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Embrace Your Inner Artist: Painting Classes in Mauritius for adults and children

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Do you feel the artistic itch, inspired by Mauritius’ enchanting landscapes and vibrant culture? Whether you’re an experienced artist seeking new horizons or a novice eager to dip your brush into the world of art,  Mauritius has a few options waiting to channel your creativity. In a previous article, we listed the stores where you can acquire art supplies on the island. Now, let’s embark on a colorful adventure and explore the painting classes in Mauritius for adults and for children, providing the perfect canvas for your inner artist or your child’s creativity to come alive.

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Join these painting classes in Mauritius!

Drink & Draw in Vanilla Village Tamarin (West)

Drink & Draw is a unique pop-up drawing session in Vanilla Village Tamarin, offering a casual party atmosphere where you can leave your cares behind and go home with a piece of real art that you created. Professional artists are on hand to guide you, ensuring you’ll love the results. Invite your friends, meet new people, enjoy drinks and snacks, and let your inner artist shine!

Details: Price – Rs 1500 per person (includes all materials, canvas, wine, and snacks). Contact: +230 5801 4004. Visit their Facebook page to get updates on the next events. Email: drinkdraw.mauritius@gmail.com

Drink & Draw painting classes in mauritius
Photo Credit: Drink & Draw
Drink & Draw painting classes in mauritius
Photo Credit: Drink & Draw

West Art Studio (West)

West Art Studio, located in Flic en Flac, Mauritius, provides art classes for children of preschool and primary school ages, as well as for adults. Taught by Olga Anthony, a professional artist with a master’s degree in art history, these classes offer a comfortable environment and include all necessary materials.

Details: Price – Rs 500 per child from 5 to 10 years old, for 60 min.  Visit their website. Follow The West Art Studio on Facebook to get updated on the next events.

Tamarin Arts Centre (West)

Tamarin Arts Centre, located in the West, also offers painting classes.  Led by the talented local artist Cendrine Bolaram, you can explore the techniques of acrylic painting, focus on the basics of drawing, elements of arts & principles of design, get introduced to acrylic painting techniques and mixing colors and focus on observational studies and landscape compositions. 

Details: Price – Rs 750.  Contact Cendrine to book 5978 0281. Check Tamarin Arts Centre’s Facebook page to get updated on the next classes.
Cendrine Bo Art Studio
Cendrine Bo Art Studio

Creative Image Studio (Center)

Creative Image Studio offers art and painting classes for kids and ladies. The studio originated in South Africa where they are teaching painting in a dozen locations across the country. Their course is structured and you follow their specially developed program in a step-by-step manner. It requires that all students attend the beginners course in order to progress into stage 2 and stage 3 of their program.  Whether you are an experienced painter or complete beginner, you need to learn the basics with them as they paint on materials that may be unfamiliar to you.  Classes in Mauritius are available on weekdays and Saturdays. First class is free. 

Details: Price – Rs 3000 per month. Venue: Royal Road, Castel, Mauritius. Visit the website for more information about classes. Reservation: WhatsApp: +230 5856 3448. Email: creativetanvir@gmail.com. 

painting classes in mauritius
Photo: Creative Image
painting classes in mauritius
Photo: Creative Image

Atelier Nefeti (Center)

Atelier Nefeli offers a wide range of crateive class for all ages and is located in Beau Bassin. For kids, there are group Arts & Crafts sessions featuring drawing, painting, collage, and more on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Saturdays.  They also provide personalized 1:1 creative classes for kids and adults. Additionally, Atelier Nefeli offers 1:1 Arabic calligraphy classes. All classes include materials.

Details: Venue: Shand Street, Beau Bassin. Price – Rs 350 per session / Rs 1000 per month for group classes. Rs 400 to 500 for 1:1 sessions. Visit their Facebook page for more details and updates.

painting classes in mauritius
Photo credit: Atelier Nefeti
painting classes in mauritius
Photo credit: Atelier Nefeti

Creative Quarter (North)

The Creative Quarter, situated at the Old Sugar Factory in Pamplemousses, is a hub for arts and crafts. They offer skills advancement training through short workshops and extensive skills development programs. Started by the NGO Purple Lime, it aims to create economic self-sufficiency, especially for young women. Teacher: Sarah Reynolds. 

Details: Address – Old Sugar Factory, Mon Gout, Pamplemousses, Mauritius. Contact Sarah Reynolds: 5802 7303.  Visit Sarah’s Facebook page or follow Creative Quarter Mauritius’ Facebook page to get updated and join the next classes. 

Photo Credit: Creative Quarter
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Photo Credit: MY DREAM ART 7 by Sarah Jane Reynolds

Hobby Studio (North)

Hobby Studio, in collaboration with the art supply stores Hobby World by Hassamal, offers a creative sanctuary for artists and crafters. Located at their store at Mahogany Shopping Promenade Beau Plan, Pamplemousses, Mauritius, they provide occasionally painting classes and workshops for all ages and skill levels. 

Details: Directly book on WhatsApp: 58250850. Visit their Facebook page for updates on the next classes.

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