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EMERGE (ALMOST HERE!!!!)

Beginning with a bang! Classes and courses 2015

EXPRESS YOURSELF – YOUTH ART CLASSES 2015 

(with Dawn Whitten)

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Our aim for these classes is to foster creative thinking and build self-confidence, and allow children a safe space to learn, experiment and create. Your child will learn all aspects of fine art including theory, history and techniques while having lots of fun finding their own unique style.

LANDSCAPE TERM:
The first Term of 2015 will focus on landscapes. We will look at the impressionists, the romantics and contemporary artists, realistic and abstract landscapes.T he art space has a beautiful back garden and we will make full use of it. We will learn to see the beauty that is in the natural world around us. They will learn the techniques and the theory and then they will come up with their own unique  creation at the end of the term, my using the tools and concepts they have learned, but interpreting that in a way that is unique and personal to them.

THIS YEAR WE WILL WORK TOWARDS ENTERING SHOWS AND HOSTING A SPECIAL END OF YEAR EXHIBITION AT THE ART SPACE.

8 weeks for $200

(includes all materials)

TERM 1 DATES

Saturdays 7/2/15

8 week course

AGES 6 –10 YRS

10 am – 12pm

AGES 11+

 3pm – 5pm

Contact Dawn directly for queries and bookings on: 0413 619 420  or e: dawnart1970@hotmail.com

Please see attached brochure. 

     *** Dawn is also now regularly coordinating a
Life drawing club at the ARTspace. 
Contact for more information about these fun evenings. 

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ARTISTS WAY (with Lisa Beresford)

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Artists Way course commences February 3rd, 2015 and runs every Tuesday evening from 7.30 to 9.00 PM for nine consecutive weeks at Underground art space with Lisa Beresford.

All Art materials are included in the price of initial payment of $150, prior to commencement, plus weekly payments of $25 in advance, for a total cost of $ 350.00.

Participants are also required to purchase a copy of “Artists Way” book by Julia Cameron prior to commencement. Books are available through Amazon.com.

Please contact Lisa with any queries / bookings on: 0405 089 643 or e: lisaberesford@bigpond.com.au

Please see attached brochure.

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From Realism to Abstraction 

Learn to Draw & paint

with Rachel Carroll

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We will return to the Still-life one last time to master a major piece using two techniques either combined or separately. We will then move onto Landscape and work En Plein Air in the lovely outdoor garden while summer is still here. From realism to abstraction we will explore it all. 

Plus as always there is the chance for you to bring in your own ideas and I will help you complete and develop your idea into a completed artwork.

Thursday nights 6-8pm at the underground ARTspace.

Contact Rachel directly for bookings: 

0423982349 or e: rc_artist@hotmail.com

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As always, we hope this email finds you wonderful, well, and enjoying the possibility the New Year will bring. 

We have so many exciting things happening at the ARTspace this year – INCLUDING turning 5!!! The ARTspace was such a huge leap of faith, I’ve told you before that I was manifesting the old adage, “Leap and the net shall appear..” and by goodness we let alright! It’s been an incredible journey, and seen many of us through some of the darkest and brightest days. It’s as much of an honour now as it was then. The space, had really gone from strength to strength, and the friendships and memories are a’plenty! 

Do you think it’s cause for a party? I’m thinking so…more soon xxx

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THIS WEEKEND FOLKS!!!

The bubbly is chilling, the works are hung – and we’re ready for you!!!

Join us for the Exhibition opening Saturday, and raise a glass to our gorgeous Exhibiting Artists. Mingle in our magnificent backyard, and stay a while and enjoy a sticky in our Open Studios weekend.

SO MUCH GOING ON!!!

See you there,

K + crew

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Spring is here, and it’s an epic September at the ARTspace

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Hello Groovers!

Spring is here, the sky is blue…

Hopefully if I achieve nothing else today – it’s that you had a little laugh when you sung the next line in your head!

There’s a bit on this month, so I’ll do my best to keep it short and sweet. Here’s the run down, but there’s invitations and info. some attached with this email. and other online at both http://www.redolivestudios.com AND http://www.undergroundARTspace.com

*Disclaimer – we all know how hard I find it to keep things short, but A for effort, I really real try… x K

MANLY ARTS FESTIVAL (fortnight of fabulous!!!)
We have an epic range of events occurring during the two weeks of the Arts Festival, but here’s some key dates!

