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Be the Artist: Geo-Form with Antonia Sellbach

Sat 25 Aug, 11am–1.30pm
NGV Australia, Federation Square
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Inspired by artists in The Field, explore colour, the hard and soft edge, geometric shape, composition and modularity with local abstract artist Antonia Sellbach.


1. Learn how to create a modular artwork
2. Explore colour and the soft and hard edge
3. Learn about object, materiality, shape and arrangement within the context of contemporary abstraction

Workshop Outline

Introduction by the artist (20 minutes)
Activity 1 – Start painting your balsa shapes (40 minutes)
Activity 2 – Print shapes onto paper (30 minutes)
Activity 3 – Explore the combinations and arrangements of the balsa pieces both separately and as a group (30 minutes)
Activity 4 – Adhere balsa pieces into final configuration on the backing card (40 mins)
Activity 5 – Sharing and display of final pieces (20 mins)

Antonia Sellbach, artist
Booking required
$54 M / $66 A / $62 C
General enquiries
Ph +61 3 8620 2222
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