Workshop Weekend - Arts Margaret River
Arts MR Workshop Weekend

Workshop Weekend

Explore your creative side with an array of diverse workshops

Learn new skills in a relaxed and enjoyable 3 hour class and take home a wonderful piece at the end of it.

SATURDAY 31 OCTOBER 2020

Build a Bee Hotel – 9am-12pm

This workshop is a must for all nature lovers, giving you the chance to build your very own Native Bee Hotel. All materials are supplied, together with an information sheet about Bees. Customise your Bee Hotel with a variety of designs etched onto ply and leave with a beautiful creation for your garden and a place for bees to call home.

Presented by Sarah Scheltema from Ruby Daze Designs and Ian Thwaites.

BOOKINGS CLOSE THURSDAY 29 OCTOBER 8PM. 

BOOK BEE HOTEL WORKSHOP

 Indigo Shibori Dyeing – 9am-12pm

Indigo dye is a natural dye with a distinctive blue colour. In this workshop you can learn how to use binding and clamping techniques to dye the provided samples and lengths of fabric and t-shirts or you can bring along your own natural fabric to dye. This is a great chance enhance the individuality of your craftwork or to create a standalone item to use or wear. Please note: Indigo dye can stain clothing and footwear, so be sure to wear something old! Presented by Dea Haddow.

BOOKINGS CLOSE THURSDAY 29 OCTOBER 8PM. 

BOOK DYEING WORKSHOP

Find Your Own Artistic Style – 1pm-4pm

This is a rare chance to be guided by iconic Margaret River artist Rebecca Cool through the process of finding your own unique artistic style. Use your ideas and inspiration, with guidance from Rebecca, to create a painting to take home that reflects your own individual style and creativity. Presented by Rebecca Cool.

BOOKINGS CLOSE THURSDAY 29 OCTOBER 8PM. 

BOOK STYLE WORKSHOP

Make a Living Succulent Dreamcatcher – 1pm-4pm

If you want to create an eye-catching piece for your home or garden, this workshop will guide you through the process of making a Living Succulent Dreamcatcher. Create a grapevine wreath and adorn it with succulents for a gorgeous keepsake or handmade gift. Please note: Your dreamcatcher will need to be laid horizontally for a few months after the workshop to allow for the roots catch onto the wreath. A great gift just in time for Christmas! Presented by Adele Clairs from Wild Art Floral Designs.

BOOKINGS CLOSE THURSDAY 29 OCTOBER 8PM. 

BOOK DREAMCATCHER WORKSHOP  

SUNDAY 1 NOVEMBER 2020

Wildflower Painting – 9am-12pm

Create your own wildflower or garden flower design using silk painting techniques on paper with inks and masking fluid. A small frame will be provided so your finished floral creation will be instantly ready to show off at home. Presented by Dea Haddow.

BOOKINGS CLOSE THURSDAY 29 OCTOBER 8PM. 

BOOK WILDFLOWER WORKSHOP

Reusable Feed Sack Bags – CANCELLED

Edible Ombre Art – CANCELLED

Naturally Printed – 1pm-4pm

Create a work of art from the natural environment using seeds, stems, leaves, resin and ash. Learn how to create various compositions and coloured prints and how to make your own natural pigments from resins and spices. Participants are welcome to bring any natural items that you wish to permanently capture with this timeless technique.  Leave the workshop with your own creation and the ability to continue at home with little equipment. Presented by Frank Geronazzo from Margaret River Printmaking

BOOKINGS CLOSE THURSDAY 29 OCTOBER 8PM. 

BOOK PRINTMAKING WORKSHOP

The workshops will be held at Fair Harvest and includes materials and morning or afternoon tea.  A hearty, organic lunch comprising of soup/ bread /pesto is available for an additional $18 and must be pre-purchased.

Cost: Workshop $50 per person, Workshop and lunch $68 per person (Hurry limited places!)