Events

Aside from creating unique works of art commissioned by my clients and offering art classes and painting parties, I hold various special events that my clients can attend. For more information, don’t hesitate to contact me at Carolyn Jarvis Art in Brisbane, Queensland.





A night of fun, laughter and paint
          at Somerset Studio
Join Carolyn at Somerset Studio and learn to paint this gorgeous terracotta flower pot - no experience needed!. 
All materials will be supplied and Carolyn will help you create your own artwork! 

7-9pm Friday 25th October
Somerset Studio; 63 Somerset Road, Kedron 
Tea, coffee and refreshments provided. BYO beer and wine.    
Book Online at  www.somersetstudio.com.au  



Adult and Child Combined Art Workshop

THIS WORKSHOP IS COMPLETE

Children and adults will have a fun and arty morning with Carolyn, painting a canvas each that can be hung together as a pair! These paintings are designed to be suitable for all ages and stages, over 5.


Wednesday 2nd October 2019, 9:30-11:30am

at the Thrift & Thrive Shop

3/26 Kingussie Street, Kenmore

$45 per adult and child pair, additional children $15 

Contact Carolyn to make a booking





.Spring Holiday Art Workshops with Carolyn, 2019

THESE WORKSHOPS ARE COMPLETE

It’s almost holiday time again, and Carolyn’s Holiday Art Workshops for children and teens, aged 6 to 15, are open for bookings! All are 9:30am-12:30pm at my Home Studio in Graceville, for only $45. Everything needed to create fabulous artworks is supplied, including a small morning tea. Contact Carolyn soon to book your child’s place, as she keeps the groups small so that everyone gets the attention they need, while keeping the atmosphere fun and relaxed.


Sparrows at Sunrise

Tuesday 24th September 2019 9:30am-12:30pm $45

I love these sweet little birds, full of optimism and joy! Have fun painting with a variety of techniques, using acrylic paint on stretched canvas. 


Moonlit Pier

Thursday 26th September 2019 9:30am-12:30pm $45

This is an atmospheric artwork, with a long wonky pier – you’ve got to love a long wonky pier! Learn to paint this using acrylic paint on stretched canvas.


Mixed Media Balloon Flight

Friday 27th September 2019 9:30am-12:30pm $45

Use a variety of media to create an artwork like this one. There are many options to really make this painting your own, on stretched canvas.


Tropical Birds

Tuesday 1st October 2019 9:30am-12:30pm OR 1-4pm, $45

Use brushes and palette knives to paint this fun colourful artwork. With acrylic paints on stretched canvas.


Dragon

Thursday 3rd October 2019 9:30am-12:30pm $45

Enjoy painting this dragon in your choice of colours and markings, using acrylic paints on stretched canvas.



Party Llama 
Friday 4th October 2019 9:30am-12:30pm $45

This is back by popular demand, for those of you who missed out last holidays! Learn to paint this adorable party llama using acrylic paints on stretched canvas


Holiday Art Workshops, July 2019

Art Workshops with Carolyn are great holiday activities for children and teens, aged 6 to 15. Everything is provided, along with Carolyn’s step by step assistance, for the children to spend a wonderful 3 hours creating artworks that they will be proud of. Bookings are essential, as Carolyn keeps numbers small to maintain a relaxed atmosphere and to make sure everyone gets her help and attention.



Party Llama

Tuesday 2nd July, 10am-1pm, & Wednesday 3rd July, 10am-1pm, $45

Learn to paint this adorable party llama using acrylic paints on stretched canvas.


Starry Night Cats

Friday 5th July, 10am-1pm, $45

Use gel medium and acrylic paints to create this Vincent van Gogh inspired artwork on stretched canvas.


Mixed Media Flowers

Tuesday 9th July, 10am-1pm, $45

Learn a variety of Mixed Media techniques to create an amazing flowery artwork on stretched canvas.


Moonlit Little Owl

Friday, 10am-1pm, $45

Learn to paint this moonlight scene using acrylic paints on stretched canvas

Holiday Art Workshops for Children and Teens April 2019

Holiday Art Workshops for Children and Teens are open for bookings! Carolyn will assist everyone to spend a fun 3 hours in her home studio in Graceville, helping everyone learn new ways to create acrylic paint artworks. Everything needed for the workshops will be provided, as well as some morning tea. Bookings are essential, as Carolyn keeps numbers small to maintain a relaxed atmosphere and to make sure everyone gets her help and attention, and will go home with their own masterpiece to be proud of.


Holiday Art Workshops have finished for these April 2019 holidays!

  1. Monarch Butterflies

Wednesday 10th April 2019, 9:30am-12:30pm; $45

Learn about using underpainting and gel medium to paint this vibrant artwork of our beautiful Autumn Monarch Butterflies.


2. Turtle

Friday 12th April 2019,9:30am-12:30pm $45

Learn to use different types of brushes and brush strokes to paint this lovely swimming turtle.



