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Sat 3 May 2008–Sun 1 Jun 2008, 10:30am–4:00pm

Where: Lake House Art Centre, 37 Fred Thomas Drive, Takapuna, Auckland North

Ticket Information:

  • Adult: $50.00
  • Students with ID: $40.00
  • Additional fees may apply

Listed by: Mem Bourke

A series of creative workshops created to inspire novices through to professionals. Learn and develop skills to participate and have fun at the second ColourFest to be celebrated in May 2009.

Registrations and payment for the workshops can be made through the NZ Body Art Awards office. For more information phone (09) 486 8028 or email

Mask Making Workshop TopMark Products
With Magdalena O’Conner
Award winning spfx make-up artist will assist you to explore mask making techniques using mixed mediums including wire-mesh and paper mache great for all ages.
Date: Saturday 03 May
Time: 10.30am to 4pm

Air Brushing Workshop XFACDA
With Michael George
This is an opportunity to develop airbrushing skills. Suitable for every age wishing to learn and explore art techniques using this medium. Maximum eight per class.
Requirements: Supply own airbrushing equipment. Equipment hire and purchase must be prearranged
Date: Sat 10 May and/or Sun 11 May
Time: 10.30am to 4.00pm
For hireage or purchase of equipment email: , phone: (027) 227 3848 or (09) 486 8028.

Prosthetic Application and Removal
With Sandi Cutts
A magnificent opportunity, TV and film make-up and hair. Diva offers an opportunity to experiment with ear tips, horns or nose extensions for beginnings and anyone wanting to refine these spfx prosthetic skills
Date: Saturday 17 May
Time: 10.30 to 4.00pm

Body Art & Face Painting BodyFX
With Yolanda Bartram
A fabulous opportunity to learn brush, sponge and design techniques with this international spfx make-up artist. You will learn to create faces with and body art and/or develop new techniques and concepts of art
Requirements: Own brushes if you have them
Date: Saturday 24 May
Time: 10.30 to 4.00pm

Movement Classes & Presentation of Body Art
With Tracy Trinder and her team of professional photographers and dancers
A great opportunity for your models to learn the art of presenting body painting and making your art come alive
Date: Sunday 25 May
Time: 10.30am to 12.30pm
Price: Free to registered artists and models entering the NZ Body Art Awards 2008

International SPFX and Make-up Class
With International Masters to be confirmed by Richard Taylor of Weta Workshops
Date: Saturday 7 June and Sunday 8 June
Time: 10.30 to 4.00pm

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