Image credit: Louiseann King, But I have to remember that she is still a child, 2002. Glass, wood, silver, enamel, 10 x 6 x 6 cm each. Latrobe Regional Gallery collection. Four pieces acquired 2003, Thirty-six pieces donated through the Australian Government’s Cultural Gifts Program by Louiseann King, 2009​



Precious Things Drawings

Kids Program


Inspired by Louiseann King’s artwork But I have to remember that she is still a child from the Contemporary Women: Artworks from the permanent collection exhibition, create your own dome jar drawing featuring some of your own precious things.


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  1. Download and print a dome jar template
    OR a sheet of blank paper to draw your own dome jar
  2. Drawing materials – pencils, pens, crayons, markers, pastesl etc


  1. Look at the images of Louiseann’s artworks, and think about your favourite, most precious things – they could be beautiful flowers like Louiseann has used, or your pets, friends, family, toys, a favourite place, or even something from your imagination!
  2. Draw your favourite ‘precious thing’ inside the jar
  3. Colour your precious thing in, you could use one colour like Louiseann (gold or silver makes it look extra special), or use as many colours as you like
  4. Make  a whole collection of Precious Things jars, just like Louiseann did to decorate your walls!
  5. Share your art with us on Facebook and Instagram – use the hashtag #LRGArtCart


Latrobe Regional Gallery's Education and Public Programs are generously supported by Opal.