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Indigenous Weaving Workshop with Aunty Bronwyn Razem, 2019.

The Creative Workshops program sees a variety of distinguished professional practitioners lead creative arts workshops throughout the academic year. The workshops are free for students, open and applicable to all skill levels, and provide a fun, recreational space to explore new skills and ideas. The Creative Workshops program also includes one-off events, training sessions, seminars and walking tours.

All workshops are free for students.

If you have any ideas for Creative Workshops contact Arts Projects Officer David Attwood here.

Semester One 2020
Registration Opens 26 February


Botanical Drawing Workshop 

Join Artist Andrew Seward for a series of Botanical Drawing workshops. The workshops will cover a range of skills and approaches to drawing the natural environment, using a variety of drawing implements. The workshops will accommodate all skill levels, and all materials are provided. Participants can attend one or all of the four workshops, registration required.

4 sessions available throughout March.

Find out more and book now here


Electronic Music Workshop

Learn how to make your own electronic music with musicians Geryon and Ripley Kavara. The workshop will involve a presentation on the basics of electronic music making using the digital audio workstation Ableton Live, which participants will then use to explore making their own electronic music.

1 session available on April 7.

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Life Drawing Workshop  

Join artist Darcey Bella Arnold for series of Life Drawing workshops. Using a life model, Darcey will guide participants through a range of approaches to drawing the nude figure, using a variety of drawing materials. The workshop will accommodate all skill levels, and all materials are provided. Participants can attend one or all of the four workshops, registration is required.

4 session available throughout April and May. 

Find out more and book now here.

 

Contemporary Collage Workshop  

Visual artist Isabella Darcey will teach students methods for creating their own collages using recycled clothing. Informed by contemporary art practices, each student will produce their own collage based artwork. All materials provided, all skill levels accommodated.

1 session available on May 4.

Find out more and book now here.


Indigenous Weaving Workshop

Create your own Bush Animal using a method of wrapping hay with wool with Gunditjmara Artist and Master Weaver Aunty Bronwyn Razem. All materials are provided. Lunch will also be provided. Registration required.

1 session available on May 19.

Find out more and book now here.


Installation Workshop 

This one-day workshop will teach students how to handle and install 2D and 3D artworks. The workshop will be lead by NGV Museum Operations Technician Simon McGlinn, who has over ten years of art handling and installation experience. Simon has also run installation workshops for students at RMIT University and taught at the VCA.

2 sessions available throughout April.

Find out more and book now here.

 

Still Life Drawing Workshop

Artist Ebony Truscott will teach you techniques for seeing and drawing objects from life with accuracy. She will demonstrate ways to effectively  construct well-proportioned line drawings in pencil on paper. Participants will work from a variety of still-life objects (fruit, vegetables, flowers, domestic objects) using a methodical approach to drawing. Ebony will also share advice on setting up a still-life study at home. All materials provided, all skill levels accommodated.

1 session available on May 20.

Find out more and book now here.