ART CLASSES – TERM 2, 2024

Watercolour

Diana Casey

Watercolour of 2 kookaburras sitting on a branch, by Diane Casey

Watercolour by Diane Casey

Follow along step by step with the tutor in this exciting watercolour class. We will explore elements of drawing, composition, colour mixing, learning the ratio of paint to water, observation of nature and how to use your brushes to maximise effect on the paper. Each week you will create a different painting, drawing on lessons learned from week to week, and your experience and confidence will grow as you enjoy the company of a group of like-minded, fun people.

Level: Beginners – Intermediate
Duration: 9 weeks
Studio: Small
Dates: April 16, 23, 30 May 4, 11, 21, 28 June 4, 11
Time: TUESDAY 7pm – 9pm
Cost: $270
Enrol: dianacasey25@gmail.com
0405 953 807


ONE DAY CLASS SERIES – ALL MATERIALS PROVIDED

Print Making on Sunday

Elizabeth Hickey and Rachel Bonnici

Squid Ink Studio is a mobile printmaking studio offering workshops in linocut, dry-point etching, cyanotype and mono-printing. Elizabeth and Rachel are experienced printmakers bringing creatives a new experience in printmaking techniques. Tea, coffee and cake provided. Please bring your water and lunch if required.

Squid Ink Studio logo - black ink print of squid with ink roller

Level : All
Studio: Small
Dates/Times: SUNDAY 10 am – 2 pm
Enrol: 0407 360 943
Cost: $110 per class. All materials provided. 

May 12: Introduction to Linocut Printing
May 26: Introduction to Collograph

June 2: Multi plate Linocut Printing Part 1
June 9: Multi Plate Linocut Printing part 2 ($210 if you do both Part 1 & 2)

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June 16 – OPEN PRINT DAY 10am – 1pm $35

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Explorations in Mixed Media

Su Fishpool

'Dusk's Haze Opal Country', painting in warm oranges and blues, by Su Fishpool, 120x102cm

‘Dusk’s Haze Opal Country’, painting by Su Fishpool, 120x102cm

Working with mixed media is all about learning to become familiar with a range of materials, on their own, or mixed with others. We will explore the sorts of marks possible with different tools and techniques. Colour study, design aesthetics, and ways to create effects will also be investigated. Learning your preferred style and building the courage to express yourself is the aim. We never stop exploring!

Level: All levels
Duration: 10 weeks
Studio: Small
Dates: April 18 May 2, 9, 16 ,23, 30 June 6, 13, 20, 27
Time: THURSDAY 10am – 12pm
Cost: $300
Enrol: 0400 782 152



All Media – All Levels

Nic Kirkman

Painting by Nic Kirkman

This is a class for those wanting to be in complete charge of what they do but just wanting someone to give advice on how to do it a bit better each week. Each week is augmented with tutorials and demonstrations. Nic brings in her own work to share successes and challenges. It’s very much a studio vibe. Music…laughter … friendship … mutual inspiration!

Level: All levels
Duration: 11 weeks
Studio: Small
Dates: April 16, 23, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28 June 4, 11, 18, 25
Time: TUESDAY 9 am – 11:30am
Cost: $330
Enrol: 0426 614 363 or email nickirkman@gmail.com


Oils and Acrylics

Glenn Hoyle

''Sweet Still Life'' - oil painting of softdrinks and muffins by Glenn Hoyle

”Sweet Still Life” – oil painting by Glenn Hoyle

Tuition covers all aspects of oil and acrylic painting with an easy-to-understand approach. Students will learn how to improve their skills.

Level: All
Duration: 11weeks
Studio: Large
Dates: April 18, 25 May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 June 6, 13, 20, 27
Time: THURSDAY 12.30 – 3pm
Cost: $35 per class, paid weekly
Enrol: 9789 6547 or 0481 274 290
glennhoyle@tpg.com.au


Advanced Oil Painting [All Day]

Bill Caldwell

'Winter Gold', oil painting of golden wattle in a glass vase, by Bill Caldwell

‘Winter Gold’, oil painting by Bill Caldwell

Advanced traditional oil painting for serious students wishing to explore their potential. Some experience in oil painting is necessary. Limited places available
Level: Advanced
Duration: 7 weeks
Studio: Small
Dates: April 22, 29 May 6, 13, 27 June 3, 24
Time: MONDAY 9.30 am-12 noon
Cost: $280
Enrol: 5988 4210 or 0417 393 394
william_caldwell@icloud.com


