Visual arts

Discover new ways of seeing and allow your creative vision to open new worlds. The world we live in, is fused and filled with colour, rhythms, sights, sounds and emotion. SMV visual arts classes are designed to provide sequential approaches to art, experimentation, and group practice, leading to in-house exhibitions and presentations.

Overview

Students will be introduced to a multi disciplinary approach in creating art. Music, rhythm and movement will be fused as learning tools to enhance the learning processes in the artistic rich environment of SMV. SMV visual arts courses will aid the adult and child learner in the incorporation of ideas, concepts, processes, and perceptions of their world.

Our visual artist-in-residence will instruct and prepare each student to actively participate and contribute to their own personal and creative growth. Occasional visiting intercultural visual artists (Aboriginal, Maori, etc) will be introduced to instruct students, to enrich their learning experience.

Courses

    • Visual Arts for Kids (5-8 yrs)

      Learn the basics of drawing and painting, using real life or observational drawing. Exploring colours and having fun with paint.

    • Visual Arts for Youth (8-15yrs)

      Learn the basics of drawing and painting, using real life or observational drawing. In addition learning how to mix colours and basic composition, with an introduction to experimentation with mixed media.Students will explore subject – matter such as, animals, still life, buildings, and portrait making. They will use a range of media such as charcoal, clay sculpture, acrylic paint, collage, printmaking and fabric art. Projects will include, observational drawing, still life, collage, perspective, portraiture and figure drawing.

    • Visual Arts for Adults (15+)

      Learn the basics of drawing and painting, using real life or observational drawing. In addition learning how to mix colours and basic composition.Students will explore subject – matter such as, animals, still life, buildings, and portraits,
      Learn to develop a creative approach to their drawing and painting using a variety of styles and artistic exercises.A range of media such as charcoal.Projects will include, observational drawing, still life, collage, perspective, portraiture and figure drawing.

Classes

Two types of classes are available for each of the courses above:

      • Weekly one hour classes
      • Open studio – art explorer classes

Both are offered as either a 4 week introductory course or full year on-going course.

Term Dates and Fees

Fees: Please see our Term Dates & Fee Schedule

Location: Classes are currently held at our Beaufort St Studio
Period: Term dates follow WA public school terms dates (unless otherwise advised).

Interested?
To secure your place,  Register your interest

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