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5 Days Canvas and Craft Week - Christmas Edition

Painting Party • Cairns City 4870

Overview

    We are extremely excited to announce our "Canvas and Craft Week - Christmas Edition" and are now taking Early Bird registrations for this full week of creative contemplation for kids 9 years and up. Teens are encouraged and welcome!

    THE IMPORTANT BITS

    Dates: Monday 18th to Friday 22nd
    Time: 9 am - 5 pm
    Ages: 9 - 16 years
    Limit: 12 Children

    All Art Supplies are Included.

    ACTIVITIES

    ○ Drawing
    ○ Weaving
    ○ Mix Media
    ○ heART card Deck Creation
    ○ Painting Parties
    ○ Air Dry Clay creations - Beads, Necklaces, and keepsake pots.
    ○ Watercolour and acrylic painting
    ○ Personalised Christmas Decorations

    COST

    > Early Bird Painter: $260
    > Full Price Painter: $320

    This is the Early Bird registration and seats are limited to just 12. Early Bird offer ends 3 Dec.

    Book Your Spot Now!

Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia

9 - 16 years old

0 hour

Where to find us

Cairns City QLD 4870, Australia

About the provider

Good, messy, success creating FUN in Far North Queensland since 2017.


✨ KIDS AT PAINTING PARTY


Keep the kids creative over the school holidays and book them in to a Kids Party Workshop! They're going to love it, and so are you.


✨ ABOUT US


Painting pARTy was conceived during a burst of enthusiastic and excited conversation (and a little wine) with my American friend April, on New Year’s Eve 2015. April sent me a photo of a class she was taking and I was so impressed! Knowing her for so many years, I asked her why she had never told me of her amazing artistic ability and she quickly explained the class to me... then immediately had 2 thoughts;


1. I could teach that to anyone!

2. Cairns would love this!


Still working full–time as an EO for an organisation that delivered events in FNQ for secondary students on career choices, my own career pathway was getting a renewed wake-up call, and as they say it’s never too late to make a change. I resigned in March 2016 and in June I was officially unemployed and fiercely revelling in the ENTREPRENEURIAL BUG!


In February 2017 we opened the doors to the first Regional Studio bringing a fresh new option for entertainment and fun in Far North Queensland and in 2019 I added a fully MOBILE experience so we can set up at your home or workplace.


My own art story is likely to be fairly typical of those of us who just love to paint, draw, colour-in, craft and use creativity to ease the stressor of life. I have always had a vision that somehow this will be my way of retiring and giving back to our community. Creativity through the arts is my favourite place to be.


✨ MY STORY


At 7 years old I won my first school fete art competition at Rainworth State School in Brisbane. I can still remember the presentation at the school fete and being awarded the of prizes of flavoured smelly strawberry and banana erasers and more colouring books than I could imagine and these were mine! What a prize! This was my first sense of personal success. In high school, I always like the projects and assignments that included pictorial elements and received my best grades in these endeavours.


At 15 my world changed dramatically when my dad passed away after a short and aggressive illness with cancer. These years are a little hazy for me, but my sisters tell me that I came out of that time of grief after drawing a portrait of my dad. It was years later that I remembered this and put it all together. So, apart from school, sleep and eating with the family and such, I stayed in my room for about a year until I came out with the drawing you see here.


This was my first experience of self-taught art therapy and is part of my personal healing process today. Art leads me to a space that helps me understand the world around me and within me. It has helped me understand the loss of my mum, my dad, my brother, my marriage and then my ex-husband and has helped me celebrate love, life, my animals, joy, fun, a love of learning, and my children.


My aim is that all that have the Painting pARTy experience enjoy connecting…painting...and sipping to music with your friends, your colleagues or your family for whatever reason that is yours.


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