Design your own mask using thermoplastic and embellish with a variety of materials including fabric, lace, trimmings, jewels, feathers, paper and glitter.
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 three and a half hour 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. 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.
This workshop is one not to be missed!
- How to create flowers from scratch using fabric, foam or paper.
- How to cut out and mould thermoplastic to fit the face.
- How to embellish mask with sequins and jewels.
- A completed mask and black velvet head to store mask on.
- Light refreshments.
- Expert tuition from an experienced teacher!
Adults and children (7+)
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.