Community Creatives: Pencil Case Creative Art Collective

The crew from the Pencil Case Creative Art Collective work on a range of projects including graphic design, paste up murals and multimedia at Lalor Library. All creatives aged 12-25 years are welcome to attend and explore their creativity.

This Wednesday 15 May, participants can create an artwork or rainbow ribbon to be displayed on IDAHOBIT Day.

We caught up with some of the Pencil Case artists to learn more about their practice...

How do you describe your creative practice?
We explore a range of styles and media.

How did you get involved in this area of work?
By coming across like-minded people.

What are you working on at the moment?
Original animé sketches.

Has anyone or anything influenced your practice?
Loish, video games, comics and cats!

What does a typical day involve for you?
School, then sketching.

What would be your dream project?
Our own original comic or working on a movie.

How do you define success in the arts? How do you celebrate your successes?
When it’s posted on social media.

Where would we find you on a typical Sunday afternoon?
In bed!

What energises you?
Sleep! Food! Music! K-Pop!

What advice would you give to an aspiring artist?
Discover your own styles. Draw as much as you can.

What are you looking forward to?
The End Game movie!

Do you have favourite artwork?
Marvel!

Where can we see more of your work?
There is a paste-up board at Lalor Library.

The Pencil Case Creative Art Collective program is delivered in partnership with City of Whittlesea Baseline for Young People. To book, call 9404 8800 or email baseline@whittlesea.vic.gov.au

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