Welcome to The Art of Learning, an Art School 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!

Download an Art Classes Enrolment Form


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.

Download an Art Certificate Enrolment Form


Art Portfolio Building Course

Art Portfolio Building is essential for anyone who wants to apply to be accepted at a Higher Education institution. Whether you want to study Architecture, Architectural Technology, Media Studies, Graphic Design, Animation or Fine Art, you will need an art portfolio to demonstrate you ability with a variety of of techniques, media and subject matter. This is ideal for aspiring artists who are in Grade 11 or 12. It is possible to build a great art portfolio in 10 x 3-hour art sessions with us. Gain professional guidance and assistance with Higher Education Application Portfolios. We have a 100% acceptance rate!

Download an Art Portfolio Building Enrolment Form


Couples Art Workshops

Couples Art Workshops are 3-hours and ideal for an Adult and Child, Husband and Wife, or Two ‘Just-Friends’. This is a great way to get to know someone better during a fun activity.

Download a Couples Art Workshop Enrolment Form


Art & Games Holiday Programme

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

Frank Suites, 18 Frank Street, Newton Park (between 6th and 7th Avenues), Port Elizabeth, 6045, South Africa

Open Mondays to Saturdays