Bookings open 18 September 2019
Whether or not you see yourself as artistic, you can learn how to print. Printmaking offers a variety of techniques which provide a unique language of marks and richness of colour that can’t be achieved in other mediums.
Throughout this 4-week course, you’ll learn a range of foundation skills as you explore a variety of printmaking techniques including linocut, drypoint, etching, collagraph, and monotype. Our experienced tutor will provide you with a thorough introduction to each printmaking method, designed especially for beginner students.
You’ll get to take home everything you produce – proofs, print editions and the blocks or plates you create your prints from. You’ll also be provided with many tips for a well-rounded approach to developing your studio practice at home.
Full instruction is provided on materials, products, tools, equipment and studio procedures.
Intimate class size: maximum 8 students.
Level: designed for beginner level students.
Wear: comfortable clothing and enclosed shoes (aprons provided).
Bring: Stock paper provided. Specialty papers can be supplied by students at their own expense. Please discuss with your tutor. Please provide own disposable latex gloves.
Non-toxic inks and non-toxic cleaning products and methods wherever possible.
Tutor: Micaela Christie
Since 2010, Micaela has been the creative director of Atomic Fox, a studio that produces hand printed textiles and artwork for interiors, homewares and costumery. Her work can be found in private collections in Australia and the UK. Based in the Blue Mountains, Micaela’s multidisciplinary practice incorporates printmaking, painting, graphic design, fibre and lighting installations. She is a graduate of the University of NSW College of Fine Arts (now UNSW Art & Design). Her work is handcrafted with love and passion.
Bookings can be cancelled up to 14 days before the course starts. Cancellations made within 14 days of the course starting will not be refunded.
64 Pine Street, Chippendale
4 week course runs until Tuesday 12 November 2019