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.

All classes are held at 112 Dalley Street, MULLUMBIMBY

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

 

HELLE JORGENSEN I BASKET WEAVING (BW1802)

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. Helle will encourage experimentation to push the boundaries of traditional techniques, focusing particularly on creating sculptural forms. MORE INFO

Dates | 6 Fridays 10:00am - 2:30pm, 26 October - 30 November 2018

Cost: $425

 
 

ZOM OSBORNE & MICHELLE DAWSON   I   LIFE DRAWING Term 4 (LD1804)

Drawing is a fundamental component of any art practice. In this class you will learn how to draw the figure through close observation. Zom and Michelle will work with you through a wide variety of exercises to develop and improve your drawing skills. This course is suitable for all levels including beginners.

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Dates | 6 WEDNESDAY evenings 6.00pm - 8.30pm,  24 October - 28 November 2018

Course fee: $285.00

 

MICHAEL CUSACK   I   EXPERIMENTAL PAINTING & MIXED MEDIA (EP1804)

During this six-week course students will explore painting processes with a particular focus on mixed media and experimentation. Using a range of painting techniques, and thinking about composition, mark-making, and materiality, students will begin to work in a series and be guided through working from small format to large scale compositions. MORE INFO

Dates | 6 Tuesdays 10:00am - 2:30pm, 30 October until 4 December 2018   

Course fee: $425.00

 

2018 VISUAL ARTS INTRODUCTION COURSE (VAI1801)

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 Mondays 10.00am - 3.00pm, 27 August - 19 November 2018 (break in middle)

Course fee: $950.00 (Payment plan available for this course)

 

AMBER WALLIS   I   FROM REPRESENTATION TO ABSTRACTION (RA1804)

Please note this course is now full but you can contact us to place your name on the waiting list.

In this 8-week course, students will investigate various ways to approach abstraction and push paint around.  Each week students will undertake a new technique and exploration into abstraction.  Looking at representation into abstraction participants will also be mining contemporary practice for exciting and dynamic ways to approach abstraction. MORE INFO

This course is Part 4 of our 'Year of Painting' course at BSA. 

Dates | 8 Mondays, 10.00am to 2.30pm, 22 October - 10 December 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, Rene Bolten for Term 3 and Amber Wallis for Term 4. MORE INFO

Course fee: $565.00 (per term) (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