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Urban Aerosol Street Art with Michael Cropp

by Grum Frith
Urban Aerosol Street Art with Michael Cropp

Urban Aerosol Street Art

with Michael Cropp

October 9/10th 2021

 

Michael is an urban artist based in Christchurch.

He fell in love with the use of aerosol cans as a media. Their versatility for murals and larger artworks was hard to match in terms of fast coverage, shading, effects, contrast, blending, fine bold lines and also stencil work. He loves pushing the boundaries, capabilities and the huge variation of artwork that can be achieved with the aerosol can.

 

The course will begin with a theoretical introduction and breakdown of the aerosol can itself.

They will learn the basics of can control and speed, body positioning, varying paint flow and pressure, and different stokes/patterns in relation to the different size caps and there main uses.

We will focus on important techniques and tricks concentrating on blending colours, shading, concentrating on hand control and the varying angles of the can to achieve different outcomes.

 

 

 

There will be an addition charge for materials.

Have a question? Ring Grum 027 539 8484

or email Tutor Michael: Michael_Cropp@yahoo.co.nz

A Two Day Workshop Costing $165

To Register Click Here

Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone & Clarinet Section Play with Lana law

by Grum Frith
Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone & Clarinet Section Play with Lana law

Saxophone, Trumpet, Trombone & Clarinet Section Play

with Lana Law

October 9/10th 2021

 

Ever wondered how those professional Big Bands sound so good?  It’s the little things that make the difference in a saxophone section.  Lana Law lifts the curtain on how to play better as a section.  In this workshop you will discover the secrets of phrasing, length of notes, articulation, blending and balance. Dynamics are key, and Lana will talk about when to follow the leader and how to take charge of the melody line. 

Bring your instrument and be ready to play!

 

Lana Law picked up the baritone sax at 13 at Burnside High School and knew it was the right instrument for her straight away. After completing her Bachelor of Music (BMus) Degree in Jazz Performance at Massey University she spent time touring the world as a professional musician. Her passion is teaching students and groups, both privately and as an itinerant music teacher and Band Director in schools.  Lana is the co-founder and Music Director of NZ’s first female big band The All Girl Big Band, and Music Director of the Garden City Big Band. She is in high demand as a session musician for many different types of bands, CD recordings and shows.

 

Have a question? Ring Grum 027 539 8484

or email Tutor Lana : lansdeb@yahoo.com

A Two Day Workshop Costing $90

To Register Click Here

Ukulele for Beginners with Jillie Toogood

by Grum Frith
Ukulele for Beginners with Jillie Toogood

Ukulele for Beginners (& those still learning) with Jillie Toogood

October 9/10th 2021

 

Jillie currently directs two Choirs and a Ukulele group and is keen to show people how achievable playing the Ukulele actually is.

Learn how to tune and play a Ukulele using simple strumming patterns and techniques. Discover a whole myriad of songs which can be played with four or five Basic chords.

Have a question? Ring Grum 027 539 8484

or email Tutor Jillie Toogood : jillietoogood@gmail.com

There will be an extra cost of $5 per student for photocopying.

A Two Day Workshop Costing $90

To Register Click Here

An Introduction to Cartonnage with Tracey Miles

by Grum Frith
An Introduction to Cartonnage with Tracey Miles

An Introduction to Cartonnage

(the French art of box-making & fabric covered boxes)

with Tracey Miles

October 9/10th 2021

Tracey is a retired Nurse who has always loved crafting and finding creative ways to use fabric. She learnt about Cartonnage when she was living in France and fell in love at once with its sustainability and its use of recycled and biodegradable materials.

                       

Students will learn the basic techniques used in constructing and decorating beautiful boxes and other decorative items. Using 100% recycled 3mm board we will begin by making a basic box to get a feel for the materials and tools used in Cartonnage, then use those skills to make a more complex and personalized project on day two.

Have a question? Ring Grum 027 539 8484

or email Tutor Tracey : the.hand.crafted.box21@gmail.com

Students will need to supply some materials. A list will be sent upon registration.

A Two Day Workshop Costing $90

To Register Click Here

Physical and Devised Theatre with Harry Lawrence

by Grum Frith
Physical and Devised Theatre with Harry Lawrence

Physical and Devised Theatre

with Harry Lawrence

Postponed until October 2021

 

 

Harry Lawrence has been a working professional in the theatre industry for the last five years and a co-founder of the Hwyl Theatre Company.

