MELBOURNE
ART
GROUP

Upcoming Events

Perspective Drawing

Perspective Drawing

Saturday 20 July
East Melbourne - 10am - 2 Hours
Mark Cheung
Dive into the captivating world of art by mastering the technique of perspective drawing. Creating the illusion of depth and three-dimensionality on a plain surface can take your artwork to new heights. In this innovative workshop, discover the art of breathing depth and dimension into your drawings. Guided by seasoned artists, seize the opportunity to understand and apply key principles of perspective. This workshop is ideal for anyone, regardless of experience 2014yes, even complete beginners! Embark on your artistic journey and elevate your perspective in drawing.
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$47      
Urban Sketch

Urban Sketch

Saturday 17 August
East Melbourne VIC 3002 - 10:30am - 2 Hours
Mark Cheung
Immerse yourself in the art of urban sketching with our guided pen drawing session. Whether you're drawn to fountain pens or prefer the flair of calligraphic pens, our gathering is the perfect environment for artists of all levels eager to hone their skills. Join us in discovering the techniques of perspective drawing, and let's capture the essence of the cityscape together. Transform the vibrant scenes around you into striking pen masterpieces. Come, witness your surroundings through an artist's lens and express your vision on paper.
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$47      
Perspective Drawing

Perspective Drawing

Saturday 24 August
East Melbourne - 10:30am - 2 Hours
Mark Cheung
Perspective drawing is a technique used in art to create the illusion of depth and three-dimensional space on a two-dimensional surface

In this workshop, we will explore the art of creating depth and dimension in your drawings through the use of perspective.

Our experienced instructors will guide you through the process of understanding and applying the principles of perspective.

Perfect for complete beginners.
book now
$47      

Speed Landscape Drawing and Painting

Speed Landscape Drawing and Painting

Saturday 14 September
East Melbourne - 10:30am - 2 Hours
Mark Cheung
The focus of this two-hour structured session is "speed" and "form", i.e. capturing the essence of a subject. You will be guided to complete some "warm-up" colour and drawing exercises and prepared for doing ink and watercolour-based painting in the session. You will learn how to quickly sketch and capture multiple subjects in the garden with ink and wash technique. You will be advised to keep things rather loose and time your drawing/painting.
You will have a chance to meet and greet like-minded people, choose your own subjects in the garden and be guided to complete the exercises, and artwork and have some takeaway homework with the learned technique. All levels and experiences are welcome.
book now
$47      
Perspective Drawing

Perspective Drawing

Saturday 21 September
East Melbourne - 10:30am - 2 Hours
Mark Cheung
Perspective drawing is a technique used in art to create the illusion of depth and three-dimensional space on a two-dimensional surface

In this workshop, we will explore the art of creating depth and dimension in your drawings through the use of perspective.

Our experienced instructors will guide you through the process of understanding and applying the principles of perspective.

Perfect for complete beginners.
book now
$47      
Urban Sketch

Urban Sketch

Saturday 28 September
East Melbourne VIC 3002 - 10:30am - 2 Hours
Mark Cheung
This meet-up is for people who are interested in sketching urban scenes by using a pen (mostly fountain pen or calligraphic pens) Learn how to draw perspective drawing with a pen to capture what you see surrounding the urban scene.
book now
$47      

Speed Landscape Drawing and Painting

Speed Landscape Drawing and Painting

Saturday 05 October
East Melbourne - 10:30am - 2 Hours
Mark Cheung
The focus of this two-hour structured session is "speed" and "form", i.e. capturing the essence of a subject. You will be guided to complete some "warm-up" colour and drawing exercises and prepared for doing ink and watercolour-based painting in the session. You will learn how to quickly sketch and capture multiple subjects in the garden with ink and wash technique. You will be advised to keep things rather loose and time your drawing/painting.
You will have a chance to meet and greet like-minded people, choose your own subjects in the garden and be guided to complete the exercises, and artwork and have some takeaway homework with the learned technique. All levels and experiences are welcome.
book now
$47      

