School Holiday Art Workshops

Our school holiday 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.

Upcoming holidays: Autumn 2024

We are running  2 hour and short 1½ hour ART workshops to keep your children busy in the holidays.

2 hours  10.30-12.30pm , 10 – 12pm   or 1 – 3pm
90 mins –  10.30-12 noon, 10- 11.30am or 1.30-3pm

Children can attend 2 workshops on a day, they just need to bring lunch and morning tea to stay. An extra $20 will be charged for supervision during lunch.

Payment and Cancellation Policy

All art workshops MUST BE PREPAID by EFT, Paypal, cheque, or cash in advance to reserve your child’s place. We accept the Creative Kids Voucher. 

No credit or refunds will be given if you cancel on the day of the workshop or do not show up. At least two days’ notice is needed for cancellation.

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

Autumn 2024 Holiday Workshop Timetable

Weekday Workshop Age Time Price
Monday 15th April Manga and Anime Faces and Basics: Drawing

8+

10.00 – 12.00pm

$55

Cherry Blossom: Painting

6+

10.30 – 12.00pm

$45

Tuesday 16th April Manga and Anime Full Body Poses: Drawing

8+

10.00 – 12.00pm

$55

Ladybird on a Sunflower: Painting

5+

10.30 – 12.00pm

$45

Snail on a Leaf: Painting

5+

1.00 – 2.30pm

$45

Wednesday 17th April Sunflower: Painting

5+

10.30 – 12.00pm

$45

Bee and Flower: Painting

5+

1.00 – 2.30pm

$45

Thursday 18th April Chonky Chooks: Painting

5+

10.30 – 12.00pm

$45

Anime and Manga: Drawing

10+

1.00 – 3.00pm

$55

Friday 19th April Autumn Mountain: Painting

5+

10.30 – 12.00pm

$45

Autumn 2024 School Holiday Art Workshops

Manga and Anime Faces and Basics: Drawing

Date: Monday 15th April

Age Group 8+ Time 10.00 – 12.00pm
Workshop type Drawing Duration 2 hours

Welcome to our Manga Drawing Workshop! Unleash your creativity as you dive into the world of Japanese comic art. In this workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of manga drawing, including the eyes, features, and face of your character. Whether you’re a beginner or have a bit more experience, this workshop is designed to inspire and elevate your manga drawing skills.

The artwork shown is for reference only. Students’ paintings may vary upon completion.


Cherry Blossom: Painting

Date: Monday 15th April

Age Group 6+ Time 10.30 – 12.00pm
Workshop type Painting Duration 90 minutes

Immerse yourself in the enchantment of the iconic cherry blossom at this painting workshop! Young artists will marvel at the delicate pink petals of a cherry blossom tree as they bring it to life on their canvas using acrylic paints. The canvas size is 30 x 40cm, allowing them to capture the beauty of the cherry blossom in all its glory.

The artwork shown is for reference only. Students’ paintings may vary upon completion.


Manga and Anime Full Body Poses: Drawing

Date: Tuesday 16th April

Age Group 8+ Time 10.00 – 12.00pm
Workshop type Drawing Duration 2 hours

In this Manga drawing workshop, the young artists will be focusing on drawing poses and full-body illustrations of their anime characters! They will learn how to create dynamic and expressive poses for their characters, bringing them to life on the page. Our teacher will provide step-by-step guidance, valuable tips, and feedback to help you elevate your artwork to the next level. Join us for a fun and creative learning experience where you can take your manga drawing skills to new heights!

The artwork shown is for reference only. Students’ paintings may vary upon completion.


Ladybird on a Sunflower: Painting

Date: Tuesday 16th April

Age Group 5+ Time 10.30 – 12.00pm
Workshop type Painting Duration 90 minute

Indulge in this charming painting workshop where our Young Artists will delight in painting an adorable ladybird perched on a vibrant sunflower. Immerse yourself in the beauty of the garden during this creative workshop! Students will create their works on a 30x40cm canvas.

The artwork shown is for reference only. Students’ paintings may vary upon completion.


Snail on a Leaf: Painting

Date: Tuesday 16th April

Age Group 5+ Time 1.00 – 2.30pm
Workshop type Painting Duration 90 minutes

There is nothing slow or slimy about this fun workshop! We invite our Young Artists to enjoy painting a cute and colourful snail resting on a leaf. They will bring their little bug friend to life on their 30x40cm canvas.

The artwork shown is for reference only. Students’ paintings may vary upon completion.


Sunflower: Painting

Date: Wednesday 17th April

Age Group 5+ Time 10.30 – 12.00pm
Workshop type Painting Duration 90 minutes

Sunflowers have long captivated people with their beauty. In this engaging workshop, Young Artists can unleash their creativity by painting their interpretation of this gorgeous flower. Guided step by step, their paintings will bloom on their 30x40cm canvas.

The artwork shown is for reference only. Students’ paintings may vary upon completion.


Bee and Flower: Painting

Date: Wednesday 17th April

Age Group 5+ Time 1.00 – 2.30pm
Workshop type Painting Duration 90 minutes

Buzz Buzz! In this workshop, the Young Artists will have a bee-lightful time painting a friendly little bee, enjoying some time on a beautiful flower. They will paint this magnificent minibeast step-by-step, on a 30x40cm canvas.

The artwork shown is for reference only. Students’ paintings may vary upon completion.


Chonky Chooks: Painting

Date: Thursday 18th April

Age Group 5+ Time 10.30 – 12.00pm
Workshop type Painting Duration 90 minutes

Join us for a feathery painting adventure filled with fun and funky chickens in our workshop for Young Artists! This workshop will introduce budding artists to the vibrant medium of acrylic painting while having a clucking good time. Step by step, the young artists will bring to life their quirky chicken characters on a 30 x 40cm canvas.

The artwork shown is for reference only. Students’ paintings may vary upon completion.


Anime and Manga: Drawing

Date: Thursday 18th April

Age Group 10+ Time 1.00 – 3.00pm
Workshop type Drawing Duration 2 hours

Come and join us for an exciting Manga and Anime drawing workshop! Students will be guided through the fundamentals of Manga and Anime drawing, including drawing faces and poses. No matter your skill level, this workshop is a welcoming space for all aspiring Young Artists to express themselves and discover the magic of Japanese comic art!

The artwork shown is for reference only. Students’ paintings may vary upon completion.


Autumn Mountain: Painting

Date: Friday 19th April

Age Group 5+ Time 10.30 – 12.00pm
Workshop type Painting Duration 90 minutes

Experience the tranquility of a mountain setting with an autumnal touch! The Young Artists will embark on a creative adventure where they will paint a mountain landscape, surrounded by the warm orange and yellow tones of autumn trees. Guided step by step, they will capture the serenity of nature on their 30x40cm canvas.

The artwork shown is for reference only. Students’ paintings may vary upon completion.


Get in touch with us now

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