Hunter Island Press Workshops Semester 1, 2019
(Enrolment through the website from early January 2019)
Cyanotype Workshop with Rebekah Francis (Sunday 24 February 2019)
Bek will run this very popular workshop (for the third time) at HIP. During the workshop you will find out about the cyanotype process and use a negative, found materials or a drawing to produce an image.
Introduction to Collagraph with Alicja Boyd Sunday 17 March 2019
Alicja is a local, practicing visual artist who works as a painter, printmaker and a digital art creator. Alicja is an active member of Hunter Island Press.
The workshop will involve
- learning about materials and using different techniques within this media
- image transfers
- preparation of plates
- inking and wiping
- producing a final print proof.
Introduction to Linocut with John Robinson 18 & 19 May 2019
John has an extensive background in commercial printing and printmaking. For the past 5 years John has been operating a printmaking studio, Moving Creature Studio in Lindisfarne.
The workshop will cover
- approaching a design that is suited to lino cut
- transferring of the image to the block
- cutting tools and sharpening
- paper preparation
- cutting the block and printing
Enrolment in any of these workshops through the website will be available from early January 2019.