Primary school students are at a critical stage in life when learning how to problem solve, how to think and act creatively has a long term positive impact on who they will become.   Art classes with Rose are fun, educational and based on three primary beliefs.

- The intrinsic value of enabling students to solve their own problems fostering an " I can." attitude.      BEING INVENTIVE                          - ​Having fun together in a creative, supportive environment that encourages sharing ideas and questioning perceptions.​​               
- Visual arts as a media for communication, exploration and expression. Developing a visual literacy that creates ongoing opportunities for communication.
​Various studies have shown that young children who regularly practice art have better hand eye coordination, better communication between left and right sides of the brain and go on to achieve better marks in maths, literacy and science throughout school.
95% of humanity uses tools.
%5 create the tools. Visionaries, leaders, inventors, problem solvers, independent thinkers.                         Classes are progressive and include Drawing, Painting, Collage and Sculpture utilizing air drying clay and found objects.  Drawing is at the core of each term. A variety of drawing exercises are utilized, blind drawing, observation drawings, memory drawings and imagination drawings. Each is important in developing new ways for students to perceive their environment, build technical skills and sensitivity to the spirit of their subjects.            A consistent emphasis is put on the importance of the process rather than the outcome. Space is given for discovery, experimentation, exploration and expression. Students are encouraged to make a mess and accept mistakes as valuable steps in learning.

​Each term students are provided with an A4 visual arts Diary which they develop throughout the year. Other artworks may be taken home as they are finished.

 

ART CLASSES WITH ROSE​

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Art classes with Rose are fun, educational and based on three primary beliefs.

 The intrinsic value of enabling students to solve their own problems fostering an " I can! "attitude. BEING INVENTIVE
 Having fun together in a creative, supportive environment that encourages sharing ideas and questioning perceptions.​​               
 Visual arts as a media for communication, exploration and expression. Developing a visual literacy that creates ongoing opportunities for communication.
​Various studies have shown that young children who regularly practice art have better hand eye coordination, better communication between left and right sides of the brain. They go on to achieve better marks in maths, literacy and science throughout school.
​95 % of humanity uses tools.
5 % create the tools.  Visionaries, leaders, inventors, problem solvers, independent thinkers. 
Primary school students are at a critical stage in life when learning how to problem solve, how to think and act creatively has a long term positive impact on who they will become. 
 Classes are progressive and include Drawing, Painting, Collage and Sculpture utilizing air drying clay and found objects.  Drawing is at the core of each term. A variety of drawing exercises are utilized, blind drawing, observation drawings, memory drawings and imagination drawings. Each is important in developing new ways for students to perceive their environment, build technical skills and sensitivity to the spirit of their subjects. A consistent emphasis is put on the importance of the process rather than the outcome. Space is given for discovery, experimentation, exploration and expression. Students are encouraged to make a mess and accept mistakes as valuable steps in learning.

​When starting students are provided with an A4 visual arts Diary which they develop throughout the year. Other artworks may be taken home as they are finished.

WHERE​ : Classes are held at the Maroubra Bay Public School, on Duncan St. Maroubra, Sydney.

WHEN : On Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 3.10pm to 4.10 pm as well as on Tuesdays from 4.10 pm to 5.10 pm, and run to the NSW school term.
WHO : Any child of Primary School age may enrole.

FEE'S AND TERMS : ​​Fee's are payable on the second last week of the previous term or as advised.  Fee's include all materials and a snack. Enrolment is secured when payment is made.  No refunds are provided for missed or cancelled classes.  Classes are $25.00 per hour - so if a term is 10 wks the fee is $250.00.  Term's generally run to the NSW school terms.

NB Art classes with Rose reserves the right to refuse to reenrols or enrol students whose behaviour is deemed inappropriate or disrespectful. A classroom culture of respectful and responsible behaviour and attitude is encouraged.

School holiday art programs

 

Dates for holiday programs can be ascertained by calling Rose on her mobile.

These holiday programs run from 9am to 3pm. Students  bring a healthy lunch, snacks, water, a hat and wear old or not precious clothes and shoes. We get messy and it doesn't always wash out of clothes.

bookings

available from Rose on

 

0413169115.

 

 

 

 

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 artclasseswithrose@gmail.com          Rosemary Strachen        0413 169 115
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bee drawing on a print

Students made a honey comb print using paint paper and bubble wrap. Once it dried they could draw their bee in pencil...before drawing on the print we looked at bee s native to nsw , their shapes and colours and then we practised drawing them. after this students drew on their print with pencil and then coloured their bee in with colour pencil.