Hosted by Zetta Florence in our century old stables, the variety of art based workshops are designed for all makers, creators & collectors to enjoy.

Proudly supported by the City of Yarra, Creative Corner aims to support the creative community of Fitzroy & surrounds. The workshops are hosted by creative local people and businesses to help revitalise the local creative community.

January

Hand Building Clay Taster

by Sarah Schembri

Friday 29th January

5.00 – 7.00pm

This workshop is suited to anyone interested in creating functional items. No experience required. Hand forming techniques will be demonstrated, including rolling out clay to create small plates, pinch pots, trays & spoons, incorporating texture.

$69.00

February

Wax Seals and Penpals

by Moya

Monday 1st February

6.00 – 8.00pm

We might be mostly digital these days but that makes it even more special to receive – or to send – a letter you’ve written by hand! Learn how to use a flexible dip pen, colourful ink, envelope decoration, and applying mailable wax seals. All materials supplied.

$35.00

Paper Jewellery

by Michelle Lackenby

Tuesday 2nd February

5.00 – 7.00pm

In our Paper Jewellery workshop, you will learn how to fold, cut and slice your way to make your own paper creations in a jewellery form. Paper jewellery allows you to make beautiful one-off pieces in your own unique and creative style. All materials provided!

EVENT POSTPONED

Paper Flower Crowns

by Michelle Lackenby

Wednesday 3rd February

5.00 – 7.00pm

In this workshop, you’ll learn the art of paper flower making using simple tools and techniques. You will design and create your own paper flower bouquet with a variety of flower types to take home with you and wow your friends and family. All materials provided.

$40.00

Hardcover Bookbinding

by Michelle Lackenby

Friday 5th February

6.30 – 8.30pm

This workshop will introduce the skills needed to create your own hardcover book. You will see a demonstration of the sewing of the text block. Followed by reading your own cover and learning the terminology of bookbinding and steps involved. All materials provided.

$45.00

Introduction to Calligraphy: Copperplate

by Moya

Tuesday 9th February

6.00 – 8.00pm

This class will provide all you need to get started on creating your own beautiful letterforms, and once you have the basics you can do anything: Wedding invitations, penpal letters, sticker designs, or just a peaceful new hobby. All materials provided.

$40.00

Origami

by Michelle Lackenby

Friday 12th February 

5.00 – 7.00pm

Starting from the basics you’ll learn some of the traditional base folds and then build on them to create more complex pieces. From single sheets to modular 3D pieces you’ll experience the infinite possibilities of paper folding while participating in an age-old art form. All materials provided.

$20.00

Concertina Books

by Michelle Lackenby

Saturday 13th February

4.30 – 6.30pm

In this workshop, you will learn different methods and techniques including softcover wrap, hardcover and Turkish fold. Perfect for paintings, calligraphy, storytelling or photo display! Please note, in this bookmaking, the pages will be blank for you to fill after class. All materials provided.

$60.00

Introduction to Calligraphy: Italic

by Moya

Tuesday 16th February

6.00 – 8.00pm

Italic script is a historical style, and a wonderful way to improve your handwriting or to design invitations, paintings, or just jazz up your bullet journals or notebooks.  Learn the basics with one of Melbourne’s professional calligraphers, and be provided with everything you need to develop your skills yourself at home!

$40.00

We can’t wait for you to join us!