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Posted on Jul 11, 2018 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

New adult workshops and classes Term 3 2018 at the Newcastle Printmakers Workshop

NEW FOR TERM 3 2018

unnamed (1)Printmaking for Beginners and Beyond: Wednesday Night Group
Wednesday Evening Classes with Megan Lewis
Dates: 25 July to 26 September 2018
Time: 6.00pm – 9.00pm
Cost: $423.09 Members | $454.74 Non Members | Half term $233.19
Enquiries: Contact Megan Lewis meglew@yahoo.com
Venue: Newcastle Printmakers Workshop, 27 Popran Road Adamstown NSW.

BOOKINGS: Click here
This 10 week course is perfect for beginners or the more experienced printmaker wanting to get back into this exciting media. In this hands on workshop you will make learn to make prints using a variety of techniques including monoprints, drypoint, lino block, collagraph, chine colle, and stencilling. Participants will be encouraged to experiment with combining different methods. Some simple silkscreen and etching on aluminium can also be explored depending on the interests of the group.
In the first week bring along a pencil (2B is a good all rounder), pen, drawing/ideas book, favorite t-bag, mug and snack. Wear old clothes and covered shoes. Any blank-paged book will do, and it doesn’t have to be new.
Estimated materials for each week, $2 – $5 depending on the technique, size and number of prints you create.

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Contemporary Printmaking Thursday Group: Beginner & Beyond
Thursday Day Classes with Megan Lewis
Dates: 26 July – 27 September 2018
Time: 10.00am – 1.00pm
Cost: $423.09 Members | $454.74 Non Members | Half Term $233.19
Enquiries: Contact Megan Lewis – meglew@yahoo.com
Venue: Newcastle Printmakers Workshop, 27 Popran Road Adamstown NSW.
BOOKINGS: Click here
This hands on course is ideal for beginners, creatives wanting some fresh ideas or past print makers keen to get back into this exciting media. During the 10 weeks participants will be encouraged to experiment with a variety of techniques including monoprint, drypoint, lino block, carborundum, collograph and stencilling. Combining methods and printing multiple plates offer a plethora of possibilities. Etching on aluminium will be introduced in the later weeks of the course. For your first class bring along a pencil (2B is a good one), a pen, a drawing/ideas book, your favorite t-bag, mug and snack. Wear old clothes and covered shoes. It is estimated you will spend between $2 and $5 each week, depending on the technique, size and number of prints you create.

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