ART CLASSES – TERM 4, 2022



Ad for Upstart spring holiday art program for kids and teens, 21 September 2022

Upstart spring holiday art program for kids and teens


UPSTART AT PAS – Art for Kids 7-11

Maxine Pritchard

Photo of a child with crayons by Kristin Brown

Photo by Kristin Brown

UPSTART at PAS is a perfect environment for a nurturing, non-competitive art programme where children can learn and create freely. Our classes for kids focus on the basics of visual arts and aim to challenge young people’s inventiveness and develop their imagination.

Level: 7-11 year olds
Duration: 9 weeks
Studio: Large
Dates: 4, 11, 18, 25 October / 8, 15, 22, 29 November / 6 December
Time: TUESDAY 4.15 pm – 6 pm
Cost: $252
Enrol: 0466 578 542 or email
maxinepritchard@gmail.com or visit 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 a perfect environment for a nurturing, non-competitive art programme where children can learn and create freely. Our classes for teens focus on the basics of visual arts and aim to challenge young people’s inventiveness and develop their imagination and confidence.

Level: 12-16 year olds
Duration: 9 weeks
Studio: Large
Dates: 5, 12, 19, 26 October / 9, 16, 23, 30 November / 7 December
Time: WEDNESDAY 4.15 pm – 6 pm
Cost: $252
Enrol: 0466 578 542 or email
maxinepritchard@gmail.com or visit www.maxpritchard.com


All Media – All Levels

Nic Kirkman

Painting of stylized cat gazing up at a bird in a cage, by Nic Kirkman

By Nic Kirkman

This is a class providing guidance for developing your own artistic voice and your own unique/nuanced colour palette. Classes are often augmented with tutorials/demonstrations on topics/mediums/photographs chosen by students. Nic also brings her own work which tends to be loose. So, very much a studio vibe, with music, laughter, friendship, and mutual inspiration!

Level: All levels
Duration: 9 weeks
Studio: Small
Dates:  4, 11, 18, 25 October 8 /  15, 22, 29 November /  6 December
Time: TUESDAY 9.30 pm – 12 pm
Cost: $270
Enrol: 0426 614 363 or email
nickirkman@gmail.com


Watercolour Impressions ONLINE

Julie Goldspink

Himalayan Blues, acrylic and watercolour painting of blue flowers, by Julie Goldspink on canvas

Himalayan Blues, acrylic and watercolour painting by Julie Goldspink on canvas

You will receive in-depth tuition of handling watercolours, colour mixing, composition, plus much more. Paint while you watch Julie’s 5 easy steps to create a painting. Landscapes/seascapes/flowers.
Level: All levels
Duration: 5 lessons
Dates: Starting again in 2023.
Cost: To be confirmed.
Enrol: 0402 123 978 or julie@juliegoldspink.com.au



NEW! Developing Skills in Using an Artist Sketchbook

Maria Radun

Coloured sketch of beach huts on a sandy beach by Maria Radun

Beach Sketch by Maria Radun

During this fun-filled class you will gain the skills to mindfully create a sketchbook/visual diary as a record of your everyday life. Working with pencils, pen and ink, watercolour and other materials with a variety of mark making techniques, you will be encouraged to add to the diary on a daily basis. The result will be a unique work of art recording your personal journey. Join an enthusiastic group of like-minded creatives to explore and challenge your range of self-expression.

Level: Beginners to advanced
Duration: 4 weeks
Studio: Small
Dates: 5, 12, 19, 26 October
Time: WEDNESDAY 9.30 pm – 12.00 pm
Cost: $140
Enrol: 0438 543 186 or email info@mariaradun.com or visit www.mariaradun.com


NEW! Developing Skills in Using an Artist Sketchbook

Maria Radun

Ink sketch of cats in a variety of poses by Maria Radun

Ink sketch of cats by Maria Radun

During this fun-filled class you will gain the skills to mindfully create a sketchbook/visual diary as a record of your everyday life. Working with pencils, pen and ink, watercolour and other materials with a variety of mark making techniques, you will be encouraged to add to the diary on a daily basis. The result will be a unique work of art recording your personal journey. Join an enthusiastic group of like-minded creatives to explore and challenge your range of self-expression.

Level: Beginners to advanced
Duration: 4 weeks
Studio: Small
Dates: 7, 14, 21, 28 November
Time: Monday 6.00 pm – 8.30 pm
Cost: $140
Enrol: 0438 543 186 or email info@mariaradun.com or visit www.mariaradun.com


Watercolour Impressions ~ It’s All About Mood

Julie Goldspink

“And The Waves Roll In” by Julie Goldspink No8 55cm x 26cm Watercolour on Arches hot pressed paper

