Knife Painting Is Just Like Decorating a Cake

Knife Painting Is Just Like Decorating a Cake

Sarah Hinds-Friedl

Of the array of materials available to the modern artist, probably the most sophisticated tool is the paintbrush. From thin to thick, fine to fan, sable to synthetic, a painter in today’s world can chose a brush for any number of textures and techniques.

 

So, given this range of brush possibility, the fairly recent trend of Palette Knife Painting is surprising. Why use such an unforgiving tool when the brushes on the market can provide the precision of a surgeon’s scalpel or the broad strokes of a muralist?

Well, many artists swear by its superiority, and the technique has gained a loyal following in the past few decades. If painting with a blade doesn’t quite make sense to you, perhaps it would help to conjure up some similarly satisfying experiences. 

 

Take decorating a cake, for example. There’s something soothing about globbing a layer of icing onto a freshly baked cake and smoothing it with the edge of the spatula. Maybe you create a completely flat surface, skillfully hiding the lines of your work into infinite perfection. Or maybe your technique incorporates swirls and waves, each layer of icing adding character and depth to your work. The end result is delicious, sure, but decorating it was the real fun.

 

Consider, also, the simple joy of smearing avocado or jam onto a piece of toast in the morning. 

 

Or perhaps you were one of the kids lucky enough to play in the mud after a rain, when the earth was your canvas and a plastic shovel your artist’s tool. Of course, this was also true if you were a child that spent time making sand castles as the beach. There was just something about smoothing the sides of your imaginary fortress that was undeniably perfect.

 

What all of these activities have in common is their incorporation of a technique called impasto, which is defined as:

 

            Paint that stands up from the surface it has been applied to, due either to the method of its application or to the sheer quantity of paint used (1).

 

Originally, this technique was used by famous European painters to create the effect of aging skin or the illusion of light on reflective objects like jewelry. Later on, Vincent Van Gogh gave new life to the practice, with each of his works seeming to exist in three dimensions, simply by layering thick oil paint onto his canvases.

 

The method seeped into the Australian art scene sometime around the early 1900’s, when Frederick McCubbin’s Autumn Morning, South Yarra was completed (2). Judging by the absence of brush strokes, it is believed that the artist relied on palette knives, brush handles and cloth to create texture and depth in the painting. Today, the work is regarded as one of Australia’s most important impastos.

 

Indeed, as we noticed with the everyday instances of creative joy, any number of tools can be used to achieve this technique. After all, Jackson Pollock (3) created his famous impastos by dripping vibrant wet paint onto the canvas while Richard Larter (4) opted for a hypodermic syringe. Other methods include dry rollers, sponges - even fingertips can work.

 

Yet, nowadays, it seems that most impasto works of art are created with the use of the palette knife. A simple tool, the knife is constructed of a metal blade attached to an ergonomic wooden handle. Its primary function has always been to mix paints on the palette, but now artists are recasting the tool as the star of the show. And, because of its rising popularity, the tool is available in a variety of sizes and shapes and can be found in art stores in Sydney and online.

 

There are even workshops taught in person through ClassBento, in which students can gather under the tutelage of Sydney-based artist, Jacqueline Molina. The classes cover the fundamentals of abstract painting and explore various techniques and tricks to encourage experimentation and growth.

 

One of the great take-aways from attending a class is that you can familiarize yourself with the palette knife’s versatility: it can be used with acrylic or oil paints on virtually any surface. Spanish artist Francisco De Goya, for example, created his famous palette knife paintings on the walls of his living space, though you’re probably more likely to start off on canvas or a wooden board(5).

 

And with versatility comes creativity. While early Australian art encompassed the landscapes that completely awed colonist explorers, today’s impasto paintings can showcase any style, from abstract to impressionism to realism.

 

To be sure, having a creative outlet is enjoyable, but the field of psychology reveals that tapping into your creativity can improve your mental health, too. Art therapy, for instance, has become a prominent method in health care services because of the efforts of professional organizations like ANZATA (6) and ACATA (7), while the Department of Health supports the inclusion of creative arts as a medium for expression, awareness and recovery (8). According to these programs, the opportunity for self-expression through art is invaluable to the healing process and can greatly better the lives of anyone dealing with mental illness.

 

Of course, the benefits are available even for those not experiencing mental distress. An article in Scientific American, for example, suggests that individuals who explore creative endeavors are likely to be more motivated, optimistic, and open (9). Through creative expression, they report a higher overall mental state and personal development than their peers less engaged in artistic pursuits.

