Workshops and Training

Stephen Bowers’ studio. Photograph Aise Dillon.

Adelaide Central School of Art: 2019 Summer School

Enrol today in their highly anticipated Summer School program beginning Thursday 10 January!

They are offering classes in drawing, painting, ceramics and printmaking. With a range of two-day intensives or half-day courses, designed for beginners through to experienced artists, there’s sure to be a something for you!

You can book online, by emailing Reception, or calling 8299 7300.
Enrol now – places fill up fast!


Rob Gutteridge School of Classical Realism – Summer School Intensive

2 weeks full-time atelier training
80 hours tuition
10 students maximum 

Teacher: Rob Gutteridge
Director of the RGCR
2 weeks: January 14th – 25th 2019

Learn the traditional skills of drawing and painting in a European style atelier art school. The Summer School Intensive is full-time atelier training, painting and drawing from plaster casts in the morning and a life model in the afternoon. Immerse yourself in the world of classical realism taught by Rob Gutteridge, the Director of the first ARC Approved atelier art school in Australia. A special feature of the Summer School will be long-pose drawing and painting: 40 hours over 2 weeks, 1 pose, 1 model. Summer School will introduce new skills, and hone those you already have. Learn sight-size drawing and limited palette painting of flesh tones. Suitable for beginners to advanced students and practicing artists.

Enrol now by contacting Rob Gutteridge at:

Rob Gutteridge  ASGFA, Dip FA(Ptg), Grad Dip Vis Art, Grad Dip Ed, Cert IV (Assessment and Workplace Training)
Founding Director, Principal Instructor

Rob Gutteridge School of Classical Realism
49a Whitmore Square
Adelaide SA 5000

Mobile: 0434965434

Field Recording and Focused Listening Workshop 

Join sound artist, Tristan Louth-Robins and be taken on a sound walk through sites in Port Noarlunga. During the walk, participants will learn about aspects of acoustic ecology, whilst using a variety of microphone and recording techniques to observe and closely listen to environments. Following the sound walk, Tristan will provide an overview of his practice as a sound artist, including a discussion on his current exhibition on display at Sauerbier House, Compression. Suitable all ages. Bring hat, water, sunscreen, comfortable footwear.

Bookings essential.

Cost: $5.00 per person.

When: Saturday 12 January 2019

Time :  12.30 – 3.30

Where: Sauerbier House, 21 Wearing St, Port Noarlunga 


The Mill – In-Between Spaces Program

Shared Practice Workshops with SA artists Amber Cronin

If you are interested in multidisciplinary arts practice, sharing techniques processes and skills with other artists and future artistic collaborations, this program may be of interest to you. Workshops facilitated via this program, allow participants to challenge their own making processes and research methods through participation in exploratory practices and through connecting with artists working in different fields.

Amber Cronin
Exploration: ‘Arrested Movement’

Venue: The Breakout Space @ The Mill 154 Angas Street, Adelaide
Date: 18th & 19th December 2018
Time: 10 am-5pm (Lunch will be included as part of workshop)
(please include your availability in your EOI)
Number Participants: Up to 6

EOI: email
Please include your biography and a short paragraph about why you want to be involved. EOI’s close November 20th 2018.

For more information


Opulent Journeys: The Pottery Workshop Calendar

13 April – 27 April 2019

Join our Ceramic Tour to China, and become immersed in the ceramic world of Jingdezhen. Enjoy demonstrations by master artists in Mould Making, Teapot Making, Pigment and Carving Decoration, Tissue Transfer Application & brush making. Some pieces from the ceramic workshops will be fired for tour members to bring home. Marian Howell has previously led 2 extremely successful tours to Jingdezhen, and following on feedback from participants we are extending the time in Jingdezhen to enable more time in the studio and to explore this incredible ceramic centre.

