Welcome to The Art of Learning, an Art School in Port Elizabeth! 

ART SCHOOL for Art Classes / Art Lessons for all levels and all ages in Port Elizabeth

Art Classes throughout the year are for all levels and all ages, from potty-trained to retired. We provide most art-making tools and materials. Artistic talent is not essential to make art… it’s about unleashing your creativity. Learn and experiment with any art form such as: Drawing: Pencil, Charcoal, Pastel, Pen & Ink, Pencil Crayon; Painting: Oil, Acrylic, Gouache, Watercolour; Calligraphy; Perspective Drawing; 3-D Object Construction; Collage and Mixed Media; Clothing Decorating & Fabric Painting; Beadwork & Jewelry-Making; Cartooning; Pop-Up Images; Mosaic, Paper Quilling; and more!

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Art Certification Course

Our Art Certification programme is an intensive full-time 10-week course or part-time 40-week course. We accept anyone who has completed their Grade 10. It is a great bridge from schooling to a career in art. The final project is a submission of a portfolio and an exhibition of artwork which is assessed. There are 4 subjects, namely: 2D Drawing, 2D Paintings, 3D Studies and Art Marketing and Management.

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Art Portfolio Building

We have a 100% acceptance rate!

An Art Portfolio is essential for Matrics who want to apply to be accepted at a Higher Education institution to study Architecture, Architectural Technology, Media Studies, Graphic Design, Fashion Design, Interior Design, Animation or Fine Art. The Art portfolio must demonstrate creative thought and effort especially ability with a variety of techniques, media and subject matter. All qualifications and institutions have specific portfolio requirements. Each student has a different starting point, different goals, talents and schedules therefore the duration and frequency of classes is student-driven. Learners and parents are welcome to visit us to discuss further and to see our facilities.

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Art Holiday Programme Activities

In our holiday programme, you can choose your own time slots from 1 hour to 8 hours per day. These are popular with adults on leave and learners on break during school holidays. We fill up fast therefore booking is essential!  More info or

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E.C. 2019 School Terms:

First Term: 9 Jan - 15 Mar
Second Term: 2 Apr - 14 Jun
Third Term: 9 Jul - 20 Sep
Fourth Term: 1 Oct - 29 Nov

We look forward to creating ART with you!

+27 71 475 9159

96 Hurd Street, Newton Park, between 5th and 6th Avenues, Port Elizabeth, 6045, South Africa

Open Mondays to Saturdays