Bette's China & Glass Painting Supplies

Bette's China & Glass Painting Supplies

Bette's China and Glass Painting supplies is owned and operated by Judy Seymour since 1997. Established to meet the needs of porcelain art lovers, painting supplies, painted artwork and lots of advice and teaching available from well renowned artist and teacher, Judy Seymour. Judy has been painting since 1981 and teaching since 1983. Come and visit Judy via the website, or contact her to discuss your painting needs.
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Bette’s China and Glass Painting supplies has been owned and operated by Judy Seymour since 1997. Established to meet the needs of porcelain art lovers, painting supplies, painted artwork and lots of advice and teaching...
About Us
Judy has been painting since 1981 and teaching since 1983, taking over the business side of this art in 1997. Judy runs the business and the art classes from her home in Glen Iris, Victoria....
Classes/Tuition
Classes are eight sessions of 2.5 hours$135 per term. Term 1 commences 4th February 2020. Your place will be secured once a deposit payment of $50 has been received       Monday :              9:30AM – 12:00PM   & ...

About Us

Judy has been painting since 1981 and teaching since 1983, taking over the business side of this art in 1997. Judy runs the business and the art classes from her home in Glen Iris, Victoria. Judy has been made a Life Member of the Victorian Guild of China Painters (VGCP) and a member of Australian Porcelain Art Teachers (APAT). Judy has held office for many years in both organisations & has been President of each.

Judy runs classes teaching from a range of beginners to experts, three days a week and one evening session per week. Judy holds a monthly workshop, typically on a Saturday, when students concentrate on painting one subject for the day and enjoying lunch together.

Judy also runs an Appreciation of Art class for children aged 7 to 13 years of age by arrangement. Judy is a qualified judge of porcelain art and has won numerous prizes herself, the most prestigious being a 1st in Camberwell Rotary Art Show and The Masters section of the Royal Melbourne Show more than once. Judy exhibits from her home but has exhibited in every State as well as overseas. Judy has published many books on the art of porcelain painting. Judy is happy to do commission work.

Classes/Tuition

Classes are eight sessions of 2.5 hours
$135 per term
. Term 1 commences 4th February 2020. Your place will be secured once a deposit payment of $50 has been received      

Monday :              9:30AM – 12:00PM   &  12:30PM – 3:00PM
Monday evening:   7.30PM – 10.00 PM
Tuesday :             10:00AM – 12:30PM 
Wednesday :         9:30AM – 12:00PM   &  12:30PM – 3:00PM

Judy’s Workshops for 2020
$55 per day ($100 for two day workshops).
They include lunch, coloured notes and firing. Half fees have to be collected if cancellation is less than a week in advance. A lot of work and cost goes into organising a workshop, sometimes for a few weeks prior to the date.

Saturday 8th February and Saturday 14th March
A contemporary piece – a design on a large bowl completed over two workshops

Saturday 4th April
Fruit with a difference, maybe in a wicker basket or something of your choice

Saturday 9th May
I’ve been asked if I can do a scene, maybe a street scene, with a difference. I’ll put my thinking cap on!!

Saturday 13th and Sunday 14th June
Denise weekend

Saturday 8th July
Roses!!! (An old subject but still a favourite with many.)

Saturday 8th August
Estrello Munoz will show you her lovely lace work.

Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th September
Breda Cash will be doing a dog. More information later. Breda’s workshop last year was overbooked so get in early!

Saturday 10th October
Shells probably as a border pattern, or maybe textured over lustre.

Saturday 14th November
Let’s leave this month free too! Maybe finishing off or some may like to do Christmassy things!

Children’s Appreciation of Art classes are by private arrangement to suit parents. These could be 10 x 1 hour sessions as an after school arrangement or 5 x 2 hour sessions in holiday time. Cost $100

Children will learn colour wheel perspective, design etc… and will do a small china piece to take home at the end of the course. (Judy does hold a licence to teach children).

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