A Melbourne art school for all ages and abilities

We offer a wide range of art classes, including drawing, painting, life drawing, portraiture and art therapy for both adults and children. We welcome all skills levels and offer beginners’ to advanced courses. Our studios are located 3 km from Melbourne’s CBD in Hawthorn and Richmond. All of our teachers are accomplished and current practicing artists.

We also offer private artist coaching and mentoring to students from around the world, and corporate events that can be hosted in person or online including our popular 1 hour online drawing workshop.

Check out our upcoming courses below (click the image for more details or to enrol), or view all of our classes here.


NEW! Born from a desire to help motivate beginner and experienced artists alike to keep creating during lockdowns, we bring you our new initiative to help inspire and educate. Take a look at our weekly art project.


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Covid-19 reassurance: We understand that there is a lot of uncertainty surrounding Melbourne lockdowns. When you enrol with Melbourne Art Class, you can be certain that in the event of a lockdown your investment into your art practice will not be lost.

If your course is impacted by a lockdown our first priority will be to reschedule missed classes where possible to ensure you get to complete your course. If that is not possible, we will provide you with a credit or refund.


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In need of a lockdown activity for your team? We can host beginner and family friendly courses online. Contact us about our corporate events! Some of our previous clients include:


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We are currently seeking applications for a Children’s Art Teacher (Painting and Drawing) via Seek. Click on the button below for more details and to submit your application.

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