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Event Series Event Series: School Holiday Art Workshops

School Holiday Art Workshops

Mon 15 January at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Lead by Karen Ritchie, children will have the opportunity to explore watercolours and acrylics to create a beautiful whale painting, explore painting techniques to create a quirky animal, learn the art of mono printing to create something unusual and produce some wonderful effects using chalk pastels.
For children 8-13 years old. All materials supplied – bring drink bottle.
15 January – 10am to 12noon : Watercolour Wonders, explore a variety of techniques with watercolours/acrylic paints and take home a beautiful whale painting.
16 January – 10am to 12noon : Quirky Animals, explore acrylic paint techniques and take home a quirky animal painting, bring a photo reference if you like
22 January – 10am to 12noon : Mono Printing, explore mono-printing using a variety of mixed media and everyday objects to create unusual works
23 January – 10am to 12noon : Fun with Pastels, explore working with chalk/pastel based products on coloured paper to create amazing effects
Numbers will be kept small so contact Karen to book your child’s spot. karenritchieart@gmail.com or 0411 099 432


Mon 15 January
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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Marramarra Makerspace Studio, Parkes Shire Council
Parkes Library, Bogan St
Parkes, NSW Australia
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02 6861 2333
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Local government area
Craft, Multi-Arts
Event contact details (phone/ email)
0411 099 432


The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

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