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Adults Weekend Workshops

Join us for an inspiring weekend with one of our of very talented, enthusiastic tutors. Enjoy an intensive two-day workshop, which will allow you time and freedom to take your work in a new direction.

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Email info@ceac.org.nz

Phone: (09) 838 4455

It's a Fabric Thing | All Levels

Katie Smith

Sat 25 & Sun 26 October, 10am – 4pm

Intensive hands on weekend, suits all levels. You will quickly learn the basics of fabric screen printing skills using paper stencils and spend the weekend unleashing your ideas and creativity in a supportive and inspiring environment. This is a great course for those who love textiles, crafting and interior décor. Other advanced screen printing techniques will be demonstrated and discussed in the class.

FEE: $140

Safe Etching | Beginners and Intermediate

Ruby Oakley

Sat 1 & Sun 2 November, 10am – 4pm

In this weekend workshop we will explore Bordeaux Etch, a safe and non-toxic alternative method to acid etching using aluminium and steel plates. Experiment with various methods of application to produce several plates. Learn about inking and printing using a flatbed etching press, enabling you to produce an abundance of finished prints ready for framing.

FEE: $125

...It's Political | All Levels

Anita Levering

Sat 8 & Sun 9 November, 10am – 4pm

We look and talk about paintings from Ralph Hotere, an important NZ artist of Maori descent. Thinking about a current affairs topic or something close to your heart that might be going on in the world, come and express your ideas through word and image, colour and experimentation on large scale paper with mixed media materials such as acrylics, charcoal, crayons, brushes, rags and palette knives.

FEE: $155

Patterns and Prints | All Levels

Katie Smith

Sat 22 & Sun 23 November, 10am – 4pm

This weekend offers an inspiring and instructive step-by-step approach to printing, which includes stencilling and stamping techniques onto fabric. Colours are carefully mixed into fabulous combinations and using a choice of templates you will learn about pattern repeats. Students will take away several squares of their printed cotton. Perfect for whipping up into your own unique cushions or crafts.

FEE: $140

Let Me Entertain You | All Levels

Brendan McGorry

Sat 29 & Sun 30 November, 10am – 4pm

This hands on workshop is a how to guide to composition and narrative, exploring how to take control of the space on your canvas and how to draw people into your story without relying on double speak. Using Brendan’s own work as examples of composition and narrative, students will be instructed on how to layer paint to create a mature work. The workshop includes a visit to Brendan’s studio to see the working process in action.

FEE: $95


Our new café, Coffee Studio – (opposite the gallery) will be open all weekend to provide flavoursome, healthy lunches and delicious organic coffee. COFFEE STUDIO





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