Mixed Media Drawing

Catherine Hamilton

Highly textured mixed media drawings in earth tones and blue by students from Catherine Hamilton's drawing class

Student work from Catherine Hamilton’s drawing class

Have fun at this relaxed class exploring and improving your drawing techniques. An exciting and fun course, embracing a mix of beautiful mediums and adding some innovative ways to use them. This is a workshop for all levels of artist. Charcoal, graphite or pencil drawings can be enhanced with other mediums such as black and white ink, liquid charcoal, conte sticks, natural pigments and more. Include collage, texture printing and various mark making and draw your favourite subject whethrlandscapes, seascapes, still life, abstract or even figurative and portrait. Catherine Hamilton is an accomplished award-winning artist. She works in, and has extensive knowledge of, several different mediums. One of her favourites is drawing. She pushes boundaries, creating innovative ideas with the mediums and building up various layers to create the subject.

Join me for this fun course and be inspired.

Level: Intermediate
Duration: 8 weeks
Studio: Large
Dates: April 24 May 1, (no class 8th) 15, 22, 29, June 5, 12, 19
Time: WEDNESDAY 10.0 – 12.30pm
Cost: $ 320 – some materials included. Split payments accepted at $160 per 4 weeks. Please advise Catherine of any pre booked dates you cannot make in the term so the cost can be amended.
Enrol: Phone Catherine Hamilton 0419 519 760 OR email  Hamilton-arts@hotmail.com


Sparkling Watercolours

Malcolm Beattie

Melbourne streetscape - watercolour by Malcolm Beattie

Melbourne streetscape – watercolour by Malcolm Beattie

With his straightforward approach to vibrant watercolour painting, Malcolm will demonstrate and lead the participants step-by-step through the painting process, expecting to complete one watercolour painting each session. Advice and critique is ongoing.

Level: All
Duration: 6 weeks
Dates: MONDAY April 22, 29 May 13, 27 June 3, 24
Time: 12.00pm -2.30pm
Cost: $240
To book please contact Malcolm Beattie
Mobile 0408 997 814
Email: maroyn@bigpond.net.au


Direct and Vibrant Oils

Malcolm Beattie

“Rangas” – oil painting by Malcolm Beattie

This course is a practical, direct approach to painting vibrant, colourful oils, designed for all levels of experience. A variety of subject matter will be covered. Complex scenes simplified, enabling you to produce clean spontaneous paintings full of light, with the aim of completing a small painting each lesson. Malcolm will demonstrate lead the participants step-by-step through the painting process.

Level: All levels
Duration: 7 weeks
Studio: Large
Dates: April 26 May 3, 17, 24, 31 June 14, 21
Time: FRIDAY 2 pm – 4.30 pm
Cost: $280
Enrol: 0408 997 814
maroyn@bigpond.net.au


Mastering Light & Mood in Watercolour

Julie Goldspink

Watercolourby of white flowers against a wood paling fence by Julie Goldspink

Watercolour by Julie Goldspink

Increase your skills with Julie’s easy to follow visual instruction. Using a limited palette you will learn to create mood and harmony. Study your colour wheel and colour mixing, plus all your elements of design. You will be shown how to lay down your initial washes to establish your lights. All materials discussed and how and when to use them as well as brush handling. Lots of fun as you steadily watch yourself progress.

Level: Some knowledge an advantage
Studio: Small
Duration: 8 weeks
Dates: May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 June 6, 13, 20
Time: THURSDAY 1pm – 4pm
Cost: $280
Enrol: Phone or text 0402 123 978
julie@juliegoldspink.com.au


Innovative Methods using Acrylics

Julie Goldspink

Autumn Glow Healesville, acrylic painting of a pastoral scene with farmhouse and cows, by Julie Goldspink

Autumn Glow Healesville, acrylic painting by Julie Goldspink

Give your acrylics a masterly look. Learn innovative and diverse methods to create different effects in your backgrounds … brush and palette knife skills to make and enhance your mark making. All elements of design, methods of glazing and final varnishing tips. Continuous demos to watch as you tackle a range of subject matter. Have fun with fellow students while you learn.