 

So the next time you’re near an art store, make an investment in yourself and check out the palette knife section. Though many classes provide all the materials you need, sometimes just being around the array of tools is enough to get the creativity flowing. It’s kind of like being a kid in a candy shop (or a kid with a plastic shovel at the beach!)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

References:

 

(1)  artsy.net

(2)  ngv.vic.gov.au

(3)  jackson-pollock.org

(4)  australia.gov.au

(5)  franciscodegoya.net

(6)  anzata.wildapricot.org

(7)  acata.org.au

(8)  health.wa.gov.au

(9)  scientificamerican.com

 

 

 

 

 

 




Painting workshops

Palette Knife Painting Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Darlinghurst

6 to 15

label $125

4.7 (3)

2k

Experimental Painting Workshop

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location_on Marrickville

1

label $50

5.0 (1)

Learn About Cubism Class

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location_on Erskineville

1 to 10

label $50

Beginners Painting Workshop

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location_on Breakfast Point

1 to 10

label $80

Art for Kids Workshop (5-12 Years)

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location_on Comes to you

1 to 10

label $80

Action Painting Workshop

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location_on Comes to you

1 to 4

label $60 - $80

Make an Underwater Mural Painting Workshop

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location_on Comes to you

1 to 8

label $70 - $90

Beginners (drawing / Painting)

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to you

1 to 10

label $100

Basic Acrylic Art Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to you

1 to 8

label $40 - $50

4.5 (4)

Dessert and Watercolour Class

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location_on Edgecliff

1 to 12

label $85

4.9 (17)

4k

Pebble Painting Class

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location_on Ulladulla

2 to 5

label $75 - $80

Oil Painting Class - Painting a Waterfall

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location_on Parramatta

1 to 5

label $90

5.0 (2)

Absolute Beginner's Watercolour

date_range Sun 22 Mar, 11am

location_on Hurlstone Park

1 to 20

label $50

4.7 (3)

Oil Painting Class - the Blue Mountains

date_range Sun 15 Mar, 10am

location_on Parramatta

1 to 10

label $95

Painting Unleashed in the Park

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Randwick

4 to 30

label $85 - $125

5.0 (1)

Draw and Eat at Madame Shanghai

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location_on Darlinghurst

6 to 15

label $95

4k

4.8 (4)

Wine, Cheese...oh, Yes and Art

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location_on Rozelle

6 to 10

label $55

5.0 (2)

Abstract Painting Day Class

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location_on Rozelle

1 to 15

label $165

5.0 (3)

Abstract Painting, Half Day Class

date_range Sun 29 Mar, 10am

location_on Rozelle

1 to 15

label $99

4.7 (9)

Furniture Painting

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Alexandria

12 to 15

label $155

Mindful Painting

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Marrickville

4 to 6

label $60

5.0 (1)

Full Day Oil Painting Class - Painting Waves

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location_on Parramatta

5 to 10

label $95

5.0 (1)

Custom Creative Classes for Events

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location_on Sydney

25 to 500

label $29 - $99

3k

Art & Painting Class

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location_on Parramatta

1 to 20

label $50

4.5 (4)

Creative Shoe Painting Workshop

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location_on Botany

2 to 10

label $30 - $40

1k

Paint It Out! Expressive Painting Workshop

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location_on Kurrajong

1 to 10

label $65 - $75

5.0 (1)

Botanical Watercolour Workshop

date_range 08 Mar, 15 Mar

location_on Sydney

1 to 20

label $80

4.9 (26)

4k

Still Life and Portrait Painting

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Lewisham

1 to 2

label $35 - $50

Come Splash with Watercolour Workshop

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location_on Waratah

1 to 10

label $70

5.0 (2)

3k

Floral Design Demo & Social Drawing

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location_on Kirribilli

1 to 16

label $65

5.0 (1)

1k

Private Kids Art Class (5-15 Years)

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location_on Comes to you

1

label $100

3k

Fantasy Drawing Class

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location_on Waratah

1

label $220

3k

Ceramic Tile Wall Art Workshop

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location_on Newport

1 to 8

label $150 - $160

5.0 (9)

2k

Painting Sunsets in Oils

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location_on Parramatta

1 to 10

label $85

5.0 (1)

Mastering and Mixing Colour

date_range Sun 17 May, 10am

location_on Parramatta

1 to 10

label $95

Watercolour Painting for Beginners

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Darlinghurst

1 to 8

label $100

14k

Paint & Sip Class Australian Landscapes Friday

date_range Runs regularly

location_on South Brisbane

1 to 10

label $28

4.9 (9)

1k+

Paint and Sip Class - Signature Scent

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location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

10 to 25

label $35

4.7 (3)

5.0 stars (17+)

Paint and Sip Class - Paint Your Pet

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

1 to 25

label $49 - $59

5.0 (20)

5.0 stars (17+)

Paint and Sip Class - a Walk in a Paris Park

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

10 to 25

label $35

4.8 (9)

5.0 stars (17+)

