School holidays

School holidays

Creative workshops

Budding artists are encouraged to work on projects at their own pace, under the guidance of a tutor in fully equipped studios at the centre.

Before you reserve a place, read our booking information.

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    This two day workshop will teach you all about the basics of metal smithing.

    Look back in time to ancient Egypt for inspiration and then make a ring with your first initial in Hieroglyphics as the setting.

    BYO lunch and must wear closed-toe shoes. An apron is a good idea.

    Class size: 8
    Tutor: Erin Timony

    Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
    Cost: Full price: $150.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale
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    Create hand printed gift cards, art prints and postcards and learn the technique of mono-printing in this all day print making workshop.

    Print making is a great direct technique for seeing fast results.

    When dry you can paint or draw back into the print to make it even more beautiful!

    BYO lunch and must wear closed-toe shoes. An apron is a good idea.

    Tutor: Micaela Christie
    Class size: 10

    Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
    Cost: Full price: $75.00
    Address: Harry Burland Activity Centre, 132-134 Shepherd Street, Darlington
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    Spend the day creating a mask based on your own design using coiling and hand-building.

    You will look back in time to masks in ancient Greece and Africa for creative inspiration and get your hands dirty learning new ceramic skills and techniques.

    BYO lunch and must wear closed-toe shoes. An apron is a good idea.

    Tutor: Hayley West
    Class size: 10

    Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
    Cost: Full price: $75.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale
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    Do you have an awesome story you would like to bring to life in comic book form or cartoon character you would like to animate? Make your own digital comic with animated elements such as sound & movement. Get tips & hints from a professional comic book artist & expand your skills in writing and drawing comics using various digital tools such as Photoshop.

    Check out bunkwaa.com for examples & ideas!

    Age: 12-17yrs
    Tutor: Craig Bunker
    Class size: 10

    BYO lunch, all attendees must wear closed toe shoes.

    Venue drop off and pick up: Harry Burland Centre 132-134 Shepherd St, Darlington, NSW.

    Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
    Cost: full price: $75.00
    Address: Harry Burland Activity Centre, 132-134 Shepherd Street, Darlington
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    Learn the art of soft sculpture through the process of weaving.

    We will use materials such as string, cotton, fabric, wool and found objects to make a simple mat and basket.

    This fun workshop will keep little hands busy all day.

    BYO lunch and must wear closed-toe shoes. An apron is a good idea.

    Tutor: Micaela Christie
    Class size: 10

    Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
    Cost: Full price: $75.00
    Address: Harry Burland Activity Centre, 132-134 Shepherd Street, Darlington
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    Spend the day creating a mask based on your own design using coiling and hand-building.

    You will look back in time to masks in ancient Greece and Africa for creative inspiration and get your hands dirty learning new ceramic skills and techniques.

    BYO lunch and must wear closed-toe shoes. An apron is a good idea.

    Tutor: Hayley West
    Class size: 10

    Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
    Cost: Full price: $75.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale
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    Get creative and develop your skills across a range of printing & stenciling techniques while creating something you love! Looking at popular street artists such as Shepherd Fairey, Banksy & Rone you will develop a street art inspired design that can be used for creating a variety of art pieces including a t-shirt and a calico bag. This is an excellent workshop for young people with an interest in street art techniques. All materials provided, but please BYO t-shirt/s.

    Tutor: Micaela Christie
    Class size: 10

    BYO lunch, all attendees must wear closed toe shoes.

    Venue drop off & pick up: Harry Burland Centre 132-134 Shepherd street, Darlington, NSW.

    Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
    Cost: full price: $75.00
    Address: Harry Burland Activity Centre, 132-134 Shepherd Street, Darlington
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    This all day workshop will teach you about adding awesome special effects to existing images.

    Spend the day doctoring photographs in Photoshop to enhance reality or to create a new one!

    Creating atmospheric effects such as fire, smoke, mist and green smog will be the aim of the day.

    BYO lunch and must wear closed-toe shoes.

    Tutor: Craig Bunker
    Class size: 10

    Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
    Cost: Full price: $75.00
    Address: Harry Burland Activity Centre, 132-134 Shepherd Street, Darlington
  • Book now

    Spend the day creating a mask based on your own design using coiling and hand-building.

    You will look back in time to masks in ancient Greece and Africa for creative inspiration and get your hands dirty learning new ceramic skills and techniques.

