Children's Art & Youth Programs

KIDS who participate in the ARTS develop great life skills such as:

focus, problem solving abilities, responsibility, tolerance,
collaborative skills, confidence, pride, passion, plus so much more…….

Kids & Tweens Art Classes with Michele Cleaver
Kids Painting - Ages 5-12yo                   

 Tuesday from 4.00pm until 5.00pm


Tweens Painting - Ages 10yo+ 

Tuesdays from 5.15pm until 6.15pm or from 6.30pm until 7.30pm

Additional classes may become available as demand increases. Please ask to be included on a 'waiting list' so this can happen.

Let your child explore their creative side. Students decide the subject they would like to paint, drawing their image on a canvas using acrylic paints, they are gently guided, learning drawing and painting techniques, colour mixing, brush care and responsibility to achieve the best possible result. Classes incorporate developing new skills, decision making, communication skills and positive experiences. 


Please note; students are required to bring their own materials - see list below



  • 1 canvas per project (approx 30 x 40 cm) or canvas notepad


PAINTS (Acrylic):  See stockists below for preferred brands

  • Minimum: Cool Red, Pthalo Blue, Light Yellow, Titanium White and Black, 75 ml tubes acrylic paint only

  • Include any other colours your child likes


  • Bristle: 1 x Brush Roll/Bundle (with flat bristle brushes)

                1 x large flat bristle brush size 3 (for backgrounds)

  • Synthetic: Round #3 and #0, Flat or Angle #8, Long Liner #2



  • A4 Display Folder

  • Colour images to inspire or copy

  • Smock, baby wipes, rag, pencil, chalk, eraser, notepad

  • You may add Paint Pens, 3D paints & 3D Glitter Glue but NOT necessary, these can add great finishing touches though


PREFERRED STOCKISTS: for best results please purchase any of these brands:


Ask for your student discount at either of following two stores;

  • Senior Art Supplies, 4/72 Dandenong Road West, Frankston

     (Paints-Chromacryl or Derivan Brand)​

  • Riot Art Stores, Frankston-9770 1277/Mornington-5975 2892 (Paints-Chromacryl Brand)

​*Also, most of the $2 type shops sell the “Monte Marte” 

  Dimensions Acrylic paint which is suitable