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Fun, safe, affordable, local, Creative School Holiday Activities

By Penrith Regional Gallery
Archived 15 Nov 2020 - Posted: 19 Sep 2020
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October School Holiday Workshops
Penrith Regional Gallery

These school holidays from Wednesday 30 Sep to Thursday 8 October Penrith Regional Gallery will host art making workshops for kids that explore a wide range of art making techniques and styles. Workshops run for two hours from 10am to 12noon and cost $30 each with a special sibling discount of $20 for any additional siblings attending the class.

During each workshop kids will be able to experiment with different types of painting, sculpture, charcoal and chalk drawing as well as digital prints and portraits. All workshops will be capped at 12 participants maximum due to Covid19 Safety restrictions, so get in fast to secure your spot! Workshops will be socially distanced with extra sanitation implemented throughout to keep all participants safe and comfortable.

Details for the School Holiday Workshops:

Secret Landscapes
Wednesday 30 September 10am - 12noon 5 - 9 years $30

Using oil pastel and paint you will make your own scratch boards. Etch away the black paint to reveal the beautiful colours beneath.

Dream Drawing Landscapes
Thursday 1 October 10am – 12noon 9 - 12 years $30

Learn about one-point perspective as you create a fantasy landscape drawing using charcoal and chalk pastel. Will your artwork be spooky or sweet?

Fantasy Sculptures
Thursday 7 October 10am – 12noon 6 - 9 years $30

Budding sculptors will be inspired by Australian artist Lyndon Dadswell to create a curvy, twisted, undulating sculpture painted with an abstract modernist design.

Pet Print Portraits
Thursday 8 October 10am – 12noon 9 - 12 years $30

Bring in a photo of a favourite pet or animal, and create a beautiful printed portrait. Learn a fun printing technique and add bold colour choices.

Ignite your children’s imagination and get the creativity flowing these October School Holidays by letting them experiment with different art techniques and materials alongside the guidance of the Gallery’s skilled instructors.

All art materials are supplied, all kids need to is wear old clothes and bring a snack.

Phone the Gallery for bookings on 4735 1100 or book online.

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Dadswell Sculpture
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