MEMBERSHIP FEE

Adults $30

Pensioners $ 20

Children $15

Sibling $10

This fee covers costs for communication, publicity and administration expenses.

You can join DAB online.

Benefits of membership:

- Reduced class fees

- Discount on art materials purchased - at the Mossman  and Port Douglas newsagents.
- Entitlement to exhibit and sell artwork at the DAB Gallery, and other exhibitions
- Online portfolio on DAB website.

COURSE FEES

Course fees for members are $25 per three hour session. Non-members are charged $30 per session. These fees are payable upfront before the course starts.

Concessions are available for pensioners and students. You will need to provide your own materials, however some basics can be purchased from the tutor, who can provide advice on materials, suppliers, costs and ideas.

DAB COURSES

Courses usually run for between 5 - 10 weeks and students are required to pay the full amount prior to the commencement of the course, to confirm their place.

Semester 1 2018 Courses

Watercolour

Tutor is Gail Shaw a well known local and award winning artist. Learn the finer points of watercolour. Beginners to advanced. Five weeks. Starts 6th April

Exploring Acrylics

Tutor is Jill Booth. Explore the propeties of acrylic paints using a limited palette. Five weeks. Starts Monday 16th April.

Landscape in Acrylics - two five week courses.

Tutor is Liz Showniruk. Beginners to Advanced. Course 1 starts 27th February. Course 2 starts 17th April.


DAB STUDIO WORKSHOPS

Formal half-day project-based workshops. Students are required to pay the full amount prior to the commencement to confirm their place.


Semester 1 2018 Workshops

Glass Fusing and Slumping

Learn glass cutting techniques and the fundamental properties of glass to make jewellery, mobiles, tableware, plates etc. Seven workshops are offered, held on Sundays at 9.30am. $30 includes firing fees and tools

11 February

4 March

25 March

15 April

6 May

27 May

17 June

Dream Catcher

Tutor is Conni Rossi. Make your own unique web dream catcher. Thursday 31 May 6pm-8.30pm. Materials included in the course cost.



DAB GROUPS

These are informal sessions where students work on their own projects with tutor support.  Sessions are usually 3 hrs. You can attend on a casual basis. Beginners are usually welcome. 

KIDZ ART

Date: Thursday afternoon

Time: 3 pm to 4.30 pm

Tutor:  Connie Rossi

Cost: $15 includes materials

POTTERY

Date: Every Wednesday morning

Time: 9.30 - 12.30 pm

Tutor: Liz Showniruk

Cost: $25

 DAB PEER GROUPS

These are informal sessions where students work on their own projects, and have a great social experience, with support from their peers. There is NO tutor. The sessions are managed by DAB members as volunteers. The cost is $6 per session, and there is a variety of activities available. You need to be a member of DAB to participate.

PRINTMAKERS GROUP

Date: Every Monday afternoon

Time: 1.00pm - 4.00pm

Convenor: Judith Corrighan

CATS - CREATIVITY, ART & TALK

Date: Every Wednesday morning

Time: 9.30pm - 12.30pm

Convenor: Glenda Gordon

LIFE DRAWING

Date: One Friday each month

Time: 6.00pm- 9.00pm

Convenor: Conni Rossi

Cost: $10 per session  includes model

MOSAICS

Date: Every Saturday afternoon

Time: 1.30pm - 4.30pm

Convenor: Pat lane


URBAN SKETCHING

Date: Every Thursday morning

Time: 9.00am-12 midday

Convenor: Alison Gotts

Alternates between outdoor sketching and class sessions.More infomation

POETRY AND CREATIVE WRITING

Date: Last Wednesday of the month

Time: 6 - 7.30 pm

Convenor: Conni Rossi

ANYTHING GOES WITH CLAY

Date: Every Monday

Time: 5.30pm - 8.30pm

Convenors: Gill Cunneen and Ellen Terrell

 

The late Peter Culley demonstrating two point perspective to Thursday morning Acrylic Painting Group. Photograph by Ruth Ross