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Want to unleash and explore your creativity? Pick up your pen, pencil, charcoal or brush and start creating your own beautiful and original artworks.

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Drawing and Painting

Come and enjoy the basic skills of drawing and painting in a relaxed and creative atmosphere. Using a variety of materials and techniques you will be introduced to some of the tricks of the trade. Learn new skills to stimulate your talents and inspire you to reach your artistic goals. Learning Outcomes By the end of the course students will have: gained an understanding of OH&S in relation to drawing and painting materials and practice gained an understanding of colour mixing and... [More]
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Materials
  • Paper and pen
  • Ben will supply everything else needed on the first night. Ben supplies all art supplies for the course for a fee of $30, please bring this on the first night.
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Materials for the first class.
Graphite pencil 2-4B or willow charcoal sticks
A2 cartridge paper or a pad if preferred
An eraser
A2 drawing board which will be useful as an easle later as well
2x bulldog clips to attach paper to drawing board.

The rest of materials will be discussed on the first night.

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Abstract Painting

You don’t have to have Picasso’s imagination to create an abstract art painting. This course aims to help you unleash your spontaneity as you explore creative approaches to abstract painting. Learn how to develop your own style through experimentation with various media and techniques. Starting with subjects from everyday life you will learn how to abstract the motifs in various ways before progressing through a series of abstract paintings that demonstrate an exploration of... [More]

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Art Attack

Get your art on as you complete new art works and dabble in a different medium each week. Just bring your enthusiasim for this course that caters to artists of all levels. Wk 1. Ink and wash Wk 2. Conte Wk 3. Oil Pastel Wk 4. Acrylic Wk 5. Mono & Collagraph printing ALL MATERIALS SUPPLIED Please note: All courses need a minimum number of students to run. If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled prior to the commencement and you will be informed. For your... [More]

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Experimental Art

Open your mind and extend your artistic experience as you experiment with a variety of different art techniques, such as: mixed media, printmaking, collage, sculpture and contemporary drawing. Acquire knowledge of new tools and art jargon. Play with materials that inspire you to go further, and think outside the box. Materials: Please bring: a pad of A3 size cartridge paper (min 180gsm) 3 x A5 size canvas BOARDS (hard back!) approx. one medium sized takeaway container apron and/or... [More]

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Colour Theory

An understanding of colour is vital to any undertaking in visual, graphic or decorative arts. This course will immerse you in the dimensions of colour to help gain a deeper knowledge of colour theory that goes well beyond basic colour mixing. Be inspired by the latest colour trends as you participate in varied practical activities to learn how colour can be creatively manipulated to enhance expression, mood and environment. Whether your chosen art form is painting, graphics,... [More]

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Drawing from Nature

Enjoy the experience of Still Life drawing. Using flowers and fruit and simple materials like charcoal, inks and washes, learn traditional techniques of observational drawing and employ your own imagination. This workshop includes reference material, compositional methods, and the study of tone to create the illusion of three dimensional form. Students of all levels, including complete beginners, are welcome. Materials: Please bring: *Paper – An A4 or A3 Watercolour pad – e.g.... [More]

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