Term Programs for kids aged 8 - 11 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)

 
Drawing & Painting (8 - 11 years)
Tuesday 3.45 - 5.00pm
Saturday 12.30 - 2.00pm

 

Drawing + Painting is an excellent course for young artists looking to develop their technical skills in the art of drawing and painting. Throughout the course, students will explore traditional and contemporary techniques and processes in drawing, illustration, printmaking and painting using a range of drawing, painting and printing mediums. Packed with useful tips and tricks used by professional artists and designers, students will learn how to create masterful artworks in their own unique style.

 

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.

• This program is non-sequential. Each term new skills and processes are explored through new projects.

 

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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Explore Art (8 - 12 years)
Tuesday 5.15 - 6.30pm

 

Explore Art is perfect for the student who shows an interest in all things art and art making. This hand-crafting program introduces students to a diverse range of skills and art-making processes in a fun and social environment. Students can expect to learn skills from across the visual arts and design practices. Students are encouraged to experiment with process whilst developing their unique creative ideas to produce works based on contemporary and traditional practices. 

 

Building, making, crafting, painting, drawing, sculpting, printing, sewing, installation, sci-art, street art and photography are just some of the processes that may be explored throughout the year. 

 

• Explore Art is a social learning environment where fun and creative learning come together. 

• 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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Drawing + Cartooning (8 - 11 years)
Wednesday 3.45pm - 5.00pm

 

Drawing + Cartooning introduces a variety of different drawing, illustration and cartooning techniques and mediums to primary aged students. Supporting each student's technical skills alongside creative thinking strategies, we aim to build upon the artistic growth of the student's inner and outer worlds. Students can expect to learn a variety of techniques and processes used in the comic, animation and graphic design industries. Students will explore mediums and equipment used by professional artists and illustrators.

 

Core mediums include: pencils  (H, HB, 2B, 4B, 6B), mechanical pencil, coloured pencils, blue pencil, pen, ink, markers, illustrator markers, watercolours, pastels.

 

• 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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Fashion + Textiles (8 - 11 years)
Saturday 10.45am - 12.15pm

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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Design, Build + Make (8 - 13 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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Creative Writing: Imaginative Stories (9 - 15 years)
Thursday 3.45pm - 5.00pm
 

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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