Weekly Life Drawing Sessions
Jun
21
to Dec 27

Weekly Life Drawing Sessions

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The MJAC life drawing sessions will be untutored, with a model provided each week. Bring your own drawing materials and we’ll supply the rest. Newcomers welcome!

MJAC will provide easels, boards and A1 cartridge paper (up to 5 sheets per person per session). Tea and coffee also provided.

Purchase a 5 session workshop pass and collect your card when you attend your first life drawing session to be punched off each week you attend. Workshop passes are valid for 6 months. These sessions are casual and bookings week to week are not required. 

Wed nights | 6.30pm – 9.30pm
Thu mornings | 9.30am – 12.30pm

$90 for 5 sessions | MAC Members $81 for 5 sessions | Suitable for adults
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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Printmaking for Children with Harriet Perryer
Oct
3
10:00am10:00am

Printmaking for Children with Harriet Perryer

Learn the art of print making with kid-friendly materials and easy to follow steps. 

Designed for children ages 5-8 this fun, simple and rewarding workshop will utilise foam sheets to create prints inspired by our native flora. 

Designer and director of Sca Har (locally produced, native flora inspired prints and jewellery) Harriet Perryer will guide participants through the sketching, designing and imprinting process. Each participant will walk away with a beautiful print to treasure. 

Tuesday 3 October | 10am - 12pm | Suitable for 5 - 8 yrs
$20 | $18 MAC Members | Materials supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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Screen Printing for Kids with Harriet Perryer
Oct
3
2:00pm 2:00pm

Screen Printing for Kids with Harriet Perryer

Create your own printed calico tote bag in this fun screen printing workshop with designer and director of Sca Har (locally produced, native flora inspired prints and jewellery) Harriet Perryer. In this hands on workshop Harriet will demonstrate to participants how to sketch from still life, plan a design and screen print with fabric paint onto their very own calico bag to take home. 

A fun introduction into screen printing, participants are welcome to bring one other item of clothing to print onto (must be cotton or linen). 

Tuesday 3 October | 2pm - 4pm | Suitable for 9 - 12 yrs
$20 | $18 MAC Members | Materials supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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Acrylic Painting Workshop for Kids with Leanne Bray
Oct
4
10:00am10:00am

Acrylic Painting Workshop for Kids with Leanne Bray

Join celebrated artist Leanne Bray in this fun acrylic painting workshop. Participants will learn the basics of mixing colours and painting from life. Leanne provides easy to follow steps and guides children through collaging techniques to create a beautiful final painting to take home. Parents of children under 7 are invited to stay for the duration of the workshop.   

Wednesday 4 October | 10am - 12pm | Suitable for 5 - 8 yrs FULLY BOOKED
Wednesday 4 October | 2pm - 4pm | Suitable for 9 - 12 yrs
$20 | $18 MAC Members | Materials supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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WOWA Steampunk Top Hat Workshop with Sarah zel Chescoe
Oct
5
1:00pm 1:00pm

WOWA Steampunk Top Hat Workshop with Sarah zel Chescoe

Creatively transform collected & recycled materials into interesting industrial surfaces to create a sensational Steampunk-inspired Top Hat.

Explore embellishment & surface manipulation techniques using a variety of materials & mediums.

Lots materials will be supplied!

However, we encourage you to recycle by collecting some of your own interesting found objects to give your piece a unique look, including:

  • Old lace, cord & ribbons
  • Buttons
  • Old watches & watch parts
  • Metal washers, 
  • Old belts & buckles
  • Leather offcuts, Bits & bobs
  • Feathers of different sizes & shapes
  • Empty & clean aluminium drink cans
  • Ring pulls
  • Empty foil pill packets
  • Off cuts of textured fabrics denim, mesh, embroidery, hessian, lace, haberdashery off cuts etc

Thursday 5 October | 1pm - 4pm | Suitable for 7 - 17 yrs
$20 | $18 MAC Members | Materials supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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Paper Lithography Workshop with Monique Bosshard Curby
Oct
10
10:00am10:00am

Paper Lithography Workshop with Monique Bosshard Curby

Join printmaker Monique Bosshard Curby to learn the process of paper lithography. Explore the unique, expressive qualities of print using photocopies as your printing matrix. Repeat the printing process and build up layers , enjoying the subtle variations and relationship between each print as they are layered together.