Paint and Sip Class - Paint a Sunset

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location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

2 to 25

label $35 - $39

4.0 (3)

5.0 stars (17+)

Paint and Sip Class - Van Gogh's Starry Night

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

10 to 25

label $35

4.9 (12)

5.0 stars (17+)

Kids Painted Easter Eggs Workshop

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location_on Forest Lodge

1 to 20

label $40

3k

4.5 (2)

Paint and Sip Class - Portraits

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location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

2 to 25

label $35 - $39

5.0 (1)

5.0 stars (17+)

Paint and Sip Class - Abstract Painting

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location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

2 to 10

label $35 - $39

5.0 stars (17+)

Private Painting Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

10 to 30

label $49

5.0 (8)

5.0 stars (17+)

Still Life Watercolour Painting Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Windsor

12 to 15

label $210

8k

Watercolour Painting Class

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location_on Brisbane

6 to 10

label $60

3k

Beginner's Painting Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Brisbane

6 to 10

label $65

3k

Creativity Unleashed - Watercolour & Acrylic Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to you

1 to 4

label $450

5.0 (1)

3k

Full Day Painting Class: Water Reflections in Oils

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location_on Parramatta

1 to 5

label $90

5.0 (1)

Beginner's Painting Class

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location_on Albert Park

6 to 10

label $65

3k

Watercolour Painting Class

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location_on Albert Park

6 to 10

label $60

3k

Painting Portraiture Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Brookvale

1 to 8

label $350

5.0 (3)

Full-day Oil Painting Class: Night Scene

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location_on Parramatta

1 to 10

label $90

Fantasy Art - Drawing and Illustration Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Waratah

1 to 3

label $80

3k

Ink Art Workshop

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location_on Marrickville

1 to 8

label $165

5.0 (2)

2k

Private Group Painting Classes

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location_on Comes to you

6 to 40

label $40 - $50

Paint Pouring Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on North Lakes

6 to 15

label $70

Inclusive Arts Workshops

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location_on Randwick

1 to 30

label $50 - $96

5.0 (2)

Understanding Colour Theory Workshop

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location_on Wynnum West

1 to 10

label $150

2k+

4.7 stars (22+)

Watercolour and Wine Painting Class

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location_on Willetton

12 to 45

label $95

12k

Private Group Paint and Sip Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Cammeray

10 to 40

label $75

Acrylics Paint and Sip Class

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Carlton

1 to 20

label $65 - $69

5.0 (1)

5.0 stars (13+)

Paint and Sip Class: Tuscan Door

date_range Sat 14 Mar, 7pm

location_on Cammeray

1 to 30

label $50

Paint and Sip Class: Spring Girl

date_range Thu 12 Mar, 7pm

location_on Cammeray

1 to 30

label $50

Group Acrylics Paint and Sip Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Carlton

12 to 20

label $60

5.0 stars (13+)

Beginner's Painting Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Perth

6 to 10

label $65

3k

Watercolour Painting Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Perth

6 to 10

label $60

3k

Painting Class: Introduction to Chakras

date_range Your choice of time

location_on North Lakes

1 to 15

label $55

4.9 stars (50+)

2k+

Beginner's Floral Watercolour Painting Class

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Burleigh Heads

1 to 8

label $80

2k

Cultural Awareness Art Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Brisbane City

10 to 20

label $75

1k

Cultural Awareness and Painting Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to you

5 to 25

label $65

5.0 (1)

Cultural Awareness and Art Workshop for Teams

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to you

10 to 25

label $180

Cultural Awareness and Art Workshop for Teams

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to you

8 to 20

label $65

1k

Floral Watercolour Painting Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Samford Valley

1 to 15

label $65

4.9 stars (50+)

2k+

Beginner's Oil Painting Class: Blue Mountains

date_range Contact for details

location_on Glenbrook

1 to 10

label $105

5.0 (1)

Paint and Sip Class - Moments in Moonlight

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

10 to 25

label $35

5.0 (14)

5.0 stars (17+)

Paint and Sip Class - Moreton Bay Sunset Sky

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

10 to 25

label $35

4.7 (11)

5.0 stars (17+)

Paint and Sip Class - Rivercity Riverfire

date_range Fri 27 Mar, 7pm

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

1 to 25

label $35 - $39

5.0 (4)

5.0 stars (17+)

Paint and Sip Class - Outback Icon

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

10 to 25

label $35

5.0 (1)

5.0 stars (17+)

Paint and Sip Class - Rainbow Elephant

date_range Sun 1 Mar, 2pm

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

1 to 25

label $35 - $39

5.0 (1)

5.0 stars (17+)

Solar System Watercolour Painting Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Windsor

12 to 15

label $160

8k

Still Life Painting Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Annandale

