Contact        0435 481 202 


Katie Roberts Art Classes are unique and friendly.

I believe everyone can learn to draw, and I can show you how. I teach in a way which is both deeply informative and fun. You will learn traditional techniques and have the freedom to explore, experiment and develop your inner artist!

Art Classes Term 3 2019

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The Drawing Studio

The Drawing Studio teaches you to draw!

This intimate class with six students (max) allows you lots of one-on-one time to develop those real drawing skills you have always wanted in a supportive environment. This term covering colour, perspective and in depth development of your own art. Intimidate to Advanced. 

Term 3: Wednesdays 12.30-3pm. Dates: 17 July - 18 Sept (9 weeks, no class 28th Aug)

Address: Span Community House, 64 Clyde St. Thornbury VIC

Cost: $480 full $450 concession Enrolments: chat to Katie on 0435 481 202 first and then fill in this enrolment form here. 


Artistic Development

A nurturing and fun environment.

Artistic Development is a art class in which you learn great skills, discuss art, make new friends and really develop your inner artist. These classes suit beginners and those with experience too. They cover art history, theory and you get to try a range of styles and techniques. 

Term 3: Thursdays 5.30-8pm Dates: 18 July - 22 Sept (9 weeks, no class 29th Aug).

Address: Span Community House, 64 Clyde St. Thornbury VIC

Costs: $396 full $360 concession Enrolments: through Span 9480 1364

Tutored Life Drawing 

Tutored Life Drawing returns with wonderful models, excellent one-on-one attention and adventurous topics! Join this in depth life drawing class and learn to draw the human figure, in this amazing class! This term offering 5 fortnightly classes. These are proper tutored classes including: demonstrations and one-on-one support. Easels, drawing boards, tea, coffee and nibbles, back-up materials provided.


Term 2: Fridays Fortnightly 6-8.30pm Dates: Dates: 26th July, 12th Aug, 23rd Aug, 6th Sept, 20th Sept

Address: Span Community House, 64 Clyde St. Thornbury VIC

Cost Full term: $400/$350 concession, (no casual). Bookings in advance. Must reach minimum numbers to go ahead. Paper available (average $2-$3 per class). More information please call Katie 0435 481 202 or fill in this form to enrol.


NEW Katie'sOnline Art Classes! 

Katie’s Online Art Classes – The Golden Guild Patreon Tier

I am very excited to be launching my very own online art classes! Every month we will cover a different topic with an intimate video tutorial, starting right at the beginning and support your artistic journey. It’s like having your own private lesson direct from my studio to your home.

Enrolments: join the Golden Guild tier on my Patreon page for just $20US a month (approx. $27AU)

Click on the links above for classes you are interested in to find out more and enrol.


"Great to build your confidence and skills in art in an environment that is relaxing and encouraging. Katie is a great communicator and values everyone's creative energy"


Di Hilyear Artist and Arts Educator 2018

"I’ve been studying with Katie for years and have loved every minute.  She inspires and nurtures her students while gently pushing them to take risks and push boundaries.
Her classes never fail to lift my spirits."

Jen Storer Children's Author 2017

"Kate strikes a perfect balance: creates a free & welcoming space to explore & learn, gives gentle directions without breaking flow & walks the talk, all the while creating her own beautiful work. Heaven’s gates!"

Adrienne Dec 2018

"The Life Drawing class is a wonderful way to develop technical skills in a warm and non judgmental atmosphere. Katie is an inspiring artist, who generously shares her knowledge and passion for art."
Trish Dec 2018

"Thank you Katie. You have introduced me to a world that is full of art, colour and light and I have loved every minute of your classes. . You are a generous and patient teacher and your classes are a lot of fun, whilst also being challenging but relaxing. I have learned so much. "

Dr Dianne Edwards Dec 2018 

"Under Katie’s gentle guidance and encouragement I finally overcame my initial fears about “not being good at art” and was able to engage in the class more fully. She puts everyone at ease and helps us develop at our own pace. The classes are a mix of art history, theory and practice, a great balance. Really stimulating, and I’ve signed on for more!"

Janice Sinclair Dec 2018 

"Katie's drawing skill and ability to communicate with her students is inspiring."

Anne Fallon Dec 2018

About Katie Roberts, Artist and Teacher 

Welcome, so glad to see you here. 

I am a professional artist with a passion for sharing my knowledge in a fun and informative way. I believe everyone can learn to draw. I studied art for ten years, I have a Masters of Fine Art and have been supporting artists for nearly two decades.  I have been running my own classes since for nearly ten years and teach drawing at university in Melbourne as well.  


I am a Melbourne based artist who makes large-scale drawings, mixed media works, oil paintings and multi-sensory installations.I have been tutoring and mentoring artists for the last 15 years. I started running art classes at Span Community House in Thornbury in 2011.


I genuinely believe that anyone can learn to draw and that the basic techniques are a skill set like reading and writing.

I have an encouraging and friendly approach. I teach in a fun, challenging and experimental way, while imparting a strong knowledge of traditional techniques and skills as well.

I hold a Masters of Fine Art and a Honours Degree in Fine Art majoring in Drawing from RMIT where I studied under renowned drawing teacher Godwin Bradbeer. I have been life drawing for 25 years. I have held 15 solo exhibitions, and my artwork in held in many private collections.

I work from my studio at home in leafy Melbourne Australia.