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Winter School Holiday Program | 4-15 July

Enrolments are now open for our Winter School Holiday Program. From 4-15 July, there will be over 70 workshops on offer and our NEW Hill Street studios and ceramics studios will offically be open!

Our school holiday art program:

  • Includes a wide range of art forms including painting, drawing, cartooning, ceramics, printmaking and more!
  • Include all art materials and tuition in the workshop fee
  • Offers 3-hour workshops with morning or afternoon slots for kids 5 and over (9.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4.30pm)
  • Offers one and two-day workshops for teens to develop skills and explore new mediums or techniques (10am-4pm)
  • Includes lunchtime supervision for kids staying the whole day at no extra charge

Use vouchers and save

Art Est accepts the NSW Creative Kids Voucher and the NSW Parents Voucher which are both eligible for use on our school holiday activities. You must use your preferred voucher at the time of booking (they cannot be used together). For more details, see our special offers.

Special Offers

New venues

Our school holiday program will be held at two venues which are just across the road from each other. They are the Art Est Annex Studios which are located at 42 John Street (above the Hardware Store) and our new main studios at 10 Hill Street. Click here for map and directions.

Children attending two workshops on the same day at different venues will be safely escorted by our staff to the other venue for their afternoon session. Please collect your child from the afternoon venue location.

Please be sure to check the location of your child’s workshop on the confirmation email.

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Age 9Age 10Age 11Age 12+

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Painting | Pet Paw-traits | 5-7 years

Painting | Pet Paw-traits | 5-7 years

We all love a pet paw-trait. Learn tips and tricks to paint a dog or a cat, then add colour and detail to create a bright and colourful painting. What will students take home? A finished acrylic painting on canvas to to proudly display at home. School Holiday Information To ensure our students have a great time with us over the school holidays, we ask parents and guardians to please take note of the following: Students should bring a drink and a healthy nut-free morning or... [More]
$65 Limited inc GST
Painting | Pet Paw-traits | 5-7 years

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<p>We all love a pet paw-trait. Learn tips and tricks to paint a dog or a cat, then add colour and detail to create a bright and colourful

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Ceramic Pencil Holder | Butterflies, Lady Bugs & Flowers | 5-7 years

Ceramic Pencil Holder | Butterflies, Lady Bugs & Flowers | 5-7 years

Students will paint with underglaze using paintbrushes onto a bisqueware pencil holder while learning the fundamentals of planning, design & drawing to assist them in creating a fun and functional piece of pottery that features butterflies, ladybugs and other insects of their choice surrounded by leaves and flowers. What will students take home? A fired clay sculpture for you to proudly display. The artworks made in this class will be fired in our kiln. This means the kids will not... [More]
Paint Sweet Art | 8-12 years

Paint Sweet Art | 8-12 years

Who doesn't love a sweet!? In this delicious class, look at the scrumptious works of pop artist Wayne Theibaud for inspiration.  Gum ball machines, lollypops, cakes and more. Kids will paint a beautiful bright artwork that will brighten any room. What will students take home? A completed artwork on canvas to proudly display at home. School Holiday Information To ensure our students have a great time with us over the school holidays, we ask parents and guardians to please take note... [More]

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Paint | What's in the Garden | 5-9 years

Paint | What's in the Garden | 5-9 years

In this workshop, students will be inspired by what’s in their yard and garden. If you love bugs, beetles and beasties or if you love plants, flowers, trees and more there's something sure to inspire. Students will learn drawing and painting skills to capture their ideas and combine painting, collage and more! What will students take home? A finished acrylic painting on canvas to to proudly display at home. School Holiday Information To ensure our students have a great time with us... [More]
$65 Limited inc GST
Paint | What's in the Garden | 5-9 years

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<p>In this workshop, students will be inspired by what’s in their yard and garden. If you love bugs, beetles and beasties or if you love

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Drawing | Cute Baby Animals | 5-7 years

