Our School Holiday Half Day Program offers children the opportunity to learn about and explore a different medium each day. Join us for our fun and engaging workshops with experienced artists and teachers guiding your creativity!

Our School Holiday Workshops vary each school holidays, giving children and teen's a chance to try something new or deep dive into technique. Join us for our fun and engaging workshops with experienced artists and teachers guiding your creativity!

This is a specialised course in painting and drawing which focuses on the development of foundational techniques, combined with a mentoring style support for children and teens producing their own artwork. These classes are for students who are interested in creating outside of regular school hours and would like to further develop their artistic skills. We aim to nurture our students’ natural artistic ability and interests, whilst also teaching the fundamentals of art practice.


$423

Camila Quintero will introduce participants to key acrylic painting techniques for painting from life. Children will then explore these techniques in creating their own acrylic painting. A one and half hour structured workshop introducing acrylic painting, step by step will be followed by a break. Then a further one and half hour studio art style session will continue, whereby children will be encouraged to explore the making of their own acrylic artwork.


$119

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Manga

Children will explore Manga portraiture techniques with artist Rina Kondakova. Rina, who specialises in Manga style figurative art will guide children through the key elements of constructing a Manga image. Participants will also be introduced to key techniques used in the style and will be given an appreciation for the historical development of Manga.


$119

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This class is for high school students who are interested in creating outside of regular school hours and would like to further develop their artistic skills. We aim to nurture our students’ natural artistic ability and interests, whilst also teaching the fundamentals of art practice.


$464

Childrens Studio Art - Drawing and Painting (9 - 12 years)

This is a specialised course in painting and drawing for children in school grades 6 to 8. It is an ongoing course which focuses on the development of foundational techniques for painting and drawing, combined with a mentoring style support for children producing their own artwork. Participants can work in the drawing or painting media of their choice. Teachers will also work with parents and guardians to find the right balance of technical/ creative for their child.


$423

This is a specialised course in painting and drawing for children in school grades 5 to 7. It is an ongoing course which focuses on the development of foundational techniques for painting and drawing, combined with a mentoring style support for children producing their own artwork. Participants can work in the drawing or painting media of their choice. Teachers will also work with parents and guardians to find the right balance of technical/ creative for their child.


$423

Childrens Studio Art - Drawing and Painting (8 - 10 years)

This is a specialised course in painting and drawing for children in school grades 3 to 5. It is an ongoing course which focuses on the development of foundational techniques for painting and drawing, combined with a mentoring style support for children producing their own artwork. Participants can work in the drawing or painting media of their choice. Teachers will also work with parents and guardians to find the right balance of technical/ creative for their child.


$423

Manga

Manga is comics or graphic novels originating from Japan. The most common styles of Manga have become extremely popular among audiences all over the world and we see many children and teens experimenting with this style of art.


$115

Manga

Manga is comics or graphic novels originating from Japan. The most common styles of Manga have become extremely popular among audiences all over the world and we see many children and teens experimenting with this style of art.


$79

Teen's Japanese Ink Workshop

Award-winning sumi-e (Japanese Ink) artist, Junko Azukawa has been hosting continuously sold out workshops at Melbourne Art Class for over 4 years and we are thrilled for be able to offer these workshops for kids and teens from January 2022. Sumi-e is the ancient art of Japanese brush painting. Traditionally, paintings feature subjects from nature, such as flowers and birds. There is much more to creating an image during the process of Japanese ink painting; it is also meditative practice.


$85

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Teens Art Therapy with Jaana Sahling

Teenagers will have the opportunity to explore art activities that encourage spontaneity, playfulness and imagination in a safe and inclusive environment.  All activities have a focus on the creative process and freedom of expression instead of an end-product.


$245

During this engaging workshop, artist and tutor Ilona Kiss will introduce children to a diverse range of media, techniques and processes for making a street art inspired artwork. She will demonstrate the use of drawing, painting and collage in a mixed media context. Participants will be able to make unique artworks exploring creative processes whilst drawing inspiration from artists and illustrators.


$119