Nearby Art Groups

Speed Landscape Drawing and Painting

Speed Landscape Drawing and Painting

Sunday 28 July
Moone Ponds - 10am - 2 Hours
Melbourne Watercolour Group
Jaime Hoe
The focus of this two-hour structured session is "speed" and "form", i.e. capturing the essence of a subject. You will be guided to complete some "warm-up" colour and drawing exercises and prepared for doing ink and watercolour-based painting in the session. You will learn how to quickly sketch and capture multiple subjects in the garden with ink and wash technique. You will be advised to keep things rather loose and time your drawing/painting.
You will have a chance to meet and greet like-minded people, choose your own subjects in the garden and be guided to complete the exercises, artworks and have some take away homework with the learnt technique.
All level and experience are welcome.
book now
$47      
Beginner's Watercolour Class

Beginner's Watercolour Class

Saturday 10 August
East Melbourne - 10:30am - 2 Hours
Melbourne Watercolour Group
Mark Cheung
Are you wanting to learn more about Watercolour painting? Then join this small class hosted by a professional instructor, specifically designed to assist beginners.

You will learn fundamental watercolour techniques: Dry on wet, wet on wet and watercolor wash.
book now
$47      
Line & Wash

Line & Wash

Sunday 25 August
East End - 10am - 2 Hours
Melbourne Watercolour Group
Jaime Hoe
Join us for an exciting artistic journey where you'll learn to combine the precision of line drawing with the fluidity of watercolour washes.
Learn various techniques using pens, markers, and pencils - contour drawing and cross-hatching. You'll also learn to blend colours, control water flow, and infuse your artwork with depth and expression. Reserve your spot now!
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$47      

Birds in Watercolours

Birds in Watercolours

Saturday 07 September
East Melbourne - 10:30am - 2 Hours
Melbourne Watercolour Group
Mark Cheung
Explore the fascinating world of bird movements and poses, and unlock the art of capturing their grace on paper! Join us for an inspiring session where our expert instructor will lead you through a range of techniques using lines, colors, and shading to bring your bird paintings to life. With step-by-step guidance, you'll create your own masterpiece by the end of the class. Receive personalized tips and helpful guidance to elevate your watercolour skills to new heights.
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$47      
Beginner's Watercolour Class

Beginner's Watercolour Class

Saturday 19 October
East Melbourne - 10:30am - 2 Hours
Melbourne Watercolour Group
Mark Cheung
Are you wanting to learn more about Watercolour painting? Then join this small class hosted by a professional instructor, specifically designed to assist beginners.

You will learn fundamental watercolour techniques: Dry on wet, wet on wet and watercolor wash.
book now
$47      
Urban Watercolour

Urban Watercolour

Sunday 10 November
Lonsdale Street - 10am - 2 Hours
Melbourne Watercolour Group
Jaime Hoe
Join us for an exciting Urban Sketching with Watercolours meetup. Get ready to explore the cityscape with your sketchbook and watercolours in hand. Unleash your creativity and capture the vibrant energy of urban life on paper. All skill levels are welcome. Limited spots available, so secure your place now!
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$47      

Expressive Brushstrokes & Composition

Expressive Brushstrokes & Composition

Sunday 01 December
East Melbourne - 10am - 2 Hours
Melbourne Watercolour Group
Jaime Hoe
Explore the freedom and energy of expressive brushwork and develop your compositional skills. All levels welcome!
book now
$47      
Wildlife Sketch in Watercolour

Wildlife Sketch in Watercolour

Sunday 29 December
Moone Ponds - 10am - 2 Hours
Melbourne Watercolour Group
Jaime Hoe
Encounter the diverse wildlife of a pond and translate their beauty onto paper using watercolour techniques.
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$47      

Other Nearby Groups

Library at the dock landscape drawing for Beginners using graphic marker and drawing pen

Library at the dock landscape drawing for Beginners using graphic marker and drawing pen

Saturday 13 July
Dockland, Melbourne - 10am - 2 Hours
Melbourne Drawing Group
Amanda Rahmadhani
Drawing for Beginners: Library at the dock landscape drawing for Beginners using graphic marker and drawing pen.

In this class, you will explore various drawing techniques, materials, and styles in a supportive and encouraging environment. From understanding basic shapes and lines to shading and perspective, you will learn essential skills that form the foundation of drawing.

Led by experienced instructors who are passionate about art, you will receive personalised guidance and feedback tailored to your level of experience. Through hands-on exercises and demonstrations, you will gradually build confidence in your drawing abilities and develop your own unique style.
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$47      
St Vincent Gardens, Albert Park

St Vincent Gardens, Albert Park

Sunday 14 July
St Vincent Gardens, Albert Park
My Family Photo - Melbourne
Do you need an updated family portrait? Come along to our mini photo sessions.

