Browsing Archive: March, 2013

New course in textile arts

Posted by Douglas Arts on Sunday, March 31, 2013,

This course exposes students to a variety of techniques used to alter and manipulate fabrics. If you want to find out how to push the boundaries with what you can achieve with textiles then this is for you.

If you are a beginner, then this is an exciting place to start. We will be altering the face of fabric through such means as dyeing, painting, printing, foiling, burning, melting, stitching and embellishing.

Students will create a number of samples which can then be used to make a large...

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April Courses - enrol now

Posted by Douglas Arts on Sunday, March 24, 2013,
 Kids and Clay - 2
 Morning  Saturday
 Intro to Mosaics
 Morning  Saturday
 Molds for Slip Casting
 Morning  Friday
 After School Art
 Afternoon  Tuesday
 Mixed Media-impasto/paste,  acrylic, pastels, pencils
 Afternoon  Wednesday
 Intro to Acrylic Painting
 Afternoon  Thursday
 Textile Art for Beginners
 Evening Thursday

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Joy Shand-Culley - guest speaker at opening night

Posted by Douglas Arts on Friday, March 8, 2013,

Joy Shand Culley with some of her textilse and fibre art baskets used to illustrate her talk at DAB to celebrate International Women's Day
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Women in Art Exhibition opening Thursday 7th march 6.30pm

Posted by Douglas Arts on Monday, March 4, 2013,
A celebration of women artists in Douglas as part of International Womens Day

EXHIBITION OPENING NIGHT: Thursday March 7th at 6.30pm

Relax and enjoy a wine tasting hosted by Wine Divas - taste some beautiful wines from South Australia, listen to Joy Shand-Culley, the guest speaker reflect on her career as an artist, and appreciate the artistic skills of local artists

Everyone welcome


Friday 8th/Saturday 9th open 10-4pm;
Monday 11th–Friday 15th 10-4pm;
Saturday 16...
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Douglas Arts Studio Gallery Inc A non-profit community arts group aimed at encouraging artistic development, in the Douglas Shire

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