In this three and a half hour workshop students will learn how design a pattern using this ancient art form from a variety of materials such as mirror, coloured glass and mosaic tiles, then assemble by glueing pieces onto the lid or base. They will then paint the base and and cut scrap booking paper to size using a template and glue onto the base and finally grout the lid to create a unique treasure chest or plaque. Students will take home a completed project. This workshop is suitable for adults and children over 7 years old, bring your child and receive a $20 discount on the second booking. All materials provided.
- How to design a pattern and apply to your piece.
- How to glue and grout your piece to create a professional finish.
- A completed treasure box or plaque.
- Light refreshments, tea and coffee.
Casual, it may get messy. Aprons provided.
Adults and children (7+)
Vendor since 2014
Anna is recognised as one of Australia leading costume jewellery designers. Her work is regularly represented in fashion and bridal publications and parades including Fashion Week. Anna has many commissions from film and theatre companies and has also participated in many group exhibitions. Her design interests have extended from costume to other areas including lead lighting, mosaic, sculpture, printing and fine art techniques, millinery, and metal and theatrical costumes. She also works as a freelance stylist for bridal and fashion photo shoots.
During the last twenty years of running her costume jewellery label ‘Elysian Creations’ she has trained many staff how to craft and assemble costume jewellery, bridal millinery and costumes, and extended this twelve years ago to teaching children and adults how to make jewellery and art and craft creations. See Anna’s work on Instagram @elysiancreations @aaisforart
After many years of working in the fashion industry and becoming a mother of two, Anna’s passion for teaching and sharing her extensive knowledge in jewellery making and art and craft techniques has grown from teaching at schools to running classes and workshops at her own studioAa is for art in Melbourne’s inner west.
She believes everyone has the ability to be creative and with positive encouragement can produce beautiful artwork. She also believes creativity has a calming effect on children and builds confidence through a sense of achievement, she loves inspiring children to push the boundaries of what they think they are capable of to send them to next level.
Aa is for Art requires 48 hours notice via email prior to the start of a class or event for a full refund or transfer. Refunds and transfers will not be processed if cancellation occurs within 48 hours of the event commencing. We do not offer refunds for missed classes. There are no fees for refunds or transfers. For cancellations prior to the 48 hour cut off, email Aa is for Art to organise a refund or transfer
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Aa is for Art requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer.
In the event that a class is cancelled, students will be notified via text message or email and entitled to a full refund or credit.