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Summer School Holiday Program at Art Est. Now Enrolling

Our Summer School Holiday Program runs pre-xmas, 17-21 December+ as well as 15-25 January.

School holidays at Art Est. Art School are a fun and creative activity for children with painting, drawing, cartooning, ceramics, clay sculpture, pottery wheel, printmaking and more! Classes run Monday-Friday. Special family art classes for creative families are also available.

Most workshops are 3 hours duration, running morning and afternoon (9.30am-12.30pm and 1.30pm-4.30pm). Workshop prices include all art materials and tuition. Build your own program choosing one workshop, several across the holidays or stay for a full day. Lunchtime supervision is offered at no extra charge for children staying full days.

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Draw+Paint | Big Expressive Moth and Butterfly | 8-12 years

Draw+Paint | Big Expressive Moth and Butterfly | 8-12 years

Get loose in this energetic workshop where you’ll learn combine watercolour, ink and charcoal in an expressive bold way. Using magnificient colours and patterns of moths and butterflies as your inspiration, you’ll learn to make expressive and abstracted artworks in a loose and fluid style. Kids will embrace freedom and fun to create beautiful expressive large works on paper. Image at right by Dean Crowther Frequently asked questions Did you know you could stay all day? Children... [More]
$60 Limited inc GST
Draw+Paint | Big Expressive Moth and Butterfly | 8-12 years

<p>Get loose in this energetic workshop where you’ll learn combine watercolour, ink and charcoal in an expressive bold way. Using magnificient colours and patterns of moths and butterflies as your

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Price includes art materials | Aimed at children 8-12 years
Develop your Painting | Landscape Paintings | 12 +

Develop your Painting | Landscape Paintings | 12 +

Start by looking at paintings by historical and contemporary artists who take an expressive approach to painting. Students will then learn how to make quick sketches that will help them decide on their compositions for their paintings. Then work on a larger painting learning about loosening up, colour mixing, a variety of brush strokes and more. This class is aimed at students in years 7-10 at high school. Please bring a hat and sunscreen as we may venture outside. Frequently asked... [More]
$60 Limited inc GST
Develop your Painting | Landscape Paintings | 12 +

<p>Start by looking at paintings by historical and contemporary artists who take an expressive approach to painting. Students will then learn how to make quick sketches that will help them decide on

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Price includes art materials | Aimed at children 12 and over
Paint | Birds on a Branch | 5-7 years

Paint | Birds on a Branch | 5-7 years

Paint a lovely bird on a branch on canvas! Kids will learn about composition, colour as well as how to draw basic bird shapes and characteristics that make out feathered friends unique. Add a lovely background and branch for your bird or birds to perch on and you’ll have a beautiful bright painting to take home and display. This class is aimed at kids in Kindergarten to year 1 at Primary School Frequently asked questions Did you know you could stay all day? Children enrolled in... [More]
$60 Limited inc GST
Paint | Birds on a Branch | 5-7 years

<p>Paint a lovely bird on a branch on canvas! Kids will learn about composition, colour as well as how to draw basic bird shapes and characteristics that make out feathered friends unique. Add a

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Price includes art materials | Aimed at children 7-9 years
Paint Ponies and Horses | 7-9 years

Paint Ponies and Horses | 7-9 years

Horse lovers unite! Learn to draw and paint horses, ponies (or even a unicorn). Then have fun adding extras! Using collage materials, create accessories for your horse. A saddle, a blanket, a brush, some reins that can be interchangeable. What Fun! Frequently asked questions Did you know you could stay all day? Children enrolled in morning and afternoon sessions will be supervised through the 1 hour lunch break. Just pack lunch and extra snacks.The break may include a visit to... [More]
$60 Limited inc GST
Paint Ponies and Horses | 7-9 years

<p>Horse lovers unite! Learn to draw and paint horses, ponies (or even a unicorn). Then have fun adding extras! Using collage materials, create accessories for your horse. A saddle, a blanket, a brush

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Price includes art materials | Aimed at children 7-9 years
Draw+Paint Big Expressive Hummingbirds | 10 and over

Draw+Paint Big Expressive Hummingbirds | 10 and over

Get loose in this energetic workshop where you’ll learn combine watercolour, ink and charcoal in an expressive bold way. Using magnificient hummingbirds as your inspiration, you’ll learn to make expressive and abstracted artworks in a loose and fluid style. Kids will embrace freedom and fun to create beautiful expressive large works on paper. Image at right ‘Dancing Hummingbirds’ by Meaghan Potter Frequently asked questions Did you know you could stay all day? Children enrolled in... [More]
$60 Limited inc GST
Draw+Paint Big Expressive Hummingbirds | 10 and over

