Kids Art Mixed Media Fun - Ages 8-14

Designed for the younger ‘budding creatives’, this program focuses on having relaxing, social fun with art and crafting mixed media techniques in a small group environment.

Course content:

  • The program introduces the concepts of mindfulness and relaxation as a means of ‘unplugging’ (technology/devices) and de-stressing, whilst learning new and fun mixed media art techniques and creating artworks.

Course outline:

  • Mindful art & easy relaxation practices, Understanding Colour & Colour Mixing, Doodling, Drawing, Painting, Collage & Mandalas.

Art media materials included:

  • Coloured pencils
  • Watercolour pencils
  • Felt pens
  • Coloured markers
  • Pastels
  • Acrylic paints
  • Inks
  • Magazine image cut outs and embellishments
  • Art paper and canvas.

Art Supplies Discount:

As an added bonus for learning Art with SGSCC, all enrolled students are entitled to a generous 10% discount off the purchase of art supplies when they shop instore at Eckersley’s Art & Craft, Taren Point!
View Eckersley's Website for product ideas.

Participants may be required to bring additional materials as requested by tutor.

"Facilitated by a local Artist/Art Therapist and Wellbeing Facilitator"

About the tutor:

"Melissa (Mel) Martin is a contemporary artist, practices Art Therapy and is a champion of change, who has taken her interests and training in People Management and Organisational Psychology, and Art Therapy to a new level of experiencing self-awareness. Mel runs local 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. By engaging in this therapy, Mel is able to reach into the lives of the people she can help more directly or build a personalised service for an individual or group looking for personal and or team building opportunities to reduce stress, improve confidence, compassion, problem solving skills, workflow and life balance."


Art Therapy Diploma, Health & Harmony College, QLD.
BSc (Psychology), UNSW.
Change Management Post Graduate Diploma, CSU.
HR Management Certificate, Sydney University.
Member -International Institute for Complementary Therapists (IICT)
Working With Children Check Approved. Services NSW.

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