Beeswax Wrap Making

Next date: Wednesday, 27 November 2019 | 06:00 PM to 08:00 PM

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Come along to this fun workshop and discover the art of making your own beeswax wraps.

This is the perfect way to spend an evening, learning a new skill and taking a step closer to living more sustainably. Plus, think of the wonderful gifts that you can make friends and relatives.

Beeswax food wraps are a low impact and more sustainable alternative to plastic cling wrap. Use them to keep your food fresh - from sandwiches to cheese, fruit to vegetables. Beeswax food wraps are washable, reusable, freezable, and look absolutely beautiful. Choose fabrics that match your kitchen, fabrics that are your best friend’s favourite colour, or fabrics that match the season. There is a beeswax wrap for everyone.

This workshop runs for two hours, and you will leave with four beeswax wraps of varying colours and sizes, an instructional booklet on how to make more at home, and a wealth of new skills and know-how!

All materials are provided. Participants are welcome to bring their own fabric if they have a specific preference of colour or design.

Price: $40| $38 Friends of the Gallery [includes materials, qualified arts educator]

Where: Rockhampton Art Gallery, Beatrice Hutton Room (entry via Beatrice Hutton Room, directly off Victoria Parade)

Who: Anyone who is interested in sustainability and craft; individuals looking to hand-make gifts and presents; all ages and skill levels are welcome (under 15s to be accompanied by a paying adult)

Parking: Victoria Parade or Bolsover Car Park behind the Gallery            

About the Tutor 

Helen Kavanagh is a Central Queensland artist and a fun, bubbly educator. She is passionate about the environment. Her artistic pursuits are drawing, painting, photography and sculpting objects from recycled materials.

Helen has a Diploma of Visual Arts from CQU, and teaches workshops at Rockhampton Art Gallery and Mount Morgan School of Arts.

When

  • Wednesday, 07 August 2019 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
  • Wednesday, 04 September 2019 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
  • Wednesday, 23 October 2019 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
  • Wednesday, 27 November 2019 | 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Location

Rockhampton Art Gallery, 62 Victoria Parade, Rockhampton City 4700  View Map

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