OPEN STUDIO | FRIDAYS 10AM - 5PM

OPEN STUDIO | FRIDAYS 10AM - 5PM

OPEN STUDIO - UNTUTORED STUDIO TIME

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Description

Friday Open Studio is untutored studio-time for our ongoing students, and students who have already completed our beginners courses and who are looking for extra painting time, and may not have the space at home. If you have not studied with us and wish to book studio time, please email us prior to booking.

The studio will be open from 10am - 5pm, and access is booked online via our website. You are welcome to come and go at any time during these hours. The watercolour class will be running in the adjacent drawing room, and our studio manager Kate will be present should you need anything.

You do need to bring your own materials and be able to work independently. Basic studio equiment is available for your use.


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What you will learn

  • Build confidence in working independently
  • Enjoy time and space to work, take a lunch break and return
  • Choose your own hours

What you will get

  • Extra painting time
  • Use of studio facilities, props and refreshments
  • Be a part of the Fitzroy Painting community, building connections and peer support
Parking Info

Parking is ticketed in Brunswick St but there are some 2-4 hour spots in the surrounding streets. The No 11 tram comes down Brunswick St, get off at stop 15. All-day parking on Brunswick St is a flat fee of $12 on Sundays only.


What to bring

  • Your own materials, any reference material and work in progress if you wish

What to wear

Your own apron or painting shirt.

Appropriate for

Ongoing students and artists looking for extra painting time, or to be part of a painting community.


Fitzroy Painting

4.9
(1255 Reviews)

About us: Established in 2009 and based in a Victorian heritage building overlooking bustling Brunswick Street, Fitzroy Painting is the original and best of private art classes in Fitzroy!  A working artists studio, the space provides a great environment to develop your painting and drawing skills with the expert support and guidance of highly qualified teachers and full-time professional artists.

Our 4 - week beginners courses in oil painting, drawing and watercolours are designed for the complete beginner, taking you through a series of exercises and building your skills week by week. Students may choose to continue to our Beginners Courses Level 2 and 3 in both painting and drawing..  Ongoing students are supported to help develop their own direction, with optional exercises offered to expand on skills and knowledge, and our Atelier students are assisted in taking it to the next level in professional practice.

Love the class? All students wishing to extend their course may purchase class-passes for ongoing students at a discounted rate. Some of our students have gone on to Higher Education courses and are now exhibiting professionally!

Evening classes include wine and refreshments, and morning classes include tea, coffee and cakes. Classes run for 3 hours and basic equipment is available for student use at the studio, including easels, palettes and drawing boards. We believe in safe studio-practice and provide low-toxic, low-odour materials for student use, as well as high-quality clean-up materials for brushes and hands. We also have storage facilities if you wish to keep your materials at the studio.

Each student works at their own pace and receives one-on-one attention, and all students are invited to exhibit in our annual end of year exhibition, a fun opportunity to show family and friends what you’ve been doing!

Visit our website for more info and pictures of student work. www.fitzroypainting.com

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4.4 (8 reviews)
Lucierated it
22 Sep 2023
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Sharonrated it
17 Jun 2023
My first open studio session - really great space to work on your own painting. Wonderful atmosphere in the studio with the water colour class working on the other side :) I will definitely book another session in future to practice what I've learnt.
nataliarated it
10 Feb 2023
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Cancellations & Refunds

If the organiser cancels the class:

You are entitled to a full refund.

If you can't attend the class:

You’re welcome to send someone in your place.

OR

  • A refund can be requested 14 days before class starts. An admin fee of AU$50.00 applies.
  • A transfer can be requested 14 days before the class starts. An admin fee of AU$20.00 applies.
  • A credit note can be requested 14 days before the class starts. An admin fee of AU$20.00 applies.

No changes will be allowed after these times.

Terms & Conditions

Fitzroy Painting is under no obligation to offer any ‘make-up’ classes, courses or workshops missed. 

Absences without notification will forfeit the full class/course fee and receive no credit. By proceeding with your booking you agree to these terms & conditions.

Should Fitzroy Painting be forced to cancel a class due to low enrolments, you will be notified as soon as possible prior to the scheduled class and will receive a refund, transfer or a credit voucher for a replacement class, course or workshop.

Collection of work and materials left at the studio: Please understand that our storage capacity is extremely limited.  Beginners work and painting kits will only be retained for one month after which they will be disposed of.  








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