If you have been considering these workshops please contact Selena asap to ensure your spot! Starts next week!
This term’s homeschoolers art adventure explores the mediums of ceramics, painting and printmaking. These techniques are richly varied and designed to build imagination and experimentation with materials.
The program takes inspiration from artists such as Van Gogh, Cezanne, Matisse and Streeton and art movements such as En Plein Air and Abstraction. Students will be shown examples of famous artworks and demonstrated techniques that the artists used.
Classes are designed to expand and enrich artistic skills and inner creativity. Selena has a fun and informative approach to teaching and loves to demonstrate that art can be anywhere and everywhere you look.
Time: 10am for 10:10 Start – Finish 11:40 am
Location: Wentworth Falls (directions will be provided on booking)
Cost: Child $130 including all materials, sibling discount available.
Parent participation: $65
Begins: Wednesday 13th October – 24th November (7 weeks)
Enquiries and Bookings: Selena Seifert on 0429 482 933 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Event Contact Name: Sarah Brooks
Event Contact Email/Phone: email@example.com
Week One – Funky Still Life
Taking inspiration from Matisse we explore pattern and line and experiment with abstraction and paper cut outs
Week Two – En Plein Air painting
Taking inspiration from Monet and Van Gogh as well as Australian landscape painters we will work outside (en plein air) to create landscape paintings
Week Three -Ceramics
Hand building elephants and puffer fish
Week Four – Glazing Ceramics
Under glazing our air dried ceramic pieces with coloured glazes
Week Five – Print making- Collography
Textured materials such as leaves, string, sandpaper, etc are applied to a board to make our own printing plates that we will then create multiple and textured prints from.
Week Six – Print making- Monoprints
Monoprinting, or creating one off prints is a combination of printmaking, painting and drawing, it’s beauty is it’s spontaneity as no two prints are alike.
Week Seven – The Natural World & Holiday Inspired craft
Exploring shape and form we will create Sculptures from natural materials and also finish up the term with some funky holiday inspired craft.
About the teacher:
Selena Seifert is a practicing artist and experienced teacher who has taught in many art centres in Sydney and Regional Australia. She holds a Bachelor of Art Education and a Diploma of Fine Arts, and a current Working with Children/Police check Certificate.
For more information visit: www.scribblybarkstudio.com.au