6 to 10

label $160

10k

Indigenous Art Class - Group Canvas

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to you

10 to 20

label $70

Beginner's Acrylic Painting Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Balmain

1 to 10

label $225

1k

Beginner's Painting Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to you

1

label $55

Drawing and Watercolour Painting Art Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Caringbah

5 to 12

label $320

Mobile Paint and Sip Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to you

10 to 30

label $50 - $60

4.9 stars (50+)

2k+

Botanical Sip and Paint Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Kew

10 to 20

label $70

2k

Paint Your Pet Class

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Kew

1 to 15

label $80

5.0 (1)

2k

Tipples and Tints: Paint and Sip Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Melbourne

10 to 15

label $59

17k

19k+

Sip and Paint Class

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Kew

1 to 19

label $60

2k

Arthaus Sip and Paint Class: Oil Painting

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Fitzroy North

1 to 10

label $35 - $80

Coffee Painting Workshop (5-13 Years)

date_range Contact for details

location_on Comes to you

3 to 10

label $100

Brush and Sip Class: Australian Landscapes

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Milton

1 to 10

label $15 - $28

5.0 (1)

1k+

Art for Stress Release Course

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Randwick

1 to 4

label $475 - $650

Paint and Sip Class: Oil Painting

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Carlton

1 to 14

label $80 - $84

5.0 (1)

5.0 stars (13+)

Watercolour Painting Class: Wreaths

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Hurlstone Park

10 to 20

label $50

Paint and Sip Class and Brewery Tour

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Milton

1 to 10

label $49

1k+

Wine and Watercolour Painting Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Patterson Lakes

8 to 10

label $100

5.0 stars (20+)

Watercolour Painting and Wine Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Coburg

4 to 20

label $60

1k

5.0 stars (16+)

Dessert & Watercolour @coco Tea

date_range Contact for details

location_on Sydney

4 to 10

label $90

4.9 (11)

4k

Intuitive Ink Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Rosebery

3 to 7

label $125

2k

Mixed Media Art Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Pyrmont

1 to 2

label $90

5.0 (1)

1k

Watercolour Painting Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Canberra

6 to 10

label $60

3k

Beginner's Painting Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Canberra

6 to 10

label $65

3k

The Magic of Alcohol Inks

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

10 to 20

label $99

5.1 (7)

5.0 stars (17+)

Watercolour Card Making Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Eltham

2 to 4

label $150

5.0 (1)

2k

Sip Wine and Paint Workshop

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Balmain

1 to 10

label $65

5.0 (4)

1k

Introduction to Acrylic Painting Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Eltham

2 to 4

label $150

2k

Brushwork and Tonal Painting Workshop

date_range Sat 13 Jun, 10am

location_on Eltham

1 to 4

label $300

2k

Colour Mixing and Colour Theory Studio Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Eltham

2 to 4

label $300

2k

Watercolour Galaxy Workshop

date_range Sat 28 Mar, 1pm

location_on Eltham

1 to 4

label $120

2k

Experiment with Acrylics Studio Workshop

date_range Sat 16 May, 10am

location_on Eltham

1 to 4

label $150

2k

Mobile Paint and Sip Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to you

12 to 40

label $49

5.0 (2)

5.0 stars (17+)

Learn How to Paint with Coffee

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

10 to 20

label $35

5.0 stars (17+)

Paint and Sip Class - Botanical Wonderland

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

10 to 20

label $59

4.8 (24)

5.0 stars (17+)

Paint and Sip Class - Jacarandas in Spring

date_range Fri 20 Mar, 7pm

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

1 to 25

label $35 - $39

4.8 (9)

5.0 stars (17+)

Paint and Sip Class - Paint Your Date

date_range Fri 3 Apr, 7pm

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

1 to 25

label $99 - $198

5.0 (3)

5.0 stars (17+)

Chinese Ink Brush Painting Intro

date_range Your choice of time

location_on New Farm

1 to 10

label $130 - $150

Private Abstract Painting Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to you

10 to 20

label $165

5.0 (3)

Paint and Sip Class - Kath and Kim Tribute

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

10 to 20

label $35

5.0 (9)

5.0 stars (17+)

Oil Painting Class: Snowy Mountains

date_range Contact for details

location_on St Peters

1

label $120

Art and Craft Course for Kids(6+ Years)

date_range Your choice of time

location_on West Footscray

6 to 30

label $220

8k

3k+

Life Drawing Paint and Sip Class

date_range Contact for details

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

15 to 20

label $35

4.8 (6)

5.0 stars (17+)

Watercolour and Illustration Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Cammeray

10 to 15

label $85

1k

Paint and Sip Class - Yoga and Paint

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

10 to 20

label $39

5.0 (9)

5.0 stars (17+)

Botanical Wonderland - Painting Masterclass

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

10 to 20

label $110

5.0 (19)