Tuesday 10 October | 10am - 3pm | Suitable for adults with some printmaking skills
$60 | $54 MAC Members | Materials supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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Soft Ground Etching and Aquatint Workshop with Elmari Steyn
Oct
11
10:00am10:00am

Soft Ground Etching and Aquatint Workshop with Elmari Steyn

Join Elmari to learn soft ground etching and aquatint techniques, creating texture and line with lace, fabric and paper to produce soft, painterly marks.

Wednesday 11 October | 10am - 3pm | Suitable for adults
$85 | $76.50 MAC Members per session | Materials supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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Etching and Layering Workshop with Elmari Steyn
Oct
12
10:00am10:00am

Etching and Layering Workshop with Elmari Steyn

Learn how to etch and layer images using multiple plates to create rich tones and intricate images.
 

Thursday 12 October | 10am - 3pm | Suitable for adults
$95 | $85.50 MAC Members | Materials supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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MJAC Art Club for Kids with Elizabeth Green-Mackinlay
Oct
12
3:30pm 3:30pm

MJAC Art Club for Kids with Elizabeth Green-Mackinlay

Put on some old clothes and get ready for a brand new art club at MJAC! Over the course of 8 weeks students (ages 9-12) will be led through a series of structured and unstructured art sessions.

Each week participants will have the opportunity to explore new mediums (including acrylic paint, pencil, printmaking and sculpture), get creative and work on interesting projects.

On the afternoon of the last session, parents are welcomed to the Midland Junction Arts Centre for a viewing afternoon to see the group’s creations. 

Thursdays 12 October - 30 November (8 Sessions) | 3.30pm - 4.30pm | Suitable for 9 - 12 yrs
$44 (8 sessions) | $40 MAC Members | Materials supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre 276 Great Eastern Hwy Corner of Cale St Midland WA

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Linocut Workshop with Jude Taylor
Oct
14
10:00am10:00am

Linocut Workshop with Jude Taylor

Established lino cut print artist, Jude Taylor is offering a weekend of creative expression in her stunning studio that adjoins Taylor's Coffee House and Gallery in the Swan Valley. This is a wonderful opportunity to be inspired by Jude’s love of West Australian wildflowers and learn as she shares her printmaking skills developed over the past 30 years.

Jude will guide participants to draw, compose, cut and print dramatic hand painted linocuts.

No experience necessary. All materials supplied.

These workshops are also great for teachers doing Accreditation Training.

Be inspired by Jude’s expertise, the creative environment and friendly atmosphere of Taylor’s Studios. Taylor's Art & Coffee House is also a great place for breakfast, morning tea, lunch or afternoon tea when you're in the Swan Valley.

Sat 14 Oct | 10am - 4pm
$150 I $135 MAC Members I Suitable for Adults | Materials supplied - Bring your own lunch
Taylor's Art & Coffee House 510 Great Northern Hwy Middle Swan WA

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Horse Drawn Drop-In Workshops
Aug
31
to Sep 21

Horse Drawn Drop-In Workshops

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During the Horse Drawn and Vahana exhibitions we invite groups to book a free session and visit the potters in residence. Groups of 5 - 15 participants can take part in drop-in workshops on Thursdays 31 Aug, 7 Sep, 14 Sep and 21 Sep.

It's easy: simply choose a session, call or email our Education Manager and discuss a time that works for your group. You can select from the following workshops: 

CHARCOAL SKETCHING
Using the subject matter of the Horse Drawn exhibition as guidance, participants are provided with an easel, paper and charcoal to create imaginative equine forms. 

INK AND CONTE CREATION
Create a multi-layered mixed media artwork using ink, drafting film and conte crayons. In this conceptual session draw on personal experiences with horses and mood, and watch your style evolve. 

GUIDED TOUR
Organise a group visit to MJAC for a guided tour of the exhibitions and take a sneak peek into our international artists in residence studio as Kasirajan Subbaiah, from India, works to create a large-scale terracotta horse. 

CERAMIC PINCH POTS WITH LEE WOODCOCK
Running on 29 and 30 August only, Hills-based potter Lee Woodcock will discuss his residency at MJAC and guide participants in creating their own foal inspired pinch pot to take home. All materials will be provided. Lee is also available for talks and demonstrations.

Thursday 31 Aug - Thursday 21 September | Times to suit your group | Suitable for all ages
FREE | Bookings essential | Materials supplied
Midland Junction Arts Centre

For enquires please call 9250 8062

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