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  • Portait/Drawing WorkshopsPortrait WorkshopsJoin the tutors at the home of the Wanganui Arts Society, Cooks Gallery, to explore your talent as a portrait artist.Date: Every second Saturday of the month

    Drawing WorkshopsWorking with Watercolours

    Children’s Workshops School holidaysWanganui Arts Society 06 345 7757

    UCOL ”Fashion”WorkshopsBasic Pattern CuttingParticipants will learn basic flat pattern cutting skills. Using stock size blocks, personal fitted blocks will be produced onto card and finely tuned on calico toiles. Basic shaping and dart manipulation will be demonstrated and applied.Further construction demos will be presented if time allows. Equipment: industrial machinery available, some domestics available. Card and calico provided.

    Required: basic sewing skill level with an understanding of whole garment construction

    Price: $300. Date: April TBC

    Transformational Pattern CuttingStudents will learn a form of 3D pattern manipulation which is origami inspired. Part garments will be patterned in calico using a stock size mannequin and completed as examples to further their pattern knowledge.Equipment: industrial machinery available, some domestics available. Card and calico provided. Required: basic sewing skill level with an understanding of whole garment construction. Some pattern knowledge an advantage but not essential. Price: $300. April TBCUCOL Fashion StudioRutland StJunette Ward 06 965 3801 or 021 250 4013

    POWERTEX ART WORKSHOPSDream, Imagine, Create

    Using Powertex Textile Hardener and Stoneart Powder to make sculptures for inside and out and create altered art items. Non-fired clay, flamework beads, papertole, scrapbooking, cardmaking, bears and wirework… ask and a workshop can be created to suit your needs. Workshops are available on request.

    For more details contact Certified Instructor, Jan Penn.Ph 06 3453121Email [email protected] rishworth tatty mixed media

    ArtsWorkshops Guide

    Rita Dilbert

  • Glass Art WorkshopsGlass Bead MakingBEADS WITH FLARETwo hour workshop making up to ten beads to take home. The beads will be annealed overnight and then return to clean the beads the following day. For out-of-town participants the beads can be cleaned for them and sent by courier. Ideal for a group of four people. Bookings for smaller numbers can be made. No experience required. All bookings to be made in advance. Price: $95 per person.

    Beads with Flare13 Toi Street 027 457 5499 txt [email protected] 06 34 45486

    FIRE LIGHT BEADSLearn to make glass beads. You will choose the colours, styles and shapes of the beads you want to make and I will help you make them using beautiful Italian glass. The lesson is tailored to meet your individual requirements. There are only two rules: have fun and don’t catch fire! Private two hour lesson $100 including materials. You will make 8-10 beads to take home. For more information please visit my Facebook page Fire-Light BeadsPrice:$100 including materials per person

    Fire Light Beads 06 343 7799 19 Cumbrae Pl [email protected]

    Glass Casting Weekend WorkshopThis workshop demonstrates the technique of lost wax casting, rubber mould making and glass theory. The participants have the opportunity to create a form in wax that they will embellish with thier own unique designs which will be cast in glass.

    2016 Workshop dates: 13-14 February, 16 -17 April, 14-15 May

    Masterclass with Dr Gerry King (AUS)“Technique Ain’t Cheap”Five Day Masterclass in kiln formed glass. Learn to manipulate sheet glass, billet, coloured stringers for dramatic effect to create landscapes in glass with international artist Gerry King from Adelaide. The cost includes tuition, materials and kiln hire.

    Price: $1250 per personDate: 13– 17 March 2016. 10am-5pm

    Carmen Simmonds Glass 027 532 9591427 Brunswick Road [email protected]

    Kiln Forming with Glass: Gravity & Colour with Claudia BorellaCoinciding with the second weekend of Artist Open Studio, this workshop is suitable for beginners to intermediate level artists who wish to explore colour and the drop through process of kiln forming with Bullseye Glass. It is an opportunity for participants to ask questions, explore some reactive glass types, understand firing and annealing schedules and to touch on ways of creating your own formers using different materials suitable for repeat firing. Morning and afternoon tea is also provided. Cost: $1000 including GST, tuition, materials, kiln hire and use of molds. Limited to 8 participants. Register your interest by email: [email protected]

    Date: 19-22 March

    Claudia Borella Glass Design Ltd 021 2499 46823 Nixon Street [email protected]

    Introduction to Fused and Slumped Glass Workshops2016 Workshop dates: 21 February, 10 April, 15 May, 19 June, 4 September, 16 October, 20 November. Max. 8 students Special classes for private groups of 4 to 8 people can also be arranged.

    Make your own coloured glass tile, two slumped bowls and glass brooches to add to your collection. Learn the basics of fusing, slumping, using coloured glass pieces, powders and frits and kiln firing. This one day workshop is intended to give you the ability, knowledge and confidence to experiment with these processes on your own.

    Price: $125 per person includes materials.

    The Glass Factory 021 1137 97021 Kings Avenue [email protected]

    Jewellery WorkshopsTwo Day Casting WorkshopStudents will experiment with the lost wax casting process working in bronze and silver to make small jewellery objects to add to your collection. Minimum of four students, maximum of five.Price: $280 per student, includes some material.

    One Day Fabricating WorkshopStudents will make a simple ring first to learn the basic steps of sawing and soldering and go on to make your own bangle or a pair of earrings. Minimum students 2, maximum four.Price: $200 per student – some materials included. No Set Dates

    Frances Stachl 021 073 870737 Taupo Quay

    Mosaic Art Workshops Mosaic Weekend WorkshopEnjoy learning the skills to create stunning mosaics in relaxed, practical weekend workshops. No drawing skills necessary. Workshop includes tips on how to use tools correctly, the way to get a great grouting result and techniques to plan your design. At the end of the weekend you will have two mosaic pieces to grace your home or garden. Workshop numbers are kept small to ensure quality tuition. Class set of tools available. Weekend starts 7pm Friday and finishes 4pm Sunday. Price: $150 per person, includes most materials.

    China Memory MosaicsCreate a memory from beautiful china that has been cracked or chipped to have as a keepsake. Takes two sessions to complete (approx. 3 hours each) eg.1-4pm Saturday and 1-4pm Sunday (other times and days available on application). Price: $75 per person, bring your own china, rest of materials supplied, bookings essential.

    Louise Herdman Mosaic Studio 027 375 4715 50 Guyton Street

    Looking for more Techniques?A range of extension projects available: Making mosaics from a photograph; Mosaic Shoes; Garden Spheres; Mosaics in 3D Form; Textured Mosaics; Tempered Glass Mosaics. Louise enjoys sharing her knowledge from many years developing mosaic techniques and over 9 years of teaching mosaics.