Wild Things - Art Classes

July Holiday Art Workshops

12 - 16 and 19 - 23 July 2021

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Wild Things has two weeks of quality, inspirational art workshops in the July school holidays. There is a different workshop to choose from each day, led by wonderful, experienced and passionate teachers.

Please refer to programme listings for details of prices. Availability is visible on the booking site.

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Snowy Lane

- Holiday Workshop

with Helen Ollivier

Course duration: One-day workshop
Start date: 12 July 2021
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10am - 2:30pm
Cost: $52 per child including materials

Inspired by the colourful winter landscapes of Wassily Kandinsky and Gabrielle Munter, students will be creating their own snowy lane painting with acrylic paint on canvas. Have fun with colour mixing, layering and brush techniques and learn about how to create distance and perspective.
Suitable for ages 5 -13

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Biggies and Littlies

- Holiday Workshop

with Helen Ollivier

Course duration: One-day workshop
Start date: 13 July 2021
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10am - 2:30pm
Cost: $62 per child including materials

In this clay workshop, create a sculpture based on your favourite animal and a small version too! Students will be designing their animal figurine and problem-solving techniques for building large and small objects. The pieces will be glazed and fired and ready for pick up in Term 3.
Suitable for ages 5 -13

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Matariki Lanterns

- Holiday Workshop

with Helen Ollivier

Course duration: One-day workshop
Start date: 14 July 2021
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10am - 2:30pm
Cost: $52 per child including materials

Celebrate Matariki with these decorative lanterns and learn about the significance of Matariki in Te Ao Maori. Students will be experimenting with rotational symmetry and repeated patterns to design a unique star pattern for their lantern. Includes a battery-powered candle light.
Suitable for ages 5 -13

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Magical Forest

- Holiday Workshop

with Helen Ollivier

Course duration: One-day workshop
Start date: 15 July 2021
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10am - 2:30pm
Cost: $52 per child including materials

Mushrooms, tall trees, goblins, fairies and pixie houses. Build a magical 3D forest using painted cardboard cutouts. We will be looking at a variety of illustrators for inspiration and discovering techniques for making objects stand up by themselves. 
Suitable for ages 5 -13

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Tea Time

- Holiday Workshop

with Helen Ollivier

Course duration: One-day workshop
Start date: 16 July 2021
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10am - 2:30pm
Cost: $52 per child including materials

Tea time! Practice your observational drawing skills in this ink and watercolour workshop. I will bring some fancy, colourful teapots and other objects to draw, we will look at the still life paintings of Australian artist Jude Rae and learn about light, shadow and reflections.
Suitable for ages 5 -13

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Treehouse Collage

- Holiday Workshop

with Helen Ollivier

Course duration: One-day workshop
Start date: 19 July 2021
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10am - 2:30pm
Cost: $52 per child including materials

Create your own special treehouse high in the branches in this fun collage workshop. Learn about the structure of trees and branches and how to make your house look 3D. We will be using paper, string, wood and other bits and pieces to make your creation super-fabulous.
Suitable for ages 5 -13

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Coil Pots

- Holiday Workshop

with Helen Ollivier

Course duration: One-day workshop
Start date: 20 July 2021
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10am - 2:30pm
Cost: $62 per child including materials

Design and hand-build your own, unique, decorative coil pot. We will be looking at coil patterns from different cultures and learning how to make spirals, twists, spheres, donuts, folds and braids. The pieces will be glazed and fired and ready for collection in Term 3.
Suitable for ages 5 -13

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Klee Cityscape

- Holiday Workshop

with Helen Ollivier

Course duration: One-day workshop
Start date: 21 July 2021
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10am - 2:30pm
Cost: $52 per child including materials

Inspired by the playful, abstract paintings of Swiss-German artist Paul Klee, create your own fantasy cityscape using simple geometric shapes. Play around with division of spaces, colour and shape using ink, pastel and dye techniques on paper.
Suitable for ages 5 -13

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Winter Bears

- Holiday Workshop

with Helen Ollivier

Course duration: One-day workshop
Start date: 22 July 2021
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10am - 2:30pm
Cost: $52 per child including materials

Looking at the quirky, delightful illustrations of Indi Maverick, students will be creating their own animal character using ink and coloured pencil. Experiment with mark-making to create texture and give your character a cosy, colourful jersey for winter.
Suitable for ages 5 -13

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Tivaevae

- Holiday Workshop

with Helen Ollivier

Course duration: One-day workshop
Start date: 23 July 2021
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10am - 2:30pm
Cost: $58 per child including materials

This printmaking workshop is inspired by the traditional Tivaevae quilt patterns from the Cook Islands. We will be using folding and cutting techniques to design colourful repeated patterns with paper. Students will be printing their final design onto a fabric tea towel.
Suitable for ages 5 -13

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