Fine Arts

Watercolours Floral (W)

Watercolour florals don’t have to be those prints on Granny’s wall: learning to paint flowers provides a huge opportunity to really play with and enjoy a wide range of watercolour techniques. Learn how to manipulate and incorporate composition, light, edge variety, character and colour and the result will be a unique, contemporary floral watercolour painting you’ll want to hang in your lounge.

TUTOR: CLAUDIA SLANEY

18 MAR SUNDAY

10:00AM – 3:00PM

$107

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Watercolours (W)

Let multi-award winning watercolour artist, Claudia, teach you how to plan and proceed with a painting. Claudia brings her distinctive and contemporary feel to this beautiful, traditional medium. Course covers colour theory, composition, materials & techniques. Take home a completed piece! Beginners & Advanced

TUTOR: CLAUDIA SLANEY

24 JUN SUNDAY

10:00AM – 3:00PM

$107

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Chinese Painting (W)

Follow multi award-winning watercolour artist Ginette stroke by stroke and learn how to paint a beautiful Chinese painting. Each step is explained and demonstrated. In this workshop you will also enjoy an introduction to Chinese art history. Join us for a Zen day of painting. Extra $20 materials fee payable directly to the tutor at the commencement of the workshop.

TUTOR: Ginette Wang

10 MAR SATURDAY

10:00AM – 3:00PM

$107 

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Ink Pen & Watercolours (W)

Want to turn your travel memories into a treasured painting? Ginette, will teach you to use ink pens and watercolour washes to capture a scene quickly while you are travelling. Theory and practical exercises for quick sketching and perspectives will be covered. Please bring your own travel photos!

TUTOR: Ginette Wang

16 JUN SATURDAY

10:00AM – 3:00PM

$107 

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Sea & Landscapes (W)

Surrounding us everyday is the fabulous subject ‘nature’. Let’s paint in either realism or impressionism, whatever your preference. Learn how to paint blue skies or rising storms, rolling meadows or majestic mountains, adding splashes of colour and texture to heighten the beauty and give your painting the wow factor! You will leave this workshop with improved painting know-how and boosted confidence to paint.

TUTOR: RIA VAN ROOYEN

24 FEB SATURDAY

10:00AM – 3:00PM

$97

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Florals in Acrylics (W)

Are you ready to loosen up your painting style and be more expressive and spontaneous with your approach? If yes and you’re keen to experiment with new ideas then great, see you in this workshop! You will use photo reference and fresh flowers, bringing them to life in your painting which will be filled with colour and energy.

TUTOR: RIA VAN ROOYEN

30 JUN SATURDAY

10:00AM – 3:00PM

$97 

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Open Studio: Artist ‘drop in’

Open studio sessions are now available on Friday mornings (during the dates below). This is a great opportunity for UXBRIDGE Fine Art students who currently attend or have attended tutoured classes over the past 12 months. Just purchase a 10 session ticket and drop in to paint whenever it suits you. Please bring your ticket for stamping each time.

UNTUTORED GROUP

16 FEB – 13 APR FRIDAY (any session)

11 MAY – 6 JUL FRIDAY (any session)

9:30AM – 12:00PM

$40 (10 session ticket)

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Drawing & Sketching

Whatever your preference landscape, portraits, architecture or still life… let’s do this! First we’ll use photo references to shape realistic drawings. You will learn about outline, texture, shape correction, lighting and shading. Then the focus can change (only if you prefer) to learning some of the fundamental techniques in developing line based sketches. We’ll do this through observation, composition and contrast by drawing daily objects such as architecture, landscapes and people. Sounds good!

TUTOR: ALVIN XIONG

24 FEB – 7 APR SATURDAY

10:00AM – 12:30PM

$139 

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19 MAY – 30 JUN SATURDAY

10:00AM – 12:30PM

$139

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成人绘画课:以中文普通话和广东话授课

熊炜(Alvin Xiong)将和大家分享他对于各种不同绘画形式的知识和热情。此课程专门为喜爱绘画以及热衷于提高自身绘画技巧,但希望以普通话或者广东话授课的华人群体所设。本绘画课程适合所有水平和风格的学生参加。老师将会按照每个学生的程度和使用的绘画材料因材施教,并与学生有教与学的交流环节。Join in anytime and we will adjust the fee accordingly.

TUTOR: ALVIN XIONG

2月13日 – 4月3日

上午10:00 – 下午 12:30

(周二) $179

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5月8日 – 6月26日

上午10:00 – 下午12:30

(周二) $179

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Portrait Oil Painting

Want to explore realistic portrait painting? There are many challenges in capturing a likeness and Alvin is passionate in sharing his knowledge on how to achieve this. We’ll get started using photo reference, first learning the essentials in beginning an oil portrait painting then moving on to the head structure and facial features, correct lighting, shading and colour choices. All abilities welcomed. You will see great results.

TUTOR: ALVIN XIONG

13 FEB – 3 APR TUESDAY

7:00PM – 9:30PM

$179 

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8 MAY – 26 JUN TUESDAY

7:00PM – 9:30PM

$179

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College Art Station (13-17 yrs)

This class is about freedom, growth and loosening up! Working on a personal project and need help or do you just need a break from school art to explore some of your own ideas? Every artist is different so let’s build and develop your style and confidence through learning technical skills including layout, composition and application of colour, We’ll discuss ideas, problem solve and have general discussions about art and artists.

TUTOR: SIOBHAN VAN HEERDEN

14 FEB – 4 APR WEDNESDAY

5:15PM – 6:45PM

$154

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TUTOR: AMBER ADAMS

15 FEB – 5 APR THURSDAY

4:00PM – 5:30PM

$154

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Abstract & Printmaking

This is a fun class of experimentation. Students are welcome to work in Abstract painting, mono printmaking or a combination of both. James is an accomplished Abstract artist/tutor and Printmaker and has a lot of knowledge to share.

