arc yinnar

introduction to drawing & painting



Step towards becoming a visual arts professional: introduction to drawing and painting 2020, with Alvina Bishop-Edwards.

Alvina’s expertise and experience in adult education in the arts is well known throughout Gippsland. This course will cover foundation and intermediate skills and knowledge in drawing and painting. This is suitable for students who want to learn basic skills and techniques, wish to enhance or refresh existing skills and knowledge or those who would like to produce a folio for further studies.

The course will run over 6 sessions starting on 3 October. In the first session: students will be provided with information on the materials they will need and an overview of the course will be discussed. Please bring a sketchbook and pencils, charcoal.
Various aspects of drawing and painting will be covered including: studio OH&S, elements of art & design, the qualities of different mediums and application techniques. The 2 final and longer sessions will allow for knowledge extension, application of skills from design to artwork and completion of finished works. 

OH & S in the art studio requires covered footwear to be worn. BYO cup or mug and snack for a break. Tea and coffee is provided. Covid-Safe procedures will be followed. Booking and inquiries - contact Sharon on the number on the FLYER


design, dye and create in fibre & fabric - postponed

Weekend workshop with Cheryl Cook

A fun workshop for the basics of designing, dyeing wool and fabric to create unique works. More information HERE

from etching to screenprinting - postponed

Your tutors Sharon Anderson and Jenny Peterson will guide you through
this foundation printmaking course, a total of 40 hours of hands-on learning. Students of all levels will be catered for in two well equipped print studios at arc Yinnar and at Fed Uni, Churchill.

Beginning with 3 Sundays starting on 19 April with Screenprinting, continuing on Wednesday evenings at Churchill in May with a final Sunday session on 14 June.
Cost is $465 or $250 with ACFE concession - please contact the arc office.
More information available HERE


learn about colour - postponed

 With Alvina Bishop-Edwards - More information HERE

April 18 and 25 from 10.00 - 1.00. Bookings are essential.

Blacksmithing Workshop - to be confirmed for 2020

Blacksmithing with John Stewart on the Queens Birthday long weekend 8, 9, & 10 June 2019, 9am - 4pm each day.

This is a beginners to intermediate course and is strictly limited to 6 participants so book early.
Wear long sleeve shirt or jacket, sturdy shoes, protective glasses & gloves.
Cost for the 3 days is $305 FULL or $165 ACFE Concession
More information    HERE    or contact the arc office.

Nature Printing - postponed

Jenny Peterson continues with a botanical bent using old printmaking techniques and moving them into contemporary context. Collect some plant specimens now if you can - others will be provided and shared at the workshop. Members of arc pay $170 and others $185. For more information please read this flyer

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