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Design Workshop


Mary Brown

Duration 1 day
Dates Sat 9 Oct
Fees Members   $90 Non-Members  $110
Fees Due By 9 Sept
Venue  76 Queen St, Concord West

Mary Brown

Saturday 9 October 

10am to 3.30pm

This workshop is an introduction to the visual language used by artists and designers to communicate ideas, feelings, etc. Mary will briefly cover the elements of design and will demonstrate how the principles of design are brought into play to compose with the elements of design. Mary has written a comprehensive booklet with many images on the Elements and Principles of Design which you can request to be emailed to you as a PDF once you have fully paid for the workshop. It must be printed in colour and brought to the workshop. If you are not online, Mary will print it for you at Officeworks and will bill you accordingly. 

Delivery of this information will be accompanied with Powerpoint Presentations. There is so much ground to cover that there will not be time in this workshop for practical work.

This workshop is open to all, but if you intend to enrol in the Contemporary Stitch and Design Course in 2022, this is an excellent workshop for you to do, if you have not already formally or independently studied elements and principles of design.

There will not be a requirements list sent out for this 



Michael Bell, The After Party, Finalist Sulman Prize 2020. Photo taken by Mary Brown

‘I have borrowed some images from art history in making this picture….the composition kept changing radically while I was painting. I kept editing and reworking….’ (Michael Bell)


Enrol in this Workshop

You can book a place in this workshop by contacting the Embroiderers' Guild NSW.

Some workshops will have an additional charge for kits - please enquire at the time of booking.

All bookings are subject to the
Guild's Workshop Policy.