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DIY Paint-making at Kickstart Arts

The paint you will take home is all natural and safe for you and your kids to enjoy


Welcome to Kickstart Arts’ Creative Exchange: Workshops in Everything

Session Description:

Learn how to make your own paint!  The paint you will take home is all natural and safe for you and your kids to enjoy.

The schedule for the session is as follows

  1. Choose your plant and mineral materials
  2. Learn how to prepare for pigment making, includes cutting, drying, grinding
  3. Mixing the pigments and combining with binders
  4. Testing out the pigment colours
  5. Exploring and creating with your handmade paint/dye/ink to create an artwork


  • Knowledge of what and how to make your own pure paints at home
  • An opportunity to learn from a professional local artist who specialises in natural art-making
  • A playful experience creating an artwork to take home
  • New connections with other creatives


  • Apron/old shirt, or clothes you don’t mind getting dirty
  • Notebook and pen to take notes
  • 4 empty jars for paint samples to take home (we will have some if you are unable to bring your own)


Please book via Humanitix so that we know you are coming.

About Creative Exchange: The Kickstart Arts Centre in New Town is fast becoming a community hub for arts and culture.  Creative Exchange is a flagship project offering an ongoing program of workshops led by and for people from all walks of life.  If you have a skill to share, please get in touch.

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Making great art to promote wellbeing & creativity.

Sheree Martin from The Little Red Art Shed is a professional artist who brings curiosity, imagination and wonder together in her uniquely designed and facilitated ARTplaydates for young children and families… and now for Adults!

ARTplaydates engage ‘art as a creative process’… where the play and exploration is what matters!… where hearts and minds flow freely in the unfolding and often messy fun of nurturing our creative flow.

Sheree is a passionate community-based artist and advocate for nurturing creativity in this ARTplayful style along with sharing the joy and benefits that engaging in this process brings to enhancing our health and wellbeing.

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DIY Paint-making at Kickstart Arts

St Johns Ave, New Town, Tasmania, Australia

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