Oxide Contemporary Arts

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Oxide Arts School Holidays Easter Workshop!

For children age 7 - 14 Thursday 21st April 1:30 - 3:30

Create an Easter themed clay sculpture, eggs and bunnies are a fun and easy way to learn how to use clay! Or for those more adventurous young artists, create something unique from your imagination.

Cost: $40 each (all materials are provided)
Bookings: Phone: 0431 909 782
Email: [email protected]
Some fantastic charcoal art works from Term 1 Highschool classes!

Jordan, Mimi, Alina, Alice, Evie, Eseniia, Holly
A selection of haystacks from our Primary school kids inspired by Monet! His haystack series is a fantastic study to explore how colour interacts. All done with oil pastels.
Another great selection of artwork from term 1, mixed media!

Angus, Ella, Isabella, Jackie, Lexie, Lucas, Nora, Suzie, Viviene
A variety of art work from Saturday Primary school class:

Senaree - Grade 3, oil pastel
Ben - Grade 3, acrylic paint
Emma - Grade 3, color pencil
Billy - Grade 2, acrylic paint
Scarlett - Grade 6, pastels
Yvie - Grade 3, watercolor and pencil
Kitten - Grade 3, pencil
Term 1 is underway! Oil Pastel art work from our students:

Eseniia, Jackie, Kaylee, Lexie, Mimi, Neveah, Nora, Raf, Rainy, Taylor, Viviene
Are you looking for fun and creative art classes for your child? Term 1 2022 begins soon! Our first class is Monday 31st January. There are places available for Highschool and Primary school age.

Contact now at [email protected] or 0431909782.

Class times for Term 1:
Monday 4 - 6pm
Tuesday 4 - 6pm
Wednesday 4 - 6pm
Thursday 4 - 6pm
Saturday 9 - 11am
Saturday 12 - 2pm
Saturday 3 - 5pm
A highlight from this year!

Oil painting on canvas by Holly, Year 10.
More artworks from our Primary School students! A mix of media.

Tristan - Grade 6, color pencil
Jackie - Grade 6, pencil
Nora - Grade 6, pencil
Anya - Grade 6, color pencil
Billy - Grade 1, pencil
Daniel - Grade 5, pencil
Emma - Grade 1, acrylic paint
Yvie - Grade 2, watercolor
Pen and Ink artwork from our Saturday classes.

Ilana - Year 7, pen and ink
Suzie - Grade 5, pen and ink
Jackson - Grade 6, pen and ink
Eliana - Grade 6, pen and ink
Serena - Grade 6, pen and ink
Suzie - Grade 5, pen and ink
Classes are back for Term 4! Primary and Highschool age groups, contact now for availability.

Monday 4 - 6 pm
Tuesday 4 - 6 pm
Wednesday 4 - 6 pm
Thursday 4 - 6 pm
Saturday 9 - 11 am
Saturday 12 - 2 pm
Saturday 3 - 5 pm

And here is some examples of artwork from our Monday class, still life painting, stay tuned for more amazing art this term!
Bella - Grade 6, acrylic
Maggie - Grade 6, acrylic
Jovanka - Year 7, acrylic
From our Tuesday class, drapery still life studies. Quite a challenging exercise to do so a great job from everyone!

Maddie - Year 8, pen and ink
Piper - Year 8, graphite
Maya - Year 9, graphite
Sophie - Year 9, graphite
Mae - Year 11, graphite
Kuba - Year 9, graphite

Oxide Contemporary Arts has been established for 12 years as an art school and studio.

Oxide Contemporary Arts is an art school and studio specialising in drawing and painting classes for adults, children and teenagers. Classes are taught by a practicing artist and include contemporary and traditional art forms. They are designed to build a knowledge of technical art skills whilst encouraging individual creative expression. Imaginative classes introducing a variety of artist's techn

Operating as usual

Photos from Oxide Contemporary Arts's post 14/06/2022

Fantastic work from our Tuesday Highschool class, referencing the Bargue drawings, used in art academies and ateliers in the 19th century to teach classical drawing techniques.

