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Last updated November 2019

Summer Courses: January 2020

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Lotus Pond
Susan Baran
4 & 5 january

photopolymer printmaking
tutor: susan baran

Photopolymer plates are versatile and a safer way to create prints. Students will learn the many ways to expose plates in the sun and with the studio exposure unit. Gain experience in the various ways to print using various printing techniques. Suitable for beginners through to more experienced printmakers.

Time: 10am to 4pm
Members: $200.00 + $20.00 materials fee
Non members: $225.00 + $20.00 materials fee (includes Assoc. Membership for 12 months)
Bookings: Susan@printstudio.org.au

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8 & 9 january

waterless lithography & collagraph
tutor: annie day

Master the basics of a very adaptable technique & create collagraphs to enhance your key image with colour.

Time: 10am to 4pm
Members: $200.00 + $20.00 materials fee
Non members: $225.00 + $20.00 materials fee (includes Assoc. Membership for 12 months)
Bookings: annieday@optusnet.com.au or P: 0412 336 192

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Large Eared Pied Bat
Rosanna Jurisevic

11 & 12 january

japanese woodblock moku hanga carving techniques
tutor: rosanna jurisevic

Over two days, this class will introduce you to the ultimate in non-toxic printmaking! Learn a number of key elements used in the production of Mokuhanga woodblock prints. Apply century old skills and techniques to contemporary printmaking practices. This class will specifically focus on skills involved with carving woodblocks in preparation for multiple colour printing with accurate registration. We will print these woodblocks during the class held on the 18th January.

Suitable for beginners and returning students.

Time: 10am to 4pm
Members: $200.00 + $20.00 materials fee
Non members: $225.00 + $20.00 materials fee (includes Assoc. Membership for 12 months)

Bookings: printstudio@live.com.au

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Sunrise at Eaglehawk Neck
Gill Burke
Coffee lift on aluminium plate

15 & 16 january

intaglio printmaking techniques using baldwin intaglio ground (big)
tutor: gill burke

Did you think non-toxic printmaking meant being unable to access the wide array of techniques available with more toxic practices?
Think again - and welcome to printmaking with BIG - Baldwin Intaglio Ground. This 2 day course will introduce you to a whole new array of Hard and Soft Ground techniques which approximate traditional aquatints, sugar lifts, mezzotints and marbling on Aluminium and Zinc.
An intermediate knowledge of printmaking is a prerequesite.
A selection of printmaking paper and additional plate is available for sale at the studio.

Time: 10am to 4pm
Members: $200.00
Non members: $225.00 (includes Assoc. Membership for 12 months)
Bookings: gillburke@rocketmail.com

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Oriental Pratincole
Rosanna Jurisevic

18 january

japanese woodblock moku hanga printing techniques
tutor: rosanna jurisevic

Continue the journey in the ultimate in non-toxic printmaking! Transfer and apply century old skills and techniques to contemporary printmaking practices. This class will focus on the skills involved in printing woodblocks carved in the previous two-day class. Using water soluble pigments suspended in water to print by hand onto Japanese Kozo paper. Instruction on sharpening tools will also take place during this class. This style of printing works best with woodblocks carved in the Mokuhanga 'carving class' or for those who have previously attended a 'carving class' and would like to revise printing skills.

Time: 10am to 4pm
Members: $100.00 + $20.00 materials fee
Non members: $125.00 + $20.00 materials fee (includes Assoc. Membership for 12 months)

Bookings: printstudio@live.com.au

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Harry
Rosanna Jurisevic

19 january

'printmaking blitz'
tutor: rosanna jurisevic

An introductory class designed for absolute beginners to printmaking. Aiming to provide fast results during a practical exploration of a number printmaking processes. Call it a 'Printmaking Blitz' in 1-2-3 hours in the morning learn Linocut, Drypoint and Photopolymer Etching. Focus on your favourite technique for the afternoon, prepare to have some blitzing fun!

Time: 10am to 4pm
Members: $100.00 + $15.00 materials fee
Non members: $125.00 + $15.00 materials fee (includes Assoc.Membership for 12 months)
Bookings: printstudio@live.com.au

Workshops: 2020

Last updated November 2019

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Hanna in her own studio
with her 100 x 200 cm press
22 & 23 February 2020

aquarelle monotypes
guest tutor: hanna varis

During this two-day workshop, Hanna will be showing you how to create a monotype, using an aquarelle and gouache painting technique that also includes some collage techniques.

For more about Hanna Varis ... click here.

Time: 10am to 4pm
Members: $330.00
Non members: $355.00
Bookings: workshops@printstudio.org.au

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Our Lady of Sorrows
Rafael Butron
Mixed media
9 & 10 May 2020

metal/drypoint engraving
guest tutor: rafael butron

Rafael Butron trained as a painter/printmaker awarded a BFA from the City Art Institute and a Master of Art from University of NSW COFA, including a Dip Ed at University of Sydney. He is currently co director for Gripeditions Fine Art Limited Editions. His work is held in private collections and institutions such as University of Western Sydney, University of NSW and National Gallery of Australia.

The workshop will cover the creation of an image without chemicals using engraving tools and roulettes. The students will have the opportunity to develop plates that can be printed using a variety of techniques including chine collé and colour blends.
Each student will be directed in the approaches to the creation of an image using the appropriate tools and mark making to effective inking and printing techniques and cleaning and caring for tools and plate.

For more about Rafael Butron... click here.

Time: 10am to 4pm
Members: $330.00
Non members: $355.00
Bookings: workshops@printstudio.org.au

Workshop Cancellation Policy

Workshops organised by the Warringah Printmakers Studio require a minimum number of enrolments to proceed. Therefore, payment must be made straight after booking, preferably by bank transfer but cheques and cash will be accepted.

Refunds will only be given at the Studio's discretion & if:

  • Payment is received after the workshop has been filled.
  • The workshop is cancelled by the Studio (eg. due to insufficient numbers).
  • The participant withdraws from the workshop at least 14 days prior to commencement of the workshop. NOTE: a $50.00 fee will apply.
  • Cancellations within 14 days of the workshop commencement will receive a refund of part only of the course fee (equal to the course fee less a cancellation charge of $125.00 to cover payment of the tutor).

The request to withdraw from the workshop must be made to the Workshop Co-ordinator before the commencement of the workshop. Non-attendance without notification of withdrawal will not receive a refund.

  • Please visit the membership page for more information about membership.
  • Please read the Studio guidelines before attending the course.