Classes & groups

Art classes with a tutor are offered each term to members and non-members. Term 1 runs from February to June and Term 2 July to December annually.  Tutors are engaged from the region and from around Australia. Our aim is to provide innovative and up-to-date activities and knowledge across a wide range of subject matter and mediums for artists of all levels of experience.

Bookings are essential. All workshops, art talks and regular art sessions will be held at the Mayday Hills Art Society, Kurrajong Way, Mayday Hills unless otherwise advised.  Workshop prices include individual tuition and morning and afternoon teas in a relaxed and friendly environment. Students will need to bring their own lunch. Classes are held from 9.30am to 4.00pm each day, unless noted.  Where indicated, a list of art materials will be provided.


For workshops that involve guest tutors a 10% deposit will be required to hold your booking, with balance of payment due a week prior to workshop/s. Contact Christine.



Introduction to botanical art


- 2 days -

Sat, Sun 27&28 February

9.30 am - 4.00 pm

$160  members     $180 non-members

Bookings essential.

Materials provided. Information on enrolment.


During this two day intensive workshop for beginners students will be guided step-by-step through the basics needed to understand and enjoy the fascinating world of botanical art. Students will learn how to observe light and to be aware of tone in drawings, to sketch and compose and to understand the methods for mixing watercolours. The aim will be to draw a live plant specimen in order to apply the techniques necessary to render a fine painting. 

Students will leave with a finished painting and have the tools and techniques to continue with botanical art as a hobby.



Still life with pastels



9.30 am - 4.00 pm

$50  members      $60 non-members

Bookings essential.

List of materials provided on enrolment.

Wendy is a very experienced and prolific artist working in pastels and watercolours.

Join Wendy for a day of using pastel to create a lovely still life painting. Learn to set up a still life of fruit or vegetables and to create a piece of art with an emphasis on composition, harmonising tone, colour, light, shadows, reflections and shade.


Contact Wendy for more information

and a materials list.

email wendysue99@gmail.com

or phone 0402 288 207

Due to the caronavirus threat, this workshop will be held at a later time to be announced





Sat 7th March

9.30 am - 4.00 pm

$70  members      $80  non-members

Bookings essential.

List of materials provided on enrolment.



Get ready for a fabulously fun day of drawing!


Contemporary International Australian Artist ‘H.Fish’ was born in California 1948. He began his profession at Berkeley University in the Summer of Love (1967), which included poster art for Jimi Hendrix and work with Robert Crumb and Rick Griffin on the hugely popular comic magazine Zap Comix. H.Fish is well established in the style of surrealism, popular surrealism and original contemporary art. In the 1980s Fish worked on notable motion picture props including the flying wing for Raiders of the Lost Ark and the Batman Roadster for Batman II. The amazing scope and depth of his work spans 49 years and is held in noted collections throughout the world.



Botanical art group

On the first Wednesday of each month, the botanical art group meets at the Wooragee Community Hall, Beechworth - Wodonga Road.


Participants bring along their painting project, something to share for morning tea, lunch and $5 to enjoy a day of painting in comfortable surrounds.


10.00am to 4.00pm


Contact bibart@bigpond.com

for more information.he 

Life drawing

Life drawimg and portrait sessions are held on Saturdays at dates to be to be advised.

Contact judi.moncur@gmail.com

for details of next meeting