Frequently asked questions

Frequently Asked Questions

We have tried to make our Course information and Enrolment procedures as simple as possible.  Our aim is to provide the most flexible route map for the journey through the school for the prospective student.  Hopefully you will find the immediate answer to your query in the following  question answer list.

You are welcome to ring the school during office hours and our helpful staff will be pleased to advise you. You may also email from the contact page.

Question: When are the dates of the Terms?

Answer: 

Current Term Dates Page

Question:  How do I know what  fees are payable?

Answer:  See the online classes. Enrolment is for the term which is 10 weeks. You attend the same class/classes at the same time each week for the term. The number of classes determines the fee. Fees are for the Term of 10 weeks. There are volume discounts when selecting more than one class, the discounts will be displayed once the class has been added to the cart. Classes are held on public holidays.

2019 Fees, which are for the 10 week term, range from $395 for one class per week, $770 for 2 classes per week, $1080 for 3 classes. $1380 for 4 classes, $1680 for 5 classes, $1980 for 6 classes, $2400 for 8 classes down to $2775 for 10 classes per week.”

Question: Can I enrol at any time during a term?

Answer: Enrolment should be for a minimum of a term. At its discretion the school will accept enrolments during the term but not for less than 10 classes. Other conditions also apply. Contact the office for details.

Question: Can I defer my enrolment for the next term once I have enrolled.
Answer: No. There is no credit, transfer or refund unless a course is cancelled by the school

Question: I am coming part time. Which courses are suitable for beginners?
Answer:

Daytime students. It is advised that complete beginners commence their studies in the school with Basic Drawing and Painting, as the central component of their courses in the school.  These courses are held in the daytime at The Rocks and Georges Heights.

Evening Students Beginners can choose any of the following courses in the evening at the Rocks Campus, The Basics, Fundamentals of Still Life, Figure and Portrait Painting, Fundamentals of Life Drawing and Classical Life Drawing

Question: How many classes should I attend?
Answer. This is completely up to you.  We welcome students attending any number of classes from 1 to 10 per week.  Note the sliding scale of fees .  The more classes you attend the lower the rate per class(up to and including 10 classes per week) during the current term .