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Term courses for Kids (aged 5+)

Our courses for kids aged 5 to 12 years are structured for different age groups and stages. Kids learn about artists, art history and art genres while being in a relaxed and nurturing environment. While many of our young students come for fun, some use their Art Est portfolio to enter selective creative high schools.

Enrolments are now open for Term 1 courses, 2024. Running from 1 February – 27 March, there are a range 8-week courses on offer.


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Our courses for kids aged 5 to 12 years are structured for different age groups and stages. Kids learn about artists, art history and art genres while being in a relaxed and nurturing environment. While many of our young students come for fun, some use their Art Est portfolio to enter selective creative high schools.

We are currently in Term 4. Late enrolments are welcome, where you can join a class that has already started at a reduced cost (the discount is applied automatically at check out).

Our next Term program is Term 1. Key dates for next term are below:

  • Priority Enrolment: 11 Dec (current students have early access to re-enrol)
  • Early Bird Enrolment: opens 12 Dec (classes are open to everyone)
  • Program dates: 1 Feb – 27 March

Terms

2024 Summer Art School: 3-14 January, weekends 21/22, 27/28 January + 3/4 February
Term 1 2024: 1 February – 27 March
Term 2 2024: 6 May – 1 July (*no classes Kings Birthday holiday Monday 10 June, make up class is Monday 1 July)
Term 3 2024: 29 July – 22 September
Term 4 2024: 21 October – 15 December

Note that we offer a Priority Enrolment Period for current students to reenrol in their term class one week before we open Earlybird Enrolments to new students.

Public holidays

Easter weekend: 29 March-1 April
Anzac Day: 25 April
Kings Birthday: Monday 10 June
October Long Weekend: Monday 7 October

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Family Workshop | Whistling Creatures | Ceramics with Janet Selby

Family Workshop | Whistling Creatures | Ceramics with Janet Selby

Looking for an activity the whole family will love? Why not turn your family's pet into a beautiful sculpture that whistles? In this family workshop, Janet will take you through the steps to create a small hand-held size animal sculpture that makes a whistle sound when you blow through the built-in mouthpiece. You can choose to make the family dog, cat or bird  so bring a photo for inspiration. Students will learn to create a beautiful small animal or bird sculpture that sings! ... [More]
$80 Limited inc GST
Family Workshop | Whistling Creatures | Ceramics with Janet Selby

<p>Looking for an activity the whole family will love? Why not turn your family's pet into a beautiful sculpture that whistles?</p>

<p>In this family workshop, Janet will take you through the steps to

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  1. This is a special family workshop. Children must be at least 8 years old, and each person attending must enrol and pay.
$80 Limited inc GST
Family Workshop | Whistling Creatures | Ceramics with Janet Selby

<p>Looking for an activity the whole family will love? Why not turn your family's pet into a beautiful sculpture that whistles?</p>

<p>In this family workshop, Janet will take you through the steps to

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This is a special family workshop for Mother' Day. Children must be at least 8 years old, and each person attending must enrol and pay.
Printmaking | ROAR! Animal Prints | 8-12 years

Printmaking | ROAR! Animal Prints | 8-12 years

Take inspiration from the dazzling works of Johanna Burai (pictured). Students will use their drawing and design skills and combine drawing and printing techniques to come up with their own repeating image and take home a dazzling artwork of their own. What will students take home? A set of prints on paper to hang on the fridge or give away as presents. School Holiday Information More Information FAQs Terms & ConditionsSpecial Offers [More]
$70 Limited inc GST
Printmaking | ROAR! Animal Prints | 8-12 years

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<p>Take inspiration from the dazzling works of Johanna Burai (pictured). Students will use their drawing and design skills and combine

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Images used for the course decription are for inspiration and not always indicative of finished works.
Enrol in a morning and afternoon session on the one day and get FREE supervised lunchtime with us.

