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Oct 27, 2014

Charcoal

"All children are artists. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up. ”
-Pablo Picasso

Through Lifelines and my pop-up Champagne & Charcoal classes, I would like to give grown-ups who may have strayed from their childhood creative selves, an opportunity to rediscover what it feels like to be an artist whilst confronting their hesitations of drawing the human form ... armed with charcoal in one hand, and a glass of bubbly in the other.

The classes are guided and offer individuals the opportunity to challenge not only their drawing skills, but how they look and see things in a completely uncompetitive environment. 

Classes are suitable for ALL levels of experience, with novices possibly finding the most surprising outcomes.

If you would like to find out more, feel free to get in touch.

If you might be interested in upcoming classes or short courses, please register your interest.
aneta@lifelines.com.au
mobile - 0415 102 029


"Aneta’s teaching method’s were unique and effective. She challenged everyone to open their mind, and to see things in light and shade, rather than simply in conventional borders.

I walked in to the class as a drawer, and I think it’s not too bold to say that when I walked out, I was on my way to becoming an artist, or at least understanding art.

It is not often that one can see – quite literally – how much has been learned in the space of a couple of hours. I think this is valuable because it proves that people can develop skills completely outside of their comfort zone.

I expect that I will draw on this experience for confidence when I am next faced with performing a task that is outside my comfort zone.

I really enjoyed the class and I would be keen do a course. I think that doing things that are completely out of step with the rest of your daily routine helps to ensure a broad experience of life.

And of course, live art is a great reminder that beauty comes in many shapes and sizes."

-Kim, Highgate

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Jan 7, 2013

In the market for a Life Drawing masterpiece?

Over the last 12 months I've been part of a Life Drawing group which is now holding an exhibition with pieces for sale ... so if you're in the market for a little nudie art, and let's face it, who isn't?! ...  be sure to come on down!

OPENING NIGHT:  Friday, 11 January 2013, 6pm - 9pm

January 11-18, 2013
Cullity Gallery
UWA Nedlands Campus, 
corner of Clifton Street and Stirling Highway 

Gallery hours: 12-13 January, 10am - 4pm | 14-18 January, 9am - 7pm

The public are invited to view the results of over 18 months of life drawing sessions hosted by the Faculty of Architecture, Landscape and Visual Arts of UWA - drawings from over a dozen local artists which includes works in pencil, charcoal and ink.

Exhibited pieces are available for purchase and immediate possession; new works will be added throughout the duration to maintain a constant display of fresh and exciting material.

www.alva.uwa.edu.au/cullity-gallery | P: 0448 511 207 | 

CommentsCategories Life Drawing Exhibition For Sale Opening Night

Dec 2, 2012

Festival magic on Beaufort Street

What a rush!

This year's Beaufort St Festival was a massive event with over 100,000 people attending despite the rather roasty conditions.

Interestingly for me, the experience of being part of the Festival started not with the event on the day, but meeting the people who helped me create my space and those engaged in running the Event. 

Despite the pressures of the massive task undertaken, even at the eleventh hour, their faces beaming contagious smiles.

A huge thank you goes out to Lee at Discus who helped me with the printing of my display, as well as Brody MacLeod and Marissa Glas for their support helping me find a home for it on the day ... and of course my priceless setup helpers Angela Pownell and Jacky Coglan who's elbow grease meant that things went up, and came down without a hitch.

The Festival itself was all I could have hoped for making sure I was more then entertained ... with a spectrum of charismatic characters pausing in the chaos of the streets to share a little time, and entrust me with their Lifelines.

Check out the Lifelines Portraits and photos from the day.

CommentsCategories Beaufort Street Festival Exhibition Opening Night Serendipity

Jun 21, 2012

Friday 29th June ... Lifelines Organic Gallery is off to support a great cause - Artillery!

I'm very excited to announce that Ill be taking Lifelines to support another one of Artillery's worthy events ... 'AT ARMS LENGTH'

Come along to support them, check out the arts and be entertained ... and let me add your Lifelines to the Organic Gallery Ill be creating on the night ....  

6pm, Friday, 29 June 2012
Four5Nine Bar, Rosemount Hotel
459 Fitzgerald Street, North Perth

http://artilleryfestival.com/perthevents.html
"'AT ARM'S LENGTH' takes this idea to the creative extreme and uses the Arts to explore one of the world's most pressing issues, arms trade, from a truly Australian perspective. Also it's a great excuse for us to make puns, because here at ARTilleryfest, we use ART as
our ARTillery to fight for human rights."

Heres some of the results from the last time I got involved with them
... hope to see you on the night!

http://lifelines.com.au/artillery
http://lifelines.com.au/artillery-pix

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