Past Online Classes

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An Introverts Guide to Elevator Pitches with John (Online)

What’s it all about? Do you struggle to answer the question, ‘So, tell me about yourself’? Does talking about yourself make you feel awkward? Do you get tongue tied when trying to sell yourself in an interview or when pitching for new business? If you’re an introvert and dislike or struggle to talk about yourself,…

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Queer Social: Sculpting the Human Body with Maddy

Queer socials are community events that are half social chats with a bunch of like minded queer people and half fun, educational and interactive workshop. All workshops are taught by queers, for queers. Come and explore clay sculpting! In this class we'll learn the basics of creating a small torso of the human figure. The human…

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Cash Flow – Where Does It Go with Scott (online)

Personal Finance can be a stressful topic - an estimated 2. 44 million Australians experience financial stress in a normal year, and this can often stem from low financial literacy or low financial confidence. So when the cost of living starts to impact everyone, stress and discomfort around money can feel even more overwhelming. Take a…

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Conversation Starters: The Art of the Interview with Lauren and Simon

Learn how to conduct great interviews and have more meaningful conversations. This workshop teaches you to listen actively, build rapport, and ask insightful questions. Perfect for broadcasters, podcasters, journalists, and anyone who wants to communicate better. What will we cover? In this class you will: Learn research strategies, question formulation, and how to tailor interviews…

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Cute Closed Terrariums with Winter

Closed terrariums are miniature, self-sufficient indoor gardens. They're cute, fun to make, simple to care for, and easy to recreate again at home.   If you manage to kill even the most un-killable of cacti but still yearn for some greenery at your office or home, then working with terrariums might be your best bet. A terrarium…

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Beginner Millinery: Braided Headbands with Louise

Make yourself a chic bandeau headband that you can wear simply anywhere. Melbourne Milliner, Louise Macdonald, is looking forward to teaching you a traditional ribbon folding technique and showing you how to apply it to a contemporary halo design. No worries if you're new to this – Louise will show you the ropes, teaching you…

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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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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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Car Troubles – Common Problems and Easy Fixes with Richo

Ever wondered how to jump start a car or change a tyre?  Fuse blown but don't know where to look?  Got somewhere to go but need a tow?   Learn the skills you need to get moving again! Ahead of your next road trip or holiday journey, gain some important know-how to feel confident checking over…

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Creative Sketch-booking with Watercolour with Emilie (online)

Watercolour is an easy to pick up painting skill and is the perfect companion to start a sketchbook!   In this class, Emilie will share with you her tips to start a regular creative practice through sketchbooking. You don’t need any experience to start filing in a sketchbook with easy watercolour illustrations! In this class,…

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Make Your Own Silver Ring with Qing

**This is a two-part class taking place 7: 45-9pm on Wednesday 19th and 26th June (fee covers both classes)** Come and make your own silver ring! Making something yourself if always so meaningful, and to make a ring - something significant that we likely wear everyday - has even extra charm. This class will introduce you…

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Make Your Own Silver Ring with Qing

**This is a two-part class taking place 6: 15-7: 30pm on Wednesday 19th and 26th June (fee covers both classes)** Come and make your own silver ring! Making something yourself if always so meaningful, and to make a ring - something significant that we likely wear everyday - has even extra charm. This class will introduce…

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Watercolour Fruit & Veg with Emilie (online)

Come and enjoy the wonderful world of watercolour paintings! Watercolour is an easy yet expressive painting skill to pick up, and this beginners class will teach you skills and techniques to create your own piece of watercolour art. In this class, Emilie will share with you her warm up exercises and tips for experimenting with colour and shapes to…

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SOLD OUT – An Introduction to Silver Clay: Mini Charms with Maria

THIS CLASS HAS SOLD OUT, BUT WILL RUN AGAIN ON WEDS 10TH JULY 6: 15-8: 15PM AT CITY ART CLASSROOMSilver Clay is an interesting material for silver jewellery making. It's a pliable clay with powdered silver through it, meaning the clay can be sculpted into unique shapes and designs. The silver clay is then fired…

