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 second 8-week session will be Painting the Face with James Guppy. 

All classes are held at 112 Dalley Street, MULLUMBIMBY

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

 
 

MICHAEL CUSACK   I   DRAWING INTO PAINTING (DP1803)

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

Dates | 5 Tuesdays 10:00am - 2:30pm, 1 May - 5 June 2018   

Course fee: $360.00

 

ZOM OSBORNE & MICHELLE DAWSON   I   LIFE DRAWING Term 2 (LD1802)

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. MORE INFO 

While life drawing is available as a term class, it is highly valuable to study the entire year if possible.

Dates | 6 Tuesday evenings 6.00pm - 8.30pm,  8 May - 12 June 2018

Course fee: $285.00

 

JAMES GUPPY   I   PAINTING THE FACE (PF1802)

The face is one of the most challenging subjects in art and rendering the face for portraiture requires observational skills unmatched in any other area of the visual arts.  During this 8-week course, working from a model, students will gain a sound basis in the principles and practice of executing a portrait.  MORE INFO

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

Dates | 8 Mondays, 10.00am to 2.30pm, 7 May - 2 July 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 Emma Walker for Term 4. 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

 

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 (Payment plan available for this course)