Drawing and Painting CityEast College

Course Outline

Come and learn basic drawing and painting skills in these relaxed and creative classes. Using a variety of materials and techniques you will be introduced to some of the tricks of the trade. Pick up new skills to inspire and encourage you to reach your artistic goals.

Ideal for...

Beginner as well as experienced artists.


• Understanding of OH&S in relation to drawing and painting materials and practice
• Understanding of the fundamental principles of drawing and painting
• Knowledge of different drawing and painting techniques
• Understanding of colour mixing and its application in visual arts
• Development of a personal style through drawing and painting exercises

What to bring

• Notebook
• Pen
• Ben supplies all art supplies for the course for a fee of $30, please bring this on the first night

About your tutor

Ben Osvath is an art educator with over 30 years experience teaching in high schools and beyond. A graduate of Alexander Mackie C.A.E. and Sydney Teachers College with Diplomas in Education, Art and Professional Art Studies, Ben specialises in sculpture, painting and ceramics and has successfully exhibited in a number of solo and group shows. Ben has had extensive involvement in stage design and construction, painting and mural work.

Other information

All courses need a minimum number of students to run. If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled prior to commencement and you will be informed. For your convenience information about class cancellations or changes are made initially via email and SMS, please ensure your contact details are correct.


$265 Limited inc GST
Drawing and Painting

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  • Course testimonials
    What a wonderful course! Ben is an extremely enthusiastic & inspiring teacher, who treated us as artists, right from the start. Activities were well-planned & thoughtfully delivered, so we gained both skills & confidence, week by week. What sets him apart is his ability to connect with each student, regardless of artistic background, and nurture their development as artists. He also recognises the importance of creating a fun, accepting & collaborative atmosphere in the art room.
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    I thought Ben was a terrific teacher and I really enjoyed doing a community based course with a great group of people.
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    Excellent tutor very dedicated , humble and super helpful. A real teacher and artist.
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