Kids just wanna have fun! A Guide for July 2019 School Holidays

The winter season is upon us, we’ve reached the halfway point in the year and the kids are slowly but surely wrapping up this term and getting themselves ready for a fortnight (or so) of freedom!  But what to do, what to do? After all, being outside in the chilly weather isn’t ideal. Well, never […]

Balancing Woman Act: How to Promote Self Care and Why

Females wear many hats—friend, sister, career woman, wife, mother, aunty, confidant, matriarch—the list goes on.     But in a time where there is constant hustle in any or all aspects of a woman’s life, it is imperative that she take a time out from the daily grind and do something for herself. After all, […]

Get Rid of the “Destroying the Planet” Guilt, Want to Know How?

This is a blog about practical ways you can help reduce waste and help saving the planet! When I first started at Paint for Fun, I loved the mess. I still do. I love the way people who haven’t painted in years embraced the tactile nature of paint and brushes. At the end of each […]

How to Make an Amazing Vision Board for 2019

The year is almost over and we all know it’s time to reflect.. but what about preparing for 2019? Tell me, how are you with making “New Year resolutions” (and keeping them!), Is that something you always done, making a list that got forgotten after a few weeks? You are not alone, most of us do exactly […]

Paint Your own Christmas Cards- Full 1 Hour Class

Hello my creative souls! Im so happy you have decided to slow down with the shopping madness and add a bit of a personal touch to your pressies this year. Get ready to Paint Your own Christmas Cards- Full 1 Hour Class In this video, I will give you a full one hour class to follow, step […]

“Show Off” – Come Celebrate With Us!

Paint for Fun is turning 2! It’s been an amazing couple of years here in Melbourne. We’ve met so many wonderful people in our classes, and witnessed so much hidden talent – it’s amazing to see the artistic potential in all of us with just a little steering in the right direction. To celebrate our […]

Urban Art Making in Melbourne, Creative and Fun / Part 1 (Markets)

One class, Y, a regular client for two years now, told me the following story: “my friend (also a regular) and I decided we want to go and sketch outdoor. So we grabbed some snacks, sketching tools and head out to nature. We looked for hours for the perfect place to sit and draw, we […]

Your Upcycling Project – Where to Start?!

Written By Michaela, Paint for Fun’s artist and our inspiration to reuse and substantial art practice. I love Upcycling (Upcycling, also known as creative reuse, is the process of transforming by-products, waste materials, useless, or unwanted products into new materials or products of better quality or for better environmental value. Upcycling is the opposite of Downcycling, […]