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Welcome to Inverlochy Art School


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.

Here at Inverlochy Art School, we believe in art for arts sake, and allow our students to find freedom in creative exploration. Whether it’s throughout the morning, on the weekend, after school for children, or at night for working professionals, our course schedule covers all bases.

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

 

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.

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Keep on Painting with Christine Gregory (Tuesdays 10am- 1pm) T4.21

Christine creates an instructive and encouraging environment for those students wishing to take their work to the next level. Colour layering, composition and paint handling will be taught on an individual basis. All mediums(oils, acrylics, watercolours) are used as well as odourless solvents. View details

Tutor: Christine Gregory
When: Tuesdays 26 Oct - 14 Dec (8 Weeks) 10am-1pm
Fee: NZ $375.00

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

Geometry of Drawing with Denise Durkin (Tuesdays 6.30 - 8.30pm) T4.21

It is all about the geometry and shapes. In this course you will examine the fundamentals of drawing with a careful helpful approach; focusing on geometric shapes and solids and how they contribute to both realist and abstract drawing. Geometry is also a fabulous science for patterns and artistic theory. View details

Tutor: Denise Durkin
When: Tuesdays 26 Oct - 16 Nov 2021 (4 weeks) 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Fee: NZ $185.00

Screen Printing on Fabric and Paper with Simon Cuming (Tuesdays 6.30-8.30pm) T4.21

Whether you want to create a piece of fine art or just print your own t-shirts this course is for you. You will learn how to apply images to screens using a range of stencil and photo-emulsion techniques. View details

Tutor: Simon Cuming
When: Tuesdays 26 Oct - 14 Dec 2021(8 weeks), 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Fee: Course is fully booked

Keep on Painting with Christine Gregory (Tuesdays, 6.30-8.30pm) T4.21

Christine creates an instructive and encouraging environment for those students wishing to take their work to the next level. Colour layering, composition and paint handling will be taught on an individual basis. All mediums(oils, acrylics, watercolours) are used as well as odourless solvents. View details

Tutor: Christine Gregory
When: Tuesdays 26 Oct - 14 Dec 2021 (8 Weeks) 6.30 - 8.30pm
Fee: Course is fully booked

Cartooning & Zines for Tweens & Teens with Randy Wolf - (Wednesdays 3:30-5pm) T4.21

Interested in making comics, cartoons and zines? Come sharpen your skills with Randy in this exciting cartoon drawing class for tweens and teens of all experience levels. Learn to draw anime and western animation. View details

Tutor: Randy Wolf
When: Wednesdays, 27 Oct - 15 Dec (8 weeks) 3:30-5:00
Fee: NZ $185.00

Exploring Creativity w/ Cecilia Denen (Wednesdays 10-1) T4.21

Explore your creativity through the use of mixed media. All welcome. No prior experience needed just the desire to explore. View details

Tutor: Cecilia Denen
When: Wednesdays, 27 Oct - 1 Dec(6 weeks) 10-1
Fee: NZ $205.00

Carry On Painting with Christine Gregory (Wednesdays 10am-1pm) T4.21

Christine creates an instructive and encouraging environment for those students wishing to take their work to the next level. Returning students will find equally challenging and rewarding instruction... View details

Tutor: Christine Gregory
When: Wednesdays, 27 Oct - 15 Dec (8 Weeks) 10am - 1pm
Fee: Course is fully booked

Geometry of Drawing with Denise Durkin (Wednesdays 10-1, 4 weeks) T4.21

It is all about the geometry and shapes. In this course you will examine the fundamentals of drawing with a careful helpful approach, focusing on geometric shapes and solids and how they contribute to both realist and abstract drawing. Geometry is also a fabulous science for patterns and artistic theory. View details

Tutor: Denise Durkin
When: Wednesday, 27 Oct - 17 Nov 2021 10 - 1(4 weeks)
Fee: NZ $210.00

Expressive Painting with Cecilia Denen – Intermediate Level (Wednesdays 5:30-8:00) T4.21

Explore working more imginatively using oils or acrylics. Cecilia will guide you through drawing and painting exercises... View details

Tutor: Cecilia Denen
When: Wednesdays, 27 Oct - 17 Nov 2021 (4 weeks) 5:30- 8pm
Fee: NZ $205.00

Get Up Get Painting with Christine Gregory (Thursdays 10am - 1pm) T4.21

Have you always wanted to paint but don’t know where to start? Have you tried painting but found the results disappointing? Don’t fear! Christine is here every Monday morning to help you become your... View details

Tutor: Christine Gregory
When: Thursdays 28 Oct - 16 Dec (8 weeks), 10am - 1pm
Fee: NZ $375.00

The Power of Art with Sue Quigley (Thursdays 10am-1pm) T4.21a

The Power of Art is designed to help people explore and express their inner feelings and emotions through artwork. View details

Tutor: Sue Quigley
When: Thursdays 28 Oct -18 Nov 2021(4 Weeks), 10am-1pm
Fee: NZ $175.00

The Colourful Still Life w/ Cecilia Denen(Thursdays 10-1) T4.21

Explore the texture of objects while learning the concepts of colour relationships. This four week course guides you through painting with expression. No prior experience needed. View details

Tutor: Cecilia Denen
When: Thursdays, 28 Oct - 25 Nov(5 weeks) 10-1pm
Fee: NZ $235.00

Crafty Knitters with Lily Engelbrecht (Thursdays 6:30-8:30) T4.21

Keen to learn to knit and follow a pattern? Are you an absolute beginner or one with some skills which are a bit rusty? In this course you can learn new stitches, cabling or aran knitting. View details

Tutor: Lily Engelbrecht
When: Thursdays, 28 Oct - 2 Dec(6 weeks) 6:30-8:30
Fee: NZ $50.00

Beginners Printmaking with Stephanie Turgoose (Thursdays 6:30-9pm) T4.21a

Always wanted to try printmaking? Get a taste of the endless variety of mark making and imagery achieved with simple printmaking techniques. View details

Tutor: Stephanie Turgoose
When: Thursday 28 Oct - 18 Nov 2021 (4 weeks), 6:30pm - 9pm
Fee: Course is fully booked

Painting the Nude with Cecilia Denen (Saturdays 10am -1pm) T4.21

Cézanne said that “…as one paints one draws, when colour is at its richest form is at its fullest”. This class proposes that in painting... View details

Tutor: Cecilia Denen
When: Saturdays, 30 Oct - 20 Nov (4 weeks), 10am-1pm
Fee: NZ $190.00

Watercolour Landforms with Charlotte Hird(Saturday x2, 30 Oct & 6 Nov 10-5pm)T4.21

How to capture the light when it strikes the ridges and the valleys are left dark and mysterious. What colours to use and where to start. View details

Tutor: Charlotte Hird
When: Saturday x 2, 30 Oct & 6 November, 10-5pm
Fee: NZ $220.00

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: Course is fully booked

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

Young Artists After School 6-13 yrs with Rowena Fry (Mondays 3:30-5:30pm) T4.21

Every Monday afternoon Rowena will drive this fun and vibrant after-school art programme for 6-13 year olds. Young artist will explore different mediums and gain a multitude of skills. View details

Tutor: Rowena Fry
When: Mondays, 1 November - 20 December (8 weeks), 3:30-5:30pm
Fee: Course is fully booked

Creative Zines with Randy Wolf (Mondays 6-8pm) T4.21

Join Randy by delving into one of the most accessible art forms. Create your own self published and easily replicated zine. View details

Tutor: Randy Wolf
When: Mondays, 1 November - 20 Dec (8 weeks) 6-8pm
Fee: NZ $205.00

Get Up Get Painting with Christine Gregory (Mondays 6.30-8.30pm) T4.21

Have you always wanted to paint but don’t know where to start? Have you tried painting but found the results disappointing? Don’t fear! Christine is here... View details

Tutor: Christine Gregory
When: Mondays 1 Nov- 20 Dec (8 weeks) 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Fee: Course is fully booked

Seniors Classic Canvas with Sue Quigley Friday 5 November 2021

In celebration of Te Wiki Kaumātua - Wellington Seniors Week 2021 seniors can paint their own version of Van Gogh's Sunflowers . Limited spaces available. View details

Tutor: Sue Quigley
When: Friday 5 November, 1-4pm
Fee: NZ $45.00

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

This course is the final 5 week block of term four specifically for those who are taking the first three classes as make-ups for classes missed in term three due to lockdown. This will complete the eight week term. View details

Tutor: Rachel Silver
When: Tuesdays, 16 Nov- 14 Dec(5 weeks), 3.30 to 5:30pm
Fee: NZ $125.00

Cartoons, Comics & Caricatures with Ross Payne (Tuesdays 6.30 - 8.30pm) 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

Beginners Printmaking with Stephanie Turgoose (Wednesdays 10am-1pm) T4.21

Always wanted to try printmaking? Get a taste of the endless variety of mark making and imagery achieved with simple printmaking techniques. View details

Tutor: Stephanie Turgoose
When: Wednesdays, 17 Nov - 15 Dec 2021 (5 weeks), 10am - 1pm.
Fee: NZ $245.00

Printmaking Revisited with Stephanie Turgoose (Wednesdays 6.30- 9pm) T4.21

Extend your printmaking skills to the next level. This Wednesday evening printmaking course explores different processes of printmaking as well as taking those already learnt to a... View details

Tutor: Stephanie Turgoose
When: Wednesdays 17 Nov - 15 Dec 2021 (5 weeks) 6.30pm -9pm
Fee: NZ $210.00

Life Drawing with Denise Durkin (Wednesday 6:30-8:30) T4.21

Enjoy an evening of figure drawing with instruction and effective ideas to develop. The figure is an attractive and fascinating subject. In our tutored life drawing class we provide a supportive relaxed environment where you can learn figure drawing and practice from a variety of great models. View details

Tutor: Denise Durkin
When: Wednesdays, 17 Nov- 15 Dec (5 weeks) 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Fee: NZ $215.00

Watercolour Painting with Denise Durkin (Thursdays 10am - 12pm) T4.21

Come and enjoy the pleasures of Watercolour Painting in the relaxed atmosphere of Inverlochy House. Watercolour is a beautiful and exciting medium characterized by freshness, spontaneity, lightness... View details

Tutor: Denise Durkin
When: Thursdays 18 Nov- 16 Dec (5 weeks) 10am - 12pm
Fee: NZ $175.00

Anyone can Draw with Denise Durkin (Thursdays 6:30-8:30pm) T4.21

This introductory 5 week course teaches the technical skills of drawing, using a variety of mediums, including pen and ink, charcoal, pencil and... View details

Tutor: Denise Durkin
When: Thursday 18 Nov- 16 Dec 2021 (5 weeks), 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Fee: NZ $175.00
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Casual Classes

CASUAL LIFE DRAWING WITH DENISE DURKIN
Every week on Tuesdays,  10AM - 1PM

 
LONG POSE LIFE DRAWING WITH DENISE DURKIN
Next class Saturday 20 November, 10AM - 4PM

Featured Courses
  • Expressive Painting with Cecilia Denen – Intermediate Level (Wednesdays 5:30-8:00) T4.21

  • Watercolour Landforms with Charlotte Hird(Saturday x2, 30 Oct & 6 Nov 10-5pm)T4.21

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

  • Seniors Classic Canvas with Sue Quigley Friday 5 November 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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