Are you looking at learning a new creative skill or were born with a creative gene you would like to flourish? We are so lucky to have so many talented artisans bringing their creative knowledge to the people of Newcastle through courses or workshops. Across the next couple of months there are some creative programs for everyone to dig deep and get in touch with their creative side.
Resin art is becoming quite a popular art form recently so if you have thought about exploring this creative option, Allettare Dezigns have a few workshops to book into whether you are a beginner or more advanced in creating art with epoxy resin. The Introductory Resin Workshop: Homewares and the Introductory Beach Resin Workshop will take you through all of the steps required to create your very own masterpiece.
In July and August, check out their Introductory Paint Pouring Workshop where you will have an introduction to and explore different techniques used in fluid art. You will also get a BONUS take home kit to continue your art journey at home.
Explore the colourful world of Alcohol Inks Arts at the Hudson Street Hum, where you will learn how to paint and create alcohol inks artwork with artist Amanda Thompson. You will be practicing first on Yupo paper then you will paint your very own alcohol ink tile artwork that you can take home with you on the day.
Kids are invited to express their LEGO creativity at the Newcastle Library at LEGO Club. Recreate one of the amazing builds from Lego Masters or come up with your own LEGO masterpiece. A great way to use your creative skills with different challenges set each week.
Have you ever dared to book into a life drawing class? Playstate Curate is hosting a life drawing class every fortnight on Fridays. Each class, a new model will be introduced for you to study and draw, with a little bit of a quirkiness added to it as well.
If you are looking for something a little bit different where two arts combine, check out Clay Sketching at the Hudson Street Hum. Figurative artist Yvette Ten-Bohmer, will guide you through the process of creating a 3D 'sketch' with clay and a life model. This workshop will help improve your observation, develop your fine-motor and problem-solving skills and, not to mention, be soooo much fun!
In July, young adults (18-24 yrs) are invited to an all inclusive art workshop at The Place Charlestown! 'Colour pop' - a burst of layered art integrating a combination of techniques as facilitated by Frances Johnston from Woven Creative Space. The workshops will involve warm up, skill development, planning and creating. In the school holidays, under 18's will be invited to the same workshop, 'Colour Pop', learning about techniques facilitated by Anna Asquith from Woven Creative Space.
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