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Art Classes & Workshops

Bookings for Term 1 2021 Art Classes open on Thursday November 26 2020.

We have COVID-19 safety protocols in place and all classes have a limit of 10 students each.

The Victorian Artists Society offers art classes catering to students of all experience levels, from beginners to professional artists, across a wide range of mediums; oil, pastel, watercolour, acrylic, gouache, drawing and sculpture. Classes cover a range of techniques such as, drawing portraiture from a life model, landscape and still life. Daytime, afternoon, evening and weekend classes are conducted in the historic VAS studio and are taught by highly regarded artists in their specific mediums.

Students must be above 16 years of age.

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'Artists at work', oil by Gwendoline Krumins

David Chen
Summer Workshops 2021
Emma - Joe Whyte
Untutored Life Drawing & Portraiture Sessions
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VAS Studio
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Watercolour
Maxine Wade
Sunday morning - 9 weeks
31 Jan 2021 - 28 Mar 2021
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
This class focuses on the fundamentals of both art and watercolour painting with an emphasis on drawing, composition, colour and mixing skills
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Watercolour
Maxine Wade
Sunday afternoon - 9 weeks
31 Jan 2021 - 28 Mar 2021
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Focussing on the fundamentals of both art and watercolour painting, emphasis on correct drawing, compositional skills, colour mixing
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Still life and portraiture
Barbara McManus
Monday morning - 8 weeks
1 Feb 2021 - 29 Mar 2021
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Students in this class have their choice of medium, and will be working from a model for half of the term.
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Sculpture: Figure & Portrait
Gray Nicol
Monday afternoon - 8 weeks
1 Feb 2021 - 29 Mar 2021
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
The course is figure sculpture in clay. We aim to complete a figure study and a portrait head.
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Drawing: Away with the Birds
Linda Weil
Monday evening - 8 weeks
1 Feb 2021 - 29 Mar 2021
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Birds are our primary subject matter as we have fun exploring the colour, tone, texture and attitude of our feathered friends.
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Drawing & Watercolour
It Hao Pheh
Monday evening - 8 weeks
1 Feb 2021 - 29 Mar 2021
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
This is a practical course intended to teach traditional of watercolour techniques.
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Oil Painting
Lee Machelak
Tuesday morning - 9 weeks
2 Feb 2021 - 30 Mar 2021
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
In this class students will be instructed in the technique of oil painting in the traditional manner of tonal impressionism
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Drawing & Watercolour
Lisa Wang
Tuesday afternoon - 9 weeks
2 Feb 2021 - 6 Apr 2021
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Students will realise by the end of the course that Watercolour is not that difficult once you can draw properly.
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Drawing & Watercolour
Lisa Wang
Tuesday afternoon - 9 weeks
2 Feb 2021 - 6 Apr 2021
4:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Students will realise by the end of the course that Watercolour is not that difficult once you can draw properly.
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Oil, Acrylic & Gouache
Brock Q Piper
Tuesday evening - 9 weeks
2 Feb 2021 - 30 Mar 2021
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Focussing on the language of abstraction we will explore contemporary art practices and exercises to help develop your art practice.
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Oil Painting
Nicolas Chen
Wednesday morning - 9 weeks
3 Feb 2021 - 31 Mar 2021
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
In this class students will be instructed in the technique of oil painting. This class is suitable for beginner to advanced students. Subjects covered in this class include still life and portrait and figure studies.
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Oil Painting
Paul McDonald Smith
Wednesday afternoon - 9 weeks
3 Feb 2021 - 31 Mar 2021
1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
In this class we observe the traditional approach to oil painting with a particular emphasis on tonal impressionist principles.
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Gouache & Acrylic
Jo Reitze
Thursday morning - 9 weeks
4 Feb 2021 - 1 Apr 2021
9:30 am - 12:00 pm
The class aims to encourage students to gain confidence and enjoyment from their artistic pursuits.
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Oil Painting
Gregory R Smith
Thursday afternoon - 9 weeks
4 Feb 2021 - 1 Apr 2021
12:30 pm - 3:00 pm
These classes cater to beginners through to established painters. The purpose of these classes is to develop a greater visual knowledge...
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Oil Painting
Gregory R Smith
Thursday afternoon - 9 weeks
4 Feb 2021 - 1 Apr 2021
3:15 pm - 5:45 pm
These classes cater to beginners through to established painters. The purpose of these classes is to develop a greater visual knowledge...
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Oil Painting
Gregory R Smith
Thursday evening - 9 weeks
4 Feb 2021 - 1 Apr 2021
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
These classes cater to beginners through to established painters. The purpose of these classes is to develop a greater visual knowledge...
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Acrylic
Rose Draffin
Saturday morning - 8 weeks
6 Feb 2021 - 27 Mar 2021
10:00 am - 12:30 pm
In this course students build an understanding and skill in traditional and experimental approaches to acrylic painting.
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Meet the Tutors

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Barbara McManus
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Brock Q Piper
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Melbourne sculpture classes
Gray Nicol
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Gregory R Smith
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It Hao Pheh
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Jo Reitze
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Lee Machelak
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Linda Weil
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Artist Lisa Wang
Lisa Wang
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Maxine Wade
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Mike Kowalski
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Nicolas Chen
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Paul McDonald Smith
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Rose Draffin
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Acknowledgment of traditional owners.

We would like to pay our respects to the traditional owners of the land on which our building stands, their leaders, past, present and emerging.