Update: 2023 courses cancelled for now (cyclone Gabrielle issues). Please express interest in the link below and we'll email you when you courses are scheduled. From dropping your first dot on the canvas, you’ll discover how easy it is to create your own patterns and designs. You will learn about the different tools and be guided through the techniques and you’ll leave with the skills to create more of your own designs at home. Includes materials $15.00.
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In this course you'll learn the art technique of Mandala-Inspired Dot Paint. We'll go through a variety of tools that can be used for dot art and you'll take home your own set. You tutor will demonstrate different shapes and patterns. You'll have the opportunity to choose the material you want to work on eg canvas, stone, or wood, and will take home your completed art. You'll learn two different approaches to Mandala Dot Painting. Mandala is a sanskit word that literally translates as circle or disc - circle mandalas are the most commonly seen form.
Your lunch plus an open mind and a willingness to enjoy the process. Acrylic paint does not wash off clothes so wear old clothes. We'll provide tea and coffee in the staff-room for breaks. Your course fee includes all materials (value $15) and we expect you'll complete two dot paintings during the day.
Anyone looking for an accessible introduction to the world of painting and art. Those looking for a relaxing and meditative pastime. Those looking to explore dot painting as a new method of expression.
Hi I attended the Dot Painting workshop on Sunday and found it really fun and therapeutic. Our teacher was lovely helpful and dedicated. Would recommend to anyone. Cheers Marie October 2022
Veronica is a fabulous teacher and I felt really supported to learn. Great fun class with excellent supplies provided. October 2022
My daughters and myself absolutely had a fantastic time learning the art of Dot Painting, and certainly learnt heaps from our tutor Veronica. I would recommend her class to anyone, not only is she lovely, but a great tutor, she even provided us with 2 projects and the tools to create our art. My daughters and I found it such a relaxing art to learn, in fact they have already started a new project when they got home, plus passed on what they learnt to their kids. Would recommend this as a course to enjoy. Many thanks to Veronica. C, August 2022
Hi there, The dot painting course was fantastic. It’s the best one I’ve done at Selwyn Community Education. Veronica was absolutely lovely and a great teacher. The class was fun, creative and really well run. Loved it. Cheers C, August 2022
The Dot Painting class with Veronica was brilliant. So relaxing and she was a great tutor. JK 2020
Workshop was awesome.The way the trainer explained everything was amazing. One of the best classes I've attended ...ever. Thanks Selwyn Community for the workshop .I really enjoyed and learnt lots from it. NM 2020
Loved every moment of it. Veronica is awesome. I learnt so much from her. I want to do it again! Highly recommend. KB 2020
Hi Helen and Amanda, the day course with Veronica was excellent - it well exceeded my expectations and I came away very happy with what I achieved in one day. This was my first course at Selwyn College and I will definitely enrol for another course sometime soon. Regards, Celia. 2020
Such a great day. Vero was a very positive, informative and helpful instructor. Really enjoyed it and would probably do it again. Very relaxing and thoroughly enjoyable. Thanks. Jo 2020
Hi Helen & Amanda, Really enjoyed the dot painting with Veronica. I found her a great teacher and very willing to share her knowledge. Thanks Lesley. 2020