Throughout the week the Grain store studio is a hive of activity with sketch groups being held each weekday except for public holidays and a Christmas break. The groups are untutored, and coordinated by a leader. They are open to both members and non-members, and are limited only by space.

There is no need to book, just turn up with your art materials

The society provides easels, backboards, chairs and tables; all other art materials you require you must bring. 


Monday morning; Last day 18th Dec;        First day 15th January:

Tuesday morning; Last day 12th Dec.;       First day 6th February:

Wednesday morning; Last day 20th Dec.; First day 10th January:

Wednesday evening; Last day 13th Dec.;    First day 24th January:

Thursday morning; Last day 14th Dec.;      First day 25th  February:

Friday sketch group;  Last day 15th Dec.;    First day 12th January:

PLEASE NOTE, The Wednesday morning sketch group will now start at 10.00am and finish at 1.00pm,

This will begin on the 25th of October.

Monday Portraiture

Monday 10am – 1pm

Organiser Trish Riddoch

Phone the Grain Store 8267 4226 after 9.45am if you wish to contact Trish.
Cost: $8 members $12 non-members, and bona fide art students $6

All models are clothed

Tuesday Still Life

Tuesday 10.00am – 1pm

Organiser Lesley Broadfoot, ring on 8267 4226 after 9.45am.

Cost: $7 members $10 non-members $6 students

Wednesday Morning Life Painting/Drawing

Wednesday 10.00am – 1.00pm (extended 3 hour poses from the nude model)

Organiser Winston Head, ring the studio on 8267 4226 after 9.15am on the day.

Cost: $10 members $14 non- members $6 students Please note change of fees.

Wednesday Evening Life Painting/Drawing

Wednesday 7.30pm – 10.00pm  (5 to 30 minute poses from the nude model)

Organiser: Richard Parton, ring the studio 8267 4226 between 7.15 and 7.30pm.

Cost: $10 members & $14 non-members $6 students.

Thursday Portraiture

Thursday 10am –1.00pm

Organiser: Chris Braham

Phone or visit the Grain Store Studios on 8267 4226 after 9.45am.

Cost $8 members $12 non-members and $6 bona fide art students.

All models are clothed

Friday sketch group

Fridays 10am – 2pm

This is an opportunity for painters to work on their own paintings using the facilities of the Studio, and enjoying the company of other artists.

Organiser: Earleen Eastwood. Phone the Studio after 9.45 on Fridays for more info.

Cost: $7 members $10 non-members, students $6


To download the flyer click on the link below.

Sketch groups information