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Nyoongar Weaving Classes

Join artist Lea Taylor in a Nyoongar weaving class. Learn different weaving techniques using a combination of natural fibres to create a unique piece. This class is held outdoors on sunny days.  

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Nyoongar Art Classes

Immerse yourself at the WACC in a Nyoongar cross cultural workshop, focusing on traditional painting methods while exploring the significance behind Indigenous art.

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CircusWA Progressive Workshops

Have you ever wanted to run away and join the circus? Now is the time to run away with CircusWA. Join our 3 day progressive workshop, where you will learn circus skills and get to showcase them at the end of the 3 days.  School holiday progressive workshops: 5 - 7 years Old 1:00pm to 3:00pm Tuesday 26th - Thursday 28th September 2017  

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Next Level Crochet Amigurimi

Have you caught the crochet bug? Mastered the granny square and are now looking for your next crochet challenge? If you have been oooooing and ahhhhhing over the cute Amigurumi creations all over Pinterest but aren’t sure where to start solo, then this is the workshop for you!In this three hour class you will learn all the skills needed to create your very own Amigurumi frog and how to follow any Amigurumi patterns that you come across in the future! The Amigurumi world is your oyster! So kawaii!Students will need to already have a basic level of crochet skills, but…

Maker Studio - Family Art Class

A monthly class where we make cool stuff using unusual art supplies. ​Grown ups and kids work together to make awesome art. Pom Pom Party - Sat August 26th Origami Overload - Sat September 30th Polymer Clay Coolness - Sat October 28th CLASS INFORMATION 90 minute workshops @ 1pm to 2.30pm For students in Year 1 to 7 (Adults stay and take part.)For students interested in making, experimenting, building and imagining. FEE: $30 per class This fee covers all art supplies and tuition. * Adults stay and take part.** Please feel free to bring a snack and a drink.

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Art and Food by the Season

Experience the magic of watching an artist create a painting using colours of the season, while enjoying a lunch menu which draws inspiration from seasonal colours and produce, and is prepared specifically for you. The event is held in the artist’s home (which is also her Gallery) in the vibrant City of Fremantle.  Numbers are kept intentionally small (no more than six) to encourage participation and enhance the experience. Andriana and Gina met 25 years ago and knew that one day they would collaborate and combine their shared passions of art and food.  Finally that time has come and they…

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Holiday Kids Art Classes

Are you stuck for something fun to do during the holidays? Sign up now for a Creative Kids Art Club holiday workshop. On Monday October 2 you can create a Mandala artwork on fabric, a personalised artwork incorporating all of the things your child loves! All materials provided. (7 to 12 yrs) To see our full program or to book online visit www.creativekidsartclub.com.au.

5000 Poppies Project

2018 marks the 100th Anniversary of the First World War. As part of commemorating this, the Australian War Memorial will be creating a stunning large scale installation of 60, 000 hand made poppies, carpeting the grounds for Remembrance Day. Each poppy will represent one life lost in World War I. Online group 5000 Poppies is leading the charge and has put a call out to skilled knitters and crocheters. We would like to help them to their goals! They currently have around 18,000- 20,000 already made but there is still a long way to go! A second project is planned…

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Deep Rest Weekend Retreat

Join Jean Byrne and Amy Cleghorn for a weekend to rest deeply.This retreat is intended to support you to live your life fully, but with energy for what matters most to you. Too often we keep on pushing ourselves in life, always busy, until at some point our body tells us to stop. If you have found yourself in this space, sick often, with adrenal fatigue, tired, low on energy - then this retreat is for you. If you are glorifying busy, but in your heart know your current path is not sustainable, then be sure to take this weekend…

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Granny Squares are the New Black

Crochet begins with the Granny Square! You know the one, you’ve seen it in the pile of colourful blankets on your granny’s couch, or in the cheerful blanket that always hung over the back of your grandad’s favourite chair. But a granny square isn’t just a blanket. A basic crochet Granny Square can become anything you want! A cosy blanket? Sure. A bright cushion? Why not? A snuggly jumper? Now we’re talking! The end product is only limited by your imagination. In this three hour workshop, you will be provided with all the tools needed to create your first (of…

Drawing and Draughts

Some things just go together: wine and cheese, strawberries and cream, shoes and socks, macaroni and cheese, gin and tonic…. drawing and draughts. Beer that is! Sketching is so much more fun when you are allowed to drink and draw! Come and enjoy a Young Henry’s brew on us while learning from one of the freshest art talents in Perth, Rachelle Dusting. In this class, Rachelle will guide you through exercises and techniques designed to loosen you up and help you see things from an entirely new perspective! About the teacher: Rachelle graduated in 2012 with a Bachelor in Fine Arts Degree…

DIY Resin Art

Are you ready to create a masterpiece?! In this DIY Resin Art workshop, you will be guided through the entire process in a hands-on class and create your very own resin artwork. You will be provided with a 50cm round panel and all the dyes, pigments and pearlescent powders needed to create artworks with epoxy resin. Reba from Pretty Burd, Sydney will be demonstrating how to work with the epoxy resin and how to mix colours and techniques for applying and creating designs. Whether you've worked with resin before, or are a complete beginner, we'll make sure you leave this class…

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Ear Candy Workshop

Got a passion for fashion?! Show off your style with some glam statement earrings designed and made by you! In this three hour class, you will learn basic jewellery making skills, including how to assemble hardware and decorative elements using pliers, jump rings and eye pins. You will also learn various techniques to make your own pom- poms and tassels out of yarn and leather: So NOW! You’ll be able to use your new skills to adorn future jewellery or craft projects. By the end of the workshop, you will walk away with one or two pairs of fresh and fabulous…

Flash Fiction Workshop

Flash, or micro-fiction, is a fast-paced genre for a fast-paced world. With a recent boom in online and print journal publications dedicated to spreading the (limited) word, now is the time get your dribble and drabble on. In this three hour workshop, Michael Buckingham Gray, a published flash fiction writer will speed you through a history of the genre, explain some of the structures and techniques used and assist participants to write and workshop their own pieces. As you approach the finish line, you will be supplied with some useful information about where you may publish them. About the teacher:  Michael…

Pencil Portraiture

Do you love to draw but need help taking your work to that next level? Perhaps you would like to refresh your skills? Maybe you’re a complete beginner but have always wanted to try portraiture? Rachelle Dusting will help you overcome the technical challenges of drawing and help demystify the process for you! In this three hour workshop, you will gain an understanding of the tonal scale, its relationship to light and shadow and how to utilise hatching, cross hatching and scumbling. Rachelle will teach you how to quickly and simply grid a photograph and guide you through methods of thorough observation.…

Make an Embroidered Necklace

Wear your art on your sleeve! Or failing that, why not wear it around your neck? Embroidery is no longer your nanna’s domain. In this three hour workshop, you will learn the basics of embroidery and how to apply it to fabrics to make your own wearable piece of art. Your nan would be proud! In this class, you will learn the basics of decorative embroidery, including how to set up your fabric, hoop and floss. You will also learn and practice common embroidery stitches before applying your skills to a fabric of your choice. By the end of the…

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Workshops and classes

Whether you’re looking to pick up a new skill or feed your creative soul there are always workshops, classes and events happening in Fremantle. Take an evening class at Fremantle Arts Centre or check out the Kidogo Arthouse program. Discover something new and fun to do in Fremantle.