Drawing | Cute Baby Animals | 5-7 years

Let's have fun drawing and painting some of our favourite baby animals from fluffy bunnies and bilbies to cute baby chickens, puppies and kittens. We'll learn how to draw their unique features and use colourful watercolours and posca pens to bring them to life. What will students take home? A completed artwork on high quality paper to take home and proudly display. School Holiday Information To ensure our students have a great time with us over the school holidays, we ask parents... [More]
$65 Limited inc GST
Drawing | Cute Baby Animals | 5-7 years

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<p>Let's have fun drawing and painting some of our favourite baby animals from fluffy bunnies and bilbies to cute baby chickens, puppies and

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Paint | Life In a Fishbowl Inspired by Matisse | 7-9 years

Paint | Life In a Fishbowl Inspired by Matisse | 7-9 years

Look into the world of famous artist Henri Matisse called Fishbowl. Kids will learn about design using collage, then paint a fishbowl filled with gorgeous fish inspired by this beautiful work!  What will students take home? A masterpiece on high quality paper to hang on the wall at home or give away to a favourite relative or friend. School Holiday Information To ensure our students have a great time with us over the school holidays, we ask parents and guardians to please take note... [More]
$65 Limited inc GST
Paint | Life In a Fishbowl Inspired by Matisse | 7-9 years

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<p>Look into the world of famous artist Henri Matisse called Fishbowl. Kids will learn about design using collage, then paint a fishbowl

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$65 Limited inc GST
Paint | Life In a Fishbowl Inspired by Matisse | 7-9 years

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<p>Look into the world of famous artist Henri Matisse called Fishbowl. Kids will learn about design using collage, then paint a fishbowl

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Ceramics | Funny Fish | 7-9 years

Ceramics | Funny Fish | 7-9 years

Have fun making a funny looking fish face in this fast paced workshop. Kids will learn to draw and design their stylised fish, then learn to use clay hand building techniques to build their fish body. Learn how to give your fish a funny pout and kooky eyes, and other creative embellishments. Lots of imaginative fun for all. What will students take home? A twice fired clay sculpture for you to proudly display. The artworks made in this class will be fired in our kiln. This means the... [More]
$90 Limited inc GST
Ceramics | Funny Fish | 7-9 years

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<p>Have fun making a funny looking fish face in this fast paced workshop. Kids will learn to draw and design their stylised fish, then

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Painting | Illustrating with Ink | China Blue Vases | 8-12 years

Painting | Illustrating with Ink | China Blue Vases | 8-12 years

Using brilliant shades of blue ink, paint a beautiful vintage porcelien vase. Be inspired by a range of traditional patterns, or make up your own. Each student will create a charming ink illustration by the end of this session. What will students take home? A finished ink painting on watercolour paper to take home and display on the fridge or in a frame. School Holiday Information To ensure our students have a great time with us over the school holidays, we ask parents and... [More]
$65 Limited inc GST
Painting | Illustrating with Ink | China Blue Vases | 8-12 years

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<p>Using brilliant shades of blue ink, paint a beautiful vintage porcelien vase. Be inspired by a range of traditional patterns, or make up

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.

Ceramics | Strange Mugs | 5-7 years

Ceramics | Strange Mugs | 5-7 years

Learn techniques for building mugs/cups then add some peculiar personality to your mug. Make it as strange as you like then add a bit of colour. You're limited only by your imagination in this workshop! What will students take home? A twice fired clay sculpture for you to proudly display. The artworks made in this class will be fired in our kiln. This means the kids will not take their artwork home on the day. You will need to return later to collect the artwork. The class fee... [More]
$90 Limited inc GST
Ceramics | Strange Mugs | 5-7 years

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<p>Learn techniques for building mugs/cups then add some peculiar personality to your mug. Make it as strange as you like then add a bit

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Paint Sweet Art | 5-7

Paint Sweet Art | 5-7

Who doesn't love a yummy tea party? Cakes, donuts or a delicious dessert Yum! What will students take home? A completed artwork on canvas to proudly display at home. School Holiday Information To ensure our students have a great time with us over the school holidays, we ask parents and guardians to please take note of the following: Students should bring a drink and a healthy nut-free morning or afternoon tea snack. Please sign your child in and out 10 minutes before/after their... [More]
$65 Limited inc GST
Paint Sweet Art | 5-7

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If there isn't a class to suit you, please the waiting list.