Creative partnership blossoming in Butler

Arts teacher Sylvia Sippl says her drawing classes in Butler are suitable for people at all |levels of ability. Picture: Louise White www.communitypix.com.au d396284
Arts teacher Sylvia Sippl says her drawing classes in Butler are suitable for people at all |levels of ability. Picture: Louise White www.communitypix.com.au d396284

The City of Wanneroo and Azure Entertainment, along with artsHUB, have introduced the Hub Project at the Butler Community Centre.

Arts teacher Sylvia Sippl held the first class, a drawing lesson, on February 26, and she said the weekly, one-hour classes suited any level of drawing skill.

‘It doesn’t really take any special talents to learn to draw, it’s about learning the rules,’ she said.

‘I’ve got people from their late 20s to early 70s (and) a couple of kids who come along because they are home-schooled.’

Ms Sippl said the drawing classes were a starting point for the partnership.

‘There is a lot of demand for workshops at that particular community,’ she said.

‘In the next few months, we would probably look to start experimenting a bit with specialised art classes, craft workshops.

‘We would like to try dance and performance workshops as well.’

The City of Wanneroo introduced the Hub Project, including a producer-in-residence at Butler Community Centre, in response to community feedback seeking more arts-based activities.