Mini-sessions are short 30 minute photo sessions for up to 6 people - perfect for families with little ones who can't sit still for too long.

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WWC (Walk with Camera)

WWC (Walk with Camera)

Saturday 20 July
Northcote, Victoria - 10am - 2 Hours
Melbourne Photography Group
Jodie Grillmeier
Join us for a serene and enjoyable photography walk, where we'll explore the diverse aspects of capturing images, from vibrant street scenes and sweeping landscapes to intricate architectural details and mesmerizing seascapes. Whether you're looking to improve your photographic skills or simply capture some abstract beauty, this event provides a perfect opportunity to enhance your portfolio while enjoying the company of fellow photography enthusiasts.
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$47      

Beginners Chess Class

Beginners Chess Class

Saturday 20 July
Fitzroy North - 3pm - 2 Hours
Melbourne Chess Group
Akash Srivaths
Are you intrigued by the captivating world of chess? Ready to embark on an exciting journey of strategic mastery? Look no further! Our Beginner Chess Class is your gateway to unraveling the mysteries of this timeless game.

What You'll Learn: Basic Rules Fundamentals From the movement of each piece to the objective of the game, we'll lay a solid foundation for your chess prowess.Opening Principles Discover the secrets behind powerful openings and how they can set the stage for your victory.Tactical Maneuvers Learn to unleash devastating tactics like pins, forks, and skewers to outsmart your opponent.Endgame Essentials Master the art of endgame strategy, turning even the simplest positions into triumphs.Practical Play Put theory into action with hands-on practice sessions and friendly matches.
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$47      
Beginner's Crochet Class

Beginner's Crochet Class

Sunday 21 July
Doncaster - 10am - 3 Hours
Melbourne Crochet Club
Kay Tan
If you are brand new to crochet, haven't picked up a hook in years, or simply want a little more guidance on those all important basic stitches this is the class for you. We will start with techniques for holding the yarn before moving onto forming the stitches that make up a traditional granny square.

Crochet materials are included as well as a free tea or coffee.
book now
$94      
Crafting Cuteness: Amigurumi Bear Crochet Class

Crafting Cuteness: Amigurumi Bear Crochet Class

Saturday 27 July
Vermont South - 10am - 3 Hours
Melbourne Crochet Club
Minh Thuy Truc Pham
Step into a world of whimsy and creativity with our Crafting Cuteness: Amigurumi Bear Crochet Class. Delve into the delightful art of crafting adorable amigurumi bears, where every stitch brings these charming creatures to life. Whether you're a seasoned crocheter or new to the craft, our expert-led workshop offers a welcoming space to hone your skills and create something truly special. Join us to learn the techniques behind shaping, stuffing, and stitching your very own cuddly companion, and leave with not just a cute bear, but also the satisfaction of having mastered a new skill. Let your imagination soar as you embark on this heartwarming journey of crochet, where every creation becomes a treasured keepsake filled with love and creativity.
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$92       5 places left

St Vincent Gardens, Albert Park

St Vincent Gardens, Albert Park

Sunday 28 July
St Vincent Gardens, Albert Park
My Family Photo - Melbourne
Do you need an updated family portrait? Come along to our mini photo sessions.

Mini-sessions are short 30 minute photo sessions for up to 6 people - perfect for families with little ones who can't sit still for too long.

book now       9:30am       $220

booked       10:00am

booked       10:30am

book now       11:00am       $220
Speed Landscape Drawing and Painting

Speed Landscape Drawing and Painting

Sunday 28 July
Moone Ponds - 10am - 2 Hours
Melbourne Watercolour Group
Jaime Hoe
The focus of this two-hour structured session is "speed" and "form", i.e. capturing the essence of a subject. You will be guided to complete some "warm-up" colour and drawing exercises and prepared for doing ink and watercolour-based painting in the session. You will learn how to quickly sketch and capture multiple subjects in the garden with ink and wash technique. You will be advised to keep things rather loose and time your drawing/painting.
You will have a chance to meet and greet like-minded people, choose your own subjects in the garden and be guided to complete the exercises, artworks and have some take away homework with the learnt technique.
All level and experience are welcome.
book now
$47      
Beginner's Crochet Class

Beginner's Crochet Class

Sunday 04 August
Doncaster - 10am - 3 Hours
Melbourne Crochet Club
Kay Tan
If you are brand new to crochet, haven't picked up a hook in years, or simply want a little more guidance on those all important basic stitches this is the class for you. We will start with techniques for holding the yarn before moving onto forming the stitches that make up a traditional granny square.

