Adults

Adults

Workshops for adults

Creative programs include short workshops and longer classes that run over several weeks.

Classes are delivered by specialist tutors and professional artists.

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    Take a line for a walk with this new course exploring all things drawing.

    This 6 week program will take you through contour and structural drawing, learning to record tone and texture, mark making, experimental drawing and more. You will develop your understanding of line, shape and form and learn how to use a range of materials and techniques from the pencil through to ink and wash.

    Non-toxic processes will be offered wherever possible.

    Most materials and equipment will be provided for this program.

    Tutor: Natalya Shinn.

    6 week course runs until Tuesday 30 August 2016.
    Time: 6.30pm – 9.00pm
    Price: Full price: $200.00 Concession: $150.00
    Address: Harry Burland Activity Centre, 132-134 Shepherd Street, Darlington
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    A great course for beginners or for more experienced students to brush up on their skills.

    Gain an understanding of colour theory, composition and how to use a range of painting materials. Using pencil, ink, charcoal and paint students will develop drawings and paintings based on still life compositions.

    Non-toxic processes will be offered wherever possible.

    Most materials and equipment will be provided for this program.

    Tutor: Jane Caveney.

    8 week course runs until Thursday 15 September 2016.
    Time: 6.30pm – 9.00pm
    Price: Full price: $310.00 Concession: $235.00
    Address: Harry Burland Activity Centre, 132-134 Shepherd Street, Darlington
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    Design and make hand cut stencils using paper, film and fine scalpel knives. Students will learn about design and colour, how to cut stencils for each colour, how to fix the stencils to the screen, printing techniques, mixing inks, quantity of inks, transparent inks, registering and overprinting and how to use the screen and squeegee.

    Non-toxic processes will be offered wherever possible.

    All materials and equipment will be provided for this program.

    Tutor: Liz Godkin.

    6 week course runs until Monday 29 August 2016.
    Time: 6.30pm – 9.00pm
    Price: Full price: $240.00 Concession: $180.00
    Address: Harry Burland Activity Centre, 132-134 Shepherd Street, Darlington
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    Learn a range of foundation skills exploring a variety of printmaking techniques including linocut, dry point, etching, collagraph and monotype.

    Beginners will undergo a thorough introduction to printmaking methods while returning students will continue further learning through experimenting with contemporary printmaking processes.

    Non-toxic processes will be offered wherever possible. Most materials and inks will be provided. Your tutor will guide you when required to purchase materials.

    Tutor: Susan Baran.

    8 week course runs until Monday 12 September 2016.
    Time: 6.30pm – 9.00pm
    Price: Full: $310.00 Concession: $235.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale
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    Students are given the opportunity to work independently in a well-equipped print work shop using established printmakers as a catalyst for the demonstration.

    A focus on specific techniques will be introduced to the group i.e. Cressida Campbell’s use of traditional Japanese wood block techniques combined with contemporary materials and tools.

    These demonstrations and introduction to alternative materials can be developed into your own process.

    Techniques available in this program are: Mono printing, woodblock/linocut, Collagraph, dry point, aluminium Etching, Photopolymer or Solar plate printmaking. Non-toxic processes will be offered wherever possible.

    Tutor: Rebecca Baird.

    8 week course runs until Tuesday 13 September 2016
    Time: 9.30am – 12.00pm
    Price: Full price: $310.00 Concession: $235.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale
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    Design and make hand cut stencils using paper, film and fine scalpel knives. Students will learn about design and colour, how to cut stencils for each colour, how to fix the stencils to the screen, printing techniques, mixing inks, quantity of inks, transparent inks, registering and overprinting, how to use the screen and squeegee.

    Non-toxic processes will be offered wherever possible.

    All materials and equipment will be provided for this program.

    Tutor: Micaela Christie

    8 week course runs until 13 September 2016.
    Time: 6.30pm – 9.00pm
    Price: Full: $310.00 Concession: $235.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale
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    Learn the foundation skills applied in the printmaking process through a range of methods and techniques.

    Each class will begin with a demonstration of a printmaking technique. Participants will cover traditional relief block techniques and work up to more contemporary intaglio techniques discovering printing with and without a press.

    Non-toxic processes will be offered wherever possible. Most materials and inks will be provided. Your tutor will guide you when required to purchase materials.

