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Classes & Workshops

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Current Classes 2019

TERM 3, 2019 – Starting Monday 22th July

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Current Workshops 2019

No workshops currently scheduled

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Classes You Missed…

TERM 2, 2019 – Starting Tuesday 30th April
BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE Portrait Class at Arthouse Direct Sunbury

Tuesdays • 1 pm – 3 pm

To enrol ph: (03) 9740 7487

ADVANCED Portrait Mixed Media Class at Arthouse Direct Sunbury

Tuesdays • 10 am – 12 pm

To enrol ph: (03) 9740 7487

Pet Portraits Class at Arthouse Direct Sunbury

Starting Friday 3rd May • 1 pm – 3 pm

To enrol ph: (03) 9740 7487


Beginner Portrait Class at Sunbury Neighbourhood House

Evening classes start 29th April

Mondays • 7.00 – 8.30 pm

To enrol ph: (03) 9740 6978

Intermediate/Advanced Portrait Class at Sunbury Neighbourhood House
(prerequisite: must have done Beginner class with me)

Evening classes start 30th April

Tuesdays • 7.00 – 8.30 pm

To enrol ph: (03) 9740 6978

TERM 1, 2019 – Starting Tuesday 5th Feb
BEGINNER/INTERMEDIATE Portrait Class at Arthouse Direct Sunbury

Tuesdays • 1 pm – 3 pm
To enrol ph: (03) 9740 7487

ADVANCED Portrait Mixed Media Class at Arthouse Direct Sunbury

Tuesdays • 10 am – 12 pm
To enrol ph: (03) 9740 7487

Pet Portraits Class at Arthouse Direct Sunbury

Starting Friday 8th Feb • 1 pm – 3 pm
To enrol ph: (03) 9740 7487


Advanced Portrait Class at Sunbury Neighbourhood House

Evening classes start 5th Feb

Tuesdays • 7.00 – 8.30 pm
To enrol ph: (03) 9740 6978

TERM 4, 2018 – Starting Tuesday 16th October
BEGINNER Portrait Class at Arthouse Direct Sunbury

Tuesdays • 1 pm – 3 pm
To enrol ph: (03) 9740 7487

ADVANCED Portrait Class at Arthouse Direct Sunbury

Tuesdays • 10 am – 12 pm
To enrol ph: (03) 9740 7487

Beginner Portrait Class at Sunbury Neighbourhood House

Tuesdays • 7.00 – 8.30 pm
To enrol ph: (03) 9740 6978


 

TERM 3, 2018 – Starting Tuesday 31 July
BEGINNER Portrait Class at Arthouse Direct Sunbury

Tuesdays • 1 pm – 3 pm
To enrol ph: (03) 9740 7487

ADVANCED Portrait Class at Arthouse Direct Sunbury

Tuesdays • 10 am – 12 pm
To enrol ph: (03) 9740 7487


Beginner Portrait Class at Sunbury Neighbourhood House

Evening classes start 31 July

Tuesdays • 7.00 – 8.30 pm
To enrol ph: (03) 9740 6978


 

TERM 2, 2018 – Starting Tuesday 17th April
Beginner Portrait Class at Arthouse Direct Sunbury

Tuesdays • 1 – 3 pm
To enrol ph: (03) 9740 7487


TERM 1, 2018 – Starting 5th Feb
Beginner Portrait Class at Arthouse Direct Sunbury

Tuesdays • 1 – 3 pm
To enrol ph: (03) 9740 7487


Advanced / Mixed Media Portrait Class at Arthouse Direct Sunbury

Tuesdays • 10am – 12 pm
To enrol ph: (03) 9740 7487


TERM 4, 2017
Beginner Portrait Class at Arthouse Direct Sunbury

Classes start 10th Oct • Tuesdays • 1 – 3 pm
To enrol ph: (03) 9740 7487


Advanced / Mixed Media Portrait Class at Arthouse Direct Sunbury

Classes start 10th Oct • Tuesdays • 10am – 12 pm
To enrol ph: (03) 9740 7487


Beginner Portrait Class at Sunbury Neighbourhood House

Evening classes start 17th Oct • Tuesdays • 7.00 – 8.30 pm
To enrol ph: (03) 9740 6978


  TERM 3, 2017
Beginner Portrait Class at Arthouse Direct Sunbury

Classes start 18th July • Tuesdays • 1 – 3 pm
To enrol ph: (03) 9740 7487


Advanced / Mixed Media Portrait Class at Arthouse Direct Sunbury

Classes start 18th July • Tuesdays • 10am – 12 pm
To enrol ph: (03) 9740 7487


Beginner Portrait Class at Sunbury Neighbourhood House

Evening classes start 25th July • Tuesdays • 7.00 – 8.30 pm
To enrol ph: (03) 9740 6978

  TERM 2, 2017
Beginner Portrait Class at Arthouse Direct Sunbury

Classes start 18th July • Tuesdays • 1 – 3 pm
To enrol ph: (03) 9740 7487


Advanced / Mixed Media Portrait Class at Arthouse Direct Sunbury

Classes start 2nd May • Tuesdays • 10am – 12 pm
To enrol ph: (03) 9740 7487


Beginner Portrait Class at Sunbury Neighbourhood House

Evening classes start 1st May • Mondays • 7.00 – 8.30 pm
To enrol ph: (03) 9740 6978


