Creative Workshops

Craft and Creativity Workshops.

Recharge your creativity. Experiment, play, create. Let Melissa guide you in discovering your innate creativity. Everyone is creative! 

Through a series of specially-designed workshops, Melissa will share different ways to express your hidden talents. Her focus is on you. As a passionate artist and teacher, she will help you unleash your unique creativity - this is where the magic happens! During each workshop, we will be hands on, using practical ways to be more creative and learning about creative mindfulness. This workshop is not for artists - it is aimed at anyone who wants more creativity in their life. 

What you will get: 

- unique workshop experiences

- learning new skills through hands-on experience

- handmade pieces using a variety of high quality materials

- guided projects by a passionate full-time artist

- expert tips on how to be creative

- a better understanding and development of your own creativity

- refreshments and sweet treats 

- the opportunity to build new friendships

- small groups to allow for individual attention

Location: These workshops will be held at different locations around Sydney (see tickets for details)


19th May - Macrame Making Workshop (CLICK HERE)

26th May 10.00am - 12.30pm - Candle Making Workshop (CLICK HERE)

COMING SOON: Paper Sculpture Workshop

Private workshops available - contact me

More 2018 Dates to be confirmed - subscribe to the newsletter below to stay in the loop!

See below for Group workshop information, or Subscribe HERE to stay in the loop about upcoming dates and online workshop release date! For any enquiries about these workshops or to book a private workshop, please contact Melissa or send her an email.

Workshop One - Macrame Wall Hanging Workshop

This workshop will take you through the basics of weaving your own macrame wall hanging, teaching you various knots, measurements and advice, to make your own macrame wall hanging. All materials will be provided during the workshop, along with delicious sweet treats and tea. 

Next workshop: 19th May 2018

CLICK HERE for more details and dates

Workshop Two - "Eco-friendly Candle Making

Learn how to make your own candles using beautiful glassware & Eco-Soy wax to create handmade, enviro-friendly candles for your home. You will learn all the techniques and tricks about candle making, and will make 3 candles each.

Next workshop: 26th May 2018

CLICK HERE for more details and dates

Workshop Three - "Gather, Hunt, Collect, Create" 

Play with feathers, leather, driftwood, shells, sea-glass, and other collected bits to create dreamcatchers, feather wall hangings, leather bags, warrior sticks, and so much more. This is an intuitive-style workshop where Melissa will guide you to complete your individual piece. This class allows you to let yourself be in the moment and create as you go.

Available upon request. CLICK HERE for more details and dates or See Private Workshop page here

Workshop Four - "Gardening For the Soul" 

We will use plants and natural materials to create woven shapes, mini terrarium gardens and other organic forms. There will be a beautiful range of elements, hand-picked from nature. Melissa will show you that to create a daily reminder to stay grounded, present and creativity fulfilled.

Available upon request. CLICK HERE for more details and dates or See Private Workshop page here

Workshop Five - "Mandalas & Mindfulness" 

Start off with all kinds of mandalas: painted, drawn and threaded. Melissa will teach you how focusing on the moment, relaxing and enjoying yourself, allows inspiration to flow. You will be shown how exploring mindfulness switches on the brain and your buried creative power. 

Available upon request. See Private Workshop page here

Workshop six - Paper Sculptures

Create your own paper sculpture led by Melissa Carey, an established sculpture artist. You will learn paper cutting and folding techniques to create your own 3D sculpture. This beginners workshop is open to adults and kids (6 years and older). 

COMING SOON! Subscribe to the newsletter HERE or contact Melissa.

Private Workshops

Melissa teaches private workshops for people who prefer a more personalised approach, or have a specific creative project in mind. Melissa also holds workshops for birthdays, hens nights, corporate team building or any special events, and can travel to a location and style the event to suit you.

CLICK HERE for more details and dates

See testimonials and press about Melissa's workshops HERE 

About Melissa

Melissa Carey is an established Contemporary Artist living in Sydney and her work has been showcased internationally. She loves to create large sculptural installations, contributes to festivals, community events, and has a passion for sharing her knowledge and creativity through teaching art & craft workshops to adults and kids.

Melissa teaches a range of workshops around Sydney (and sometimes nationally), as well as online workshops where you can learn from the comfort of your home. There's plenty to choose from, macrame, circle weaving, candle making, lace dreamcatchers, leather making, and more. Melissa has a passion for using sustainable materials and has a casual teaching style to bring out the hidden creativity in everyone. Classes are aimed at beginners with no experience necessary.

Read more about Melissa HERE

See Melissa's Artwork HERE

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