GUIDED PHOTO TOUR AND Q&A   Delve into the world of still landscape and sculpture photography. Start the morning with a guided photography masterclass tour with Lexi Spooner and then move back to the Wallace Nicoll Park to hear a Q&A from local specialists. Hear from photography experts on how to capture the essence of people, art
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LET’S ORGANISE YOUR LEISURE (LOYL) WITH KATHY MACKEY Celebrate SWELL 2022 at Currumbin Creek with local artist Kathy Mackey for “Let’s Organise Your Leisure”. Join the LOYL team for a guided walk along the creek to retrieve sculptural materials – pool noodles, yoga mats and other “materials of leisure” – before diving into a creek-side
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WEAVING TOGETHER MASTERCLASS WITH DESERT RAIN MAGPIE, SKYE SHANNON MALCOLM, TRISH NEWTON, ERICA EURELL & CLAIRE FREEMAN This masterclass will teach you weaving techniques using raffia to create your own basket to take home. Weaving strands together to create something unique is reflective of our own life’s journey – weaving brings together creativity, culture, healing
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GUIDED LIFE DRAWING MASTERCLASS WITH SWELL ARTIST CAM CROSSLEY Explore/return to the human figure through drawing from life. As humans, the body is in many ways our base unit. It is also through the body and gesture that we communicate so much to each other. In this masterclass we’ll explore the forms of the body
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SIP & SCULPT WITH JO NORTON Sip on a glass of wine whilst being guided through the process of sculpting your own sculpture by local ceramicist Jo Norton. During the masterclass, you will learn Kurinuki, a traditional Japanese form of hand-building. The word means ‘carving out’ and it involves shaping a solid block of clay,
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2 DAY MASTERCLASS WITH MONTE LUPO AT HELENSVALE LIBRARY AND CULTURAL PRECINCT Build your own ceramic seated figurine with Monte Lupo. Day one: Participants will be guided through the process of forming your own seated figurine and giving your masterpiece some personality through sculptural techniques.Day two: Participants will be guided through the process of decorating
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THE LAZY DAISY – BEGINNERS CROCHET Learn how to make the humble and springtime essential – The Lazy Daisy. A beginners crochet flower that uses two fundamental stitches used in crochet. This workshop will introduce you to crochet in a really fun and light-hearted way. Lazy daisies can be used to create wearable art ,
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POP IN WORKSHOP – ACKNOWLEDGING PLACE Artist Carol McGregor – Wadawurrung (Kulin Nation)   Pop in to Acknowledging Place workshop by Carol McGregor, daily from Wednesday 14th September to Sunday 18th September from 2-4pm. Paint native hibiscus leaves and be part of creating a communal artwork that acknowledges place. In yarning circles, participants will be encouraged to reflect
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MONTE LUPO HEAD BUST MASTERCLASS Day one: Participants will be guided through the process of forming your own head bust and giving your masterpiece some personality through sculptural techniques. Day two: Participants will be guided through the process of decorating your piece, ready for firing. Your piece will be fired, with pick up from Monte
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INTRODUCTION TO STILL LIFE DRAWING WITH NAT POP Drawing from still life’s, Natalie will run you through the fundamentals of drawing including measuring, gesture and shading.  Kick back with a glass of wine while we unwind and learn about the art of drawing. When | Wednesday 14th September Time | 6.00pm – 8.00pm (6.00pm arrival for a
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