Art Bites

Venue Queensland

Dates From 9 Oct to 27 Nov 2011

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Art Bites - Queensland
Overview

Tickets on Sale - Monday 19 Sep 9am

Art Bites is a series of free arts workshops designed for you to explore and discover
your creative side. Taste test a range of arts experiences designed for the beginner in
community venues across Brisbane.

Meet your neighbours or make new friends in a relaxed and friendly environment.
Learn to transform waste paper into something beautiful; get active with Cuban dance;
learn the secrets to opera; or try your hand at printmaking with the sun.

Places are limited so bookings are essential.

SCHEDULE

Saturday 15 October 10am
Kumihimo: The Art of Samurai Braiding - Bracken Ridge Hall
Kumihimo is a Japanese form of braid making used by samurai warriors.
Awaken your inner warrior when you learn two braid techniques.
This show has been taken offsale on the web. Tickets will be available at the venue on the day of the performance

Saturday 15 October 1pm
Upcycling Paper Waste - Bracken Ridge Hall

Learn how to reuse your paper waste in creative ways by designing and making beautiful paper art.
This show has been taken offsale on the web. Tickets will be available at the venue on the day of the performance

Sunday 16 October 10:30am
Illustration for Children’s Storybooks - Hamilton Town Hall

Get an insight into a child’s world, develop a storyboard and illustrate a beautiful
new work. You can work on your own story, or start afresh on the day.
This show has been taken offsale on the web. Tickets will be available at the venue on the day of the performance

Sunday 16 October 2pm
Opera 101 - Hamilton Town Hall
Gain a greater understanding of this much-loved over-the-top art form in a fun and humorous way.
Learn basic singing techniques, discover the secrets of famous arias, and explore the great works
of Mozart, Verdi and Puccini.
This show is sold out

Saturday 22 October 9am
Mosaics 101 - Kenmore Community Meeting Place
Create two beautiful mosaic pieces that draw on different mosaic techniques.

Saturday 22 Oct 10am
From Hobby to Wholesaling - St Augustine’s Church Hall and Grounds
A Q&A based information session that explains the process in turning a handmade hobby into an
indie business. Learn everything from pricing, to wholesale and consignment, and everything in
between.
This show is sold out.

Saturday 29 Oct 1pm
Stop Motion Animation - The Edges, State Library of Queensland
Learn to make your own animation masterpiece using paper, scissors, cameras, your own collected
objects and your creative genius.
This show is sold out.

Saturday 5 Nov 9:55am
Social Media: from Etsy & Beyond - St Augustine’s Church Hall and Grounds
Social media is a great tool to promote your emerging craft business. Learn tips and tricks to create
a successful blog and stimulating content for Etsy, Twitter and Facebook.
This show is sold out.

Saturday 5 Nov 10am
Tap Dance for Beginners - Inala Civic Centre
Have you got rhythm? Learn the basics of tap dance ranging from traditional Broadway to funky modern.
This tap class is guaranteed to be a fun workout, challenging your feet, promoting rhythm and co-ordination.

Sunday 6 Nov 10am
Printmaking with the Sun - Inala Community Art Gallery
Solarplate printmaking is an easy to learn method where you let the sunshine do the hard work.
Have fun while learning to harness unexpected outcomes during the creative process.
This show is sold out.

Saturday 12 Nov 10am
From Rags to Roses - St Augustine’s Church Hall and Grounds
Create a unique piece of wearable art using recycled materials and discover ideas for extending your
eco-friendly hand-made wardrobe. 
This show is sold out.

Saturday 12 Nov 11am
Eco-origami - St Augustine’s Church Hall and Grounds
Use pre-loved and salvaged papers, such as wrapping paper, to learn how to make your own eco-origami
models, from traditional cranes to more curious objects.
This show is sold out.

Saturday 12 Nov 11:30am
Reading Inge’s Bus Stop (Part 1) - Toombul Shire Hall
William Inge’s play Bus Stop is a drama, with romantic and comedic elements. Work with an actor across
two sessions to read, discover and perform this timeless play.

Saturday 12 Nov 12pm
Cactus Pin Cushion - St Augustine’s Church Hall and Grounds
Learn to make a quirky cactus pin cushion out of salvaged felt, eco-friendly toy filling, pins and vintage buttons.
This show is sold out.

Sunday 13 Nov 10am
Palestinian Dabke - Toombul Shire Hall

Discover the rhythms of dabke (Arabic for ‘to stomp’) a popular folkloric music and dance of Arabic
speaking countries of the Arab Near East.

Sunday 13 Nov 12pm
Reading Inge’s Bus Stop (Part 2) - Toombul Shire Hall

William Inge’s play Bus Stop is a drama, with romantic and comedic elements. Work with an actor across
two sessions to read, discover and perform this timeless play.

Sunday 20 Nov 9am
Singing for Meditation - Hamilton Town Hall
Use singing techniques to raise your meditation to new heights.
Learn to sing contemporary musical arrangements based on traditional songs originating
from India, Africa and the Americas.

Sunday 20 Nov 1pm
Russian Folk Dolls - Hamilton Town Hall
Make your own handmade gift when you learn the art of making a traditional Russian folk doll, using
fabrics and a simple wrapping technique.
This show is sold out.

Saturday 26 Nov 10am
Frottage and Relief Design - Wynnum Hall

Discover this simple drawing and design method pioneered by the Surrealists and turn them into a
landscape of your day, your life, your mood.

Saturday 26 Nov 1pm
Creating your own Monologue - Wynnum Hall
Discover the craft of creating monologues and learn to pen your own story.

Saturday 26 Nov 1:30pm
Drawing from Nature - Wynnum Hall
Be inspired by nature, draw an insect, a flower, or a leaf and learn basic drawing techniques.

Sunday 27 Nov 10am
MYO Mudbricks - Graceville Community Garden
Discover the art of making strong and durable mudbricks and then decorate them with creative flair.
This show is sold out.