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Brücke - Christmas Cards Lino Printing

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  • Image of Brücke - Christmas Cards Lino Printing
  • Image of Brücke - Christmas Cards Lino Printing
  • Image of Brücke - Christmas Cards Lino Printing

TUTOR: Isabelle Ting McGowan
TIME: 9.30 a.m. – 4pm
COST: Members $130; Non-members $150

Ideal for:
A fantastic one day workshop that allows for no previous experience in hand printing, and explores this art form in a social and welcoming environment.

Other Information:
Good eye/hand coordination and good dexterity are necessary for this course as sharp knives are used in the cutting of board and paper.
You will be shown correct procedure in the use of these tools but good co-ordination will assure accurate cutting and prevention of injury.
Closed in shoes MUST be worn at all times.

Course description:
It's never too early to plan for Christmas and what is better than a beautiful hand made card? This is a great introduction to block printing using sustainable and non-toxic printing methods. The tutor will have lots of festive ideas on hand to inspire your creations. We'll also look at elements from the natural environment such as native leaves, plants, seed pods & flowers to create unique designs.

Course content:
You will devise your own designs and print them onto to cards & art paper. Be inspired by Australian printmakers such as Margaret Preston & Deborah Klein whilst learning a new technique.

Learning outcomes:
• To gain an introduction to block print as a medium
• Develop some simple design for block printing
• Demonstration techniques for block carving
• Print onto card and paper with printing ink
• Learn new skills or build on existing skills in printmaking

All materials and tools are supplied at the Bindery

Other Information:
Tea, coffee and biscuits will be supplied. There will be tea breaks and lunch which you are welcome to bring with you or there are cafes and markets nearby.

Workshop written and delivered by Isabelle Ting McGowan for the NSW Guild of Craft Bookbinders © 2018 Isabelle Ting McGowan. All rights reserved.