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Spray Tanning Workshop


Learn the techniques to provide professional spray tanning services. Students are to come to class with no make-up or moisturiser on and hair tied up.

It is advisable that you have exfoliated the night before so your skin, the canvas, is ready for a lovely summer glow. As you will be spraying each other in class, it is advisable that you should wear loose fitting clothes and any under garments that you wish to wear whilst being spray-tanned in class!

Disposable g-strings will be provided if required. Please leave jewellery at home.

During the course students will:
- Learn the Summer glow in winter
- Earn a Certificate of participation

Students will require the following equipment:
- Note pad, pen
- Morning tea and lunch


Event Dates
2018
      17th Sep


475 Scottsdale Drive
Varsity Lakes, QLD, 4227

Located 1.3K from Varsity Lakes

Macram? Pet Leads Workshop


Create a chic macram? pet lead for your fur baby.

If you've already taken their pet collar workshop, it's time to make the lead to match the collar. Macram? is an artistic form of textile making where chord is knotted together into intricate and tasteful designs. Macram? can use a variety of materials such as cotton, twine, leather and hemp and can be used to create small scale items such as jewelry or large items like plant holders or wall hangings. Macram? first became wildly popular in the 70s but has since resurfaced and become the center of trendy home d?cor.

This three hour workshop will teach you the basics of macram?. The six most common types of macram? knots are:
Reverse Larkshead Knot
Half Knot
Square Knot
Vertical Half Hitch
Diagonal Half Hitch
The classic multiple strand Braid

This workshop will focus on a square knot, so your pet lead will be both decorative and sturdy. At the end of the three hours, you will leave the class with a chic pet lead that you and your pet will love.


Event Dates
2018
      16th Aug


475 Scottsdale Drive
Varsity Lakes, QLD, 4227

Located 1.3K from Varsity Lakes

Acrylic Layers Large Canvas


Learn how to layer acrylic and inks and use mark making techniques. Marvel as undiscovered patterns result and emerge to create a hidden theme!

Taught by industry professional Tracy Saywell, with over 25 years experience as an artist, 10 years leading creative education in her own college, and successes in commercial textile design, expert visual arts trainer Tracy Saywell brings a high level of value to all her workshops.

Unleash the artist within and get creative using a blank canvas board. Paint on your supplied canvas using various techniques and mediums, then hang them up to display your masterpiece.

This 1-day course puts you in the artists chair. learning how to draw and paint takes time, knowledge and patience. But, there are a number of drawing and art techniques you can adopt to help you along the way. Acrylics are a very flexible medium: they can be used direct from the tube to create thick dense colour, or, watered down and layered to give depth and an almost ethereal quality.

Though there are many courses and workshops available online, they only teach the principles to create small scale artworks,...

See Eventfinda for more information.


Event Dates
2018
      15th Aug


475 Scottsdale Drive
Varsity Lakes, QLD, 4227

Located 1.3K from Varsity Lakes

Macram? Pet Collar Workshop


Create a chic macram? pet collar for your fur baby.

Macram? is an artistic form of textile making where chord is knotted together into intricate and tasteful designs. Macram? can use a variety of materials such as cotton, twine, leather and hemp and can be used to create small scale items such as jewelry or large items like plant holders or wall hangings. Macram? first became wildly popular in the 70s but has since resurfaced and become the center of trendy home d?cor.

This three hour workshop will teach you the basics of macram?. The six most common types of macram? knots are:

Reverse Larkshead Knot
Half Knot
Square Knot
Vertical Half Hitch
Diagonal Half Hitch
The classic multiple strand Braid

This workshop will focus on a five strand braid, so you can wrap your head around these knots, so your pet collar will be both decorate and sturdy. At the end of the three hours, you will leave the class with a chic pet collar that you and your pet will love.


Event Dates
2018
      14th Aug


475 Scottsdale Drive
Varsity Lakes, QLD, 4227

Located 1.3K from Varsity Lakes

Introduction to Photography


Learn the skills to take professional photos with your Digital SLR Camera, an introduction to DSLR cameras.

ISO, Shutter Speeds and Apertures, Portraits:
Natural lighting, reflectors and studio

Photoshop:
Introduction and post-editing skills for photography

Getting creative:
Elements and principles of design, shooting tips and tricks

Fashion shoot:
Styling, posing, lighting and working with models

Students are required to have basic photography skills.

Duringthe course students will:
Learn the elements and Principals of Design
Gain pre- and post-editing skills
Create amazing portraits with natural lighting
Experience styling, posing and lighting effects while working with models

Students will require the following equipment:
A camera and lenses
USB Memory Stick
Note pad and pen
Comfortable walking shoes for photo walks
Morning tea and lunch


Event Dates
2018
      30th Jul
      31st Jul
      1st Aug
      2nd Aug
      3rd Aug


475 Scottsdale Drive
Varsity Lakes, QLD, 4227

Located 1.3K from Varsity Lakes

Special Effects Make-Up


This g-awe-re inspiring one day workshop will introduce you to a wide range of SFX products and techniques and really up the ante for your next Halloween costume.

