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Adult Art Classes

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Weekly classes for 6 - 9 weeks

Book yourself into a term class to connect with your creativity or extend your current skills. Our dedicated and experienced tutors pass on not only their knowledge and expertise, but also their passion for the arts.

The classes cater to a wide range of student levels, in an exciting array of courses that will engage you in inspiring contemporary arts practices.

For enrollments or more information:


Phone (09) 838 4455

Daytime classes, 9 Weeks | Evening classes, 4 Weeks

DAYTIME | 9 Weeks

Expressive Life Drawing & Painting | All Levels

With Allie Eagle and Cushla Parekowhai

Wednesdays: 12 October – 14 December
Morning session: 9:30am – 12:30pm, $270
Afternoon session: 1:30pm – 3:30pm, $190

Join this supportive group learning environment and explore contemporary and traditional life drawing techniques in both wet and dry media. Work from the clothed and unclothed figure, developing observational, anatomical and expressive skills. Extend the acquisition of practical technique with an introduction to conceptual ideas around representation of the figure. Students are required to purchase materials for this class (a list of materials will be provided upon enrollment). The final week of each term involves a student showcase and tutor demonstration, open to family and friends to attend.

NB: The afternoon session can be an extension of Allie’s morning session or a standalone experience.

Send us an email: info@ceac.org.nz | Give us a call: (09) 838 4455

EVENING | 6 Weeks

Yes you can… paint | All Levels

With Anita Levering

Tuesdays, 25 October – 29 November, 6:30pm – 8:30pm

This is a course for students at all levels who want to work on their own project with individual guidance. For budding artists who want to learn how to paint a still life, portrait or abstract, and don’t know how to get started, and for the more seasoned painter who needs to be pushed further. Experimentation and exploration is encouraged.

FEE: $150

Send us an email: info@ceac.org.nz | Give us a call: (09) 838 4455

Drawing from the Modern | All Levels

With Kathryn Tulloch

Wednesdays, 26 October – 30 November, 7:00pm – 9:00pm

Using select drawing traditions this class will be a ‘laboratory’ of exercises. These exercises are matched with focused workshops on significant contemporary artists and how they use drawing to ‘describe and think our world’. Stimulate and strengthen both your imagination and your observational skills in drawing.

FEE: $150

Send us an email: info@ceac.org.nz | Give us a call: (09) 838 4455

Unique Vessels | All Levels

With Kairava Gullatz

Thursdays, 27 October – 1 December, 6.30pm – 9.30pm

This course will cover tableware and clay design for beginners and advanced students. Initially participants will imagine and design a dessert dish. Clay techniques of forming and building will be demonstrated. This first project will make students familiar with clay handling skills and they will be able to work on their own projects further on in the term being supervised and supported by their tutor.

FEE: $170 | Class now fully booked

Exploring Pattern and Colour in Acrylic Abstract Painting | All Levels

With Julie Moselen

Mondays, 31 October – 5 December, 7:00pm – 9:00pm

This class will give students the opportunity to create a large format abstract painting using a variety of tools and painting techniques. We will discuss the basics of colour theory and combine this with the making of stamps and stencils to create patterns using a multi-layering painting technique.

FEE: $150

Send us an email: info@ceac.org.nz | Give us a call: (09) 838 4455





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