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Studio Class for

  Kids 7 – 12 yrs







2024 Class Timetable

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Winter Workshops 2024 for Kids

Class Overview & Values

This is an age-appropriate class for children. The Studio Kids focus on a range 7 - 12 yrs. Of processes and mediums across drawing and painting to continually build their knowledge and practical skills. Each term there will be a new focus, encouraging a sustained series of individual projects. Styles range from realistic, experimental and abstract forms.


An emphasis is given to technique, ideas and experiences. Our internal Art-of Giving Art Program alongside core projects each term enrich student thinking, cultural appreciation, and knowledge of creativity across perspectives, with a focus on the whole child.


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


Class Costs


$380 for a 10 week term of 2.5 hrs


+ $100 New Kids Art Pack for first term

( Mandatory Core Materials are used ongoing )


Enrolment includes the following Student Benefits:

·Materials in class are supplied for Term Projects: For e.g. soft pastels, acrylic paint etc.

     Complimentary Participation in & paid entry to:

 - Colour Fiesta, our end of year celebration.


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


All students are supplied with an Art Smock during class. Students are issued with all extra drawing and painting media in class, beyond their core Art Pack.


New Kids Art Pack includes:

Fabric Art Tote Bag with Sienna Graphic, Art Container, Various Dry media, Aqua-brush, Drawing Tools, A3 Sketchbook, A4 Learning Folder + A3 Display Folio.


Structured Aims


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


  • 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 Art of Giving-Art Program and contribute to ongoing focuses of enquiry, art competitions, and Sienna Studio initiatives.



The Art of Giving-Art Program

Chapter 1: The Bear, The Whale & The Lyrebird

Chapter 2: The Brolga (Crane), the Rainbow Fish & The Deer (Stag)


This is a Sienna Art Space program that fosters cross - cultural awareness, universal concepts, symbolism & art literacy in a studio-based, loving, community atmosphere.


The program touches on the potential of art, as a means to therapeutic action and social change. Students begin to develop their conceptual skills and identify ranging definitions of art and the role of artistic creation in life. Erin's aim is to deepen appreciation for people and to giving opportunity for respectful discussion. Students grow their social awareness through creativity and activities. Students gain so much through our community and are blessed with the inclusion of personal spiritualities and sharing their culture. Experiences of a varied nature are honoured and valued. We all benefit from the soul discussions and the interaction of how art breathes life into who we are and gives birth to new understandings overall. A lot of the symbols, navigations are basic and introductory so far as allowing students of this age to engage with what they know, experience and give them interpretation opportunities. Over time that energy builds a personal and collective culture in-studio repertoire around knowledge, & an environmental support for appreciation across places, people and learning availability-windows.

Erin has brought in new directions for writing awareness alongside her teaching this year, with Installation work transparent to Studio students with the Visual - revamp on The Sun House & Wave Studio.

" It's the best fun, the happiest studio...  and it's packed to the rafters. 


All the Studio Kids have so much enjoyment from the Enrichment of Art Studio."

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Art School & Holistic Care

Professional Art Studio & Art Experiences

Creative Fun in many ways


Experimentation and Art development are significant for Studio Kids:

1. Play ( further )  and  2. Strength

Children are essentially driven by glory-rich moments and the fun of the stuff they make "It's Art time!" and it's also that period they enjoy with other studio buds ( a kind of confidence in keeping things always success outcome-high is through seeing Processes as valuable and every little activity leads to art-attainment


Play and keeping outlook & practice strong are a core part of that art-engagement. 
Smaller to bigger projects ensure range opportunity. Choice is important for this age bracket so they get significant opportunit to structure and plans there own work. Developing a series is a major milestones to developing their own art message, communicating and introducing their style. 

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