Illustration for Young Artists


This course is designed for budding artists aged 8-12 who have a keen interest in creating captivating storybook illustrations. Students will follow guided projects that will help them develop valuable skills in bringing stories to life through art.

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Join our specialized course designed for students aged 8-12 who have a passion for illustration and wish to delve deeper into the art form with our dedicated teacher, Kaitlyn Stephens.

In this class, students will explore a variety of stylistic approaches to illustration using drawing materials. They will learn the foundational elements that contribute to creating visually appealing and distinctive artistic styles, while also enhancing their ability for imaginative self-expression.

Through this course, students will learn the following: 

  • Learn fundamental illustration principles applicable to their own artwork.
  • Discover visual storytelling techniques for more intricate and impactful images.
  • Develop critical-thinking and observational skills.
  • Explore various art mediums to bring their ideas to life.
  • Harness their creative abilities for diverse forms of self-expression



  • Students should arrive no more than 5 minutes before class.
  • Children must attend independently; parents cannot stay.
  • Please be aware that materials may stain clothing.
  • Make-up classes for this course are not available.
  • Please review terms and conditions before enrolling.
  • Please note that Credit Card payments will incur a 1.8% - 2.2% processing fee - Fee free Direct Deposit options available upon booking.
  • Term length may vary according to government school timetables between 8 & 9 weeks

At Melbourne Studio of Art, we not only teach technique and expression but also instill values like commitment and discipline. Join us in fostering your child's creativity and growth in a supportive environment.

5:00pm – 6.30pm  | 15th July – 9th September 2024

Course Materials

Materials not included in the cost of this course however are available for purchase at the studio. View suggested materials list below.

Comprehensive kits are discounted by 25% of regular retail prices and enrolled students receive a 10% discount on individual items. All items are available for collection from our studio prior to course commencement.

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