Painting Classes in Melbourne

Two Talking Birds facilitates painting classes for all levels in Pascoe Vale in Melbourne's North and in Mordialloc in the Bayside area.

Started up by French artist Guy Trinquet, we teach technique, share practical tips and give demonstrations to help you learn quickly.

Being in the right frame of mind is part of the creative journey so we guide you in befriending your inner critic  (i.e. when to silence it and when to listen to it) and being "in the moment" to enable your creative juices to flow. We love reigniting your inventive spark, and encourage you to experiment with curiosity.  After all, art is a lot like real life - joie de vivre is practiced by diving right in rather than sitting on the sidelines.

Along the way, we hope to open new doors for you - a way to calm your racing mind. Get out and do something different. Enhance brain fitness. Express yourself symbolically. Embark on your personal art journey. Meet like-minded people. Simply feel good!

We provide all materials for use in the class including paints, brushes, painting knives, palettes, easels, canvas and mediums.  This enables you to come and learn without you having to spend hundreds of dollars buying them, or lugging any kits to class.

Whether you have some experience painting or none at all, you are welcome to join our programs. 


Our Painting Courses in a nutshell:

If you're a complete beginner and want to take a short program before deciding if you'd like to pursue further classes, or if you haven't painted in a long time and want to regain your confidence, try Prelude to Painting.

Painting Fundamentals gives you the foundation to further your painting journey and elevate your skills significantly. For beginners or those with some experience painting 

La Mer Seascape Painting is all about capturing the lure of the sea.  Painting Fundamentals (or a similar program) is a prerequisite. Experience required.

Modern Floral Painting is a five week program where you will learn two popular styles to paint flowers. (Painting Fundamentals is recommended but not essential)

In The Impasto Effect, you will discover how to paint primarily with palette knives to create thick, textural paintings. All levels welcome.

The Resin Series is for all levels. We run both introduction and advanced workshops.