Sunday, 8 August 2010

The Crafter's Way 147 - Artisan Wonderland

This week's Messenger column , Artisan Wonderland.

Artisan Wonderland is sponsored by Regional Arts Development Fund in partnership with Ipswich City Council and offers an incredible range of art and craft workshops to interested people all over the south east.

To date Participants have explored the magical land of mosaic, felting, basketry and a host of other art forms with talented artists from Ipswich and Brisbane. Due to its continuing popularity the Ipswich Arts Council has announced new workshops in Precious Metal Clay Jewellery and Enamelling. They will also be re-running some of the more popular workshops like Books with Flair, Mosaic and Resin Jewellery. Get in quick as they booked out very early the last time they were offered.
Here are some dates for upcoming workshops.


28th August – Precious Metal Clay

29th August – Enamelling

29th August – The Art of Beautiful writing (AM) and The Art of Illuminated Lettering (PM)

29th August – Exploring Clay - For all ages


25th September – Life Drawing

25th September – Family History

25th September – Silver Smithing

26th September – Books with Flair

26th September – Drawing animals - For all ages 26th September – Bring your story alive

OCTOBER 17th October – Mosaic

30th October – Belly dancing

30th October – Resin Jewellery

31st October – Drawing - For all ages

While I realize that Ipswich is not just outside our backdoor where else will you be able to indulge in such variety for a low minimal cost. For more information visit

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