Kids Art - Mixed Media Fun - Ages 9-13

Designed for the younger ‘budding creatives’, this program focuses on having relaxing, social fun with art and crafting in a small group environment. This hands-on program focuses on a variety of experimental mixed media art and crafts, as a means of relaxing whilst learning new and fun art techniques and creating artworks. No artistic experience required.


Sessions include: Understanding Colour & Colour Mixing, Doodling, Drawing, Painting, Collage & Mandalas.

Art media utilised include: coloured pencils, watercolour pencils, felt pens, coloured markers, pastels, acrylic paints, inks, magazine image cut outs and embellishments, art paper and canvas.

Suitable for age 9-13. All levels of creative and artistic flair welcome.

Facilitated by an Artist/Art Therapy Facilitator.
Duration: 6 weeks x 2 hour course. Total 12 hours


Material Costs per person: Course fees include material costs however, participants may be required to bring additional materials as requested by tutor.

About the Tutor:

'Melissa (Mel) Martin is a contemporary artist, practicing Art Therapy and is a Champion of Change, who has taken her interests and professional training in People Management/Organisational Psychology, and Art Therapy to a new level of experiencing self- awareness. Mel runs local creative art classes/workshops through Learning and Community Centres as well as privately, where she explores with small groups their true selves and the potential they have and the fear that is holding them back. Offering a varied range of personalised Creative Art Services from Art Therapy and Mindfulness practices, exploring a range of mixed media art techniques and tools to facilitate imaginative fun and creative expression, which can facilitate team building opportunities, reduce stress, improve confidence, compassion, problem solving skills, workflow and life balance.'

Other Information:

  • To ensure resources are ready for you at the start of your course, we ask you ideally enrol at least one week before the course commences.
  • All courses need a minimum number of students to run ("we try our hardest to get those") . If your course does not have enough students it will be cancelled prior to the commencement and you will be informed.

This course has no current classes. Please the waiting list.