Fresh off touring his original show ‘Distantly Connected’, he’s really excited to help you discover your own style in physical theatre.

 

 

In this workshop, you’ll get to grips with the fundamentals of physical theatre and gain the tools you need to create your own productions from scratch. 

Have a question? Ring Grum 027 539 8484

or email Tutor Harry Lawrence : hwyltheatreco@outlook.com

A Two Day Workshop Costing $165

To Register Click Here

Creative Arts Therapy with Kate Willis

by Grum Frith
Creative Arts Therapy with Kate Willis

Creative Arts Therapy

with Kate Willis

Postponed until October 2021

This two-day course invites participants to explore themselves through creative arts therapy. The course will cover creative journaling, mindful activities and creative exploration. The experience will be an inclusive, connected and fun weekend that will teach you how to discover your strengths and beaer develop your self-care routine.

 

Kate Willis is a fully qualified Creative Arts Therapist.

Have a question? Ring Grum 027 539 8484

or email Tutor Kate : kate@creativeartstherapy.nz

There will be an extra cost of $10 per student for materials.

A Two Day Workshop Costing $90

To Register Click Here

Upholstery Workshop with Steve MacDonald

by Grum Frith
Upholstery Workshop with Steve MacDonald

Upholstery with Steve MacDonald

2/3rd October  2021

www.qualityfurniture.co.nz

Steve has been an Upholsterer for over 30 years, and has been teaching for over 18 years. He is looking forward to returning to Hanmer Springs  in 2021.

MAXIMUM 8 SPACES ONLY ON THIS WORKSHOP

Have a question? Ring Grum 027 539 8484

or email Tutor Steve McDonald : steve@qualityfurniture.co.nz

A Two Day Workshop Costing $165

To Register Click Here

Basket Weaving with Tamar Guse

by Grum Frith
Basket Weaving with Tamar Guse

Basket Weaving

with Tamar Guse

October 2/3rd 2021

Create a beautiful sculptural piece or ribbed basket using cane, seagrass, driftwood and vines. Learn to work with a variety of materials and how to incorporate pieces of nature into a sculpture or basket. You will complete your own unique pieces and learn the techniques for reproducing these beautiful artworks at home.

Tamar Guse is a professional fibre artist and tutor working in Waipara, North Canterbury. See her work: tamargusefibreart.com

Have a question? Ring Grum 027 539 8484

or email Tutor Tamar : tamargusefibreart@gmail.com

Students will need to supply some materials. A list will be sent upon registration.

A Two Day Workshop Costing $90

To Register Click Here

Soap Making with Chloe Dear

by Grum Frith
Soap Making with Chloe Dear

Soap Making with Chloe Dear

Introduction to Soap Making October 2nd 9am 

Artisanal Soap Making October 2nd 1pm 

Ditch the Plastic – Hair Care October 3rd 9am 

Ditch the Plastic – Skin Care October 3rd 1pm

Attend just one half day workshop or all four, for a range of skills.

Chloe has been making her own soap as well as hair and skin products for some years as part of her journey towards zero waste and becoming more self-sufficient.

She loves the creativity of soap making and specializes in natural ingredients especially colourants.

 

Have a question? Ring Grum 027 539 8484

or email Chloe : clo@iron-oxide.org

There will be an additional charge of $25 per workshop for materials.

Four Half Day Workshops Costing $45/workshop,

(with a discount for attending all four).

To Register Click Here

Harmonica for Beginners with David Thorpe

by Grum Frith
Harmonica for Beginners with David Thorpe

Harmonica for Beginners

(Bob Dylan to The Blues)

With David Thorpe

October 2/3rd 2021

 

 

David is a professional musician, performer & tutor, aka Lil Chuck, Davey Backyard & The Harmonica Guy. He has been performing in Christchurch for 16 years, and in March ’19 released his 3rd Lil Chuck Album.

 

David will be passing on to his students the mechanics of the Harmonica, it’s history, how to play a melody, play single notes and bend them, How to play The Blues, Country, Folk and everything in-between. David is a very  patient and enthusiastic tutor and will give you all the tools you need to get you started on your Harmonica journey.

Students will need a Harmonica in the Key of C

David may be able to procure you one.

Have a question? Ring Grum 027 539 8484

or email Tutor David: info@backyardmusic.co.nz

A Two Day Workshop Costing $90

To Register Click Here