Ever wanted to slay a massive wall but don’t know how? Enjoy scrawling with those aerosol cans you confiscated off your kids while they were sleeping? Fancy making stencils, or are you already a seasoned practicing artist looking to expand your skill set and gain a different perspective on the artform?
Join New Zealand based artist Cinzah, for this one day intensive workshop where you'll learn everything from the basics of aerosol art through to super-techie can control and tricks of the trade.
In this workshop we’ll be going over a basic introduction to working with aerosols, how they function and how you can hit that straight line, or make that sweet cutback. We’ll be expanding on the fact that muralism / street art / urban contemporary art isn’t just what that guy Banksy did.
Cinzah will work one on one with you, no matter what skill level you are at, to guide you through creating your own work of art.
We’ll work through the basics of designing a piece, from pencil on paper, to paint on a wall (or your own board to take home) covering the following –
Concept design and development
Scaling, proportion and translating your idea into a large scale artwork
Cinzah Merkens is a New Zealand based multidisciplinary artist, event producer, curator and father of two, based out of Napier, Hawkes Bay.
Cinzah paints from and for his environment, often expressing his views about pressing environmental issues, with a strong sense of colour, movement and balance. His work also explores themes such as the interrelationship between man and nature, duality, mythology and story telling.
Cinzah has exhibited extensively throughout New Zealand, also showing work in group shows, festivals and mural productions in Australia, Mexico, North America, Canada, Japan, South East Asia and the Caribbean.
Cinzah also works alongside his friends and family at Pangeaseed Foundation as the New Zealand regional Director, and is one of the main driving forces behind the realisation of close to 60 environmentally themed murals created as part of NZ's largest international mural painting festival to date - Sea Walls: Artists for Oceans 2016 and 2017 in Auckland and Napier.
- Composition Mural requirements
- Artwork production
- Concept design and development
- All materials provided- spray cans, boards, caps, acrylic roller paint, masks, drawing equipment and more
- Bring some good vibes and be eager to spray the day away
You don't mind getting dirty
Vendor since 2014
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.
Locations: Sydney, Melbourne, Northern Rivers, Brisbane, Adelaide & Fremantle
Work-Shop requires 72 hours notice in writing prior to the class for a full refund. If you miss this window, earn some extra karma points and give your ticket to one of your buddies. The tickets are fully transferable. Email email@example.com to organise a refund.
We’ll do our darndest to run all scheduled classes, however, let’s face it… sometimes shit happens! 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 email and entitled to a full refund or credit.
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1.) LIABILITY WAIVER
- Any damage, loss or theft incurred to personal property property brought into Work-Shop’s premises.
- Any physical injuries sustained as a result of participating in any class or event organised by Work-Shop.
I agree to take on full responsibility for any damages, injuries and for physical and/or personal property, which I might incur whilst participating in classes and/or events organised by Work-Shop.
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I agree to give Work-Shop unrestricted publishing rights for any photographs or videos taken at Work-Shop classes and events or on Work-Shop’s premises. (Don’t worry, we’ll only these use to show others how much of a rad time you’re having through social media, newsletters, blogs, website and general Work-Shop promo material)
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 email and entitled to a full refund or credit.