Melbourne classes

Jeanette Jones heads up Erin Hill Sketching Melbourne. Jeanette combines her many years of experience in business management and counselling with Travel Sketching and Tutoring.


About our classes this week
 Intro Sketchers -Wednesday Gasworks 
An exciting class with the introduction of how to use our watercolours. Doing swatches of colour and mixing puddles of water in varying strength of colour pigments. Lots of fun.
We practised layering different coloured washes on rocks and did we get some fabulous  looking rocks.
Then it was out and about to sketch palm trees and what a choice big tall ones or a cute squat size that everyone decided to sketch.
A cool wind so we headed to “ Pricilla Jones Cafe” to apply our colour.
A great start to using our watercolours.
General Sketchers -Thursday Gasworks
A cold snap and winter is finally here – our warm up activity is a ‘tea party ‘and sketching some brightly coloured tea pots and mugs, simple bold sketches and practicing bold lettering and wording.
We revisited how to apply watercolours with pure pigment and it was lots of fun.
A food sketch in a journalistic way followed with the recipe of chocolate chip muffins on the table to sketch.
An ‘in studio ‘day today as it was a touch cold to go out and about.
Keep enjoying your travels.
Warm regards,
Jeanette X


About travel sketching 

These are not your traditional drawing, illustration or painting classes. This is sketching –  a simple impression, as you see it in the moment, no matter how wibbly wobbly! We focus on easy to learn techniques, fast impressions and finding your personal style. It’s about letting go and enjoying the image you capture.


Our Travel Sketching classes & workshops

Intro to Travel Sketching
If you’ve never travel sketched with us before, start here.

Travel Sketching
Courses for our regular students who return term after term. Every class is different you learn new tricks and techniques with a few surprises thrown in.

Saturday Monthly Workshops 
This month, Saturday April 21. A taste of Travel Sketching in a one day workshop. 11am – 2 pm for all levels Meets at Le Petit Lapin Cafe in Elsternwick. Enjoy French cuisine & wine while sketching different inspirational themes.

Private Lessons
For those who cannot attend our regular weekly classes or visitors to Melbourne. Includes loan of full sketch kit. By appointment.


Your tutor – Jeanette Jones

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Jeanette has enjoyed drawing and painting in different mediums over the years and has exhibited & successfully sold her artworks. After spending 28 years with Qantas Jeanette rewarded herself with a ‘Sketch around Manly’ holiday with Erin,  thereby beginning the journey towards becoming an EHS Travel Sketching tutor. Her tutor training with Erin has included time in Sydney & recently The Greek Islands.


Course term dates & timetables

To deliver the best experience of travel sketching we’ve designed classes that run over consecutive weeks (typically 8-10 weeks). Each class is carefully designed to build on the last. We run courses 4 times a year, roughly in step with school terms.

Term 1 – April 24 – June 30
Term 2  – April 19  – June 7 
Term 3  – July 17 – September 22 Accepting bookings
Term 4  – October 9 – December 15

Timetable for upcoming term:

Wednesdays – Intro to Travel Sketching
1pm – 3.30pm – meets at Gasworks Arts Park,  Albert Park
Thursdays – Travel Sketching
1pm – 3.30pm – meets at Gasworks Arts Park,  Albert Park

How to book

For more information, to book a class or to simply have a chat about sketching send an email to: ehsketchingmelbourne@gmail.com


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