Youth (16–25 years)

Youth (16–25 years)

Creative workshops

Workshops take place in fully equipped studios and are led by professional artists working in the industry.

Before you reserve a place, read our booking information.

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    Get an introduction to digital stop frame animation techniques in this hands-on 1 day workshop for high school students.

    Using science fiction and dystopian futures for inspiration, you’ll create a 3 dimensional character and animate it using stop frame animation techniques.

    This is a great course to get an introduction to story boarding, editing and effects, while exploring traditional animation techniques and learning about digital production.

    This course for budding film makers, animators or sci-fi fans takes place in our fully equipped digital media studio.

    What will you create?

    No prior experience necessary.

    Class size: maximum 10
    What to bring: a packed lunch and water bottle – all materials provided
    What to wear: enclosed shoes (no sandals or thongs) and comfortable clothing (aprons provided)
    Bookings are essential as places are limited.

    You must be aged 12–17 years to attend this workshop.

    Where possible we use sustainable and non-toxic techniques and materials.

    Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
    Cost: General: $80.00
    Address: Harry Burland Activity Centre, 132-134 Shepherd Street, Darlington
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    Starting your HSC major artwork can be a daunting experience. Get extra creative support and professional guidance around technique, aesthetic and presentation in this 5-week workshop for Year 12 students.

    At the beginning of the program you’ll be assigned a mentor that will work with you over the 4-weeks and each week, a different guest artist will lead the session. Our guest artists work in a range of mediums and have extensive experience working with HSC visual arts students.

    This workshop is designed to help you align your work with the HSC curriculum, build your visual arts process diary and guide you through the creative process to finalise your concept and create a successful artwork.

    You’ll be able to discuss your artworks 1-on-1 with your mentor and guest artists as well as get critique from the group.

    We’ll have a range of materials available for you to experiment and work with- full instruction provided on materials, products, tools, equipment and studio procedures.

    Intimate class size: maximum 10 students
    Level: Designed for HSC students aged 15-17yrs / beginner level students
    Wear: comfortable clothing and enclosed shoes (aprons provided)
    Bring: yourself and your current VAPD (visual arts process diary) and/or any of your HSC artwork ideas or notes – some materials are provided, however this class is geared towards idea development rather than producing the final product.
    Non-toxic and sustainable materials and methods are used wherever possible.
    Bookings essential. You must be currently enrolled in HSC visual arts to attend this workshop (aged 15 to 18 years).

    5 week course continues until 7 March 2018
    Time: 4.00pm – 6.00pm
    Cost: full price: $156.25 concession: $118.75
    Address: Harry Burland Activity Centre, 132-134 Shepherd Street, Darlington
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    Have you got a passion for clay? Whether you are new to ceramics or keen to build on your skills, this 6-week program will give you the opportunity to get hands on experience creating your own pottery in a professional studio.

    With our experienced tutor, you’ll learn both hand building and wheel-throwing techniques. You’ll get to explore surface treatments and decoration techniques beyond underglazes to finish your pieces. In the final 4 weeks, you’ll plan and explore more complex projects including a major work.

    This course suits beginners as well as year 11 and 12 students keen to produce ceramics for their HSC artworks.

    Works will be fired and ready to collect approximately 4 weeks after the workshop.

    This workshop will use 100% reclaimed clay from the ceramics studio. All brush on glazes and dipping glazes are handmade on site.

    Class size: maximum 10
    What to wear: enclosed shoes (no sandals or thongs) and comfortable clothing
    What to bring: yourself – all materials provided

    Attendees must be in high school (years 7 – 12) to attend this workshop.

    Course runs until Friday 30 March 2018
    Time: 3.45pm – 5.15pm
    Cost: Full price: $200.00 Concession: $150.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale