DARWIN-BORN MURAL ARTIST
Darwin born, Larrakia man Shaun Lee is an established, self-taught artist who originally was a tattoo artist before moving into the field of mural art full time. Shaun has been painting murals for as long as he can remember however has only started working with spray painted murals in the last two years.
Shaun is a member of the Proper Creative artists collective and he has collaborated with Jessie Bell and David Collins to create many of the murals that have recently been completed around Darwin’s CBD.
Art Educators of the NT and Territory Wildlife Park are co-hosting and offering AENT members an amazing opportunity to undertake a 3 day workshop with Shaun to learn and actually complete a mural that will be created for the Educational Hut at Camp Woollybutt within the grounds of the Territory Wildlife Park. The theme of the mural will be based around the flora and fauna of Woodland Habitat and a plant and animal list and reference material will be supplied by the Park.
WORKSHOP will include:
- Animal Encounters with a range Territory Wildlife Park animals (great opportunity to get lots of reference photos)
- Camping at the Park for two nights (optional)
- Planning a mural, using projectors, grids, overlays, using guidelines and scaling
- Preparing a wall for a mural
- Materials and spraying techniques, 3D imaging
Friday 6th July – Half Day 10am-2pm Territory Wildlife Park Shaun will talk about how to plan and develop a design for a large scale mural. Animal encounters and reference material and background on the type of animals and plants that could be used in the mural will be covered. Participants will need to bring sketching materials (ie drawing pad/paper and pencils, pens etc)
Wed 11th July Arrive at Territory Wildlife Park 11am for lunch and group planning meeting and preparing the space for the mural. Dinner included in the catered package. Participants camp overnight or can go home and return in the morning. *BYO camping gear
Thur 12th July All Day at Territory Wildlife Park working on the mural. Breaks will be taken to enable participants to attend the Flight Deck show at 11am and the Whipray feeding and Crocodile Encounter at 1:10pm. Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner included in the catered package. Participants camp overnight or can go home and return in the morning.*BYO camping gear
Friday 13th July All Day at Territory Wildlife Park working on and completing the mural. Breaks will be taken to enable participants to attend the Wallaby muster 9:40am and the Reptile talk at 3:30pm. Breakfast/Lunch included in the catered package.
Meal options* are still being finalised, but could include:
COST for WORKSHOP
$300 for Non Members (COST includes catering per person -2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners – menu to TBC.)
$150 for AENT Members (COST includes catering per person -2 breakfasts, 3 lunches, 2 dinners – menu to TBC.)