Crochet materials are included as well as a free tea or coffee.
book now
$94      

Crochet Stitch Mastery Class

Crochet Stitch Mastery Class

Saturday 10 August
Vermont South - 10am - 3 Hours
Melbourne Crochet Club
Minh Thuy Truc Pham
Embark on a Journey of Crochet Textures Shell, Puff V-Stitch Masterclass! Delve into the art of creating intricate patterns and infusing depth into your projects with these versatile stitches. Whether you're a novice or seasoned crocheter, our comprehensive class provides step-by-step guidance to master these techniques and unleash your boundless creativity. Join us and elevate your crochet skills to new heights!
book now
$92      
Beginner's Watercolour Class

Beginner's Watercolour Class

Saturday 10 August
East Melbourne - 10:30am - 2 Hours
Melbourne Watercolour Group
Mark Cheung
Are you wanting to learn more about Watercolour painting? Then join this small class hosted by a professional instructor, specifically designed to assist beginners.

You will learn fundamental watercolour techniques: Dry on wet, wet on wet and watercolor wash.
book now
$47      
Williamstown

Williamstown

Sunday 18 August
Williamstown
My Family Photo - Melbourne
Do you need an updated family portrait? Come along to our mini photo sessions.

Mini-sessions are short 30 minute photo sessions for up to 6 people - perfect for families with little ones who can't sit still for too long.

book now       10:00am       $220

book now       10:30am       $220

ABOUT MELBOURNE
ART
GROUP
Come along to our meetups to improve your art in a relaxed and social atmosphere, and under the guidance of a professional instructor. Complete beginners to experienced artists all welcome.

Our 2 hour meetups are held in a different location each time, usually outdoors.

Bring your own materials which can be anything from pencils or pastels, to watercolour or oils.

If you are a complete beginner all you need to start are a couple of good drawing pencils, a rubber, and a drawing pad.

Who can attend? Open to all skill levels, from beginners to experienced artists. The instructor is there to help everyone.

The meeting point and full details for the day are sent in the booking confirmation email to the email address you provide at time of booking.

Join the Facebook Group here to share your art and enjoy the art of other locals.

You can also subscribe here to receive notifications of upcoming events.

Our meetups and classes are limited to a max of 12 people
REVIEWS
Marc was a fantastic and patient teacher. As a beginner he helped me to create a drawing that I was very happy with. I?ve now booked into another one of his sessions. Thanks Marc.
5/5
Gillian
2024-07-09
Mark is able to support different levels of skill and interest in his group. I really enjoy his classes.
5/5
Toni-Anne
2024-04-14
We were all new starters
5/5
Anne
2024-03-19

I learned a lot from Mark. Excellent
5/5
Sohila
2024-03-18
This is the second time I have spent a wonderful morning with Mark. I got so much out of the class, learnt so much and gained confidence.
5/5
Toni-Anne
2024-03-17
I really enjoyed this class. Mark is an exceptional teacher. Very patient and helpful and offered step by step guidance. He catered equally for all levels of experience from beginners to advanced. The location in the gardens was lovely. We were lucky to have perfect weather but I do wonder what plan B would be if we had inclement weather?
5/5
Suzanne
2024-02-20

Mark is very good and he spent time with us all individually. Very generous with his knowledge. The seats were very uncomfortable they are not made to sit for very long. Beautiful gardens the atmosphere was beautiful
5/5
Danielle
2024-02-19
I enjoyed it very much. The group was small with personal instruction from a lovely teacher. Welcoming, suitable for all levels.
4/5
Ruth
2024-02-19
Mark was great but I would have bought a chair if I had know we were sitting on park bench as not very comfortable.
4/5
Janet
2024-02-18

It was a great opportunity to improve my skills and have a great morning out with like-minded people.
5/5
Heidi
2023-11-27
very very good.
5/5
Hongmei
2023-09-03
Marc was genuine, helpful, expert in the topic and encouraging. The photos he showed with different perspectives were useful
4/5
Jill
2023-08-20

