Kids Flora and Fauna Illustration Workshop

Kids have the opportunity learn to draw native Australian animals, plants and pets in this 3 week workshop. This workshop provides a fun, supportive environment were children can create art at their own pace. Learn to observe real life plants and photos of animals and translate these visuals into a beautiful artwork that the family can treasure!

Watch artist Jessica Jane create realistic detailed animal illustrations and learn her process from start to finish! Techniques children can learn are observational drawing, tracing techniques, outline drawing and rendering techniques such as crosshatching and stippling. Kids also have the opportunity to use artist quality materials.

You may choose to attend all 3 classes or simply pick out your favourites!


Week 1: PET DRAWING 1st March 2020

Kids learn to draw their own loveable pets or favourite animals. Learn to observe photos of animals and translate these visuals into a beautiful artwork that the family can treasure! Parents get pre class photography tips for taking photos of your pets to draw from.



Observational drawing week. Pick out from an arrangement of native Australian flora plants and learn to study and observe the 3D form and translate it to a 2D piece of paper. View Jessica’s collection of flora illustrations and learn her drawing techniques from start to finish.



Study native animals and draw from photo references to create your own wildlife illustration. View Jessica’s collection of fauna illustrations and learn her drawing techniques from start to finish.


Please Note: For the pet drawing workshop you will need to email an image of your pet to be printed out before class as a reference. Images must be sent at least 2 days before class to guarantee printing. If you have purchased a ticket to the pet drawing class you will be emailed tips for photo taking.




Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Kids class from ages 6 - 13 yrs

What will I get out of a 3 week workshop?

- 3 of your very own plant, animal and pet illustrations
- An appreciation for stunning native Australian flora and fauna we live with
- Skills to continue drawing at home
- Use of Artist quality materials

What equipment is included in a 4 week workshop?

- 3 sheets each of A4 Arches Smooth 185gsm Watercolour paper (buy in a pre packaged set if needed)

- Use of Pigma Micron Pens in sizes 005, 01, 03 (buy in a pre packaged set if needed)

- Protective packaging to take artwork home - A4 Bio-degradeable Cello Sleeve (buy in a pre packaged set if needed)
- Use of sharpers
- Use of Rubbers
- Use of Dusting brush
- Use of Rulers
- Use of Pencils
- Use of scrap paper

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Their is free parking avalible at SaltWater Art Studios

What can I bring into the event?

All materials are supplied! So you arent requiered to bring any materials with you. So just youreslf and whatever makes you comfortable: water bottles for hydration, phones for taking awesome snaps of your art, your I'm excited to learn smile!

Can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Yes feel free!

What's the refund policy?

Due to the nature of this program, there are no refunds once a ticket has been bought, however you may send someone in your place


Sunday's 1, 8, 15 March

2 - 3 pm

$38 - $105

To book: Tickets

*Due to the nature and limited numbers of this program there is a no-refund policy after payment has been made, but you may send someone in your stead.


Jessica Jane






Public Announcement

All classes at Saltwater Art Studio have been cancelled and the Studio will not be reopening before Term 4.

Protecting the most vulnerable in our society has to be the prority at the moment and as our Studio is located inside a community centre, we feel it best to keep the Studio closed for now.

All existing bookings will be rescheduled and we are looking forward to continuing with our program in the near future.

We continue to be guided by Council and the State Government advice and will keep you updated as we receive more information.

Please check out the following online classes:

Kids - Drawing

Drawing - Illustration

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