Printmaking classes

 

Printmaking and Drawing workshops at the Hahndorf Academy

 

I’m running these workshops on the first Sunday of each month  from 2 – 4.30 pm, focusing on simple printmaking techniques as well as approaches to drawing in different media. Each workshop costs $45, and all materials are provided.

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Sweet doggy dreams, hand coloured linocut

Lino Cuts are a simple medium for beginners, although they take a bit more time and planning than monoprints.  We will be working with linocuts in the July workshop (July 2).

For more information, email me via the contact form at the bottom of this page. You will need to contact the Hahndorf Academy to book your place.

In the August workshop (August 6) we will be working with simple collagraphs.

Here are some examples of collagraphs that were made at the end of the Hahndorf Academy workshops in June 2014.  There are more pictures in Tip 8.

Blue Horse, relief collagraph by Lynette  Frantz

Blue Horse, relief collagraph by Lynette
Frantz

Leaves on stripes, relief collagraph by Mignon

Leaves on stripes, relief collagraph by Mignon

Monoprints, or monotypes, are a great way to get ideas going, before you need to think about producing an edition of identical prints.  We will be looking at ways to make a monoprint in the September workshop (September 3)

Photopolymer etching is not as difficult as traditional etching, and you can actually use this method to produce prints that look like linocuts or wood engravings.  You can get wonderful results almost instantly, if you work directly onto transparent material – or you can photocopy a drawing onto transparency film. You can read more about this method in Tip 15.  We will be making simple relief photopolymer plates in the October workshop (October 1).

For more information or to book into one of these workshops, please contact me using this form:

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