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Art Workshops for Adults

Wollongong Art Gallery offers a range of art classes for adults, catering for all skill levels from beginners to
advanced, across a variety of mediums.

Classes are subject to change, and may be cancelled if insufficient bookings are received. Payment is required
once the minimum number of participants have enrolled. 

For further information phone 4228 7500


Upcoming Classes 

PASTELS WORKSHOP WITH ELSPETH MCCOMBE
Saturday 10 August, 12 - 4pm
A pastel workshop for beginners and intermediate level using a variety of
techniques to create a still life pastel painting. Cost: $60 / $50 Friends.
Materials provided.

FELT SCULPTURAL FORMS WITH ANITA LARKIN 2 day workshop -
Saturday 17 & Sunday 18 August, 9.30am - 4pm
Delve into the possibilities of creating felted sculptural forms, some of which
may be worn as jewellery. Learn innovative methods of felting solid 3D forms
and techniques for felting around wire and objects. Explore dry felting techniques
before wet felting and be guided into developing your own designs.
Cost $ $130 / $120 Friends Materials provided.

INTRODUCTION TO WATERCOLOUR WITH ELSPETH MCCOMBE
Saturday 28 September, 12 - 4pm
An introduction to the medium of watercolour using a variety of techniques
including ‘wet on wet’, to create a still-life painting. Cost: $60 / $50 Friends.
Materials provided.

COLLAGE & MIXED MEDIA WORKSHOP WITH ELSPETH MCCOMBE
Saturday 16 November 12 - 4pm
Create an artwork using collage and a variety of painting and drawing techniques
and materials. Cost: $60 / $50 Friends. Materials provided. 12 people

SCULPTURE FROM FOUND OBJECTS WITH ANITA LARKIN 3 day workshop 
18, 19 & 20 January, 9.30am - 4pm
A workshop of creating alchemy, of animating the inanimate, of creating story and
sculpture out of discarded objects. Explore mechanical methods of joining found
objects together and skills needed in working with very diverse materials.
Cost $260/ $250 Friends

Lunchtime Lecture Series

Connections:
From the Venus of Willendorf to Damien Hirst and beyond with Ron Mathers
Thursday 12.15-1.15pm, 25 July / 22 August / 19 September / 24 October / 21 November 2013
An examination of significant artworks from prehistory to the present with a focus on contextual and
comparative analysis, interpretation and evaluation.  The role of visual language together with compositional
elements and principles will also be looked at.
Free. All welcome