New high tech Thermoplastic materials are revolutionising and changing the way we create masks. Its quick and easy to use, its light and self-adhesive, the form holds its shape well and there is no wire, stiffener or drying time needed. In this full day workshop students will learn how to cut out and mould the thermoplastic to fit the face, how to cut and shape feathers, cut lace or paper into shapes and glue onto mask, also how to embellish using jewels and trimmings, and create flowers from scratch using fabric, foam or paper.
Working in pairs students will paint the base colour on their partners face, then we will run through the basics on how to create patterns and shading and which brushes, paints and equipment if needed to get them started, with lots of other helpful insights too.This workshop is great for those who want to know the basics and some of the tricks that can make you look like you’ve been face painting for years.
This is a full day workshop running from 9am-4pm. Please contact us if you wish to do them separately.
- How to create flowers from scratch using fabric, foam or paper.
- How to cut out and mould thermoplastic to fit the face.
- How to paint their faces in a Halloween theme.
- A painted face with knowledge of how to do it at home.
- Expert tuition from an experienced teacher!
- A completed Day of the Dead mask.
- Just your enthusiasm
Casual (Warning: It might get messy), aprons provided
Suitable for ages 9-14 years
Vendor sincce 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. See Anna's work on Instagram @elysiancreations @jewellerymakingclasses
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 ten years ago to teaching children and adults how to make jewellery and art and craft creations.
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 studio 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.