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February 2019

Creativity Cluster Exhibition and Art Activities Program

16 February @ 2:30 pm - 15 March @ 5:00 pm

Join us at the Creativity Cluster: Encouraging art in your community The end of summer doesn’t have to mean the end of fun. NancyDee Sculptures is joined by a diverse group of artists to present the Creativity Cluster – four weeks of exhibitions and artists’ talks, workshops, seminars and pop-up art activities, especially for the Geelong community. Creativity Cluster artists work across many mediums, from water colour, acrylics and sketching to mosaics, ceramics, textiles and found object assemblage. We believe everyone…

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Artist talk with Penny Sharples

25 February @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Artist talk with Penny Sharples Penny is an abstract artist, working in acrylic, oil and cold wax, and mixed media. She will discuss the mediums and techniques she works with, and why. Just as importantly, she will talk about how she uses her inner imagination to translate her experiences of natural beauty, architecture and ravishing colours from other cultures into an ethereal and energetic presence within her works. Followed by Q&A. You are also invited to view Penny’s works in…

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Get Started Painting with Pat Duncan

26 February @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Give Painting a Chance This is a ‘come and try’ painting workshop for total beginners. We will each paint a picture using acrylic paints on an 8” x 10” canvas, which is not big but a good size for framing. Bring a shirt or coverall to protect your clothes should you spill some water or paint. If you have a photo which you would like to paint, please bring it along. The course fee covers all materials, including a canvas/canvas…

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The Basics of Urban Sketching with Julia Zoellner

27 February @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Sketch Geelong with Jules Urban sketching is more than a quick drawing on a piece of paper. It is a mindful practice to observe your environment in a creative way. Join Julia to learn the basics of urban sketching—and if you are a first timer, so much the better! Julia will introduce you to simple tools, share her extensive knowledge as an artist and enable you to build your own practice of urban sketching. Julia Zöllner is a German artist…

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10 Tips to Travel Creatively and Connect with Artists, with Julia Zoellner

27 February @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm

Meeting artists around the world Learn from a young gypsy how to travel creatively and meet artists along the way. Julia has travelled to almost 30 countries around Europe, Asia and Australia and will share 10 things she learned in order to stay inspired and make meaningful connections with creative minds. Join her for an informal talk and plenty of time for Q&A. Julia Zöllner is a German artist currently based in Melbourne where she develops her artistic portfolio as a…

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March 2019

Design a Geometric or Abstract Flatlay with NancyDee Sculptures

1 March @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Clean Up Geelong – and Create Art in the Process In the lead-up to Clean Up Australia Day on 3 March, you can create a flatlay from objects you find on Geelong’s streets or beaches, such as nails, bolts, bobby pins, plastic lids or drinking straws. NancyDee will help you create a geometric or abstract flatlay, then photograph and post it to Instagram, so that you can show your family and friends. Bring whatever you find on the streets or…

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Mixed Media Mosaic I with Luna Cameron-Parrish

2 March @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Incorporating Polymer Clay into Mosaic Works This workshop taster will explore the varied ways that synthetic polymer clay can be used within a mosaic. Participants will create bespoke pieces of their own to use in a later project. Bring your design ideas, notebook, pen/pencil and a disposable aluminium oven tray to take pieces away. Cost: $20, plus materials fee of $10 ($30 in total) Luna Cameron-Parrish is a mixed media sculptor and mosaic artist who lives and works in Brunswick…

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Creatures Creative Art Carnival

3 March @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

Local artists are taking over the laneway at Little Creatures Brewery on March 3rd, for our 2nd annual art carnival. There will be market stalls, art demonstrations, entertainment, and even a live art battle.  10am – 3pm at Little Creatures Brewery Village Geelong.  FREE ENTRY. Interested artists email *protected email*

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Creative Practice Workshop with Penny Sharples 2

4 March @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

A chance to think and talk about your arts future with other artists This workshop targets adults in pursuit of creative endeavours wishing to review or improve their practice. It will be a combination of information sharing, interactive exercises and reflections to understand the actions required to create a sustainable creative practice. Minimum 4, maximum 10 participants. Penny Sharples is an abstract artist, working in acrylic, oil and cold wax, and mixed media. She draws from 30 plus years of…

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Creative Practice Workshop with Penny Sharples