<p>Get loose in this energetic workshop where you’ll learn combine watercolour, ink and charcoal in an expressive bold way. Using magnificient hummingbirds as your inspiration, you’ll learn to make

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Price includes art materials | Aimed at students 10 and over
Cats+Dogs with Personality | 8-12 years

Cats+Dogs with Personality | 8-12 years

Be inspired by the delightful drawings of illustrator Manon Gauthier (pictured). Learn to draw your favourite cat or dogs portrait, then think about what they would wear if they could. A suit? A dress? A Tutu? Whatever takes your fancy! Be creative and quirky. Image: Manon Gauthier [More]
$60 Limited inc GST
Cats+Dogs with Personality | 8-12 years

<p>Be inspired by the delightful drawings of illustrator Manon Gauthier (pictured). Learn to draw your favourite cat or dogs portrait, then think about what they would wear if they could. A suit? A

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Price includes art materials | Aimed at children 8-12 years

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Ceramics | King or Queen for a Day | 8-12 years

Ceramics | King or Queen for a Day | 8-12 years

If you were king or queen for a day what would you do? Make your own ceramic royalty, it could be based on someone real or someone imagined. Either way you’ll have a pretty cool ceramic piece to display at home. To ensure that these creations are functional and last longer, a small additional fee is included so they will be glazed and fired in our kiln. Taking into account drying time and firing, the teapots will be ready for collection approximately 4 weeks after the workshop... [More]
$80 Limited inc GST
Ceramics | King or Queen for a Day | 8-12 years

<p>If you were king or queen for a day what would you do? Make your own ceramic royalty, it could be based on someone real or someone imagined. Either way you’ll have a pretty cool ceramic piece to

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Price includes all art materials, glazes and kiln firing | Aimed at children 8-12 years
NOTE: To ensure these delicate works are stronger, a small fee for glazing and two kiln firings included in the workshop fee. Fired artworks will be available for collection approximately 4 weeks after the workshop

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

Painting | What's In the Pond? | 5-7 years

Painting | What's In the Pond? | 5-7 years

What’s in the pond at your place? Children will assemble their own little underwater mini worlds in jam jars! They will use their underwater world to inspire a a collage-painting on canvas with a pond theme. Kids will learn to draw and cut out a variety of underwater creatures like tadpoles, frogs, insects and also plants, pebbles and more. Combine the cut out with with paint, and build up a layered painting which has interesting pond life hidden in its (murky or sparkling) depths.... [More]
$60 Limited inc GST
Painting | What's In the Pond? | 5-7 years

<p>What’s in the pond at your place? Children will assemble their own little underwater mini worlds in jam jars! They will use their underwater world to inspire a a collage-painting on canvas with a

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Price includes art materials | Aimed at children 5-7 years
Paint An Island Paradise like Paul Gauguin | 7-9 years

Paint An Island Paradise like Paul Gauguin | 7-9 years

Find inspiration in French artist Paul Gauguin’s beautiful Impressionist landcapes of island paradise Tahiti to paint your own tropical landscape. Kids will learn about colour palettes, colour mixing and painting techniques to create a beautiful canvas painting fit for a museum! This class is aimed at kids in Kindergarten to year 1 at Primary School Frequently asked questions Did you know you could stay all day? Children enrolled in morning and afternoon sessions will be supervised... [More]
$60 Limited inc GST
Paint An Island Paradise like Paul Gauguin | 7-9 years

<p>Find inspiration in French artist Paul Gauguin’s beautiful Impressionist landcapes of island paradise Tahiti to paint your own tropical landscape. Kids will learn about colour palettes, colour

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Price includes art materials | Aimed at children 5-7 years
Pottery Wheel School Holiday Class | 12-15 years

Pottery Wheel School Holiday Class | 12-15 years

In this fun workshop you’ll learn how to make pots using a pottery wheel. Practice centering the clay on the wheel so you can build it up to a pot or other vessel. This class is a fun way to learn the basics of wheel throwing. Don’t worry too much about making everything perfectly symmetrical – just enjoy the process while learning the basics. This class is aimed at students in Years 6 through to Year 10 at school What to expect Over the day, students will: be introduced to the... [More]
$80 Limited inc GST
Pottery Wheel School Holiday Class | 12-15 years

<p>In this fun workshop you’ll learn how to make pots using a pottery wheel. Practice centering the clay on the wheel so you can build it up to a pot or other vessel. This class is a fun way to learn

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Max 8 Students | All Materials included

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