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Pruning Garden Fruit Trees Workshop

Learn the basics for new and established fruit trees in your garden, and some more advanced techniques.

How to sharpen and choose tools, when where and how to cut, winter versus summer pruning.

Some theory, and plenty of hands on experience in a garden in Castlemaine.

For more information and links to online booking Click Here.

Life Drawing classes available

We are now offering daytime and evening Life Drawing classes in the Continuing Education building, 30 Templeton St Castlemaine.
Using both traditional and experimental drawing techniques and a variety of mediums, each session takes you on a different road of discovery that not only gets you drawing the human figure more confidently but brings forth possibilities for dynamic and exciting drawing.  This course is suitable for all levels of ability.
For more information and bookings click here.

Bookings open for next Permaculture course

Bookings are now open for the next round of enrollments in our ever-popular Permaculture Design course.

The course starts Wednesday the 18th of July and runs until the 14th of November. – Wednesdays – 9.15 – 3.00pm

For more information, and a link to our online booking page click here.

More Art Courses to Come….

More art courses to come later in the year.
If you have an interest in life drawing, life painting, or any other art classes, please contact us to let us know what you would like to do, and when.  We are currently taking Expressions of Interest for more art classes in terms 3 and 4.  You can come into the office in person, call us on 03 5472 4842, or email us at

French Language Courses – Still time to book!

In term 2 of 2018 we are happy to be offering 3 levels of French classes; Beginners, French Beginners Level 2, and Intermediate French (see details here).

Cost for all classes: $200/$180 concession for a 10 week course. Beginning Monday the 23rd of April

If you are unsure which course to book into please contact Emma on 0437 172 786.

Art Pathways 2018

Art Pathways is back!!
Art Pathways is a comprehensive year long visual arts program.  Students will explore a range of approaches, techniques and mediums, both traditional and experimental.  The units incorporate art history and theory, contemporary practices, linear perspective, colour theory, design principles and collaborative projects.  Excursions, gallery visits and artist talks are also included in the program.
All of our tutors are experienced teachers and practicing artists.  More information here.

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