Explore Arts Summer 16-17

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Summer School Holiday Workshops

19 & 20 December and 9-25 January 
Full day workshops | 9am-5pm | $85 / $65 conc
Half day workshops | 9am-12:45pm or 1:30-5pm | $55 / $45 conc
NOTE: iPad hire available for $10 each, for Digital Photography Journals and iPad Drawing
SPECIAL OFFER: 10% discount if you book 5 or more full priced workshops. Phone bookings only on 8267 5111 
3-day intensive workshop 9am - 5pm daily | $200 / $150 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 Summer program includes a whole new bunch of workshop topics which will entertain Explore Arts veterans and those trying for the first time, including a special 3-day intensive workshop CHILDREN’S VOICES. cartooning, photography, fashion illustration, printmaking, magic tricks, iPad drawing and more. 

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

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

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DECEMBER

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

POP-UP WONDERLANDS | Artist: Rebecca Prince
Construct a short pop-up book taking inspiration from storytelling traditions. Explore the steps of crafting a narrative, a variety of pop-up mechanisms and simple book construction.

WEAVING SECRET VESSELS | Artist: Lizzy Emery
Baskets have served an important function in many cultures throughout history. Exploring the stories that baskets can tell us, you will learn the skills of coiled basket weaving.

When: Monday 19 December
Ages: 5 - 12

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

CARTOONING CHARACTERS | Artist: Mitch Hearn
Learn fundamentals in drawing and design processes to develop your very own cartoon character to star in the biggest adventures! If you’re interested in Manga, Superheroes, or illustration, this is the workshop for you.

DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY JOURNALS | Artist: Mia van den Bos
Explore how to use simple photographic principles creatively including digital collage techniques and augmented reality apps to tell an interactive story.
NOTE: iPads required. BYO or $10 hire (limited amount available). Look for bookings *with iPad* in title. 

When: Tuesday 20 December
Ages: 10 - 17

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JANUARY

PICTURES THAT POP (UP!) | Artist: Alise Hardy
In this workshop you’ll use professional drawing and mixed media to engineer your pictures using pop-ups, tunnel books, flaps, pull-tabs, pop-outs, pull-downs and transformations.

When: Monday 9 January
Ages: 7 - 12

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FASHION ILLUSTRATION | Artist: Belinda Zanello
Design your own fashion with traditional fashion-illustration techniques and mediums. Learn how to render fabrics and textures to look life-like, and complete your own “look-book” of designs.

When: Tuesday 10 January
Ages: 10 - 17

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3 IN 1: THREE WORKSHOPS, ONE DAY

FANTASTIC FELT | Artist: Dahlia Opala
Using materials like wool, silk and recycled threads, you will create your own piece of felt artwork that can be turned into an iPad cover, scarf, placemat or necklace.

SUMMER HAIKU PRINTMAKING | Artist: Sally Heinrich
Discover the Japanese poetic tradition of Haiku and write your own verse about what Summer means to you. Then illustrate your poem using a relief printmaking technique.

NGARRINDJERI STORYTELLING | Artists: Lena Rigney and Sonya Smith
Learn traditional stories from local Murraylands and Ngarrindjeri artists in this culture-packed workshop. Then recreate some of the characters using drawing and collage techniques.

When: Wednesday 11 January
Ages: 5 - 12

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SIMPLY MAGIC 2.0 | Artist: Keith Keller
Back by popular demand, magician Keith Keller returns with a new action packed workshop of amazing fun, and more magic than you can wave a wand at!

When: Thursday 12 January
Ages: 9 - 13

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

MOVING MYTHICAL CREATURES | Artist: Rebecca Prince
Working with collage, glue, cardboard, pom poms, paint and much more you will design, cut and stick your way to creating your own moving mythical creature.

DIGITAL DESIGN | Artist: Mitch Hearn
Discover digital drawing using a tablet and digital pen. Create your own artwork in Photoshop with digital painting techniques and work in pairs to draw rolling landscapes, giant robots or your own characters.

When: Friday 13 January
Ages: 10 - 17

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

DIGITAL PORTRAITS | Artist: Sam Oster
In this hands-on workshop participants will Work in pairs to gain an understanding of basic skills including lighting, capturing, importing and compositing. Then use Photoshop to incorporate layered backgrounds. Take your artwork home on USB.

iPAD DRAWING | Artist: Sally Parnis
Discover how to use your iPad as your newest canvas! Learn how to make fun and colourful drawings of people in motion. At the end of the workshop you can take home drawings as printed versions or on a USB.
NOTE: iPads required. BYO or $10 hire (limited amount available). Look for bookings *with iPad* in title. If you are bringing your own iPad, please preload Brushes XP app prior to the workshop

When: Monday 16 January
Ages: 10 - 17

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CRAZY CARDBOARD COSTUMES | Artist: Rebecca Prince
Design and create three different costume elements using cardboard, paint and any other creative additions you can find. Explore your imagination and turn your costume into a crazy masterpiece.

When: Tuesday 17 January
Ages: 7 - 12

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

DESIGNING A SUPERHERO | Artist: Georgina Chadderton
Ever wished you were a super hero? Learn how to design and draw yourself as a superhero, then create your very own superhero costume using a wide variety of techniques and materials.

MOVING PICTURES | Artist: Alise Hardy
Discover the first technique ever used to create moving pictures. Through constructing and illustrating flip books, you will become the director of your own (very) short film!

When: Wednesday 18 January
Ages: 5 - 12

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

A YEAR AHEAD IN THE LIFE OF ME | Artist: Amanda Sefton Hogg
Celebrate the new year by making your own 2017 calendar personalised with images that you create using a variety of art techniques. Take your new calendar home and enjoy each new day.

SCREEN PRINTING | Artist: Joshua Searson
An introduction to basic screen printing techniques, including hand-cut stencils, and photo emulsion stencils. This will culminate in your own original artwork, combining these techniques with mixed media.

When: Thursday 19 January
Ages: 7 - 12

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DRAWING FROM THE PAST | Artist: Amanda Sefton Hogg
Explore the beauty of Carclew’s historic garden and architecture (exterior and interior) through the traditional drawing tools of pencil, charcoal and paint.

When: Friday 20 January
Ages: 10 - 17

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3-DAY WORKSHOP

CHILDREN’S VOICES | Artists: Eliza Lovell, Stephen Noonan and Jack Hodges
Carclew is providing the opportunity for 6 young artists to participate in this 3-day program which focuses on empowering the voices of children through art. Guided by highly skilled artists, they will consider questions like “why is art important”, “what does an arts centre for young people do?” and use various art forms (painting, sculpture, movement, public art, performance etc) to generate ideas and questions.

When
Monday 23 - Wednesday 25 January
11:00am - 3:30pm

Ages: 7 - 12

Cost: $200 / $150 Concession

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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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