Art & Creativity


Classes run for 8-10 weeks per term, 4 terms per year.

To enrol, call in at our office between 9:30am and 3:00pm (Mon to Friday) or complete our online Enrolment/Registration Form.  Alternatively there is an Enrolment/Registration Form you can download, print out and send to us. Enrolments for all but computer classes are onging and can be made at any time during a term.

A deposit of $20 is needed on booking to ensure a place in a class. The remainder can be paid by credit card (in the office or over the phone - 1.5% bank charge applies), by EFTPOS, cash or cheque (in the office) or by bank transfer (ring office for details) and needs to be made prior to commencement of the class.  Classes will fill quickly and bookings are essential!

Information about classes at other Neighbourhood Houses and Learning Centres throughout Banyule can be obtained here.

  • art brushesTraditional European Folk Art incorporating the modern style of decorative painting.  Start by learning brush control and colour mixing, add to this the use of painting mediums and you are ready to paint your own project for your home.  Beginners to advanced painters, in a fun and friendly community class.
    Day:        Monday  9:30am - 12:00pm or 7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Cost:      Term 3: $220 for 10 weeks, Term 4: $176 for 8 weeks*,

    Day:        Tuesday  9:30am - 12:00pm or 7:00pm - 9:30pm
    Cost:      Term 3: $220 for 10 weeks, Term 4: $176 for 10 weeks*.
    (*No classes on 4th & 5th Nov., 25th & 26th Nov., 2nd & 3rd Dec.)


  • christmas card makingx200wCome join us for this monthly 2 hour class and learn how to make gorgeous handmade cards to send to family and friends. Each month we will focus on a different theme (birthday, baby, wedding etc) so this class is the perfect way to build yourself a stash of cards to have on hand for different occasions.

    When: 4th Saturday of the month
    Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm
    Cost: $20 per class.

  • art-6aExplore a variety of techniques and mediums in a friendly and social environment.  Bring along your current art project and learn from our experienced art tutor.  Beginner to advanced artists welcome.

    When: Tuesdays
    Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Cost:  $135.00 (10 weeks) or $15 trial class

  • Scrapbooking-3Do you love scrapbooking, cardmaking or other paper crafting? Why not join in our Paper Crafternoon, held on the first Saturday afternoon of the month. You can bring your own paper crafting project, or purchase a kit on the day to play with. Come join us for a lovely social afternoon of fun and friendship, with some paper crafting goodness thrown in for good measure!

    When: First Saturday of each month
    Time: 1.30pm - 5.00pm
    Cost: $10 per session (excludes kit)

  • pastel-2

    Put time aside and get together with other creative people to work on your art. Support and learn from each other as well as make new friends with similar interests.

    When: Mondays
    Time: 1:00pm - 3:00pm
    Cost: $5 per session

  • art-for-adults-2Learn in a friendly, supportive and social environment. This class utilises a mixture of art styles and mediums depending on the needs of the individual. Caters for people of all ages with special needs or disabilities. Carers and support workers welcome. Materials provided, BYO smock if required.

    When: Tuesdays
    Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm
    Cost: $135.00 (10 weeks) or a $15 trial class