Kids school holiday program

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All classes are held at Ku-ring-gai Art Centre, 3 Recreation Ave, Roseville.

Bookings open Monday 17 June.

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Important message to parents

Week 1 - Monday 8 to Friday 12 July

Pottery

COURSE 82
Pottery ‘Save the Bees - No Bees No Me!’

TUES 9 JULY - FRI 12 JULY (4 MORNINGS & 4 AFTERNOONS)
Tutor Jacqueline McBeath
Age 6 - 13 years
Time Morning: 9.30am - 12pm
Afternoon: 1pm - 3.30pm
Fee (inc. materials, firing and glazing)
Morning or afternoon
1 x half day class $65
4 x half day classes $195 (in same week) – please call Art Centre to book 4 day discount and please specify which half day classes you want your child to attend
Clay is naturally appealing to children and they enjoy using their imaginations for creative storytelling through clay pieces. In this course they will use the pottery studio to learn basic hand building techniques. Each child will have a wonderful time designing and crafting their very own honey bee themed piece of ceramic art.   

Click here to book online

Morning classes

COURSE 83
Paint Like Paul Klee

MON 8 JULY (1 MORNING)
Tutor Susan Baran
Age 5 - 8 years
Time 9.30am - 12pm
Fee $65 inc. materials
Paul Klee was one of the great artists of the 20th century and a pioneer of modern art. His work referenced nature, music and poetry. Children will look at his work and then be inspired to create their own paintings using crayons and watercolour paints.

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COURSE 84
Cyanotype Printing

WED 10 JULY (1 MORNING)
Tutor Eleanor Amiradaki
Age 5 - 7 years
Time 9.30am - 12pm
Fee $65 inc. materials
Explore the magic of cyanotype printing and create your own beautiful indigo artworks inspired by nature.

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COURSE 85
Self-Portrait Collage

THUR 11 JUL (1 MORNING)
Tutor Niloufar Tofigh
Age 5+ years
Time 9.30am - 12pm
Fee $65 inc. materials
Come along to this fun class with some fresh ideas and a photo of yourself to make a self-portrait out of torn papers and materials.

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COURSE 86
Printmaking

FRI 12 JULY (1 MORNING)
Tutor Susan Baran
Age 5 - 8 years
Time 9.30am - 12pm
Fee $65 inc. materials
Explore the possibilities of printmaking using scratchboard, which is fun and safe for children. They will experiment with colour printing on coloured paper and create exciting prints to take home.

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Afternoon classes

COURSE 87
Paint Like Paul Klee

MON 8 JULY (1 AFTERNOON)
Tutor Susan Baran
Age 8+ years
Time 1pm - 3.30pm
Fee $65 inc. materials
Explore the magic of cyanotype printing and create your own beautiful indigo artworks inspired by nature.

Click here to book online

 

COURSE 88
Cyanotype Printing

WED 10 JUL (1 AFTERNOON)
Tutor Eleanor Amiradaki
Age 8+ years
Time 1pm - 3.30pm
Fee $65 inc. materials
Explore the magic of cyanotype printing and create your own beautiful indigo artworks inspired by nature.

Click here to book online

 

COURSE 89
Printmaking

FRI 12 JULY (1 AFTERNOON)
Tutor Susan Baran
Age 8+ years
Time 1pm - 3.30pm
Fee $65 inc. materials

Explore the possibilities of printmaking using scratchboard, which is fun and safe for children. They will experiment with colour printing on coloured paper and create exciting prints to take home.

Click here to book online

Full day workshops

COURSE 90
Intro to Wheel Throwing

MON 8 JULY (FULL DAY)
Tutor Jacqueline McBeath
Age 10+ years
Time 10am - 4pm
Fee $115 inc. materials,
firing and glazing
This fun one-day workshop teaches children how to prepare clay, throw, shape and finish a small vessel on the wheel. Children will learn new skills in wheel throwing pottery, finishing, decorating and recycling of clay. Please wear closed shoes, bring a towel and wear clothes that are OK to get clay on. We also recommend you trim your nails.

Click here to book online

 

COURSE 91
Comic Book Story Making

MON 8 JULY (FULL DAY)
Tutor Blanche Menadier
Age 6 - 11 years
Time 10am - 4pm
Fee $ 95 inc. materials
Create your own comic book! Develop a hero or heroine who saves the day, a villain who nearly destroys everything and a sidekick or two who helps the hero. Then put it all in pictures into your very own comic book.

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COURSE 92
Drama

MON 8 JULY (FULL DAY)
Tutor Brianna Kairl
Age 5 - 8 years
Time 10am - 4pm
Fee $90
Drama builds confidence and enhances creativity. Learn how to use your voice for theatre, tell a joke and improvise your own short play. Unleash your inner actor in a fun and friendly atmosphere.

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COURSE 93
Play with Dots

TUES 9 JULY (FULL DAY)
Tutor Niloufar Tofigh
Age 6+ years
Time 10am - 3pm
Fee $95 inc. materials
In this fun class, students will create colourful patterns with dots on a black surface and learn about mixing colours.

