Our huge thanks to all tutors and students who made
the January 2021 program such a success
RAGLAN, NEW ZEALAND AOTEAROA
WEAVING – Learned this time-honoured art form and expressed their unique essence, for Beginners and Experienced/Advanced
WRITING – Embraced this intuitive and personalised creative process. A Kick-Start for Beginners, Refresh for Experienced
POTTERY – Thos who wanted to advance their basic throwing skills, and to pull through to the next level.
PAINTING / DRAWING – Postponed for January 2021. See below.
MUSIC – Cancelled for January 2021. See below.
Students expressed their Inner Creativity at the Raglan Summer Arts School 2021!
They answered the question of how they wanted to be in this new space on planet Earth?
Raglan Summer Arts School programs are designed for both beginners and experienced artists and artisans, giving an opportunity to learn new skills and refresh existing skills.
Plus it’s a Brain Boost and a chance to Connect and Collaborate with like-minded creatives.
Discover something new – about you, and your art!
Stay tuned for more 2021 and 2022 programs!!
Weaving / Raranga
with Ruth Port
The primary techniques will be relevant for beginners and experienced weavers.
Covering the basic skills of weaving & tikanga. 9am – 4ish includes harakeke. Students will produce 2 items of weaving – Waikawa basket and a Waikawa kete, great for shopping.
We will progress to creating a peke pikau / backpack, the main taonga being woven by participants, along with the boiling and dyeing processes.
This whaariki has no limits and allows each weaver’s unique essence to be expressed and valued as an integral part of the whole.
with Wanda Barker
Designed for experienced writers as a refresher, and for beginners to kick off their process.
Our focus will be on intuitive and personalised creative processes. It is suitable for YA, Adult, and writers for children, poets, memoir writers, novelists, short story writers, & creative non fiction writers.
Anyone wanted to explore creative process and practices, written or spoken word, will find this program exciting and informative.
Each day we will focus on a different aspect of creative practice.
The Pottery Wheel
with Sarah Bing
Thanks to everyone who has signed up for Sarah’s amazing program.
Sorry everyone else, the places are filled.
Painting / Drawing
with Doug Ford
Doug will be providing separate workshops later in the year.
with David Parker
Due to unexpected family circumstances, David has needed to cancel the music program scheduled for the Summer Arts January 2021.
We hope another music program can be scheduled later in the year.
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