Adult Art classes


Adult Art Classes for both beginners and developing artists

Explore interesting ideas and themes, discuss and interpret them in your own way, and gain practical media skills in the studio. We will work at your pace and encourage peer learning with mixed ability groups. If you've missed the start date, just check in - we might still be able to enrol you !

ARTS & IDEAS - Creative studio exploration with themes

ARTS    Our studio explorations may involve a range of different media and techniques - designed around the capabilities and interests of the group. This may include painting and drawing, craft & mixed media,  digital art, natural materials and recycling and a lot of imaginative experimentation.

 IDEAS    These workshops explore various ideas,  themes and inspirations from the personal to the global. Conversations will  provoke imagery and we will explore ways to interpret them.  We will explore artforms and narratives from traditional and contemporary cultures, faiths, philosophies, spiritual and religious sources. We will also draw inspiration from  a range  of topics such as the human condition and contemporary society life stories and journeys,  relationships, power and justice, the environment and our place in the natural world.

A rich source of ideas inspired by symbols and rituals, allegories and parables, markers of  identity and belonging.

Some traditional art forms and techniques will be learned and reinterpreted through exploring our own identities.  



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KEY FEATURES of the ARTS & IDEAS workshops for adults

  • Inspiring ideas and themes will be discussed and explored, with examples. There are lots of ways to interpret themes in your own way.

  • We'll work in a variety of media and explore skillsets such as drawing, painting, illustration, mixed media, craft digital media, fibre textile, wearables, natural dye, recycled and reused material, visual diary.... and more

  •  Beginners will be guided to develop fundamental skills across a range of art & craft media. More experienced artists can sharpen skills while pursuing new themes and enjoying the group process. Collaborative sessions will provide fresh energy !

  • Want your art "out there" ? You might like the final artworks to be exhibited, used to support a cause and/ or be gifted to the community. Find out MORE about Artmakers' history and our community development focus. Learn more about Artmakers' focus on Community Projects. 



Please contact us by e-mail :

OR  ph/txt  021 991 576.

Places are limited.


We will send you a welcome pack including:

  • Course details for the Term.

  • A quick preliminary questionnaire for participants.

  • Recommended materials to bring.

  • Payment details.