Creative Beginnings, fluid art and painting teacher

Creative Beginnings

Creative Beginnings

location_on Adelaide

local_activity classes: Resin ArtPaint and SipFluid ArtPainting

5.0 (15)

Welcome to Creative Beginnings, a haven of artistic exploration nestled in the breathtaking McLaren Vale region.

Kerry Mart is your devoted artist and teacher, her mission is to ignite your passion for creativity, intertwining it with wellness in inspiring art workshops.

A self taught artist with over 40 years of experience, she pours her heart and soul into each session, crafted with beginners in mind.

Her workshops embrace a diverse range of art mediums and techniques as she loves them all equally. From the magical world of resin art, a fun sip and paint acrylic class within the Magpie Springs Winery or a sip and create gathering at her local community club in McLaren Flat, where they alternate mediums fortnightly, a wonderful opportunity to have a go playing with alcohol inks, acrylics, oils and watercolours.

At each session you're guided step-by-step with visual inspiration, and live demonstrations, to create unique art pieces that will fill you with pride.

At Creative Beginnings, we firmly believe in the power of arts for mental and emotional well-being. Kerry previously worked in Community Aged Care as a Home Care Coordinator, it was here that she started teaching art to small groups of over 65's, witnessing the profound impact art had on her clients she was inspired to extend her art classes to the broader community to promote wellbeing through art.

Regardless of your skill level or ability, her nurturing environment offers a warm sense of community and belonging as you create and connect with fellow art enthusiasts.

For an unforgettable experience, we offer private sessions too. Whether it's a delightful sip and paint party, a memorable hens night, a workplace wellbeing program, or NDIS support, we bring the magic of Creative Beginnings to your own venue.






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Reviews

(15)


Derek Amos Apr 2024


The teacher Was really good explaining how to use the resin. Venue was excellent worth the money

Linda Bennett Mar 2024


Enjoyed the night, instructions were good. Venue was good, food and drink available if wanted. Attended on my own but felt welcome.

Amy-Lee Roberts Mar 2024


Very fun class with a great teacher, materials were all provided and venue was pleasant.

Dawn’s Soares Mar 2024


We had a fantastic class with plenty of 1-1 guidance Loved it, we will be back for more!

Teacher's response

Hi Dawn, Kathy and Jacqui, it was an absolute delight having each of you along to the Inks workshop, thank you so much for your kind words and for choosing to join in the fun, can't wait to welcome you back for more creativity in the future. See you soon, Kerry x

Lorraine Stuart Mar 2024


The Resin Class for Beginners was so much fun. Kerry was a great teacher and managed to bring the artist out in each of us! Kerry supplied all materials and had a great range of items to choose from and prices were extremely reasonable to upgrade from the cheese board and bowl. I did a Lazy Susan and it was only an additional $10. The studio was well set out and the time flew with lots of laughs along the way. It was so much fun and I would encourage participation. I walked away with a beautiful piece of art I didn’t know I was capable of! Kerry also gave us a glass to use our leftover resin on which came out so well and was a lovely touch. Thanks Kerry, you’re amazing!

Teacher's response

Hi Lorraine, thank you so much for your wonderful review of our Resinart Class for Beginners. I'm thrilled to hear that you had such a fun and enjoyable experience creating your resin art piece. It's always a pleasure to see the inner artist come out in our participants, and I'm so glad that I was able to guide you through with my tips and techniques to enhance your work at home too. It was especially lovely to meet a fellow resin enthusiast, I'm sure we'll stay in touch. Your Lazy Susan is absolutely gorgeous, I am so pleased that you loved it, Many thanks Kerry.

