Wild Things - Art Classes

October Holiday Art Workshops

1 - 5 October 2018 and 8 -12 October 2018

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Wild Things art classes for kids has two full weeks of creative art workshops in the October school holidays. The workshops are fun and engaging and a great opportunity for kids to learn new skills and build their creative capabilities.

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

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Topsy-Turvy Land

- Holiday Workshop

with Helen Ollivier

Course duration: 1 day workshop
Start date:1 October 2018
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10:00-2:30
Cost: $52 per child including materials

Inspired by the quirky and slightly surreal paintings of Australian artist William Robinson, we will be exploring unusual perspectives and storytelling in his work. Students will be creating their own topsy-turvy landscape and learning painting techniques with acrylic on board.
Suitable for ages 5-12

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Terracotta African Masks

- Holiday Workshop

with Micaela van den Berg

Course duration: 1 day workshop
Start date:2 October 2018
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10:00-2:30
Cost: $52 per child including materials

In this workshop we will be looking at traditional African masks and their meanings. Students will design and hand-build their own decorative mask using air-dry clay. They will be exploring colour and pattern using various painting and mark-making techniques to decorate their creations.
Suitable for ages 5-12.

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Sea Creature Prints

- Holiday Workshop

with Helen Ollivier

Course duration: 1 day workshop
Start date:3 October 2018
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10:00-2:30
Cost: $52 per child including materials

After the great success of this project in the after school class this term, we have included it as a holiday workshop. Students will be creating a print based on their favourite sea creature and experimenting with different paint backgrounds and colours.
Suitable for ages 5 -12

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Spring Garden Collage

- Holiday Workshop

with Micaela van den Berg

Course duration: 1 day workshop
Start date: 4 October 2018
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 beautiful burst of Spring in this colourful collage workshop. Using strips and cut out shapes of tissue paper, experiment with layering and light and construct a vibrant garden full of life.
Suitable for ages 5 -12

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Land, Sea and Sky

- Holiday Workshop

with Helen Ollivier

Course duration: 1 day workshop
Start date: 5 October 2018
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10:00 - 2:30
Cost: $52 per child including materials

In this workshop we will be looking at the styalized landscapes of New Zealand painter Micheal Illingworth, Students will be exploring the techniques used to create different textures for the land, sea and sky in their own landscape painting on canvas.
Suitable for ages 5-12

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Twirly Whirly Wool

- Holiday Workshop

with Micaela van den Berg

Course duration: 1 day workshop
Start date: 8 October 2018
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10:00 - 2:30
Cost: $52 per child including materials

Have fun making abstract art with coloured wool. We will be exploring the work of several abstract artists including Kandinsky and Hundertwasser and their use of colour and shape. Circles, swirls, lines and stripes. What do you see? 
Suitable for ages 5-12

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Pop-up Haunted House

- Holiday Workshop

with Helen Ollivier

Course duration: 1 day workshop
Start date: 9 October 2018
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10:00 - 2:30
Cost: $52 per child including materials

With Halloween just around the corner, this is the perfect way to get the spooky season started. Design and construct a simple (or complex if you are more advanced) pop-up card with your own haunted house inside! Eeeek!
Suitable for ages 5-12

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Watercolour Flowers

- Holiday Workshop

with Micaela van den Berg

Course duration: 1 day workshop
Start date: 10 October 2018
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10:00 - 2:30
Cost: $52 per child including materials

Find your happy place with an explosion of colour in this fun watercolour workshop. Students will learn basic ink and water colour techniques and experiment with blending and bleeding to create a unique painting to take home.
Suitable for ages 5-12

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Dino Silhouettes

- Holiday Workshop

with Helen Ollivier

Course duration: 1 day workshop
Start date: 11 October 2018
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10:00 - 2:30
Cost: $52 per child including materials

Dinosaurs near and far! They’re everywhere! Design and paint your own dinosaur landscape using different colour values to create an illusion of depth and space. We will be working with acrylic paint on paper.
Suitable for ages 5-12

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Paper Animals

- Holiday Workshop

with Micaela van den Berg

Course duration: 1 day workshop
Start date: 12 October 2018
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10:00 - 2:30
Cost: $52 per child including materials

Discover the magic of paper in this collage workshop. Students will be creating an artwork using recycled magazines and coloured paper based on their favourite animal. We will explore drawing techniques and experiment with colour and pattern.
Suitable for ages 5-12

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