Studio Class for
Kids 7 – 12 yrs
Monday 4 - 6.30pm
Tuesday 4 - 6.30pm
Wednesday 4 - 6.30pm
Thursday 4 - 6.30pm
Saturday Morning 10.30am - 1pm
Saturday Afternoon 1pm - 3.30pm
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.
$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.
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 a more inclusive understanding of human presence, and giving opportunity for respectful discussion, social awareness and a surfacing overtime of ranging cultural stories and art-forms. Students gain so much through our community and are blessed with the inclusion of personal spiritualities and cultures. 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.