Classes - Members only

Term 3 classes will open for booking on 9 July.
You must be a Colour Circle member to book a class

It is a current requirement that masks are worn in the Studio. 
A valid COVID vaccination certificate is required to be presented to the tutor at the first class for all studio classes.

Oil Painting with JOAN HUMBLE 

Mondays 9:30am - 12:30pm 
25 July - 12 September
8 weeks 

Cost: $168
                            

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These classes will cover the basics of good painting. These are tonal values, mixing and the use of colour, good composition, and different techniques of applying paint.  These  classes are suitable for students of all stages of learning and new students will be assisted to progress at their own level and pace.

Painting with Friends - 
Heritage Art Group Exhibition Preparation


Mondays 1.00pm - 4.00pm
25 July - 26 September
10 weeks

Cost: $7 per person to attend any & each session.

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These sessions are only for members of the Heritage Art Group. They will provide dedicated working time for Heritage Art Group (Colour Circle) members intending to exhibit in November 2022 at the Lady Franklin Gallery. It will be an opportunity to work together in the studio to inform, improve & complete Art Works with support from the lead artist, Joan Humble, ready for the exhibition.

Watercolour Painting
with LYNNE BROWN

Tuesdays 9.30 am to 12.30 pm 
16 August - 20 September
6 weeks 

       
Cost: $126
                                                       

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Watercolour is a wonderfully transparent medium that can give you effects that no other medium can match.  If you are new to watercolour painting, this course will introduce you to the materials and fundamental skills you need to enjoy painting in watercolour. If you have some experience, you will build on your skills and increase your repertoire of techniques and styles.

We will be exploring a range of subjects both close-up and in the wider landscape and trying out fun techniques and different approaches, from the classic to the contemporary. 

Painting with Friends -All Media
Tuesdays 1.30 pm to 4:30 pm 
26 July - 27 September  
10 weeks

Cost: $70                                             
 

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Painting with Friends group meet together in a supportive environment to continue their art, encouraging and learning from each other.  These groups are untutored.  Participants share their experiences and enjoy the company of fellow artists in an informal atmosphere. Members are welcome to stay until 4.30pm if a key holder is available to lock up the studio.

 

Contemporary Painting in Oil and Acrylic 
with AMBER KOROLUK STEPHENSON

Wednesdays 9.30am to 12.30pm 
27 July - 14 September
8 weeks

 
Cost: $168

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These classes will focus on contemporary oil and acrylic painting techniques, encourage students to explore a variety of painting styles, considering ways that colour relationships, texture, form and perspective can make bold, playful and visually dynamic works. Classes will cover basic tonal values, colour theory and mixing, and ways different types of paint brushes and painting methods can create different effects.

Contemporary Painting in Oil and Acrylic classes are suitable for students at all stages of learning, and new students will be assisted to progress at their own level and pace as they develop their own approaches to painting. 

Reduction Linocut Printmaking
with ANGELA COOPER
Wednesdays 1:30pm - 4:30pm
27 July - 14 September
8 weeks

Cost: $210 (class fee covers some materials)

 

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These classes will cover an overview of Relief Printmaking and how to create a multi-colour print using the reduction print technique. It will be a step-by-step process from idea to final image discovering a different approach while creating an editioned print. These classes will be suitable for all stages of learning and new students will be assisted to progress at their own level and pace.

PAINTING with FRIENDS
- Mixed Media 

Thursdays 10:30 am to 12:30 pm 
28 July - 29 September
10 weeks

 
Cost: $50

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Painting with Friends groups meet together in a supportive environment to continue their art, encouraging and learning from each other. These groups are untutored. Participants share their experiences and enjoy the company of fellow artists in an informal atmosphere.

PAINTING with FRIENDS 
- All Media

Thursdays 1.30 pm to 4.30 pm 
28 July - 29 September
10 weeks
                                        

Cost: $70

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Painting with Friends groups meet together in a supportive environment to continue their art, encouraging and learning from each other. These groups are untutored. Participants share their experiences and enjoy the company of fellow artists in an informal atmosphere. This group is suitable for those wishing to use the etching press but you must contact Lindy Whitton before your first use of the press

Pastel Painting
with Lindy Whitton

Fridays 9:30am - 12:30pm 
15 July - 26 August
7 weeks

Cost: $147

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This course is suitable for beginners and more advanced students. Each week we will focus on an inspiring pastel artist chosen by the tutor. The lesson will explore the artists individual stylesubject matterspecific techniques, and colour palette.

Students will be encouraged to incorporate some of the ideas and techniques in their own work to broaden their understanding of how versatile pastels can be. 

There will be an emphasis on creating strong paintings through developing observational skillsunderstanding compositionusing dynamic contrastbecoming comfortable with tonal valuesusing colour effectively, and introducing texture.

Printing with Friends
Fridays 1:30pm - 4:30pm : as follows
5, 19, 26, August
2, 16, 23 September

Single sessions
$7  using own inks
$10 using studio inks

Pay on the day by placing fee in an envelope marked with your name, PWF and the date and placing in the white locked box in the kitchen area.


 

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Join with other printmakers to use the studio press  on Friday afternoons.

Some simple rules:

There must always be a minimum of two people in a session.

You may only use the press if you have sufficient experience setting the press prior to printing or there is another person with sufficient experience in your  session.

Karen Stack will be the coordinator and you should contact her prior to each session to make sure there are at least 2 people booked for the session.

You can contact Karen  at thecolourcircle@gmail.com