Kia ora and welcome to Inverlochy Art School

Following the 06/09/21 announcement from the government that Pōneke will be moving to COVID-19 Alert Level 2, Inverlochy Art School will reopen its doors on the 8th of September.

To ensure the safety and wellbeing of Inverlochy Art School's community, all visitors must sign in using either the COVID-19 app on the front door or the manual sign in register on the podium in the foyer. In addition, we ask that all students create their masterpieces one metre apart and wash and sanitize their hands regularly.

Inverlochy Art School offers a broad range of high quality art classes and workshops, taught by a community of enthusiastic and talented practicing artists all year round. We are located within central Te Aro, Te Whanganui-a-Tara, Wellington.

2021 Term Dates:

Term Start Finish
Term 3 Monday 2 Aug Friday 24 Sept
Holiday Programme Monday 4 Oct Friday 15 Oct
Term 4 Tuesday 26 Oct Monday 20 Dec

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Watercolour Basics Edges and Washes with Charlotte Hird (Saturday & Sunday, 25-26 Sept, 10-5pm)T3.21

This course is suitable for watercolour beginners and those developing their skills. Watercolour is all about control of the water on the brush, the pigment in your palette and the dampness of the paper. View details

Tutor: Charlotte Hird
When: Saturday & Sunday, 25-26 September, 10am-5pm
Fee: NZ $240.00

Children's Holiday programme with Rowena Fry (Mon-Friday, 11 -15 Oct, 9.30am - 1.30pm)TH4.21

The school holiday programme has been designed to challenge and encourage children from 6 years old to 12 years old who love art. The programme is a mixed media experience where drawing, painting... View details

Tutor: Rowena Fry
When: Mon-Friday, 11-15 October, 9.30am - 1.30pm
Fee: NZ $195.00

Young Artists After School 6-13 yrs with Rachel Silver (Tuesdays 3.30 - 5:30pm) T4.21

Aimed at 6-13 year olds, this after-school course on Tuesdays expands drawing and painting skills, while allowing natural ability and enthusiasm to come through. Technical skills are taught and developed.... View details

Tutor: Rachel Silver
When: Tuesdays, 26 Oct - 14 Dec(8 weeks), 3.30 to 5:30pm
Fee: NZ $195.00

Introduction to Cold Wax Medium workshop with Anna Layzell (Saturday & Sunday, 30 &31 Oct 2021, 10am - 4pm)T4.21

A fun introduction and exploration of cold wax medium. This is a different cold wax medium from Encaustic and in this two day workshop we will examine what it is, how to start and how to use it. Here we will help you feel confident to experiment and play with cold wax medium in a supportive environment. View details

Tutor: Anna Layzell
When: Saturday & Sunday, 30 & 31 October 2021, 10am - 4pm
Fee: NZ $195.00

Alternative Photography Processes- Sunday workshop(31 October 2021)

Craft your own portrait tintype with Brian and Jane from Brass and Glass Photographic Alchemy. You will see the magic of silver and light combining to create a 19th century tintype. View details

Tutor: Brian & Jane Scadden
When: 31 October 2021, 9am - 12:00noon
Fee: NZ $157.00

Cartoons, Comics & Caricatures with Ross Payne (Tuesdays 6.30 - 8.30pm) Term T4.21

This is a course for beginners through to the more experienced, and is suitable for all ages and abilities. If you want to advance your passion, understanding and techniques of the art of cartoons, comics and caricatures, this is the course for you! View details

Tutor: Ross Payne
When: Tuesdays, 16 Nov - 14 December 2021(5 weeks), 6:30 - 8:30pm
Fee: NZ $140.00
Casual Classes


 Tuesdays  10AM-1PM

Every third Saturday 10AM-1PM*
*Except September, where the class will run on the 25th

Featured Courses
  • Alternative Photography Processes- Sunday workshop(31 October 2021)

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Inverlochy Art School
3 Inverlochy Place
Te Aro, Wellington 6011
Phone 04 939 2177
Email [email protected]

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