Tuition - Kristine Ballard
ADVANCE YOUR ART TECHNIQUES
Improving your art made easy

My aim is to nurture and encourage creative confidence in every student.

I believe everyone can be creative, they just want to have the enthusiasm and willingness to put in the effort.

I come armed with my BAD (Bachelor of Design Degree) , my experience in running art classes in my art school for over a decade, twenty years of managing, designing and directing in Graphic Design studios, and conducting countless art events and art parties.

For Art Education I have been the Arts Presenter for EDTV Australia presenting live art classes streaming to schools throughout Australia. Presently I am also a ‘toonpreneur’ delivering art workshops to schools and community centres with ToonWorldTV.

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‘‘Art has the role in education of helping children become more like themselves instead of more like everyone else.”

A practicing Artist and Graphic Designer my experience will help cover the new art curriculums of ‘Art & Design’ now implemented throughout the school systems.

I teach adults and children of all ages and after our first consultation I will customise a program that will encourage and develop your skills and love of art and design at any level.

I structure my lessons with a ‘practical art’ focus, but I can also help with art theory and special projects. I am also happy to assist on programming and planning for artwork projects and appraisals as well.

ART TUITION FOR SCHOOL STUDENTS

Popular for students wishing to improve their artistic skill set and expand their own creative path. Great for school students. I specialise in teaching 5 to 16 year old’s.

I can offer special tuition and can also help students with their HSC work or if they need to build a portfolio for scholarship and university applications.

I come to you if you are in the central Sydney area. I am happy to structure classes per week, every 2 weeks, monthly or for a specific period.

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ART TUITION COSTS

AU$70 per student, per hour, on-site.

AU$90 for 2 students, per hour, on-site.

AU$$15 per student, per hour, after the first 2.

All prices are tuition costs only and do not include equipment costs.

Please enquire for further details should you have any specific requirements.

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ART CLASSES FOR ADULTS

I also love teaching fine art to adults. No talent required. I enjoy teaching all skill levels, from beginners to advanced.

My lessons concentrate on improving drawing and painting practices and helping you develop your own unique style.

The main objective is that you have fun creating and feel that you are progressing in every class.

NOW AVAILABLE – Skype Lessons

For those of you I can’t get to I am now offering Skype classes. This is a great way for me to help you out with art projects or fast tracking your skills when you are in another state or country. We can set up times and a schedule that suits you best.

ONE-ON-ONE SKYPE CLASS COST
AU$60 per student per hour.

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ENHANCES TALENT

Kristine accepts and enhances each student’s individual talents, strengths and weaknesses.

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Kristine provides (both physically & emotionally) an extremely safe and relaxing environment.

Through her tuition she has helped my son, Will, understand himself as an artist. She helps him see what it is he actually wants from his art, and where he may take his art in the future.

Cassie Scougall

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PERFECTLY PITCHED

Kristine has been tutoring my children in art for four years, and I cannot recommend her enough.

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As well as being an incredible artist, Kristine is a wonderfully gifted teacher. My children absolutely love their weekly lesson with her and have reached creative heights that just isn’t possible with only school lessons.

Kristine has tutored them in multiple genres and techniques, teaching them art history along the way. Her warm, infectious enthusiasm and passion for art is highly engaging and perfectly pitched to appeal to each of my children’s temperaments and strengths.

She truly draws the best from each child, and we will be with her for many years to come.

Virginia Nicholls

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INSPIRATIONAL

Kristine has tutored my daughter, Abira, for nearly a decade. Abira’s numerous art prizes …

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and successes over those years (including her recent 1st prize award in ‘student art’ at the Sydney Royal Easter Show Arts Competition) is truly

a testament to Kristine’s exceptionally dedicated and inspirational artistic mentorship.

My daughter is a committed student though as a growing child, naturally has proven a challenge at times. Kristine has devotedly navigated Abira’s creative (and emotional) development from a toddler to a teenager with ease and sensitivity, encouraging Abira at each development milestone to continue to expand her creative skills, build confidence in her ability to use art tools and mediums, while fundamentally nurturing and enrichening Abira’s evolving artistic process.

Kristine inspires, motivates and engages her students with a vibrant enthusiasm, expertly teaching artistic technique while fostering a rich environment that allows for the child to be experimental in their artistic development, experiencing the creative process with confidence and enjoyment. I highly recommend Kristine as a trusted and committed art teacher for a child of any age and at any level of artistic ability (Kristine has taught my daughter consistently from the age of 5 to now 15 years old, and with many years to follow!).

Kristine’s artistic energy and talent combined with her extensive history of teaching experience and enthusiasm for fostering a child’s confidence and joy in learning about art, is invaluable for any parent who wishes to uncover and develop their child’s true creative potential.

Nicola Harvey

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POSITIVE MENTOR

Kristine has tutored my son Matthew for the last 7 years in visual arts…

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During this time she has taught Matthew to use many mediums including paint, sketching, clay and pastel. She has encouraged him to design his own projects including an intricate three dimensional board game.

Kristine always includes in her lessons information on different artists their styles and history. Kristine also helped my older son Jerome with his major work for the HSC.

Kristine is a very vibrant caring person who always makes the classes fun and interesting and has encouraged Matthew to push himself beyond his comfort zone.

She caters her classes to the individual and takes a great interest in her students and always encourages them.

She always creates a very positive class environment where her pupils feel extremely comfortable and is a great mentor to her students. If you have Kristine as a teacher you are very fortunate.

Stephanie Dardis

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CRITIQUES, MENTORSHIP & ART COACHING

I am also available for art critiques and reviews of your work. I love helping others on their own path and I can be your art coach if you need a little back up on your own art journey.

Please enquire for further details on costs for your specific requirements. Email me directly at kballard@kristineballard.com

For more info on classes checkout my Workshops and Art Retreats