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Classes

About our Art Fundamentals Classes

Through exposure to the Elements and Principles of Art, our classes give young artists the tools to create and explore, easily producing beautiful work that they can be proud of. There will be many exciting, hands-on projects to develop their individuality, independence, and self-expression, including learning and drawing inspiration from History, Art History, Geography, Different Cultures, Literature and more.

 2022 Art Fundamentals classes will be focusing on Geography and Art from around the world.

5-9 years

60 min class once a week
$170 per term + $10 materials fee

Our young artists will master basic art tools and equipment such as paintbrushes, pastels, chalks, scissors, glue, various paints, and more. They will gain an understanding of the Elements of Art, and how they are portraying these within their artwork. We will work on independant listening and comprehension skills, while improving observational skills and critical thinking.

Art Fundamentals for ages 5-7

Monday 3:45-4:45pm

Thursday 4:45-5:45pm

Saturday 9:45-10:45am

Saturday 12:00-1:00pm

Art Fundamentals for ages 8-9

Monday 4:45-5:45pm

Tuesday 4:45-5:45pm

Thursday 3:45-4:45pm

Saturday 10:45-11:45am

10-13 years

75 min class once a week
$190 per term + $10 materials fee

After mastering the basic art tools and equipment, these students will have opportunities to work with more advanced tools and techniques often used in art making. They will have a good understanding of the Elements of Art, and will be learning how to include the Principles of Design within their artwork. We will provide opportunities for independent working to implement their knowledge of techniques and use critical thinking skills to make self-deduced improvements.

Art Fundamentals for ages 10+

Monday 5:45-7:00pm

Friday 3:45-5:00pm

Saturday 1:00-2:15pm

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About our
Art Intensives Classes

These Intensive classes are for dedicated art students aged 8 - 13 years who are looking to obtain and expand their creative tool boxes with access to advanced art knowledge and skills. Topics and techniques for these classes will be learnt through use of workbooks, practice and repetition, and will be vital for any student serious about their creative practice.

We highly recommend any students 8+ who are seriously interested in art to do both the Fundamentals and Intensives classes.

art intensives

75 min class once a week
$190 per term + $10 materials fee

Students will learn two topics a term, and the topics for the year will include:

  • Sketching 101 - sketching, shading and techniques with pencils (graphite).

  • Portrait Drawing 101 - basic fundamentals for portrait drawing.

  • Colour Theory 101 - obtaining knowledge about colour that will then be used in the rest of this course.

  • Landscapes 101 - breaking down composition and using colour and line to create perspective.

  • Acrylic painting 101 - learning the different tools, mediums and skills that can be used in the foundations of acrylic painting. 

  • Characters and Figure Drawing 101 - studying the basics and breaking down steps for character and figure drawing. 

  • Watercolour painting 101 - learning the different tools, mediums and skills that can be used in the foundations of watercolour painting

  • Animal Drawing 101 - studying the basics and breaking down steps for drawing animals.

Art Intensives for ages 8-13

Wednesday 3:45-5:00pm

Friday 5:00-6:15pm

OUR ART EXHIBITION

Our Art Department hosts a themed Art Exhibition once a year, usually at the end of Term 3, for all the Excite Art students who contribute artwork created in their Art Fundamentals classes. We include an opening night for students, friends, and family with many fun activities and awards, and then multiple days of viewing open to the public. Students will collect their work after the event.

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