Arty Types Art Classes with rebecca prince
for children, teens and adults
Arty Types is a small art school run by local artist Rebecca Prince in our airy second floor studio space. Children’s and Teen’s classes are available for ages 6 to 17 and Adult classes are available specifically for Watercolours and Life Drawing.
Rebecca specialises in delivering classes that are based on a concept around nurturing a positive experience during the creation of art. This entails a focus on building self confidence and offering constructive criticism and lots of encouragement to students whilst they learn new skills.
Children’s and Teen’s classes involve the use of a wide range of mediums and have a child based learning focus, in that the students are active in planning for classes and nominating subjects and materials about which they are interested in. Come and Try sessions are free.
Please see below for specific class information or visit Rebecca’s website for more information and booking enquiries.
Children’s and Teen’s classes:
Wednesdays 1pm till 2:30pm Children’s Home School Group ages 5 to 14
A learning experience designed to develop confidence and ability in technical skills. Children will be given the opportunity to experiment, engage in creative play and develop their skills as well as gain an education in Art History and Arts appreciation. $20 per class
TUESDAYS AND Thursdays 4pm till 5:30pm Children’s class ages 6 to 12
Confidence building art classes, suitable for those who doubt their abilities as well as anyone desiring general skill development. The classes are designed to develop drawing skills whilst simultaneously branching out in to other skill areas such as sculpture, painting and print making. $20 per class.
Fridays 4pm till 5:30pm Teen’s class ages 12 to 17
A fun class designed to enhance personal skill levels, offer challenges and improve problem-solving skills. Sculpture, drawing, painting, textile arts and print making will be covered in this class in the form of ongoing two to three week projects. $20 per class
Adult’s art classes
Arty Types Beginners Life Drawing course begins on March 19th and runs until May 14th 2019! The course is $270.00 in total. This course is recommended for both beginners and people with some previous life drawing experience. We will explore how to do quick sketches of the human figure in a confident and expressive manner. Depending on overall class development we may also delve into how to draw heads, hands and feet.
A great class for those wanting to learn life drawing with an edge. Beginners to Intermediate will be catered for in classes that involve short teacher demonstrations as well as one on one instruction and critical feedback throughout each session. Learn about proportion, anatomical shapes, movement, mark making and most importantly how to create dynamic and interesting figure drawing in a fun and relaxed atmosphere.
EASTER SCHOOL HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS
Wednesday 17th April, 10am till 11:30am $20 per child
Ages 4 – 8 (children under 5 must be accompanied by a parent)
Cardboard creatures (inspired by Katya Kozlova):
Come and play with a big pile of cardboard and learn how to recycle it to make your own creature sculptures. Once you have constructed your creature you can decorate it with colourful paper, poster paint, or other found objects.
Thursday 18th April, 3pm till 4:30pm,
Ages 7+ $25 per child
Easter Air Dry Clay:
We will be making Easter themed air-dry clay utensils and learning how to decorate them whilst they are still wet with carved wooden stamps and or collage papers.
At the end of the workshop you can take home your creation to finish drying or you can pick it up the following day.
Wednesday 24th April 3pm till 5pm
Ages 8+ $30 per child
Watercolour and Pen Mythical flying things:
Learn how to paint with watercolours to create amazing colourful paintings. The theme is mythical flying creatures but you are free to use your own imagination. You could even just paint native birds. We will also be using pen and ink to learn how to add details like feathers and scales to really make your creature stand out.
Thursday 25th April 3pm till 5pm
Ages 10+ $30 per child
How to draw People:
If you want to learn how to draw people in a legit way and are sick of seeing your figure drawing with weird looking faces or giant heads then this is the class for you. We will cover all beginner concepts of figure drawing, heads body and faces. You can take home handouts and website links to help you further and we will also have a bit of fun turning your figures in to super heroes or Animorphs
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Wednesdays 6pm till 8:00pm casual Watercolours
Come and learn a large array of watercolour skills in a fun relaxing environment, work on both self-directed projects and suggested projects. There will be demonstrations at every class, tea and materials provided. $28 per class