Tuesday Painting Group at Finite Gallery

Tuesday Painting Group at Finite Gallery with

Tuesday, July 28th, 2020, 10:00am - 1:00pm

Have you ever wondered how to:

  • Move forward with your paintings?
  • How to develop new imagery?
  • Create interest through your colour palette?
  • Or simply how to paint?

Then come along to Finite Gallery each Tuesday, 10:00am till 1:00pm, and be guided by the experienced and knowledgeable John Morris.

With over twenty years teaching experience at Newcastle Art School, John can help you find new directions, inspiration and techniques.

BOOKING ESSENTIAL to ensure social distancing

The cost is $200 for 4 weeks, and some materials will be required. (A list of materials will be provided on booking.)

Casual attendance is also available. Bring along your “challenge” and get some expert advice. Booking is essential to ensure available place. Cost: $60 per lesson


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Tuesday Evening Painting Class

Tuesday Evening Painting Class with

Tuesday, October 13th, 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

Drawing Fundamentals

Friday, October 16th, 2020, 10:00am - 1:00pm

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: $200 / 4 weeks.  This class may be extended if there is sufficient interest.

Material list will be provided on booking.

Booking essential as numbers are limited to ensure social distancing.



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Random Weave Baskets

Random Weave Baskets with

Sunday, November 15th, 2020, 10:00am - 3:30pm

Spend the day learning to use locally sourced plant material and cane to create visually stunning and functional baskets. Students will learn the basic skills of the random weave technique to make their own unique basket. A guide to what plants to use and how to harvest and prepare these plants will be given.

This workshop is suitable for the beginner and an excellent way to explore your own creativity. Trudi will guide you through each step in a relaxed and friendly environment so that each person will take home their own unique and gorgeous basket.

Students will need: secateurs, bucket, wear closed in shoes, old clothes or apron.

Cost: $100 includes materials.

Please note: Because of Covid-19 considerations, lunch will NOT be provided. Please bring your own lunch. Arrangements can be made to pre-order from the local cafe/ takeaway if you wish.

Places are strictly limited to allow social distancing. Please do not attend the workshop if you are unwell. Temperature checks will be done on arrival.



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Fabric Printing Workshop

Fabric Printing Workshop with

Saturday, November 21st, 2020, 10:00am - 3:30pm

Create your own printed textile items to give as gifts or keep for your own use. Learn how to block print and stencil fabric and create two fabulous tea towels (or one tea towel and a bag). Fabric printing can be used for a range of items such as napkins, aprons, runners, used for applique, furoshiki wrapping cloths, quilting projects or hanging art pieces.

During the workshop you can use a range of pre-cut stencils and lino blocks to create your own personalised items. If you have stencils or lino blocks you’ve created before you can use these or you can cut your own stencil to print and/or combine with the ones available.

Slow down and enjoy creating items yourself that are printed by hand – sure to be treasured far more than mass-produced ones and you’ll have the pleasure of knowing that you created them yourself.

Booking is Essential.

Cost: $100 includes material fee.

Please bring your own lunch (there is a fridge but no re-heating facility). Food may be pre-ordered from the local Cafe or Take-away.

Please do not attend the workshop if you are feeling unwell. Temperature checks will be done on arrival. Social distancing measures will be in place. Please bring a mask.


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