TERM 1, 2017
Beginner Portrait Class at Arthouse Direct Sunbury

Classes start 7th Feb • Tuesdays • 1 – 3 pm
To enrol ph: (03) 9740 7487


Beginner Pet Portrait Class at Sunbury Neighbourhood House

Classes start 9th Feb • Thursdays • 1 – 2.30 pm
To enrol ph: (03) 9740 6978


Beginner Portrait Class at Sunbury Neighbourhood House

Evening classes start 9th Feb • Thursdays • 7.00 – 8.30 pm
To enrol ph: (03) 9740 6978


TERM 4, 2016
Beginner Portrait Class at Arthouse Direct Sunbury

Classes start 4th Oct • Tuesdays • 1 – 3 pm
To enrol ph: (03) 9740 7487

 

Workshops You Missed…

Current Workshops 2019

WORKSHOPS AT Arthouse Direct BENDIGO

 

PET PORTRAITURE WORKSHOP for Adults

Saturday April 6th 10am – 3pm

$110 plus materials

 During this workshop we will explore:

  • Breaking down the animal into shapes.
  • Ways of measuring to observe more accurately.
  • Negative space.
  • Light and shadows to create 3D forms.
  • Rendering techniques.
  • Features in detail.

 

PET PORTRAITURE WORKSHOP for Children 12-18yo

Tuesday April 9th 10am – 12pm

$65 fee includes drawing kit.

Students will be shown introductory skills
to help them draw accurately. The workshop
will cover proportion and shading techniques

ALL BOOKINGS for BENDIGO WORKSHOPS PH:  (03) 5443 9700

BENDIGO ARTHOUSE DIRECT
159 McCrae Street, Bendigo


 

WORKSHOPS at Arthouse Direct Sunbury

 

PET PORTRAITURE WORKSHOP
for Children 12-18yo

Thursday April 11th   10am – 12pm

$65 fee includes drawing kit.

Students will be shown introductory skills
to help them draw accurately. The workshop
will cover proportion and shading techniques

 

PORTRAITURE WORKSHOP  for Adult Beginners

Saturday April 13th 10am – 3pm

$100 plus materials

Objectives:

During this workshop we will explore:

  • The basic rules of facial proportions.
  • Cranial masses and their influences on the appearance of head and face.
  • Ways of measuring to observe more accurately.
  • Understanding the facial features in detail.
  • Light and shadows to create 3D forms.
  • Rendering techniques in pencil and charcoal.

ALL BOOKINGS for SUNBURY WORKSHOPS PH: (03) 9740 7487
SUNBURY ARTHOUSE DIRECT
2B Old Bakery Walk, Sunbury    

2 DAY CHARCOAL PORTRAIT WORKSHOP at The Studio @ 54
SATURDAY 15 & SUNDAY 16 SEPTEMBER
10am – 3pm
phone Kerrie: 0402 273 693
thestudioat54@gmail.com

 

CHARCOAL Portraiture at The Studio @ 54

SATURDAY 14TH & SUNDAY 15 JULY
10am – 3pm


CHARCOAL Portraiture at Cambridge Studio Gallery

MAY 9, 16 & 23
7 – 9 pm


Portrait Workshop – Beginners / Intermediate at Craigieburn Art Group

Monday 13th Nov • 7 – 9pm


Yr 8 Beginner Portrait Class Demo at Sunbury Downs Secondary College

Wednesday 8th Oct


Special workshops organised by Hume City Council to coincide with my “Visible Mending” Exhibition

Illum College • 18th Sept
Aitken College • 11th Oct
Mt Ridley College • 12th Oct


 School Holiday Program – Pet Portrait Workshop at Sunbury Neighbourhood House

Tuesday 3rd Oct • 10.30 am – 12.00 pm
To enrol ph: (03) 9740 6978


 Portrait Workshop – Beginners / Intermediate at Glenroy Art Group

Thursday 14th Sept • 7.30 – 9.30 pm


WINTER WORKSHOPS at Arthouse Direct Sunbury

PET PORTRAITS
Part 1 • Tuesday 4th July • 10 am – 3 pm
Part 2 • Tuesday 11th July • 10 am – 3 pm

CHUNKY CHARCOAL
Monday 10th July • 10 am – 3 pm

STILL LIFE
Monday 3rd July • 10 am – 3 pm

To enrol ph: (03) 9740 7487


 Portrait Workshop – Beginners / Intermediate at Glenroy Art Group

Monday 20th March • 12.30 – 2.30 pm


WORKSHOPS at various Arthouse Direct locations

2017

SUNBURY
Charcoal Portraits Beginner • Sat 14th Jan 2017 • 10 am – 3 pm
Charcoal Portraits Advanced • Sat 21st Jan 2017 • 10 am – 3 pm

BENDIGO
Charcoal Portraits Beginner • Sat 4th Feb 2017 • 10 am – 3 pm

2016

ESSENDON
Portraits Beginner • Sat 24th Sept 2016 • 10 am – 3 pm

SUNBURY
Portraits Beginner • Monday 26th Sept 2016 • 10 am – 3 pm

RICHMOND
Portraits Beginner • Thursday 29th Sept 2016 • 10 am – 3 pm