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May 2018

Sports Photography /Autumn Art School

11 May @ 7:00 PM - 13 May @ 5:00 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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CANCELLED  There are 3 basic questions that will become second nature to you. Know your subject. It’s amazing how many people don’t really know what they are trying to shot so just shoot lot’s and hope. Simplify the subject. This shot is about what? How can I make them stand out? Eliminate anything that takes away from the subject. Master these 3 steps and you will go a long way to becoming an outstanding photographer in any field.  On a…

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Upholstery/Autumn Art School

11 May @ 7:00 PM - 13 May @ 5:00 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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With Steve McDonald www.qualityfurniture.co.nz Steve has been an Upholsterer fro over 30 years, and has been teaching for over 18 years. He is looking forward to teaching at the Autumn School for the second year in a row. Register for this Worksop HERE

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Introduction to Special effects and Make-up /Autumn Art School

11 May @ 7:00 PM - 13 May @ 5:00 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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The Introduction to Practical Effects course gives an overview of techniques and materials used in  a wide variety of special practical effects. On this course, you will learn tips and tricks for: Sculpting, Life-casting, Mold making, Casting, Makeup appliances, Fake blood, Gore effects, Fur and Hair, Props, Makeup, plus many other cool and impressive techniques for fabrication and filmmaking. With Chester Dextar Register for this Worksop HERE

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Modelling a Head in Clay /Autumn Art School

11 May @ 7:00 PM - 13 May @ 5:00 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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This is an introduction to sculpting with clay, with the challenge of creating a human head.  Paul will guide you through the sculpting of a bust in clay.  This workshop will benefit painters and sculptors alike with emphasis on the anatomy and proportions of the head, neck and shoulders.  You can even take your work home to be kiln fired afterwards.  Enjoy the tactile hands-on sensations of working with clay, congenial company and Paul’s gentle guidance through the creative process.…

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Line Dancing/Autumn Art School

11 May @ 7:00 PM - 13 May @ 5:00 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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With Marilyn Frost Register for this Worksop HERE

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Creative Collage With Fabric/Autumn Art School

14 May @ 7:00 PM - 16 May @ 5:00 PM
Hanmer Springs War Memorial Hall, 1 Jollies Pass Rd
Hanmer Springs, 7334 New Zealand
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This class is a great way to utilise small amounts of fabric where the final result is even more exciting than those you began with. Enjoy learning a raw-edge technique as you create a unique cushion cover or small wall hanging. This method can be applied to quilts, clothing, bags etc. With Ronnie Martin Register for this Worksop HERE

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Art Doll Class (Mixed Media) /Autumn Art School

18 May @ 7:00 PM - 20 May @ 5:00 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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Create a character from your imagination which celebrates an aspect of your personality, a wish, an experience or a dream. I will demonstrate several mixed media techniques and we will discuss how these can be used to bring your doll into being. This is a wonderful class to use precious scraps, hoarded treasures and oddments of ephemera. There will be lots of ideas about giving your doll its own character. Dolls may be made entirely by hand, or using a…

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Sculpting fun for Beginners /Autumn Art School

18 May @ 7:00 PM - 20 May @ 5:00 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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Students will learn how to use oven bake clays like Fimo. We will use stamps, moulds, and tools to create a fairy, creature and funny face magnets. Once baked we will add feathers and fur etc then mount them on found objects from nature to create one of a kind permanent creations to keep or give as gifts . With Chester Dextar Register for this Worksop HERE

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French Polishing/Autumn Art School

18 May @ 7:00 PM - 20 May @ 5:00 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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Learn the basics of preparing and the skills of French Polishing, stripping, sanding and colour matching . With Mike Fullen Register for this Worksop HERE

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Drawing the Figure in Context /Autumn Art School

18 May @ 7:00 PM - 20 May @ 5:00 PM
Hanmer Springs School, 8 Cheltenham Street
Hanmer Springs, Canterbury 7334 New Zealand
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Have you ever noticed that most landscape paintings (and even cityscapes) are devoid of figures?  Would you like the confidence to place figures into your paintings?  In this class we will work with a clothed model, in the context of the room and, if weather permits, even attempt some sketching of random passers-by on the streets of Hanmer. With Paul Deans Register for this Worksop  HERE

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