Children Art Classes Holiday Program Bookings

new header
Using creative art processes, the children’s art holiday program at Pine Street Creative Arts Centre aims to focus children’s energies towards developing art skills through a range of visual practices and experiences. Pine Street understands the importance of nurturing a child in their art development and that through art a child can gain self confidence and a sense of achievement.

*Please note that when booking some classes run twice, so make sure you check the dates of the programs

*Program run full days and half days. Half day classes are $45 per day and full day classes are $60 per day. If you would like to book morning and afternoon half day sessions we can look after the children during the lunch hour for no additional cost.

header 5 to 8

Colour Burst (5 – 8′s)
Painting with Susan Baran
Wednesday 8th April 2015 9am – 5pm
Roy de Maistre and Roland Wakelin painted pictures of all sorts of subjects, but mostly they were painting about colour. They invented their own colour theory based on music. We will make semi-abstract drawings and paintings in the style of these modern Australian masters.

CityScapes (5 – 8′s)cityscape
Painting with Adrian Baiada
Thursday 9th April 2015 9am – 12:30pm
During the 1920s and 30s Sydney was modernising its buildings and bridges. Frank Weitzel was a painter, sculptor and printmaker who made art about this new cityscape. We will make drawings of skyscrapers and the Harbour Bridge then we will make a diorama from craft materials of your own city designs.

Creature Workshop (5 – 8′s)creature workshop
Craft with Laura Murray
Thursday 9th April 2015 1:30 – 5pm Use an array of crazy craft Use an array of crazy craft materials and become a mad scientist inventing and creating your own creatures. Cut, stick and colour and just let your imagination go wild. You might even become a crazy creature by the end of the day yourself!

Dancing Skeletons (5 – 8′s)
Craft day
Monday 13th April 2015 1:30 – 5pm
Include grave stones, a full mooon and funny little ghosts. Cut bone shapes from white card and assemble them with split pins to make silly dancing skeletons. Have fun making your skeleton puppets dance in your spooky diarama.

Pet Portraits (5 – 8′s)paint your pet
Painting with Susan Baran
Tuesday 14th April 2015 9am – 5pm
Many artists loved their pets and featured them in their artworks. Bring a picture of your beloved pet and do a portrait on canvas whether it is a cat, dog, guinea pig or pet spider.

Bush Critters (5-8′s) bush critteres
Craft with Laura Murray
Thursday 16th April 2015 9am – 5pm
What type of creatures do you imagine might live in the bush lands of Australia? Create your own bush critter from new and recycled materials and from Australian plants and bird feathers.

.

Layered Landscapes (5 – 8′s)layered lanscapes
Painting with Adrian Baiada
Friday 17th April 2015 1.30pm-5pm
Using painting and printmaking techniques, You’ll create beautiful landscapes with layers of colour. Looking at the beautiful work of Idris Murphy, you’ll create produce several small monotypes, experimenting with colour, texture and composition to create landscapes with differing moods.

header 9 to 12

Drawing on the Wrong Side of the Brain (9 – 12′s)drawing on the wrong side
Drawing with Craig Bunker
Wednesday 8th April 2015 9am – 5pm
A day of experimental art processes and drawing games. This class aims to release your inner artist through different art methods.

Ceramic Bowls 9 – 12′s)ceramic bowl
Ceramics with Vanessa Owens
Thursday 9th April 2015 9am – 5pm
Create amazing ceramic bowls from coiled clay inside of a mould and finish them using brightly coloured under glaze. You’ll discover some amazing ceramic techniques and learn some valuable skills.

 

Jewellery (9 – 12′s)
Jewellery with Alida Cappelletta jewellery
Thursday 9th & Friday 10th (two day workshop) 9am – 5pm
If you love Jewellery then this two day course is for you. By experimenting with a variety of textured material like lace, mesh, paper stencils and much more, students can transfer these patterns directly onto a metal surface to create a stunning final ring or pendant in sterling silver.

Monet’s Purple Lily Pond (9 – 12′s)
Painting with Susan Baran
Friday 10th April 2015 9am – 5pm
Claude Monet was a French impressionist painter who had a famous garden and lily pond at his home in Giverny. He loved to paint his garden when all the flowers were in bloom. We will fill our picture with flowers in every shade of purple we can mix.

Action Painting (9 – 12′s)
Painting with Adrian Baiada
Monday 13th April 2015 1:30 – 5pm
Franz Kline was known as an abstract expressionist artist creating dynamic abstract action paintings. Using acrylic paint on canvas you’ll explore the possibilities of action painting for yourself.

Monster Plushies (9 – 12′s)monster plushie
Craft with Laura Murray
Tuesday 14th April 2015 9am – 5pm
Tap into your imagination and make a monster plushie! In this class, we’ll create our very own monster characters and then use felt, glue and basic sewing techniques to bring it them life as an adorable (or maybe ferocious?) monster plushie.

Solar Prints (9 – 12′s)sun
Printmaking with Rebecca Baird 
Tuesday 14th April 2015 9am – 5pm
Solar plate is a versatile and safe way to make prints. Create beautiful drawings and expose them onto a light sensitive printing plate. You can create hand printed gift cards, art prints and postcards.

Ceramic Bowls (9 – 12′s)ceramic bowl
Ceramics with Vanessa Owens
Thursday 16th April 2015 9am – 5pm
Create amazing ceramic bowls from coiled clay inside of a mould and finish them using brightly coloured under glaze. You’ll discover some amazing ceramic techniques and learn some valuable skills.
Scratch board Prints (9 – 12′s)
Printmaking with Rebacca Baird
Thursday 16th April 2015 9am – 5pm
Children will be guided through the rewarding process of making their own book. Learning folding and gluing to construct a concertina book, with a scratch board cover with prints & stories inside.


