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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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Intermediate Calligraphy: A Medieval Script

There are a wide variety of medieval hands and we will be looking at one of the scripts that developed from Gothic's austere forms. A more cursive script from this period which has a flowing quality. The large highly flourished capitals are particularly elaborate and ornamental and contain forms called 'cadels' which are a style developed from the... [More]
$255 Limited / $230

<p>There are a wide variety of medieval hands and we will be looking at one of the scripts that developed from Gothic's austere forms. A more cursive script from this period which has a flowing

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12 May
This course will now be taught Online instead of Face-to-Face by request of the tutor.

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Relief Printing without a Press

Learn relief printmaking techniques to produce beautiful and original hand printed art works on paper. Woodblock and Lino cut are simple processes which get great results and are easy to continue at home. This practical course invites beginners through to advanced participants to join an experienced teacher and artist who will guide you through the... [More]
$283 Limited / $255

<p>Learn relief printmaking techniques to produce beautiful and original hand printed art works on paper. Woodblock and Lino cut are simple processes which get great results and are easy to continue

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24 May
$283 Limited / $255

<p>Learn relief printmaking techniques to produce beautiful and original hand printed art works on paper. Woodblock and Lino cut are simple processes which get great results and are easy to continue

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24 May

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Hogarth & Gainsborough – Satire & Society in 18th Century England

William Hogarth (1697-1764) is known for his satirical depictions of English Society through his printed series of ‘A Rake’s Progress’ and ‘Marriage à la Mode’ whilst Thomas Gainsborough (1727 -1788) painted the landed aristocracy in such much loved National Gallery London paintings as ‘Mr & Mrs Andrews’ shown upon their lands. Gainsborough’s ‘The... [More]
$39 Limited / $35

<p>William Hogarth (1697-1764) is known for his satirical depictions of English Society through his printed series of ‘A Rake’s Progress’ and ‘Marriage à la Mode’ whilst Thomas Gainsborough (1727 -

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03 Jun

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Owen Jones - The Visionary of Victorian Design

Owen Jones was one of the most influential Victorian design theorists of the nineteenth century. Derivative of new research into colour (polychromy) in Ancient Greek and Roman architecture, Jones asserted the fundamental role of colour and the underlying global interconnectedness of aesthetics via design throughout all cultures. Jones found support... [More]
$39 Limited

<p>Owen Jones was one of the most influential Victorian design theorists of the nineteenth century. Derivative of new research into colour (polychromy) in Ancient Greek and Roman architecture, Jones

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10 Jun
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Advanced Colour and Collage: Artist's Studio

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]

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Colour and Collage Studio for Beginners

Collage has laid the groundwork for our cut and paste digital present day and remains popular as an active engagement visual medium across all age groups and cultures. This is a creative and engaging course with hands-on activities that will develop an open-minded and liberating approach to colour and collage in art and design. A history of Collage... [More]

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Calligraphy for Beginners: Pointed Pen Uncial

This course is designed to introduce people to the Art of Calligraphy, its rich history and an understanding of the development of our Modern Alphabet. This module the focus will be on Pointed Pen Uncial a fun modern variation of the Historic Uncial Script. We will start with gaining an understanding of working with a pointed nib continuing to... [More]

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Art & Text: Playing with Words and Images

Combine your love of words and language with images and pictures in this hands-on art studio based short course. Learn how to use hand-made visual ideas - from simple mark-making to illustration and illumination - to respond to spoken and written language. Use drawing techniques, photography, colour and collage together with prose and poetry from... [More]

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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]

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The Expressive Figure: Facial Features, Hands, Feet and Drapery

We will demystify specific features and parts of the body that often challenge people when learning to draw. In addition to clearly articulating the underlying structure of facial features, hand gestures and clothing, we will look at how these are employed to convey a sense of emotional vitality in figurative art. Suitable for both complete... [More]

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