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WHERE and when are the classes held for term 4?

Location 1: Southport

Term 4 info: When: Every Wednesday from 3.45pm to 5.45pm for 9 weeks starting 5 October 2022. This means there are classes on 5 Oct, 12 Oct, 19 Oct, 26 Oct, 2 Nov, 9 Nov, 16 Nov, 23 Nov and 30 November 2022.

Where: The classes are held at the Creative Hearts Art Gallery in Australia Fair, Level 1 Shop #1008 (near the Cinemas), 42 Marine Parade, Southport.

Location 2: Mudgeeraba

Term 4 info: When: Every Thursday I have two classes running for 9 weeks starting 6 October 2022. Pleae choose the time that best suits you for the term:

A:   Class running from 1.15pm to 3.15pm     OR

B.  Class running from 3.30pm to 5.30pm from 3.30pm to 5.30pm .

This means there are classes on 6 Oct, 13 Oct, 20 Oct, 27 Oct, 3 Nov, 10 Nov, 17 Nov, 24 Nov and 1 December 2022.

Where: The classes are held in the Activity Room of the Mudgeeraba Old Post Office, 57 Railway Street, Mudgeeraba

what is the cost?

$360 per child for the 9 (nine) art classes held on the specified dates mentioned above. Ad hoc attendance may be available on request - chat to Sonia about pricing and availability.


A completed and returned Registration Form click to access link and Payment* of either:

a) the full class fee of $360 for the term, or

b) partial payment of the class fee (minimum 50% deposit required) - with balance due before the first class commences (payment is made via an invoice issued once I receive your completed registration form).

Note: The registration is only valid on confirmation by Sonia Farrell, as there are limited seats – they will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis (based on completing the registration form and payment as above).


what is included?

Attendees will have access to art materials including paint: acrylics and watercolour, coloured pencils, graphite pencils, chalk pastels, and charcoal. During the term they will also receive 2 canvases to use and showcase their art. Aprons available.

what do students bring?

Attendees are asked to bring along 2x Visual Art Diaries that are suitable to watercolour as well. At least one of these needs to be A3 size.

what do students learn?

These are guided art lessons teaching students how to use graphite pencil, watercolours and acrylics while introducing them to and providing a forum for them to practice foundational art techniques such as Mark Making, Composition, Depth, Colour Theory, Proportion, Perspective, Drawing Techniques, Tones and Values, Shading. Personalised guidance and direction will be provided for each student during the class.

what is sonia farrell's teaching style?

Sonia Farrell, the art teacher's teaching style is described as supportive, interactive and encouraging. Sonia says: “I believe everyone has some creativity in them, and to embrace it is a good thing. Learning fundamentals of art is a great way to enable and equip students to hone their skills, and ‘translate’ what they imagine and love onto an art surface”. Art is a great way to learn to think ‘outside the box’ and to build confidence and life skills". Sonia holds a ‘Working with Children’ Blue Card, has experience teaching art to children and adults, and has been recommended on her teaching style and ability.

what feedback has been received about sonia's after school art classes?

Parent feedback:

James says: "It is so nice to read your email, and thank you for the photo. Her mum and I really can see the progress she has got in the study in your studio, and there is not any doubts that she likes to keep continuing study art there".

Nicole says: 'You inspire and work her mind in the most beautiful nurturing and creative way I am so thankful to have you as her mentor'

Student feedback:

SZ says ‘I love to learn art with Sonia, she is a wonderful and kind teacher. I feel very happy creating every kind of art, and Sonia has taught me a lot that is very useful and helpful’

RA says ‘Sonia’s classes are very individual, Yes I would like to continue my art classes with Sonia next term if it was up to me'.

GO TO Registration Form (click to access link)

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