About Paintbox Art School Buderim . . .

"I’ve been coming to Paintbox for 3 years and Cheryl has brought me along in leaps and bounds. especially techniques, composition and confidence" Bonnie

"Cheryl’s classes have been fantastic. She creates a wonderfully supportive environment which has given me the courage to try new techniques and mediums and expound my creativity"   


"Cheryl is a warm, creative person. She has great enthusiasm and gives much encouragement to her art students"  


Paintbox has earned a solid reputation for offering a well organised, professional high quality drawing and painting program.


Paintbox Art School principal teacher is Cheryl Nonmus. Cheryl has a Diploma of Teaching and a Bachelor of Education with 18 years experience teaching art in many of the coast's private and state high schools.

We cater for adults too! Whether you are a beginner or wanting to brush up on your skills everyone is welcome. There is a strong emphasis on individual art pieces, with guidance in how to improve elements of design such as: proportion, shading, composition, and textures.

​At Paintbox everyone feels enormously proud of their artwork while experiencing real benefits gained during the artistic process and these include:
• increasing self confidence
• increasing ability to focus
• developing visual and spatial tasks essential to the creative process
• developing creativity, imagination and fine motor skills
• achieving a sense of accomplishment that comes with completing a project

"I have learnt lots about creativity and painting, I especially love my seascape painting"   Izzy

"I have had the opportunity of follow my passion of painting birds in a small class"   Trelyse

"I have learn about shading with pencils and many pairing techniques"   Kahlee

"I loved using the texture paste and trying new ideas of sketching and shading"   Aishling