Hamilton Road Studio - Art Classes

Discover your creativity…

Learn to draw anything with confidence using a wide range of materials:

  • Draw using  pencil, pen, charcoal, water soluble pencils, chalks and pastels.
  • Discover the magic of watercolour – experiment with translucent glazes and rich pigmented colours.
  • Painting with acrylics and oils will give you the opportunity to discover your inner artist.
  • Experiment with mixed media and mono-printing.
  • It doesn't matter if you are an absolute beginner or are more advanced - you will enjoy this time to develop your creativity.
Riverside Trees - oil on linen - 910mm x 610mm

Weekly classes
Wednesday  6.00 pm -   9.00 pm 
Thursday      9.00 am - 12.00 pm 
Friday           9.00 am - 12.00 pm 
Saturday      8.00 am - 11.00am

Term dates for 2019 will be published in January. 
There will be a few places available. 

Please contact me for more details.
  • Tuition in drawing, watercolour, acrylics and oils is offered
  • During each class there will be some demonstration of technique as well as individually mentored tuition.
  • Classes are small (Max 6) so each participant can work in their chosen medium and at their own pace.
  • Students should preferably be prepared to enroll for a term (usually 10 weeks)
There are often blocks of a few weeks at a time when regular artists take holidays.
Your name can be added to the waiting list so you can take advantage of any changes in enrollment. 

Please contact me at info@carolleebeckx.com for:
• more information about the Studio and classes 
• if you would like to be added to the waiting list for a particular day
• if you would like to receive my newsletter about Workshops and Exhibitions 

Alternatively you could sign up for the email subscription to Art Matters or you can follow this link to "like" my Facebook Page Carol Lee Beckx Artist.

Previous workshop themes include:

Ink & Wash

  • How to overcome the fear of ink.
  • Drawing with ink - fine-liners, dip pens etc.
  • Using wash to add tonal values
  • Using Watercolour with the ink drawings
  • Materials to take on a sketching trip
Discover Colour

There are so many wonderful tubes of colour available it’s often hard to know where to start.

This Workshop covers:

Exploring basic colour palettes; 

Simplifying colour mixing -practice in colour mixing and matching.

Unlocks the secrets of harmonious colours;

The classes will give you confidence and inspire your use of colour. You will be able to put           these basics into practice.

Composition & Design

The course includes:

Elements of composition
How to apply these to your art work
Format selection
Notan drawings
Drawing to scale - enlarging preparatory drawings

More about Carol Lee Beckx (this link will take you to my website "Biography" page)

Carol matriculated from Epworth School, Pietermartizburg in 1967 with a distinction in Art and then completed a 4-year Teachers’ Diploma in Art (Painting) at the Natal Technikon (Durban).
She taught art at Germiston High School and held private art classes in her studio.
Membership of the Watercolour Society of SA from 1982 gave Carol the opportunity to exhibit in their group shows; and give regular workshops and demonstrations. 

Carol moved to Brisbane, Australia in December 2010 and teaches in her Hamilton Road Studio.

Website:Carol Lee Beckx