TUTOR: JAMES LAWRENCE

14 FEB – 4 APR WEDNESDAY

12:30PM – 3:00PM 

$169

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9 MAY – 27 JUN WEDNESDAY

12:30PM – 3:00PM 

$169

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Mostly Abstract

Whilst the focus of this fun class is abstract, you may choose your own imagery. James works in various media and will cover different techniques, drawing, colour use and composition. He encourages free-form drawing, texture building and the use of many different paint styles.

TUTOR: JAMES LAWRENCE

9 MAY – 27 JUN WEDNESDAY

10:00AM – 12:00PM

$134 

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Ready Steady Paint

Eager to learn the techniques of drawing and painting? Explore colour mixing, texture and composition in your preferred medium, oils or acrylics. Create in a fun learning environment. Ready… Steady… Paint!

TUTOR: AMBER ADAMS 

15 FEB – 5 APR THURSDAYS

6:30PM – 8:30PM

$134

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10 MAY – 28 JUN THURSDAYS

6:30PM – 8:30PM

$134 

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Painting Essentials

Learn to paint! This fun, introductory arts course has a variety of guided, practical sessions to help you develop your skills and paint-handling techniques. Work with acrylic paint on a chosen project that’s simple enough for an absolute beginner but challenging enough for those with some experience.

TUTOR: AMBER ADAMS

15 FEB – 5 APR THURSDAYS

1:00PM – 3:30PM

$169

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10 MAY – 28 JUN THURSDAYS

1:00PM – 3:30PM

$169

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Mixed Media

This course is for all those who enjoy exploring colour, composition and the use of different materials and subject matter. A mix of media such as paint, pencils and collage will be explored, the use of pens, pencils brushes, encouraged. Ideas and approaches suggested by the group are welcome with each person given individual guidance and critique within a structured environment.

TUTOR: BIANCA VAN RANGELROOY

9 MAY – 27 JUN WEDNESDAYS

6:30PM – 9:00PM

$169  

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Experimental Drawing

Do you understand the process of drawing? Can you take what you see and, using line and tone, replicate it onto your chosen medium? In other words, can you draw what you want, the way you want to? Learn the three fundamental techniques to mark making. Unravel the mysteries of contour, modelling and gesture. Your drawing will never be the same!

TUTOR: BIANCA VAN RANGELROOY

10 MAY – 14 JUN THURSDAYS

10:00AM – 12:00PM

$139

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Pop-Up Painting Night (W)

UXBRIDGE and Basalt have teamed up to give you a night to remember. Everything provided for you to unleash your creativity and enjoy painting a canvas ready to hang. What could be better than enjoying canapes and a wee tipple (included in the fee) while you paint either of the two composition options available (one shown above). No experience required as Amber Adams is up for the challenge of helping you get through step by step. Grab your friends, family, new date or workmates and we will see you there!

TUTOR: AMBER ADAMS

9 APR MONDAY

6:30PM – 9:00PM

$79

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3 JUL TUESDAY

6:30PM – 9:00PM

$79 

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Lightroom Essentials

Individuals and photography professionals like using Lightroom for its overall superior management system. After an overview of the software students will learn to import images, rename files, use the Library Module, use the Develop Module, explore the Catalogue function and review some popular Quick Tips. Photo practice will become seamless, organised and efficient.

TUTOR: TREVE DROMGOOL

17 & 18 MAR SAT/SUN

10:00AM – 4:00PM

$189 

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Photography Introduction

Reach your photographic creative potential! Do you know what your camera can do? Do you want to discover the full range of your D-SLR’s capabilities? Join us as we experiment and discuss composition, landscape photography and low light shooting.

TUTOR: TREVE DROMGOOL

8 MAR – 12 APR THURSDAY

7:00PM – 9:30PM

$189 

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26 & 27 MAY SAT/SUN

10:00AM – 4:00PM

$189 

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Mono Printmaking

What is a monoprint? Essentially it is a printed painting where no two prints are alike. A monoprint depicts the beauty of spontaneity. It combines the freedom of paint, drawing mediums, printed inks and paper, creating a surface and work like no other artform. James is an accomplished Abstract artist/tutor and Printmaker and has a lot of knowledge to share. This is a fun class of experimentation. This space is shared with both abstract painters and printmakers.

TUTOR: JAMES LAWRENCE

9 MAY – 27 JUN WEDNESDAY

1:00PM – 3:30PM 

$169

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Painting for Pleasure

Painting for Pleasure is a social group of painters who meet every Wednesday for 2 hours. It gives time in the week to do what you love ‘paint’.  Life gets busy and we don’t often make time to enjoy our hobbies so this is the perfect opportunity to do so. It is an open group and always welcomes new comers. You can work in any medium.

UNTUTORED GROUP

7 FEB – 11 APR WEDNESDAY

9:30AM – 11:30AM

$40

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2 MAY – 4 JUL WEDNESDAY

9:30AM – 11:30AM

$40

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中文绘画组

这个开放的绘画群组欢迎新成员的加入!您可能之前学习过绘画,现在已经是一个成熟的绘画爱好者,可以尽情享受自由绘画的乐趣。加入这个绘画小组,让您不仅拥有固定的绘画时间,还同时拥有和志同道合的艺术爱好者社交交流的时间。参加这个绘画小组需要您会讲流利的中文。

UNTUTORED GROUP

7 FEB – 11 APR WEDNESDAY

10:00AM – 12:00PM

$40

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2 MAY – 4 JUL WEDNESDAY

10:00AM – 12:00PM

$40 

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