Arts and Crafts

Scratch that creative itch and relax with arts and crafts.

Explore your DIY nature with videos from Yin every Monday and Friday at 2pm on Facebook, or find other resources here to learn a new crafting skill.

Yin's Crafternoons

COVID-19 Picture Book

Yin will be showing you how to make a COVID-19 Picture Book.

Materials needed:

  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Permanent fineline marker
  • Bold marker
  • Cutting mat
  • Box Cutter/Stanley knife/Scalpel
  • Colour markers, pencils or crayons
  • Glue stick or craft glue

DIY Painted Jeans

Join Yin as she shows you have to make DIY jeans!

Materials needed:

  • Water bucket
  • Small paint brushes
  • (Old) jeans
  • Textile medium
  • Textile paints
  • Hairdryer (optional)

Easter Eggs

Get festive this Easter and experiement with some arts and crafts with Yin! In this tutorial video she shows you how to make paper Easter eggs!

Materials needed:

  • Pencil
  • Eraser
  • Ruler
  • Scissor
  • Craft glue
  • Stapler
  • 5x different coloured papers
  • Craft puff balls (optional)
  • Coloured pens
  • Egg carton

Strawberry Basket

Join Yin as she shows you how to make a Strawberry Basket artwork.

Materials needed:

  • A2 yellow coloured paper
  • A2 brown craft card paper
  • 2x A3 drawing papers
  • Scissor
  • Glue stick
  • Craft glue
  • Cotton swabs
  • Illustrator colour marker pens, colored pencils OR crayons Fine permanent marker

Number Drawing

It's time for crafternoons with Yin! Find out with this video how to create simple, yet effective drawings just by using numbers! You barely need a thing for this! Time to get crafty...

Materials needed:

  • Illustrator colour marker pens, colored pencils OR fine permanent marker
  • A3 or A4 Drawing papers

Aladdin The Musical inspired mask

Yin is getting in on the UQ Theatre Festival fun with this Aladdin The Musical inspired mask.

Materials needed:

Upcoming events

Virtual Tour of the Anthropology Museum

12 August 2020 10:00am11:00am
Take a tour of UQ’s Anthropology Museum’s exhibition, Queensland Aboriginal Creations: Agency and Legacy, showcases over 150 works alongside archival documents from a fascinating point of the State’s history.

Herston Hangouts (Week 3)

19 August 2020 11:30am1:00pm

Herston Hangouts (Week 4)

26 August 2020 11:30am1:00pm

Herston Hangouts (Week 5)

2 September 2020 11:30am1:00pm