Join Julie and be part of this wonderful class. Take your watercolours to the next level. Learn about colour mixing, using a limited palette. All elements of design, techniques and effects covered. Demonstrations as you proceed. Diverse range of subject matter. Materials list after you enrol. BOOK EARLY.
Level: All levels
Duration: 6 weeks
Studio: Small
Dates: 6, 13, 20 October / 3, 10, 24 November
Time: THURSDAY 1.30 pm – 4.30 pm
Cost: $200
Enrol: 0402 123 978 or julie@juliegoldspink.com.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.
Level: All levels
Duration: 6 weeks
Studio: Large
Dates: 14, 21 October /4, 11, 18, 25 November
Time: FRIDAY 1.45 pm – 4.15 pm
Cost: $225
Enrol: 0408 997 814 or email maroyn@bigpond.net.au


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: 9 weeks
Studio: Large
Dates: 6, 13, 20 October / 3, 10, 17, 24 November / 1, 8 December
Time: THURSDAY 12.30 – 3pm
Cost: $30 per class, paid weekly
Enrol: 9789 6547 or 0481 274 290 or email
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

For students wishing to explore their potential in realist painting. Previous experience is required. Class is fully subscribed.

Level: Advanced
Duration: 7 weeks
Studio: Small
Dates: 3, 10, 24 October /  7, 14, 28 November /  5 December
Time: MONDAY 9.30 – 3.30 pm
Cost: $40 per day
Enrol: 5988 4210 or 0417 393 394 or email
william_caldwell@icloud.com


Innovative Methods with Acrylics

Warm up with a limited palette

Julie Goldspink

“Gum Blossom Beauty” by Julie Goldspink – wet In wet acrylic & watercolour

You will be shown how to employ different methods using acrylic paint. Explore:

  • mediums and additive;
  • ways to use brushes and palette knife to create mood with effects and techniques;
  • colour mixing.

Hone your skills and increase your knowledge of this medium. All elements of design discussed and a diverse range of subject matter covered. Have fun while you learn. Materials list issued after you enrol. BOOK EARLY!

Level: All levels
Duration: 6 weeks
Studio: Small
Dates: 5, 12, 19, 26 October / 9, 23 November
Time: WEDNESDAY 2 pm – 5 pm
Cost: $200
Enrol: 0402 123 978 or julie@juliegoldspink.com.au


Acrylic Painting ~ Inspired by Light

Catherine Hamilton

Monochromatic landscapes by Catherine Hamilton

Monochromatic landscapes by Catherine Hamilton

This course brings together some of the more innovative techniques and ideas used by Turner. In this course, participants will look at seascapes and skies; rivers and trees creating atmospheric effects; shimmering light; and working through various tones to create distance and drama.

You will be working with a limited palette of colours to bring in light and atmosphere. Use your imagination and create a series of dramatic small paintings. Participants will learn about many principles of painting but also about the medium itself.

Level: All
Duration: 3 weeks
Studio: Large
Dates: 8, 15, 22 November
Time: TUESDAY 12.30 am – 3pm
Cost: $105
Enrol: 0419 519 760 or email
hamilton-arts@hotmail.com


Sparkling Watercolours [morning]

Malcolm Beattie

Watercolour painting of goats lying under a tree by Malcolm Beattie

Watercolour painting by Malcolm Beattie

The course will cover the essential elements of watercolour: the selection and simplification of subject matter; drawing, laying washes; using a limited palette; understanding tonal values; working wet-into-wet etc.

Level: Beginner-intermediate
Duration: 6 weeks
Studio: Large
Dates: 10, 24 October / 7, 14, 28 November / 5 December
Time: MONDAY 10am-12pm
Cost: $190 [or $320 for morning plus afternoon classes]
Enrol: 0408 997 814 or email
maroyn@bigpond.net.au


Sparkling Watercolours [afternoon]

Malcolm Beattie

'Clifford Homestead', watercolour painting of a rural scene with house by MalcolmBeattie

‘Clifford Homestead’, watercolour painting by MalcolmBeattie

The course will extend and develop the principles covered in the morning class together with more complex subject matter to produce watercolour paintings full of light, colour and atmosphere.

Level: Intermediate – advanced
Duration: 6 weeks
Studio: Large
Dates: 10, 24 October / 7, 14, 28 November / 5 December
Time: MONDAY 1pm-3.30 pm
Cost: $190 [or $320 for morning plus afternoon classes]
Enrol: 0408 997 814 or email
maroyn@bigpond.net.au


Sparkling Watercolours ONLINE

Malcolm Beattie

Malcolm Beattie, watercolour painting of an Australian rural landscape with windmill

Malcolm Beattie, watercolour painting

In Term 4, 2022, I am continuing my ONLINE watercolour classes for those unable to attend in person. These will present six new projects of the same standard and diversity of subject matter as the previous courses. What better way to try to keep a degree of normality in our lives than by doing something we love – watercolour painting? I will critique your paintings by email. If you would like to participate, please contact Malcolm by email (please include your contact phone number).
Level: Beginner-intermediate
Duration: 6 weeks
Dates: Starting 3 October
Cost: $190
Enrol: 0408 997 814 or email maroyn@bigpond.net.au