Sunday, 17 October 2010

The Crafter’s Way 155- More What’s On

More What’s On

There are still heaps of art and craft activities, workshops and exhibitions happening across the region over the next couple of weeks. Don’t stay in, get out and enjoy all that is on offer.

Have you always wanted to try Hand Papermaking? Award winning artist Lesa Hepburn will be conducting workshops at Studio Red, Redcliffe High School during October. Lesa, a Scarborough resident is a Paper Maker who specializes in making paper from natural plant fibres. This is a hands on workshop using Hand papermaking techniques for multiple sheet forming, printmaking & Artist Books using waste cotton rag pulp. For bookings email or phone 3203 6221



It’s Spring and there is no better time to learn how to create your own floral display with a minimum of materials. On Saturday 23rd October the Pine Rivers Art Gallery is holding a workshop “Flowers with Flair – How to Impress with Less” from 1.00pm – 3.00pm. Ages: 15 years and up. Cost: $20 however there is some additional materials required. For more information about additional materials please phone Tracey Wallace, Pine Rivers Art Gallery Curator on ph: 3480 6942.

While we are enjoying the beautiful spring days why not head over to Bribie Island and visit the “Living with Wood” by the Bribie & District Woodcrafters Assoc. Visitors will see a wide variety of household items featuring an array of different timber types and designs. Expect to see examples of woodturning, carving, finishing, toy making, furniture making, scroll sawing, marquetry, and box making. Before you leave make sure you participate in the competition to identify a number of timber samples and to select your choice for the "Peoples Choice Award". Exhibition runs until Sunday 24th October at the Bribie Island Community Arts Centre. Ph 3408 or email for opening times.PICT0006

Don’t forget the Moreton Bay Regional Council kicks off another round of their ever popular Older & Bolder program for the over 50’s. Try your hand at Quilling, African Drumming, Knotting & Looping or Rag Rug Making. You can download a brochure here There is something for every interest.

Images: “Scarab” by Lesa Hepburn, 2010. 101.6cmx101.6cm Paper, pigment and rachises on canvas.

1 comment:

marigold jam said...

Wish I could but it's a tad too far to come!