Paper Mache Workshop with Leila

Paper Mache Workshop with Leila

Get messy with paper mache


Learn the art of paper mache with Iranian artist Leila Ashtiani in this six-week art course.

A hands on workshop for artist and creatives. This unique art method will teach you how to create 3-dimensional sculptural art forms using recycled papers such as card board egg cartons.

You may like to create a lamp at the end of this course.  Leila will take you through the process step by step and show you how to form shapes, finish edges and create your very own master piece!

Space2b is an art and design social enterprise supporting newly arrived migrants, refugees and people seeking asylum. All income supports our training support programs.


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What you will learn

  • Learn how to use and work with Paper Mache and wire armatures to create 3-dimensional forms
  • Build your skill base
  • Connect with other multicultural artists

What you will get

  • Step by step tuition from Leila on what paper mache is, how to work with different papers, but predominately using recycled cardboard egg cartons
  • Design and build your own 3Dimensional form - inspired by a theme of your choice
  • Your sculpture can take the form of a light/lamp (as per the images included here)

What to bring

  • All materials provided

What to wear

Casual clothing you don't mind getting messy

Appropriate for

All abilities welcome

Space2b Social Design

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Space2b Social Design is a non-profit social enterprise supporting newly arrived migrants, refugees and people seeking asylum to become financially independent.  We do this by connecting people; assisting in their creative enterprise; facilitating workplace training and business mentoring; we support our participants to thrive. 

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Your Teacher

Originally from Tehran where she studied fine arts and ran her own Gallery, Leila Ashtiani is one of Space2b's favourite Collaborators. She is a multi-talented artist in her own right and is also an inspiring and passionate supporter of other creatives. 

During this 6 week course, Leila brings the inspiration and passion for sculptural 3 Dimensional forms and making to you.

This is very hands-on course - places are limited to allow for 1-on-1 time with Leila - so get in quick and book your spot!

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Space2b Social Design has an average rating of 4.9 for their other classes.

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Cancellations & Refunds

If the organiser cancels the class:

You are entitled to a full refund.

If you can't attend the class:

  • A refund can be requested 14 days before class starts. An admin fee of AU$5.00 applies.

We recommend the refund upgrade option upon checkout in case you’re not able to attend the class. Learn more about refund upgrade option.

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