5.0 stars (17+)

Lino Print-a-christmas Card Workshop

date_range Contact for details

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

10 to 25

label $40

5.0 (6)

5.0 stars (17+)

Paint Your Pet - Family Friendly Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

10 to 25

label $25 - $49

4.9 (11)

5.0 stars (17+)

Botanical Illustration Class

date_range Sun 1 Mar, 3:30pm

location_on Fitzroy

1 to 40

label $60

19k+

30k

Antique Dress - Paint and Sip

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

10 to 25

label $35

4.9 (12)

5.0 stars (17+)

Boozy Finger Painting Class

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Redfern

1 to 60

label $70

5.0 (6)

30k

Watercolour for Beginners

date_range 22 Mar, 18 Apr

location_on Fitzroy

1 to 40

label $40 - $50

4.7 (10)

30k

Japanese Ink Painting Workshop: Sumi-e

date_range Wed 8 Apr, 9:30am

location_on Umina Beach

1 to 13

label $75

5.0 (1)

Corporate Painting Class: Art as Mindfulness

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to you

4 to 30

label $135 - $165

Paint Beautiful Watercolour Birds

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

10 to 25

label $59

4.9 (8)

5.0 stars (17+)

Acrylic Painting Course: Module One

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Paddington

1 to 6

label $395

Boozy Mixed Media

date_range 20 Mar, 22 May

location_on Brisbane

1 to 30

label $60

30k

19k+

Paint and Sip Class: Watercolour and Wine

date_range Fri 17 Apr, 6:30pm

location_on Brisbane

1 to 30

label $60

19k+

30k

Japanese Brushstroke Painting

date_range Contact for details

location_on Brisbane

12 to 16

label $65

19k+

30k

Intro to Palette Knife Painting with Impasto

date_range 10 May, 24 May

location_on Brisbane

1 to 20

label $95

4.8 (6)

30k

Abstract Palette Knife Painting Class

date_range Sat 14 Mar, 2pm

location_on Windsor

1 to 30

label $165

8k

Watercolour Painting Class: Cocktails

date_range Sat 21 Mar, 1:30pm

location_on Windsor

1 to 30

label $190

8k

First Nations Art Gallery Tour

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Brisbane City

10 to 25

label $75

1k

Social Art Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Brisbane City

10 to 40

label $75

1k

Watercolour and Wine Class

date_range 13 Mar, 09 Apr

location_on Fitzroy

1 to 40

label $50 - $60

5.0 (10)

30k

Paint and Sip Class in the Yarra Valley

date_range 22 Mar, 19 Apr

location_on Seville

1 to 20

label $75

5.0 stars (13+)

Paint and Sip Class: the Chair by Van Gogh

date_range Sat 21 Mar, 7pm

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

1 to 25

label $35 - $39

5.0 (3)

5.0 stars (17+)

Watercolour Pet Portrait Painting Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on New Farm

1 to 10

label $90 - $105

Watercolour Painting Class: Perfume

date_range Your choice of time

location_on New Farm

1 to 10

label $90 - $105

Chinese Bamboo Painting Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on New Farm

1 to 10

label $130 - $150

Watercolour Workshop for All: Saturday Sessions

date_range 29 Feb, 14 Mar

location_on Paddington

1 to 6

label $59

Private Paint and Sip Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Mont Albert

8 to 40

label $48

5.0 (2)

Watercolour Painting Class: Impressionist Style

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Neutral Bay

1 to 4

label $210

1k

Watercolour Still Life Painting Class

date_range Sat 21 Mar, 10am

location_on Rozelle

1 to 12

label $127 - $149

5k+

4.6 stars (62+)

Palette Knife Painting Workshop

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Rozelle

5 to 12

label $127

4.6 stars (62+)

5k+

Abstract Art Painting Workshop

date_range Sat 28 Mar, 10am

location_on Rozelle

1 to 12

label $161 - $189

5k+

4.6 stars (62+)

Botanical Watercolour Illustration Class

date_range Sat 16 May, 10am

location_on Rozelle

1 to 12

label $127 - $149

5k+

4.6 stars (62+)

Interior Design Workshop: Colour Theory

date_range 05 Mar, 14 May

location_on Rozelle

1 to 12

label $85 - $99

5k+

4.6 stars (62+)

Drawing and Painting Class

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Rozelle

1 to 12

label $43 - $50

5k+

4.6 stars (62+)

Watercolour Lettering Class

date_range 04 Mar, 05 Jun

location_on Brisbane

1 to 24

label $90

30k

19k+

Watercolour Art Workshop: Drink and Draw

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Cammeray

1 to 30

label $135

5.0 (4)

