Pick up a paint brush at local groups
Interested in learning to paint? The Coffs Harbour Creative Arts Group, located at the Showground Gallery, welcomes artists of all ages and stages. Weekly art classes for all mediums from children to adults. Weekly social days for spinners and weavers, social painting, and calligraphy Workshops are held the second Saturday of each month. Membership is $30 a year. For more, visit the group’s Facebook page, the website coffsharbour artsgroup.com, send an email to CHCAG@icloud.com or phone 0488 655 960.
Gypsy Art Group meets weekly. Activities include, art journals, altered books, printmaking techniques, bookbinding, collage, watercolour and acrylic techniques and more. Informal gathering sharing skills and inspirations on Thursdays 9–11.30am, Toormina Guide Hall, Minorie Dr. Cost $4 a week. All skill levels welcome. Phone 0419 660 283.
Woolgoolga Art and Craft Gallery (a community-based not for profit) provides an opportunity for local artists and artisans to display their skills as well as provide educational re- sources. The gallery is open seven days 10am–4pm at Turon Pde, Woolgoolga. Phone 6654 1054.
Art lessons at Sawtell Art Gallery Monday to Saturday. Adults and youth, day or evening classes. Any medium, three and two-hour lessons. Visit sawtellartgroup.com.au or phone 6658 9596.
North Coast Porcelain Painters meet monthly on a Saturday 10am at the Botanic Garden in Hardacre St. For workshop dates phone 6652 4057 or email ncppainters@ gmail.com.