    Tutor: Robert Ives.

    8 week course runs until Tuesday 13 September 2016.
    Time: 6.30pm – 9.00pm
    Price: Full: $310.00 Concession: $235.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale
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    Learn the foundation skills applied in the printmaking process through a range of methods and techniques.

    Each session will begin with a demonstration of a printmaking technique ranging from traditional relief block techniques to more contemporary intaglio techniques. Students will discover printing techniques with and without a press.

    This course will also provide a short introduction to Photopolymer or solar plate printmaking. Non-toxic processes will be offered wherever possible.

    Tutor: Micaela Christie.

    8 week course runs until Wednesday 14 September 2016.
    Time: 9.30am – 12.00pm
    Price: Full: $310.00 Concession: $235.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale
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    This program is suitable for those with printmaking experience and is an opportunity to access a fully equipped studio.

    Students will develop a body of work ready for editioning. The techniques available include mono printing hand prints and press printed, relief block printmaking, dry point, etching, collagraphs and photopolymer printmaking.

    Most materials and inks will be provided. Your tutor will guide you when required to purchase materials.

    Tutor: Rebecca Baird.

    8 week course runs to 15 September 2016.
    Time: 6.30pm – 9.00pm
    Price: Full price: $310.00 Concession: $235.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale
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    Design and make hand cut stencils using paper, film and fine scalpel knives. Students will learn about design and colour, how to cut stencils for each colour, how to fix the stencils to the screen, printing techniques, mixing inks, quantity of inks, transparent inks, registering and overprinting, how to use the screen and squeegee.

    Non-toxic processes will be offered wherever possible.

    All materials and equipment will be provided for this program.

    Tutor: Liz Godkin.

    6 week course runs until Wednesday 31 August 2016.
    Time: 9.30am – 12.00pm
    Price: Full: $240.00 Concession: $180.00
    Address: Harry Burland Activity Centre, 132-134 Shepherd Street, Darlington
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    This program is suitable for those with printmaking experience and is an opportunity to access a fully-equipped studio.

    Students will develop a body of work ready for editioning. The techniques available include mono printing hand prints and press printed, relief block printmaking, dry point, etching, collagraphs and photopolymer printmaking.

    Most materials and inks will be provided. Your tutor will guide you when required to purchase materials.

    Tutor: Susan Baran.

    8 week course runs until Thursday 15 September 2016
    Time: 6.30pm – 9.00pm
    Price: Full price: $310.00 Concession: $235.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale
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    Using wheel-throwing and hand-building techniques, students can explore and create both functional and decorative objects. They will learn how to choose and apply appropriate slips, glazes and other surface treatments to achieve the best results.

    Instruction is provided about materials, products, tools, equipment and studio operating procedures.

    Tutor: Xavier Modoux.

    8 week course runs until Monday 12 September 2016.
    Time: 6.30pm – 9.00pm
    Price: Adult: $315.00 Concession: $240.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale
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    This course offers hand-building and introduction to basic wheel-based technique.

    Hand-building will include pinch pot making, coiling and slab-building techniques, as well as modeling small life sculptures based on Roman and Greek forms.

    Workshops will be initially based on set projects for beginners. An introduction to wheel work will be provided focusing on basic principles and practice. This will incorporate the building of altered sculptural and assembled forms to put to good purpose learners’ initial attempt at the wheel.

    Instruction is provided about materials, products, tools, equipment and studio operating procedures.

    Tutor: Anthony Brink.

    8 week course runs until Monday 12 September 2016.
    Time: 9.30am – 12.00pm
    Price: Adult: $315.00 Concession: $240.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale
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    This ceramics course is designed to lay the foundational skills in hand-building and an introduction to throwing techniques. Hand-building will include pinch pots and coil forms based on ancient ceramic vessels.

    Students will be introduced to basic surface treatments using coloured clay slips, burnishing, ceramic colour media, graffito and brush-on glazes. Instruction will be provided about relevant tools, materials, equipment and studio operating procedures.

    Continuing students will be encouraged to develop personal directions in their work, and to develop their knowledge and skills into further areas of practice.

    Tutor: Cita Daidone.

