What’s On?

Contact us for more information on the individual classes listed below.

Ellis House Arts Centre is committed to providing a safe environment for all visitors.

Weekly Activities

6:30pm to 9pm
Long Pose Portrait Drawing / Painting
10am - 2pm
Tuesday Social Painting
6.30pm - 9pm
Long pose life studies.
6.30pm - 9pm
Still life Drawing/Painting Session
7pm to 9pm
Life Drawing
9am to 10am
Gentle Yoga
10:00am to 12:30am
Painting with Jeff Bryant (all mediums)
18th - 24th March 2024
Three weeks during the year, we run popular workshops

Regular Classes

Portrait Drawing / Painting

Monday nights 6.30 pm – 9.00 pm

  • $20 non-members, $15 Ellis House Art Centre members
  • Untutored session
  • One long pose
  • Easels, chairs, tables provided
  • BYO all materials
  • No booking required (but space is limited)
  • Pay at the event
  • Tea/coffee available for small donation
  • Contact:  David 0411 565 588

Tuesday Social Painting

Tuesday’s 10am – 2 pm

  • Untutored social painting
  • No fee
  • BYO project and materials
  • BYO lunch
  • Tea/coffee available for small donation

Contact:  Wilma 0405 154 020

Long Pose Life Studies

Tuesday 6.30 – 9.00 pm

  • Untutored sessions
  • Anatomical life studies
  • Live model every week
  • Aim is to allow longer and detailed drawing of the whole figure
  • BYO drawing materials
  • Easels, chairs and tables provided
  • The fee is $20, $15 for Ellis House members.

Contact: David  by texting 0411 565 588 by 4pm on the day

Still life Drawing/Painting

Wednesdays 6.30 – 9.00pm

  • Untutored session
  • Easels, drawing boards, chairs, tables provided
  • BYO all materials
  • No cost
  • Tea/coffee available for small donation
  • No booking required (but space is limited)

Contact: David 0411 565 588 or

Pam 0405 166 770

Weekly Life Drawing Classes

Thursday nights 7pm – 9pm

  • untutored session
  • short-medium length poses (2 mins, 5 mins, 10 mins, 20 mins)
  • short tea break
  • undraped model
  • BYO all materials
  • no booking required (but space is limited)
  • $20 standard, $15 Ellis House Art Centre members
  • pay at the event

Contact: Anthony 0407 770 121

Gentle Yoga

  • Fridays 9am to 10am
  • No booking required
  • $10 per class
  • $1 donation to EHAC
  • Contact: Dayani (Diana) (IYTA)  0406 465 243

Saturday Art with Jeff

  • Assistance with your personal art project
  • BYO materials and project
  • Easels, tables, chairs provided
  • $16 casual session
  • Contact: Jeff 0410 216 074

Workshops  March 18th – 24th 2024

Coil Basketry 101 with Frida Aditi

Saturday 23rd March, 10.00am to 1.00pm.

Learn coiling skills to make your own basket.
No experience needed. Ages 16+

$75 per person. https://square.link/u/B27fkZrT   link for payment
All materials, including hand-dyed raffia, and light morning tea provided.

Bookings: fridadougall@icloud.com

Lino Print Cards with Jane Button

Saturday 23rd March, 10.00am to 1.00pm.

Learn to design, carve and print a set of handmade art cards to keep, or give to someone special. All material provided.

Ages 16+

$65 per person

Bookings: blueadmiral68@gmail.com

Rubber Stamp carving with Jane and Luke Button

Saturday 23rd March, 2.00 to 4.00pm.

Jane and Luke will teach you to carve your own wood-mounted rubber

stamp, to make mini-art prints, cards or wrapping paper.

All materials  provided.

12+ years

$45 per person

Bookings: blueadmiral68@gmail.com


Quirky Town Painting Workshop with Kathryn Stanley-Hart

Sunday 24th March 10.00 am to 4.30 pm

Create your original painting quirky town painting in one day.

This is an intuitive free-flow approach, you don’t need to know how to paint or draw to create this!

I’ll show you how to:
Mix your colours, how to use your palette knife and brushes.
Create texture and shadow effects.
At the end of the day, you’ll be proud to take home your original painting to put on your wall.

Date: Sunday 24th March

  • Time 10 am – 4 pm
  • Cost: $130 each. Includes a canvas, tuition, materials and paints.
  • Aprons and morning tea provided, BYO lunch for yourself
  • Small class – book now!

Held at
Ellis House Art Centre
116 Milne St Bayswater.

Book here www.kathrynstanleyhart.com

Art and Wellbeing Classes with artist Kathryn Stanley-Hart

Kathryn is a workshop and class facilitator at Ellis House Arts.
Kathryn’s classes
are for all levels of experience, focusing on different techniques and mediums and how they work together. She will help you bring out your creative best with lots of fun along the way. 

You’ll discover colour mixing, how to use your brushes and more. Working in layers on a canvas with different mediums, collage, paint, inks, and pastels. 

Whether you’re a beginner or a more experienced artist. You’ll be supported and encouraged with step by step tuition. For all classes with Kathryn Stanley-hart go to www.kathrynstanleyhart.com

Ph 0412 198 045

or email kathryn@kathrynstanleyhart.com

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