By Celeste Hawkins
Are you new to Melbourne or just simply want to tap into your creative side? I’m on a bit of a roll with ‘things to do’ lists at the moment. And sometimes its just great if someone else can do all the thinking for you in this regard…
Check out the Visit Victoria website for Art related things to do in Melbourne town
Having attended quite a few life drawing classes over the years, I highly recommend these websites to get you started:
Walk to art!
Read about walking art tours of Melbourne here:
And for the best Melbourne Street Art tours:
I cannot recommend this enough!
I took a school group on the tour two years ago. The tour went for two hours followed by a visit to the Blender studios, where you could sneak a peak at some work spaces and the Dark Horse Experiment gallery.
You would never be able to find all those hidden gems by yourself. Nor would you know where to find an original Banksy, (that is a controversial statement in itself). Would you know the backgrounds of a lot of the local paste up or stencil artists and what motivates them? The students had not done so much walking in years, but they were really motivated by what they saw and heard!