SHORT COURSES

BSA offers a selection of short courses ranging from four to twelve weeks, on a diverse range of visual arts subjects and mediums, with experienced teachers who are nationally-recognised practicing artists. 

NEW  - 'A Year of Painting with BSA' - As well as our other short courses and workshops, BSA will offer painting classes every Monday through term times in 2018, with a different teacher each term. These are designed to offer a more immersive, continuous painting course to develop and improve your painting skills. Students may enrol for the whole year, or just by the term as they would with any other short course. The first 8-week session will be Introduction to Painting with Dale Rhodes. 

All classes are held at 112 Dalley Street, MULLUMBIMBY

For more information email admin@byronschoolofart.com or phone 0487 362 141

 
 

ZOM OSBORNE & MICHELLE DAWSON   I   LIFE DRAWING  (LD1801)

START DATE CHANGED TO 27 FEBRUARY Drawing is a fundamental component of any art practice, and working from the model is a great way to learn to draw through observation. Working through a wide variety of drawing exercises over 8 weeks, Zom and Michelle will work with you to develop or improve your drawing skills. Suitable for all levels. MORE INFO

Dates | 8 Tuesday evenings 6.00pm - 8.30pm,  27 February - 10 April 2018

Course fee: $380.00

 

2018 VISUAL ARTS INTRODUCTION COURSE (VAI1801)

START DATE CHANGED TO 9 MARCH - The BSA Visual Arts Introduction Course is a 12-week course offering a structured program to introduce students to the fundamentals of contemporary art through observational drawing, design elements, materials, colour theory, and more. No previous experience necessary. MORE INFO

Dates | 12 Fridays 10.00am - 3.00pm, 9 March - 8 June 2018

Course fee: $950.00

 

HELLE JORGENSEN   I   BASKET WEAVING (BW1801)

During these six weeks students will explore traditional weaving techniques: string making, coiling, twining, looping and random weaving. Students will also learn how to identify, sustainably harvest and process local plant material. Suitable for all levels. MORE INFO

Dates | 6 Tuesdays 10:00am - 2:30pm, 6 March - 10 April 2018

Course fee: $425

 

MICHAEL CUSACK   I   WORKING IN ABSTRACTION (WA1801)

In this 4 week course students will be guided through the process of abstraction - of taking away or removing characteristics from something in order to reduce it to a set of essential characteristics. Through drawing and painting, students will be guided through the process of understanding and moving into the language of abstraction.  Suitable for all levels. MORE INFO

Dates | 4 Tuesdays 10am - 2.30pm, 30 January - 20 February 2018

Course fee: $285.00

 

MICHELLE DAWSON   I   THE ART OF ILLUSTRATION (AI1801)

A four-week introductory course in the Art of Illustration. Over four Thursday mornings, participants will receive an introduction to book illustration, develop a storyboard and create final artworks to illustrate a set text in their own style and chosen medium. MORE INFO

The course will require participants to work on their projects between classes.

Dates | 4 Thursday mornings, 9.30am to 12.30pm, 1 - 22 February 2018

Course fee: $225.00

 

DALE RHODES   I   INTRODUCTION TO PAINTING (IP1802)

THIS COURSE IS NOW FULL - Please contact the school to be added to the waiting list.

This 8-week course will cover the foundational skills needed to paint portraits, still life, landscapes and more. It will investigate which paint colours are really needed and which aren't, as well as mediums, brushes and all technical and equipment questions. MORE INFO

This course is the first part of our 'Year of Painting' course at BSA.

Dates | 8 Mondays, 10.00am to 2.30pm, 12 February - 9 April 2018

Course fee: $565.00

 
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A YEAR OF PAINTING WITH BSA

As well as our other short courses and workshops, BSA will offer painting classes every Monday through term times in 2018, with a different teacher each term. This is designed to be a more immersive, continuous course style to develop and improve your painting skills. Students may enrol for the whole year, or just by the term as they would with any other short course. The first 8-week session will be Introduction to Painting with Dale Rhodes.  James Guppy will facilitate the sessions in Term 2, with teachers for Terms 3 and 4 to be confirmed. MORE INFO

Course fee: $565.00 (5% discount applies if paying for the whole year in advance) 

Dates | 8 Mondays, 10.00am to 2.30pm

Term 1: 12 February - 9 April | Term 2:  7 May - 2 July  | Term 3:  6 August - 24 September | Term 4: 22 October - 10 December