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Get creative with an exciting and diverse range of workshops at Hawthorn Arts Centre 

Tuesday 16 August – Tuesday 18 October 2022

 

Hawthorn Arts Centre presents a series of evening introductory workshops, exploring the expressive techniques of watercolour paintingceramic brooch makingmacramé and hand sewing where all materials are provided. The exciting and diverse range of workshops invite participants to immerse themselves in the local creative community and take home their new creations.

Botanical watercolour workshop

Delve into the exquisite world of botanical illustration and watercolour. For budding artists and aficionados, the art of simplicity is embraced to paint colourful botanical masterpieces in fun and easy to follow steps, through the medium of watercolour. Tuesday 16 August from 6:30 – 8:30pm.

Textured-brooch making workshop

Participants are invited to express their inner-jeweller and craft wearable art with ceramist Madeleine Thornton-Smith. Be guided by Madeline to fashion your own textured brooches out of clay, inspired by local buildings and objects. Pieces will be fired, glazed and available for participants to collect at a later date. Tuesday 20 September from 6:30 – 8:30 pm.

Macramé for beginners

Vintage lovers feeling inspired to learn the basics of this popular ’70s craft will find it’s as simple as tying a knot. Macramé can be used to make everything from wall and plant hangers to purses and clothing and can be as simple or complex as the crafter would like. By the end of this workshop participants will have a retro piece of artwork to hang in their homes. Tuesday 18 October from 6:30 – 8:30pm.

Dumpling deliciousness: Textile workshop

Treat yourself to some dumpling deliciousness – from wontons to sui mai, you’re gyoza be wrapped with this workshop! Dumplings are universally loved delightful morsels and in this hands-on textile workshop, you can pay homage to them! Artist and maker Sai-Wai Foo will teach you hand sewing and finishing techniques with simple craft supplies to craft these soup-er snacks. Tuesday 15 November from 6.30pm – 8.30pm

All workshops can be Auslan-interpreted, please contact Hawthorn Arts Centre at least two weeks prior to confirm an interpreter.

Workshops:

Botanical watercolour workshop

Tuesday 16 August 2022 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm- for ages 16+                                                                                                                           

Tickets are $50 or $45 for concession

https://www.boroondara.vic.gov.au/events/botanical-watercolour-workshop                                                                                                           

Textured-brooch making workshop

Tuesday 20 September 2022 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm- for ages 16+                                 

Tickets are $50 or $45 for concession

https://www.boroondara.vic.gov.au/events/textured-brooch-making-workshop

Macramé for beginners

Tuesday 18 October 2022 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm- for ages 16+                                                                                                                           

Tickets are $50 or $45 for concession

https://www.boroondara.vic.gov.au/events/macrame-beginners

Dumplings Deliciousness: Textile workshop

Tuesday 15 November, 6.30pm – 8.30pm for ages 16+

Tickets are $50 or $45 for concession

https://www.boroondara.vic.gov.au/events/dumplings-deliciousness

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