Learn the fundamentals of Stencil Art with Melbourne based artist Drasko Boljevic.
In this 2 hour introductory workshop, you will learn all the skills necessary to create a simple two-layer stencil, whether you want to create artworks to display in your home, or out on the streets!
ABOUT WALL TO WALL FESTIVAL
What evolved from a small group of people with a big idea has become one of the most innovative community development programs in Victoria. Led by the Juddy Roller creative management team, in collaboration with The Benalla Street Art Committee, Wall to Wall Festival’s unique approach to regional arts and regional development has proven to be a revolutionary approach to building stronger and more diverse communities.
Wall to Wall festival accessibility offers a range of meaningful ways for large segments of the community to get “hands on” and participate in the event. Demographics at this years Wall to Wall Festival ranged from children as young as 5 years old, working with our professional artists to create an oversized “paint by numbers” mural, through to people up to 90 years old taking part in the guided street art tours and artist talks.
Wall to Wall’s management team is committed to community engagement and participation as a tool for increasing community pride and cultural capital in Benalla and the surrounding district. Wall to Wall Festival’s community engagement programs have been hugely successful, with hundreds of people participating in various events and production elements of the program, as well as thousands attending the festival and enjoying it at their own leisure. Due to the relatively small geographical size of Benalla, the festival creates an all encompassing ambience in the town that has never before existed, helping to enrich community. An entire tour of the 28 murals can be taken in approximately 1 hour, making it one of the most densely populated outdoor street art “galleries” in Australia, even when compared to street art “capitals” such as Fitzroy and Collingwood.
Our commitment to gender parity and educational programs enhances the experience and empowerment felt by the people of Benalla, and also creates long lasting, tangible effects on the long term social and cultural values of the community.
To check out the full program for this year's festival taking place from April 7th - 9th head to www.walltowallfestival.com
ABOUT DRASKO BOLJEVIC
Drasko Boljevic is a visual artist with a trajectory in many art forms, from sculpture to video installation and everything in between. For the past five years he has been working on 3-D pavement street art, technically called “anamorphic projection”, his work is aimed at challenging what is real. He has swapped the gallery wall for the streets pavement and loves it!
Check out his art at https://draskoboljevic.com
Really well organised. Everyone was very friendly and welcoming. Drasko that ran the class was awesome and very passionate about what he does