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Posted on Feb 28, 2012 in Notices to Members, Workshops, Young Artists | 0 comments

Printmakers Workshops – Semester 1, 2012

Would you like to know more about printmaking?
Book yourself into a workshop & come along to the
Newcastle Printmaker’s Workshop in Adamstown.
Enjoy the day creatively with other artists!

NPW is offering workshops on Saturdays in a variety of media. These are an opportunity to learn new skills and meet other members of the Newcastle Printmakers. Create original handmade prints!

All Workshops – 10 am to 4 pm on specified dates
Cost of Workshop $80 plus materials [some materials are provided]
Workshops held at 27 Popran Rd Adamstown [except where noted]

1. ALUMINIUM ETCHING with Gina McDonald & Sally Picker

Saturday 31 March

Bookings can be made by contacting Sally on Ph 0414 250 912
Email pickersally@gmail.com
or contact Gina on Ph 4950 00456 Email mcdonald530@bigpond.com

Safe Etching using aluminium and copper sulphate. In this class participants will learn
how to etch aluminium with this cheap, low toxic etching process that can be used at
home with readily available materials. The class will include plate preparation, etching
and printing.

2. IMAGE MAKING WITH SCREENPRINTING with Lynne Britten

Saturday 26 May

Venue Lynne’s Factory at 8/9 Arnhem Close Gateshead.
Phone Lynne on 4943 8808 [BH] to book.

Learn some simple but very effective techniques such as baby powder & cold wax to
create images on the screen. Some screen printing knowledge is required.

3. CONTINUOUS MONOPRINTING with Paul Dart

Saturday 23 June

To book contact Paul on Ph 49557964 or email darty@spin.net.au.

Continuous Monoprinting is a fantastic process of print making that is easy, fun and
has a high degree of chance. This is a reductive process where the image on the
plate, slowly reveals itself after successive prints. The participant will leave this course
with numerous images, no two of which will be the same. No printmaking experience
required.

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