Haydn Radford -A freelance writer born in Adelaide, who loves living here. I write about movies, theatre, entertainment, literary and art events. I am happy to promote & review your events. www.weekendnotes.com/profile/121822
For young artists looking to explore, learn and have fun
Kuoni Creative in its continuing quest to provide unique handmade gifts and artwork by talented South Australians, is once again conducting School Holiday Art Workshops for budding young artists who are looking to explore, learn and have fun. The focus of the workshops is on creative thinking, colour mixing, enhancing skills and learning something new. The workshops cater for any skill level.
It is recommended children wear old clothes, apron or painting smock and feel free to bring along a drink and nut free snack.
Please advise of any allergies and provide a backup emergency contact phone.number.
All art materials are supplied.
There will be three Art Workshops held at Kuoni Creative, 212 Main Road, Blackwood. South Australia.
Acrylics on Canvas - Thursday 13 th and 20 th July - 10 am - 1 pm Age 8 - 11 years - $65
The focus is on creative thinking, colour mixing, enhancing skills and learning something new. Students will be working with acrylic paint and will create an original canvas painting to take home.
Drawing Faces - Friday 14th July - 10.00am - 1.00pm Age 10 - $50
For the young artist who has an infinity or an interest in drawing faces. The workshop will look at proportions, shading, and facial expression. We will be working with pencil, graphite and charcoal.
Mixed media -
Friday 21st July - 10.00am - 1.00pm
Age 10 - $65
Understand and learn how to creatively express with colour, texture and imagery. Students will be working with mixed media to create an original canvas work to take home.
The Children's School Holiday Art Workshops are conducted by Nikki Allen, a born artist, whose artistic style is determined by her drive to create.
Since her early years at primary school, Nikki's talents have been utilised. As Resident Artist, where ever she may be, this has lead her to a diverse career in all things creative.
Nikki is also a Positive Psychology Counsellor. In her business, Owning Happy she is passionate about therapeutic benefits of creative expression for all ages.
Nikki is a mother of three children. For over ten years she has been volunteering teaching art to children. She understands the impact of autonomous creative thinking on the developing mind and she has observed children's confidence levels rise as they learn to trust their own judgement and choices through their creative work.