Tag: children’s art classes.

March 2019: School Holiday Workshops

March 2019: School Holiday Workshops

In The Zone facilitated another week of creative school holiday workshops for 6 – 14 year olds at our wonderful, bright studio in Plumstead. There was one public holiday. The workshops ran from 9am – 12noon each day. The children had a great time. They…

Looking Back – ITZ 2018

Looking Back – ITZ 2018

2018 has been an awesome, interesting and challenging year for both Kim & Rose as they both decided to complete a degree in Visual Communication as well as run In The Zone. At times, eyes wide shut from exhaustion, they continued to teach both adults…

Holiday Workshops: Build-A-Robot

Holiday Workshops: Build-A-Robot

A 3-hour creative workshop at In The Zone had our young designers making a robot out of all sorts of bits and pieces. We had masonite boards, egg boxes, extendable piping, old capsule packaging, tomato paste tin cans, cable ties, wire, bits of wood, pot…

Holiday Workshops: Crazy Creature

Holiday Workshops: Crazy Creature

In The Zone hosted another series of school holiday workshops during the June/July 2018 holidays. We had a lot of fun … and so did the children. They painted up a storm. The ‘Crazy Creature’ project is a huge favourite as it lets their creative…

HOLIDAY WORKSHOP – DAY 4: GECKO MANIA

HOLIDAY WORKSHOP – DAY 4: GECKO MANIA

Day 4 at In The Zone school holiday workshops had the learners painting up a storm with their wooden, cut-out geckos. Boy, did they LOVE this project!   They first painted their gecko tails black and then chose different colours for the rest of the…

Holiday Workshop – Day 3: Design-A-Creature

Holiday Workshop – Day 3: Design-A-Creature

It was a crazy-crazy-wow-sjoewee day at In The Zone! Another paint-a-canvas day. The theme was ‘design-your-own’creature’. We had to think of at least 5 creatures with very different looks, for example: an elephant, a crocodile, a ladybird, a polar bear and a monkey. The idea…

Holiday Workshop – Day 1: Safari Painting

Holiday Workshop – Day 1: Safari Painting

In The Zone started their April school holiday programme with a safari-inspired acrylics-on-canvas painting. Each child got an A3 stretched canvas, a bunch of plastic wild animals to choose from, pencils, paper and very inter-active discussion about wild animals. After drawing their lion, giraffe, bat,…

In the Zone at the Constantia Gift Fair

In the Zone at the Constantia Gift Fair

In the Zone bought a stall at the Constantia Gift Fair to market our new business. With the help of friends with trucks, and others with muscle, we managed to move our studio to the site.  We hoisted furniture up and down stairs, packed and…

Quality Time is Painting Time!

Quality Time is Painting Time!

Charlie (7) was out from England and Teresa, her godmother, wanted them to do something special and memorable together. They chose In The Zone for a ‘quality-time’ painting session. To make it even more special, we decided a Picasso-inspired portrait would be loads of fun. They…

Leah’s Birthday Party

Leah’s Birthday Party

Leah and 8 of her friends celebrated her ninth birthday with a painting party at In The Zone in Plumstead. Her chosen theme was animals. To avoid everyone painting the same animal, we asked the girls to think of unusual animals. To help them along,…