Contemporary Art

Contemporary, traditional and abstract arts with acrylic, oil, pastel and/or mixed media are designed for those that love to explore. This course gives you the choice of working with your favourite medium or venturing into all. All levels are welcome.

Contemporary, traditional and abstract styles and techniques will be demonstrated with your choice of photographs or creative drawings. Some of the mediums introduced on this journey are ink, pastels, oil pastels, acrylic paint, oil paint, charcoal and textured mediums (for example, compound paste). Come along and enjoy the exciting world of colour and media.


2 hours and 30 minutes

Date & Times


Term one 2024
Term DatesPer term
Monday 29 January - Thursday 21 March 2024 (8 weeks) $227.70
Term two 2024
Term DatesPer term
Monday 15 April - Monday 10 June 2024 (8 weeks) $278.30
Term three 2024
Term DatesPer term
Monday 15 July - Thursday 12 September 2024 (8 weeks) $278.30
Term four 2024
Term DatesPer term
Monday 7 October - Friday 29 November 2024 (8 weeks) $278.30

Places in courses may be available after the course commencement date. Pro rata payment will be applied, course fees are adjusted accordingly. Please call 9400 4600 or visit Craigie Leisure Centre for details.

Classes do not run on public holidays.


At the first lesson, the instructor will discuss the mediums, styles and techniques of contemporary painting. Bring along the supplies you already have to this class and some items can even be purchased term by term to reduce costs. You can purchase from Jackson’s Drawing Supplies or other art suppliers.

Meeting Point

Heathridge Community Centre

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Enrol now online

You can also enrol in person at Craigie Leisure Centre or over the phone by calling 9400 4600.

Come and Try classes

Not sure if a class is right for you?

Customers can try a class before enrolling for the term. Come and Try classes are available from week three of term for first time attendees only. Maximum of two Come and Try classes per term.

$19.50 for adults classes.