Cartooning workshop (Holiday program 9-14 years old)

Next Available: 06 Oct 1:00PM
3.0 hours


In this three hour workshop students will learn the basics about developing characters and style in conjunction with ideas about writing jokes to go with their cartoons. Beginning with the basic outline in pencil students will be shown how to use copic markers and adding colour with watercolour paints, then mounting their masterpiece into a frame. We will also be also be checking out the computer app Procreate, and discussing some great ideas on getting your cartoons published and creating your own comic book. Suitable for beginners with basic drawing ability to the more advanced.

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Class Schedule

What you will learn
  • The basics about developing characters and style as well as ideas about writing jokes to go with your cartoons.
  • How to use copic markers and watercolour paints.
  • Some great tips on getting your cartoons published and creating your own comic book.
What you will get
  • A completed framed comic strip drawing.
  • Rough outline sketches.

What to bring
  • Just yourself.
What to wear

Casual, warning it might get messy. Aprons provided.

Appropriate for

children 9-12 years old


Jewellery Making Classes

Vendor sincce 2014

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. See Anna's work on Instagram @elysiancreations @jewellerymakingclasses 

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 ten years ago to teaching children and adults how to make jewellery and art and craft creations.

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 studio 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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