Beginners’ Art Classes

At Melbourne Art Class, we offer beginners’ art classes welcome students of all skill levels, nurturing each new artist on their creative journey. If you’ve not picked up a pencil for years, or have decided to begin taking art classes, we have a course for you. If you want to chat about which course would be right for you, please don’t hesitate to email us at hub@melbourneartclass.com. Click below to read more about our courses.


Upcoming courses: Enrolments open now


Studio Art (Drawing and Painting) Courses

Our Studio Art Courses are the foundation of Melbourne Art Class. In these classes you have the freedom to work on your own projects, or our Still Life display with guidance from an experienced teacher and professional artist. 


Watercolour Workshop with Marco Corsini

Director of Melbourne Art Class, Marco Corsini, will present a watercolour workshop exploring basic watercolour painting techniques such as colour mixing, laying washes, colour glazing and lifting out.


Japanese Ink Painting (sumi-e) Short Course with Junko Azukawa

Award-winning Japanese Ink (sumi-e) artist and teacher, Junko Azukawa, will guide you through painting four traditional images that contain the basic strokes that every sumi-e artist masters: The Four Gentlemen.


Drawing Bootcamp with Marco Corsini

A challenging and intensive workshop that will arm you with powerful drawing skills.


Japanese Ink Painting (sumi-e) Workshop with Junko Azukawa

Join Junko, an award-winning shodo and sumi-eartist over three hours. She has exhibited widely in Japan and Australia, and her work, Bamboo Grove and the dragonfly, is in the permanent collection at the National Gallery of Victoria. 


Future courses


Introduction to Drawing

Drawing is fundamental to any artistic practice. This course introduces the key elements and techniques of drawing and will help beginner students, and artists who would like to revisit the fundamentals.


Introduction to Oil Painting

Learn about colour mixing, mediums, glazing and composition and create a painting over six weeks.


Introduction to Life Drawing

This Introductory Life Drawing short course will focus on the fundamentals of life drawing.