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Do more than watch, participate.

8 + 9 MAY 2021 

Workshops, demonstrations and events

 

Immerse yourself and experience the creative process of the artists.

Amazing array of workshops, demonstrations and events are on offer over the Dandenong Ranges Open Studios weekend.

Some fees may apply. All workshops, demonstrations and events occur at the corresponding studio.

Demonstrations and events are available to attend on the day, please adhere to the COVIDsafe limits of visitors.

 

All workshops have limited capacity, please book the workshop you would like to participate in following the links below.​

NB: Helene Campbell's shubuichi demonstrations and Ross Miller's sculpture workshop have been cancelled due to health reasons.

Saturday's events

10.30am   Mathieu Dechamps: Knife Sharpening: Knife sharpening demonstration with water stones (15 mins) FREE

11.00am   Greg O'Toole: Portrait painting: Portrait painting demonstration (2 hours) FREE

11.00am   Leaf Studios: Drawing Nature: Introduction to observational drawing of natural objects (1 hour) FREE book now

12.00pm   Chris Lawry: Lino cut: A demonstration of lino printing a two block print (30-45 mins) FREE

1.00pm     Juliet Widdows: Throwing: Throwing bowls and teapots demonstration (45 mins) FREE

2.00pm     Gina Miller: Printmaking: Using barren & existing Lino blocks, collagraphs & wooden stamps (1 hour) $20 book now

2.00pm     Tracey Roberts: Music Concert: Understanding synesthesia - drawing the music you hear (45 mins) book now

3.00pm     Eastern Makers & Creators: Fabric Art: Learn Fabric Art - Painting on Fabric (30 mins) FREE book now

3.00pm     Joy Serwylo: Paper Delights: Using old book paper to create magical creations (40 mins) FREE book now

3.00pm     Jo Horswill: Mono Printing Nature: Learn how to mono print with natural objects (30 mins) Donation, book now

3.30pm     Heather Bradbury: Reflections: Interactive performance, including live painting with Heather (20 mins) Donation

4.00pm     Two Floors Studio: Live Music: Live local music, refreshments and interactive multi-media art demonstration (3 hours)

ALL DAY   Mark Westaway: Print a Mug: Print your name on a mug or use existing design $20 (pay on arrival)

ALL DAY   Sherbrooke Art Society: Demonstrations: Various artists demonstrating different mediums FREE

Sunday's events

10.00am   Leaf Studios: Cohesive Colour Schemes: How to Create Beautiful, Cohesive Colour Schemes (1 hour) FREE book now

10.30am   Two Floors Studio: Pottery hand-building and decorating garden pots materials included (2 hours) $30 book now

11.00am   Greg O'Toole: Portrait painting: Portrait painting demonstration (2 hours) FREEour) FREE

11.00am   Chris Lawry: Lino cut: A demonstration of lino printing a two block print (30-45 mins) FREE

11.00am    Heather Bradbury: Refresh: Create and take home your own photo-realistic painting (1.5hrs) $30 book now

1.00pm     Jacqui Christians: Botanica prints: Block printing demonstration using carved botanical designs (1 hour) FREE

1.00pm     Eastern Makers & Creators: Mixed Media: Introduction to Mixed Media Art (30 mins) FREE book now

2.00pm     Tracey Roberts: Music Concert: Understanding synesthesia - drawing the music you hear (45 mins) book now

1.00pm     Juliet Widdows: Throwing: Throwing bowls and teapots demonstration (45 mins) FREE

3.00pm     Joy Serwylo: Paper Delights: Using old book paper to create magical creations (40 mins) FREE book now

3.00pm     Jo Horswill: Mono Printing Nature: Learn how to mono print with natural objects (30 mins) Donation, book now

3.00pm     Mathieu Dechamps: Forge Welding: Damascus forge welding demonstration with a power hammer (25 mins) FREE

ALL DAY   Mark Westaway: Print a Mug: Print your name on a mug or use existing design $20 (pay on arrival)

ALL DAY   Sherbrooke Art Society: Demonstrations: Various artists demonstrating different mediums FREE

Book your ticketed workshops here

 
If a workshop is sold out, please email openstudios@burrinja.org.au to be added to the waiting list
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