Explore Art Materials and Techniques with Michelle Caithness

Join artist Michelle Caithness and explore a range of art materials and techniques to gain a broad understanding of the different mediums you can use to create art.

Each session, Michelle will introduce you to different mediums and demonstrate techniques, which you will be able to practice as well.

You will explore the following mediums, including brushes, paper, canvases and associated artists’ tools:

  • Week 1: Drawing – pencil / charcoal / conte /chalk / graphite
  • Week 2: Pastels – dry / oil
  • Week 3: Watercolour / inks / gauche
  • Week 4: Acrylic paint
  • Week 5: Oil paint

Michelle will offer you artists’ tips during the course, and you will have the opportunity to ask her any questions about particular mediums in which you are interested, including the right brands to purchase for you. You will also have the opportunity to discuss future artistic projects you plan to undertake, and which mediums would be suitable.


Enrolment details

5-week course

Dates: Sundays 23-Sep, 30-Sep, 7-Oct, 14-Oct, 21-Oct (5 weeks)
Time: 9:30am – 12:00pm
Location: Enderby Studio, 314 Church Street, Richmond
Materials: All materials included
Course fee: $301 incl. GST

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Feedback from previous students

“Michelle is a wealth of knowledge.” – Natasha, 2018

“Michelle is an excellent teacher. I would be happy to attend any of her classes.” – Frances, 2018

“I would definitely recommend Michelle’s Art Materials and Techniques Course, both my daughter and I learned a lot. Michele is so warm and giving, a joy to be around.” – Bonnie, 2018

“I learnt so much from Michelle in the last five weeks, she has an enormous reservoir of knowledge that she very generously shared with us all. I also found her style very approachable and felt very comfortable to ask questions and add comments during discussions. ” – Sue, 2018

“The class is very informative and useful, and Michelle is very helpful. Learning about materials and techniques is very useful for beginners, as well as artists who want to experiment and find out more about what is it that they want to pursue.” – Elaheh, 2018

“Michelle is a fantastic teacher. She is very passionate and oozed our a wealth of information and answered every question.” – Filomena, 2018