At Arty Farty Kids we provide a safe and fun environment where children can expand their visual art horizons.


One of the simplest forms of printmaking, collographs are made using textural elements to create an image. The textural ‘plate’ is then inked up and passed through a press, so the image is then transferred onto paper and becomes a

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Watercolour Waterworld

We had three real (but not live) fishies to study for these watercolour paintings, a Rainbow Trout, a Red Spot Whiting and a Mackerel. We experimented with wet paper and dry paper to see how that affected the paint.


Corrugated cardboard is such a versatile material. These boxes were discovered at Reverse Garbage in Marrickville, often an inspiring place to visit. If the boxes were covered in product names or otherwise not great to look at we just opened

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Shadow Puppet Theatres

The kids created their own puppet theatres using black cardboard and semi transparent plastic sheets from up-cycled office filing envelopes. They had their own narratives depending on the characters they chose, many being Pokemon inspired for some reason!