2024 Splashout Short Courses

Splashout is excited to present a selection of short courses which vary in length to enable you to improve and practice your skills in a range of disciplines.

by Deb Parsons

Turning Japanese

Short Course (3 weeks)
Tutor:  Deb Parsons

About the Course

This 3 week course has been inspired by Deb’s recent visit to Japan.

Create your own Japanese-inspired artwork which could e a portrait, a still life or a landscape.

LEVEL: beginners to advanced


Portraiture Short Course


Short Course (6 weeks)
Tutor:  Cat Leonard

About the Course

This comprehensive 6 week portraiture course will guide you step by step to a completed portrait.  At each session of the course, you will be guided through discussion, demonstration of technique, proven methodologies and mentorship, on how to achieve a successful likeness.

Your tutor Cat Leonard will skillfully guide you to completion so that you leave with an appreciation of knowing and achievement.

LEVEL: drawing and painting experience required

Splashout Drawing Workshop

Foundations of Drawing
Short Course (5 weeks)

Tutor:  Kathy Doley

About the Course

Looking for a refresher or wanting to develop your drawing skills?
This 5-stage process has been designed to move you gently through a variety of drawing techniques and skills using a variety of materials and subject matter.

LEVEL: Suitable for beginners

Sheree Wright Tonalism - Splashout Studios

People & Place: A Tonal Realism Short Course

Tutor:  Sheree Wright

About the Course

This 4-week tonal realism short course will evoke feelings and experiences associated with your memories of people and places in your life.
Capture the essence of your subject in a way that is meaningful and perhaps nostalgic. Subject matter could be architectural, figurative or a landscape that has a special place in your life/heart.
Sheree will help you to find the tonal values within your photo/ print with careful attention to light, shadow, tonal values and the fine details of this painting style.

LEVEL: Drawing and painting experience required

Foundations of Figure Drawing

Foundations of Figure Drawing
Short Course (5 weeks)

Tutor:  Sheree Wright

About the Course

This 5 week course takes you from simple to more complex techniques of drawing the human form using units of measure. This will build a strong foundation of construction and pose incorporating some basic anatomy.
Learn to draw the head, hands and feet and discover the tips and ‘tricks’ to master the process.

LEVEL: Suitable for beginners

Splashout also presents a fabulous choice of Workshops with a wide variety of Guest Artists (see Workshops page)

2024 Term Dates

Term 1: Saturday 27 January – Thursday 28 March
Term 2: Saturday 27 April – Thursday 27 June
Term 3: Saturday 20 July – Thursday 19 September
Term 4: Saturday 12 October – Thursday 12 December

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