Malvern Artists Society Art classes will be running across 4 terms in 2019

Term 1 – 29th January – 30th March

Term 2 – 23rd April – 22nd June

Term 3 – 15th July-14th September

Term 4 -7th October -7th December


Mondays 10 – 12.30pm  with Linda Robertson 

Saturdays 1-3.30pm with Linda Robertson (6 weeks) 27th April -1st June 2019 Members: $207 Non Members $227

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 $310, Non-members $340


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 $235, Non-members $265


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 $215, Non-members $245

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 $215, Non-members $245


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


Thursdays 1-3.30pm with Susan O’Brien

This class is great for beginners or those that want to explore different techniques.  Susan has an eclectic style using bold colours and will usually start the class with a quick demonstration and then students have a go at applying that on canvas. This class is led by Susan following her structure however there are times when students can be free to do their own work.

Members $215 Non-Members $245


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: $215 , Non Members: $245


Tuesday 1-3.30pm with Andrew Gemmill

The main purpose in this watercolour class is to give everyone a sound basis in the technique of watercolour painting which is made easier by seeing how it is done. For example the dampness of the paper is important and includes the timing of when to put on the paint and the amount of water on the brush. Other topics include drawing, laying basic washes and colour.

Members: $215 , Non – Members $245


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: $215 , Non Members: $245


Wednesday 12.30-3pm with Salvatore Trigila

He has over 25 years experience teaching art and design. He specialises in  Portraiture, Urbanscapes and Figure Drawing.

Have a look at his website

Memers: $215 and Non Members $245


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