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    Be creative and learn the visual arts with our short courses in Sydney!

    What idea do you want to put to page or shape with clay? Draw, paint and sculpt to make your creative vision come to life with our visual arts courses. Taught by knowledgeable and enthusiastic artists, why not try a weeknight drawing class or learn to paint on the weekend?

    We offer beginners courses to set the foundation, specialty workshops to explore different techniques and mediums, as well as tutor-led studios to further develop your skills. Our visual arts courses take place at our campus in Rozelle and at our partner studios across Sydney.

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    Learn to paint beautiful portraitures using oil paints with our painting short courses in Sydney! Portraiture is compelling, interesting, and commonly considered one of the most difficult aspects of oil painting. However, when employing practical steps and techniques, portrait painting can be a very rewarding activity. This course will cover the fundamentals of portrait painting such as proportion, skin tone, and general oil painting techniques to give students confidence and...

    Learn more about Portraiture Oil Painting Course
    Portraiture Oil Painting Course

    <p>Learn to paint beautiful portraitures using oil paints with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/visual-arts/painting">painting short courses</a> in Sydney!</p>

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    $462 Limited inc GST / $369.60 / $392.70 / $415.80
     A materials kit can be purchased at checkout or if you prefer to bring your own simply uncheck the box.

    Learn to draw street scenes that capture the energy of our urban environment with our drawing short courses in Sydney! Urban Sketching is a course for people who want to draw the world around them. No prior drawing experience is required to join this urban sketching course. Go on a journey with our professional artist to learn how to draw realistic street scenes and beautiful buildings. Visit cafes, parks and public spaces and work with a small group over two Saturdays. You will...

    Learn more about Urban Sketching: Drawing Course
    Urban Sketching: Drawing Course

    <p>Learn to draw street scenes that capture the energy of our urban environment with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/visual-arts/drawing">drawing short courses</a> in

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    $265 Limited inc GST / $212 / $225.30 / $238.50
    Please check list for what to bring
    Urban Sketching: Drawing Course

    <p>Learn to draw street scenes that capture the energy of our urban environment with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/visual-arts/drawing">drawing short courses</a> in

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    $265 Limited inc GST / $212 / $225.30 / $238.50
    Please check list for what to bring

    Learn painting skills and how to use oil paints with our painting short courses in Sydney! Step into the creative and expressive world of oil painting. If you have always wanted to learn how to paint with oils, then this is the course for you. In this one-day workshop, you will be introduced to the basics of oil painting. You will explore factors of the medium to better understand techniques and possibilities and gain confidence in your approach to the oil painting process, and be...

    Learn more about Oil Painting Workshop
    Oil Painting Workshop

    <p>Learn painting skills and how to use oil paints with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/visual-arts/painting">painting short courses</a> in Sydney!</p>

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    $179 Limited inc GST / $143.20 / $152.20 / $161.10
    Note: option in checkout for materials provided
    Oil Painting Workshop

    <p>Learn painting skills and how to use oil paints with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/visual-arts/painting">painting short courses</a> in Sydney!</p>

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    $179 Limited inc GST / $143.20 / $152.20 / $161.10
    Note: option in checkout for materials provided

    Learn to write in Copperplate script with our calligraphy short courses in Sydney! Copperplate calligraphy is a beautiful script, reflecting tradition, personality, style and creativity. This calligraphy course will give you an understanding of the rich history of calligraphy and the development of our modern alphabet. In addition to learning how to write with a pointed pen, this course will improve your design skills and spacial awareness. By combining the techniques you will be...

    Learn more about Copperplate Hand Calligraphy Workshop
    Copperplate Hand Calligraphy Workshop

    <p>Learn to write in Copperplate script with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/visual-arts/calligraphy">calligraphy short courses</a> in Sydney!</p>

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    $199 Limited inc GST / $159.20 / $169.20 / $179.10
    Please check materials list for what to bring

    Grab a brush and discover the joy of painting! Embrace your inner artist as you delve into the world of painting with this beginner-friendly watercolour painting course, as part of our painting short courses in Sydney. Join us for a fun watercolour class where your tutor will introduce you to the very beginning of your watercolour journey. The workshop will start with an introduction to wet-on-wet, which includes dampening the paper with clean water and then applying watercolour...

