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The first subject for online classes is a tulip, to celebrate Spring!


Term 4 Face to Face Classes

Wednesday Afternoons - Beginner/Intermediate Class (8 weeks)

1.30 - 4:00pm
Starts Wednesday 10th October

At Domain House

This class is suitable for those who have had some experience in drawing or painting.

The first subject is an English Ivy Leaf!

Wednesday Evenings - Ongoing Beginners Class (8 weeks)
6 - 8:30pm
Starts Wednesday 10th October

At Domain House

This class is suitable for beginners or those who would like to further their skills with simple subjects.


Our first subject is a tulip!

To book your place online for either class contact the Friends Office:

Phone: (03) 9650 6398



"Jessie was great - encouraging, knowledgable, articulate and gave clear and helpful guidance"

"Jessie was extremely knowledgable about both drawing techniques and Watercolour. The progression of the classes was excellent, starting with drawing techniques, developing our tonal drawings, testing our colour palettes and finally learning and practising our watercolour techniques."

"Jessie is a wonderful botanical artist in her own right, and also has the gift of skilled and sensitive teaching of those skills and of building confidence in her pupils. I have loved the course – it has been a great pleasure."

"Jessie was fantastic - attentive, easy to follow and encouraging "

"Very approachable and knowledgable - very good at making suggestions and guidance in a nice way"

"Demonstrations and step-by-step sheets were great reference in class, Jessie knows her stuff! Lovely, encouraging and very helpful"

"Jessie was fantastic. Patient and encouraging."

"Jessie is patient and caring. She pays attention to individuals and the group. I would attend her classes again."

"Jessie was great and had wonderful knowledge and tips."​

"Jessie was excellent – patient, encouraging and provided a really clear and comprehensive summary of a very broad subject."


"Before attending Jessie's workshop, I have not attempted any form of portraiture drawing because I find it intimidating and difficult. Jessie's method is easy to follow and accessible even for a complete beginner. Personally I am blown away with my own results after 1 workshop. If you have always thought that you can't draw, you will definitely change your mind after this! "