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Art Workshops Around Montville and Maleny

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Pack your paintbrushes and head for the hills
If you've visited the Sunshine Coast Hinterland, you'll have noticed that Maleny and Montville are very creative places and this autumn you can expand your creative horizons with art workshops.

Mindful art workshop
Heather Gall is sharing mindfulness techniques to free up your creativity

March 22 - Mindful Art and Writing Experience
Whether you want to be more creative in your art, writing or even your day job, mindful art and writing techniques can help you tap into your creative force. Artist Heather Gall and educator Janet Hamilton will share these techniques at a workshop near Maleny. Phone Heather on 0417 784 520 or visit her website.

Printmaking workshop
A collage of Nancy Stockmann's prints.

March 23 - Digital Printmaking
The humble inkjet printer is capable of more than you realise. This workshop with Nancy Stockmann will teach you how to print photos, drawings, designs and text onto a variety of surfaces using a simple home inkjet printer, offering all sorts of possibilities for collage, mixed media, textiles and craft projects. The workshop will be held at Maleny on March 23. Phone 0407 238 026 to book and see Nancy's work on her website.

March 29 Altered Models 3D Transformation
Learn to side-step creative blockages by using transformation techniques. Phone 0407 238 026. More information on Sonja's website.

March 29 and 30 Keeping it Loose
Creating a portrait that reflects character and personality is not easy but portrait artist Lizzie Connor will share unconventional ways to use tone, shadows and colour in this workshop at Maleny. Book online here.

Katia Honour art workshop
Dance of Creation by Katia Honour

May 3 and 4 - Introduction to Mischtechnik: Mandala
How do you hold a moonbeam in your hand? Capturing light, radiance and transparency is one of the biggest artistic challenges but Katia Honour has mastered it and will share the secret in a workshop at Lift Gallery on the Maleny-Montville Road on May 3 and 4. It's all about "mischtechnik" which is a way of layering egg tempera with glazes and paints to create a luminous effect. Click here to book online

May 5 Explore the cosmos
Painting the stars isn't as easy as it sounds either and Katia Honour will also conduct a workshop on using different tyles to capture the galaxies. May 5. Click here to book online.

May 5 - Portrait drawing
Montville artist Jim Cox has a lifetime of experience as a professional artist and teacher and will share portraiture techniques in a one-day workshop on portrait drawing at Maleny on Monday May 5. Phone 0417 784 520 to book.

Life drawing workshop
One of Heather Gall's nudes

Life drawing Friday mornings
Inspired by the human form? Heather Gall Fine Art hosts a weekly life drawing session on Friday mornings at her studio. Click here to visit the website.

There are more details on all these workshops at my Montville Grove website.
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Why? Art workshops
When: March and May 2014
Where: Montville and Maleny, Queensland
Cost: Varies
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