Art Workshops

My art workshops are aimed at the beginner and those wanting to make time to return to their creative pursuits. Over the last fifteen years I have found the process of using step-by-step demonstrations the most productive and motivating teaching style. It allows the student to relax into the class and gently explore the chosen medium. As a practicing artist I use the techniques I teach, they are core to my artistic work.

Over the years I have witnessed a number of my students go on to develop their own artistic practice with exhibitions as well as diversifying into other creative genres – it truly is a joy to know that in some small way I have helped support that freedom of expression.  I aim to facilitate an atmosphere that is warm and friendly within a small creative group. I thoroughly enjoy teaching art and find it both inspiring and a privilege to support others to find the relaxation and joy found through making art.

 

 

Testimonials

Here are a few comments from a recent course:

  • An awesome course with a can-do tutor!
  • The course was designed to help everyone succeed.
  • I accomplished what I set out to do.
  • I didn’t know I could draw – I can now!
  • The course far exceeded expectations.
  • There was far more information and practical work than expected.
  • I thoroughly enjoyed this class and learnt heaps.

Discover Drawing – a small group for beginners using charcoal & pastel.

Always wanted to learn to draw? Then this course is for you. Using charcoal and pastel and step-by-step demonstrations we will produce two finished pieces to start your portfolio of technique and medium knowledge.

$60 – some materials provided. Full day on either a Saturday or Sunday, or over 3 x 2 hour sessions during the week either morning or evening once per week.

Building Creative Confidence – a small group for beginners mainly using charcoal, ink and acrylic.

Using a limited acrylic palette you will be guided through basic colour theory using a fun and informative process. We will go on to use other media to explore various subjects some bold and bright, some black and white! A fun and friendly introduction to start your creative journey.

$60 – some materials provided. Full day on either a Saturday or Sunday, or over 3 x 2 hour sessions during the week either morning or evening once per week.

Beautiful Blooms – a small group for beginners wanting to learn the basics of floral drawing.

Using pencil, charcoal and pastel you will be guided with step-by-step instructions in flower drawing.  We will use both nature (when available) and photographs as starting points.  You will take home several pieces of work to start your flower drawing journey through the spring and summer months.  A wonderful way to celebrate the start of your creative journey or refresh those who are needing to spend some relaxing time creating.

$60 – some materials provided. Full day on either a Saturday or Sunday, or over 3 x 2 hour sessions during the week either morning or evening once per week.

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