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Diana Casey

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

Watercolour

This watercolour class is step by step, following the tutor for beginners to medium painters. We 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 with a group of like minded, fun people.

Level: Beginners – Intermediate
Duration: 9 weeks
Studio: Small
Dates: July 16, 23, 30    Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27 Sept. 3, 10
Time: TUESDAY 7pm – 9pm
Cost: $270
Enrol: Diana Casey 0405 953 807
Email: dianacasey25@gmail.com

Malcolm Beattie

Melbourne streetscape - watercolour by Malcolm Beattie

Sparkling Watercolour

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

Level: All
Duration: 6 weeks
Dates: MONDAY   July 22, 29    Aug. 12, 26   Sept. 2, 9
Time: 12.00pm -2.30pm
Cost: $240
Enrol: Malcolm Beattie 0408 997 814
Email: maroyn@bigpond.net.au

Julie Goldspink

Julie Goldspink - painting titled 'View From Mt Buffalo' - watercolour on Arches watercolour paper

Mastering Light and Mood in Watercolour

Increase your skills with Julies 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:  July 18, 25     Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29     Sept. 5
Time: THURSDAY 1pm – 4pm
Cost: $280
Enrol: Julie Phone or text 0402 123 978
Email: julie@juliegoldspink.com.au

Claire Spring

Artwork by Claire Spring of sea urchin shells of several colours

NEW! Oils, Acrylics & Mixed Media

Claire will guide you in integrating magical techniques you will love, demonstrating her passion for colour and a loose graphic quality across any number of subjects. Paint your choice of subject using your preferred medium. Larger than life is great. Feel challenged and excited while learning stunning new embellishments for completing your work. BYO materials or Claire can provide a requirements list.

Level: All
Studio: Large
Duration: 8 weeks
Dates: July 17, 24, 31    Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28    Sept. 4
Times: WEDNESDAY 9.30am – 12.30pm
Cost: $425
Enrol: Clairebelle 0418 588 484
Email: clairebellespring@gmail.com

Su Fishpool

Mixed Media Artwork of an abstract landscape in blues, oranges and pinks, by Su Fishpool

Explorations in Mixed Media

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: July 18, 25 Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Sept. 5, 12, 19
Time: THURSDAY 10am – 12pm
Cost: $300
Enrol: Su Fishpool 0400 782 152

Nic Kirkman

Painting by Nic Kirkman

All Media – All Levels

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: 10 weeks
Studio: Small
Dates: July 16, 23, 30 Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27 Sept. 3, 10, 17
Time: TUESDAY 9am – 11:30am
Cost: $300
Enrol: Nic Kirkman 0426 614 363 l
Email: nickirkman@gmail.com

Malcolm Beattie

Malcolm Beattie, oil painting f a black and white cat on a red sofa

Direct and Vibrant Oils

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, The aim will be to complete one small painting each session Malcolm will demonstrate lead the participants step-by-step through the painting process.

Level: All levels
Duration: 7 weeks
Studio: Large
Dates: July 19, 26 Aug. 2, 16, 30 Sept. 6, 13
Time: FRIDAY 2pm – 4.30 pm
Cost: $280
Enrol: Malcolm Beattie 0408 997 814
Email: maroyn@bigpond.net.au

Bill Caldwell

'The Old Tailors Shop', Greece, oil painting by Bill Caldwell

Advanced Traditional Oil Painting

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: 4 weeks
Studio: Small
Dates: July 22 & 29 Aug. 5 & 12
Time: MONDAY 9.30 – 12pm
Cost: $160
Enrol: Bill Caldwell 5988 4210 or 0417 393 394
Email: william_caldwell@icloud.com

Glenn Hoyle

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

Oils & Acrylics

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: 10 weeks
Studio: Large
Dates: July 18, 25, Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29  Sept. 5, 12, 19
Time: THURSDAY 12.30 – 3pm
Cost: $35 per class, paid weekly
Enrol: Glenn Hoyle 9789 6547 or 0481 274 290
Email: glennhoyle@tpg.com.au

Julie Goldspink

Julie Goldspink - acrylic painting of an old farm house in a rural landscape with stormy sky

Innovative Methods Using Acrylic

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 covered with every new subject Improve your colour mixing skills using a limited palette. Glazing techniques, varnishing tips. Continuous Demo’s to watch as you tackle a variety of subject matter. Have fun with fellow students while you learn.

Level: Some knowledge an advantage.
Duration: 8 weeks
Studio: small
Dates: July 17, 24, 31 Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28 Sept. 4
Time: WEDNESDAY 1.30pm – 4.30pm
Cost: $280
Enrol: Julie 0402 123 978 or 03 5952 63012
Email: julie@juliegoldspink.com.au

Sally Burns

Sally Burns - Mosaic Bird Houses. Two bird houses in plain wood, and one covered in a multi-coloured mosaic tile pattern.

Mosaic Bird House (all materials provided)

In this fun filled 3 week course create your own beautiful and unique birdhouse for your garden. Sally will guide you through all the fundamentals of mosaic including design, cutting tiles, ceramics or glass in a safe way, as well as grouting and clean-up.
LIMITED PLACES AVAILABLE

Level: All
Duration: 3 weeks (4 hrs)
Studio: Small
Dates: July 28, Aug. 4, 11
Time: SUNDAY 9am – 1pm
Cost: $120 plus $30 materials
Enrol: Sally Burns 0422 247 228
Email: mustangmosaics@hotmail.com

Maxine Pritchard

Children's art installation featuring brightly coloured undersea creatures against a painted undersea backdrop.

Upstart at PAS – Art for Kids 7-11 – MONDAY

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: 9 weeks
Studio: Large
Dates: July 15, 22, 29 Aug 5, 12, 19, 26 Sept 2, 9
Time: MONDAY 4pm– 6pm
Cost: $288
Enrol: Maxine 0466 578 542
Email: maxinepritchard@gmail.com or www.maxpritchard.com

Maxine Pritchard

Children's art installation featuring brightly coloured undersea creatures against a painted undersea backdrop.

Upstart at PAS – Art for Kids 7-11 – TUESDAY

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: 9 weeks
Studio: Large
Dates: July 16, 23, 30 Aug. 6, 13, 20, 27 Sept. 3, 10
Time: TUESDAY 4pm – 6pm
Cost: $288
Enrol: Maxine 0466 578 542
Email: maxinepritchard@gmail.com or www.maxpritchard.com

Maxine Pritchard

Upstart Student Work

Upstart at PAS – Art for 11+ kids – THURSDAY

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: 11+ year olds
Duration: 9 weeks
Studio: Large
Dates: July 18, 25 Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29 Sept. 5, 12
Time: THURSDAY 4pm – 6pm
Cost: $288
Enrol: Maxine 0466 578 542 or
email maxinepritchard@gmail.com or
visit www.maxpritchard.com

Maxine Pritchard

Upstart at PAS – Art for Teens 12-16 – WEDNESDAY

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: 9 weeks
Studio: Large
Dates: July 17, 24, 31 Aug. 7, 14, 21, 28 Sept. 4, 11
Time: WEDNESDAY 4pm – 6pm
Cost: $288
Enrol: Maxine 0466 578 542
Email: maxinepritchard@gmail.com or www.maxpritchard.com

Peninsula Arts Studios

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS 2023

Effie Mandalos – Portraits

Sunday May 7

Portrait of an older man with beard and glasses by Effie Mandalos

Come and learn from this very experienced portrait artist and teacher.
More info …

Malcolm Beattie – Sparkling Watercolours Workshop

Sunday, May 17