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Imagine if snails carried around not just their house (shell) but a whole city on their backs. How would that look on paper? Children in this workshop will use lots of imagination and this combined with illustration skills will create some really captivating surreal paintings.

Suitable for ages 8+ years.

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First we’ll get drawing your lighthouse and whale under the sea using correct proportion sizes and detail then we will use different techniques to apply dye and paint in shapes and patterns creating a captivating picture to enjoy.

Suitable for ages 6 – 12 years

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Think Spiderman, Superman, Batgirl or Wonder woman; You will paint the superhero of choice into a city filled with tall buildings which we will create using the Mondrian square style. This painting style will support the beauty of crisp lines and colourful squares creating a bright and vibrant city.

Suitable for ages 6 – 12 years

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Join soap maker Jackie and we’ll get started brewing some beautiful soaps. You’ll make your own soap and bath bombs which you’ll get to take home with you. These workshops will be a great opportunity to hand-make some gifts for family and friends. Suitable for ages 8+

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Get ready to get messy! In the first session you will get to design and make lots of fun items. These will then be fired and when you attend the second session you’ll get to glaze them with all your favourite colours. The pieces will then get fired again and they will be strong and usable.

Suitable for ages 6 – 12 years.

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Join well known tutor Jenny Connors in this workshop introducing children to Ballroom Social Dancing. We’ll use dance styles including Samba, cha-cha, Rock n Roll, and Waltz. We’ll also do some “change partner dances” learning to work as a team with confidence. Your children will learn a new ‘love for life’ after attending this workshop!

Suitable for ages 8+ years

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A unique cast-glass opportunity for children to come and make their own cast glass pieces. Flowers, feathers, hearts or butterflies. These wee projects will look absolutely stunning hanging in any window or make great gifts to give granny or any family member if you could bear to give them away! Glass costs $30 and is included in the fee.

Suitable for ages 8+ years.

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Encourage your child to look and view the world around them and engage with each other through this interactive and hands on Photography workshop. Great photography is not created by a lens but with light and the eye, children discover how to improve and develop their own photography and capture what they find emotive in the world around them.

Suitable for ages 8+

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Naughty rabbits or cute rabbits, Peter Rabbit or Bugs Bunny! Hop along to this workshop and learn to draw, paint, stamp and print colourful rabbit themed pictures. These could be as cute as can be or very mischievous whatever your choice

Suitable for ages 6 – 12 years.

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The beautiful native Tui is our topic for today! You’re going to turn a ply wood cut-out into a beautiful piece of art. We will start by applying background paint also using familiar New Zealand scenes and we’ll use Maori kowhaiwhai stencils and gold paint to enhance it’s beauty.

Suitable for ages 8+ years.

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What if an apple could fill a room? What if your head was larger than your body? What if we could touch the clouds? What if fish could fly in the sky? We’re going to explore some ideas in a slightly surreal way in this workshop. You will imagine, draw and then use different mediums to create your masterpiece! This workshop will be lots of fun!

Suitable for ages 8+ years

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Aotearoa enjoys some of the most beautiful fish and ocean life in the world and some of this beauty lies beyond the beach so let’s explore all that lives in our sea. Create your own sea world, fantasy or real but what to include; kina or crayfish, whales & octopus, ika moana, seaweed & rocks. We’ll use dye, inks, paints and texture creating a work of art.

Suitable for ages 6 – 12 years.

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