Workshops

Featured Workshops

Aug 29, 2019

Yamba - Vision & Mission Clarity

Presented by Christina Giorgio, this workshop is perfect for gaining clarity about 'what’s next', getting your dream life on track, focussing in on the things that matter most to you and sparking up creativity and inspiration

Sep 15, 2019

Imagine the Land Pigment Pasteup Project

Join the IMAGINE THE LAND PROJECT artist Karma Barnes in a Pigment Paste-Up Project that will see your artwork on the streets of the Northern Rivers & the walls of ROME!! Explore local pigment paints, make eco inks & create street art paste-ups.

Sep 21, 2019Sep 22, 2019

Helle Jorgensen | Fibre Art

The class will look at embroidery in contemporary art today and Helle will guide you to investigate ways to develop your own skills. This is an open and experimental class which embraces imperfections.

Sep 27, 2019

Storytelling for Changemakers

Have you longed to learn more about the power of stories? Would you like to learn how to use stories to bring healing and transformation? Join local storyteller teacher Jenni Cargill-Strong to sink into story. Presented by Byron Writers Festival.

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Feb 2, 2017Dec 27, 2018

Lismore Life Drawing Group

Enjoy a variety of poses, different live models each week, music, and tea in a relaxed studio environment. Thursdays @ 6.30pm, North Lismore, $15 ($12 concession). Contact Damien for more info 0425 398 743 or info@damienlucassculpture.com

May 2, 2019Dec 6, 2019

Community Dance, Theatre & Events

CUA30213 Certificate III in Community Dance, Theatre and Events, designed to cover a broad range of performance skills, audition techniques, performance portfolio, audio and lighting, street and event performance, stage management, marketing and more

Jun 4, 2019Oct 4, 2019

Sand Casting Metal Jewellery Byron Bay

Bruce Pringle will teach you everything you need to know about the basics of Sand Casting metal jewellery, in a three hour intensive, individual tuition, W/ 2 hour supervised solo practice. Dates are negotiable Cost: $300 inc materials

Jun 9, 2019Dec 22, 2019

The Expression Sessions - Life Drawing

Bi-monthly art sessions @ Fox Photo Den.Starting Sunday, June 9th 2 pm - 4 pm. Life drawing classes. The first 'Adventurous Art' session is on Sunday, June 23rd, 2 pm - 4 pm. This session will be 'Evocative Still Life'. FB Flourish Art for more info.

Aug 12, 2019Nov 15, 2019

Mosaics for beginners

On-going classes for beginners are offered by a professional mosaic artist in her beautiful studio in Mullumbimby. Learn this ancient art - all the techniques, as well as the language of mosaics, the andemento. So much more than just smashing plates

Aug 24, 2019Aug 31, 2019

Watercolour Painting | Harry Westera

Join Harry Westera for two Saturdays in August and develop your watercolour skills. Using black and white to focus on tone and colour to develop harmonious colour schemes with a limited palette, Harry will have you painting like never before.

Aug 25, 2019

Mandala Meditation Workshop

Explore the fundamental principles behind making a Mandala, allowing your mind the freedom to express your individual personality. No Artistic Skills Required

Aug 25, 2019

Sacred Geometry Workshop

Learn how to draw and understand the beautiful visual language of SACRED GEOMETRY This class is is an introduction to geometry and sacred art which guides you through the principles of a symbolic language using only a compass and ruler.

Aug 25, 2019

Moroccan Pattern Workshop

Learn the beautiful art of traditional Moorish Moroccan Patterns. Explore the fundamental principles behind creating a classic traditional pattern found in the most beautiful sacred buildings in the world using only a compass and ruler.

Aug 29, 2019

We’re here to help!

Arts Northern Rivers is offering 20 minute one-on-one sessions with Executive Director, Peter Wood, to help with creative project ideas, grants, professional development and any other arts related questions you might have. Free but bookings essential

Aug 29, 2019

Yamba - Vision & Mission Clarity

Presented by Christina Giorgio, this workshop is perfect for gaining clarity about 'what’s next', getting your dream life on track, focussing in on the things that matter most to you and sparking up creativity and inspiration

Sep 2, 2019

Big Sing - Own Your Voice

A fun, energising drop in singing session - one fast paced hour of simple songs, chants and rounds. Janet has been running Big Sing in Brunswick Heads for the past 2 years and is bringing the idea to Lovely Lismore! Come and check it out!

