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Membership required
Cost $250 (includes GST)

Date Tuesday 16-Jul-2024
10 weeks
Time 9:30am for 10 weeks
Venue SPLC Room 2
Open (1 place remaining)

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 (2 places remaining)

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 (2 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.

Membership required
Cost $200 (includes GST)

Date Thursday 18-Jul-2024
10 weeks
Time 9:00am for 10 weeks
Venue SPLC Room 1
Open

Hola amigo! This course offers the opportunity to develop further understanding and sharing of information regarding family, work, leisure topics or personal interests. Learners are exposed to travel situations in areas where the language is spoken. They create simple texts on topics of personal interest, briefly describe experiences, events, dreams, ambition, opinions and plans.

Membership required
Cost $200 (includes GST)

Date Thursday 18-Jul-2024
10 weeks
Time 9:30am for 10 weeks
Venue SPLC Room 5
Open

Mandarin and Chinese Culture for Fun! 你好 (Ni hao). This ongoing Mandarin course expands on previous knowledge of the language and Chinese culture. You will use pinyin; (Chinese phonetic system) to learn how to introduce yourself, greet others, ask simple questions and socialise. Cultural learning is integrated in the course to maximise the fun of learning the language. Join us and keep enjoying the fun of making festival foods (such as dumplings and Moon Cake), exploring Chinese music while learning the language!

Membership required
Cost $180 (includes GST)

Date Thursday 18-Jul-2024
8 weeks
Time 10:00am for 8 weeks
Venue SPLC Room 2
Open

Date Thursday 18-Jul-2024
8 weeks
Time 1:00pm for 8 weeks
Venue SPLC Room 2
Open (1 place remaining)

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.

Membership required
Cost $60 (includes GST)

Date Thursday 18-Jul-2024
8 weeks
Time 10:30am for 8 weeks
Venue SPLC Room 4
Open

Have you been to Bali or beyond in Indonesia and loved the people, the food and diversity of culture? This Club offers the learner of Indonesian the opportunity to explore the expansive cultural treasure trove that is Indonesia. During the first class, the group will discuss and choose what interactive and fun activities would be beneficial to keep your Indonesian language alive. You might even get help planning your next Indonesian adventure. Join us now!

Membership required
Cost $200 (includes GST)

Date Thursday 18-Jul-2024
10 weeks
Time 11:00am for 10 weeks
Venue SPLC Room 1
Open

This course adds to the learner's knowledge of basic Spanish expressions. The learner understands frequently used language in areas such as shopping, family and employment. Communication involves a direct exchange of information, describing immediate matters in simple terms.