Shoalhaven Design School was established to assist individuals and small businesses learn and apply the principles of art and design to get empowered.

I offer one-to-one practical sessions in art and design – anyone interested in learning traditional medium or digital programs such as Photoshop and Illustrator!

You can be guaranteed to get the most out of my sessions. I am patient, knowledgeable and I offer practical training in the latest free and paid applications such as Canva, Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Illustrator.

I also provide you with the best opportunity to explore and experiment in my relaxed and productive studio.

All one-to-ones are suitable for beginner students as well as tech and design-savvy business people who want to gain “empowerment through design”.

Assisting a small business woman design a logo
Assisting in the transfer of a hand-painted manuscript to InDesign with Robert H

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Design has an impact on everything you do and GOOD DESIGN SKILLS are 100% necessary if you want to build a successful brand or business.

Social media, videos, product labels, newsletters and website are your store front. You need to show up to communicate your unique story and you can do this by learning how to create impactful and engaging designs.

  • One-to-one training to make design work for you and your business – $80 per hour.


Thank you for your beautiful artwork Luise. We all love what you do to capture our community vibe here at Jetts ❤️

Alanna (Jetts Nowra)

Your efforts have had an impact! We truly appreciate your contributions to the course, the larger Adobe Education Trainers group and the Adobe Educators community.

Andrea (Adobe Education Team)

I just wanted to email you and say THANK YOU I love how you’ve done the testimonials page!!!! And also the gallery page. I love being able to go into each album to have a sneak peak image. THANK YOU AGAIN (: I am so excited!!!!

Brittany (BB Event Planning)

I asked Luise to create options for branding and design for several of my business ventures. The process was highly interactive and engaging. Luise is very customer and outcome focused, always ensuring I was ‘on board’ with the creative process. In that regard I always felt engaged and had a sense of ownership right through… Continue reading David (Mallard Consulting)

David (Mallard Consulting)

You’re amazing !!! It worked hooray! ❤️❤️❤️❤️ I really really appreciate your help a lot !Thank you! I love my new website.

Kayla (Kayla K’s Makeup)

Thank you Luise. They are amazing designs. There is nothing better than local support!

Sara (Tea Journeys)

I can’t believe how easy it [Photoshop] is .. when you’re shown. You’re the best. Thank You! Thank You! Thank You!

Steven White – ABC Journalist

Hi Luise, I’ve had a look at the bathroom photos and they are fantastic! I loved the jazz accompanying the video too – great work! You are a terrific photographer! Thanks for doing this.

Tania McGrath