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COURSE 94
Vessel Weaving

TUES 9 JULY (FULL DAY)
Tutor Eleanor Amiradaki
Age 8+ years
Time 10am - 4pm
Fee $105 inc. materials
Design and create your own beautiful woven vessel using traditional weaving techniques through a range of found and foraged natural fibres.

Click here to book online

 

COURSE 95
Drama

TUES 9 JULY (FULL DAY)
Tutor Brianna Kairl
Age 8+ years
Time 10am - 4pm
Fee $90
Unleash your creative flair with drama games, improvisation and scene work. Learn to use your voice for stage.

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COURSE 96
Modern Art Cushion

Making- Rene Magritte’s ‘La Promesse’
WED 10 JULY (FULL DAY)
Tutor Rhonda Pryor
Age 8+ years
Time 10am - 4pm
Fee $105 inc. materials
Art you can use! Make a cushion version of Rene Magritte’s painting La Promesse. You’ll be hand stitching colourful felt to make a beautiful interpretation of the French artist’s famous painting.

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COURSE 97
Embroider Your Dream World

WED 10 JULY (FULL DAY)
Tutor Rey Behboudi
Age 8+ years
Time 10am - 4pm
Fee $105 inc. materials
In this fun workshop you will learn the basics of needlework, using common stitches. Together we’ll make happy patterns and playful pieces of embroidery to take home.

Click here to book online

 

COURSE 98
Still Life with Paul Cézanne

FRI 12 JULY (FULL DAY)
Tutor Niloufar Tofigh
Age 7+ years
Time 10am - 4pm
Fee $105 inc. materials
Students will paint a basket of fruit, tablecloth and bottles. Learn to create tones in painting and explore Paul Cézanne’s techniques.

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COURSE 99
Words and Songs

FRI 12 JULY (FULL DAY)
Tutor Wendy Fitzgerald
Age 7 - 12 years
Time 10am - 4pm
Fee $ 95 inc. materials
Do your kids love music, reading and writing? Book them into this workshop and let them enjoy a day of playing through songs, poems, jokes and stories.

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Week 2 - Monday 15 to Friday 19 July

POTTERY 

COURSE 100
Pottery ‘Save the Bees - No Bees No Me!’

TUES 16 JUL - FRI 19 JUL
(4 MORNINGS & 4 AFTERNOONS)
Tutor Jacqueline McBeath
Age 6 - 13 years
Time Morning: 9.30am - 12pm
Afternoon: 1pm - 3.30pm
Fee (inc. materials, firing and glazing)
Morning or afternoon
1 x half day class $65
4 x half day classes $195 (in same week) – please call Art Centre to book 4 day discount and please specify which half day classes you want your child to attend
Clay is naturally appealing to children and they enjoy using their imaginations for creative storytelling through clay pieces. In this course they will use the pottery studio to learn basic hand building techniques. Each child will have a wonderful time designing and crafting their very own honey bee themed piece of ceramic art. 

Click here to book online

Morning classes

COURSE 101
Fun with Puppets and Robots

MON 15 JULY (1 MORNING)
Tutor Lenka Muchova
Age 6+ years
Time 9.30am - 12pm
Fee $65 inc. materials
Come along to this exciting class and learn to make colourful paper puppets and robots! Draw and paint a background for your characters and then create a group puppet performance to show your classmates. A class that encourages imaginative ideas and creativity.

Click here to book online

 

COURSE 102
Printmaking

MON 15 JULY (1 MORNING)
Tutor Susan Baran
Age 5 - 8 years
Time 9.30am - 12pm
Fee $65 inc. materials
Explore the possibilities of printmaking using scratchboard, which is fun and safe for children. They will experiment with colour printing on coloured paper and create exciting prints to take home.

Click here to book online

 

COURSE 103
Beaded Jewellery

TUES 16 JULY (1 MORNING)
Tutor Kim Chan
Age 5+ years
Time 10am - 12.30pm
Fee $60*
Jewellery making is creative and fun for all! Design and create your own stunning jewellery for yourself or someone special.
*Materials kit to be purchased from the tutor on the day for $8. Tools are provided in the class.

Click here to book online

 

COURSE 104
Cyanotype Printing

THUR 18 JULY (1 MORNING)
Tutor Eleanor Amiradaki
Age 5 - 7 years
Time 9.30am - 12pm
Fee $65 inc. materials
Explore the magic of cyanotype printing and create your own beautiful indigo artworks inspired by nature.

Click here to book online

Afternoon classes

COURSE 105
Fun with Puppets and Robots

MON 15 JULY (1 AFTERNOON)
Tutor Lenka Muchova
Age 6+ years
Time 1pm - 3.30pm
Fee $65 inc. materials

Come along to this exciting class and learn to make colourful paper puppets and robots! Draw and paint a background for your characters and then create a group puppet performance to show your classmates. A class that encourages imaginative ideas and creativity.

Click here to book online

 

COURSE 106
Printmaking

MON 15 JULY (1 AFTERNOON)
Tutor Susan Baran
Age 8+ years
Time 1pm - 3.30pm
Fee $65 inc. materials
Explore the possibilities of printmaking using scratchboard, which is fun and safe for children. They will experiment with colour printing on coloured paper and create exciting prints to take home.

