New day art classes at MAC!

We have been asked for a long time now, when will we be holding art classes during the day?! Well, we are excited to announce we will be running two...

Student work from our Abstract Painting Workshop

We recently held an Abstract Painting Workshop with Irene over the Queen’s Birthday long weekend. Students followed a process which took them from creating a collage from coloured paper and some...

Works from our Painting Students

Hilmi’s Painting Class for Term One focused on one composition with different Still Life objects. Students could choose what would feature in their work, including shiny porcelain vases, old books,...

Award-winning artist Irene Ferguson joins MAC

We are extremely fortunate to have artist Irene Ferguson in our rank of professional artists/teachers here at Melbourne Art Class! Irene is currently teaching our popular six-week General Drawing Course,...

Ivana’s inspiring experience during our Summer School Ivana was one of a few students who undertook the challenge of completing both our Painting and Drawing Masterclasses in-between Christmas and New...

Marco Corsini’s Studio Art is a term-based course and has tended to be an eclectic fusion of talks and presentations by Marco (about four or five per term), guest speakers...

Why is Still Life so important?

Still Life – a collection of inanimate objects – does not inspire everyone, and after drawing the same curved vase ten times, beginners often want to move on to “more...

Students’ life model work from Painting Term 3

We had a full class for Term 3 Painting and our students produced some incredible work which we are very proud of and would love to share. Four sessions over...

Colour Sensation: The Works of Melinda Harper

Written by Elizabeth Fritz Melinda Harper’s vast kaleidoscopic collection of works has been carefully curated from three decades’ worth of paintings, screen prints, embroideries and much more. Harper’s love of abstraction,...

by Elizabeth Fritz Other Worlds, is a collection of landscape paintings that embody the subtleties of the natural world; the changing light and weather, the evolving colours and the textural...

That finishing feeling

We tend to have so much happening in our lives. When we wake up we already have a list of what we need to do that day formulated in our head...

Students’ work from our Painting Intensive

Marco’s Painting Course in December was three days of intense energy between painters and canvas. This concentrated effort is not often exercised in our busy lives and the end results...

Summer Art Classes at MAC

Over the summer holidays many of us our leave our paintbrushes and pencils where we left them after our final art class. So we have introduced two new short courses to motivate you to...

An inspiring start to Term 4 Painting

Saturday morning painting classes recommenced two weeks ago, and the work being produced by our early-morning artists is phenomenal. Marco will be teaching us a variety of different painting techniques...

David Palliser’s exhibition ‘send nurse’, opened at Chapman and Bailey in Melbourne last night with this work being a highlight. The exhibition continues David’s exploration of gesture, tone, colour and...

Allende and Pinochet, Jesse Dayan

MAC Drawing tutor, Jesse Dayan will be exhibiting at C3 Contemporary Art Space with Adrian and Daniel Stojkovich. The exhibition entitled, ‘Where Were You? All Things’, features reproduced images from...

Tony Irving

Tony Irving will be speaking at Enderby Studio Art Program next Tuesday.  A Melbourne-based artist, Tony’s figurative work often originates from everyday life and contains playful narrative nuances. The work demonstrates a mastery...

New painting course

With a full Studio Art Program during recent terms, we have decided to start a new program which is similar in format but with a focus on painting. Our new...