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3D Collage with Yianni

Collage can sometimes be seen as just a 2D art form, but adding texture and depth can add another dimension to a work, offering perspective, depth of field, a greater level of realism and sometimes some trickery of the eye. Come and explore the possibility of the depths and heights of collage, have a good…

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Healthy Plant-Based Japanese Recipes with Naoko (online)

How delicious is fresh Japanese! Such attention to detail of flavour, texture, colour, and aroma. While requiring an attention to details, Japanese cooking doesn't need to be too complicated to be both incredibly tasty and healthy. In this class you'll be able to cook along with Naoko in Kanazawa, Japan, as she demonstrates how to…

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A Fun Intro to Philosophy’s Big Questions with Daniel

Philosophy is all about asking questions: What can we know? How should we live? Where does meaning come from? Though it can sometimes seem complex and difficult, philosophy is one important way humans try to understand the world they live in.   In this class specially designed for beginners, we will learn about philosophy by…

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Job Seeking Strategies That Work with John (Online)

Looking for a job is never easy. It can be a daunting journey and an emotional rollercoaster ride, with awesome highs but also devastating lows. Job markets change continually and to remain connected and competitive, you need to go beyond the norm. It is said that only 20% of jobs are advertised!  That means 80% of them…

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Queer Social Darebin: 3D Collages with Yianni

Collage can sometimes be seen as just a 2D art form, but adding texture and depth can add another dimension to a work, offering perspective, depth of field, a greater level of realism and sometimes some trickery of the eye. Come and explore the possibility of the depths and heights of collage, have a good…

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Queer Social Footscray: Life Drawing For Everyone with Billie

Life drawing is an artistic practice focused on drawing the human body in different poses and gestures. It's about observation, sketching and drawing but above all it's about having fun! In this very beginner classes we'll have a nude model in a series of quick and longer poses.  No art experience required - just come and…

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An Introduction to Community Radio with Maddy

Please note: This class is held at community radio station PBSfm on Johnston street, Collingwood. Who listens to the radio? Even amongst all the streaming services in our faces these days, the humble radio is still alive and kicking! Even thriving! Community Radio is a unique category of radio broadcasting in Australia, and Melbourne alone…

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Make your own Organic Hair Products with Lily

Are you looking for healthier, more natural haircare products? Or something vegan? Or more environmentally friendly haircare?   Come along and make your own natural haircare products. Lily will cover all your bases, so you can avoid harsh polluting chemicals and live more sustainably by learning how to make haircare products yourself! This hands-on class…

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Queer Social: Leathercraft Basics – Make a Leather Purse with Gosia

Queer socials are community events that are half social chats with a bunch of like minded queer people and half fun, educational and interactive workshop. 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…

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Make your own Organic Deodorant, Cleanser and Mask with Lily

Lily is a natural and DIY beauty coach who runs Mademoiselle Organic in Melbourne.  She teaches people how to use organic ingredients, instead of harsh and polluting chemicals in a minimalist approach to natural skin care - no unnecessary ingredients! All of her classes are vegan, focus on zero-waste, and bring skincare back to its most…

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Meditative Doodling for Beginners with Ethel

Fancy an art class that really, truly requires no drawing experience? Love art but don't always feel creative? This class give you an introduction to simple doodling using straight forward but versatile techniques. Pairing things black to simple black and white, learn to creative bold and striking patterns with just a single pen. As well…

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Mulled Wine, Sangria and Everything In Between with Maria

We all know what to do with good wine… drink it! But what about the fruity, weird wine of dubious provenance your aunty gifted you?   Let’s discover some options to spruce it up a little!   Join us and learn all about mulled wine and the Spanish traditional sangria to start. What will we cover? In…

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Spanish Tapas: Tortilla, Gazpacho & More with Maria

Tapas are appetisers, traditionally served with a glass of wine or beer all around Spain. In fact, “tapa” means “cover” in Spanish, because the slices of bread were used to cover the drink so no flies would fall into it… From some spicy potatoes, cheese or jamon to more elaborate mini-dishes, tapas have evolved from…

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