An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision - James Whistler


PANORAMIC PASTELS Short course with Jane Lidbetter

Panoramic Seascape (Workshop 1)
Wednesdays 9:30am – 12:00pm
8 – 22 May (3 Weeks)

Panoramic Sunset (Workshop 2)
Wednesdays 9:30am – 12:00pm
29 May – 12 June (3 Weeks)

COST per workshop:
$65 Member | $90 Non Member
Materials not included.
Create vibrant  panoramic sweep of nature using a limited range of colours. You’ll explore how to bring depth, movement and light to depict the elements in a seascape or in a sunset.

Pastel Paper is available at the first class for a small fee payable to Jane.

Book both Panoramic workshops and receive for free Pastel paper for the first day (valued at $7).

Landscape in INKS with Bridget Seaton

1 Day Workshop
SUNDAY  12th May
10:00pm – 3:30pm

$90 Member $115 Non Member
All materials Included.
Tea & coffee provided. 
Enrolment open now.
Spend the day exploring the versatile and sometimes unpredictable qualities of art spectrum ink.
Using photos as a starting point only , you will learn how to simplify and break down the landscape into layers of beautiful colour and texture. Create expressive pieces of work where we move away from realism and have fun exploring the variety or marks, layers and effects that can be achieved with coloured inks.

1 Day Workshop

16 JUNE 2019
12:00pm- 4:30pm
$50 Member
$80 Non-Member
All materials included.
Tea & coffee provided.  Enrolment open now.
Explore the exciting and endless possibilities of Gelli plate printmaking! Create unique, colourful prints using leaves, grass, feathers and cheesecloth on a variety of papers. Learn how to add accents with markers, pastels and ink.

Continue on your adventure of gelli printing if you've attend previously!
Learn to combine techniques, make your own stencils and the excitement of multiple layers of printing to create Amazing works of art.

Go home with an abundant supply of artwork that can be framed, used on cards or gift bags or simply admired!

2 Day Workshop
19 & 26 JUNE 2019
9:00am- 12:00pm
$70 Member
$95 Non-Member
All materials provided.
Enrolment open now.

You’ll begin with exploring and painting in the Japanese style of Sumi-e with Jane. Using rice paper and traditional stone and ink sticks. Jane will guide you in handling the brushes and a different way of looking whilst experiencing the meditative qualities as you work. Then learn Chinese brush painting using colour and more detail.

MATTING & FRAMING Short Course with Janet Turany

Sundays - 4 Weeks
1.00pm – 4.00pm
19th May – 9th June

$180 Member $220 Non Member
(Materials not included)

Tea & coffee provided. 

Enrolment open now.

This course  with Janet will equip you with the skills to present your work at its best. You will learn how to size and cut your mat board, size and guillotine your moulding and then combine all the parts to complete the framing. During the course you will have the opportunity to select and purchase your Mat boards and Moulding. Course notes are provided.


1 Day Workshop
23 June 2019
10:00am – 3:30pm

$90 Member | $115 Non Member
All materials included.
Tea & coffee provided. 
Enrolment open now.

Make your own unique hard backed A4 sketchbook using traditional coptic stitch binding which allows the book to open flat.
Choose a selection of quality artist papers (water colour, pastel etc) for your pages and learn how to assemble and stich your book
together. We will be using traditional book cloth for the covers and making our own decorative end papers using a Japanese

GLASS SLUMPING (Beginners) with Merilyn O'Shannessy

3 Day Workshop
6th, 13th & 14th JULY 2019
Email us your expression of interest.


This 3 Day course is an introduction to the wonderful world of glass slumping. You will learn the basics techniques required to complete a slumping project from design to finished work. This includes how to cut glass and create moulds using different material to slump your pieces.

Bookings can be made by phone 9457 9600 or email [email protected]

The office is open 9.30am—2.30pm Monday to Friday.

All classes are held at CAG : 72 Riley Road

(cnr High Road) RIVERTON

Bookings closes 7 days before the start date of scheduled course. Classes must be paid for prior to start of course. No refund for missed class.  Full refund is given if course is cancelled by CAG. No classes on Public Holidays.  Materials not included unless specified.
M=Member Price NM=Non Member Price

New information on classes and workshops are posted when they become available.

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