When you have destinations like Stradbroke Island and Wellington Point right on your doorstep, it’s bound to attract a certain type of person. Someone who appreciates a laidback lifestyle and appreciates the beautiful things in life. It’s no wonder then, that this area is a hotspot for those wanting to unleash their creativity and express themselves through art.
If you’re keen to get creative on the Redlands Coast, there is no shortage of creative people to meet and crafty activities to get involved with!
Carys Martin is a local ceramist who creates beautiful handmade pieces. Her collections range from functional tableware, travel cups and one-off pieces of art. You can find her work displayed in the Old Schoolhouse Gallery in Cleveland Point. Her wares can also be found online and in selected stores across Australia. Find her stockists here.
Colour My Pot in Cleveland gives people the chance to create their own work of art on a blank pottery piece. It’s all about connecting, creating and celebrating your creative side!
The Twilight Makers Markets celebrates the art of handmade! These markets feature handmade goods as well as delicious food stalls. The markets are held once a month from 4pm to 8am and are located in Cleveland, overlooking beautiful Raby Bay Harbor.
If you’re a fan of funky earrings, then let us introduce you to Daylight Designers. Claire Reid handcrafts these unique pieces that are perfect for both day and night occasions.
Tina is a local artist who explores different techniques of drawing and painting. Her work is eye catching, bright and free flowing. Take a look here.
Now, we know what you’re thinking, “what on earth is a kokedama?” Well, we’re glad you asked! It’s a form of Japanese garden art where a moss ball is the focal point for a sculpted tree or plant. Kokedamas by Mon’s are a great way to jazz up greenery at home. Her plant stall can be found at the Twilight Makers Market at Raby Bay.