Click here to book online

 

COURSE 107
Beaded Jewellery

TUES 16 JULY (1 AFTERNOON)
Tutor Kim Chan
Age 8+ years
Time 1.30pm - 4pm
Fee $60*
Jewellery making is creative and fun for all! Design and create your own stunning jewellery for yourself or someone special.
*Materials kit to be purchased from the tutor on the day for $8. Tools are provided in the class.

Click here to book online

 

COURSE 108
Cyanotype Printing

THUR 18 JULY (1 AFTERNOON)
Tutor: Eleanor Amiradaki
Age: 8+ years
Time: 1pm - 3.30pm
Fee: $65 inc. materials
Explore the magic of cyanotype printing and create your own beautiful indigo artworks inspired by nature.

Click here to book online

Full day workshops

COURSE 109
Intro to Wheel Throwing

MON 15 JULY (FULL DAY)
Tutor Jacqueline McBeath
Age 10+ years
Time 10am - 4pm
Fee $115 inc. materials, firing and glazing
This fun one-day workshop teaches children how to prepare clay, throw, shape and finish a small vessel on the wheel. Children will learn new skills in wheel throwing pottery, finishing, decorating and recycling of clay. Please wear closed shoes, bring a towel and wear clothes that are OK to get clay on. We also recommend you trim your nails.C

Click here to book online

 

COURSE 110
Diary Stories

MON 15 JULY (FULL DAY)
Tutor: Blanche Menadier
Age: 6 - 11 years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Fee: $ 95 inc. materials
Make up a character based on what fascinates you. It could be a blue-haired fairy, a young wizard in training or a world-class Ninja. Then create a diary showing one week in the life of your exciting character.

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COURSE 111
Van Gogh Painted Sunflowers, So Did I!

TUES 16 JULY (FULL DAY)
Tutor: Niloufar Tofigh
Age: 6+ years
Time: 10am - 3pm
Fee: $ 95 inc. materials
Students will paint vibrant sunflowers and explore the brush techniques and colours of Van Gogh, while learning and having fun. 

Click here to book online

 

COURSE 112
Words and Songs

TUES 16 JULY (FULL DAY)
Tutor: Wendy Fitzgerald
Age: 7 - 12 years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Fee: $ 95 inc. materials
Do your kids love music, reading and writing? Book them into this workshop and let them enjoy a day of playing through songs, poems, jokes and stories.

Click here to book online

 

COURSE 113
Modern Art Cushion

Making- Matisse’s Garden
WED 17 JULY (FULL DAY)
Tutor: Rhonda Pryor
Age: 8+ years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Fee: $105 inc. materials
Art you can use! Make a cushion version of Henri Matisse’s colourful plant images. You will be hand-stitching felt in amazing colour combinations to make a unique garden-themed cushion!

Click here to book online

 

COURSE 114
Beaded Jewellery

WED 17 JULY (FULL DAY)
Tutor: Kim Chan
Age: 5+ years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Fee: $85*
Jewellery making is creative and fun for all! Design and create your own stunning jewellery for yourself or someone special.
*Materials kit to be purchased from the tutor on the day for $15. Tools are provided in the class.

Click here to book online

 

COURSE 115
Embroider Your Dream World

WED 17 JULY (FULL DAY)
Tutor: Rey Behboudi
Age: 8+ years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Fee: $105 inc. materials
In this fun workshop you’ll learn the basics of needlework, using common stitches. Together we’ll make happy patterns and playful pieces of embroidery to take home.

Click here to book online

 

COURSE 116
Beaded Jewellery

THUR 18 JULY (FULL DAY)
Tutor: Kim Chan
Age: 8+ years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Fee: $85*
Jewellery making is creative and fun for all! Design and create your own stunning jewellery for yourself or someone special.
*Materials kit to be purchased from the tutor on the day for $15. Tools are provided in the class.

Click here to book online

 

COURSE 117
Guitar - Beginners

THUR 18 JULY AND FRI 19 JULY (2 DAY
WORKSHOP)
Tutor: Kieren Brereton
Age: 8+ years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Fee: $155*
This workshop is aimed at beginners who are either completely new to learning the guitar or who have minimal experience. Students will learn the fundamentals with the aim of mastering basic chords and simple songs over the two day workshop.
* Students must have own guitar.

Click here to book online

 

COURSE 118
Vessel Weaving

FRI 19 JULY (FULL DAY)
Tutor: Eleanor Amiradaki
Age: 8+ years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Fee: $105 inc. materials
Design and create your own beautiful woven vessel using traditional weaving techniques and a range of found and foraged natural fibres.

Click here to book online

 

COURSE 119
Pom-Pom Jewellery

FRI 19 JULY (FULL DAY)
Tutor: Kim Chan
Age: 7+ years
Time: 10am - 4pm
Fee: $85*
Learn how to make cute and fluffy pompoms for winter jewellery. They will keep you warm and cosy this season!
*Materials kit to be purchased from the tutor on the day for $15. Tools are provided in the class.

Click here to book online