Saturday, 8 October 2011

The Crafter’s Way 199–Get Crafty

During the month of October there are plenty of opportunities to get crafty. Whether your interest lies in shopping for handmade, visiting exhibitions or getting directly involved there is an activity or you.
Carol Bisset is back and holding a couple of classes across the region. Carol is holding two Life Drawing Classes on the 16th October and 13th November in Redcliffe 9.30-3.30. The cost is $65 each which includes the model fee. Carol is also holding a mixed media workshop at Rothwell. This workshop will suit beginners. Carol will cover glazing techniques to create depth in a painting, surface preparation, ways to create texture in a work and much more. For more information please contact Carol on either or ph 0437012477.
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BrisStyle is set to turn the Racecourse Rd Precinct pink in support of National Breast Cancer Month. The BrisStyle Indie Mother and Child Market is set to add its own pink twist to this very important cause with a very sweet little event filled with balloons, bubbles and lots of gorgeous locally handmade wares for both Mums and Bubs. The cutest, quirkiest and most adorable clothing, toys, sweet art, nursery accessories and much more will make this your one-stop-shop for everything a growing family needs and a great opportunity to get in some early Christmas shopping. The market is on Saturday October 8 2011. 9am- 2pm at St Augustine's Church Hall and grounds, Racecourse Road, Hamilton.
On Friday 14 October 2011 at 10.00am the Bribie Island Community Arts Centre is hosting the Food for Thought program. Experienced web seller Samantha Gilkes, will introduce you to the world of online selling and will specifically look at "Etsy" and "MadeIt".

Until the 29th of October you will be able to visit an Exhibition of Art and Craft by the Members of the Artisans Guild. Open Monday - Friday: 10.00am - 3.00pm    Saturday: 9.00am - 1.00pm at the Artisans Guilds Art and Craft Gallery Old Bay Road. For more information please contact Jacqui Ferguson, Vice President / Publicity on Ph: 4019 717 596 or

You have one more chance to learn “The fundamentals of building a sustainable arts practice” from Jo Wooler’s Fundamentals Series. With a choice to attend either a Friday or Saturday morning session, Jo's workshops focus on crucial key elements that are so often over looked at the beginning of building a sustainable arts practice. “This year’s series will have vital information from my 2010 workshops and include new insightful ideas and methods of creating a sustainable arts practice”, says presenter Jo Wooler. The last 2 workshops this year are - Social media (21 & 22 October) and Establishing professional relationships (18 & 19 November). For more information contact Jo Wooler on Ph: 0407 807 786 or email

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