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Handy with Scissors

by beth sorensen

Artworks can be made in all shapes and sizes! Watch this fun video and make your own cardboard caravan inspired by Brook Andrew’s artwork ‘Travelling Colony’. For his artwork, Brook painted a series of caravans with radial diamond patterns that are important symbols in Wiradjuri culture. Brook’s artwork is part of the Blacktown City Art Collection, and is on display in the carpark of The Leo Kelly Blacktown Arts Centre, Tuesday – Friday, 10 am – 5 pm

Does a portrait have to look like a person? Watch this fun video and make your own abstract portrait of an important woman in your life. Linda painted this portrait of Sophia Kouyoumdjian, Coordinator of Parramatta Artist Studios, in a semi-abstract style. Linda’s painting is part of the Blacktown City Art Collection.

Do you have a good memory? Watch this fun video and turn your special memory into an artwork! For her artwork, Hyun Hee used Korean writing to better help her connect to her memories. Hyun Hee’s artwork is part of the Blacktown City Art Collection.

Have you ever heard the phrase ‘pearls of wisdom’? Watch this fun video and make your own necklace inspired by Simryn Gill’s artwork ‘Pearls’. For her artwork, Simryn made these beads from the papers of a very long and important speech delivered by ex-Prime Minister Gough Whitlam to the city of Blacktown in 1972. Simryn’s artwork is part of the Blacktown City Art Collection.

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