Art Classes in Albany WA

Art classes, workshops and short-courses in Albany WA. Painting, drawing, oils & acrylics. Group classes and private tuition. 

Join Kirsten in her Albany studio and learn about the joys of painting. Classes cater for all ages and experience levels. Private and group classes are designed to help artists and enthusiasts learn new skills, gain confidence and have fun making art.

The following schedule of 2024 Art Classes in Albany WA are perfect for beginners and intermediate painters looking to develop their skills in oils or acrylics. 

Kirsten’s 7 week oil painting short courses cover the foundations of visual art making as well as the methods and techniques specific to oil painting. The skills students learn will add strength to their creative work and equip them with the knowledge to continue painting with oils.


A lovely, relaxed and positive way to learn

Hi Kirsten, thanks for sharing your experience and passion for painting with us, we all thoroughly enjoyed your workshop and are keen to keep working on our pieces. It was a lovely relaxed and positive way to learn. Thanks also for sharing your photo, a lovely reminder of a special day with my nieces! Warm regards, Nicol

Acrylic Painting for Beginners Albany WA

A welcoming atmosphere for learning

I have completed two oil painting courses with Kirsten and both have been inspiring. Kirsten is a generous teacher sharing her knowledge and skills and creating a welcoming atmosphere for learning. Loved the classes!!

Pia Sweeting

Art Classes Albany

I will definitely be doing more of her classes

Kirsten is a fantastic knowledgeable art teacher! I recently did a 2 hour acrylic art class with a group of friends and it was a lovely relaxing experience. Kirsten gives great advice and direction and I will definitely be doing more of her classes.

Millie Guidi

Art Classes Albany

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Kirsten is incredibly talented and so lovely. She has been working 1:1 with my daughter for several months now and done such an amazing job.

Kylie Floate

Art Classes Albany

2024 Painting Courses, Albany WA


Art Basics - Beginners drawing & painting course

Wednesdays – July 24 – August 28, 10:00-1:00pm

An intimate series of six 3 hour, weekly group sessions that are perfect for beginners. Students will learn the fundamentals of drawing and painting which will provide the skills and knowledge to help beginners develop their practice. 

Cost $390 pp with materials supplied

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Still Life | Intermediate acrylic painting course

Wednesdays April 24th – May 25th, 10:00-1:00pm

This course will help intermediate and more experienced artists address aspects of lighting, colour, composition and story-telling within their work. Painting will be based on observation of still life and students will be encouraged to work from objects and items that have personal interest and meaning. 

Cost $390 pp with optional materials fee.


Oil Painting | Landscapes

Wednesdays October 16 – November 27, 10-12:30pm

An intimate series of seven 2.5 hour, weekly group sessions suitable for beginners to intermediate level painters. Students will have the opportunity to learn about colour mixing, plotting paintings, underpainting techniques and how to layer oil paint to develop paintings of landscapes. Some materials provided.

Cost $390 pp

'Anytime' acrylic painting class

2.5 hour 'Anytime' acrylic painting class for beginners

Tap into your creative side with these relaxed and fun 2.5 hour sessions. Classes are designed for a minimum of 2 people and are available throughout the year. Classes are suitable for all ages and are a great option for couples, family groups or regional visitors looking for something creative to do in Albany. All materials provided. Gift certificates are now available.

Cost $210 for 2 ppl (discounts apply for larger groups)

Private tuition & mentoring

Kirsten offers private tuition to young people and adults wishing to develop their creative skills in a one to one setting. During these sessions, students are encouraged to work at their own pace with support and guidance.

Mentoring sessions are also available for artists starting out or wanting to progress their practice and arts career. Mentoring is available for a single session or as a series of regular meetings or studio visits. Kirsten is happy to meet with prospective mentees at her studio to discuss their aims and goals before beginning planned mentoring sessions.

For information or to request a meeting, please contact Kirsten on 0432 839 779