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General Meeting followed by Art Workshop

General Meeting followed by Art Workshop

WHEN: Saturday October 24 at 9:30am.
WHERE: Room A257 Central Institute of Technology, Northbridge (through the doors at the pink sea container).

Also, ArtEd is organising another workshop (AT NO COST TO YOU) for our 2015 Financial members straight after the meeting.

The workshop will conclude at approx 11:30am.


This is a hands on explorative workshop. Teachers will need to provide their own materials for this workshop.
You will need to bring the following items:

  • small canvas
  • heat gun (or blow dryer)
  • bits of wax crayon (these can just be the old odds and ends you have lying around
  • a metal tool for sgraffito
  • old silver tongs
  • clear wax candle
  • craft glue

The following items are optional to bring:

  • doilies
  • written and/or imagery pages of an old book
  • ink (black and/or white)
  • fixative
  • a face mask if desired

BYO food and drink.


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Toodyay Asian Weekend Retreat

Toodyay Asian Weekend Retreat

ASIA in West Toodyay 11 – 13 September, 2015.

What: Textiles of Asia – case study of diversity in textile forms across Asia. Looking at forms of textiles eg weaving, embroidery, dyeing, printing traditions and techniques. Investigate symbols, patterns and themes used in a variety of textile forms. Apply these to textile projects and other art forms.

When: from 9.00am Friday 11 Sept. until 3.00pm Sunday 13 Sept.

Where: Top Gate Farm, on the banks of the Avon River in a beautiful setting in West Toodyay. The property is approximately 15km on the Perth side of Toodyay, about 45 minutes from Midland.

Who: Open only to all ArtED members NB there are only 10 places available – places fill quickly!

Registration opens on Monday 3 August, 2015


Download registration flyer

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Click here to download the Toodyay flyer

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Extensive Professional Development focussing on Professional Arts Practices for Arts Educators.

Extensive Professional Development focussing on Professional Arts Practices for Arts Educators.


Friday 27th November – Sunday 29th November 2015

Extensive Professional Development focusing on Professional Arts Practices for Arts Educators. Fantastic opportunity to explore, experiment and network with like-minded creative Visual Art creators and practitioners.

Presentations and workshops by professional artists and leading educators featuring:


  • Painting techniques
  • Mixed media
  • Drawing techniques
  • Ceramics
  • Open studio sessions
  • Life model session
  • Evidence based assessment and reporting
  • Guest presenters TBA
  • National curriculum
  • Sharing/networking
  • Ideas and resource sharing
  • Artist talks

Registration and day one workshops start 9:30am Friday


Concludes 10am Sunday


Accommodation, meals and all materials included.


Swanleigh Conference Centre

58 Yule Avenue, Middle Swan, WA 6056



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Art Ed has a new president, Jo Snashall

Art Ed has a new president, Jo Snashall

Simon Hudson has had to step down from President therefore Jo Snashall is currently acting President and Dionne Garvey has stepped up to Vice President for the remaining of 2015.

We are very thankful to Simon for his leadership in 2014 to present and wish him well for his future ambitions. Hopefully he will be around to keep us entertained!

Please email me if you have any queries at

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Chani Workshop – Ways to use artists as inspiration for art projects & online promotion

Chani Workshop – Ways to use artists as inspiration for art projects & online promotion

ArtEd is organising another workshop (AT NO COST TO YOU) for our 2015 Financial members 29TH  August at the Central Institute of Technology in Northbridge at 10am.

Chani is inspirational to me as she has her website ‘Once Upon an Art Room’, a Facebook page ’Primary School Art’ and has authored a book!

I will email out more information regarding what materials you need to bring.



‘The first part of the presentation/ workshop will focus ways to use artists as inspiration for art projects. This will cover both well known artists and local Perth artists. Many of these projects will be able to be adjusted to suit a variety of year levels, with some also being appropriate for high school.

I will also be looking at ways to promote and showcase the work that you do, including the use of social media platforms and raising the profile of the arts within your school.

The presentation will also include creating some sample pieces to take back and use in your classroom.’ Chani

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Art Education Association of Western Australia Annual General Meeting

Art Education Association of Western Australia Annual General Meeting

When: Saturday the 18th of April at 9:30am for a 10 am start

Where: Room A257 at 12 Aberdeen St, Central Institute of Technology

What: Art Basics will present their goodie bag to attending members and discuss how you receive their amazing discount online! Followed by a free workshop with Camilla Loveridge.

