SHARING SKILLS: Warwick's Louise Tait is hosting a bevy of creative workshops during Jumpers and Jazz.
SHARING SKILLS: Warwick's Louise Tait is hosting a bevy of creative workshops during Jumpers and Jazz. Nicole Zurcas

GET CRAFTY: Complete guide to Jumpers and Jazz workshops

WITH more Jumpers and Jazz workshops on than ever, knowing where to start can be overwhelming.

That's where this workshop guide comes in handy, breaking down every workshop to suit all skill sets - from knitting novice to crochet queen.

Wine down and unwind with watercolour sunflowers

When: Tuesday, July 23

About: Sip while painting a stunning sunflower in the studio of Warwick artist, Louise Tait.

Outcome: A sunflower inspired painting.

Difficulty: Beginners welcome.

Price: $45 and BYO wine.

Details: The workshop starts at 6.30pm at Studio Style Inside Out, 13 Clarke St, Warwick.

Tickets must be pre-purchased online at studiostylecreativearts.com or by phoning 0458 888 589.

Fluid Art

When: Wednesday, July 24

About: Connect pigments in this fluid abstract art workshop.

Outcome: A 40cm round premium canvas.

Difficulty: Beginners welcome.

Price: $110

Details: The workshop starts at 6am at Studio Style Inside Out, 13 Clarke St, Warwick.

Tickets must be pre-purchased at studiostylecreativearts.com or by phoning 0458 888 589.

Elf ears

When: Wednesday, July 24

About: Make your own cosplay elf ears using wire wrapping techniques and decorate with feathers, gems, stones and found materials.

Outcome: Elf ears and matching earrings if there's time.

Difficulty: Beginners and children welcome with adult supervision.

Price: $38 for adults and $35 for concessions.

Details: The workshop starts at 9.30am at Killarney Art Gallery, 7 Willow St, Killarney.

Tickets must be pre-purchased at killarneyartgallery@gmail.com or by phoning 0458 9912 921.

Marie Mikkelsen and Alison Reseck showing off some crochet made during previous Jumpers and Jazz workshops.
Marie Mikkelsen and Alison Reseck showing off some crochet made during previous Jumpers and Jazz workshops. Chris Lines

Colour, canvas, winter wine and wind down

When: Wednesday, July 24

About: A step-by-step class with artist in residence Sue Keong, including basic techniques of painting acrylics on canvas.

Outcome: A Jumpers and Jazz inspired artwork.

Difficulty: Beginners welcome.

Price: $50, including all art supplies, soup, mulled wine, tea and coffee.

Details: The workshop starts at 6pm at Freestone Memorial Hall, 1244 Freestone Rd, Freestone.

Crochet Triangles

When: Thursday, July 25

About: Learn how to make triangles and crochet them together to create scarves, beanies, cushions and rugs.

Outcome: A crocheted work.

Difficulty: Crochet experience needed.

Price: Gold coin donation, BYO 4-5 mm crochet hook and colourful 8 ply yarn.

Details: The workshop starts at 9am at Warwick Baptist Church Hall, Guy St, Warwick.

Suncatcher Workshop

When: Thursday, July 25

About: An introductory course learning the art of copper foiling with Queensland Glass artists, Michelle Hillister from Mihhardwork Leadlighting.

Outcome: A suncatcher.

Difficulty: A 16+ event.

Price: $250

Details: The workshop starts at 9am at Studio Style Inside Out, 13 Clarke St, Warwick.

Tickets must be pre-purchased online at studiostylecreativearts.com or by phoning 0458 888 589.

Leather and wire woven jewellery

When: Thursday, July 25

About: Explore fractal wrapping and wire weaving techniques to mesh leather with stone and glass.

Outcome: A piece for a pendant or brooch.

Difficulty: Beginners welcome.

Price: $35 for adults and $35 for concession.

Details: The workshop starts at 9.30am at Killarney Art Gallery, 7 Willow St, Killarney.

Tickets must be pre-purchased online at killarneyartgallery@gmail.com or by phoning 0458 991 921.

Sally Edwards presents the Jumpers and Jazz in July program 2019.
Sally Edwards presents the Jumpers and Jazz in July program 2019. Bianca Hrovat

A new twist on cabochons

When: Thursday, July 25

About: Learn how to make a pendent by capturing it in a wire woven net.

Outcome: A stone pendant.

Difficulty: Beginners welcome.

Price: $38 for adults and $35 for concession, and additional kits about available for practice.

Details: The workshop starts at 1pm at the Killarney Art Gallery, 7 Willow St, Killarney.

Tickets must be pre-purchased online at killarneyartgallery@gmail.com or by phoning 0458 991 921.

Jazz paint party

When: Thursday, July 25

About: A group painting session with prizes for best festival themed outfits.

Outcome: A Jumpers and Jazz inspired artwork.

Difficulty: People of all experience welcome.

Price: $85

Details: The workshop starts at 6pm at Bluebird Kitchen and Smokehouse, 130 Palmerin St, Warwick.

Tickets are available at iamemmaread.com.au/events/jazz-paint-party or by phoning 0423 275 757.

Connected Thread Macrame Hanging

When: Friday, July 26

About: Connect and thread this beautiful macrame feather wall hanging and be guided through the art of knot dying using 100 per cent cotton, rope, wood hanger and beads.

Outcome: A wall hanging.

Difficulty: Perfect for beginners and those aged 10+.

Price: $45

Details: The workshop runs for two sessions, one starts at 9.30am and the other at 6pm, at Studio Style Inside Out, 13 Clarke St, Warwick.

Tickets must be pre-purchased online at studiostylecreativearts.com or by phoning 0458 888 589.

JIVIN' WITH JAZZ: Sue York and Jill Hulme get ready for their annual flash mob.
JIVIN' WITH JAZZ: Sue York and Jill Hulme get ready for their annual flash mob. Tessa Flemming

Pop-up choir and performance

When: Saturday, July 27

About: Learn a song in harmony and then take it to the main streets, no sheet music needed.

Outcome: A song and performance on Warwick streets.

Difficulty: Beginners welcome.

Price: $25 for adults and $15 for concessions.

Details: The workshop starts at 10am at the Warwick Senior Citizens Centre, 13a Albert St, cnr Guy St, Warwick.

Tickets available at the door.

Creekside connection

When: Saturday, July 27

About: A tall gum acrylic workshop with artist Nikki Wood connecting with the creekside scenery.

Outcome: An acrylic painting of local scenery.

Difficulty: Beginners welcome.

Price: $65, materials and afternoon tea included.

Details: The workshop starts at 2pm at the Warwick Showgrounds, 18 Kingsford St, Warwick.

Tickets must be pre-purchased at warwickrodeo.com.au or by phoning 4661 9060.



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