Sept/Oct School Holiday Workshops - 29th Sept - 8th Oct
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Tuesday 29th September

 

10.00am - 12.00pm

Painting Made Easy - Animal Friends (5 - 9 years)

 

Workshop Theme: Animal Friends

 

Workshop Description: Painting Made Easy is a fun, fast-paced drawing and painting workshop designed specifically for little artists. During the workshop participants will learn basic technical skills in the art of planning and painting a canvas with acrylic paint. Students will explore their own unique creativity as they develop an original artwork of their favourite animal. Participants can expect to learn a variety of skills in the art of drawing and painting, including:

  • How to see and draw detail

  • How to see and mix colour

  • How to use a paintbrush

  • How to see and paint detail

  • Creative strategies 

  • How to make an artwork POP! 

Price: 65 - All materials provided in class

 

Participants Take Home: One A3 sized acrylic painting on canvas, One collaged artwork

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Tuesday 29th September

10.00 - 12.00pm

Learn Clay Basics: Sculpture Workshop (8 - 14 years)

 

Subject: Fantastic Animals

Workshop Description: 

Explore the beautiful art of pottery during this fun, creative and slightly messy workshop. During this workshop, participants will discover how to prepare and work with clay as they sculpt a fantastic animal of their own design. Participants can expect to learn a complete set of hand-building skills, including:

  • How to prepare clay for hand-building

  • How to sculpt clay using the pinch pot method

  • How to sculpt and join clay pieces

  • How to use clay tools

No prior experience necessary.

Participants Take Home: A fired ceramic sculpture

Price: $75 - All materials provided in class

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Wednesday 30th Septemeber

 

10.00 - 12.30pm

Drawing Master Class (9-16 years)

 

Workshop Theme: Life Drawing with Live Model (clothed)

 

Workshop Description: Life Drawing Master Class is a skills development workshop designed specifically for young artists looking to develop their skills in the art of drawing people through observation. Packed with useful tips and tricks used by professional artists, participants will learn how to capture the essence of their subject through observational drawing techniques using graphite and charcoal. Participants can expect to learn advanced drawing skills including:

  • Body composition, proportions and structure

  • Facial composition, proportions and structure

  • Capturing an essence through observational drawing

  • The power of the quick sketch

  • Long pose figurative drawing 

No prior experience necessary.

Participants take home: A series of sketches and drawings 

Price: $65 - All materials provided in class

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Wednesday 30th Septemeber

1.00pm - 3.30pm

Drawing + Painting Master Class - Pet Portraits (9 - 16 years)

 

Workshop Theme: Animal/Pet Portrait

 

Workshop Description: Drawing + Painting Master Class is a skills development workshop designed specifically for young artists looking to learn skills in the art of painting realistically. Packed with useful tips and tricks used by professional artists, participants will learn how to create a detailed painting of their favourite animal (or pet) on canvas with acrylic paint. Participants can expect to learn skills in drawing and painting, including:

  • How to see and draw detail

  • How to select and use a range of paint, brushes and canvas

  • Advanced colour theory

  • How to paint detailed features including eyes, snout/beak, fur/feathers/scales

  • How to enrich a painting with layers

No prior experience necessary.

Price: $65 - All materials provided in class

 

Participants Take Home: One A3 sized acrylic painting on canvas 

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Thursday 1st Oct

 

10.00am - 12.00pm

Drawing Made Easy: Pastels - Wild Animals (5 - 9 years)

 

Subject: Wild Animals in Oil Pastel and Chalk Pastel

Workshop Description: Drawing Made Easy is a skills development workshop for young artists looking to learn new skills in the art drawing. Packed with useful tips and tricks used by professional artists, participants will learn how to create 2 detailed drawings of wild animals using chalk and oil pastels on paper. Participants can expect to learn skills in the art of drawing, blending and layering, in oil and chalk pastel including:

  • How to see and draw detail

  • How to draw detailed features including eyes, snout, and fur

  • How to enrich a drawing using layers and mark-making

No prior experience necessary.

 

Price: $65 - All materials provided in class

 

Participants Take Home: 1 x A4 Chalk Pastel Drawing on Toned Pastel Paper, 1 x A4 Oil Pastel Drawing on Paper

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Thursday 1st October

 

1.00pm - 3.30pm

Manga Master Class: Advanced Character Development (9 - 16 years)

 

Subject: Advanced Character Development: Head + Body, Clothing + Weapons

Workshop Description: Manga Master Class is a short course packed with useful tricks and tips used by professional Manga artist Debora Gregoria. During this workshop participants will learn advanced skills in character development, including: 

 

Drawing dynamic poses and angles

Drawing and styling hair

Techniques for drawing hands and feet

Inking and colouring

 

Experience Required: Students should have basic knowledge in manga style drawing.

 

Price: $65 - All materials provided in class

Participants Take Home: Booklet of how to draw manga, how to draw templates, A4 manga style illustration in colour

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Tuesday 6th October

 

10.00am - 4.00pm

Design + Build Camp: Student Designer (8 - 14 years)

 

Camp Theme: Design and Build a Model Theme Park


Camp Overview: Design + Build Camp is jam-packed with designing, modelling and building skills suitable for beginner and experienced designers. Students can expect to learn new techniques, build skills and take home a model theme park of their own design and making. Students will explore and practice a variety of skills including:

  • Design and illustration techniques

  • Joining and fixing methods

  • Scaled model-making using balsa wood

  • Techniques for construction and assembly

  • Landscaping

  • Finishing and decorating

No prior experience necessary.

Booking Fee: $150 includes all materials and equipment 

Participants Take Home: Model Theme Park

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Wednesday 7th October

 

10.00 - 12.00pm

Drawing Masterclass - Chalk Pastels (9-16 years)

 

Subject: Learn To Draw With Chalk Pastels - Wild Animals

 

Workshop Description: Drawing Master Class is a skills development workshop designed specifically for young artists looking to develop their skills in the art of drawing with chalk pastels. Packed with useful tips and tricks used by professional artists, participants will learn how to create a drawing of a wild animal using chalk pastels on paper. Participants can expect to learn skills in the art of drawing, blending and layering, in chalk pastel including:

  • Planning and composition

  • How to see and draw detail

  • How to use chalk pastel blocks and pencils

  • How to draw detailed features including eyes, snout, and fur

  • How to add a background

  • How to enrich a drawing using layers and mark-making

No prior experience necessary.

Participants Take Home: 1 x A3 Chalk Pastel Drawing on Toned Pastel Paper

Price: $65 - All materials provided in class

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Thursday 8th October

 

10.00am - 4.00pm

Fashion Camp: Student Designer (9 - 16 years)

 

Fashion Camp Theme: Spring Dress or Playsuit


Fashion Camp Overview: Fashion camp is jam-packed with fun fashion and textile skills suitable for beginner and experienced sewers. Over the six-hour workshop, students can expect to learn new techniques, build skills and take home a wearable fashion item of their own design and making. Skills explored include:

  • Fashion design and illustration techniques

  • Pattern cutting

  • Garment construction

  • Machine sewing

  • Hand stitching 

No prior experience necessary.

Booking Fee: $150 includes all materials and equipment 

Participants Take Home: Wearable spring dress or playsuit

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