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Membership required
Cost $250 (includes GST)

Date Monday 15-Jul-2024
10 weeks
Time 9:30am for 10 weeks
Venue SPLC Room 2
Open

We are excited to invite you to join our intermediate watercolour class tailored for individuals who already have painting experience. Whether you're looking to refine your skills or explore new watercolour techniques, this class offers a supportive environment to nurture your creativity.

Membership required
Cost $160 (includes GST)

Date Monday 15-Jul-2024
8 weeks
Time 9:30am for 8 weeks
Venue SPLC Room 3
Open (3 places remaining)

This class provides a supportive, enthusiastic and fun environment, where students participate in activities aimed at consolidating and improving their knowledge of Italian language and vocabulary, as well as of Italian culture, food, art, traditions, places and much more. The students in this class are encouraged to speak Italian as much as possible to improve their fluency and reinforce their confidence in their Italian speaking and listening. Ti aspettiamo!

Membership required
Cost $250 (includes GST)

Date Monday 15-Jul-2024
10 weeks
Time 12:00pm for 10 weeks
Venue SPLC Room 2
Open

Reveal your hidden botanical artistry by learning to observe and draw the details of beautiful flora around us. Learn to use watercolour paints and pencils to create beautiful watercolour flower techniques with fun exercises each week, before completing your very own watercolour botanical artwork. Bring your own materials from last class.

Membership required
Cost $160 (includes GST)

Date Monday 15-Jul-2024
8 weeks
Time 12:00pm for 8 weeks
Venue SPLC Room 3
Open

This course is recommended for those who would like to boost their confidence in their Italian conversation and consolidate and develop their grammar skills, in a fun and relaxed atmosphere. Every week, the students also learn about different topics, like Italian culture, food, traditions, travels, places, etc., while improving their knowledge and comprehension of the language. Take the plunge and join this really friendly, lovely and fun group of students.

Membership required
Cost $65 (includes GST)

Date Monday 15-Jul-2024
10 weeks
Time 1:00pm for 10 weeks
Venue SPLC Room 5
Open

Cryptic crosswords are crossword puzzles in which each clue is a word puzzle in and of itself. Cryptic crosswords are popular in the United Kingdom where they originated. If you enjoy Cryptic Crosswords and you are looking to extend your knowledge by practising how to do them then come along to this club. Remember: research has shown that by keeping the brain active it will remain healthier, delay any early signs of memory loss, and help prevent Alzheimers.

Membership required
Cost $250 (includes GST)

Date Tuesday 16-Jul-2024
10 weeks
Time 9:30am for 10 weeks
Venue SPLC Room 2
Full

Discover your hidden botanical artistry by learning to observe and draw the details of beautiful flora around us. Tania is a practising botanical ink artist and a qualified art teacher who is delighted to share her love of all things botanical. Learn different ink techniques each week with fun exercises, to finally create a botanical ink drawing you will be proud of.

Membership required
Cost $250 (includes GST)

Date Tuesday 16-Jul-2024
10 weeks
Time 12:00pm for 10 weeks
Venue SPLC Room 3
Open (1 place remaining)

If you already have a little experience with Watercolours then this class is for you. Why not join us for a refresher in all things watercolours.This is an ongoing class where you can expand your skills across two paintings per term. Tania is a practising artist and art teacher who enjoys sharing and guiding you whatever your skill set. Look forward to getting you started on your 2024 Watercolour journey.(BYO materials).

Membership required
Cost $200 (includes GST)

Date Tuesday 16-Jul-2024
10 weeks
Time 12:30pm for 10 weeks
Venue SPLC Room 5
Open (3 places remaining)

Date Thursday 18-Jul-2024
10 weeks
Time 6:00pm for 10 weeks
Venue SPLC Room 3
Open

This course is based on contemporary colloquial Italian language. The course is an introduction to the Italian language. The topics include everyday conversations in Italian. The focus is on building confidence in speaking the language and understanding how the language works. The instructor is dynamic and enthusiastic in teaching the language and in sharing with you all aspects of Italian culture.

Membership required
Cost $140 (includes GST)

Date Tuesday 16-Jul-2024
8 weeks
Time 4:00pm for 8 weeks
Venue SPLC Room 2
Open (3 places remaining)

Date Tuesday 16-Jul-2024
8 weeks
Time 5:00pm for 8 weeks
Venue SPLC Room 2
Open

Never tried Yoga before? Are you in the second half of your life? Then these classes might be perfect for you to refresh and condition your body with mindful practice. Reduce stress and relax those kinks and knots in your body with gentle restorative Yoga. Learn to use your breath to connect your mind and body through calming, breathing exercises. Regain flexibility and movement and go away feeling lighter and uplifted. Sign up today to experience Yoga in welcoming, guided, and slow-paced sessions. **PLEASE BRING YOUR OWN YOGA MAT.

Membership required
Cost $210 (includes GST)

Date Wednesday 17-Jul-2024
8 weeks
Time 9:30am for 8 weeks
Venue SPLC Room 2
Open

These workshops are based on the Classical approach to drawing. Migara Ramanayake will demonstrate the value of scale, effective shading, correct construction, proportion and composition. Bring in your preferred subject be it a still life, object, or a photograph. Mix with like-minded people who are all working on sharpening their drawing skills together. Material list is on receipt.

Membership required
Cost $200 (includes GST)

Date Wednesday 17-Jul-2024
10 weeks
Time 2:00pm for 10 weeks
Venue SPLC Room 1
Open

Course for students who have better knowledge of the language, have done other courses in other places or at SPLC, have travelled and want to learn more and practice. With this course the students will gain fluency and increase vocabulary, as well as enhance their ability to maintain a conversation. There will be some grammar check-up plus a lot of practice.

Membership required
Cost $155 (includes GST)

Date Wednesday 17-Jul-2024
6 weeks
Time 5:30pm for 6 weeks
Venue SPLC Room 3
Open

Imagine becoming a portrait artist in your own social circle, creating lasting images of your family and friends. You can achieve this under the expert guidance of award-winning local artist Migara Ramanayake. Discover the skill of constructing and positioning the head for perfect effect. Build the confidence to move from drawing within a grid to free-hand. Explore the styles and effects created through shading and pencil-grips. Practise Silverpoint drawing, a classical drawing technique, which has nearly disappeared in contemporary art. This technique improves your accuracy and skill level. See receipt for list of materials.