Troy Gustini Feb 2024


Amazing We had the best time.
Great teaching and great relaxing place to paint. Thanks we loved it.
Lauren and Troy

Teacher's response

Hi Lauren and Troy, thank you so much for your lovely review! We're thrilled to hear that you had the best time and enjoyed the teaching and relaxing painting atmosphere. It was a pleasure having you both and we're so glad you loved it. We hope to see you again soon for more painting fun and funny Bob Ross moments. Thanks again Kerry

Margaret Griffin Feb 2024


Friendly and very helpful interested in what you want to get out of the day and happy to help achieve your goals

Teacher's response

Hi Margaret, thank you for your wonderful review! It was a pleasure to have you join us and I'm delighted to hear that you found your resinart workshop friendly, it was a pleasure to help you achieve your goals. We always strive to create a positive and supportive environment for our customers, and I'm so glad that you had a great experience. If you have any photos that you'd like to share, we'd love to see them here. Thank you again for choosing to spend your day with us, Kerry

Sandra Wright Feb 2024

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Resin Art was a fun experience. I asked a friend along and we attended together. Everything you needed was supplied and Kerri was very helpful and patient with all our questions. She demonstrated the procedures as we went along in an easy clear manner. Her studio was set up with enough room to get creative. Loved the relaxed atmosphere and was worth the money for what was supplied. I recommend this class.

Teacher's response

Thankyou so much for your recommendation and review Sandy, it was great to get to know you and Heather, I love each of your resinart pieces. Loved that you enjoyed our relaxed atmosphere, it will be lovely to see you again at one of our other events, cheers Kerry

Shirley Clark Feb 2024


Fantastic class, Kerry is very patient and happy to help with all aspects. I would highly recommend attending a class, a great way to spend an afternoon

Teacher's response

Thankyou for coming along Shirley and for your review, it was lovely to meet you all, you should be each proud of your Resinart Pieces, a fun afternoon indeed, cheers Kerry.

Ciara Reidy Feb 2024


Very relaxing great vibes had a great day awesome art on display and the wine was great

Teacher's response

Hi Ciara, thankyou so much for your review and for gifting our sip and Paint at Magpie Springs, it was lovely to have Bruno and Eva along, Avril and I are thrilled that they had a great day, cheers Kerry

Kathryn Butler Jan 2024

2 ClassBento workshops attended


Kerry is a great teacher, giving tips and hints as we went and encouraged our attempts. We all left with a beautiful piece of art that we were proud of.

Teacher's response

Thankyou so much for your kind review Kathryn, it was a pleasure to have you all along on your special day to our Sip and Paint at Magpie Springs, I'm thrilled to hear that you left with a beautiful piece of art that you are proud of. Your enthusiasm truly shone through, and I'm so glad that I could provide you with tips, hints, and encouragement along the way. If you ever want to share a photo of your artwork, we would love to see it :-) Thank you again for joining us, I hope to see you in another class
Many thanks Kerry

Alysia Smith Jan 2024


Great class! I gave this as a Christmas gift and was lovely to create a memory and art piece with a loved one!

Teacher's response

Hi Aly, It's fantastic to hear hear you had a great experience in our Resinart workshop, thankyou for your review, it was so special to see you enjoying the class with your Mum and to meet you both, Ioved your stunning Lazy Susan cheeseboards, if you'd like to share your photo we'd love to see it, many thanks Kerry

Denny Hudson-Bayliss Jan 2024

77 ClassBento workshops attended • 41 reviews


This was a great class and Kerry was very encouraging and patient with me.
The materials and venue were excellent and I definitely recommend this class.

Teacher's response

Hi Denny, It's fantastic to hear hear you had a great experience in our Resinart workshop, thankyou for your review, it was so lovely to meet you and Vanessa and see you relax and enjoy this fabulous medium, many thanks Kerry

Rebecca Faneco Jan 2024


Absolutely amazing! Such an informative and fun session, we all had an absolute blast! Kerry is very friendly and welcoming teacher, she made us all feel at home and relaxed to trust the process. Kerry has the endless patience and support we all need when we try new things which made the process even more enjoyable. Thankyou Kerry!

Teacher's response

Hi Rebecca, thankyou so much for joining our Resinart workshop, and for your amazing review, it was so lovely to meet you and Lisa and see you both enjoying this fabulous medium, many thanks Kerry

Jennifer Demiri Dec 2023


The teacher was amazing and the class was held in her private studio. She explained every step so well and did a demonstration before I got to be hands on with my own creations. She lend a hand when I required support and otherwise let me be in my create realm. So much fun, highly recommend and will definitely do it again.

Teacher's response

Hi Jenni, It was so lovely having you, thankyou so much for your kind review and for joining us in your Resinart Workshop, your art piece is gorgeous, I'd love to see a photo of your picture when it is in pride of place :-)
Cheers Kerry


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