Students’ work from our Abstract Painting Workshop

Marco ran an Abstract Painting Course over the long weekend. Over seven hours, students explored colour theory, conceptual elements, tone, colour and composition in an artwork. Students were given a...

Still life and life model paintings from Term 4

We had our talented regulars, plus a few new faces in our Painting Course this Term, and it was a fantastic class. Hilmi’s teaching is based on traditional oil painting...

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...

Still Life works from Term Two!

This first half of Hilmi’s Painting Class for Term Two focused on one composition with different Still Life objects, and we are so proud of the works they produced. The class...

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,...

Sumi-e painting – my new art class in Japan

Leaving MAC to come to Japan had left a hole in me, so I began searching for an art school as soon as I arrived here, mid-2015. It was surprisingly...

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...

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...

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...

“Despite its status as the presumed art commodity par excellence, painting has regained new conceptual force. This lecture will argue that part of the reason for this is painting’s singular...

Another of Lauren Ottaway’s dog paintings

Another painting of a dog by Lauren Ottaway. She describes something of Milo’s personality. Lauren is a participant in our studio art program.

Lauren Ottaway, Louis the Frenchie

Aside from the abstract works which are described in the previous post, Lauren also paints some wonderful figurative works. This image of Louis the dog beautifully describes something of the dog’s personality....

Lily at work in the Young Artist Program

Lily who is 10, with her drip painting.

David Palliser moves to Block Projects

ESAP guest artist David Palliser has moved to Block Projects gallery in Richmond.

Managing a Creative Project

Often, working creatively is seen as a completely intuitive, whimsical and spontaneous process. Nobody that I know, who is producing consistently, works in this way. While intuition and spontaneity do...

Managing your creativity

It can be difficult to do creative work when you have limited time and have to maintain other responsibilities such as study, work and family. So how can you achieve...

David Palliser

A recent painting by guest artist, David Palliser. www.davidpalliser.com

Drawing , photography and time

Jesse Dayan gave a facinating talk last night about his most recent Brunswick show. He described this work as a form of research into the implications of the use of photographs within...