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Peak Arts Connect Workshops

Thu 10 November at 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on Mon 10 October 2022, at 3:00 pm

One event on Sun 16 October 2022, at 11:00 am

One event on Mon 17 October 2022, at 4:00 pm

One event on Thu 10 November 2022, at 3:00 pm

One event on Mon 21 November 2022, at 3:00 pm

One event on Mon 5 December 2022, at 3:00 pm


Presented by the Peak Hill Leisure Arts & Craft Council Peak Arts Connect Workshops is a funded initiative under the NSW Government’s Reconnecting Regional NSW program.

All events are free but registration is required.


Event 1

Selecting Photo Frames

Monday 10 October, 2022

4.00pm -6.00pm

Leader:  Jude Morrell


The purpose of this workshop is for the participants to consider printing off some of their images captured in Session 1 Phone/Camera Photo Shoot to a certain size that would be suitable to frame for a Photography Exhibition. Frame size could vary from A3 to A2, or the images could be printed on metallic photography paper, canvas, acrylic, aluminium, foam prints etc

There will be samples of the various types of frames and printing media available commercially.

Event 2

Drone Photography

Sunday 16 October, 2022

11.00am – 1.00pm

Leader: Nathan Leach

The workshop will commence at the Leisure Centre for participants to view a YouTube or PowerPoint on how to use drones and the legal requirements.

Under the tuition of a qualified drone operator, we will move down to the oval to see how a drone can capture images on a phone or laptop screen with the intention of taking images of the silos, mines, commercial, memorial park and sporting precinct.

The leader will explain what equipment is required to take drone photos.


Event 3

Writing Artist Statements

Monday 17 October, 2022

4.00pm – 6.00pm

Leader:  Stephanie Williams

When entering photos or artworks into an Exhibition most visitors like to read about the story behind the photographer or artist.

They also like to know more about the background behind the photo or artwork.

During this workshop participants will learn how to write an artist statement and a description/title for each individual photo or artwork.

Bring along a couple of photos to help inspire your writing process.


Event 4

Phone/Camera Software – filters/effects

Session 2

Thursday 10 November, 2022

3.00 – 6.00pm

Leader: Jude Morrell


Event 5

Social Media

Monday 21 November, 2022

4.00pm – 6.00pm

Leader: TBA

This workshop is to support people in Peak Hill who wish to promote their local organization or business.  You will learn how to set up a Facebook page, Instagram account, create/schedule a post/event, how to make logos, and flyers etc.


Event 6

Photo Framing

Monday 5 December, 2022

3.00pm – 6.00pm

Leader:  Jude Morrell

After selecting images and frames during Session 1 and Session 2 workshops, participants will be shown how to frames their images ready to be hung in an exhibition.



Peak Hill Leisure Arts & Crafts Council Inc


Local government area
Visual arts, Craft, Photography, Screen, Heritage, Aboriginal culture
Submitted online
Event contact details (phone/ email)


Peak Hill Leisure Centre
Peak Hill, NSW Australia + Google Map


The What’s On calendar covers arts and heritage events happening across the NSW Central West in the local government areas of Bathurst Region, Blayney, Cabonne, Cowra, Forbes, Lachlan, Lithgow, Mid-Western Region, Oberon, Orange, Parkes and Weddin.

Event listings are sourced or supplied from local venues and arts organisations. Many events listed here have been originally shared by the organisers on social media. Whilst all care is taken – and accuracy is our priority – we can take no responsibility for date changes or the content of contributed information. Contact the event organisers listed for more details or to book tickets.

The best way to include your event is to use our SUBMIT HERE form (under the What's On menu at the top of each page). These listings will be manually approved by the Arts OutWest team before publication.  Please allow a couple of days for listings to be published. If you have submitted an event and want to make changes just email us at artsoutwest@csu.edu.au

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