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It’s More than Just Painting!

Discover the artist within you in small, inspirational and carefully structured classes.

Every single person has the ability to create art and under the guidance of a skilled and attentive teacher, your talent can flourish.

Master Artist Marcel Desbiens has years of experience teaching students to find their own artistic voice and to gain and strengthen their technical skills. Hear what past and current what our students say about us.

Our award-winning guest artists have courses and workshops for all skill levels in oil painting, acrylics, watercolour, drawing, pastels; and in different areas of interest such as clouds, skin texture, water, landscapes and so on. We also have private lessons for intensive training in any technical area you need.

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      • Seascapes in Oils | Lyn Diefenbach

        Learn to create seascapes that are full of luminosity and life. All aspects of seascapes will be covered. This workshop will assist you to a greater understanding of the relationships of line, tone, colour and edge to enable you to infuse your work with dimensionality and to give the illusion of surface quality. One seascape will be done from a photograph of your choice.

        What will I learn?

        Through demonstrations and a series of ‘hands-on’ exercises, you will learn easy methods for painting seascapes.

        Who is this course suitable for?

        This workshop is suitable for all skill levels.
        Ask our friendly team for advice if you are not sure if this workshop is for you.

        What do I need to bring?

        Please click on the link below for the materials list:

        VIEW MATERIALS LIST

        What is provided?

        • Easels, tables, chairs and aprons.
        • tea, coffee and biscuits (you might like to bring your own cup)
        • a friendly, supportive and encouraging learning environment
        • connection to the Brisbane Painting Classes art community

      • Untutored Life Drawing

        The Life Drawing casual classes offer artists of all levels the opportunity to develop their life drawing skills in an untutored environment.

        We provide a spacious air conditioned /heated room and a professional life model who will pose in a variety of short and long poses.

        What will I learn?

        This is an untutored class for you to further your own practice. No experienced is required.

        Who is this course suitable for?

        Artists of all levels who want to practice their drawing skills. Absolute beginners are welcome as well as experienced artists.

        What do I need to bring?

        Bring your drawing materials. Limited art supplies are available for purchase at the studio if you need a top up or are just starting out.

        Six Class Pass

        You can purchase a 6 class pass for the price of 5 and save $20. To purchase one today, please click on the link below:
        Purchase a 6 class pass

        What is provided?

        • a professional life model
        • easels
        • backing boards
        • chairs
        • tea, coffee and biscuits (please bring your own water bottle and cup)
        • a friendly and supportive environment
        • connection to the Brisbane Painting Classes art community.

      • Mentoring Your Paintings | Lyn Diefenbach

        Lyn Diefenbach is a representational Australian artist in Oil and Pastel. This is a mentoring session and not a structured workshop.

        Who is this course suitable for?

        This workshop opens to all students who have attended Lyn Diefenbach’s workshops who would like to finish their paintings or start a new one.

        What do I need to bring?

        Your painting and art materials. The subject of your painting and the medium is not limited.

        What is provided?

        • Easels, tables, chairs and aprons.
        • tea, coffee and biscuits (you might like to bring your own cup)
        • a friendly, supportive and encouraging learning environment
        • connection to the Brisbane Painting Classes art community

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