Art Classes and Workshops
arts’Kool offers a unique art program for kids and teens in Geelong and the Bellarine Peninsula towns of Barwon Heads, Ocean Grove and Drysdale.
Right Brain focus
Did you know the human brain consists of two parts; the left and right hemisphere. The left-brain is used for logical thinking and analytical processing. The right- brain used in emotional perception, intuition and creativity. This side is used when doing creative activities such as art. It is this part of the brain that school programs often overlook and that is when arts’Kool can assist your child with our unique program.
art’sKool is a coastal based art school in Ocean Grove that provides an art program with a difference, it’s Quirky and Contemporary. It teaches a variety of art medium such as mixed media acrylic painting, printmaking, sculpture and drawing which is the fundamental skill of all visual art. All classes are held at arts’kool Studio, 1/20 Everist Road, Ocean Grove, a purpose-built venue in pleasant surroundings, while catering for the individual needs and levels of the art student.
Professional artist guides the students
arts’Kool assists in developing self- confidence, self -discipline and the responsibility to complete tasks with our unique art program. We believe that everyone have the ability to create. All they need is guidance from a professional art tutor receiving plenty of one to one guidance in a stimulating environment, practical instruction and creative projects that are fun and inspiring
Solving problems through art
Students learn through their drawing, sculpture and painting to solve problems in a creative way while learning to be more organised. They become more communicative, observant and analytical. Also the art program helps with relaxing and focuses on increasing the power of concentration and self esteem while making friends with like minded kids and adults in a relaxed environment.
Art’sKool is acclaimed for its unique art program focusing on our everyday living
Students learn the following skills:
- Foundation skills for drawing and painting
- Elements of design in art, (Line, colour, pattern, Texture and Tone)
- Fundamental art skills (composition, balance, scale, proportion)
- Fundamental art techniques (portraiture, sculpture, manga illustration, mixed media)
- Expanded art vocabulary
- Art history
- Colour theory and techniques
- Expanded imagination and creativity
Specific skills developed in our students are:
- Fine motor skills (through drawing)
- Attention to detail and focus
- Process, order and completion
- Time on task
- Visual/spatial organization skills
- Persistence and follow through
- Patience, discipline and manners
- Increased self esteem and confidence
- Teaches children the skills necessary to succeed in life
- Learn to solve problems and make decisions
ArtsKool School Holiday Art Workshops
ArtsKool Masters – Kids and Teens
Drawing, painting and sculpture.
Classes for children aged 6-16 years at arts’Kool Studio 1/20 Everist Road, Ocean Grove.
ArtsKool school holiday workshops for kids and teens aged 6-16 years of age
These workshops are among the most popular and successful School Holiday art programs in Australia.
They explore different art mediums, artist and art periods. Kids, teens and adults have fun meeting likeminded students and completing unique creative artworks.
The classes build students creativity and self-esteem, assist eye-hand coordination and manual dexterity. Students develop their concentration; enhance their understanding of the Elements of Design; an appreciation of art expression and develop their own art style.
arts’Kool Little Creatives
Preschoolers aged 3 to 5 years create in one hour a fun, quirky story theme based artwork. They explore a variety of media such as acrylic painting, collage, mosaic, paper mache clay and more.
Parent participation is most welcome.
arts’Kool and Masters in the Making Exhibitions
These two major art exhibitions are highly respected annual events that show-case the children’s artistic talents.
Children not attending weekly art classes can also enter by attending the school holiday programs and produce a masterpiece. Awards are presented to all students and great prizes are to be won. These donated by many businesses with artwork judged by local artists.
The unique experience at art’sKool Exhibition is that the students are taught about art exhibitions, commissions and sell limited editions of their work. They also reproduce their work as cards, magnets and other products that then sold. They are known as E-Kids meaning ‘entrepreneurial kids,’ that make money through selling their art.
Creative Team Building Art Workshops
Reward your staff with a fun, imaginative and affordable artistic experience at Ocean Grove or your place of choice. Our workshops designed for small to medium size businesses and great for bonding and teamwork, morale and company pride, productivity and retention and discovering hidden talents.
art’sKool can assist creating a group masterpiece or series for the workplace.