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

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

Coming Soon

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

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

Sold Out

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

Sold Out

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.

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

Waitlist

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

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

Coming Soon

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.


Waitlist

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.


Waitlist

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

Waitlist

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.


Waitlist

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.


Waitlist

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.


Waitlist

Drendel_2560px.jpg.505x597_q85-1

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


$275

Coming Soon

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


$180

Waitlist

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

Waitlist

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

Coming Soon