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Artsight School Holiday Art Classes

Artsight School Holiday Art Classes

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When:

  • Mon 17 Jan ’11, 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • Tue 18 Jan ’11, 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • Wed 19 Jan ’11, 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • Thu 20 Jan ’11, 9:00am – 4:00pm
  • Fri 21 Jan ’11, 9:00am – 4:00pm

Where:

Toi Pōneke Arts Centre, 61 Abel Smith St, Te Aro, Wellington Show map

Restrictions:

All Ages

Ticket Information:

  • General admission: $30.00

Artsight's School Holiday programmes provide an opportunity for kids and teens to learn about and make artworks in a fun and inspiring atmosphere. Morning and afternoon classes are available for 5-10 year olds and children 10+. The three hour sessions explore a range of artists and media and processes with all students completing beautiful pieces of art to bring home.

Monday 17 January
Layers of colour9am-12pm (5-10yrs)
Learn how to use a printing press to create beautiful kaleidoscope prints using layers of colour.

Drawing on your imagination 1pm-4pm (5-10 years )
A fun workshop where you will use a variety of drawing techniques. Choose from some of our images or bring something to draw (and your imagination).

Tuesday 18 January
Readymade Time: 9am-12pm(5-10 yrs)
Learn about New Zealand artists who use ‘found’ materials to make their artworks. We will talk about what makes something an artwork and then combine a variety of recycled materials to create new and interesting 3 dimensional artworks.

Dotty about Art (5-10yrs) Time: 1pm-4pm
Learn about the art of New Zealand artist Sara Hughes and use a limited palette to create two abstract paintings on canvas.

Wednesday 19 January
Painting with light
Time:9am 12pm(10+yrs)
Combine art and science to make amazing photograms. Use the darkroom to develop your own finished prints

Razzle Dazzle ‘em
Time: 1pm-4pm( 5-10 yrs)
Learn about the glitter works of New Zealand Mark Curtis and make your own glitter work to keep.

Thursday 20 January
Flower Power 9am-12pm(5-10years)
This fun workshop looks at New Zealand and Pacific Island artists who feature flowers in their work. Make a lei or wall hanging and a pacific inspired painting to take home.

In relief 1pm-4pm(10+ years)
Try out some woodcut techniques and make a series of 3 coloured prints based on the 1 block reduction process.

Friday 21 January
Drawing on your imagination 9am-12pm (5-10 years)
A fun workshop where you will use a variety of drawing techniques. Choose from some of our images or bring something to draw (and your imagination).

Flower Power 1pm-4pm(5-10years)
This fun workshop looks at New Zealand and Pacific Island artists who feature flowers in their work. Make a lei or wall hanging and a pacific inspired painting to take home.

All courses are $30 and include all materials. Please bring morning or afternoon tea and lunch if staying over the lunch hour. Book 2 or more places and receive a 10% discount. For more information and to book contact: Fiona Sullivan (04) 3862908, phone or text: 021786629 or email fiona@artsight.co.nz

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