The creative act is fundamental in providing an opportunity for children to connect with their innate creativity whilst having fun! Join artist and arts educator Christine Simpson to explore a range of techniques/materials focusing on building foundational skills whilst children find and develop their creative expression.
The Art Shop Mona Vale
54 Darley Street, Mona Vale 2103
02 9979 6559
Week 1: The Dusky Antechinus
We will discuss the habits and proportions of the dusky antechinus, do some drawings and then move into 3D to create our small clay marsupial sculptures.
Week 2: Oranges and Lemons
Children will learn about mark making techniques using charcoal as a drawing medium before drawing oranges and lemons in a still life composition.
Week 3: Spring Flowers
Children will learn watercolour techniques using wet on wet and wet on dry techniques to create a posy of spring flowers.
WEEK 4: The Sun After Jean Arp
Drawing Cutting Collage
Children will be inspired by Jean Arp’s collages to create abstract images of our most powerful star; The Sun!
WEEK 5: The Blue Tongue Lizard
Children will be inspired by the dot painting techniques of first nations people to develop their blue tongue lizards.
WEEK 6: Cave Paintings
Ink and Wax Resist
Children will be shown prehistoric cave paintings to help them create wonderful wax resist drawings which will mysteriously reveal themselves using ink wash techniques.
Creative Kids Rebate
You can use a $100 Creative Kids Voucher for this course, please choose the appropriate enrolment option below and you will be asked for your child’s voucher details during checkout.
To find out all about it and how to apply for your 2023 voucher please go to: www.service.nsw.gov.au/campaign/creative-kids
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