Penrith

February 2019 – Improvised printing

This month we were joined by artist Helen Walsh. She worked with us to create uniquely patterned papers using a range of found objects and carved vegetables! It was an extra special evening as we joined forces with Penrith and Eden Refugee Network. The evening was an end of visit […]

Bob Ross-along

Join us to paint along with artist Bob Ross! Sat 23rd Nov, 11.30am-14.30pm Book here – http://bit.ly/bobalong Join us to paint along with artist Bob Ross! Bob Ross was an American artist who believed that everyone has an inherent artistic talent and could become an accomplished artist given time, practice, and […]

Book Binding

We run a book binding workshop. We guide the group through each step to make a string bound a fabric covered A5 notebook. It is a busy, but fun and productive workshop! We have run this session twice (one of those times was with 20 people!)     

Bob Ross-along

We run a workshop giving people the chance to paint along with artist Bob Ross! Bob Ross was an American artist who believed that everyone has an inherent artistic talent and could become an accomplished artist given time, practice, and encouragement, and to this end was often fond of saying, […]

Beeswax Wraps

We have run beeswax wrap making workshops 5 times in different locations. Beeswax wraps make a great replacement to cling film and foil to store your food, they can be used over and over again which helps reduce rubbish. We provided an array of fabrics to pick from and beeswax […]

October 2018 – Mask Making!

The Winter Droving is a festival in Penrith which brings into the town an array of market stalls and food, music, games, performers and a rather spectacular lantern procession. They invite people to wear masks for the day so asked us to help people to make their very own masks! […]

September 2018 – Through a Pinhole

This month we made our own Pinhole Camera with Photographer/Videographer Richie Johnston (www.opticalvitamins.com). Over the evening Richie helped us make our own matchbox pinhole camera and taught us interesting ways of capturing creative images with it!

August 2018 – Project Mayfly

This month we had a session decorating mayflies, a workshop created for Project Mayfly. Project Mayfly is a public art project created by one of our directors Katarina Prior. The project was inviting people to contribute to a large art installation by creating their own card mayfly. The installation was housed at […]