Michelle Zuccolo - Rick Amor Self Portrait Award, Winner, Oil on Canvas, 2019, Montsalvat

Portraiture Drawing with Michelle Zuccolo short course will focus on the fundamentals of portraiture drawing through cast drawing and drawing from a portraiture life model. You will be introduced to various strategies and techniques for drawing the face by an award-winning portraiture artist. This course will assist beginner and intermediate artists in developing fundamental drawing techniques. 


$380

24 August - 14 September, 2024 (4 sessions)
Saturdays, 1:30pm - 4:00pm - Union Studio

Drawing is fundamental to any artistic practice. This short course is designed for people who are looking to learn the fundamentals of observational drawing. Perfect for beginners or those looking for a refresher on drawing techniques.


$304

Drawing Bootcamp learn to draw

Saturday 29th June, 2024
9:30 am – 4:00 pm - Union Studio


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.


$230

Sam Leach polar bear with optimised bananas 2022 51cmx51cm oil on linen

20 July - 17 August, 2024 (5 sessions)
Saturdays, 1:30pm - 4:00pm - Union Studio


This course is designed for people who are looking to learn the fundamentals of painting. Perfect for beginners or those looking for a refresher on painting fundamentals.


$380

Watercolour and Gouache Illustration Short Course with Olivia York

22 August - 12 September, 2024  (4 sessions)

Thursdays, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm - Glenferrie Studio


Students will be introduced to basic gouache and watercolour illustration techniques including colour mixing, laying washes, colour glazing and lifting out, to set the foundation for watercolour painting. Olivia 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.


$304

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17 July - 14 August 2024 (5 sessions)

Wednesdays, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm - Union Studio


Drawing the Figure and the Face short course will focus on the fundamentals of drawing through cast drawing and life drawing. You will be introduced to various strategies and techniques for drawing the figure and the face. This course will assist beginner and intermediate artists in developing fundamental drawing techniques.


$380

16 July - 13 August, 2024 (5 sessions)
Tuesdays, 6:30 pm - 9:00 pm - Union Studio


How did some of the greatest artists of all time begin a painting? Contemporary painter Saffron Newey will lead you through the fundamentals of Grisaille, and demonstrate how artists such as Da Vinci, Titian, Vermeer and Rembrandt created such memorable work. A great course for beginners and those that are wanting to improve their painting.


$380

18 July - 15 August, 2024  (5 sessions)  Thursdays, 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm - Glenferrie Studio


This is an introduction to watercolour and gouache short course taught by Olivia York, a Melbourne-based artist and illustrator who specialises in watercolour illustration. Olivia will introduce students to key foundational techniques for using gouache and watercolour media. Olivia will offer personalised assistance informed by the participants individual illustration goals.


$380

Courtesy of Samara Adamson-Pinczewski and Charles Nodrum Gallery

MAC Elgin Studio, Hawthorn
16 July - 13 August 2024

Melbourne Art Class welcomes leading Australian contemporary abstract artist Samara Adamson-Pinczewski to conduct an introductory course solely dedicated to abstract 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.


$385

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19 July - 16 August, 2024  (5 sessions)
23 August - 20 September, 2024  (5 sessions)
Fridays 9:30am – 12:30 pm (3hrs) - Union Studio

Learn Drawing Fundamentals. Each week Camila will lead the class through a drawing experience. Participants will work observationally from life in various context and settings; from studio based work to street drawing. Designed as a rolling program, participants will journey with Camila as their guide, trying a range of drawing techniques and materials.


$380

Japanese calligraphy Shodo with Junko Azukawa

30th June 2024
Sunday, 1:00pm - 3:30pm - Union Studio


In this Workshop, you will learn various brush techniques, calligraphy styles, stroke order and balance of Japanese characters as well as the history of calligraphy and the meaning of Japanese characters so you don't need to know any Japanese to begin.


$145

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Jennifer Hopper - Bush Walk 1

Join artist and teacher, Jennifer Hopper, in a workshop designed to help you explore your own creative language and gain confidence in expressing yourself. In this class you will explore a range of methods, materials and media to develop a personal process that is authentic and meaningful for you.


$135