CANNING ARTS GROUP

An artist is not paid for his labor but for his vision - James Whistler

WORKSHOPS and SHORT COURSES

MIXED MEDIA GOES 3D

A Sculpture Workshop with Leesa Padget

2 Days Workshop

10:00am – 4.00pm

Sundays
25th JUNE & 2nd JULY  2017


COST: 
$190 Member
$215 Non Member
 
Materials Included
– BYO tools & found objects.

Let's go 3D! If you want to take your mixed media from the flat plane to the next dimension then come and join us discovering a new way to work. Over the two days we will use found objects, paint and air dry clay to transform Op Shop treasures, discarded knick-knacks and forgotten what-nots into something special. There will be instruction on making armatures, basic modelling, painting and creative ways to express your ideas. All material will be supplied apart from found objects, so get hunting!

GLASS SLUMPING  (Beginners)

with Merilyn O’Shannessy 

3 Days Course

JUNE/JULY 2017 

Friday 30th    JUNE    6:30pm – 9:30pm

Saturday 1st JULY    1:30pm – 5:30pm

Sunday  2nd  JULY  12:30pm – 4:30pm


COST:

$225 Member

$255 Non Member

All Materials Included

This 3 Day course is an introduction to the wonderful world of glass slumping. You will learn the basics techniques required to complete a slumping project from design to finished work. This includes how to cut glass and create moulds using different material to slump your pieces.


Essential items to bring along:
Shells, gumnuts, chocolate moulds, anything small that interests you as these will be used to make moulds for your glass piece.  A towel & a lead pencil.  Course notes will be provided.

2 Days Workshop
TUESDAYS
4th & 11th JULY
9:30am – 3:00pm

COST:
$130 Member
$155 Non Member

All materials included
Jane will begin the workshop by helping you explore the Japanese style of Sumi-e. Using rice paper and traditional stone and ink sticks. She will guide you in handling the brushes and a different way of looking producing simple yet complex painting.

Progressing from black ink to Chinese brush painting using watercolour on the second day. You will also have the choice of making cards from some of your brush painting at the end of the workshop.

Tea & coffee provided with half hour lunch break during the day, BYO lunch.

Matting & Framing
with Janet Turany

4 Weeks
SUNDAYS
23rd July – 13th August
1.00pm – 4.00pm

COST:
$180 Member
$220 Non Member
(Materials not included)
This weekend course over 4 Sundays with Janet will equip you with the skills to present your work at its best. You will learn how to size and cut your mat board, size and guillotine your moulding and then combine all the parts to complete the framing. During the course you will have the opportunity to select and purchase your Mat boards and Moulding. Course notes are provided.

Essential items to bring along: A note pad, Metal ruler, Utility/Craft Knife, Picture/photo to frame – approximately A4-A3 size* (not oil painting). Works outside of this size may be used, please call the office to discuss.
 

New information on classes and workshops are posted when they become available.

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