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Blume's Academy

Weekly Studio Classes, Workshops and Masterclasses

Blume's creator Faye Wilson is offering workshops, classes & masterclasses for participants of every level in her studio in the beautiful Blue Mountains NSW. Enjoy the pleasures of  masterclasses with guest artists or more focused classes in the studio on specific drawing and art techniques, including research, planning and creating a project or series of works for exhibition or print.

 Please note that there are some stairs and no disabled access to the studio.

Workshops, Masterclasses and classes are held in Faye's studio in Katoomba NSW unless specified. 

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Blume's Studio Classes

A weekly studio class with Blume Illustrated creator, artist, illustrator, teacher Faye Wilson covering your choice of  the fundamental techniques of illustration, painting, drawing or digital art skills.


These studio sessions are also for researching, planning, drawing and refining images for art, illustration and design projects and presentations. Bring an existing project or start a new one.


There are art materials to try in a fully equipped  working artist studio with scanner, printer, camera and other tools for participants to use. Just bring paper, USB, works in progress and any of your preferred art materials. 

Max 6 persons x 3 hr class

Tuesdays 10 - 1pm..

$60 per session or

Book 4 sessions for $200

Classes starting Tuesday October 4, 2022

Painting & Illustrating the Heart & Soul of Animals 
with Nettie Lodge


Join much loved artist, children's book illustrator, author & teacher Nettie Lodge for an inspiring and  informative, hands on masterclass exploring her life's work and passion for painting, illustrating and writing about birds, fish, insects, reptiles, animals and her beloved pet dogs.

Nettie will share insights; show examples of her work, give demonstrations and guide you though a series of hands on exercises for you to take part in.

All levels of experience welcome!

Saturday 1 April 2023, 10am–4pm

Blume’s Academy Studio Katoomba

Tea/Coffee included – BYO lunch



Buy tickets online or download a printable info sheet and  booking form via the buttons below.

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Saturday June 3, 10-4pm



A full day workshop with Faye Wilson in Blume's Academy Studio, Katoomba


Maximum group size is 6 people.


In this hands on, one day workshop you will be introduced to the pleasures of making your own artist materials and shown how to create a  custom, casebound, hardcover sketchbook. The sketchbook will have sewn sections from 300GSM watercolour paper and a hand painted, paper bound, hard cover that you will also make. As an added bonus Faye will guide you through the process of creating your own bamboo drawing pen and introduce you some of the techniques for drawing with ink.


Once mastered the techniques you will learn in this unique workshop, can be  built upon and used for a variety of creative book making projects.


The price is $195 per person and includes all art materials plus the use of required tools. Coffee, tea will be provided. Bring your own snacks and lunch.


Contact Blume

Katoomba NSW Australia

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