Workshops and Training

Stephen Bowers’ studio. Photograph Aise Dillon.

Surface Explorations: Metals and mixed materials for fibre art, jewellery, basketry, paper arts, sculpture and more

Tuesday 25 to Thursday 27 September 2018 (3 days)

An exciting new workshop with individualised tuition by Mary Hettsmanperger (USA).

Colour and texture metals, screens, wires, linens, papers, fibers, paints, beads, natural and recycled materials and found objects to make fibre art, jewelry, basketry, paper arts, sculpture & more. Apply patinas, enamels and embossing powders, surface burnout and heat using the propane torch to create colour effects on metal, and low-tech metal-smithing, eyelets, rivets, concrete, wax, weaving, and wire-working for connections or creating structures, such as sculptures, baskets, books, or jewellery. The workshop is for artists with a desire to be adventurous and experimental.

Cost $460 + $40 materials

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Mindful mandalas

Learn the art of papercutting and create your own paper mandala. The many patterns of a mandala reflect our busy lives yet they are visually soothing. Their balanced composition reflects unity and harmony and encourages us to find our own balance and stillness. Light refreshments will be provided and the cost is $85 per person. Maximum of 8 participants for each class and this is a 14+ event. Contact Ellen at for more information or to book your spot!

When: 12:30pm – 4:30pm, Saturday 20th October or Saturday 10th November
Venue: Stone & Quoin Studio, 6 Manton Street, Hindmarsh SA
Cost: $85 per person, all materials included

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Gallery One 2018 Classes and Groups

Life Drawing
Oil and Acrylic Painting with Margaret Slape-Phillips

Hooked on Tuesday, a yarn morning
Charcoal Drawing for Beginners with Brooke Walker
Watercolour Painting with Laure Vincent-Allard

Open Studio
Step by Step Oil Painting with Julie Arnott
Basics in Colour and Painting with Acrylic and Oil with Lauryn Arnott
Stitch by Stitch Embroidery with Anna Scott

Mitcham Miniature Artists and Crafters
Bobbin Lace
Step by Step Drawing with Julie Arnott
Step by Step Oil Painting with Julie Arnott
Portrait Drawing
Watercolour Painting with Laure Vincent-Allard

Morning and Afternoon Teddy Bears & Cloth Dolls with Kay Schulz
Life Drawing
Saturday Felting
Brown Owls

Create an oil painting – portrait of your beloved ones with Margaret Slape-Phillips. 10 sessions starting 4 may – 6 July.

Gallery One, 1 Torrens Street, Mitcham
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Jewellery making classes in the Adelaide Hills

Suitable for beginners or those with existing experience. New classes commence each term.

• We have a wide range of times available, in the daytime, evenings, and Saturdays
• Classes are held fortnightly during school terms
• 3 hour or 6 hour fortnightly classes available
• The classes are at Woodside in the Adelaide Hills
• Cost for a term of five classes is $330 plus the cost of materials
• We also have 6 hour classes for the super-keen which cost $660 per term.

Make your own quality jewellery – Our jewellery making classes are all about you!
• Absolutely no experience required (but it’s also OK if you have some)
• Hands-on approach where you get to take home jewellery you made yourself
• Choose what jewellery projects you create
• You can work with precious metals and gemstones.

We’ve created the ideal learning environment
• Learn in a fully equipped studio
• Instruction is provided by a professionally trained and experienced jeweller
• Small class sizes (no more than 6 people)
• Enjoy a fun, supportive, friendly and creative environment
• Affordable tuition prices.

Some of the hands-on skills and techniques you will learn in our classes:
• Saw piercing
• Filing, emerying and polishing
• Forming, shaping, bending
• Soldering
• Texture
• Drilling
• Design.

For more information
or email to make a booking.


Workshops in jewellery making from recycled and reclaimed materials

Sue Garrard is a South Australian based artist working in the areas of jewellery, print-making and installation. Much of her arts practice focuses on the use of recycled and reclaimed materials.

Sue will soon be teaching workshops in jewellery making from recycled and reclaimed materials at her studio at the JamFactory Seppeltsfield.

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Individual and team glass blowing

Individual Workshop: Experience an intensive one-on-one session in the glass studio…practice glass blowing techniques taught by experienced practitioners in a professional environment. Participants then design and make their own glass piece whilst developing skills in gathering, forming and design.

Session Times: Saturday or Sunday 8am – 12pm or 12.30pm – 4.30pm
Group Workshop: Live glass blowing demonstrations and tuition, where everybody will be dipping into the furnace with a chance to make their very own paperweight or drinking glass. This program is perfect for social, corporate and school groups.
Session Times: Negotiable

Time & Date: Duration: 4 hours
Cost: Individual Workshop $520 | $480 concession Team Workshop $3200 (max 16 people)
To book contact Karen Cunningham on (08) 8410 0727 or


Pepper Street Arts Centre Workshops

Pepper Streer Arts centre have ongoing workshops throughout the year. Bookings are essential, either visit the website or call 8364 6154.


Advanced Moulding & Casting Workshop

Adelaide Moulding and Casting Supplies is holding an Advanced Moulding & Casting Workshop in the first week of October. Participants can learn how to create a two piece jacketed silicone skin mould and more.

Book here

Durham Studio workshops

10am – 5pm daily (closed Tuesdays)
Workshops are now available at Durham Studio, Glenelg in Basic screen printing, Fabric Art and Jewellery Making.

To book call Jlz – 0438 843 845  or  Lisa – 0451 374 274.


Union St Printmakers

Printmaking Intensives – Tuesdays, on demand

Fancy designing and printing your own Christmas cards? Simone Tippett of Union St Printmakers can show you how. Simone runs printmaking intensives at Union St Studios in Stepney, Tuesdays, 9am-4pm. Learn a new technique whilst hand making something beautiful to give or sell. Intensives in screen printing, stencilling, lino printing, wood engraving, monoprinting, collagraphs, etching, waterless lithography and more. For further information, email

Sketching Techniques with Damien Shen

Learn to create a bold sense of light and dark and new rendering techniques in this in-depth drawing workshop with South Australian artist Damien Shen. Shen’s extraordinary command of tone and line has been recognised nationally, including finalist positions in the Telstra National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award, and as winner of the 2016 Blake Prize (emerging artist category) and Prospect Portraiture Prize.

Focusing on form and depth within drawing, Shen will share techniques he has honed throughout his practice to construct an illustration from beginning to end. You will learn about constructing reference points for your work and build skills in charcoal and pastel. All materials and light refreshments will be provided.



Taking the photographs you dream of

PART ONE – Gets you up to speed with the way your camera works and it’s main controls

PART TWO – Starts you off using the full control of your camera for specific creative results

PART THREE – Gives you an insight into storytelling and light and how to create meaning in your photos

When does the course start and finish?

The course starts now and never ends! It is a completely self-paced online course – you decide when you start and when you finish.

How long do I have access to the course?

How does lifetime access sound? After enrolling, you have unlimited access to this course for as long as you like – across any and all devices you own.

What if I am unhappy with the course?

We would never want you to be unhappy! If you are unsatisfied with your purchase, contact us in the first 30 days and we will give you a full refund.

Presenter Nat Rogers spent the last twelve years as a working photographer — photographing catchy images for newspapers — and it’s her mission to help photographers stop wasting money on cameras they don’t know how to use. The truth is… you need a few simple hacks and bits of knowledge to succeed with any camera. Nat knows this because she’s mentored and taught hundreds of people and watched them have AHA moments with their camera.
Online 3 hour video course $257

For more details and to book