Printmaking: Creating an Edition of Prints - Thursday Term 4 2016

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6:30pm, Thu 13 October, 2016 - 9:00pm, Sun 23 October, 2016
Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, NSW

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Develop an edition of prints in this 8-week Thursday evening course for intermediate students.

Printmaking: Creating an Edition of Prints

8 x Thursdays, 13 October - 1 December 2016

6.30pm - 9pm

Tutor: Susan Baran

Intimate class size: maximum 8 students

Printmaking requires two hats: those of the artist and the technician. The artist creates the image, prepares the plate or block and chooses colours while the technician mixes the inks, lines up the plate or block and gauges how much pressure should be applied.

Throughout this 8-week course, printmaker Susan Baran will help you develop your skills in the precise art of printmaking by creating an edition of prints. You'll produce artist quality prints in the technique of your choice, whether that be mono printing, hand printing, relief block printing, dry point, etching, collagraph or photopolymer printmaking.

Come equipped with your ideas and imagery or be inspired by your tutor. Specific techniques will be introduced to the group that will combine traditional and contemporary materials and tools.

You'll take home everything you produce - proofs, print editions and the blocks or plates you've made your prints from.

Full instruction is provided on materials, products, tools, equipment and studio procedures. Non-toxic processes will be offered wherever possible. 

Location: Pine Street Print Studio

Level: designed for students with previous experience in printmaking and knowledge of relief and intaglio prints.

Wear: comfortable clothing (aprons provided)

Bring: yourself - all materials provided

Next level class: It is recommended that students complete at least two intermediate classes before considering more advanced or masterclass level courses. Please discuss with your tutor.

About our tutor: Susan Baran Susan trained at the National Art School and City Art Institute (now UNSW Art & Design). She has tutored at Arenys de Munt (Spain), Moving Creature Artist Studio (Hobart) and Warringah Printmakers Studio where she is also president. Recently she was a finalist in the Geelong Print Prize and Swan Hill Print Award. In 2001 and 2003 she was awarded the Capricorn Coast Art Prize. Susan's work is in collections including the National Gallery of Australia, the Art Gallery of New South Wales and Artbank.

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