    BYO lunch and must wear closed-toe shoes. An apron is a good idea.

    Tutor: Hayley West
    Class size: 10

    Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
    Cost: Full price: $75.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale
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    You will spend a fun day using your imagination and experimenting with art through cool creative drawing games.

    At the end of the day we will combine all of your drawings together to make your very own creative drawing book.

    BYO lunch and must wear closed-toe shoes.

    Tutor: Craig Bunker
    Class size: 10

     

    Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
    Cost: Full price: $75.00
    Address: Harry Burland Activity Centre, 132-134 Shepherd Street, Darlington
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    Learn the art of Lino Print in this fun workshop that explores the Australian landscape and elements of natural environment such as native leaves, plants, seed pods & flowers. We will create designs inspired by famous Australian printmakers such as Margaret Preston and contemporary Lino Print artist, Deborah Klein. You will compose your own designs onto Lino block, cut the lino block and then print to card & art paper.

    You can then hand colour designs with water-colour and ink and learn an introduction to reduction printing – a unique way to add layers of colour & dimension. An excellent day for young people who want to learn a new creative skill!

    Age: 12-17yrs
    Tutor: Susan Baran
    Class size: 10

    BYO lunch, all attendees must wear closed toe shoes.
    Venue drop off & pick up: Printmaking Studio, 64 Pine St Chippendale, NSW 2008.

    Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
    Cost: full price: $75.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale
  • Book now

    This two day workshop will teach you all about the basics of metal smithing.

    Look back in time to ancient Egypt for inspiration and then make a ring with your first initial in Hieroglyphics as the setting.

    BYO lunch and must wear closed-toe shoes. An apron is a good idea.

    Tutor: Erin Timony
    Class size: 8

    Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
    Cost: Full price: $150.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale
  • Book now

    Spend the day creating a mask based on your own design using coiling and hand-building.

    You will look back in time to masks in ancient Greece and Africa for creative inspiration and get your hands dirty learning new ceramic skills and techniques.

    BYO lunch and must wear closed-toe shoes.

    Class size: 10
    Tutor: Hayley West

    Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
    Cost: Full price: $75.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale
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    What does home mean to you? In this full day workshop you will focus on creating a sculptural representation of ‘home’, while learning the basics of hand building with clay. Convey your own sense of place and symbolise your personal journey within a dwelling – based on your imagination, dreams or reality. You will decorate your clay house sculpture with your own designs using printing, stamping and painting techniques. Learn how to screen print onto clay – a fun way of transferring beautiful imagery onto a 3 dimensional object. This is a beautiful project with an emphasis on self-expression and storytelling.

    Tutor: Rebecca Baird
    Class size: 10

    BYO lunch, all attendees must wear closed toe shoes.

    Venue drop off & pick up: Ceramics Studio, 64 Pine St Chippendale, NSW 2008.

    Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
    Cost: full price: $75.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale
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    This will be a full day of painting fun.

    We will be using many different painting techniques to create beautiful firework effects on top of different landscapes.

    This painting workshop will teach about using colour, layering and composition.

    BYO lunch and must wear closed-toe shoes. An apron is a good idea.

    Tutor: Craig Bunker
    Class size: 10

    Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
    Cost: Full price: $75.00
    Address: Harry Burland Activity Centre, 132-134 Shepherd Street, Darlington
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    In this all day workshop you will design and make your own shadow puppets to convey a short narrative.

    For creative inspiration we will be looking at The Day of the Dead festival in Mexico and Halloween in America.

    It will be a fun day of learning about puppets, script writing, shooting and editing.

    BYO lunch and must wear closed-toe shoes.

    Tutor: Craig
    Class size: 10

    Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
    Cost: Full price: $75.00
    Address: Harry Burland Activity Centre, 132-134 Shepherd Street, Darlington
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    Spend a nature day learning about plants.

    This will be a fun day of decorating and planting up your own herb pot.

    Out in the garden we will take bark rubbings so you can make beautiful collages inspired by Max Ernst back in the art studio.

    BYO lunch and must wear closed-toe shoes. An apron is a good idea.

    Tutor: Adrian Baiada
    Class size: 10

    Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
    Cost: Full price: $75
    Address: Harry Burland Activity Centre, 132-134 Shepherd Street, Darlington