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Debra Hood x Hero and Rocket Lamps
FACE-to-FACE Workshop
Friday 21 July

Friday 21 July 2023 @ 6:30 pm

Debra Hood Heroes and Rockets Workshop

Debra Hood Art on Hero LampsRocket and Hero Lamps with Debra Hood Art Panels

We love a great collaboration! Join us for this very special workshop event that celebrates Brisbane artist Debra Hood!

Take the stunning streetscape art of Debra Hood, and marry it with a unique lamp base system designed and built in Brisbane. Right there you have a combo that creates a stunning lamp for your home Debra Hood Heroes and Rockets Workshop 2guaranteed to be a scene stealer!

In this workshop you’ll create your own professional-standard lampshade using a fabric art panel – one of six designs. You’ll then have the choice of two base options to create your finished lamp.

About Debra Hood Art

Debra Hood Art PanelsAn award-winning Brisbane based artist, Debra is famous for her bright, colourful and loving cityscapes that celebrate the unique Queenslander architecture.Working as an artist for 30 years, Debra’s work is in art collections all over the world.

With 30 years experience as an artist, Debra Hood is a Brisbane local who paints colour-filled Queenslanders surrounded by nature reimagined as explosions of whimsical colour. She specialises in intricate, colourful and detail cityscapes that capture the romantic essence of inner-city Brisbane suburbs.





Debra Hood Art on Ministry of Handmade Rockets and HeroesExperience required: No previous experience required. This workshop is perfect for beginners!

Tutors: Julie and Maurice Hillier

Course length: 2.5 hours

You fabric panel – please choose one of
six art panels digitally printed onto 100% half panama cotton fabric.
Lamp base – Birch Ply Lamp Base
or optional
Birch Ply Rocket Lamp base (extra $10 payable on the day)

What you will learn:

  • How to attach PVC to fabric
  • How to prepare lampshade rings
  • How to roll a lampshade
  • How to create a rolled edge

Cost: $295.00

To upgrade to a Rocket lamp – add $10 payable on the day.

Hero Lamp Specification
Our Hero Lamp offers a sleek Birch ply base. The base is prewired and ready to plug in. The base can be left natural or stained or waxed.
The finished dimensions are:

  • Diameter of shade: 18cm
  • Height of shade: 60cm
  • Height of finished lamp: 62cm

Rocket Lamp Specification
With the addition of four slick ply legs, our Hero Lamp base becomes a mid century inspired lamp! The base is prewired and ready to plug in.
The finished dimensions are:

  • Diameter of shade: 18cm
  • Height of shade: 60cm
  • Height of finished lamp: 90cm

Debra Hood Art panel choices
Your choices are:

  • Dash of Lime
  • Hibiscus Affair
  • Tangerine Palms
  • Saffron Sky
  • Confetti Avenues
  • Tangerine Dusk

Please choose on the day.

Hero Lamp collaboration with Debra Hood "Dash of Lime"

Dash of Lime


Hero Lamp collaboration with Debra Hood Art "Hibiscus Affair"

Hibiscus Affair


Hero Lamp collaboration with Debra Hood Art "Tangerine Palms"

Tangerine Palms


Debra Hood Saffron-Sky

Saffron Sky


Debra Hood Confetti-Avenues

Confetti Avenues


Debra Hood Tangerine-Dusk

Tangerine Dusk

*The Hero Lamp base and Rocket Lamp system was designed by Maurice Hillier of Ministry of Handmade and Carl Behrendorff of Play Drive CNC and manufactured by Carl.

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Friday 21 July 2023
6:30 pm
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Julie Hillier
0414 467 405
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Ministry of Handmade Studio
11 Eclipse Street
Bridgeman Downs, QLD 4035 Australia
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