Julian Ashton Art School

Art classes for everyone over eighteen years of age.

The Julian Ashton Art School is Australia’s oldest art school and offers day and evening classes to adults in drawing, life drawing, oil painting and watercolour painting.

  Term 4  2017

Chris Browne is back from Rome!

You can take an Intensive Week any week of Term-(all classes where there is a space for 6 days) -Only $450

Now enrolling for Term  4, 2017 Terms 1-4, 2018



Summer  Holidays 2017/2018

Art classes at The Rocks

 Summer Holiday Classes 2017/ 2018. 


Week 1D, Colour, Light & Vision, Dec 18th to 22nd, 2017. At Rocks. Tutor David Briggs.

Hours 9.15 am to 3.30pm. $450.

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Week 2A,  4 Day Watercolour Workshop , Jan 2nd to 5th, 2018. at Rocks. Tutor Josefia. Lemon.

Hours 9.15 am to 3.30 pm. $390.

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Week 3F, . Portrait & Figure in Oils-Great Master Techniques.Jan 8th to 12th, 2018,at Rocks. Tutor Chris Browne.  Hours 9.15 am to 3.30 pm. $550.

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Weekend 3C, Introduction to Drawing and Painting. Jan 13th & 14th, 2018, at Rocks. Tutor Rod Wong. Hours 9.15 am to 3.30 pm.  $240.

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Week 4H, Jan 15th to 19th,2018, Portrait in Oils, at the Rocks. Tutor Paul Newton. $690.

Hours 10 am to 4 pm.

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Week 5c, Introduction to Drawing & Painting, Jan 22nd to 26th, 2018. at Rocks. Tutor Rod Wong

Hours 9.15 am to 3.30pm. $450.

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Weekend 5E,  Jan 27th & 28th, 2018, at the Rocks .Fundamentals of Life Drawing. Tutor David Briggs. $240

Hours 10 am to 4.15 pm

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Summer Evenings with tutor Rod Wong

 5 Wednesday evenings 6.15 pm to 9 pm – Dec 20th, 2017 , Jan  3rd, 10th, 17th, and 24th, 2018. At Rocks. $200.

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Week 3I, Landscape with Michael Braden. $450.

Jan 8th to 12th 2018, 9.15 am to 3.30 pm

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Year 2017 Term Dates

Term 1 Mon 30 Jan – Sat 8 Apr
Term 2 Mon 24 Apr – Sat 1 Jul
Term 3 Mon 17 Jul – Sat 23 Sep
Term 4 Mon 9 Oct – Sat 16 Dec


Year 2018 Term Dates

Term 1 Mon 29 Jan – Sat 7 Apr
Term 2 Mon 23 Apr – Sat 30 Jun
Term 3 Mon 16 Jul – Sat 22 Sep
Term 4 Mon 8 Oct – Sat 15 Dec

Annual Exhibition

The Annual Teachers and Students exhibition will be open, weekdays from 12-2PM from Monday 27th of November to Thursday 7th of December. Entry is free and open to the public.

The show is hosted by the Sydney Mechanics’ School of Arts, 280 Pitt Street, Sydney.


The Rocks Campus

117 George St.The Rocks
Sydney (opposite the MCA)


Georges Heights Campus

Building 17, Headland Park Artist Precinct, Read Place,
cnr of Best Avenue. Georges Heights/Mosman.


Phone Enquiries

+61 2 9241 1641

Postal Address

The Julian Ashton Art School
PO Box N676
Grosvenor Place
NSW 1220

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