studio workshops and events


MIXED MEDIA explorations

Join artist Zoe Nash in this course that explores a diverse range of innovative mark making, painting and drawing techniques. Explore blending, layering, staining, working with washes, textures, additives and glazes. Create works that combine many different applications and learn how to enhance and develop visual communication and composition via process.

Suitable for beginners or those wanting to invigorate a current practice.

Fridays, 21 May – 2 July, 10am – 1pm
(note no class 4 June)

$220 includes most materials | Suitable for all levels

Creative Outbursts

Nurture your creative potential with our new workshop series designed especially for adults, encouraging experimentation with a diverse range of media in a safe and inspiring environment. From still life sketching, printing, ink wash studies, 3D media and gallery tours, you will have the chance to get inspired and develop your creative skill base. 

Fridays, 28 May – 2 July, 1.30–4pm
$160 includes all materials

Master class digital illustration

Leo Tan is teaching a master class on digital illustration. This will be an exciting workshop that will teach processes of freelancing as a digital artist through the steps of receiving a brief through to design and final product. Leo will teach you how to digitally paint using industry software used in studios and animation production. Please bring either an iPad Pro with Apple pencil or a laptop with a drawing tablet.

5–6 June, 10am – 4pm both days
$220 | Suitable 16 years–adult


In association with the exhibition, She wants to go to her bedroom but she can’t be bothered, we are hosting an exclusive hands-on jewellery workshop with Lisa Walker. Participants will create a number of their own unique piece of jewellery under the guidance of Walker, using found materials and contemporary techniques.

This workshop is a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience with contemporary jewellery under the personal supervision of this leading figure in the jewellery community, with a wealth of knowledge and international experience to share with participants.

Participants are welcome to make a weekend of it with our Winter Open Day. On Saturday 12 June, from 12.30pm attend a free pecha-kucha style series of short talks by four local jewellers, taking place in the Lopdell House Seminar Room, and from 2pm, Lisa Walker will be taking visitors through her new exhibition, before the formal opening of our new season of shows at 4pm in our Learning Centre.

Workshop information:
$150, suitable for adults and tertiary levels. Participants will receive further instructions on what to bring and how to prepare for the workshop.

Limited to only 12 participants | Bookings | Please pay upon booking your place

Sunday 13 June, 10am – 4pm
Learning Centre

Image: Leo Tan

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