Weekdays: 10am-4pm
Weekends: 11am-4pm

Nicolas Chen

Though primarily an oil painter, Nicolas Chen works in a variety of mediums including watercolour, gouache, dry media and digital.

A graduate of the Julian Ashton Art School in Sydney and the Florence Academy of Art in Florence, Italy, Nicolas has returned to his hometown of Melbourne to continue his work as an artist and to share the knowledge and experiences gained from his atelier style training, through his teaching. 

Nicolas has been awarded various scholarships and achievements over the years, including the AME Bale travelling scholarship Major Award in 2018. 

To view more of his work go to his website.

Classes by Nicolas Chen
Oil Painting Class with Nicolas Chen
Nicolas Chen
Wednesday afternoon - 11 week term
5 Oct 2022 - 14 Dec 2022
4:00 pm - 6:30 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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Sketch of a woman's head by Nicolas Chen
Classical Drawing with Nicolas Chen
Nicolas Chen
Wednesday evening - 11 week term
5 Oct 2022 - 14 Dec 2022
7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
This course is designed to introduce to the student an array of tools in a gradual way to help simplify and make accessible various approaches to drawing. Students will first begin with copying a print of a drawing and eventually move on to working from a cast or still life, learning to translate the round to flat.
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Works by Nicolas Chen

Sunday Afternoon Nic Chen
Sunday Afternoon
Nicolas Chen

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