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 8-Apr,  15-Apr, 22-Apr, 29-Apr, 6-May (5 weeks)
Time: 10:00am – 12:00pm
Location: Enderby Studio, 314 Church Street, Richmond
Materials: All materials included
Course fee: $274 incl. GST


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Feedback from previous students

“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