Sonic Sessions: Billy Bragg [SOLD OUT]Thu 27 Apr 2017 | 7:00pm — 10:00pm
Billy Bragg's (UK) music blends folk, punk rock and protest, with lyrics that focus mainly on political and romantic themes. In addition to his South Lawn concert, fans have the chance to get up close and personal with Bragg when he sits down with host Lucky Oceans to perform a very special Sonic Session. For the Bragg faithful, this show is not to be missed.
Revealed Exhibition 2017: New & Emerging WA Aboriginal ArtistsSat 08 Apr 2017 — Sun 21 May 2017
Pete MurraySat 02 Sep 2017 | 6:00pm — 10:00pm
Byron Bay singer-songwriter and one of Australia’s most loved musicians, Pete Murray has released his new single, Take Me Down, ahead of his sixth studio album Camacho — available 2 June. With over one million album sales to his name, the quiet achiever of Australian music will showcase new tracks and old favourites on this epic national tour.
Discover the luscious qualities of pastels. Enjoy the energy and vigour of this simple medium that was a favourite of artists like Degas and Picasso.
Mould Making – Wheel Works
Be taken through this step- by- step process to make multiples of one object. Start by using the potter’s wheel to create forms to, then cast them into plaster to= to make a mould. Explore creatingCreate the objects in clay slip and then add , adding decorative elements and coloured glazes to make each one unique.
Explore the beauty of this engaging medium known for its luminous and transparent nature. Be guided through a number of exercises, from conventional to less orthodox approaches, then develop and work on your own pieces.
Printmaking for the Absolute Beginner
Have you always wanted to use a printing press? Start with the basics and explore the traditional art of printmaking in this fun hands–on course. Learn different techniques including linocut, drypoint and monoprint and discover the various prints they produce. Understand what materials are used and how to handle a printing press.
Pinch, Coil & Slab – Handbuilding Techniques
Explore these three techniques of handbuilding techniques to choose your preferred building method. Make functional vessels such as trays, cups, plates, bowls or sculptural forms. Develop an understanding of clay forming and joining and learn how to attach feet, handles and lids. Decorative techniques will also be covered using colour, oxides and glaze.