Sacha - Year 9, graphite pencil
Jordan - Year 10, graphite pencil
Matisse - Year 8, graphite pencil
Mae - Year 12, graphite pencil
Holly - Year 11, graphite pencil
Kuba - Year 9, graphite pencil
Maya - Year 10, graphite pencil
Alice - Year 11, graphite pencil

Photos from Oxide Contemporary Arts's post 23/05/2022

Some cute cat paintings from our Primary school students!

Photos from Oxide Contemporary Arts's post 16/05/2022

A selection of art work from our Saturday classes:

Eddie - Grade 3, oil pastel
Sam - Grade 5, acrylic paint and paper
Jiaai - Grade 1, pencil
Billy - Grade 2, oil pastel
Jackie - Year 7, color pencil
Kuay - Grade 1, color pencil

18/04/2022

Term 2 2022 starts soon! Art classes for Highschool and Primary students, a fun and creative environment to explore the world of art.

Contact now for available places: [email protected] or 0431909782.

Class times for Term 1:

Monday 4 - 6pm
Tuesday 4 - 6pm
Wednesday 4 - 6pm
Thursday 4 - 6pm
Saturday 9 - 11am
Saturday 12 - 2pm
Saturday 3 - 5pm

Artworks by Mae, Mikayla, Sarah, Jovanka, Kuba

Photos from Oxide Contemporary Arts's post 03/04/2022

Some fantastic charcoal art works from Term 1 Highschool classes!

Jordan, Mimi, Alina, Alice, Evie, Eseniia, Holly

Photos from Oxide Contemporary Arts's post 28/03/2022

A selection of haystacks from our Primary school kids inspired by Monet! His haystack series is a fantastic study to explore how colour interacts. All done with oil pastels.

Photos from Oxide Contemporary Arts's post 16/03/2022

Another great selection of artwork from term 1, mixed media!

Angus, Ella, Isabella, Jackie, Lexie, Lucas, Nora, Suzie, Viviene

Photos from Oxide Contemporary Arts's post 28/02/2022

A variety of art work from Saturday Primary school class:

Senaree - Grade 3, oil pastel
Ben - Grade 3, acrylic paint
Emma - Grade 3, color pencil
Billy - Grade 2, acrylic paint
Scarlett - Grade 6, pastels
Yvie - Grade 3, watercolor and pencil
Kitten - Grade 3, pencil

Photos from Oxide Contemporary Arts's post 14/02/2022

Term 1 is underway! Oil Pastel art work from our students:

Eseniia, Jackie, Kaylee, Lexie, Mimi, Neveah, Nora, Raf, Rainy, Taylor, Viviene

30/01/2022

Are you looking for fun and creative art classes for your child? Term 1 2022 begins soon! Our first class is Monday 31st January. There are places available for Highschool and Primary school age.

Contact now at [email protected] or 0431909782.

Class times for Term 1:
Monday 4 - 6pm
Tuesday 4 - 6pm
Wednesday 4 - 6pm
Thursday 4 - 6pm
Saturday 9 - 11am
Saturday 12 - 2pm
Saturday 3 - 5pm

05/12/2021

A highlight from this year!

Oil painting on canvas by Holly, Year 10.

Photos from Oxide Contemporary Arts's post 21/11/2021

More artworks from our Primary School students! A mix of media.

Tristan - Grade 6, color pencil
Jackie - Grade 6, pencil
Nora - Grade 6, pencil
Anya - Grade 6, color pencil
Billy - Grade 1, pencil
Daniel - Grade 5, pencil
Emma - Grade 1, acrylic paint
Yvie - Grade 2, watercolor

Photos from Oxide Contemporary Arts's post 02/11/2021

Pen and Ink artwork from our Saturday classes.

Ilana - Year 7, pen and ink
Suzie - Grade 5, pen and ink
Jackson - Grade 6, pen and ink
Eliana - Grade 6, pen and ink
Serena - Grade 6, pen and ink
Suzie - Grade 5, pen and ink

Photos from Oxide Contemporary Arts's post 29/10/2021

Classes are back for Term 4! Primary and Highschool age groups, contact now for availability.

