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NBCS Kids Art Club

8 Week Course – Term 1 2023

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Tutor: Christine Simpson
8 week course
Tuesdays, 3:30pm - 5:00pm
Started: 14th February
Years K - 6
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. Watercolour, pencil, charcoal, clay and pastels will be among the materials used to build unique compositions. We will weave into our work the seasons, nature, dreams and story as we draw inspiration from life & imagination.

Week 1: The Spotted Quoll
Sculpture

Children will discuss the physical attributes of the spotted quoll and learn various model ling techniques using clay and paper armatures.

Student's air drying clay puppy sculpture

Week 2: The Spotted Quoll
Sculpture

Children will complete their spotted quoll sculptures ready for firing in the kiln.

WEEK 3: The Wonderful Lillipilli
Drawing And Watercolour Painting

Children will draw and paint using watercolour techniques the wonderful lillipilli as a still life subject.

Kids Club - Watercolour paints and rainbow painting

Week 4: The Donatello Portrait
Drawing

Children will use charcoal techniques to create a likeness to one of Donatello’s portrait busts.

WEEK 5: Negative Spaces
Drawing And Ink Wash

Children will draw a composition focussing on negative spaces to create an image. They will then use ink and wash to discover different tonal values.

Jean Arp, Clock

WEEK 6: The Arid Landscape
Drawing, Painting and Collage

Children will draw shapes and paint colours of the central Australian landscape whilst learning about processes used by artist Jean Arp to investigate spatial relationships, abstraction and colour.

WEEK 7: Autumn Fruits
Drawing, Stencilling and Painting

Children will draw autumn fruits before cutting these drawings up to create a stencil which will then be painted to create a unique composition.

Kids Club - Autumn Fruits

WEEK 8: The Spotted Quoll
Sculpture

Children will paint up their spotted quolls ready to take home and enjoy!

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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