Saturday 20th September – ‘Regenerate’ our group show opens featuring some of the best local Artists around. Each Artists was given but a word, and their interpretations are hugely varied – and all amazing. We’re having a day opening, so come along and join us between 10am-2pm on the day to be inspired by some truly amazing Art. It’s been too long since we’ve clinked glasses for a show at the ARTspace, and we can’t wait!

Saturday 20th – Sunday 21st September – OPEN STUDIOS WEEKEND
As part of the amazing Arts Festival, local Artists, Galleries, Creative spaces fling open their doors and invite you in. We’re around 10am-4pm both days to meet and greet you, and show you what exactly occurs in this beautiful space of ours, and who does it.

Sunday 21st September – Art Taste Tester with Vivianne Hazenveld 11.00am – 4pm
Local Artists and all round creative guru Vivianne, will be hosting a taste tester in our main area. Come along, have a play and experiment. It’s a gold coin donation, but priceless in it’s intention to get you exploring and having fun with a range of mediums. You will definitely see us there, and not because we have to be!

Sunday 28th September – Mixed Media collage workshop with Vivianne Hazenveld 10.30am-4pm
More information attached for what is sure to be an incredible day. Book soon though, as classes are kept small so you get the most out of them.

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PAINT, DRAW THEN ABSTRACT – Classes with Rachel Carroll
Rachels continuing classes start again Wednesday 24th September. Perfect for beginners AND advanced students. Rachel has a special way of drawing out and encouraging what is already there – and helping you go further. Classes are in 4 week blocks, so really manageable and what better way to end a Wednesday than devoting two beautiful hours to your own creative journey. Rachel 0423 982 349

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KID’S CLASSES with Dawn Kemp returning !!!
These will be returning at the end of the month after our blushing bride has married her sweetheart Marty! Times to be confirmed. Contact Dawn for more information as she’s looking to break the classes up into beginners and advanced, so let her know what works best for you and yours. Dawns classes engage with the childs own confidence and ability to create and explore in an environment that is strongly focused on learning, without negative self talk children are so prone to. The kids engage and explore their own Artistic journeys – and love it! If you’re interested in taking part, call Dawn on 0413 619 420

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….COMING UP IN OCTOBER AT THE ARTSPACE…
Loobylou is having a VIP night where you will have access to huge discounts, the actual physical launch of HIM+HER, see the very first Christmas range for 2014, all with good company, and GREAT candles. Let us know if you’re interested, and if you’d like to be added to the Loobylou contact list. candles@loobylou.com.au

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HEAPS of classes, courses and workshops as promised… It’s on for young and old at the ARTspace!!!

