Art for Kids
Paint in Watercolour - Native Birds with Naomi Leeder
Be inspired by native birds and create a watercolour painting depicting the curious creatures inhabiting Eynesbury.
Facilitated by local artist Naomi Leeder, in this workshop you will explore the techniques of watercolour with live demonstrations, tips and tricks, and learn about local birdlife with support from the Eynesbury Environment Group. Beginner friendly, this is a free workshop and all materials are supplied.
Naomi Leeder’s exhibition, Conversations with Birds is at Melton Civic Centre until 31 July.
Monday 3 July | Eynesbury Discovery Centre, 479 Eynesbury Road, Eynesbury
This is a free event, bookings required.
1:00pm to 2:30pm - Ages 8-12yrs | Book via link below
*3:00pm to 4:30pm - Ages 13-17yrs | *To book for this session, please email firstname.lastname@example.org
5:30pm to 7:30pm - Adults 18+ | Book via link below
Please select the age-appropriate workshop when booking.
Parent/guardian supervision is required for children under 14yrs.
Image courtesy of Naomi Leeder.
Online Workshops and Resources
Draw a Vegetable Character
Event: Draw a Vegetable Character, by Grace Fraraccio
About: Grace Fraraccio, the artist behind our current online exhibition Vegetable Soup and Friends will guide you to observe everyday food items, and turn then into imaginary characters!
What you will need: This fun drawing workshop will require pencils, markers, paper and a selection of veggies from the fridge.
Join this fun drawing workshop on YouTube
Suitable for ages 8-18 years.
Natural Ink Making Workshop
Event: Natural Ink Making Workshop by Chaco Kato
About: Learn to make natural ink at home using ingredients from your kitchen and garden with Chaco Kato! You can use spices such as turmeric, paprika and also vegetables such as spinach and beetroot. The fun step by step guide will show children and adults the natural way to create and make art at home by using simple kitchen ingredients.
What you will need: Spinach or green leaf, carrots, spices, beetroot or frozen berries, tea bags, scissors, spoon/fork, grinder, paper, small paper plates, plastic cups, containers, flour, brush.
Join this fun natural ink making workshop on YouTube
Suitable for ages 4-10 years.
Make a Pizza Shop Playset
Event: Make a Pizza Shop Playset with Kitiya Palaskas
About: Craft-based designer Kitiya Palaskas will show you how to use old boxes, coloured paper and other supplies to create your very own pizza delivery shop!
What you will need: Cardboard from old boxes, coloured paper, coloured tissue paper, glue
Join this fun Pizza Shop Playset workshop on YouTube
Suitable for ages 5-12 years.