1k

Oil Painting Class for Beginners: Waterfalls

date_range Sun 26 Apr, 10am

location_on Redfern

1 to 60

label $90

30k

19k+

Watercolour Painting Class (And Wine)

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Redfern

1 to 60

label $50

4.8 (6)

30k

Watercolour Painting Class: Marine Animals

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

10 to 25

label $59

4.8 (10)

5.0 stars (17+)

Traditional Chinese Painting Class - Intermediate

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

10 to 20

label $79

5.0 (19)

5.0 stars (17+)

Realistic Oil Portraiture Class!

date_range Contact for details

location_on Hazelbrook

1 to 20

label $240

7k+

2k

Family Painting Class - the Flamingo (8-12 Years)

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

10 to 20

label $19 - $29

4.6 (5)

5.0 stars (17+)

Landscape Painting Class

date_range Sun 22 Mar, 10am

location_on St Peters

1 to 10

label $125 - $210

Painting Class for Kids

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Cammeray

10 to 15

label $44

Paint and Sip Class: Storm Point

date_range Sun 1 Mar, 2pm

location_on Cammeray

1 to 30

label $50

Paint and Sip Class: Marilyn

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Cammeray

10 to 30

label $50

Paint and Sip Class: Giraffe

date_range Wed 18 Mar, 7pm

location_on Cammeray

1 to 30

label $50

5.0 (1)

Paint and Sip Class: Abstract Girl

date_range Fri 20 Mar, 7pm

location_on Cammeray

1 to 30

label $50

Paint and Sip Cass: Macaw

date_range Sun 22 Mar, 2pm

location_on Cammeray

1 to 30

label $50

Paint and Sip Class: Hydrangeas

date_range Thu 19 Mar, 7pm

location_on Cammeray

1 to 30

label $50

Paint and Sip Class: Kookaburra

date_range Sat 28 Mar, 7pm

location_on Cammeray

1 to 30

label $50

Paint and Sip Class: Lion

date_range 08 Mar, 26 Mar

location_on Cammeray

1 to 30

label $50

Paint and Sip Class: Poppy Field

date_range Thu 5 Mar, 7pm

location_on Cammeray

1 to 30

label $50

Paint and Sip Class: Sampan Sunset

date_range Fri 6 Mar, 7pm

location_on Cammeray

1 to 30

label $50

Paint and Sip Class: Paint Your Mate

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Cammeray

1 to 30

label $50

Paint and Sip Class: Still Life

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Cammeray

10 to 30

label $50

Rainbow Painting Class: Stockland Townsville

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to you

12

label Free

1k+

5.0 stars (19+)

Paint and Sip Class: Watercolour Painting

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Fitzroy

1 to 30

label $36 - $136

Paint and Sip Class: Moon Blossoms

date_range 28 Feb, 13 Mar

location_on Cammeray

1 to 30

label $50

Paint and Sip Class: Manga Girl

date_range Sun 15 Mar, 2pm

location_on Cammeray

1 to 30

label $50

Paint and Sip Class: Manga Boy

date_range Wed 25 Mar, 7pm

location_on Cammeray

1 to 30

label $50

Paint and Sip Class: Cool Dude

date_range 11 Mar, 21 Mar

location_on Cammeray

1 to 30

label $50

Painting Class: Paint, Sip and Watch the Sunset

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Wentworth Falls

1 to 8

label $49

4k

Sign Painting Workshop

date_range Sun 15 Mar, 10am

location_on Fitzroy

1 to 40

label $150

30k

19k+

Art and Wellbeing Course for Team Building

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Port Melbourne

20 to 80

label $50

Mural Painting Workshop for Team Building

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Port Melbourne

20 to 80

label $100

Paint and Sip Class: Paint Your Colleague

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Port Melbourne

15 to 80

label $55

Hen Party Paint and Sip Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Port Melbourne

15 to 40

label $40 - $50

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Paint and Sip Party Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Port Melbourne

15 to 50

label $40 - $50

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Paint and Sip Class for Team Building

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Port Melbourne

15 to 80

label $40 - $50

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Art Class: Private Session with Artist Ally Jade

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Pyrmont

1

label $120

1k

Paint and Sip Class - Expressive Portraits

date_range Sun 17 May, 2pm

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

1 to 20

label $59

4.8 (22)

5.0 stars (17+)

Paint and Sip Class - Expressive Landscapes

date_range Sun 22 Mar, 2pm

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

1 to 20

label $59

4.8 (22)

5.0 stars (17+)

Wisteria at Twilight

date_range Sun 8 Mar, 1:30pm

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

1 to 25

label $49

4.9 (12)

5.0 stars (17+)

Paint and Sip Class - the Silver Birch

date_range Sat 14 Mar, 7pm

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

1 to 25

label $45

4.8 (4)

5.0 stars (17+)

