Working Art

Working Art

New Year – New work group? Old group wanting new ideas? Let us offer a creative solution!

If you are looking for a fun way to get the group working together, why not organise  a Working Art experience and get those creative juices flowing?

We can bring the material to you at work or you can bring your group to Finite Gallery. Either way you can enjoy a fun session to create an artwork, or complete creative challenges designed to stimulate the creative ‘Right Side’ of the brain.

Give Leslie a call to discuss your requirements and find out more about the programme.


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Tuesday Painting Group 2020

Tuesday Painting Group 2020

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020, 10:00am - 1:00pm

Join us each Tuesday for a painting class.

This class offers guidance with acrylic and oil painting techniques for beginners to the more advanced.

Bring your own painting materials. Easels provided.

Cost: $400 for 8 weeks  $200 for 4 weeks or $60/ week casual attendance.

Booking essential as numbers are limited.

For casual attendees – Please advise Leslie of your intention to attend so a painting station can be set up for you.


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Tuesday Evening Painting Class

Tuesday Evening Painting Class with

Tuesday, February 4th, 2020, 6:30pm - 9:00pm

  • Have you always wanted to try your hand at painting?
  • Perhaps you have been teaching yourself to paint, but are not sure what to do next?
  • Maybe you would just like to join a group to paint and meet other like-minded people?

If you answered YES to any of these questions, then this might be the class for you!


Each week, Leslie will offer advice and gentle encouragement to help you realise your creative goals. Bring your paints, brushes and surface to paint on.

The kettle will be on for a cuppa and a biscuit!

Cost: $175 for 4 weeks

$50/week casual. (Please let me know you are coming so I can have a work station ready for you.)


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Drawing Fundamentals Workshop

Drawing Fundamentals Workshop with

Sunday, March 8th, 2020, 10:00am - 3:30pm

If you have ever wanted to learn to draw, or improve your drawing skills, then this one day workshop is the place to get started!

Through a number of exercises, students will be guided in the use of materials, learn about the importance of line, contour, mark making and tone, and be introduced to the principles of perspective.

This is an opportunity not to be missed!

Cost: $100 includes lunch. Please advise Leslie of any dietary requirements.

Material list will be provided on booking.

Booking essential as numbers are limited.



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Hand-building with Clay Workshop

Hand-building with Clay Workshop with

Saturday, March 21st, 2020, 1:00pm - 3:30pm

Here is the workshop you have been asking for!

Hand-building with clay for the “grown-ups” !

During this 2.5 hr workshop you will be shown the fundamentals of working with clay to create hand-built forms. Techniques will include slab construction and coiling to create functional and decorative ceramic pieces.

The work created will be dried and bisque fired, ready to be finished in the Decorating and Glazing workshop.

Cost: $70 included materials and bisque firing.

Please note that the Decorating and Glazing workshop is on another day and is not included in the price of this workshop. Please book separately.


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Coiled Basket Workshop

Coiled Basket Workshop with

Saturday, April 4th, 2020, 10:00am - 3:30pm

In this workshop participants will learn how to make a small coiled basket that is both functional and visually appealing and, at the same time, discover the joy basketry brings and the sense of calmness it creates.

Participants will learn the basics of coiled basketry with raffia, including – how to start, form and finish a basket.

Trudi will guide you through each step in a relaxed and friendly environment so that each person will be confident in the process of making a basket. Notes will be provided.

Cost: $110 includes materials and lunch. Please let Leslie know of any dietary requirements when booking.



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Decorating & Glazing Clay Workshop Photography 101: Introduction to your camera

Photography 101: Introduction to your camera with

Saturday, May 23rd, 2020, 10:00am - 3:30pm

This hands-on workshop will cover camera basics, image capture and an introduction on how to handle images files.

We will discuss camera settings and how they relate to the basic exposure rules. We will look into composition and lighting, try different setups and discuss results.

Bring your camera and, if you think we might need it the manual (pdf or printed).

Booking essential.

Cost: $110 includes lunch and an SD card to keep. Please advise Leslie of any dietary requirements when booking.

A deposit of $50 will secure your place in this workshop. The balance is to be paid by 3/5/2020.

Payments will be refunded for cancellations before the 10/5/2020. No refund of deposit will be made for cancellations after this date. Payment can be made directly at the gallery or contact Leslie Duffin (0419471660) for Direct Deposit details.



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