Kids art classes perth

At milktooth we believe in developing the creative ability that every child has within them. Through hands-on learning and expert guidance our kids art classes will allow the child to explore a variety of materials in activities that strengthen their powers of observation and inner creativity in a friendly and supportive environment.

We believe each child’s creative instincts should be allowed to flourish and our small class sizes mean we can respond to their ideas instantly and guide them individually in the project at hand.

Junior Art – Maria Merian with Elizabeth Marruffo

$250
Saturdays, 11.30 – 1pm, 8 x 1.5hr lessons. Places available
Beginning on Saturday 20th October to the 8th December
This course is suitable for students aged 7 and above.

In term 4 of this class we will be making work inspired by pioneering artist, scientist and adventurer Maria Merian.

The focus will be on refining our skills in botanical painting. Students will produce three detailed botanical paintings using acrylic on wood based on the lush and detailed techniques that Maria Merian and her daughters used around 350 years ago.

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Crafternoon – Maria Merian with Elizabeth Marruffo

$250 FULL, please get in touch to be put on the waitlist
1.30 – 3pm, 8 x 1.5hr lessons.
Beginning on Saturday 20th October to the 8th December
This course is suitable for primary school age children.

In term 4 of this class we will be making work inspired by the specimen jars that existed at the time of pioneering artist and scientist Maria Merian.

Inside the jar will be a sculpted animal of our choice and atop the jar will sit a textile diorama of the perfect dream habitat for the animal. These will be crafted using a variety of textile techniques, including needle felting, beading, stitching and embroidery.

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mini masters pet portraits

Mini Masters – The Secrets of Painting with Elizabeth Marruffo

$125
Saturdays, 3.30pm – 5.00pm, 4 x 1.5hr lessons.
Group 1 – Beginning on Saturday 20th October to the 10th Nov. Places available
Group 2 – Beginning on Saturday 17th November to the 8th of Dec. FULL, please get in touch to be put on the waitlist
This course is suitable for students aged 9 and above.

In term 4 of this class, classically trained painter, Elizabeth Marruffo will share with you the secrets of painting what you can see. There’s no mystery to it, just good, solid techniques that can be learnt.

From selecting paints and preparing surfaces to tonal underpainting and applying colour. You will be taught all the techniques you need to know to control your paintings.

During the four week course, you will create two detailed paintings. The first, as you learn the step by step techniques, will be a portrait of one of Western Australia’s gorgeous native birds. The second portrait, as you put into practice your new skills, will be of an animal of your choice, maybe even your pet!

This course is ideal for those who are looking at becoming mini masters of painting and want to take their works to the next level.

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Comic Quest with Campbell Whyte

$250 FULL, please get in touch to be put on the waitlist
Saturdays, 11:30am – 1:00pm,Β  8 x 1.5hr lessons.
Beginning on Saturday 20th October to the 8th December

Sign up and drop in on this adventure that will take you into the near-future of a cyber punk city filled with cyborgs, neon and mysteries.

Comics Quest is a comics making course like no other. Part collaborative story telling, part technical skill building and all adventure. This course is well suited for those keen on developing new skills and having lots of fun.

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kids art classes perth

Comics Mentoring with Campbell Whyte

$250
Saturdays:

1.30pm – 3:00pm, 8 x 1.5hr lessons.FULL, please get in touch to be put on the waitlist

3:30pm – 5:00pm, 8 x 1.5hr lessons. Place available
Beginning on Saturday 20th October to the 8th December
This course is suitable for students with an interest in comics making.

Over the 8 week course, students will be mentored as they develop their very own comic book. We will explore character design, write stories with clear structures as well as study character motivation and how to express it through illustration.

At the end, students should have a mini-comic of their own to take home.

This project will help develop collaborate story telling skills, imagination and technical drawing skills.

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