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School Holiday Programme - Children's Fine Art Workshops

School Holiday Programme - Children's Fine Art Workshops

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  • Mon 21 Jan ’19, 9:00am – 3:00pm
  • Tue 22 Jan ’19, 9:00am – 3:00pm
  • Wed 23 Jan ’19, 9:00am – 3:00pm
  • Thu 24 Jan ’19, 9:00am – 3:00pm
  • Fri 25 Jan ’19, 9:00am – 3:00pm


The Pencil Room, 4-6 Hastings St, Napier


All Ages


The Pencil Room

School Holiday Fine Art Workshops give kids and teens an opportunity to develop and improve fine art techniques while exploring educational themes. Workshop groups are small for individual attention (4-8 students per class) and all art materials are included in the cost.

Please bring lunch and drink for lunch break. Discounts available for multiple workshops or come along to the whole week and get a 15% discount. See below for what's on these holidays!

Self Portraits - Monday 21st January, 9.00 - 3.00, 8 - 14 years, $50
Find out how to look differently at a face and observe the true shape of the features of the face. Learn about the face layout and about drawing techniques for drawing realistically. After a morning of drawing create your own self portrait in ink and watercolour!

Underwater Wonders - Tuesday 22nd January, 9.00 - 2.30, 8-14 years, $50
Explore the underwater world through art! Try out ink and watercolour paint and learn about mixing colours and colour theory. Draw creatures of the deep or invent wild watery sea animals and create an underwater landscape painting.

Experiment With Paint! - Wednesday 23rd January, 9.00 - 3.00, 8-14 years, $50
The perfect workshop for kids who love to get messy. Use your creative mind to invent new ways of painting and solve visual problems. Use what you learn to bring your own style to an expressive painting.

Comics & Zines - Thursday 24th January, 9.00 - 3.00, 8-14 years, $50
For kids and teens who love to draw characters and make up stories! Play collaborative drawing games to get your imagination going then create and publish your own zine or comic. Learn about narrative, quality of line and contrast.

NZ Nature - Friday 25th January, 9.00 - 3.00, 8-14 years, $50
Use drawing to discover our native plants and animals and the history of botanical art in NZ. Learn about art composition and pattern then choose your favourite native animals to draw and paint in your own style!

Choose two or more workshops or even the whole week and save on tuition fees:
Two workshops: $95 ($47.50 per day)
Three/Four workshops: $135/$180 ($45 per day)
Full week: $212.50 ($42.50 per day)

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