July School Holiday Workshops - 7th - 16th July 2020
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Monday 6th July

 

10.00am - 11.30pm

Kids Get Crafty: School Holiday Workshop - Elmer The Elephant (2 - 5 years)

 

Workshop Theme: Elmer the Elephant

 

Workshop Description: Inspired by David McKee’s colourful creation 'Elmer', Kids Get Crafty brings a 1.5 hour workshop based on the original storybook and illustrations.

Join your child as they create a herd of patterned elephants, a moving parts picture and a gorgeous tote bag.

 

No prior experience necessary. 

 

As this is an extended class, we will break midway for some games and refreshments to allow for little attention spans.

 

Parent Participation: One parent/guardian per child required. Active parental involvement is an important part of this class and is key to helping develop your child’s creative potential.

 

Price: $55 - All materials provided in class

 

Participants Take Home: An individually designed and painted fabric tote bag, sponge-painted Elmer the Elephant and friends, a moving parts picture.

Tuesday 7th July

 

10.00 - 12.00pm

Drawing Made Easy: Chalk Pastels (7 - 12 years)

 

Subject: Wild Animals

 

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 a detailed drawing of a wild animal using chalk pastels. Participants can expect to learn skills in the art of drawing, blending and layering, 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.

Participants Take Home: A3 Drawing on Toned Pastel Paper

Price: $65 - All materials provided in class

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Tuesday 7th July

1.00 - 4.00pm

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

 

Subject: Horse Head

 

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 figurative animal form. Participants can expect to learn a complete set of hand-building skills, including:

  • How to prepare clay for hand-building

  • How to build with clay slabs

  • How to join clay pieces

  • How to use clay tools

  • Step-by-step how-to sculpt a detailed horse (or unicorn) head

 

No prior experience necessary.

Participants Take Home: Fired ceramic head

Price: $75 - All materials provided in class

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Wednesday 8th July

 

10.00 - 12.30pm

Drawing + Shading Masterclass (9-16 years)

 

Workshop Theme: Drawing + Shading with Graphite and Coloured Pencil

 

Workshop Description: Drawing + Shading Master Class is a skills development workshop designed specifically for young artists looking to develop their skills in the art of drawing realistically. Packed with useful tips and tricks used by professional artists, participants will learn how to create detailed drawings using shading and mark-making techniques. All skills taught during this workshop are designed for easy replication and practice at home. No prior experience necessary. Students will learn:

  • How to see and draw detail for line work

  • Value scales for tonal drawing

  • drawing and shading with 6B, 2B & HB graphite pencil

  • Blending and layering coloured pencil

Participants take home: One hand-drawn illustration on paper

Price: $65 - All materials provided in class

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Wednesday 8th July

1.00pm - 4.00pm

Drawing + Painting Master Class - Animals & Backgrounds (9 - 16 years)

 

Workshop Theme: Animals and Backgrounds

 

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 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 brushes

  • Advanced colour theory and illumination

  • Painting animals

  • Painting backgrounds

  • How to enrich a painting with layers and detail

No prior experience necessary.

Price: $75 - All materials provided in class

 

Participants Take Home: One A3 sized acrylic painting on canvas 

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Thursday 9th July

 

10.00am - 12.00pm

Learn To Draw Manga: Character Basics (7 - 12 years)

 

Subject: Learn To Draw Manga Style Characters: Head + Body, Clothing + Weapons

 

Level: Basics

Workshop Description: Learn To Draw Manga is a short course packed with useful tricks and tips used by professional illustrator Lauren Marshal. During this workshop participants will learn basic skills in the art of drawing manga style people, including: 

 

  • How to draw the head and face, including head shape, eyes, nose, mouth and ears

  • How to position facial features

  • How to draw manga style hair for both male and female

  • How to correctly assemble body proportions for male and female

  • How to draw basic manga style clothing and weaponry

 

No prior experience necessary.

 

Price: $55 - All materials provided in class

 

Participants Take Home: How To Draw Manga workbook, drawing templates, A4 manga style illustration in coloured marker

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Thursday 9th July

 

1.00pm - 3.30pm

Manga Master Class (12 - 16 years)

 

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

 

Level: Intermediate/Advanced

Workshop Description: Manga Master Class is a short course packed with useful tricks and tips used by professional illustrator Lauren Marshal. 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

Designing clothing and weaponry

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 14th July

 

10.00am - 4.00pm

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

 

Camp Theme: Student Designer


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 sculptural coffee table 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

  • Finishing and decorating

Booking Fee: $150 includes all materials and equipment 

Participants Take Home: Sculptural coffee table

Wednesday 15th July

 

10.00am - 4.00pm

Rainbow Unicorn Camp (5 - 10 years)

 

Workshop Theme: Rainbows & Unicorns

 

Workshop Description: Sparkles, rainbows, pastels and unicorn magic, our Rainbow Unicorn Camp is packed with fun art & craft projects and school holiday friendships. Participants can expect to learn a complete set of drawing, painting, sculpting and crafting skills using a range of colourful materials.

 

No prior experience necessary

 

Price: $150 - Price includes all materials and equipment

Please Bring: hat, water bottle, lunch and a snack

Participants Take Home: Magical Unicorn Painting on Canvas, Soft Sculpture Unicorn Pillow Friend, Rainbow Dream Catcher + Friendship Bracelet

Thursday 16th July

 

10.00am - 4.00pm

Fashion Camp: Student Designer (9 - 16 years)

 

Fashion Camp Theme: Student Designer


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 and embroidery

Booking Fee: $150 includes all materials and equipment 

Participants Take Home: Wearable fashion item

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