Welcome to Inverlochy Art School

Inverlochy Art School, in central Wellington, offers a fabulous range of highest quality part time art classes taught by enthusiastic and talented practicing artists. Our classes are small and fees usually include all materials. Inverlochy is a friendly and welcoming community of artists, we offer beginner classes and ongoing progressive classes for advanced practitioners. Our courses are designed for all levels of ability and are taught in a friendly and informal environment. We have a maximum student limit for each course, giving you the best tutor/student ratio possible.

We are located in the atmospheric, grade II listed, historic Inverlochy House in the Te Aro district of Wellington.

Please Note: Most classes need a minimum number of 5 people to run, on occasions a class may run with fewer students at the discretion of the tutor/management.

Please feel free to invite friends to enrol for a course; any social media exposure and sharing course details would be much appreciated and will help Inverlochy run more courses in the future. 

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Beginning to See the Light – tonal portrait painting

Day 1 We experiment with drawing techniques that aid basic proportion and gesture, in order to achieve an accurate likeness of your subject, and to help you understand the essential principles... View details

Tutor: Justine Turnbull
When: Wednesdays, 29 August - 19 September, 10am - 4pm (one hour lunch each day)
Fee: NZ $310.00 - Registration ends 24 August, 2018 11.59pm

Introductory Watercolour Painting (Weekend workshop)

Come and enjoy the relaxed atmosphere of Inverlochy, coffee and cake, while enjoying the pleasures of Watercolour Painting. Watercolour is a beautiful and exciting medium characterized by freshness, harmony, lightness... View details

Tutor: Caroline Hillier
When: Saturday, 1 September, 10.30am - 4.30pm (Half hour Lunch) 5 1/2 Hours Tuition
Fee: NZ $145.00 - Registration ends 27 August, 2018 11.59pm

Portrait Drawing

Explore this fascinating subject and develop accurate observation and competence in drawing and painting skills. We begin with a traditional approach... View details

Tutor: Janice Kingston
When: Wednesday, 5 September, 10am - 4pm ( one hour lunch) 5 hours tuition
Fee: NZ $110.00 - Registration ends 31 August, 2018 11.59pm

Travel Sketching - Capturing the Essence with Janice Kingston (Weekend Workshop)

Quick drawings and paintings done on location whilst travelling or around our home environment can be some of the liveliest and most interesting works an artist produces. This course, suitable for beginners... View details

Tutor: Janice Kingston
When: Saturday, 15 September, 10am -1pm
Fee: NZ $75.00 - Registration ends 10 September, 2018 11.59pm

Perspective Drawing - (Weekend Workshop)

Learn to draw any subject with spatial realism with a weekend workshop on the principles of two and three point perspective... View details

Tutor: Denise Durkin
When: Saturdays, 15 & 22 September, 10am - 4pm
Fee: NZ $190.00 - Registration ends 10 September, 2018 11.59pm

Drawing Trees & Foliage with Janice Kingston (Weekend Workshop)

In this 3 hour workshop we will look at different techniques for the convincing and lively depiction of trees and foliage. Using pencil, pen, or coloured chalk on toned paper, your powers View details

Tutor: Janice Kingston
When: Saturday, 22 September, 10am - 1pm
Fee: NZ $75.00 - Registration ends 17 September, 2018 11.59pm

Pen and Ink - linework & washes - Weekend Workshop

Pen and ink and ink drawing is a versatile artistic medium with a wide variety of styles developed over the centuries and up to the present day where it has particular application in book illustration. In this course we will commence using pencil drawings as a basis... View details

Tutor: Caroline Hillier
When: Saturday & Sunday, 29 & 30 September, 10.30am - 4.30pm
Fee: NZ $190.00 - Registration ends 24 September, 2018 11.59pm
Featured Courses
  • Beginning to See the Light – tonal portrait painting

  • Introductory Watercolour Painting (Weekend workshop)

  • Portrait Drawing

  • Travel Sketching - Capturing the Essence with Janice Kingston (Weekend Workshop)

  • Perspective Drawing - (Weekend Workshop)

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Contact Us

Inverlochy Art School
3 Inverlochy Place
Te Aro, Wellington 6011
Phone 04 939 2177
Email manager@inverlochy.org.nz

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