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Art Club 2013 BOOKED OUT

A monthly art program for children aged 9–12

These monthly classes will broaden your child’s knowledge of art and develop their own artistic ability. With each class focusing on a medium and technique, the children will also explore the Gallery and gather inspiration for their own artwork.

Art Club runs one weekend every month, with three sessions on Saturday and Sunday. Saturday sessions are open to any child aged 9-12. Sunday sessions are for the children of Art Gallery Society of NSW members only.

Various Saturdays and Sundays in 2013
9.30am, 11.30am & 2pm
See listing for details

Per session:
$32 non-member
$28 member

Yearly subscription (11 classes):
$320 non-member
$280 member

All materials supplied

Bookings and enquiries: 02 9225 1878

Become a member

Cancellations:
Three full working days (Mon–Fri) notice is required to qualify for a refund. All refunds attract an administration charge of 25% of the ticket price(s) with a minimum charge of $5. With subscription tickets there are no refunds for single sessions, unless a session is cancelled. Not negotiable.

Duration 1 hour, 30 minutes
Location: Art Gallery Society (members lounge)

Proudly sponsored by
Faber Castell

Ink and wash self-portraits BOOKED OUT

Looking at the portraits of Joy Hester, we create a self-portrait, revealing emotion, in black ink and wash, using quick, spontaneous lines.

 

Saturday 2 February 2013 11:30am – 1pm
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Saturday 2 February 2013 2pm – 3:30pm
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Sunday 3 February 2013 9:30am – 11am
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Sunday 3 February 2013 11:30am – 1pm
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Sunday 3 February 2013 2pm – 3:30pm
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Mythological clay sculptures BOOKED OUT

Dragons are symbolic creatures in the folklore and mythology of Vietnam and feature frequently in Vietnamese ceramics. After a visit to the Asian gallery we sculpt a dragon out of clay.

 

Saturday 2 March 2013 11:30am – 1pm
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Saturday 2 March 2013 2pm – 3:30pm
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Sunday 3 March 2013 9:30am – 11am
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Sunday 3 March 2013 11:30am – 1pm
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Sunday 3 March 2013 2pm – 3:30pm
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Renaissance charcoal drawing BOOKED OUT

Inspired by Renaissance artists, we draw clasped hands with charcoal, using light and shade to create depth and feeling.

 

Saturday 6 April 2013 11:30am – 1pm
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Saturday 6 April 2013 2pm – 3:30pm
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Sunday 7 April 2013 9:30am – 11am
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Sunday 7 April 2013 11:30am – 1pm
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Sunday 7 April 2013 2pm – 3:30pm
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Monoprinting: Paul Klee BOOKED OUT

Studying the work of Paul Klee, we use coloured inks to create an inspired monoprint using a printing press.

 

Saturday 4 May 2013 11:30am – 1pm
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Saturday 4 May 2013 2pm – 3:30pm
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Sunday 5 May 2013 9:30am – 11am
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Sunday 5 May 2013 11:30am – 1pm
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Sunday 5 May 2013 2pm – 3:30pm
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Sydney landscape etching BOOKED OUT

Using a printing press we produce a drypoint etching looking at our own Sydney city landscape and drawing from the Gallery space. We are inspired to view through a window, a theme often used by artists.

 

Saturday 1 June 2013 11:30am – 1pm
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Saturday 1 June 2013 2pm – 3:30pm
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Sunday 2 June 2013 9:30am – 11am
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Sunday 2 June 2013 11:30am – 1pm
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Sunday 2 June 2013 2pm – 3:30pm
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Chalk pastel animal portraits BOOKED OUT

Looking at Albert Tucker’s Apocalyptic horse, we produce a chalk pastel study of an animal head using a coloured ground.

 

Saturday 6 July 2013 11:30am – 1pm
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Saturday 6 July 2013 2pm – 3:30pm
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Sunday 7 July 2013 9:30am – 11am
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Sunday 7 July 2013 11:30am – 1pm
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Sunday 7 July 2013 2pm – 3:30pm
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Text assemblage on wood panel: Rosalie Gascoigne BOOKED OUT

Using recycled wooden blocks, we create a small assemblage, studying Rosalie Gascoigne’s work, which often included letters and word fragments.

 

Saturday 3 August 2013 11:30am – 1pm
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Saturday 3 August 2013 2pm – 3:30pm
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Sunday 4 August 2013 9:30am – 11am
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Sunday 4 August 2013 11:30am – 1pm
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Sunday 4 August 2013 2pm – 3:30pm
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Acrylic painting: American minimalism BOOKED OUT

After looking at the work of Frank Stella, we select one primary colour to paint a gradated square, learning about colour.

 

Saturday 7 September 2013 11:30am – 1pm
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Saturday 7 September 2013 2pm – 3:30pm
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Sunday 8 September 2013 9:30am – 11am
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Sunday 8 September 2013 11:30am – 1pm
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Sunday 8 September 2013 2pm – 3:30pm
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Skeletal drawing BOOKED OUT

Looking at animals in art, we will create a series of studies based on the bone structure of a fish skeleton.

 

Saturday 12 October 2013 11:30am – 1pm
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Saturday 12 October 2013 2pm – 3:30pm
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Sunday 13 October 2013 9:30am – 11am
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Sunday 13 October 2013 11:30am – 1pm
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Sunday 13 October 2013 2pm – 3:30pm
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Watercolour: Roy de Maistre BOOKED OUT

With watercolour paints we create a harmonious abstract painting, based on the colours of the spectrum and focusing on the artist Roy de Maistre.

 

Saturday 2 November 2013 11:30am – 1pm
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Saturday 2 November 2013 2pm – 3:30pm
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Sunday 3 November 2013 9:30am – 11am
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Sunday 3 November 2013 11:30am – 1pm
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Sunday 3 November 2013 2pm – 3:30pm
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Ceramics from the Ming Dynasty BOOKED OUT

This month we design a ceramic plate by looking at the elegant Dish with hibiscus spray design.

 

Saturday 7 December 2013 11:30am – 1pm
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Saturday 7 December 2013 2pm – 3:30pm
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Sunday 8 December 2013 9:30am – 11am
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Sunday 8 December 2013 11:30am – 1pm
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Sunday 8 December 2013 2pm – 3:30pm
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