Studio Classes for Teens


Term 1  2020


Thursday 6.30 - 9 pm - Studio Teens

Tuesday 6.30 - 9 pm - Teens Drawing



Class Overview & Values


This is class designed specifically for teenagers 11 - 18 years. The Studio Class introduces developing art students to the use of both dry and wet media over time, with a variety of art-making approaches and styles in Drawing & Painting.  Each term there will be a new focus, encouraging a sustained series or project form. As part of Art Appreciation, students take part in the Cultivate Program looking at contemporary practice and themes in art. 


Certificates awarded at the end of the year for Participation in the Studio Program.



Class Costs


$420 for a 10 week term of 2.5 hrs


Enrolment includes the following Student Benefits:

·With Initial Enrolment: A3 Display Folio + A4 Learning Folder

     + A3 Sketchbook

· Student Membership Card

    Complimentary Participation in & paid entry to:

-Art Journey Days twice a year ( Structured Museum Outing &  Art Experiences )

-Representation on Student Online Gallery.


Students are welcome to a complimentary Tea / Chai in class.


Studio Equipment includes: Painting Easels, Drawing Boards, Clips and other core equipment.

Students use their own Materials and brushes, with access to Suppliers information and Select Materials available from the Sienna Art Space Shop.



Structured Aims


  • Students embrace the qualities of a variety of media overtime to include: Pencil, Charcoal, Soft pastel, Watercolour, Acrylic Painting and Oils.


  • Students develop an informed understanding about technique, ideas and experience through creating art responses, focused dialogue and personal/ group reflection.

  • Students seek out and are guided through art appreciation looking at the Term Focus, aligning artworks and key practitioners across art and other creative media.

  • Students are guided through studio learnings in the Cultivate Program, increasing awareness for current themes in galleries, alternate spaces, visual cultures, and encouraging dialogue around select themes.



The Cultivate Program


Building continuously our Appreciation of Art, participants in Studio Teens embrace learnings about themes in Current Exhibitions as well as drawing on Concepts & Contemporary Understandings. Participants look at ideas stemming from Design Purpose, Materiality & Products on the market, historical references selected by Erin, and relevant information to inform their practice, and inspire personal projects !


Participants also have the option as part of their membership to attend Exhibition Outings & social experiences, as part of Art Journey Days - unique to our space.

No Term 2-4 due to forced closure, with COVID-19 Impact

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