Past Online Classes

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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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Queer Social Darebin: Sex – Pleasure Anatomy for Every-Body with Louise

This class is all about pleasure! Queer sex educator Louise Bourchier will teach you the ins-and-outs of sexual anatomy so you can maximise pleasure in your sex life (whether solo or partnered). Rather than the heteronormative, reproductive focus most of us learned in school, Louise’s style of grown-up sex ed focuses on the feel-good aspects.…

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Queer Social Darebin: Deeper Intimacy and Connection via Shibari with Harli

Join us for a guided journey into the exciting world of rope bondage. Designed for curious, caring creatures, this class will explore the art forms potential for profound intimacy, connection and trust building. We will learn the important foundations of safety and rope-craft before learning some basic yet effective techniques for empowering your inner rope-top. The lesson structure is…

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

**This class will run again on Tuesday 18th June 6: 15pm at City Art**Silver 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 in a kiln and the clay…

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Life Line Cords: An Intro To Japanese Kumihimo Braiding with Vivian

Wherever the artist Vivian Qiu travels - sitting on the train, watching over a lake - she braids in the sound, smell and the essence of that place. In this way the Life Line Cord captures life's moments, stories and body sensation. Join her and learn the technique of Japanese Kumihimo braiding. It’s a traditional Japanese…

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Queer Social: Erotic Art for Everyone! With Cherie

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. Learn how to work with pastels and mix media to create your first piece of erotic art!  Erotic art usually includes all sorts…

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Drawing Persian Geometry with Pouya

Drawing is one of the simplest way to create art, but many people feel uncomfortable to draw as they think they are "not good at drawing", "not artistic" or "not creative". Not True!  Drawing is a pleasure for everyone to enjoy. In this beginner-friendly workshop you will explore Persian Nomadic Patterns & Iranian Tiling Geometry, and…

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Learn to Compile a Sustainable Wardrobe for your Lifestyle with Jenna (Online)

Let's learn how to develop a sustainable wardrobe that is clear of clutter, but full of useful and beloved items that we WILL wear and that are better for the environment! Whether you're an avid thrifter or someone who hates shopping, having a wardrobe that is clear of clutter and easy to maintain makes our lives so…

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Needle Felting: Renew Your Winter Woollens with Maddy

What’s it all about?   Holes in your jumper? Ladder in a cardigan? Or scarf that's fallen victim to moths?  All’s well that mends well!   Join us for a fun class in sustainability where you will learn how to customise and mend your woollens with the simple technique of needle felting. Needle felting is the process…

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Journal Writing to Combat Overthinking with Ingrid (Online)

Do you need a break from your own busy mind? Our worries and stresses can weigh us down and stop us from moving forward if we spend too much thinking about them. Journalling is a safe place to put down your worries and stresses at your own pace, giving you the chance to clear your…

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Chikankari: Indian ‘Shadow Work’ Embroidery for Beginners with Manjari

What’s it all about? Chikankari is a very old traditional embroidery technique also known as Shadow Work. This ancient art form was introduced to India during the Mugal era in 16th Century and is still practiced in the Northern India. Originally this work was done on white fabrics using white threads creating a surreal effect…

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Needle Felting: Making Mini Accessories with Heather

Please note you'll be able to make several accessories in the class if you want or one more detailed creation. 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…

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Feldenkrais: Deep Rest for Better Sleep with Ralph (Online)

Is the tempo of life creeping faster and faster? Or is there more on your mind as you try to drift off? Perhaps your over-worked body has aches and strains. Whatever it is that's keeping you from the sleep you need, you can improve your sleep with Feldenkrais! The Feldenkrais Method® (Feldenkrais) is a universal method for improving…

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Queer Social Footscray: No Needle Knitting via Cosy Pillows with Maria

Can you make a big chunky pillow in 30mins? Yes you can! In this class, we'll learn a No-needle knitting technique using the chunkiest, softest yarn. You'll leave with a new fun hobby and a new cozy pillow everyone will be able to finish during the class. This event will be half social chats with…

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Rice Clay Sculpture with Vivian

In this unique workshop, you’ll learn how to create a brand new sustainable and organic material from scratch — Rice clay. This material has been innovated by Vivian as part of her research and development of rice materials. This includes the creation of rice fabric - check out her Sentimental Rice Jewellery project!   Rice clay…

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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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Punch Needle Embroidery with Natalia

Punch needle embroidery just got cool!   And we understand why. . . They look so pretty and vibrant, they're colourful and tactile,  and the process is extreeeeemely cathartic. Join us for a fun workshop and learn all the basics to create your own punch needle embroidery from scratch. As well as class time, you will…

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Watercolour for Beginners: Fresh Flowers with Emilie (Online)

Come and enjoy the wonderful world of watercolour paintings! This beginners class will teach you skills and techniques to create your own piece of watercolour art. You will experiment with colour and shapes to create a piece of Spring floral watercolour art! What will we cover? This beginner’s painting class will: Focus on using watercolour and…

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Illustrating and Folding Secret Art Letters with Emilie (Online)

Sending someone a letter? Why not make it a stunning 3D folded letter! Impressive even with simple household materials! In this art class, Emilie will teach you how to create fun secret letters with surprisingly easy folding techniques. Learn how to make Infinity Folding Cards and Victorian Puzzle Purses. Emilie will not only guide you…

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