Students will be introduced to basic watercolour painting techniques such as colour mixing, laying washes, colour glazing and lifting out, to set the foundation for watercolour painting. Ilona will also discuss the basic materials and equipment of watercolour such as a selection of basic colours in pans or tubes, brushes, watercolour papers, palettes and accessories.


$280

Zoe, charcoal on paper, 2018

Artist Ilona Kiss will guide Teens in exploring fundamental drawing techniques for refining their drawing skills. Students will be working from Still Life beginning with Structural drawing, then moving to working with Tone.


$95

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Galah, Rachael Hammond

Rachael Hammond specialises in detailed illustrations of animals. During this workshop Rachael will guide students through the making of an illustration of an animal. She will demonstrate some of the techniques she uses in various media including watercolour and colour pencil.


$79

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Manga

Manga is comics or graphic novels originating from Japan. The most common styles of Manga have become extremely popular among audiences all over the world and we see many children and teens experimenting with this style of art.


$115

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Manga

Manga is comics or graphic novels originating from Japan. The most common styles of Manga have become extremely popular among audiences all over the world and we see many children and teens experimenting with this style of art.


$79

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Always available and always free, enjoy our Home Art Project in your own time and from the comfort of home. Just for fun, or to be taken more seriously if you like, we hope this content inspires you to create.

Our School Holiday Workshops vary each school holidays, giving children and teen's a chance to try something new or deep dive into technique. Join us for our fun and engaging workshops with experienced artists and teachers guiding your creativity!


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Watercolour Workshop

In this beginner friendly workshop, students will be introduced to basic watercolour painting techniques such as colour mixing, laying washes, colour glazing and lifting out.


$90

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Studio Art - Drawing and Painting classes Melbourne

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. During the term, we sometimes have mini-lectures on a particular art movement, genre or technique. We welcome all skills levels, from complete beginners, to experienced artists who need a space and dedicated time to create.


$522

Drawing Bootcamp learn to draw

Be introduced to some of the most powerful drawing techniques you will ever use. With a focus on the perception of a three-dimensional world this intensive is designed to re-train your brain to see. Founder and Director of Melbourne Art Class, Marco Corsini will draw on his extensive experience of working with beginner artists to set the foundation for a new way of seeing and drawing from life. You will explore fundamental techniques and tools and refine your drawing skills with this extremely experienced tutor.


$198

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During this course, you will explore line, tone, proportion and value and discover effective ways to see and use these elements in a drawing.


$305

This course is designed for people who are looking to learn the fundamentals of painting. Over the course, artist and teacher David Hamilton will introduce you to: Underpainting, Composition, Value (light and dark), Application of paint, Tonal painting.


$475

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This Introduction to Life Drawing short course will focus on the fundamentals of life drawing. Every session is conducted with a life model (undressed). You will be introduced to various strategies and techniques for drawing the figure. This course will assist beginner and intermediate artists in developing fundamental drawing techniques.


$485

The Them, David Palliser, 2021 - 153 x 137 cm

Melbourne Art Class welcomes one of Australia’s most extraordinary abstract artists – David Palliser – to conduct a course solely dedicated to abstract studio art practice. This course introduces the key elements and techniques of abstraction and will help beginner students, and artists who would like to revisit the fundamentals.


$395

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Childrens Studio Art - Drawing and Painting (8 - 10 years)

This is a specialised course in painting and drawing for ages 8 to 10. It is an ongoing course which focuses on the development of foundational techniques for painting and drawing, combined with a mentoring style support for children producing their own artwork. Participants can work in the drawing or painting media of their choice. Teachers will also work with parents and guardians to find the right balance of technical/ creative for their child.


$376

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Be introduced to some of the most powerful drawing techniques you will ever use. With a focus on the perception of a three-dimensional world this intensive is designed to re-train your brain to see. Founder and Director of Melbourne Art Class, Marco Corsini will draw on his extensive experience of working with beginner artists to set the foundation for a new way of seeing and drawing from life. You will explore fundamental techniques and tools and refine your drawing skills with this extremely experienced tutor.


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Melbourne Art Class offers private artist coaching and mentoring for those with a busy schedule, or who want to work outside of our scheduled classes in a one-on-one environment. For remote or international students, these sessions can be undertaken using Zoom. We welcome students of all ages and abilities.

Childrens Studio Art - Drawing and Painting (9 - 12 years)

This is a specialised course in painting and drawing for ages 9 to 12. It is an ongoing course which focuses on the development of foundational techniques for painting and drawing, combined with a mentoring style support for children producing their own artwork. Participants can work in the drawing or painting media of their choice. Teachers will also work with parents and guardians to find the right balance of technical/ creative for their child.


$376

An ideal beginner to intermediate class. Marco will take you on a drawing journey each week. He will introduce significant historical drawings and their techniques which are demonstrated while you follow along in your home studio. Marco will support you draw by providing encouragement and feedback, and will ensure beginners receive the right amount of foundational guidance also.


