Kingfisher Painting Workshop for Beginners

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Your Workshop Package Includes: - A one day workshop hosted by Artists Richard & Diana Moore at Reyburn Studio in Whangarei Town Basin in an inviting classroom with comfortable seating for 12 students.

  • In this beautiful setting, let the relaxing and informal atmosphere enable you take your first step of the workshop that will be drawing up your sketch. Richard and Diana will give you lots of one on one attention and will demonstrate every step of the way. The veils of mystery that surround art making will be lifted, your drawings will be brought to life and your inner artist drawn out and nurtured under the guidance of these two experienced teachers.

  • During the day you will be taught lots of techniques, such as drawing techniques, the techniques of mixing paints, applying layers, composition, problem solving, applying realistic detail and lots of tips that Richard & Diana have gathered or developed themselves over the past 30 years.

  • All of your Art Materials are provided so you only need to bring your lunch.

  • Art Reference and Step by Step Instructions are provided so you can also follow up at home some of the techniques and pictures at home.

  • After the completion of the workshop you will be emailed a photo from the workshop as a memento, and other helpful attachments.

  • Build your confidence by trying something new and discovering that when you are taught the right way you can learn to do anything, not just art.

  • You will receive Morning & Afternoon Tea with a selection of biscuits including gluten free, herbal teas, coffee and tea. There are kitchen and bathroom facilities next to the classroom.

  • Enjoy a fun and rewarding day just for you where you will take an artwork home that will impress all of your friends and family.

Size: 10" X 10" Canvas Medium: Atelier Interactive Acrylic Paints

Fees include: Good quality Art Canvas, use of all paints and brushes, Step by Step Instructions, Picture Reference, Morning & Afternoon Tea.

Class size: Maximum 12 students Tutors: Richard & Diana Moore Fees: $150 per workshop ($50 deposit is required on registration)

Dates & Times

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More information

LocationReyburn House Art Gallery, 32 Reyburn House Lane, Town Basin, Whangarei
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RestrictionsAll Ages

Venue details

Address32 Reyburn House Lane, Town Basin
Phone09 438 3074
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About this Venue

Built between 1865 and 1875, Whangarei's historic Reyburn House is the oldest existing early settler home situated along the Hatea River.

Recently renovated, the House now functions as an art gallery administered by the Northland Society of Arts. There is a monthly programme showing work by both national and local artists.