This is very exciting news for Newcastle Printmakers workshop. Therese Kenyon is returning to NPW with an experimental screen-printing Workshop (Intermediate) on the 10th & 11th October, 2015. There are a few place left! get in quick!
Print to Paint or Paint to Print ……A two day workshop experimenting with screen printing, painting and hand cut stencils. A basic knowledge of screen printing is required.
An engaging and stimulating course, combining the crisp edge of a stencil with the painterly marks of water based mediums on papers of your choice. Layering, collaging, dissolving, drawing, painting as well as the use of the press for chine-colle processes if required. Be prepared to break some rules and make a mess.
The course will cover assistance with image and photo screen preparation so come with an image on drafting film or photo on transparent film to expose onto a screen.
Supplied: Exposure unit, Photo emulsions, applicators, cleaners, sponges, Rives BFK paper, Asian papers, degreased screens, squeegees, ezicut plastic paper for handcut stencils.
Bring: Lunch, Image on transparent film, papers to proof on, scalpel, knife, acrylic paints and inks of your choice, brushes, sponges, paste, pencil, ruler, scissors, containers for mixing washes, clothes covered.
About the tutor Therese Kenyon is an artist/curator based in Sydney. Co-founder of the Newcastle Printmakers Workshop and the co-ordinator of the screen printing workshop at The University of Sydney’s Tin Sheds in the late 1980s. She has an MFA from COFA and more recently conducted courses at the National Art School in ‘How to Approach a Gallery’. She is currently engaged in a PhD at the Australian National University in the School of Art Painting Studio.
http://www.newcastleprintmakersworkshop.org/workshops/ Registration is via our website and email Linda Swinfield.
Members: $300 Non members: $350
Class limited to 8 people so hurry and book now