$45

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Teen's Japanese Ink Workshop

Award-winning sumi-e (Japanese Ink) artist, Junko Azukawa has been hosting continuously sold out workshops at Melbourne Art Class for over 4 years and we are thrilled for be able to offer these workshops for kids and teens from January 2022. Sumi-e is the ancient art of Japanese brush painting. Traditionally, paintings feature subjects from nature, such as flowers and birds. There is much more to creating an image during the process of Japanese ink painting; it is also meditative practice.


$85

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Bamboo, Junko Azukawa

Sumi-e is the ancient art of Japanese brush painting. Traditionally, paintings feature subjects from nature, such as flowers and birds. Melbourne Art Class welcomes award-winning sumi-e (Japanese Ink) artist, Junko Azukawa to host a three-hour Japanese ink painting workshop.


$135

Teenagers Studio Art - Drawing & Painting

This class is for students who are interested in creating outside of regular school hours and would like to further develop their artistic skills. We aim to nurture our students’ natural artistic ability and interests, whilst also teaching the fundamentals of art practice.


$412

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Hanko Carving, Junko Azukawa (Japanese Ink, Sumi-e)

Melbourne Art Class welcomes award-winning sumi-e (Japanese Ink) artist, Junko Azukawa to host a two-half hour Hanko Seal Carving workshop. Lovers of traditional Japanese art will be familiar with the red stamp or seal often seen on paintings or documents. This seal is used in place of a signature and forms an important part of traditional Japanese culture. 


$130

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Join experienced artist and educator Marco Corsini as he introduces his favourite oil painting process, alla prima. Alla prima is a painting technique in which paint is applied on top of another layer of wet paint. These paintings are completed in one sitting. Participants will be working from Still life.


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An ideal introduction to painting, artist Marco Corsini will present this class to establish and explore the fundamentals of painting by working from Still Life. Artist Marco Corsini will combine live painting presentations with personal tuition. Students are encouraged to develop basic drawing skills, conceptual understanding and technical proficiency in painting.


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Children's Japanese Ink Workshop

Award-winning sumi-e (Japanese Ink) artist, Junko Azukawa has been hosting continuously sold out workshops at Melbourne Art Class for over 4 years and we are thrilled for be able to offer these workshops for kids and teens from January 2022. Sumi-e is the ancient art of Japanese brush painting. Traditionally, paintings feature subjects from nature, such as flowers and birds.


$79

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Teens Art Therapy with Jaana Sahling

Teenagers will have the opportunity to explore art activities that encourage spontaneity, playfulness and imagination in a safe and inclusive environment.  All activities have a focus on the creative process and freedom of expression instead of an end-product.


$245

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Founder and Director of Melbourne Art Class, Marco Corsini will draw on his extensive experience of working with beginner artists to set the foundation for a new way of seeing and drawing from life. Teens will explore fundamental techniques and tools and refine their drawing skills with this extremely experienced tutor. Students will be working from Still Life beginning with Structural drawing, then moving to working with Tone.


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Founder and Director of Melbourne Art Class, Marco Corsini draws from his extensive experience in training painters to present a workshop for children about colour and colour theory. Marco will introduce participants to the colour wheel, colour terminology, colour mixing, colour relationships and the use and analysis of colour in artworks. We maintain small class sizes to ensure Marco can offer one-on-one tuition for each student.


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Teacher and Director of Melbourne Art Class, Marco Corsini, will present a Watercolour Workshop for children to discover and explore watercolour painting techniques. Students will be introduced to basic watercolour painting techniques such as colour mixing, laying washes, colour glazing and lifting out.


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Marco will demonstrate live drawing and painting during the course. Up to two models will be available for each session of the entire course. We welcome complete beginners as well as more experienced artists who want to revisit the fundamentals of portraiture. If you are interested in portraiture painting, this course is perfect for you.


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Founder and Director of Melbourne Art Class, Marco Corsini will draw on his extensive experience of working with beginner artists to set the foundation for a new way of seeing and drawing from life. Children will explore fundamental techniques and tools and refine their drawing skills with this extremely experienced tutor.


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In this engaging 3-hour Illustration Workshop you will learn the skills and techniques of contemporary illustration from artist Sarah Wolf. Working with pencil, pen, watercolour & gouache, you will explore a range of mediums.


$132

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In this new workshop children will have the opportunity to explore art activities that encourage spontaneity, playfulness and imagination in a safe and inclusive environment.  All activities have a focus on the creative process and freedom of expression instead of an end-product.


$49

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This is a mixed media course in watercolour painting and collage, designed for ages 9 to 12. The course is taught by Olivia York, a Melbourne-based artist and illustrator who specialises in watercolour Australiana illustration. This is a stand alone 3 hour masterclass, which focuses on the development of key foundational techniques for watercolour and collage. The children will then be supported whilst creating their own Australian animal character in watercolour, wearing a collaged native flowercrown.


