School holiday classes

Art Centre SHP Sep 2022

Our fun kids classes include painting, pottery, wheel throwing, lots of creative writing, printmaking, sculpture, portraits, flower painting, mixed media, beaded jewellery, guitar workshops and more!

  • Morning, afternoon and full day workshops are available.
  • All art materials are provided unless stated otherwise.
  • All kids art classes are held at Ku-ring-gai Art Centre, Bancroft Park, 3 Recreation Avenue, Roseville.
  • Ku-ring-gai Art Centre will follow all current COVID Public Health Orders. For the latest health information please visit the NSW Government and the Australian Government Department of Health websites.

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Creative Kids vouchers

You can now book a holiday course (over $100) online with your Creative Kids voucher! We have an easy guide showing you step by step on how to register/login and make a booking with a Creative Kids voucher. 

How to book (with a Creative Kids voucher): view here(PDF, 1MB)

Booking information/terms and conditions

Spring school holiday program 26 September - 7 October 

Bookings open 29 August

Pottery Week 1

Pottery Week 1

Pottery ‘Your Dream Pet’ 6 - 13 years #82

TUES 27 SEPT, WED 28 SEPT, THUR 29 SEPT and FRI 30 SEPT (4 MORNINGS & 4 AFTERNOONS)
Times: Morning: 9.30am - 12pm, Afternoon: 1pm - 3.30pm
Tutor: Sayoko Burton
Fee: (inc. materials) Morning or Afternoon 1 x half day class $80
What does your dream pet look like? Is it a mini dinosaur, dragon, crocodile, dog or cat? Create your own dream pet using pinch pot and coil techniques that are most useful for hand building ceramics.
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Intro to Wheel Throwing  #85

MON 26 SEPT (FULL DAY), 10am - 4pm, 10 years
Tutor:Tammy Morton
Fee: $130 inc. materials, firing and glazing
This fun workshop teaches children how to prepare clay, throw, shape and finish a small piece on the wheel. Learn new skills in finishing, decorating and recycling clay. Please wear closed shoes, bring a towel and wear clothes that are OK to get clay on. We also recommend trimming your nails before class.
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Week 1 classes

Week 1 classes

Beaded Jewellery 5 years #83

MON 26 SEPT (1 MORNING) Time: 10am - 12.30pmTutor: Kim Chan, Fee: $75*
Design and create your own stunning jewellery for yourself or someone special.
*Materials kit to be purchased from the tutor on the day for $8. Tools are provided in class.
Book online

Beaded Jewellery 8 years #84

MON 26 SEPT (1 AFTERNOON) Time: 1.30pm - 4pm
Tutor: Kim Chan, Fee: $75*
Design and create your own stunning jewellery for yourself or someone special.
*Materials kit to be purchased from the tutor on the day for $8. Tools are provided in class.
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Drawing with Charcoal 8 years #86

MON 26 SEPT (FULL DAY) Time: 10am - 4pm
Tutor: Kari Ferguson, Fee: $120 inc. materials
Learn basic drawing techniques using charcoal. A fun and experimental class!
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Ink Painting - Australian Animals 8 years #87

MON 26 SEPT (FULL DAY) Time: 10am - 4pm
Tutor: Marguerite de Fondaumiere, Fee: $120 inc. materials
Inspired by artist John Olsen, learn how to paint Australian animals using line and colour. Students will use a wash to fill in background and then add detail. If you love frogs, birds, and kangaroos come along and join the fun!
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Pop Art 9 years #88

TUES 27 SEPT (FULL DAY) Time: 10am - 4pm
Tutor: Kari Ferguson, Fee: $120 inc. materials
Create a pop art inspired painting, exploring different techniques. Express your creativity through colour!
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Author for a Day 7 - 12 years #90

TUES 27 SEPT (FULL DAY) Time: 10am - 4pm
Tutor: Wendy Fitzgerald, Fee: $110 inc. materials
If your child loves stories and reading, book them into this exciting workshop so they can have fun being an author for a day.
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Picasso Inspired Cubist Collage 7 - 12 years #91

WED 28 SEPT (FULL DAY) Time: 10am - 4pm
Tutor: Kari Ferguson, Fee: $120 inc. materials
Learn about Picasso and the Cubist Masters while creating your own cubist artwork.
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Beaded Jewellery 8 years #92

WED 28 SEPT (FULL DAY) Time: 10am - 4pm
Tutor: Kim Chan, Fee: $100*
Design and create your own stunning jewellery for yourself or someone special.
*Materials kit to be purchased from the tutor on the day for $15. Tools are provided in class.
Book online

Printmaking 6 - 10 years #93

WED 28 SEPT (FULL DAY) Time: 10am - 4pm
Tutor: Susan Baran, Fee: $120 inc. materials
Children explore the possibilities of printmaking using scratchboard. They will draw their images onto the scratchboard then learn how to ink up the plate using a roller, creating exciting prints to take home.
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Stencil Art 12 years #94

THUR 29 SEPT (FULL DAY) Time: 10am - 4pm
Tutor: Kari Ferguson, Fee: $120 inc. materials
Learn how to create a piece of urban inspired art. Explore stencilling and spray techniques in this class for budding artists!
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Christmas and Halloween Jewellery 7 years #95

THUR 29 SEPT (FULL DAY) Time: 10am - 4pm
Tutor: Kim Chan, Fee: $100*
Design and make your own festive Christmas and Halloween jewellery. Perfect for you to wear during the festivities!
*Materials kit to be purchased from the tutor on the day for $15. Tools are provided in class.
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Guitar - Beginners 8 years #96

THUR 29 SEPT & FRI 30 SEPT (2-DAY WORKSHOP) Time: 10am - 4pm
Tutor: Toby Fredkin, Fee: $170*
For children who are beginners. The aim is to master basic chords and simple songs over the two days workshop.
*Students must bring own guitar, which should be a suitable size to ensure they can play correctly. Please contact the Art Centre if you require more information.
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Wearable Art 9 years #97

FRI 30 SEPT (FULL DAY) Time: 10am - 4pm
Tutor: Kari Ferguson, Fee: $120 inc. materials
Explore the world of wearable arts. Design sculpture for the body and then make wearable art using recycled materials.
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Galaxy Art 6 years #98

FRI 30 SEPT (FULL DAY) Time: 10am - 4pm
Tutor: Rachel Carroll, Fee: $120 inc. materials
Learn about the Milky Way and paint a supernova that glows in the dark, taking inspiration from Australian artist Cath Machin.
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Beaded Jewellery 5 years #89

TUES 27 SEPT (FULL DAY) Time: 10am - 4pm
Tutor: Kim Chan, Fee: $100*
 Design and create your own stunning jewellery for yourself or someone special.
 *Materials kit to be purchased from the tutor on the day for $15. Tools are provided in class.
 Book online

Pottery Week 2

Pottery Week 2

Pottery ‘Your Dream Pet’ 6 - 13 years #99

TUES 4 OCT, WED 5 OCT, THUR 6 OCT and FRI 7 OCT (4 MORNINGS & 4 AFTERNOONS)
Tutor: Sayoko Burton
Times: Morning: 9.30am - 12pm, Afternoon: 1pm - 3.30pm
Fee: (inc. materials) 1 x half day class $80
What does your dream pet look like? Is it a mini dinosaur, dragon, crocodile, dog or cat? Create your own dream pet using pinch pot and coil techniques that are most useful for hand building ceramics.
Book online


Week 2 classes

Week 2 classes

Portrait Painting 6 years #100

TUES 4 OCT (FULL DAY) Time: 10am - 4pm 
Tutor: Rachel Carroll, Fee: $120 inc. materials
Learn portrait painting from the masters such as Renoir to modern artists such as Del Kathryn Barton. Please bring a photo of yourself, mum, dad or whoever you wish to paint and draw.
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Make a Zine Book 8 years #101

