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Want to learn to paint?


Oil Painting Classes 
in Balmain, Sydney...

















Fundamental techniques of oil painting

Traditional methods to more modern approach.

are explored in a friendly and non-threatening environment.  

Discover how to paint in the way of master painters

of the past and use these tried and true methods to enhance

your own painting style in either traditional or modern ways.


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There are a few art supply stores I recommend.

Each of these suppliers will give you 10% discount

if enrolled in this course.

Click the links below to go to their web sites.

A materials list can be sent upon expression of interest.


  • Understanding your materials

  • How to draw more accurately what you see

  • How to paint in layers

  • Transparency & Opacity in your pigments and what to do with it!

  • Increasing the illusion of three dimensional depth

  • The importance of temperature and how to use it

  • Colour saturation and how it effects your painting

  • Light source

  • Tonal Values

  • Composition

  • Traditional techniques

  • Archival painting methods

  • Taking traditional techniques

       through to the contemporary

  • And much more...

Balmain Studio
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Balmain Art Studio

Learn to paint or advance your painting skills in a unique creative space in Balmain.

Located in a fantastic studio environment overlooking the main cafe strip,

it is a wonderful creative space to explore or advance your artistic skills.

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Classes are held on Tuesdays, 10:30 till 3:30 and Thursdays, 11am till 4pm.

These are not your normal type of art classes. I work with everybody individually so you will receive one on one advice and tuition aimed at meeting you exactly where you are at in your artistic journey.

It doesn't matter if you are a complete beginner or an exhibiting artist. My aim is to work with you individually to help you reach the next step and continue to achieve your personal goals.

I am passionate about passing on my knowledge...

Small class sizes of maximum 10 people

Classes are held roughly during school terms. Numbers are limited so its best to phone to check availability.


Parkers Art Supplies
Art Scene

PARKERS  - Sydney City 

Please ask for Derrik

10% discount offered for all students!

Cnr Argyle & Cambridge Street, The Rocks, Sydney
Tel: (02) 9247 9979  Fax: (02) 9252 3706


ART SCENE  - Ryde, Sydney

912 Victoria Road, West Ryde, NSW, Australia, 2114

10% discount offered for all students!
Shop entrance and parking is at the rear on Mulvihill Street.

Ph: +612 9807 6900



If you'd like more info or simply wish to discuss this course in more detail before committing, then please email or phone me.

04000 60504 or


I'm only too happy to talk to you about your direction and if this class will suit you.

It's a course for those wanting to start out in oils in the right way, or those wanting to better their current technique.

Whether a beginner or a professional painter, we learn together in a friendly and totally non-competetive environment. You will be among like minded people in an encouraging setting. 

So... what have you got to loose? 

Balmain Art Classes Sydney


For adult students only. Beginners will gain an excellent foundation and experienced artists will significantly advance their skills with time-tested techniques. Classes are small, with a maximum of 10 students... so you can be assured you will be given inspiring and personal instruction.

Balmain Art Classes Sydney


I have been so inspired & encouraged by Bronwyn's teaching methods & dynamic personality which have resulted in me achieving levels of painting I never thought possible!  If you love painting - Treat yourself!!" 

G Camberg, Vaucluse 


"Bronwyn is such a passionate and dedicated teacher.  I have learned so much in such a short time and can't wait to continue classes and reach the next new level in my painting."

F Fahey, Ryde


"I look forward to my art classes every week.  It is my own personal time and I totally de-stress from my normal day. Bronwyn is an exceptional teacher."

S Nelson-Jonas, Balmain



From time to time, Bronwyn runs specialised workshops for small groups in a variety of mediums.

Oils Plein Air, Acrylics, Pastels and Drawing...

Upcoming workshops will be posted here as they become available, or contact for details.


If you would like to receive information on future courses and workshops please fill in your details on the contact form to join the mailing list.



Classes can be arranged in other locations if you have a group of people. Please contact Bronwyn to talk about arranging a class in your area. 

Balmain Art Classes Sydney with Bronwyn Woodley Graham
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