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Creating Comics with Gabby Loo
Apr
27
10:00 AM10:00

Creating Comics with Gabby Loo

Dive into the sequential art of comics and graphic novels with artist Gabby Loo. In this inspiring crash-course, Gabby will provide you with the skills you need to share the stories that matter most, through an intuitive visual language. You will be guided through the whole process of creating a comic; developing the foundational elements of story writing, cartooning and illustration using a range of mixed media. 

This workshop has something to offer for young people of all skill levels.

Friday 27 April | 10am – 12.30pm I Suitable for 12 - 18 yrs
$20 | $18 MAC Member I Materials supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA 

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Aboriginal Weaving for Kids (13-16yrs) with Lea Taylor
Apr
26
10:00 AM10:00

Aboriginal Weaving for Kids (13-16yrs) with Lea Taylor

Come and be inspired by Wadandi/Minang Aboriginal artist Lea Taylor as she guides you through varying Aboriginal weaving techniques to create your own unique woven basket.

Participants will be invited to exhibit selected works in the Aboriginal Arts Project Community Exhibition in early 2019.

Thursday 26 April | 10am - 12pm | Suitable for 13 - 16 yrs
$20 | $18 MAC Member | Materials Supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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Aboriginal Weaving for Kids (7-13yrs) with Lea Taylor
Apr
19
10:00 AM10:00

Aboriginal Weaving for Kids (7-13yrs) with Lea Taylor

Come and be inspired by Wadandi/Minang Aboriginal artist Lea Taylor as she guides you through varying Aboriginal weaving techniques to create your own unique woven basket.

Participants will be invited to exhibit selected works in the Aboriginal Arts Project Community Exhibition in early 2019.

Thursday 19 April | 10am - 12pm | Suitable for 7 - 13 yrs
$20 | $18 MAC Member | Materials Supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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Specimen Jars Workshop with Lex Randolph
Apr
18
11:00 AM11:00

Specimen Jars Workshop with Lex Randolph

Presented by DADAA

Have you ever broken a bone on the sports field, had a tooth fall out in class, or had an organ x-rayed? What part of your anatomy is significant or unique to you? Is there an imaginary body part you wish you had? In this workshop you will design a body part and use recycled materials to stitch, stick, tie, and stuff a range of fabrics and plastics to make your own unique specimen in a jar.

Wednesday 18 April | 11am - 2pm | Suitable for 7 - 12 years
FREE | Materials Supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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Screen-Printed T-shirt Workshop with Angela Ferolla
Apr
17
10:00 AM10:00

Screen-Printed T-shirt Workshop with Angela Ferolla

The Worn Out Worn Art Project is back in 2018 and to kick start it, artist Angela Ferolla will help you create your own upcycled, screen-printed t-shirt. Learn to make stencils and print a unique design, playing with colour and layering techniques. This fun workshop will teach you the basics of screen-printing and re-inventing un-loved and un-used clothing.

Angela Ferolla has taught costume design at WAAPA and directs her own fashion label. Be inspired by her fun approach and huge practical knowledge of textiles, fashion and design.

Tuesday 17 April | 10am - 1pm | Suitable for 8 - 15 years
$20 | $18 MAC Members | Materials Supplied - Please bring a cotton or linen t-shirt from home
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA
 

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Discovering Colour and Pattern with Sarah Thornton-Smith
Dec
19
10:00 AM10:00

Discovering Colour and Pattern with Sarah Thornton-Smith

Drop in and join artist in residence Sarah Thornton-Smith at the Midland Junction Arts Centre for a FREE  informal workshop any time between 10am – 1pm on Tuesday 19 December. Discover what nature has to teach us by constructing a handmade kaleidoscope. Using its patterns as inspiration, print onto card and/or fabric to create your own artwork to take home. A wonderful opportunity for people of all ages and abilities to get creative these Christmas school holidays.

Bookings essential and please allow a half hour to complete artwork.

Tuesday 19 December I 10am – 1pm I Suitable for all ages
FREE I Materials supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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ACT-BELONG-COMMIT HEARTLINES OPEN DAY
Jun
17
10:00 AM10:00

ACT-BELONG-COMMIT HEARTLINES OPEN DAY


Sign up for workshops on the day or simply wander through Midland Junction Arts Centre and take part in exciting ‘walk-in’ activities and exhibition tours.

OPEN DAY WORKSHOPS

DRAW CARTOON CHARACTERS WITH JAMES FOLEY

Learn how to draw your own cartoon characters with children's author and illustrator James Foley. By the end of this workshop you'll know the basics of drawing funny facial expressions and bodies, and how to develop your own character. 

10am – 11am | 6 - 10 years FULLY BOOKED
11.30am - 12.30pm | 11 - 15 years FULLY BOOKED
1.15pm - 2.15pm | 16 years +
$5 | $4.50 MAC Members | Materials supplied

 

PLOT YOUR OWN NARRATIVE WITH DEB FITZPATRICK

Come and write with Deb Fitzpatrick, acclaimed author! Deb will discuss tips and tricks of creating an engaging story and participants will have the opportunity to plot their own narrative. 

10am - 11am | 6 - 10 years FULLY BOOKED
11.30am - 12.30pm | 11 - 15 years FULLY BOOKED
1.15pm - 2.15pm | 16 years +
FREE | Bookings essential | Materials Supplied

ILLUSTRATING FOLKTALES WITH FRANÉ LESSAC

Explore the art of illustrating folktales with Frané Lessac. Learn practical ideas to share your own folktale and create an illustration based on your idea. At the end of the 16+ session Frané will answer questions about getting published and offer advice to budding authors and illustrators.

10am - 11am | 6 - 10 years
11.30am - 12.30pm | 11 - 15 years
1.15pm - 2.15pm | 16 years +
FREE | Bookings essential | Materials Supplied

FREE ACTIVITIES ALL DAY
WITH AUTHOR CRISTY BURNE & ILLUSTRATOR ASKA

& FREE GUIDED EXHIBITION TOURS 

11am - 11.15am
1pm - 1.15pm
2.30pm - 2.45pm

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Worn Out Worn Art Wearable Art Workshop with Mary-Louise Carbone
Oct
4
12:30 PM12:30

Worn Out Worn Art Wearable Art Workshop with Mary-Louise Carbone

Join Mary-Louise and create a stunning wearable art costume out of recycled materials, cane and cellophane at the Midland Junction Arts Centre. 

Each year the Mundaring Arts Centre coordinates an annual Worn Out Worn Art wearable art project to invite young people to create amazing ‘sculptures for the body’.

In the July school holidays, Mary-Louise worked with students to create ‘Mad Hats’. These Mad Hatters are welcomed back to create “just the costume to match!”

All participants are then invited to parade their creative constructions in the Worn Out Worn Art - Wearable Art Parade at the Darlington Arts Festival in November.

With the support of Act-Belong-Commit and the City of Swan, these workshops are offered free to people aged 7 -18 years.

Tuesday 4 October | 12.30 – 3.30pm | Midland Junction Arts Centre
FREE I Bookings essential | Suitable for 7 - 18 years | materials supplied

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