Call Jo on 0428787323 if you get lost at CIT.

Please RSVP this week.



AGM Agenda

To all ArtEd Members

Art Education Association of Western Australia

Notice of Annual General Meeting

Saturday the 18th of April 2015 at 9:30am

Room A257 Central Institute of Technology, Aberdeen Street



Welcome (President: Simon Hudson)
President’s report
Presented by Simon Hudson

Vice President’s report by Michelle Horrocks

Treasurer’s report
Presented by Dionne Garvey

Publication’s report
Journal Convener: (Michelle Horrocks)

Election of new Executives (2015 – 2016)

Nominations for vacant positions- all positions are vacant.

Election of officers

Sandie Schroder from Art Basics presentation

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Working with polymer to create artwork

Working with polymer to create artwork

ArtEd has contracted Camilla Loveridge to run a workshop after the AGM on the 18th of April. Camilla will be working with polymer to create artworks.

Who is invited: 2015 Financial ArtEd members
When: 18th April after the AGM at 11:30am-2:30pm
Where: Room A257 at 12 Aberdeen St, Central Institute of Technology
How much: Free to Financial members
What to bring: Lunch and I will email the materials out to you.

Please RSVP to for a spot.

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Welcome Art Basics

Welcome Art Basics

Art Basics has been a supplier of art and craft materials across Australia for over 32 years.

We are 100 percent Australian owned.

Normal orders will only take one week to get to you once placed.

We currently import from many countries around the world for items that are not manufactured in Australia. We distribute for over 200 manufacturers and importers in Australia and can supply most, if not all major and minor brands in this art, craft and stationery field. We carry over 20,000 products and if we do not have something in stock, we can source it for you.

Art Basics actively sources products that have low or no detrimental impact on the environment, especially for items that we import directly. We comply with many of the worldwide treaties in this regard such as the CITES agreement which protects endangered species of animals and plant life mainly where they are used for the manufacture of brushes.

We source canvas from suppliers who are certified with the Global Organic Textile Standard, 100% certified organic and Fair Trade International. We will not import from any companies in countries exploiting workers for cheap or child labour. We seek products that are non-toxic and have ASTM ratings to ensure that our products are safe at all times.At Art Basics we continually update and expand our product range with new lines to satisfy customer needs and creative desires at affordable prices!We aim to provide for customers of all sizes. We are a company that prides themselves on service and efficiency.

Shop with ease online ( or contact us directly on 929 33033 or 0410 456 532 for friendly, expert answers to any questions you have about our art supplies and craft materials.”

Sandie Schroder
Art Basics, WA Sales and Art Material Specialist

Office 08 92933033
Mobile 0410 456 532

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‘Talking about Art’

‘Talking about Art’

‘Talking about Art’ South Network Meeting at 4:00pm
Thursday 23rd April 2015

At the Chapel at Living Waters Lutheran College Warnbro.

Arts Consultant Carmel O’Neill will be speaking about the Arts Curriculum, ‘Using questioning to develop visual thinking strategies’ and a general chat.
The talk will be videoed and put onto the website.

Afternoon tea provided.

Please RSVP to host school teacher Jo Snashall

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Life Drawing with Camilla

Life Drawing with Camilla

ArtEd sponsored a workshop with Life Drawing teacher Camilla Loveridge at Central Institute of Technology on the 28th March 2015. Thank you members for supporting this workshop!

The purpose of this workshop was to introduce adults to a free, gestural style in drawing the human form from life. Participants experienced rendering an undraped female model in a variety of drawing materials. The workshop encouraged participants to break down any negative barriers they may have regarding their drawing/expressive abilities and offered an enjoyable and liberating drawing experience, whilst also inspiring participants in the use of sensitive line and subtle mark-making. Reproduced “nudes” of both historical and contemporary significance were referred to throughout the workshop with reference to style, technique and sub-text.

Tutor: Camilla Loveridge
Camilla is herself a practicing Visual Artist with a particular passion for life drawing. She is also a qualified High school teacher with 25 years teaching experience. Camilla has conducted many life drawing classes over the past few years to students of varying abilities.

For further details please visit her website at:


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