Story-Catching: Mini Book Making with Trace Balla

Catch a story to celebrate Children’s Book Week at the Royal Boantic Gardens - Melbourne Gardens with award-winning author and illustrator Trace Balla (Rivertime, Rockhopping).

Trace will demonstrate her technique using watercolour pencils and aqua brushes before taking you through the process of making your own mini concertina books.

She will show you how she sketches outdoors with her favourite tools, chat with you about "story-catching" and guide you on an exploratory wander in the Gardens to spark your imagination and inspire the setting for your own tale. Then create your own story and book that you can take home and share with others.

Suitable for eight to 12 years with an accompanying adult.

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