What's On At A Glance
A fun, multi-faceted workshop encouraging play and experimentation, exploring a variety of mark making processes to overprint and transform your old prints/ proofs, drawings, found papers and materials. Or start something completely fresh! You will work towards creating beautiful objects and structures, delving into the realm of creating artists books, learning construction and binding techniques and ways of communicating your ideas with purpose.
Dates: Monday 8th to Friday 12th January 2018
Please refer to attached brochure for details of the workshops available and the fees.
Please enrol by sending an email to the Print Council firstname.lastname@example.org
Please send your contact details and an indication of which workshop/s you wish to attend, as well as second preferences, in case a workshop is full or undersubscribed. Also any dietary requirements and the number of nights accommodation you require.
1. Anthony Davies: stone lithography: 5-day workshop (Monday 9:30 am to Friday 3pm)
2. Catherine Macdonald: drypoint etching on aluminium: 2-day workshop (Mon – Tues; 9:30-4:30)
3. Marty Vreede: harakeke/flax papermaking: 2-day workshop (Mon – Tues; 9:30-4:30)
4. Di Harries: creative book binding: 2-day workshop (Wed noon – Fri noon)
5. Carole Shepheard: etching and the botanical: 2-day workshop (Wed noon – Fri noon)
6. Faith Thomas/Julia Ellery: mezzotint printmaking: 2-day workshop (Wed noon – Fri noon)
7. Open Studio Option: by the day (9:30 am - 4:30 pm)
Also, please indicate which nights you wish to book accommodation at Ad Astra Hostel including the Sunday prior or Friday following the workshop if you need this.
All meals are included in the fee, so please indicate any dietary requirements that you may have.
Please make payments to PCANZ by internet banking to Account 03 0791 0387378 00.
It is essential that you add your name and summer school as references for the treasurer to identify your payment.
PCANZ presents a series of exciting woodcut workshops with Australian printmaker Gary Shinfield
Landscape as portrait using the woodcut medium
Can you imagine yourself as mountain, sea, valley or river, or perhaps some other element of the physical world? Aspects of the environment around us can provide metaphors revealing who we are, and what we are experiencing as we move through various stages of life. When translated into images, they can become self-portraits in the broadest sense, and signposts mapping our journey.
The woodcut medium will be used to explore the relationship between landscape and portrait. Small blocks of easy to carve wood will be supplied and various techniques will be introduced to provide different ways to realise ideas.
During the workshop the following techniques will be introduced:- the use of water based printing inks; multiple plate printing for layered images; various papers for printing including Asian papers; and brush painting techniques for research.
$150.00 plus materials, limited to 10 places
To enrol and for further details please contact the PCANZ reps listedbelow
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