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Ceramics | Tassie Devils | 9-12 years

Ceramics | Tassie Devils | 9-12 years

Time to make a Tassie devil! Have fun learning basic clay hand-building techniques to create your body, add its head, and learn how to give your animal characteristics to make it very unique! Add some texture and then paint with coloured underglazes. Have fun. Be quirky! What will students take home? A hand sculpted Tassie Devil sculpture that will be glaze fired The artworks made in this class will be fired in our kiln so kids will not take their artwork home on the day. The work... [More]
$90 Limited inc GST
Ceramics | Tassie Devils | 9-12 years

<p>Time to make a Tassie devil! Have fun learning basic clay hand-building techniques to create your body, add its head, and learn how to give your animal characteristics to make it very unique! Add

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Images used for the course decription are for inspiration and not always indicative of finished works.
Enrol in a morning and afternoon session on the one day and get FREE supervised lunchtime with us.
Painting | Fireworks on the Harbour | 5-7 years

Painting | Fireworks on the Harbour | 5-7 years

Do you love fireworks over Sydney harbour bridge? The Harbour is always full of excitement at night. In this work you will create an amazing fireworks display of your own! What will students take home? A completed artwork on canvas to proudly display at home. School Holiday Information More Information FAQs Terms & ConditionsSpecial Offers [More]
$70 Limited inc GST
Painting | Fireworks on the Harbour | 5-7 years

<p>Do you love fireworks over Sydney harbour bridge? The Harbour is always full of excitement at night. In this work you will create an amazing fireworks display of your own!</p>

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Images used for the course decription are for inspiration and not always indicative of finished works.
Enrol in a morning and afternoon session on the one day and get FREE supervised lunchtime with us.

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Drawing Masterclass | Bilbies and Wildlife | 10+years

Drawing Masterclass | Bilbies and Wildlife | 10+years

Is your child passionate about drawing and animals? If so, this short course is perfect for them! Join wildlife artist Shannon Dwyer in an engaging drawing session where your child will learn to sketch one of Australia’s most beloved creatures, the Bilby!   This interactive class is tailored for young art enthusiasts who have a love for nature and wildlife. It’s designed to enhance their drawing skills and boost their confidence in art. Shannon will share fantastic techniques for... [More]
$140 Limited inc GST
Drawing Masterclass | Bilbies and Wildlife | 10+years

<p>Is your child passionate about drawing and animals? If so, this short course is perfect for them! Join wildlife artist Shannon Dwyer in an engaging drawing session where your child will learn to

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Images used for the course decription are for inspiration and not always indicative of finished works.
Enrol in a morning and afternoon session on the one day and get FREE supervised lunchtime with us.
Drawing | King of the Jungle | 8-12 years

Drawing | King of the Jungle | 8-12 years

This art class is inspired by the king of the Jungle, The Lion.  Did you know Lions are the only big cats that live in groups called prides, which can include up to 30 lions!? Learn to draw majestic Lions, starting from scratch. Start with the Lion's body, adding details like whiskers, claws and a tail. Then the fun part! Create texture using colourful chalk pastels to give your lion a furry mane and body. Try blending techniques and shading to make your artwork pop! What will... [More]
$70 Limited inc GST
Drawing | King of the Jungle | 8-12 years

<p>This art class is inspired by the king of the Jungle, The Lion. </p>

<p>Did you know Lions are the only big cats that live in groups called prides, which can include up to 30 lions!?</p>

<p>Learn

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Images used for the course decription are for inspiration and not always indicative of finished works.
Enrol in a morning and afternoon session on the one day and get FREE supervised lunchtime with us.