TUES 4 OCT (FULL DAY) Time: 10am - 4pm
Tutor: Eunice Zhao, Fee: $120 inc. materials
A zine is a self-published magazine. By putting artworks together, we will make a zine book to take home!
Book online

Author for a Day 7 - 12 years #102

TUES 4 OCT (FULL DAY) Time: 10am - 4pm
Tutor: Wendy Fitzgerald, Fee: $110 inc. materials
If your child loves stories and reading, book them into this exciting workshop so they can have fun being an author for a day.
Book online

Abstract Art 7 - 12 years #103

WED 5 OCT (FULL DAY) Time: 10am - 3pm
Tutor: Niloufar Tofigh, Fee: $105 inc. materials
Write your name in letters and transform it into abstract art through painting and mixed media techniques!
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Paint Australian Native Flowers 8 years #104

WED 5 OCT (FULL DAY) Time: 10am - 4pm
Tutor: Susan Baran, Fee: $120 inc. materials
Artist Margaret Preston always painted Australian native wildflowers picked from her home in the bush. Inspired by Margaret, children will create colourful paintings featuring native flowers to celebrate spring.
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Drawing Skills 6 years #105

WED 5 OCT (FULL DAY) Time: 10am - 4pm
Tutor: Marguerite de Fondaumiere, Fee: $120 inc. materials
In this hands-on workshop students will explore and develop their drawing abilities, learning about form, tone, shade and composition.
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Painting Sydney Harbour 7 years #106

THUR 6 OCT (FULL DAY) Time: 10am - 4pm
Tutor: Marguerite de Fondaumiere. Fee: $120 inc. materials
Be inspired by Bret Whiteley’s beautiful blue and white harbour scenes. Then use his style and acrylic paint on canvas to create vibrant works depicting Sydney Harbour.
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Make a Zine Book 8 years #107

THUR 6 OCT (FULL DAY) Time: 10am - 4pm
Tutor: Eunice Zhao, Fee: $120 inc. materials
A zine is a self-published magazine. By putting artworks together, we will make a zine book to take home!
Book online

Guitar – Beginners 8 years #108

THUR 6 OCT & FRI 7 OCT (2-DAY WORKSHOP) Time: 10am - 4pm
Tutor: Toby Fredkin, Fee: $170*
For children who are beginners. The aim is to master basic chords and simple songs over the two days.
 *Students must bring own guitar, which should be a suitable size to ensure they can play correctly. Please contact the Art Centre if you require more information.
Book online

Paper Collage 7 - 12 years #109

FRI 7 OCT (FULL DAY) Time: 10am - 3pm
Tutor: Niloufar Tofigh, Fee: $105 inc. materials
Experiment and create texture using PVA glue and ink. Learn how to create amazing collage works.
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Monoprinting with Gelli Prints 8 years #110

FRI 7 OCT (FULL DAY) Time: 10am - 4pm
Tutor: Marguerite de Fondaumiere, Fee: $120 inc. materials
Students will create unique, colourful prints that celebrate nature and the environment around us. We’ll use a flexible silicone printing plate with acrylic paint and thin paper.
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If your child has any allergies, asthma or requirements for persons with a disability you must let us know when booking a class. Please note if your child requires an Epi-pen or puffer or any medication, you need to bring it and fill out a Medical Awareness Protocol form prior to class.

  • Food is not provided. Please ensure foods brought to the Centre do not contain nuts or nut products.
  • Don't forget to bring a hat, snack and smock!
  • Choose carefully - no refunds!
  • For more information phone us on 9424 0310 or email artcentre@krg.nsw.gov.au.

Important: nut policy

The Art Centre practises a policy of no nuts or nut products. Please ensure foods brought to the Centre do not contain nuts or nut products with no eating in the classroom.

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