In this class, Emilie will teach you how to design colourful patterns using Posca Pen acrylic 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
What will I need?
- All materials provided. Just come and have a wonderful time!
- Think about how to transport your works home safely and bring a spare bag if you need to.
- 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 a Melbourne based artist and educator, 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) and the Comic Art Workshop (2021).
Emilie moved from France in 2014 and has been developing her art practice in Melbourne since, exhibiting her works at FortyFive Downstairs gallery, the Abbotsford convent, No Vacancy Gallery, Arcade and George Patton Gallery. 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 Melbourne.
In 2021, Emilie opened Couleur in Collingwood, a printmaking studio focusing on DIY, hand-prints, and experimental printmaking.
Photo: Artist’s own work.
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