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.
London GrammarSat 16 Sep 2017 — Sun 17 Sep 2017 | 6:00pm — 10:00pm
Brit Award-nominated three-piece London Grammar will be returning to Australia for a massive national headline tour throughout September to celebrate the release of their stunning, critically acclaimed second album Truth Is A Beautiful Thing.
FAC Print Award Forum: Short RunSat 23 Sep 2017 | 1:00pm — 4:00pm
FAC’s annual Print Award Forum is an opportunity to discuss contemporary printmaking issues with artists and experts from across Australia. In 2017, the forum investigates the future of print design, self-publishing and small-press processes with particular reference to works in this year’s Print Award exhibition.
Throwing & Handbuilding
Learn the fundamental techniques of ceramics. Study the properties of different clay and learn how to handle them with specialist tools, focusing on the pottery wheel. Create a number of resolved pieces that can be fired in FAC’s kilns.
Wheel Throwing with Porcelain
Learn the technique of wheel throwing with ceramicist Alana McVeigh. Discover the fundamental skills needed to create vessels on the pottery wheel using porcelain clay.
Explore the distinctive technique of cloisonné, a style of enamelling using metallic wires and foils to achieve intricate patterns and designs. Create your own exquisite enamelled jewellery using this leadlight technique.
The Nuts n’ Bolts of Writing a Novel
Study the essentials of novel writing in this dynamic and informative six–week course where the following components that make up a novel will be covered in–depth: scenes, structure, point of view, dialogue, storyline or plot, characterization and setting. Participants will be encouraged to write extensively throughout the course, both in class and at home.
Silver & Alternative Materials
Learn how to combine silver with a range of alternative materials to make unique pieces of jewellery. Explore ways of joining a variety of materials such as wood, fabric, perspex and paper. Techniques covered include riveting, stitching and making screws.