Want to paint? We can show you how!

Let’s have a no obligation chat about how we can best help you get painting.

We are just itching to reconnect you to that child you used to be who loved to paint and draw.

Morning, evening, and afternoon classes, weekend workshops, online workshops… we’ve got you covered. What are you waiting for?

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Fun in a Gesso Soup workshop

Beginner? No problem. Experienced artist looking for new techniques? We’ve got that covered too. Negative painting, gesso soup, inking, analytical drawing… Arts Tree can help you with claiming some art space in your life that’s all about you— because that’s important, and you are worth it. 

Online or Face-to-face, Arts Tree can reconnect with your inner artist & help you acquire the skills of painting, no matter where you are in that journey. Arts Tree is a purpose built teaching & filming studio in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. We offer Face-to-Face Weekly Classes in Brisbane and 2 day Art Workshops, plus an ever expanding range of Online Options in instructional Art Courses across a wide range of mediums.

Our tutors are the exuberant De Gillett Cox, a much-awarded  Australian artist who will show you how to unlock your own voice as an artist and her daughter Ali Gillett, who specialises in getting beginners started with art making.

De’s reputation as an art tutor is second to none, and draws students from across the world. With more than 20 years art-making and tutoring experience De offers all her hard-won and self-developed secrets of making paintings to developing artists with no secrets, and nothing held back. She regularly shares her newest tips, tricks and techniques on her Patreon page.

De is an expressive artist who uses bold mark-making and layering to build rich, sumptuous surfaces. Her top-level drawing and palette knife skills are the secret weapon behind the loose, painterly surfaces she achieves.

She is an artist who paints with optimism and celebration, capturing movement, sound and joy on her large, vibrant canvases. Her episode of Colour in your Life is in the top 5 for times viewed, and her works resonate with art lovers everywhere.