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This Wild Song


This Wild Song is a HUGE and unique project by The Art Room’s Ilona Nelson, here she is shooting a portrait at our studio!

Ilona is currently crowdfunding to help her create another 20 portraits and feature another 20 Australian women artists!  She needs our help to reach her target PLEASE check out her work and contribute to this important project.  There are lots of fantastic rewards like photographic prints or you could become a Corporate Sponsor, or you can choose to give any amount you choose.  Every little bit helps thank you.  Let’s make this happen!!

Becoming The Model – a Life Model training workshop


A life model does much more than just stand naked in a room full of strangers. This workshop will show you what it takes to be an artist’s model, to be an individual that brings mind, body and emotion to the art of life modelling – the art of creative collaboration.

For all the information and to book click HERE.

Photography for Beginners


PHOTOGRAPHY FOR BEGINNERS with Ilona Nelson returns in May!

This is a 2 week course for beginners who would like to learn the basics of photography, how to operate your camera manually, and how to create beautiful images without spending lots of money on camera equipment.

Places are limited, all the details and to book click HERE.

Friday night Life Drawing – April 1st


Friday night Life Drawing with The Drawing Lab returns this Friday!  Join us for a fun April Fools themed night!  Places are limited, all the details and to book HERE.