Explore Arts Winter 17

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Winter School Holiday Workshops

10 - 21 July | 9am - 5pm weekdays
3-day painting intensive | $200 / $140 conc
Full day workshops | 9am - 5pm | $85 / $65 conc
Half day workshops | 9am - 12:45pm or 1:30 - 5pm | $55 / $45 conc
All workshops located at Carclew, 11 Jeffcott St North Adelaide

Carclew's school holiday workshop program offers full day and half-day creative activities for kids aged 5 - 17 years in our stunning North Adelaide venue.

Our team of professional artists present a broad range of inspiring, hands-on experiences that will nurture your child's inner-artist and allow them to try out new experiences and make new friends.

Our winter program includes some new workshop topics and a few favourites. There is also an opportunity for a deep-dive into the art of PAINTING with a 3-day intensive.

Other workshops include SHOE-BOX PHOTOGRAPHY with Heidi Kenyon, AEROSOL ART with Nish Cash, FLIP BOOK ANIMATION with Alise Hardy and DOT PAINTING with Nikki Carabetta and that's only scratching the surface!

SPECIAL OFFER: Bring a friend for 1/2 price
Everyone loves spending time with their BFF, especially during the school holidays. Simply book your child into any full priced workshop and book a second place for 1/2 price. This offer applies to friends who haven't attended an Explore Arts workshop in the last 12 months.
NOTE: Special offer bookings will only be accepted via phone or email (ie. not available through our online booking system). For email bookings, download the SPECIAL OFFER BOOKING FORM, complete all details and return to carclew@carclew.org.au. Phone bookings on 8267 5111.


> Click here for some photos of our Explore Arts Spring program

Please note that the Carclew online booking system is designed to work best in Chrome, Firefox, Safari 5+ and Internet Explorer 8+.

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WEEK 1

MONSTER CREATIONS | Artist: Mitch Hearn
Turn the monsters of your dreams into reality! Imagine the gruesome textures and anatomy of your monster, make a cardboard cut out of them to stand on your desk and then create its story and sketch out in a mini zine while it looks on!

Monday 10 July
Ages: 7 – 12

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PRINT & BIND | Artist: Kerri-Ann Wright
Build your own book from cover to content! Learn simple construction methods that will help you give shape to your pages. Then, develop new skills in relief printing, stamp cutting to fill the pages of your book with images and text to tell a story or illustrate an idea. Then, with your newfound skills, collaborate with other participants on a group project!

Tuesday 11 July
Ages: 7 – 12

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3-DAY PAINTING INTENSIVE
* BOOK ONE, TWO OR ALL THREE DAYS *
Jump in to this intensive painting workshop with three days of different painting skills and challenges for the beginner drawer or those looking for an opportunity for deeper development and portfolio enhancement!

Day 1: Tuesday 11 July
MICROSCOPIC WATERCOLOURS | Artist: Amanda Sefton Hogg
In this workshop participants will develop skills in a variety of simple watercolour techniques to create wonderful and colourful paintings. Taking notes from biology illustrations and using magnification you will create detailed realistic and abstracted images.

Day 2: Wednesday 12 July
STATEMENT PORTRAITS | Artist: Meaghan Coles
Learn how to use various mediums to create bold, contemporary portraits that make a statement. Build up layers using mixed media techniques, including spray paint and acrylic.

Day 3: Thursday 13 July
PAINTING WITH CANS | Artist: Nish Cash
Starting with simple sketches, participants will develop their confidence in the dynamic medium of aerosol paint to create a cohesive, collaborative mural.

NOTE: Please bring a paint smock/shirt and wear shoes that can get messy.

Tuesday 11 – Thursday 13 July
Ages 12 – 17

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2 IN 1: TWO WORKSHOPS, ONE DAY
* AVAILABLE AS FULL DAY OR HALF DAY WORKSHOPS *

TEXTILE TREE OF LIFE | Artist: Brooke Goyne
Build your own weaving loom and use it as the framework to create your own woven Tree of Life! Incorporating recycled and repurposed materials, you will be encouraged to explore how texture and colour interact to create images that represent family members and important events on your Tree of Life!

DECOTROPE ILLUSIONS | Artist: Tatiana Arellano
Explore mind-bending illusions as simple line patterns come to life with movement in extraordinary ways! You’ll draw simple patterns before adding them to a decotrope, which will make you grin when we take them for a spin!

Friday 14 July
Ages: 5 – 12

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WEEK 2

2 IN 1: TWO WORKSHOPS, ONE DAY
* AVAILABLE AS FULL DAY OR HALF DAY WORKSHOPS *

CAMERA OBSCURAS | Artist: Heidi Kenyon
This workshop takes you back in time to experience the magic of the first camera and illuminate the beautiful and strange within our everyday environment. Using some simple materials you will construct your very own shoebox camera obscura and see the world in a whole new way.

FLIP-BOOKS | Artist: Alise Hardy
Take technology out of the mix and learn how to create moving pictures and repeating patterns by using collage and illustration. In this workshop you will create a flip book and become the director of your own (very) short film.

Monday 17 July
Ages 5 – 12

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ILLUSTRATION | Artist: Robin Tatlow-Lord
Bring your ideas to life with illustration. Explore figure drawing, character design and perspective, and then use mixed media techniques in colour to depict a detailed and dynamic story scene starring our own original characters.

Tuesday 18 July
Ages: 12 - 17

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DANCING LINES | Artist: Tom Borgas
There’s more to drawing than creating realistic images. What if the lines we draw were free to jump off the paper and become objects in space? Using simple materials and processes, this workshop combines sculpture and drawing as a way of exploring the world around us.

Wednesday 19 July
Ages: 12 - 17

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2 IN 1: TWO WORKSHOPS, ONE DAY
* AVAILABLE AS FULL DAY OR HALF DAY WORKSHOPS *

DOT PAINTING | Artist: Nikki Carabetta
This workshop will demonstrate three different techniques: dotting, raak/rakk and x-ray art culminating in your own beautiful painting on canvas or a boomerang.

TINY TIN TALISMANS | Artist: Rebecca Prince
Come along and try your hand at metal tooling and embossing. Create objects that can be worn, used as a container, or hung on your wall. A talisman is an object that brings good luck or is thought to have magic powers, but it is only made magical by the person who creates it.

Thursday 20 July
Ages 5 - 12

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PORTRAITS WITH PERSONALITY | Artist: Ruby Chew
Can a picture really tell a thousand words? Using oil pastel, participants will focus on creating a portrait from a live model, capturing not just a representation of what they look like, but also a representation of their personality.

Friday 21 July
Ages: 10 - 17

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Please note that the Carclew online booking system is designed to work best in Chrome, Firefox, Safari 5+ and Internet Explorer 8+.

Disclaimer: At time of scheduling, all workshop information is true and accurate. Whilst every effort is undertaken to ensure the integrity of this program, Carclew cannot be held responsible for changes beyond our control that may occur. If a workshop is cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances, you will be offered an alternative option or refund.

 

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