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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    Would you like to draw or paint faces and people?

    Learn formal portrait drawing techniques with professional artist Jane Caveney in this great full day course for young people.

    You’ll learn about facial anatomy and proportion while taking in some simple tricks for planning your drawings. Loosen up your drawing style with fun drawing exercises and explore formal portrait techniques to create a well-proportioned drawing.

    You’ll get experience using a variety of painting and drawing materials all provided in our professional art studios.

    This is an excellent introductory course for budding portrait artists.

    No prior experience necessary.

    Class size: maximum 10.

    What to bring: yourself – all materials provided.

    What to wear: comfortable clothing.

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

    Tutor: Jane Caveney

    For 15 years Jane has exhibited her work in Sydney and NSW. Jane holds a Master of Fine Art from the University of NSW College of Fine Arts (now UNSW Art & Design). She has created and run youth workshops, art classes and community educational projects employing art, environmental sustainability and recycling as major themes in her classes. Jane finds her adult classes are a great joy to teach. It’s a pleasure seeing students come back time and again and seeing some go on to graduate from art school.

    Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
    Cost: Full price: $75.00
    Address: Harry Burland Activity Centre, 132-134 Shepherd Street, Darlington
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    Join animator and cartoonist Craig Bunker (aka Bunkwaa) to create a unique short animated film using old school time lapse, stop frame and hyperlapse techniques.

    You’ll get to design, create your own unique character which you’ll then animate using stop frame motion techniques. This technique capture movement one frame at a time.

    In this one day workshop you’ll get experience create an animation from start to finish using clay, found objects, people, cardboard and backgrounds to tell your story. Learn how to script write, storyboard, character design, shoot scenes, then download to iMovie, add titles and output to YouTube.

    This a great workshop for young people interested in filmmaking and wanting to explore traditional animation techniques and digital post production.

    Class size: maximum 10
    What to bring: yourself – all materials and digital equipment provided
    What to wear: comfortable clothing
    You must be aged 12-17 years to attend this workshop

    Time: 9.00am – 5.00pm
    Cost: Full price: $75.00
    Address: Harry Burland Activity Centre, 132-134 Shepherd Street, Darlington
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    Get inspired by street artists that mix pop-culture imagery with political and social commentary to create your own prints in this fun 1 day workshop.

    You’ll get hands-on using stencil techniques pioneered by Australian artists such as Marcsta (Marc de Jong) and controversial British artist Banksy, while learning about contemporary street.

    Create and experiment with your own unique stencil designs that say something about you. Throughout the day you’ll create different designs to print your own artworks. We’ll also provide a calico bag to print your favourite design which you can take home at the end of the day.

    The workshop is led by experienced artist and printmaker Micaela Christie.

    All materials including a calico tote bag are provided.
    Class size: maximum 10
    What to bring: yourself – all materials provided
    What to wear: comfortable clothing and closed toe shoes
    You must be aged 12–17 years to attend this workshop

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