Flex Those Creative Muscles: Our Suggestions to Indulge One’s Artsy Side
All of us have a little artist inside who is just itching to come out and play. It is literally rolling over to just get out and have some fun. Although, finding an outlet to flex those creative muscles can feel like a task and a half.
Don’t worry, we have got just the thing to aid that creative buzz. Here are our Subi suggestions to indulging in one’s artsy side;
When it comes to art, the Painted Teapot is Subi’s creative haven. Why not paint a ceramic piece to get those artistic juices flowing? The Painted Teapot is a family-run business, based on Rokeby Road in Subiaco and is committed to providing the best pottery painting experience for our community. The team will provide everything for the pottery session and will guide patrons every step of the way. The Painted Teapot is suited for all ages and experience levels.
They say that art is an expression of our soul and is something that comes from within. There is no right or wrong way to do art, so why not just wing it and let our soul’s lead the way? Pop into our local Jackson Drawing Supplies art store and ask one of their friendly team members to help select some artistic tools to get started. Whether it is a sketch book or some watercolours, purchasing art supplies is the perfect way for our little artist inside us to come out!
Book a Candle Making Workshop at Bespoke Blends
Candles are something that never seem to go out of style, and for good reason too! Book a candle making workshop at Bespoke Blends and have fun creating some flavoursome fragrances. Guided by a professional, learn how to make a unique candle that is toxin free and utilises essential oils. Bespoke Blends is a local Subiaco business that loves to spread their love of candle making to our community. Join the fun with this uniquely creative activity.
There is no better remedy for a starved artistic spirit than to experience the local art on display. Subi is known for some public art gems which are SURE to satisfy anyone’s artsy side. Some Subi public art suggestions to check out include, the ‘Subiaco was built on a Sunday’ mural by Mel McVee and ‘An Gorta Mor’, the Irish Famine Memorial. Check out the Subi Art Discovery Trial
for where to go.
Purchase a How-To Drawing Book from Dymocks Subiaco
Sometimes the hardest part of indulging in our artsy side, is just sitting down and doing it! That pencil to paper contact is often the largest feat of all. While some say to wait for inspiration to come knocking on our door, we believe that mixing the necessary ingredients are essential to get the creative flow going. This is why we cannot recommend enough the value of a good how-to book! Make a visit to Dymocks Subiaco and browse their selection of how-to draw books and set the wheels in motion, pronto.
Learn How to Make a Quilt at Materialise
Materialise runs several quilt making classes. The business is located in Shenton Park and is run by textile artist, Sophie. This uniquely creative activity is sure to invoke the artist in anyone! Sophie also offers one-on-one classes for those who are intimidated by larger group classes! Materialise is an enchanting, bespoke fabric store created from a passion for making handmade textile pieces.