Art classes for all ages and levels at the gallery

IF YOU have been thinking about trying your hand at art for the first time, or if you would like to rekindle your creativity this year, Tamworth Regional Gallery has the right class for you. 

It is offering a range of adult classes including portraits, still life, pets and watercolour painting as well as the popular Art After School for children and a new youth workshop block.

Classes for adults are on offer in both the day and evening in term 1, taught by qualified teachers and exhibited artists Michelle Hungerford and Gabrielle Collins. 

A weekend watercolour master class with Yvonne Overton is also on offer. 

All classes suit beginners as well as more experienced students.

Be inspired by the Archibald Prize and draw and paint your own portraits with Michelle Hungerford over a block of four classes, February 6-7 and February 13-14. These classes run from 10am-2pm and are for students of all levels of ability. Cost includes a live portrait model.

Do you wish to capture that special pet in a portrait for eternity? Adult art classes with Gabrielle Collins are offered in day and night blocks in term 1 2014, with a focus on still life and animals.

These classes run for six weeks starting Tuesday, February 25. This is a practical series of drawing and acrylic painting classes for adults who wish to develop their art practice and create their own masterpieces along the way. Day classes run from 10am-2pm and evening classes from 6pm-9pm.

A weekend watercolour master class with popular artist Yvonne Overton is offered on March 15-16. This class is sure to inspire and engage. Youth classes are offered from 4pm-6pm in a three-week block of Tuesdays starting February 4. These classes are for students in years 7, 8 and 9 in high school who enjoy art and would like to develop their technical abilities with highly experienced teacher Leisel McIlrick. 

An early bird special is available. Contact the gallery for details.

The popular Art After School Taster in Visual Arts classes for 7to12-year-olds will run on Wednesdays in term 1 2014.

 For class prices, details and materials lists please contact the gallery on 6767 5248. 

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