Sep 4, 2019Sep 25, 2019

Twilight Wheel Throwing for Beginners

Facilitated by Brooke Clunie. If you have always wanted to give throwing a try then this is the course for you. During this course you will learn how to prepare clay for throwing, centre the clay and create a cylinder and bowl.

Sep 14, 2019

Fruit, Flowers and Objects

Using colourful fruit and flowers, create and paint compositions with antique or modern objects - vases, hats, tea cups - you are only limited by your imagination! 9.30 – 3.30pm $70.00 bring whatever art materials you have.

Sep 15, 2019

Imagine the Land Pigment Pasteup Project

Join the IMAGINE THE LAND PROJECT artist Karma Barnes in a Pigment Paste-Up Project that will see your artwork on the streets of the Northern Rivers & the walls of ROME!! Explore local pigment paints, make eco inks & create street art paste-ups.

Sep 21, 2019Sep 22, 2019

Women's Weaving + Culture Workshop

This workshop offers participants a rare opportunity to share culture,stories & weaving skills, intimately with Kunwinjku women from Arnhem land. You will be guided through their weaving & natural dyeing process’s using their native fibres & colours.

Sep 21, 2019Sep 22, 2019

Helle Jorgensen | Fibre Art

The class will look at embroidery in contemporary art today and Helle will guide you to investigate ways to develop your own skills. This is an open and experimental class which embraces imperfections.

Sep 27, 2019

Storytelling for Changemakers

Have you longed to learn more about the power of stories? Would you like to learn how to use stories to bring healing and transformation? Join local storyteller teacher Jenni Cargill-Strong to sink into story. Presented by Byron Writers Festival.

Sep 28, 2019Sep 29, 2019

A Weekend in Christine's Home Studio

Weekend 28/29 September - Create In a rural setting - come and paint en plein air or in the studio - there will be a variety of art activities - beginners welcome! 3kms from Lennox Head. 9.30 - 4pm (glass of wine to finish!) $220.00

Sep 28, 2019Sep 29, 2019

Weekend Woodcarving/Sculpture Class

Enjoy learning the joys of woodcarving & sculpture from Grant Vaughan, a wood artist with over 30 years experience. The classes are held in Grant’s studio, situated on 85 acres of tranquil bushland15 km north west of Lismore. Beginners welcome.

Sep 28, 2019Sep 29, 2019

Figure | Exploring the Male Form

During this very special 2 day workshop you will be given the opportunity to sculpt a male form utilising the presence of a life model. This workshop is for hand builders, intermediate level sculptors, figurative artists and life drawers.

Oct 5, 2019

Approaching the Page

This workshop with experienced author and teacher Zacharey Jane offers engaging hands-on exercises to breakdown blank page anxiety and kick-start stories. Presented by Byron Writers Festival.

Oct 12, 2019

Mixed Media Workshop

Experiment with different media to make art - pen, pencil, gouache and acrylic paint. You can collage and more - no artistic knowledge required! 9.30 - 3.30pm $70.00 bring whatever art materials you have.

Oct 12, 2019

The Business of Writing

This workshop with Anneli Knight will include a mix of guided brainstorming sessions and reflective activities that you will use to underpin a detailed plan for creating or growing your writing business. Presented by Byron Writers Festival.

Oct 19, 2019Nov 30, 2019

Structural Editing for Writers

This three-day course with Dr Laurel Cohn explains structural editing, what role it plays in manuscript development, how to go about it, and how to survive it. Presented by Byron Writers Festival.

Nov 4, 2019Nov 8, 2019

Five Day Woodcarving/Sculpture Class

Enjoy learning the joys of woodcarving & sculpture from Grant Vaughan, a wood artist with over 30 years experience. The classes are held in Grant’s studio, situated on 85 acres of tranquil bushland15 km north west of Lismore. Beginners welcome.

Nov 16, 2019

Colour Workshop | Using Green

The colour of nature can be a challenge to to use convincingly in your work. Create your own colour chart, learn about the differences between ‘Australian and European’ greens 9.30 - 3.30pm $70.00 bring any art materials

Dec 7, 2019

Travel Sketching/Art Journalling

I have kept visual and travel diaries for many years - it will help you document interesting moments and improve your drawing and painting skills and its fun! 9.30 - 3.30pm $70.00 bring any art materials you have.

Feb 21, 2020Mar 1, 2020

Soul Portraits with Autumn Skye Morrison

Learn from one of the best Visionary Art portrait painters, Canadian Autumn Skye at Paradise One Eco Retreat near Byron Bay. Beautiful resort accommodation, gourmet vegan chef, food sourced locally. Acrylic paints, materials provided. All levels.