FULL DAY MIXED MEDIA WORKSHOPS

 

BEAUTIFUL BLOOMS – with VOGUE!  – Saturday 16th September!

 

Grab your favourite home design magazines (Vogue, Home Beautiful etc) and put them to good use…. in one day you will create a still life/floral masterpiece with a twist. Make your own BOLD BEAUTIFUL BLOOM on canvas and in one day!! Learn how to create a fabulous colour palette and then indulge in some serious scissor and glue therapy….

$120 – email  to book your place. Material list will be provided. 10am – 3pm.

 

 

MIXED MEDIA GODDESS – 6 week workshop (two places left) 

 

Over 6 weeks (Thursday nights) we will work towards creating a highly personal Mixed Media Saint or goddess of your choosing. We will work with layers, faux finishes and text to bring to life a work of art imbued with depth and meaning. This is the ultimate mixed media project and will bring in elements of collage, sculpture, and texture. You will be required to do some research beforehand as the research process is what will dictate your imagery but you don’t need to be a skilled drawer or painter as this workshop will equip you with a whole range of tips and techniques for creating your own masterpiece.

Please email to join this workshop – only 8 places available. $260 pp (6 weeks, 6.30-9pm Thuursday) Start date to be confirmed. There is a materials list available but many materials will be provided. 

 

I HEART COLLAGE!  – New date coming soon

Love Collage?  Need a new obsession? Then this is the workshop for you – perfect for beginners or experienced artists looking to mix it up a bit this is creative mindfulness at its best. In this one day workshop we will work with paper napkins as our primary collage source – we will be create an amazing artwork on a heart or circle shape base… this involves some serious scissor and glue therapy to get you in the zone.

I will supply most of the materials including a heart shape or circular canvas. You can choose a mandala design or a figurative female form.

$165 includes all materials- email if you would like to book your place.

 

 

 

LOOSEN UP AGAIN!! – Register now for next workshop

Back by popular demand – this workshop is an absolute MUST for anyone who finds it difficult to create spontaneously and in a loose gestural style. If you overthink your work or get bogged down in the detail and find it hard to paint a loose naïve style – this is a creative block buster to get you off the over thinking roundabout – using beautiful still life objects and flowers, we will create an artwork in a day…. I am continuously amazed at the breakthroughs that happen as a result of this workshop – its simple and easy – even for those who don’t think they can paint!  $130 pp

email to book your place for this workshop. Date to be advised.

 

 

FOOLPROOF FACES – register now for the next workshop 

If you think you can’t draw faces, then think again! This technique could be taught to your dog its so easy – but then your dog would be a better artist than you and that could be awkward…..  In this one day workshop, within the first half an hour you will draw your first face! No special drawing skills are required – this is a no fail method to drawing faces in proportion every time and in no time! Ideal for any style of drawing from folk art to realistic – learn a couple of rules and you will never look back. 8 Places only. $120 pp (small materials list)

email to register for the next workshop – Date To Be Advised

 

 

 

Learn how to turn store bought frames into custom quality finished works of art. Just a few tricks of the trade will give you the confidence to frame your works affordably by using ready made frames.

Not everyone can afford to custom frame so this is perfect for those artists that need to frame small works. In this mini workshop you will bring along at least two readymade frames to frame a selection of works including one work on paper and one canvas work. There is a small list of items you need to bring – please email to register your interest for this workshop. THIS WORKSHOP IS FULLY BOOKED – but please email if you are interested in future workshops like this.

 

Mastering Relics and Faux Finishes  –  Date TBA

bannerIn this fabulous two day weekend workshop, you will learn all the tricks and techniques to create a range of aged flourishes, relics and artefacts. We will cast a variety of items and prepare our surfaces on the first day, followed by learning the process of layering and creating faux ,aged and bronzed paint effects. You will work with a wide range of mediums over the course of the two days, it will be fast paced and intense, but guaranteed to spark some seriously creative thinking! This workshop will provide you with a range of skills to begin adding a whole new dimension to your art making.

There will be a small materials list for this workshop.  You can pre-register for this workshop by emailing here.

 

Make your own Lampshades – Date to be advised

 

lampshadeLearn to make your own fabric covered lampshade with soft furnishings expert Gayner Allman of 50 shades by Gayner.

You’ll love Gayner’s take no prisoners style of teaching – she’s a fabulously fast talking whizz at all things soft furnishings….. you’ll need 1 meter of your choice of fabric and Gayner will supply the rest! Lampshade will be suitable for table or hanging lamp. All Materials provided.

Date and cost to be advised, but if you’d like to express interest in this workshop email me to put your name down in advance to receive first option of attending.

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