Shore Studio was established by Brisbane based artist Michelle Mansford in 2017. With a vision to bring high-quality art tuition and creative experience opportunities to the Redlands, enriching an already established creative community, and reaching out to the growing younger demographic in the Redlands. With a doctorate in Fine Art, Mansford offers art tuition to adults, teens and children. Small group classes and one-on-one tuition available.
We offer specialised small group workshops with guest artists designed to give you specific skills and techniques in a wide range of media.
Our art events boast exceptionally talented aerial models and musicians complete with a delicious grazing board and a welcoming creative atmosphere.
Competitively priced Fine Art materials are available for purchase from Shore Studio Art Supplies. Click and collect with our online store or buy direct from the studio.
Brisbane based artist Michelle Mansford offers art tuition to adults, teens and children. Small group classes and one-on-one tuition are available. Learn to Draw in our series of 5x week courses and explore the art of observation in our regular Life Drawing sessions.
Specialised Workshops are run by our Guest artists. Whether it’s Pastel Portraits, Botanical Illustration or Watercolour you will experience high quality tuition from the guest artists in our weekend workshops
We stock a wide range of fine art supplies. Our competitively priced supplies are available for purchase online or at the studio.
We absolutely love Michelle’s art lessons...suitable for participants of all levels. I can’t recommend Michelle’s classes highly enough, both my daughter and myself enjoy our weekly lessons.
"I haven't drawn since leaving school as I believed I couldn't. Well Michelle proved me wrong, I can draw! Great course with a great teacher."
"Michelle is a great teacher. I have learnt so much from her. Just finishing course #1 and can't wait for #2 to start!"
"Life Drawing Saturdays have been brilliant; great variety of models, lovely poses and friendly atmosphere. I just love it!!"
"High quality tuition in a beautiful relaxed environment. Highly recommended."
"The progress my children have made through Michelle's tuition has been outstanding. Michelle is a master at what she does and her techniques for teaching drawing skills are outstanding, as demonstrated by the work her students produce."
"Can't recommend Shore Studio enough. Michelle is a highly trained and talented teacher. If you are thinking of moving on with art lessons, give Michelle a call. You won't look back."
"Shore Studio offers art for the whole family! I love the Night Sessions as well, such a great atmosphere, this is exactly what we need in this area!"
"Michelle is a wonderful teacher. The atmosphere is very supportive and Michelle is very patient and caring. I really enjoy my lessons and the Life Drawing sessions every second Saturday. 10 out of 10 :)"
"Loving the Introduction to Drawing Classes. Michelle is a great teacher and it is a very relaxed atmosphere. I highly recommend this studio."
"The Night Sessions are lots of fun and a great atmosphere"
"The studio is well set up, relaxing and accessible, love coming out here + Michelle!"
"Michelle is a brilliant teacher helping me to just have a go and enjoy the experience. In just a few short weeks I have learned so much, not least to just have fun! Thank you Michelle!"
"Attending the Tues. a.m. art class. I've discovered a lovely pocket of excellence, thank you Michelle"
"Great atmosphere, inspiring place to learn!!"
"Michelle's Life classes at Shore Street Studio Cleveland QLD are the best I have ever been to, well run, quiet, has excellent models. An immaculate, comfortable studio, it has the right atmosphere to enable the production of consistent quality work."
“My first experience in a drawing class (since school!) A mature beginner and I arrived feeling apprehensive but that soon disappeared with Michelle's encouragement. She also made it so interesting. Can't wait now for the next lesson!”
“I have thoroughly enjoyed the last 10 weeks. The environment is very relaxing and calming which makes this journey exciting and I can feel my confidence building with each lesson. Michelle is very personable and invested, she has taught me so many skills in such a short time. For anybody toying with the idea of drawing, do yourself a favour and give it a go. I am positive you will totally enjoy the experience as I have. Roll on the next lesson.”
“I absolutely loved this course! It really helped me to learn new techniques, experience new materials and focus on projects…Michelle was fantastic and very inspiring!”
“Thank you so much for teaching the drawing class Michelle. I can’t believe how much I learnt in 5 weeks and how confident I feel.”