For more information please visit our website
or contact Opulent Journeys
Phone: 1300 219 885


Nature in Clay Workshop

An experienced clay artist, Alison Smiles will help you make beautiful and functional porcelain clay dishes using nature to decorate – Alison will then fire your work in her studio and send to you (delivery included).

Minimum Participant Age: 16 years old

For more information and to book

Drawing Us – ‘Life’ Drawing with Fran Callen

January 14, 2019

Learn drawing techniques appropriate to ‘drawing life from life’. This 3 day workshop will include drawing movement, the figure, and everyday moments.

Exercises include drawing a live model, a ‘sketch walk’, collaborative sketching and expressive and experimental drawing. So if you want to loosen up, enhance skills, broaden your ideas of what drawing can be, or just ‘get back into drawing’, this is for you.

No experience necessary (though it is welcome), just an enthusiasm for drawing.

You may bring what you like to draw on and with, but suggestions include: Black drawing pens (eg. felt tip pens, roller pens, gel pens) of different thicknesses, Extra thick black texta or posca, Two colours of any drawing media (eg. oil pastel, chalk pastel, colour pencil), glue stick, scissors sketchbook, graphite pencils (A1 or A0 paper is recommended).

Duration: 3 days x 6.5 Hours

Class Times: Monday to Wednesday 9:30 – 4:00

Date: 14-16 January

Cost: $350


For more information

Book here

Pepper Street Arts Centre

2.15 pm — 4.15 pm
A second opportunity in this intriguing artform is on offer. You may be a beginner, learning for the first time, or extending your skills from the last workshop. Learn and experiment with intricate cutting, construction and mark making techniques like engraving and stamping using metallic coated paper. You will be guided in the making of a brooch or pendant through which you will gain an insight into the creative processes involved in contemporary jewellery making. You will be surprised at how paper can be transformed in this way to create a jewellery piece for you to wear! Cost: $15/$9 for City of Burnside residents and Pepper Club members. Bookings through Pepper Street during open hours.

Nuno Felting
2.15 pm — 4.15 pm
An introduction to some techniques of nuno felting for you, using fine silk and merino wool. The focus is to ‘have a go’ at this artform, which lends itself to many uses across all seasons. Cost: $30 Bookings and enquiries to tutor: Helen Moon 0403 350 940 or

Jewellery making by Cindy Durant

Cindy Durant will be teaching silver metal clay workshops in her Penong studio. Have fun and learn how to make your own custom jewellery just in time for Christmas. Find out more via her website

For more details


Gallery One 2018 Classes and Groups

Life Drawing
Oil and Acrylic Painting with Margaret Slape-Phillips

Hooked on Tuesday, a yarn morning
Charcoal Drawing for Beginners with Brooke Walker
Watercolour Painting with Laure Vincent-Allard

Open Studio
Step by Step Oil Painting with Julie Arnott
Basics in Colour and Painting with Acrylic and Oil with Lauryn Arnott
Stitch by Stitch Embroidery with Anna Scott

Mitcham Miniature Artists and Crafters
Bobbin Lace
Step by Step Drawing with Julie Arnott
Step by Step Oil Painting with Julie Arnott
Portrait Drawing
Watercolour Painting with Laure Vincent-Allard

Morning and Afternoon Teddy Bears & Cloth Dolls with Kay Schulz
Life Drawing
Saturday Felting
Brown Owls

Create an oil painting – portrait of your beloved ones with Margaret Slape-Phillips. 10 sessions starting 4 may – 6 July.

Gallery One, 1 Torrens Street, Mitcham
For more details

Jewellery making classes in the Adelaide Hills

Suitable for beginners or those with existing experience. New classes commence each term.

• We have a wide range of times available, in the daytime, evenings, and Saturdays
• Classes are held fortnightly during school terms
• 3 hour or 6 hour fortnightly classes available
• The classes are at Woodside in the Adelaide Hills
• Cost for a term of five classes is $330 plus the cost of materials
• We also have 6 hour classes for the super-keen which cost $660 per term.

