Past Online Classes

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Past Online Classes

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Dainty Dioramas with Fran

Who doesn't love a miniature world? !  Can you imagine your favourite room in miniature, or a scene from a favourite book? Perhaps an imaginary garden, an alternate world, or even a colourful tribute to a hero or heart throb? Join us and create your own dreamscape in miniature.  We'll learn how to transform a box into a beautiful…

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Acrylic Painting for Beginners: Starry Flinders St with Fran

Ever wanted to paint this most iconic Melbourne landmark, but intimidated by where to start? Maybe you've always wanted to try painting with acrylics but haven't felt confident enough with the materials to get going! In this class, you'll be taken step by step through a guided painting tutorial of the famous Flinders Street station…

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Watercolour Botanicals and Illustration with Caro

Come and enjoy the wonderful world of watercolour painting and illustrating! Whether you're a total beginner or haven't picked up pencils and brushes in a while, watercolour is a most engaging art medium. Fall in love with the brush strokes, creating your own colours, and lose yourself in the shapes and textures of nature and…

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Learn to Loom Weave with Clare

Weaving on a loom is a beautiful and rewarding craft!  The art of loom weaving creates beautiful textured wall hangings to suit your own style. Think tight, controlled and minimal or shaggy and colourful 70s vibes! In this workshop you will learn all the essential techniques to create your woven masterpiece.   All the tools and…

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Knitting for Beginners with Clare

Knitting remains a fun and useful skill across the ages - whether it's a beginner's scarf, a cosy blanket, toys or complex garments. Our knitting teacher, Clare, loves knitting all year round. In the warmer months plant-based fibres and yarns are great to create lighter pieces, and in cooler weather sustainable wools are her go to.…

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DIY Interior Design: Hero Piece Driven Design with Belinda (Online)

Do you want to decorate, renovate or reinvent your home space but have no idea where to start? Don't know what your 'style' is? Have you saved a whole heap of seemingly random images in Pinterest? Interior Designer, Belinda, will show you how easy interior design can be with her 'hero piece driven design' process.…

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Leathercraft Basics: Make a Leather Purse with Gosia

Discover the art of Leathercraft! In this workshop, you’ll learn the fundamentals of leatherworking while creating your own unique and sustainable leather pouch. Using 100% repurposed leather, you'll be guided through all aspects of this project, from creating the initial pattern, to stitching and embellishing, to create your own one-of-a-kind leather pouch that reflects your…

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Feldenkrais: Ease Your Lower Back (Floor Version) with Ralph

Experiencing tension in your back that you'd love to release? Come and join this evening workshop and learn some techniques from the Feldenkrais method to help ease your lower back. Feldenkrais are movements that soften, release and ease tension within the body. Knowing these movements can improve your posture, balance and strength. Join Ralph to learn how…

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Leathercraft Basics: Leather Accessories with Gosia

Discover the art of Leathercraft! In this workshop, you’ll learn some fundamentals of leatherworking while creating your own unique and sustainable leather jewellery and accessories. Using 100% repurposed leather, you'll be guided through all aspects of this project, from creating patterns, to stitching, studwork and embellishing, attaching jewellery fixings - to create your own one-of-a-kind…

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Shibari for Intimacy: Creating Deeper Connection with Harli

Shibari is the erotic practice of traditionally informed Japanese rope bondage. Join us for a guided journey into this exciting world! This class will cover the basics of Shibari knot tying, but with a specific focus on the art form's potential for facilitating profound intimacy, connection and trust building with partners. In all of our…

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Queer Social Footscray: Doodling and Sketching for a Sense of Calm with Felix

Mindful doodling is about using your hands to help you focus, learning a skill to quiet your thoughts, and drawing something silly- because art should be fun! We’ll learn a mindfulness technique to help you decompress when stressed or have racing thoughts, and pair it up with learning to draw something cute and easy. By…

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Shibari 101: Rope Bondage with Harli

Shibari is the erotic practice of traditionally informed Japanese rope bondage.  Join us for a guided journey into this exciting world! In this introduction to shibari we will learn the important foundations of safety and rope-craft before learning some basic yet effective knots and techniques for both the tie-ers (Riggers) and the tie-ees (Bunnies) All welcome.  The lesson…

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How to Achieve a Fulfilling Career and Love your Mondays with John (Online)

Do you love Monday mornings or dread them? Let’s face it, we all desire a career that gives us a sense fulfillment, purpose and satisfaction. We want to be recognised for our expertise and value as well as being financially rewarded at the level we truly deserve. Unfortunately, many people get stuck in jobs far…

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Kokedama Moss Balls with Winter

Kokedama is an ancient Japanese botanical art like bonsai or ikebana art. The word ‘Kokedama’ means ‘moss ball’ in Japanese as they are plants living in freestanding balls of moss-covered soil instead of pots. Kokedama are a beautiful way to bring greenery into your home and are ideal for apartments or flats with minimal space.…

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The Art and Exercise of Bellydance with Alia

Belly dancing doesn't require a bare belly! So put that idea to the side! Belly dancing is a wonderful form of movement and dance that focuses on isometric exercises, where one muscle group works in the opposite direction to other muscle groups. It's such an effective form of exercise as it doesn't require going down…

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Good Laughs, Good Mood: Laughter Movement with Joshinder

Need a refreshing and revitalising circuit breaker? A way to feel present in your body, with a boost for the mind and mood? Laughter yoga, or laughter movement, might be right up your alley! Laughter gives us a big dose of endorphins and dopamines - the hormones and chemicals that helps us feel good. And…

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Social Media for Small Businesses with Hayley (online)

Do you run a small business, or even a side hobby that you're trying to get up? This workshop is all about how to use social media to support your own small business with ease and enjoyment. It's about using the time, energy and resources you already have to make the most of specific social…

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Needle Felting: Cottage Pin Cushions with Heather

What’s it all about?   Needle felting is the process of turning loose wool into a solid felt using a barbed needle - it’s a very easy craft that doesn’t require extensive equipment. Using the dry needle felting technique you'll be taught how to create basic 2D and 3D shapes, to develop into the cutest…

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Transfer Paper for Clay Pottery with Maddy

Working with clay and learning some pottery skills is always fun. In this class we'll be making pieces from air-dry clay specifically to decorate and customise with unique designs from transfer papers. Transfer paper works a bit like temporary tattoos - keeping them wet with a cloth until the design transfer over. While transfer paper…

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Queer Social Darebin: Learn Sewing via Plush Hearts with Robert

Learn hand sewing basics while creating a cute plushie heart that can be used as a key chain or home decor! Together we'll learn how to work with plush fabric, read and cut a simple pattern and some basic stitches to get us going. Come and join us for a queer good time! This event…

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Paper and Glass Jewellery with Qing

Who would have thought glass and paper could be made into wonderful pieces of jewellery? !  So simple to create, yet stunning to wear!   With the limitless bounds of print media (think books, old maps, sheet music, photographs, origami paper) you can take almost anything flat and make it into your very own piece of…

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Making and Drawing Illustrated Lists with Emilie (online)

Lists are easy to make, they help you stay organised, and they make for a great addition in any art journal. Not only can lists be a creative tool, but they can help you clear your mind, focus, and stimulate creativity when approached through art! If you love checking items of your to-do list, or…

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Polymer Clay: Cute Kawaii Magnets with Maria

Kawaii is the Japanese culture of cuteness, and in this class Maria will show you how to make the cutest magnets ever! Polymer Clay is a a fun and easy-to-use modelling medium with all the colours to choose from. Learn how to mould different items, how to play with gestures and Japanese-style kawaii features and…

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