Applied Arts

Glass Fusing (W)

This introduction to the fascinating and beautiful art of glass fusing will teach you how to safely cut glass and then, using hot glass and diachroic glass, make jewellery of your own design. If there is time, we will also create a unique coaster for your cuppa or glass of tipple. All materials and tools are provided for this workshop.

TUTOR: NEIL CRAIK

26 NOV SUNDAY

10:00AM – 2:00PM

$84

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Softstone Sculpture (W)

The soft stone method is easy to learn. Work as the block hardens and complete a sculpture in one rewarding day. First timers and experienced artists love it! Create a simple but beautiful garden sculpture to keep or give to that someone special.

TUTOR: GILLIAN ELMSLIE

12 NOV SUNDAY

11:00AM – 4:00PM

$139

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Jewellery: Silver Clay Leaf (W)

Precious silver clay is a non-toxic, user-friendly substance that, once dried and fired, turns into pure silver. Make a beautiful leaf pendant in this workshop and while it’s firing why not create another small, textured pendant or a pair of earrings. Two pieces of unique jewellery in one workshop! The materials cost of $80 is included in the fee.

TUTOR: SIMON MISDALE

26 NOV SUNDAY

10:00AM – 3:00PM

$179

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Dinnerplates in a Day (W)

A great intro to clay: yes, you CAN make your own set of gorgeous, unique dinner plates… in a day! Roll them out, let them sit, form the edges and decorate… and they are ready for firing and glazing. Eloise teaches a variety of hand-building and slab rolling techniques and will inspire heaps of creative ideas!

TUTOR: ELOISE WORRALL-BADER

4 NOV SATURDAY

9:30AM – 4:00PM

$169

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Photography (1)

Reach your photographic creative potential! Do you know what your camera can do? Do you want to discover the full range of your D-SLR’s capabilities? Join us as we experiment and discuss composition, landscape photography and low light shooting.

TUTOR: TREVE DROMGOOL

30 OCT – 4 DEC MONDAY

7:30PM – 9:30PM

$149

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Cast Glass Introduction (W)

This is an introductory ‘mini workshop’ on the wonderful creative world of cast glass. You will learn all the processes involved in making glass objects and you will make your own beautiful crystal tile of ‘your world’ or a glass house to take home, depending on which workshop you choose. You will be ‘hooked’ on glass after coming to this workshop. Enjoy learning and making something new.

TUTOR: LOU PENDERGRAST-MATHIESON

GLASS HOUSE

5 NOV (SUN) 10:00AM – 5:00PM AND

9 NOV (SUN) 10:00AM – 1:00PM

$189 (all inclusive)

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Stained Glass/Leadlighting

Learn or develop your knowledge of the basics, from copper foil to lead lighting, while you work on your own stained glass project. Beginners are taught glass cutting techniques while making fantastic objects. Materials and equipment costs vary. Beginners buy a $15 starter pack on the first night.

TUTOR: NEIL CRAIK

25 OCT – 13 DEC WEDNESDAY

7:00PM – 9:00PM

$166

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Jewellery: Design & Construction

Simon draws on more than 30 years’ experience to help beginners with the basic construction of plain rings, stone-set rings, pendants and earrings and extends advanced students’ knowledge of design and construction. Beginner’s starter pack costs $55. More silver, gold and stones can be purchased later.

TUTOR: SIMON MISDALE

24 OCT – 12 DEC TUESDAY

12:30PM – 3:30PM

$189

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24 OCT – 12 DEC TUESDAY

6:30PM – 9:30PM

$189

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Clay Sculpture/Pottery

Talented local potter, Raewyn, teaches coiling & slab building; pinch pots; working with moulds & experimenting with different styles, textures and finishes. Create sculptural pieces or useful domestic ware. (Wheels are available). Fees cover material for an initial piece. More clay can be bought later in class.

TUTOR: RAEWYN NEALE

25 OCT – 13 DEC WEDNESDAY

12:30PM – 2:30PM

$166

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24 OCT – 12 DEC TUESDAY

6:30PM – 8:30PM

$166

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Cast Glass Advanced (W)

Silicon moulds allow you to literally clone an object over and over again. Start with your object (handmade ornament, toy or natural item) and hand build your silicon mould. When it’s dry, make a wax model and then comes the magic… learn to transform it into a crystal glass work of art. You won’t believe that YOU created something so beautiful! (You must attend 2 lead-up workshops to attend this one.)

TUTOR: LOU PENDERGRAST-MATHIESON

11 NOV (SAT) 10:00AM – 12:00PM AND

12 NOV (SUN) 10:00AM – 5:00PM AND

19 NOV (SUN) 1:00PM – 4:00PM 

$249 (some materials included)

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CLAY: Master the Wheel

Four wheels, four participants – and this exclusive opportunity! If you’re a keen amateur, an improver or a complete beginner then join us. Learning to throw pots is immensely satisfying. In this course learn clay preparation, wedging techniques, attaching bats to the wheel, centering clay, throwing basic cylinders and then move on to different forms including plates, bowls, jugs and more.

TUTOR: ELOISE WORRALL-BADER

16 NOV – 7 DEC  THURSDAY

7:00PM – 9:00PM

$239

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