Let this meaningful festival of song, dance and food revive the Aboriginal tourism experience in Sydney

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Events on Thursday 2 October 2014

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Held on the first Sunday of every month (coming up: October 5, November 2 and December 7) at Bare Island this year, the First Hand Aboriginal Workshops and Black Markets is an Aboriginal festival of song, dance and food that welcomes all with a wide range of authentic Aboriginal stalls, as well as workshops the likes of traditional basket weaving, spear-making, Djaadjawaan dancing and shell art know-how.

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Marcos Chin leads a class at NY’s Society of Illustrators

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Events on Wednesday 22 October 2008

The talented New York-based illustrator, Marcos Chin, [responsible for the Lavalife drawings on the subways], ‘will demonstrate digital coloring techniques incorporating traditional media’ at a workshop put on by the Society of Illustrators. As part of the class, ‘a line drawing will be taken, step by step, to a fully rendered final — including shading, layering, patterns, shadows and texture. He will also discuss how to build a consistent aesthetic for advertising campaigns and how to balance commercial and personal work’. The workshop, which is on between 6.30-8.30pm next Wednesday night [October 29], will be followed by a print signing. Registration details are on the Society of Illustrators website.

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