Learn to Paint

  • Make your own painting on canvas
  • Learn in a private studio in a small group setting
  • Personal, private instruction
  • Explore colour, shape, perspective, contrast and detail
  • Lessons for enthusiasts of any age, from children to adults

Learn an easy to follow step-by-step process to create a painting on canvas that you can be proud of. Begin with an exploration of colour and shape. Use a variety of painting techniques to create depth and richness in your painted image through the use of colour, tone and layering. No previous painting experience required.


  • 4 session introductory course
  • 8 session expanded introductory course
  • On-going lessons, pay monthly

 Course Overview

  • Explore colour theory and blending using oil pastels, aqua pencils or tempera paint
  • Use colour and tone to create the illusion of shape
  • Look at shapes within an object and the relationships between shapes
  • Learn to identify and paint from background to foreground
  • Choose an image for your painting
  • Paint on canvas, learning to layer your painting from background to foreground, from general to detail, applying the skills learned in the explorations

Class schedule

  • Daytime and evening times available
  • 2-hour sessions
  • One make-up class can be taken during the week following the end of the course.

Fees include materials

Please come and join us for these fun lessons.