Visual Art

  • Chinese Brush Painting

    Enjoy the deeply peaceful technique of Chinese brush painting. Be led in the traditional manner of the six principles applied to the subjects of the four seasons, using the four treasures of bamboo brush, rice paper, inkstone and ink stick.
    • Stephen Cassetari
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • 16+
    • Everyone
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  • Colour it with Pencil

    Pencils come in a wide variety and can include pastel pencils, ink, graphite, colour pencils and even water-soluble graphite. Linda will explore with you each of these different drawing mediums as she introduces you to how they work and how to get the best results from each.
    • Linda Weil
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
    • Places available
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  • Creative Collage

    Do you have a collection of saved and interesting paper, tear outs, bits of fabric and general stuff you have been saving, have wanted to use but never have – for years? Take a journey into self-expression through creative layering and collage.
    • Denise Vanderlugt
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Beginner, Everyone
    • Places available
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  • Figures & Portraits - Drawing & Painting

    From simple charcoal warm-ups to finished paintings and drawings, in this course, you'll explore a range of multi-media - watercolour, charcoal, pencil, ink and wash, and oils.
    • Pauline Adair
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 18+
    • Beginner, Intermediate
    • Places available
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  • For the Love of Landscape

    Capture the magnificence of nature with this introduction to the world of landscape painting. Supported by individual tuition and guidance, you’ll explore styles, techniques, composition and concepts, and various ways of observing nature.
    • Jason Lowe
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Beginner, Intermediate
    • Places available
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  • Japanese Brush Painting

    Take a journey into the meditative world of Japanese ink painting or Sumie. You'll explore the traditional, contemporary and creative styles of Oriental brush painting and how to work with the four treasures: ink, inkstone, brushes and papers.
    • Riki Allsop
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Everyone
    • Places available
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  • Learn to Draw

    If you've always wanted to learn to draw but didn't know where to start, this is the course for you. Start out on your creative journey - learn all the basic concepts and techniques you need to know to get started. This is a beginner’s course, so let’s start at the very beginning!
    • Jackie Lee
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Beginner
    • Places available
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  • Life Drawing

    Work from life models and learn all the various techniques and styles needed to draw the human form.
    • Adrienne Hmelnitsky
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 18+
    • Everyone
    • Places available
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  • Mokulito – Japanese Wood Lithography

    Get surprising and creative results with the Japanese print technique of Mokulito. This drawing, design and printing course combines the graphic qualities of Japanese woodblock with the tonality of stone lithography, using a wood surface instead of stone.
    • Sam Sosnowski
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Beginner
    • Places available
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  • Nature in Watercolour

    Using seedpods, leaves, and other natural forms as inspiration, you will learn a variety of techniques and materials for creating appealing watercolour paintings.
    • Sharon Muir
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 18+
    • Beginner, Intermediate
    • Places available
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  • Painting Seascapes - Ocean Art

    Be inspired by the ocean and beach scapes - learn how to paint with acrylics on canvas to capture the light and moods of the sea. Travel with your class to the coast to sketch in the open air, then return to the classroom to paint..
    • Lizzie Connor
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Everyone
    • Places available
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  • Playful Painting - Intuitive Art

    Rediscover your enthusiasm for art and discover painting talents you didn't know you had. You'll be moving to the beat while you splash paint across your canvas with an awesome playlist!
    • Melanie Dilday
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Beginner, Everyone
    • Places available
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  • Portraiture Made Easier

    The human face offers endless variation and portraiture is an immensely rewarding painting and drawing experience.
    • George Partos
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Everyone
    • Places available
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  • Sketching Everywhere

    Learn to sketch simple loose impressions of your day. Capture your daily activities and special moments quickly and easily using a small purse-sized sketch kit. Take it with you everywhere you go to build upon an illustrated journal of your life
    • Anna Barnes
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Everyone
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  • Still Life - Intermediate Watercolour

    Explore the world of still life, and discover new ways to work with this versatile and luminous medium. This is the course to expand your existing technique in drawing and painting and gain confidence to move forward in your watercolour journey.
    • Deirdre Bean
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 18+
    • Intermediate, Advanced
    • Places available
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  • The Art of Drawing Birds

    Free yourself to draw birds, by developing a sound understanding of their structure.
    • Trevor Weekes
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Beginner, Intermediate
    • Places available
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  • The Beauty of Watercolour

    The beauty of watercolour requires an understanding of the medium's relationship with water – an element that can make it a daunting proposition. Working with internationally recognised teacher Terry Jarvis, be supported to develop the necessary foundational skills to paint beautiful watercolours.
    • Terry Jarvis
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Beginner, Intermediate
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  • The Potential of Pastel

    Pastel is versatile and overflowing with rich colours -but managing these colours can be tricky. Explore pastels through various colour lenses to produce some gorgeous small artworks, great for gifts or that small spot on your wall.
    • Louise Corke
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Beginner, Intermediate
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  • Watercolour & Ink - Botanicals

    Watercolour and ink make a good combination. In this course, you'll draw and paint leaves, flowers, and still life to explore their differences and compatibility.
    • Suzi Zglinicki
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Beginner, Intermediate
    • Places available
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  • Watercolour for Beginners

    This is a perfect gateway class for absolute watercolour beginners. Learn the basics of watercolours through creative exercises and demonstrations, then spend afternoons working on a range of works including landscape, figurative, animal, bird and flowers.
    • Marion Hughes
    • Full days. Monday to Friday, 9:00 am to 4:00 pm
    • Ages 16+
    • Beginner
    • Places available
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