Level: All
Duration: 8 weeks
Studio: small
Dates: May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 June 5, 12, 19
Time: WEDNESDAY 1.30pm – 4.30pm
Cost: $280
Enrol: 0402 123 978 or 03 5952 63012
julie@juliegoldspink.com.au


Acrylic Painting

Catherine Hamilton

Acrylic seascape by Catherine Hamilton

Acrylic seascape by Catherine Hamilton

This is an intermediate class for those who are familiar and have a basic knowledge with the medium of acrylic and are looking to expand their skills and techniques. This term it is all about colour! Get to know your greens, harmonies, and complimentary compositions. Keep your paintings full of colour and light! This class also delves into various painting techniques such as glazing, texture, brush and palette work and strengthening the depth and richness of your work. Enjoy painting colourful still life, landscape capturing the evening light, seascapes full of transparent blues and sandy beaches, skies capturing the dawn light and more. Spaces will be limited for this class so bookings are essential.

Level: Intermediate
Duration: 8 weeks
Studio: Small
Dates: April 23, 30 May (no class 7th) 14, 21, 28 June 4, 11, 18
Time: TUESDAY 1.00 – 3.30pm
Cost: $ 320 Split payments accepted at $160 per 4 weeks. Please advise Catherine of any pre booked dates you cannot make in the term so the cost can be amended.
Enrol: Catherine Hamilton 0419 519 760 – Hamilton-arts@hotmail.com


UPSTART AT PAS – Art for Kids 7-11

Maxine Pritchard

Upstart for Kids class age 7-11. Image of two boys holding their artwork of rabbits painted on brightly coloured backgrounds.

Upstart for Kids age 7-11

UPSTART at PAS is a perfect environment for nurturing creativity and building confidence in young children. The students are free to learn and create at their own pace as they develop and follow their interests. Our children’s classes focus on the basics of visual arts and aim to challenge young people’s inventiveness and develop their imagination as they explore different mediums.

Level: 7–11-year-olds
Duration: 10 weeks
Studio: Large
Dates: April 15, 22, 29 May 6, 13, 20, 27 June 3, 17, 24
Time: MONDAY 4pm– 6pm
Cost: $320
Enrol: 0466 578 542 or maxinepritchard@gmail.com or www.maxpritchard.com


UPSTART AT PAS – Art for Kids 7-11

Maxine Pritchard

Young girl drawing during an Upstart class.

Upstart – art classes for children

UPSTART at PAS is a non-competitive art program where children can learn and create freely. Our classes provide a wide variety of creative experiences which focus on learning the basics of visual arts and becoming familiar with a range of styles and art mediums. We challenge young people to explore ways to express themselves and to experiment with materials in a relaxed, supportive atmosphere.

Level: 7–11-year-olds
Duration: 11 weeks
Studio: Large
Dates: April 16, 23, 30 May 7, 14, 21, 28, June 4, 11, 18
Time: TUESDAY 4pm – 6pm
Cost: $352
Enrol: 0466 578 542 or maxinepritchard@gmail.com or www.maxpritchard.com


UPSTART AT PAS – Art for Teens 12-16

Maxine Pritchard

Photo of young woman painting by Dusan Jovic

Photo by Dusan Jovic

UPSTART at PAS is designed to offer students opportunities to build skills and pursue their interests and self-expression through art. Our classes for teens cover all aspects of visual arts. A wide range of materials and experiences are provided to reinforce and extend individual interests. We aim to challenge young people’s inventiveness, develop their imagination, and increase self-confidence through the process of making art.

Level: 12–16-year-olds
Duration: 11 weeks
Studio: Large
Dates: April 17, 24 May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 June 5, 12, 19, 26
Time: WEDNESDAY 4pm – 6pm
Cost: $352
Enrol: 0466 578 542 or email maxinepritchard@gmail.com or visit www.maxpritchard.com


Art for Teens 11+

Maxine Pritchard

UPSTART at PAS is designed to offer students opportunities to build skills and pursue their interests and self-expression through art. Our classes for teens cover all aspects of visual arts. A wide range of materials and experiences are provided to reinforce and extend individual interests. We aim to challenge young people’s inventiveness, develop their imagination, and increase self-confidence through the process of making art.

Duration: 10 weeks
Studio: Large
Dates: April 18, May 2, 9, 16, 23, 30 June 6, 13, 20, 27
Time: THURSDAY 4pm – 6pm
Cost: $320
Enrol: 0466 578 542 or email maxinepritchard@gmail.com or visit www.maxpritchard.com