Mobile Paint and Sip Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to you

10 to 150

label $75

3k

Mobile Paint and Sip Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to you

10 to 150

label $75

3k

Mobile Paint and Sip Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to you

10 to 150

label $75

3k

Mobile Paint and Sip Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to you

10 to 150

label $75

3k

Mobile Paint and Sip Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to you

10 to 150

label $75

3k

Mobile Paint and Sip Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to you

10 to 150

label $75

3k

Still Life Painting Class: Alternative Acrylics

date_range Thu 19 Mar, 6pm

location_on Redfern

1 to 60

label $80

30k

19k+

Paint and Sip Class - Wind on the Beach

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

10 to 25

label $35

4.4 (5)

5.0 stars (17+)

Paint and Sip Class - Water Lilies

date_range Fri 6 Mar, 7pm

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

1 to 25

label $35 - $39

5.0 (7)

5.0 stars (17+)

Watercolour Portrait Class: Mum’s Day Edition

date_range Sun 10 May, 10am

location_on Redfern

1 to 60

label $65 - $75

30k

19k+

Watercolour Painting Class: Native Flowers

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

10 to 25

label $59

4.9 (8)

5.0 stars (17+)

Rainbow Painting Class: Stockland Rockhampton

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Park Avenue

1 to 12

label Free

5.0 stars (56+)

3k+

Body Painting Class

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Comes to you

1 to 5

label $100

Oil Painting Class for Beginners: Painting Waves

date_range Sun 31 May, 10am

location_on Redfern

1 to 60

label $90

30k

19k+

Watercolour Illustration Class for Tweens & Teens

date_range Thu 16 Apr, 9am

location_on Cammeray

1 to 15

label $150 - $160

1k

Watercolour Painting Course for Beginners

date_range Fri 29 Jan, 7pm

location_on Mont Albert

1 to 20

label $400

Art Course for Kids (4- 8 Years)

date_range Contact for details

location_on Mont Albert

1 to 10

label $376

Art Course for Kids (8-11 Years)

date_range Contact for details

location_on Mont Albert

1 to 10

label $376

Paint and Sip Class: Northern Lights

date_range Wed 4 Mar, 7pm

location_on Mont Albert

1 to 30

label $44 - $55

Sip and Paint Your Partner Class: Picasso Style

date_range Sun 15 Mar, 2pm

location_on Mont Albert

1 to 30

label $44 - $55

Paint and Sip Class: Frida Kahlo

date_range Sat 14 Mar, 7pm

location_on Mont Albert

1 to 30

label $44 - $55

Paint and Sip Class: Flower Power

date_range Sun 12 Apr, 2pm

location_on Mont Albert

1 to 30

label $44 - $55

Paint and Sip Class: Monet Water Lilies

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Mont Albert

10 to 30

label $44

Paint and Sip Class: Flamingos

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Mont Albert

10 to 30

label $44

Paint and Sip Class: Watercolour Landscape

date_range 03 Apr, 06 Apr

location_on Mont Albert

1 to 30

label $44 - $55

Paint and Sip Class: Hokusai Wave

date_range 11 Mar, 11 Apr

location_on Mont Albert

1 to 30

label $44 - $55

Paint and Sip Class: Cherry Blossoms

date_range Sat 2 May, 7pm

location_on Mont Albert

1 to 30

label $44 - $55

Paint and Sip Class: Byron Bay

date_range Wed 18 Mar, 7pm

location_on Mont Albert

1 to 30

label $44 - $55

Paint and Sip Class: Watercolour Flowers

date_range Runs regularly

location_on Mont Albert

1 to 30

label $44 - $55

Paint and Sip Class: Botanical Dream

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Mont Albert

10 to 30

label $44

Paint and Sip Class: Bob Ross Mountains

date_range Wed 25 Mar, 7pm

location_on Mont Albert

1 to 30

label $44 - $55

Paint and Sip Class: Starry Night

date_range Sat 4 Apr, 7pm

location_on Mont Albert

1 to 30

label $44 - $55

Paint and Sip Class: Van Gogh Poppies

date_range Wed 8 Apr, 6:30pm

location_on Mont Albert

1 to 30

label $44 - $55

Scientific Watercolour Illustration Saturday

date_range Sat 16 May, 12:30pm

location_on Collingwood

1 to 16

label $120

1k

Art Course for Teens (10-15 Years)

date_range Contact for details

location_on Mont Albert

1 to 10

label $250

Watercolour Painting Workshop for Beginners

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Griffith

1 to 7

label $190

Illustration Workshop: Ink and Watercolour Wash

date_range 16 May, 25 Jul

location_on Kyneton

1 to 10

label $195 - $210

1k

4.9 stars (13+)

