Workshops + Events
Bundoora Homestead Art Centre presents a series of artist talks, workshops and events designed to inspire, inform and enjoy.
Sun October 13, 2019
Returning with a refreshed format, join us within the grand setting of Bundoora Homestead for an invigorating term of drawing classes, facilitated by a contemporary artist.
This term will include a focus on Life Drawing, combined with one-off Still Life, Drapery and Plein Air drawing classes.
With a relaxed three-hour tutored session each Sunday, you will be guided to develop your life drawing skills in the company of like-minded individuals.
This program is available to artists at all stages of development, whether you’re trying it for the first time or you have advanced drawing skills. All materials provided.
WHEN Sundays 13 October – 1 December | 10am – 1pm
COST $210 (8 sessions) or $30 casual
Click here to book for the whole term (8 sessions)
Click here to book for an individual class
Sat November 2, 2019
Take advantage of the Homestead’s stunning outdoor spaces and join us for a series of bespoke workshops which explore specialised craft. Facilitated by acclaimed craft expert Ramona Barry, this is a unique opportunity to learn extraordinary creative techniques including Indigo Dyeling, Block Printing, Marbling and more. Numbers are strictly limited. Book your place below!
2 NOV – Marbling
Discover how ink and water can magically transform paper and fabric into decorative masterpieces. Participants will marble a selection of materials and learn a basic bookbinding technique to create notebooks from their creations.
9 NOV – Indigo Dyeing
Deep dive into the deepest of blue hues into this ancient craft with a modern twist. Participants will be able to dip dye and take home paper, yarn, cottons, silk and their own tote bag or silk scarf in this immersive workshop
16 NOV – Cyanotype Printing
The power of the sun is harnessed in this early photographic technique that is perfect for capturing the natural beauty surrounding the homestead. Participants will experiment with a series of cyanotype prints be able create their own framed artwork to take home
23 NOV – Block Printing
Make your stamp set and design your own set of homewares using this deceptively simple dynamic printing technique. Participants will print a set of napkins, placemats and card sets and take home tools to continue their printing journey.
30 NOV – Natural Dyeing
Experience the alchemical magic of natural dyeing in this immersive workshop that explores both ancient and modern natural dye techniques. Create a swatch book, dye your own yarn and create and take home a delicate table runner inspired by natures palette.
7 DEC – Paper Making
This wet and wonderful workshop will help you discover the joys of papermaking. From pulping, forming and drying participants will be able to take away their own paper set and learn a basic bookbinding technique to create beautiful notebooks out of their creations.