Wild Things - Art Classes

July Holiday Art Workshops

11 - 15 July 2022 and 20 - 22 July 2022

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Wild Things is back with eight quality, inspirational art workshops in the July school holidays. There is a different workshop to choose from each day, led by wonderful, experienced and passionate teachers.

Please refer to programme listings for details of prices. Availability is visible on the booking site.

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Matariki Reflections

- Holiday Workshop

with Helen Ollivier

Course duration: One-day workshop
Start date: 11 July 2022
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10am - 2:30pm
Cost: $58 per child including materials

Create a beautiful nightscape inspired by the impressionist painter Claude Monet. We will be exploring painting techniques on canvas and learning tricks with colour to paint glowing stars and reflections on water. Perfect for Matariki!
Suitable for ages 5 -13

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Aboriginal Bowls

- Holiday Workshop

with Helen Ollivier

Course duration: One-day workshop
Start date: 12 July 2022
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10am - 2:30pm
Cost: $68 per child including materials

Design and paint your own clay bowl using sgrafitto and dotting techniques. We will be looking at traditional and modern aboriginal art and exploring story-telling using colour and pattern. The pieces will be glazed and fired and ready for collection in Term 3.
Suitable for ages 5 -13

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Watercolour Castle

- Holiday Workshop

with Helen Ollivier

Course duration: One-day workshop
Start date: 13 July 2022
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10am - 2:30pm
Cost: $58 per child including materials

Turrets, towers, moats and flags! Have fun inventing your own fantasy castle in this drawing and painting workshop. Students will learn drawing techniques and tricks to make things look 3D and finish their creation with ink and watercolour.
Suitable for ages 5 -13

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Colourful Kowhaiwhai

- Holiday Workshop

with Helen Ollivier

Course duration: One-day workshop
Start date: 14 July 2022
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10am - 2:30pm
Cost: $58 per child including materials

In this painting workshop, we will be looking at the colourful kowhaiwhai patterns of artists in Aotearoa including John Powell and Sandy Adsett. Working with repetition and reflection, students will design and paint their own kowhaiwhai panel using acrylic on board.
Suitable for ages 5 -13

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Letter Love

- Holiday Workshop

with Helen Ollivier

Course duration: One-day workshop
Start date: 15 July 2022
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10am - 2:30pm
Cost: $58 per child including materials

Create your own illuminated manuscript letter based on medieval lettering designs. Learn all about lettering and drawing techniques and decorate your letter with fancy patterns using coloured and metallic pencils on black paper.
Suitable for ages 5 -13

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Bug Box

- Holiday Workshop

with Helen Ollivier

Course duration: One-day workshop
Start date: 20 July 2022
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10am - 2:30pm
Cost: $58 per child including materials

We love bugs! Create unique, colourful bugs using all sorts of interesting painting, collage and drawing techniques. Learn about pattern, decoration, colour and contrast. Students will be making art for their wall and will also take home a special box for their favourite bug.
Suitable for ages 5 -13

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Matariki Lanterns

- Holiday Workshop

with Rowena Rooney

Course duration: One-day workshop
Start date: 21 July 2022
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10am - 2:30pm
Cost: $68 per child including materials

Create a beautiful lantern out of clay for Matariki. Students will be learning simple hand-building and cutout techniques with clay. The lanterns will be fired and glazed and ready for collection in Term 3. Includes a battery-powered candle. Also suitable for tealight candles.
Suitable for ages 5 -13

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Pacific Prints

- Holiday Workshop

with Rowena Rooney

Course duration: One-day workshop
Start date: 22 July 2022
Location: Wild Things Art Studio, 548 Te Atatū Road, Te Atatu Peninsula
Time: 10am - 2:30pm
Cost: $62 per child including materials

Inspired by the delightful bird prints of New Zealand artist Annie Smits Sandano, we will be experimenting with a variety of ink colours to create a unique print. Students will explore repetition, variation, shape and pacific patterns in this fun printmaking workshop.
Suitable for ages 5 -13

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