    Learn more about Watercolour Essentials: A Beginner's Guide
    Watercolour Essentials: A Beginner's Guide

    <p>Grab a brush and discover the joy of painting! Embrace your inner artist as you delve into the world of painting with this beginner-friendly watercolour painting course, as part of our <a href="

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    $200 Limited inc GST / $160 / $170 / $180

    Learn to draw and sketch with our drawing short courses in Sydney! Come and join this portraiture drawing studio class to learn and practice how to draw the human face from life with its endless variation and possibilities. Each session a new life model will be in class so that you can continue to practise your portraiture drawing skills and expression through a variety of media and techniques. You will receive teaching and support from a practising artist, working with a...

    Learn more about Portraiture Drawing Studio
    Portraiture Drawing Studio

    <p>Learn to draw and sketch with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/visual-arts/drawing">drawing short courses</a> in Sydney!</p>

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    $99 Limited inc GST / $79.20 / $84.20 / $89.10
    Materials kit can be purchased at checkout - or uncheck it to bring your own.

    Learn to paint with acrylics with our painting workshops in Sydney! Join us for a fun and practical introduction to the colourful world of acrylic painting. If you have always wanted to learn how to paint, this is a great place to start. In this one-day workshop, you will be introduced to the basics of acrylic painting. You will explore composition, colour and the use of acrylic mediums to better understand the techniques and possibilities of painting with acrylic.  Whether you're...

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    Acrylic Painting Workshop

    <p>Learn to paint with acrylics with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/visual-arts/painting">painting workshops</a> in Sydney!</p>

    <p>Join us for a fun and practical

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    $184 Limited inc GST / $147.20 / $156.40 / $165.60
    Please check materials list for what to bring

    Learn how to make striking natural artwork with our weaving short courses in Sydney. Join sculptor Cherry Corr for a fun and relaxing class learning how to twist and form your own random weaving using only garden and natural materials.  That's right - the materials for this class are entirely collected from plants in the area.  You'll be using just a few simple tools, some easy-to-learn techniques - plus a little clever engineering - to create functional, sculptural forms...

    Learn more about Random Weave Sculpture Course
    Random Weave Sculpture Course

    <p>Learn how to make striking natural artwork with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/handcrafts/weaving">weaving short courses</a> in Sydney.</p>

    <p>Join sculptor Cherry

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    $169 Limited inc GST / $135.20 / $143.70 / $152.10
    All materials included
    Random Weave Sculpture Course

    <p>Learn how to make striking natural artwork with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/handcrafts/weaving">weaving short courses</a> in Sydney.</p>

    <p>Join sculptor Cherry

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    $169 Limited inc GST / $135.20 / $143.70 / $152.10
    All materials included
    Random Weave Sculpture Course

    <p>Learn how to make striking natural artwork with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/handcrafts/weaving">weaving short courses</a> in Sydney.</p>

    <p>Join sculptor Cherry

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    $169 Limited inc GST / $135.20 / $143.70 / $152.10
    All materials included

    Learn how to paint with an impressionistic style, with our painting short courses in Sydney! Join this workshop to learn how to paint quick, expressive watercolours with fewer brush strokes. Through detailed artist demonstration of a four-step method, you'll discover how to create an atmosphere (rather than strictly copying the subject matter) by using a limited palette, simplifying shapes and avoiding too many details.  Working with large-size brushes - adding shape against shape,...

    Learn more about Watercolour Painting Workshop: Expressive Art
    Watercolour Painting Workshop: Expressive Art

    <p>Learn how to paint with an impressionistic style, with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/visual-arts/painting">painting short courses</a> in Sydney!</p>

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    $210 Limited inc GST / $168 / $178.50 / $189
    Please check materials list for what to bring

    Learn Chinese ink painting with our painting courses in Sydney! Chinese brush painting is a captivating art form that combines calligraphy and painting techniques using ink and brush. It is deeply rooted in Chinese culture and has a rich history spanning centuries. By immersing yourself in this art form, you can explore the beauty of Chinese painting and develop a deeper understanding of the relationship between calligraphy and painting. In this course, you will have the...

    Learn more about Chinese Brush Painting Course
    Chinese Brush Painting Course

    <p>Learn Chinese ink painting with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/visual-arts/painting">painting courses</a> in Sydney!</p>

    <p>Chinese brush painting is a captivating

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    $489 Limited inc GST / $391.20 / $415.70 / $440.10
    Please note Thursday, April 25th, is a public holiday, there will be no class on that day.
    Chinese Brush Painting Course

    <p>Learn Chinese ink painting with our <a href="https://www.sydneycommunitycollege.edu.au/courses/visual-arts/painting">painting courses</a> in Sydney!</p>

    <p>Chinese brush painting is a captivating

    ...
    $489 Limited inc GST / $391.20 / $415.70 / $440.10