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Posted on Jun 23, 2011 in Archive | 0 comments

School Holiday workshops at Newcastle Region Arts Gallery

SCHOOL HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS FOR JULY ARE NOW ENROLLING

In July the Gallery will present sculpture workshops based on the paintings by Ildiko Kovacs that are included in the exhibition Laverty 2 which is currently on display.During her recent talk at the Gallery, Kovacs mentioned that she has a continuing interest in creating a sculptural version of her work and the workshops will respond to this idea. Affectively drawing with wire and creating shapes related to those within the paintings, students will create the armature for a sculpture. Then using plaster bandage, they will create a three dimensional version of Kovak’s two dimensional works.
Workshops for lower primary students (5 – 8 year olds) will take place on Tuesday 12th and Wednesday 13th July from 10.30am – 12.30pm.
Workshops for upper primary students ( 9 – 12 years old) will take place Thursday 14th and Friday 15th July from 10.30am – 12.30pm.
Cost is $15 per person and numbers at each workshop are strictly limited so book early on 4974 5114.

FREE DRAWING WORKSHOPS FOR ADOLESCENTS AND ADULTS

From 3.00pm – 4.30pm Tuesday to Friday, both weeks of the school holidays, the Gallery will host free drawing workshops for teenagers and adults. The workshops take place in the Gallery spaces and all materials are supplied. Enquiries to 49745114.

EUAN MACLEOD MASTERCLASS

There are still two vacancies for the Euan Macleod masterclass, 9.30am – 4.00pm Sunday 28 August. This workshop is designed specifically for painters with an established practice. Participants to bring with them a partially completed work, to be discussed with Macleod over the course of the day. Cost $25 (excludes materials, which are to be supplied by individual participants).

Reservations essential on 4974 5112.

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