The forthcoming art classes that will be commencing on the 20th of January every Saturday to the 10th of February will be conducted by emerging artist Conroy Nathan. These free art lessons are aimed at instilling passion and creativity in the community through an artistic and academic perspective that was acquired in Conroy’s Bachelor’s degree in fine arts. Made possible by funding from the Karen Welfare Association (a non-profit organisation) and free access to facilities provided by the Girrawheen Hub through the City of Wanneroo, this programme seeks to generate enthusiasm, support and a sense of belonging for everyone involved in these art workshops that are free of charge to all who register.
Due to the Girrawheen Hub’s policies, our use of material in these lessons are limited to graphite and charcoal for the duration of the art classes, as other mediums such as paint are not suitable for the facilities. Nonetheless, these lessons are aimed at achieving basic techniques of line, form and tone through reference to still life objects. And for that reason, pencil and charcoal is the more suitable medium for the registered beginners.
The activities in this class will be also be a way of promoting our Karen Welfare Association by encouraging inclusiveness for all people of different backgrounds and organisations not just in own. And with the combined potential of art & creativity and the sense of community we believe this may be achieved.