Summer Holiday Art Workshops for Children & Teens


Christmas has snuck up on us again, which means that Summer Holiday Art Workshops for Children and Teens are open for bookings! Carolyn will assist everyone to spend a fun 3 hours in her home studio in Graceville, creating mixed media and acrylic paint artworks. Everything needed for the workshops will be provided, as well as some morning tea. Bookings are essential, as Carolyn keeps numbers small to maintain a relaxed atmosphere and to make sure everyone gets her help and attention, and will go home with their own masterpiece to be proud of.


The 2018/2019 Summer Holiday Workshops are finished!


1. We Wish You a Merry Christmas!

Tuesday 18th December 2018, 9:30-12:30, $40

Use acrylic paint and mixed media techniques to make 4 beautiful Christmas cards to give to someone special, or keep them as festive works of art.



2. A Holly Jolly Christmas!

Thursday 20th December 2018, 9:30-12:30, $45

Paint the faces of well known and much loved Christmas characters onto 3 small stretched canvases. Then we will join them together with colourful ribbon and they will be ready to hang on a door or wall!

3. Elephant with Attitude

Friday 4th January 2019, 9:30-12:30, $40

Learn to use palette knives (my favourite painting tools) and how to apply bright colours so they make sense in your painting! Using acrylic paint on stretched canvas, you will create a bold and bright elephant with attitude.

4. Mixed Media Beach Scene

Tuesday 8th January 2019, 9:30-12:30, $45

Learn how to layer acrylic paint and collage papers to interpret a photo of a beach and create a fabulous mixed media artwork.

5. Pop Art French Bulldogs

Friday 11th January 2019, 9:30-12:30, $40

Learn about the Pop Art movement of Andy Warhol and Roy Lichtenstein and paint your own adorable French Bulldogs in the Pop Art style, using acrylic paint on                                                             stretched canvases.



6. Golden Tree

Tuesday 15th January 2019, 9:30-12:30, $45

Create a gorgeous shimmering golden tree with a magical atmosphere, using gold foil and acrylic                                                        paint on stretched                                                          canvas.


7. Let Your Converses do the Walking

Friday 18th January 2019, 9:30-12:30, $40

Paint a fabulous zoomed in picture of these iconic shoes in any colour you like, using                                                                acrylics on                                                                    stretched canvas.

8. Mixed Media Self Portrait

Tuesday 22nd January 2019, 9:30-12:30, $45

Express yourself by embracing intuitive collage and mixed media to create an artwork that is all about you, inside and out! Starting with a photo of yourself, it will grow and develop to give you have an amazing mixed media                                                     self portrait.


Halloween Art Workshops 2018


Halloween Art Workshops at Carolyn’s Home Studio are open for bookings! Everything is provided for a fun and relaxing afternoon of painting, even afternoon tea! Groups are kept small, so contact Carolyn soon to make a booking.

Halloween Art Workshops have finished for this year!



‘Happy Halloween’ door sign 

Sunday 21st October 1-4pm $40


Paint a fun and inviting ‘Happy Halloween’ door sign on a 40x50cm canvas panel using acrylic paint, with ribbon attached so it’s ready to hang!




‘Wicked Witch’ in black and white 

Sunday 28th October 1-4pm $40


Paint a spooky black and white ‘Wicked Witch’ using bold paint stokes and acrylic paint on a 30x40cm stretched canvas.



Springtime Art Workshops for Children & Teens 2018

With school holidays nearly upon us, Springtime Art Workshops for Children and Teens (adults love them too) are open for bookings! Carolyn will assist everyone to spend a fun 3 hours in her home studio in Graceville, creating mixed media and acrylic artworks. Everything needed for the workshops will be provided, as well as some morning tea. Bookings are essential, as Carolyn keeps numbers small to maintain a relaxed atmosphere and to make sure everyone gets her help and attention, and will go home with their own masterpiece to be proud of.


Sorry, the Springtime Art Workshops have finished


Hello Beautiful Butterfly

Tuesday 25th September 2018, 9:30-12:30, $40


Paint a beautiful and colourful butterfly, using palette knives (Carolyn’s favourite tool) and artist quality acrylic paint on a 40x40cm stretched canvas.


Springtime Inspired Art

Thursday 27th September 2018, 9:30-12:30, $45


Learn how to make wonderful layers of paint and pattern and have fun with mark making, using a variety of tools and media. Use your paintings to create an artwork on a 30x40cm stretched canvas.

Reach for the Stars

Tuesday 2nd October 2018, 9:30-12:30, $40


Learn to paint an amazing deep-space nebula, using artist quality acrylic paint on a 30x40cm stretched canvas.



Cherish the Little Things

Thursday 4th October 2018, 9:30-12:30, $45


Create this gorgeous little collage bird, using mixed media techniques on a 40x40cm stretched canvas.