Children’s Art Course Wednesday Afternoons: 5-8yrs
October 18 @ 3:45 pm - November 28 @ 5:00 pm
Portraying the human face has captivated artists throughout the ages. Experienced visual artist, Kristine Ballard, is ready to show your child that everyone can create a portrait of a person artistically if they are shown how.
She will show your kids what to look for and different ways to render what they see in a variety of mediums – pencil, paint, clay and collage. Your young artists will learn different artistic ways other master artists in history have interpreted a face too. Support your child’s artistic growth and boost their creative confidence in these fun and educational classes.
No skills required, just enthusiasm and a love for creativity.
- Duration: 1.25 hours per session x 8 weeks
- Inclusions: professional instruction, all equipment and materials
- Instructors: Kristine Ballard
WEEK 1: 18 OCT
LEARNING THE FEATURES OF A FACE – Understand how to see the shapes and composition of a face from the bones up!
WEEK 2: 25 OCT
SILHOUETTE SELF PORTRAITS – Looking at shapes. Look yourself in the face and translate what you see to paper.
WEEK 3: 1 NOV
PORTRAITS IN 3D – Time to create a portrait in three dimensions. We will be using clay to create your own sculptural head.
WEEK 4: 8 NOV
CHARCOAL HEADS – Getting down and dirty with tonal charcoal.
WEEK 5: 15 NOV
PAINTED PORTRAITS – Learn how to build colour and tone up in paint to make a painted portrait.
WEEK 6: 22 NOV
PAPER PORTRAITS – Time to try your hand at creating a portrait through collage, using tone & texture.
WEEK 7: 29 NOV
ABSTRACTED INSIDE OUT – Taking portraiture deeper. Abstracting shapes and visualising what’s going on inside our head.
WEEK 8: 6 DEC
MANGA STYLING – Create a cartoon avatar using your portrait skills.
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