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

Course Fee: $ 420
Deposit with booking: $ 70 (non refundable)
Balance: $ 350 – 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’ !


The first session of the term is obligatory as it is not only introductions but covers an overall detailed briefing of what to expect and how to complete the course.
Attendance at this first session is essential.
Clients who feel they are unable to attend this session are asked to notify us and will be encouraged to undertake a future term where they’re able to commit to full attendance.

Splashout Classes
Introduction class
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‘I have learnt not to be fearful – just jump in and give it a go! My fabulous, patient and informative tutor has allowed me to do this.’


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 = $ 26.30

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 = $ 236.95

Splashout’s total price for all ‘Introduction Course’ materials = $ 263.25
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 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.

How to Book:

Please check availability before enrolling/paying

Tel: (08) 8296 3859
Email: art@splashout.net.au

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

If you would prefer to enrol offline, please call the Studio on 8296 3859.

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: art@splashout.net.au 


29/4/24 – 1/7/24

6.30 – 9.00 pm

To register your interest for future classes, please complete your details HERE

Participant Feedback

“I am feeling more confident and look forward to the next steps in my painting journey.” Angela (July 2023)
“The progression of technique and knowledge is beyond what I could have hoped for. The course if fabulously structured.” Ann (July 2023)
“Challenging but very rewarding. Instructor and support first class.” Tony (July 2023)
“Very well constructed course. The steps each week were easy to understand. Sheree (Tutor) made it all come together with fantastic guidance.” Kim (July 2023)
“Excellent course. Lots of fun and relaxation and full of plenty of little ‘pearls of wisdom.” Anon (April 2023)
“Kathy is a great teacher and always bring so mich energy and enthusiasm to each class. I can’t wait to come back! Anon (April 2023)
“Great tutor. Easy to follow and understand. Fun group of people.” Fiona
(December 2022)
“Thank you for teaching me to be still and for helping me to reignite my love of painting. I have enjoyed the challenge of this course.” Diana (December 2022)
‘Can’t believe how much learning we got through. Sheree (Tutor) was so patient, calm and encouraging.” Judith (December 2022)
“Really enjoyed the course and the tutors are wonderful. I have never painted before, so was amazed how much I learnt and achieved.”
Angela (September 2022)
“Thoroughly enjoyed the classes. I have learnt so much – drawing, blending, painting and more. Looking forward to doing the next course.” Sharon (September 2022)
“I really enjoyed the course. Sheree explained techniques well and was very supportive and encouraging.” Jessica (July 2022)
“Thoroughly enjoyed the course. Had never painted before so was a huge learning curve for me. Sheree was so good at explaining and cheerful.”
Colleen (July 2022)
“Sheree was a very knowledgeable and helpful teacher who took the time and patience to speak and show us what we needed to know.” Lesley (July 2022)
“Fabulous course – so surprised where you have been able to get us to! Really impressed. Great group of people.” Donna (July 2022)
“So much positive encouragement to give you confidence that you can do it. The step by step learning process was really encouraging.” Lindy (April 2022)
“The studio environment was so tranquil and inviting. Deb’s presentations were communicated in a way that was clear and easy to understand.” John (April 2022)
‘Brilliant group. Great teachers.’
Sandy W (April 2021)
‘Hadn’t painted before but it was so therapeutic. Learnt so much.’ Trish T
(April 2021)
‘Informative and interesting.  A delight!  Well worth the money.’  Rebecca J (April 2021)

Term Dates

Term 1:
(General Painting) Saturday 27 January – Thursday 28 March
(Introduction/Intermediate) Monday 22 January – Monday 25 March (starts a week early due to public holidays)
Term 2:
(General Painting) Saturday 27 April – Thursday 27 June
(Introduction/Intermediate) Monday 29 April – Monday 1 July (ends a week later due to public holiday)
Term 3:
(General Painting) Saturday 20 July – Thursday 19 September
(Introduction/Intermediate) Monday 22 July – Monday 16 September
Term 4:
(General Painting) Saturday 12 October – Thursday 12 December
(Introduction/Intermediate) Monday 14 October – Monday 9 December

View our Terms and Policies HERE