Learn from their expert trainers how to create realistic effects that can be used on stage and on screen. You will learn to recreate a variety of injuries including cuts and grazes, bruises, and even an amputated finger!

If you're creative, don't mind the sight of blood (fake of course), and would like a taste test of the spine-tingling world of SFX makeup, then this is the course for you!

Duringthe course s tudents will:
- Create cuts and grazes
- Create realistic bruises
- Learn how to make their own fake blood with expert recipes
- Create an amputated finger
- Special effects make up tips

Students will require the following equipment:
- Note pad, pen
- Closed-in shoes
- Camera or smart phone (to take pictures of your work)
- Morning tea and lunch


Event Dates
2018
      27th Jul


475 Scottsdale Drive
Varsity Lakes, QLD, 4227

Located 1.3K from Varsity Lakes

Street Style Image and Fashion Flat Lays


Interested in styling? This one day workshop will give you a brief insight into what it is like to be a stylist. Get a taste of what its like to style a Fashion Flat Lay shoot and experiment with street style photography. You will also walk away with your own styled images using the techniques you learnt throughout the day.

During the course students will:
- Create a mood board for your Fashion Flat Lay
- Produce a Fashion Flat Lay image that can be used on your social media
- Produce a Street Style image that can be used on your social media
- Gain a better understanding of your own body shape and how to dress for occasions
- Certificate of participation

Students will require the following equipment:
- Note pad, pen
- One current fashion magazine of your choice (e.g. Vogue, Elle, Harpers Bazar, Yen, Cleo)
- Six to eight pieces of small to medium clothing, accessories for a flat lay photoshoot (these can be personal items from your handbag, your wardrobe and desk)
- Wear an outfit that reflects your personal style that you would be happy to take photos in
- Morning tea and lunch


Event Dates
2018
      27th Jul


475 Scottsdale Drive
Varsity Lakes, QLD, 4227

Located 1.3K from Varsity Lakes

Art Fun


Two days to play and learn new techniques and tips, plus the fun of trying many different art mediums.

Taught by industry professional Tracy Saywell, with over 25 years experience as an artist, 10 years leading creative education in her own college and successes in commercial textile design, expert visual arts trainer Tracy Saywell brings a high level of value to all her workshops.

The Art Fun Short Course will provide you with the skills and knowledge to create a beautiful art piece; you will learn how to create and design surfaces with rich colour schemes for commercial and residential settings.

Discover your inner artist during this painting workshop. With a paintbrush in hand, follow along as talented artists guide you step-by-step through painting the session's featured artwork. All materials are provided and no experience is necessary.

This course is suitable for beginners or early stage artists and those with some experience in painting who want to learn additional drawing ideas as well as introductory painting techniques.


Event Dates
2018
      26th Jul
      27th Jul


475 Scottsdale Drive
Varsity Lakes, QLD, 4227

Located 1.3K from Varsity Lakes

Design Your Own Print


This one day holiday workshop covers designing a simple motif by hand, scanning it, manipulating it using freely available software and then printing onto a calico bag and, optionally, your own white t-shirt.

You will design your own skirt, make a pattern, cut out the of your choice fabric and sew your skirt on industrial sewing machines. By the end of the day, students will have created their own skirt design and be able to transfer that design onto a calico bag or a white T-Shirt.

During the course students will:
- Design and create a calico bag with your print on it (and a t shirt if you bring one)
- Creating motifs and designs by hand
- Simple manipulation using free computer software
- Certificate of participation

What Students should bring:
- Laptop computer with one of the following free software packages loaded: (MS Paint, or any others that are free and available)
- Enclosed Shoes
- Morning tea and lunch
- Heaps of creativity
- White t-shirt (if desired)


Event Dates
2018
      26th Jul


475 Scottsdale Drive
Varsity Lakes, QLD, 4227

Located 1.3K from Varsity Lakes

Ink Workshop


Learn what great effects you can create with inks!

Perfect for anyone who wants to learn how to paint with ink, Tracy's course will guide you through a series of structured exercises to introduce you to the basics of Ink Painting.

With over 25 years experience as an artist, 10 years leading creative education in her own college and successes in commercial textile design, expert visual arts trainer Tracy Saywell brings a high level of value to all her workshops. Specialty inks and paper provided.

What students should bring:
Pen, note pad, enclosed shoes, morning tea and lunch and heaps of creativity.


Event Dates
2018
      25th Jul


475 Scottsdale Drive
Varsity Lakes, QLD, 4227

Located 1.3K from Varsity Lakes

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