Introduction to Drawing and Painting

Introduction to Drawing and Painting

Explore and develop the creative experience of drawing and painting (perfect for absolute beginners)

Course Fee: $ 340
Deposit with booking: $ 70 (non refundable)
Balance: $ 270 – due prior to starting

Course Process:

  • Learn to work with line, space, composition, tonal observation, perspective, and rendering.
  • Learn the basics of simple colour mixing and use of colour palettes.
  • Learn how to apply your paints with a range of different brushstrokes.
  • Develop the ability to draw, then paint your drawings.

Course Outcomes:

On completing this course, you will have learnt the basics of how to draw and paint. You will have knowledge, skills, sketches, finished paintings on stretched canvases and a ‘Certificate of Completion’.  This course was specifically designed for absolute beginners with no experience whatsoever or experienced artists seeking a refresher.

Success is guaranteed through observation, simple structured exercises and guidance from skilled tutors. Development and confidence slowly grows through practice. Movement through this two stage process is gentle, therefore you develop confidence and skills that last. Gradually experience that wonderful sense of ‘I can do this’ !

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Splashout Classes
Splashout Classes

‘Had a blast.  Learnt so much.  Great instruction and support.’  Cassandra Hilton (September 2017)


Splashout sells all art materials, supplies and canvases at greatly reduced prices.

WEEK 1 – Drawing/Sketching Starter Kit
Contents: A3 Sketch pad – Charcoal – 3 Pencils – 1 Artline pen – 1 Eraser – 1 stick white conte.  Splashout price = $ 26.25

WEEK 4 – Oil painting Starter kit
Contents: 5 tubes of oil paints (Red, Blue, White, Black, Yellow). 4 brushes + 1 palette + 1 palette knife +1 solvent + 1 medium.  Splashout price = $ 199.00

Splashout’s total price for all ‘Introduction Course’ materials = $ 225.25
IMPORTANT:  Your Drawing kit will be waiting at the opening session.

Enjoy Splashout Savings:

In addition to the generously priced fees that Splashout offers, clients all enjoy the benefit of being able to purchase all their art supplies, canvases, easels and equipment from the ‘Splashout Shop’, located within the Studio.  All products are generally less than regular art stores prices.  Splashout ‘Introduction’ materials are kept to an absolute minimum to keep your costs down.  All ‘Introduction’ kits are made up of high quality ‘artist grade’ products.

2018 Term Dates

Term 4      Saturday 13 October – Thursday 13 December (9 weeks)

2019 Term Dates

Term 1  Saturday 2 February – Thursday 11 April (9-10 weeks)
Term 2  Saturday 27 April – Thursday 4 July (10 weeks)
Term 3  Saturday 20 July – Thursday 26 September (10 weeks)
Term 4  Saturday 12 October – Thursday 12 December (9 weeks)

View our Terms and Policies HERE


4/2/19 – 8/4/19

9.30 am – 12.00 pm

4/2/19 – 8/4/19

6.30 pm – 9.00 pm

How to Book:

Choose the time slot above that suits you best

Please check availability before enrolling/paying

Tel: (08) 8296 3859

Click the ‘BOOK NOW’ button to use our easy online enrolment process

If you would prefer to enrol offline, please download an enrolment form HERE and return to Splashout Art Studios

How to Pay:

  • Paypal
  • Credit card: In person at studio office or over phone (08) 8296 3859
  • Internet electronic funds transfer (EFT)
    BSB: 735621 – ACC: 545035 – NAME: Splashout Studios (Please advise when paid)

Tel: (08) 8296 3859 or Email: 

Participant Feedback

‘Thank you.  The course structure was great.’  Anne (July 2018)
‘I found it challenging and fun.’
Mel Jackson (July 2018)
‘The tutors were supportive, but challenged you enough to progress and learn.’ 
Emma Fletcher (July 2018)
‘Thank you for giving me the confidence to enter the wonderful world of art!’ 
Natalie Douglas (July 2018)
‘Thoroughly enjoyed the whole course’. 
Jan Dicks (July 2018)
‘Great course’ 
John Hirsch (July 2018)
‘Wonderful atmosphere.  Wonderful teachers.  So much fun!  I learnt so much.’ 
Mary Patrinos (July 2018)
‘I enjoy art again.  Way better than art at school.’ 
Maeve Leonard (July 2018)
‘Thank you for bringing out the possibilities.’ 
Kerryn Williams (July 2018)
‘The class was amazing!  I’ll definitely be back.’
Bella Hawkins (Term 1, 2018)
‘Very good teaching and very informative.’ 
Hazel Ney (Term 1, 2018)
‘Loved it.  Great to see how we can improve over 10 weeks.’
Graham Hackett (Term 1, 2018)
‘Wonderful – enjoyed my painting classes.’
Heather Bowden (Term 1, 2018)
‘I had a fabulous time.’ 
Inge Woolley (Term 1, 2018)
‘Great surroundings, friendly tutors and a very informative course.’  Mick Pettigrew (September 2017)
‘A very friendly class.’ 
Shuang Xu (Term 1, 2018)
‘A wonderful and rewarding experience.’ Tina Konstandopoulos (Term 1, 2018)
‘Learnt a lot of new skills.  Thanks.’  Penny Sarah (Term 1, 2018)
‘Fantastic!  It was very refreshing to be taught step by step.  A fabulous experience.  Thank you.’ Tanya Emery (Term 4 2017)
‘Top stuff!’ 
Lorraine Wilden (Term 1, 2018)
‘Great learning methods, information and practices.’ 
Sarah Neill (Term 1, 2018)
‘I cannot wait for the next chapter in this journey.’ 
Kath Milne (Term 1, 2018)