Oil pastel and Watercolour Painting

Kids holiday program workshop

Live via Zoom
Over 10 people have attended this class


In this 3.5 hour online workshop learn the basics of how to draw and paint figurative and abstract works using oil pastels and watercolour paints including sketching designs in lead pencil, colouring and shading with pastels, plus many different watercolour techniques such as dry brush, wet on wet, resist and salt. Art kit provided including oil pastels, watercolour paper, watercolour paint set and brush pen, masking tape, mat, palette and markers valued at $50. Art kits will be delivered if you live in Melbourne's inner west or can be posted for an extra $15. the cut off of for kits that need to be posted is Friday the 17th Sept to allow time to arrive. Select postage merchandise at checkout. No experience necessary.

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What you will learn

  • How to colour and shade using oil pastels.
  • Watercolour techniques.
  • How to draw figurative and abstract works.

What you will get

  • An art kit with everything needed valued at $50.
  • 3 x completed artworks.
  • Some great skills they can use at home.

What to bring

  • All materials provided.

What to wear

Casual, it might get messy.

Appropriate for

Children 8-12 years old.

Aa is for Art

72 Reviews

Anna is recognised as one of Australia leading costume jewellery designers. Her work is regularly represented in fashion and bridal publications and parades including Fashion Week. Anna has many commissions from film and theatre companies and has also participated in many group exhibitions. Her design interests have extended from costume to other areas including lead lighting, mosaic, sculpture, printing and fine art techniques, millinery, and metal and theatrical costumes. She also works as a freelance stylist for bridal and fashion photo shoots.

During the last twenty years of running her costume jewellery label ‘Elysian Creations’ she has trained many staff how to craft and assemble costume jewellery, bridal millinery and costumes, and extended this twelve years ago to teaching children and adults how to make jewellery and art and craft creations. See Anna’s work on Instagram @elysiancreations @aaisforart

After many years of working in the fashion industry and becoming a mother of two, Anna’s passion for teaching and sharing her extensive knowledge in jewellery making and art and craft techniques has grown from teaching at schools to running classes and workshops at her own studioAa is for art in Melbourne’s inner west.

She believes everyone has the ability to be creative and with positive encouragement can produce beautiful artwork. She also believes creativity has a calming effect on children and builds confidence through a sense of achievement, she loves inspiring children to push the boundaries of what they think they are capable of to send them to next level.

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5.0 (1 review)
24 September 2021Oil pastel and Watercolour Painting
Anna does very sophisticated work with the kids and the quality of the materials provided is very high. My daughter does a lot of art but learned plenty of new techniques in this workshop.

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Aa is for Art requires 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund or transfer.  Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. We do not offer refunds for missed classes. There are no fees for refunds or transfers. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email Aa is for Art to organise a refund or transfer

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Aa is for Art requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. 


In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.

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