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.

In classes this week…

Here we are at the end of Term and the weeks have definitely flown by very quickly.
I’m looking forward to a break doing lots of sketching myself in some warm weather at Palm Cove.
Wednesday Intro Sketchers 
An enthusiastic group keen to do as much sketching for their last class of Term 2.
Our warm up for “Everyday shapes” was a very interesting spice rack which everyone enjoyed sketching.
We then had lots of laughs as we sketched a bicycle from memory ??
Off out and about and we found a bicycle rack of lovely blue bikes and a cute Vespa that was quickly added to our sketch books as well.
Some local people, cakes and nearby buildings were all sketched while at “Pricilla Jones Cafe”.
A warm sunny winter afternoon for some fun sketching.
Thursday General Sketchers 
Lots of Sketchers already headed overseas to continue their sketching journals.
We were a smaller very motivated group eager to be inspired by another of our ‘ Permission to steal ‘ series we’ve enjoyed all Term.
Lots of experimenting with coloured drawing paper , gel pens ,oil pastels and watercolour paints.Amazing what ordinary everyday things can be sketched with great results.
Everyone enjoyed just trying new techniques to compliment their sketching.
We finished the class with a lovely chat and afternoon tea in the Garden studio.
Next Saturday workshop ‘ Taste of Sketching’
Le Petit Lapin Cafe Elsternwick
June 23rd  11am – 2pm
Don’t forget Term 3 starts soon! Classes filling fast already.

Warm regards,
Jeanette X

About travel sketching 

These are not your traditional drawing, illustration or painting classes.
This is sketching –  a simple impression,in the time you have.  As you see it in the moment, no matter how wobbly wobbly! A small sketchbook and minimal kit which all fits in your bag. That’s Travel Sketching. We focus on easy to learn techniques, fast impressions and finding your personal style. It’s about letting go and enjoying the moment.

Melbourne 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.

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 18 – Sept 6 Accepting bookings
Term 4  – Oct 10 – Nov 29
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:

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