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Visual Arts

At WEA Sydney our art classes are available from beginner to advanced levels where you can learn a variety of different artistic skills. Our art courses run daytime, evenings and weekends, and we offer everything from drawing and painting to photography and practical art. Even a childhood passion for art can fall to the wayside in adulthood. Sign up for one of our courses and see how art classes for adults can bring your passion back to life. Located in Sydney’s Central Business District, every art course is accessible to everyone with public transport nearby and a building that is disabled friendly.

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Letters of Gold: The Art of Illuminated Letters

Be guided step-by-step to produce an illuminated letter based on medieval forms. Learn how to use 23ct gold leaf, mix a range of colours and apply designs. These techniques could also be used in other forms of art. Suitable for beginners and those wishing to refresh their skills. Materials supplied, a cost of $30 cash is to be paid to tutor (not... [More]
$166 Limited / $149

Be guided step-by-step to produce an illuminated letter based on medieval forms. Learn how to use 23ct gold leaf, mix a range of colours and apply designs. These techniques could also be used in other

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22 Jan

Interested in this course but can't attend? Please the waiting list.

Icon Painting

Learn the technique of Byzantine Icon Painting. Explore the basic ideals and principles as well as symbolism of colours and Byzantine theology on which iconography is founded. Please note that materials for the course are expensive if purchased independently by students. Tutor shares the material with all students and students need to contribute... [More]
$307 Limited / $276

Learn the technique of Byzantine Icon Painting. Explore the basic ideals and principles as well as symbolism of colours and Byzantine theology on which iconography is founded. Please note that

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01 Feb

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The Creative Conventions of Portraiture

Have you ever wanted to draw someone’s portrait? This introduction to the art of portraiture aims to expand your understanding of the portrait beyond that of a well observed and static reproduction of the human head, by conceiving of the human head within the context of portraiture conventions, as an integrated part of the human body and as a... [More]
$275 Limited / $248

Have you ever wanted to draw someone’s portrait? This introduction to the art of portraiture aims to expand your understanding of the portrait beyond that of a well observed and static reproduction of

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01 Feb

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Watercolour Painting

Watercolour painting is one of the most beautiful art forms. Explore both basic and creative techniques. On completion, you should be able to paint a landscape and a portrait. Please note that while this is a beginners' class it is advisable that you have some previous drawing or art experience. Advanced students also welcomed. Cost of life model... [More]
$248 Limited / $223

Watercolour painting is one of the most beautiful art forms. Explore both basic and creative techniques. On completion, you should be able to paint a landscape and a portrait. Please note that while

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03 Feb
There is a gap in this class for 24 February due to Fiona teaching a Seniors' Week class on this day.

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Relief Printing with Lino Workshop

Learn linocut and woodcut skills in this entertaining and practical course. Suitable for beginners, intermediate and more advanced students. Learn the process involved in reproducing drawings, photos etc. as relief prints on lino, wood and vinyl surfaces. Printing is done by hand (i.e. there is no press) and only waterbased inks are used. This... [More]
$307 Limited / $276

Learn linocut and woodcut skills in this entertaining and practical course. Suitable for beginners, intermediate and more advanced students. Learn the process involved in reproducing drawings, photos

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04 Feb
$298 Limited / $268

Learn linocut and woodcut skills in this entertaining and practical course. Suitable for beginners, intermediate and more advanced students. Learn the process involved in reproducing drawings, photos

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06 Feb

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Continuing Design Through Collage - Intermediate

Continue with the highly creative realm of collage, and the art of visual composition. Use elements and principles of design and colour to investigate compositional structures and explore the varied possibilities of collage. Examine a wide range of approaches and styles to this art form, stimulating your imagination to continue discovering creative... [More]
$307 Limited / $276

Continue with the highly creative realm of collage, and the art of visual composition. Use elements and principles of design and colour to investigate compositional structures and explore the varied

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04 Feb

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Calligraphy for Beginners: Ronde 17th Century Script

An introduction to the Art of Calligraphy, focusing on the Ronde Script and its French origins. Calligraphy Kit available for new students for $30 (not included in course fee) COURSE OUTLINE Introduction to writing with a broad edge pen. Introduction to the Ronde script, its style, letter construction and characteristics. We will continue to study... [More]
$248 Limited / $223

An introduction to the Art of Calligraphy, focusing on the Ronde Script and its French origins.<br/><p><br/><strong>Calligraphy Kit available for new students for $30 (not included in course fee)</

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05 Feb

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Calligraphy for Beginners and Intermediate: Italic Script

Learn the versatile and elegant Italic script and then explore its uses with colour, modern designs and traditional layouts. Applying these skills you will go on to create small projects. This course is designed for both beginners and for those wishing to extend their skills. Materials for new students will be organised at the first meeting. Please... [More]
$248 Limited / $223

<p>Learn the versatile and elegant Italic script and then explore its uses with colour, modern designs and traditional layouts. Applying these skills you will go on to create small projects. This

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06 Feb

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Acrylic Painting: An Introduction

Acrylic painting has some of the features of both oil painting and watercolours. It is therefore an ideal medium for those people wishing to explore traditional painting or more modern mixed media techniques. The course covers a number of genres including still life, landscape and the human figure. Cost of life model included in course fee. COURSE... [More]
$248 Limited / $223

Acrylic painting has some of the features of both oil painting and watercolours. It is therefore an ideal medium for those people wishing to explore traditional painting or more modern mixed media

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07 Feb

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The Principles of Drawing for Beginners: Basic Geometric Shapes to Living Forms

A systematic guide to some of the fundamental principles that lead to a comprehensive proficiency in drawing. In the space of eight weeks, we will summarise skills that can be repetitiously applied in a three to five year drawing course; thus giving the beginner the necessary tools in a short time, to build on principles they can practice and... [More]
$248 Limited / $223

A systematic guide to some of the fundamental principles that lead to a comprehensive proficiency in drawing. In the space of eight weeks, we will summarise skills that can be repetitiously applied

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07 Feb

Interested in this course but can't attend? Please the waiting list.