ARTISTS
Mark Cheung
Mark is a visual artist based in Melbourne and having 10 years experiences of Art Instructor for teaching drawing and painting.
PHOTOS
Melbourne Art Group
2024-07-08
Melbourne Art Group
2024-05-24
Title or Location: Her Name was Nyx
I love two things in my art practice. Drawing and painting faces, and mythology. All those secrets and symbols are fascinating. So here is my latest goddess, Nyx. See how many symbols you can find &129655
Credit: @gaylestoneart
Facebook: GayleStoneArt
Instagram: GayleStoneArt
Melbourne Art Group
2023-10-02

Melbourne Art Group
2024-05-05
Title or Location: The Triumph of Life
The Triumph of Life was created over the course of 2 years. It began as an expression of the animal kingdom and gradually became more an expression of life as a whole and its struggle against death at the micro and macro scales of observation.
Credit: Noah Pfister
Instagram: nxp.artist
Melbourne Art Group
2023-10-02
Melbourne Art Group
2024-05-04
Title or Location: Fetch
I am a self taught pastel artist but have only started drawing with coloured pencils at the start of this year, "Fetch" was created as an exercise in drawing water, having never drawn water before, plus I couldn't resist this adorable Golden Retriever photographed and graciously provided by Les Liddle.
Credit: Belinda Irving
Instagram: @mareebells36

Melbourne Art Group
2023-10-02
Melbourne Art Group
2024-04-12
Title or Location: Moroccan Door
This is an image of a Moroccan door that I fell in love with. I love the intricate design and hold colouring.It was painted in acrylics and ink on canvas. I have fallen in love with bold and rustic architecture and enjoy the process of bringing them to life on canvas.
Credit: Rachel McPhee
Facebook: Rachel McPhee Art
Instagram: rachel_mcphee_art
Melbourne Art Group
2023-10-02

Melbourne Art Group
2024-03-24
Title or Location: Granny's Water Frolic
As I've got older I've found a little bit more freedom to be who I want to be. To find outside of being a parent, wife or worker who I actually am. This image represents that in a fun way!
Credit: Art of Rose Proffitt
Facebook: @artofroseproffitt
Instagram: @artofroseproffitt
Orlando Art Group
2024-07-01
Melbourne Art Group
2024-03-18
Title or Location: Dragon of Camelot
I have always been a huge fan of fantasy art, Michael Whelan, Boris Valejo, Chris Archillies, This was something new for me to try. The image is sketched and coloured with Ohuhu Markers and on Ohuhu Marker paper
Credit: Rose Proffitt
Facebook: @artofroseproffitt
Instagram: @artofroseproffitt

Orlando Art Group
2024-07-01
Baton Rouge Art Group
2024-07-10
Title or Location: The Cajun Riviu
?The Cajun Riviera?20? x 20? Mixed Media on Gallery Canvas(Acrylic and Posca Markers)The painting was inspired from a photograph I took on a fly fishing with a buddy of my mine. He knew the owners of the camp. It?s located in Barataria, Louisiana. The camp was sketched proportionally to the one in the photograph. The colors of the camp and landscape creation was mine.After I completed the piece I was puzzled. I called my buddy for a question?Me: Hey! How does the owners get i
Credit: Brent Larry Offner
Dublin Art Group
2024-06-24

Greenville Art Group
2024-07-10
Title or Location: Bella
Bella belongs to a friend who commissioned me to do this piece. I feel it shows the personality of Golden Retrievers perfectly. Bella's favorite toy is a tennis ball, and her face is pleading with you to throw it one more time!
Credit: Cristy Smart Boothe
Dublin Art Group
2024-06-24
Leeds Art Group
2024-07-09
Title or Location: Loch Lomond
This golden eagle is called Orla and belongs to my old friend Stewart, who owns the Loch Lomond bird of prey centre.
Credit: Paul Hawkyard

Dublin Art Group
2024-06-24
Baltimore Art Group
2024-07-09
Title or Location: Reisterstown MD
My new painting In the Midst Of the Golden Sea, oil on panel, 9x12. This is the wheat field I'm driving by to work every day. This year I really wanted to capture it before it's harvested. That tree in the middle is like a guardian watching over the gold It was getting close to sunset time, so the light was especially warm, resting on the yellow-golden fields, reflecting red on the background trees, perfectly contrasting the blue skies. It was such a harmony in colors, that I couldn't resist, an
Credit: Oleg Shvets
Instagram: @olegshvets_art

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