Botanical Gardens
Bridge Street, Benalla VIC 3672
Telephone: 03 5760 2619
Open 10 - 5pm Closed Tuesdays

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Prue Acton Artist Talk

Join Prue Acton as she reflects on her time as a fashion designer and current role as full time painter.

For Prue, observation and aesthetics are powerful tools to explore the very nature of life and to respond creatively. She will speak about her creative life and love of painting, literature and history, including the principles underpinning colour relationship which continues as an ongoing research project with artist and art educator, Merv Moriarty.

“The beauty of colour is and always has been my quest.  As an artist, as a colourist, I make works that I hope convey the colour and the beauty of the world around us.” - Prue Acton, 2017

Image: Prue Acton in studio, courtesy of the ABC.

Bookings essential: 03 5760 2619

When: Sunday 8th October 2017 10:00AM - 11:00AM
Where Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla
Adult Free Child Free Concession Free

How to Make Australian Native Paper Flowers

Using a variety of coloured paper, Louise Seymour of the Paperlab will guide participants through a step-by-step guide to making Australian native paper flowers, including King Proteas, Bottlebrush, Gum Blossoms and other popular Australian flora and fauna.

The class will involve experimenting with paper sculpture methods including origami and kirigami techniques to create Paperlab’s Australian Natives in full colour. Louise will demonstrate how to shape cardstock, use dowel rods and floral wire and explore the wonderful world of Eucalyptus foliage to create unique and different flowers forms. 

Cost $85 members / $90 non-members

All materials supplied.
For ages 15+

Book early: 03 5760 2619

When: Saturday 28th October 2017 10:00AM - 12:00PM
Where Botanical Gardens, Bridge Street, Benalla
Adult 90.00 Child 90.00 Concession 85.00