Creative Arts

We have a range of quality creative arts courses to suit different individuals. Our relaxed and informal learning environment is a great place to socialise and acquire new creative skills. Please contact the office for more detailed information about the courses below.


fe68ba_8887ee7f8950451fb9307af9588103e3~mv2_d_2087_2087_s_2[1]Create a Felted Toy 

Learn how to make a soft toy: an eco-friendly, sustainable and personality-full friend out of Australian-made alpaca wool. Create a basic body, add ears and make a cute face that will make everyone smile.

Tutor: Zetta Kanta

Saturday 10 November (10am – 2pm)

Cost: $36 (members)/$40 (non-members)


Basket Making – Garlic Basket

Weave a small, twined basket using natural fibres. Some materials will be supplied. Beginners welcome.

Tutor: Margaret Balfe

Tuesday 18 December (10am – 3pm)

Cost: $26 (members)/$30 (non-members)


Create a Stained-Glass Sun Catcher

Make your own sparkling stained-glass sun catcher and learn leadlighting, soldering and glass-cutting techniques.

Tutor: Cat Blamey Wheeler

Wednesdays 24 & 31 October & 7 November 2018 (10.30am – 12.30pm)

Cost: $56 (members)/$60 (non-members)


Stained Glass – Intermediate. Individual projects and repairs 

For people who have completed the Create a Glass Suncatcher course, this workshop extends those skills and enables participants to be guided through personal projects and repairs.

Tutor: Cat Blamey Wheeler

Wednesdays 28 November & 5 & 12 December 2018 (10.30am – 12.30pm)

Cost: $36(members)/$40 (non-members)


Introduction to Printmaking

Create your own lino-cut or wood-cut and print onto various mediums including gift cards for Christmas. Suitable for absolute beginners. Children aged 12+ welcome. All materials provided.

Tutor: Kim McDonald

Saturday 24 November 2018 (10am – 3pm)

Cost: $36 (members)/$40 (non-members)


Life Drawing

Life model session with guided tutoring. Suitable for beginners or experienced artists. Some materials supplied. BYO lunch or bring a plate to share.

Tutor: Kim McDonald

Saturday 20 October 2018 (10am – 3pm)

Cost: $46 (members)/$50 (non-members)


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Card Making for Christmas

Have some fun creating three lovely paper projects/cards to share with someone special in your life. This term the workshops will specialise in Christmas cards, boxes, gift bags and tags. All materials are provided and use high quality Stampin’Up products, so you will leave with some beautiful handmade projects.

Tutor: Sheryl Lorenz

3 individual workshops in Port Franklin

Tuesday 9 October, 13 November & 11 December 2018 (1pm – 3pm)

Cost: $20


Knitting

Every Friday at 11am Tanja Aitchison leads an informal, social knitting circle in the Manna Gum Community Lounge for people working on their own projects

Cost: gold coin donation

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