4 March @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm

A chance to think and talk about your arts future with other artists This workshop targets adults in pursuit of creative endeavours wishing to review or improve their practice. It will be a combination of information sharing, interactive exercises and reflections to understand the actions required to create a sustainable creative practice. Minimum 4, maximum 10 participants. Penny Sharples is an abstract artist, working in acrylic, oil and cold wax, and mixed media. She draws from 30 plus years of…

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Introduction to Alcohol Ink, hands-on workshop with Deidre Ogilvie

5 March @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Make your masterpiece – even if you’re a beginner! This experimental class is designed to introduce participants to the magic of alcohol ink. It will be a hands-on class with materials and instruction designed to inspire participants to experiment with this medium and come away with their own masterpiece. Deidre supplies specialist paper for this type of ink, but participants can also bring their own glass or tile to experiment with. Maximum 10 participants. The class is being taught by Deidre…

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Artist talk with Deidre Ogilvie

5 March @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Join Deidre to hear about her arts practice across many genres and mediums Deidre works in oils and watercolour, but has been exploring mixed media and alcohol ink recently. Her inspiration comes mainly from her travels, and she takes photographs so that she can recreate her favourite scenes. She also paints specifically for children’s bedrooms, incorporating significant toys and emblems to create lifelong memories. Deidre facilitates a water colour group, exhibits regularly in local exhibitions and has had solo exhibitions…

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The Basics of Urban Sketching with Julia Zoellner

6 March @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Sketch Geelong with Jules Urban sketching is more than a quick drawing on a piece of paper. It is a mindful practice to observe your environment in a creative way. Join Julia to learn the basics of urban sketching—and if you are a first timer, so much the better! Julia will introduce you to simple tools, share her extensive knowledge as an artist and enable you to build your own practice of urban sketching. Julia Zöllner is a German artist…

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Get Started Painting with Pat Duncan

7 March @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Give Painting a Chance This is a ‘come and try’ painting workshop for total beginners. We will each paint a picture using acrylic paints on an 8” x 10” canvas, which is not big but a good size for framing. Bring a shirt or coverall to protect your clothes should you spill some water or paint. If you have a photo which you would like to paint, please bring it along. The course fee covers all materials, including a canvas/canvas…

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Pop-up Drop-in Art Activity with NancyDee Sculptures

8 March @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Have fun with a found object flatlay – for 5 minutes or 5 hours! Take your chances and drop in for a bit of fun. Nancy will have an art activity using both natural and manufactured found objects to spark your creativity and lift your day. Come on your own or bring your friends and chat. The atmosphere is informal and experimental – there are no mistakes, just learning by doing. You are encouraged to create your flatlay from objects…

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Artist talk with Luna Cameron-Parrish (Amethyst Moon)

9 March @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Luna Cameron-Parrish is a mixed media sculptor and mosaic artist who lives and works in Brunswick East. Her style is eclectic and quirky, ranging from decorative or functional through to abstract. Her pieces often contain an assortment of contrasting materials, including found objects. Recycling is an important part of Luna’s process, breathing new life and love into discarded items. Luna is interested in using art to explore everything in life and imagination, from the sublime to the ridiculous. Luna will discuss…

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Mixed Media Mosaic 2 with Luna Cameron-Parrish

9 March @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Using Found Objects  Create a small, ungrouted mosaic using a variety of mixed materials and found objects. The focus of this workshop is fun, innovation and spontaneity! Bring found objects (or use any that Luna has on hand), an apron or old shirt (it might get messy) and your sense of fun! Cost: $20, plus materials fee of $5 ($25 in total) Luna Cameron-Parrish is a mixed media sculptor and mosaic artist who lives and works in Brunswick East. Her…

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Make Your Own Mandala with Pat Duncan

12 March @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

A mandala of your own design Discover the artistic possibilities of drawing mandalas and use your creativity to design your own. We will each complete at least one small mandala and start on a larger one to complete at home. Bring a folder to keep your completed mandala flat on the way home. Maximum 10 participants. Pat Duncan came to Australia from Scotland over 30 years ago. Travelling through Western Australia and the Red Centre, she was impressed by the…

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Make Your Own Mandala with Pat Duncan

14 March @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

A mandala of your own design Discover the artistic possibilities of drawing mandalas and use your creativity to design your own. We will each complete at least one small mandala and start on a larger one to complete at home. Bring a folder to keep your completed mandala flat on the way home. Maximum 10 participants. Pat Duncan came to Australia from Scotland over 30 years ago. Travelling through Western Australia and the Red Centre, she was impressed by the…

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