with Friends -All Media

Tuesdays 1.30 pm to 3:30 pm
(2 hour sessions) 
13 February - 9 April
9 weeks


Cost:   $45 ($5 per session)        

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Painting with Friends groups meet together in a supportive environment to continue their art, encouraging and learning from each other.  These groups are untutored.  Participants share their experiences and enjoy the company of fellow artists in an informal atmosphere. Members are welcome to stay until 4.30pm if a key holder is available to lock up the studio.

 

Contemporary Painting in Oils or Acrylics
with AMBER KOROLUK-STEPHENSON

Wednesdays 9.30am to 12.30pm 
14 February - 3 April
8 weeks x 3hrs


Cost: $168

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Classes will focus on contemporary oil and acrylic painting techniques, encourage students to explore a variety of painting styles, considering ways that colour relationships, texture, form, and perspective can make bold, playful and visually dynamic works.

Classes will cover basic tonal values, colour theory and mixing, and ways different types of paint brushes and painting methods can create different effects. This will involve class discussions, tutor demonstrations, individual production time, and one-to-one time between the tutor and students. Suitable for students at all stages of learning. New students will be assisted to progress at their own level and pace as they develop their own approaches to painting. 

Contemporary Painting in Oils or Acrylics- EVENINGS

with AMBER KOROLUK-STEPHENSON

Wednesdays 6:00pm - 9:00pm 
14 February - 03 April
8 weeks x 3hrs


Cost: $168

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Classes will focus on contemporary oil and acrylic painting techniques, encourage students to explore a variety of painting styles, considering ways that colour relationships, texture, form, and perspective can make bold, playful and visually dynamic works.

Classes will cover basic tonal values, colour theory and mixing, and ways different types of paint brushes and painting methods can create different effects. This will involve class discussions, tutor demonstrations, individual production time, and one-to-one time between the tutor and students. Suitable for students at all stages of learning. New students will be assisted to progress at their own level and pace as they develop their own approaches to painting. 

Painting with Friends - Mixed Media

Thursdays 10am - 12pm
(2 hour sessions) 
15 February - 11 April

9 weeks
Cost:   $45 ($5 per session)
      

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Painting with Friends group meet together in a supportive environment to continue their art, encouraging and learning from each other.  These groups are untutored.  Participants share their experiences and enjoy the company of fellow artists in an informal atmosphere. 

Ink and Watercolour
with KimPen PANG


Thursdays 1:30 - 3:30pm 
15 February - 21 March


6 weeks x 2hrs
Cost: $84

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This class explores the creation of ink (fountain pen) and watercolour art.

Ink lines and shading are a nice application to create forms, shapes to define subject, perspective and volume.

Practical instruction in the application of ink washes and watercolour drawing on individual ability and preferences.

Discussion of different techniques in watercolour effects.

Colour mixing will be examined. We will explore different subjects, from landscape to buildings, still life to an indoor space.

We will attempt to work with weather – skies, a clear day to a storm brewing.

Pastel Painting
with
LINDY WHITTON


Fridays 9:30 - 12:30pm
16 February - 12 April
No class 29 March
8 weeks x3hrs


Cost $168

 

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This course is suitable for beginners and more advanced students. Basics for beginners will be incorporated into the lessons as well as opportunities for more advanced students to stretch themselves and continue to develop their own style.

We’ll cover a variety of subjects and styles so everyone has a chance to paint what they love and try something new. There will be fun exercises to help reinforce learning  each lesson and plenty of time to work on subjects of your choice.

Come along and explore the joy of pastel painting!

Acrylic Painting
with LINDY WHITTON


Fridays 1:30 - 3:30pm 
16 & 23 February and

01 & 15 March

4 weeks x 2hrs
Cost: $56

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This 4 week course is a continuation of the 2023 Term 4 class and is suitable for those with limited experience. More advanced acrylic students are welcomed and will be challenged to try new techniques as well as consolidating their existing skills. 

Each lesson I’ll demonstrate a different technique, or techniques, for using the very versatile medium of acrylic paint. As the course progresses the weekly lessons will provide a set of building blocks to create strong paintings with good composition, contrast and technique.

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