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Thu, 07 Dec


Samford Village

Homeschool Art Program (Aged 9 - 17) with Chelsea Lomandra

These workshops are for kids aged 9 - 17 years with an interest in visual art, students need no prior experience. Some of the materials we will use this term include the list below.

Homeschool Art Program (Aged 9 - 17) with Chelsea Lomandra
Homeschool Art Program (Aged 9 - 17) with Chelsea Lomandra

Time & Location

07 Dec 2023, 10:30 am – 12:00 pm

Samford Village, 48 Main St, Samford Village QLD 4520, Australia

About the event

In these weekly workshops teens will learn how to realize their concepts through the use of a huge variety of different art materials. Chelsea Lomandra has been teaching all of these workshops to adults and kids for many years locally and interstate. These workshops are for teens with an interest in visual art, students need no prior experience. Some of the materials we will use this term include the list below. No term will be a repeated, each term will be tailored to the students who are in the class and their interests.

This is a perfect course for homeschooler students looking to learn techniques to enrich their artistic exploration. The subjects are to a professional level of art material knowledge, giving them what they need to be able explore their creative curiosity. Throughout the course we will be creating an extensive portfolio for each student which will also serve as a visual diary including notes about the types of art materials used and how they were applied for future reference.

Course Subjects for term one 12th October - 7th December

  • pen/textural line 12/10
  • Watercolour 19/10
  • Textural paint 26/10
  • Mixed media ink and marker 2/11
  • Acrylic paint 9/11
  • Patterns 16/11
  • Ironlak mixed media 23/11
  • Acrylic ink 30/11
  • Gouache 7/12

Booking options

  • Casual class $35 per lesson (if there is room in the class)
  • 9 week term bundle $225 ($25 per lesson) 12/10 onwards +$45 for course kit
  • 7 week term bundle $192.50 ($27.50 per lesson) 26/10 onwards +$45 for course kit
  • 6 week term bundle $180 ($30 per lesson) 2/11 onwards +$45 for course kit

The course hit is mandatory unless attending as a casual, this guarantees the kids have access to all they need for their creations inside and outside lessons. Using this kit also means they will have consistent results with how the art materials respond on the page.

Included in the workshop bundle ticket:

  • Course kit
  • All other materials (ink, acrylics, gouache, watercolours etc)

Course kit (this kit will be used every week)

  • Students Mixed Media Canson Journal A5 300gsm :

I chose a 300 gsm mixed media journal by Canson because it is suitable for use wet and dry media without bleedthrough or cockling. All of the demo journals I have are on high quality mixed media paper and therefore the results the students get will be consistent with the samples. I chose the  A5 size because with the amount of detailing we will be working in, they will need to work in a size that is viable to finish in a reasonable amount of time. I found A4 was too much work per page to be a manageable amount of work.

  • Posca marker black and white PC.1M bullet shaped 0.7mm:

Posca markers are a water based paint marker and these are the ones I have found through experimentation across many brands and different nibs to be the most reliable, durable and last well with lots of use. These are what I used in most of my sample journals

  • Uni pin pen 0.4:

These pens in this size are the most reliable and don’t tend to dry out or wear down too quickly when used correctly. They are also pigmented so don’t fade if the work is framed and they are waterproof, which is very important when working in the mixed media techniques we will be applying.

This is a one off $45 course bundle received at their first workshop included in your term ticket. This kit can be used for future terms as well.

What to bring:

  • Their course kit

What you learn:

  • How to apply a wide variety of art materials
  • Knowledge about art materials

About Chelsea Lomandra

I am an artist born and raised in Samford Valley, I specialise in a broad variety of media including ceramics, pigments making, natural dyes, illustration, mixed media layering and printmaking. My practice has been operating in South East Queensland and interstate for over a decade, throughout these years I have taught techniques at a variety of different events. What I love the most about facilitating is getting the chance to help people grow through nurturing their creativity and igniting curiosity. My goal is to empower my students with the knowledge of art materials and techniques so they can create anything they can imagine.


  • Casual Class Ticket

    materials provided lesson by lesson (no course kit included)

    +$0.88 service fee
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  • Course materials kit

    Optional purchase if you are attending as a casual. All class bundle tickets include a kit. - mixed media journal - fine line felt tip pen - black Posca paint marker - white Posca paint marker

    +$1.13 service fee
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  • 6 Week Bundle

    +$5.63 service fee
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  • 7 Week Bundle

    7 lessons and the art materials kit included

    +$5.94 service fee
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