    8 week course runs until Tuesday 13 September 2016.
    Time: 6.30pm – 9.00pm
    Price: Adult: $315.00 Concession: $240.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale
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    Focusing on hand-building techniques this course will investigate pinch pots, slab building and press moulding. Surface treatments will include inlay techniques, under-glaze decoration and carving.

    The class is open to all levels of enthusiasts with an interest in small intimate vessels, jewellery and decorative wall pieces.

    Instruction is provided about materials (nature and understanding of porcelain clays), products, tools, equipment and studio operating procedures.

    Tutor: Vanessa Owens.

    8 week course runs until Tuesday 13 September 2016.
    Time: 9.30am – 12.00pm
    Price: Adult: $315.00 Concession: $240.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale
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    The course is designed to refine and develop wheel based technique and ways of working to achieve specific design and aesthetic purpose.

    Emphasis is placed on identification of a conceptual basis for student’s work.

    Ceramic glaze making, and the application and finishing of glazes is an integral part of the course. Some advanced hand building and mould making is also available after consultation with the tutor.

    Instruction is provided about materials, products, tools, equipment and studio operating procedures.

    Tutor: Anthony Brink.

    8 week course runs until Wednesday 14 September 2016.
    Time: 6.30pm – 9.00pm
    Price: Full: $315.00 Concession: $240.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale
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    Learn all aspects of working on the potter’s wheel with an emphasis on technique. Beginning students will be given a solid foundation in making, turning, decorating and glazing cups and bowls on the wheel.

    Returning students will hone their skills through individual projects developed in consultation with the tutor. Participants will learn through observation, practice and positive constructive feedback on technique, function and aesthetics.

    Instruction is provided about materials, products, tools, equipment and studio operating procedures.

    Tutor: Evan Wills.

    8 week course runs until Thursday 15 September 2016.
    Time: 6.30pm – 9.00pm
    Price: Full: $315.00 Concession: $240.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale
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    Beginning with an introduction to hand-building, wheel work and basic surface treatment, students’ individual creativity will be encouraged in a relaxed and friendly environment.

    Instruction is provided about materials, products, tools, equipment and studio operating procedures.

    The program aims to provide a basis for students to develop their knowledge and skills into further studio practice areas.

    Tutor: Vanessa Owens.

    8 week course runs until Thursday 15 September 2016.
    Time: 9.30am – 12.00pm
    Price: Full: $315.00 Concession: $240.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale
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    Experience the ceramic medium through the investigation of slab building focused on mastering the basic processes of slab production in conjunction with other hand-building techniques, such as coil work that will be explored.

    This class will allow participants to develop a personal approach to the slab building process and provide the necessary skills to undertake future personal projects.

    Tutor: Xavier Modoux.

    8 week course runs until Friday 16 September 2016.
    Time: 6.30pm – 9.00pm
    Price: Adult: $315.00 Concession: $240.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale
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    Completion of this short course is designed to fast track the progress of learning through further practice in the studio environment. The focus is not on the product of making as such, but on foundational process in ceramic art. It will provide a distinct advantage for those who wish to develop a ceramics practice and undertake further learning.

    Instruction is provided about materials, products, tools, equipment and studio operating procedures.

    Tutor: Anthony Brink

    4 week course runs until Saturday 20 August 2016.
    Time: 10.00am – 12.30pm
    Price: Adult: $185.00 Concession: $140.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale
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    This course is designed to provide learners with a practical knowledge of working with ceramic glazes as an essential material practice.

    Completion of this course will expand the access and range of skills to advanced learners within the Pine Street ceramics studio.

    Instruction is provided about materials, products, tools, equipment and studio operating procedures.

    Tutor: Anthony Brink.

    6 week course runs until Saturday 17 September 2016.
    Time: 2.00pm – 4.30pm
    Price: Adult: $245.00 Consession: $185.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale
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    Completion of this short course is designed to fast track the progress of learning through further practice in the studio environment. The focus is not on the product of making as such, but on foundational process in ceramic art. It will provide a distinct advantage for those who wish to develop a ceramics practice and undertake further learning.

    Instruction is provided about materials, products, tools, equipment and studio operating procedures.

    4 week course runs until Saturday 17 September 2016.
    Time: 10.00am – 12.30pm
    Price: Full: $185.00 Concession: $140.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale