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The Studio Workshop Program offers a variety of courses which are delivered by specialist tutors and professional artists in a friendly and engaging studio environment. Adults courses on offer are across a range of mediums, including ceramics, printmaking, silver jewellery, drawing, painting, and street art. Go to Youth and Children’s pages for their respective programs.

Term 1 2015 Adults Program
Tuesday 27 January – Monday 30 March

Bookings will open at 10am on Thursday 13 November.

Starting from Term 1 2015, we have a new online booking and payment system via Moshtix.
We strongly suggest you set up an account with them before booking day, to increase your chances of securing a place in our very popular program.

To book in: Simply select the course below that you wish to enrol in, and click on the drop down ticketing box to the right of the listing. There is a limit of one course per medium, per person. If the course is full, you won’t be able to select a ticket. Once you have selected your ticket, and if you already have an account set up with Moshtix, you will be asked to log in, then directed to the Moshtix secure payment site.

Concessions: People with a current benefit card are eligible to apply for the concession rate. Proof of benefit must be provided to Pine Street once your booking has been confirmed by Moshtix. Scan and email your card to us as an attachment or fax it to 9245 1500. Alternatively drop into Pine Street so that a staff member can sight and copy your card.

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A Cut Above Street Art
9 x Mondays, 2 February – 30 MarchStencil 2
6:30pm – 9pm
Tutor: Chris Tamm
Cost: $285 or $210 concession
Are you inspired by Street Art? If the answer is YES, this is an awesome introduction to making stencils like a pro. Learn about different stencil materials, selecting and designing images and making art from coin size to gigantic. Learn how to convert your photos or images to stencil in Photoshop or by hand. Stencil onto any surface from t-shirts, to posters, stickers, canvas and more. Please note: this course teaches alternative methods of applying stencils without aerosol. The tutor will provide a demonstration of safe work methods using aerosol but students will not be using spray cans/aerosol spray during the course. Class size: 10

Painting & Drawing

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9 x Thursdays, 29 January – 26 March
9am – 12:30pm
Tutor: Alex Snellgrove
Cost: $285 or $210 concession
Inner city streets and lanes are endlessly fascinating to paint and draw. In this course we’ll draw on location in the local area and develop some of our drawings into paintings in the studio. We’ll study the fundamentals of perspective and the effects of light and shade on the built environment, plus a variety of drawing and acrylic painting techniques. The class will contain inspiration from artists such Jeffrey Smart, de Chirico and Van Gogh. Class size: 10

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9 x Thursdays, 29 January – 26 March
6:30pm – 9pm
Tutor: Jane Caveney
Cost: $285 or $210 concession
A great course for beginners or for more experienced students to brush up on their skills. Gain an understanding of how to create perspective, and reflect on your use of colours, mixing and mediums to create works. Mediums include pencil, ink, charcoal and paint to make and develop drawings and paintings – still life compositions will be provided. Class size: 10Silver

Silver Jewellery

Beginners to Intermediate
9 x Tuesdays, 27 January – 24 March
6:30pm – 9pm
Tutor: Alida Cappelletta
Cost: $285 or $210 concession
Suitable for beginners and those with some experience, this course will include techniques such as roller printing, riveting, sweat soldering, metal inlay and forming. Projects will include a ring band, pendant or earrings. Bring your own jewellery or images you admire. Class size: 8

All Levels
9 x Thursdays, 29 January – 26 March
6:30pm – 9pm
Tutor: Alida Cappelletta
Cost: $285 or $210 concession
Suitable for beginners and those with some experience, this course will include techniques as offered in the beginners course, as well as more advanced techniques such as basic stone setting, roller printing, wax carving, granulation, reticulation and much more. Individuals may work on their own designs set at their own pace incorporating various techniques listed. Class size: 8

Beginners: Fundamentals
4 x Saturdays, 7 March – 28 March
10am – 4:30pm (with 30 minute lunch break)
Tutor: Alida Cappelletta
Cost: $350 or $260 concession
Gain an understanding of techniques such as sawing, filing, soldering, riveting and polishing. Learn how to manipulate silver with texture and form. Projects will include a pendant, ring band and another design if time permits. Bring your own jewellery or images you admire. Class size: 8

Print

Printmaking

Beginners 1
9 x Mondays, 2 February – 30 March
6:30pm – 9pm
Tutor: Susan Baran
Cost: $285 or $210 concession
This course covers the fundamentals of printmaking for beginners. Explore the techniques of drypoint, etching, solarplate, lino and collagraph, with emphasis on safer nontoxic printmaking processes. You will learn to use a range of printmaking tools and machinery in a fully equipped printmaking studio. Class size: 8

Intermediate and Advanced
9 x Tuesdays, 27 January – 24 March
9:30am – 12pm
Tutor: Rebecca Baird
Cost: $285 or $210 concession
Further develop your printmaking skills via the techniques of relief and intaglio printmaking. Etch and engrave your own metal plates and experience the benefits of non-toxic processes. This class is designed for students who regard the printmaking process as a supportive element to the creative process. Prior printmaking experience is essential. Class size: 8

All Levels 1
9 x Tuesdays, 27 January – 24 March
6:30pm – 9pm
Tutor: Tutor: Robert Ives
Cost: $285 or $210 concession
Using printmaking techniques, relief, intaglio and photopolymer plates, discover alternate ways of making expressive new work. Each student will be encouraged to choose a starting point using their unique choice of materials, (photos, drawings, found objects or an assemblage of things, to develop their own prints. Join us in our well-equipped print room, using non-toxic processes. Class size: 8

Beginners to Intermediate
9 x Wednesdays, 28 January – 25 March
9:30am – 12pm
Tutor: Rebecca Baird
Cost: $285 or $210 concession
An opportunity for both novice and more experienced printmakers to develop their skills and professional practice. Novices will progress quickly through traditional practices initially, exploring contemporary mediums including photopolymer plate making. More experienced printmakers will be supported in the development of their individual print portfolios. Class size: 8

Intermediate
9 x Wednesdays, 28 January – 25 March
6:30pm – 9pm
Tutor: Rebecca Baird
Cost: $285 or $210 concession
For students who want to take their printmaking skills to a more advanced stage, this course will extend the foundation skills and include techniques such as etching, relief block print, collagraph, drypoint and photopolymer. Safer printmaking practices will be taught for making intaglio and relief work. Some printmaking experience is required. Class size: 8

Beginners 2
9 x Thursdays, 29 January – 26 March
6:30pm – 9pm
Tutor: Susan Baran
Cost: $285 or $210 concession
This course covers the fundamentals of printmaking for beginners. Explore the techniques of drypoint, etching, solarplate, lino and collagraph, with emphasis on safer nontoxic printmaking processes. You will learn to use a range of printmaking tools and machinery in a fully equipped printmaking studio. Class size: 8

All Levels 2
4 x Saturdays, 7 February – 28 February
10am – 4:30pm (with 30 minute lunch break)
Tutor: Robert Ives
Cost: $350 or $260 concession
This all day class is an opportunity to submerge yourself in your artwork and develop individual, alternate ways of expressing yourself through printmaking. Through techniques involving photos, drawing, found objects and your ideas as inspiration, you will learn to create relief, intaglio and photopolymer plates to make unique prints in our well-equipped non-toxic print room. Class size: 8

Solar Plate
1 x Saturday, 14 March
10am – 4pm (with 30 minute lunch break)
Tutor: Susan Baran
Cost: $160 or $110 concession
Solar plate is a versatile and safe way to make prints using sunlight or UV lamp. You will be looking at the various ways of exposing the plate and exploring a range of printing techniques in a fully equipped professional print studio. You will be printing on fine art paper with artist quality etching inks. Please bring a hand drawn, computer generated, or photographic image to work from. If you are not sure what type of image to bring with you, that’s OK! Your tutor will help you to create something in class to make a fabulous print. Suitable for beginners or the more experienced printmakers wanting to learn more about this technique. Class size: 8

Ceramics

Ceramics

All Levels
9 x Mondays, 2 February – 30 March
9:30am – 12pm
Tutor: Vanessa Owens
Cost: $285 or $210 concession
A program for beginners and continuing students, this course introduces hand-building and throwing techniques as well as basic surface treatments. Emphasis is placed on fostering individual creativity in a relaxed and friendly environment, while instruction is provided about materials, products, tools, equipment and studio operating procedures. This will provide a basis for students to develop their knowledge and skills in continuing workshop practice. Class size: 10.

Beginners 1
9 x Mondays, 2 February – 30 March
6:30pm – 9pm
Tutor: Peter Dwyer
Cost: $285 or $210 concession
Using wheel-throwing and hand-building techniques, students can explore hand formed ceramics to create functional and decorative objects. Students will learn how to utilise the different clays for each firing temperature, and apply slips, glazes, and many other surface treatments. Students are encouraged to bring ideas or visual examples to class – the processes taught will assist them reach their goals. Class size: 10

Hand building Objects with Porcelain
9 x Tuesdays, 27 January – 24 March
9:30am – 12pm
Tutor: Vanessa Owens
Cost: $285 or $210 concession
This workshop will focus on hand building and surface treatment of clay bodies. Building techniques will include pinch pots, slab building, moulds and small sculptures. Porcelain being the main body we will work with, an understanding of the material will be explored and developed. Surface treatment will cover inlay, under glaze decoration and carving. This class is open to all levels of ceramic enthusiasts with an interest in small intimate vessels, jewellery and decorative wall pieces. Class size: 10

Beginners 2
9 x Tuesdays, 27 January – 24 March
6:30pm – 9pm
Tutor: Cita Daidone
Cost: $285 or $210 concession
Using wheel-throwing and hand-building techniques, students can explore and create both functional and decorative objects. They will learn how to choose and apply appropriate slips, glazes and other surface treatments to achieve the best results. Class size: 10

Wheel Work, All Levels
9 x Thursdays, 29 January – 26 March
6:30pm – 9pm
Tutor: Evan Wills
Cost: $285 or $210 concession
Learn all aspects of working on the potter’s wheel with an emphasis on technique. Beginning students will be given a solid foundation in making, turning, decorating and glazing cups and bowls on the wheel. Returning students will hone their skills through individual projects developed in consultation with Evan. Students will learn through observation, practice and positive constructive feedback on technique, function and aesthetics. Weeks 1, 2 & 3 will focus on making and finishing pots. Weeks 4, 5 & 6 will extend making and finishing skills and introduce decoration techniques. Weeks 7, 8 & 9 will introduce glazing techniques. Class size: 10

Intermediate and Advanced
9 x Wednesdays, 28 January – 25 March
6:30pm – 9pm
Tutor: Ant Brink
Cost: $285 or $210 concession
This course is a great opportunity to build on prior ceramics skills and knowledge, with the aim of refining and developing your skills and style,  Advanced throwing and turning techniques are taught with an increased emphasis placed on good design and personal style. Hand builders are welcome. Important: some wheel experience is necessary. Class size: 10

Short Course: Porcelain
1 x Saturday, 7 March
10am – 4pm (with 30 minute lunch break)
Tutor: Vanessa Owens
Cost: $160 or $110 concession
This all day workshop will focus on hand building and surface treatment of porcelain clay bodies. Building techniques will include pinch pots, slab building, moulds and small sculptures. Surface treatment will cover inlay, under glaze decoration and carving. This class is open to all levels of ceramic enthusiasts with an interest in small intimate vessels and jewellery. Works will be glazed and fired by the tutor following the workshop. Class size: 10