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Welcome to Inverlochy Art School

Inverlochy Art School offers a broad range of high quality art classes and workshops, taught by a community of enthusiastic and talented practicing artists all year round. We believe in art for arts sake and allow students to find freedom in creative exploration.  We are located within central Te Aro, Te Whanganui-a-Tara, Wellington.

To ensure the safety and well being of Inverlochy Art School's community, all visitors must sign in using either the COVID-19 app on the front door or the manual sign in register on the podium in the foyer. In addition, we ask that all students create their masterpieces one metre apart and wash and sanitize their hands regularly.

Inverlochy Art School 3 Inverlochy Place
Te Aro
New Zealand

123 of Painting with Melissa McDougall (Mondays 6.30pm - 8.30pm) T1.22

In this introduction to painting Melissa will start the class on a journey through the basic elements of painting in acrylic and oil paint. This class will suit anyone who is interested in learning the basic painting skills. The class is structured around a series of exercises that explore the foundations of still-life and portrait painting. 

With an emphasis on simple beginnings, the lessons will include

  • colour theory 
  • skin tones
  • structure and composition  

Melissa focuses on a personalised approach for the student with an emphasis on finding that person’s passion in art. 

Class is suitable for all levels of experience, we start from where you are. 

All basic materials provided



When: Mondays 14 Feb - 4 April (8 weeks) 6.30pm - 8.30pm
Programme: Summer - Term 1 (February - April),
Subject: Painting,
Audience: Adults,
Tutor: Melissa McDougall,
Code: 203PAI01B
Spaces left: 10
Fee: NZ $265.00
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Casual Classes

 Tuesdays,  10AM - 1PM

Next class Saturday 20 November, 10AM - 4PM

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Contact Us

Inverlochy Art School
3 Inverlochy Place
Te Aro, Wellington 6011
Phone 04 939 2177
Email [email protected]

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