Workshops

Featured Workshops

Jan 20, 2020Feb 6, 2020

Summer Tasters at Byron School of Art

Summer Taster Sessions are held in January and February. Joining a 3-hour Taster Session is a great way to experience a taste of studio time at Byron School of Art and get to know the different teachers and the classes they’ll be offering in 2020.

Feb 1, 2020

Journaling | Key for Successful Writing

Vicki Bennett's half day workshop will show how journaling provides a safe way to get to know yourself more deeply, uncover layers of thinking and feeling and access insights, clarity and strength. For writers of all levels and genres.

Feb 23, 2020

Wheel Throwing

This 4-hour workshop will give new & beginner students a solid introduction into the basics of making wheel thrown pottery.

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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

Jun 4, 2019Mar 1, 2020

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

Jan 1, 2020Aug 1, 2020

Twilight Wheel Throwing | Beginners

Running over 4 Consecutive Wednesdays: 5:30 to 7:30pm Dates for 2020 courses are currently being scheduled. If you are interested in courses email, nrpotterysupplies@gmail.com Booking essential.

Jan 14, 2020Dec 15, 2020

Drawn To Life

Drawn to Life Byron Bay welcomes all skill levels to join weekly life drawing classes that continue to support a growing creative community. Held every Tuesday evening from 6-8pm at Damian Lucas Studio & Gallery in the Byron Arts & Industrial Estate

Jan 20, 2020Feb 6, 2020

Summer Tasters at Byron School of Art

Summer Taster Sessions are held in January and February. Joining a 3-hour Taster Session is a great way to experience a taste of studio time at Byron School of Art and get to know the different teachers and the classes they’ll be offering in 2020.

Feb 1, 2020

Journaling | Key for Successful Writing

Vicki Bennett's half day workshop will show how journaling provides a safe way to get to know yourself more deeply, uncover layers of thinking and feeling and access insights, clarity and strength. For writers of all levels and genres.

Feb 5, 2020

Collage to Transfer

This BSA Summer Taster Session by Christine Willcocks will collage images and turn these works into black and white print transfers. These will be printed onto beautiful rag papers with the option to extend the process if desired.

Feb 5, 2020Dec 23, 2020

Contemporary Dance & Creative Movement

Contemporary Dance & Creative Movement (ages 10-17) NORPA, Lismore City Hall, 1 Bounty Street, Lismore Wednesdays 4:45-5:45pm $150aud for a 10 week term NO previous dance experience necessary!

Feb 8, 2020

Exploring Collage with Kerrie Bowles

Collage is an exciting art form. Look at layering and transfer techniques, selecting papers, glues, designing collages, altering papers, creating a story and more. Go home with a range of technique samples, small collages and a collage on board.

Feb 11, 2020Mar 17, 2020

Introduction to Abstraction

An introduction to the principles of abstract drawing and painting with Imbi Davidson. Using a range of methods, be guided through mark making and free expression, learn background and layering techniques and develop concepts.

Feb 15, 2020

Artist Toolbox | Acrylic and Gouache

Come along to find out about the differences between acrylic and watercolour mediums. Gouache is watercolour but is a mystery to many, so let’s experiment and play with all these great painting media. 9.30 - 3.30pm $70.00

Feb 18, 2020

Feathers and Fur in soft pastels

Join Clarence Valley artist Julianne Gosper where you will be guided though how to make a realistic portrait of your favourite pet or wildlife.

Feb 20, 2020Apr 2, 2020

Lead Light | Beginners

Start your glass art journey with this beginners lead light course or use this course as a refresher. This course will help to build your confidence and skill sets when creating with stained glass.

Feb 22, 2020Feb 23, 2020

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.

Feb 23, 2020

Wheel Throwing

This 4-hour workshop will give new & beginner students a solid introduction into the basics of making wheel thrown pottery.

Feb 29, 2020

A Winning Submission | Marele Day

This half-day workshop with Marele Day will give you strategies for writing a distinctive submission to get your work noticed by agents, publishers, competition judges, and residencies. For writers of fiction or narrative non-fiction.

Mar 2, 2020Apr 6, 2020

The Art of Play

Six week class exploring playfulness in artmaking. Experiment with materials, techniques, ideas in unexpected ways. Create work on paper and board - work in a series. A willingness to play, experiment and ask "What if?" is at the core of each session

Mar 4, 2020Apr 8, 2020

Exploring Books

Six weeks of exploring bookmaking as a creative form. Use simple and complex styles, make book covers. Explore markmaking on paper to incorporate into your books. Create your own story in a handmade book.

