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A QG&W custom workshop allows you to design your workshop in any way you wish.

The slider below is an indication of our 1:1 workshops which can be flexed to suit your specific requirements even further. You may have a work group, a student group, a specific agenda or project that isn’t quite outlined in our online workshops.

If your special request fits within QG&W’s abilities, we would be more than happy to accommodate.

Please use the form below the slider to give us more details or call us to chat 03 4202 0942.

  • Melinda Harper trauma and art workshop - 28

    1:1 Abstraction with Melinda Harper

    DETAILS TEACHER: Melinda Harper DATE: Flexible TIME: 10am – 5pm (hour lunch break) LOCATION: QG&W print studio COST: $455* (1p), $340 (2 pp), $295 (3 pp) AIM Explore colour and abstraction with Melinda through a variety of mediums and materials such as; acrylic/painting, paper/collage, fabric/embroidery, or print/lino cut or monoprint. Melinda guides you through form and mark making and encourages you to loosen up, let go and explore your thoughts on paper. Participants will have the chance to draw on Melinda’s immense experience with colour and freely investigate any aspect they wish. Melinda also has 14 years of experience conducting art workshops within the mental health sector. Not to be confused with art therapy, art for trauma and/or wellbeing calls for no critique or assessment of the participant's work, instead encouraging freedom of creative expression. Learn to enjoy the process of making art without the pressure of having to make [...]

  • 1:1 Book making with Bronwyn Rees

    DETAILS TEACHER: Bronwyn Rees DATE: Wed – Fri TIME: 10am – 5pm (hour lunch break) LOCATION: QG&W mezzanine print studio COST: per person*: $495 (1pp), $365 (2pp), $220 (3pp) PLACES: 3 AIM The book making workshop aims to be exploratory and will encourage participants to make a small book (or small books) of their choice using various papers and techniques. Participants will be encouraged to prepare the paper for their small book/s through printmaking methods such as linocut, mono print, and drypoint. Participants can also incorporate other artwork and paper resources such as their own drawings, old proofs/prints, and found and resourced papers such as, photos, film, acetate etc. Bronwyn will demonstrate the following book binding methods: pamphlet, Japanese stab binding, snake eyes pattern, concertina and single page, and then guide each participant through making their book/s. Although not essential as participants will make prints during the workshop, [...]

  • 1:1 Multiplate Plastic Plate Etching with Bronwyn Rees

    DETAILS TEACHER: Bronwyn Rees DATE: Wed – Fri TIME: 10am – 5pm (hour lunch break) LOCATION: QG&W print studio COST: $455* (1 p), $340 (2 pp), $295 (3 ppp) PLACES: 3 AIM To explore the wonderful world of drypoint on plastic plate. Discover an amazing range of mark making using a variety of tools (for instance tiny power tools) on the very responsive plastic surface. In this workshop participants will use acetate and use various materials such as, glue, shellac, found objects and power tools to mark the surface until happy (or as Bronwyn might state, 'happy with its gnarly magnificence'). Those inclined can also do a little plein air drawing directly onto the plate, keeping in mind that marks can be washed off and manipulated before starting the process of making indelible marks on the reverse side of the plate. After exploring mark making, Bronwyn will take participants [...]

  • 1:1 Mezzotint with Graeme Peebles

    DETAILS TEACHER: Graeme Peebles DATE: Casual sessions (dates negotiable) TIME: 10am - 4pm LOCATION: QG&W mezzanine / print studios COST: Min 4 sessions approx $250 per session OUTLINE This workshop is tailored to the individual. Each participant will explore the Mezzotint technique with Master Mezzotint printmaker, Graeme Peebles at their own level and be able to set their own agenda. Learning from Graeme's extensive experience with Mezzotint, participants will explore various ways of preparing a traditional Mezzotint ground and create various effects. Graeme will cover, scraping and burnishing of the plate through to colouring and print methods. Participants will be provided with one copperplate but are welcome to work on as many plates as they wish. Pre-rocked plates can be ordered during the workshop and/or existing plates can be brought in for feedback/development. Graeme is flexible and welcomes participants to establish their own agenda and time schedule. Recommended minimum [...]

