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482 Flinders Street
Townsville, Queensland 4810 Australia
4772 7109

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October 2017
$75

Shibori Dyeing Workshop

7 October @ 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
Studio Downstairs, 482 Flinders Street
Townsville, Queensland 4810 Australia
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We welcome India Collins back from Cairns to deliver more workshops in Shibori dyeing – a Japanese dyeing technique involving folding fabric then dyeing it in an indigo colour. The artist will provide the dye (synthetic), gloves, twine and clamps etc. Participants required to bring their own fabric that must be cotton, linen or silk (natural fibers). We suggest you bring 4 pieces of material approximately cushion/pillow-case size to try all the different ways to dye your fabric. Members Price…

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$85

Exploring Surface Techniques on Polymer Clay

29 October @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Studio Downstairs, 482 Flinders Street
Townsville, Queensland 4810 Australia
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In this class, participants will explore the techniques of silk screen and transfer paper with polymer clay. You will create various polymer clay surfaces using chalks, alcohol ink, acrylic, golden leaves and more. You will also learn how to utilise these surfaces for creating beads and a pendant or brooch. This workshop is suitable for beginners and intermediate levels wanting to learn more about the characteristics of polymer clay. You will learn about preparing, working with and finishing your clay,…

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November 2017

Artist Talk and Open Studio: Jacqueline Aust

3 November @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Studio Downstairs, 482 Flinders Street
Townsville, Queensland 4810 Australia
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Jacqueline Aust will give an artist talk about her printmaking practice as well as show the work she has been developing during her residency over the last week, as part of The Grand Hotel Townsville Artist in Residence. She will be using our studio space to continue developing a series loosely themed on 'navigating' which has come about as the result of three previous artist residencies in Spain, Australia (The Art Vault, Mildura) and Rakiura-Stewart Island, New Zealand, between 2015 and…

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$160

Printmaking Collaboration Workshop

4 November @ 10:00 am - 5 November @ 4:00 pm
Studio Downstairs, 482 Flinders Street
Townsville, Queensland 4810 Australia
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10am - 4pm Saturday 4 and Sunday 5 November 2017 Jacqueline Aust is a New Zealand printmaker located near Auckland. She holds a a Master of Arts (Distinction) from the University of Auckland, New Zealand which provides the theoretical architecture for her printmaking and sculpture. Her research explores the relationship between autographic mark making, a response to place, and the mechanics of making multiple images. Visit her website to view her artworks: www.jacquelineaust.com As part of The Grand Hotel Townsville…

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