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 19 and 20 March 2022
9.30 am - 4.00 pm
$160 members $180 non-members
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.
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
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