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Kids Art Club at The Art Shop Mona Vale

6 Week Course – Term 3 2023

Aboriginal lizard dot painting
Tutor: Christine Simpson
6 week course
Saturdays, 10:00am - 11:30am
Started: 5th August
6 - 13 Years of age
All levels

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.

Kids Art Club - Sculpting Clay Marsupials

Week 2: Oranges and Lemons
Charcoal Drawing

Children will learn about mark making techniques using charcoal as a drawing medium before drawing oranges and lemons in a still life composition.

Kids Art Club - Painting Watercolours

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.

Jean Arp Collage

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!

Aboriginal lizard dot painting

WEEK 5: The Blue Tongue Lizard
Acrylic Painting

Children will be inspired by the dot painting techniques of first nations people to develop their blue tongue lizards.

Kids Art Club - Ink and Wax Resist Cave Paintings

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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