Intro to Acrylic Markers: Colourful Patterns with Emilie

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In this class, Emilie will teach you how to design colourful patterns using acrylic posca markers. Posca are paint markers that create beautiful smooth surfaces that give striking results for pattern design.

Fill some notebooks with mini patterns and test out all the combinations of colour and shapes your imagination can think of! And enjoy this relaxing and mindful colouring art practice! 

Emilie will guide you through choosing your colour palettes, designing simple floral patterns and starting a notebook full of colours inspired by your everyday life. 

What will we cover?

We will learn how to create a simple mini booklet and fill it with 4 different patterns, increasing in complexity. Leave with your first book of mini patterns and the skills to fill a whole notebook at home.

In this class, you will learn:

  • Technique to design flat and colorful patterns
  • Choosing your colors 
  • Discover a regular mindful art practice, accessible to all


    • Wheelchair Accessible Venue
    • Gender Neutral Bathrooms 
    • Discounted Early Bird Tickets
    • Free Tickets for First Nation Attendees
    • Auslan Interpreted Upon Request

Who will be teaching

Emilie (she/her) is an artist and educator based
between Melbourne and Marseille (Fr), working across media with a focus
on community-based practice and education. She graduated from her PhD in
Fine Arts at the Victorian College of the Arts in 2020 and has been an
art resident at Testing Grounds (2020), Making Space (2021) and the
Comic Art Workshop (2021).

Emilie has exhibited her works at FortyFive Downstairs gallery, the
Abbotsford convent, No Vacancy Gallery, Arcade and George Patton

In 2021, Emilie opened Couleur in Collingwood, a printmaking studio focusing on DIY, hand-prints, and experimental printmaking. Since 2023, Couleur Studio
has relocated in South of France. Emilie is also a comic book artist
and her illustration has been published by the Lifted Brow and she
self-published her first graphic novel in 2018 with Tree Paper Comics in

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