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PLEASE NOTE THAT DUE TO GOVERNMENT COVID GUIDELINES ALL THE DATES BELOW MAY BE SUBJECT TO CHANGE.

2022

MIXED MEDIA TECHNIQUES.

15-16 January

Start the year creatively and learn a variety of mixed media techniques that will banish that blank page syndrome. Over 2 days you will experiment with paint, ink and gum arabic transfer printing (paper lithography) to create a set of 4 page folded booklets.

Cost £190 to include most materials.

 

OUT OF THE BOX.

29-30 January

Spend 2 days exploring collagraph using easily found substrates. Let the shape of packaging suggest your printed composition.  Learn simple plate making processes and several inking techniques.

Cost £190 to include most materials.

MIXED MEDIA FABRIC BOOK

5-6 February 4 PLACES LEFT

Using gum arabic transfer printing (paper lithography), acrylic resist, mono print, stitching and stamping to name just a few of the techniques covered, create several excitingly textural textile books. At the end of the workshop you will have created at least 2 fabric books exploring layering techniques using traditional and non traditional textile materials

Cost £190 to include most materials

MIXED MEDIA SKETCHBOOK MASTER CLASS. Includes Gum Arabic transfer, (paper lithography)

4-6 March FULL

The next workshop will be 7-9 October, details below.

Over 3 days you will fill up a sketch book, supplied as part of the workshop and explore your creativity. Learn how to beat that blank page syndrome that strikes us down as soon as we open a new sketch book. Learn how I develop my sketch book pages. This workshop will study mixed media techniques in further depth than the 2 day workshops held earlier in the year. Spend 3 days exploring personal imagery with light technical support.

10am - 4pm each day

Cost: £300 to include a sketch book, 21 x 10cm and most materials.

COLLAGRAPH WITH CARBORUNDUM. Include blended rub inking techniques

26-27 March

Using carborundum and exterior wood glue, make a series of rich velvety collagraph prints. Explore colour and the density of black and the control of tones.

You will also be experimenting with a variety of inking techniques and will come away with a unique collection of prints on paper

Cost £200 to include most materials

GUM ARABIC TRANSFER PRINTING (PAPER LITHOGRAPHY) ON FABRIC

Friday. 8 April

Create a stash of textile prints to embellish and develop at a later date. Using a black and white photocopy, transfer indelible images of drawings or text onto a variety of textile surface.

Cost £90 to include most materials.

PRINTMAKING MASTER CLASS

20-22 May

This 3 day Master Class will cover 3 printmaking techniques and how to combine them to create a mixed printed image. At the end of the course you will take home an artists book of your experiments for future reference.

The processes I will cover will be simple collagraph, dry point,

 and lino printing. I will add chine collee to the mix, together with several inking techniques. 

We will spend the Sunday afternoon creating a concertina book of your printed experiments as an reference for future printmaking projects.

10am - 4pm each day
Cost: £300 to include most materials

GUM ARABIC TRANSFER PRINTING (PAPER LITHOGRAPHY) ON FABRIC

Friday. 10 June

Create a stash of textile prints to embellish and develop at a later date. Using a black and white photocopy, transfer indelible images of drawings or text onto a variety of textile surface.

Cost £90 to include most materials.

MIXED MEDIA TECHNIQUES.

18-19 June

Get in touch with your creatively and learn a variety of mixed media techniques that will banish that blank page syndrome. Over 2 days you will experiment with paint, ink and gum arabic transfer printing (paper lithography) to create a set of 4 page folded booklets.

Cost £190 to include most materials.

COLLAGRAPH WITH BOTANICAL CONTACT PRINTED PAPERS

25-26 June

Using leaves and flowers create beautiful botanical backgrounds on paper. Then spend the rest of the workshop making collagraph plates using plater and texture to print onto them.

You will also be experimenting with a variety of inking techniques and will come away with a unique collection of prints on paper

Cost £200 to include most materials

LINO PRINTING WITH BOTANICAL CONTACT PRINTED PAPERS

20-21 August

Using leaves and flowers create beautiful botanical backgrounds on paper. Then spend the rest of the workshop making and printing lino cuts to add to these natural backgrounds.

You will also be experimenting with a variety of inking techniques and will come away with a unique collection of prints on paper

Cost £200 to include most materials

COLLAGRAPH USING SILK AQUATINT

17-18 September

Silk aquatint is collagraphs version of mezzo tint. Start with a a chiffon covered base and learn to create sensative tonal images using this beautiful collagraph technique.

You will also be experimenting viscosity inking and will come away with a unique collection of prints on paper

Cost £200 to include most materials

MIXED MEDIA SKETCHBOOK MASTER CLASS. Includes Gum Arabic transfer (Paper Lithography). 

7-9 October

Over 3 days you will fill up a sketch book, supplied as part of the workshop and explore your creativity. Learn how to beat that blank page syndrome that strikes us down as soon as we open a new sketch book. Learn how I develop my sketch book pages. This workshop will study mixed media techniques in further depth than the 2 day workshops held earlier in the year. Spend 3 days exploring personal imagery with light technical support.

10am - 4pm each day

Cost: £300 to include a sketch book, 21 x 10cm and most materials.

GUM ARABIC TRANSFER PRINTING (PAPER LITHOGRAPHY) ON FABRIC

15 October

Create a stash of textile prints to embellish and develop at a later date. Using a black and white photocopy, transfer indelible images of drawings or text onto a variety of textile surface.

Cost £90 to include most materials.

COLLAGRAPH WITH A LINO PRINT TWIST

5-6 November

Spend the weekend combining collagraph and lino print in one image. Learn  make a simple collagraph, add a lino motif and register your image

You will also be experimenting with blended rubs and  and will come away with a unique collection of prints on paper

Cost £200 to include most materials

MIXED MEDIA FABRIC BOOK

19-20 November

Using gum arabic transfer printing (paper lithography), acrylic resist, mono print, stitching and stamping to name just a few of the techniques covered, create several excitingly textural textile books. At the end of the workshop you will have created at least 2 fabric books exploring layering techniques using traditional and non traditional textile materials

Cost £200 to include most materials

VISCOSITY MONOPRINTING.

3 December

Take mono print to the next creative level by using viscosity inking techniques. Spend the day creating a series of coloured images and understanding a little about ink science.

Cost £90 to include most materials

 "I am an artist using collagraph printmaking to tell stories."

Additional Information

 

All costs include materials unless otherwise stated.

Places are not considered booked without the receipt of the full course cost.

Costs are none refundable or transferable.

All courses are suitable for beginners and experienced artists.

The weekend courses start at 10.00am till 4.00pm.

Bring a packed lunch. Tea and coffee are provided.

Printmaking is a messy business so old clothes and aprons are advised.

All course fees must be paid 1 week before the course start date. 

 

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