Jewellery (9 – 12′s)jewellery
Jewellery with Alida Cappelletta 
Thursday 16th & Friday 17th (two day workshop) 9am – 5pm
If you love Jewellery then this two day course is for you. By experimenting with a variety of textured material like lace, mesh, paper stencils and much more, students can transfer these patterns directly onto a metal surface to create a stunning final ring or pendant in sterling silver.

header digi
Ghost Photography (9 – 12′s)ghost photography
Digital Art with Chris Tamm
Wednesday 8th April 2015 9am – 5pm
Fake ghost photography was so prolific around the end of the 19th century it helped to debunk centuries of superstition. With simple make up and props, students will take photographs then use in Photoshop to create illusion of supernatural encounters.

Poster Art (9 – 12′s)poster art
Digital Art with Craig Bunker
Monday 13th April 2015 9am – 12:30pm
Create your own retro posters using illustration techniques in photoshop. You’ll turn rough sketches into fully rendered works of art. Learn how to use Wacom tablets to draw directly into photoshop.

Under the Seaunder the sea
Animation with Craig Bunker
Tuesday 14th April 2015 9am – 5pm
We all know Bruce the big rubber shark from the movie JAWS. But what was Bruce like a baby shark. Using this concept, as a class you will create an short animated film. Create your own character then collaboratively make a narrative about a baby shark threatening local fisherman. Will they all become friends in the end? You’ll decide!
Zine Making (9 – 12′s)zine
Digital Art with Craig bunker
Wednesday 15th April 2015 9am – 12:30pm
Get creative with your own zine. Using our digital creative suit you’ll become your own publisher, working on everything from design to printing. What you zine is about is totally up to you.

Digital Comics (9 – 12′s)digital comics
Digital Art with Chris Tamm
Wednesday 15th April 2015 1:30 – 5pm
Design and create your own digital comic and discover great visual story telling techniques. Using Photoshop you’ll learn about the comic creation process from story, drawing, colour and speech bubbles.

Blob Monsters (9 – 12′s)blob monster
Digital Art with Henry King
Thursday 16th April 2015 9am – 5pm
Science is sometimes more Art than Science! In our computer lab you’ll design your very own blob creatures and place them in real life scenarios, while learning some amazing Photoshop techniques. You’ll even have a chance to bring your blob monster to life with animation.

Digital Comics (9 – 12′s)digital comics
Digital Art with Chris Tamm
Friday 17th April 2015 1:30 – 5pm
Design and create your own digital comic and discover great visual story telling techniques. Using Photoshop you’ll learn about the comic creation process from story, drawing, colour and speech bubbles.

————————————————————————————————————————-

Starting from Term 1 2015, we have a new online booking system. Secure online payment is via Moshtix.  We strongly suggest you set up an account with them before booking day, to increase your chances of securing a place in our very popular program. To book in: (when Bookings open) Simply select the course below that you wish to enroll in, and click on the drop down ticketing box to the right of the listing. There is a limit of two classes per week per child. Once you have selected your ticket, and if you already have an account set up with Moshtix, you will be asked to log in, then directed to the Moshtix secure payment site. Payment Methods: Payment is by VISA, Mastercard and PayPal. If you prefer to pay in person, there are Moshtix outlets that you can visit. The staff there will book your place online for you (if there are spaces available) and take your payment. Or call Moshtix customer service on 1300 438 849 (or 1300 GET TIX), open 9am-7pm weekdays and 9am-5pm Saturdays. Waitlists: If the course is full, you won’t be able to select a ticket (it will show the tickets as “Allocation Exhausted”). If you would like to be placed onto a waitlist, email a request to help@tixsupport.com with the full details of the course, including title, day and start time. ______________________________________________________

ANNUAL REGISTRATION FORM

Every year that your child attends programs at Pine Street, you must submit a new Childrens Annual Registration Form

PARENT’S HANDBOOK

We request that you read the Parent’s Handbook for very important information about your children attending classes at Pine Street.

PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO READ THIS IMPORTANT SAFETY INFORMATION

Closed Toed Shoes: It is a Health and Safety requirement that students attending courses at Pine Street must wear closed-toed shoes at all times. Students arriving with open-toed shoes will not be allowed entry to the studios. Code of Conduct: Children are inducted into the Centre’s rules of behavior at the start of each course. Children are not to disrupt the learning of other students. Continued enrolment is conditional on children’s behaviour in class. Sick Students: Sick children cannot be allowed into workshops. Please do not bring your child to class if they are ill. If a staff member identifies a student is unwell, parents will be called to collect their child. Parents in Studios: Parents cannot remain in the studio once workshops have commenced. Duty of Care: Federal Government Duty of Care laws state that under no circumstances must staff find themselves alone with a child. It is not possible for Pine Street to provide extra staff if your child arrives early or is picked up late, so it is important that students and parents adhere to our program operating hours.

PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO READ THIS IMPORTANT POLICY INFORMATION

Student Cancellations: Cancellations made up to two weeks before the course starts will incur a 25% administration fee. Cancellations made within two weeks of the course starting will not be refunded. Once classes have started, missed classes are the student’s responsibility and students are not eligible for a refund or credit. Centre Cancellations: The Centre makes every effort to ensure advertised courses run. However the Centre reserves the right to alter the program either before or during the course and to cancel any program if insufficient enrolments are received. A full refund will be provided. No “Make Up” Classes: It is the student’s responsibility if they miss a class. We cannot accommodate an extra person in a class that they have not booked into. Not only is a Health and Safety risk but it impacts negatively on the tutor and other students who are booked into that class.