Short Courses for 2018

In 2018 there will a number of short courses and workshops.  Bookings are essential.

Introduction to Watercolour – This is an introduction to watercolour and is designed to give the student an understanding of the medium, associated materials and the basic applications of washes and the different techniques that are available to the artist.


Introduction to Drawing – This course begins with an introduction to drawing materials and will cover perspective, anatomy, composition and wrap up with a life drawing session. It will take you through what types of dry mediums are available to the artist, how to sight size, gestural and finished drawings.


Exploring Mixed Media – A 4 week course to introduce the amazing possibilities of working with mixed media and the different mediums available to the artist. We will be working  mostly with water based mediums, while experimenting with image transfer, acrylic skins, pouring, collage, wax, inks, different surfaces – the list is endless! Some materials will be included in the cost of the course (tba).  Beginning Mondays after the Commonwealth Games please register your interest on the contact form.

Mmmm... Mandies - oils on stretched canvas - 100cm x 100cm - soldIntroduction to Oil Painting –  An 6 week course designed to introduce you to the traditional materials and methods used by the ‘old masters’.  During the course we will explore the amazing qualities of oil paint and discover some of the tried and true techniques of oil painting like glazing, chiaroscuro or painting in the grisaille method. Classes will commence after the Commonwealth Games. Please register your interest on the contact form.

Realistic Abstraction – A one day workshop exploring the techniques on how to see in the abstract. Learn to see like an artist!  Planned for April, please register your interest on the contact form.