Kids, come along to our Art Making Workshops in the April School Holidays and have fun using a range of art materials to create sculptures, optical illusions, psychedelic backgrounds, translucent mosaics, abstract artworks, digital animations and a geometric magical window.
HOLIDAY WORKSHOPS 18 – 21 April
Funky Sculpture – Tuesday 18 April 10am – 12 noon
8 – 12 years $30
Twisting wire, wrapping with stockings and paint to construct your own 3D sculpture inspired by the geometric patterns in the exhibition: Visions of Utopia.
Visual Illusions Wednesday 19 April 10am – 12 noon
7 – 10 years$30
Learn about colour, line and movement before making your own optical illusion. In this workshop, participants will use textas and oil pastels while thinking about balance and movement.
Marbling Madness Wednesday 19 April 10am – 12 noon
5 – 8 years$30
Use colourful marbling ink to create a psychedelic background, then add textured paper to create a funky collage.
Translucent Mosaics Thursday 20 April 10am – 12 noon
5 – 8 year$30
Learn about balance, colour, and line, then use plastic shapes to create your own translucent mosaic on a reflective mirror like background.
Teen Painting Workshop Thursday 20 April 10am – 1 pm
12 – 16 years$45
Spend the morning developing your painting skills. Using acrylic paint on canvas, participants will create their own abstract artwork inspired by our autumn exhibiton Visions of Utopia.
iPad Animation Friday 21 April 10am – 12 noon
9 – 12 years $30
A chance to use the iPad as a creative tool to explore the properties of colour and illusion our specially designed digital animation workshops.
Family Workshop Friday 21 April 10am – 11:30am
Any age $20
Create a family treasure – your own colourful geometric window art. In this workshop, you will use translucent paper, black tape and luminescent paint as well as some sparkly materials to create a magical window artwork.
Bookings essential Penrith Regional Gallery phone 4735 1100