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PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP

Discover the power of printing multiple images as variations of an idea in print form, with special focus this weekend on how paper can affect colour, image and text. Create and develop a series of printing plates made from a few simple materials such as cardboard, glue and textures. Experiment with ink application and print on to a variety of different sourced papers eg. traditional printmaking paper, coloured tissue, photocopies of image and text, recycled book pages, food recipes, music scores etc. Suitable for all levels.

Date Sat 2nd & Sun 3rd February
Time 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Venue The Learning Connexion, 182 Eastern Hutt Road, Taita, Lower Hutt
Cost Buy Tickets 0800 278 769
Info R 16
Website The Learning Connexion School of Art & Creativity


AT FARSITE GALLERY Until 21 February 2013

Diamonds In The Sky - Recent new works by artist Rachael Macaulay
Layers reminiscent of childhood icons, where irridescent dreamscapes collide with fresh pops of neon colour.

Exhibition hours |Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10am – 3pm


ALWAYS WANTED TO DRUM?
Following on from Andreas Lepper’s outrageously successful workshops in 2012, HVCA offers another block of drumming workshops in Taita and Petone for adults. Over six sessions Andreas will teach a range of drumming styles including Salsa and Samba. He brings a wide range of instruments with something for everyone. Make sure you come along ready to get involved, by the end of it you’ll be a rhythm maestro!

TAITA DRUMMING
Monday nights starting 18 February 2013
5.30 – 7pm
FREE… yes Free!
Taita Community Centre
Maximum of 30 people!
To register: Just turn up on the first night! Look forward to seeing you there.

PETONE DRUMMING
Wednesday nights starting 20 February 2013
5.30 – 7pm
Maximum of 30 people!
$35 for all six sessions.
To register phone Catherine on 04 568 3488 or email farsite@hvca.org.nz
Those interested are asked to commit to attending all six workshops. These workshops are generously funded by Creative Communities NZ and Hutt City Council. Thank you so much.

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