Monday 4 - 6 pm
Tuesday 4 - 6 pm
Wednesday 4 - 6 pm
Thursday 4 - 6 pm
Saturday 9 - 11 am
Saturday 12 - 2 pm
Saturday 3 - 5 pm

And here is some examples of artwork from our Monday class, still life painting, stay tuned for more amazing art this term!
Bella - Grade 6, acrylic
Maggie - Grade 6, acrylic
Jovanka - Year 7, acrylic

Photos from Oxide Contemporary Arts's post 16/08/2021

From our Tuesday class, drapery still life studies. Quite a challenging exercise to do so a great job from everyone!

Maddie - Year 8, pen and ink
Piper - Year 8, graphite
Maya - Year 9, graphite
Sophie - Year 9, graphite
Mae - Year 11, graphite
Kuba - Year 9, graphite

Photos from Oxide Contemporary Arts's post 02/08/2021

A mix of recent artworks from our Primary School students, grade 1 - 6.

Photos from Oxide Contemporary Arts's post 21/07/2021

As we wait for classes to re-open, here is some cool sculptures created for our school holiday Garden Sculpture workshop!

05/07/2021

Inspire your child to create beautiful artwork like this! Term 3 art classes for Highschool and Primary starting soon.

Classes running Monday through to Friday 4 - 6pm and Saturday from 9am - 5pm. Contact now for availability:

Email - [email protected]
Phone - 0431 909 782

Artwork by Emily - Grade 6, color pencil

27/06/2021

Announcing Term 3 Life Drawing classes! Book in now for expert teaching by Robert Avitabile.

Life Drawing - Beginner/Intermediate

Term 3 August 3rd - September 7th
6 Weeks Tuesday 6:30pm - 8:30pm
Cost - $300

If you are new to life drawing or want to develop your
drawing and observational skills further, this is the workshop for you! Expand your knowledge of proportion, perspective, composition and anatomy in this creative and rewarding class. Discover the expressive potential of charcoal and pencil using a range of values of line, light and shade.


Life Drawing - Advanced

Term 3 August 2nd - September 6th
6 Weeks Monday 7pm - 9pm
Cost - $320

Our advanced workshop will challenge how you think about the act of drawing - ideal for those who have life drawing experience and are eager to advance their practice. Experiment and explore a range of techniques and styles, expand your unique drawing language with expert guidance from artist and teacher Robert Avitabile.

Bookings and enquiries: phone: 0431 909 782, email: [email protected]

16/06/2021

Announcing Oxide Contemporary Arts School Holiday Workshops this July!

For children age 7 - 14

Nature Painting
Thursday 1st July: 1 - 3:00 pm
Be inspired by the beauty of nature! The world around you is a treasure trove of interesting objects like plants, leaves and shells. Use these found objects to create a painting, realistic, imaginary or abstract in style. Bring your own interesting objects to the workshop or use our collection of bric-a-brac!

Garden Sculpture -
Thursday 8th July: 1 - 3:00 pm
Your garden is a magical place filled with fairies and gnomes living in mushroom houses! Imagine your own creation and learn the traditional techniques sculpting with clay, that air dries and can be painted afterwards. Please bring a small box (eg. shoe box) to take your sculpture home!

Cost: $40 each (materials are provided)
Bookings, Phone: 0431 909 782 Email: [email protected]
Oxide Contemporary Arts, 3 McLarty Place, Geelong

Photos from Oxide Contemporary Arts's post 12/06/2021

Amazing work from our Highschool students! Drawing with a variety of mediums: charcoal & acrylic paint, ink, graphite.

Marley, Lilou, Nora, Ruth, Mikayla, Eseniia, Matisse.

Photos from Oxide Contemporary Arts's post 24/05/2021

Art works from our Primary school kids, Saturday and Thursday class.