$114

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During this engaging half day workshop, artist and tutor Ilona Kiss will introduce teens to a diverse range of media, techniques and processes for making a street art inspired artwork. She will demonstrate the use of drawing, painting and collage in a mixed media context. Participants will be able to make unique artworks exploring creative processes whilst drawing inspiration from artists and illustrators.


$122

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Chloe, David Hamilton

David Hamilton specialises in a painting and drawing practice that uses tone to establish sensitive and evocative images. In this short course, David will introduce you to the fundamental principles of tone or value. He will also explain how tone can be used to for its expressive qualities. David will give brief introductions to the work of selected artists (past and contemporary) giving examples of tonal drawings as well as the technical approaches and methods employed.  


$305

Children's Painting & Mixed Media

During this engaging workshop, artist and tutor Ilona Kiss will introduce children to a diverse range of media, techniques and processes for making a street art inspired artwork. She will demonstrate the use of drawing, painting and collage in a mixed media context. Participants will be able to make unique artworks exploring creative processes whilst drawing inspiration from artists and illustrators.


$79

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Marco will demonstrate live drawing during the course. There will be life models that students will draw from through most of the day. In the middle of the day there will be a lunch break. We welcome complete beginners as well as more experienced artists who want to revisit the fundamentals of portraiture. If you are interested in portraiture, this course is perfect for you. Classes will be restricted to about nine places to ensure one-on-one tuition.


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


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Join us for this unique opportunity to observe and paint alongside one of Australia’s great, award-winning artists – Graeme Drendel.


$275

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Melbourne Art Class welcomes one of Australia’s most extraordinary abstract artists – David Palliser – to conduct a workshop series about working in abstraction.


$180

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Studio Art - Drawing and Painting classes Melbourne

This course is presented by experienced Artist and Teacher David Hamilton. David has a long teaching history at RMIT and Monash University and has had an impressive career as an artist for over 30 years. The program is a studio-based class that mixes personalised tuition with a program of short presentations. A wide range of mediums are available, including drawing and painting in both oils and acrylics. It would be suitable for anyone who is interested in a class that develops observational skills and fundamental artistic skills while maintaining a degree of flexibility for creativity.


$567

Studio Art - Drawing and Painting classes Melbourne

The program is a studio-based class that mixes personalised tuition with a program of short presentations. A wide range of mediums are available, including drawing and painting in both oils and acrylics. It would be suitable for anyone who is interested in a class that develops observational skills and fundamental artistic skills while maintaining a degree of flexibility for creativity. We welcome all skill levels in this class – from complete beginners, or focused artists pursuing a project. For beginners, Marco will initially use a more structured approach that covers the fundamentals of drawing and painting.


$522

Studio Art - Drawing and Painting classes Melbourne

This course is presented by artist Ilona Kiss, a Swiss born contemporary artist based in Melbourne. She has an MA in Fine Art from the Manchester Metropolitan University and is presented by Paper Gallery Manchester. The program is a studio-based class that mixes personalised tuition with a program of short presentations. A wide range of mediums are available, including drawing and painting in both oils and acrylics. It would be suitable for anyone who is interested in a class that develops observational skills and fundamental artistic skills while maintaining a degree of flexibility for creativity.


$522

Studio Art - Drawing and Painting classes Melbourne

The program is a studio-based class that mixes personalised tuition with a program of short presentations. A wide range of mediums are available, including drawing and painting in both oils and acrylics. It would be suitable for anyone who is interested in a class that develops observational skills and fundamental artistic skills while maintaining a degree of flexibility for creativity. We welcome all skill levels in this class – from complete beginners, or focused artists pursuing a project. For beginners, Marco will initially use a more structured approach that covers the fundamentals of drawing and painting.


$406

Junko Azukawa (Japanese Ink, Sumi-e)

Melbourne Art Class welcomes award-winning sumi-e (Japanese Ink) artist, Junko Azukawa to host a three-hour Japanese ink advanced painting workshop. Sumi-e is the ancient art of Japanese brush painting. Traditionally, paintings feature subjects from nature, such as flowers and birds.


$130

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In this workshop participants will be able to explore creative and intuitive collage making for reflection and inspiration. Through the guidance of Jaana Sahling participants will be able to create a unique and meaningful collage that represents how they envision their life and future in an empowering and positive way.


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This course will introduce participants to Creative Art Therapy. The focus will be on experiential practice, going through guided exercises to reflect on how we are feeling right now and to examine how we want to be in the world going forward.


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Chrysanthemum, Junko Azukawa (Japanese Ink, Sumi-e)

This course is open to complete beginners and intermediate artists. Our classes are limited to ensure one-on-one tuition, and all materials are included in the course fee.


$265

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Creative Art Therapy with Jaana Sahling

Art Therapy is for creative and personal expression, well suited to anyone who wants to slow down and connect with their inner self, with others and with their surroundings. This course focuses on developing an individual creative process and exploring ways to get into the creative flow.


$335

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