Mar 7, 2020

Novella Writing | Nick Earls

Full day workshop with author Nick Earls aimed at emerging and published writers of fiction novels and short stories. Explore the craft behind novella writing & learn practical tools for approaching this popular writing form in a more structured way.

Mar 9, 2020Mar 13, 2020

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.

Mar 14, 2020Mar 21, 2020

Essentials of Art & Design.

Essential to working in and exploring the creative fields of Art and Design is an understanding of the fundamentals. This workshop – held over two Saturday mornings – introduces students to the elements and principles of Art and Design.

Mar 14, 2020

Critical Reading for Writers

Laurel Cohn's full day workshop will focus on getting your work to a publishable standard by recognising what is and isn’t working in your manuscript. All good writers are readers and the key is to sharpen your critical reading abilities first.

Mar 14, 2020

Exploring Colour

Do you have difficulty mixing or matching colours? Do you understand complementary colours, colour harmony and colour value? This workshop is bound to be creative and vibrant! 9.30 - 3.30pm $70.00

Mar 28, 2020

Bold, Bright, Botanical Block Printing

Explore the beautiful world of Botanical Art. This workshop focuses on creating prints of flowers, leaves, ferns, seed heads etc. Students will be guided through designing a print using simple drawing techniques, carving blocks and design placement.

Mar 28, 2020Mar 29, 2020

Weekend at Christine's Studio

In a rural setting - come and paint en plein air or in the studio - there will be a variety of art activities - full program. TBA 9.30 - 4pm (catered and glass of wine to finish!) $220.00

Apr 4, 2020

Improv’ Your Writing | Hilton Koppe

Hilton Koppe's full day workshop will provide a range of fun and inventive short writing exercises, for writers of all levels. Participants will experience the joy of writing and will leave feeling rejuvenated, refreshed and ready to write.

Apr 4, 2020

Cyanotypes with Raimond de Weerdt

Cyanotype is a fascinating photographic process that produces prints that are a beautiful cyan blue. Without any photographic knowledge or specialist equipment, it is possible to create beautiful images with the cyanotype process.

Apr 8, 2020

Speed Business Blast

The ultimate checklist for arts businesses. Taking steps to becoming an artist-entrepreneur is for most creative folk the difference between those who dream and those who do.

Apr 8, 2020

Vision & Mission Clarity

Getting your creative life and business vision and mission rock solid is one of the most powerful ways to transform your life and biz. Christina Giorgio will help you develop practical skills to get your Creative Vision and Mission in focus.

Apr 11, 2020

Creating a Landscape

Have you ever wished you could take a memory of a landscape with you - and not just in a photograph? To really absorb and experience the view, making an artwork will help you to really ‘see’ the scene. 9.30 - 3.30pm $70.00

Apr 22, 2020

Diversify Your Creative Income

An interactive workshop that allows participants to discuss the various general ways that creatives can make money (including services, goods and passive income), and includes practical exercises to help brainstorm those ideas.

Apr 23, 2020

Shibori & Dyeing with Indigo

This is one of our most popular workshops. Use the technique of Shibori to create pattern on cloth which will be dyed with indigo. Explore many ways of creating pattern and o home with a beautiful blue silk or cotton scarf.

Apr 25, 2020

Painting Still Life in Watercolour

Although often associated with landscape painting, watercolour is a beautiful medium for sketching everyday objects around us. Sketch and paint objects, both organic and man-made, with a special emphasis on colour, tone and light to create realistic

May 2, 2020

The Art of Creative Business

Finding focus and simple business goal setting plus how to get on top of your social media marketing with experienced business coaches Courtney Tune from Alt Collective and Sarah Poole from One Fine Day Consulting.

Jun 13, 2020

Botanical Delights

Delight in flowers and interesting plants? Come and practise the art of drawing or painting a ‘green thumb’! 9.30 - 3.30pm $70.00

Jun 27, 2020

Drawing Skills

Is drawing your ‘thing’? Do you just want to learn a few drawing skills? Want to try ‘creative drawing’. Come to this class and learn to make artistic ‘marks’. 9.30 - 3.30pm $70.00