Children’s Art Classes


Our school holidays art workshops were listed in The Daily Telegraph as being one of the 10 best activities for children to participate in during the holidays!
We were proud to be listed with The Australian Museum, the NSW Art Gallery and Sydney Tower.

Our innovative school holiday art programs are written by our experienced teachers who are specialists in art education for children.

NSW Spring School Holidays Art Classes Program

We are running  2 hour and short 1½ hour ART workshops to keep your children busy in the holidays – No full day workshops will be held during COVID-19.

2 hours  12pm – 2pm  
90 mins –  10.30-12 noon or 10- 11.30am

Children can attend 2 workshops on a day, they just need to bring lunch and morning tea to stay.


All art workshops MUST be prepaid by EFT, Paypal, cheque or cash to reserve your child’s place. We accept the creative kids voucher for 2 or more workshop bookings, with a total of 6 hours or more. Email the voucher number when booking, with your child’s name and birthdate. Then select bank transfer as payment.

PLEASE NOTE that if a workshop is full, our website will not let you progress to payment.


Mon 28th Sep 90 min 10am-11.30am DIGITAL ART – Stylised portraits-comics, cartoons or anime    $35
 90 min 10.30 am-12


 PAINTING – Jim Dine Heart painting

PAINTING – Sunny Spring Sunflowers



Tues 29th Sep 90 min 10.30 am-12  PAINTING – Sunny Spring Sunflowers  $40
90 min

2 hours



DIGITAL ART – Unicorn Illustration

MANGA and ANIME  drawing



Wed 30th Sep 90 min 10am – 11.30am DIGITAL ART – Moon Festival Rabbits  $35
 2 hours 12 – 2pm MANGA and ANIME  drawing $50
Thurs 1st Oct  90 min 10am-11.30 am  DRAWING – Ballerinas in graphite $40
  2 hours 12 – 2pm CARTOON Animals DRAWING $50
 Fri 2nd Oct 90 min 10am-11.30pm DRAWING – Cyborg portrait $40
2 hours 12 – 2pm MANGA and ANIME drawing $5o

The art school will be closed Saturday 3rd October until school resumes Term 4.

Details for the Spring School Holidays Art Workshops

Stylised portraits comics, cartoons or anime: Digital Art

Ages 10-14 – Monday 28th September – 10-11.30am 

An open level workshop where students will complete a digital portrait in their preferred style, whether it be comics, cartoons or anime.

Students need to bring their own tablet and stylus with the Autodesk Sketchbook app installed.

Fanstasy Portrait Art by Yvonne, children's art classes in Sydney conducted by Young Artists School

Artwork by Devonmer

Jim Dine inspired Heart mixed media painting


Ages 5-13– Monday 28th September – 10.30am-12pm

The young artists will observe and briefly discuss the unique Heart paintings by American Pop artist Jim Dine. Then they will create their own heart painting using warm and cool acrylic colours on a 30 x 40cm canvas. Pastel details and gold paint will be added to complete their multi layered work.

Unicorn illustration: Digital Art

Ages 10-15 – Tuesday 29th  September– 10am-11.30pm 

An open level workshop where students will complete a digital illustration of a horse from mythology (e.g. Pegasus, unicorns, hippocampi). Students will learn how to apply drawing techniques digitally.

Students need to bring their own tablet and stylus with the Autodesk Sketchbook app installed.


Spring Sunny Sunflowers painting 


Ages 5-14 years – Monday 28th September 1-2.30pm or Tuesday 29th September – 10.30pm-12pm 

In this workshop the young artists will enjoy painting a beautiful contemporary Spring Sunny Sunflower picture on a 30 x 40cm canvas using acrylics. Painting techniques like dabbing, sponging, blending and dotting will be explored in this workshop. The young artists will also learn about warm and cool colours.


Painted Sun Flower by 4 year old Haylea

Manga and Anime: drawing


Ages 7-14 – Tuesday 29th Wednesday 30th September or Friday 2nd October– 12pm – 2pm 

This day introduces the young artists to the fun-packed world of Manga! They will learn the entertaining art of drawing in the unique Manga style – the actions, the eyes and of course amazing hair and outfits! They will start with the basic principles of drawing Manga eyes, hair and bodies, and will then progress through to creating a scene if time permits. The drawings will be rendered in ink and colour.

Moon Festival Rabbits : Digital Art

Ages 10 + Wednesday 30th September – 10am-11.30am 

Inspired by the Chinese and Vietnamese moon festival, students will create an illustration of cute rabbits watching the mid autumn moon. Students will learn how to apply drawing techniques digitally.

Students need to bring their own tablet and stylus with the Autodesk Sketchbook app installed.

Ballerinas in graphite : Drawing


Ages 10 +  Thursday 1st October – 10am-11.30am 

This is a more advanced workshop for the young artists focusing on shading and building form. Students will create a drawing of a dancer after artist Ewa Gawlok’s Ballerina series.

Cyborg Portrait : Drawing

Ages 10 + Friday 2nd October – 10am-11.30am 

This is a more advanced drawing workshop focusing on shading and proportions in a portrait. Students will create a cyberpunk inspired portrait of a cyborg revealing the circuit boards behind their faceplate.

Cartoon Animal Drawing


Ages 7-13 – Thursday 1st October– 12pm- 2pm 

The young artists will learn how to draw animals in a cartoon style similar to the style of
Disney. They will focus on how to draw the bodies and the facial expressions of these animals.
The workshop will include inking and colouring.


Children who love to paint or draw and have already been to these workshops previously are welcome to attend again.  A different program of activities guided by our teachers will be given to these children on the workshop day.

School Term Art Classes
Day Classes for Preschoolers 4-8yrs old.  After School Art Classes and Saturday Art Classes. Manga and Anime classes. Drawing only classes and Digital art classes
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The programs at Young Artists are written by qualified educators who specialise in art education for children. We aim to make our programs enjoyable for the children because they learn more when they enjoy what they are doing!

Young Artists is found in the Hills district of Sydney. Our professional light filled studio space is located at Unit 43, 9 Hoyle Avenue, Castle Hill NSW 2154.
There is parking at the front door.

“Happiness… it lies in the joy of achievement, in the thrill of creative effort.”  Vincent van Gogh