Scientific Watercolour Illustration Class Sunday

date_range Sun 17 May, 2pm

location_on Collingwood

1 to 16

label $120

1k

Paint and Sip Class: Paint Dolphins in the Park

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Albert Park

8 to 16

label $50

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Paint and Sip Class: Paint Like Renoir

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Melbourne

8 to 16

label $50

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Paint and Sip Class: Paint Your Dog

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Richmond

8 to 16

label $65

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Paint and Sip Class: Paint the Moon in the Park

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Albert Park

8 to 16

label $50

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Paint and Sip Class: Paint Blossoms by the River

date_range Mon 2 Mar, 6:45pm

location_on South Wharf

1 to 16

label $50 - $55

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Paint and Sip Class: Three Birds on a Wire

date_range Thu 5 Mar, 6:45pm

location_on North Melbourne

1 to 16

label $50 - $55

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Paint and Sip Class: Paint Dusk in the Park

date_range Sat 7 Mar, 1:45pm

location_on Albert Park

1 to 16

label $50 - $55

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Paint and Sip Class: Four Seasons in One Session

date_range Sun 8 Mar, 1:45pm

location_on Doncaster

1 to 16

label $50 - $55

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Paint and Sip: Palette Knife Painting in the Park

date_range Sat 14 Mar, 1:45pm

location_on Albert Park

1 to 16

label $50 - $55

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Paint and Sip Class: Paint a Sunrise by the River

date_range Mon 16 Mar, 6:45pm

location_on South Wharf

1 to 16

label $50 - $55

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Paint and Sip Class: Safari Series (Cheetah)

date_range Thu 19 Mar, 6:45pm

location_on North Melbourne

1 to 16

label $55

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Paint and Sip Class: Paint Dragonflies in the Park

date_range Sat 21 Mar, 1:45pm

location_on Albert Park

1 to 16

label $50 - $55

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Paint and Sip Class: Watercolour Humming Bird

date_range Wed 25 Mar, 6:45pm

location_on Malvern East

1 to 16

label $50 - $55

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Paint and Sip Class: Paint Your Dog Outdoors

date_range Sat 28 Mar, 1:45pm

location_on Albert Park

1 to 16

label $65

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Paint and Sip Class: Paint Like Van Gogh

date_range Mon 30 Mar, 6:45pm

location_on Melbourne

1 to 16

label $50 - $55

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Paint and Sip Class: Spicy Señorita

date_range Thu 2 Apr, 6:45pm

location_on North Melbourne

1 to 16

label $50 - $55

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Paint and Sip Class: Painting Partners

date_range Sat 4 Apr, 1:45pm

location_on Albert Park

1 to 16

label $50 - $55

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Paint and Sip Class: Poppies in the Hills

date_range Sun 5 Apr, 1:45pm

location_on Doncaster

1 to 16

label $50 - $55

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Paint and Sip Class: Cacti in Flower

date_range Wed 8 Apr, 6:45pm

location_on Fitzroy

1 to 16

label $50 - $55

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Paint and Sip Class: Autumn Tree in the Moonlight

date_range Sat 11 Apr, 1:45pm

location_on Albert Park

1 to 16

label $50 - $55

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Paint and Sip Class: Painting Partners

date_range Mon 13 Apr, 6:45pm

location_on Melbourne

1 to 16

label $50 - $55

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Paint and Sip Class: Watercolour Autumn Leaf

date_range Thu 16 Apr, 6:45pm

location_on North Melbourne

1 to 16

label $50 - $55

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Paint and Sip Class: Paint Your Dog

date_range Sat 18 Apr, 1:45pm

location_on Albert Park

1 to 16

label $65

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Paint and Sip Class: Paint Like Monet

date_range Sun 19 Apr, 1:45pm

location_on Doncaster

1 to 16

label $50 - $55

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Wine and Paint Class: Fantasy Elephant

date_range Fri 24 Apr, 6:45pm

location_on Albert Park

1 to 16

label $50 - $55

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Paint and Sip Class: Sunset Pines

date_range Mon 27 Apr, 6:45pm

location_on Melbourne

1 to 16

label $50 - $55

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Paint and Sip Class: Paint Like Klimt

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Fitzroy

8 to 16

label $50

5.0 stars (42+)

1k

Realism Painting Workshop

date_range 05 Jul, 03 Oct

location_on Langwarrin South

1 to 15

label $300

Still Life Painting Course

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Newrybar

1 to 8

label $600

Watercolour Painting Class: Autumn Harvest

date_range Sat 16 May, 10am

location_on South Yarra

1 to 30

label $130

8k

Paint and Sip Class - the Stones of Outlander

date_range Your choice of time

location_on Seventeen Mile Rocks

12 to 25

label $35

5.0 (4)

5.0 stars (17+)


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