Paper Cutting Art: Chinese Zodiac with Sirui

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Paper cutting might not sound exceptionally artistic, but wait until you see what Sirui has in store for you!

Ahead of the new Lunar Year, choose a pattern of your zodiac sign and receive all the instruction and guidance needed to cut away to create a beautiful and intricately defined design on bold red paper.

Don’t worry if you are unsure about the materials or worried about making mistakes. Our instructor will provide all the necessary materials and guidance to confidently in bring your vision to life.

You’ll be amazed at how quickly you’ll become absorbed in this relaxing and meditative art form. As you focus on
cutting and shaping the paper, you’ll find a sense of calm and satisfaction wash over you.

At the end of the workshop, you will have created a captivating paper-cutting masterpiece that you can proudly
display in your home or gift to a loved one. Plus the joy and satisfaction of creating something with your own hands!

What will we cover?

In this hands-on class we will cover:

  • Designs and templates for paper cutting art
  • Choose your zodiac sign and choose from different designs and patterns to ‘fill’ you sign
  • Tools and materials and their best techniques
  • Guidance and instruction
  • Histories of paper cutting art 


      • Wheelchair Accessible Venue
      • Gender Neutral Bathrooms
      • Quiet Spaces
      • Free Ticket for First Nation Attendees
      • Auslan Interpreter (Upon Request)

      Who will be teaching?

      Sirui Yang is an emerging mixed media artist from Nanjing, China. She graduated from BA Fine Arts-Gold and Silversmithing at RMIT 2022, currently pursuing a MA in Arts & Cultural Management at the University of Melbourne.

      She has a strong passion for exploring how aesthetic forms in nature have inspired the development of her art projects in creating its unique aura. Her works have been exhibited and published both in Melbourne and international spaces: Al-Tiba9 Contemporary Art, Barcelona, Spain; George Paton Gallery; Incinerator Gallery; Platform Exhibitions, AU; Holy Art Gallery, UK; Contemporary Venice 2021, Italy.

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