Tutored Classes 2021

Classes suspended

Please note that classes are temporarily suspended due to the current COVID lockdown (from 15 July).


Art for Joy with Catherine Lawlor

NEW! A relaxed mixed media painting class

Abstract painting in vivid pinks with multiple accent colours.

Painting by Catherine Lawlor

Join Catherine on Wednesday mornings for a relaxing and creative exploration of the versatility and beauty of watercolour, acrylic, soft pastels, ink and pen, applied to both representational and abstract styles of painting.

All levels are welcome and Catherine will encourage you to develop your own style within a supportive environment. Classes will begin with a short musical mediation session.

Level:  Beginners to intermediate
Duration:  8 weeks
Location: Large studio
Dates: 14, 21, 28 July – 4, 11, 18, 25 August – 1 September
Time: Wednesday  9.30 am  – 11.30 am
Cost:  $280


Drawing & Sketching Skills with Nic Kirkman

NEW! 5 week short course

Black and white figure sketch of a woman

Figure sketch by Nic Kirkman

Develop key analytical skills to enable you to develop fun, sophisticated, accurate and loose drawing skills. Work from life, photographs and eventually your imagination! Learn to work in a forgiving way that lends itself both to realism and impressionism. Hone the skills for depicting 3D shapes on a 2D surface. The course materials are inexpensive and few: paper, graphite pencils/sticks, charcoal, kneadable and vinyl erasers. Nic also keeps things light and helps you learn to be kinder to yourself in your artistic endeavours.

Level: Beginner to intermediate
Duration: 5 weeks
Studio: Small
Dates: 14, 21, 28 July – 4, 11 August
Time: Wednesday 5.30 pm – 7 pm
Cost: $160

Black and white portrait sketch of an elderly woman

Portrait sketch by Nic Kirkman


Black and white streetscape sketch by Nic Kirkman

Streetscape sketch by Nic Kirkman

Black and white cartoon sketch of a dog

Sketch by Nic Kirkman

Watercolour with Vivi Palegeorge

NEW! 4 week short course

seascape with sand dunes

Step by step demonstrations and subjects covered will include landscape, seascape, a street scene and some figurative work. Reference images will be supplied although students can work from their own images if preferred. A suggested material list will also be supplied upon enrolment to the classes.

Level: Some watercolour painting experience required
Dates: weekly on Wednesdays 14, 21, 28 July and 4 August
Time: Wednesday 12.30 pm – 3 pm
Cost: $140
Book: Vivi Palegeorge mob.
0408364084 or email at vivipalegeorge@gmail.com

Stone houses in landscape

Watercolour landscape by Vivi Palegeorge


Man working in workshop

Watercolour by Vivi Palegeorge