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. 

'A Year of Painting with BSA' - Due to the popularity of the BSA Year of Painting Course in 2018, it will run again in the same format in 2019. As well as our other short courses and workshops, BSA offers painting classes every Monday through term times, 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.

BSA AFTER DARK introduces evening classes in Painting, as well as film nights, Life Drawing and Artist Talks.

All classes are held at 112 Dalley Street, MULLUMBIMBY

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

 
 
 
 
 

MICHELLE DAWSON | THE ART OF ILLUSTRATION (AI1901)

In this six-week introductory course in the Art of Illustration, 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

Dates | 6 Thursdays 10.00 - 2.30pm 24 October - 28 November 2019

Course fee | $450 ($425.00 Earlybird - pay by 17 October)

 

MICHAEL CUSACK | WORKING IN ABSTRACTION (WA1903)

In this five-week course students will explore various approaches to drawing 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 Fridays 10.00 - 2.30pm 1 - 29 November 2019

Course fee | $375 ($350.00 Earlybird - pay by 25 October)

 

MICHELLE DAWSON | LIFE DRAWING (LD1904)

Working from the model is a great way to learn to draw through observation and one of the best ways to learn to appreciate the wonder of the human form. Michelle will guide students through various approaches to drawing the figure, from classical core techniques to more contemporary expressive activities. MORE INFO

Dates I 6 Tuesday Evenings, 6.00 - 8.30pm 29 October - 3 December 2019

Course Fee | $335.00 ($310 EarlyBird - pay by 21 October)   

 

COURTNEY COOK | COLOURATION: PAINTING THROUGH COLOUR - NIGHT SCHOOL (CC1901)

In this evening course Courtney will guide students through the vast world of colour from colour theory to colour mixing. Exploring with a variety of paints, students will learn about the origin and history of colours, how colours work together and how to mix the spectrum of colours simply by using the primaries, black and white. MORE INFO

Dates I 6 Thursday Evenings, 6.00 - 9.00pm 24 October - 28 November 2019

Course Fee | $350.00 ($325 EarlyBird - pay by 16 October)   

 
 
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2019 VISUAL ARTS INTRODUCTION COURSE (VAI1901)

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, painting, 3D studies and more. No previous experience necessary. MORE INFO

Dates | 12 Mondays 10.00am - 3.00pm, 19 August - 18 November 2019 (2-week break in the middle)

Course fee | $995.00* ($950 Earlybird - pay before 1 August) *Payment plan available for this course

 

A YEAR OF PAINTING WITH BSA 2019

As well as our other short courses and workshops, BSA will offer painting classes every Monday through term times in 2019, 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 teach Portraiture in Term 2. Rene Bolten will facilitate Still Life Painting in Term 3 and Amber Wallis will lead the class From Representation to Abstraction in Term 4. MORE INFO

TERM 4 IS ALREADY FULL. PLEASE CONTACT US VIA EMAIL TO ADD YOUR NAME TO THE WAITING LIST

Course fee | $590 per term (EarlyBird $565.00) (5% discount applies for the whole year in advance) 

Dates | 8 Mondays, 10.00am to 2.30pm

Term 1: 11 February - 8 April | Term 2:  6 May - 1 July  | Term 3:  29 July - 16 September | Term 4: 21 October - 9 December