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Art Classes for beginners & improvers

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Learn new skills and meet new friends

Discover your artistic potential with our fun art classes for beginners! Our 14-week programme offers a variety of art forms and techniques. With experienced instructors and all materials provided, you'll receive personalised feedback and create a portfolio of your own artwork. Join our community of artists and explore your creativity for under $50 per week. Sign up now and unleash your inner artist!

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Which class would you prefer?

Explore four different media among new friends:

  1. Sketching

  2. Oil Pastels

  3. Watercolours

  4. Acrylics

No Art Experience Needed

  • 3 hour class - Time for yourself to enjoy

  • All in-class materials supplied

  • 14 week course - Lots of time to learn

  • Qualified Tutor - Comprehensive curriculum

  • Especially designed for beginners to intermediate

  • Refreshments supplied

  • Fun and easy course - Art therapy at its best

  • Meet like-minded people, make new friends

A Class in Action

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What You will Learn


Studies, perspective, enlarging, faces and figures.

This first 3 week module gives you some interesting projects and provides the foundation for the rest of the course

Oil Pastels

A bright colourful exciting module – interesting step-by-step projects that create amazing results for you with our guidance.

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A very popular medium and easy to use once you know how.

By the end of this module you will have learned all about the colour wheel, mixing, brush strokes and wash techniques, and created 2 or 3 beautiful paintings to be proud of!


A versatile and enjoyable medium to paint with making it extremely popular with artists.

Our gradual progressive tuition allows you skill levels to increase substantially by this stage of the course.

Comprehensive Curriculum

Seasons Art Class Curriculum - Foundatio

Absolute Beginners to Improvers, Just Like You

The Seasons Art Class® is a brilliant way to learn new skills you will be able to enjoy forever.


All courses are designed to be fun for absolute beginners (who have never picked up a brush before), through to Improvers.

It is also a great way of meeting new friends and to have a fun experience you will always remember and cherish!


It is open to all adults of all ages.

Step By Step, We Make It Easy and Fun...


Step by step progressive guidance and tuition in the basic techniques and secrets needed to create beautiful pieces of art.


We adapt to each student’s needs and give them all the help they require to develop their artistic skills. The curriculum is fun, comprehensive and interesting.


Over 14 weeks we will explore four different media:

  • pencil drawing

  • oil pastel

  • watercolours

  • acrylics


Twelve Masterpieces!


After 13 weeks, students have created a minimum of twelve pieces of their very own original art they can enjoy forever, from misty mountain tops to stunning seaside vistas.


By the end of our course you will be able to draw and paint things you didn’t dream possible, from picturesque village scenes to sketches of your family, friends and even pets!

Success Stories


"When we were younger, our teachers and parents would discourage us from doing these things, but now, it's time for us to really enjoy all the wonderful skills that we never knew we had".


"My husband and sons never seemed to care about my professional life, but now they can't wait to see what I've created in my art class. They love what I do and I'm so happy about that".


"It has become my favourite time of the week, I've done two courses so far and I'm booked in for the next one.

I've met some really nice people so far and we all enjoy each others growth".


Excellent Takapuna Location

Lake House Arts is a community facility supporting and presenting arts, culture, heritage and learning.

Lake House Arts Centre
37 Fred Thomas Drive, Takapuna 0622

A perfect place to be inspired!


Relax & Have Fun While You Learn


All of our training is intended to ensure you progress artistically at a pace you are comfortable with, while seeing improvements in your creative capabilities and self-confidence along the way.


The nature of our tuition and the constant assistance available from both our teachers and class assistants will ensure that at this point in the curriculum you have reached a level of competence that will encourage you to progress further.

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