Serena, Neveah, Chloe, Eliana, Elle, Evi, Kuay, Lua, Shirley.

17/05/2021

Cupcakes and Canvases Workshop has moved to Sunday 30th of this month (May)!

A two hour workshop where children create their own acrylic painting with guidance from one of our qualified art teachers. In this workshop students will learn a variety of artistic skills such as drawing, mixing colours and blending. Included in your ticket will be your canvas, high quality art supplies and of course CUPCAKES!
Cost: $50 each (all materials are provided - including delicious cupcakes!)

Bookings, Phone: 0447332210
Email: [email protected]

Photos from Oxide Contemporary Arts's post 12/05/2021

A variety of media and subjects from this week, fantastic work!

Emily - Grade 6, watercolor
Ellie - Year 10, pastels and color pencil
Cara - Year 7, watercolor
Maggie - Grade 6, pencil and green pen
Nora - Year 7, ink and brush
Benji - Grade 6, oil pastel
Tristan - Grade 6, charcoal
Mitchell - Grade 4, oil pastel

05/05/2021

Looking for a creative weekend activity? A new workshop is coming up this month, Sunday the 16th of May 1:00 - 3:00 pm.

Cupcakes and Canvases is a two hour workshop where children create their own acrylic painting with guidance from one of our qualified art teachers. In this workshop students will learn a variety of artistic skills such as drawing, mixing colours and blending. Included in your ticket will be your canvas, high quality art supplies and of course CUPCAKES!

Cost: $50 each (all materials are provided - including delicious cupcakes!)
Bookings, Phone: 0447332210
Email: [email protected]

28/04/2021

Still Life / Life Drawing Fundamentals class starts this Friday 30th April, still a few spots available so book in now!

With Tutor Robert Avitabile

This drawing workshop is designed for beginners or those interested in developing their skills, beginning with still life and progressing to drawing the human figure from life.

A fun, creative and rewarding class that will challenge how you think about the act of drawing. Develop a knowledge of proportion, perspective, composition and anatomy while discovering the expressive potential of charcoal and pencil, using a range of values of line, light and shade.

Your observational skills will be strengthened by the discipline of still life drawing, advancing to life drawing over the course of six weeks. A small class size and individual guidance from Robert Avitabile, experienced teacher and artist, will give you the confidence to experiment and discover. Begin your journey into the exciting world of life drawing!

Tutor: Robert Avitabile
Term 2 April 30th - June 4th
6 Weeks Fridays 4:30pm - 6:30pm
$270

Bookings and enquiries: phone: 0431 909 782,
email: [email protected]

Oxide Contemporary Arts, 3 Mclarty Place, Geelong

Artwork: ‘Blue Boy’, ‘Little Rose Hips’ Robert Avitabile

Photos from Oxide Contemporary Arts's post 23/04/2021

Term 2 is underway! From our first week drawings with a variety of mediums.

Bella - Grade 5, pen
Adam - Grade 5, charcoal
Jassie - Year 8, pen
Mitch - Grade 4, pen
Jovanka - Year 7, pen
Cara - Year 7, pen and ink wash
Ruth - Year 7, pen
Maya - Year 8, pencil

06/04/2021

Enrolments have started for Term 2 and places are available in our school holiday workshops! Are you looking for fun and creative art classes for your child? Highschool and Primary school age. Class times for Term 2:
Monday 4:15 - 6:15pm
Tuesday 4 - 6pm
Wednesday 4:15 - 6:15pm
Thursday 4:15 - 6:15pm
Saturday 9am - 11pm
Saturday 12am - 2pm
Saturday 3 - 5pm
Contact now at [email protected] or 0431909782.

Artwork by Eseniia - Year 7, watercolor and acrylic paint

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3 McLarty Place
Geelong, VIC
3220

Opening Hours

Monday 10am - 6pm
Tuesday 10am - 6pm
Wednesday 10am - 6pm
Thursday 4pm - 6pm
Friday 10am - 3pm
Saturday 10am - 3:30pm

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