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Get Creative At Manurewa Community Arts Centre This Autumn

Now that daylight saving has ended and the nights are drawing in, Manukau City Council’s Manurewa Community Arts Centre (Nathan Homestead) is offering an exciting and creative term two timetable that will help keep the autumn blues at bay.

Do you have half-finished art projects collecting dust in a closet? Then Kay Scott’s Art: Paper and Canvas is for you. This adult class is designed to focus on individual projects, revive your interest in art and develop your drawing or painting skills.

The ever popular “This Old House Series” with Sylvia Sandford returns this term. Learn how to make your house a more interesting inviting environment for family and friends, ensuring your own sense of style and creating that “feel good factor”.

The very successful Cartoon and Storyboard Art class run by Nooroa Te Hira is now being offered to teens. Nooroa will introduce them to the creative process of story telling used in comics, film and television.

Two new classes on offer at Manurewa Community Arts Centre (Nathan Homestead) this term are:

Teen Art Plus, this class, that encourages experimentation and development, has been designed by Kay Scott to help students who are undertaking art projects and offers an inexpensive way for them to try different media.

Decorative Glass Painting - Introduces our new tutor Sumi, who trained in this timeless art in France. In this five-week course you will work with a range of products and use a variety of techniques including stencilling, stamping, sponging and painting.”

Popular children’s pottery tutor Annette Macintosh will be taking the Adult Pottery class this term. Annette specialises in ‘fantasy’ pottery and offers a new range of projects that are both fun and useful.

“From award winning artists, Rosemary Weir floral design and Jennifer Batcheldor cake decorating and design, to our usual drama, yoga, and photography classes, there is something to suit all levels, ages and personal tastes,” says Programme Co-ordinator Pat Kadarmia

You can enrol now for any of these courses or others offered at the Manurewa Community Arts Centre (Nathan Homestead). For more details call the centre on 267- 0180 or pick up the latest free copy of Manukau City Council’s Arts in the City brochure from your nearest library, arts centre, or website www.manukau.govt.nz.

Course details: Art: Paper and Canvas: Ten week course starts Wednesday 30 April, 7.00-9.00pm. Tutor: Kay Scott: $85.00.

This Old House – Making Your House a Home: Four week course starts Monday 5 May, 7.00-9.00pm. Tutor: Sylvia Sandford: $65.00.

Cartoon and Story Board Art: Eight week course starts Thursday 8 May: Tutor: Nooroa Te Hira 3.30 – 4.30pm 6–8 years $60.00 4.45 - 6.15pm 9-2 years $85.00 6.30 – 8.00pm 13–7 years $85.00

Teen Art Plus: Eight-week course starts Wednesday 7 May, 5.00-6.30pm. Tutor: Kay Scott: $60.00.

Decorative Glass Painting: Two separate courses, 5 weeks each Course 1 starts Wednesday 30 April, Course 2 starts Wednesday 4 June, 7.00-9.30pm. Tutor: Sumi: $50.00.

Adult Pottery - Beginners/Intermediate: Ten-week course starts Thursday 1 May, 7.00-9.30pm, Tutor: Annette Macintosh: $90.00.

Floral Design: Six-week course starts Tuesday 13 May, 9.15-11.30am, Tutor: Rosemary Weir: $60.00.

Cake Decorating and Design: Ten-week course starts Wednesday, 30 April, 7.00-9.00pm, Tutor: Jennifer Batcheldor: $85.00.

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