FINALLY a full school holiday program at the ARTspace. You asked, and we heard you… 
This email contains an absolute HEAP of upcoming courses, classes and workshops! It’s text heavy, but read on – there’s something for everyone…I couldn’t fit everything on here, but if you need more information, you are ALWAYS welcome to give me a buzz, or contact the relevant hosts directly. Information will be also on www.redolivestudio.com and www.undergroundartspace.com.
Phew! Hitting send. Just in time to chill for a lovely Mothers Day…. I hope…???? 
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July School Holidays 1st-11th July
Please find attached all you need to know about our many fabulous classes for your little people in the July school holidays. We’ve got everything from acrylic and water colour painting, through to polymer clay necklace making and candle making. Huge range of classes for varying ages. Classes are kept small so get in quick. If we have heaps of interest for particular classes, we can divide groups into morning and afternoon classes. 
Application form is attached with this email so you can print and post, or I’ve left it unlocked so you can fill it and flick it back to me. 50% deposit is required upon booking to secure your space. Judging by the responses we had to my last email, I’m expecting them to fill fast. We can’t wait 🙂
Kere 0424 604 603 or email kere@redolivestudios.com (or hit reply)
July Art class planning
COURSE 5 with Rachel Carroll begins May 26th (4 week course)
Rachels classes have been super popular with many repeat attendees. She is always open to having new members join the class, and teaches in such a way that everyone is comfortable at their own personal level. Suits beginners through to experienced Artists. Book quickly – as the regulars fill up fast!
Rachel 0423 982 349 or email rc_artist@hotmail.com
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EXPRESS YOURSELF – new regular younger folk classes with Dawn Kemp
Term 1 (4 weeks) beginning Tuesday 27th May or Saturday 31st May
Term 2 (8 weeks) beginning Tuesday 15th July or Saturday 19th July
Dawn is a resident of the ARTspace, and shares my own philosophies about creating a zone for children to explore and experiment. Dawn brings much technical knowledge, experience and background theory to the class – but supports the interpretation of said knowledge within each person. Classes run Tuesdays 4-6pm (ages 6-12) and Saturdays 2-4pm (ages 13 +)
Dawn 0413 619 420 or email expressyourself_syd@outlook.com
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MIXED MEDIA COLLAGE WORKSHOP with Vivanne Hazenveld
Sundays 15th and 22nd June
Vivianne brings a wealth of technical knowledge relating to all aspects of Art, and is the consummate explorer. Her strength, and passion is bringing out the creative within each person, and working within their own styles and tastes. Vivianne will provide the information and tools to support you along your continuing or beginning creative journey in a space that let you figure out who YOU are as a creative person. (Adult classes)
Vivianne 0417 450 744 or email viv2go-art@yahoo.com.au
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GETTING YOURSELF OUT THERE with Gabby Malpas (Q&A session for Artists)
Dates to be advised. 
Course covers all the littles things you don’t even know you need to low from being noticed, dealing with Galleries, how to present yourself and your work. Gabby’s extensive International experience in both the Art and corporate world make for an amazing session, jam packed full of interesting information. Expressions of interest. 
Gabby 0423 470 831 or email gabby@gabbymalpas.com
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GETTING YOUR WATERCOLOUR MOJO ON with Gabby Malpas
Dates to be advised. 
To learn the basic techniques and principles of watercolour and complimentary art techniques.  The course will cover basic information such as paper, materials, where to buy, how to present your work and how to build a picture. The emphasis is to learn by watching and doing and to complete a small project. This course can be designed for both children and adult workshops. Expressions of interest. 
Gabby 0423 470 831 or email gabby@gabbymalpas.com

*Getting your Watercolour Mojo on

ARTspace Newsletter, from April and beyond…


178959_10151121945870633_706143421_nHey y’all,
Hope this finds you all well and wonderful – rested and refreshed (hahaha) from the school holidays. Seriously though, it’s been germ central in the Northern Beaches, not sure about the rest of Sydney – but I’m looking forward to some good cleansing rain to chase the bugs and cleanse our spirits!
We have a few things happening that might interest you!
 
  • Rachel Carrol class begins TONIGHT term 3
Rachel’s incredibly inspiring classes begin for a third tern this evening and there are a couple of spots still available. Beginners and beyond, Rachel has a way of melding her classes so that everyone get’s something extraordinary from them. Classes are run in 4 weeks blocks and only $150.00 per term. Contact Rach ASAP if you want to join in.
Rachel: 0423 982 349

  • Integrative Yoga with Zoe
Starting May 5th from 9.30-11am. Classes are filling up for this amazing 8 week course. We’re really exciting to be hosting these. More info on the flyer. Hope to see you there!
Zoe: 0404 060 858
  • Loobylou – Finders Keepers Fri 6th – Saturday 7th June
We are beyond thrilled that Loobylou candles have been invited back to Finders Keepers in June. It’s truly an honour to showcase something we’ve worked so very hard on and believe in so much, in such an exciting and dynamic forum. We’re surrounded by such talent and workmanship with Finders Keepers and can’t wait! I plan to get ahead of Christmas shopping (for a change) this year, and what a one stop shop that will be!
Also, we have a new retailer. Lakota Trading at 12 Lenthall Street, Kensignton. Lakota carries our entire 250ml range of candles amongst vintage wares, industrial antiques and the kicker – GREAT coffee.
  • Kid’s Art Classes / Lessons
I’m putting together a few classes for the next school holidays between myself and hopefully a couple of other locals creatives. If you’re interested let me know ASAP for first dibs on spaces. We run small classes so that your little folks can get as much out of them, and have heaps of time for exploration and experimentation as they can get.
Further to this, one of our wonderful ARTspace crew, Dawn is putting together a course for regular Art classes starting soon for after school. As above, let us know if you’re interested so you can get the information first.
We try to cater to the needs of the community as best we can and the whole aim of the ARTspace is to be an accessible, affordable safe creative space. If YOU have any ideas of courses/classes/Exhibitions you think we should be running, please let us know! Feedback is how we’ll grow.
Colourful days to you.
x Kere x