Malvern Artists Society Art classes will be running across 4 terms in 2018

Term 1 – 29th January – 29th March

Term 2 – 23rd April – 23rd June

Term 3 – 16th July-15th September

Term 4 – 8th October -8thDecember



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 $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



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 $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 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




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