InkMasters is offering an exciting series of workshops covering a range of printmaking techniques delivered by our professional printmakers.
All weekend workshops cost $150 plus materials - click on the link for details of each workshop
March 11/12 Reduction Plate Beginners+ with Lauren Jaye Carter
Explore the bold and beautiful nature of reduction lino block printing with Lauren Carter. Learn the how to prepare the perfect lino reduction board, transfer and carve an image, set the printing press, prepare paper and print a small edition plus a set of experimental A6 cards. This workshop is suitable for beginners and those with experience. Booking secures your place.
April 1/2 Screenprint with Hannah Parker
Students will design and print an image with Hannah Parker one of InkMasters most experienced printmakers in this genre. Students will use two processes: paper stencils and drawing directly onto the screen, using up to 3 colours to create a small edition. Image approximately size A4. This workshop is suitable for beginners and those with experience. Booking secures your place.
April 29/May 1 Lithography - 3 day workshop with Theo Tremblay - Students will make a small edition with each student receiving an impression of each of the prints produced in the workshop - making a small portfolio. Suitable for beginners or those with more experience. The suggested theme is “Traces of Life”. Maximum size 40x60cm.
June 3/4 Japanese woodcut+ with Yvonne Hering - MOKU HANGA is Japanese traditional wood block carving and printing with non-toxic water-based materials. In this workshop, participants will learn about the origins of Moku hanga, use the traditional paper and tools of the crafts and each produce a 2-3 colour registered print. This workshop is suitable for beginners and those with experience. More details to follow.
July 8/9 Intaglio with Dr Jill O'Sullivan. Jill will introduce students to etching and aquatint techniques, soft and hard grounds, using BIG grounds (Baldwin Ink Grounds) hard and soft, that are less toxic and more user friendly than traditional petroleum based grounds. Experiment with non-sugar lifts and block outs as well. And find out what soya sauce and coffee have to do with etching... hmmmm. Suitable for beginners and those with more experience. More details to follow.