Malvern Artists Society Art classes will be running across 4 terms in 2017

Term 1 – 30th January – 1st April

Term 2 – 24th April – 24th June

Term 3 – 17th July- 16th September

Term 4 – 9th October – 9th December



Mondays 10 – 12.30pm and Thursdays  1-3.30pm with Linda Robertson

Highly acclaimed and widely exhibited, Linda Robertson has worked with the figure and charcoal for many years, teaching life drawing to adults and senior students.  A class suitable for both beginners and experienced artists – Linda is always generous with her knowledge and guide students through their various stages of development.

Members $305, Non-members $335


Thursday 10am – 12.30pm with Keming Shen

This is a great class for students of all levels, you will cover all aspects of oil painting under a professional teacher, and will develop visual awareness in observation. This class covers still-life, landscape, portraits and the human form(2 models are used per term). Keeming studied art in Shangai and majored in Graphic Design. He is proficient in all mediums and an accomplished painter in all subjects.

Members $230, Non-members $260


Friday 1pm – 3.30pm with Carmel Mahony

Learn oil painting from a professional teacher. Explore the structure and content of oil painting with a teacher who brings to her classes continuing enthusiasm in painting from nature. To paint correctly as well is a never ending endeavour and this teacher is eager to guide her students along this path of study.

Members $210, Non-members $240

MIXED MEDIA: Pastel, Watercolour and Acrylic

Friday 10am – 12.30pm with Manfred Horn

This class accommodates students wishing to learn artistic techniques in various media: including watercolour, acrylics, pen and ink and pastels, or mixed media Manfred will assist you in developing your own style and finding your own particular favourite medium. Great for beginners as well as advanced students and for those wishing to try something new.

Members $210, Non-members $240


Sat 9.30 – 12noon with Joan Richard

This is a great class for beginners and advanced students. Ably guided, you will develop skills along with individual style. This class covers observation and technique in landscape, still life and the human form. Joan’s personalized tuition will assist those wanting to know more about the wonderful medium of watercolour.

Members $20, Non-members $25




Wednesdays 12.30 – 3pm – Open Studio with Michael Goff  

A delightful class where students can paint in the medium of their choice or try something new under the expertise of award winning artist Michael Goff. Michael will teach you all you need to know when painting from photos. Students are encouraged to bring their own references. All welcome.

Members $210 Non-members $240



Monday 1-3.30pm  with Julie Goldspink

Begin your journey into the magic of Watercolour. Using Wet in Wet technique you will explore the diversity of this exciting medium. Items covered: Elements of Design, Colour, Drawing, Tone, Brush handling and lots more. Inspirational and a lot of fun. Written handouts to students. All levels are welcome.

Members: $210 , Non Members: $240



Tuesday 10-12.30pm with Vicki McInnes

Wednesday 9.30-12pm with Vicki McInnes

Both Beginners and those with more experience will be guided in the medium of their choice, to find an individual style and create finished pictures. You may choose to work from a photo, or directly from a subject, drawing with pencil, pastels or ink, or painting in oils or acrylics.

Members: $210 , Non Members: $240


In all classes you bring your own materials and a list will be given to you before hand.


Interested in participating in one of the MAS art classes?

Contact the MAS Gallery on (03) 9822 7813 or email