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Term Programs for kids aged 8 - 12 years
Programs are eight weeks in duration and commence on the first Saturday of the public school term.
 

Term One 2021: 6th February - 1st April (8-week program)

Term Two 2021: 24th April - 17th June (8-week program)

Term Three 2021: 24th July - 17th September (8-week program)

Term Four 2021: 16th October - 10th December (8-week program)

  • Our programming encourages a social learning environment where fun and creative learning can 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.

  • The Children's School of Contemporary Art has developed multi-year programming across all areas of learning allowing us to deliver exciting new content each term. Students are exposed to a broad range of subjects, materials, processes, and techniques throughout their education. 

  • A program outlining the upcoming term will be emailed to all enrolled students before the beginning of the term.

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Explore Art

 

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 are encouraged to experiment with processes whilst developing their unique creative ideas to produce works that are based on contemporary practices.  Students can expect to learn skills from across the visual arts, including: building, making, crafting, painting, drawing, sculpting, printing, sewing, installation, sci-art, street art and photography.

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

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Drawing + Painting

 

Drawing + Painting is a course for young artists interested in exploring a range of drawing, illustration, printmaking, and painting processes and techniques. 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. Students can expect to explore traditional and contemporary approaches to art-making using a range of mediums, including:

 

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

 

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

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Cartoon, Illustration + Manga

 

Cartoon, Illustration + Manga introduces students to a variety of different drawing, illustration, and cartooning techniques and mediums. The course aims to build upon the artistic growth of the student's inner and outer worlds across four key areas of interest: Illustration for Books + Animation, Manga + Anime, Comics + Graphic Novels, and Illustration for Graphic Design. Students can expect to learn a variety of techniques and processes used by professional artists and illustrators in the comic, animation and graphic design industries to develop technical skills alongside creative thinking strategies.

Term Themes

Term One: Illustration for Books + Animation

Term Two: Manga + Anime

Term Three: Comics + Graphic Novels

Term Four: Concept Art - Illustration for Graphic Design

 

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

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

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Design, Build + Make

 

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 scale models. Students can expect to learn skills in design and construction, model making, mold making, sculpture, and handcrafting.

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

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Fashion + Textiles

 

Fashion and Textiles spearheads new waves of experimentations with fashion garments and accessories in a fun and social learning environment. 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 and garments.

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

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Traditional Drawing

 

Traditional Drawing is a program designed specifically for students wishing to improve their technical drawing skills. Following traditional drawing practices, students will learn 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

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

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Explore Clay 6-Week Course
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Explore clay in this fun, creative and slightly messy course. Students can expect to explore a range of skills and techniques in the art of hand-building, sculpting, decorating, slab building, coiling and glazing.

Each term students will explore new projects using a variety of different skills.