Make your own quality jewellery – Our jewellery making classes are all about you!
• Absolutely no experience required (but it’s also OK if you have some)
• Hands-on approach where you get to take home jewellery you made yourself
• Choose what jewellery projects you create
• You can work with precious metals and gemstones.

We’ve created the ideal learning environment
• Learn in a fully equipped studio
• Instruction is provided by a professionally trained and experienced jeweller
• Small class sizes (no more than 6 people)
• Enjoy a fun, supportive, friendly and creative environment
• Affordable tuition prices.

Some of the hands-on skills and techniques you will learn in our classes:
• Saw piercing
• Filing, emerying and polishing
• Forming, shaping, bending
• Soldering
• Texture
• Drilling
• Design.

For more information
or email to make a booking.


Workshops in jewellery making from recycled and reclaimed materials

Sue Garrard is a South Australian based artist working in the areas of jewellery, print-making and installation. Much of her arts practice focuses on the use of recycled and reclaimed materials.

Sue will soon be teaching workshops in jewellery making from recycled and reclaimed materials at her studio at the JamFactory Seppeltsfield.

For more details


Individual and team glass blowing

Individual Workshop: Experience an intensive one-on-one session in the glass studio…practice glass blowing techniques taught by experienced practitioners in a professional environment. Participants then design and make their own glass piece whilst developing skills in gathering, forming and design.

Session Times: Saturday or Sunday 8am – 12pm or 12.30pm – 4.30pm
Group Workshop: Live glass blowing demonstrations and tuition, where everybody will be dipping into the furnace with a chance to make their very own paperweight or drinking glass. This program is perfect for social, corporate and school groups.
Session Times: Negotiable

Time & Date: Duration: 4 hours
Cost: Individual Workshop $520 | $480 concession Team Workshop $3200 (max 16 people)
To book contact Karen Cunningham on (08) 8410 0727 or


Pepper Street Arts Centre Workshops

Pepper Streer Arts centre have ongoing workshops throughout the year. Bookings are essential, either visit the website or call 8364 6154.


Advanced Moulding & Casting Workshop

Adelaide Moulding and Casting Supplies is holding an Advanced Moulding & Casting Workshop in the first week of October. Participants can learn how to create a two piece jacketed silicone skin mould and more.

Book here

Durham Studio workshops

10am – 5pm daily (closed Tuesdays)
Workshops are now available at Durham Studio, Glenelg in Basic screen printing, Fabric Art and Jewellery Making.

To book call Jlz – 0438 843 845  or  Lisa – 0451 374 274.


Union St Printmakers

Printmaking Intensives – Tuesdays, on demand

Fancy designing and printing your own Christmas cards? Simone Tippett of Union St Printmakers can show you how. Simone runs printmaking intensives at Union St Studios in Stepney, Tuesdays, 9am-4pm. Learn a new technique whilst hand making something beautiful to give or sell. Intensives in screen printing, stencilling, lino printing, wood engraving, monoprinting, collagraphs, etching, waterless lithography and more. For further information, email


Taking the photographs you dream of

PART ONE – Gets you up to speed with the way your camera works and it’s main controls

PART TWO – Starts you off using the full control of your camera for specific creative results

PART THREE – Gives you an insight into storytelling and light and how to create meaning in your photos

When does the course start and finish?

The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course – you decide when you start and when you finish.

How long do I have access to the course?

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like – across any and all devices you own.

What if I am unhappy with the course?

We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

Presenter Nat Rogers spent the last twelve years as a working photographer — photographing catchy images for newspapers — and it’s her mission to help photographers stop wasting money on cameras they don’t know how to use. The truth is… you need a few simple hacks and bits of knowledge to succeed with any camera. Nat knows this because she’s mentored and taught hundreds of people and watched them have AHA moments with their camera.
Online 3 hour video course $257

For more details and to book