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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    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
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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.

    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
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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.

    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