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It's a bug's life for kids these school holidays

15 June 2004

It's a bug's life for kids these school holidays

Rather than your kids bugging you these school holidays why don’t you bug them? Send them along to Artstation’s new 3D super insects workshop – one of the many options offered in its exciting holiday art programme.

The programme runs from 5 to 16 July and caters for children aged between 5 and 17 years.

A range of two and three dimensional art activities are on offer, including giant self portraits, making cameras and taking photographs, making Groovy dolls clothes, silkscreen printing, casting glass sculptures, painting and drawing, and 3D super insects.

Once back to school children have the opportunity to continue their art interests by attending after school “Art Club” or Saturday classes. These concentrate on building their confidence while developing skills in a variety of art media and techniques.

Artstation engages practising artists and experts in their fields to tutor the children. The sessions are process and skills based and offer a variety of media in a professional studio situation. Tutors encourage learning through a range of fun activities. They identify each child’s unique skills and differences and provide individual support and feedback.

Artstation, Auckland City’s community visual arts facility, is located at the old police barracks, 1 Ponsonby Rd, Newton. It is easy to get to by public transport with the Link’s ‘Artstation’ bus stop right outside.

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