The Pencil Room

with Emily Armstrong

Date: Feb 7 – Dec 5Space: Workshop


EMILY ARMSTRONG Master Art & Design (AUT)

Emily works in a wide range of media including painting, ceramics and installation. She has been a finalist in notable national awards such as the Wallace Art Award and the Molly Morpeth Canaday Art Award. She has a Master of Art & Design from AUT and has over 10 years experience teaching adults, including teaching art at tertiary level at Bay of Plenty Polytechnic and Whitecliffe College of Art & Design, Auckland.


Intro To Acrylics: Mondays 6.00-8.15, 13th Feb – 27th March: Learn the basic painting techniques needed to get you painting on your own.

Life Drawing Sessions: Tuesdays 6.00 – 8.00pm, 7th Feb – 28th March: Weekly figure drawing practice with general direction and suggestions.


Painting Projects 1: Mondays 6.00-8.15pm, 1st May – 26th June: Step by step painting projects covering a range of subjects and techniques.


Painting Projects 2: Mondays 6.00-8.15, 24th Jul – 11th Sept: Builds on Painting Projects 1. Experiment with advanced painting techniques and processes.

Intro To Watercolour: Tuesdays 6.00 – 8.15pm, 01st Aug – 5th Sept: Short painting projects to introduce you to key watercolour painting techniques.


Drawing People: Tuesdays 6.00 – 8.15pm, 17th Oct – 5th Dec: Learn a variety of techniques and approaches for drawing portraits.

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