The Artist's Newsletter

ISSUE #2 ~ 2010-09-08

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Hi , we have added a new course for next term in The Auckland Art Studio. Also, our untutored life drawing & painting courses are starting this Saturday!


  • Tuesdays 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • 12 October - 14 December
  • Class limit, 12
  • Course Fee $300.00

A continuation of the figure/head drawing and painting with an emphasis on portraiture and likeness. Class sessions will also include instruction and demonstration of the use of various media.

For students who already have an understanding of drawing the form and basic head anatomy.


foundation course

  • Wednesdays 9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
  • 13 October - 15 December
  • Class limit, 12
  • Course Fee $300.00

Instruction on the fundamentals of figure and head drawing and painting. Beginning with instruction and demonstration of proportion, anatomy, lighting, composition and color. Class sessions will also include instruction and demonstration of the use of various media. For the serious beginner.



Starting This Saturday (11th of September)

  • 2 p.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Workshop Fee $20.00

Figure drawing and painting workshops in which artists may choose the style and method of rendering the model. Intended as a setting in which to gain additional experience in drawing or painting, or as a chance to experiment with styles and techniques. For artists at all levels of experience of development. This workshop is untutored, but there will be help if required.

Poses will be 4 hours so that artists can complete an Alla Prima painting or, move around the studio for shorter studies.

Easels and Drawing Horses available. Seating is on a first come basis. Odourless mediums and solvents, only. $20 a session including light refreshments. Bookings not essential.

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Until next time,
Sandy and Jim,
Takapuna Art Supplies


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This newsletter was written by Sandy Collins on 2010-09-08

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