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Art Journaling for Well Being

For: teen / adult

When: Each Tuesday from 10th May, 10am to 12pm

Cost: $20pp, includes materials, coffee and/or tea. BYO sketchbook.

Bookings: essential. Click here

 

This casual session is a chance for you to come along and try art journaling as a process of self-discovery.

Guided by Bess, an arts therapist, each week we'll dive into a new prompt designed to work through stress, uncover your unique strengths and learn the practice of process over product.

Attend every week or whenever you feel the call to create a positive difference! All materials provided - BYO sketchbook.

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Still Life Drawing workshop

For: adult

When: Friday 27th May

6.30 to 9pm

Cost: $60pp, includes all materials plus a glass of wine or ETCH

Bookings: essential, click here

Skill level: no experience necessary.

Come along learn the art of still life drawing. Using a range of drawing media - from pencils, charcoal, graphite and pastel - participants will draw from an inspired range of still life objects. Everyone will complete a finished artwork to take home. Includes a drink of choice and all materials.

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Collage Club with Eleesa Howard

For: tween (10+) / adult

When: Saturday 11th June,

2.30 to 4.30pm

Cost: $40pp, includes all materials, something yum to eat, coffee and/or tea

Bookings: essential due to small class size. Click here

 

Collage club is a fun and social workshop! What better way to switch off than grabbing some paper, ripping, cutting, pasting and having a laugh. It's about taking a deep breath, having a chat and making connections.

Join us to create your own unique piece of artwork using magazines, second-hand books, paper, scissors and glue.

This is a relaxed format with demonstrations and gentle guidance as needed, allowing you to freely embrace your creative freedom.

 

* No experience needed

 

* Private bookings available for groups of 8+. Email - hello@eleesahoward.com

 

 

**Event needs a min of six to run

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Bullet Journal

For: teen / adult

When: Saturday 18th June

1 to 4pm

Cost: $80pp, includes a take home bullet journal, materials, tea/coffee and afternoon tea.

Bookings: essential. Click here.

Skill level: no experience necessary.

Bullet journaling can be as functional or creative as you want to make it.
Even better, it can be both!

 

Talking tips, tools and time-savers, learn from the Boss how to Get Stuff Done.

Bullet journal, all materials plus tea & coffee provided.

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Studio Social

For: adult / VCE students

When: Every Weds 6.30 to 9.30pm

Commences Weds 27th April to Weds 22nd June,

Cost: casual rate $35pp per session, includes basic materials, students to BYO specialist equipment.

Multiple sesssion passes available ($30 per session) - email Karen

Bookings: essential due to small class size. To book your stool click here.

Studio Social is a new, weekly studio arts class for adults or VCE students looking to work on a project or body of work in a warm, social, supported studio environment under the guidance of a practicing visual artist.

 

Each session we will spend 3 hours in the Spare Parts studio working on self-guided studio work, with the option to use any of the studio’s equipment.

 

The Spare Parts studio offers use of the following:

  • Unlimited cartridge paper

  • Classroom tools such as pencils, rulers, scissors, glue sticks, etc.

  • Etching press

  • Book press

  • Light box

  • Easels (both free standing and table top)

  • Guillotine

  • Large drying rack

  • Large trough and wet area

  • Photocopier / scanner / printer

  • Unlimited NBN wifi

  • Well ventilated

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Beginners Instagram for Creatives

with Eleesa Howard

For: adult

When: Tuesday 7th June,

12.30 to 2.30pm

Cost: $45pp, includes coffee/tea and something yum to eat

Bookings: essential due to small class size. Click here

Are you a creative that has a love/hate relationship with Instagram? Not sure how to use all of Instagram's features? Would you like to know how to make a story or a reel? Or do you even wonder, what's the point of Instagram?

Join Eleesa for a step by step guide to using Instagram, especially designed for beginners.

Would you like to know how to edit your photos, use filters or create stories? Not sure what this is all about? Perfect. This workshop is for you!

Over a cup of tea in a relaxed and welcoming environment we'll chat, explain, take photos and learn how to get the best out of your Instagram page to benefit your creative pursuits.

Afternoon tea is provided.

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Beginners lino printing workshop

For: adult, age 12+

When: Friday 17th June

6 to 9pm

Cost: $75pp, includes all materials and a glass of wine or ETCH

Bookings: essential. Click here.

Skill level: no experience necessary.

Join Karen in this fun 3-hour workshop as she guides you through the ins and outs of lino printing.

Using Margaret Preston's iconic botanical prints as a jumping off point, you will design, carve and print your own Australian native-inspired artwork on the Spare Parts etching press.

Each participant will take home at least 6 artist quality prints, with the option to print your design on greeting cards.

Students are encouraged to bring in foraged botanical materials and/or reference artwork.

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Screenprinting 101

For: teen / adult

When: Sunday 7th August

11am to 4pm

Cost: $240pp, includes all materials, lunch, tea/coffee and option for glass of wine/ETCH.

Bookings: essential. Click here.

Skill level: no experience necessary.

In this 5-hour beginners course you will learn everything you need to know to screen print at home. We will cover basic materials, screen preparation and heat setting. We will design and print a single stencil design on a tote bag before learning how to do a repeat pattern on a tea-towel. Every participant will take home written instructions, several practice prints, as well as their finished textile artworks.