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School Holiday Workshops – Nature’s Art

11 July @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm AEST

$20 – $30

Winter School Holiday Art Workshops at The Gallery

Sun Prints with Pam Brown

Join us for a delightful children’s workshop where creativity meets nature! In this hands-on session, young artists will learn how to create simple yet amazing art using stencils made from leaves or other natural materials and found objects.

The highlight of the workshop is making sun prints—a fascinating printing technique that uses light-sensitive paper to create stunning silhouette photos without a camera.

Key Features

  • Nature-Inspired Art: Use natural materials like leaves and other found objects to create unique stencils.
  • Sun Print Magic: Discover the exciting process of creating sun prints using light-sensitive paper.
  • Creative Exploration: Encourage imaginative thinking and creativity through hands-on activities.
  • Guided Instruction: Receive step-by-step guidance in a fun and supportive environment.

Workshop Activities:

  • Introduction to Nature Art: Learn about the beauty of using natural materials in art.
  • Collecting Materials: Gather leaves, flowers, and other interesting objects from nature to use as stencils.
  • Creating Stencils: Arrange your collected materials on light-sensitive paper to design your artwork.
  • Sun Printing: Place your stenciled paper in the sun and watch as the light-sensitive paper reacts to create a beautiful silhouette print.
  • Final Touches: Enhance your sun prints with additional details and creative elements.

Materials Provided

  • Light-sensitive paper
  • A variety of leaves, flowers, and natural objects (participants can also bring their own)
  • Stencil-making tools and supplies
  • Art supplies for adding final touches to the print

Artistic Outcomes

  • Skill Development: Learn the basics of stenciling and sun printing techniques
  • Unique Artwork: Create personalized sun prints that capture the beauty of nature.
  • Creative Confidence: Build confidence in artistic abilities through exploration and experimentation
  • Finished Pieces: Take home completed sun prints that showcase your creativity and new skills.

Join us and discover the tactile enjoyment of working and making in clay. 

What: Sun Print with Pam Brown

Where: Art Studio, Tamworth Regional Gallery, 466 Peel St Tamworth.

When: Thursday 11 July

Session 1             10.00 – 11.00am      For infants + early primary students

Session 2             11.30 – 1.00pm        For primary students

Session 3             2.00 – 4.00pm     For high school

Cost: Session 1 – $20    Session 2 – $25      Session 3 – $30 

RSVP: To book, please contact the Gallery on (02) 6767 5230 or email: gallery@tamworth.nsw.gov.au
Please advise of any access requirements.

The gallery is fully accessible and offers free parking at the rear of the building.
Numbers limited to 12 students per class.


11 July
10:00 am - 4:00 pm AEST
$20 – $30
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Tamworth Regional Gallery
02 6767 5248
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Tamworth Regional Gallery
466 Peel Street
Tamworth, NSW 2340 Australia
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