School and Group Artist Workshops | Peta Lloyd

Next date: Wednesday, 24 April 2024 | 05:00 AM to Friday, 28 June 2024 | 04:00 PM

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Schools and groups are invited to book from a selection of workshops led by our artist educator, Peta Lloyd. Workshops can be scheduled between 9.00am - 4.00pm, Monday - Friday (subject to artist availability) by submitting a school and group booking request form.

 

Brush and Mark making

Participants will be taken through the process of making 2 – 3 handmade bush brushes each, from choosing a stick for a handle and foliage/grasses and other materials for their brush heads, to attaching the brush head to the handle using binding such as tape, string, embroidery threads and strips of fabric.

After making their own brushes, participants will experiment with using their brushes, inks and crayons to create a variety of marks on paper.

Making Zines

Participants will learn about the world of self-published Zines, what they are, why people create them, how to make and publish them.

Using paper, pencils and scissors participants will learn how to create a simple folded form known as a ‘magic book’, this is one of the many forms suitable for creating a self-published Zine. Using pencils, black pens, coloured pencils, and collage, participants will create a simple Zine, using any combination of text, drawing and collage, this can be a topic of their choice from their brainstorming or a suggested topic/s to fit with their class/school curriculum.

Collagraphy in Relief

Participants will learn how to make a relief collagraph plate from sturdy grey board bases, using a variety of materials such as, leaves, corrugated cardboard, lace, fabric, tea bag tags and many more! They will then be able to hand-print their plates in relief using water-based inks, brayers, Japanese barrens, and spoons, and be encouraged to experiment by re-inking their plates and printing in a different orientation over the top.

 

Artist educator-facilitated workshops: from $500.00 for one hour (minimum 6 weeks' notice) 

Booking essential via school and group booking request form

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About the Artist Educator

Peta Lloyd is a visual artist incorporating printmaking, assemblage, encaustic, textiles, and collage, into her shrines, artist books, assemblages, and wall narratives. 

Peta, is a collector of found objects, often broken and worn showing their patinas of use, she describes herself as a Bricoleur, creating artworks from a diverse range of treasures.  Incorporating old and new materials, Peta recycles, remakes, reuses, restores and re-stories as part of her creative process.

In addition to seeking the stories and energies contained within objects and materials, Peta explores the human condition through her family histories and her experiences of supporting others.

Peta’s artworks are held in the collections of the State Library Qld, Mackay Regional Gallery, Central Queensland University and Rockhampton Art Gallery. 

Image: Works by Peta Lloyd - Photo of artist made brush | Photo of artist made collagraphy print | Photo of multiple zines made by artist. Photo courtesy of the artist.

When

  • Monday, 19 February 2024 | 09:00 AM - Friday, 28 June 2024 | 04:00 PM
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