Term Courses for students aged 11 - 16 years
Programs are eight weeks in duration and commence on the first Saturday of the public school term.

Term One 2020: Sat 8th February - 2nd April (8-week program)

Term Two 2020: Sat 2nd May - 25th June (8-week program)

Term Three 2020: 25th August - 18th September (8-week program)

Term Four 2020: 17th October - 11th December (8-week program)

 
Advanced Drawing - Cartoon, Illustration + Manga (11 - 16 Years)
Wednesday 5.15pm - 6.45pm

Advanced Drawing - Cartoon, Illustration and Manga is a program designed specifically for students wishing to learn and improve technical skills in comic art, illustration and graphic design. Packed with useful tricks and tips used by professional illustrators, students can expect to learn intermediate – advanced skills in the art of drawing and illustrating in comic style, including character design and development, story development, scenic illustration and graphic art.

 

A combination of teacher-led and student-directed projects make up the key components of this program. Self-directed projects are a great way for advanced students to develop their own unique abilities in an environment that supports creative exploration by encouraging independent thinking and risk-taking.

 

• Classes are suitable for all skill levels and no prior artistic knowledge is necessary for new students.

• This program is perfect for students wishing to enter specialist art schools through portfolio development.

• All equipment and materials are provided in class.

• A program outlining the term ahead will be sent directly to all enrolled students before the beginning of the term.

 

For dates and prices please visit our booking page: BOOK NOW

 

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Traditional Drawing (9 - 15 Years)
Thursday 3.45pm - 5.00pm

 

Traditional Drawing is a program designed specifically for students wishing to develop and improve their technical drawing skills.

Following traditional drawing practices, students will learn foundation to advanced skills in the art of drawing from real life. With a special focus on observational drawing, pencil drawing, mark making and shading, students will learn how to develop their own unique style within a technical framework.

Techniques taught: learning to see, drawing detail, shading, line, mark making, texture, composition, perspective, scale, lighting, focal point, atmosphere

Core Materials: HB, 2B, 4B, 6B lead pencils, coloured pencils, blending stumps, erasers, charcoal

• Classes are suitable for all skill levels and no prior artistic knowledge is necessary for new students.

• This program is ideal for students wishing to enter specialist art schools through portfolio development.

• All equipment and materials are provided in class.

• A program outlining the term ahead will be sent directly to all enrolled students before the beginning of the term.

 

For dates and prices please visit our booking page: BOOK NOW

 

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Advanced Drawing + Painting (12 - 16 Years)

Saturday 10.45 - 12.15pm
Thursday 5.15 - 6.45pm
 

Advanced Drawing + Painting is designed for young artists looking to develop their technical skills in the art of drawing and painting. Students are encouraged to experiment with and investigate different mediums and processes. 

 

Using an array of painting and drawing products students will journey through traditional and contemporary techniques in drawing, illustration, design and painting.  Students will learn processes used by professional artists and designers to create masterful artworks as they hone their technical skills.

 

Core materials include: HB, 2B, 4B, 6B pencils, pens, inks, graphite, charcoal, markers and acrylic paints.

 

Expanded materials include: Coloured pencils, watercolour pencils, watercolour paints, chalk pastels, oil pastels, inks, printing inks, fabric markers.

 

Drawing and painting platforms include: Digital printing, canvas, cartridge paper, watercolour paper, cotton paper, carbon paper, litho paper, tracing paper, fabrics and plastics.

 

• Classes are suitable for all skill levels and no prior artistic knowledge is necessary for new students.

• This program is ideal for students wishing to enter specialist art schools through portfolio development.

• All equipment and materials are provided in class.

• A program outlining the term ahead will be sent directly to all enrolled students before the beginning of the term.

