Kids Holidays Mixed Media Workshop - Ages 8-14 - New! St George & Sutherland Community College

Kids Holidays Mixed Media Workshop - Ages 8-14 - New!

Holiday time to get creative and social for the younger creatives. This one day workshop focuses on having engaging social fun with hands on art/crafting and creative (imaginative) play in a small group environment. This program focuses on a variety of experimental mixed media art and crafts, as a means of having fun, whilst learning new art techniques. Creatives will leave with a completed mixed media textural artwork.

Designed to encourage playful art-forms and expressive creative fun with no artistic requirements necessary. A creative journey with a difference, that has young minds engaged on the hands-on creative process rather than depending on technology and Apps-on a device to promote connecting with their creative thinking ability and learning simple techniques to relax and unwind.

Course Outline:

Holiday time to get creative and social for the younger creatives. This one day workshop focuses on having engaging social fun with hands on art/crafting and creative (imaginative) play in a small group environment. This program focuses on a variety of experimental mixed media art and crafts, as a means of having fun, whilst learning new art techniques. Creatives will leave with a completed mixed media textural artwork.

Designed to encourage playful art-forms and expressive creative fun with no artistic requirements necessary. A creative journey with a difference, that has young minds engaged on the hands-on creative process rather than depending on technology and Apps-on a device to promote connecting with their creative thinking ability and learning simple techniques to relax and unwind.

Learning Outcomes:

  • Engage with others in a safe and inspiring creative space
  • Use imagination and be able to express creative side freely
  • Learn new creative art techniques and experiment
  • Learn how to relax and have social fun whilst creating
  • Social interaction skills and ability to speak in a group environment – interpersonal skills

What to bring:

In most sessions all materials will be provided by Tutor unless instructed. Participants may wish to bring their own basic art materials kit.

  • Coloured pencils/watercolour pencil/crayons
  • Felt pens or markers, gel pens (non-toxic)
  • Paint brushes (various sizes)
  • Painting apron or paint shirt/smock – or wear old t-shirt
  • Drink/food snacks (please notify if there are specific allergies or intolerances to be aware of)
  • Small change for any treats from the vending machines located on premises

About the tutor:

Facilitated by an Artist/Art Therapy and Holistic Creative Arts Therapist.

Melissa (Mel) Martin is a local contemporary Artist, Holistic Creative Art Therapist and a Mindfulness practitioner, who is passionate about enabling one’s inner ability to create, through artistic expression, seeking to inspire and promote wellbeing through an artistic journey of healing and personal growth.

Mel facilitates local art classes/workshops in the community and 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 opportunities to learn how to relax, reduce stress, improve confidence, empathy/compassion, problem solving skills and workflow.
Mel works with kids, adolescents

Mel’s Art of Zen is Mel’s business entity located here in the Shire.

Qualifications:
Holistic Integrated Creative Arts Therapy (HICAT) Diploma,
Holistic Therapies College, QLD
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.

Tutor
Martin, Melissa

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.
$69 Limited inc GST
Kids Holidays Mixed Media Workshop - Ages 8-14 - New!

<p><p>Holiday time to get creative and social for the younger creatives. This one day workshop focuses on having engaging social fun with hands on art/crafting and creative (imaginative) play in a

...
$69 Limited inc GST
Kids Holidays Mixed Media Workshop - Ages 8-14 - New!

<p><p>Holiday time to get creative and social for the younger creatives. This one day workshop focuses on having engaging social fun with hands on art/crafting and creative (imaginative) play in a

...

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