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Arts & Crafts Courses

Art Groups

Art Groups -   Zero to Picasso - Tuesday 10am - 12pm (beginners)

                         Advanced - Tuesday 12.30pm - 2.30pm (advanced)

Cost $10 (bring your own materials)

Come and brush up on your skills and techniques or learn some new ones.  These classes introduce the learner to the materials, techniques, concepts and processes necessary to understand different types of art.  Covering the use of different mediums including watercolour, charcoal, pencil and pastels. 

You can try the new techniques introduced by the tutor or work on your own projects.


Requesting expressions of interest in the following:

The following courses will be run at Ararat Neighbourhood House depending on numbers of interested participants. (A minimum of 6 students is needed to run a course.)  


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Introduction to Pastels

A beginner class in pastels. Experience the velvety medium of soft pastels.
This medium is suited to both painting and drawing.

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Introduction to Painting and Drawing

In this class, students are free to follow their own artistic interest and explore their creative talents. You will learn through instruction from the tutor and interaction with other students. You can choose from a variety of media including, watercolour, gouaches and acrylic paints, plus all the various drawing materials such as pencils, charcoals, pen and inks.
The groups will work from still life set-ups in the room, photographs, newspaper clippings and books. Suitable also for students who wish to work on their own projects and be guided and helped by the tutor.

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Advanced Water Colours

A class suitable for those who are familiar with different drawing and painting mediums and wish to refine and develop their watercolour skills.

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School Holiday Art Program

Activities will be designed around a wide variety of themes from model building workshops to drawing with pastels. Designed to extend students’ skills and knowledge in a fun environment.

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NB. A minimum of 6 students is needed to run a course.
To register your interest, or if there are any other courses that you would like to see offered,
please contact Ararat Neighbourhood House to let us know.