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Ceramics | Snowpeople | 5-8 years

Ceramics | Snowpeople | 5-8 years

Let's create some winter wonder these holidays. Create your very own snowperson using hand-building ceramic techniques. Add colour when you paint it with underglazes ready for bisque firing in our kiln. What will students take home? A fired ceramic sculpture for you to proudly display. The artworks made in this class will be fired in our kiln so kids will not take their artwork home on the day. The work needs to dry out before bisque firing, we then glaze the work and fire again in... [More]
$90 Limited inc GST
Ceramics | Snowpeople | 5-8 years

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<p>Let's create some winter wonder these holidays. Create your very own snowperson using hand-building ceramic techniques. Add colour when

...
Images used for the course decription are for inspiration and not always indicative of finished works.
Enrol in a morning and afternoon session on the one day and get FREE supervised lunchtime with us.
$90 Limited inc GST
Ceramics | Snowpeople | 5-8 years

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<p>Let's create some winter wonder these holidays. Create your very own snowperson using hand-building ceramic techniques. Add colour when

...
Images used for the course decription are for inspiration and not always indicative of finished works.
Enrol in a morning and afternoon session on the one day and get FREE supervised lunchtime with us.

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Drawing | Little Manga Dragons | 5-7 years

Drawing | Little Manga Dragons | 5-7 years

In this class, kids will learn to create their very own Manga-style dragons. We’ll start by sketching the basic shapes to make the body, then add details like wings and a swirly tail. Add Scales and Spikes, maybe your dragon is breathing fire!  Once you add colour and shading, your dragon will start to look alive! What will students take home? Take home a coloured drawing of a little Dragon on quality watercolour paper  School Holiday Information More Information FAQs Terms &... [More]
$70 Limited inc GST
Drawing | Little Manga Dragons | 5-7 years

<p>In this class, kids will learn to create their very own Manga-style dragons. We’ll start by sketching the basic shapes to make the body, then add details like wings and a swirly tail.</p>

<p>Add

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Images used for the course decription are for inspiration and not always indicative of finished works.
Enrol in a morning and afternoon session on the one day and get FREE supervised lunchtime with us.
$70 Limited inc GST
Drawing | Little Manga Dragons | 5-7 years

<p>In this class, kids will learn to create their very own Manga-style dragons. We’ll start by sketching the basic shapes to make the body, then add details like wings and a swirly tail.</p>

<p>Add

...
Images used for the course decription are for inspiration and not always indicative of finished works.
Enrol in a morning and afternoon session on the one day and get FREE supervised lunchtime with us.

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Ceramics | Sgraffito Plates | 10+

Ceramics | Sgraffito Plates | 10+

Decorate your space with one of these beautiful handmade Sgraffito Plates! In this three-hour session, you will paint underglazes on pre-made leather-hard greenware plate and carve through to the clay to create the sgraffito effect/design. Throughout this hands-on experience, you will be guided by your ceramic teacher Tanya to explore designs and techniques to create texture and pattern.  What will students take home?. A glaze fired ceramic plate  More Information FAQs Terms &... [More]
$90 Limited inc GST
Ceramics | Sgraffito Plates | 10+

<p>Decorate your space with one of these beautiful handmade Sgraffito Plates!</p>

<p>In this three-hour session, you will paint underglazes on pre-made leather-hard greenware plate and carve through

...
Images used for the course decription are for inspiration and not always indicative of finished works.
Enrol in a morning and afternoon session on the one day and get FREE supervised lunchtime with us.

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Painting | MagicalTrees Inspired by Gustav Klimt | 5-7 years

Painting | MagicalTrees Inspired by Gustav Klimt | 5-7 years

Using the vibrant and patterned paintings by Austrian artist Gustav Klimt, students will design a decorative painting - you can make it festive or not, it's up to your imagination! Using metallic paints to recreate Klimt’s famous use of gold leaf, students will collage onto their canvas looking at the patterns and colours that Klimt used. What will students take home? A completed artwork on canvas to take home and proudly display. School Holiday Information More Information FAQs... [More]
$70 Limited inc GST
Painting | MagicalTrees Inspired by Gustav Klimt | 5-7 years

<p>Using the vibrant and patterned paintings by Austrian artist Gustav Klimt, students will design a decorative painting - you can make it festive or not, it's up to your imagination! Using metallic

...
Images used for the course decription are for inspiration and not always indicative of finished works.
Enrol in a morning and afternoon session on the one day and get FREE supervised lunchtime with us.

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