 

For dates and prices please visit our booking page: BOOK NOW

 

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Fashion + Textiles (11 - 16 Years)
Saturday 12.30pm - 2.00pm

Our fashion program spearheads new waves of experimentations with fabric. Texturing, silhouetting, hand stitching, machine sewing, cutting, pattern making, accessorizing, draping, twisting and appliqueing are processes students will learn and practice. Students can expect to experience explorations and play-based learnings centered on the creation and production of student-designed fashion items.

 

• Classes are suitable for all skill levels and no prior artistic knowledge is necessary for new students.

• All equipment and materials are provided in class.

• A program outlining the term ahead will be sent directly to all enrolled students before the beginning of the term.

 

For dates and prices please visit our booking page: BOOK NOW

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Explore Clay - By Not Yet Perfect Pottery (9 - 15 years) 
Wednesday 3.45 - 5.15pm
 

Explore the beautiful art of pottery during this fun, creative and slightly messy short course. This course is presented by Not Yet Perfect ceramicist Lucy Aboagye in her gorgeous Heathcote ceramics studio. Students can expect to learn a complete set of hand-building skills, including:

 

  • How to prepare clay for hand building

  • How to build with clay coils

  • How to complete a design using colourful underglazes

 

• Classes are suitable for all skill levels and no prior knowledge is necessary for new students.

• All equipment and materials are provided in class.

• A program outlining the term ahead will be sent directly to all enrolled students before the beginning of the term.

 

For dates and prices please visit our booking page: BOOK NOW

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Design, Build + Make (9 - 15 Years)
Saturday 2.15pm - 3.45pm
 

A class for curious, creative and inquisitive young minds who love to build and make - this program is aimed at developing and nurturing designing, building and making skills in a fun and supportive environment. Through this program, students will think, create and visualise their grand designs into reality.  Students can expect to learn skills in design and construction, model making, mold making, sculpture, and handcrafting.

 

• Classes are suitable for all skill levels and no prior artistic knowledge is necessary for new students.

• All equipment and materials are provided in class.

• A program outlining the term ahead will be sent directly to all enrolled students before the beginning of the term.

 

For dates and prices please visit our booking page: BOOK NOW

 

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Advanced Visual Arts - Explore Art (12 - 16 Years)
Saturday 4.00 - 5.30pm

 

Advanced Visual Arts program is designed for students who demonstrate an interest in art and wish to explore new creative processes whilst developing and honing their technical skills. Our range of traditional and contemporary art projects are specifically designed to enhance conceptual thought processes alongside technical skills development. We offer a variety of teacher-led and self-directed projects in; drawing, painting, sculpture, ceramics, printmaking, fashion, graphic design, installation art and more.  

 

• Classes are suitable for all skill levels and no prior artistic knowledge is necessary for new students.

• All equipment and materials are provided in class.

• A program outlining the term ahead will be sent directly to all enrolled students before the beginning of the term.

 

For dates and prices please visit our booking page: BOOK NOW

 

 

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Creative Writing: Imaginative Stories (9 - 15 years)

Creative Writing - Imaginative Stories is a unique, exploratory course designed to teach children how to create their own stories and picture books. Using a variety of creative writing, drawing, and book-making techniques, this four week course will spark your child’s imagination, and develop literacy and knowledge about different storytelling cultures. Each child will leave with a little zine or handmade book of their own making. Run by local writer and creative Steven James Finch.

 

About Your Teacher: Steven James Finch is the former Project Officer for National Youth Week WA for Propel Youth Arts, where he organised a festival of free art and literature programs for youth. He was the founder of the Perth Zine Collective (also known as Aunty Mabel’s Zine Distro) and has had ten years of experience in teaching writing and storytelling workshops to children and adults. He currently works for the Community Arts Network, building a traveling living library for multicultural youth called Lotterywest Story Street. 

 

• Classes are suitable for all skill levels and no prior artistic knowledge is necessary for new students.

• All equipment and materials are provided in class.

• A program outlining the term ahead will be sent directly to all enrolled students before the beginning of the term.

For dates and prices please visit our booking page: BOOK NOW

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