Kids Art Workshops at Art Class Brisbane

Art Class Brisbane offers contemporary, creative and super fun children’s painting and sketch lessons and focus study workshops after school, some weekends and during holiday breaks throughout the year. Art Class Brisbane’s kids’ art lessons are held at their relaxed, colourful, nurturing studio and led by professional artist and illustrator Katie McErlean, Art Director of Art Class Brisbane and creatively led by each student!

After school lessons include sketching classes and paint club while the school holiday workshops offer a variety of unique art themes, all of which change every school-term and holiday break. Art Class uses only safe high-quality products for their young (and adult) artists. Staff are also Blue Card accredited.

Summer School holiday art workshops

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December school holiday workshops from Dec 10 – 23 Two workshops daily morning sessions 9.30am – 11.30am afternoon sessions 1.30pm – 3.30pm All sessions are to be booked & paid for online

Who is Art Class Brisbane?

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Art Class Brisbane is a professional creative studio for students aged 5 years and up, with a primary focus on sketch drawing, acrylic painting, medium techniques and colour study over many extracurricular lessons and workshops. A unique holiday workshop program is scheduled for each school holiday period. Art Class Brisbane also offers local school and kindergarten and private home school incursions. 

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After school art classes

Kids will learn how to work with acrylic paint and various mediums in their professionally guided painting lessons or sketching classes with Professional Artist Katie McErlean with her 20 plus years of commercial art experience.

Students are provided with easel, canvas board, fine art brushes and paints, textured mediums. Alternatively, Sketch Club will introduce children to various drawing techniques with all materials supplied.

Private lessons are also available.

Paint Club Tuesdays and Wednesdays Sketch Club Thursdays

When? Term times 3.30pm – 4.45pm 

Who? Ages 5 – 12 years

Term Time Art Lessons are offered in an 8-week package or can be pro-rated from the week of commencement. When booking, mention this Brisbane Kids listing for your FREE art brush set. You will find information about their in term art classes here.

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Creative and educational school holiday workshops for kids

Holiday workshops explore concepts in a creative and hands-on way, with Professional Artist Katie and her team leading the students in imagination and colour discovery. All workshops and classes are underpinned by their focus on fun, creativity, imagination, safety and the environment, with skill and confidence-building being at the core.

Art class workshops include: Acrylic, Watercolours and Pastel Painting on Canvas, Eco Reusable Bags and Specialty Paper, Clay Sculpture, Sketch/Graphite Life Drawing, Mandala Art and much more…

“Empowering children through their art” is a mantra of Art Class Brisbane.

Art Class Brisbane holiday workshop costs

Workshops are run for 2 hours, with light refreshments included. Workshops are offered in set age groupings, designed for children ranging in ages between 5 and 14 years of age. That said all ages, stages and abilities are very welcome. All bookings can be made online.

Workshops and Classes have limited places and book out fast, so make sure to book early to secure a place. Find out more or to book a holiday workshop head to their website.

Can’t make the holiday workshops but still wish to enjoy the Art Class painting experience? Artist Katie McErlean founder of Art Class is now offering ‘Take Home Art Packs’ with all art materials and tutorial video links included. These can be purchased on the Art Class website.

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“One of the best art classes around. My daughter did a term of art lessons with Katie and loved it. My girls have done holiday workshops over the past year and I have done a paint and wine night and loved it. Katie is professional and approachable.” – Meika O’Connell

“Katie’s amazing ability to create fun and engaging experiences .” – Melinda Quincey

“Just got home from painting this morning. These girls had a fabulous time. Thanks Katie, we will definitely be looking for more school holiday art classes.” – Charmaine Taylor

“Katie is a fantastic art teacher. She’s friendly, knowledgeable, patient and encouraging. We will return for more, my son absolutely loved his time making clay monsters. The studio is well placed with great parking too!” – Rachael Gillespie

Art Class Brisbane has FREE car parking right at the back door, with toilet facilities next to the studio space. Wheelchair access is also available.

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