Come……..Enter a Magical world of fun and learning at Arts In The Olives 2013
ALL Childrens Workshops are FREE.
Bookings are recommended. Times vary according to workshop.
Workshops run from 10am to 4pm (with breaks)
Environmental Sculpture – Casselle Mountford
Drop-in workshop format; Working on individual sculptures that form a larger growing installation within the local environment ( trees etc).Using various natural materials, participants will create a 3d freestanding or suspended sculptural form. This workshop is a tactile sculpture activity introducing participants to a range of construction methods, weaving techniques and natural materials.
Junk Orchestra- Rob and Jo Davies
On the day write your name on the black board for different sessions. You will want to stop and listen and watch for a while anyway because the kids sound so great and their enthusiasm and fun is contagious. Adults are also welcome to participate.
Kite Making- with Tony Rice
Learn to build and hand decorate traditional style kites ready for flying and then:
Session Times – Drop in from 9.00am
Participants Should Bring – Imagination for decorating & Energy for Flying
Cost for Materials- $2.00
Clay & Cloth Sculpture for Children; with The Potters
Children will make an item from clay and cloth. Loads of fun and playing with textures. Firing prices to depend on size.
Session Time – Full Day
Max Number – 10
Participants should bring – Apron or old clothes, towel, bucket and any designs you may have.
Materials Cost – Clay – $20 per bag
Circus Skills and Facepainting; with Valkyrie
Learn how to balance with the best and juggle like a clown. Toss a baton with panache.
Valkyrie will share her circus skills and fire eater’s sense of the dramatic in this session and face painting is always a favourite.
Sessions start at 9.00 am
Max number: 10
Materials Cost: TBA
Recycle and Reinvent fashion: with Nancy
Perfect for the budding tween or teen fashion designers and “fashionistas”. The adults will want to join into this one…………..
Bring along that pre loved or great mistake, faded clothing or items of clothing that need that extra something, to share and reinvent at this workshop. They will be printed, hand painted, dyed, stamped, screen printed and thoroughly reinvented from the discard bag to high fashion and werable art. Bring along some sewing needles and imagination and lets see what happens. In the process many textile printing and dying techniques will be learned.
Maximum Number : 15
Materials Cost: TBA
Collage Message Wall; with Claudia
An evolving collage and art message wall focusing on the local environment for young children to teenagers to enjoy in a fun and friendly way.