Mik Shida is an internationally renowned artist whose roots lie deep within the Melbourne street art scene. Known for his ethereal, expressive and psychedelic style, Shida’s art continues to evolve in various forms including large-scale murals,sculpture, video work and installation.
In this exclusive Melbourne workshop, join Shida for an in-depth look into his creative process; with a strong focus on experimental mark-making and large scale murals using a DIY approach.
Guiding you through his multidisciplinary process, Shida will talk you through his tools of the trade, showing you how you to make your own DIY brushes and mark-making tools.
Learn to create expressive brushstrokes through drawn out body movements and develop new skills and techniques which can be applied when creating large scale artworks. Let loose on the Work-Shop walls and practice working on a large scale and collaborating with your peers.
Shida will share his insights on travelling the world and making a living through art, as well as the various themes and inspiration behind his work. Wrapping up the day with a discussion/ Q&A, there will plenty of time for questions.
All art materials provided, plus everyone who attends will receive a limited edition Shida zine.
Tickets are limited, so don’t miss this opportunity to learn from one of Australia’s most progressive and internationally recognised street artists!
About Mik Shida
Shida (born 1990) is an Australian multidisciplinary artist best known for his large scale mural work. Shida has an impressive list of accomplishments under his belt, with several solo shows, and multiple group shows both in Australia and overseas. Shida has been involved in the street art since 2004, painting murals across five continents with his work renowned on the international street art scene.
Shida’s work is instantly recognisable because of his unique illustrative/painting style and for the alien like characters which often feature in his work. Shida’s work takes in everything from traditional, to tribal, to street art techniques, and he is influenced by various Indigenous and spiritual art forms, science fiction, and classical painting.
- Learn from one of Australia’s most progressive and internationally recognised street artists!
- Learn to create expressive brushstrokes through drawn out body movements
- Develop new skills and techniques which can be applied when creating large scale artwork
- All art materials to be used in the workshop including: Spray paint and accessories, house paint, brushes, materials to make DIY brushes and tools
- Sketches or reference images you would like to work from
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Work-Shop is a creative concept that will broaden your horizons and help you unleash your inner awesome. We provide affordable short courses in life skills and alternative art. We’ve teamed up with Australia’s brightest creative minds to share their knowledge and help teach you a new skill.
From printmaking and stencil art through to music and gardening. From life skills and personal development through to blending tea and parkour, we offer a broad range of fun and creative short courses to suit our time poor lives. We will inspire you to pick up that pen, paintbrush, hammer or sewing machine and flick the switch that will kickstart a whole new way of life.
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Work-Shop requires 48 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund or transfer. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to organise a refund.
We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes. Most of our classes must have a minimum of 5 participants before we can put them on. 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.