With the evolving coronavirus (COVID-19) situation, CAE has suspended all face-to-face short courses and languages courses as of Wednesday March 25 2020.
We offer a wide range of painting courses to help you explore and develop your techniques, skills and personal style. Choose a course and express your talents today.
Join Helen Brack and visit the NGV and Ian Potter collections. Building from Art, The Viewer, this course is a unique opportunity to think about what the viewed reflects and what human or other dimensions it embodies.
A wonderful opportunity to join Helen Brack, celebrated Melbourne artist, to discuss the dialogue between Art and we, who look at it.
Learn the art of Chinese ink and colours on rice paper through a series practical exercises before completing small paintings on a variety of themes: flowers, birds, fish and landscapes.
Learn the various techniques and applications of Chinese brush strokes, colour, ink and paper.
Learn the techniques and gain the confidence in using pastels in a variety of situations; from quick sketch to extended drawing.
Develop an understanding of how to approach still-lives and in particular flower painting.
This series of classes and workshops will encourage you to explore your own unique relationship with ink painting. It intends for you to learn the basics of Indian and Chinese (black) ink painting so you can adapt any technique to your own style.
Your iPad is your home studio in miniature offerings an opportunity for creativity as you replicate drawing and painting – oil, pastel and watercolour painting and discover the best apps
Develop your techniques for drawing and painting on your ipad, with artist Janet Hayes.
Explore and develop your oil painting techniques. Build confidence in different styles, from traditional to contemporary.
Learn to use oil paint like a professional artist. This course will cover the many facets of oil painting techniques from paint application to surface preparation, mediums and finishing and glazing.
Gain an understanding of the language of abstraction through paint. Learn about composition, colour-mixing, design and space and explore individual expression.
An introduction to a range of painting styles, methods and techniques. Fun and challenging exercises will encourage you to develop your skills and personal style.
Develop and explore new painting techniques and skills that are imaginative, expressive and show an individual style in painting. Paintings can be abstract, stylised or realistic.
Get into painting and drawing using charcoal, ink, acrylic and pastels. The course will cover composition, representation, abstraction and colour theory.
Explore basic painting concepts and techniques. Learn how to mix, apply and experiment with acrylic paint, incorporate colour and tone and create a simple composition.
Learn how to work with Oil and Acrylic paints. Explore their versatility and technical applications. Develop and improve your own personal style.
Release yourself from the pressures of perfection and move freely with a palette knife. Artist Donna Racovalis will show you how palette knifing can allow you a unique freedom of expression through painting.
Contemporary, abstract, expressive, or simply inspiring to you, explore your painting ideas with artist, Donna Racovalis, and bring them to life on canvas.
Study the structure and proportions of the head and facial features to develop portrait and self-portrait painting techniques using acrylic and oil paints.
Discover the pleasure of painting with watercolours. Learn colour theory, develop technique and experiment with a variety of painting methods that will allow you to approach your own watercolour paintings with confidence.
Watercolour is a fun and flexible medium with many contemporary applications. Learn to use the materials on their own and with other mediums such as pencil, ink, masking fluid and salt!
Develop confidence in painting with watercolour, mixing colours and practising a variety of watercolour painting techniques. An opportunity to create works of art in a studio environment.
Art Classes Courses Coming Up
Develop an understanding of how to approach still-lives and in particular flower painting. Learn the step by step process of painting...
Oil Painting: For Beginners
Learn to use oil paint like a professional artist. This course will cover the many facets of oil painting techniques from paint application...