Pine Street Creative Arts Centre presents
Printmaking: Foundations-Wednesday AM,Term 2 2017 Tickets
9:30am, Wed 3rd May, 2017 - 12:00pm, Thu 4th May, 2017
Pine Street Creative Arts Centre, NSW
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Learn the fundamentals of printmaking in this 8-week Wednesday morning course for beginners and continuing students.
8 x Wednesdays, 3 May - 21 June 2017
Tutor: Micaela Christie
Intimate class size: maximum 8 students
Whether or not you see yourself as artistic, anyone can learn how to print. Printmaking offers unique characteristics including a language of marks and richness of colour that can't be achieved in other mediums.
Throughout this 8-week course, professional printmaker Micaela Christie will teach you a range of foundation skills exploring a variety of printmaking techniques including linocut, drypoint, etching, collagraph, and monotype. Beginners will undergo a thorough introduction to each printmaking method while returning students will continue to advance their learning through development and experimentation.
You will take home everything you produce - proofs, print editions and the blocks or plates you create your prints from. You'll also be provided with many tips for a well-rounded approach to developing your studio practice at home.
Full instruction is provided on materials, products, tools, equipment and studio procedures. Non-toxic processes will be offered wherever possible.
Level: designed for complete beginners and continuing students
Wear: comfortable clothing (aprons provided)
Bring: yourself - all materials provided
Next level class: It is recommended students complete at least two beginner classes before considering more intermediate to advanced levels. Please discuss with your tutor.
Location: Pine Street Print Studio
About our tutor: Micaela Christie
Since 2010, Micaela has been the creative director of Atomic Fox, a studio that produces hand printed textiles and artwork for interiors, homewares and costumery. Her work can be found in private collections in Australia and the UK. Based in the Blue Mountains, Micaela's multidisciplinary practice incorporates printmaking, painting, graphic design, fibre and lighting installations. She is a graduate of the University of NSW College of Fine Arts (now UNSW Art & Design). Her work is handcrafted with love and passion. micaelachristie.com