Classes and Workshops

Most of these activities can be offered as private tuition.

JOURNALING

AGE: 12 years to adult.

9.30am-12pm including morning tea.

$45.00 pp.

Session 1 – Creating Backgrounds.

Learn to manipulate a variety of materials and learn new techniques to create a great variety of backgrounds to use in your journals or altered books. (stencilling, printing, resist, antipasto collage etc).dyeing paper.

Session 2 – Create a Page

Create a page using one of your backgrounds as a start/base/beginning, embellish with collage using patterned paper, drawing, painting and calligraphy.

All materials provided no minimum class size, maximum class size 10.

MIXED MEDIA

“A class/workshop where there is no wrong”.

AGE: 12 years to adult.

9.30am-12pm including morning tea.

$45.00 pp.

Create your own mixed media canvas using acrylics, crayons, inks, textas, impasto medium by experimenting with paint application(no brushes) and crayon resist techniques, stencilling, mono printing, polystyrene, printing, etc.

All materials provided, maximum 10 per class.

 

 

PASTELS

AGE: 12 years to adult.

9.30am to 12pm including morning tea.

$45.00 pp.

Introduction to soft pastels. Learn about the differences between pastel pencils and soft pastels and when to use them to the best effect. Discover how to apply pastels for different effects. What type of papers or boards to use and what differences does it make. The importance of background colour. Learn when to use and how to apply fixatives.

 

You will create your own unique landscape or still life picture using soft pastels.

 

All materials provided.

PRIVATE & INDIVIDUAL COURSES, SPECIAL GROUPS, PAINT PARTIES & EVENTS

These can be exclusively tailored to the needs and desires of the individual or group. Beginners to experienced, ages from 10 years old and above all are welcome.

 

Have a birthday party or any party with a difference! Consider an art themed party. 

 

Please contact us for our special party and group rates.

MOSAICS

Use up your beloved cracked plates, cups and bowls  that you don't want to throw away. Why not incorporate them into a mosaic design on paver pot plant. Mosaic a wok or pot plant saucer to create a bird bath.

4 HOUR INTRODUCTORY COURSE 

AGE:  12 years to adult.

1.00pm - 4.00pm including afternoon tea.

$45.00 pp. All materials provided.

DRAWING

AGE: 12 years to adult.

9.30am – 12pm including morning tea.

$45.00 pp.

Learn to draw or fine tune your drawing techniques.

This class/workshop will cater for beginners to intermediate. We will use a variety of drawing mediums such as pencil, pen, charcoal and pastels. Each week we will treat a different subject matter, eg: still life, floral, perspective, landscape, tone, texture, animal portraits and discover the use of line, shape, tone, texture in creating representational drawings.

ACRYLIC

Painting for Beginners to Intermediate.

AGE: 12 years to adult.

9.30am - 12pm including morning tea.

$45.00 pp.

Come and discover different painting techniques using acrylic paint. Experiment with mediums and paint application. Discover your own creativity and style.

Subject matter is open. Bring a photograph you wish to paint or complete a painting step-by-step learning various techniques and skills.

 

Paint, paper and boards provided, canvases, if required, are available at cost.

PRINTING WITHOUT A PRESS

AGE: 12 years to adult

9.30am - 12pm, including morning tea.

$45.00 pp.

How many different ways can you create an image by printing?

From simple mono-prints, polystyrene printing, stencilling, collographs, linocuts and screen printing are just a few of the many methods used in printmaking.

Come along and experiment with printing techniques to create unique artworks, card or even t-shirts.

 

 

MONOPRINTING & POLYSTYRENE PRINTING

AGE: 12 years to Adult

One-Off Class 2 1/2 Hour class/workshop

9.30am - 12pm including morning tea

$45.00 pp.

12 years to Adult.

All materials provided.

 

UNIQUE FOUR (4) WEEK PRINTING COURSE

AGE: 14 years to adult.

One Day a Week for 4 weeks.

9.30am - 12pm including morning tea.

$200.00.

Each week we will use one or two techniques to create colourful images. No harmful chemicals used. All products are water based. Most materials are provided.

MOSAICS

1 DAY, 6 HOUR WORKSHOP

Advanced workshop where you will be able to complete more intricate designs with a wider variety of mosaic tiles.

AGE: 12 years to adult

10.00am to 4.00pm

$85.00. All materials provided.

All day tea and coffee provided.

Bring your own lunch.

Nika Norman | Frog Hollow Studio - 2020