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    1:1 Printmaking for Beginners

    DETAILS FACILITATORS: Theo Mantalvanos DATE: Mon, Wed, Thurs & Fri TIME: 10am – 4pm LOCATION: QG&W art & print studios COST: $275 (base materials inc.) PLACES: 1 per day AIM Printmaking for Beginners is a 1:1 custom workshop. In this workshop we begin by showing you a few works in the gallery and explaining the various techniques and combinations artists have used to make their work. Following this first step, we progress to demonstrating the techniques available to you and discuss any ideas you may have. You can choose to work on your own or get creative with Soula, or technical with Theo. Consider: bringing in some work to develop further bringing in some work to use as inspiration keeping it simple and just enjoying the experimentation of mark making and printing by hand. Printmaking for Beginners can be your glimpse into various printmaking techniques or you can [...]

  • Michelle Zuccolo drawing

    1:1 Drawing or Painting with Michelle Zuccolo

    TEACHER: Michelle ZuccoloDATE & TIME: FlexibleLOCATION: QG&W mezzanine art studioCOST: $455 (1 person), $340 (2 people), $295 (3 people)AIMA custom workshop is your workshop to organise with the facilitator – you set the agenda.During a custom workshop you will be able to set your own agenda and work 1:1 with Michelle, at your level and your pace.Custom workshops are facilitated by artists (the majority exhibiting at QG&W) – many of them teachers, lecturers, technicians who are professionally established or working in the art education sector. They are brilliant at sharing their expertise as well as teaching various techniques or mediums, and/or guiding you with your work development.Michelle, an experienced drawing tutor can facilitate a skill-based program exploring an extensive range of mediums and techniques.Beginning with traditional and contemporary approaches to drawing with content ranging from structural investigation, anatomical study, spatial organisation/perspective and personal expression, Michelle will then move on [...]

  • Linocut

    1:1 Linocut

    DETAILS TEACHER: Amanda Firenze  or Soula Mantalvanos DATE: Sat or Sun with Amanda or Mon, Wed, Thur or Fri with Soula TIME: 10:30am – 4:30pm (1 hour lunch) LOCATION: QG&W mezzanine studio COST per person*: $425 (1pp), $350 (2pp), $293 (3pp) AIM Linoprinting is one of the simplest printmaking methods. This 1:1 workshop will cover: safe and non toxic printmaking, how to use your own images to make a linoprint, how to print to various surfaces, colour lino printing options and inform you about material resources, editioning, and other applications for your prints once they are finished etc. Expect to produce a few proofs of your image and to make a couple of impressions exploring colour and paper variations. For complex images, QG&W offer an option to break up the workshop (ie. you carve your lino (matrix) away from QG&W and come back to focus on printing at another [...]

  • 1:1 – Drawing, Printmaking or Professional Development with Joel Wolter

    DETAILS TEACHER: Joel DATE & TIME: Wed & school holidays LOCATION: QG&W mezzanine art studio COST per person*: $425 (1pp), $319 (2pp), $283 (3pp) AIM Allow professional artist, printer and qualified art teacher, Joel Wolter to guide you through, either a single or combined focus on General Drawing, Printmaking and/or Professional Development. No matter what your level, age or experience with the arts, Joel will guide you accordingly and help you achieve your desired creative outcome. Drawing Joel will use various drawing materials and papers and teach the essentials of observation, light and shadow as well as perspective which enable you to develop a greater understanding of how to draw an object. For those with experience, Joel will set more complex tasks to help progress your skill. Initially working directly from compositional arrangements inside QG&W’s studio, you will have the option to steer the workshop perhaps venturing further [...]

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