Wild Things - Art Classes

July Holiday Art Workshops

8 - 12 July 2019 and 15 - 19 July 2019

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Wild Things Art has two weeks of quality, creative art workshops in the July school holidays. The workshops are fun and engaging and a great opportunity for kids to learn new skills and build their creative confidence.

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

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Matariki Nightscape

- Holiday Workshop

with Helen Ollivier

Course duration: 1 day workshop
Start date:8 July 2019
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10:00-2:30
Cost: $52 per child including materials

Paint a vibrant, magical sky and stars for Matariki inspired by Van Gogh’s Starry Night. Create your own version using fantasy or local landscape features. Learn about colour-mixing and experiment with a variety of brush techniques with acrylic paint.
Suitable for ages 5-12

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Alebrije

- Holiday Workshop

with Micaela van den Berg

Course duration: 1 day workshop
Start date:9 July 2019
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10:00-2:30
Cost: $62 per child including materials

This clay workshop is inspired by Alebrijes, the brightly coloured folk art sculptures of fantastical creatures from Mexico. We will be learning about the origin and story of Alebrijes and students will be sculpting their own spirit guide animal using air-dry clay and decorating their creations with paint.
Suitable for ages 5-12.

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Fishy, Fishy

- Holiday Workshop

with Micaela van den Berg

Course duration: 1 day workshop
Start date:10 July 2019
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10:00-2:30
Cost: $52 per child including materials

Create a fabulous, fun, fish collage using painted paper inspired by Eric Carle. Students will be experimenting with a variety of painting methods to create their painted paper and cutting and constructing a unique fish artwork to take home with them.
Suitable for ages 5 -12

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Kandinsky Cities

- Holiday Workshop

with Micaela van den Berg

Course duration: 1 day workshop
Start date:11 July 2019
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10:00-2:30
Cost: $52 per child including materials

Create a fabulous fantasy city using fun line drawing techniques, then experiment with oil pastel to make an explosion of colour inspired by Kandinsky’s circle paintings. Students will be exploring colour blending and learning how to create light and shadow and 3D effects using line.
Suitable for ages 5 -12

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Bird and Bush Collage

- Holiday Workshop

with Helen Ollivier

Course duration: 1 day workshop
Start date: 12 July 2019
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10:00 - 2:30
Cost: $52 per child including materials

Looking at the simple, stylized work of New Zealand artist Jane Galloway, students will be exploring shape, colour and pattern to create their own bird and bush collage. We will be doing lots of cutting and gluing and working with a variety of drawing media as well as paint and paper.
Suitable for ages 5-12

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Sgraffito Trees

- Holiday Workshop

with Micaela van den Berg

Course duration: 1 day workshop
Start date: 15 July 2019
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10:00 - 2:30
Cost: $62 per child including materials

Design and make your own set of clay tiles in this sgraffito workshop. Students will develop their own tree design exploring contour line and composition and use scratching techniques to draw on to the tiles. The tiles will be glazed and sent off to be fired.
Suitable for ages 5-12

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Aboriginal Animals

- Holiday Workshop

with Micaela van den Berg

Course duration: 1 day workshop
Start date: 16 July 2019
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10:00 - 2:30
Cost: $52 per child including materials

Learn all about traditional and modern aboriginal storytelling and painting techniques. Develop your own designs and patterns based on your favourite animal. Students will be working with acrylic paint on board.
Suitable for ages 5-12

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My Letter Prints

- Holiday Workshop

with Helen Ollivier

b>Course duration: 1 day workshop
Start date: 17 July 2019
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10:00 - 2:30
Cost: $58 per child including materials

Inspired by New Zealand artist Michel Tuffery, create a print that represents your unique identity using the shape of the first letter of your name. Students will be drawing and developing ideas with pattern and design and learning basic printmaking techniques using foam board and ink.
Suitable for ages 5-12

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Colourscapes

- Holiday Workshop

with Helen Ollivier

b>Course duration: 1 day workshop
Start date: 18 July 2019
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10:00 - 2:30
Cost: $52 per child including materials

Looking at a variety of New Zealand and international artists including Dick Frizzell, Rita Angus and Andre Derain we will be exploring the use of colour to create the illusion of depth. Students will be creating their own landscape work using acrylic painting techniques on canvas.
Suitable for ages 5-12

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Painted Sticks

- Holiday Workshop

with Helen Ollivier

b>Course duration: 1 day workshop
Start date: 19 July 2019
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10:00 - 2:30
Cost: $52 per child including materials

Construct a cool hanging sculpture from painted sticks and string. Students will be exploring layering colour and pattern with acrylic paint as well as developing an awareness of balance and space in this fun sculpture workshop.
Suitable for ages 5-12

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