Workshops

Featured Workshops

Feb 20, 2021Mar 13, 2021

Introduction to Acting

NORPA is offering a fantastic opportunity for young people to learn acting with some of the best in the biz including NORPA Artistic Director Julian Louis and leading professionals from the region. A pop-up ‘Introduction to Acting’ course will be held over a 4-week block of Saturday mornings at Federal Church, Jasper Corner.

Mar 6, 2021Mar 27, 2021

Beginners Wheel Throwing Course: 4 weeks

Help on Saturday mornings at The Clay Barn, this course is suitable for beginners and students with no throwing experience. Over four weeks we will teach you how to use the pottery wheel to make your own ceramics. You will also learn how to wedge your clay, throw off the wheel-head, create bowls & cups & finish your pots.

Mar 11, 2021

Creating Content For XR

Screenworks presents two leading XR creative producers, Kim-Leigh Pontin, Creative Director of Nexus Interactive Arts and Nathan Anderson, CEO of New Canvas, who will explore how XR can be used as a storytelling platform and how to use it in a compelling and authentic way.

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Feb 12, 2020Feb 10, 2022

Dynamic Drawing

For over 20 years, Ron Curran has been encouraging people to let go, free up and explore their own unique drawing signature. Wednesdays 9.30am - 12.30pm at the Drill Hall Theatre, Mullumbimby @dynamicdrawingbyronmullum

Jul 21, 2020Jul 21, 2021

Nextwave Online

Nextwave Online provides all the filmmaking know-how, all in one place. The subscription breaks down the essentials on how to write, film and edit – plus everything in between – with step-by-step workshop episodes.

Feb 16, 2021Mar 23, 2021

Michelle Dawson | Life Drawing

Working from the model is a great way to learn to draw through observation and one of the best ways to learn to appreciate the wonder of the human form. Michelle will guide students through various approaches to drawing the figure, from classical core techniques to more contemporary expressive activities.

Feb 20, 2021Mar 27, 2021

Rene Bolten | Beyond The Object

In this six-week course students will investigate a variety of approaches to working in the Still Life genre as well as painting in general. Rene insists on providing a sense of wonder when beginning a painting, however, each week Rene will introduce another strategy for working with still life.

Feb 20, 2021Mar 13, 2021

Introduction to Acting

NORPA is offering a fantastic opportunity for young people to learn acting with some of the best in the biz including NORPA Artistic Director Julian Louis and leading professionals from the region. A pop-up ‘Introduction to Acting’ course will be held over a 4-week block of Saturday mornings at Federal Church, Jasper Corner.

Feb 24, 2021Nov 30, 2021

Leadlighting course

Come and explore the total gorgeousness of leadlight windows and learn all the technical aspects of this extraordinarily beautiful craft. Courses are 7 sessions of 3 hours. Start when you want. Attend the sessions you choose. Classes in Mullum

Feb 24, 2021Nov 30, 2021

Mosaics course

An ancient craft, mosaics have been decorating walls and floors all over the world for thousands of years. Come and learn the timeless language of mosaic. Courses are 6 sessions of 3 hours each. Start when you like. Attend the sessions you want.

Feb 27, 2021Feb 28, 2021

Helle Jorgensen | Contemporary Weaving & Basketry

Create a sculptural form using local plant material such as banana, cat’s claw creeper, bullrush and Bangalow palm. Random weaving technique and cordage will be demonstrated. Harvesting and processing the plants for weaving will also be discussed.

Mar 6, 2021Mar 27, 2021

Beginners Wheel Throwing Course: 4 weeks

Help on Saturday mornings at The Clay Barn, this course is suitable for beginners and students with no throwing experience. Over four weeks we will teach you how to use the pottery wheel to make your own ceramics. You will also learn how to wedge your clay, throw off the wheel-head, create bowls & cups & finish your pots.

Mar 11, 2021

Creating Content For XR

Screenworks presents two leading XR creative producers, Kim-Leigh Pontin, Creative Director of Nexus Interactive Arts and Nathan Anderson, CEO of New Canvas, who will explore how XR can be used as a storytelling platform and how to use it in a compelling and authentic way.

Mar 13, 2021

Exploring Mixed Media with Kerrie Bowles

This workshop is designed to introduce students to a variety of ways of working in various media and how this can be incorporated into future artwork. Students will go home with many samples of mixed media and a whole swag of ideas!

Mar 13, 2021Mar 14, 2021

Encaustic Mixed Media

Weekend workshop in Encaustic Mixed Media by Mo Godbeer held in the Kyogle Banquet Room. Learn about the history of encaustic, how to prepare your own encaustic medium & paints. Cost of $180. 12 places only

Mar 14, 2021

Gelliplate Printing | Lucille Campeanu

Create beautiful prints with the reusable Gelliplate to create backgrounds for mixed media or prints on many different surfaces. So much fun printing with this versatile plate. If you're a mixed media enthusiast, this course is for you.

Mar 20, 2021

Shibori and Dyeing with Indigo

In this workshop you will learn a little about the history of indigo and shibori, and gain experience using this beautiful dye.We begin the day by experimenting with various ways of creating pattern on cloth and then go on to make a beautiful scarf.

Mar 20, 2021Mar 21, 2021

Bridie Lunney | Material Fetish / Site Response

Limitations of materials can inspire ingenious solutions. What potential can you perceive in objects? By deconstructing and reconstructing you can also reconstruct meaning. Explore what new meanings can be generated and further relate to a specific site.

Mar 20, 2021Mar 21, 2021

Shibori and Indigo Dyeing | Anne Leon

Learn the fascinating art of Indigo and Shibori! Students will learn the basics of traditional Shibori techniques: Arashi and Bomaki (pole wrapping), Itajime (clamping) stitching, binding and wrapping to create beautiful patterns.

Mar 21, 2021Mar 28, 2021

Sculpture Introduction

Learn to work with your hands & unleash your creative skills as you experiment with several forms of sculpture. Working with wire, clay, carving, construction & found object art to develop your own creative expression.

Mar 21, 2021Mar 28, 2021

Goddess Mixed Media | Lucille Campeanu

Always wanted to learn how to draw faces, in a beautiful and unique way? Incoporate drawing faces with mixed media. Learn to draw a face and getting proportion and shape correct. Faces can be alot of fun to draw when you know how.

Mar 27, 2021

Watercolour for Beginners

If you’ve been itching to try the wonderful technique of watercolour then this is the workshop for you. Learn all the essentials of working in this beautiful media including how to mix colours, use washes, add details, handle paints and much more.