Children

Children

Creative workshops

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

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Bookings

Bookings for our after-school term programs open around 1 month prior.

If there aren't any programs listed on this page, please check back closer to next term.

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    In this 6 week after-school workshop, kids will learn the fundamentals of ceramic wheel throwing and hand building.

    Under the guidance of our experienced tutor, students will gain experience in the different techniques of hand building and use the potter’s wheel to make simple cylindrical forms, bowls and plates with white raku clay.

    They’ll also experiment with surface treatments like brushing on clay slips and glazes.

    Students will also get a good understanding of the properties and limits of the material and ideas and thoughts behind the creative process.

    This workshop is designed for complete beginners as well as kids with some experience who are looking to improve their skills and gain a solid foundation in hand building and wheel-throwing.

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

    Intimate class size: maximum 10 students
    Level: designed for beginner to intermediate level students.
    Wear: enclosed shoes.
    Bring: all materials provided.

    We use sustainable and non-toxic techniques and materials wherever possible.

    Tutor: Hayley West
    Hayley is a maker, teacher and designer. She has a BA Fine Arts from UNSW Art & Design, and a BA Interior and Spatial design (first class honours) from UTS. During her successful interior design career Hayley co-founded multidisciplinary design partnership Smith and Carmody. Since shifting her focus to art she has worked as a ceramic technician and a tutor for both adults’ and children’s classes. Hayley currently teaches at numerous venues across Sydney.

    Bookings can be cancelled up to 14 days before the course starts. Cancellations made within 14 days of the course starting will not be refunded. For more information please see our terms and conditions.

    6 week course course continues until Wednesday 27 November 2019
    Time: 3.45pm – 5.15pm
    Price: Full Price: $201.00 Concession: $165.00
    Address: Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, 64 Pine Street, Chippendale
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    Bookings open 18 September 2019

    Under the guidance of our skilled tutor, kids will focus their creative talents and explore different 2D media such as charcoal, ink, pencil and paint, working on canvas and quality artist’s paper.

    Throughout the course students will gain an understanding of formal concepts such as composition, colour, perspective and proportion. Develop practical skills In pencil and brush control and the care of tools and materials and build confidence to experiment with their own creativity and imagination. This is a fun hands on practical course to get kids thinking about visuals arts and the creative process.

    The 6 week program will teach traditional and contemporary methods of portrait, still life, landscape painting and drawing techniques.

    We use sustainable and non-toxic techniques and materials wherever possible.

    Intimate class size: maximum 10 students
    Level: designed for beginner level students
    Wear: comfortable clothing and enclosed shoes (aprons provided)
    Bring: yourself – all materials provided

    Tutor: Julia Flanagan
    A Sydney-based artist, Julia works across painting and sculpture. She has a BA Fine Arts and Painting Honours degree from the National Art School. Julia began exploring textiles, designing and making hand-painted leather bags while working from home when she had young children. As she moved back into painting, her strong interest in textiles, pattern painting, colour and printmaking emerged within her new works. Working in an improvised way, Julia creates abstract pieces that are whimsical, quirky and joyful.

    Bookings can be cancelled up to 14 days before the course starts. Cancellations made within 14 days of the course starting will not be refunded. For more information please see our terms and conditions.

    6 week course continues until 28 November 2019
    Time: 3.45pm – 5.15pm
    Price: Full Price: $171.00 Concession: $135.00
    Address: Harry Burland Activity Centre, 132-134 Shepherd Street, Darlington

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